Thursday edition - June 28, 2007



Bush won‘t supply subpoenaed documents
Brocktown News,  USA - 6-28-07
WASHINGTON - The White House, moving toward a constitutional showdown with Congress, asserted executive privilege Thursday and rejected lawmakers‘ demands for documents that could shed light on the firings of federal prosecutors.

Dems: Investigate Cheney for role in salmon die-off
Seattle Times, United States - 6-28-07
WASHINGTON - West Coast Democrats called for a hearing Wednesday into the role Vice President Dick Cheney may have played in the 2002 die-off of about 70000 salmon near the California-Oregon border.

Republican leader scorches Dillard for doing Obama ad
Chicago Tribune, United States - 6-28-07
SPRINGFIELD -- Senate Republican Leader Frank Watson said Tuesday that Sen. Kirk Dillard should explain to fellow Republicans in the ...


We know all about the "alleged" illegalities of this administration, but the question should be asked -- has this administration done anything legal?



Thanks to Dick Cheney, the Environment is in its last throes. - Grant Gerver,




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



"The government of Iraq is under a lot of pressure from President Bush to find a fair way to share their huge oil profits. You know, like we do here in this country." --Jay Leno


Pay raise or Pink slip?


Despite low approval ratings and hard feelings from last year's elections, Democrats and Republicans in the House are reaching out for an approximately $4,400 pay raise that would increase their salaries to almost $170,000.



Disturbing News


When Ann Coulter appeared Tuesday on MSNBC's ``Hardball,'' Elizabeth Edwards called in to ask Coulter to stop making personal attacks on her husband. The exchanged deteriorated, with Coulter shouting over Mrs. Edwards and demanding that the campaign stop using her name to raise money if they want her to stop personal attacks. Response to the controversy was so large that it repeatedly crashed the server for MSNBC's political blog Wednesday.


Republican Shenanigans



"According to a new Gallup poll, the new Democratically-controlled Congress has the lowest approval rating in the history of Gallup poll-taking. Only 14% of Americans have confidence in Congress. 14%! Even HMOs are at 15%. At least with the HMO, they put a rubber glove on first." --Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News



"The CIA has released some documents that detail illegal and scandalous activities they were involved in more than 30 years ago. The activities include wiretapping of phones, warrantless searches and opening citizens' mail. Thank God that kind of thing can't happen today." --Jay Leno






Biz-Tech News


"According to USA Today -- this is why Congress has such a low approval rating -- 72 members of Congress have given over $5 million of campaign money to relatives or companies owned by relatives. There is now a bill in Congress that would ban nepotism in politics. President Bush says he will sign it ... as soon as he runs it past his dad and brother Jeb." --Jay Leno





Bush-Prison-Torture News


"The Republican Party here in California has obtained a special visa to hire a Canadian to be the state deputy political director, 'cause they say they can't find a qualified American to do the job. Apparently, working for Republicans is one of those icky jobs Americans just don't want to do." --Jay Leno


Go-F***-Yourself News






Odd News





A photo provided by the Zoo Safari and Hollywoodpark Stukenbrock shows the zebra and horse crossbreed 'Eclyse' during its presentation to the public in Schloss Holte, Germany, on Wednesday, June 27, 2007. The father of 'Eclyse' is a horse from Italy, where the crossbreed filly was born in 2006, her mother is a zebra from the Safari park. Photo/, Udo Richter