October 19, 2004 Tuesday Edition



U.S. Has Contingency Plans for a Draft of Medical Workers
By ROBERT PEAR, New York Times, 10-19-04
The Selective Service is updating contingency plans for a draft of health care workers in case of an emergency that overwhelmed the military's medical corps...



Bush Adviser Lays Under Air Force One
ABC News, 10-19-04
Presidential Senior Advisor Karl Rove, lays down in front of the landing gear of Air Force One so that President Bush could see during antics before their ...

Arnie's wife terminates sex after pro-Bush speech
ABC Online, 10-19-04
"Well, there was no sex for 14 days," Mr. Schwarzenegger told former White House chief of staff Leon Panetta in an on-stage conversation in front of 1,000 people ...

Karl Rove trying to make W laugh. Our troops are dying for this?

“U.S. officials announced that Saddam Hussein had hernia surgery two weeks ago. Apparently, he pulled a groin muscle doubled over laughing when he heard we found no weapons of mass destruction.”  -- Jay Leno

The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News

George W. Bush's Military Records Online/Pentagon Website

Complaints Grow Wider on Flu Vaccine Supplies
By GARDINER HARRIS, New York Times, 10-19-04
Complaints are building across the country that health officials are failing to distribute the remaining flu vaccine supply quickly or equitably.


Disturbing News

 "Over half of adults in the United States say they get their news about the Presidential election from the Internet. Not surprisingly, the most popular website is 'Swift boat veterans for Paris Hilton.'" –- Conan O’Brien

Republican Shenanigans



Good News

“Saddam was feeling some discomfort, so immediately they check him into the hospital, do the operation and he's made a full recovery. Isn't that ironic? Bush finally comes up with a healthcare plan, it's for Saddam Hussein.” -- Jay Leno

Biz/Tech News

Bush-Prison-Torture News

"The press has bravely and nobly eroded the public trust. What I'm advocating is the media come back and work for us again... the bias of the media is not liberal. It's lazy and sensationalist."  -- JON STEWART

Graphic By Girolamo

Go-F*** -Yourself News

More Quotes from Tucker Carlson and Jon Stewart

STEWART: It's not honest. What you do is not honest. What you do is partisan hackery. And I will tell you why I know it.

CARLSON: You had John Kerry on your show and you sniff his throne and you're accusing us of partisan hackery?

STEWART: Absolutely.You're on CNN. The show that leads into me is puppets making crank phone calls.


STEWART: What is wrong with you?


CARLSON: Well, I'm just saying, there's no reason for you -- when you have this marvelous opportunity not to be the guy's butt boy, to go ahead and be his butt boy. Come on. It's embarrassing.

Kerry/Edwards News



Don't Vote For This Man

Odd News

The 'Federation' skyscraper is seen in this computerized conception of its proposed site in Moscow. The first beam was put in place last week for the mixed residential and office project that will consist of two soaring glass-clad buildings linked to an even taller stiletto-like tower, due for completion in 2007. The taller of the two buildings is to top out at 1,115 feet. (Mirax Group)