TGIF/Weekend edition - May 16-18, 2008
Bush to press Saudi king on oil prices and Iran
Bin Laden marks Israel anniversary with combat vow
Iraq offers cash for weapons in crackdown against Qaeda
Bush doesn't talk with terrorists but he does hold hands with misogynists.
McCain clarifies that he didn't mean 100 years in Iraq, really only 5 there. Then, 100 years total to finish invading the entire Middle East, making it a grand bastion of liberty, democracy and unlimited oil. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4078 Kansas City Star
4 Iranian Embassy workers hurt in Baghdad shooting Los Angeles Times
Land mine explosion in southeast Turkey kills soldier International Herald Tribune
DOJ team investigates 2006 Blackwater shooting in Green Zone
Venezuela weapons worry US, Colombia
House Approves Tax on Rich to Aid GI’s New York Times
One Two Punch From McBush
...McCain has shown that he
is also happy to use Nixon-style dirty campaign tactics. By charging recently
that Hamas is rooting for an Obama victory, McCain tried to use guilt by
association to suggest that Obama is weak on national security and won't stand
up to terrorist organizations, or that, as Richard Nixon might have put it,
Obama is soft on Israel.
President Bush picked up this theme yesterday. Without naming Obama during his speech last night to Israel's Knesset, Bush suggested that Democrats want to "negotiate with terrorists" while Republicans want to fight terrorists.
Meanwhile, Back In the Dept of Ignoring Veterans Affairs
A psychologist who helps lead the post-traumatic stress disorder program at a medical facility for veterans in Texas told staff members to refrain from diagnosing PTSD because so many veterans were seeking government disability payments for the condition.
news for Hillary. Just a few hours ago, John Edwards announced he will be
endorsing Barack Obama. Well, the rumor is that Barack Obama promised him, if
elected, he would offer him the cabinet position of Secretary of Shampoo and
Highlights." --Jay Leno
John Edwards endorsed Barack Obama for president of the United States. Wow! Wow.
He is going to need more than two Americas to hide from Hillary Clinton. Well,
with that endorsement, I believe the Obama camp has won the support of its first
white male." --Stephen Colbert
John McCain looks 'back' on first presidential term Los Angeles Times
Obama warns Republicans about critical ads
Hillary Is Too Boring to Be President Wall Street Journal
Bush Is Afraid of Drinking Water
On a sun-baked
tour Thursday of an ancient Israeli fortress overlooking the Dead Sea, Israeli
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert took a sip of water from a silver cup, then handed it
to President Bush.
Bush looked into the cup, then quickly set it down. He wasn't sure he should wet his lips with water from an unknown source.
"Where's the doctor?" Bush asked and then chuckled.
after Hillary won the West Virginia primary, she held a campaign rally and she
said, this is a quote. 'It's not over and I will never give up.' Yeah. And she
flew off on her broom and said, 'And I'll kill your little dog, too!'" --Conan
Sen. Obama's 'Sweetie' Seems Unfazed
Abortion-rights group's nod to Obama stirs flap
Dean on the show tonight. Now, anybody here from Florida or Michigan? All right.
You can't be seated. You'll have to leave. I'm sorry. It's the Democrats'
ruling." --Jay Leno
Oil prices climb to record high United Press International
Senate ignores Bush veto threat, approves farm bill The Plain Dealer
Drama Unfolding: Fox Cuts Ad Time In Half For New Shows Mediapost.com
Energy Department said today that gas prices will peak next month at $3.75 a
gallon, which surprised a lot of people. We actually have an Energy Department?
Hey, where is it?" --Jay Leno
Thursday night voted to nullify a Federal Communications Commission rule
that allows media companies to own a newspaper and a television station in the
The unusual "resolution of disapproval," sponsored by Sen. Byron Dorgan, D-N.D., and 26 other senators, was approved by a voice vote. The measures sponsors include both Democratic candidates for president, Sens. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Barack Obama of Illinois.
Guantanamo crimes made world less safe Pakistan Observer, Pakistan
Everclear announce gig at Guantanamo Bay NME.com, UK
Jenna Bush's Wedding: A Comedic Tribute - About.com
Cheney's wealth is triple that of Bush Chicago Tribune
Monks in Austria hailed a
"miracle" on Friday as
they released an album of Gregorian chants under the same record label as
Amy Winehouse and Eminem.
What polar bears get from new protected status
Christian Science Monitor
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Tony Romo's next play after Jessica Simpson Dallas Morning News
Spears, Gibson relaxing together in Costa Rica Xinhua, China
looks for food in front of a plastic coyote posted as a scarecrow on a lawn, in
Tewksbury, Mass., Thursday, May 15, 2008. The plastic model is designed to scare
away geese and keep them off the lawn, but appeared to have little effect on the