Tuesday edition - June 8, 2010
BP oil spill: Mississippi governor says press coverage is more damaging than
Is President Obama bowing to criticism that he hasn't shown enough emotion and outrage about the Gulf of Mexico oil spill? In an interview with the "Today" show's Matt Lauer on Tuesday morning, the president offered his bluntest response yet about the disaster,
Taylor’s take on Barbour
The governor of Mississippi, Haley Barbour, a Republican from Marbles-in-his-Mouth, Mississippi says it's all good to come on down to their beaches. Yeah, I believe him as much as I believed the EPA Administrator, Christie Whitman, when she said the air was fit to breathe in NYC after 9-11.
years, Al and Tipper Gore have split up. Nobody knows why, but there is a rumor
today that Al came home early last week and found another man's carbon
footprints." –Bill Maher
UN Kicked Out Of Libya
The U.N. refugee agency said Tuesday it is being expelled from Libya without explanation despite being responsible for registering thousands of refugees in the North African country.
By Madeleine Begun Kane
Don’t worry, be happy, says Haley,
In spite of the news we get daily.
Just ignore the press squeal.
The spill’s no big deal.
Must be nice to view crises so gaily.
US Weapons Are Everywhere
Cairo - An Amnesty International report released today has found that US weapons were involved in a December attack on suspected Al Qaeda members in Yemen
alarming thing is that the numbers say that a lot of people have just given up
looking for work entirely. And Obama tried to lift people's spirits today. He
said, 'It could be worse, you could be a pelican.'" –Bill Maher
Republicans Caring For Your Health
A look at
what Christie Whitman said in the days after 9/11 about environmental dangers at
Sept. 13, 2001 "EPA is greatly relieved to have learned that there appears to be no significant levels of asbestos dust in the air in New York City."
Sept. 14, 2001 "The good news continues to be that air samples we have taken have all been at levels that cause no concern."
Sept. 16, 2001 "There is no reason for concern."
Sept. 18, 2001 "Given the scope of the tragedy from last week, I am glad to reassure the people of New York and Washington, D.C., that their air is safe to breathe and their water is safe to drink."
"Rush Limbaugh is getting married this weekend for the fourth time … It's a traditional wedding. Well, not that traditional. They say instead of throwing rice, throw Vicodin." –Bill Maher
Obama today met with Arizona Governor Jan Brewer to talk about illegal
immigration. Governor Brewer surprised everyone in this meeting by having the
President deported." –Jimmy Kimmel
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kind of bragging about it today … the top hat. Oh yeah, they put a top hat on
it, was collecting about 6% of the oil. Yes, they found a solution that stops as
much oil as the margin of error. It lets 94% of the oil through. It was built by
the same people who built the Mexican border fence." –Bill Maher
Investors Don't Like BP
Investors pummeled shares of oil drillers and BP on Tuesday, as President Obama talked tough about dealing with the worst oil spill in the nation's history.
Bush Does Express ONE Regret Over Waterboarding
By Don Davis
out with this jobs report. This is terrible, all the new jobs it turns out are
Census jobs, temporary Census jobs. The bright side: Those skill you learn as a
Census taker going door to door, could launch a lucrative career as a Jehovah's
Witness." –Bill Maher
romantic moment at the White House yesterday. Did you see Paul McCartney? He
sang Michelle to Michelle Obama. That went over great. But then his other choice
of songs, in light of what's going on with the President, he sang, 'Fixing a
Hole,' 'Octopus' Garden, ''Yellow Submarine.'" –Bill Maher
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woman with her belly painted attends an event to celebrate "Healthy Maternity
Week" in Lima, Peru, May 21, 2010. More than 250 pregnant women participated in
a dancing competition organized by a public hospital to encourage a healthy
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