Tuesday edition - August 22, 2006
North Korea threatens attack due to war drills
Calendars Show Armitage Met Reporter
Romanian Oil Rig Comes Under Iranian Fire
The world will be a safer place without George Bush.
The only difference between George W. Bush and Osama Bin Laden: height. Grant Gerver - Shot Off the Press
A look at US military deaths in Iraq
Violence in Iraq kills 4 US troops Boston Globe
A quiet Iraq stops to watch Saddam trial on TV Irish Examiner, Ireland
Kurd accuses Saddam in court of poison gas attacks Washington Post
Did Sunni politician set Jill Carroll up?
Israel launches Gaza incursions BBC News
Bomb Plot Evidence 'Immense,' British Say Los Angeles Times
The soldiers killed in Iraq today deserve more press than a cute, blond girl killed 10 years ago. - Zing!
Russian Plane With 170 on Board Crashes in Ukraine MOSNEWS, Russia
Map details global water stress BBC News
Possum holding. Racially insensitive remarks
Welcome to politics, Sarasota style.
While every community in America has its brand of oddball politics, Sarasota is quickly becoming Capital Weird on the national political map.
Last week, it was Republican David Mills apologizing for accusing his state Legislature opponent Laura Benson, a School Board member, of being a former pole dancer.
sure, you can have snakes on a plane, but forget shampoo and toothpaste."
Sugar Land mayor quits House race, cites unity Houston Chronicle
Immigration bill's cost pegged at $127B Seattle Post Intelligencer
Florida lags in No Child Left Behind; Jeb wants law changed
Hurricanes don’t worry GOP committee
French Hangover Medicine
company in Normandy is hoping to sign up British suppliers for a hangover cure
after persuading France's highest civil court to overturn a ban on its sale.
Only 30ml of Security Feel Better, produced with "a secret recipe" based on plant extracts, is said to make alcohol disappear from the bloodstream six times faster than it does naturally.
When did the construction trades migrate from middle-class wages to "work Americans won't do”? -- Zing!
Clinton rival suspends campaign Newsday, NY
Early Voting Begins in Primaries Lakeland Ledger, FL
"John The Revelator" - You Tube
Oil Prices Calm As Market Watches Iran Newsday, NY
AOL sacks three workers for releasing customers' data Guardian Unlimited
When President Bush and his entourage fly on Air Force One, I prefer to call them "Snakes on a Plane." --Grant Gerver - Shot Off the Press
‘6 Pakistanis being kept in Guantanamo Bay prison’ Pakistan Dawn, Pakistan
Pope Benedict said too much work can be bad for the soul and instructed Roman Catholics not to work too hard. Bishops in the United States were horrified. There goes their best argument for letting illegal immigrants remain in the country. -- Comedian Argus Hamilton
developed a technology that produces free, clean and constant energy.
This means never having to recharge your phone, never having to refuel your car. A world with an infinite supply of clean energy for all.
Scientific American article
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Human hobbit more likely to be a pygmy, scientists admit
Psychiatrist charged in road
Seattle Post Intelligencer
Extreme sportsman Felix Baumgartner lands on Scandinavia's highest residential building the Turning Torso in Malmo, Sweden, Friday, Aug. 18, 2006, after jumping from a helicopter. Equipped with a second parachute Baumgartner then jumped from the 'Turning Torso'. After the illegal jump he escaped to Denmark in a boat. Photo/Bernhard Spoettel