Thursday edition - June 25, 2009



Hubris, remorse drove Sanford's week of decisions
The Associated Press - 6-25-09
NEW YORK (AP) — How did he think he could get away with it? To visit his lover in Argentina, South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford slipped his security detail...


Palin popular among Republicans but polarizing according to poll - 6-25-09
Sarah Palin "continues to be a divisive figure among the general public" but is hugely popular among Republicans, according to a new national survey by the

Mark Sanford's Once-Secret Wall Street Deal
Wall Street Journal Blogs - ‎6-25-09
Despite the impression given by his aw-shucks mea culpa today, South Carolina’s Mark Sanford is not new to furtive dealings.
The governor, a long-time darling of the GOP, was criticized heavily in 2005 for secretly trying to orchestrate a sale of the state’s largest asset, a massive 70-year-old utility named Santee Cooper.


Governor Sanford makes Bill Clinton's affair look boring.




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Saudi Royals Funded Sept. 11



Documents gathered by lawyers for the families of Sept. 11 victims provide new evidence of extensive financial support for Al Qaeda and other extremist groups by members of the Saudi royal family, but the material may never find its way into court because of legal and diplomatic obstacles.


I don't remember the Republicans supporting the vote protesters in Florida in 2000. Come to think of it, that election was decided by the "Supreme" rulers without a recount as well. - Zing!



Today in History:


In 1876, Lt. Col. George A. Custer and his 7th Cavalry were wiped out by Sioux and Cheyenne Indians in the Battle of the Little Bighorn in Montana.


In 1950, war broke out in Korea as forces from the communist North invaded the South.

In 1996, a truck bomb killed 19 Americans and injured hundreds at a U.S. military housing complex in Saudi Arabia.


Five years ago: Republican Jack Ryan withdrew from the U.S. Senate race in Illinois after allegations of sex-club visits with his then-wife, actress Jeri Ryan.




"In a major speech, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called for the Palestinians to get their own state. Unfortunately, the state he offered them is New Jersey." --Conan O'Brien




Steamy Emails


South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford carried on a lively e-mail exchange with his lover in Buenos Aires, praising her "gentle kisses," her tan lines and the "curve of your hips," according to copies of the e-mails given to The State newspaper.





Republican-Shenanigans News

Sanford On Sin


Here's Mark in 1998 on Bill Clinton's cheating: "I think it would be much better for the country and for him personally (to resign). I come from the business side. If you had a chairman or president in the business world facing these allegations, he'd be gone."

Here's Mark in 1998 on ex-GOP Rep. Bill Livingston, who revealed that he strayed from his marriage: "The bottom line, though, is he still lied. He lied under a different oath, and that is the oath to his wife. So it's got to be taken very, very seriously.

And Mark has fought to have the Ten Commandments publicly displayed. Quick refresher: Commandment No. 7: You shall not commit adultery

Fox News Identifies Mark Sanford as a Democrat




Subject: Mark Sanford


Hi Lisa ...

Two quick thoughts on the Sanford debacle:

Mark Sanford could still be a viable VP candidate. I mean, this guy knows a thing or two about working in undisclosed locations …

It looks to me like the only Republicans left who still respect the sanctity of marriage are … Log Cabin Republicans. How ironic is that?

Hang in there,


The Sanford and Sin Saga is our very own reality show.  And he drew attention to himself by leading everyone astray about his whereabouts!

The GOP is quickly running out of presidential candidate material.

Who will they be left with when the dust settles?

Rush, Newt or Sarah?

I hope so.



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Stephen Colbert on the GOP demand that Obama ratchet up his Iranian rhetoric: "Exactly! Seeing these protesters struggle and not speaking boldly and loudly is like seeing a drowning man and not standing on the shore shouting: 'Hey, look at me! I'm a lifeguard!'"




"The mayor of Los Angeles, Antonio Villaraigosa, announced he is not going to run for governor of California. Villaraigosa realized he had no chance of becoming governor of California because he was born in this country and you can understand every word he says." --Conan O'Brien



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Mark Sanford’s Trail … Of Hypocrisy (Limerick)
By Madeleine Begun Kane

The myst’ry of Sanford is solved.
We have learned an affair is involved.
Argentinean tryst!
Now that’s quite a twist.
Say goodbye to his Prez hopes. Dissolved!





"And I think what's interesting, is with all this going on in the world, the top news on the Fox News website was a recall of Tollhouse cookie dough. I'm not kidding. Forget Iran, forget healthcare, for the average Fox viewer, the most important question for them was, is my lard safe?" --Bill Maher

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"Jon & Kate plus 8" announcing their divorce...It's said to be amicable - he's keeping the hair plugs and the 23 year old girlfriend, she gets the crazy hair-do.- Jimmy Kimmel








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