Jewish World Review July 12, 2004 / 23 Tamuz, 5764
important news ....
America West pilots were indicted on Wednesday for being
under the influence of alcohol just before takeoff. The passengers
never felt they were endangered. They figure that any pilot with
alcohol on his breath can't be that strict a Muslim.
John Edwards inspired crowds on the trail with his life
story Friday. He has also had a humanizing effect on his boss.
Last night John Kerry shared with an audience what it's like to
grow up in a home where you have to dial nine to get out.
The International Court in the Hague ordered Israel to tear
down its security wall Friday. The barrier ended suicide bombings.
Thanks to the wall, Israelis are able to watch 60 Minutes again
without that ticking sound making them jump through the roof.
Michael Moore's Fahrenheit 9/11 left Paris audiences Friday
shaking their heads at President Bush during the golf course
scene. His values are not their values. The French believe playing
golf wastes valuable time that could be spent on adultery.
John Edwards was a sensation on the campaign trail after
being named to the ticket last week. Everyone agrees he's sunny
and charming and a public speaker of great eloquence. John Edwards
is close to being the next Bill Clinton, close but no cigar.
Saddam Hussein's latest novel was serialized on Thursday in
an Arab-language London newspaper. The title of his novel is, Get
Out, You Damned. Coincidentally that was also Hillary's book title
until the publisher told her it didn't test well.
Enron's former CEO Ken Lay denied any and all wrongdoing
Thursday after he was indicted. It's another case of racial
profiling. It's always the white guys who get pulled over for
stock fraud and lying to the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan raised interest rates Tuesday in the first sign of inflation worries. Brokers recommend as a hedge that investors and institutions acquire gold. The parking meters in Beverly Hills now take Krugerrands.
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