Thursday edition - April 5, 2007




Bush Bypasses Senate to Name Ambassador
Los Angeles Times, CA - 4-5-07
WASHINGTON -- President Bush named Republican fundraiser Sam Fox as US ambassador to Belgium on Wednesday, using a maneuver that allowed him to bypass Congress, where Democrats had derailed Fox's nomination.


Waxman Seeks RNC E-Mail on Use of Federal Resources
Washington Post, DC - 4-5-07
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Henry A. Waxman (D-Calif.) told the Republican National Committee yesterday to


Gingrich Admits -- In Spanish -- 'My Word Choice Was Poor'
KLTV, TX - 4-5-07
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is trying to assuage Latinos over recent comments on bilingual education by delivering a video statement -- in Spanish ...



President Bush had the Naval Academy Midshipmen at the White House Tuesday. He saluted them for their courage in entering the armed forces knowing he was president.- Argus Hamilton, comedian

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


Cheney in the Bushes - YouTube




Disturbing News


Monica, Monica, Monica


A senior Justice Department aide refused yesterday to submit to a private interview with a House committee investigating the firings of eight U.S. attorneys.
Her lawyers accused Democrats of behaving like the notorious Sen. Joseph McCarthy to intimidate her.

Lawyers for Monica Goodling, who has said she would assert her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination to avoid appearing at congressional hearings, told the House Judiciary Committee she would neither testify publicly nor submit to private questioning about the firings.





"Circuit City has announced it is laying off 4,300 workers. You know whose decision it was to fire these people? Attorney General Alberto Gonzales." --Jay Leno


Republican Shenanigans


Karl Rove Kountdown


The press can‘t do it itself, when it comes to rooting out wrongdoing. So now the Democratic committee chairmen can haul these people up on Capitol Hill, and some of Karl Rove‘s former aides are not going to have any executive privilege protection.

So you‘re going to see a lot more testimony in the weeks to come. And I think Rove, over the course of this year, is going to be in deep doo-doo on a variety of issues. We don‘t know which one will do him in, but I wouldn‘t be surprised if he‘s not working in the White House by the end of the year.


"Police in Connecticut arrested a man for speeding who identified himself as Vice President Dick Cheney. They took the guy to the hospital. Obviously, this guy has mental problems. I mean, these days, what sane person would try to pass themselves off as Dick Cheney?" --Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News



Florida beat Ohio State to capture the NCAA men's basketball championship Monday in Atlanta. Three months ago, Florida beat Ohio State to win the college football title. These two states have a long rivalry in football, basketball and election fraud. - Argus Hamilton, comedian




Biz-Tech News

Arresting Attempt


A group of student protestors bent on making a "citizens' arrest" of White House Deputy Chief of Staff Karl Rove briefly blocked his departure from American University Tuesday evening.



Bush-Prison-Torture News



That Stones funnyman, Keith Richards, was only joking. He didn't snort his father's ashes. He smoked them. - Grant Gerver,




Go-F***-Yourself News


"Keith Richards, from the Rolling Stones, released a bombshell today. He told a British magazine that he snorted his father. He said after his father was cremated, he couldn't resist grinding his ashes up with cocaine and snorting them. Stars -- they're just like us ya know?" - Jimmy Kimmel



Odd News



One of Los Angeles artist Joe Bravo's tortilla paintings is shown at an exhibition at the Mexican Cultural Institute in Los Angeles March 29, 2007. Bravo first started the acrylic paintings on tortillas when he was in college and couldn't afford canvases. The exhibit has broken the gallery's attendance records and the paintings are selling for as much as $1,800 each. Photo/Lucy Nicholson