Monday edition - February 18, 2007
McCain drops the torture ball
Iraq oil law stalled, no end to impasse in sight
For McCain, a Choice on a Role for Bush
President Bush ordered new sanctions on Syria by executive order Wednesday and he accused Damascus of meddling with Iraq and Lebanon. What business do they have meddling with their neighbors? They should go across the oceans and do it like we do. - Argus Hamilton
2 US soldiers killed by small-arms fire northeast of Baghdad ...
Toll from Iraq attacks rises to eight Xinhua, China
Secret draft of Iraq dossier released
Rice hints at incentives to break Kenya impasse International Herald Tribune
Up Armored Vehicles Delay
Two senators Sunday urged the Pentagon to investigate a Marine Corps report that says procurement officers spurned requests from commanders in Iraq for blast-resistant vehicles because they didn't want to derail other projects.
Oilly: slang for a potential U.S. ally based solely upon how much oil they have. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Nicole Kidman to Portray Valerie Plame Wilson
Who should play the role of
Sampling of Responses:
Wilson: George Clooney
Scooter Libby: Joe Lieberman
Novak: Pat Buchanan
Cheney: Any large, poisonous snake will do
Bush: Ann Coulter
cheney will have to play 'himself' because no self-respecting actor would want
to -- unless, unless… nope nobody out there.
Bush and Cheney should be played by Pinky and The Brain. No input on the other criminals.
biggest freshest pile of horse **** you can find.
Here's my list:
Joe Wilson - Robert Redford
Scooter Libby - Peter Sellers (we're dreaming here, right?)
Robert Novak - Pee Wee Herman
Dick Cheney - Peter Lorre' (Dick has been close to dead a few times, right?)
G.B.- Rick Moranis
Thanks, everyone for participating.
Joe Wilson: Russell Crowe
Scooter Libby: Danny DeVito
Robert Novak: Danny DeVito
Dick Cheney: Danny DeVito
Bush: Will Farrell
"Have you been watching the Roger Clemens congressional hearings? He denies being injected by his trainer. But what I thought was interesting was every time they mentioned 'buttocks,' Sen. Larry Craig swooned." --David Letterman
Costa Rica Recognizes Palestine
took a bold step into the tumultuous Mideast politics,
it recognizes Palestinian statehood and announces a bilateral accord with
the Palestinian National Authority (PNA) to “strengthen” the governments'
Republican Shenanigans News
United the GOP must stand in ‘08 Boston Herald
Glenn Beck: if you’re an ugly woman, you’re probably a progressive as well
Democrats aren't brutes, which is too bad, because the Republicans are brutes.
Brutes win. - Philip Roth, author
Read His Lips - No New Taxes
Republican John McCain
says there will be no new taxes during his administration if he is elected
"No new taxes," the likely GOP presidential nominee said during a taped interview broadcast Sunday.
Yahoo announced Wednesday it's exploring a partnership with News Corp. to fend off a hostile takeover attempt. The two companies have had a long and mutually beneficial relationship. Ten years ago News Corp. hired every Yahoo it could find to form Fox News. - Argus Hamilton
Bill Clinton stumps for Hillary at five East Texas stops
Did Obama plagiarize? Clinton team says yes
Crude oil prices climb Monday morning The Money Times, India
Smugglers Return iPhones to China New York Times
Medicaid Better Than Health Insurance
Americans and those in a government health program for the poor
far more likely to have advanced diseases when diagnosed with cancer than those
with private coverage, researchers said on Sunday.
NEW JFK Documents Discovered
A batch of old documents linked to the slaying of
President John F. Kennedy has reportedly been unearthed, including a highly
suspect transcript of a conversation between assassin Lee Harvey Oswald and
Oswald's killer Jack Ruby, the Dallas Morning News said on Sunday.
The newspaper said the Dallas County district attorney's office, which uncovered the documents, would display its discovery at a news conference on Monday morning.
Rep. Leonard Boswell Signs onto Cheney Impeachment OpEdNews, PA
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Klum Says She Wants to Help Spears The Associated Press
New estimate raises chances of life on other planets
distributed by NASA on February 12, 2008 shows newborn stars as they peek out
from the Rho Ophiuchi star-forming region. Planets resembling Earth can be found
orbiting many sun-like stars in our galaxy, increasing the prospects of finding
extraterrestrial life on some of them, according to a study released Sunday.
Photo/NASA's Spitzer Space Telescope