Thursday edition - May 1, 2008
White House admits fault on 'Mission Accomplished' banner
Primary Loss and Furor Over Ex-Pastor Hurt Obama in Poll
Ex-CIA analyst thinks Bush plans to attack Iran this year
Iraq: stick a Flag pin in it... - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Car Bomb Kills 9 Iraqis in Baghdad Voice of America
April death toll in Iraq highest in eight months San Jose Mercury News
Afghans see link to Qaeda in plot to shoot Karzai International Herald Tribune
Terror, Terror Everywhere
with terror states, Iran's meddling in Iraq and the resurgence of al Qaeda in
Afghanistan top the concerns
in a new State Department report on terrorism threats in countries around the
"Today, President Bush gave a news conference about the economy, but he stubbornly refused to say the word 'recession.' He would not say the word 'recession.' Instead, President Bush said our country is headed towards something with three syllables that rhymes with refression." --Conan O'Brien
Heparin Contamination May Have Been Deliberate, FDA Says New York Times
Bone breaks and abuse allegations probed among sect children Washington Post
"Of course, the Republicans will not let this Reverend Wright controversy die. You know, they're trying to keep it in the news. Like, today they said for the wedding of President Bush's daughter, he's gonna be the minister." --Jay Leno
Next, They’ll Claim Obama Inherited Clinton’s Reverend
By Madeleine Begun Kane
Whenever his poll numbers lurch,
Obama-fans start up a search.
Their aim’s to fix blame
On that Hillary dame.
Guess it’s her fault he joined Rev. Wright’s church.
"On Fox News, Hillary Clinton is gonna be making her first ever appearance on Bill O'Reilly's show, 'The O'Reilly Factor.' Yeah, Hillary should do well, 'cause she has years of experience yelling 'Shut up, Bill!'" --Conan O'Brien
Breaking News: Fox News just reported that the D.C. Madam, Deborah Paltry was found dead in Florida from an apparent suicide.
Resignation Comes at White House's Behest Washington Post
Happy May Day
[yesterday] you wrote:
"Last month, Obama called Wright his "crazy uncle" when presented with the crazy quotes by Wright. ( see cartoon below by Daryl Cagle on March 17, 2008 ) But yesterday, almost a month and a half later, he said he was outraged by Wright. It sure takes Obama a long time to be outraged. Poor Obama, the GOP is going to eat him alive."
You are so right about that. After his stupid "bitter" comment the guy slinked out of PA before they even counted the votes. And Wright is going to follow Obama wherever he goes, the Repugs will see to that. If Obama gets the nomination, this will be a very close election.
Hang in there,
Poor Barack, the GOP Smear Train is getting ready to run him down.
General Election: McCain vs. Obama - Latest Poll
are net losers under the Bush economy. They were net winners under the Clinton
economy. We're going to bring back a good, positive economy for the vast
majority of Americans."
- Hillary Clinton
Hillary Clinton struggles to work a coffee machine The Daily Voice, NY
Did Roy endorse Obama? Nope, the Tar Heels say News & Observer, NC
Obama Defends Handling of Furor Over Ex-Pastor
New York Times
Swift Boating Obama
Sen. Evan Bayh (D-Ind.) today praised Sen. Barack Obama for denouncing his former pastor, but warned that Republicans will use the association to try to "Swift Boat" the Illinois senator if he becomes the Democratic presidential nominee this fall.
ask you a question. Are you sick and tired of the Democratic presidential
primary? I mean, well, Hillary, of course, wants another debate. ... That's
right. You heard me. Wants another debate. She says she got nothing more to say
really. She just wants to show off a new pantsuit." --David Letterman
Oil prices fall as dollar strengthens against euro The Associated Press
Starbucks profits fall, will cut back on store openings
Electronics' 'missing link' found BBC News
John McCain is the guy, don't you think? I like John McCain. He looks like the kind of guy that walks into Circuit City and says, 'Do you have typewriter ribbons?'" --David Letterman
"The president was also at the White House Correspondents Dinner this weekend. He did a little comedy routine there, too. And, he grabbed the baton and conducted the Marine Corps band [on screen: video of Bush conducting the band]. The man leading that band is also leading this country. And I think he did a better job with the band." --Jimmy Kimmel
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The Rolling Stones- Far Away Eyes
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