Six South Florida same-sex couples are suing the state of Florida trying to overturn the state’s ban on same-sex marriage. The suit is similar to others that are sweeping the country in other states. The suit was filed on behalf of the couples by the advocacy group Equality Florida. Five of the six couples have children and three are male/male and three consist of female/female. Same sex marriages are legal in 17 states (plus the District of Columbia) with others ready to be included this year.
Well the country is getting hammered again by Old Man Winter. It’s only mid-January and it has all ready been a harsh winter season. Once again schools, businesses and roadways are closed. Airports have canceled hundreds of flights and snow is still accumulating! It will b very interesting to see what the weather will be like next week for the Super Bowl in New York!
The countdown is on and Jay Leno will host his final “Tonight Show” on February 6. He will be replaced by Jimmy Fallon who currently hosts “Late Night”. Leno has been the voice of late night television for the past 22 years when he took over from Johnny Carson. His first guest was Billy Crystal who will also be his last guest on the sixth! Leno has huge guests booked the next two weeks including Charlie Sheen, Blake Shelton, Sandra Bullock and Charles Barkley. FYI … Jay Leno will be at the Capitol Theater in Clearwater on February 9 doing a stand-up comedy show!
Delta Airlines posted a record $2.7-billion profit for 2013 … damn !! With all that profit why do airlines keep reducing the number of flights and increasing fares? People need to fly and there are less and less choices as big airlines merge and control prices, routes and number of flights. The rich jus keep getting richer!
Last but not least … The Tampa Bay Buccaneers finally hired a club General Manager. Jason Licht graduated from Nebraska University, and has worked in the NFL since 1995. His last job was with the Arizona Cardinals as Vice President of Player Personnel. He replaces Mark Dominik … The Pro Bowl will be played this weekend in Hawaii and teams were selected “fantasy football style” by NFL great Jerry Rice and Dion Sanders … The amazing Betty White turned 92 last Friday and is still going strong … American Idol Superstar Kelly Clarkson is pregnant and having a baby girl … have a great “Hump Day” everybody !!!