Wednesday, May 30, 2007

More Wednesday, May 30 in the news....

  • Fred Dalton Thompson is planning to enter the US presidential race over the Fourth of July holiday. The actor and former Tennessee senator currently famous for his role on Law and Order will challenge for the Republican nomination. When asked how he would be different from current Republican President George W Bush, Thompson responded "Two main things spring immediately to mind. I told John McClain to take a hike in Die Hard II for trying to run his cowboy ways roughshod over the rules in my air traffic control tower. And I can recite all the multiplication tables without resorting to 12 times 9 equals...Don't mess with Texas."

  • Fresh U.S. economic sanctions on Sudan will have minimal impact in Khartoum a senior Sudanese Finance Ministry official said on Wednesday. The senior ministry official went on: "Yeah the local Wall Street was real disappointed.... Ha ha, seriously though, we don't know what the hell these economic sanctions are aimed at, please, all we want is sandwiches."