Jewish World Review June 14, 2004 / 25 Sivan, 5764
important news ....
George Herbert Walker Bush parachuted out of an airplane
Sunday to celebrate his eightieth birthday. The jump is called an
accelerated free-fall. Apparently he's tired of hearing everybody
say what a tremendous impact Ronald Reagan made on this planet.
Bill and Hillary Clinton were seated on the front row during
Ronald Reagan's funeral when television cameras caught them
nodding off to sleep during one of the eulogies. No one could
believe it. It's been years since they slept together.
Tony Blair slumped in his pew at the Reagan funeral Friday
looking awful. It wasn't his day. That morning Michael Moore said
he's going to make a film examining Tony Blair's role in the war
in Iraq, that night the Labor Party lost big at the polls, and now
his wife Cherie wants to tell him something on the Jerry Springer Show.
Las Vegas dimmed the lights Friday in honor of Ronald
Reagan's performances there fifty years ago. The town previously
dimmed the lights for Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr.
and Jack Kennedy. Las Vegas wanted to honor Ronald Reagan so that
wherever these guys are they will have a designated driver to get
Southern California drivers halted their cars Friday to
honor Ronald Reagan's motorcade as it passed by. Traffic reporters
could not believe that the entire Ventura Freeway had turned into
a parking lot. It never moves that fast on a Friday.
Bill Clinton will be honored at the White House today with
the unveiling of his official presidential portrait. His long-
awaited memoir comes out in two weeks. The chapter on his Vietnam
experiences is titled Montreal on Twenty Dollars per Day.
The Los Angeles Times poll Thursday shows John Kerry upped
his lead while he was in California last week. He said nothing and
made no public appearances and was not seen on television. He must
have just signed with the William Morris Agency.
John Kerry calls affordable health care a basic American
right in his latest television ad. It's a view born of experience.
When John Kerry got the bill for his prostate surgery last year he
understood why the doctors were wearing masks.
Bobby Knight agreed to a three-year extension on Thursday to remain at Texas Tech. He isn't just popular for basketball. People all over West Texas put on safety goggles and look toward Lubbock every July Fourth to see Bobby Knight go off.
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