Wednesday edition - July 2, 2008
Saudi king urges consumers to get used to high oil prices
China Inspired Interrogations at Guantánamo
Why Pyongyang May Test Its Bomb
Have you hugged your Flag pin today? - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Afghan Death Toll Up as Iraq’s Falls New York Times
US Embassy Cites Progress in Iraq Washington Post
Military Voters Switch
Five years into an unpopular war in Iraq, many US military voters are eschewing their traditional Republican ties to support Democrat Barack Obama for president against John McCain
Videos allegedly show torture by police in Mexico The Associated Press
McCain Going To Colombia and Mexico
Republican John McCain
planned to tour a Colombian port by boat Wednesday to get a firsthand look at
the country's drug interdiction programs, a day after he praised President
Alvaro Uribe for Colombia's anti-drug efforts but pressed him to improve the
government's record on human rights.
The Republican presidential hopeful was on a three-day visit to Colombia and Mexico, where the eradication of illegal drugs topped the agenda.
I'm still the best, though John McCain is No. 2, says Rudy Giuliani
Bush raises Republican cash, touts housing efforts The Associated Press
McCain criticizes Obama's high court favorites The Associated Press
Republican Sen. Thad Cochran shocked many earlier this year with comments about
John McCain's volatile temper. .."But I saw some kind of quick movement at the
bottom of the table and I looked down there and John had reached over and
grabbed this guy by the shirt collar and had snatched him up like he was
throwing him up out of the chair to tell him what he thought about him or
whatever. I don't know what he was telling him but I thought, good grief,
everybody around here has got guns and we were there on a diplomatic mission. I
don't know what had happened to provoke John
obviously got mad at the guy and he just reached over there and snatched him."
“Barack Obama’s staff and John McCain’s staff are busy now negotiating when the presidential debates will take place. … Yeah, Obama wants them to be in September, and McCain wants them to be after his nap, but before ‘Wheel of Fortune.’” - Conan O’Brien
Obama pledges to expand aid to religious charities Los Angeles Times
Leonard Pitts: Obama wrong to distance himself from Muslim community Dallas Morning News, TX
Barbra Streisand backs Obama Reuters UK
Obama Shuns the Fist-Bump Washington Post
Voters cool to Michelle Obama, unfamiliar with Cindy McCain
Get used to high oil prices: Saudi King Hindu Business Line, India
Car Sales at 10-Year Low New York Times
Starbucks to close 600 US stores San Francisco Chronicle
US Officials Stymied in Salmonella Search Washington Post
Missing Hedge Fund Swindler Surrenders WCBS-TV New York
Starbucks is closing 600 of its stores, forcing patrons to walk half a block to another Starbucks. - Laughlines
Oscar Stohler was raised in
a sod house in western North Dakota and ranched there for nearly seven decades.
He never gave much thought to what lay below the grass that fattened his cattle.
When oilmen wanted to drill there last year, Stohler, 83, doubted oil would be found two miles underground on his property. He even joked about it....In less than a year, Stohler and his wife, Lorene, 82, have become millionaires from the production of one well on their land
Guantanamo Justice? Newsweek
Detainees in Guantanamo to be Returned to Yemen YemenOnline, Yemen
CACI Denies Use of Torture in Iraq Washington Post
The National Bartenders Association reported Tuesday that tips at the bar were down thirty percent last month. You don't have to impress a woman in a bar by flashing your cash. Women today won't go home with you unless they see your gas gauge. - Argus Hamilton
The Pentagon said Tuesday that Lithuania would be a "good alternative" to Poland as the site for a U.S. missile defense base if negotiations with the Poles fail.
Cheney to visit Boston on July Fourth
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15th-century sculpture damaged at NYC's Met museum
of blue-green algae is seen on the coastline of Qingdao, the host city for
sailing events at the 2008 Olympic Games, in eastern China's Shandong province
Tuesday June 24, 2008. The Qingdao government has organized 400 boats and 3000
people to help remove the algae after Olympic organizers ordered a cleanup.
Experts say the algae is a result of climate change, and recent heavy rains in
southern China, according to the Xinhua news agency.