Thursday edition - May 29, 2008
McCain Appears (Briefly) With Bush After Fundraiser
McCain challenges Obama to visit Iraq
Ex-spokesman says Bush used propaganda on Iraq
“Well, according to his tax returns, President Bush has lost money during his presidency. I think I speak for all Americans when I say, ‘Hey! Join the club, pal!’” - Jay Leno
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4086 guardian.co.uk
Bush Chest Thumps Cadet
Drawing parallels to the
rebuilding of Germany and Japan after World War II, President George W. Bush
told graduating Air Force Academy cadets Wednesday that
they must guard democracy around the globe.
Luxury retailer Christian Dior has pulled advertisements featuring Sharon Stone from stores across China after the actress suggested the country's earthquake was "bad karma" for Beijing's policies in Tibet.
Hillary Clinton campaign -- this is crazy. They are running out of money fast,”
and “it is a serious thing. I mean, as a matter of fact, earlier today a couple
of guys repoed her pantsuit.” - David Letterman
Rachael Ray's ad dumped because of scarf San Francisco Chronicle
In Rebuking Minister, McCain May Have Alienated Evangelicals Washington Post
McCain And Nukes
John McCain's nuclear proposals are largely in line with those of the unpopular President Bush, and even where the two disagree, the Republican presidential candidate has waffled.
"47 years ago this weekend, John Kennedy pledged to put a man on the moon. 47 Years ago. ... That's right. And not to be outdone, earlier today, President Bush pledged to put a man on Condoleezza Rice" --David Letterman
Hillary at Mt. Rushmore
Obama Weighs a Visit to the Troops in Iraq
speaking in Montana, Barack Obama got a standing ovation when he said, 'It is
time to take back the country.' The bad news: he was on an Indian reservation at
the time." --Jay Leno
Oil down near $130 ahead of US inventory report The Associated Press
Dow Chemical to raise prices 20% to combat high energy costs International Herald Tribune
Who Will Buy This Book?
Do you want to read a
first–hand account of what happened in that bathroom stall in the Minneapolis
airport last year?
Outgoing Idaho Senator Larry Craig is working on a tell–all book about the scandal that darkened his political career.
Craig has been fighting to reverse his guilty plea in a gay–sex sting operation.
"John McCain's in the news. Earlier today, John McCain released 1,200 pages of his medical records. Or, as his doctor calls it, Chapter One." --Conan O'Brien
Errol Morris' new film looks at the Abu Ghraib prison scandal Dallas Morning News
Afghan at Guantanamo seeks dismissal of charges The Associated Press
"Earlier this week, Vice President Dick Cheney gave the commencement speech at the Coast Guard Academy. He was given a 19-gun salute. And two Coast Guard members were slightly injured when Cheney returned fire." --Jay Leno
GOP fundraiser to feature Cheney Daily Press
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In 'Sex and the City,' number of sex partners true to New York life New York Daily News
Mars probe starts to flex robotic arm Chicago Tribune
Customs inspectors charged in NY drug probe
smallest one-man helicopter, GEN H-4, is seen here flying in the city of
Matsumoto, Nagano prefecture, central Japan. It will soon take flight in the
birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci, who is credited with having first thought of a
vertical-flight machine, according to its developer.