Thursday edition - November 2, 2006
Guantanamo lawyers challenge new military trials law
US Air Force said to seek $50 bln emergency funds
Kerry apologizes; Republicans keep blasting senator
I heard the rumor Bush bought a bolt hole in Paraguay -- I wonder if Cheney and Rumsfeld have done the same?
"President Bush warned Democrats not to celebrate too early. This is from the guy who put up the 'Mission Accomplished' sign three years ago." --Jay Leno
US general likens Iraq to "work of art" in progress Reuters AlertNet
Gunmen kill Baghdad University dean WEAR, FL
Iraqi forces disarm explosives-laden donkeys Reuters.uk, UK
Iraqi gunmen kidnap blind coach, official Pueblo Chieftain, CO
US military sees Iraq edging toward chaos-report Reuters AlertNet
Putin wants Egypt in Quartet of Middle East negotiators Monsters and Critics.com
AWOL soldier flees military once again Louisville Courier-Journal, KY
Bush stands by Cheney, Rumsfeld Los Angeles Times
Is Ann Coulter Too Dumb To Vote Correctly?
TV political pundit and
best-selling author Ann Coulter may be one step closer to being prosecuted for
allegedly casting her vote in the wrong precinct in a Town of Palm Beach
Supervisor of Elections Arthur Anderson said Wednesday he would refer the case to State Attorney Barry Krischer's office as early as today or Friday.
If only educated patriots are joining the service to fight in Iraq, how come we have to keep raising the pay and lowering standards to get them to sign up?--Zing!
Olbermann’s Special Comment : There is no line this President has not crossed — nor will not cross — to keep one political party, in power.
Russia set to double gas prices for Georgia Guardian Unlimited
Man fires gun at Italian consulate to protest pope's Turkish visit Monsters and Critics.com
Vietnam to Try Seven Political Dissidents on Terrorism Charges
the scariest day of the year, unless you're a Republican. Then it's next
Tuesday." --Jay Leno
Subject: Bush attack
Though I usually agree with your views on your site, the picture and caption comparing President George Bush and his mother Barbara to monkeys was over the top. Mean spirited humor such as this is just not right and it sends a bad message to people. I suggest you apologize to the monkeys ( the Bonobos) as soon as possible.
Would Sen. Allen want me to apologize to the Macacas?
Scandals Alone Could Cost Republicans Their House Majority Washington Post
Bush making final push for US Republicans Reuters AlertNet, UK
Laura Bush rallies Republicans in BC Battle Creek Enquirer, MI
"Illinois Senator Barack Obama, who is considering running for president in 2008, has attributed his past use of drugs to youthful confusion. He said teenage boys are frequently confused. Now when he heard that, Congressman Mark Foley said, 'Confused teenage boys? Where?'." --Jay Leno
No, the troops are not stupid,
but let's state
the obvious: a great many of them join the military because college isn't an
The military recruiters know this. That's why they specifically target inner-city and rural schools, and stay away from places like Phillips Andover, where you can go to Yale even if you get crappy grades-- where you never have to make a choice to potentially sacrifice your life for financial reasons.
Yeah, neocons, like Kerry's "botched joke" legitimizes "botched Iraq." -- www.seriouskidding.com Grant Gerver
Corker Donates Another $1.35 Million To Senate Campaign
Contest to replace Foley called toss-up
Sarasota Herald-Tribune, FL
"It said in the paper today that President Bush is now only campaigning in friendly territory. Where would that be -- just around the ranch in Crawford?." --Jay Leno
Oil Prices Fall After Inventory Drop Houston Chronicle
Web inventor fears for the future BBC News
irregularities are particularly acute here in Ohio. Two years ago, voting was
marked by long lines and insufficient voting booths in many neighborhoods --
oddly enough, mostly minority neighborhoods. Many blame the fiercly pro-Bush
Kenneth Blackwell, who oversaw the elections as Ohio's Secretary of State. Who
is Kenneth Blackwell? Think of him as a more do-able Katherine Harris." --Jon
No 'fair review' at Guantánamo Sacramento Bee, USA
Ex-Army chief in Iraq retires, blames Abu Ghraib scandal
NASA chief Michael Griffin said Tuesday the Space Shuttle Discovery will fly to the Hubble Telescope to make adjustments. Ten bucks says they're going to aim it at earth. You knew that warrantless wiretapping wasn't going to be the end of it. -- Argus Hamilton, comedian
Racist Republicans? Can't be!
A state lawmaker resigned
Wednesday from the Florida Legislature and was charged with two felonies in
connection with leaving obscenity-filled messages and a racial slur on a
colleague's voice mail.
State prosecutors charged Republican Ralph Arza, 46, with one felony count each of retaliating against and tampering with a witness. Arza's cousin, 25-year-old Paulino Barbon Jr. was also charged with the same two counts. Both men could face up to 10 years in prison if convicted.
Cheney says US is lucky Kerry lost United Press International
Mitchell asked Lynne Cheney about Rangel's "son of a bitch" ... Media Matters for America, DC
Private and public versions of Dubya's Yale grades
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Size matters for makers of Aussie "Wonderjock" Reuters
Ex-inmate spotted trick-or-treating in prison suit Reuters
Fla. chief ousted over weight memo AP
Mean squirrel attacks Pa. letter carrier AP
Nearly 80 stolen garden gnomes discovered in central France AFP
Restaurant scarfs up Colbert portrait AP
This must be the male version of the "WonderBra". A model wears a new line of "enhancement" underwear known as the 'Wonderjock,' made by the company AussieBum. (Photo/Aussiebum)