Wednesday edition - August 11, 2010




Quayle son gets harsh on Obama

Ben Quayle, the son of former Vice President Dan Quayle who is seeking a House seat in Arizona, is making a splash with a new campaign ad in which he looks straight into the camera and declares, "Barack Obama is the worst president in history."

The Odd Lies Of Sarah Palin XCIII: Gone Fishin', Ctd
So if Sarah Palin is commercially fishing for halibut, as was implied by her posting, then they would have to be IFQ shareholders, crew members aboard a

Tipton defeats Palin-backed McConnell for 3rd District GOP House nomination
State lawmaker Scott Tipton defeated retired lawyer and Sarah Palin-endorsed newcomer Bob McConnell for the Republican nomination Tuesday.


Ben Quayle, son of Dan Quayle is out there dissing Obama. Wow, the Republicans are pulling out the big guns.



Levi Johnston is planning to run for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. He really is trying as hard as he can to get shot by Sarah Palin, isn’t he? -Jimmy Kimmel


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

Making Friends During A Disaster


 U.S. Army choppers carrying emergency food and water buzzed over the swollen river and washed-out bridges, landing in the valley once controlled by the Taliban. They returned laden with grateful Pakistani flood survivors — newly won friends in a country where many regard America as the No. 1 enemy.



Disturbing News



The three American veterans from three different wars had only one good leg among them. But that didn't stop them from summiting Africa's highest mountain.

The three soldiers — veterans of Afghanistan, Iraq and Vietnam — scrambled, clawed and plodded to the top of Tanzania's Mount Kilimanjaro, hiking up the domed mountain's scree-filled paths on one human leg and five prosthetics made of titanium and carbon fiber.


Levi Johnston is running for mayor of Wasilla, Alaska. Ironically, many of the babies he’ll kiss on the campaign trail will be his own.- Jay Leno





Republican-Shenanigans News


Rand Paul Abduction Story Takes a ‘Libertarian’ Turn

By Don Davis





GOP Were Against Health Care Before They Were For It: See A Pattern Here?

Even Republicans who voted against the health care reform law and went out of their way to prevent its passage have now lauded these reforms. Recently, on the Senate floor, Sen. Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) actually took credit for the preventive care provision. “One of the things we did in the health care legislation,” Kyl said, “was to provide a lot of different incentives for preventive care.”

Coming from the same gentleman who, when the bill was being debated, memorably derided coverage of maternity care as useless, this is high praise indeed.




Rock-The-Voter News

Gibbs Needs A Vacation Or Duct Tape


The White House was on the defensive Tuesday after press secretary Robert Gibbs lashed out at liberals he dubbed the "professional left," saying some of them should be drug-tested.



Robert Gibbs Announces ‘All Professional Left Behind’

By Don Davis




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Biz-Tech News


Down And Down We Go


 The U.S. dollar slid to a 15-year low against the yen Wednesday, dragged down by the anemic recovery in the world's biggest economy.

The greenback was quoted at 84.71 yen in London, the lowest since 1995



Bush-Prison-Torture News


Naomi Campbell was forced to testify about blood diamonds given to her by former Liberian President Charles Taylor. She told reporters, “I didn’t want to be here. This is a big inconvenience for me.” Which is exactly what the slave that had to dig up the diamonds said.- Jimmy Kimmel


Go-F**k-Yourself News




Scientists in Britain unveiled the world’s first robot with emotions. That’s just what we need — a Rumba that’s too bummed out to vacuum.- Jimmy Fallon



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Bangladeshi villagers take part in a frog wedding in Ramchandrapur village yesterday. Farmers in a parched district of northern Bangladesh are marrying off frogs in a desperate bid to bring on monsoon rains and protect their crops, local officials said Wednesday.




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