Jewish World Review Nov. 14, 2006 / 23 Mar-Cheshvan, 5767
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Senate Democrats had a rally on the Capitol steps Thursday to celebrate last week's takeover. Before the speeches began, everybody observed ten seconds of silence. That's what happens every time John Kerry opens the proceedings with a joke.
Borat starring Sacha Baron Cohen was banned in Russia Friday. The government censor barred the movie for making fun of religions and ethnic groups. Movies like that aren't banned in the United States, they are number one at the box office.
Newsweek's poll released Sunday shows President Bush's job-approval rating hit an all-time low of thirty-one percent. That's been matched by only one other president. If his numbers go any lower there could be two presidential libraries in Yorba Linda.
Beijing was the scene of angry protests by dog owners Saturday. Police were killing dogs on the street in accordance with a new national law. The government just passed a one-dog rule, or as Hillary calls it, renewing her marriage vows.
Hillary Clinton reported ten million dollars in remaining campaign funds Friday. Her plans are clear. She said she won't close any campaign offices and she won't fire any of her campaign staff, unless they ask Iowans what they do for fun around here on Sundays.
Baghdad was rocked Monday when insurgents blew up an ammunition dump, causing fireworks that lit up the desert sky. The munitions were military-quality high grade explosives. Who says the new government of Iraq will never get off the ground?
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