Wednesday edition - October 29, 2008
For many evangelicals, it will be the end of the world if Obama wins
ABC only major TV network not airing Obama infomercial
AP Poll: Obama leads McCain in 6 of 8 swing states
A vote for McCain/Palin is a vote to drive into the future using your rear-view mirror.
Iraq Seeks Changes to Security Pact Washington Post
Iraq condemns US assault on Syria Los Angeles Times
UK says troops on track to end Iraq mission next year Reuters India
SKorea to withdraw troops from Iraq in December The Associated Press
Russia ratifies treaties with 2 Georgian provinces
Iraq's blast walls become canvases Los Angeles Times
Your Tax Dollars At Work: Paying Mercenaries For Protection
At least 310 private security companies from around the world have received contracts from United States agencies to protect American and Iraqi officials, installations, convoys and other entities in Iraq since 2003, according to the most comprehensive accounting yet of the secretive and weakly regulated role that private firms have played in the conflict.
president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad is apparently ill...they say Ahmadinejad is
exhausted from overwork. And you know, thank God that will never happen to
George Bush." --David Letterman
Earthquake Kills at Least 160 in Southwest Pakistan Voice of America
In Harm's Way
An American school and
cultural center in Syria remains open despite a Syrian government order to shut
The order was made in retaliation for a deadly U.S. military raid this weekend.
Halloween coming this weekend, they say not one person in the country is
planning to dress up as Governor Sarah Palin. You know why? ... The costume
costs $150,000." --Jay Leno
In a survey of
408 Marines and sailors, Dr. Michael A. Wilson
found 64% used some form of tobacco: 52% smoked cigarettes, 36% used
smokeless tobacco and 24% used both. In contrast, the national average for
tobacco use is 29.6%. Wilson found the rate of tobacco use is higher now among
U.S. troops in Iraq than was found in a 2004 survey of troops returning from the
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McCain says pundits being fooled, promises victory The Associated Press
McCain woos NC military The Miami Herald
Economy Among Issues Leading Some Veterans Away From McCain Hartford Courant
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge: "I think the dynamics would have been different in Pennsylvania" if he and not Sarah Palin had been the vice presidential nominee. "I think we'd be foolish not to admit it publicly."
"Guilty on all charges. Sen. Ted Stevens is 84 years old. He could get three weeks or life, whichever comes first." --Jay Leno
Bill Clinton plans to visit State College on Wednesday Centre Daily Times, PA
Obama, Bill Clinton to campaign in Kissimmee
Bill Clinton to visit Twin Cities for Obama, Franken Minneapolis Star Tribune, MN
Bill Clinton Signs Up Leaders to Attend Asia Forum Wall Street Journal
Judgment Day With The Palins
Palin and hubby
Todd...explained how they size people up on outdoor expeditions in Alaska: "It's
like Plato said, 'You learn more about someone in an hour of play than in a year
of conversation.' We've had people that Todd has ended up hiring [for his
commercial fishing business]
based on how they did out on a hunt or a snow machine ride with us to see if
they are going to complain. Are they going to buck up and realize that you have
to make the best of the circumstances you're in? It's a good kind of testing
ground for people," says Palin.
"Sorry to disappoint the liberals who tuned in tonight to gloat about Obama's lead in every poll, but I am not worried. McCain may be behind, but the man is a fighter. He doesn't know the meaning of the word 'quit.' He used to, but it was stored in the same part of his brain that remembered to vet his running mate." --Stephen Colbert
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Crude oil prices jump Wednesday morning United Press International
Dow jumps nearly 900 points despite glum economic news Los Angeles Times
Microsoft Introduces Windows 7, Ending Vista Brand
Cable News Ratings for Monday, October 27
What Liberal Media In Cable News? Fox dominates completely.
Lawyer gains acccess to Gitmo's secret 'Camp 7'
Guantanamo trial to showcase gadgetry, spy-plane imagery Seattle Times
An unarmed Baltimore man was
taken into custody by Secret Service agents yesterday after he
jumped the 10-foot fence outside the White House, authorities said.
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feasts on raw peanuts at a produce stand in Davis, Calif., in this Oct. 23, 2008
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