Tuesday edition - March 25, 2008
Bush close to deciding future Iraq deployment: White House
Cheney on 4000 war deaths:'Regret... every loss.'
Iraq seen as more stable than Afghanistan
W hits new popularity low: proof to him that he's doing everything right. - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
US Navy Confirms Suez Canal Shooting The Associated Press
Meanwhile, Back In Russia...
President Vladimir Putin lobbied Iraq's prime minister Monday on behalf of Russian companies trying to get a cut of contracts for rebuilding Iraq's infrastructure, particularly its crucial oil and gas sector.
“Even President Bush is starting to get worried about this economy being out of control, you know. I mean, gold is over $1,000 an ounce. Oil, over $100 a barrel. Hookers, $5,000 an hour. Who can afford this?” - Jay Leno
"This week, John McCain received a warm welcome in Israel. He was in Israel. You know, he is hugely popular in Israel ever since he stood with the Jewish people against the pharaoh. They've never forgotten." --Jay Leno
"The thing is, Republicans, of course, don't allow dangerous religious freaks to advise their campaigns. They nominate them." --Bill Maher
Fox Refuses Fine
In an unusually aggressive step, Fox Broadcasting yesterday refused to pay a $91,000 indecency fine levied by the Federal Communications Commission for an episode of a long-canceled reality television show, even as the network fights two other indecency fines in the Supreme Court.
“Today, Barack Obama addressed some of the more controversial comments made by his longtime minister, Jeremiah Wright. The guy said some crazy stuff, like, ‘gays caused 9/11, Hurricane Katrina was God’s revenge for our sins.’ Oh, I’m sorry. That’s Pat Robertson. That’s the other side’s nutball minister.” - Jay Leno
Carville sticks by Richardson as Judas Boston Globe
Where In The World Is Fred Thompson?
Former Republican presidential hopeful Fred Thompson is returning to his career as an actor and signed a deal to be represented by the William Morris Agency, the talent group said on Monday.
“And Vice President Dick Cheney went to Iraq, or as he calls it, spring break. Yeah! See the oil buddies.” - Jay Leno
Oil Drops Near $100 on Stronger Dollar
Boeing IDS unit wins $49.5M Air Force contract Bizjournals.com
Home prices extend slump Reuters
Google Plan Would Open TV Band for Wireless Use
Another data security breach
insurance company just announced they will give $10 million to anyone who can
invent a car that gets 100 miles per gallon. Meanwhile, Exxon says they'll give
$11 million to anyone who kills that guy." --Conan O'Brien
"Also, the fifth anniversary of the Iraq war. How romantic. Once again, they forgot to greet us with flowers. ... Traditionally, this is the wood anniversary -- five. Which is fitting, 'cause that's what Dick Cheney gets when he thinks of war." --Bill Maher
PM-Cheney meeting shrouded in mystery Jerusalem Post, Israel
Cheney Says Hamas Sabotages Peace Talks The Associated Press
Welcome back to All Hat No Cattle
PO Box 88
Ashford. AL 36312
Pilot's Gun Fires on US Airways Flight
In a photo provided by NASA, the STS-123 crew on Sunday March 23, 2008, onboard the international space station pose for an in-space crew portrait on the last fulle day on the International Space Station. Clockwise from the lower right corner are astronauts Dominic Gorie, commander; Robert L. Behnken and Rick Linnehan, both mission specialists; Gregory H. Johnson, pilot; and Mike Foreman and JAXA's Takao Doi, both mission specialists. Shuttle Endeavor left the space station on Monday and is due back on Easth Wednesday.