Jewish World Review Jan 19, 2012/ 24 Teves, 5772
The News in Zingers
By Argus Hamilton
http://www.JewishWorldReview.com | Mitt Romney's life was profiled in a new bio Tuesday called The Real Romney, written by Boston Globe reporters. It says he never drank or did drugs and dated only his future wife. Voters hesitate to support him because he clearly has no experience solving problems.
The Costa Concordia captain was arrested in Italy after his cruise ship hit a rock and capsized. He steered the boat into catastrophe, then he abandoned ship with a lot of the passengers still underwater. He could get four-to-eight years as U.S. Treasury Secretary.
The Treasury Department warned Tuesday that economic recovery could be stalled by high commodity prices. Coffee is higher, sugar is higher, milk is higher and grains are much higher. Billboards now advertise Wheaties as the Breakfast of Hedge Fund managers.
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association voted Kelsey Grammer a Golden Globe for best actor Sunday. Just last year his wife divorced him for watching Fox News. Europe is in such financial trouble that even the Hollywood foreign press is voting for Republicans.
The Centers for Disease Control released a study Tuesday showing that seniors over sixty-five binge-drink more than any other age group. It makes sense. Once your career is over and the government's paying for your medical care, there's no incentive to taper off.
Burger King launched a pilot program in Washington D.C. to offer home delivery for customers. It's a marketing decision they made after months of research. This tells us how many Americans are so overweight they can no .
President Obama ordered the Pentagon to decide on billions in budget cuts Friday. It has made a lot of people uneasy. The first job of the President of the United States is to protect this country, and his second job is to assure China that we're good for the money.
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