Wednesday edition - January 2, 2008




Scotland Yard to help in Bhutto probe
Seattle Post Intelligencer - 1-2-08
AP ISLAMABAD, Pakistan -- President Pervez Musharraf said Wednesday he had asked a team of investigators from Britain's Scotland Yard to assist in the...


Military Use of Unmanned Aircraft Soars
The Associated Press - 1-2-08
WASHINGTON (AP) — The military's reliance on unmanned aircraft that can watch, hunt and sometimes kill insurgents has soared to more than 500000 hours in

Pakistan Postpones Vote Until Feb. 18
New York Times - 1-2-08
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan - Pakistan’s election commission announced Wednesday that parliamentary elections would be postponed until Feb. 18, a delay of six weeks, after the death of the opposition leader Benazir Bhutto and the riots that

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

Meanwhile, Back In North Korea


North Korea has not commented publicly on its failure to meet an end-of-year deadline to provide full details of its nuclear programs.

Instead, North Korean state media are carrying editorials Tuesday calling on the United States to end what they say is a policy of hostility toward Pyongyang.



Ron Paul ruffled a few feathers last week by calling Abe Lincoln a warmonger. Then a state-by-state poll said the entire South and Mountain West agreed with him. If nothing else, it shows it'll be awhile before Sunnis and Shiites let bygones be bygones.- Argus Hamilton




Disturbing News


Leno Invites Huckabee?


From snowy Iowa to the bright lights of comedian Jay Leno's studio in Burbank, California, Republican Mike Huckabee's upstart presidential campaign was taking a roundabout route on Wednesday.


Republican Shenanigans


Jenna Bush Push


The writers of the The Washington Post's Reliable Source gossip column have chosen their Person of the Year.
It's Jenna Bush, the president's daughter.



The wide stance that changed American History


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Rock-The-Voter News



Voter Attraction


Whether it's with rock star swagger, corny Irish jokes, boardroom-like seminars, storm-the-barricades rhetoric or motherly soothing, each White House hopeful has a unique pitch to voters.




Biz-Tech News


Gag Me With A Spoon


Joe Scarborough and Mike Huckabee Sing "Sweet Home Alabama" With Christ's Blessing



Bush-Prison-Torture News


Dear Editor: Enough With The Polls, Already!
By Madeleine Begun Kane

My int’rest in polling is waning:
Who’s winning, who’s losing, who’s gaining.
Tell me where these guys stand—
Who’s a liar? What’s canned?
Give me substance — not horse race-campaigning.




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Odd News



A voter listening to Democratic presidential hopeful Sen. Joe Biden, D- Del., shows a clock that counts down the time until the end of President Bush's term in office, at the Italian-American Cultural Center of Iowa on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007 in Des Moines, Iowa.
Photo/Evan Vucci