Monday edition - September 8, 2008

 

 

 

 

McCain takes on GOP and Bush along with Obama
The Associated Press - 9-7-08
ALBUQUERQUE, NM (AP) — Barack Obama isn't John McCain's only opponent. Sometimes McCain sounds like he's running almost as hard against President Bush and..

 

Obama Sees Nothing Funny About Community Organizer
ABC News - 9-7-08
Palin got a big laugh at the Republican National Convention last week when she said that her former job as a small town mayor was sort like a community

McCain takes 4-point lead over Obama in poll
Reuters - 9-8-08
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Reuters) - Republican John McCain heads into the final stretch of the US presidential campaign with a 4-point lead over Democrat


 

"One of the convention speakers praised George Bush Sr. for passing the Americans with Disabilities Act, allowing people with disabilities to get hired. Thus, of course, paving the way for his own son to one day become President." --Jay Leno
 


 

 


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 "They said that Governor Palin was coached by some of John McCain’s senior advisers. Senior advisers? The guy is 72. How old are these guys? … Are they left over from the Bull Moose Party?" --Jay Leno

 


US Spies On Iraq

 

Iraq will seek an explanation from U.S. officials about a report asserting the United States spied on Iraqi officials, including Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, the Iraqi government spokesman said on Friday.

 


 

 


 

Disturbing News


 

"In her speech last night, Sarah Palin mocked Obama…for giving speeches in front of adoring crowds and standing in front of a stage backdrop. Ironically, Palin did so in front of an adoring crowd standing in front of a stage backdrop." --Jay Leno
 


Bush Had A Wonderful Sunday In Spite Of World Turmoil

 

With only about four months left in office, President Bush hosted his last T-ball game on the South Lawn Sunday, ending a tradition he's carried on for seven years.

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The new head coach of the Washington Redskins is quickly making his way around town.

Jim Zorn spent a few hours biking with President Bush on Sunday morning at Fort Belvoir, Va., one of the commander in chief's favorite spots to ride.
 



 

 

 

 


 

Republican-Shenanigans News


Russia and Venezuela

 

Russia said Monday it will send a naval squadron and long-range patrol planes to Venezuela this year for a joint military exercise in the Caribbean, an announcement made at a time of increasingly tense relations with the United States.

 


 

The Authoritative Trig Palin Conspiracy Time Line

 



 

"She said at her church, Governor Palin, said she asked everyone to pray for a natural gas pipeline, which she said was God’s will. And today, God said, "Hey lady, I don't deal with oil companies. That's more Satan's area.'" --Jay Leno

 


Rock-The-Voter News


Why Political Partisans With Huge Egos Don't Make Good Journalists

 

 

...Perhaps most embarrassing, Joe Scarborough was discussing positive developments in John McCain's campaign at one point when Olbermann was heard on an offstage microphone saying: "Jesus, Joe, why don't you get a shovel?"

Scarborough, a former Republican congressman and host of MSNBC's "Morning Joe," got in another nasty on-air exchange with MSNBC reporter David Shuster, and Matthews snapped at Olbermann on-air when it appeared Olbermann was criticizing him for talking too much.

All the drama made MSNBC a punch line when top NBC anchor Brian Williams appeared on Comedy Central's "The Daily Show" last week. "Is there no control?" Stewart asked him. "`Is it `Lord of the Flies?'"

A sheepish Williams said that every family has a dynamic of its own.

"But does MSNBC have to be the Lohans?" Stewart said.
 


 

Cindy McCain's $300,000 Outfit

 


 

 


 


Biz-Tech News


Walmart And México Relations

 

Mexico's Supreme Court compared the practices of US retail giant Walmart in Mexico to employer-worker relations during the dictatorship of former president Porfirio Diaz.

 

Diaz served as president and absolute ruler of Mexico from 1877-80 and from 1884-1911.

Mexico's top court on Thursday backed a Walmart employee who had complained that vouchers handed out by the company as part of its salary payments could only be spent in the company's stores.

 


 

 


Bush-Prison-Torture News


Pre-emptive Strike

 

Months before the Bush administration ends, historians and open-government advocates are concerned that Vice President Dick Cheney, who has long bristled at requirements to disclose his records, will destroy or withhold key documents that illustrate his role in forming U.S. policy for the past 7 1/2 years.

 


 


 


Go-F**k-Yourself News


 

 


 

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Odd News


 

 

In this photo released by the Wildlife Conservation Society, a one week old Kihansi spray toadlet clings to a paperclip at the Bronx Zoo in New York, Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008. About the size of a ladybug, this toadlet was photographed on a small paperclip to show just how tiny they really are at birth. Found only in one gorge in Tanzania, Africa, this species is thought to be extinct in nature.
Photo/WCS, Julie Larsen Maher

 

Peace.