Jewish World Review Jan. 10, 2007 / 20 Teves, 5767
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Sylvester Stallone visited Mexico Friday to promote Rocky Balboa. He's loved there. Scenes in old Rocky movies showing people speaking English in an American meat packing plant get the biggest laughs ever heard inside a Mexican movie theater.
The Nixon Library honored Elvis Presley's White House meeting with President Nixon Monday. He gave the president a pistol. Elvis once shot a TV set because he didn't like what was on and today he's known as the Father of the Remote Control.
New York enjoyed eighty-degree weather during a heat wave last weekend. Dogs ran in Central Park while flowers bloomed and people played golf. Ending global warming just moved below abstinence education on the Democrats' list of things to do.
Brooklyn's Marine Park Golf Course was under investigation Friday for having possible ties to the Colombo crime family. What took them so long to figure it out? The local rules give you a free drop away from the body, no closer to the hole.
The Palm Beach Polo Equestrian Club said Sunday polo and steeplechase season will proceed despite a herpes virus outbreak that sidelined six horses. It's just awful. They've got to keep the horses from frequenting those after-hours strip barns.
Savannah's city council learned Friday its new police chief was charged in Los Angeles with promoting female officers in return for sexual favors. What do you expect from Los Angeles police? Male officers are promoted for their clubhead speed.
Democratic Party former chairman Terry McAuliffe wrote in his new book, What a Party, that Hillary Clinton hid from the Monica Lewinsky madness eight years ago by only watching ESPN. It wound up launching her political career. If you watch SportsCenter and nothing else you can make small talk with any voter in Buffalo.
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