Jewish World Review July 28, 2006 / 3 Menachem-Av, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The U.S. Olympic Committee decided Wednesday to consider Los Angeles, Chicago and San Francisco for the U.S. bid to host the 2016 Olympics. That's an easy decision. According to Al Gore, Chicago will be the only one of the three cities still above water by then.
ESPN baseball analyst Harold Reynolds was fired Tuesday for sexual harassment in the workplace. He often demonstrated tips for infielders. Unfortunately, the fast hands that are required to play second base can also give you career-ending office skills.
Condi Rice refused to agree to a cease-fire in Lebanon at a summit in Rome Wednesday. She really stood her ground. If we have learned anything, it's that this administration stands for certain principles, and cease fire isn't one of them.
Democratic Party National Chairman Howard Dean on Wednesday accused Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki of being anti-Semitic. It's because he condemned Israel but not Hezbollah. At last the Democrats have an Iraqi leader they want to overthrow.
Bill Clinton spoke at a conference in Nova Scotia Wednesday. The trip worked out well for both. It gave Canadians a chance to see an American they really admire and it gave Bill Clinton a chance to see some of his old Vietnam War buddies.
Saddam Hussein asked his court in Baghdad Tuesday to give him a firing squad if convicted. He's so shrewd. He watches the news every day, and if there's one thing he's learned it's that the Iraqi Army couldn't hit the broad side of a barn.
The House of Representatives debated a proposal Wednesday to make English the official language of the United States. This is a ticking time bomb. However, the bill must be translated into six languages before Los Angeles can erupt in response.
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