TGIF/Long Weekend edition - June 1-5, 2007
Top Bush aide Dan Bartlett announces resignation
sues, accusing CIA of blocking her memoirs
Tells Talabani Us Will Help Iraq
I bet that if Bush took a lie detector test, he'd show up on the earthquake Richter scale!
Here's a puzzle you'll not soon solve: what can't you blame on Bush? - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3473 Forbes, NY
Turkish Troops Kill 2 Kurdish Rebels Guardian Unlimited, UK
US Military Says 6 Terrorists Killed, 18 Detained in Iraq Operations Voice of America
Russian minister: Britain is politicizing spy case Houston Chronicle
“And President Bush said in his news conference yesterday, that the United States would leave Iraq if Iraq asked us to. Aren't they shooting at us? Isn't that kind of like a way of saying…?” - Jay Leno
Impeach? Hell, No, Baker Act Bush!
Friends of his from Texas were shocked recently to find him nearly wild-eyed, thumping himself on the chest three times while he repeated "I am the president!" He also made it clear he was setting Iraq up so his successor could not get out of "our country's destiny."
Lake Okeechobee drops to record low Sun-Sentinel.com
Scammers targeting military families again ArmyTimes.com, VA
The U.S. military is working more aggressively to forge cease-fires with Iraqi militants and quell the violence around Baghdad, judging that 80 percent of enemy combatants are "reconcilable," a top U.S. commander said Thursday.
“Earlier this week, the Federal Government arrested 100 illegal immigrants who were working at a poultry plant in Butterfield, Missouri. For some reason, the story didn't mention how many executives had been arrested for hiring them.” - Jay Leno
Judge says letters about convicted ex-Cheney aide will be released ... International Herald Tribune, France
Former FBI chief supports Giuliani
Obama would restore enviro regs Bush rolled back
3 ex-presidents lead tributes at Graham library opening Chicago Tribune
YAWN: Classified Stuff Appears On Internet
Detailed plans for the
new U.S. Embassy under construction in Baghdad appeared online Thursday in a
breach of the tight security surrounding the sensitive project.
Computer-generated projections of the soon-to-be completed, heavily fortified compound were posted on the Web site of the Kansas City, Mo.-based architectural firm that was contracted to design the massive facility in the Iraqi capital.
“The President of Iraq has come to America to check into a weight loss clinic. Doesn't this guy have more important things to do than worry about his waistline? See, we're spending billions trying to bring democracy to Iraq. He's sitting in the sauna, in Malibu, drinking a wheatgrass smoothie.” - Jay Leno
Subject: Photo of Giant Hogzilla
Is that real? I can't believe it!
The photo I published was provided by the family of the boy who said he shot the hog.
According to Rhonda and Phil Blissitt [who told the Anniston Star newspaper] Fred [the dead pig] was
one of many livestock on their farm.
Late Thursday evening, their claims were confirmed by Andy Howell, Game Warden for the Alabama Department of Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.
“I didn't want to stir up anything,”
Rhonda Blissitt said. “I just wanted the truth to be told. That wasn't a wild
'Monster Pig's' origins revealed Anniston Star
Oil prices rise above $64 Houston Chronicle, TX
Silt woman sues Halliburton over respiratory complaints Aspen Daily News, CO
Bank to reimburse Ashland’s bomb scare costs Boston Herald
TV networks getting sneakier about commercials CNN International
Silenced Venezuelan TV station moves to YouTube
LOU DOBBS: And “The New York Times” criticizing me, accusing me of mistakes of fact of two years ago and four years ago. Tonight we’ll set the record straight. We’ll tell you who’s really telling the truth and who the commies are and who the fascists are, who have the temerity to attack me.
Sadists R Us
Many of the controversial interrogation tactics used against terror suspects in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo were modeled on techniques the U.S. feared that the Communists themselves might use against captured American troops during the Cold War, according to a little-noticed, highly classified Pentagon report released several days ago.
Dead Guantánamo captive was Saudi military veteran
Location Of White House Visitors Logs: Where the Sun Don't Shine
A newly disclosed effort to keep Vice President Dick Cheney's visitor records secret is the latest White House push to make sure the public doesn't learn who has been meeting with top officials in the Bush administration.
Dick Cheney's least favorite TV show? Salon
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Quarantined TB patient is the son-in-law of a CDC microbiologist Chicago Sun-Times, IL
Beatles ‘Sgt. Pepper’ album turns 40 and Britain celebrates Monsters and Critics.com
Secrets of Ancient Pompeii Households Revealed in Ruins LiveScience.com
A professional scuba instructor is seen submerged during a practice dip in a pool beneath the city's most famous monument, the Eiffel Tower, in Paris, Friday, June 1, 2007. The Red Sea, Belize and the Cayman Islands are all scuba-diving hotspots, but what about Paris? As of Friday, would-be divers can take the plunge in the landlocked French capital, with a practice dip in a pool beneath the Eiffel Tower. A dozen professional scuba instructors are offering one-on-one lessons in the heated, above-ground pool at the foot of the tower as part of an initiative to promote the sport among Parisians and visitors. Photo/Michael Sawyer