Monday edition - July 3, 2006
Karl Rove, President Bush's chief political adviser and deputy chief of staff, wears Elvis style sunglasses and sideburns as he walks from Air Force One after Bush returned from a tour of Graceland with Japan's Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi, Friday, June 30, 2006, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (Photo/Charles Dharapak)
Al-Qaida leaders sold al-Zarqawi to US
2 in Senate urge bill to curb ruling on tribunals
Zarqawi buried in secret in Iraq - Iraqi official
I love the 4th of July -- I'm making my famous Dan Quayle Potatoe Salad!
"Republican Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa is proposing a tax on pimps and prostitutes. So apparently, it really is hard out there for a pimp.." --Jay Leno
Car Bomb Strikes Market in Iraq, Kills 7
14 Iraqis killed in attacks, 10 bodies found
Police: Baghdad car bomb kills 60 SI.com
Two British soldiers among 23 killed in Afghanistan AFP
Iraq's list of 41 most-wanted AP
Hussein's relatives on Iraq's wanted list Detroit Free Press
Al-Maliki Calls On Saudis to Invest in Iraq
U.S. troops try courtesy in Iraqi city AP
US military doubts bombing of Iran would succeed AFP
Fuel supplies in Gaza drying up AP
Warlord joins Somalia's Islamists BBC News
Geez, Even the Brits Hate Us
People in Britain view the United States as a vulgar, crime-ridden society obsessed with money and led by an incompetent president whose Iraq policy is failing, according to a newspaper poll.
“First of all, it seems a little
redundant for him [Rush Limbaugh] to take Viagra. You know, the fact that he
takes it he gets taller. I mean, why do you need Viagra? It’s a hard thing when
he’s a big pr—ck already.
Where was he staying in the Caribbean? Club Medicated?” - Comedian Robin Williams
No reason given for 'Bravo-Plus' security level WorldNetDaily, OR
Jeb Plays Defense
"A day doesn't go by where someone doesn't have a great idea for what my life looks like in 2007 and beyond," the term-limited governor Jeb Bush told reporters last week. "I'm not entertaining any discussion about it."
Since Bush's first treasury secretary and President Bush himself publicly announced that the U.S. would be tracing bank records to hunt down terrorists, shouldn't they be arrested and thrown into the same jail cell with the editors of The New York Times?-- Zing!
Gutierrez and Abramoff Pacific Daily News
With scandals aplenty, ethics bills await Biloxi Sun Herald
THE IMMIGRATION DEBATE House leader praised on his tough stand San Francisco Chronicle
A New Partnership Binds Old Republican Rivals New York Times
Frist Foreign Policy
Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist urged President Bush on Friday to intensify efforts to put interceptor missiles at a site in Europeto protect against potential attacks from Iran.
We should make Congress work for minimum wage.-- Zing!
1st Workday Dawns on NJ Gov't Shutdown Washington Post
The doctor says my uncontrollable anal twitching is caused by severe neoconitis. -- Grant Gerver
Food Safety and Lobbyists
The Agriculture Department must
release the calendars of five senior officials to a consumer group under
the federal Freedom of Information Act, a federal appeals court ruled
Consumer Federation of America wants the appointment calendars to see if department officials met with industry lobbyists who opposed stricter food safety rules. The group filed a FOIA request in 2004 and a lawsuit in 2005.
In this photo reviewed by US military officials, an American flag waves within the razor wire-lined compound of Camp Delta prison, at the Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba June 27, 2006. Photo/Brennan Linsley/Pool
High oil price hasn’t harmed world growth: Saudi minister Khaleej Times, United Arab Emirates
China devises rules to invigorate stocks BusinessWeek
Pentagon Declares Itself Clean As A Whistle
The Pentagon on Friday released a 2005 military review of prisoner interrogation policies that concluded thatno uniformed or civilian leaders directed or encouraged the prisoner abuses committed in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
Right-Wing Blog Asks Readers to "Hunt Down" Info About NYT Editors' Children
White House in dilemma over Guantánamo Seattle Times
French Guantanamo six go on trial BBC News
Pakistani team to visit Guantanamo prison: minister People's Daily Online, China
“How 'bout the weather in Washington? Oh, my God, the rain, or, as they're calling it, ‘Al Gore's revenge.'" - Jay Leno
Cheney works crowds to boost GOP's image San Jose Mercury News
British newspapers are reporting that Prince Charles had an income last year of $25 million dollars. In fact, they say that amount would have been even higher if he actually had a job. -- Jay Leno
Large asteroid makes harmless pass by Earth San Jose Mercury News
Web Video Shows World How to Make Geysers Houston Chronicle
Fireworks are over the Potala Palace to mark the start of rail operations in Lhasa, western China's Tibet, Saturday July 1 2006. The US$4.2 billion (euro3.4 billion) Qinghai-Tibet railway, an engineering marvel that crosses mountain passes up to 5,000 meters (16,500 feet) high, is part of government efforts to develop China's poor west and bind restive ethnic areas to the booming east. (Photo/EyePress)
Peace and tune in tomorrow for Name That Toon!