Afternoon Tea 3.28.09

tiClifford Harris a.k.a. T.I. was sentenced to one year and one day in prison and ordered to pay a $100,300 fine for weapons charges “related to purchasing machine guns and silencers.”
In my life, I have been placed in the worst-case scenario and had to make the best of it,” he said. “Most often, things I have learned have been from trial and error. I knew no way to protect myself than to arm myself.” Cliff said at his sentencing. {CNN}
Is Kanye really changing his name to Martin Louis the King Jr. and why are rappers so obsessed with Louis Vuitton? I’ll admit it, Kanye fascinates me. {NYMag}
Prez O. is rethinking the US’s Afghanistan and Pakistan strategy, calling the situation “increasingly perilous,” and recognizing the threat of radical forces to America and the world. {BBC}
Ramin Bahrani’s latest film “Goodbye Solo,” about a Senegalese cabby driving a southern man in North Carolina,  looks like a good artful, “realist,” flick for me to check out solo next week. {NYT}

Bobbi’s brain has water in it today. No Comprendo!  Hello weekend!

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