Sunday, September 17, 2006

Weekend Special - Sautéed Cloves 17 September 2006

Senator Bill Frist (R-TN) is backing President Bush and his Detainee Bill, saying he's viewed the videotape from Gitmo and "all of these prisoners look healthy, and alert, with no signs of being tortured." Frist went on to say it would be the equivalent of murder to pull the prisoners feeding tubes

Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld let out a "Goodness Gracious", tiring of reporters questions at a recent press conference on recent shoulder surgery. Rumsfeld then stopped and performed the surgery for a second time on himself, to demonstrate the procedure.

"Does it hurt?" asked the Secretary, before answering himself, "You bet'cha"and quickly followed with "Would I do it again? ... In a hearbeat"

"You go," said Rumsfeld, "into surgery with the shoulder you have, not the shoulder you wish you had"

Columnist Robert Novak
is front-and-center again, over the Valerie Plame CIA Leak. Novak is accusing former Deputy Secretary of State Richard Armitage of lying about how he leaked Plame’s name, and then went on a tirade, calling for the Queen of England to step forward and tell what she knows about the case

CBS News Anchor Katie Couric said she isn't worried about the drop in her ratings since her debut

Sources tell The Garlic that Couric, to regain the ratings, is considering increasing the broadcast to 2-hours, and moving it up to the 7AM timeslot, changing places with the CBS Morning Show

Pope Benedict XVI, after apologizing to Muslims
, for saying in a speech last week that some of the teachings of the Prophet Muhammad, Islam's founder, were "evil and inhuman," went a step further, saying he would also discard his book of Danish cartoons depicting Allah in unflattering circumstances

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