September 22, 2004 Wednesday
Bush's Speech to UN Wins Few Plaudits in Europe
Mocks Kerry Shift on Positions
Reuters - 9-22-04
The Pentagon has begun tapping into its $25 billion emergency fund for the Iraq war…despite the White House's initial insistence that it had enough money.
W should read How To Win Friends & Influence People.
"Bush pointed to positive signs in Iraq, like how the economy is taking off, thanks to a booming car bomb business." -- Drew Carey
"We begin tonight with a simple, indisputable fact: as a young man, President George W. Bush benefited from family connections to get a place in the Texas Air National Guard, thus avoiding service in Vietnam. As you would guess, this has led to calls for the resignation of Dan Rather." -- Jon Stewart
Report: Canadian woman rescued in Iraq Toronto Star
South Korea completes deployment of 2,800 troops in Iraq Channel News Asia
U.S. Now Taking Supporting Role in Iraq, Officials Say washingtonpost.com
Iran defies limits on uranium San Francisco Chronicle
Stopping a nuclear nightmare U.S. News & World Report
Mayor Nickels' city budget plan cuts 191 jobs Seattle Times
US judges put on hold 42 projects Boston Globe
Subject: Smart Bombs
I'm so happy to hear you and Dave are well and made it through "Ivan".
I was very concerned for your well being.
In [yesterday's] AHNC, you have a headline about the USA selling "Smart Bombs
to Israel. The article says 5000 bombs at a price of about
$319,000,000 or about $68,000 dollars each. I did some quick research and came up
with the following: "During Desert Storm, a laser-guided bomb cost between $120,000 and $240,000." ref: http://slate.msn.com/?id=2072709&device=
Are we making them a hell of a deal or what?? Bend over, taxpayer.
Hollywood should make a movie -- The Son of Iran-Contra
Thanks for writing Ron. AHNC readers attention to detail amazes me.
Today's issue was a bit late due to Internet
access problems here. The roof is being covered as I write. Thanks for
Overzealous prosecutions undercut war on terrorism USATODAY.com
McAuliffe: Will GOP Answer If They Know Whether Stone, Others Had Involvement With CBS Documents?
"But if Kerry has been sacked for Lambert Field, it was Democrats' turn to chortle Thursday when Bush gave a speech at Dick Putz Field in St. Cloud, Minn." – Dana Milbank – Washington Post Columnist
"As for the president, spokesman Scott McClellan, speaking from the meadow out past the abandoned tracks behind the White House, said CBS's retraction should only be the beginning, adding, '... And there are also quite a few serious questions that need to not be looked into fully. And that's my job."' -- Jon Stewart
Oil prices continue surge Indianapolis Star, IN
Dial 4-1-1 for Cell Phone Numbers? PC World
"What happened to John Edwards? You know, I thought you weren't supposed to go into your secret location until after you're vice president!" --Jay Leno
Jay Leno should read more and so should the cable news shows whose lack of coverage is glaring.
Kerry-Edwards campaign returns to Florida
Washington Times, DC 9-22-04
John Edwards visits Tampa
Tampa Bay's 10, FL 9-21-04
Edwards To Speak At Bond Hill Community Center
WCPO, OH 9-20-04
"The President declared a victory in the 'War on Rather."' -- Drew Carey
Go-F*** -Yourself News
3 DeLay Aides Facing Charges in Fund Inquiry New York Times
Passenger Cat Stevens Gets Plane Diverted AP
Kerry says Bush trying to shift topic Chicago Sun Times
Graphic by Bill Tyler
The FBI's 'Vision Lady' U.S. News & World Report
Falling Crucifix Kills Woman Reuters
Lightbulb Burns for 96 Years Reuters
America The Beautiful. Image Credit: NASA/JPL