Jewish World Review Jan. 15, 2003 / 21 Teves, 5764
important news ....
Neil Armstrong endorsed the president's plan on Tuesday to
send an American to Mars and to establish a space colony on the
moon. His courage held no regard for his own personal safety. Neil
Armstrong had a choice and he came back to this world.
Rocky Mountain states battled the federal government Tuesday
over control of wildlife policy. Federal officials postponed a
decision on whether to protect the Gray Wolf. They are going to
wait and see if Gary Hart actually runs for the Senate.
Howard Dean will attend church with Jimmy Carter in Georgia
Sunday. How very shrewd. Being seen with Jimmy Carter may be the
best campaign decision Howard Dean has made since he decided he
could be elected on the promise of a tax increase.
John Edwards was attacked in Sunday's debate for his Senate
vote in favor of the war in Iraq. Before John Edwards got into
politics he was a personal injury attorney. He still has a hard
time opposing anything that causes personal injuries.
Former Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill took back his
indictment of President Bush Tuesday. He lost his nerve. Last year
Paul O'Neill was fired so bluntly and so publicly that NBC stole
the idea and turned it into a show starring Donald Trump.
Paul O'Neill flip-flopped Tuesday after the White House
threatened to indict him. He apologized for calling President Bush
a blind man in a room full of deaf people and he backed him in
Iraq. NFL teams are preparing for the Super Bowl by telling
cornerbacks to watch a tape of Paul O'Neill backpedaling on the
Pete Rose fell in polls Tuesday after he admitted he gambled
on baseball but denied his addiction. There's no chance of
redemption now. Pete Rose should have cleaned up his act before
every other show on American television was Law and Order.
Roger Clemens unretired Tuesday and signed with the Houston
Astros. The team also gave him a long-term post-career personal
services contract. Hall of Famers are being claimed for life until
the owners see if the Ted Williams experiment works.
The U.S. Postal Service issued a stamp honoring the one hundredth anniversary of the first flight by the Wright Brothers. The first man in powered flight was from Ohio, the first man ever to orbit Earth was from Ohio, and the first man on the moon was from Ohio. It sounds like a lot of people are trying to get out of Ohio.
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