TGIF/Weekend edition - April 13-15, 2007
4 years of Rove e-mails are missing, GOP admits
Saddam Thought Baghdad's Green Zone Was Safe Too
Top Democrats, Bush to meet on Iraq war
Gee, I wonder which of the Internets Karl Rove used for e-mails?
"The White House says it wants to appoint a high-powered official to oversee the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and issue directions to the Pentagon and the State Department. This person would be called 'the president of the United States.'" --Conan O'Brien
Military reports deaths of two soldiers International Herald Tribune, France
Turkish push urged against Kurdish rebels in Iraq Los Angeles Times, CA
Hizbullah accuses US of secret war and arming opponents Guardian Unlimited, UK
Will Congress grant Monica Goodling immunity from
prosecution in order to compel her to testify about the Bush Administration's
firing late last year of eight U.S. Attorneys?
Sources tell TIME that discussions are under way on Capitol Hill about whether to offer just such a deal to the key former aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. The discussions — still largely informal — follow Goodling's assertion of her Fifth Amendment privilege to refuse to testify about her role in the controversial firings.
NJ Governor In Car Accident
New Jersey Gov.
Jon S. Corzine was in critical condition Friday but expected to recover after
his SUV crashed into a guard rail
while heading to a meeting between Don Imus and the Rutgers women's basketball
"Do you believe the weather around the country? It was snowing in Washington. It was so white, people thought the Republicans were back in charge. "--Jay Leno
22 White House aides have email accounts paid for by Republican party Malaysia Sun, Malaysia
World Bank board debates Wolfowitz's fate Guardian Unlimited
Class Forgives Crass
The Rutgers women's basketball team accepted radio host Don Imus' apology Friday for insulting them on the air, saying that he deserves a chance to move on but that they hope the furor his word caused will be a catalyst for change.
"Rudy Giuliani ... now leads Senator McCain in the latest polls by 22 points. 22. Or, as Giuliani himself might phrase it, 'Twice the number of points as the day of the month on which the World Trade Center was attacked while I was mayor. Did I mention I was mayor ... when the world was attacked ... on 9/11?'" --Jon Stewart
MSNBC To Lose Another Talk Show Host?
CBS has tapped conservative
MSNBC pundit and famed bow-tie aficionado
Tucker Carlson to host its
game show pilot "Who Do You Trust?"
Tainted Pet Food Is Said to Be Still on Shelves
Whore or HO Has Same Effect
A second female lawmaker
said Thursday that she is quitting the Congressional Hispanic Caucus over
opposition to its male leadership.
The announcement came from California Democratic Rep. Linda Sanchez, the sister of California Democratic Rep. Loretta Sanchez, who quit the caucus in January and accused the group's chairman of calling her a “whore.”
2 'high-value' Guantanamo detainees deny terrorism
Los Angeles Times, CA
Curse of Imus strikes NJ Governor Corzine The Spoof
Bush Library Under Fire
Plans to establish a presidential
library and think tank for George W. Bush at his wife's alma mater in Texas have
come under fire from both faculty and the clergy associated with Southern
A vocal group of professors, concerned about how an institute billed to be "inspired by the principles of George W. Bush's administration" might affect the university's reputation, have been working to block the library.
BYU gives OK for protest to Cheney visit Salt Lake Tribune, UT
I hope you had a good time today!
PO Box 88
Ashford. AL 36312
E-mail a comment
Snoop Dogg Avoids Prison
Russian authorities on Thursday cleared an air drop of 30 tons of supplies for a unique climate research program aboard a French boat embedded in the Arctic ice. Thursday's breakthrough came with the diplomatic help of the French presidency, Prince Albert II of Monaco and the French and Russian foreign ministries, said the expedition. The drop was now due to take place on Friday if weather conditions allowed. The ship has been within the Arctic ice for more than seven months and is expected to remain there until the end of the summer of 2008. It has a team of eight: one New Zealander, two Russians and five French nationals. Photo/Tara Arctic Expedition