Wednesday edition - February 24, 2009
Lone GOP health care backer's campaign cash dips
GOP's Brown branded turncoat for jobs bill vote
Jeb Bush: The only governor to have all three of his children obtain police records while he was in office.
"The Dalai Lama was down at the White House today to meet President Obama.
Meanwhile in Texas, George W. Bush got caught in the garage door."
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4379 Washington Post
GOP Stimulus Hypocrisy
By Madeleine Begun Kane
“The stim bill was bad. Voted no,
Cuz it won’t the economy grow.”
That’s the GOP rant
As they privately chant,
“Now give me more stimulus dough.”
Meanwhile, Back In Turkey
Seven high-ranking Turkish military officers were charged on Wednesday with plotting a coup against the country’s Islamist-leaning government, two days after as many as 50 officers were arrested and accused of belonging to the plot.
Meanwhile, Back In Mexico
A state police official says gunmen stormed a rural town in southern Mexico and killed 13 people, including a rancher and his three sons.
"The only sport I really get into is snowboarding because that's the only sport where they perform a half pipe just after smoking a full pipe." –Bill Maher
Palin daughter to be featured in show on ABC Family Chicago Sun-Times
"We're finding out
a lot about Joe Stack. That's right, Joe the Suicide Bomber, the guy who flew
the plane into the IRS office building in Texas. Boy, I knew teabaggers were
mad, I didn't know they had an air force." –Bill Maher
Talk show host
Glenn Beck poked and prodded the Republican hierarchy Saturday night in a
raucous address to fellow conservatives,
comparing the party to an alcoholic who hasn't hit bottom and to golfer Tiger
Woods before his public repentance.
Rachel Maddow Conclusively Proves That Republicans Are ‘Dogs’
By Don Davis
is it that the Olympics can hand out 250 medals in a few weeks? It takes
'American Idol' 58 weeks to pick one karaoke singer." –Jimmy Kimmel
Meanwhile, Back In Rhode Island
A school board in Rhode Island has voted to fire all teachers at a struggling high school, a dramatic and controversial plan aimed at shoring up education in a poverty-ridden school district.
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The Shrinking Of ABC News
ABC News staffers got a
memorandum Tuesday that promises to leave no part of the organization untouched,
will lead to massive personnel reductions by the end of 2010.
"Tiger was adamant
that his wife Elin never hit him with a golf club. I guess his Escalade fell
down the stairs." –Jimmy Kimmel
met with the Dalai Lama today, despite strong objections from the Chinese
government. They’ve even threatened to stop sending us poisonous toys."
Spain takes 1st Guantanamo inmate, Albania takes 3 Washington Post
The Owner of Fox News
British lawmakers accused bosses at Rupert Murdoch's top-selling British tabloid on Wednesday of suffering "collective amnesia" over illegal hacking of phone messages meant for royalty and other celebrities.
"Dick Cheney loves snowboarding. He thinks it's waterboarding, but colder." –David Letterman
"There's a bit of a scandal in men's figure skating at the Olympics. Three
skaters have tested positive for 'fabulous.'" –David
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To Help You Deflate Photo
photo released by Guinness World Records shows Giant George, a Great Dane from
Tucson,AZ, stands 3 feet, 7 inches tall from paw to shoulder, which is
three-quarters of an inch taller than his closest rival, Titan, a white Great
Dane from San Diego. Sitting under Giant George is owner David Nasser.
Photo/Guinness World Records, Jacob Chinn