May 8-9, 2004 Weekend Edition HAPPY MOTHER'S DAY!
Iraq Prison Report Details Lax
ABU GHRAIB, Iraq - A U.S.
Army investigation into abuses at Abu Ghraib prison depicts the military
police running the penitentiary as a motley lot, overwhelmed by one of the
worst assignments in Iraq and bitter about the military's broken promises of
How Much Did They Know?
Is Rumsfeld Vulnerable?
Did you know that Bush's nickname for Donald Rumsfeld is RUMSTUD?
Hmmm...does that infer that he is a rummed up sex machine? That sure would explain what went on in that Iraqi prison.
"President Bush apologized on TV to Iraqi prisoners. I don't know if the apology was sincere, because at the end, he says, 'I'm George Bush and I approve of this naked pyramid.'" —Craig Kilborn
Graphic by Bradley
Red Cross Blew Whistle on Abuses Los Angeles Times
For many Iraqis, abuse settles opinion of U.S. Chicago Tribune
"President Bush, you know he has the two daughters, the two Bush girls, and they're
graduating from college. President Bush says he will not be attending the
graduation because he does not want to create a distraction.
"I believe that's the same excuse he used in the National Guard." David Letterman
"And Rush Limbaugh spoke out on the Iraqi prison situation today, he said 'it's entirely generated by the media'. What, is this guy on drugs? Jay Leno
Is this a legal mailbox?
CDC reports 40% rise in Lyme disease USATODAY.com
Capitol Hill Sees the Flip Side of a Powerful Warrior washingtonpost.com
Skull and Bones in Fallujah?
"Here's how bad the situation in Iraq is right now, supposedly we still have 40 rolls of film that we're afraid to pick up at the Falluja Fotomax." Jay Leno
Look Who's Going Offshore BusinessWeek Online
"The Bush administration is now asking Congress for another $25 billion for the war in Iraq. I don't know what they're going to be buying with this money, I think we can rule out any more digital cameras ." Jay Leno
An alabaster sculpture which bears a striking resemblance to shocking photographs from Abu Ghraib prison, made by Iraqi artist Abdul-Kareem Khalil in March 2004 is seen on display at a gallery in Baghdad, Iraq, Saturday, May 8, 2004. The words 'We are living in an American democracy' are inscribed on its base. (AP Photo/Karim Kadim/HO)
What is it about every fiber of Bush's character that makes me distrust this :
Love to hear if there's any other angle available on this manufactured moment.......
Thanks for writing JD. When I first saw that picture I got the creeps.
Graphic by OZ
An artist's impression of 'The World', a series of man-made islands off the Dubai coast. The release this week of prices for Dubai's island development in the shape of a world map has drawn firm bids from across the globe with buyers anxious to secure their own private water retreat off the booming emirate's coast.(HO) Dubai's world islands attracting anxious buyers
Peace and have a great weekend.