United States Senator Blocks Aid Bill Extension Vote, Says “Tough Shit!”

26 02 2010

Senator Jim Bunning (Republican – Kentucky) continued to block Senate passage of a one-month extension of government benefits, including unemployment benefits, COBRA health care benefits and the Medicare Doctor fix.

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North Waziristan: Punjabi Taliban Leader, Five Others Killed by Drone Attack

25 02 2010

Qari Zafar, from Karachi, headed the Badar Mansoor organisation whose members are mostly militants from Punjab.





US Announces Plans for New $1billion “Crytal Cube” Embassy in London

24 02 2010

“We will replace our current embassy, which has become over-crowded, does not meet modern office needs and required security standards, and after 50 years is showing signs of wear and tear.” ~ Louis Susman





First Edition Superman Comic Book Sold at Auction for a Record $1,000,000.00

23 02 2010

“The opportunity to buy an unrestored, high-grade Action One comes along once every two decades.” ~ Stephen Fishler





3000 Year Old Wall Uncovered in Jerusalem

22 02 2010

“A comparison of this latest finding with city walls and gates from the period of the First Temple, as well as pottery found at the site, enable us to postulate with a great degree of assurance that the wall revealed was built by King Solomon in Jerusalem in the latter part of the 10th century B.C.E.” ~ Eilat Mazar





Texas: Two Men Arrested for String of Church Arsons

21 02 2010

“The arsons of these houses of worship were despicable and cowardly acts, and Texas won’t stand for this kind of criminal activity.” ~ Steven C. McCraw





Alexander Haig Dead at 85

20 02 2010

“As of now, I am in control here in the White House, pending the return of the vice president.” ~ Al Haig