Tuesday edition - October 3, 2006
Hastert ignores call to resign amid Foley fallout
Hastert defends role in Foley folly
Rice says she can't recall CIA warning her of attack on US
I love it when Republicans expose themselves.
"A congressman from Florida, 52-year-old Mark Foley, resigned today because of questionable e-mails he wrote to a former male page. The page was 16-years-old at the time. Out of force of habit, the Catholic Church offered to move him to another parish." --Jay Leno
US deaths in Iraq Cleveland Plain Dealer
Three US Marines killed in western Iraq
Nine US soldiers killed in Baghdad Guardian Unlimited, UK
Soldiers shot after ambush in Iraq killed unlawfully, coroner ... Guardian Unlimited, UK
Frist: Taliban should be in Afghan gov't Houston Chronicle
Former Iraq hostage pledges support for terror suspect Canada.com, Canada
"In an interview with Mike Wallace about his new book, legendary Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward said that Henry Kissinger is now advising President Bush on Iraq, and they're trying to fight the Vietnam War all over again. Hey, why not? Bush missed it the first time." --Jay Leno
"He has an extraordinary memory for detail. He has an extraordinary ability to recall particular details, plots, individuals, to ask questions about it. And I will tell you that he asks very specific questions on the hunt for bin Laden on a regular basis." -- says terrorism adviser Frances Townsend about George W. Bush's hunt for Osama
Rush Limbaugh, Bill O'Reilly, Imus Top Talk-Radio List Yahoo! News (press release)
Congressman Mark Foley is cracking down on child predators. He resigned. -
night 2004, GOP communications guru Mary Matalin was with Bush and Vice
President Cheney and talking with her husband, Democratic strategist James
Carville , who was close to -- but not in -- John Kerry 's campaign.
Kerry, Carville told her, was going to challenge 250,000 provisional ballots in Ohio, which could change the result there or tie things up for a long time. Matalin promptly told Cheney, and they met with Bush.
Politicians agree: Investigate Foley Cincinnati Enquirer
GOP Hitman Matt Drudge Blames Kids For "Playing Foley"
THE FOLEY SPIN AWARD GOES TO LIMBAUGH... LIKENS ALLEGED PEDOPHILE ... Huffington Post, NY
As you know, the Senate has voted to approve the building of a 700-mile fence along our 2000-mile border. In a related story, the Department of Transportation approved the building of a 30-mile bridge from California to Hawaii. - Jay Leno
An engineer at a nuclear
power plant has been charged with sending threatening letters containing a
powdery substance to a country club
President Bush is scheduled to appear Tuesday for a Republican campaign event.
Congressman, veteran, debate Iraq San Jose Mercury News, USA
Federal prison officials
aren't reading all mail to and from convicted terrorists and other high-risk
a security gap that could prove deadly, a Justice Department review
They say Virginia Senator George Allen, who is under fire for making racially insensitive remarks, was at one point thinking about running for president of the United States. Forget about that, now it looks like he'll just have to settle for Imperial Wizard. - Jay Leno
Oil Falls Below $61 a Barrel Houston Chronicle
Oh, Jesus, US Government Is Paying the Messengers
The Miami Herald's publisher
resigned Tuesday, citing the recent revelation that some journalists with its
Spanish-language sister paper El Nuevo Herald were paid to appear on
U.S.-government broadcasts aimed at promoting democracy in Cuba.
Jesus Diaz Jr., the papers' publisher since July 2005, had dismissed two El Nuevo Herald reporters and a freelance contributor over the scandal...Diaz said the company would rehire the three he had dismissed for getting paid by Radio Marti and TV Marti. He said six others who took payments would not be disciplined.
UK 'rejects Guantanamo nine return'
Amnesty International Asserts UK Authorities Must Accept Return of ... Amnesty International USA
High-calorie diet fattens prisoners at Guantanamo Bay International Herald Tribune, France
US/Afghanistan: New Legislation Leaves Detainees In Legal Limbo
RadioFreeEurope/RadioLiberty, Czech Republic
in fact, be greeted as liberators. - Dick Cheney
Joshing with the GOP Jackson Hole Star-Tribune, WY
study claims that the one thing men find most attractive in women is their sense
of humor. Oh, yeah, those Victoria swimsuit models... What a riot those girls
are... and the laughs! - Jay Leno
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A ring-tailed lemur (R) looks at a fennec fox at Sunshine International Aquarium in Tokyo October 1, 2006. Photo/Yuriko Nakao (JAPAN)