Monday edition - September 4, 2006
Study Finds Fewer Terror Prosecutions
US envoy says N.Korea talk situation "difficult"
Bush, Cheney, Rumsfeld Speeches: A New Drumbeat for War
Fewer terror prosecutions? We must be winning then.
"President Bush said the United States is still under the threat of attack and will continue to be right up until Election Day." --Jay Leno
Briton killed by Afghan suicide bomber Reuters.uk
Nato troops in complex fight BBC News
Annan Says Iranís President Holds to Nuclear Program New York Times
Bush fearmongering on Iraq loses its punch St. Petersburg Times
"NBC anchor Brian Williams interviewed President Bush. He asked him about his poll numbers and President Bush said, 'The key for me is to keep expectations low.' I think you can accurately say, 'Mission Accomplished.'" --Jay Leno
Broadcasters say the hesitancy of some CBS affiliates to air a powerful Sept. 11 documentary next week proves there's been a chilling effect on the First Amendment since federal regulators boosted penalties for television obscenities after Janet Jackson's breast was exposed at a Super Bowl halftime show.
Tropical Depression Forms in Atlantic Washington Post
Obesity called 'scourge' afflicting entire world International Herald Tribune
"The one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina hitting New Orleans was marked by President Bush with a moment of silence. A little different than a year ago, when President Bush marked the occasion by a week and a half of silence." --Jay Leno
Republican Ads Show Distance From Bush Longview Daily News, WA
Immigration bills wait for action San Luis Obispo Tribune, CA
Gay Republican tests party faithful in Minnesota primary fight Duluth News Tribune, MN
"Astronomers think that the planet Earth will be sucked into a black hole, swallowed by a black hole. I believe the last time that happened, someone got impeached." --David Letterman
Justice Antonin Scalia was the Supreme Court's most frequent traveler last year with 24 expense-paid trips that took him as far as Ireland, Italy, Turkey and Australia.
"This week is the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina. It's amazing how time flies. It seems like just yesterday FEMA was ignoring the hurricane victims." --Jay Leno
GOP Senate candidate calls for Rumsfeld's ouster San Jose Mercury News
Smile, Politicians! You're on YouTube Los Angeles Times, CA
"According to a national organization that studies obesity, nine of the fattest states in America are in the lower third of the country. In other words, geographically, America has a fat ass." --Conan O'Brien
Cancer jab 'stops 75% of deaths' BBC News
"President Bush toured several neighborhoods (in New Orleans). It was still mostly empty. They had Dick Cheney coming along to shoot any looters." --Jay Leno
The Official Book on Dick Cheney U.S. News & World Report, DC
Report: Aide First To Leak On CIA's Valerie Plame CBS2 Chicago, IL
Agent's cover 'was blown by gossip' Times Online
"I don't want to say President Bush's approval rating is dropping, but I understand there's a sign outside of Crawford, Texas, that now says, 'Home of Cindy Sheehan.'" --Jay Leno
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Tom Apologizes to Brooke E! Online
Pluto's Correction Course Washington Post
This is the position I maintained throughout most of my vacation.
Asiatic black bear takes a rest at Ueno Zoo in Tokyo Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006. ( Photo/Mainichi Shimbun)