Jewish World Review Sept. 21, 2010 / 13 Tishrei, 5771
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Al-Qaeda put out an assassination order for Seattle cartoonist Molly North for conducting a Draw the Prophet Mohammed contest online. Some things they don't kid about. Mecca boasts the only comedy club in the world which has a cemetery on the premises.
Reggie Bush said Thursday his forfeiting the Heisman Trophy isn't an admission of guilt that he took cash at USC. He plans to return to school and get a degree in political science. He thinks he can get a semester's credit for cheating and denying guilt.
The L.A. Controller's office issued a report Friday on how the city spent its federal stimulus money. Los Angeles spent seventy million dollars and created seven jobs. No one knows where the money went, but Arnold Schwarzenegger has financing for his next seven pictures and shooting begins in December.
Michelle Obama spoke to the National Restaurant Association in Washington last week and tried to shame restaurants into providing healthier kids menus. Her speech came off as a bit partisan. She blamed Laura Bush for the nation's current obesity epidemic.
President Obama's job approval rating fell again Friday following more news of high poverty rates and home repossessions. He remains well-liked. Polls show the public likes President Obama personally but they disapprove of the way he's handling China's western holdings.
President Obama called the National Security Council to the White House Friday where he received a security update from his highest-ranking generals in the field. They had to give the president some really bad news. They can't stop the surge in Delaware.
The FBI arrested a scientist at Los Alamos nuclear facility in New Mexico Friday for trying to help Venezuela's dictator Hugo Chavez build a nuclear bomb. This is becoming the latest reality show. Dictators are competing to see who can get the furthest along in a nuclear program before they are toppled and hanged by the Anglo-Saxons.
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