Jewish World Review August 25, 2004 / 8 Elul, 5764
important news ....
John Kerry told New Yorkers Tuesday that the middle class is
suffering. He theorizes about the middle class for the same reason
rocket scientists play fantasy league baseball. It's a harmless
way to stretch your mind and everyone enjoys a good laugh.
John Kerry sought out Hillary Clinton Tuesday to be a media
responder during the GOP Convention. Imagine the coverage. Every
time the Republicans pontificate on the sanctity of marriage, the
television networks will have to give her equal time.
The Rose Bowl approved a plan last week to ready the stadium
for an NFL team to play in Pasadena. There is local resistance to
the idea. Pasadena is an old-money enclave and this is the first
time that integration has been an issue for them.
California lawmakers moved the state's presidential primary
back to June after eight years of trying it in March. It will
soothe a lot of nerves. Ever since a German was elected governor,
March sounds less like a calendar date and more like a command.
Admiral David Nash was set in Baghdad Monday to dish out
eighteen billion to help rebuild Iraq's economy. It won't be long
now. Whenever a nation loses a war to the U.S., it is only a
matter of time before they are the world's leading automaker.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology revealed Monday
that a meteor missed slamming into the earth last spring by five
thousand miles. How close is that? Four hours later the Supreme
Court ruled that G-d stays in the Pledge of Allegiance.
The Guinness Book of World Records said Monday it's monitoring a woman in Malaysia in a locked glass box. She is trying to claim the world record for the longest stay inside a roomful of scorpions. The previous record is held by Judge Lance Ito.
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