Wednesday edition - September 9, 2009
Bush, Arnie top English gobbledegook poll
- Former US president George W. Bush topped a poll of the worst examples of
mangled English released Wednesday, followed closely by Arnold
Schwarzenegger and Donald Rumsfeld.
Sonia Sotomayor takes her seat on US Supreme Court bench
Taxpayers face heavy losses on auto bailout
Obama plans to make a televised speech to the nation's students during school
hours. Many Republicans are planning to keep their kids home from school in
protest. As a result, those kids have voted Obama 'Best President Ever.'"
More Baghdad Electrocutions
A State Department
contractor apparently has been electrocuted while showering in Baghdad even as
U.S. authorities in Iraq try to remedy wiring problems that have led to the
deaths of American troops there.
The contractor, Adam Hermanson, 25, died Sept. 1, his wife, Janine, said Tuesday. She added that a military medical examiner told her that preliminary findings indicate her husband died from low voltage electrocution.
weekend. Remember Sarah Palin, the former governor of Alaska? She's having a big
cookout for all her family, all of her friends up there in Alaska. And people
say, 'Is she any good? Can she cook?' Remember last year she cooked John
McCain's goose? Remember that? Tremendous!" --David Letterman
President George W. Bush has hired a man to lead his presidential think tank in
Dallas. The man was hired because he was the only candidate who could say the
words, 'George W. Bush think tank' with a straight face." --Conan O'Brien
New Terrorist Targets
aiming for hotels and other easier-to-hit targets as security measures at
military and government facilities continue to improve, says a global
Al-Qaida is changing from a centralized organization with global goals to regional "franchises" with more parochial aims and strong grass-roots support, according to a report Tuesday from STRATFOR. These smaller cells get less training and less money, so they set their sights lower.
next month, Sarah Palin is going to Hong Kong...She's going to do her best to
promote capitalism while she's in Hong Kong, and then I guess in the end of the
trip, she'll be riding around in helicopters, shooting pandas." --David
Gag Me With A Spoon
ever wanted to eat dinner with Sarah Palin, now's your chance.
With bids starting at $25,000, eBay is auctioning off a dinner for five with the former Alaska governor and her husband, Todd. The proceeds will go to "Ride 2 Recovery," a charity that provides wounded veterans with bicycles and organized rides...
Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich said Tuesday that statements he made on secret FBI wiretap tapes were taken out of context by prosecutors and that he might try to call senators and a top White House official as witnesses at his racketeering and fraud trial to back his version of events
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economy getting worse. The Department of Labor today announced that unemployment
is at a 26-year high of 9.7%, making this the most ironic Labor Day since 1983."
'Human experimentation' in Guantánamo guardian.co.uk
Republicans are saying they want Dick Cheney, that's right, Dick Cheney, to run
for president in 2012. Of course, you have to remember that when they said this,
Cheney was torturing them." --Conan O'Brien
Protest brews over Cheney center at Univ. of Wyo. The Associated Press
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Kim, curator of the Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection, holds a pair of bloomers
which once belonged to Britain's Queen Victoria, as she poses for the
photographer at Kensington Palace, in central London, Tuesday, Sept. 8, 2009.
The underwear, which has a 56-inch (142-centimeter) waist, has been added to
Britain's Royal Ceremonial Dress Collection at Kensington Palace. It has a
matching chemise, is embroidered with a 'VR' and is believed to date from the