Monday edition - April 9, 2007
Imus Tries to Explain His Remarks Again
Imus Says He'll Check His Acid Tongue
Thousands join anti-US march marking Baghdad's fall
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
10 US troops killed Newsday, NY
Canada suffers brunt as 7 NATO troops killed in Afghan bombings Chicago Tribune, IL
Afghan paper urges execution of Taliban Irish Times, Ireland
Looted library, reborn, still in peril Houston Chronicle
Citizen soldiers from four states tapped for possible tour in Iraq International Herald Tribune, France
Bush exaggerates threat, experts say Detroit Free Press, MI
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.
Iran's Ahmadinejad mocks Bush with new State banner: "Fission Accomplished!" - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Gunman Shoots 3 At Michigan Office CBS News
CLARENCE PAGE: Are you raising your hand,
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]
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.
Romney insists he hunted, but without license Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, IN
Dan Rather interviews Karl Rove in 1972 - YouTube
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.
Meet the Young Women of Rutger's Scarlet Knights - Athletic & Academic Stars
Oil falls despite gasoline worries CNNMoney.com
Russian Satellites To Challenge America's GPS Monopoly DailyTech, IL
Google apologizes to Chinese rival in software dispute
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.
Detention camps breed extremists, Iraqis say
13 at Guantanamo are being force-fed in hunger strike
Wow, 4 years since "We have prevailed." Oh I hope the President dresses up in that cute little badass flight suit again. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Cheney defiant over al-Qaida link to Iraq
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Runaway mouse delays flight Reuters
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)