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Remembering Aretha Franklin's Mini-Me Johanna Colon

Hundreds of singers from the divas that top the Billboard charts to cruise ship warblers have cited Aretha Franklin as their inspiration and motivation for becoming entertainers.

Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Rep. Peter T. King: An Example of The Permanent Political Class We Should Get Rid Of - We have become the Disunited States of America thanks to a permanent political class and a servile press that prefers to agitate instead of seeking consensus, polarize instead of examine, posture instead of serving.
Robert Paul ReyesTreachery: Arab League Chief Condemns No-Fly Zone - The Arab League chief said on Sunday that Arabs did not want military strikes by Western powers that hit civilians when the League called for a no-fly zone over Libya.
Robert Paul ReyesParaplegic From Hell Banned From Health Club - A paraplegic with a penchant for busting people who illegally park in spots for the handicapped has had his Michigan gym membership revoked.
Robert Paul ReyesKid Makes Killing Selling Man Cans: Candles With Manly Scents - It costs Hart $5.00 to make a candle, and he sells them at $2.50 a pop, making a tidy profit. The intelligent little nerd will be able to buy a lot of pocket protectors and books with that kind of loot.
Robert Paul ReyesBreaking News: Canada Joins Libya No-Fly Zone - "Canada backs the idea of taking swift military action in Libya but it would need two days to prepare its military aircraft for an operation, a government spokesman said during international talks in Paris.
Robert Paul ReyesBreaking News: It's On! French Military Jets Over Libya! Obama AWOL! - French military jets are preventing forces loyal to Libyan leader Col Muammar Gaddafi from attacking the rebel-held city of Benghazi, French President Nicolas Sarkozy says.
Robert Paul ReyesPatriot Arrested For Writing 4th Amendemnt On Chest Sues TSA - A man who was arrested after stripping to his shorts at a Richmond International Airport checkpoint to protest security procedures filed a lawsuit Thursday against federal and airport authorities.
Robert Paul ReyesVideo: White Woman Objects To Black Girl Eating Spaghetti On Subway - A brawl broke out on a New York City subway car after one passenger apparently got upset over another passenger eating a big container of spaghetti on the crowded car.
Simon Bailey (Mentor/Columnist)Deja vu: Been there...Done that! - A client was recently sharing with me her frustration with her assistant. She had asked her to do what she thought was a simple task in Microsoft Outlook and she couldn`t do it.
Robert Paul ReyesMarch Madness: Crazy Preacher Offers Bible For Winning NCAA Bracket - An Ohio church is running a March Madness basketball bracket contest with a waterproof Bible ready for 'manly adventures' as the prize.
Robert Paul ReyesSpeeder To Cop: Dr. Phil Warned Me To Flee From Alien Invasion - Using a high pitched voice, television host Dr. Phil warned 21 year old Rowan County resident Richard Blanscet that an alien invasion had begun near his home off Scout Road and Sailboat Drive.
Robert Paul ReyesMoron Mom Pays $19,000 For Pre-School Tuition - A New York woman's lawsuit against her daughter's preschool claims teachers did not do enough to prepare the girl for an Ivy League future.
Robert Paul ReyesBorn This Way: Site Where Gays And Lesbians Can Post Childhood Pics - It started with a photograph. A little boy stands beaming in his plaid jumpsuit, hands on his hips and knee cocked just so.
Robert Paul ReyesThe Internet Is Making Newspapers Obsolete - Percentage of people who get news online at least three times a week has surpassed newspapers for first time.
SOP newswire2Ongoing Allied Mass Murder of the German Populace: When? - The Nuremberg Trials Show, a grand standing, self righteous performance launched under the name of International Military Tribunal " (IMT)
Robert Paul ReyesMarijuana Discovered In Sewer - Nogales public works employees found two bales of marijuana clogging up a sewer line.
SOP newswire3Obama Offers Condolences To People Of Japan Following Earthquake - President Obama wasted no time in offering his condolences and America's assistance to the people of Japan
Robert Paul ReyesBristol Palin Loves Her Homophobic Boyfriend - He supports homophobic websites, mocks people with Down's Syndrome and has ridiculed her mother's reality show - but Bristol Palin's new boyfriend has somehow won over her family.
Robert Paul ReyesHorrible Earthquake Hits Japan! Tsunami Reaches Hawaii! - Television images showed waves of more than 12 feet roaring inland. CNN reported that air and land transportation was severely disrupted.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Deficit Hawk Rep. Peter King Starts a Muslim-Baiting Witch Hunt - Rep. Peter King of New York, a deficit hawk, plans to spend a boodle of taxpayer money on a bogus inquiry into the radicalization of American Muslims.
Steve SelengutWall Street: Is the Party Almost Over! - Clearly, we are still in a rally. But the longer and the faster we surge upward, the more likely that the next correction will be painful --- and there absolutely will be another correction.
Robert Paul ReyesVideo: Brave NYC Woman Thwarts Flasher On Subway - A woman who refused to be a victim was honored Wednesday night. She stood up against a subway flasher, and made sure he was brought to justice.
Robert Paul ReyesOutrage: Clueless Cops Grill Student Over T-Shirt - A Florida high school student was questioned by authorities for wearing a T-shirt they found threatening.
Robert Paul ReyesDude Drives 100 mph With Wife On Hood Of Minivan - A U.S. man high on methamphetamine drove with his wife on the hood of their minivan for more than 40 miles, hitting speeds of 100 mph, according to police.
Robert Paul ReyesGod Bless America And God Bless Russian Spy Anna Chapman! - Today patriotic American boys are likely to have a poster of Anna Chapman cradling her face in hands adorned in Communist-red nail polish.
Djelloul (Del) Marbrook (Editor/Mentor)Would Capitalism Work Better If We Screwed The Poor Even More? - Most of the big chain booksellers are kitsch barns decorated with books. If they ever had any sense of responsibility to empower the country's many small poetry presses they're not showing it now.
John G. KaysFull-Tilt-Boogie! Was Rusty Setting Up Hemy for a Fall, Professionally Speaking? - For me, I believe that Rusty becomes "proactive` in August, even having lunch with Hemy on August 12th. This is, I think (again), when things started to get tense and psychological games (warfare) were played full tilt boogie.
Robert Paul ReyesTearjerker: Little Girl Gives Coins To Cash-Strapped School - The principal of a Texas school said she was brought to tears when a second-grader brought a sack of coins to help the cash-strapped school district.
Vincent GonzalezEastern Cougar Declared Extinct - The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service on Wednesday declared the eastern cougar to be extinct.
Robert Paul ReyesEvil Cop Brings Shame To Houston Police Department - The Houston Police Department said an officer was relieved of duty after allegedly throwing a tear gas canister during a barbecue cook-off.
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