President Bush (news - web sites) and first lady Laura Bush, right, take part in a moment of silence, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2004, on the South Lawn of the White House to mark the third anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. Second left is former Solicitor General Ted Olson, with his granddaughters Jillian, left, and Kirstin Olson, right. Olson lost his wife Barbara in the plane that hit the Pentagon (news - web sites) on Sept. 11, 2001. Others are unidentified. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Edwards Hits A Homer
In response to Cheney's idiotic comment about Ebay sales not being included in economic figures, Edwards states: “If we only included bake sales and how much money kids make at lemonade stands, this economy would really be cooking,”
Powell Slams Bush
"The policies determining who would be drafted and who
would be deferred, who would serve and who would
escape, who would die and who would live, were an
anti-democratic disgrace. . . I am angry that so many
sons of the powerful and well-placed. . . managed to
wangle slots in Reserve and National Guard units.
the many tragedies of Vietnam, this raw class
discrimination strikes me as the most damaging to the
ideal that all Americans are created equal and owe
equal allegiance to our country
from "My American Journey," Colin Powell's 1995 memoir
Thanks to Faun Otter who said: "Thanks to MCM for the heads up on that quote."
Take Heart You Unemployed and Struggling!
Cheney: Economic Stats Miss EBay Sales
CINCINNATI (AP) - Indicators measure the nation's unemployment rate, consumer spending and other economic milestones, but Vice President Dick Cheney says it misses the hundreds of thousands who make money selling on eBay.
"That's a source that didn't even exist 10 years ago," Cheney told an audience in Ohio. "Four hundred thousand people make some money trading on eBay."
Bush sings "Sunday Bloody Sunday"...
Vietnam Casualties With Same Birthdate as GWB:
U.S. Military Personnel Who Died (Including Missing and Captured Declared Dead) as a result of the Vietnam conflict, 1957-1995
Listed Alphabetically by Name as of November 1997
Name/ Mil Grade/ Military Service/ Home of Record/City or Town/ State
Date of Death*/ Place of Death/ Date of Birth/ Type of Casualty/ BNR
JAMES RAYMON HORACE JR 1LT ARMY MADISON AL 10NOV71 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER
RASPBERRY LAWRENCE SP4 ARMY FAIRFIELD AL 30JUN69 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,DIED-WOUNDS
GARIBAY GUADALUPE B L SP4 ARMY SAN DIEGO CA 02MAR67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,DIED-WOUNDS
HENDERSON JOHN MICHAEL LCPL MARINES OAKLAND CA 02MAY67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
BERGER NICHOLAS ALLEN SSGT MARINES SAVANNA IL 07DEC70 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
BOSWELL WILLIAM HENRY CPL MARINES JOLIET IL 14APR68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER
OSKILANEC WILLIAM JOSEPH LCPL MARINES HOMEWOOD IL 16SEP68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
WHITE WILLIAM HENRY PFC ARMY CHICAGO HEIGHTS IL 23JUL68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
HAGEDORN LAWRENCE RAYMOND LCPL MARINES CARROLL IA 08APR67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
CASEY THOMAS MICHAEL JR LCPL MARINES MILTON MA 16FEB69 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
COLLOPY JOHN PATRICK PFC ARMY DORCHESTER MA 15JUL67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, DIED-WOUNDS
HOCKNELL HENRY ROBERT JR LCPL MARINES CARNEYS POINT NJ 08NOV67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
HOOPER VINS RONALD SP4 ARMY SOMERSET NJ 22JUN67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE, KILLED
FUERST GEORGE JOSEPH SGT ARMY NEW YORK NY 17NOV69 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
GEORGE HEZEKIAH PFC ARMY NEW ROCHELLE NY 03JUN66 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER
GIBBONS BRIAN FRANCIS PFC ARMY NEW YORK NY 21MAR67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
SHEEHY DONALD JAMES SP4 ARMY ALBANY NY 05MAY67 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER
OBENOUR RONALD MICHAEL SP4 ARMY FAIRBORN OH 06MAR68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
FINE NORMAN ELLSWORTH JR 1LT ARMY MILTON PA 18JAN68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
CIMORELLI JOHN JOSEPH JR SP4 ARMY PHILADELPHIA PA 18JUN68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,DIED-WOUNDS
REYNA SAMUEL CPL MARINES CORPUS CHRISTI TX 20APR68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 HOSTILE,KILLED
NIXON JOHN ARLEIGH CPL MARINES ARLINGTON VA 11APR68 S.VIETNAM 06JUL46 NON-HOS.DIED-OTHER
Thanks to CGreen