Thursday, August 16, 2007

Stocks Melt
The stock market selloff continues as traders realize that there are more bad loans out there, hedge funds are failing, and perhaps a 2-bedroom shack in Alabama isn't worth $500,000 after all.

Young Hero
A five-year-old California boy helped deliver his baby sister after his mother went into labor at their home. The boy is being called a hero, but will still probably be sued for malpractice.

Side Impact Tests
The bad news is that luxury cars like BMW have faired very badly in the latest round of side impact crash tests. The good news is that rich people suck.

Giuliani Family
Rudy Giuliani was asked by a reporter why he should expect loyalty from voters when he doesn't get it from his own kids. Giuliani responded by saying the media needs to leave his family completely alone... something he's done successfully for more than 10 years now.

Call Him Allah
A Catholic bishop in Holland wants everyone to start calling God "Allah," so as not to offend Muslims. That should help, since Muslims really hate it when we ask for God's help when they're beheading us.

Jenna Engaged
First daughter Jenna Bush has become engaged to Henry Hager of Richmond, VA. But with Karl Rove leaving the administration, it's not clear if the couple will be able to set their own wedding date.


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