Tuesday edition - May 27, 2008
Rove: Courts will have to decide his subpoena
Poor ticket sales, expected
protests scuttle Bush-McCain ...
An 'endorsement' that no candidate wants
"Jenna Bush was recently married. I understand, as his wedding gift to the couple, President Bush gave them two $600 stimulus checks." --Jay Leno
Blasts kill 2 US soldiers in Iraq Los Angeles Times
Iraq violence falls to four-year low, US says
Gerrymandering, Iraqi Style
Iraqi politicians squabbled Monday over a provincial elections law and warned that differences over the bill are likely to delay for at least a month the crucial vote planned for this fall that could rearrange Iraq's political map.
of course, has the nomination sewn up. He's just got to go to the convention. So
he's now auditioning candidates for vice president. They will be spending the
weekend with him out there at his home in Arizona. I believe it is called
the Rancho Prostateo." --David Letterman
China quake death toll over 65000
Assassination Talk From FoxNews
Appearing on Fox News on
Sunday, Liz Trotta, a former editor with the Washington Times and reporter for
the Chicago Tribune and Newsday, was asked by the host, Eric Shawn, about the
Clinton controversy and the 2008 race. This led Trotta to refer to the Clinton
Trotta, according to video, replied, "And now we have what some are reading as a suggestion that somebody knock off Osama, uh Obama. Well, both, if we could." She laughed.
AP INTERVIEW: McCain criticizes Obama on Iraq The Associated Press
Bob Barr -- no, not Ron Paul -- is Libertarian presidential nominee
"You know the difference between 'American Idol' and the Democratic primaries? See, they count the votes on 'American Idol' from Florida and Michigan." --Jay Leno
For The Man Who Has Everything
Members of the Rolling Thunder motorcycling group roared into town for a White House visit Sunday, where they presented President Bush with his own cowhide vest jacket and pushed for increased veterans benefits.
The era of big Clintons is soon over The Associated Press
Clinton Could Face an Uneasy Return to the Senate New York Times
Jimmy Carter says Hillary Clinton should abandon nomination battle ...
"Hillary Clinton had a campaign rally in Boca Raton, Florida, yesterday. Afterwards, 30% of the people said they liked Hillary's speech. The other 70% said, it was good to see Florence Henderson again." --Jay Leno
BP, Exxon submit Iraq deal plans MarketWatch
group of oil company executives testified before Congress. Oil company
executives talking to politicians. I believe they set a record for the most
number of lies ever told in one room." --Jay Leno
Home Prices Drop
U.S. home prices dropped at the sharpest rate in two decades during the first quarter, a closely watched index showed Tuesday, a somber indication that the housing slump continues to deepen
US residents in military brigs? Govt says it's war The Associated Press
Guantanamo Bay campaigners go on trial Independent Catholic News, UK
"Dick Cheney gave a commencement address at the Coast Guard Academy. He really enjoyed speaking to the graduates, but his favorite part of the ceremony was water-boarding the valedictorian." --David Letterman
No new news on Dick Cheney.
Drop That Champagne Glass, You're Under Arrest
An East Hampton art gallery owner was led away in handcuffs Saturday after she refused to stop serving drinks at an opening bash for a celebrity photo exhibit. As about 200 startled guests looked on, Ruth Kalb — generally known as Ruth Vered, after her gallery's name — was arrested on a charge of selling alcohol without a liquor license...She said the wine and Champagne were free.
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Phoneix Lander sending back great images from Mars Detroit Free Press
Hamburger prepared with foie gras at The Wall Street Burger Shoppe in New York
May 13, 2008. The Wall Street Burger Shoppe just raised its price from $150 to
assure its designation as the most expensive burger in the city as determined by
Pocket Change, an online newsletter about the most expensive things in New York.