Thursday edition - August 2, 2007



US warns of ties with Tehran, as Nicaragua hands out tractors from ...
International Herald Tribune, France - Jul 28, 2007
AP MANAGUA, Nicaragua: The US ambassador warned Nicaragua about its increasingly close ties with Iran on Saturday, just as President Daniel Ortega gave ...

US 'loses' 190000 weapons in Iraq
Melbourne Herald Sun, Australia - Aug 1, 2007
THE US Government cannot account for 190000 weapons issued to Iraqi security forces in 2004 and 2005, says the Government Accountability Office. ...

Young Bush Staffer Gets Grilled
TIME - 8-2-07
J. Scott Jennings, at the tender age of 29, became the latest sacrificial lamb the White House has sent up to answer questions about the controversial firings of eight US Attorneys last year.


Maybe after Bush invades Iran, he'll attack Nicaragua?



"A new survey says that 58% of the people who follow the news think Attorney General Alberto Gonzales should resign. Of course, President Bush is not in that group. You know ... of people who follow the news. ... This whole administration is turning into a bad version of 'Wizard of Oz.' Cheney needs a heart. Gonzales needs some courage. Bush needs a brain." --Jay Leno





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


“Hey, congratulations to the Iraqi soccer team. They won the Asian Cup over the weekend. See, that’s a huge deal over there. … They said there was so much celebratory gunfire, you couldn’t hear the regular gunfire.” - Jay Leno







Disturbing News


 “Yeah, Iraq now has a championship team so we can go home, right?” - David Letterman



"Right now, my financial adviser tells me there is no 'hotter' place to buy than the Arctic Circle. The ice up there is melting thanks to, I believe, Al Gore. And it is revealing all sorts of resources like fish, diamonds, oil and gas, and most importantly, timesaving sea lanes that could cut sailing time from Germany to Alaska by 60% ... offering a convenient escape route for Alaska Senator Ted Stevens." --Stephen Colbert


Protecting Rove


The White House has invoked executive privilege to keep President Bush's top political adviser, Karl Rove, from having to testify Thursday about the firings of at least eight U.S. attorneys.

Republican Shenanigans

Enforcement of Election Law On Republicans? In Florida?


When it comes to GOP twig Ann Coulter and her Palm Beach voting snafu, the fat lady has yet to sing.

While most expected the conservative pundit to be off the hook for good when the Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office punted a voting fraud probe in April, the Florida Elections Commission now is investigating.





Biz-Tech News



Bush-Prison-Torture News



“Working on Dick Cheney’s heart, boy, you talk about microsurgery.” - Jay Leno

Go-F***-Yourself News






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People wait in line to visit an upside-down house built at the Centre of Education and Promotion of the Region in the village of Szymbark, northern Poland July 31, 2007. The upside-down house created by Daniel Czapiewski is supposed to describe the times of the former communist era and the present times in which we live. Photo/Peter Andrews/Poland