Jewish World Review Sept. 1, 2004 / 15 Elul, 5764
important news ....
The GOP Convention ends Thursday with a huge confetti drop
featuring pictures of the Bushes and the Cheneys on every little
piece of paper. That's how tight security is at the event. Even
the confetti can't get on the floor without a picture ID.
New York was the site of angry street protests Sunday.
Hundreds of thousands marched against the war in Iraq and
President Bush. You knew this was the Michael Moore crowd at the
end of the day when Riverside Drive was renamed Watch This Drive.
Bill Clinton addressed the famed Riverside Church in New
York City Sunday as Hillary looked on. There were the usual
misunderstandings. When he said they had just returned from
Iceland, everyone assumed he was sleeping on the couch again.
Israel denied spying on the U.S. Sunday, citing its solid
support for the White House. They just named a hotel in Jerusalem
the George Bush Hotel, which could be bad for business. Nobody
checks into a hotel for an evening of honor and dignity.
Tropical Storm Gaston hit South Carolina with high winds
that blew buildings away and ripped down power lines. National
reporters were astonished when they saw the state capitol the next
day. Not even G-d can take down the Confederate flag.
CalTech confirmed that a meteor the size of a football field
just missed slamming into the Earth last March. How sad. Los
Angeles came within five thousand miles of getting a new NFL
stadium without having to file an environmental impact report.
The Dallas Cowboys chose to start veteran quarterback Vinnie Testaverde over rookie Drew Henson. It's the safe move. Under the Dallas Cowboys' system, the quarterback is the second-most important position next to hands-against-the-wall-with-your-feet- spread.
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