Monday edition - July 2, 2007




Leahy Says He May Seek Charge Of Contempt Against President
Washington Post - 7-2-07
The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said yesterday that he will attempt to cite the White House for criminal contempt of Congress if it does not turn over documents related to the firing of nine federal prosecutors.

Putin becomes first leader to go to Maine with Bush
San Jose Mercury News,  USA - 7-2-07
KENNEBUNKPORT, Maine - Russian President Vladimir Putin on Sunday became the first foreign leader to be hosted by President Bush at his

British police arrest two more suspects
Seattle Times, United States - 7-2-07
By Rob Harris AP GLASGOW, Scotland — Police said today they had arrested two more men as suspects in the car bomb attack on Glasgow airport as details


“Big day in England. Former treasury chief Gordon Brown is now the new prime minister of Britain. President Bush is thrilled. In fact, he called and said, ‘Brownie, you’re doing a heck of a job.’” - Jay Leno


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The-World-Is-A-Safer-Place-Without-Saddam News

Secret Service Saves Anchor


The Secret Service bailed out President Bush on Sunday when his boat anchor got wedged in rocks along the Atlantic Coast.



Disturbing News


“The price of milk has gone up. Some experts say it could hit $4 a gallon. That’s unbelievable. In fact, President Bush said today, ‘If the price of milk continues to rise we may have to invade Wisconsin.’
Hey. I would rather fight them in Milwaukee than fight them here. You know what I’m saying?” -
Jay Leno



Friends of Bush


[T]here may be as many rent-a-troops in Iraq today as there are members of the U.S. military. The largest private contractor, which isn't news, is Halliburton, of course, which has seen its government contracts rise by a stunning 600 percent since Bush became president.

"In return, Halliburton has delivered gas price gouging, contaminated food and water, and a consistent pattern of overcharges," Hightower wrote. "It has been caught hiring Third World laborers to do its grunt work in Iraq, paying them as little as $5 a day, and then billing Uncle Sam more than $50 a day for each worker.


Republican Shenanigans


To Pardon or Not To Pardon


Former White House aide I. Lewis "Scooter" Libby cannot delay his 2 1/2-year prison term in the CIA leak case, a federal appeals court unanimously ruled Monday.

The decision is a dramatic setback for Libby, who likely will have to surrender to prison in weeks. The ruling puts pressure on President Bush, who has been sidestepping calls by Libby's allies to pardon the former chief of staff to Vice President Dick Cheney.



Rock-The-Voter News



“And in an interview with the Christian Broadcasting Network, presidential candidate Rudy Giuliani said his dreams of becoming a priest ended when he realized he couldn’t give up having sex. … Ironically, that’s also what ended his first and second marriages.” - Jay Leno



Biz-Tech News



Bush-Prison-Torture News



Go-F***-Yourself News



Paris Hilton flew to Hawaii in disguise Thursday after her appearance on Larry King. It's sad. She didn't plan to be in disguise, but after she told Larry King she never does drugs and seldom drinks, her nose grew to three times its normal length. - Argus Hamilton, comedian





Odd News


A woman leaves the 7-11 'Kwik-E-Mart' in Dallas, Texas.  Over the weekend, 7-Eleven Inc. turned a dozen stores into Kwik-E-Marts, the fictional convenience stores of 'The Simpsons' fame, in the latest example of marketers making life imitate art. Photo/Ron Heflin