Last week, AL Gore scored a Nobel Peace prize for his work on global warming. This,
despite a judge ruling that his seminal work, 'An Inconvenient Truth' contained
Conservatives are divided, with many believing that Gore deserves the Nobel Peace
Prize for losing the presidency to George Bush.
Meanwhile, Greenpeace urged kangaroo consumption to fight global warming.
Last week, Muslim leaders took their message to the Pope saying the 'survival of
the world' is at stake if Muslims and Christians don't make peace with each other.
Meanwhile, Gaza's only Christian bookseller was abducted and killed.
The perpetually offended Muslim Student Assoc. at UTSC decided to turn their noses
up at the new halel food offered for Muslim students because the campus restaurant
sells alcohol and plays music.
Last week, disclosures from ABC and, later, other news organizations, tipped off
al Qaeda that their Internet communications system was compromised. The al Qaeda
network went dark just as Empire State Building lit up in green in honor of the
Muslim holiday Eid, which marks the end of Ramadan.
German researchers demonstrated that chimpanzees make choices that protect their
self-interest more consistently than do humans.
Last week great progress was made in Iraq, as the number of civilian casualties
took a dive, along with suicide bombings and deaths of American troops. The World
Tribune reported Sunni residents of Baghdad turned in a record number of tips over
the last three months.
Meanwhile, Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid, exhorted his followers to e-mail
Rush Limbaugh's boss and 'Make Him Apologize!'
Last week, great strides were made by the smoke police as the city of Belmont, Calif.
became the first to extend second-hand smoke regulations to the inside of individual
apartments - as in, private property. CA also became the 3rd state to protect kids
from dread second-hand smoke by imposing fines on motorists if they smoke while
minors are in the car.
Meanwhile, in another first, CA became the first state to prohibit landlords from
asking tenants immigration status. Even if they smoke.
Also in California: In a slap at nuclear families, Arnold signed a bill that terminated
the use of the phrases 'mom and dad' as well as 'husbands and wives' from California
schools and ordered said schools to allow boys to use girls restrooms.
Meanwhile in the UK, Justice Secretary Jack Straw announced that the government
will make it a crime to incite 'hatred' against gay people, punishable by up to
seven years in jail. No word on which government entity will be charged with interpreting
Last week Hillary made good on old debts by making former National Security Advisor
'Sandy Burglar' an official advisor to her presidential campaign. No word yet on
when Mr. Burger is scheduled to take the lie detector test mandated by the Justice
Dept over 2 years ago.
Last week, in the UK, the path was cleared for animal-human hybrids and three women
were injured after falling into the Tate Modern's latest installation - a crack
in the floor dubbed 'trench artwork.' Meanwhile, back in the U.S., Senator Craig
of 'bathroom sex sting' fame was inducted into Idaho's Hall of Fame.
That was the week that was.
She lives in South Carolina.