Wednesday edition - February 28, 2007
War-weary Afghans fear new offensive
Intelligence suggested bomb threat before Cheney's visit
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Mystery Official Briefs Press On Cheney
Was Wall Street's problem that Cheney was targeted or that he survived?
Congratulations to Al Gore. His movie won an Oscar. Today it got reversed by the Supreme Court. - Jay Leno
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3161 phillyBurbs.com, PA
Bombing shows up Afghan government Chicago Sun-Times, IL
Iraq drafts deal on oil riches Christian Science Monitor
US will participate in meetings with Syria, Iran about Iraq San Jose Mercury News, CA
FOXNews Website supports our troops by not updating US Military Deaths since Dec. 31, 2006
Cheney's Electric Bill Beats Gore's
(From 2001) Democrats say
shifting responsibility for Cheney's electric bill from the vice president's
operating budget to the Navy would insulate him from the realities faced by
"regular people" who are coping with sharply higher electricity costs.
administration earmarked $186,000 for those costs for the next fiscal year.
"The U.S. government has hired several psychics to help find Osama bin Laden. So far the psychics haven't been able to locate bin Laden, but they do predict soon he'll find true love." --Conan O'Brien
some international news I’m going to start with. I don’t know if you're aware of
this, but Denmark and Lithuania have announced they’re going to pull their
troops out of Iraq. Denmark and Lithuania. They’re taking them out, yeah. Yeah,
apparently Denmark and Lithuania are going to pull out on the same day so all
four guys can carpool.” - Conan O’Brien
A Senate hearing that began
with glowing tributes to a St. Louis businessman and his qualifications to
become ambassador to Belgium turned bitterly divisive Tuesday after he was
criticized for supporting a controversial conservative group.
Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., grilled nominee Sam Fox about why he donated $50,000 to the Swift Boat Veterans for Truth during the 2004 presidential race.
Republican group says Perry didn't solicit donation by Merck Houston Chronicle, TX
Bush will veto union rights for federal airport screeners Washington Times, DC'
Jury Still Out, In Jeans!
The jury is wearing jeans!
The scuttlebutt raced like a battlefront bulletin Tuesday through the five dozen
prosecutors, defense attorneys and reporters camped in the federal courthouse
awaiting a verdict in the perjury trial of ex-White House aide I. Lewis
“Of course, President Bush is busy. President Bush flew to North Carolina today to discuss ideas for cutting gas consumption. Yeah, yeah. Yeah, the best idea was for Bush to not fly Air Force One to North Carolina. He should take a bike next time.” - Conan O’Brien
China market plunges, Dow follows. Now what? Chicago Tribune
Toyota to build $830 million plant in Mississippi International Herald Tribune
Pre-Installed Linux On Dells Coming
Detainees look to Supreme Court for quick ruling, exit from 'legal ...
Abu Ghraib officer seeks new hearing ArmyTimes.com, VA
US says Cheney wasn't target of Afghan attack
"Angelina Jolie is joining the prestigious Council on Foreign Relations. In a related story, Kofi Annan will be playing the role of Lara Croft in 'Tomb Raider 3.'" --Conan O'Brien
Court to Hear Smith Burial Arguments Washington Post, DC
Shuttle Flight Postponed After Damage From Hail New York Times
Stone Age Adults Couldn't Stomach Milk, Gene Study Shows
In this handout photo, a picture shows what remains of the art work 'Relativ verdi' - (Relative value) by Norwegian artist Jan Christensen. Christensen created a work he called 'Relative Value' by pasting bills worth $16,300 on a sprawling 7-by-13 foot canvas. It also caught the eye of thieves, who smashed a window into the gallery late Sunday and made off with the cash-laden canvas, police said. Photo/ Kristin Nordhoy, Scanpix