Thursday edition - May 22, 2008

 

 

 

 

Officials say Obama starts search for running mate
guardian.co.uk, UK - 5-22-08
Democratic officials say Barack Obama has begun a top-secret search for a running mate.
Democratic officials said Thursday the party's likely nominee has asked former Fannie Mae CEO Jim Johnson ...

 

IOC to impose sports sanctions on Iraq
Xinhua, China - 5-22-08
BAGHDAD, May 22 (Xinhua) -- The International Olympic Committee (IOC) warned Iraq on Thursday that international sanctions would be imposed on its sports...

Clinton Wraps Up Florida Campaign Swing At UM
CBS 4, FL - 5-22-08
CORAL GABLES (CBS4) ― Senator Hillary Clinton wrapped up her one day swing through South Florida with a major rally on the campus of the University of Miami...


 

“But finally some good news for Hillary. … And a bit of strategy now that I think could make Hillary Clinton unstoppable. Today, listen to this, today a wealthy industrialist, a wealthy industrialist built her an iron pant suit.” - David Letterman

 


 


 


The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam


AWOL In Canada 2008

 

A U.S. soldier who deserted to Canada will not face persecution if he returns to the United States, Canada's refugee agency ruled Wednesday.

 


 

“Fox is coming out with a new show called ‘Secret Millionaire,’ where a group of super rich people go out and try to blend in and befriend residents in poor neighborhoods for ten days. Didn't we just have this show? It was called the Democratic primary.” - Jay Leno
 


 

 


 

Disturbing News


Bush Still Ignoring Katrina Victims

 

A spending bill containing nearly $9 billion for Mississippi and Louisiana to recover from Hurricane Katrina has run into White House opposition because of its price tag.

 


 

 

 

 


Larry Craig BobbleHead or BobbleFoot?

 

The St. Paul Saints, long known for offbeat, sometimes edgy, promotions, have come up with a real doozy for this Sunday's game. ..The keepsakes consist of a miniature bathroom stall with a couple of lower legs and feet. One of the feet is springloaded and "taps," which, the Saints' press release says, is in honor of National Tap Dance Day....That's a none-too-subtle reference to Idaho Republican Sen. Larry Craig, who pleaded guilty to a charge of disorderly conduct after an undercover police officer arrested him for allegedly soliciting sex in a bathroom stall at Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
 


 

 


 

McCain Backer Hagee Said Hitler Was Fulfilling God's Will (AUDIO)

 

 


Republican-Shenanigans News


Alaska Hates Polar Bears!

 

The state of Alaska will sue the U.S. government to stop the listing of the polar bear as a threatened species, arguing the designation will slow development in the state, Gov. Sarah Palin (R) said on Wednesday.
 


 

 


 

"It was quite a weekend, politically. An estimated 75,000 people attended a Barack Obama rally on the banks of the the Willamette River. ... And if you believe the media, listen to this. After the rally, Barack Obama fed them all with just five loaves of bread and two fish. Amazing!" --Jay Leno
 


 

Email

Subject: Hillary should give up

 

Hi Lisa,

 

I am so tired hearing Hillary Clinton should quit. I'm one of those 17 million people who voted for her.

 

I am "thankful" to Obama for letting me know that:

I'll vote for Obama if Hillary is VP. Otherwise I won't vote for a party that threw the Clintons under the bus in order to get Obama elected.

 

Samantha

Gun owner in the Adirondacks

 

 

If the GOP had as successful a presidency as the Clintons (remember, two for the price of one), they'd already be on Mt Rushmore and every new school, highway and bridge would be named after them.

 

Gee, I started this website in 2000 because I wanted my Florida vote to be counted. And eight years later the Florida and Michigan votes aren't being counted this time because of the Democratic party. What irony.

 

I'll still vote though, as futile as it may seem.

 

Hillary is still standing strong. The Republicans couldn't destroy her and hopefully neither can the Obama Democrats. Obama needs Hillary to beat McCain.

 

The media is now reporting "Parsing Words" News.

 

Here's a phototoon I did a few days ago

 

 


 

"Hillary Clinton is expected to win in Kentucky. Barack Obama is expected to win in Oregon. And John McCain is expected to win at bingo. So everybody wins." --Conan O'Brien
 


 

 


I'm Not A Member of an ORGANIZED Party, I'm A Democrat!

 

Democrats are picking up the pieces after an embarrassing technical gaffe that delayed a triumphant rejection of President Bush's veto of a massive farm bill...The Senate then was expected to follow suit quickly, but action stalled after the discovery that a 34-page section of the bill had been omitted from the printed bill sent to the White House. That means Bush vetoed a different bill from the one Congress passed, raising questions that the eventual law would be unconstitutional.


 

 


Rock-The-Voter News


 

"Hillary Clinton campaigned extensively in Bowling Green, Kentucky, over the weekend. Barack Obama did not campaign in Bowling Green. He doesn't do well in any place with the word 'bowling' in it. Anywhere with 'bowling,' he is out of there." --Jay Leno

 

 


 


Biz-Tech News

 


 

 


 

 

 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


 

Richard Dreyfuss is in final talks to play Dick Cheney in Oliver Stone's W, says The Hollywood Reporter.
 

 


 

 

 


Go-F**k-Yourself News


 

 


Email

Subject: Loyalty to humor

 

Lisa dear, Your efforts are worth a tank of gas! Sent it thru Papal. Thanks for keeping me sane and informed. There is no other site like yours.

 

Max

 

Thanks Max! It's a dirty job but someone has to do it!

 


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Odd News


 

 

NASA image shows an artist's impression of the Phoenix probe landing on Mars. After a nine-month journey through space, the US probe will land on the arctic surface of Mars on May 25 to dig for ice in a new quest for signs of life on the Red Planet.
Photo Illustration/NASA

 

 

Peace.