Tuesday edition - February 17, 2009




Blago scandal keeps rolling, Burris asked to resign Obama's Senate ...
Examiner.com - 2-17-09
Senator Roland Burris, the man tapped by impeached former Gov. Rod Blagojevich of Illinois to fill President Obama's vacant seat, has been asked to resign by a member of the Illinois legislature, under suspicion that Burris perjured himself before the impeachment committee...


FAA says Texas fireball was meteor, not a UFO
The Associated Press - 2-17-09
DALLAS (AP) — The fireball that streaked across the sky and alarmed numerous Texas residents was likely just a big meteor and not wreckage from colliding

GOP Governors Support Obama
New York Times, United States - 2-17-09
WASHINGTON - President Obama must wish governors could vote in Congress: While just three of the 219 Republican lawmakers backed the $787


What do investment bankers call the savings and loan fiasco, the Internet bubble and Enron?








The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush

US Bombs Pakistan, Again


U.S. missile strikes in Pakistan have killed more than 50 people in the past three days in what appears to be an escalation of the military campaign in the troubled region along the Afghan border, conducted largely by unmanned drone aircraft.







Disturbing News



How's The War On Terror Going?


Washington's "war on terror" after the September 11 attacks has eroded human rights worldwide, creating lingering cynicism that the United Nations must now combat, international law experts said on Monday.





Republican-Shenanigans News


I've finally come to terms with the President's Recovery Package: if the Republicans are against it, it must be good. -- Grant "Brad" Gerver



Rock-The-Voter News


"Had he not been assassinated, he would have been 200 years old today. I like to think somewhere up in heaven, President Lincoln is very proud right now that this country named a Town Car after him." - Jimmy  Kimmel




Members of Congress should wear uniforms like NASCAR drivers so we could identify their corporate sponsors.- Zing!


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Biz-Tech News


"It's Abraham Lincoln's 200th birthday, and to honor the occasion, the U.S. Mint is releasing a new penny that shows Lincoln's house. That's appropriate because that's about how much a house is worth these days." --Craig Ferguson




Poor, Poor Bill


 Even billionaire Bill Gates may be feeling the pinch these days.

The value of Gates' investments fell by $3 billion, or almost 20 percent, in the fourth quarter as the worst financial crisis in decades and a deepening recession hammered stock prices.

Bush-Prison-Torture News


Mysterious bright lights were spotted in the sky over Texas. Lou Dobbs immediately warned of illegal aliens.- Laugh Lines






"And as you know, pro baseball player Alex Rodriguez, or A-Rod, has admitted to using steroids. He said he feels bad because he was stupid for three years, to which former President George W. Bush said, 'Hey, try it for eight years.'" --Jay Leno

Go-F**k-Yourself News




Poetry Corner


So Bad and Getting Worse
By: Hubert Wilson







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Odd News




An photo released by the Audubon Nature Institute Monday, Feb. 16, 2009 shows rare pink katydids at the Audubon Insectarium in New Orleans. None of the pink katydids hatched at the Audubon Insectarium could be called Katy; all seven are guys.
Photo/via Audubon Nature Institute