Jewish World Review Sept. 16, 2008 / 16 Elul 5768
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The New York Giants nixed a stadium naming rights deal with the German insurance company Allianz on Friday. It was a moral decision. Allianz once had strong ties to Nazi Germany, and the football team doesn't want to be associated with the losing side.
Barack Obama canceled a Saturday Night Live appearance after Hurricane Ike hit Texas. He offered to use his entire fundraising network to raise money for victims. The next morning Hillary Clinton was on his front doorstep looking like a drowned rat.
Saudi Arabia's chief judge issued a death sentence for owners of satellite TV networks Friday because their immoral content poisons the population. Don't laugh. Suppose he's right and Mexico's irrigation water has been getting a bum rap all year?
Swiss scientists fired up a nine billion dollar particle accelerator Wednesday to simulate the creation of the universe. It's politically controversial. Barack Obama said family members are off-limits in this campaign and that includes his father.
The Hummer dealership in Las Vegas announced Monday it's closing its doors due to plummeting sales of the SUV. The Vegas dealership is way oversupplied. Every six weeks Charles Barkley arrives in a Hummer and goes home aboard Southwest Airlines.
The O.J. Simpson robbery and kidnapping trial got started this week in Las Vegas with jury selection. Everyone's watching. The last time O.J. Simpson got away with anything the Republicans won control of both houses of Congress for the first time in forty years.
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