Tuesday edition - September 16, 2008





Palin aide says Obama backers politicizing Alaska investigation
CNN - 9-16-08
Sarah Palin will not cooperate with a "tainted" legislative investigation into the firing of her public safety commissioner, the McCain-Palin campaign...


Obama Turns to Rubin, McCain Taps Feldstein for Crisis Response
Bloomberg 9-16-08
As Wall Street's financial crisis deepens, presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain

Palin supports $600 million 'other' bridge project
The Associated Press - 9-16-08
Gov. Sarah Palin may eventually have said "no thanks" to a federally funded Bridge to Nowhere.
But a bridge to her hometown of Wasilla, that's a different story.


An AHNC viewer sent me that picture of McCain - borders on creepy, eh? I thought it married well with the caption.



At one point, Charlie Gibson asked Palin about the Bush doctrine, but she didn't know what it was. But, you know, to be fair, even Bush doesn't know what the Bush doctrine is." --Jay Leno




The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without Saddam


"Sarah Palin was also asked if we might have to go to war with Russia, and she said, 'Perhaps so.' Isn't that like a magic eight ball kind of answer?" --Jay Leno


Another Sexist Democrat, Oh My


Barack Obama and Joe Biden have been saving their fire on the stump for McCain and all but ignoring Sarah Palin. But a nervous supporter who introduced Biden in Flat Rock didn’t have any qualms about jabbing the Alaska governor.

“Barack Obama has made an intelligent choice for the vice presidency,” said Barbara Theaker from the podium, “How so very different this is from that bucket of fluff that the Republican candidates have chosen for the same position.”





Disturbing News


"Sarah Palin, in case you don't know, had her first real interview as vice presidential nominee last night. Charlie Gibson sat down and asked some very good, some tough questions. McCain people said they were happy with the interview and they may let her do another one, maybe in a month or two." --Jimmy Kimmel

More Wasted Jet Fuel


President Bush heads to hurricane-ravaged south Texas on Tuesday with a message that the federal government will be there with aid and support.









Republican-Shenanigans News


"This week, the presidential race continued to tighten up. In fact, according to the latest polls, John McCain is now only six points behind Sarah Palin." --Amy Poehler



What's the difference between a hockey mom and a pit bull?

A tanning bed!

Seems Sarah Palin installed a tanning bed in the governor's mansion in 2007.





Subject: Your Sarah Palin cartoons


I'm glad you don't portray Sarah Palin as a dumb woman in over her head. I loved the toon you did Do you know the difference between Sarah Palin and Dick Cheney? It showed she is comparable to being as tenacious as Cheney. You used fear in the right way.lol


It's interesting to see how a female Democrat, as yourself views Sarah Palin through your toons.


Why the NYTimes WaPo or the Comedy Channel hasn't hired you to do a comedy page for them is beyond me but I bet a lot has to do with it your being a woman. If you were a Marlboro Man in your website banner, Lars Casey, instead of you, Lisa Casey, you'd be making six figures.


Keep up the great work.

I made a donation and urge others to do the same!




Thanks Stan! Me make six figures? I barely make four. sigh


I cringe when I read statements from my fellow Democrats insulting Palin, calling her a "bucket of fluff" or "McCain had chosen a running mate whose primary qualification seems to be  that she hasn’t had an abortion." -- Carol Fowler


At least Carol Fowler apologized for that crude remark.


The bottom line is the media is misogynistic. Hell, so is most of America. The media beat Hillary up about her hair, her clothes, her voice, her laugh and the vast majority of US editorial cartoonists (99% male) loved to work the words bitch, shrill, witch, fish wife into their sexist Hillary cartoons. I know, I look at editorial cartoons daily for this website and was disgusted how Hillary was and still is  portrayed. And now, the Republicans are whining how sexist the media is towards Sarah Palin??


I won't denigrate Sarah Palin's accomplishments - I don't know any other 44 year old woman with five kids that is a governor of a state. But don't think I won't hesitate to make fun of her policies such as the toon I did where Palin is saying "Shooting wolves from a helicopter is nature's birth control" -  I don't need to take cheap shots and call her sexist names, her actions speak for themselves.


Thanks again for the kind words, Stan. Everyone needs to be appreciated. Deep curtsy.


Hillary's Opinion of Palin


Sen. Hillary Clinton, who came close to making history as the first female presidential nominee, concedes that Gov. Sarah Palin has created a lot of excitement as a possible history-making first female vice president.





8 years of Bush vs. 8 years of Clinton, in pictures


Rock-The-Voter News


"Senator Larry Craig asked the court on Wednesday to void the guilty plea he made, following his arrest last year in a bathroom sex sting operation. Then, when the request was denied, he asked if he could use the bathroom." --Amy Poehler



Biz-Tech News


The biggest seller this fall in Manhattan will be steel umbrellas, to protect you from bankers jumping out windows. - LaughLines





Bush-Prison-Torture News


How about the new star of the Republican Party, Ms. Sarah Palin! Wow! The media loves her! The headlines were all, "Palin Delivered!" I said, "Another baby?!" – Bill Maher




Go-F**k-Yourself News

During these serious times, people of all faiths should remember these four religious truths:

1. Muslims do not recognize Jews as God's chosen people.

2. Jews do not recognize Jesus as the Messiah.

3. Protestants do not recognize the Pope as the leader of the Christian world.

4. Baptists and Methodists do not recognize each other at Hooters.




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Oscar Pistorius of South Africa competes in the Men's 400m T44 final at the Beijing 2008 Paralympics Games in Beijing, China, Tuesday Sept. 16, 2008. Oscar Pistorius won the gold medal in this category.
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