Tuesday edition - June 30, 2009



Historic moment in Iraq marked with street festival

CNN - 6-30-09

 Iraqis welcomed the Tuesday deadline for American troops to leave their towns and cities with a street festival in Baghdad..."I feel the same way as any Iraqi feels -- I will feel my freedom and liberation when I don't see an American stopping an Iraqi on the street," ...


Sarah Palin trashed by members of John McCain's campaign team in Vanity Fair

New York Daily News - 6-30-09

Alaska's lipstick-wearing pit-bull is a "Little Shop of Horrors."
That's how one longtime friend and campaign trail companion of John McCain, the vanquished 2008 GOP presidential nominee, described veep nominee Sarah Palin.

Calls mount for Sanford to step down
CNN - 6-30-09‎
Mark Sanford on Monday and said the best thing for him to do in the wake of last week's scandal is resign. Gov. Mark Sanford has said it's better for him to


"It's been reported that Governor Sanford's mistress was a reporter for an Argentinean news channel. Did you know that? That's true. Yeah, this makes Sanford just the latest Republican to claim he got screwed by the media." --Conan O'Brien



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

He's Back



Extramarital affairs have sidelined two potential Republican presidential hopefuls in recent weeks, but former Vice President Dick Cheney said the 2012 GOP bench remains strong.



"Here's the latest in Iran: Opposition groups have announced that, from now on, they're going to hold their protest rallies online. All their protests will be online, yeah. Protestors say they're going to overthrow the Iranian regime, then they're going after that YouTube cat that plays the piano." --Conan O'Brien



Disturbing News

Mistress of Governor Leaves It In The Hands of God


 Maria Belen Chapur , South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford's Argentine girlfriend, is feeling down and hoping that the harsh glare of the public spotlight will pass quickly...."She was very hurt and contemplative and worried about the effect of all of this on her friends and family," ..."It is not for me to judge anyone," she said. "I leave it all in the hands of God."



"Earlier today, Sanford apologized to his Cabinet for having the affair with an Argentinean woman. And in response, his cabinet member said, 'An apology is not good enough. We want photos. That sounds hot.'" --Conan O'Brien





Republican-Shenanigans News


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Subject: Comment


Lisa – As a loyal viewer for over 2 years, I plan to throw some money your way after payday this week. I think you do a great job entertaining people with this site. Whenever I get a little down because of the rough and tough battle in politics these days, I can always depend on your latest zany page to bring things back in proper progressive perspective (try saying that three times fast).

Keep it goin’.

Best Regards,

Len The Engineer from Rochester, NY


Thank you, Len. You explained exactly why I do this website.

Thank you for being there for AHNC.




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Rock-The-Voter News


Limbaugh refers to Obama's "soul shake" -- that "black handshake ... that he had with Chavez"



Volunteers Needed


The Obama administration is developing plans to seek up to 1,500 National Guard volunteers to step up the military's counter-drug efforts along the Mexican border, senior administration officials said Monday.


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Biz-Tech News



"Celebrity birthday, Ross Perot, do you remember Ross Perot, ran for president a couple of times? 79 years old today, and still vital, vibrant and going strong. As a matter of fact, he received 9% of the vote in Iran." --David Letterman


Bush-Prison-Torture News


Pope Benedict announced that bone fragments from the first or second century have been found in a tomb in the Basilica of St Paul in Rome, which he says belonged to the apostle. Proof came from a IOU found with the bones from someone who had robbed St. Peter to pay St. Paul. - Laugh Lines



In this photo released by the U.S. military and taken on April 26, 2009, Iraqi special operations forces conduct a hostage rescue exercise in Baghdad, Iraq. The commander of Iraq's Counter-Terrorism Bureau feels that his elite American-trained special operations units can replace U.S. troops after they withdraw next week major urban areas and said he was confident his country will not again slip into sectarian warfare. The troops, distinctive because of the high-tech U.S.-made equipment they carry, have made a reputation for themselves as the most highly trained and effective troops in the Iraqi arsenal, often pairing up with American special operations forces to go after Iraq's most wanted on all sides of the sectarian divide — both al-Qaida extremists and Shiite militants.
Photo/US Military, Capt. Tommy Avilucea


Go-F**k-Yourself News




"What's especially sad is that most people of a certain generation only know Michael Jackson as a crazy guy who had a lot of plastic surgery -- whereas the truth is, he was not only an unbelievably talented, groundbreaking performer, he also helped break down the racial prejudice in this country. He was an extremely powerful symbol -- a black performer who whites could relate to and then later in life, a white performer who blacks could relate to." --Jimmy Kimmel





Subject: Your thank-you s


hi, Lisa,
it's sad to see that the list of donors you thanked today could fit into a tweet!
hey, all you readers out there, think for a minute how you'd feel if this great site, which i'm sure for an awful lot of you is a daily fix and comfort, went away. and then donate accordingly. i know times are tough for us all, but this site is one of the things that keep us sane. if we all kick in a few bucks, we can keep it around for a long time. how about it?
Murfreesboro, TN


Thanks for writing, Kathy.


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Odd News

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Elephants painted as pandas are led on a walkabout in Ayutthaya province, 80 km (50 miles) north of Bangkok, June 26, 2009. Five elephants were led on a walkabout to send a message to the Thai public not to ignore its elephants, the symbolic animal of Thailand. A female panda and its newborn baby in Chiang Mai zoo have captured the attention of the public.
Photo/Sukree Sukplang





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