Jewish World Review Jan. 26, 2006 / 26 Teves, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Barry Bonds said on his web site Tuesday he's withdrawing
from the World Baseball Classic in March. He said he must do what
is best for himself, his family, the Giants and the fans. That
means he's not giving a urine sample one minute before he has to.
Senate Judiciary Committee Democrats voted unanimously
against Supreme Court nominee Sam Alito. Democrats want to make
his support for broadened presidential powers their hot-button
election issue. Saddam Was Framed simply wasn't polling well.
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales defended the eavesdropping
policy at Georgetown Law School Tuesday. Students donned black
hoods and turned their backs on him. Wherever Gonzales goes they
sell Inquisition costumes, like it's the Rocky Horror Picture Show.
Canada elected a conservative government Monday led by a
young Stephen Harper, who will become the prime minister. It was
the worst possible news for Hillary Clinton. He got elected by
promising Canadians an American-style health care system.
Los Angeles had the most murders of any city in America according to Justice Department data released Tuesday. It was a team effort. Thanks to faster pothole repairs by street crews it was a lot easier to hit what you were shooting at on the freeway.
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