Jewish World Review Oct. 26, 2006 / 4 Mar-Cheshvan, 5767
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Bill Clinton stumped for Democrats this week in Columbus and Louisville, where people paid twelve thousand dollars apiece to meet with him. He's not doing this for nothing. If Democrats take control of Congress, he gets control of the page program.
Senator Teddy Kennedy promised Monday if the Democrats win control of the U.S. Senate in this election they will immediately pass a raise in the minimum wage. Everybody on Capitol Hill is excited about the idea. They think he said minimum age.
Hurricane Paul approached Mexico's west coast from the Pacific Monday. The winds were blowing northward at a hundred miles an hour. Pat Buchanan accused the Mexican government of seeding the clouds to get everybody off to a flying start.
Ford Motors reported a third-quarter loss of almost six billion dollars this week. It's more bad news for Michigan autoworkers. You knew the town was hurting last month when the Detroit Tigers gave away soup and bread on Fan Appreciation Day.
The World Series had its first controversy Sunday in Game Two when Detroit Tigers pitcher Kenny Rogers denied all the accusations that he rubbed a foreign substance on the ball. He was telling the truth. Pine tar comes from North Carolina.
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