UPDATE: ALASKA REPORT INDICATES GOV PALIN ABUSED HER POWERS. The NY Times article is here. The issue is not that she did this, it is that she is so simple minded that a petty dispute with a former brother-in-law occupied so much of her time. It is because she is not a deep thinker and does not view her office or any office other than a means to a personal end. It is a national embarrassment she is on a ticket to be vice president of these United States.
Here's a group of attorneys near and dear to our heart: defense attorneys in Baltimore, fed up with the petty misdemeanors that are being filed have struck back by demanding and receiving jury trials. The system is grinding to a halt.
The title links to the Baltimore Sun Article.
And while we're on the subject of Baltimore, here's an article about a judge who got a little to enthusiastic in trial: the conviction was reversed when the Judge asked over 125 questions. To quote Paul Newman in The Verdict "If you're going to try my case for me judge, at least try not to lose it."
Here is a headline from the BBC. We don't know if they were exactly quoting the president, or they were trying to be funny, or if they made a mistake: "Bush vows to Stabilise US Economy" (for our robed readers, the BBC misspelled "stabilize")
How long before Bush/Cheney blame the banking crisis on Iraq, and plan a new invasion to deal with the threat?
Football picks this weekend, suicide pool labours on.
Enjoy this beautiful fall (long) weekend. See You Tuesday, ready for trial.