Monday edition - June 14, 2010

 

 

 

BP's 8 dumbest mistakes
The oil giant is being widely criticized for its handling of the massive Gulf spill, both before and after the blowout. Here's why...

 

U.S. discovers $1 trillion Afghan mineral deposits: report

 A team of U.S. geologists and Pentagon officials has discovered vast mineral wealth in Afghanistan, conceivably enough to turn the scarred and impoverished country into one of the world's most lucrative mining centers...

FAA under pressure to open US skies to drones

 Unmanned aircraft have proved their usefulness and reliability in the war zones of Afghanistan and Iraq. Now the pressure's on to allow them in the skies over the United States


 

"According to a new report, BP has the worst safety record of all the oil companies. They've paid over $372 million in fines. Oh, they don't call them fines. They call them 'campaign contributions.'" –Jay Leno
 


 

 


The-World-Will-Be-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam


Uh Oh

 

 A Moscow-led security group said on Monday it would consider sending a military force to southern Kyrgyzstan to quell ethnic clashes that have killed at least 124 people in the impoverished Central Asian state.

 


 

 


 

BP Oil Disaster

 


Uh Oh

 

WASHINGTON — A group of engineers and oil experts said Friday that the Interior Department changed the language of a high-profile oil spill report after they'd signed it, falsely signaling their support for a drilling moratorium that they thought went too far.

 


Disturbing News

 


 


 

"Seems Hall and Oates have canceled an upcoming concert in Arizona to protest the state's new immigration law. Well, that will teach Arizona a lesson, huh? Let's see how long they can go without Hall and Oates!" –Jay Leno
 


 

Republican-Shenanigans News

 


Good For Her

 

She may have been born into a Republican family, but Barbara Bush, daughter of former President George W. Bush, sounded more like a Democrat this weekend during an interview with Fox News. When "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace asked her whether she supports President Obama's health care reform plan, she responded: "I guess I'm glad the bill was passed

 


 

"Why do, basically, people with money have good health care and why do people who live on lower salaries not have good health care?" - Barbara Bush, daughter of George W. Bush

 


 

www.internetweekly.org

 


 

"Senator John McCain actually tweeted to Snooki from 'Jersey Shore,' an MTV program, after she complained about the tanning bed tax in the new health care law. But, unfortunately, Snooki never got the message because McCain tweeted it off his electric razor." –Jimmy Fallon

 


Rock-The-Voter News

 


 

South Carolina Democrats are crying foul after an unknown, unemployed man facing a criminal charge won the Senate primary. After all, technically he is not yet a felon- Laugh Lines

 


Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two- handed wedgies in the high school bathroom. You, however, are here to teach those dorks how to retire to a stall and rearrange themselves before reentering the hallway, studying hard and getting that job paying enough to turn the wedgie giver's dad's GM dealership into a solar panel production facility.

Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/blogs/durst/index#ixzz0qplhebtC
 



Dubyah reminded us of an entitled cackling jock giving geeks and nerds two- handed wedgies in the high school bathroom. You, [President Obama] however, are here to teach those dorks how to retire to a stall and rearrange themselves before reentering the hallway, studying hard and getting that job paying enough to turn the wedgie giver's dad's GM dealership into a solar panel production facility. - Will Durst

 



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Biz-Tech News


 

"According to a new report, BP has the worst safety record of all the oil companies. They've paid over $372 million in fines. Oh, they don't call them fines. They call them 'campaign contributions.'" –Jay Leno
 


The Murdoch Media Monopolization Marches On

 

 News Corp. is placing more bets on the future of electronic reading devices and the idea of charging readers for online content.

Rupert Murdoch's media conglomerate says it is buying Skiff LLC, a company started by magazine and newspaper publisher Hearst Corp. to create a technology platform for e-readers.
 


 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


 

"Yesterday, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said the economy appears to be on track to continue to expand through this year and next. And then he said, 'And you can take that to one of the remaining banks.'" –Jimmy Fallon
 


Go-F**k-Yourself News



 

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Odd News


To Help You Deflate Photo

 

 

This photo provided by the Department of Archaeology University College Cork, in Cork Ireland, shows a well preserved and complete shoe which was recovered at the base of a Chalcolithic pit in a cave in Armenia. The cow-hide shoe dates back to 3,500 BC, making the footwear 1,000 years older than the Great Pyramid of Giza in Egypt and 400 years older than Stonehenge in Britain.Photo/Department of Archaeology University College Cork

 

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