June 28, 2004 Happy Monday!
Bremer leaves Iraq as transfer completed
…Bremer left Iraq on a US Air Force C-130 military plane about 12:30pm…
There was little initial public reaction to the near-secret transfer ceremony, which was broadcast on Iraqi and Arabic satellite television stations. ..There was no celebratory gunfire – which rattles through Baghdad when Iraq’s national soccer team defeats foreign team.
Five more face beheading
Sydney Morning Herald, Australia - 6-28-04
By Paul McGeough in Baghdad and Mike Seccombe. A US marine corporal captured by insurgents in Iraq has become the fifth foreign hostage ...
Insurgents Kill 7 Policemen in Afghanistan
What a f***n' mess! (Cursing permitted by order of Dick Cheney)
"Yesterday, the new US Ambassador to Iraq was sworn in. He was sworn in with his hand on a stack of his dental records. Makes it easier." Jay Leno
Iraq returns to self-rule two days early Reuters, UK
US Military Confirms Marine Reported Kidnapped Is Missing Turn to 10.com, RI
Militants Threaten to Behead Iraq Hostages Tallahassee.com, FL
Beheading-Threat Heightens Tension as Bush Visits Turkey The Scotsman, UK
Yemen talks with Shia cleric fails Al-Jazeera, Qatar
Turkish Police, Protesters Clash Outside NATO Summit Voice of America, DC
Iraq Occupation Erodes Bush Doctrine washingtonpost.com
Q: What's the major thing that separates Bush sr. from Bush jr.?
A: 8 years of economic prosperity.
Go F*** yourself News
And the winners are:
Top Ten Ways Dick Cheney uses the F-Word
· 10. "Go FOX yourself!"
· 9. “We know there are f-ing wmd's in Iraq,
we just don't know f-ing where.”
· 8. “Join the ARMY: So I don't F@#$ing have to...”
· 7. “To follow "cluster" when talking about the result of
his Iraq strategy." -Joe W
· 6. "We will, in fact, be greeted as f**ken' liberators."
· 5. "Lady Liberty? Yeah I F----d her" - Andrew Dice Cheney
· 4. “Who let that f-ing camera in that prison?”
· 3. "Yes ... I want some F***'in fries with that!" gjwalsh
· 2. "F-ck Howard Stern."
And the Number one way Dick Cheney uses the F-Word
1. On 11/02/04: "We’re fu**ed!
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The Pulp Art of Bruce Yurgil
UPDATED: 8:08 am EDT June 27, 2004
Former Enron chairman Kenneth Lay takes responsibility for the company's spectacular demise, but blames any criminal acts on underlings….
"I've gotta make a long distance call...get me the orange!"
Were Abu Ghraib abuses learned from Israel? San Francisco Chronicle, CA
Europe abhorred Abu Ghraib abuse Financial Times, UK
Family of beheaded man seeks return of remains Indianapolis Star, IN
Ethnic slurs spray-painted on NJ home Seattle Post Intelligencer, WA
Democrats vent at Blagojevich in 'a necessary meeting' Chicago Sun Times, IL
War Hawks Evasion Quiz
Match the following staunch proponents of the American war in Iraq
(in 2003) with their reasons for avoiding military service in Vietnam:
A. Dick Cheney
B. Tom DeLay
C. Trent Lott
D. Rush Limbaugh
1. "Had other priorities"
2. Had anal cysts
3. Claimed there was no room for patriotic folks like himself because
minorities had taken up all the slots
4. Had already served instead as a college cheerleader
[Answers: Cheney-1 (other priorities),
Sent in by David B.
“I'm a fan of America. It's like hey, look there's the moon up there, let's take a walk on it, bring back a piece of it. That's the kind of America that I'm a fan of.”
Bono delivering the University of Pennsylvania Commencement Address
Musharraf criticised for Pakistani PM shuffle Reuters AlertNet, UK
Iran Vows to Resume Nukes ABC News
Sudanese Refugees Told to Stay Silent On Government, Militia ... Washington Post
'Fahrenheit 9/11' Tops $8M in First Day Washington Post, DC
Bush wins with vested interests
THE Irish media has felt the wrath of President Bush after he was caught on TV in an underwear vest....
John Kerry News
Kerry: Bush Has Neglected Latin America Washington Post
Kerry cancels speech, honors picket line USA Today
Americans in Kabul Hold Kerry Fundraiser Newsday, NY
Microsoft infiltrates Outback News24, South Africa
Web sites harden already opposing political positions Houston Chronicle, TX
"The Justice Department announced today they are rewriting the guidelines on torturing prisoners. You know what was wrong with the first memo on torture? People found out about it." Jay Leno
Rebuking Barbie's Manufacturer, Judge Says Artist Can Make Fun of ... New York Times, NY
A sculpture of a hamburger filled with pigs in Kiev, June 26, 2004. A sand sculpture festival opened on Saturday in the Ukrainian capital with more than 20 sculptors participating in the event.(HO)