Monday edition - September 8, 2008
McCain takes on GOP and Bush along with Obama
Obama Sees Nothing Funny About Community Organizer
McCain takes 4-point lead over Obama in poll
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
US military deaths in Iraq war at 4155 International Herald Tribune
Cholera kills one, infects six in Iraq: official Reuters India
"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.
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."
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.
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.
Palin's Pitch to Parents Of Disabled Raises Some Doubts
Norm Coleman's Campaign Conflicts? The Nation
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
Obama: Palin aligned with Bush, Cheney Politico, DC
Why Political Partisans With Huge Egos Don't Make Good Journalists
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
Oil prices rise on hurricane fear
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.
Guantanamo inmate returned to Pakistan The Associated Press
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.
Cheney holds talks in Italy on Georgia crisis The Associated Press
Cheney Warns Russia to Reverse Its Course
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Stephen Colbert to have his DNA sent into space The Associated Press
MTV VMAs find few surprises as Britney steals show
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