Jewish World Review Sept. 6, 2002 / 28 Elul, 5762
important news ....
http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | The West Nile virus continued its spread westward toward Arizona Monday. We don't know if it's reached Southern California yet. Any virus that numbs the brain and produces apathy and listlessness would be virtually undetectable in Los Angeles.
The Augusta National Golf Club on Sunday held firm to their refusal to allow women members. They won't be bullied. Augusta National is America's only all-male club with a steam room that doesn't hold a party the night of the Tony Awards.
The National Football League gets underway on Sunday at stadiums across the United States. There will be a lot of new names. Every Jamaal you ever knew is likely to be James this year just to help get the team through airport security.
Colin Powell called for U.N. inspectors in Iraq a day after Dick Cheney called for war. There's tension. The next day, the Washington Post ran a photo of them together and it was the first time they've been on the same page in eighteen months.
The Iowa State Fair ended on Sunday after giving Democratic candidates their first taste of presidential campaigning. The Iowans hated to see the Democratic hopefuls leave. Now the farmers have to go back to fertilizing the crops themselves.
Bill Clinton will receive a $100,000 prize in Munich for his free-trade policy. It is an award from the Union of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. The money's nice, but bragging about this award would be worst pickup line in the history of bar talk.