TGIF/Weekend edition - April 28-30, 2006
Perjury charges weighed against key Bush adviser
Low Iraq Output Pushes Oil Prices Higher
Judge won't dismiss case against Libby
I wonder what the proper attire is for attending Karl Rove's Frog March?
Rush Limbaugh Arrested on Prescription Drug Charges
First Coast News, FL
"I thought this was nice – earlier today Martha Stewart showed Karl Rove how to slip off an ankle monitor." --Jay Leno
Bombs Kill US Soldier, Iraqi Policeman Washington Post
Iraq says troops killed senior al Qaeda leader Washington Post
Iraq oil hit by graft and attacks Trade Arabia, Bahrain
Iraq VP warns Americans against striking Iran Khaleej Times
Karzai Calls on Taliban to End Violence Houston Chronicle
Meanwhile, back in Dubai...
President Bush on Friday approved a deal for a
Dubai-owned company to take control of some U.S. plants that
manufacture parts for American military contractors.
``This was a transaction that was thoroughly reviewed and closely scrutinized,'' White House press secretary Scott McClellan said in confirming the deal. ``In the view of the committee, it does not compromise our national security.''
"I think Karl Rove is getting a little worried. Like today he said the biggest problem facing Americans -- prison rape." --Jay Leno
US mine denies survivor's charge BBC News
The brave new Bush Gasoline Conservation Program: "I urge all Americans to use push mowers."-- Grant Gerver
Convicted Lobbyist Spotted at Resort
Jack Abramoff might be facing financial ruin
and a long prison sentence, but he still knows how to vacation.
Guests at the oceanfront Turnberry Isle Resort and Country Club in Aventura, Fla., say they were surprised to see Abramoff, his wife and their five children at the 300-acre resort for more than a week for the Passover holiday
Flashback from AHNC 2003
Domestic spying funds threatened by GOP senator San Francisco Chronicle
House narrowly votes to advance lobbying-overhaul bill Cleveland Plain Dealer
"I think Katrina has worn its welcome.- I think the American people are tired of it." - Bay Buchanan on CNN's Situation Room
Republicans Sure Know How To Have A Sex Scandal - Hookers - Black Book - Even Watergate Thrown In
Federal prosecutors are investigating whether
two contractors implicated in the bribery of former Rep. Randall "Duke"
Cunningham supplied him with prostitutes and free use of a limousine and
hotel suites, pursuing evidence that could broaden their long-running
Besides scrutinizing the prostitution scheme for evidence that might implicate contractor Brent Wilkes, investigators are focusing on whether any other members of Congress, or their staffs, may also have used the same free services, though
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"At a press conference, President Bush introduced his new press secretary Tony Snow, and the president said, this is a quote, 'His job is to help explain my decisions to the American people.' Yeah, then Bush turned to Snow and said, 'Good luck, you poor bastard.'" --Conan O'Brien
Clooney Comes To Washington NBC 4.com
President Bush on Friday rejected calls by some lawmakers for a tax on oil company windfall profits, saying the industry should reinvest its recent gains into finding and producing more energy.
With gasoline at over $3 a gallon in some areas, Bush said there was ``no evidence'' of price-gouging of consumers.
"President Bush said this week to help with gas prices he will temporarily ease environmental regulations. Great. Not only will you not be able to drive, you won't be able to breathe either." --Jay Leno
Setting Grandmotherhood Aside, Judge Lets 18 Go in Peace New York Times
Top of the Frog March
Ambassador Joseph Wilson IV and his wife Valerie Plame Wilson.
Thank God & Jesus that George W. Bush doesn't have an oil addiction problem.-- Grant Gerver
Canada, US end lumber feud
If You Can't Beat Them, Sue Them!
Eleven House Democrats said Thursday they would sue the Bush administration, alleging the $39 billion deficit-reducing legislation signed by the presidentis unconstitutional because the House and Senate failed to approve identical versions.
"Gas is so expensive SUV now stands for sport utility victim." --Jay Leno
More Than 600 Implicated in Detainee Abuse Reuters AlertNet
Juror's Illness Causes Halt to Moussaoui Trial Los Angeles Times
Saudi man admits enemy role at Guantanamo hearing Reuters AlertNet
"Gas prices continue to rise. At the gas station near my house they have a slot for your credit card and one right next to it for your 401K." --Jay Leno
Cheney Visits Indy WANE, IN
"President Bush spoke with the Amish. He didn't want to, but it was the only group he could find that wasn't upset about the high price of gas." —Jay Leno
If It Walks Like A Duck...
ABCNEWS.com has gripping footage of the mother duck and ducklings that -- at least visually -- upstaged Karl Rove at the federal courthouse yesterday. -- Dan Froomkin's White House Briefing
Puppy pole dancer. Photo by ?