TGIF/Weekend edition - March 5-7, 2010




Abortion coverage dispute divides House Democrats
AP – 3-5-10
AP WASHINGTON - On the other side of the obstacle course that President Barack Obama must clear to get his health care overhaul, a final trapdoor is lurking: the divisive politics of abortion..


Steele: Leaked RNC presentation 'unfortunate'
Posted: March 4th, 2010 02:59 PM ET

Washington (CNN) – Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele on Thursday condemned a now-public internal party document that mocks GOP donors, but he would not say if disciplinary action is being taken against the official who created the presentation.

White House Confronts Insurers on Premiums
Wall Street Journal - Janet Adamy, Avery Johnson - ‎3-5-10
WASHINGTON—The government's top health official summoned health-insurance chief executives to the White House Thursday and told them they need to disclose more data justifying sharp premium increases.

White, male, anti-abortionists are holding up healthcare. They can no longer call themselves pro-life if they prevent the baby makers from access to healthcare.

We've come a long way, Baby. DOH!

Scooby Doo Gang Solves Mystery of GOP’s ‘Fear Power Point’


The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam


"Well, in his new book, Karl Rove said that the failure o find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq badly damaged the Bush administration's credibility. It's all in his new book here, it's called 'Duh.'" –Jay Leno

Handguns For All: This Federal Law The Gun Nuts Would Love


The Supreme Court suggested Tuesday it will strike down U.S. cities' outright bans on handguns, a ruling that could establish a nationwide ownership right fervently sought by gun advocates.



Disturbing News

Irony: The GOP  Fear Mongering Document  Was Found In Boca Grande ("Big Mouth" in Spanish)


National GOP leaders are doing damage control today after a Politico scoop lifted the curtain on the party's plan to tap voters' "fear" in the coming campaign season. The PR problem started when an absent-minded attendee at the Republican National Committee (RNC) confab on February 18 in Boca Grande, Florida, left a 72-page document from its 2010 strategizing session in a hotel room.



"Did you hear that Rush Limbaugh's Manhattan penthouse is on the market for $14 million? It's an amazing property. Over 4,000 square feet. And that's just the medicine cabinet." –Craig Ferguson



Republican-Shenanigans News

Yes Sir. Handguns For All, Especially The Well Dressed


 The well-dressed gunman was mortally wounded after firing at and injuring two Pentagon police officers was armed with two 9 millimeter semiautomatic weapons and carried several magazines of ammunition, the chief of the Pentagon police said Friday.



"Karl Rove's new memoir, 'Courage and Consequence,' is coming out next week. Not sure if 'Courage and Consequence' is how most people would describe the Bush years, but I guess it does sound better than 'Oopsies.'" –Jimmy Fallon



Rock-The-Voter News


"New York Gov. David Paterson said he will not run for election but he will serve his full term. He's going to finish his term. He's going to keep being governor till the very end. Did you hear that, Sarah? Till the end. He's going to continue to be the governor till the very end." –David Letterman




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Biz-Tech News


"There's more crazy news coming out of the auto industry. Today, Nissan recalled over half a million cars with faulty brakes and fuel gauges. Toyota was like, 'just half a million? Oh, that's cute.'" –Jimmy Fallon

2,500 African Americans Win Shoot Out With AIG Racists. In Court.


Two subsidiaries of American International Group Inc. have agreed to pay $7.1 million to settle discrimination allegations of charging higher fees to African American borrowers, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

A total of $6.1 million will go to 2,500 African American borrowers of subprime loans who were charged higher broker fees


Bush-Prison-Torture News


Scientists claim the recent 8.8 earthquake in Chile tilted the earth's axis. Although some talk show hosts are blaming Obama for that too.- Will Durst


California Terrorist With A 9mm


A California man killed in a shootout with Pentagon police drove cross-country and arrived outside the military headquarters armed with two semiautomatic weapons, authorities said Friday. The shooter apparently left behind angry, anti-government Internet postings airing suspicions about the 9/11 attacks.




Go-F**k-Yourself News


"A new report found that a line of cocaine is now cheaper than a cup of coffee. Although, if you're choosing to snort coke instead of drinking coffee in the morning, it was never really about the money, was it?" –Jimmy Fallon







John went repelling yesterday instead of donating to All Hat No Cattle.


I think not.




No donations yesterday.



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Odd News

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A snow sculpture created after "Venus de Milo" by Elisa Gonzalez at her home in Rahway, New Jersey. Gonzalez and her two children created the snow sculpture, and were later visited by the local police who told them that a neighbor had complained about the statue and that they needed to cover it up or knock it down. They didn't want any problem with the police so they covered it up with clothing.  I wonder if the REAL "Venus de Milo" sculpture was in their front yard would the police have insisted on covering it up too?




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