Wednesday edition - March 7, 2007
Read My Lips: I Didn't Touch Teri's Ass
Fired prosecutors say they felt pressured by
Iraq, Afghanistan failing in human rights, US
I watched that film of Poppy Bush patting Teri Hatcher while leaning on a cane. He had better say that "the camera lies", he's got his wife to deal with!
I bet Cheney is ready to "last-throe-up." Maybe he, Bush and Rove will be greeted as "Libbyrators." - Grant "Brad" Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3184 Forbes, NY
146 Shiite Pilgrims Killed in Iraq Attacks
Italian Newspaper Confirms Reporter Missing in Afghanistan
Taliban commander dressed in Burqa captured by Afghan
Bush says Iraq troop boost is working Chicago Sun-Times, IL
Troop Surge Increase
The number of U.S. troops needed to carry out President George W. Bush's Iraq security plan could approach 30,000, significantly more than he projected in January, a senior Pentagon official said on Tuesday.
"Don't talk to the press," this is what they told the soldiers. So, these guys who are fighting for freedom and the American way are told, "Shut up." If you come home dead, we can't photograph your coffin, and if you come home alive, "Shut up." Well, that does sound like China. – Bill Maher
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Death toll unclear after Indonesian jet bursts into flames CNN International
Two U.S. citizens hospitalized in Moscow at the weekend are suffering from suspected thallium poisoning, the U.S. embassy said on Wednesday.
I think this is without question the most dangerous administration we've ever had in the history of the country...They don't understand the Middle East...right now they have a disaster on their hands in Iraq, and they're trying to "fail forward," as somebody in the military told me. – Seymour Hersh
Libby Prepares Request for New Trial ABC News
Bush Heading South of Our Border
Bush jets off to Latin America on Thursday for a weeklong trip
aimed at repairing America's battered public image
while beating back a challenge from Venezuela's leftist
president, Hugo Chavez.
Remember What Happened When Bush Went to Chile in 2004?
Bush pulls top security agent from Chile fracas
Bush stepped inside, Chilean
agents closed ranks at the door, blocking the president’s agents from following.
Stopping for more pictures, Bush noticed the fracas and turned back.
three formal titles. He was chief of staff to Vice President Cheney; he was also
national security advisor to the vice president; and he was finally an assistant
to President Bush. It was a trifecta of positions probably never before held by
a single person. Scooter was a power center unto himself, and accordingly, a
force multiplier for Cheney's agenda and views."
-- Plan of Attack; Bob Woodward; page 48
Ann Coulter reaches out to troubled NASA astronaut: "I drove cross-country in diapers once to smear a Democrat." - Grant "Brad" Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Poppy's Central American Legacy for Dubya
grisly mass executions in Guatemala – one involving three Salvadoran legislators
and the second the four policemen who confessed to killing them – suggest that
the Reagan era’s ideological tolerance of right-wing drug traffickers remains a
corrupting legacy in the region.
In the 1980s, Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush saw Central America as a Cold War battleground
DNA analysis on Karl Rove’s dress is said to match Scooter Libby.
Oil Prices Rise in Asian Trading Hartford Courant, CT
Wu meets Paulson, conveys Hu's message to Bush
Bausch & Lomb Recalling MultiPlus Lots Houston Chronicle
The Great Uniter's Scorecard
Israel, Iran and the United States were the countries with the most negative image in a globe-spanning survey of attitudes toward 12 major nations. Canada and Japan came out best in the poll, released Tuesday.
Pentagon closes Guantánamo Bay hearings to media
Australian Guantanamo Detainee's Father Denies Calling Son Terrorist All Headline News
Russian court hears torture complaints by former
International Herald Tribune, France
Dick Cheney suffered a blood clot in his leg Monday in Washington D.C. and was rushed to the Bethesda Naval Medical Center where he was treated and released. The Pentagon is frustrated. They just can't keep the rats out of the military hospitals. - Argus Hamilton
Guess Libby's Pardon Date, Win a T-Shirt
Washington Post, DC
Cheney did not give Pak any threat Times of India, India
Dick Cheney: "I'm Never Going To Die"
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Steamy e-mails from astronaut case released Reuters.uk, UK
Naomi Campbell 'to clean floors for assault'
A Chow Chow
dog painted in the likeness of panda is displayed for sale at a pet market in
Shenyang, China's Liaoning province Saturday March 3, 2007. I hope it is for
sale as a pet and not as dinner.