Wednesday edition - September 12, 2007




Petraeus: Iran Trying to Bolster Influence in Iraq
Washington Post -9-12-07
David H. Petraeus, the top US commander in Iraq, accused Iran today of seeking to "create a Hezbollah-like force" in Iraq to exert Tehran's influence there, but denied that he was preparing the ground for a US attack on Iran.

Gen. Petraeus: I don't know if Iraq war helps stop terror
New York Daily News - 9-12-07
WASHINGTON - Gen. David Petraeus cast doubt yesterday on President Bush's bedrock argument that the war in Iraq is helping to protect the nation against another terror attack.

Senate bans Mexican semis on US freeways
San Jose Mercury News,  USA - 9-12-07
WASHINGTON -- The US Senate voted overwhelmingly Tuesday to ban Mexican trucks from hauling cargo on American highways...


Maybe those 30,000 troops should be sent to Afghanistan to find Osama bin Laden?



"At the summit in Australia, President Bush said we're 'kicking ass' in Iraq. Is that the kind of language the President should be using, kicking ass? Which kind of sums up where Washington is right now. The president wants to kick ass, Congress trying to kiss ass, and Senator Craig trying to grab ass." --Jay Leno




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


"With Karl Rove gone, the President is like a slightly inbred golden retriever that slipped off its leash.- Jimmy Kimmel



Afghanistan Update


More than 80 percent of suicide bombers in Afghanistan are recruited and trained in neighboring Pakistan, the United Nations said in a report that showed attacks running at record levels this year.




Disturbing News



"Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power." -- Abraham Lincoln





Liberal Press? Nope.


Sixty percent of the nation's daily newspapers print more conservative syndicated columnists every week than progressive syndicated columnists.



"Have you heard the latest on men's room enthusiast, Senator Larry Craig? ... He has taken back his guilty plea. ... He's changed it to just curious. ... Have you heard his defense? ... Senator Craig now says his arrest has to be overturned because under the Constitution -- and this is true -- a senator cannot be arrested on his way to or from the Capitol if they are on official business. So apparently, he was striking a blow for freedom." --Jay Leno


Republican Shenanigans



"While he was in Australia, President Bush accidentally referred to Australian troops as Austrian troops. And he called it the OPEC summit instead of APEC summit. Even though he made a lot of mistakes ... he still got a congratulatory phone call from Miss Teen South Carolina." --Jay Leno


Rock-The-Voter News



"According to University of Minnesota, buildings with high dome ceilings help people think better and help them think smarter. They say the bigger the dome ceiling, the smarter people in it think. You think that's true? Explain Congress!" --Jay Leno




Biz-Tech News





Dear Iraqis: sue the Holy Shiite out of Bush, Cheney, Rove, Rumsfeld, Condi and Wolfowitz. Oh yeah, and Halliburton. - Grant Gerver,


Bush-Prison-Torture News


"Speaking of President Bush, a new biography quotes Bush, this is true, as saying he would never discriminate against someone based on their 'gaydom or gayhood.' Bush goes on to say, 'that's the price we pay for living in a gayocracy.'" --Conan O'Brien






Bush Junior Makes the Devil Sign Again, At 9/11 Ceremony



Go-F***-Yourself News






Odd News



A giant panda named You You is offered a birthday cake to celebrate her first birthday at a zoo in Chongqing, southwestern China, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2007.Photo/Eye Press