Tuesday edition - June 3, 2008

 

 

 

Clinton campaign says she not conceding to Obama
Reuters South Africa, South Africa - 6-3-08
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is "absolutely not" planning to concede the campaign to Barack Obama on Tuesday ...

 

 

Iraq may buy French military equipment
AFP - 6-3-08
BAGHDAD (AFP) - Iraq said on Monday it is considering buying French military equipment, including arms and helicopters, and will send a delegation to France

Iraq sends teams to study other US military pacts
Reuters - Jun 1, 2008
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq, negotiating an agreement on keeping US forces in the country, has sent teams to study military pacts Washington has with other


 

“Why can't they have gay people in the army? Personally, I think they are just afraid of a thousand guys with M16s going, "Who'd you call a faggot?"” - Jon Stewart

 


 

 


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


Rayguns

 

The Pentagon has been developing a raygun which can harmlessly repel enemies by causing a burning sensation in the top layer of the skin. However, according to CBS's 60 Minutes, the military is unwilling to actually trust this weapon enough to deploy it in Iraq...Hymes demonstrated the weapon by staging what CBS somewhat oddly called "a scenario soldiers might encounter in Iraq" -- a handful of military volunteers, dressed as civilian protesters, who carried signs saying "peace not war" and threw objects at a small group of soldiers. A series of raygun blasts from half a mile away disrupted their chants and finally sent them running.

 


 

Examples of past war propaganda

 


 

 


 

President Bush spoke with the Amish. He didn't want to, but it was the only group he could find that wasn't upset about the high price of gas. - Jay Leno

 


 

Disturbing News



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Republican-Shenanigans News


 

Bush reiterated his stand to conservatives opposing his decision on stem cell research. He said today he believes life begins at conception and ends at execution. -Jay Leno

 


 

 


Big Dog Bites Back

 

Former President Bill Clinton unloaded today on former New York Times reporter Todd Purdum, who has penned an extremely negative piece about him in this month's Vanity Fair ..."You know he didn't use a single name, cite a single source in all those things he said. It's just slimy..."

 


Rock-The-Voter News


 

"President George Bush is a serious fitness buff. He works out 60 to 90 minutes a day with weights. Apparently he likes working out because it 'clears his mind.' Sometimes it works a little too well.” - Jay Leno

 


 

 


 


Biz-Tech News

 


More Help For Banks

 

The Federal Reserve has auctioned another $75 billion in loans to squeezed banks to help them overcome credit problems.

 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


 

 


Cheney Shoots Lawyer Foot

 

Vice President Dick Cheney threw a verbal insult at West Virginians on Monday, but quickly apologized.

Talking about his family roots and how he's distantly related to Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama, the vice president noted that he had Cheneys on both sides of his family.

"And we don't even live in West Virginia," Cheney quipped.
 


Go-F**k-Yourself News


 

 


Mow Your Grass!

 

Homeowners who don't mow their grass in the northeast Ohio city of Canton now face stiffer penalties — including possible jail time.
 



 

 


Odd News


 

 

A worker looks on as Giant Pandas eat bamboo at a zoo in Beijing Monday, June 2, 2008. Eight pandas has arrived safely in Beijing after a long journey from their damaged reserve near the epicenter following the deadly earthquake. The pandas arrived last Saturday to spend the next six months at the Beijing Zoo on a special Olympics visit that had been planned long before the quake.
 Photo/Color China Photo

 

Peace.