Tuesday edition - November 6, 2007
Arrests mount in Pakistan crisis
Panel Sends Mukasey
Afghan Lawmakers Kill 64
It's 2007 and we're debating whether waterboarding is torture, the AG nominee won't acknowledge that waterboarding is torture and we're sending billions to a nuclear armed country who just suspended it's constitution. No wonder the world hates us.
"Anybody notice that for daylight saving, the change is later this year? It was supposed to be last week. According to the New York Times, Congress made this decision in part from pressure from the candy lobby, who wanted an extra hour for trick or treating. Isn't that unbelievable? I mean, the research lobby can't get stem cell research through. The consumer lobby, we can't get lead out of toys. But by God, when it comes to an extra hour of eating sugar, the candy lobby has the power." --Jay Leno
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3850 The Associated Press
100 Reported Dead or Injured in Afghan Attack New York Times
22 Bodies Found in Mass Grave in Iraq The Associated Press
are absolutely upset are the folks in the State Department. They want to send
them to Iraq. There's a lot of empty positions that need to be filled over
there. But the people at the State Department are revolting about this because
they say it's dangerous over there. I haven't heard that. ... President Bush is
furious. He said, 'If you didn't want to go to a war zone, you shouldn't have
joined the State Department. You should have joined the Texas Air National
Guard.'" --Bill Maher
Floods trap 20000 in Mexico Seattle Times
Hughes, a former adviser to President Bush, is leaving the State Department
after working the last two years trying to improve the rest of the world's
opinion of America. Congratulations on a job well done. Time to bring out that
'Mission Accomplished' sign again." --Jay Leno
The New U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican
plans to nominate Harvard University law professor Mary Ann Glendon to be his
new U.S. ambassador to the Vatican.
Glendon, 69, is an anti-abortion scholar and an opponent of gay marriage who also has written on the effects of divorce and increased litigation on society. Her 1987 book "Abortion and Divorce in Western Law" was critical of the Supreme Court's 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a legal right to abortion.
Ron Paul Raises $3.68 Million on Guy Fawkes Day
Thompson advisor steps down Los Angeles Times
Giuliani leads GOP poll, but support appears shaky
Veto of Senate farm bill threatened
Nearly half the CIA's staff was hired after 9/11, and in a startling
statistic, the agency has boosted its corps of officers that can speak other
languages by 50 percent since 2003.
"Pat Philbin, the man who staged a fake FEMA news conference on the California wildfires last week, has lost his promotion because of the event. Which begs the question, 'What does it take to actually get fired from FEMA?'" --Amy Poehler
Hillary Clinton's lead drops in latest polls
Congress Set to Override Water Bill Veto
because you come from Brazil doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to be good at
the Samba. In the same way, just because you come from Texas doesn’t mean to say
you’re going to be a good President.” - Dancing with the Stars Host Len
Screenwriters on Strike Over Stake in New Media New York Times
Google Enters the Wireless World New York Times
Bush admits he'd love to don a military uniform like Musharraf, but realizes it might send the wrong message. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Rewarding Another Democrat Basher
On his daily radio talk
show, Glenn Beck portrays himself as an average guy, a recovering alcoholic and
a comedian who regularly injects humor into his conservative politics.
This week he can add another description: very wealthy.
Fernando Botero's Abu Ghraib art claims spot in nation's capital International Herald Tribune
Dog the Bounty Hunter lost his television show Wednesday after he was secretly tape-recorded using racist language. His son taped him and sold it to the National Enquirer. It's heartwarming to see a kid turn somebody in for money just like his dad. - Argus Hamilton
"Today, President Bush said, 'The Iraqis are taking back Iraq.' Then Dick Cheney said, 'But not the oil, right?'" --Jay Leno
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Cable Channel Nods to Ratings and Leans Left New York Times
Judge Allows Dog to Stay E! Online
"Cremated son" turns up alive Reuters
This photo released by the Guinness World Records shows Jackie Bibby in a see-through bathtub with 87 rattlesnakes, in Dublin, Texas, Monday, Nov. 5, 2007. Bibby spent about 45 minutes in the tub shattering his own record by 12 snakes. Photo/Guinness World Records/Carla Metzler