Thursday edition - March 16, 2006
Mission Accomplished - The Sequel
Naughty Bush Photos
US launches largest air assault since invasion of Iraq
Sees Iran As Possibly Greatest Threat
Bush restates pre-emptive doctrine
I thought major combat operations were over in 2003. The next "Mission Accomplished" stunt should be Bush landing a fighter jet at Baghdad airport. Today.
I want so badly to hear that Karl Rove and Laura Bush are having a lurid, kinky affair. OH, PLEASE, OH PRETTY PLEASE!!!-- Grant Gerver
Another 25 bodies found in Baghdad CNN International
Iraqis Say 11 People Killed in U.S. Raid AP
Saddam Urges Iraqis to Unite Against GIs AP
Iraq's New Parliament Is Sworn In AP
Thousands visit Mississippi base for Guard send-off celebration WQAD
Families say farewells as Minnesota guard leaves for Iraq Minnesota Public Radio, MN
STOP THE WAR and KILL the BIRD FLU instead.-- Grant Gerver
Dubai Deal Death Delayed
A Dubai-owned company announced Wednesday it would sell all its U.S. port operations within four to six months to an unrelated American buyer, completing a multimillion-dollar deal forced by congressional concerns over terrorism security.
Texas Wildfires Veer Toward Oklahoma CBS News
Teacher killed, 8 students hurt when car roars onto sidewalk San Diego Union Tribune
Halliburton Does A Heckuva Job!
Halliburton Co. failed to protect the water supply it is paid to purify for U.S. soldiers throughout Iraq, in one instance missing contamination that could have caused "mass sickness or death," an internal company report concluded.
Yeah, Clinton couldn't keep his pants zipped up, but the Republicans can't keep their wallet in their pants. Which is worse??-- Zing!
Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg said she and former Justice Sandra Day O'Connor have been the targets of death threats from the "irrational fringe" of society, people apparently spurred by Republican criticism of the high court...Conservative commentator Ann Coulter joked earlier this year that Justice John Paul Stevens should be poisoned.
Rice Urges Chinese Transparency on Defense Plans Voice of America
Governor's sweeping bond plan fails San Diego Union Tribune
Now here's a hilarious notion for you: george bush is trying to "TALK" his way up the polls. Yeah, that's his strong suit all right. It rates right up there with hard work. -- Grant Gerver
Citrus Heiress to Spend Fortune on Senate Seat
In an attempt to salvage her sagging
U.S. Senate campaign, Rep. Katherine Harris announced on national TV Wednesday
night that she plans to pump $10-million of her own money into the race.
"I'm going to put everything on the line. Everything. Not just my career and my future but my father's name," Harris said. "It's going to take everything that I have and I'm going to put it in this race. I'm going to commit my legacy from my father.
"I'm staying. I'm in this race. I'm going to win," she said.
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Analysts now say
that killing this port deal has hurt our standing in the Muslim world. Yeah, you
would hate to see anything hurt our current title of "The Great Satan."
-- Jay Leno
Jeb Bush's Prison Torture
An initial autopsy on the body of a 14-year-old Florida boy concluded he had died of natural causes attributed to sickle cell disease, it did not reveal any bruising. A subsequent video showed the boy being badly beaten up by guards at a Panhandle boot camp. A new autopsy was carried out last Monday
"Everybody's excited about March Madness, the big NCAA tournament? Here's how it works: It starts at 65, then 64, then 32, then 16. It's just like Bush's approval rating." --David Letterman
Crude dips as traders mull supplies, Iran MarketWatch
H&R Block Accused of Misleading IRA Clients Los Angeles Times
Warning on Enron Recounted New York Times
Microsoft Sues eBay Software Pirates Sci-Tech Today
Google ruling points to need for protecting consumer data Kentucky.com, KY
hope you're feeling better. :-) it dawned on me the
other day and my idea was confirmed today with the
announcement of Bush's reaffirmation of his
pre-emptive war doctrine. George Bush's version of
the Golden Rule is 'Do unto others before they do unto
Thanks Kathy! Excellent!
BTW, I am fine. I took a sick day yesterday because an appointment arose at the last minute.
It's nice to be missed!
In the next few months, the United States will close the notorious Abu Ghraib prison in Baghdad. I understand they are going to sell the whole facility to the Motel 6 Corporation. The new slogan is, "We'll leave a leash on for you."-- Jay Leno
Prisoner dies at Abu Ghraib News24
US implores judge to relent in 9/11 case Chicago Tribune
Abu Ghraib dog use 'lacked rules'
Subject:Pres. Bush has all the answers
The Bush Administration's
Our dependency on foreign oil and the risk of ecological disaster from
spills: Drill more.
The risk of Nuclear Winter: Build Nuclear "Bunker Buster" bombs, then
tell Iran and Korea they can't have any.
The need for increased revenue for "war" corporations such as
Haliburton: Start a war.
Too much resistance from the left: Tell NASA to go back to the Moon,
then remove funding for it.
Congress doesn't like me: Make a new Congress.
The Supreme Court doesn't like me: Make a new Supreme Court.
An unknown whistle-blower is spreading the truth about me: Kill the
The high price of medicine: Eliminate medicine.
The need for better education: Eliminate funding for education.
The need for improvement of ANYTHING: Remove funding for it.
We're fighting a war and need better armor for the troops: Make them
for their own armor.
Natural disasters like Hurricane Katrina: Eat cake and play the guitar.
The dwindling economy, rising inflation, and increased unemployment:
Steal from the poor and give to the rich.
Increased risk of terrorism at home: Tap citizens' phones and email.
Anyone argues: Lie about it, or say something like, "It's ok, I'm the
Losing an election: Cheat.
My solution to all this: Replace the President, Vice President, and the
whole Executive Branch Staff. ASAP. The one we've got is
Thanks for writing Jim. It can happen. Congress just needs to do it. (not holding breath)
US Constitution - Impeachment
Article II, Section 4
The President, Vice President and all civil Officers of the United States, shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, Treason, Bribery, or other high Crimes and Misdemeanors.
"They said on the news tonight that U.S. spy satellites are being used to track infected birds with the bird flu. Well, they worked so well in the hunt for Osama bin Laden." --Jay Leno
Libby lawyers subpoena New York Times Fort Wayne News Sentinel, IN
Jessica Simpson snubs Bush Reuters
Cosmic nebulae usually look like disorganized blobs in space, but astronomers using the Spitzer Space Telescope reported on March 15, 2006 that they have found a nebula twisted like the double helix on DNA. Photo/NASA/JPL-Caltech