Jewish World Review Jan. 16, 2003 / 13 Shevat, 5763
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http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | The Tucson Police Department will release to the public their video of Diana Ross flunking her roadside sobriety test. What a terrific break for her career. The video will premiere on MTV this weekend under the title Lady Sings the Alphabet.
The American Music Awards drew the lowest TV ratings in thirty years Monday night on ABC. It was a complete disaster. The emcees used obscene language, the winners didn't show up, and the where-are-they-now segment featured Pete Townshend.
The International Olympic Committee inspected Athens Monday and approved the city's readiness to host the games. They said everything looks great except for their security against terrorism. Other than that, President Lincoln, enjoy the play.
Health Secretary Tommy Thompson said the U.S. might grab the gambling winnings of people who owe child support. The government's already crippled Las Vegas with foreign visitor restrictions and nuclear waste. Las Vegas needs North Korea's agent.
North Korea acknowledged Tuesday that it indoctrinates its young people with anti-American propaganda. They actually teach children that Americans are two-legged wolves. The country is so isolated they think Bill Clinton is still president.
President Bush's approval rating dropped to its lowest level in a year this week. It's the first sign he could suffer the fate of his father. With Gary Hart ready to enter the race, America's natural preference for adulterers could surface.
Gary Hart addresses the Council on Foreign Relations in New York next week. He's giving speeches to test the presidential waters. Democrats have learned that as long as they don't drive off the bridge or allow cameras on the yacht, the water's fine.
Joe Lieberman announced he's running for president Monday and went on a book tour. He touts his average looks, his humble upbringing, and his plain middle class values. He's pitching a reality TV show to the Fox Network called Joe Thousandaire.
Senate Democrats are refusing to give up their committee chairmanships to the GOP majority. The net result is no hearings, no votes and no legislation. Joe Namath could have played another twenty years if he had had Tom Daschle blocking for him.
The Postal Service said Tuesday a substance believed to be anthrax was found at a Washington post office. No one wants to go near an envelope. Last month alone three senior citizens died when they opened up their mail and saw their 401Ks.