Wednesday edition - October 18, 2006
Bush clears way for continued CIA interrogations
Cheney: Iraqi Government Doing 'Remarkably Well'
Rice Tries To Prevent Asian Arms Race
Imagine if Bush wasn't president -
the world would be a safer place
I wouldn't have this job
report that says that President Bush has no plan if Congress goes Democratic. Is
that a surprise? He didn't have a plan for Iraq going democratic. - Jay Leno
US deaths in Iraq Cleveland Plain Dealer
US military says 10 troops killed in Iraq Reuters AlertNet, UK
October US Casualties In Iraq Rises To 67 NBC13.com, AL
Rocket Kills Civilians in Afghanistan CBS News, New York
Bomber kills 3 Afghans, injures 1 NATO soldier
The U.S.-led coalition in Afghanistan failed to follow through as it should have after ousting the Taliban government in 2001, setting the stage for this year's deadly resurgence, the NATO commander in the country said Tuesday...While it is unusual for a commander to criticize an ongoing military operation, Richards' comments came days after another British officer offered a much harsher assessment of the other U.S.-led war, in Iraq.
"This weekend Ohio Republican Bob Ney plead guilty to Abramoff-related bribery and corruption charges. Congressman Ney's district encompasses -- this is true -- most of Licking County, Ohio. Which early odds have it will also be the nickname of his jail cell. Ney asked for leniency in sentencing because he says he has a drinking problem. If you're keeping score at home, that now makes alcohol responsible for corruption, anti-semitism, and homosexual pedophilia." --Jon Stewart
Hawaii Quake Damage Hits $46 Million ABC News
Florida Congressman Mark Foley is writing a book. The book will be about 400 pages... I have no idea how long the book will be, but it will be about 400 pages.-- Jay Leno
to USA Today, most of our nation's cities will be unable to evacuate in the case
of a major disaster. Washington, DC, received an F as one of the hardest cities
to get out of. Unless, of course, you're a Republican in November. Then it's
easy." --Jay Leno
Republicans Put $700G in TV Ads in Ohio Forbes, NY
Republicans' rock star McCain thrills South Dakota crowd Sioux Falls Argus Leader, SD
Local protesters take issue with Military Commissions Act Plattsburgh Press Republican, NY
Reid vows to explain land deal in reports
Oil steady near $59 ahead of US fuel data, OPEC Reuters Canada
Judge erases Enron founder's conviction Seattle Times
Wesley Snipes Indicted for Tax Fraud
Labor leader arrested in federal probe Houston Chronicle
Ratings slip for scrappy Fox News St. Petersburg Times
Microsoft plans to give away software for multiple systems International Herald Tribune
Universal Sues Video Sharing Websites Los Angeles Times
The Republicans have shot themselves footless. - www.seriouskidding.com
US allies slam Guantanamo, but impede releases Aljazeera.com, UK
Bali bombing suspect: I'm 'doing fine' in GuantŠnamo Knight-Ridder Washington Bureau
Detainees to get military trials Detroit Free Press, United States
Toga! Toga! Toga!
focused on a Halloween toga party at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq as they tried
was in charge when detainees there were abused.
to a new Congressional report, Mexican drug cartels are now in control of our
Southern border. Well, at least someone's in control of it. I thought no one was
watching it. - Jay Leno
Cheney unsure of GOP control of Congress Seattle Post Intelligencer
Cheney heaps praise on troops work in Iraq Taipei Times, Taiwan
Cheney speaking to Chamber Cincinnati Enquirer
Picasso's famed "Dream"
painting turned into a nightmare for Las Vegas casino magnate Steve Wynn when he
accidentally gave the multimillion dollar canvas an elbow.
Wynn had just finalised a $139 million sale to another collector of his painting, called "Le Reve" (The Dream), when he poked a finger-sized hole in the artwork while showing it to friends at his Las Vegas office a couple of weeks ago.
US Mail: Lisa Casey - PO Box 88 - Ashford, AL 36312
Scientists discover new element -- No. 118 San Jose Mercury News
Touchy Attleboro school outlaws tag from its playground Boston Herald
This Hubble image of the Antennae galaxies is the sharpest yet of this merging pair of galaxies. As the two galaxies smash together, billions of stars are born, mostly in groups and clusters of stars. The brightest and most compact of these are called super star clusters. (Photo/NASA, ESA/Hubble, and B. Whitmore - Space Telescope Science Institute)