Jewish World Review Dec. 21, 2010 / 14 Teves, 5771
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Barbra Streisand led all movie stars in slamming President Obama for extending tax cuts for the rich. It's a massive and sudden turnaround. At Beverly Hills AA meetings this week, people stopped blaming Bush for their alcoholism and started blaming Obama.
Senate Republicans pushed hard Friday to pass a military supplementary spending bill. It funds the War on Terror. President Obama just unveiled a plan to shut down Guantanamo for good, he's going to turn it into a small business and let the economy do the rest.
Mexico reported Friday that thirty thousand Mexicans were killed last year in drug cartel shootouts near the border. The violence has slowed illegal immigration into the U.S. The news broke on Facebook, where Arizona was the first to press the Like button.
The Discovery Channel will air a documentary about Michael Jackson's coroner's report this week. It shows that when he died he was on Valium, Xanax, Prozac, Zoloft, Dilaudid, Demerol, and the anesthesia Propofol. This explains why the FAA was notified every time the casket was moved.
Livermore Lab said Thursday that Los Angeles can survive a nuclear attack launched next year. It'll help Democrats. President Obama would look pretty smart for slapping a ten percent tax on tanning booths just before L.A. became the world's largest tanning booth.
Brett Favre's consecutive NFL game streak ended Monday after twenty seasons of quarterbacking every game. The end wasn't easy to watch. It was so embarrassing to watch Brett Favre standing on the sideline shouting at the kids to get off his property.
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