Wednesday edition - January 28, 2009




Citi pushed to cancel jet order as US clamps down on bank rescue
Financial Times, UK - 1-28-09
The US financial sector's new political masters began exerting their influence yesterday as Citigroup was pushed to scrap the purchase of a $50m executive...


Obama to hear advice of service chiefs on Iraq
The Associated Press - 1-28-09
WASHINGTON (AP) - Barack Obama often has said he will issue orders to swiftly close down the Iraq war. Now military leaders are getting a chance to tell the..

Treasury Moves to Restrict Lobbyists From Influencing Bailout Program
Washington Post - 1-28-09
Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner issued new guidelines yesterday aimed at eliminating the influence of lobbyists on the $700 billion financial bailout program by restricting their contact...


Isn't it nice to have a president who doesn't swagger?



"President Bush is enjoying retirement in Crawford, Texas, maybe not as much as we are." --David Letterman


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


"Former President Bush is back at his place in Texas. It's known as Rancho Inepto." --David Letterman



Disturbing News



Sarah Palin Keeps Name In The News


 Sarah Palin, the Alaska governor and former GOP vice presidential nominee, has started a political action committee called SarahPAC.





Sarah Palin has now created a new political action committee - SarahPac. I don’t know about you, but doesn’t SarahPac sound like something overpriced in the handbag department at Neiman Marcus? - Laugh Lines



As a Psychologist, Examining Gender Dynamics on Morning Joe Huffington Post



Republican-Shenanigans News


Pig Of The Day: GEORGE BUSH SENIOR - Wonkette


Bush On Their Minds


As they begin meeting in Washington today, many members of the Republican National Committee are focusing their ire against what they considered George W. Bush's anti-conservative policies and trying to dump the man he tapped to run the GOP.



Rock-The-Voter News

Russian Border Control


Russian bailiffs have recovered millions of rubles in debt from delinquent borrowers by barring them from travelling abroad until they pay up.

Government bailiffs said they had signed orders for 82,000 foreign travel bans and recovered almost 800 million roubles (17 million pounds) from debtors -- some of whom only found out when they arrived at the border with their bags packed.





Governor Blagojevich is being impeached. Of course, the state of Illinois is already searching for a new crooked politician to take his place. - David Letterman

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Biz-Tech News








Mission Accomplished…I Guess.


Bush-Prison-Torture News


Go-F**k-Yourself News



No Nodding Allowed


An Ohio firefighter has been given a six-month suspension from his role in a pipe and drum band because he nodded to President Barack Obama during last week's inaugural parade in Washington.





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Odd News




In honor of Jackson Pollack's birthday, I dug up this photo I took when I went to the Green River Cemetery in East Hampton on Long Island years ago. The most famous figures in the cemetery are Jackson Pollock and his wife, Lee Krasner, whose tombstones are boulders bearing their signatures etched in bronze. His art lived on through his tombstone, which truly has a commanding presence.

Photo/Lisa Casey