Tuesday edition - July 27, 2010
The U.S. Defense Department is unable to properly account for over 95 percent of $9.1 billion in Iraqi oil money tapped by the U.S. for rebuilding the war ravaged nation..
US Military Investigates Leaked Afghan War Documents
This article is from July 2005
At the end of the Iraq war, vast sums of money were made available to the US-led provisional authorities, headed by Paul Bremer, to spend on rebuilding the country. By the time Bremer left the post eight months later, $8.8bn of that money had disappeared.
You know, just about every thing that has gone wrong in this country IS Bush's AND the Republican's fault, from the economy, to two failed wars and most obvious to me, a failing health care system.
Do you remember when George Bush gave Paul Bremer the Medal of Freedom for his handling of the Iraq Reconstruction?
"President Obama and his family are going on vacation in the Gulf Coast next
month. Of course, the Gulf Coast is a lovely place to sit back and relax — just
ask BP." –Jimmy Fallon
More Energy Wars? Sigh.
The Hezbollah militant group has blared warnings that Israel plans to steal natural gas from Lebanese territory and vows to defend the resources with its arsenal of rockets. Israel says the fields it is developing do not extend into Lebanese waters, a claim experts say appears to be correct, but the maritime boundary between the two countries — still officially at war — has never been precisely set.
"Between the oil gushing, and the collapse of Wall Street and people wishing for the failure of our president, we are doing a much better job of destroying ourselves than a terrorist ever could." - Bill Maher
WikiLeaks has posted over 90,000 classified documents about the war in Afghanistan. The Pentagon is outraged, the White House is furious, but British Petroleum is relieved: “Finally, a leak we had nothing to do with.” - Jay Leno
"There's a report that Kate Gosselin and Sarah Palin are taking their families camping together in Alaska. And it must be true, because Sarah Palin hasn't refudiated it yet." –Jimmy Fallon
Boehner Begs GOP Not To Get Caught
John Boehner begs GOP
congressmen to stop
partying with pretty lady lobbyists
The House minority leader tells his members it's not appropriate to attend after-hours lobbyist parties
Looks like Tony Hayward is getting his life back. Lot of us thinking too bad he couldn't have gotten Charles Manson's life back.- Will Durst
Shirley Sherrod Lays Down Condition For Return to USDA
By Don Davis
"Democratic Congressman Charlie Rangel was charged with multiple ethics
violations. Members of Congress were stunned. They had no idea there was more
than one ethic." –Jay Leno
Haiti's New Leader?
Singer Wyclef Jean is considering a run for president of Haiti but has not decided whether to seek a five-year term as leader of the quake-ravaged nation, the musician's family said Monday.
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"Facebook now has 500 million users. The previous record holder was heroin." –Jimmy Kimmel
Target Stores Backs Republican
Here's something Target Corp. isn't advertising in its Sunday circular: The discount retailer is now a major donor to a group backing the Republican candidate for Minnesota governor.
The Massachusetts GOP criticized John Kerry for berthing his yacht in Rhode Island saving half a million dollars in taxes. Sounds to me like fiscal responsibility. - Will Durst
Family Feud, Oklahoma Style
An Oklahoma judicial candidate is fending off a political attack from his daughter, who has taken out a local newspaper ad urging voters: "Do not vote for my dad!"
I wonder how many Americans have died from the same ailment as Dick Cheney's because they did not have affordable health care?
Violence struck at Comic-Con when an argument between two men resulted in one
being arrested for stabbing the other with a pen.
There were 80,000 guys dressed as superheroes and no one stepped in to save him.
- Jimmy Kimmel
I hope you had a good time today
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picture issued by Decca Records showing the Nuns of the Abbaye de Notre-Dame de
l'Annonciation. The Benedictine nuns have signed a major record deal with
Universal Music, the company behind Lady GaGa. I hope to God, the nuns, who took
an oath of poverty, did not sign over the rights to the Vatican.