Wednesday edition - April 18, 2007

 

 

 

Kucinich to press for Dick Cheney impeachment
Cleveland Plain Dealer - 4-17-07
Cleveland congressman Dennis Kucinich sent his Democratic colleagues a two-sentence email this morning announcing imminent plans to introduce "Articles of Impeachment with respect to the conduct of Vice President Cheney." ...

 

Accidental shooting stirs Secret Service
Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA - 14-17-07
WASHINGTON -- Two Secret Service officers were injured in an accidental shooting Tuesday at the White House. The incident occurred in a security booth at ...

Supreme Court Oks Abortion Procedure Ban
Guardian Unlimited, UK - 4-18-07
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Supreme Court's conservative majority handed anti-abortion ...


"The White House said today that they have lost the e-mails requested by congressional investigators -- e-mails that may have dealt with the firing of those eight federal prosecutors. They lost them. Today the administration assured Americans that they are not corrupt, just incompetent." --Jay Leno



The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News


 

"The Bush administration on Wednesday extended the tours of Army troops in Iraq by three months, increasing their stay to a total of 15 months. Troops responded to the news, saying, 'I'm gay.'" --Amy Poehler

 


Bush Blocks Release of GOP E-Mails

 

President Bush's lawyers told the Republican National Committee on Tuesday not to turn over to Congress any e-mails related to the firings last year of eight U.S. attorneys before showing them to the White House.

Democrats and Republican critics of the administration said the move suggests the White House is seeking to develop a strategy to block the release of the nongovernmental e-mails to congressional investigators by arguing that they're covered by executive privilege and not subject to review.
 


 

Guns don't kill people, it only seems that way. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com

 


 


Disturbing News



 

Two-Hour Delay Is Linked to Bad Lead in Virginia Tech Shootings

 

...New information emerged that may help explain a fateful two-hour delay by university officials in warning the campus of a gunman at large. According to search warrants and statements from the police, campus investigators had been busy pursuing what appears to have been a fruitless lead in the first of two shooting episodes Monday.

 

After two people, Emily Jane Hilscher, a freshman, and Ryan Clark, the resident adviser whose room was nearby in the dormitory, were shot dead, the campus police began searching for Karl D. Thornhill, who was described in Internet memorials as Ms. Hilscher’s boyfriend.
 


 

"Things aren't looking good for Republicans. John McCain's campaign is in free fall. Mitt Romney got caught making up those stupid hunting stories. Rudy Giuliani's been married three times. In fact, the Republican candidates are doing so badly, Democrats are gonna have to work extra hard to screw up this next election" --Jay Leno

 


Republican Shenanigans


Spy Versus Spy Versus Spy

 

Authorities said Tuesday they have arrested an Egyptian engineer from the country's nuclear energy agency for spying for Israel.
State security prosecutor Hisham Badawi announced that two foreigners, one Japanese and one Irish, were wanted in connection with the case but remained at large.
 


 


Rock-The-Voter News


 


 

Jeb Bush's New Job

 

Tenet Healthcare Corp. said Thursday that former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has been appointed a director by the hospital operator's board.

Bush, 54, a younger brother of President George W. Bush, left office in January after two terms. Tenet shares rose 20 cents, or 2.9 percent, to $7.07 in trading on the New York Stock Exchange. A company spokesman declined to say whether Bush's relationship to the president played a role in his selection.
 


 


 

Biz-Tech News


 

 


 

"Pretty bad storm in Washington. In fact, the White House said today the storm destroyed over 10 million e-mails. That’s what happened. Oh, tough break. And right before the Gonzales hearing!” - Jay Leno

 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


BUSH, TO SAVE WOLFOWITZ, PROMISES ‘SURGE’ AT WORLD BANK

By Don Davis

 


 


Go-F***-Yourself News


 

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A Persian cat licks his face during a two day international cat exhibition in Bulgarian capital Sofia, Saturday, April, 14, 2007. Photo/Petar Petrov

 

 

 

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