CHRISTMAS DIVORCEE CHEER FOR THE HOMELESSNESS SITUATION WITH ARIANA HUFFINGTON
[Arianna Huffington & Jesse Jackson and Diane von Furstenberg courtesy of guest of a guest]
First up, a happy Christmas Eve to all of these hardworking newsy entertainers this year: Instapundit; James Wolcott (Vanity Fair); John Ridley; Kausfiles (Slate); kottke.org; Left, Right and Center; The Moderate Voice; NDN Blog; The Notion (Nation); Oxdown Gazette; Pandagon; ABC; Access Hollywood; Al Jazeera; AOL News; Associated Press; BBC; Bloomberg; Boston Globe; C-SPAN; CBS; Chicago Sun-Times; Chicago Tribune; Christian Science Monitor; Center for Public Integrity; CNN; Congressional Quarterly; Daily Telegraph; Democracy Now!; Drudge Report; E! Online; Entertainment Weekly; Forbes; Fortune; Fox News; Financial Times; Globe and Mail; GlobalPost.com; GlobalVoices; Google News; Guardian; The Hill; Independent; KCRW’s Left, Right and Center; Los Angeles Times; McClatchy; Mediaite; Mosaic; Mother Jones; MSNBC; New York Daily News; New York Observer; BuzzMachine; The Corner (National Review); Crooks and Liars; Cursor; Daily Kos; Democracy Arsenal; Firedoglake; FrumForum; Jonathan Alter; Eric Alterman; Sidney Blumenthal; Eric Boehlert; Ron Brownstein; Joe Conason; David Corn; Stanley Crouch; EJ Dionne; Jon Fine; Howard Fineman; Thomas Frank; Jon Friedman; John Fund; Ellen Goodman; David Kirkpatrick; Howard Kurtz; New York Times;
I was looking today at Arianna Huffington of that blog in New York City that is quite extensive in showcasing other peoples brainy thoughts all year round. It’s really entertaining this year observing how Ari has transformed herself into the Christmas Divorcee Santa’s little helper this year of The Big Apple. She just keeps on getting better as a blogger in that uptight Ari way. I like her Christmas a lot this year. Christmas time is a time where many people get divorced. Who knows why? Stress I guess. However I like Ari’s focus, that if you focus on families entirely worse off than your own, it just might help a lot to appreciate the family that you do have. Quite wise really.
Here’s her message, shared for the City of Los Angeles too this Christmas Eve:
“Merry Christmas. I’m back from Chile (Feliz Navidad) and Brazil (Feliz Natal), and celebrating with my daughters and my ex (see HuffPost Divorce) in New York. This year’s It’s A Wonderful Life Award goes to Gregory Schauer, the unemployed man who demonstrated the true Christmas spirit by taking in a homeless woman and her three children for the holidays. Remarkably, when we contacted Greg to tell him about all the people who had written in offering to help him, he told us: “Please let them know that the best thing they can do is pass it on so to speak. Instead of sending me anything, call a shelter, sponsor a family for Christmas, give to the food pantries, spread the spirit of Christmas to as many people as they can.” So, in Greg’s honor, please go to The Goods, our online store featuring goods and services for those in need, and make a purchase in Greg’s name* (My choice was to help pay the rent of a family in need).
*Before adding your selection to your cart, click the box that indicates you want your donation to be a gift, put down Greg Schauer as the recipient, and firstname.lastname@example.org as the recipient’s email. We’ll make sure he gets your message.
Also check out these worthy bloggers too–if you get the time this Christmas: Funny or Die; George’s Bottom Line (George Stephanopoulos); Gothamist; Hotline On Call (National Journal); Hullabaloo; Informed Comment; NPR; Newsweek; People; Politico; ProPublica; Radar; Reuters; Rolling Stone; The Root; Salon; San Francisco Chronicle; Slate; TIME; Times Of London; TMZ; USA Today; Vanity Fair; Wall Street Journal; Washington Independent; Washington Times; Washington Post; Yahoo! News; Youth Radio; Altercation (Media Matters); Americablog; Andrew Sullivan; BAGnewsNotes; Bloggingheads; Boing Boing; Brave New Films; BuzzFeed; Peek (Alternet); Political Animal; Political Capital (CNBC); Political Wire; Raw Story; Redstate.org; Seeing The Forest; The Swamp (Chicago Tribune); Swampland (Time); TalkLeft; Talking Points Memo; Tapped (American Prospect); Taylor Marsh; That Minority Thing; Truthdig; Think Progress; This Modern World; Washington Whispers (US News & World Report); Wonkette; The Young Turks; Roger E. Hernández; Christopher Hitchens; Rich Lowry; Dick Meyer; John Nichols; Jack Shafer; Robert Scheer; Lynn Sweet; Brian Till; George Will; Michael Wolff; PBS NewsHour.
~Posted by Horiwood.Com, Hollywood California USA. 12.24.10~