Wednesday edition - November 17, 2010
Former President George W. Bush, joined by former administration officials including a noticeably thinner former Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, broke ground Tuesday on his presidential center.
Michael Bloomberg & Joe Scarborough: The Independent Odd Couple for 2012
A conservative Maryland physician elected to Congress on an anti-Obamacare platform surprised fellow freshmen at a Monday orientation session by demanding to know why his government-subsidized health care plan takes a month to kick in.
The article Howard Fineman wrote about a possible Bloomberg/Scarborough ticket in 2012 was interesting with one blatant error I found. He stated Joe Scarborough "kept his pledge to term-limit himself in Congress." Term limited, my foot. Joe quit as congressman in 2001 a few months after being re-elected to "spend time with my famly". Mr. Fineman should check his facts or is the misinformation about beady eyed Joe being spread early?
Of course, nothing was mentioned
about the dead aide found in Joe's office that same year he quit.
everywhere this week. He was on Matt Lauer, Sean Hannity, Oprah. And he got 50
bucks for his fetus in a jar on 'The Antique Roadshow.'" –Bill Maher
Bush has a new memoir out and he said in an interview that he thought that Sarah
Palin was not qualified to be president. Well, isn't that the pot calling the
kettle of black. Honest to goodness." –David Letterman
The World Would Be A Safer Place Without Republicans
between the United States and Russia to slash their nuclear arsenals was in
danger of collapse Tuesday after an influential Republican senator said it
should not be voted on this year.
With a terse statement, Sen. Jon Kyl, R-Ariz., dealt a major setback to President Barack Obama's efforts to improve ties with Russia and to his broader strategy for reducing nuclear arms worldwide.
More Religious Nut Cases
Muslims have set fire to at least 10 houses belonging to Coptic Christians
in a village in southern Egypt amid allegations that a Christian resident had an
affair with a Muslim girl.
Rangel Downfall Continues
Rep. Charles Rangel, once
one of the most influential House members, was convicted Tuesday on 11 counts of
breaking ethics rules and now faces punishment.
An ethics panel of eight House peers deliberated over two days before delivering a jarring blow to the 20-term New York Democrat's career. Rangel was charged with 13 counts of financial and fundraising misconduct.
John Boehner is upset the President called him an
enemy after proclaiming his #1 goal is to get rid of Obama. Well, gosh, ally
doesn't seem to fit.- Will Durst
Palin has a new show. She takes viewers all around Alaska, and shows them where
she water-boarded Levi Johnston." –David Letterman
Will Sarah Palin Take Heed?
The Tea Party vote helped Republicans retake the House. So congressional Republicans can count on Tea Party support for their whole agenda, right? Wrong. A letter to presumptive Speaker John Boehner and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell urges Republican legislators to concentrate on foundational Tea Party principles--smaller government, lower taxes--and to sidestep divisive social issues like abortion and gay rights.
with Sarah Palin? Did we run out of Kardashians?" –David Letterman
Woman Shoots Self In Foot, Blames It On "Distractions"
Thomas, wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, is stepping down from the
conservative group she founded less than a year ago,
citing "distractions" caused by her celebrity, the Washington Post
reports...Thomas made national headlines recently for calling Anita Hill and
asking for an apology 20 years after Hill accused Clarence Thomas of sexual
harassment during the justice's confirmation hearings.
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the new proposals from a bipartisan commission released Wednesday suggested that
in order to bring down the deficit, the government would need to raise the
retirement age to 69 by the year 2075. So the next time a baby is crying on your
flight, it's probably because they just found out they're gonna have to work
until they're 69 in new China." –Seth Meyers
DENIAL NO LONGER AN OPTION
A system that zeroes in on
gunshots helped deputies quickly find and arrest four robbery suspects Monday
morning, the Broward Sheriff's Office said.
The suspects were apprehended after deputies using the ShotSpotter system narrowed down the location of five gunshots fired at 3:16 a.m. Deputies were dispatched at 3:17 a.m., and the first unit arrived at 3:18 a.m.
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