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
 


 

 


 

www.madmag.com

 


 

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.
 


 

Blago-Bush

www.seedsofdoubt.com

 


 

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


 

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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.

 

 


 

 


Offline Donation - TO: Lisa Casey - PO Box 88 - Ashford, AL 36312


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

 

 

Peace.