Monday edition - April 9, 2007





Imus Tries to Explain His Remarks Again
New York Times, NY - 4-9-07
Don Imus said on his nationally syndicated radio show today that he was a “good person who said a bad thing” by way of explaining his comments about the ...


Imus Says He'll Check His Acid Tongue
The Times and Democrat, SC - 4-9-07
Sharpton has said he wants Imus fired and that he intends to complain to the Federal Communications Commission about the matter. ...

Thousands join anti-US march marking Baghdad's fall
CNN - 4-9-07
BAGHDAD, Iraq (CNN) -- Thousands of anti-US protesters marched in the Shiite holy city of Najaf on Monday to mark the fourth anniversary of the fall of Baghdad.


The fact that Imus and Rush are among the most popular talk radio shows in America speaks volumes about how America is not going to vote for a black or female president any time soon.



"The 15 British hostages ... say they were well-treated and not tortured. The hostages said, 'Not once were we forced to eat British food.'" --Conan O'Brien


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



Pot Calls Kettle Black


 Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich urged Attorney General Alberto R. Gonzales to resign, saying yesterday that the "self-created mess" over the firings of eight U.S. attorneys last year has hampered Gonzales' ability to do his job.
"I cannot imagine how he is going to be effective for the rest of this administration," Gingrich said on Fox News Sunday.



By Don Davis



Iran's Ahmadinejad mocks Bush with new State banner: "Fission Accomplished!" - Grant Gerver,




Disturbing News



Circa 2001


CLARENCE PAGE: Are you raising your hand, right?

DON IMUS: I have it up.

CLARENCE PAGE: Okay. Okay, number one -- I, Don Imus--

DON IMUS: I, Don Imus--

CLARENCE PAGE: -- do solemnly swear--

DON IMUS: Do solemnly swear--

CLARENCE PAGE: -- that I will promise to cease all simian references black athletes--

DON IMUS: That I will promise to cease all simian references to back--black athletes--

CLARENCE PAGE: -- a ban on all references to non-criminal blacks as thugs, pimps, muggers and Colt 45 drinkers--

DON IMUS: I promise to do that.

CLARENCE PAGE: Very good! How about an end to Amos 'n Andy cuts, comparison of New York City to Mogadishu, and all parodies of black voices unless they are done by a black person, cause you're really not very good at it.

DON IMUS: I think Bernard should be doing this. [LAUGHS] [LAUGHTER]


Bush Leaguer


An aide to Attorney General Alberto Gonzales abruptly resigned on Friday in another twist in the controversy surrounding the Justice Department's firing of eight U.S. prosecutors.

The aide, Monica Goodling, is the second adviser to Gonzales to depart as criticism mounts in Congress over the department's handling of the dismissals,
which Democrats have said were politically motivated.


Republican Shenanigans



Dan Rather interviews Karl Rove in 1972 - YouTube







By Don Davis



The Vacationing Presidency


Bush has spent part or all of 409 days of his presidency on the 1,600-acre ranch, according to CBS White House correspondent Mark Knoller, who keeps meticulous records of Bush's travel.


Rock-The-Voter News


Meet the Young Women of Rutger's Scarlet Knights - Athletic & Academic Stars





Biz-Tech News



Jeb or Newt for VP?


Republican presidential hopeful Mitt Romney on Thursday dropped some names of potential running mates in the 2008 race, adding that such speculation was premature.

Among those Romney mentioned for the second slot on the Republican ticket were three Southerners: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich of Georgia, and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Bush-Prison-Torture News



Wow, 4 years since "We have prevailed." Oh I hope the President dresses up in that cute little badass flight suit again. - Grant Gerver,


Go-F***-Yourself News



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Odd News



This March 2007 photo released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows Dr. Chris Wilson of NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, Wash., holding a 38-inch ruler up to a giant shortraker rockfish. The fish, according to NOAA, was caught in mid-March when the Kodiak Enterprise was trawling at about 350 fathoms in the Pribilof Canyon at night just south of the Pribilof Islands in the Bering Sea. (Photo, NOAA Fisheries, Karna McKinney)