May 15-16, 2004 Weekend Edition
Powell: US Would Withdraw Troops at Request of Iraqi
Bush: Troops to Stay in Iraq After June 30
What a difference a year makes
Independent, UK - 5-15-04
Do you remember WMD, Clare Short, the hunt for Saddam, and George Bush proclaiming the ... forces stepped up their war against Islamic militias in Iraq. ...
A war of
I feel so safe knowing that the President and his Secretary of State are on different pages concerning the stability of Iraq.
"In Las Vegas ... you don't read the newspapers, you don't follow the news. After five days here I feel like President Bush." Jay Leno
"Bush was asked why the troops in Iraq didn't follow the Geneva Conventions in their treatment of prisoners and he replied: 'We're not in Geneva, we're in Iraq.'" Jay Leno
US and British Forces Battle Shiite Rebels in 4 Iraqi Cities New York Times, NY
Powell Says Troops Would Leave Iraq if New Leaders Asked washingtonpost.com
US bans coercion of Iraqi prisoners San Francisco Chronicle, CA
US military hit by another Afghan abuse charge Reuters, UK
"We're turning over sovereignty to the Iraqi's on June 30th and the next day we're handing over the negatives." Jay Leno
Days until the Democratic convention begins in Boston.
108 Days until the Republican convention opens in New York.
"Now that Google's stock is coming out, they asked President Bush if he had ever Googled. He said, 'Every morning with Listerine." Jay Leno
Study: CEO Pay Rose 27% in 2003 MSN Money
Tight Oil Supply Won't Ease Soon New York Times
"Wallon" Virus Contains Phony Yahoo Link TechWeb -
Billionaire's rocket flies pilot to the edge of space Telegraph.co.uk, UK
Bush Flip Flops
Bush, wife plan to join daughters for their college graduations
San Diego Union Tribune, CA - 5-15-04
Bushes decline twin daughters' graduation ceremonies
CNN - May 6, 2004
"It's come to this: we've now reached a point where the most fearful things coming out of Iraq are no longer weapons of mass destruction but Polaroids." Jon Stewart
Kerry hits Florida GOP stronghold
Palm Beach Post, FL - May 11, 2004
JACKSONVILLE -- Democratic presidential candidate John Kerry ventured into this Republican corner of ... A plane carrying a "Florida Is Bush Country!" sign flew ...
"At the President's stop in Ohio, 5,000 people gathered to cheer his record on jobs. Then they all flew back to India." Craig Kilborn
"Apparently once you take full responsibility, there's still a little responsibility left to spread around. Rumsfeld also claimed he had no knowledge of these incidents before the release of the pictures last week ... So Rumsfeld says he's responsible. But who's responsible for his responsibility?" Jon Stewart
President Hotdog Strikes Again AP
Early visitors to the annual air show at Andrews Air Force base outside Washington got a surprise display Friday from the nation's most famous jetliner.
President Bush departed from the base aboard Air Force One under what officials called a "Max Take off" showboating for spectators watching the air show.
In a short, steep takeoff, Bush lifted off in under 20 seconds, soaring past crowds of people, display tents and all manner of parked aircraft. As it headed west, the plane came unusually close to a helicopter flying in the vicinity.
John Kerry News
Kerry Again Opposes Same-Sex Marriage washingtonpost.com
Prep School Peers Found Kerry Talented, Ambitious and Apart New York Times
Thousands rally for Gaza pullout Daily Telegraph, Australia
Powell backs Palestinians in Gaza deal MLive.com, MI
Phone Ignites Gas Station Fire CBS News
Judge apologizes to pregnant lawyer Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA
Evidence of prehistoric meteorite reported, stirring debate Seattle Times, WA
This 08 April, 2004 image courtesy of Scaled Composites shows the second powered flight of SpaceShipOne. The privately-financed rocket ship has reached a record altitude of 65 kilometers (40 miles) during a test flight, its US makers announced. (HO)
Peace and have a great weekend.