Jewish World Review April 18, 2008 / 13 Nissan 5768
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of execution by lethal injection on Wednesday. The methods vary. Some states use the electric chair, some states use the gas chamber, but in California they find somebody younger who looks just like you.
Hillary Clinton was endorsed by the Plasterers Union Tuesday. Support law and order, you get the Police Union, support tariffs, you get the autoworkers. Drink a shot and a beer on camera, and you are the national spokesman for getting plastered.
Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama squared off in another debate Wednesday night in Philadelphia. They're going to fight to the bloody end. It's such a death match with so much on the line that Frank Langella just optioned the rights to play Hillary.
British Prime Minister Gordon Brown had lunch in New York on Wednesday with top Wall Street executives. It was startling to see investment bankers chatting with the head of a Labor Party. They've fallen so far they are thinking of unionizing.
The Consumer Price Index indicated Monday that grocery prices skyrocketed this first quarter, and chips, cola and beer are through the roof. The calories aren't a problem. With gasoline at four dollars a gallon we are walking it off as fast as we can eat it.
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