Wednesday edition - February 28, 2007 




War-weary Afghans fear new offensive
Reuters AlertNet - 2-28-07
Steeling for a spring offensive, the Taliban said on Wednesday they had sent 1000 suicide bombers to relatively quiet northern Afghanistan, a day after a suicide blast targeted US Vice President Dick Cheney ...


Intelligence suggested bomb threat before Cheney's visit to Bagram ..., Canada - 2-28-07
Afghans surrounded the covered body of an Afghan man who was killed during a suicide attack at the main US air base at Bagram, north of Kabul, Afghanistan, ...

Mystery Official Briefs Press On Cheney
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 2-28-07
WASHINGTON (AP) - Who was the mystery official on Vice President Dick Cheney's plane ...


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

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


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. The 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


Disturbing News




“I’ve got 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


Cronyism Continues


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 Shenanigans


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 "Scooter" Libby.



 “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


Rock-The-Voter News


By Don Davis



Biz-Tech News

Bush-Prison-Torture News



Go-F***-Yourself News



"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



Odd News



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



Imagine Peace.