Jewish World Review Nov. 18, 2010 / 11 Kislev, 5771
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
The House Ethics Committee convicted Harlem U.S. Congressman Charlie Rangel on Tuesday. The got him for lavish lifestyle and tropical vacations. His peers didn't buy his defense that he represents the good people of Harlem and they deserve the best life has to offer.
Major League Baseball owners in Orlando this week weighed extending the playoffs a week longer into late November. They want an added wild-card round. Sarah Palin's Alaska did so well in the TV ratings they want the World Series played against a backdrop of snow and ice.
Sarah Palin's Alaska drew a huge number of viewers to TLC Sunday as she showed her native state's dazzling beauty. Her family almost disappears against the background of the snow and ice. The Palins are so white they make the Bush family look like runaway slaves.
George W. Bush broke ground at Southern Methodist Tuesday for his Presidential Library and Visitors Center. It will feature a War in Iraq room. After you complete your first tour, they force you to go back for your second and third and fourth and fifth tour.
NBA Commissioner David Stern ordered refs to slap players with technical fouls this season for arguing calls. Last week the league office handed out forty thousand dollars in fines for criticizing officials. This is the first step toward NBA expansion to North Korea.
China's leaders hosted Japan's Prime Minister Taro Aso in Beijing Tuesday to try to lower tensions over North Korea's latest threats to Japan. Japan wouldn't hesitate to launch an attack against North Korea. Unlike America they are able to tell them apart from the Chinese.
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