Tuesday edition - May 12, 2009




Limbaugh: Cheney not hot for interns but loves the US
Christian Science Monitor - ‎5-12-09‎
By Jimmy Orr | 05.11.09 According to Rush Limbaugh, it's not “hot interns” but patriotism. The talk show host was discussing Cheney's appearance on Face the...


George W. Bush gave go-ahead for assassinations in up to 12 countries
Mirror.co.uk - ‎May 11, 2009‎
 American special forces were secretly given the go-ahead during George Bush's presidency to conduct assassinations in up to 12 ...

New 'poisoning' hits 98 Afghan girls: officials
AFP - 5-12-09
MAHMUD RAQI, Afghanistan (AFP) — Another 98 Afghan girls were rushed to hospital Tuesday in the latest in a spate of mysterious poisonings to hit three


"Dick Cheney was on the news this week, and he said that it would be a mistake for the Republicans to moderate their policies. He said they should remain true to their core principles: gay bashing, war profiteering and torture." --Bill Maher



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

It's All About the Oil


The Kurdistan regional government has told oil companies working in the northern Iraqi province that they will be able to export oil using Iraq's main pipeline as early as next month, an apparent breakthrough in a long running dispute about sharing Iraq's oil wealth.





Disturbing News


"Louis Caldera, the White House aide who authorized the controversial photograph of Air Force One over lower Manhattan, resigned on Friday. May I suggest that they replace him with Photoshop?" --Seth Meyers



Catholic Right Wing Incendiary Rhetoric: Obama Is "Viciously Pro-abortion"


Commencement speaker Dr. Thomas Hilgers, an obstetrician from Omaha who Ave Maria President Nicholas Healy described as a pioneer in “gynecological practices that are line with the teachings of the Catholic Church,” used his address to blast Notre Dame University’s decision to host President Barack Obama as its own commencement speaker on May 17.

Calling Obama “viciously pro-abortion,” Hilgers railed against Obama’s policies while likening the president to his own commencement speaker in the 1960s – a young priest Hilgers said later turned out to be “a denier of the Resurrection, pro-homosexuality and pro-contraception.”



Republican-Shenanigans News

Moronism, errr, Mormanism


Former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney's (R) camp is not happy with Republican National Committee chairman Michael Steele's suggestion that base Republicans had a problem with the 2008 presidential candidate's Mormonism.



"I am starting to really worry about the Republican Party. I mean, last week they lost Arlen Specter. You know who they lost this week? Joe the plumber. Joe the plumber is quitting the Republican Party. This is like the Grateful Dead losing stoners." --Bill Maher


Rock-The-Voter News


"In California, Arnold Schwarzenegger is calling for the legalization of marijuana. Yes. He is calling his program 'Weed the People.'" --Jay Leno


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"Health officials are now warning of a new super-flu. It combines the swine flu and the bird flu viruses. They're calling it the turducken of infectious diseases." --Jimmy Fallon



Borrowing To Continue

 The government will have to borrow nearly 50 cents for every dollar it spends this year, exploding the record federal deficit past $1.8 trillion under new White House estimates.



Bush-Prison-Torture News


Hey, USA Follow Their Lead


UAE - The Emirates detained a member of the country's ruling family as prosecutors launched an investigation into allegations the sheik tortured another man, the country's official news agency reported Monday.

If the case of Sheik Issa bin Zayed Al Nahyan goes to trial, it would be the first time in the oil-rich Gulf federation of seven semi-independent sheikdoms that a member of the ruling family faced criminal charges in a court of law.


It’s that time of the year again. Anybody graduating soon? I think about this all the time. You spend $200,000 to put your kid through college so he can listen to a commencement address from Joe the Plumber.- David Letterman



It's a slippery slope of a world we live in. May I suggest cleats? - SeriousKidding - Bumper Sticker Division


Go-F**k-Yourself News


"The crown at the top of the Statue of Liberty will reopen on the Fourth of July for the first time since 9/11. Isn't that cool? Visitors will now be able to touch Air Force One as it flies right past them." --Jimmy Fallon



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A 3-year-old boy found nearly naked after spending 52 hours alone in the woods in Iron County, Mo., was "on a hike," the county's sheriff says.

Iron County Sheriff Allen Mathes, who was among the rescuers who found Joshua Childers Wednesday, May 6, 2009, said the child merely asked for a glass of milk after spending more than two days trapped in area woods, the St. Louis (Mo.) Post-Dispatch reported Thursday.
The child was evaluated and listed in fair condition.
Photo/Mountain Echo News, Kevin Jenkins





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