TGIF/Weekend edition - June 13-15, 2008




Cheney's false comment on oil drilling attacked
The Associated Press - 6-13-08
WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Dick Cheney's office acknowledged on Thursday that he was mistaken when he asserted that China, at Cuba's behest, is drilling for oil in waters 60 miles from the Florida coast...


Maliki says talks on Iraq-US pact deadlocked
AFP - 6-13-08
... Minister Nuri al-Maliki said during a visit to Amman on Friday that negotiations with the United States on a long-term security pact were deadlocked.

Fox News refers to Michelle Obama as `baby mama'
The Associated Press - 6-13-08
NEW YORK (AP) — Fox News Channel referred to Michelle Obama as "Obama's baby mama" in a graphic on Wednesday, the latest in a trio of references to the


"President Bush gave a big speech today in Europe. He says he regrets giving the false impression that he is not a man of peace. But see, that's the problem. You start one or two little wars, and right away, oh everybody jumps to conclusions." --Jay Leno




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


"President Bush is in Europe right now, on a tour of Germany, Italy, France, England, and several other countries that hate him. While he's gone, don't worry, America safe and sound in the more competent hands of Barney, the White House terrier." --Jimmy Kimmel

Meanwhile, Back In Pakistan


President Bush's national security adviser said Thursday that U.S. officials "have not been able to corroborate" claims by Pakistani officials that a U.S. skirmish with militants along the Afghan-Pakistani border killed 11 Pakistani troops.



Disturbing News

McBrain Fart Moment


Obama used McCain’s recent comment on the Today Show to paint McCain as out of touch to troops and their families’ burdens – but also out of touch with the economic impact of the war in Iraq.

Yesterday, McCain responded to a question from Matt Lauer asking if he had an estimate of when American forces can come home from Iraq.

“No, but that's not too important,” McCain replied







Republican-Shenanigans News


"According to the Washington Post, Barack Obama and actress Scarlett Johansson are email buddies. Apparently they email each other back and forth. So, you've got a 23-year-old gorgeous, blonde actress emailing a married presidential candidate. Well, what could go wrong there, huh?" --Jay Leno




"Not to be outdone today, John McCain admitted he had been exchanging flirty emails with Angela Lansbury. And there's talk of Rue McClanahan." --Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News





Biz-Tech News



Tomato Blockade


U.S. buyers spooked by a salmonella outbreak are blocking shipments of Mexican tomatoes at the U.S. border as reports come in that the bacteria has poisoned over 200 people in 23 states, Mexico's agriculture minister said on Thursday.




Bush-Prison-Torture News


Sore Loser


"The nation will live to regret what the court has done today," Justice Antonin Scalia wrote in a dissent, warning that the ruling "will almost certainly cause more Americans to be killed."



Go-F**k-Yourself News



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Odd News




A male weedy sea dragon carries eggs on his tail at the Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta, Thursday, June 11, 2008. For only the third time ever in a U.S. aquarium, one of the endangered creatures is pregnant.
Photo/John Bazemore


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