Wednesday edition - March 4, 2009



Graphic by Rick



Democrats' 'apology' Web site mocks Limbaugh
CNN International - ‎3-4-09‎
WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Democrats plan to launch a Web site Wednesday that mocks GOP leaders for apologizing to radio host Rush Limbaugh for..


Steele: Limbaugh fracas a 'sideshow distraction'
The Associated Press - ‎3-4-09
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Party Chairman Michael Steele now says the sparring between himself and conservative radio commentator Rush Limbaugh was a

Russian scholar says US will collapse _ next year
The Associated Press - ‎3-4-09
If you're inclined to believe Igor Panarin, and the Kremlin wouldn't mind if you did, then President Barack Obama will order martial law this year, the U.S. will split into six rump-states before 2011, and Russia and China will become the backbones of a new world order.


Rush is relishing all this attention. I wonder how long until he makes another racist comment?



Welcome to the first episode of “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.” I have been getting so much encouragement. In fact, just before I went on, Rush Limbaugh called me up and said he wants me to fail. - Jimmy Fallon



The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without George W. Bush


Taliban iPhones


Mullah Abdul Salaam Zaeef is a former Taliban ambassador to Pakistan. He spent almost four years in Guantanamo. He wears a black turban, has a thick beard — and is never without his Apple iPhone.

The ultra-conservative Taliban banned modern technology like the Internet and TV during its harsh 1996-2001 rule, but those items have boomed in Afghanistan since the regime's 2001 ouster...


President Obama announced that he plans to bring the troops home from Iraq in 18 months. But the troops actually responded and said, “Thank you, but the economy’s better over here, so we’re going to stay.”- Jimmy Fallon



Disturbing News

A Final Buh-Bye Bush?


Already feeling masochistically nostalgic for the misadventures of the previous presidential administration?

You can relive those eight years _ and more _ in
"You're Welcome America. A Final Night With George W. Bush,"



"Nothing Steele said will be 1/1000 as harmful to Republicans and conservatives as Rush Limbaugh's now multiply repeated statement that he hopes President Obama fails." - David Frum, who was a speechwriter for George W. Bush and helped coin the phrase the "axis of evil"


"Well, let's see what's going on in the world. It was this week in 1854 that the Republican Party was founded with only a handful of true believers. Just like today." --Jay Leno


Ode To GOP Grovelers
By Madeleine Begun Kane



Republican-Shenanigans News


Despite the recession, Microsoft is planning to open stores to compete with Apple. Microsoft says that they’ll be just like the Apple stores, except the staff will freeze when you ask them a question. - Jimmy Fallon




No Sir Ted?


He won't be allowed to call himself Sir Ted, but Britain is awarding an honorary knighthood to U.S. Sen. Edward Kennedy.


Rock-The-Voter News


"Secretary of Defense Robert Gates was on 'Meet the Press'. And he said that Barack Obama is more analytical than President Bush. Well, there's a shock, huh? I think Tickle Me Elmo is more analytical than President Bush." --Jay Leno


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Biz-Tech News


"Well, the Catholic observance of Lent started last week. How many have already given up their 401(k)s?" --Jay Leno


Bernake Blasts AIG


Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke delivered an unusually harsh rebuke to American International Group yesterday, expressing rare public exasperation over having to repeatedly bail it out.


Bush-Prison-Torture News


"So, to summarize, the Conservative Political Action Conference consisted of the deriding of veterans, open calls for presidential failure, and the annihilation of an American city, all to save the United States from unpatriotic Democrats. Apparently, the only time you have to love this country is when it's controlled by Republicans." --Jon Stewart



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Odd News



This photograph from Antiquorum USA (AUSA) shows personal effects of Mahatma Gandhi at a New York auction house. India has ordered its diplomats in the US to try to obtain personal effects of iconic independence leader Mahatma Gandhi that are soon to be auctioned off in New York, officials said Wednesday.
Photo/Robert Atkinson