Thursday edition - May 25, 2006
Lay, Skilling convicted in Enron collapse
Hastert, ABC spar over investigation report
Court filing: Cheney may be witness in Libby trial
Two rotten Republicans convicted, well, it's a start.
We can build a fence on the Mexican border, but we can't repair New Orleans? - Zing!
Military and civilian deaths in Iraq Reuters AlertNet
Gunmen wound Iraqi general in Baghdad AP
US to check Iraq charge of a killing by Marines Boston Globe
US Voices Regret for Deaths of 16 Afghans Washington Post
Iraq tops Blair-Bush visit agenda
Documentary shares a story of Marines in Iraq Houston Chronicle
Iran, U.S. talks appear distant AP
The Great Decider decides there will no longer be separation of powers. -- Grant Gerver
The ABM Treaty is out-moded, out-dated. It codified a hateful relationship that no longer exists. We need to move beyond the days of the Cold War and free this great freedom-loving people to provide protections for freedom-loving people from all around the world by getting rid of the ABM Treaty once and for all. --George W. Bush, fundraising at the Sheraton Old Town Hotel, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 2001
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Catholics are still continuing to protest over the movie The Da Vinci Code. In fact, some priests are so angry, they are now refusing to take their altar boys to see it. -- Jay Leno
Insults Not Allowed
The Prosecutor’s Office has launched criminal proceedings against the editor-in-chief of a Russian Internet newspaperfor calling President Putin “Russia’s phallic symbol”...Investigators confiscated the news website’s computers and sealed the office. The daily’s staff said Rakhmankov’s apartment had been searched too and his PC confiscated. On Monday the website stopped functioning, allegedly due to debts to the Internet provider.
All right, out with it: which 30% of you morons who voted for W approves of the job he's doing? It's all you multi-millionaires, ain't it?! -- Grant Gerver
Fla. lawmakers resist president's immigration plan Miami Herald
CIA chief likely to be in place this week San Jose Mercury News
Wired Publishes Leaked AT&T-NSA Documents
Nelson More than Doubling Up Harris Orlando Sentinel, FL
The Dixie Chicks
"Don't kid yourself. Global warming is no joke. Here's how serious global warming has gotten to be in the United States. In this country global warming is so bad, we are now actually starting to warm up to Barry Bonds." --David Letterman
Will someone please explain why it's so necessary to spend bunches of taxpayer money to find the bones of Jimmy Hoffa? - Zing!
Oil Prices Rebound Above $70 a Barrel Newsday, NY
Yahoo and EBay in Multiyear Partnership BusinessWeek
YouTube Tops in Web Video Market PC World
Trojan exploits Word vulnerability
"The Senate has passed a resolution to make English the official language of the United States. Today President Bush said this is the 'goodest news' he's heard in a long time." --Jay Leno
General Denies Urging Use of Dogs in Iraq Washington Post
"Cheney loves California. See, out here, rich and famous people can shoot other people and get away with it." --Jay Leno
Testimony: Cheney angered over envoy's column on war San Francisco Chronicle
Cheney visit excites students The Casper Star Tribune, WY
Six to eight severe storms forecast by NOAA is in line with what Pat Robertson said God told him. Pity God won't give locations to brother Pat. -- Zing!
Pot's low cancer risk a surprise finding Seattle Post Intelligencer