Jewish World Review April 26, 2004 / 5 Iyar, 5764
important news ....
The Kentucky Derby is run at Churchill Downs in Lexington on
Saturday. Horse experts say it's the most wide-open field in
history. This year the track favorites in the race are Imperialism
and Smarty Jones, or is that the Gallup Poll?
The Queen Mary II made it across the North Atlantic Friday.
In the middle of the ocean the boat was hit by a seventy-foot wave
throwing everyone onboard to the floor. So it's not just the
Democrats, during an election year even G-d knocks the rich.
The Supreme Court rejected freshman running back Maurice
Clarett's attempt to enter the NFL draft. He was too young. It
didn't help his cause when he said he wanted to be a Minnesota
Viking because their uniforms are the same color as Barney.
John Kerry begins his Tour for Jobs today with a speech in
West Virginia. They have lots in common with each other. Twice
last year West Virginians won lottery jackpots worth hundred of
millions of dollars, and John Kerry married Teresa Heinz.
Ted Kennedy endorsed a bill Friday that would legalize the
re-importation of prescription drugs from Canada. The high costs
of domestic prescription drugs can be devastating to American
families. An energy executive in Houston last year was run over by
his wife in the driveway only a week after he paid U.S. prices for Viagra.
CBS News aired photos taken of Princess Diana as she lay dying in the car on a news magazine show Wednesday. How disgusted was world reaction? Al-Jazeera interrupted Hitler's Birthday coverage to urge Americans to draw the line somewhere.
Congress began work on an emergency plan of government Wednesday in case the U.S. Capitol is attacked. Members would be evacuated to an old U.S. Cavalry fort in Maryland. They were lucky to find someplace where the troughs were pre-installed.
Bob Woodward's book says Prince Bandar promised President Bush that the Saudis would cut oil prices to help re-elect him. Americans all had the same reaction to this so-called deal. It's insulting, it's outrageous, and how soon does it start?
John Kerry spent Earth Day at the University of Houston criticizing high oil prices under the Bush administration. Is he nuts? This is the college that cancels classes on the anniversary of the day the asteroid hit the earth and killed all the dinosaurs.
John Kerry answered reporters who asked Thursday if he owns an SUV by first saying he doesn't and then saying the SUV belongs to his family. It's just as well. The last time John Kerry shot straight with people he killed twenty Viet Cong.
California was urged by its voting procedure panel Thursday to ban all touch-screen voting machines for the November election. Tests show computer voting is unreliable. In a mock election, Arnold Schwarzenegger lost to the Paris Hilton video.
Australian lawmaker Mark Latham was accused of plagiarizing Bill Clinton this week in Canberra. Nevertheless, it worked. Listeners in the gallery believed every word he said when he told Parliament he did not have sex with that Hammerhead Shark.
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