Tuesday edition - April 21, 2009



Cheney hits Obama on handshake
Politico - ‎4-21-09‎
Former Vice President Dick Cheney told Fox News Channel’s Sean Hannity that President Obama’s handshake with Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez “was not helpful” and could lead “foes” of the U.S. to “think they're dealing with a weak president.”


Gingrich: Obama weak like Carter
Boston Globe - ‎4-21-09
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich today joined the critics of President Obama's supposed chumminess with Venezuelan leader Hugo Chavez,

White House Defends Obama-Chavez Meeting
Voice of America - ‎4-21-09
A handshake at last weekend's Summit of the Americas in Trinidad and Tobago is continuing to stir controversy in Washington


The more Republicans open their mouths the further the foot goes in. I'm so glad Cheney has emerged from his undisclosed location once again! He's the life of their party.



"Bobby Jindal, the Republican governor of Louisiana, criticized Dick Cheney today, saying that he shouldn't question Obama's patriotism. In response, Cheney said, 'I respect your opinion. That's cool. Hey, would you like to go on a hunting trip this week?'" --Jimmy Fallon



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Obama Says He Won't Out Any CIA Agents


The president made no mention of possible investigations or criminal inquiries during his public speech, and he sought to assure CIA officers that the government will "protect your identities and your security as you vigorously pursue your mission."





Disturbing News



Paraguay’s President is accused of fathering two children with teenage girls while he was a Catholic bishop. The Vatican professed shock: “We have priests who sleep with girls?” - LaughLines



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Blackwater Won't Leave Iraq

Armed guards from the security firm once known as Blackwater Worldwide are still protecting U.S. diplomats in Iraq, even though the company has no license to operate there and has been told by the State Department its contracts will not be renewed two years after a lethal firefight that stirred outrage in Baghdad.


Republican-Shenanigans News


"Earlier this week, there was a reunion of the Bush administration officials in Dallas, Texas. ... Reunion of Bush administration officials in Dallas, because there is one team you want to put back together, am I right? You bet, buddy. George W. Bush is now in his ninth year of not being president." --David Letterman

Israel Wants To Buy Missile Defense System


Defense Minister Ehud Barak hopes to buy a U.S. missile defense system to protect Israeli towns from short-range rockets and mortar fire, defense officials said Tuesday.

Barak plans to ask U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates to sell Israel the Vulcan-Phalanx cannon and radar system when he visits Washington in June, the officials said, speaking on condition of anonymity as the request has not yet formally been made.




Rock-The-Voter News

Astronaut Wants X Files Opened


Mitchell, who was part of the 1971 Apollo 14 moon mission, asserted Monday that extraterrestrial life exists, and that the truth is being concealed by the U.S. and other governments.

He delivered his remarks during an appearance at the National Press Club following the conclusion of the fifth annual X-Conference, a meeting of UFO activists and researchers studying the possibility of alien life forms.


"It's being reported a congressional aide caught a staph infection at the Congressional gym. Hey, let me tell you something. If that's all you catch from a congressman, consider yourself lucky." --Jay Leno


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Biz-Tech News

When People Are Broke The Drugs Are The First To Go


Drugmaker Merck & Co. on Tuesday posted a 57 percent drop in first-quarter profit, falling short of expectations, because of a drop in both sales of its drugs and income from its partnership on cholesterol medicines.


"Nieman Marcus announced they're selling a diamond-studded dog collar for $3.2 million. Well, finally, it's nice to see one big company that's not out of touch with mainstream America." --Jay Leno



Good news from Wall Street: those numerous hidden surcharges from your tanking 401k's are keeping their managers afloat.  - Grant "Bud" Gerver



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Bush-Prison-Torture News


"The Obama family finally got their dog, a Portuguese water dog. And they have named the dog Bo. And so far, the training of the house-breaking has gone pretty well. The dog has not made any messes, not chewed any furniture. So already he's ahead of Dick Cheney." --David Letterman


Go-F**k-Yourself News


"Retirement" has been replaced by "rehirement."  - Grant "Bud" Gerver



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