TGIF/Weekend edition - January 11-13, 2008





"Blessed are the peacemakers", but can Bush deliver?
Reuters - 1-11-08
JERUSALEM, Jan 11 (Reuters) - After boldly forecasting an Israeli-Palestinian peace treaty this year, George W. Bush ended a visit to the Holy Land on Friday at the site where Jesus is said to have declared: "Blessed are the


US Troop ‘Surge’ in Iraq One Year Old
Voice of America - 1-11-08
It was one year ago that President Bush addressed the nation to announce an increase of US combat forces in Iraq. Sectarian violence was spiraling out of control, American casualties were rising, and some believed the war was lost..

Many Palestinians Offer a Bleak Opinion of Bush
New York Times - 1-11-08
 JERICHO, West Bank - President Bush did not come to this oasis city of beige hills, lush green plantations and ancient ruins on his visit to the Palestinian Authority on Thursday.


I wonder how much that handshake is going to cost us?



"President George Bush is in Israel right now. But he doesn't really fit there. He showed up today wearing a 10-gallon yarmulke." --David Letterman





The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News

Promises, Promises

On the one-year anniversary of President Bush's announcement of a troop surge in Iraq, it's worth looking back to see what he promised the American people would happen...




Disturbing News

It Worked for Hillary So Bush Cries


President Bush had tears in his eyes during an hour-long tour of Israel's Holocaust memorial Friday and told Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that the U.S. should have bombed Auschwitz to halt the killing, the memorial's chairman said.



Concept by AHNC viewer Rick



"'Sometimes it's not easy, but when I look at you, and I know what you have to take upon your shoulders and how you do it, the manner in which you do it, the courage that you have, the determination that you have, and your loyalty to the principles that you believe in -- it makes all of us feel that we can also . . . move forward." - Bush's new poodle, Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert


Closing Line from Ann Coulter's Column On Her Father's Death


Now Daddy is with Joe McCarthy and Ronald Reagan. I hope they stop laughing about the Reds long enough to talk to God about smiting some liberals for me.


Republican Shenanigans


"California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger gave his 'State of the State' address. He talked about his solution to health care. He said, 'Walk it off. Do a few laps. There's nothing wrong with you. Exercise the tumor away.'" --Jay Leno




Wow! Probation for Blackwater Gunrunning. That'll Teach Them!


Two former employees of Blackwater Worldwide, the beleaguered contractor whose practices in Iraq are under federal scrutiny, were sentenced to probation Thursday on gunrunning charges.


Click here for the political view from Racine, Wisconsin



"And on the Republican side, congratulations to John McCain. He was a big winner up in New Hampshire, too. ... Fascinating comeback story, this John McCain, quite a guy. Highly decorated veteran. Spent 5 1/2 years in prison then went into politics. Usually it's the other way around." --Jay Leno




Rock-The-Voter News





Space Invaders: Five Million Aliens for Hillary


Will José Crow Voter ID Laws Pick Our President?

by Greg Palast

State Representative Russell Pearce of Mesa Arizona has warned us:

“There is a massive effort under way to register illegal aliens in this country.”

How many? According to the Congressman’s office, there are five million: Democrats, he says, who are not good Americans - they’re Mexicans!

Really?! Holy Cow! The Senator has uncovered a conspiracy to flood the voter rolls with Brown Hordes who’ve swum the Rio Grande just for a chance to vote for Hillary Clinton?!



"How about this? Hillary Clinton won the New Hampshire primary last night, huh? ... It was a surprising victory and today she is denying that she used human growth hormone." --David Letterman




Biz-Tech News




"White House press secretary Dana Perino's posts on a new White House "trip notes" blog are arriving late, and boring. Perino seems to have taken her writing cue from pool reports, which are largely unrevealing chronological accounts, long on useless detail and short on analysis." - Dan Froomkin, Washington Post


FBI Wiretaps Cut Off


A telephone company cut off an FBI international wiretap after the agency failed to pay its bill on time, according to a U.S. government audit released on Thursday.




Bush-Prison-Torture News

A Welcome Change for Iraqis


After weathering nearly five years of war, Baghdad residents thought they'd pretty much seen it all. But Friday morning, as muezzins were calling the faithful to prayer, the people here awoke to something certifiably new.

For the first time in memory, snow fell across Baghdad.





Go-F***-Yourself News

Need A Job?


 A NASCAR race car, sponsored by the U.S. Border Patrol. Billboards hundreds of miles from the Rio Grande, promoting a career as a border agent. TV commercials for the federal agency, aired during Dallas Cowboys games.



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Odd News




A Cruzin Cooler, a motorized scooter with a cooler and a cup holder, is displayed at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2008.
Photo/Jae C. Hong