Monday -- December 6, 2004





Bush: Attack in Saudi Arabia shows terrorists ``still on the move'
San Francisco Chronicle, 12-6-04
President Bush said Monday an attack on the U.S. consulate in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, showed that "terrorists are still on the move" and trying to intimidate ...



Soldiers challenge Pentagon policy extending enlistments
KTVO, Mo., 12-6-04
WASHINGTON -- Eight soldiers are suing the Army for forcing them to serve longer than their enlistment period. The federal suit seeks ...

Delay push secures NASA funds for Bush plan
Daily University of Washington, 12-6-04
WASHINGTON -- Without a separate vote or even a debate, House Majority Leader Tom DeLay, R-Texas, has delivered to a delighted NASA enough money to forge ahead ...


I hope the Age of Enlightenment is around the corner.


"Last night over at NBC, our good friend Tom Brokaw stepped down. Out of habit President Bush accepted his resignation." -- David Letterman

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

"I'm Colin Luther Powell

Public service is my thing

Don't do it for the ring, don't do it for the bling."

-- Sec. of State COLIN POWELL, making his debut as a rapper at the Kennedy Center Honors in Washington.

 Bush Appoints Miller As Official White House Food Taster

Disturbing News

"As you know, Homeland Security Chief Tom Ridge has resigned. He has not said what he wants to do yet but is sure it will have something to do with colors. He is talking to Crayola right now." -- Jay Leno

Republican Shenanigans

"They had the national lighting of the Christmas tree. They threw the switch, and the tree came to life. And apparently it worked so well, they are going to try the same thing with Dick Cheney." -- David Letterman

Rock-The-Voter News


One year ago today: A U.S. warplane in pursuit of a "known terrorist" attacked a village in eastern Afghanistan, mistakenly killing nine children. Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld met with senior American commanders in Iraq and was assured that a recent switch to more aggressive anti-insurgency tactics had begun to pay off.

Biz-Tech News

"We're going out where the bad guys live, and we're going to slay them in their ZIP code."
LT. COL. MARK A. SMITH, commander of the 2nd Battalion of the 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit in Iraq.


"Microsoft has announced it will open a major research center in India. I think that's very smart. This way, when the workers phone tech support, it'll be a local call." -- Jay Leno

Bush-Prison-Torture News


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Anyone who grew up in the South is bound to have heard the phrase "poor white trash." Teresa Heinz Kerry has given us a new category -- rich white trash. – Thomas Sowell, columnist

Graphic by Patricia Gerber

Go-F***-Yourself News

Deception Dollar

"The first English-speaking Muslim lifestyle cable channel debuted today. Good timing. It's called Bridges T.V. Their top rated program is a reality show about life in Baghdad called 'Same Shiite, Different Day.' " -- Jay Leno

"A spokesman for NBC did not return phone calls yesterday. I don't know why, though I like to think it was because he or she was too busy answering the deluge of complaints from MSNBC viewers offended by Don Imus and his crew." – Paul Vitello, Newsday columnist

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Imus anchor on Palestinians: "Stinking animals. They ought to drop the bomb right there, kill 'em all right now" from Media Matters

I posted that quote last week. I guess the FCC thinks it’s OK to for Imus and crew to advocate bombing Palestinians attending Yasser Arafat’s funeral but not OK to see Janet Jackson’s breast for a millisecond.
God help America.

Odd News

A Japanese monkey closes its eyes as it bathes in a hot spring in a valley in Yamanouchi, central Japan, on Dec. 6, 2004. There are about 300 monkeys in the valley. (Photo by Kimimasa Mayama)