Monday edition - August 6 , 2007
Bush and Karzai hold talks as violence worsens
190000 weapons 'missing in Iraq'
Bush signs expanded wiretap bill
Has Bush ever NOT been on vacation?
Iraq’s new congress has adjourned for the summer, and they say they’ll be back
in September. See, that’s how you know the war is going badly, when the Iraqis
pull out.” - Jay Leno
US troops kill Iraq shrine bomber
US Qaeda thug vows attack New York Daily News
GI Gets 110 Years for Rape and Killing in Iraq
Olmert visits Jericho for Abbas talks Guardian Unlimited
House Approves Pentagon Budget Minus the President's War Funding Washington Post
Iraqi bumbling kills hopes for US pullback, sez Gates
Meanwhile, Back In GOP World
The leading Republican candidates for the U.S. presidency said the military escalation in Iraq appeared to be restoring stability, and they berated their Democratic counterparts for advocating an end to U.S. involvement there.
Top Ten Top Ten Signs President Bush Needs A Vacation: David Letterman
10. Ordered a full-scale invasion of Turks and Caicos.
9. Staffers found him having a conversation with a coat rack.
8. Asked CIA director to have Jason Bourne join hunt for Osama.
7. Hasn’t stopped sobbing since he was passed over for ‘The Price is Right’.
6. Has only seen the new Harry Potter movie four times.
5. Only seems half as Bushy as usual.
4. Instead of signing bills, now licks ‘em.
3. So overworked he’s pronouncing words correctly. Boo-ya!
2. He’s been drinking like an astronaut.
1. Hasn’t given Laura the ol’ ‘veto’ in months.
Hiroshima marks 62nd anniversary of atomic bombing Asahi Shimbun
Another Fence Climber
The Secret Service apprehended a Florida man Sunday after he climbed over the White House fence, officials said.
"According to a new AP poll, the most popular presidential candidate among
registered Republicans is 'none of the above.' At the moment, Rudy Giuliani is
running third, just behind 'Good Lord, not him.'" --Conan O'Brien
House adjourns after week of vicious fights The Hill, DC
Wall Street Journal Praises Stephen Hayes' ('93) Biography of Dick ... DePauw University, IN
The Resurrection of Don Imus New York Magazine
Here at this searing,
dusty U.S. military base about four miles west of Baqouba, Iraqis — including
interpreters who walk the same foot patrols and sleep in the same tents as U.S.
troops — must use
Clinton Leads Obama by 21, Giuliani and Thompson Close Rasmussen Reports
"The White House is now demanding Congress move quickly on a new treaty to allow more Arctic oil drilling, 'cause they say the melting polar ice caps means more oil is easily available. See, this combines the two things the administration loves -- global warming and drilling for oil." –Jay Leno
I Went Undercover With Dateline, Too PC World
NASA Sends Spacecraft to Mars on a Water-Ice Hunt Environment News Service
Even An Amphibian Says The War Is Phony
Newt Gingrich, former
Republican House Speaker, called the war on terror "phony" in a speech to a
group of young conservatives in Washington, D.C. on Thursday.
The potential GOP presidential candidate told attendees of the National Conservative Student Conference that "We’re about to enter the seventh year of this phony war…and we’re losing."
Cheney: Don't Close Guantanamo Yet Washington Post
"It would be oddly appropriate for Barry Bonds to tie the homerun record in L.A. -- almost everyone here is artificially enhanced too." - Jimmy Kimmel
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Sarkozy Lashes Out at 2 US Journalists
Fugitive calls TV station, paper Munster Times
This computer-generated image released by the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Games of XXIX Olympiad shows the National Stadium, also known as the Bird's Nest, for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. The Chinese capital is gearing up to celebrate the one-year countdown to the opening ceremony of the 2008 Olympic Games on August 8. Photo/BOCOG/CHINA