Thursday edition - April 10, 2008





Florida Senate passes controversial guns-to-work bill, FL - 4-10-08
The Republican-led state Senate handed a major election-year victory Wednesday to the National Rifle Association by approving a measure allowing about 500,000 Floridians with concealed-weapons permits to carry their guns to work.

Two More Women Tell Congress About Rape in Iraq
ABC News -4-10-08
By VIJA UDENANS Two women told a Senate subcommittee today they were raped, assaulted and harassed while working in Iraq for the US-based contractor KBR

Petraeus Dismisses Talk of Another Buildup
Washington Post - 4-10-08
The top military commander in Iraq says he is unlikely to call for another troop buildup in Iraq, even if security deteriorates. Comments that include profanity or personal attacks or other inappropriate comments or material will be removed from the


I can see the headline now:  Mickey Mouse Guns Down Goofy Over Tryst With Minnie In Disneyworld Parking Lot



"John McCain said this week he will release his medical records in May. He says he is only on three medications -- aspirin, Claritin and another pill they did not identify. Well, let's see, he's got a a wife that's 20 years younger, he's in his 70s." --Jay Leno




The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News

Quick, Name One Successful Contribution by Condi Rice


Air University will award its first honorary degree to Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice at a 9 a.m. ceremony April 14.

The seat of Air Force learning — located at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base outside of Montgomery, Ala. — will honor Rice’s “contributions to the fields of international relations and national security,” according to a release. A native Alabaman, Rice will receive a doctor of letters degree.




Subject: Florida has gone crazy



Jeb Bush sure left his mark on my state. From s-election 2000 to bringing Florida down to 49th in high school graduation rate. And the GOP led primary debacle that caused Dems to lose our delegates. My state has become filled with stupid people, politicians especially, thanks to Jeb. Your site has kept me semi-sane since 2000.

Donation in the mail, really!

Moe - Ft Lauderdale


Thanks for writing and a big hug for your support.


Florida has a long history of stupid politics. One of my favorites examples is when some good old boys tried to ram through legislation giving the University of Florida control of the newly formed Florida State University football team in the late 1940s. In grand Seminole tradition, the brand spanking new FSU Seminoles supporters refused to sign a "treaty", and the legislation failed.


Zoom to 2008 - Florida has become the Gun Shine State! Yee Haw!


They don't call it Flori-duh for nothing. Especially when Republicans are in charge!




Disturbing News



"General Petraeus, the top general in Iraq, testified on Capitol Hill today, and he was questioned by Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton. That's right, Obama and Clinton both had the same question for Petraeus -- 'Are you, by any chance, a superdelegate?'" --Conan O'Brien




Republican Shenanigans

It's OK When Republicans Do It


 A Republican voter registration deputy jailed Wednesday for attacking a newspaper reporter and hitting the Democratic 6th District congressional candidate could be back to work as early as today.




"In case you forgot, taxes are due next week. You know, we all hate paying taxes, but the truth of the matter is without our tax money, many politicians would not be able to afford prostitutes." --Jimmy Kimmel

Rock-The-Voter News




"I saw a political expert on TV today, and he said the Pennsylvania primary -- that's the big one with Hillary and Barack -- he said it will likely come down to which candidate wins the white, male vote. Oh, that's a relief. Maybe white men can finally have a say in how this country is run for a change." --Jay Leno




Biz-Tech News


"Well, a few times, the protesters became so aggressive that the Chinese security team had to retreat with the torch to one of their embassies. Had to go back to one of their embassies. Luckily, there was a Wal-Mart in the area, so that's a protected area." -Jay Leno

Bush-Prison-Torture News




Making Sure The Messengers Don't Get Shot


The Associated Press has announced the appointment of Danny Spriggs, the former No. 2 executive in the U.S. Secret Service, as vice president of global security, a newly created position.


Go-F***-Yourself News

Look Who's Playing the Role of Condi Rice in the movie "W"



The Bush administration is coming together under the guidance of director Oliver Stone, with a British actress set to join cabinet in his upcoming movie about President George W. Bush.

The Hollywood Reporter said Stone was in final negotiations to appoint Thandie Newton to play the National Security Advisor-turned-Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice in the movie "W."



"It's becoming a very controversial Olympics, and it's still months away. Here's the latest: Canada just announced it may boycott this year's Summer Olympics because of China's treatment of Tibet. Yeah, Canada may boycott. When asked about the boycott, Canada's prime minister said, 'I'm very angry at China. Plus, we suck at summer sports.'" --Conan O'Brien



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Odd News



Demand for top-tier Chinese artwork remained robust at Sotheby's biannual Hong Kong sales April 9, 2008, as buyers ignored troubled global stock markets to set record prices for feted blue-chip artists such as Zhang, whose "Bloodline: The Big Family No. 3" fetched HK$47.37 million ($6.06 million) including the buyer's premium after brisk bidding. Photo/Sotheby's