Tuesday edition - January 22, 2008




Bush economic plan fails to reassure as world stocks plunge
AFP - 1-22-08
NEW YORK (AFP) — Amid fears of a US recession, President George W. Bush's attempt to revive the world's biggest economy was greeted with heavy skepticism on..


Rice, UN Council Members, Seek to Bridge Gap on Iran Sanctions
Bloomberg - 1-22-08
US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice and her counterparts from the United Nations Security Council converged on Berlin today to try and forge a consensus on pressuring Iran to halt its nuclear program

Bush, Congress Mull Stimulus Plan
The Associated Press - 1-22-08
The president last Friday put forward the broad outlines of a stimulus plan that would include tax cuts for individuals and businesses. Bush said any plan


Impeachment will immediately stimulate the economy!



I had a dream. Just like I had a Constitution. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com




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

Waterboarding Update


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




Disturbing News




If Sen. Clinton was as bad and as terrible as Republicans say she is, she would be running as a Republican.- Zing!


Republican Shenanigans








Click here for the political view from Racine, Wisconsin



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!




Rock-The-Voter News



Bridge to Nowhere  YouTube- a song by Randy Hyden






Biz-Tech News


Bill Clinton: "Hillary's Stage Mother" - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com





The conservatives run the government. Now they have to tell us what a great job they're doing
in an organization they think should have no powers.
- Anonymous


Bush-Prison-Torture News




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.



Go-F***-Yourself News




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Odd News


A 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.