Jewish World Review August 29, 2006 / 5 Elul, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Tiger Woods won the World Golf Championship in overtime Sunday at Firestone. They had to play sudden death during a thunderstorm with metal sticks in their hands. It is the PGA's goal to have at least as much suspense as the space shuttle program.
Pluto lost its status as a planet on Thursday in a vote by the International Astronomical Union. It caused widespread outrage and bitter divisions among astronomers. Two hours after the vote, Pluto announced he will run as an independent.
The Emmy Awards aired Sunday from the Shrine Auditorium in Hollywood. Everyone there was talking about the fall of Mel Gibson and Tom Cruise. The sincere concern for their careers qualified everybody in the auditorium for a Best Actor nomination.
Senator Joe Biden of Delaware said Sunday he's sure he can compete effectively in the Southern primaries. He then reminded viewers that Delaware was a slave state. Those days are long gone, ever since illegal immigration undercut the prices.
Al Gore spoke at the Edinburgh Television Festival in Scotland on Sunday. He said worldwide control of television by a few powerful men is a dangerous threat. At least that's what it sounded like by the time the word-of-mouth got here.
George Washington's liquor supply list for his New York headquarters went on display in Chicago Friday. He kept a keg of brandy, cases of claret and fortified wine, a case of cordials and two cheeses. He lived by the principle that a man's got to eat.
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