Tuesday edition - August 17, 2010




GOP calls Obama insensitive over stand on mosque

 Republican candidates around the country seized on President Barack Obama's support for the right of Muslims to build a mosque near ground zero, assailing him as an elitist who is insensitive to the families of the Sept. 11 victims.


Ga. scientists: Gulf oil not gone, 80 pct remains
The scientists say as much as 80 percent of the oil still lurks under the surface.

Blago guilty on just 1 count as Feds vow retrial

CHICAGO – A federal jury found former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich guilty on Tuesday of one count of lying to federal agents, and the judge said he intended to declare a mistrial on the more serious remaining 23 counts.

Whew...I finally got this edition posted AND bought groceries/hardware AND ended up getting stuck in a rain soaked clay driveway with mud splattering everything. I love Costa Rica.


President Obama had a 24-hour vacation on the Gulf Coast of Florida. Some Republicans are attacking him for not staying longer. They have a point. President Bush used to vacation for weeks at a time. - Jimmy Kimmel




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Obama's Shadow War


The Obama administration is conducting a "shadow war" on al Qaeda and its allies in a dozen countries, from Yemen to Pakistan to several former Soviet republics, according to a report in The New York Times. The stealth operations, which include intelligence gathering and drone strikes, began during the presidency of George W. Bush, but it have been expanded under Obama. The program amounts to using a "scalpel" rather than a "hammer" to fight terrorism, says John O. Brennan, Obama’s top counterterrorism adviser. Is this new approach making America safer?





Disturbing News


The president was there to promote tourism in the Gulf. He even jumped into the Gulf to prove it was safe. Unfortunately, he did a cannonball right onto a pelican. - Jimmy Kimmel





Republican-Shenanigans News

National Media That Is Supposedly Liberal


There is no mosque being built on the site of Ground Zero. It's a simple fact, but one that news consumers can be forgiven for missing.

In covering the growing controversy over the proposed Islamic community center in lower Manhattan, the national media, led by the big cable networks, have by default shaped the increasingly heated debate by repeatedly referring to the project as the "Ground Zero mosque."





Rock-The-Voter News

All American Apple Pie Thrower


A woman accused of hitting U.S. Sen. Carl Levin in the face with an apple pie during the Armed Services Committee chairman's constituent meeting in northern Michigan is due in court.



Obama went to the Gulf to say it was clean and safe and open for business before getting the hell out of there to take his real vacation on Martha's Vineyard. -
Will Durst


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Biz-Tech News




Bush-Prison-Torture News


"Bristol Palin and Levi Johnston have reaching a custody agreement. Neither of them is allowed to say anything bad about the other parent or the other parent’s family in front of Tripp. So basically nobody is allowed to speak in front of Tripp." –Jimmy Kimmel

Go-F**k-Yourself News

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Aerial dancers from Project Bandaloop perform a dance as they rappel down the side of Thanksgiving Tower Tuesday, Aug. 17, 2010 in Dallas , Texas. Free Tacos were served at the event.
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