Tuesday edition - March 27, 2007
Gonzales Aide To Invoke Fifth Amendment
Tillman Family Wants Congressional Probe
US Navy Shows Force in
Wow. A DOJ official takes the "Fifth" before she's even asked a question. Is that legal?
What we have here is a failure to communicate...the TRUTH. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Departing Envoy to Iraq Says Time Is Running Out New York Times
Blair warns Iran over captive sailors
The Woman Who Took the Fifth
Monica Goodling Photo/Regent University
Goodling, 33, is a 1995
graduate Messiah College in Grantham, Pa., an institution that describes itself
as "committed to embracing an evangelical spirit."
She received her law degree at Regent University in Virginia Beach, Va. Regent, founded by Christian broadcaster Pat Robertson, says its mission is "to produce Christian leaders who will make a difference, who will change the world."
"I give credit where credit is due. Finally, someone from the Bush family has enlisted. George Prescott Bush, the president's nephew, has enlisted in the Navy. The Navy is a tradition in the Bush family. The first president Bush was a Navy pilot. The current President Bush spends money like a drunken sailor." --Bill Maher
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9/11 Remains Possibly Used to Pave Roads 1010 Wins, NY
Tropics face shift to new climates by year 2100
"[General Petraeus] said, the other day, 'Any student of history recognizes there is no military solution in Iraq.' To which I would say, 'Then, general, what are you doing there?'" – Bill Maher
Teams assigned to make sure foreigners ordered out of the United States actually leave are grappling with a backlog of more than 600,000 cases and can't accurately account for the fugitives' whereabouts, the government reported Monday.
Gonzales will likely face questions about Fitzgerald's rating Kansas City Star, MO
NYPD denies spying on Montrealers
The link below explains in detail about Newt and asking his wife for a divorce while she was recovering from cancer surgery
Gingrich: shining knight of the post-Reagan Right
By David Osborne, Mother Jones
November 1, 1984
Viva La France!
With creationism now coming
in Christian and Muslim versions, scientists, teachers and theologians in France
are debating ways to counteract what they see as growing religious attacks on
Bible-based criticism of evolution, once limited to Protestant fundamentalists in the United States, has become an issue in France now that Pope Benedict and some leading Catholic theologians have criticized the neo-Darwinist view of creation.
"You can tell it's Spring. Laura Bush's smile is beginning to thaw." --Bill Maher
Accessibility also makes McCain vulnerable NH Primary, NH
The Reagan Voodoo Economist
David A. Stockman, a chief
architect of President Ronald Reagan's economic revolution turned Wall Street
money man, was indicted Monday on charges of conspiracy, securities fraud and
obstruction of justice.
Stockman, 60, who faces the prospect of three decades in prison, is accused of defrauding investors and banks during his stewardship of Collins & Aikman, a large Southfield, Mich., auto-parts maker that descended into bankruptcy in 2005.
Report: Citigroup may cut 15000 jobs
New-home sales lowest in 7 years
Sugar-fuelled battery soon to juice up portable electronics
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Of the People, By the
People, For the People
Americans overwhelmingly support a congressional investigation into White House involvement in the firing of eight U.S. attorneys, and they say President Bush and his aides should answer questions about it without invoking executive privilege.
In a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken Friday-Sunday, respondents said by nearly 3-to-1 that Congress should issue subpoenas to force White House officials to testify.
Valerie Plame Wilson Update
A story of world diplomacy, secret agents, government misdeeds and international intrigue was the reason a scheduled speaker couldn't make it to the University of Iowa. The speaker who took the place of CIA agent Valerie Plame was her husband, Joseph Wilson. He admitted it wasn't another obligation, but "the status of...sensitive negotiations" with her former employer, the CIA, that was the reason lawyers told them it wouldn't be appropriate for her to speak publicly right now.
"Dick Cheney again this week was in the hospital. He was experiencing discomfort in his leg. And the doctor asked Cheney if he stretches. Cheney said, 'Are you kidding? I linked 9/11 with Saddam Hussein.'" --Bill Maher
Cheney speech at BYU causes outcry Daily Herald, UT
VP Cheney to appear at Alabama fundraiser
Smith died from accidental drug overdose Houston Chronicle
Comedian totals $1.85m car Melbourne Herald Sun
Rare Semi-Identical Twins Discovered LiveScience.com
In this photo supplied by Frogwatch, Bob Gonion holds a 40 centimeter (15 inch) long cane toad near Darwin, Australia, on Monday, March 26, 2007. Weighing nearly 1 kilogram (2 pounds), the toad is among the largest specimens ever captured in Australia. Photo/Frogwatch