Jewish World Review January 22, 2008 / 15 Shevat 5768
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The Palazzo Hotel and Casino had its grand opening on the Las Vegas Strip over the weekend. The place is just huge. The hotel offers all three kinds of gambling a casino, a wedding chapel, and a banquet room for the Democratic presidential caucuses.
Bobby Fischer died Friday at the age of sixty-four. The chess genius descended into madness later in life with his anti-American ravings. There are no firm rules about who's sane and who's insane, the definition is made by the people with the key.
Russia's General Yuri Baluyevsky said on Saturday Russia could use its nuclear weapons in preventative strikes. It's nothing to worry about. Yes, it's true that one of their missiles shot down a satellite last month, but they were aiming at China.
Fred Thompson finished fourth in the South Carolina primary Saturday. He could be very proud of his candidacy. No actor got more airtime during the writers' strike than he did except Britney Spears, and Fred Thompson did it wearing underwear.
John Edwards was routed and embarrassed in Nevada's primary Saturday, receiving only four percent of all the votes cast. He never had a chance to win the votes of those casino workers. John Edwards is in favor of soaking the rich, and that's their job.
Rudy Giuliani campaigned in the Florida Everglades Saturday in the state where he urgently needs a primary win. He knows how to curry favor in a swamp. Rudy gave the alligators the day off and wore a cotton golf shirt with a little terrorist on it.
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