Monday, January 08, 2007

January 8 in the news.....

  • National security concerns relating to an Adelaide mosque have prompted the Federal Government to block $200,000 in Saudi Arabian funding. The Saudis have been welcomed to come down and spend it in Skycity Casino though.

  • Former Malaysian premier Mahathir Mohamad has called Bush and Blair worse than Saddam at a conference which contains an exhibition on Western war crimes, including atrocities in Iraq, the Palestinian territories, Vietnam and the atomic bombing of Hiroshima, according to organisers. In response to the media campaign the West decided to point out Muslim crimes against humanity by releasing a bunch of cartoons mocking them as sword wielding bomb exploding psychopaths. Thousands of Muslims are expected to die in the riots.

  • A Policeman's wife rescued her husband after a monster crocodile clamped its jaws around his head and shoulders while he snorkelled in the Torres Strait. The crocodile will be hunted down as it had an identifying 'fuck the police' engraved on its back.

  • Starting Monday, patrons of the Dallas-based Pizza PatrĂ³n chain, which caters heavily to Latinos, will be able to purchase American pizzas with Mexican pesos. The pizza chain denied it wants to change its name to Pizza Alamo.