Sunday, November 19, 2006

November 19 in the news.....

A book just being released says that 'right-wingers' outgive 'left-wingers' when it comes to charity. This process was reversed though when it involved marijuana.

Prime Minister John Howard has lashed out at what he called "leaders of pop culture" who complain about a lack of action on world poverty but fail to acknowledge the vast scope of gains made in developing economies. In a thinly-veiled reference to Bono, the lead singer of Irish super group U2, Mr Howard said anti-poverty campaigners often failed to understand that the best way out of poverty was through economic development and international trade. In response Bono reportedly questioned the wisdom of supporting sound economic reforms and an equal playing field for global trade since it wasn't popular for him to promote.

Reganbooks in the US plans to release an OJ Simpson book titled 'If I Did It' where OJ discusses how he would have murdered his wife....if he did it. For their next project they plan to release a book with the same title but this time with Osama Bin Laden.