September 4  2003 Thursday



Germany not offering troops for Iraq - official
MSNBC - 9-4-03
Facing almost daily casualties in Iraq, Washington is pushing for a new UN resolution to get more countries to contribute troops and cash, but insists on keeping full US military control and a dominant political role.
Powell Begins Talks With Security Council Members on New Iraq Resolution
Iraq move points to US limit, MA - 9-4-03
... White House hard-liners had resisted a robust UN presence ... The road to peace, according to Bush hawks before the ... implying an American-led show of force in Iraq ...
Plea to UN should make Bush blush
The Australian, Australia - 9-4-03
... After all, the US insisted it would fight alone in Iraq if necessary, and Bush had suggested the UN lacked backbone and relevance. ...

I'm waiting for the pants of Bush to spontaneously combust.

Zelda Morgan




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"And I said on my program, if, if the Americans go in and overthrow Saddam Hussein and it's clean, he had nothing, I will apologize to the nation, and I will not trust the Bush administration again."  - Bill O'Reilly, March 18, 2003. Fair and Balanced or Wholly Without Merit, You Decide.

While we are negotiating the break-room and transportation clause in Anita Beer's new contract; we are lifting classics from the Planet Texas, Good Golly, Miss Molly Ivins.

I noticed Molly repeated this quote in her column twice in the last month. We agree.



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Schwarzenegger Egged On Way To First Major Speech
WXii, NC - 9-4-03

Arnold Schwarzenegger skipped the initial debate of California's recall election Wednesday and delivered what was billed as his first major campaign speech ... Some of the hundreds of students were Young Republicans from other schools. Supporters drowned out hecklers with chants of "Arnold, Arnold."

Wouldn't it be funny if Ahnold was egged wherever he showed up? It could become a California tradition!

"For the first time, a Newsweek poll shows that more Americans want President Bush to lose the election than want him to win. So, it sounds like it could be a repeat of the last election." óJay Leno

"In the speech, Bush promised that the administration will work to keep jobs. Yeah, his and Dick Cheney's." óDavid Letterman

This Video was produced shortly after the 9-11 tragedy. At that time people brushed it off as just another, far out, conspiracy theory.
What was considered just that two years ago, has gained credibility.

Tom T.

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 "Our government must do the will of the people, not manipulate it, and our officials must be elected on the strength of their ideas, not the wealth of their supporters. Campaign finance must be further reformed to remove the power of money."


-Bill Pearman, Progressive Democrat who just announced his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination in Indiana.



In Texas Fight, One Democrat Finally Blinks
With the defection of a leading lawmaker, the band of state senators holed up in

New Mexico has lost its ability to deny a disputed Republican redistricting plan....





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Lawmakers include themselves in proposed raise
CNN - 9-3-03
... procedural vote 240-173. About an equal number of Republicans and
Democrats supported a separate vote on the issue. "We need to ...







The shrinking Aral Sea, which was once the fourth largest lakes in the world, but has shrunk dramatically over the last two decades. A UN-sponsored conference in Tajikistan's capital will address the global threat posed by water-related problems ( NASA )