Tuesday edition - April 18, 2006
Former Illinois governor guilty in corruption case
Doolittle hired lawyer for advice on Abramoff
DeLay's war chest grows to $1.4 million
I wonder if George Ryan commuted the sentences of those prisoners because he knew he'd get brownie points when he landed in the pokey?
"The White House annual Easter egg hunt is this weekend. The kids, this year, have some extra help because President Bush came out on the lawn and leaked the location of the eggs." --David Letterman
Baghdad street battle smacks of open civil war Reuters
Gun battle rocks Sunni area of Baghdad Denver Post, CO
Russia insists on diplomatic solution of Iran crisis Pravda, Russia
Marines avert insurgent assault on Ramadi AZ Central.com, AZ
Rumsfeld Says Calls for Ouster 'Will Pass' New York Times
"A UCLA study shows 7% of people still believe in the Easter Bunny. I believe these are the same people who believe President Bush is doing a good job in Iraq."--Jay Leno
Moussaoui: Bush Will Free Me
For the first
time in four years of fighting to represent himself or get a Muslim lawyer, he
finally explained the defense he wanted to put on. With U.S. troops engaged
around the world, Moussaoui said, a life sentence would make him available "as a
bargaining chip they could exchange for U.S. troops" held prisoner.
"This would work with even the most vengeful juror," Moussaoui said. "Put him in jail and one day he could save an American life."
He told Spencer he's dreamed that President Bush will do this before leaving office in 2009.
Swollen Danube threatens Ukraine BBC News
Bodies found in area where two Milwaukee boys went missing Watertown Daily Times
Eight Months After Katrina: FEMA Moves 25 Trailers - 9,975 Still In Storage
Twenty-five trailers once intended to shelter
victims of Hurricane Katrina in Louisiana and Mississippi have been moved
to northeast Arkansas to provide homes for people who lost them when
tornadoes struck two weeks ago.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency,
Jenna Bush Update
Laura Bush told "Good Morning America" in February 2005 that Jenna Bush's frequent date Henry Hager "is not a serious boyfriend."But there he and Jenna were ...
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The 2006 Pulitzer Prize Winners
Microsoft Patches Causing Breakages, Lockups PC Magazine
President Bush's childhood home in Midland, Texas, will be officially turned
into a museum. Yeah. Yeah, so -- so it turns out that the President has been to
a museum.” -- Conan O'Brien
Top Ten Features Of President Bush's Bird Flu Pandemic Plan- David Letterman
GOP cheers Cheney The Herald
Do you know that the average American
works until lunchtime every day just to pay his federal, state and local taxes?
So if you are going to fool around at work, do it in the morning on the
government's time. -- Jay Leno
Her original heart? Turns out it's the keeper
Leizpig to give out condoms at World Cup Herald News Daily, ND
A mother holds her toddler petting a 10-year-old, 4-meter (13-foot) -long python snake at the Dusit Zoo, in Bangkok, Thailand.. Proposed legislation in Florida, could force python buyers to complete state training, buy a license and face jail time if they let their snakes loose. (Photo/Sakchai Lalit)