Wednesday edition - September 22, 2010




Christine O'Donnell: OK to use $20,000 in campaign funds to pay her rent

Baltimore, Maryland - Republican Senate candidate Christine O'Donnell used more than $20,000 in campaign funds to pay her rent and other personal expenses, according to a complaint filed Monday with the Federal Elections Commission


Supreme Court Justice Scalia Takes On Women's Rights

Leave it to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia to argue that the Constitution does not, in fact, bar sex discrimination.
Even though the court has said for decades that the equal-protection clause protects women (and, for that matter, men) from sex discrimination, the outspoken, controversial Scalia claimed late last week that women's equality is entirely up to the political branches

Pelosi: Health Insurance Companies Are Violating Their Promise to Cover Children With Pre-Existing Conditions

Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued the following statement today on reports that health insurance companies in some states will stop offering child-only coverage – just before health insurance reform's Patient's Bill of Rights takes effect on Thursday and insurers are no longer permitted to withhold


"You know this Tea Party candidate, Christine O'Donnell is causing a lot of controversy with her kind of unorthodox views. She's come out against masturbation. You know what that means? She's out of touch with those voters who are in touch with themselves." –Jay Leno



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"Folks, it seems that Al Qaeda's number two man has released yet another tape where he criticizes the entire Pakistan government, calls them incompetent and corrupt, and demands they be thrown out of office. So, it sounds like we have a Tea Party over there, too." –Jay Leno

CIA Afghan Military



A U.S. official in Washington confirmed reports that the CIA is running an all-Afghan paramilitary group in Afghanistan that has been hunting al-Qaida, Taliban, and other militant targets for the agency.

A security professional in Kabul familiar with the operation said the 3,000-strong force was set up in 2002 to capture targets for CIA interrogation.




Disturbing News


Effects of Conservative Muslimphobia


A college student declared himself "a patriot" after slashing a New York cabbie's neck because the driver is Muslim, prosecutors said in a court document released Wednesday.

Michael Enright also fumed to the police officers who arrested him that "you allow them to blow up buildings in this country,"



Republican-Shenanigans News


"Sarah Palin's daughter, Bristol Palin is on 'Dancing With The Stars.' And I'm telling you something, you can't get any bigger star than the daughter of a vice presidential loser. That's as good as it gets there." –David Letterman




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"O'Donnell's past could come back to haunt her. Now luckily I have a way to stop this witch hunt. Miss O'Donnell just come on my show and do a simple test. Bind your arms and legs and throw you in the river. If you sink to the bottom and drown, your bloated corpse can march to victory with a clean record. But if you float ..." –Stephen Colbert

Rock-The-Voter News

CIA Prison In Poland


 A Polish prosecutor says his office has opened an investigation into whether a Saudi man accused in the 2000 bombing of the USS Cole was mistreated in a prison that the CIA allegedly ran in Poland.





"More problems for candidate O'Donnell. It seems she canceled all her Sunday talk show appearances after a video surfaced her on Bill Maher's TV show where she admitted she once dabbled in witchcraft. So, apparently, she is pro-dabbling, but anti-diddling." –Jay Leno

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"If you've got a Google news alert tuned to Republican party, witchcraft and anti-masturbation, you are probably sick of hearing about how Tea Party favorite Christine O'Donnell clinched the nomination for Senator from Delaware." –Jon Stewart

Church Intrusion


After the Mediterranean climate and sandy soil, winemaker Ray Falkner said his greatest asset is the view of rolling vine-covered hills from the top of his property in Southern California.

Confident the Temecula Valley wine-grape region's strict zoning limits would protect that view, he built a multimillion dollar banquet hall with floor-to-ceiling windows peering across a gorge to a nearby vineyard. Now he's worried that vantage could be ruined by a Christian congregation's request to change the region's zoning so it can build on part of the vineyard.


Bush-Prison-Torture News


According to an assembly of economists the recession ended last June. Well, that's a relief. Silly me. I thought I was still broke.- Will Durst





Jon Stewart firmly told Oprah Winfrey on her show that he "will never run for public office."He explained that if he were in the political system, "I would lose my mind almost immediately."


Go-F**k-Yourself News



"When the Pope met the Queen of England, they both said the same thing to each other: 'Nice hat.'" –Jay Leno



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Tourism in Iraq? Who knew? Western tourists visit the Ziggurat of Ur ruins near Nassiriya, 300 km (185 miles) southeast of Baghdad September 19, 2010. Unlike many of the Western officials who tour Iraq in helicopters or armoured vehicles wearing flack jackets, a group of 23 foreign tourists from ten different nationalities of Europe and America visited many of historic sites, using an ordinary tour bus, wearing only their shirts, trousers and shorts. Picture taken September 19, 2010.
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