Jewish World Review Dec. 8, 2004 / 25 Kislev, 5765
important news ....
Topps Bubble Gum inked a lucrative deal with Barry Bonds
Monday. The company bought the rights to use his image on baseball
cards. They want him to pose with the cast of Desperate Housewives
so collectors can have all the cheaters in one picture.
Luciano Pavarotti announced he will retire from the concert
stage after next year's world tour. The tenor is a legend in the
opera world. Luciano Pavarotti once held a high-C for forty-seven
seconds, but how often do you back into a spear?
Congress negotiated Monday to try to rescue the Intelligence
Reform Bill and combine all fifteen U.S. spy agencies. We all know
how this ends. By the time they finish amending the bill it'll be
a fishing tackle museum in the Speaker's district.
Bill Clinton warned an energy forum in New York City Monday
that the dangers of global warming are imminent. The evidence is
contradictory. To scientists it's a mystery how the Ice Shelf is
breaking up and yet Bill and Hillary remain together.
U.S. Civil Rights Commission chairwoman Mary Frances Berry
stayed put Monday after she was fired by President Bush. He says
her time is up but she won't leave. Saddam Hussein has been called
a lot of things but never an inspiration to civil rights activists.
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