Jewish World Review July 27, 2004 /9 Menachem-Av, 5764
important news ....
Bill Clinton headlined the Democratic Convention Monday and
the Kennedy Boys are honored tomorrow. No wonder the networks
didn't want to air this convention. Under the Defense of Decency
Act, they could be forced to give Pat Boone equal time.
Glen Campbell apologized Friday for his arrest last winter
for extreme drunk driving in Phoenix. He told the police he wasn't
drunk, he was just overserved. Even in an alcoholic blackout Glen
Campbell can't help but write great country songs.
The Dallas Cowboys begin training camp Friday at Oxnard. The
coastal town is near Los Angeles. It's a perfect place for the
receivers to run the out-and-up, the cornerbacks to practice the
bump-and-run, and the team owner to execute the nip-and-tuck.
Lance Armstrong won the Tour de France in Paris on Sunday.
The race was easy to follow this year. The bicyclists went through
six different stages in twenty-two days, exactly paralleling
Courtney Love's probation report for the month of July.
Ralph Nader arrived for the Democratic Convention Friday but
he was refused press credentials to get into the hall. Four years
ago, he cost the Democrats the White House and might do it again.
Only Bill Buckner has fewer friends in Boston this week.
Teresa Heinz Kerry told a Pittsburgh newspaper editor to
shove it after the newsman asked her a question following a speech
she gave in Boston Sunday. Her speech was about restoring a more
civil tone to American politics. She's against it.
John Kerry told Iowans Saturday he wants to walk the trail
blazed by Lewis and Clark. The nation owes Iowa a big thank-you.
If Iowans had turned out for Howard Dean last January, we may all
have been walking the trail blazed by Martin and Lewis.
Arlington police questioned the wrong pilot after a small
plane violated the no-fly zone over President Bush's ranch
Saturday. The pilot they meant to detain drove away unnoticed.
Only under the protection of Homeland Security could a United
States president have been dive-bombed while he was reading the
The Los Angeles Times reported Sunday that Iraqi resistance in the Sunni triangle resembles America's Indian Wars over a century ago. There's no sign of surrender. In Tikrit, the sign on the wall at the Alcoholics Anonymous clubhouse reads, Uzi Does It.
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