Monday Edition - July 24, 2006
Rice, Seeking Ceasefire, Flies to Beirut
Bush Remains Opposed to Mideast Cease-Fire
Panel chides Bush on bypassing laws
What's going on? Bush says no to a ceasefire and Rice suddenly wants a ceasefire?
"There was one embarrassing moment today for President Bush when they phoned the Pentagon about evacuating Lebanese-Americans. He said, 'I didn't even know Dick Cheney's daughter was over there.'"--Jay Leno
No letup as bombs kill 66 in Iraq Chicago Tribune
Blair, Iraq PM discuss troop exit CNN
Maliki insists Iraq will not slide into civil war
Iraq ready to restart northern oil pipeline MSNBC
Hussein collapses in jail cell Chicago Tribune
Condoleezza Rice won't meet with Syrian backers Jerusalem Post, Israel
Wesley Clark Backs Israeli Actions In Mideast Conflict cbs4denver.com, CO
Report raps Pentagon for equipment sales AP
Pakistan in large-scale nuclear expansion Reuters
At least 417 people have been reported killed in Lebanon and ... Lexington Herald Leader, KY
Israel Signals It May Accept Foreign Forces on Border New York Times
Rice Makes Surprise Visit To Beirut
Baghdead - Grant Gerver
president has been so absent on diplomacy when it comes to issues affecting the
Middle East. We're going to have a lot of ground to make up (in 2008) because of
Sen. John Kerry
Bush Quiz from 1999
Big Dig tunnel workers given the weekend off Boston Globe
Cops seek suspects in Kansas City shooting Houston Chronicle
I-65 sniper attacks kill Indiana man Louisville Courier-Journal
EU mulls stem cell research ban BBC News
Navy Ship’s Crew and Kin Face TB Tests New York Times
On This Day:In 1974, the Supreme Court unanimously ruled that President Nixon had to turn over subpoenaed White House tape recordings to the Watergate special prosecutor.
Bush and the NAACP: Too Much Left Unsaid Washington Post
White House adviser Karl Rove in Minnesota Pioneer Press, MN
Robert Novak: US cheering punishment of Hezbollah The Union Leader, NH
All Politics Is Local
"It's like after Katrina, when the secretary of homeland security was saying all those people weren't really stranded when we were all watching it on TV," said Rep. Patrick T. McHenry (R-N.C.). "I still hear about that.We can't look like we won't face reality."
Republicans have had the White House and majorities in the states, House, Senate and the Supreme Court for about six years, yet conservative spinners blame godless liberals for all problems and perils. -- Zing!
Criminal violations and ethical offenses leaving ugly stain on Gov. Jeb Bush's tenure
Israel appears to be taking a page out of Bush's playbook. --Grant Gerver
World Stem Cell Map
Senate to debate drilling for oil, gas San Francisco Chronicle
Report: China to Cut Export Rebates Houston Chronicle
MySpace Users Get MyMalware
Internet companies under fire for aiding China's online censorship
We didn't elect this president: Diebold did.-- Grant Gerver
Guantanamo Bay families in appeal
"The Globe reports that North Korean dictator Kim Jong-Il raises money by selling fake Viagra pills. What it is about this guy? None of his missiles seem to launch."--Jay Leno
"My feeling is that there is nothing in life but refraining from hurting others, and comforting those that are sad." — Olive Schreiner, South African author and feminist (1855-1920).
Two killed in Britain as inflatable art takes off Reuters India, India
Dollar ban leaves Russian minister tongue-tied Reuters.uk, UK
A Tomahawk missile fell off a
truck and onto a New York highway on Friday, but the weapon did not have a
warhead and posed no danger, police said.
The cargo came loose when the truck carrying it collided with another truck on a motorway in the Bronx.
"It was a military-type missile but it was inert. There was no danger and no one was harmed," a police spokesman said.