Jewish World Review July 31, 2007 / 16 Menachem-Av, 5767
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Bud Selig refused to show up to witness Barry Bonds pursuing Hank Aaron's record on Saturday. Baseball has a steroids scandal, the NBA has a referee gambling scandal and the NFL has a dogfighting scandal. Pro sports commissioners can't believe they get this much news coverage, seeing how they wear underwear every time they get into a car.
London construction workers on Sunday discovered an unexploded German rocket bomb from World War II. These attacks were war crimes. Right after the war the German rocket scientists were captured, handcuffed and put in charge of the U.S. space program.
NASA officials vowed Thursday to investigate reports that NASA astronauts flew space missions while drunk. It's not their fault. They only started drinking after the engineers took their chewing gum to hold the space shuttle fuselage together.
Hillary Clinton said Sunday she's going to ask a new generation of Americans to serve our country. It's a repeat of JFK's clarion call to the baby boomers. Her husband was also greatly influenced by Jack Kennedy, and she nearly left him over it.
Ford marked the seventy-fifth birthday Sunday of the Deuce Coupe, which brought the eight-cylinder engine to everyday people. It could fly. The car's first public endorsements were from John Dillinger and Clyde Barrow, so it practically sold itself.
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