Thursday edition - September 21, 2006


Naughty Bush Photos


Civilian summer death toll in Iraq reaches record high of 6600
Scotsman, United Kingdom - 9-28-06
THE number of civilians killed in Iraq has reached a record high as a sectarian crisis continues to grip the war-torn country.


Torture rampant in Iraqi prisons, streets, UN says
Reuters AlertNet, UK - 9-28-06
By Irwin Arieff. UNITED NATIONS, Sept 20 (Reuters) - Torture is rampant in Iraqi detention centers and in the widespread sectarian ...

Bill Clinton warns against wide torture approval
Washington Post, United States - 9-28-06
Former US President Bill Clinton joined a chorus of critics of Bush administration proposals for treating suspected terrorists, saying it would be unnecessary and wrong to give broad approval to torture.


I wonder how quickly George Bush would break down while being water boarded?



"According to the latest poll, Bush's approval rating has rebounded to 44% -- the highest level in a year. The White House says it's thrilled that Bush has gone from an overwhelming dislike to a general dislike." --Conan O'Brien



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


CIA Backs Away From Bush


The Bush administration had to empty its secret prisons and transfer terror suspects to the military-run detention centre at Guantánamo this month in part because CIA interrogators had refused to carry out further interrogations and run the secret facilities, according to former CIA officials and people close to the programme.



"You folks have any trouble with traffic today? It's because of the big opening of the U.N. General Assembly. You know who's here? The president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. He's the president who can actually pronounce 'nuclear.'." --David Letterman


Disturbing News





Irish Diplomacy


As the rich and powerful politicians chopper their way to the Ryder Cup, they might have to avert their gaze from my little farm next door. If they dare to look, they might see me shaking my head in silent rage at their stupidity and arrogance.


Republican Shenanigans



"I am sick of Karl Rove's bullsh*t." --Former President Bill Clinton, to the New Yorker's David Remnick


Naughty Bush Photos



Burns, Frist, Santorum Top List of Corrupt Pols


"And the devil came here yesterday. Yesterday the devil came here. Right here. [crosses himself] And it smells of sulfur still today. Yesterday, ladies and gentlemen, from this rostrum, the president of the United States, the gentleman to whom I refer as the devil, came here, talking as if he owned the world." --Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, on President Bush, addressing the United Nations General Assembly


Rock-The-Voter News




Your Land Is My Land


President Bush said Wednesday he would order military action inside Pakistan if intelligence indicated that Osama bin Laden or other top terror leaders were hiding there. "Absolutely," Bush said in an interview with CNN's Wolf Blitzer.



Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist reversed himself Monday and introduced the Mexican border fence bill in the Senate. The country's future is at stake. The wall is seven hundred miles long and it is designed to prevent impeachment hearings. - Argus Hamilton



Mock Obituary of Ann Coulter by Ted Rall




Good News



National Forests


A federal judge on Wednesday reinstated the "Roadless Rule," a Clinton-era ban on road construction in nearly a third of national forests.



Stupidity Awards



“Earlier today, the president of Iran refused to attend a United Nations banquet because wine was being served. Yeah, the Iranian president said he was afraid he would get really drunk and say something pro-Semitic.”-- Conan O'Brien





Biz/Tech News



George W Bush's Resume




Bush-Prison-Torture News


Dick Cheney addressed the National Automobile Dealers Association meeting in Washington Tuesday. It was a brainstorming session. The vice president wanted to ask the car dealers if they've got any ideas on how to sell the invasion of Iran.  -- Argus Hamilton


Go-F***-Yourself News





On This Day - September 21



“The good news -- unemployment continues to fall. In fact, the only person who lost his job recently, the Pope's speech writer.” -- Jay Leno






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Odd News


A full-scale model of "Lucy," the celebrated skeletal remains of a female hominid who lived 3.2 million years ago, is seen at a prehistoric museum in Bidon, France. Lucy will leave Ethiopia next year for her first-ever foreign exhibition, officials said.(Photo/Bidon Museum)