March 14  2003

Bush contemplates abandoning UN resolution 
San Francisco Chronicle, CA - 3-1-4-03
Forced into a diplomatic retreat, US officials said Thursday that President Bush may withdraw his troubled UN resolution and fight Iraq without the ...
       Bush mulls dropping UN resolution - ABS CBN News
       Bush may drop UN resolution - Peoria Journal Star
       Bush might delay UN resolution vote - The Trentonian

Russia Refuses US Request to Expel Iraqi Envoys
Reuters, UK - 3-14-03
... Russia, a permanent member of the UN Security Council, has said it will not support any fresh UN resolution paving the way for war against President Saddam ...

Bush, Allies To Hold Emergency Summit On Iraq
KTVU - 3-14-03
... The two leaders spoke Friday about a new UN resolution on Iraq. A spokesman for Blair said Chirac said he would not accept an "ultimatum" to Saddam. ...


Today's cartoon was inspired by Snoop Doggy Dog and his Girls Gone Wild commercial I saw on tv late last night while worrying whether the above boobs are opening a Pandora's box by starting an unprovoked war. The cable news, Discovery channel, are touting war so much I ended up watching Snoop Doggy Dog -- better than watching Ron Popeil tout his rotisserie.  Gawd, how low we have sunk in just 2 years.


If Bush attacks Iraq without a U.N. resolution won't he be in violation of the U.N.?  Will the U.N. attack the U.S.?

Inquiring minds want to know.

Of course the Bush war strateegerry is evident. He couldn't find oil in Texas and he still can't find the lens caps.


State's financial future gloomy
Miami Herald, FL - 3-14-03
... Jeb Bush released a bare-bones budget proposal that included deep cuts to state universities, juvenile justice programs and some Medicaid coverage. ...

Bush to go to GITMO
The Tallahassee Democrat - 3-14-03
Gov. Jeb Bush plans to travel to the US naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba,
on Saturday to thank the base's outgoing commander for his service. Capt. ...
Off the rails to make a killing
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 3-14-03
... find a "statement of principles" signed by a cabal of hard-right hustlers who are now some of the leading Bushies, including Dick Cheney, brother Jeb Bush, ...
Budget of Oz
St. Petersburg Times, FL - 3-14-03
... Gov. Jeb Bush's irresponsible budget digs a deep hole for the Legislature and leaves a huge debt to be paid next year - by whom? ...

Good decision Jeb, go to Cuba.  You've already ruined Florida.

"The Pentagon still has not given a name to the Iraqi war. Somehow 'Operation Re-elect Bush' doesn't seem to be popular." —Jay Leno


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AP Protests FBI's Seizure of Package
Editor & Publisher - 3-14-03
WASHINGTON -- (AP) Government agencies opened a package mailed between two Associated Press reporters last September and seized a copy of an eight-year-old ...
This story has all the details.



Wacko, Iraq - A bloody assault has been carried out by agents of the U.S. Bureau of heavy-users of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms (BATF) at the Mount Carmel compound of a little known religious sect called "Islamic Fundamentalists", ten miles East of Baghdad.


See what Neil Bush is up to -- Remember his Silverado heydays?  Now he's dealing in educational software for Florida's FCAT Test (where his brother Jeb just happens to be governor)  and helping those poor Saudi kids learn too.  He's gone from savings & loan corruption to education.  What a guy.

"I just want to say to the French, I don't need your permission, I'll bomb if I want to. ... Speaking of the French the House has renamed 'french toast' and 'french fries,' 'freedom toast'and 'freedom fries.' So honey when I get home tonight will you put on your freedom maid's outfit?"  —Craig Kilborn


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