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01/08/2007 04:24 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Jan. 8 News Update

President Bush plans to send more troops to Iraq. If the first invasion didn't turn out so well, let's try a second one.

Remember how well pouring more troops into Vietnam worked? As someone once wrote, those who cannot remember the past are condemned to learn it from Oliver Stone.

Leading Congressional Democrats oppose sending more troops. Nancy Pelosi tells Bush to purge the urge to surge.

First woman sworn in as Speaker of the House. Today, the House, tomorrow the White House?

Would-be columnist Dick Morris says he'll leave country if Hillary Clinton elected President. What a powerful incentive to vote for her.

Rep. Charles Rangel kicks Dick Cheney out of prime Capitol Hill office. Cheney reciprocates by inviting Rangel to go hunting with him.

Gerald Ford buried as nation's only unelected President. Except for George W. Bush.

Before being hanged, Saddam Hussein told followers not to hate. Quoting Richard Nixon?

Iranian President writes letter to Pope. Looking for a 17th century soulmate?

Former Rep. Harold Ford dating white chick. Tennessee Republicans saying, 'We told you so, we told you so."

Wall Street bonuses of up to $600,000 per employee called "outrageous" and "obscene." Yeah, but what about all the jobs they provide for Ferrari salesmen and yacht dealers?

Bobby Knight becomes all-time leader in wins for college basketball coach. And Bobby Bonds will probably become the all-time home run leader. The Bobby twins still losers.

Donald Trump continues blasting Rosie O'Donnell. Hell hath no fury like male superego scorned.

Trump named "Most Annoying Money Personality" in AOL poll. Even more annoying than Jim Cramer.

Bill O'Reilly visits Iraq, peddles his book. Anything to get on Iraq's best-seller list.

Geraldo Rivera's "Geraldo at Large" canceled. Another blow to American journalism.

Matt Lauer celebrates 10th anniversary on Today show. Another blow to American journalism.