Friday, May 07, 2004

Picasso Auctioned
Pablo Picasso's "Boy with a Pipe," sold for a record-breaking 104 million dollars when it was auctioned at Sotheby's this week. The buyer was Michael Jackson... who was extremely disappointed when he found out it was just a painting.

Bush Apologizes
In an interview with Arab TV stations earlier this week, President Bush said the difference between him and Saddam Hussein is that "a dictator wouldn't be answering questions about this in a TV interview." Most Arabs agree, but they also point out that when Saddam did interviews he spoke English a lot more clearly and correctly.

FOX Responds
In response to Nightline's program last Friday that read the names of all U.S. soldiers who have died in Iraq, Fox News Sunday will list the accomplishments of US troops. The list will include ousting Saddam Hussein, rebuilding the infrastructure, and teaching dozens of Iraqi prisoners to overcome their inhibitions and try gay sex.

Bush Graduation
President Bush and first lady Laura Bush will not attend the graduation ceremonies of their daughter Barbara at Yale University next month. The White House says it's to avoid security concerns, but insiders say Mr. Bush just wants avoid some of his old Yale professors who are still waiting for him to hand in his term papers.

Kids and Prayer
A new survey finds that 86 percent of teenagers pray, especially during final exams... and that 91 percent of those kids believe their prayers are answered... but that's only because of social promotion.


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