Tuesday edition - January 22, 2008
Bush economic plan fails to reassure as world stocks plunge
Rice, UN Council Members, Seek to Bridge Gap on Iran
Bush, Congress Mull Stimulus
Impeachment will immediately stimulate the economy!
I had a dream. Just like I had a Constitution. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Suicide Attack at Funeral In Northern Iraq Kills 17 Washington Post
The first secretary of
the Homeland Security Department says waterboarding is torture.
"There's just no doubt in my mind — under any set of rules — waterboarding is torture," Tom Ridge said
With my Bush "economic stimulus stipend," I shall purchase beer and cocaine, in no particular order.- Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
If Sen. Clinton was as bad and as terrible as Republicans say she is, she would be running as a Republican.- Zing!
GOP courting Florida's Cubans
McCain Mum on MLK Most of the Day CBS News
Wow! $800, just for me! Thanks, "W." Thanks, grandkids. And it is still months before the election. Can't wait to see want I might get in November.- Zing!
Clinton, Obama Clash at Debate The Associated Press
Bridge to Nowhere YouTube- a song by Randy Hyden
Halliburton to Drill in Mexico Washington Post
Asian shares plunge again amid near-panic selling Channel News Asia, Singapore
Bank of China's shares suspended BBC News, UK
Bill Clinton: "Hillary's Stage Mother" - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
conservatives run the government. Now they have to tell us what a great job
in an organization they think should have no powers. - Anonymous
Ex-Md. resident writes from Guantanamo about CIA torture Baltimore Sun
Padilla Sentence Due in Terror Case The Associated Press
On this day in history - January 22
1879 - British troops were massacred by the Zulus at Isandhlwana
1951 - Fidel Castro was ejected from a Winter League baseball game after hitting a batter. He later gave up baseball for politics.
1991 - Iraq began blowing up Kuwaiti oil wells.
2002 - Lawyers suing Enron Corp. asked a court to prevent further shredding of documents due to the pending federal investigation.
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A Laughingstock Of a President Washington Post
commercial vessel uses a high-tech kite designed to cut fuel consumption and
reduce greenhouse gas emissions in this undated handout photo. Oil at more than
$90 a barrel is concentrating minds in the shipping industry. Higher fuel costs
and mounting pressure to curb emissions are leading modern merchant fleets to
rediscover the ancient power of the sail.