August 17, 2004 Tuesday
Bush Troop Plan Vague on Movements in Asia
3 Fort Hood soldiers killed in Iraq
News 8 Austin, TX - 8-17-04
Three Fort Hood soldiers have been identified as killed in action in the strife-torn Iraqi city of Najaf...
American: U.S. knew of operation
Concord Monitor, NH - 8-17-04
Afghanistan -Jonathan Keith Idema, the American accused of running a freelance anti-terror operation and ...
Do you think that W or Kerry could last a year in the Iraqi desert?
My money is on Kerry.
"Our president is a
Christian? So was Adolf Hitler. "
-- Kurt Vonnegut
Threats delay Najaf peace trip Reuters, UK
Bush: "Our Posture Must Change" Deutsche Welle, Germany
Bin Laden Trail Still Cold, Pakistan Says Los Angeles Times
"The president said, 'America is absolutely better off today than it was 4 years ago.' Then he said, 'Did I say America, I meant Chevron.'" -- Bill Maher
The GOP Hits New York
(Sing to "When Johnny Comes Marching Home Again")
The GOP bash will soon be here.
Oh, no! Oh, no!
Won't give 'em a hearty welcome cheer.
Oh, no! Oh, no!
They'll swarm our bars and they'll crowd our streets.
They'll praise and laud their nominees.
And we won't feel gay when
The GOP hits New York.
Republican pols in NYC.
Oh, no! Oh, no!
The rest of my song parody is here:
Sharon OKs 1,000 new settlement homes Reuters, UK
Veterans Battle Over the Truth Los Angeles Times
FBI director rejected for anti-terror slot in state The Gloucester County Times, NJ
FBI and police keep watch on political activists and others Seattle Times, WA
Appalachia Is Paying Price for White House Rule Change washingtonpost.com
NY Candidate Seeks Springsteen Boycott The Porterville Recorder, CA
C'mon, Senator John...fight back!
good to see your web site updated. with all the bad weather i was worried about
you good folks
with respect and best wishes to all
Thanks Roo. Luckily, we didn't get hit by Bonnie or Charley.
Moore to Release '9/11' DVD on Oct. 5 The Porterville Recorder, CA
WOW! Thank you so much Lisa. This is a great Site!!
Jo-Ann in Brooklyn
I agree. More proof that all blondes aren't dumb.
Electronic Voting News
Meanwhile: Chasing down flaws in electronic voting International Herald Tribune, France
Saving the Vote New York Times, NY
"Does the world need another daytime talk show? Absolutely not, but I do think you could argue that daytime TV has never been better, and some of the best TV is now happening in daytime." -- JANE PAULEY, who starts her own daytime talk show this month
American says U.S. backed his jail Boston Globe, MA
ABU GHRAIB: General defends prison recommendations The Union Leader, NH
Seen on the fabulous www.bartcop.com
Go-F*** -Yourself News
Halliburton Has More Time to Verify Costs New York Times, NY
Harkin Calls Cheney A Coward KWWL, IA
New biography looks at US Vice-President Cheney with critical eye Alaska Highway News, Canada
"The president finally explained why he sat in that classroom on 9/11 for 7 minutes after he was told the country was under attack. He said he was 'collecting his thoughts.' What a time to start a new hobby.'" -- Bill Maher
Presidential Allstate ads counter the gecko USATODAY.com
Auction for Shares In Google's IPO Could End Today washingtonpost.com
“John Kerry is well read and well bred. I can’t say that about George Bush.” –- C-SPAN caller 8-17-04
Stem-cell issue takes center stage Concord Monitor, NH
Revealing Hospital Gowns Redesigned Guardian, UK
Hubble finds bubble, the nebula N44F, which, at left, is being inflated by a stellar wind, creating an interstellar bubble. The bubble forms when an extremely hot star is surrounded by a cloud of cooler gas, and the stellar wind emitting from the star pushes the gas, causing a bubble to form. (NASA, ESA)