Wednesday edition - May 10, 2006
Harris' Warm Welcome Gets A Chilly Reply
Putin address avoids US clash
toll 'more than 1000'
It seems that Katherine Harris is getting her nose rubbed in it by the Bushes. Do you think she got the hint?
"In a commencement speech at the University of Oklahoma on Saturday, President Bush told graduates the job market is the best it's been in years. Well sure, look at all the openings just in his cabinet. There's plenty of jobs." --Jay Leno
President Jeb Bush
President Bush suggested Wednesday that he'd like to see his family's White House legacy continue, perhaps with his younger brother Jeb as the chief executive.
Gunmen kill 11 employees at Iraq electric company CNN International
17 Dead, 35 Hurt in Iraq Suicide Attack AP
5 Escape From U.S. Prison in Iraq AP
Cut Bush defense, foreign aid plan: panel
Albright Suggests Direct
Talks With Iran
Katherine Harris Hears Voices in Her Head
Katherine Harris looks to God while awaiting the arrival of George W. Bush.
U.S. Rep. Adam Putnam, R-Bartow , FL, and Jeb Bush are just laughing at her,
no further details available at this time.
Ms. Harris's troubles
started not long after President Bush was elected. In 2001, as Florida's
secretary of state, she raised eyebrows by encouraging agriculture officials to
study "Celestial Drops," a product promoted by a New York rabbi as a cure for
citrus-canker disease. In a test, the drops turned out to be useless.
In 2004, two years after winning a seat in Congress, Ms. Harris gave a speech describing a foiled terrorist plot to attack Carmel, Ind. Local officials later said there was no foiled terrorist plot. Ms. Harris said she'd heard about it secondhand....In private, Mr. Rollins recalls Ms. Harris saying God told her to stay in the race -- God wanted her to be a senator
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Hours after Hurricane Katrina hit, former FEMA director Michael Brown dismissed reports that floodwaters had breached New Orleans' levees, and he obsessed over media coverage of his agency, according to newly released e-mails..
The documents can be viewed at: http://www.publicintegrity.org/docs/katrina/MikeBrownEmails_Katrina.pdf
"President Bush told a German newspaper in an interview over the weekend that his best moment since he became president was when he caught a 7-1/2 pound fish in his own lake. See, sometimes these Bush fishing expeditions can pay off." --Jay Leno
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Rumsfeld: `No power play' over CIA Chicago Tribune
Out of loop, Bush aide says
Research center to be named for Rehnquist Seattle Post Intelligencer
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It's OK When Republicans Do It
A furor erupted Tuesday over Housing Secretary
Alphonso Jackson's recent suggestion that Bush critics should forget about
winning government contracts.
After Democrats demanded an investigation into violations of federal procurement law and accused the administration of playing favorites, a Jackson spokeswoman said he'd made up a story about a would-be contractor who was rejected after saying he didn't like President Bush.
And just what exactly do conservatives conserve? The lives of service members? The Clinton-era budget surplus? Energy? The environment?-- Zing!
Nebraska voters deal rare defeat to legendary coach Osborne
The Cold Shoulder
After saying hello to his brother and straightening
his tie, the president shook hands with Ms. Harris and spoke with her for
roughly 30 seconds, with Ms. Harris talking far more than the president, who did
not kiss her or put his arm around her — or do anything more than pat her on the
An aide to the president said later that they were only speaking about "the weather," and a spokesman for Ms. Harris refused to divulge the details of the conversation.
Public Perception of the President and the Parties - NYTimes graphic
A major research institution has just announced the discovery of the heaviest element yet known to science. The new element has been named "Bushcronium."
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Oil holds above $70 on Iran, eyes on gasoline Reuters India
Shell awards Halliburton $100 million in contracts Oil Online, TX
Toyota profit soars on sales Reuters
669 sue State Farm for denying Katrina claims Chicago Sun-Times
Video-game makers unveil the fun to come
BitTorrent goes legal in Warner film deal San Francisco Chronicle
Subject: Dubai "What, me worry?"
Let's auction off this administration. Saudi Arabia would bid high!
Cheney's daughter on family dinners, Kerry and coming out Guardian Unlimited, UK
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Mom Said to Help Girls Bake Ex-Lax Cookies The Tribune-Democrat, PA
Irish detect divine interference BBC News, UK
A second cousin of George W. Bush cools off by eating a popsicle during a heat wave in Lahore, Pakistan. (Photo by Arif Ali)