Wednesday edition - January 21, 2009


Thanks to Dennis from Colorado for the cartoon idea



Taliban warn Obama: Leave Afghanistan
Christian Science Monitor - 1-21-09
As President Barack Obama steps into the White House and into history, the Taliban have a message for him: Leave Afghanistan...


Treasury nominee Geithner urges overhaul of bailout plan
USA Today - 1-21-09
WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's nominee for Treasury secretary, Timothy Geithner, told Congress on Wednesday that forceful action is needed to combat the recession and he vowed to overhaul the

Obama calls for halt to Gitmo prosecutions
CNN International - 1-21-09
GUANTANAMO BAY, Cuba (CNN) -- In one of his first acts in office President Obama has ordered the US government to suspend prosecutions of prisoners at Guantanamo Bay for 120 days, military officials said Tuesday


Obama has already stopped Gitmo proceedings, brought a ceasefire in the Middle East and revived the U.S. garment industry. Not a bad first day. - Wonkette Post



The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush


Subject: A wonderful day


Wed Jan 21, 2009


Today I feel like George Bailey waking from the bad dream of Pottersville in "It's A Wonderful Life'


Frank Smith....Iowa


Me, too, Frank!






Thank you for posting your site on the day of Obama's inauguration!! Most of my fav single run USA websites took the day off and I was so disappointed. You are amazing.

After 8 years, you were so right about Bush and the GOP. I sent you a small donation via paypal.

How do YOU feel today, the day after your country has a brand new and very bright president?





Thank you, Geoff.


After eight years of spelling relief, R-O-L-A-I-D-S, today the sky is bluer, the sun is brighter and the acid reflux has disappeared whenever I view a picture of Bush.


And yes, it feels so good to be proud of America again.




Dear Lisa,


Our national nightmare is over. I pray Obama prosecutes anyone who broke our laws. If he doesn't, we'll have another Watergate, Iran-Contra and BUSHgate!!!!!





I hear ya. Let the whistle blowing begin!





I cried, I laughed and find it hard to believe that Bush is gone! Thank you for keeping me sane all these years. Any ill effects from the peanut butter crackers?




I feel fantastic and miss my peanut butter crackers!



Executive Order This


President Barack Obama's new administration ordered all federal agencies and departments on Tuesday to stop any pending regulations until they can be reviewed by incoming staff, halting last-minute Bush orders in their tracks.



Well, did you all see Obamaís speech? He said America is finally ready to lead again, to which Bush said, ďHey, Iím sitting here! Hello! Iím still here!Ē- JayLeno



Disturbing News

Obama Reaches Out To Arabs and Muslims


Arabs and Muslims gave the benefit of some doubt on Wednesday to U.S. President Barack Obama's offer of "a new way forward" with the Muslim world, but many said it would take deeds rather than words to convince them.

After eight years of President George W. Bush, who invaded two Muslim countries and gave strong support to Israel, Arabs and Muslims watched Obama's inaugural speech on Tuesday closely for any sign that U.S. policy toward them will change.


Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts made a mistake during the swearing in of Barack Obama. Thatís the second mistake the Supreme Court has made with a president, if you count the time they declared Bush the winner.- Jay Leno





Republican-Shenanigans News

Geithner: I Used TurboTax


Under questioning before the Senate Finance committee, Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner was asked how he prepared his own taxes.


Every single TV network was covering the inauguration, except Fox. Theyíre still doing the recount.- Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News



A Shout Out From the Antarctica


U.S. geologists working at an Antarctic base hailed President Barack Obama's inauguration on Tuesday and expressed hopes for a stronger focus on science.


And during the inauguration, Washington, DC, set up prostitution-free zones. Areas where there is no prostitution? Isnít that supposed to be the whole city, huh? I mean, is Washington so corrupt now we just rope off the areas where people actually follow the law?- Jay Leno


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Biz-Tech News



You know, I tell you something, itís silly to say that President Bush was the worst president of all time. We donít know that. All we can say is that he was the worst president so far, right?- Jimmy Kimmel


While Barack and Michelle Were Out Dancing....



After their scavenger hunt last night, First Tweens Malia and Sasha Obama were paid a surprise White House visit.. they opened a door to discover their favorite musical performers: Kevin, Joe, and Nick Jonas -- the pop boy band sensation 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


Former Vice President Cheney was in a wheelchair at the inauguration. His aides say he pulled a muscle while moving boxes yesterday. But I donít know if I believe that. In fact, if you look closely, you can see the reason heís in a wheelchair is because his feet turned back into hooves a day before they were supposed to. That was not as it was agreed upon in the pact.- Jimmy Kimmel

Go-F**k-Yourself News

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Odd News



Carolyne Aknyi Otieno, 20, with her day old baby at Provincial Hospital in Kisumu, Kenya Wednesday Jan. 21, 2009 . Otieno named her baby 'Barack Obama Otieno' to celebrate the inauguration of the first Afro-American President in US history.
Photo/Riccardo Gangale




Peace is closer than ever