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08/27/2007 03:22 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

August 27, 2007 News Update

Attorney General Gonzales resigns. Wants to spend more time with Karl Rove's family. And just when New York Times was learning to spell his name correctly.

President Bush discusses Iraq in context of Vietnam. Now you know why he didn't make Phi Beta Kappa at Yale.

Bush criticizes US pullout from Vietnam. Prolonging war might have given him chance to fly more combat missions over Alabama and given Cheney chance to rack up more deferments.

National Intelligence Estimate criticizes Iraqi government for failing to capitalize on security gains. Iraqi PM fires back, saying he can find friends elsewhere. Nuri al-Maliki, Ibrahim al-Jaafari, Ayad Allawi, Jahal Talabani, Ahmed Chalabi. Ngo Dinh Diem, Nguyen Kao Ky, Nguyen Van Thieu, Tran Van Huong, Duong Van Minh. How do you say déjà vu in Arabic?

Report says median prices of homes in U.S. to drop for first time since 1950. Nothing compared to depreciation of White House.

Gen. Peter Pace, Chairman of Joint Chief of Staffs, said to favor recommending steep cuts in US forces in Iraq by end of next year. Sure. He's already been fired. Wanna guess what Gen. Patraeus and Amb. Crocker will recommend next month?

Pentagon pays almost $1 million to have two 19-cent washers shipped. But can't get enough life-saving mine-resistant armored vehicles shipped to Iraq.

CIA report details agency's failures before 9/11 attacks, says former Director George Tenet should be held accountable. Tenet not expected to throw Presidential Medal of Freedom over White House fence.

JAMA report says Americans continue to have sex in their 60s, 70s and even 80s. Viva Viagra!

Michael Vick suspended indefinitely from NFL. Ever see a $125 million dog fight?

Fox cancels half-hour news comedy show, also cancels Anchorwoman. Fox News is parody enough.

Rudy Giuliani's daughter said to favor Barack Obama. What's the big deal? So she won't get to sleep in the Lincoln Bedroom if Rudy's elected.

Memo to Michelle Obama: Shut up!