Tuesday edition - January 13, 2009
Republicans Urge Delay of Bailout Funds Release
Israel Pushes into Gaza City
Army suicides rise as time spent in combat increases
After eight years, it is kind of sad President Bush had his final press conference. And you know what that means for us here at the “Late Show.” We’re going to have to start writing our own comedy again.- David Letterman
The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush
Bombings in Iraq as Biden Arrives New York Times
US soldier faces court-martial over Iraq shootings The Associated Press
More Iraq parliament members pull out of Sunni bloc Los Angeles Times
Iraq troops withdrawals to begin by June, Clinton says Politics on the Hudson, NY
Bush Had Fun As Prezinit!!!
George Bush spent almost all of his final press conference today looking back on eight turbulent years in office. He and his White House team had presided over two wars, 9/11, Katrina, and the worst recession since the 1930s, but "we had fun".
Blair to receive medal from Bush BBC News
"I'm a Type A personality, you know, I just can't envision myself, you know, the big straw hat and the Hawaiian shirt sitting on some beach. Particularly since I quit drinking."- George W Bush in his last press conference
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders,
a fierce opponent of the Iraq war, is asking the Smithsonian to change some
wording about the war that accompanies the newly installed portrait of President
George W. Bush.
Sanders, an independent, objects to a portion of the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery's text that says Bush's two terms in office were "marked by a series of catastrophic events" including "the attacks on September 11, 2001, that led to wars in Afghanistan and Iraq."
Joe Scarborough: More Extreme than Jack Bauer a video
Bush Advises Republican Party to Be 'Compassionate'
Blunt to coordinate Republican leadership in Congress Kansas City Star
Cash crisis will dominate Schwarzenegger's address San Jose Mercury News
Ann Coulter on The View Huffington Post, NY
DEA Doesn't Want No Stinking Medical Marijuana
The Drug Enforcement Administration has rejected a petition by a University of Massachusetts-Amherst professor to let him grow marijuana for medical research...."With one foot out the door, the Bush administration has once again found time to undermine scientific freedom," said Allen Hopper, litigation director of the American Civil Liberties Union Drug Law Reform Project
Barack Obama will be the first president-elect to be featured on the cover of the “Spider-Man” comic book. But he is not the first president to be featured in such a manner. Bush has been on “Archie” comics for years as Jughead.- Jay Leno
Delusions of Grandeur: The Contagious Disease of the Bush Administration
"My conscience is clear,"
[Donald Rumsfeld] volunteered to Bob Woodward, talking about how he's
interviewing people for his memoir.
Woodward was stunned. "I was as speechless as I was in July 2006 when I interviewed him and he said he was not a military commander, that he could make the case that he was 'by indirection, two or three steps removed,"'
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Dow drops 125 as oil prices tumble Louisville Courier-Journal
Russia turns on Europe's gas supply CNN International
China's Exports, Imports Fall Sharply in December
The trade deficit shrank
28.7 percent in November, the biggest contraction in 12 years, as weak consumer
demand and plummeting oil prices caused a record drop in imports, a U.S.
Commerce Department report showed on Tuesday.
The $40.4 billion trade gap in November was the lowest in five years
Toyota’s developing a miniature, environmentally friendly car that is powered entirely by a rechargeable battery. Yeah. Meanwhile, Detroit still hard at work on an SUV that runs on rain forest trees and panda blood.- Conan O'Brien
Obama promised his kids he would get them a dog when they moved to the White
House. But President Bush is nervous. When he heard dog in the White House, he
thought, “Uh oh! What if he digs up all those Al Gore ballots in the back?”-
Cheney: NK helped Syria build reactor The Associated Press
Even Dick Cheney finds Obama's inauguration historic, remarkable ... Los Angeles Times
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Missing Pilot Sent E-Mail, Neighbor Says Washington Post