Wednesday edition - October 7, 2007
Former UN weapons inspector says US could be planning to stay in Iraq
Kucinich bill to impeach Cheney goes to committee
Pakistan's Bhutto Announces Protests Against Emergency
I just heard on CNN that Pat Robertson, televangelist, is endorsing Rudy Giuliani, a pro-choice and pro-gay rights Catholic. The world is ending, prepare for the rapture immediately!
Condi Rice denounced General Pervez Musharraf for his crackdown in Pakistan on Monday. The same day, President Bush defended Musharraf as a strong fighter against radicals. This was enough to convince the tabloids they're no longer seeing each other. - Argus Hamilton
07 deadliest for US troops in Iraq Seattle Times
Military Bill Approved, but Without Iraq Increase New York Times
Dollars for Dictators
Congress and the Bush
administration are taking a second look at U.S. aid to Pakistan in the wake of
President Pervez Musharraf's declaration of martial law and a crackdown on his
However, U.S. officials are concerned about going too far in rebuking a close ally or hurting its ability to pursue terrorists within its borders.
The Bush administration is seeking $800 million for Pakistan for the current budget year. Since 2001 the U.S. has provided Pakistan with an estimated $9.6 billion.
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"And tensions are very high between Iraq and Turkey. You see, this is where President Bush, I don't think he understands these issues, you know? Like today, he warned the American people we could be in for a rough Thanksgiving." - Jay Leno
On November 7, 2001, BBC
Television’s Newsnight and the Guardian of London reported that the Bush
administration thwarted investigations of Dr. A.Q. Khan, known as the “father”
of Pakistan’s atomic bomb. This week, Khan confessed to selling atomic secrets
to Libya, North Korea, and Iran.
The Bush Administration has expressed shock at disclosures that Pakistan, our ally in the war on terror, has been running a nuclear secrets bazaar. In fact, according to the British news teams’ sources within US intelligence agencies, shortly after President Bush’s inauguration, his National Security Agency (NSA) effectively stymied the probe of Khan Research Laboratories, the Pakistani agency in charge of the bomb project. CIA and other agents told BBC they could not investigate the spread of ‘Islamic Bombs’ through Pakistan because funding appeared to originate in Saudi Arabia.
Sarkozy feels l'amour in US Los Angeles Times
Maverick Paul sets one-day, GOP fundraising record Houston Chronicle
Republicans Join Vote to Override Water Bill Veto New York Times
In GOP Race, Blurring the Lines in the Abortion Debate
Ryan on way to prison Chicago Sun-Times
Pat Robertson says dividing Jerusalem risks God's wrath International Herald Tribune, France
Student suspended over photo of Pat Robertson giving 'finger' Houston Chronicle
A Republican Investigating Televangelists?
CBS News has learned Sen. Charles Grassley of Iowa, the ranking Republican on the Senate Finance Committee, is investigating six prominent televangelist ministries for possible financial misconduct.
Environmentalist George W. Bush asks Congress to lower speed limits by 1 mph - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Kentucky Governor Loses to Democrat New York Times
Spitzer makes the case for licenses for illegal immigrants San Francisco Chronicle
Stephen Colbert: he's way too good for either party.- Grant Gerver,
Oil Rises to Record Above $98 a Barrel The Associated Press
House committee passes mortgage reform bill MarketWatch
Rosie Views MSNBC Deal
Microsoft CIO Booted Forbes
Yahoo Criticized in Case of Jailed Dissident New York Times
Not to worry: the Dollar is still holding its own against Confederate money. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Abu Ghraib suit can continue Philadelphia Inquirer
City high-flyer sues firm over 'Guantanamo detainee' jibes Independent, UK
Lawyers lose appeal; Khadr's trial set to begin Globe and Mail, Canada
Toy stores add "leaded" and "unleaded" sections - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Hugo Chavez Comments on Cheney's Gaffe
President Hugo Chavez mocked U.S. Vice President Dick Cheney's recent verbal
blunder confusing Venezuela with Peru, saying it shows the United States is
governed by a "bunch of ignorant fools.".."Since those who govern the United
States are a bunch of ignorant fools... he thinks I'm president of Peru."
"They don't know where Venezuela is, nor do they know where Peru is," Chavez told the crowd.
GOP tactic meant to embarrass Dems on bill to impeach Cheney Houston Chronicle
Presidential Pong CNN
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HYPOCRITES AHNC,AND THERE IS NO BIGGER HYPOCRITE ALIVE TODAY THAN JOE
SCARBOROUGH.I CAME ACROSS YOUR SITE BY ACCIDENT,
BEST ACCIDENT IN MY SEVENTY PLUS YEARS.I HAVE PUT YOU IN MY FAVORITE PLACES.AND I JUST LOVED YOUR ANSWER TO JOE WHEN HE ASKED YOU TO CEASE AND DESIST.AND YOUR REMARK WAS
" NOTHING HAS BEEN REMOVED FROM THIS SITE."I KNEW I WAS GONNA LOVE THIS SITE.THANK YOU SO MUCH.
You are very welcome. And welcome to AHNC! I have a huge archives section you must catch up on.
This is my eighth year making fun of right wing hacks, even ones that threaten me, such as Joe Scarborough.
I believe America deserves better than him and his ilk.
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This is a south side view of Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Stata Center in Cambridge, Mass., photographed on April 29, 2004. MIT has filed a negligence suit against world-renowned architect Frank Gehry citing flaws in his design causing leaks. Photo/ Bizuayehu Tesfaye