Morning News and Stuff

Jul 18, 2011 at 2:19 pm

Sarah Palin’s documentary The Undefeated grossed around $65,000 in its opening weekend. To put that in perspective, Harry Potter registered $168 million, while Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work grossed around $170,000 when it opened last year. OK, while you might not be surprised that a movie that turns Sarah Palin’s flaws and failures into a medley of on-screen propaganda for her presidential campaign didn’t do well at the box office, you might have believed it did if you had seen a Fox report that was released before the film titled, “Palin film opens strong, theaters packed.”—-

Non-profit organization Fight for a Fair Economy-Cincinnati is organizing a protest over City Council's recent decision to reject federal funding for an expansion of an Avondale Health Clinic. The event will take place outside the Avondale Boys & Girls Club 10:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday. Here's a link to the Facebook page with more details.  

A Fox News host on Sunday said Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney is “obviously not a Christian,” but shouldn’t disclose this if and when he faces off with Texas Gov. Rick Perry. You know, since Perry is a Christian and Romney is “obviously not.”

Casey Anthony on Sunday was released from jail, 12 days after being acquitted of the murder of her daughter.

The United States women’s soccer team lost in dramatic fashion to Japan yesterday after giving up two one-goal leads.