Monday edition -May 10, 2010




Elena Kagan Is 'Idealist Radical,' Says Rush Limbaugh
ABC News - Russell Goldman - ‎5-10-10
Intellectually she's a lightweight," Limbaugh said referring to the George W. Bush nominee who pulled her name from consideration when Republicans and



BP starts spraying chemicals on main oil leak

A BP official is telling The Associated Press that the company has received federal approval to continuously spray chemicals underwater on the massive oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico...

More of Gulf closed to fishing because of spill

Federal officials have expanded an area that is off-limits to fishing because of the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Friday an area from the Southwest Pass of the Mississippi River to south of Pensacola, Fla., is now closed...


You'd think a company that makes its living poking holes in the bottom of seas would have a plan to close them back up, wouldn't you? Well, you'd be wrong. Actually, you'd be half wrong. They do have means. Using technology they're required to install when drilling in other countries. Not here though. We encourage voluntary participation. And let the industry write the regs. And then pray to the oil fairies.- Will Durst




The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam

It's All About The Money



 A U.S.-funded program to restore the ruins of Iraq's ancient city of Babylon is threatened by a dispute among Iraqi officials over whether the priority should be preserving the site or making money off it.



The English election ended in a standoff so the parties need to form a coalition to rule. Hope their guys are better at compromising than our guys.
- Will Durst




Disturbing News


But there is some good news for the Times Square bomber, Faisal Shahzad. Today he was told that he made the Taliban blooper reel. - David Letterman



Republican-Shenanigans News

I'm Glad Smart People Are In Charge Again


 President Barack Obama on Monday nominated Solicitor General Elena Kagan to the Supreme Court, declaring she would demonstrate the same independence, integrity and passion for the law exhibited by retiring Justice John Paul



Arizona To Suspend Miranda Rights, For Anyone Named ‘Miranda’

By Don Davis




Rock-The-Voter News


“Robin Hood” is out in theaters this week. This folklore legend robs from the rich and gives to the poor. Or, as Glenn Beck would say, “He’s trying to destroy Sherwood Forest.” - Laugh Lines


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Biz-Tech News

The Ultimate Computer Game?



Federal regulators have got to address the "casino environment" on Wall Street where computerized high-frequency trading can trigger market-shaking turmoil, Senate Banking Committee Chairman Chris Dodd said Sunday.



Gulf Oil Disaster To Be Attacked by Kramerica Industries

By Don Davis



Bush-Prison-Torture News


Vice president Dick Cheney convinced the Department of Energy that more fail-safe, deep-well safeguards were unneeded. What foresight!- Laugh Lines

Go-F**k-Yourself News







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Odd News

To Help You Deflate Photo



New Orleans Ritz Carlton hotel staff member Daisye Suduran shows human hair that has been stuffed into nylon stockings on May 8. The plan is to use the hair to help soak up the oil that has begun to wash ashore on the US Gulf Coast.
Photo/Mark Ralston




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