Friday, March 7 in the news.....
- Eight people have been killed and nine wounded by a Palestinian gunman who infiltrated a Jewish seminary in West Jerusalem, Israeli officials say. So far a motive for the attack is unclear, but it is believed a crack detective known for his Cluedo board game prowess has pinned it on dislike of Jews in the Middle East.
- Al-Qaida terrorists may be plotting more urgently to attack the United States to maintain their credibility and ability to recruit followers, the U.S. military commander in charge of domestic defense said Thursday. So desperate, in fact, that Al Qaida was seen performing Jihad dances at children's birthday parties to pay bills.
- US Republican Party Presidential candidate Ron Paul is hinting to supporters that he is ending his long-shot campaign for the Presidency. The Texas Republican congressman addressed supporters in a 7 1/2-minute video on his campaign Web site Thursday night and did not specifically say he was quitting the race. (Forget it I don't have a joke about Ron Paul! Oh you think I'd make fun of the Ron Paul Revolution? What, because I was thinking of moving to the United States and driving a van full time, Ron Paul Revolution Ice Creams? No.)