Halloween edition - October 31, 2006
US obeys order to abandon checkpoints
Iraq says needs $100 bln to rebuild infrastructure
US blamed for attack on school
Bush's command of the English language explains his command of Iraq.
Bush has been active this week. He signed a bill yesterday authorizing an
unfunded 700-mile fence along our 2,000-mile border with Mexico. He also has a
plan to fight teenage pregnancy with fishnet condoms." --Bill Maher
Us Military Deaths In Iraq At 2,814 Guardian Unlimited, UK
Saudi Envoy Says Dividing Iraq Will Cause Mass Killing Voice of America
With world attention focused
on the nuclear ambitions of rogue states like North Korea, one might assume that
the producers of CBS' promising new drama "Jericho," which deals with the
aftermath of a nuclear attack, are merely playing on Americans' fears.
"Jericho" executive producer Jon Turteltaub does admit that a bit of real-life worry over an attack helps make the show more compelling.
"If people had no fear of nuclear bombs, then this show would kind of suck," he says. "But if America was in a panic over nuclear bombs, we probably couldn't make the show."
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Global warming could cause economic depression, report warns San Jose Mercury News
Indymedia Journalist Murdered in Mexico
OhmyNews International, South Korea
Valerie Plame Wilson Update
Without ever mentioning him by name, Special Counsel Patrick Fitzgerald, in a court filing Monday, argues that a jury in the CIA/Leak trial should not consider evidence concerning why he did not charge former State Department official Richard Armitage with leaking Valerie Plame's name to reporters. It is a crime to intentionally disclose the name of a classified CIA operative.
"You're putting words in my mouth, just the way you put artificial facts in your head." --David Letterman to Bill O'Reilly
Bush's bold immigration plan isn't popular among Republicans Chicago Sun-Times
Bush Turns Focus To Gay Marriage
Pentagon boosts PR arsenal CNN International
Authorities name 12 suspects in Orange County voter fraud case San Jose Mercury News
"The Dixie Chicks have a new movie and they want to advertise it but NBC says they won't show the ad because it's disparaging to President Bush. I've got news for NBC. So is your evening newscast, but you keep showing that." --Bill Maher
Prank Calls - C-SPAN Compilation
America loses if Democrats win, President says Los Angeles Times
GOP's Hunter will run for presidency in 2008
Ode to Lynne "What Lesbian Novel?"
By Madeleine Begun Kane
The author of Sisters, named Lynne,
Thinks her party at all costs must win.
She denies that her book
Has a lesbian hook,
And blasts Dems for their fictional sin.
Katherine Harris Writing Tell-All Book
Katherine Harris, who is
trying to become a U.S. senator, says she is writing a tell-all about the many
people who have wronged her...."I've been writing it all year," she says in that
kittenish voice. She often smiles and cocks her head as if she's letting you in
on a secret.
"It's going to be a great book."
The next Republican National Convention must be held in a giant closet. Every week, there's a new gay Republican outed. I have a feeling that big tent they're always talking about is in their pants! There are so many Republicans in the closet, their symbol shouldn't be an elephant; it should be a moth! -- Bill Maher
Dan Rather discusses new cable show Danbury News Times, CT
MSNBC.com and MSNBC TV Partner with HOTSOUP.com Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance
Out of work in Michigan? Wyoming wants you. The Christian Science Monitor
Oh, and did I mention we owe China a trillion dollars? We owe everybody money. America is a debtor nation to Mexico! We're not on a bridge to the 21st century. We're on a bus to Atlantic City with a roll of quarters.-- Bill Maher
Soft justice at Guantanamo weakens war effort Baltimore Sun
nation doesn't torture people or make them disappear without a trial. Bush keeps
saying the terrorists hate us for our freedom. And he's working damn hard to see
that pretty soon that won't be a problem. -- Bill Maher
Cheney's Grand Scam Breakfast Video
Cheney Praises Wife's "Slapdown" Of Blitzer mediabistro.com, NY
"NBC also cancelled a Halloween showing of 'Night of the Living Dead,' because they thought it would be disparaging to Cheney." --Bill Maher
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St. Louis mayor disputes crime ranking Seattle Post Intelligencer
Acrobats perform at the 7th International Acrobatics Festival in Wuhan, capital of central China's Hubei province, October 28, 2006. Picture taken October 28, 2006. Photo/CHINA OUT