Tuesday edition - February 19, 2007
In Africa, Bush touts aid efforts, basks in popularity
Supreme court won't review Bush domestic spying case
Espionage Seen in Brazil Oil Info Theft
“And I guess this is good news. Musicians in Afghanistan are now being allowed to play western music again. In fact, you know what the most popular music is in Afghanistan right now? I’m not making this up -- disco. See, I guess we were able to work out some kind of compromise. We brought them out of the 13th century, but only brought them up to 1978.” - Jay Leno
Iraqi Deaths Pain Sharon Stone The Associated Press
Russia warns US over Kosovo move BBC News
The Democrats are now in a dead heat. It is mano-a-woman-o. It is African American against Vagino American. - Bill Maher
Republican Shenanigans News
Ex-President Bush endorses McCain Los Angeles Times
FDA mixed up drug plant names Chicago Tribune
Speaking in Wisconsin, would-be First Lady Michelle Obama said, "For the first time in my adult lifetime I am really proud of my country"....
When you're supposed to be "taking off the gloves and really letting your opponent have it," don't get caught checking out her ass. [a series of photos of Obama checking out Hillary Clinton at the debate are shown] - Bill Maher
Chelsea Clinton, Hawaii Senators Rally for Hillary Clinton KHNL-TV/KHBC/KOGG, HI
Amtrak Will Screen Passengers' Bags The Associated Press
It's amazing how quickly things change in politics. Just this morning I was talking to my driver, Mitt Romney... - Jay Leno
Oil, Oil Everywhere
Imagine a place awash with more hydrocarbons than a Texan oilman
can dream of and where no one has staked a single claim -- all that energy is
just going begging.
The problem: this massive reserve is at least 1.2 billion kilometers (750 million miles) away from Earth, on a tiny inhospitable world where on a warm day it's minus 179 degrees Celsius (minus 290 degrees Fahrenheit).
Attorney: Afghan prison holds ex-Guantanamo detainees DesMoinesRegister.com, IA
Guantánamo Activities in London last week Indymedia UK, UK
For the first time in nearly half a century,
Fidel Castro has
stepped down as president of Cuba.
The announcement caps a year and a half of limbo and speculation since Mr. Castro fell ill and temporarily ceded power to his younger brother, Raúl Castro.
Bush in secret negotiations to install Alberto Gonzales as President of Cuba - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Cheney to Russert: They Attacked Us Because We're Over There Lew Rockwell, CA
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Lindsay Lohan Poses Nude – as Marilyn Monroe
Darth in the sky : An hot air balloon
in the shape of Darth Vader rises at the Tours and Taxis site as part of the
Star Wars exhibition in Brussels.