Tuesday edition - November 11, 2008
World marks end of 'war to end all wars'
US Bishops Urged to Challenge Obama
Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans Gain a Powerful Voice: Their
have finally got beyond our racial past, and picked a black man to clean up our
mess." -Bill Maher
The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush
2 roadside bombs kill 3, wound 14 in Baghdad The Associated Press
UN warns of possible violence in Iraq elections The Associated Press
Hijackers take convoy bound for US-led forces The Associated Press
Today in History - Nov. 11
In 1620, 41 Pilgrims aboard the Mayflower, anchored off Massachusetts, signed a compact calling for a "body politick."
see Obama's news conference today? Wow. I have to say, nice to see adults back
in charge of government. The White House press corps, you could tell, they were
ecstatic. It's been years since they've heard a complete sentence." -Bill
Prosecutors Say Boy Methodically Shot His Father New York Times
"And this is sad, you hate hearing about this, but staffers are saying that John McCain is depressed. And I think there is something true to the story, because I heard today that he had made an appointment with Joe the therapist." --David Letterman
Stop The Baptizing the Jews, Already!
Holocaust survivors said
Monday they are through trying to negotiate with the Mormon church over
posthumous baptisms of Jews killed in Nazi concentration camps,
saying the church has repeatedly violated a 13-year-old agreement barring the
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Palin: God May Lead Me To Top Job
Sparring Starts as Republicans Ponder Future New York Times
St. Louis County keeps
election ballots in the courthouse attic. Anoka County keeps them locked in the
basement. Hennepin County relies on its cities to keep ballots safe.
The lack of a uniform standard for counties safeguarding ballots after the election could come into play when those votes are recounted in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race.
"And according to a federal report, unemployment claims went up by 300,000. And that's just Republicans in Washington." --Jay Leno
Barack and Michelle Obama visit the White House Los Angeles Times
Elite private schools vie to enroll Obama children Chicago Sun-Times
DNC Chief Dean to Step Down
McAuliffe Takes Steps To Run for Va. Governor Washington Post
out that the Mormons are the ones that financed this thing against Prop 8. They
spent $20 million on Prop 8, because they say that marriage should be between a
man and his multiple child brides." --Bill Maher
course, everybody now is speculating what the future of the GOP will be. GOP now
stands for, of course, 'Ganging up on Palin.'" --Jay Leno
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Citigroup to help at-risk borrowers stay in homes The Associated Press
Olbermann nets new MSNBC deal New York Daily News
"Been a lot of stories from Germany about how America has come to terms with its past and is beginning to make up for it. Now look. I know our country is not perfect, but we do a pretty good job working out our problems. Do we need a lecture from Germany? When they elect a Jewish chancellor, give me a call. Okay?" --Jay Leno
6 Pakistanis in Guantanamo, NA told Pakistan Dawn, Pakistan
Republican Gone Nuts
A Republican congressman from Georgia said Monday he fears that President-elect Obama will establish a Gestapo-like security force to impose a Marxist dictatorship.
Barack the Plumber
revealed that Dick Cheney, we haven't seen much this week, spent Election Day in
South Dakota, shooting peasants, I mean, pheasants." --Jay Leno
Colorado man continues pursuit of Cheney subpoena Examiner.com
"The effects of the Barack Obama election win are still reverberating throughout the country. A lot of pride in the African-American community. Have you noticed that? And listen to the latest rumor. You hear about this? ... Michael Jackson now considering going back to being a black guy." --Jay Leno
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Mars Lander Succumbs to Winter New York Times
A male sea spider carries its eggs on specially adapted appendages under its body in this undated handout. It is one of many possible new species from the Antarctic. The $650 million 'Census of Marine Life' is on track for completion in 2010, assessing about 230,000 known marine species, a statement said. It has identified 5,300 likely new species, of everything from fish or corals. So far, 110 have been confirmed as new. Photo/Cedric d'Udekem, Royal Belgium Institute for Natural Sciences