June 18, 2004  TGIF


by Tamara Baker June 17, 2004


Remember Lori Klausutis?
Michael Moore sure does.


As Mimir points out over at DailyKos, Moore has been sparring with former congresscritter (R-FL) and current MSNBC talk-show host Joe Scarborough -- and Moore isn't shy about bringing up the tragic fate of Ms. Klausutis, who worked for Scarborough when he was still a congresscritter, and whose dead body had several severe skull fractures when it was found in his office one summer morning almost three years ago….

Michigan not a state in Scarborough Country?

Joe Scarborough threatens to sue Michael Moore
Daily Kos Jun 15th, 2004

Scarborough did not appreciate Moore's explanation to an NBC reporter as to why he would not appear on Scarborough's show.  Moore rehashed the facts concerning Lori Klausutis, a young intern found dead in Scarborough's Florida office, around the time Scarborough announced he would not seek reelection. Scarborough says Moore accused him of being a murderer...

Dissent, Disloyalty & Double Standards
FAIR - Jun 7, 2004
... In 1999, Joe Scarborough was one of 173 Republican members of Congress voting against the bombing of Serbia. As that war came to an end, Rep. ...

Michael Moore versus Beady Eyed Joe Scarborough.  I'll put my money on Moore.

Thanks to my Alabama friend, David, for alerting me to Scarborough's shenanigans.

All Hat No Cattle Hotline: 850-217-5719

"Yes, the 'Bush Doctrine.' Holding regimes that harbor terrorists to account. That doctrine also carries the 'Bush Asterisk,' which simply states: 'Doctrine not valid in Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Syria, and Pakistan."'  -Jon Stewart

Thanks to Damn Rebel!

Thank you all for the wonderful captions!


News Flash!  Third Beheading of an American under the Bush administration

Arab Television Reports American Engineer Beheaded
Washington Post - 6-18-04
... further details. Al Qaeda had given the Saudi government a Friday deadline to free jailed militants or it would kill Paul Johnson. ...

"This administration took its eye off of al-Qaida, took its eye off of the real war on terror in Afghanistan and northwest Pakistan and transferred it for reasons of its own to Iraq. And the American people are paying billions of dollars now because of that decision. And most importantly, American families and American soldiers are paying the highest price of all." -- Senator John Kerry

Disturbing News

Context...context...context...Hate Talk Radio & Clinton
By Bob Witkowski


Poll Shows Iraqis Would Feel Safer Without Occupiers

Republican Shenanigans

"The Sept. 11 commission said that they have found no ties between al-Qaida and Iraq. To which President Bush said, 'What about the fact that they're both in the Middle East?"' -Jay Leno

Sweeping stun guns to target crowds

NewScientist 6-16-04

Weapons that can incapacitate crowds of people by sweeping a lightning-like beam of electricity across them are being readied for sale to military and police forces in the US and Europe…

Sent in by Alan Charles

"We've made a lot of progress towards ending racism in America. But we've been hearing about it for decades. A black man says he can never get a fair trial in America. But Arabs and Muslims say they can't even get a trial." Azhar Usman Muslim comedian

Biz/Tech News

Fahrenheit 911 Clip

“There is a religious war going on in our country for the soul of America. It is a cultural war, as critical to the kind of nation we will one day be as was the Cold War itself. And in that struggle for the soul of America, Clinton and Clinton are on the other side, and George Bush is on our side.” -Pat Buchanan, 1992 Republican convention

The Passion of the Christ Part II

A Betty Bowers Production

John Kerry News

"Let me tell you something -- these shopping malls are not taking this threat lightly. Today, Pottery Barn raised their terror warning code to magenta. And it could go to teal." -Jay Leno

Good News

Odd News

Flaming Bush britches among activists' pitches
By Lynn Bartels, Rocky Mountain News
June 18, 2004




A new specie of fish is seen in this undated photo released June 17, 2004. Brazilian scientists have discovered a new species of fish related to the shark family that has been swimming the seas since the dinosaur age, a researcher involved in the project said on Thursday. The fish, which is a kind of chimaera, or ratfish, is about 12 inches to 16 inches (30cm to 40cm) long, has large, wing-like fins, a whip-like tail and exposed nerves along its body that help it navigate in the deep, dark waters where it lives.(MOVI-UNIVALI/Rafael de Alcantara Brandi/Handout )