Thursday edition - October 30, 2008
McCain Funded Work Of Palestinian His Campaign Hopes To Tie To Obama
The latest guilt-by-association target that the McCain campaign is using to hit Barack Obama could carry some collateral damage for its own candidate.
Auditors: Private security in Iraq cost over $6B
Afghanistan troop buildup could more than double
to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Americans drove 15 billion fewer miles
in August than they did the year before. To which President Bush said, 'See,
that's one of the advantages of not having a job to go to.'" --Jay Leno
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4189 The Associated Press
Five die in attack on Afghan ministry United Press International
Scores Killed in Blasts in Northeast India
Syrians march in protest at US raid
Iraq opposes any clause letting US stay after 2011 Africasia, UK
U.N. Pays $888.6 million to ?
The U.N. panel overseeing
compensation for victims of Iraq's 1990 invasion of Kuwait said Wednesday it has
paid a $888.6 million (709.4 million euros) installment from Iraqi oil funds to
cover losses and damages suffered by governments and private companies.
The U.N. Compensation Commission said the money will go to 13 claimants in Kuwait, two in Saudi Arabia and one in the U.S.
The panel did not disclose the identities of the claimants, but said that all were government bodies — except for the U.S. claimant, a private company that will receive about $162.6 million (129.8 million euros).
what, justice system? Do your worst to Ted Stevens. Throw the book at him.
Sentence him to solitary. Nothing is going to break this man! Because he knows
that he has what it takes to be pardoned by President Bush. But, listen, Senator
Stevens, if you do end up in prison, try sneaking out through the internet.
After all, it really is just a series of tubes." --Stephen Colbert
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Hatch mobilizes 'army' to protect Senate 'firewall'
Senior black Republican warns party could lose power until 2020
Alaska Senator Ted Stevens has been convicted on seven counts of fraud and corruption, but Republicans are relieved because at least the story didn’t involve an airport men’s room.- David Letterman
Joe The Plumber Becomes Joe The Country Singer - Only In America!
Sanjaya, and tell William Hung the news: Joe the Plumber is being pursued for a
major record deal and could come out with a country album as early as
“Joe” — aka Samuel Wurzelbacher, a Holland, Ohio, pipe-and-toilet man — just signed with a Nashville public relations and management firm to handle interview requests and media appearances, as well as create new career opportunities, including a shift out of the plumbing trade into stage and studio performances.
authorities were tipped off to Sen. Steven’s activities by Russians who’d been
watching with binoculars. - David Letterman
campaign volunteer accused of making up a story about being robbed and assaulted
in Pittsburgh by a man who disliked her McCain bumper sticker will enter a
program for first-time offenders.
Under the deal announced in court Thursday, 20-year-old Ashley Todd will be released from jail and required to undergo mental health treatment.
Florida midnight rally drew 35000 to hear Clinton, Obama The Miami Herald
Obama uses his TV time well USA Today
Polls suggest electoral gains for Obama
James, Jay-Z energize rally at The Q for Obama
St. Sarah The Scapegoat?
John McCain's campaign is
looking for a scapegoat. It is looking for someone to blame if McCain loses on
And it has decided on Sarah Palin.
"Let's begin tonight with a brand new segment. This is exciting. Are you in prison? Has your cell mate recently been paroled or been the victim of a library shanking? If so, listen. It's time to meet your new cell mate. Is the anticipation killing you? Is killing a sensitive topic? Your new cell mate is this guy, 84-year-old Alaska Senator Ted Stevens! The Senate's longest-serving Republican, the earl of earmarks, nanook of the pork, the Alaskan king crab, and, as of last night, a convicted felon. To save you, his new roommate, the time of an introduction, hey, man, what are you in for? [on screen: description of Stevens' crimes]. That's hardcore, dude. I ate my mailman. Which bunk do you want?" --Jon Stewart
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Oil exec predicts gas price will stabilize at $3 Chicago Tribune
Global Stocks Soar on Positive Central Bank Moves Washington Post
With 58% Jump in Profit, a Record Quarter for Exxon New York Times
Halliburton opens new Singapore manufacturing base EnergyCurrent, TX
Government Said to Be Discussing Plan to Aid Homeowners New York Times
Panel Faults FDA on Stance That Chemical in Plastic Is Safe New York Times
Google, FCC, Broadcasters Fight for White Spaces BusinessWeek
On this date in 1929, the stock market plunged 13%. Boy, those were the good old days, huh?- David Letterman
More Ethics Complaints About St. Sarah of the Tundra
ethics complaint has been filed against Sarah Palin, accusing the Alaska
governor of abusing her power by charging the state when her children traveled
The complaint alleges that the Republican vice presidential nominee used her official position as governor for personal gain, violating a statute of the Alaska Executive Branch Ethics Act. It follows a report by The Associated Press last week that Palin charged the state more than $21,000 for her three daughters' commercial flights, including events where they weren't invited, and later ordered their expense forms amended to specify official state business.
longest serving Republican senator, Alaska’s Ted Stevens, found guilty just a
few hours ago on all charges in his corruption trial. … Do you know this story?
He failed to report he had some work done on his house,” but “here’s the bad
part. You know who did the work? Joe the plumber.” - Jay Leno
"In Pontiac, Michigan, five bodies and the cremated remains of 22 others have been evicted from a funeral home. Evicted! That's when you know the real estate market's bad, when you're dead and they still foreclose on you." --Jay Leno
Cheney to attend Wyoming GOP rally in Laramie KPAX-TV, MT
A drag queen
dressed as Republican vice presidential nominee Alaska Governor Sarah Palin runs
down the street after the High Heel Drag Race near Dupont Circle in Washington
October 28, 2008.
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Tina Fey Returns to Her Thursday Night Not-So-Live Gig New York Times
Sarah Palin effigy has been taken down Los Angeles Times
Joaquin Phoenix: Retiring from Movies at Age 34?
Finger lickin' good.
corset : Designer Anita Jakobson displays a creation made from chocolate at the
14th Chocolate fair (Salon du Chocolat) in Paris.