Wednesday edition - August 18, 2010




Dr. Laura plans to end radio show at end of year

The conservative advice maven made the announcement on CNN's "Larry King Live," saying she wants to "regain her First Amendment rights."


Seattle's Judge Judy Suspended over Courtroom Insults

This bullying Judge Judy was not Judge Judith Sheindlin, the tough-talking former New York City Family Court judge who has the top-rated judge show on syndicated television. It was Judge Judith Raub Eiler, her real-life doppelgÄnger, who sits at a county court in Seattle.

Ted Nugent pleads no contest to deer baiting in CA

California Department of Fish and Game spokesman Patrick Foy says game wardens saw Nugent kill an immature buck on a February episode of his Outdoor Channel TV show "Spirit of the Wild."


Dr. Laura, Ted Nugent and Judge Judy pulled down their own pants, in front of everybody - I love when that happens.






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



 Israel has "eight days" to launch a military strike against Iran's Bushehr nuclear facility and stop Tehran from acquiring a functioning atomic plant, a former US envoy to the UN has said.

Iran is to bring online its first nuclear power reactor, built with Russia's help, on August 21, when a shipment of nuclear fuel will be loaded into the plant's core.

At that point, John Bolton warned Monday, it will be too late for Israel to launch a military strike against the facility because any attack would spread radiation and affect Iranian civilians.




Costa Rica President Wants US To Help With War On Drugs


Costa Rican President Laura Chinchilla said Tuesday she wants the United States to offer an anti-drug aid program just for Central America...Chinchilla said she will always insist the anti-drug cooperation be "civil but not military."

"I'm the first one to guarantee that the fight against drug trafficking in Costa Rica will not be militarized," she said.


Disturbing News

Costa Rican Students Against US Military On Their Land Or In Their Water


The Higher Council of the Costa Rican Students Federation expressed its rejection to the deployment of US Marines and ships in Costa Rican national territory, with the pretext of fighting drug trafficking.

The presence of 7,000 soldiers, 46 war ships and more than 200 helicopters violates the National Constitution and intimidates the citizenship, said students in a document published by Costa Rican digital newspaper El Pais Monday.





Republican-Shenanigans News



Ben Quayle, Dan Quayle’s son is running for US Congress in Arizona and his campaign platform is, “Obama is the worst president in history” … Gee ladies and gentleman, can you spell potato head? - Bill Williams



Freedom to Find Space


Muslims in lower Manhattan who have prayed in a crowded basement or in the streets say they are not looking for confrontation with opponents of a new mosque. They simply need the space.





Rock-The-Voter News

I Want To Go To Havana Wearing My Carmen Miranda Hat



 The Obama administration, in a test of the Castro regime's appetite for reform, is considering easing travel restrictions to Cuba, U.S. and congressional officials said Tuesday.



The federal judge who struck down California’s gay-marriage ban OK’d same-sex marriages starting next week … Actually, same sex marriages make a lot of sense. Right away the toilet seat issue becomes a moot point. - Bill Williams



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Biz-Tech News


Raising Money To Capture Osama


The Colorado man detained in Pakistan while trying to track down Osama bin Laden says he wants to try again.

Gary Faulkner said Tuesday it could be weeks or months before he makes another trip and still has to raise money for it.

The 51-year-old unemployed construction worker says he wants to bring the al-Qaida leader to the United States.

Bush-Prison-Torture News





Meanwhile, Way Above Our Heads


Spacewalking astronauts installed a new coolant pump for the International Space Station on Monday, accomplishing urgent cooling-system repairs after more than two weeks of impaired operations in orbit.


Go-F**k-Yourself News


Hairtech International Inc. is suing Paris Hilton for wearing hair extensions from a competitor after getting paid 3.5 million dollars to promote Hairtech hair extensions. Paris got paid 3.5 million to wear fake hair! That's more than she gets paid to wear nothing. - Jimmy Kimmel


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Odd News

To Help You Deflate Photo



I couldn't find a Help-You-Deflate photo to my liking today so I took my camera, wandered outside and found a frog perched on a wonderful banana-like leaved plant that has the most beautiful red flowers. I have no idea what the name of this gorgeous plant is.

Photo/Lisa Casey






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