Thursday edition - April 3, 2008
Secret Service asks tourist to delete photos outside new baseball ...
Iraq's al-Sadr calls for million-man march; 12 killed in
US Jobless Claims Soar to Highest Since 2005
We can't take pictures because of security checkpoints for the president? Can we still take pictures of the White House?
"President Bush threw out the first ball the other night at the Washington Nationals home opener. Boy, wasn't is nice to see Bush throwing out something other than the Constitution?" --Jay Leno
US Military Deaths in Iraq at 4011 Guardian
Suicide Bomber Kills 7 in Iraq
Admiral: Iraq has troops, Afghanistan waits
NATO Nixes Georgia and Ukraine
NATO decided Thursday not to put Georgia and Ukraine on track to join the alliance after vehement Russian opposition, but the alliance pledged that the strategically important Black Sea nations will become members one day.
"Did you see Barack Obama bowling in Pennsylvania the other day? Ooh, that was bad. He bowled a 37 out of a 300. See, that's good. That is good, because I want a president that's bad at bowling. I mean, shouldn't he have more important things to do? Look, I don't know President Bush, but I'm willing to guess he's a great bowler." --Jay Leno
Man Says Explosives at Airport Are Just for Show Washington Post
FOX Shoots Blanks At Peabody Awards
Complete list of 2007 Peabody Award winners for broadcasting excellence in news and entertainment
Ad Calls on US to Skip UN Conference The Associated Press
Lou Dobbs Almost Calls Condi A "Cotton Picker" Huffington Post, NY
Justice Dept Investigating Homophobia
The Justice Department's inspector general is investigating whether a career attorney in the department was dismissed from her job because of rumors that she is a lesbian.
"Hillary Clinton was in Philadelphia today, where she told the crowd she is like the movie character Rocky. ... Now, if I remember the movie correctly, doesn't Rocky get the crap beat out of him and then he loses to the black guy?" --Jay Leno
Obama warms to using Gore's advice
Obama, Clinton trade jabs in Pennsylvania Chicago Tribune
Hillary, Chelsea Clinton to make stops in Oregon Salem Statesman Journal, OR
Another Day, Another Democrat and a Hooker
Speaking for the
first time about her husband's acknowledgment
that he paid for sex with an alleged prostitute, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow
told the Free Press this afternoon she's going through a "very difficult and
personal" time and will continue to work through it with her family.
Oil Near Mid-$104 After Overnight Jump The Associated Press
FAA says 4 US airlines under investigation, cites overdue inspections
Mobile Group Hits Back at Cancer Claims BusinessWeek
Google Docs: Your Online Office?
When are we gonna accomplish another mission, Uncle George? - Grant Gerver, www.seriouskidding.com
Florida Delegates Update
Democratic Chairman Howard
Dean reached out to Florida voters Wednesday to try to repair his party's
damaged relations with a pivotal state in the presidential election....His
declaration put Florida back in the convention picture.
But it did not resolve the thorny question of how the state's delegates might be
allotted to Sens. Barack Obama and Hillary Rodham Clinton.
Tribunal rules in Guantánamo limit disclosure of evidence MiamiHerald.com, FL
Justice memo on torture disclosed
Lynndie England sorry for Abu Ghraib scandal, blames media ... International Herald Tribune
"Political experts say that Mitt Romney has the No. 1 thing John McCain is looking for in a vice presidential candidate - an organ donor card." --Jay Leno
AlterNet Books Launches with Dick Cheney Satire
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Mariah and Madonna Pass by Elvis Presley
Branson's Mars Hoax Nets Credulous Spaceniks InformationWeek
A model displaying
underwear with the inscription "Vova, I'm with you" by Russian designer Antonia
Shapovalova, is seen during the Moscow Fashion Week, on March 27. Shapovalova is
a senior member of the
pro-Kremlin youth movement "Nashi" (Ours) and one of the designers of
clothes "Nashi" used during their public meetings.