Tuesday edition - February 6, 2007
GOP filibuster frustrates Senate debate on Iraq war
Iraqi Gunmen seize Iranian diplomat
Waxman to Probe Iraq Contracting, Unaccounted-For $12 Billion
Twelve billion unaccounted for? Has any one looked at Bush or Cheney's checking account?
“Earlier today, President Bush spoke at the 55th annual National Prayer Breakfast. President Bush said that he has prayed every single day since he took office. Hey, you’re not the only one. Join the club!” - Jay Leno
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 3098 Washington Post, DC
Dozens killed as Baghdad crackdown nears Houston Chronicle
Rush Limbaugh compared American troop deaths in Iraq to Philly
Media Matters for America, DC
Happy Trails for Katherine Harris
On Tuesday, February 6,
2007, the Longboat Key Kiwanis Club will honor former U.S. Rep. Katherine Harris
as its Citizen of the Year at the Colony Beach & Tennis Resort. The dinner
is $50 per person. The event begins at 6 p.m. For reservations, call 383-5509.
just worry that we have lost our balls for reporting. We constantly
underestimate the intelligence and interest in the audience." - George
“President Bush also went to the New York Stock Exchange this week, and Bush said the salaries of top executives should be based on their success. They should only get paid if they’re successful. Hey, if that were true, Congress would have lost money, wouldn’t they?” - Jay Leno
Mile High Clubber
Disguised in a dark wig, glasses and a trench coat, U.S. space shuttle astronaut Lisa Nowak waited in hiding for a woman she considered a rival for another astronaut's affections and tried to kidnap her, police in Orlando said on Monday...Nowak also carried black gloves, a folding knife with a 4-inch blade, rubber tubing and trash bags, police said.
A Budget with Rose-Colored Glasses
Meanwhile, Back In New Orleans...
In the neighborhood President Bush visited right after Hurricane Katrina, the U.S. government gave $84.5 million to more than 10,000 households. But Census figures show fewer than 8,000 homes existed there at the time.
San Francisco mayor seeks treatment for alcohol use
It's A Miracle!
One of four ministers who oversaw three weeks of intensive counseling for the Rev. Ted Haggard said the disgraced minister emerged convinced that he is "completely heterosexual."
asked John McCain Sunday to help negotiate a power-sharing plan in Northern
Ireland. He thinks the one U.S. senator calling for more troops in Iraq can
bring peace to Ireland. It sounds like that poisoned Russian tea is having side
effects all over London. - Argus Hamilton, comedian
Subject Yesterday's Pig Photo
I think the pig picture on your Monday edition is mislabeled. It is obviously a bunch of Republicans jumping ship! ;O)
I wish I would have thought of that!
Oil climbs above $59 on frigid weather CNNMoney.com
More Charges Against Russian Oil Tycoon CBS News, NY
Wal-Mart to launch video downloads
Turner, ad firm to pay $2 million for Boston scare
Clinton-Clark or Clark-Clinton?
On the same day that he was the only Democrat allowed to speak to members of the Democratic National Committee without making his 2008 intentions known, Gen. Wesley Clark raised speculation as to whether he is angling to be Sen. Hillary Clinton's, D-N.Y., running mate.
"I'm a great admirer of
Senator Clinton. I think she's terrific," Clark told ABC News with a sly smile
when asked if he shared a former aide's assessment that "a Clinton-Clark ticket
has a nice ring to it."
Bush seeks $7.2 million for Guantanamo cases
Experts: Wrong Passport Kept German-Born Turk in Guantanamo Deutsche Welle, Germany
US may miss Aussie deadline to try Guantanamo inmate
Barney donated via the ASPCA: The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
or if you want to donate offline you can make a check or money order payable to:
PO Box 88
Ashford, AL 36312
Wild eagles attack paraglider Reuters
Komodo Dragon, Gift to Bush Sr., Dies
Washington Post, DC
This island resort in the United Arab Emirates is the largest man made island in the world. The Palm Jumeirah consists of a trunk, a crown with 17 fronts, and a surrounding crescent island that forms an 11 kilometer-long breakwater. The island itself is 5 kilometers by 5 kilometers. Maybe Bush should hire these guys to help rebuild New Orleans?