TGIF/Weekend Edition - April 14-16, 2006
Newly crowned Miss Iraq fears for her life
Judge in CIA Leak Case Threatens Gag Order
Bush, Reid Trade Insults on Immigration
The moon is made of green cheese, the check is in the mail, and George Bush is a good Christian man.
The White House celebrated Passover -- that's when President Bush will take secret, classified documents and pass them over to a reporter. -- Jay Leno
6 Iraqi Policemen Killed by Insurgents AP
Bombs kill four at mosques in Iraq's Baquba Reuters AlertNet
Marine killed on 2nd tour in Iraq
British troops hurt in deadly Afghan blasts Reuters.uk, UK
U.S., Iraq Commanders Dislike Leave Rules AP
vows no retreat in nuclear stand-off
General: No Air Force Planes Lost in Iran AP
Funding feud blocks US-Japan troop deal Reuters
hurt in church knife attacks
First Lady Fundraiser
The first lady is back on the hustings with
gusto, deploying her sky-high popularity, practiced smile and firm defense
of President Bush ‘s agenda for Republicans nationwide. GOP strategists
say sending Mrs. Bush out to help candidates running in the midterm
elections is a no-brainer.
Squeezed between foreign trips focused on expanding opportunities for women and more traditional first lady duties, Mrs. Bush has notched 10 political appearances so far —
"President Bush announced his new fitness plan to get people walking again. It's called, 'Gasoline at $3 a gallon.' ... Given how expensive gas is, today, I saw a van with 50 legal Americans inside it." --Jay Leno
Hundreds of bone fragments found on roof near Ground Zero
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TRUE BLUE Review - "TRUE BLUE, like its creator, defies characterization or pigeonholing. What can be said is that if you play TRUE BLUE on a Sunday morning ten years from now it will sound just as fresh, and new, and contemporary, as it will the first time you play it." -- Joe Hartlaub
"The Pentagon admitted it's been spying on gay groups. The Pentagon also admitted that since it's started spying on gay groups, it's been having some weird feelings." --Conan O'Brien
White House again defends Rumsfeld United Press International
The essence of the tactic of McCarthyism is to de-legitimize one’s opponent so as to avoid addressing the substance of his argument. When say, Ann Coulter, accuses liberals of being “perverts,” “liars,” “felons,” “traitors,” “terrorists” and the like, the obvious goal is to make it impossible for liberals to be heard respectfully in the national political discourse.
Jack Bauer, Meet George Bush - Mark Fiore animation
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STATE BY STATE GOP
The Four Ghosts of the White House
The young Marine had just shot a suspected insurgent and was walking back across the villa's rooftop when he keeled over from a terrific thud to the back of his head.
A sniper had fired a single, well-aimed bullet
that tore through the top of Lance Cpl. Richard Caseltine's helmet, traced
a path along the edge of his skull and buried burning bullet fragments in
the back of his neck.
Less than a minute later, the 20-year-old from Aurora, Ind., was up on his feet —
The Easter Bunny is real. There is no civil war in Iraq. - Grant Gerver
Rep. Kennedy Hit in the Mouth by Hammer -- No, Not by "The Hammer"
U.S. Rep. Patrick Kennedy was hit in the face
with a hammer when an entrepreneur, demonstrating shock absorption,
accidentally sent the hammer's head flying at Kennedy's mouth.
Kennedy received six stitches in his bottom lip after the incident Wednesday
"He was booed. Cheney said he was very surprised. He thought he'd be greeted as a liberator with flowers and candy." --David Letterman, on Cheney throwing out the first pitch at the Washington Nationals home opener
Summer gas prices expected to soar Canada.com, Canada -
Product Recalls Houston Chronicle
Alcoholism drug ok’d: Alkermes wins FDA approval
Cell phone service helps track children’s location East Valley Tribune
Millionaire E-Mail for Dummies CIO Today, CA
"The bad news is Iran is capable of making a nuclear bomb. The good news is they have to drop it from a camel." --David Letterman
Alleged Brit hacker awaits extradition verdict Inquirer, UK
US pressures Germany to accept group from Guantanamo Reuters AlertNet
Love your site as always.
How come we never see what Dick Cheney does for a living?
Has he ever presided over the senate, or does he just cuss at the senators?
Sorry, I'm not being funny tonight.
Give Dick a break, it's hard, hard work doling out what remains in our U.S. Treasury.
"I don't know why President Bush can't leak us information that we can actually use, like tell us when Dick Cheney is going hunting again."--Jay Leno
Cheney's role in war, Halliburton
Top Ten Little Known Facts About Dick Cheney -David Letterman
George W. Bush's Next Job
"I think the proudest thing I have done on the bench is not allow myself to be chased off that case. ... For Pete's sake, if you can't trust your Supreme Court justice more than that, get a life." --Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, on his 2004 decision not to recuse himself from a case involving Vice President Cheney, with whom he had gone duck hunting months earlier
Fla. Island Residents Besieged by Iguanas Sun-Sentinel.com, FL
A sculpture by Camille Allen.
Have a peaceful holiday weekend.