Thursday edition - September 18, 2008





Bush Says He's Concerned About Economy
ABC News -9-18-08
..In his two minute speech, Bush did not specifically outline what further actions would be taken to ease one of the worst financial crises since the Great Depression...


McCain -- Palin-vasion is "Shocking", CA - 9-18-08
Sarah Palin's personal email account got hacked into yesterday, and today the McCain camp is hopping mad about it. Maybe they're PO'd because Palin

McCain Seen as Less Likely to Bring Change, Poll Finds
New York Times - 9-18-08
WASHINGTON - Despite an intense effort to distance himself from the way his party has done business in Washington, Senator John McCain is seen by voters as far less likely to bring change to Washington than Senator


I'd imagine that if the US declared bankruptcy that would destroy China - hey, that's one way of defeating communism!



President Bush had a small growth removed from his forehead. Doctors say it wasn’t a health risk. The growth just didn’t want to be photographed with President Bush.- Craig Ferguson




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


Marine praised by Bush won't get Medal of Honor


A Marine sergeant singled out by President Bush for throwing his body on a grenade to save his comrades in Iraq will receive the prestigious Navy Cross rather than the nation's highest military award, military officials said.

The family of Sgt. Rafael Peralta, who was posthumously nominated for the nation's highest military honor, told the North County Times of Escondido, Calif., they were disappointed he was not receiving the Medal of Honor.

"I don't understand why if the president has been talking about him,"



One of John McCain’s advisers is saying McCain helped invent the Blackberry. I’m like, oh, come on. They should’ve gone with something more believable, like John McCain helped invent fire or the wheel.- Craig Ferguson


1994 News Article on Sarah Palin Hacking Into A Computer



WASILLA -- Sarah Palin never thought of herself as an investigator.

Yet there she was, hacking uncomfortably into Randy Ruedrich's computer, looking for evidence that the state Republican Party boss had broken the state ethics law while a member of the Alaska Oil & Gas Conservation Commission...On Jan. 16, 1994 Palin resigned in a brief e-mail to Murkowski, making no reference to the issue that had been dominating her life for months.





Disturbing News

America, America, God Shed His Light On Thee And Crown Thy Good With Brotherhood, From Sea to Shining Sea: Except in Galveston, Texass


Reports from the Galveston County Jail, where 1,000 inmates were not allowed to evacuate during Hurricane Ike, are raising concerns of unsanitary conditions and inhumane treatment at the facility.

"They're just sitting there, they're desperate, it's disease waiting to happen," said Shirley Rutledge, a Hardin County resident whose son, an inmate there, told her they haven't been able to bathe or wash their hands because water is in short supply. "This is inhumane treatment for them. ... And now the mayor is saying the city is uninhabitable. So does that mean uninhabitable for everyone except the prisoners?"


Huh, Galveston didn't evacuate county jail inmates?

Wow, it must be lovely, no electricity, no running water and 1000 inmates.

I smell huge lawsuits. Not only from the inmates but the jailhouse guards!





"I tell you, you know who's got to be depressed about all of this? Hillary Clinton. I mean, look at this woman. She works hard, goes to Wellesley, goes to Yale, graduates with honors, devotes her entire life to public service. Now she's starting to realize if she had just put on some makeup and shot a moose, she'd be on her way to the White House." --Jay Leno







Republican-Shenanigans News


"These actions stem from failed regulation, reckless management, and a casino culture on Wall Street that has crippled one of the most important companies in America" - John McCain who has voted against any form of regulation of American businesses his entire career in the US Senate



Subject: please help lisa


Let's Pass the ALS Registry Act

With just a few weeks remaining before Congress adjourns for the fall elections, the time has come for the Senate to vote on S. 3297 and pass the ALS Registry Act. We anticipate that the Senate may hold a series of votes on S. 3297 at any time from now until the end of the month so it is absolutely critical that you reach out to your Senators TODAY. This may be our last chance to pass the ALS Registry Act this year and take the next steps in creating a national ALS patient registry.

Thanks to your continued outreach, we are now just five votes short of the 60 we need to pass S. 3297! So please go to the
Advocacy Action Center  of our website and tell your Senators not to leave town until they pass this critical legislation. Let them know that people with ALS cannot afford to wait until next year.Let them know that politics should not come before patients' lives and that argument'st hat it costs too much are just excuses (the bill is an authorization and does not appropriate a single dollar!). And let them knowyou will be watching how they vote. Let's finish the job and enact the ALS Registry Act this year!

In addition to grassroots efforts, The ALS Association also has engaged in other advocacy efforts here in Washington. We helped to organize a coalition of more than 140 different organizations who recently sent a
letter to the Senate in support of S. 3297. Moreover, Oprah Winfrey has helped generate support for S. 3297 during her daytime talk show by requesting viewers urge Congress to support one of the bills included in S. 3297. These combined efforts, along with your grassroots outreach, are sending a loud and clear message that hundreds of organizations representing millions of Americans are in this fight together. We want the Senateto pass S. 3297 this year. So again, please contact the Senate today!

Finally, as you reach out to the Senate, we also want to emphasize how important it is for you to support S. 3297 and not advocate for the ALS Registry Act to be considered as a separate piece of legislation. Our supporters in the Senate have included the ALS Registry Act as part of S. 3297 in order to pass the bill this year. And it likely is the only way this can be accomplished, for there simply is not enough time remaining in this year's session to pass the ALS Registry Act as a stand-alone bill. In fact, if we do not unite behind S. 3297, Senator Tom Coburn will succeed in his more than two year quest to kill the ALS Registry Act. We can't let that happen. People with ALS can't afford to wait any longer.

Contact your Senators TODAY!

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Good luck, Bobby.




Subject: Sarah Palin stops cooperating with investigation of Troopergate




Lets get this straight; the
Republicans are suing
Republicans to stop a
Republican ethics inquiry into the
Republican Governor, and the
Republican Attorney General says
Republican Governor doesn't have to answer to
Republican investigation!

Do I have this right?
So what is the rift?

They are all Republican.



It's obvious the Republicans are afraid of themselves.


Hypocrites in snowshoes. lol



Graphic By Bob B


Rock-The-Voter News


Subject: Palin's email hacked


Palin uses Yahoo to conduct official state business in order to circumvent sunshine laws and subpoenas? Wow. The woman thinks she is above the law (just like Dubya and Shotgun Dick) Shocked! Shocked I say!

BREAKING NEWS: Alaska is investing in Nigerian Email Investment Firm

I hope I made you laugh!

Lisa, would you have posted those hacked emails on your website?




Yes, you made me laugh and No, I wouldn't have "originally" posted those emails unless I wanted a visit from the FBI or Secret Service. It is against the law to aid and abet in any crime if I remember correctly.


But now that it is out in the public domain I will provide a link to Gawker (one of many sites that have now posted this info).


Gee, I guess there wasn't anything juicy in those emails (other than it is illegal to conduct govt business with a personal email acct in Alaska) or that would be the topic. At least not yet.


There may be a hacker, but she's the hack.


Sad that McCain invented the Blackberry but didn't invent password protection.





"Oh, and listen to this. In her blog, Lindsay Lohan, this week, speaking out ... [and] has come out against Sarah Palin. Although most people are reserving judgment until they hear from Nicole Ritchie and Jessica Simpson. You know, I want to make an informed decision. I need all three points of view." --Jay Leno


Biz-Tech News


As you know, the stock market completely crashed yesterday, but market analysts are calling it a “correction.” That is kind of like saying U.C.L.A. had a close game last weekend when it lost 59-0 to B.Y.U. - Jay Leno




Guess Where Most Of Your Campaign Donations Are Going?


ABC News' Tahman Bradley Reports: Barack Obama and John McCain dished out more than $15 million on television advertising in the days immediately following the party conventions and most of the spots that aired during that time period were negative in tone, according to a study conducted by TNS Media Intelligence/CMAG with analysis by the Wisconsin Advertising Project.


And U.S. Treasury Secretary Henry Paulson tried to calm growing fears, vowing that the U.S. financial markets will remain stable. And he said, “You can take that to the bank, assuming you can find one that’s still open.”- Jay Leno


Bush-Prison-Torture News



GOP Whip Whips Bush


Whipsawed by the government’s on-again, off-again intervention in the nation’s financial crisis, House Minority Whip Roy Blunt (R-Mo.) said Wednesday that congressional Republicans “don’t feel like they understand the coherent strategy” of the Bush administration — “if there is one.


John McCain said again today that the “fundamentals of our economy” are still sound, to which O.J. Simpson said, “Hey, is it too late to get him on the jury?” - Jay Leno


Go-F**k-Yourself News




Subject: I know how you can make a fortune with All Hat No Cattle


Lisa, All you have to do is turn into a Republican political comedy website because there aren't any! You'd corner the market.  Ex: The world is safer place without Democrats, Dem Shenanigans, etc...


There are hundreds of Dem political comedy websites/blogs (yours is my fav) and I have yet to run across anything more creative than a Slap Hillary game or really juvenile photoshops on GOP sites.


Please don't go GOP! I'm just kidding!





Hmmm, as much as I need to make a fortune, I think there is a reason the GOP has a void in political comedy websites - few have a sense of humor. Plus, my doctor checked and verified there is no GOP in my DNA.


Thanks for writing.



A religious leader in Saudi Arabia has denounced Mickey Mouse as a tool of Satan. Yeah, the weird thing is he has nothing but good things to say about Goofy. - Conan O'Brien



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Odd News



Swiss daredevil Yves Rossy, seen here flying in May 2008, will attempt to cross the English Channel next week, propelled by a jet-powered wing strapped to his back, an aide said.
Photo/Fabrice Coffrini