Tuesday edition - February 12, 2007
White House Does Not See a Recession
Ron Paul: No John McCain endorsement
Orange County man is accused of being a spy
I wonder what Bush and Cheney will do after January 2009?
"Fashion Week this week. Hillary Clinton was wearing her strapless pantsuit." --David Letterman
Australia to Increase Troop Numbers in East Timor Voice of America
The Russians Are Coming! The Russians Are Coming!
U.S. fighter planes
intercepted two Russian bombers, including one that buzzed an American aircraft
carrier in the western Pacific during the weekend, The Associated Press has
A U.S. military official says that one Russian Tupolev 95 flew directly over the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz twice, at a low altitude of about 2,000 feet, while another bomber circled about 58 miles out. The official was speaking on condition of anonymity because the reports on the flights were classified as secret.
"Mitt Romney threw in the monogrammed towel. That leaves McCain and Huckabee. The old guy and the preacher. Which brings up the philosophical question: Which one is closer to God?" --Jay Leno
Insect Invasion Possible as Climate Warms LiveScience.com
"Rudy Giuliani is announcing his own line of clothing. It comes apart at the seams." --David Letterman
Hillary and Obama Agree
Democratic White House rivals Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton Monday rejected the notion of pausing US troop drawdowns in Iraq, floated earlier in Baghdad by Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Republican Shenanigans News
Evangelical Leader Bauer Endorses McCain
Huckabee Brushes Off Calls to Bow Out The Associated Press
Huckabee protests Washington caucus results Seattle Post Intelligencer
looks like John McCain has gotten the nod. Of course, McCain getting a
nomination, this is Rush Limbaugh's worst nightmare since the pharmacist said,
"We're out of OxyContin." --Jay Leno
In the 1980s, Al Franken was cracking jokes on "Saturday Night Live." Mike Ciresi, his chief rival for the Democratic nomination for the Senate this year, was serving as general counsel to the government of India in a landmark lawsuit over a catastrophic industrial accident...Despite his impressive resume, Ciresi finds himself trailing Franken in the Democratic contest. The comedian-turned-candidate has raised millions more, lined up the most important labor endorsements and dominated news coverage.
The Space Shuttle Atlantis docked with the International Space Station Friday and delivered the Columbus science lab. It's an important project. If Mike Huckabee becomes president, outer space will be the only place it's safe for scientists to work. - Argus Hamilton
Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton agree to Debate #19 Baltimore Sun
Will Bush Cough Up The Missing E-mails?
A federal judge agreed Monday to allow a private group to delve into the operations of an office at the White House as part of a controversy over whether large amounts of e-mail have disappeared.
"President Bush says during his last year in office, he will visit more
countries than in any other year of his presidency. He says he will accomplish
all of this in one weekend by going to EPCOT Center." --Conan O'Brien
Oil falls to $93 after spike on Venezuela threat Reuters South Africa
US gasoline price cheapest since late Oct -govt Guardian Unlimited, UK
GM offers buyouts to all US hourly workers
Microsoft buying Danger Inc. of Palo Alto
"Democrats are split pretty evenly between Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. I say, when in doubt let your favorite celebrity decide for you. I usually vote for whomever Cher is voting for." --Jimmy Kimmel
CIA Alters Guantanamo Videotape Policy U.S. News & World Report, DC
"Last week, prison guards had to use tear gas to
break up prison riots in New Jersey. When the tear gas didn't work, the guards
sprayed the prisoners with New Jersey air." --Conan O'Brien
Vice President Dick Cheney Signs Congressional Amicus Curiae Brief ... Hawaii Reporter, HI
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Tolkien heirs sue Lord of the Rings studio for $150m Guardian Unlimited
Archbishop Defends Remarks on Islamic Law Washington Post
Hearst, yes, THAT Patricia Hearst, poses for a picture with her French bulldog,
Diva, at the 132nd Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show at Madison Square Garden in
New York, Monday, Feb. 11, 2008. Diva was named Best of Opposite Sex.