Thursday edition - October 19, 2006




Bush visits conservative Southern state, omits appearances with Congressmen
International Herald Tribune, France - 10-18-06
AP. GREENSBORO, North Carolina  - President George W. Bush stopped at a primary school and a barbecue restaurant Wednesday in this strongly Republican state, but made no campaign appearances with Republican congressmen competing in next month's elections...


McCain jokes about suicide if Democrats win Senate
Washington Post, United States - 10-19-06
DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Arizona Sen. John McCain, a likely Republican presidential contender in 2008, joked on Wednesday he ...

Bush Buys Land in Northern Paraguay
Prensa Latina, Cuba - Oct 13, 2006
... The official pointed out that this situation could cause a hypothetical conflict of all the armies in the region, and called attention to the Bush family habit of associating business and politics.


Gee, and Jenna Bush is in Paraguay with UNICEF.




President Bush signed a law Tuesday giving him power to declare any American an enemy combatant without rights. Word spread fast. That night at the Comedy Store, all the comics could talk about was what a great job President Bush is doing. -- Argus Hamilton, comedian


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



"We're not going to tell you what our plan is, Jon, because you're just going to go out and blow it." --Sen. Conrad Burns (R-MT), on the secret plan he and President Bush have to win the Iraq war, in a debate with his Democratic challenger, John Tester



Sis BOOM Bah


Go ahead and get ready for some football this weekend, federal officials say, waving off an Internet threat that dirty bombs would be exploded at several NFL stadiums.



Keith Olbermanns comment on the Death of Habeas Corpus -




Disturbing News



"The former Republican congressman sent suggestive e-mails to underage pages since as far back 2000, but he was caught, he resigned and he went into rehab. They got up him hooked up to a steady drip of Tiger Beat magazines and he's doing great."--Stephen Colbert


Republican Shenanigans



Bush Escapes from Washington


President Bush took a day off from the politics of national security Wednesday and went on a Southern charm offensive that included time with children, NASCAR drivers, devoted Republicans and sweet tea.




North Korea conducted a nuclear test, and the blast was so small that many scientists are saying it was a dud. Apparently, the nuclear bomb didn't work well because it was made in Korea. -- Conan O'Brien


Rock-The-Voter News



Drip, Drip, Drip


A former House clerk faces investigators today in possibly the most important testimony yet on how GOP leaders dealt with allegations about ex-Rep. Mark Foley's behavior toward pages. That includes their secret handling last fall of a complaint to a congressman who testified Wednesday.



Biz/Tech News



Yeah, you just stay the corpse, George. You'll show them, you big Texas mountain-biker badass. --




Bush-Prison-Torture News



"With so many politicians being taken down by sex scandals this year, I tip my hat to Wisconsin Secretary of State candidate Sandy Sullivan who has written a book detailing her sexual exploits with multiple members of the Green Bay Packers during the team's heyday in the 1960s. It is so refreshing to see a candidate whose closet has been so thoroughly cleaned out." --Stephen Colbert




A worn and weary President pines for the good ol' days when his main mission was just to execute as many Texans as possible. --


Go-F***-Yourself News



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Odd News





The head a 380 million year old Devonian fish fossil named Gogonasus, protrudes from a rock. This fossil has filled a gap in understanding how fish evolved into the first land animals, Australian scientists say. The fossil was unveiled at the Melbourne Museum Thursday and will remain on display for a month. Photo/Melbourne Museum