Jewish World Review Oct. 11, 2002 / 5 Mar-Cheshvan, 5763
important news ....
http://www.NewsAndOpinion.com | The National Health and Nutrition Survey released Monday reveals two-thirds of American adults are either overweight or obese. It's no secret what's going on here. Americans are storing carbohydrates as a hedge against stock market losses.
The Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday on the 1998 Copyright Extension Act. It limits public domain. If the court strikes it down, the Dallas Cowboys will no longer have to pay royalties to Walt Disney for their Mickey Mouse offense.
Senate Democrats supported the president's Iraq resolution Wednesday with some reservations. They favor an alternative to war. Democrats believe if they can get Saddam Hussein to step down, it's not too late to replace him with Frank Lautenberg.
The London Independent says Iraq acquired the technology to build long-range cannons capable of firing nuclear weapons. It may be true. Three guys landed in Israel last week who swear that all they did was answer an ad for circus performers.
Harry Belafonte told a San Diego radio show Tuesday that Colin Powell was nothing but a house slave. The secretary just laughed. After making one hundred thousand dollars per speech for five years, Colin Powell could buy and sell Harry Belafonte.
The Nobel Prize for Medicine was awarded to U.S. scientists for their study of a worm's DNA. It's amazing. Their transformation from business school grads to CEOs to slippery Congressional witnesses is one of the many wonders of creation.
Bill Clinton spoke Wednesday at the Woodrow Wilson International Center about his recent trip to Africa. He said Africa is home to 70 percent of the world's AIDS cases. Most business travelers just check the weather forecast before they go someplace.