Monday edition - May 19, 2008
Bush lectures Arab world on political reform,
Obama eyes general election while Clinton hangs on
Huckabee jokes to NRA of gun aimed at Obama
Still holding hands after all these years.
“A new poll came out today. It says conservatives like Rush Limbaugh are happier than liberals. Although it might not be happiness. In Limbaugh’s case, it might just be the OxyContin kicking in.” - Craig Ferguson
At least 431 US deaths in Afghanistan region
US General Apologizes for Desecration of Koran
Killing the Messengers
A media rights group has called for a full probe into the 2003 shelling of a Baghdad hotel by US troops which killed two foreign journalists, claiming that new evidence showed the incident was not an accident
"We’ll do what any self-respecting committee would do. We’d hold him in contempt. Either that or go and have him arrested.” - House Judiciary Committee Chairman John Conyers commenting if Karl Rove doesn't appear before Conyer's committee.
“As I’m sure you know by now, Hillary Clinton is not throwing in the pantsuit.” - Jay Leno
John McCain advisor Thomas Loeffler steps down over lobbying role Los Angeles Times
Video: Huckabee Quips About Obama, Gun AssociatedPress
Republicans ponder plan to freshen party's image
Signs Fossella May Run Again Unnerve GOP New York Times
The Russia-Georgia tinderbox
“Nevada Gov. Jim Gibbons” has “filed for divorce,” and he is “now trying to evict his wife from the governor’s mansion.” Gibbons “told the press, ‘You know what it’s like when a woman just won’t get the hint and leave,’ to which Barack Obama said, ‘Tell me about it.’” - Jay Leno
Record Obama Crowd, the Size of a City
Ex-Malaysian leader calls for ban on Halliburton The Associated Press
Congress ordered President Bush to stop filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve Tuesday. He's raising gas prices by buying up oil when oil prices are the highest in history. It's the reason Yale has ended its policy of automatically admitting legacies.
- Argus Hamilton
"John McCain, of course, no one is really paying attention to him right now, but
he's everywhere, trying to get attention. Yesterday on 'Live with Regis and
Kelly,' John McCain showed one of his baby pictures. That was nice. Yeah, the
picture was on loan from the Museum of Natural History. Yeah, it was beautiful.
It shows him discovering fire and bringing it to the village."
- Conan O'Brien
Ted Kennedy Update
Sen. Ted Kennedy was undergoing more tests Monday as doctors tried to figure out what caused his seizure.
Collaboration conjures atmosphere that led to abuses at Abu Ghraib Salt Lake Tribune
McDonald's gave out free fried chicken sandwiches on Thursday and Dunkin Donuts gave away free coffee. It's just like clockwork. Every Bush presidency begins with a vow to bring Saddam Hussein to justice and ends with people lining up for free food. - Argus Hamilton
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An Icy Dig in Search of Signs of Life on Mars
Warming may cut number of storms Sarasota Herald-Tribune
World Record holder for the 'Most Pierced Woman', Elaine Davidson, poses for a
photograph in the Royal Mile in Edinburgh, Scotland showing some of her five
thousand nine hundred and twenty piercings on May 16, 2008.