Monday edition - August 2, 2010
House Republicans late Thursday were able to corral enough votes to defeat a bill that would have provided up to $7.4 billion in aid to those sickened by toxins resulting from the 9/11 attacks.
Here is the Republican plan:
President Obama doesn't have the "cojones" to protect America's border
with Mexico, Sarah Palin charged Sunday.
Anthony Weiner Accomplishes ‘Shrinkage’ of Peter (King)
By Don Davis
Barack Is Still Sweeping Up Bush's Mess
President Barack Obama will set a course Monday for the nation's changing mission in Iraq as the military prepares to end its combat operations there.
"Innocent people have died, Pakistan is not the most trustworthy partner, and
Afghanistan is a tough place to wage a war. This info and more is available on
my website, 'ObviLeaks.' "
-- Stephen Colbert
The Truth About Sarah Palin’s $3.8 Trillion Hand Job
By Don Davis
The U.S. Coast Guard has routinely approved BP requests to use thousands of gallons of toxic chemical a day to break up oil slicks in the Gulf of Mexico despite a federal directive that the chemicals be used only rarely on surface waters, congressional investigators said Saturday after examining BP and government documents.
President Bush’s memoir is set to come out just in time for the midterm elections and it has some Republicans upset because it may remind voters of — President Bush.- Jimmy Kimmel
Public Servants Don't Want To Publicize Their Schedules
Several House Republicans are balking at a request by their leadership to offer up a copy of their August schedules for a GOP Conference online database.
“Chelsea Clinton is getting married this weekend. I don’t know how this
happened, but she’s marrying Levi Johnston.” -David Letterman
Jon Stewart To Media: 'Nothing Obama Does Will Ever Make You F**king Happy' (VIDEO)
Fox Is #1
Fox News Channel has been granted a much-coveted front-row seat in the White House briefing room.
Valerie Plame Grilled on Spying, Justice & Her New Nukes Movie
....I like the phrase that I’ve heard, and from what I’ve seen, that Hollywood, in fact, is high school with money.- Valerie Plame Wilson
The Key Evidence That Cleared Al Gore of Sexual Assault
By Don Davis
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China To Buy Liverpool
Chinese businessman Kenny Huang has offered to buy Liverpool's $374 million debt from a British bank in an attempt to end Tom Hicks' and George Gillett Jr.'s control of the English Premier League club.
Toyota is recalling more than 400,000 cars in the U.S. because of steering problems. Toyota’s crisis management spokesman issued a statement saying, “Good to be back.” - Jimmy Fallon
Tony Hayward -- you know the cry-baby BP CEO guy -- he says life’s not fair and
that sometimes you step off a curb and you get hit by a bus. You know, if life
was fair, that bus would have been driven by an unemployed Louisiana shrimp boat
operator.” -Jay Leno
Chelsea Got Married
Photo/Genevieve de Manio
RHINEBECK, N.Y. – It was high society inside and high security outside as Chelsea Clinton wed her longtime boyfriend at an elegant estate in a Hudson River village where several prominent guests were spotted beforehand, but the husband-and-wife-to-be stayed out of sight.
“Before you criticize someone, you should walk a mile in their shoes. That way when you criticize them, you are a mile away from them and you have their shoes.”- Jack Handey, SNL
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Rousson, chief designer of the Scubster submarine, a pedal-powered personal wet
sub, is seen underwater during testing in Villefranche sur Mer, southeastern
France. My guess is that smugglers all over the world will be ordering the
Scubster. Photo/Terence Dewaele