Thursday edition - November 2, 2006






Guantanamo lawyers challenge new military trials law
USA Today - 11-2-06
WASHINGTON (AP) - Lawyers for dozens of Guantanamo Bay detainees asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to declare a key part of President Bush's new military trials law unconstitutional.

US Air Force said to seek $50 bln emergency funds
Reuters - Oct 31, 2006

The U.S. Air Force is asking the Pentagon's leadership for a staggering $50 billion in emergency funding for fiscal 2007...said the extra funds would help pay to transport growing numbers of U.S. soldiers being killed and wounded in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Kerry apologizes; Republicans keep blasting senator
Seattle Times, United States - 11-2-06

By Peter Baker and Jim VandeHei. WASHINGTON — Sen. John Kerry apologized for remarks that seemed to impugn US troops and abandoned ...


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

The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News



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 election.

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.



Disturbing News


"Halloween is 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.
Rick A


Would Sen. Allen want me to apologize to the Macacas?




Republican Shenanigans



"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 option.

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." -- Grant Gerver


Rock-The-Voter News


"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




Biz/Tech News



"Election 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 Stewart


Bush-Prison-Torture News



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.



Go-F***-Yourself News


Private and public versions of Dubya's Yale grades


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Odd News




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)