Monday edition - November 10, 2008
Obama advisers signal Republican roles in administration
Russia sees hope of missile progress with Obama
Palin blamed for Obama attacks
"People are now asking if the Obamas being in the White House will be a return to Camelot. You know like what it was during the Kennedys? As opposed to the last eight years, which is return to the 'Dukes of Hazzard.'" --Jay Leno
The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush
Girl, 13, is Iraq's latest suicide bomber Times Online, UK
Iraq twin bombings kill 25
Afghan governor: US military
killed 14 Afghan security guards
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In Iraq, Muqtada Sadr's followers struggle for relevance Los Angeles Times
New Iraq pact rules out US troops past 2011 The Associated Press
As The Stomach Turns
"We feel about Sarah Palin the same way you guys feel about the Queen," said Mike Spalding, chewing tobacco. He quit shaving in 1992, and has a grey beard down to his navel.
How bad must the G.O.P. feel right about now? It portrayed Obama as a socialist, a communist, a Muslin, and a friend of terrorists, and the majority of American voters said, “Y’know, we’re O.K. with that, as long as he’s not a Republican.” - Laugh Lines
Paloma decimates Cuban homes Bradenton Herald
Police probe slayings in which 8-year-old is charged
Secret Hit Squads
The U.S. military has been
using a secret order to target suspected al-Qaeda terrorists
anywhere in the world since spring 2004, the New York Times said, citing
unidentified senior American officials.
from the McCain campaign are starting to talk. And they said today that when
they were prepping Sarah Palin for the debates, they found out that she thought
Africa was a country, not a continent. Now, to be fair to Sarah Palin, it is
hard to see Africa from Alaska." --Conan O'Brien
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Joe Scarborough Drops The F-Word This Morning and Admits Drug Use At 1:06
Morning TV Is For Adults Only!
What the ...?
MSNBC's Joe Scarborough apologized Monday to the young viewers in the audience of his "Morning Joe" for dropping an F-bomb.
"This is a show for adults, but I got a lot of people telling me their kids wake up and have breakfast watching with them," Scarborough said.
"I hope you understand, that was a real slip up. I apologize only to you and your children. If you're an adult, get over it."
MSNBC to Launch ‘F*cking Joe’ - The Borowitz Report (satire)
Is Sarah Palin Going Hollywood Already? E! Online
ASU prof: Palin pick McCain's biggest mistake
Republicans Aim to Rebuild After a Bruising Election New York Times
"In fact, starting today, Barack Obama is now going to receive the daily White House intelligence briefing on things like, you know, security and terrorism, stuff like that. It's the same briefing President Bush gets every day, but without the pictures and the color by numbers." --Jay Leno
The New Jersey councilman who allegedly urinated on a crowd of concertgoers from the balcony of a Washington, D.C. nightclub swore off booze on Sunday -- two days after he was busted for the embarrassing stunt...
still a lot of infighting within the McCain campaign, between the Palin people
and the McCain people. Now, I don't know if that's true or not, but earlier
today, Sarah Palin put McCain's campaign bus on eBay." --Jay Leno
Million plus could attend Obama's inauguration San Francisco Chronicle
Obama win sparks push to end racism in France The Associated Press
Dems get new crop of military voters MLive.com, MI
Pol Who Peed on Crowd Swears Off Booze
It's so odd: last Tuesday, Bush really did unite the Country. - Grant Gerver
Happy Birthday Marine Corps
Montgomery Advertiser, AL
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Qatar oil min says oil price should stay above $70 guardian.co.uk
Deutsche Post ready to cut jobs, costs in US
Obama-themed malware on the rise
market had its worst week in a long time, and that's saying something
considering recent history. Not only that, the stores are reporting their worst
earnings in the last eight years, unemployment is at a 14-year high, car
companies apparently are headed toward extinction. Today in Times Square, the
stock ticker just said, 'What the f**k are you looking at?'" --Bill Maher
Sarah Spreads The Blame
Gov. Sarah Palin blames the Bush administration for the failure of the McCain-Palin ticket, thinks people need to move on from the so-called "Troopergate" controversy and has no regrets about state per diem for time spent at her home in Wasilla or state-funded travel for her children.
is the GOP is blaming Sarah Palin for losing the election. But to be fair, Sarah
Palin didn't pick Sarah Palin. Isn't that right?" --Jay Leno
Obama planning US trials for Guantanamo detainees The Associated Press
Amnesty calls on European states to take Guantanamo men Monsters and Critics.com
Bagpipes In Basra
Universal Music will release
an album of bagpipe music next month, some of it recorded by a British army
regiment while serving in Basra.
The label said "Spirit of the Glen: Journey" is the first commercial recording from the frontline of a warzone
Cheney: Administration to make 'smooth' transition
Stakes in war on terror remain high, Cheney says
Where's the funny in Barack Obama?
That question, which dogged TV humorists throughout the presidential race, has gained new urgency now that Obama is headed for the White House.
His victory last week signaled imminent hardship for comics who lampoon political leaders for a living. The laugh-a-minute 2008 campaign is history, and soon there'll be no President Bush to kick around in comedy sketches or talk-show monologues.
"You know, it doesn't matter if McCain or Obama won this election; either way, politicians in general don't give a rip about us." - Joe the Plumber using up his fifteen minutes of fame
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piloted by Marc Granet of St. Petersburg Beach, Florida and Scott Begovich of
Jupiter, Florida speeds by sunbathers en route to a Turbine class world title at
the Key West World Championship offshore powerboat races in Key West, Florida
November 9, 2008. Granet and Begovich averaged 125.88 mph over the 81.4-mile
course off the Florida Keys. This was the fastest speed of any of the entries
during the week-long world championship in the Florida Keys. Photo/Andy
Newman/Florida Keys News Bureau