National Media Avoid Identifying
Levy Murder Suspect as an Illegal
By Brent Baker (Bio | Archive) March 4,
2009 - 02:44 ET
CBS, CNN, FNC and the AP on Tuesday all failed to identify Ingmar
Guandique, for whom an arrest warrant was issued for the 2001 murder of Chandra
Levy, as an illegal alien. In a full story on the CBS Evening News, reporter Bob
Orr described him simply as a Salvadoran immigrant. During CNN's Situation
Room, Zain Verjee benignly called him a laborer from El Salvador and later, on
Anderson Cooper 360, news reader Erica Hill referred to him as a U.S. prison
inmate from El Salvador. (In between, the contrarian Lou Dobbs did identify
Guandique as a criminal illegal alien.)
FNC's Bret Baier, on his 6 PM EST show, cited the
new charge against a Salvadoran immigrant while multiple dispatches from the
AP's Brian Westerly
described Guandique as an imprisoned
Nearly eight years after the disappearance of
congressional intern Chandra Levy dominated national headlines, D.C.
authorities charged with murder an illegal immigrant who had been questioned
in the early stages of the investigation.
Neither ABC's World News nor the NBC Nightly News
mentioned the arrest warrant. Bob Orr began his piece for the March 3 CBS
Police identified the killer of Chandra
Levy as Ingmar Guandique, a Salvadoran immigrant who's already in a California
prison for assaulting two other women in the same Washington park where Levy
Not surprisingly, mainstream media as a group are
skewed very heavily to the liberal/leftward side of illegal immigration. In other words, don't bother
with serious border patrol, don't complain if they get the rights
and privileges of legals and, above all, don't mistreat these poor unfortunates by
sending them back to their legal country of origin.
The rampancy of crime among illegals in so many parts of the
country? That has to be suppressed because, if it is reported, then people
will demand that we get serious about illegals. Nope, better to just not
tell them about it.
Keep 'em ignorant and you own 'em. That's the national
anthem of all too many in our media. And they get away with it every
Media bias is one of the most frequent topics in this blog
Usually I talk about major news venues; The New York Times,
Los Angeles Times, Minneapolis Star-Tribune, the TV networks, etc. But
today I want to show you, via Tom Blumer of www.newsbusters.org, how bad it is at a
smaller-market-newspaper, Ohio's Toledo Blade. Read this and shake
your head in wonder:
Toledo Blade Reporter
Names Party (GOP) of Auditor, But Not That of Governor (Dem) Who Is Late
By Tom Blumer (Bio | Archive) March 3, 2009 - 23:31 ET
You've got to hand it to Jim
Provance of the Toledo Blade. He managed only to identify the party of a
Republican in a story that is primarily about a Democratic
administration's failure to produce timely financial statements.
Democratic Governor Ted Strickland, his
administration, and his appointed Democrats in Ohio's Office of Budget and
Management are not going to have the state's records in auditable
condition until after the General Assembly passes the budget for the NEXT
biennium beginning July 1 of this year. This is a situation that
Republican State Auditor Mary Taylor yesterday called
So "naturally," Provance identified Taylor's
twice party in his report covering the situation, and failed to
specifically name the party of any other statewide official -- or
Strickland himself. Oh we can infer it, but inferences don't show up in
search engine results. The words "Democrat" or "Democratic" are nowhere to
Here are the key excerpts from the story
(link corrected from original when posted):
Ohio auditor calls late '08 figures
If the state of Ohio were a local
government or school district, State Auditor Mary Taylor would have
declared it unauditable and started imposing fines by now.
Instead, there's little more the
Republican auditor can do than complain, knowing that by the time the
books are officially closed on what the state collected and spent in
fiscal year 2008, the state budget for 2010 and 2011 will probably
already be law.
"How will the governor know where to go
fiscally if he doesn't know where he's been?'' asked Ms.
Gov. Ted Strickland is currently pushing a
$54 billion budget for the next two years, but his administration has
yet to turn over the numbers for fiscal year 2008 for the required
annual audit. The fiscal year ended June 30, 2008, but, 246 days later,
as fiscal year 2009 nears its end, Ms. Taylor is still
The only Republican currently holding
statewide executive office, Ms. Taylor said the numbers are typically
available within six months of the close of a fiscal year and audits are
usually completed by the following spring.
"The governor's concerned about the delay,
and he's asked [his Office of Budget and Management] and other agencies
to pull the information together as quickly as possible," said
Strickland spokesman Amanda Wurst.
..... Ms. Taylor said she's been told the
numbers won't be forthcoming until June. Her office will need about 14
weeks to complete the annual audit once the numbers are
..... Ms. Taylor said she was concerned
that further delays might endanger the state's credit rating, currently
the second-best rating available.
"Now is not the time to delay reporting
important financial information to Ohioans," said Ms. Taylor. "We face
an extraordinary budget deficit, the highest unemployment rate in over
20 years, and an unprecedented federal bailout. The governor must assure
Ohioans he is serious about accountability and transparency and that
their tax dollars are being spent legally and appropriately.
The Blade is the same paper that wrote or
carried 1,000 stories (I'm not kidding) on Republican Tom Noe, whose sour coin investments cost the
state, then governed by Republican Taft, millions of doll-- .... oh wait,
it turns out that Noe's malfeasance cost the State "only" a few million, because the state has recouped most of what was
I say "only" because Democrat-supporting
investment adviser Mark Lay, like Noe, was in charge of investing a
portion of the state-run Bureau of Workers Compensation investment funds.
Lay lost $216 million in an offshore investment fund; that money is not coming back. If
the Blade did 20 stories of its own on Lay's losses other than those fed
to it by the Associated Press, I'd be surprised.
Like many other US newspapers, the Blade has
seen its circulation drop. Its daily circ was down 10.5% to a shade under
120,000 in the three years ended March 31, 2008, while the Sunday Blade
was down 16.8% to 147,000 and change during the same time period (PDFs
with circulation figures for the Top 100 US newspapers as of 3/31/2008 and
3/31/2005 are here and here, respectively).
The Toledo area's unemployment rate has been
the worst or nearly the worst in the Buckeye State for at least the past year, while
the Blade leads the charge blaming everyone but the dominant Democratic
Party for that situation. Perhaps if the Blade put more resources into
fair and balanced reporting, along with hard-headed analyses of what ails
the Glass City area, things might be different -- for both Toledo and its
That's pretty amazing, isn't it.
Want to bet that the day the Toledo Blaze announces it is ceasing publication
they will have a lead editorial blaming the paper's problems on
What? You don't want to take that bet?
WHAT'S IN YOUR WALLET?
We've all seen ads for Capital One that end with the question
"What's in your wallet"?
Well here, from the Associated Press via Fox News, is an answer that
they won't be using any time soon. I guarantee it:
Wal-Mart Customer Finds Human Teeth in New Wallet
Wednesday, March 04, 2009
FALMOUTH, Mass. A
customer shopping at a Wal-Mart for a wallet claims he found something that
definitely didn't fit the bill: human teeth.
Police say the
man found 10 human teeth Saturday when he unzipped a compartment in the wallet.
One tooth had a filling.
turned the wallet and the teeth over to employees at the Falmouth store but left
without giving his name.
investigating the incident told The Cape Cod Times that the teeth belong to an
adult, but since there was no blood or gum tissue on the teeth, they would be
unable to perform DNA tests.
spokeswoman said the company believes it was an "isolated incident," but will
Is this a real story or a hoax?
The hoax possibility has two pieces of circumstantial evidence.
-One is that the story is so impossibly bizarre.
-And the other is the name of the town where it happened. Falmouth -
as in falling from someone's mouth. If this isn't the intentional irony
of a hoax, it is one of the most bodacious coincidences you'll ever come
In any case, I may not be a law enforcement professional,
but if someone happens to turn up in Falmouth who a) is missing ten
teeth and b) claims he recently lost his wallet, I'd call that a
From those most stalwart defenders of the faith at
Recent history of cricket and
(CNN) The ambush by up to a dozen
gunmen of a bus carrying members of the Sri Lankan cricket team in
Lahore is the realization of fears long held by the sports leading players.
The Sri Lankan team had agreed to tour Pakistan
after India pulled out in the aftermath of the terrorist attacks in Mumbai
last November when more than 160 people died in a three-day
In September 2008, Cricket Australia decided to
push ahead with a tour of India despite a series of bomb
attacks in the countrys capital New Delhi.
In March of the same year, they had pulled out
of a tour of Pakistan after a spate of suicide bombings.
Before that, the Australian team had not played in Pakistan for 10
[I]n 2002, a suicide bomb blast
outside the New Zealand teams hotel prompted them to pack up and abandon the
second Test series in Pakistan. The explosion injured the team physiotherapist
and killed 11 French navy experts as well as two Pakistanis.
The previous year, the New Zealand team
cancelled a scheduled tour of Pakistan in the aftermath of the
September 11 attacks in the U.S.
Most of the team stayed on to play, though under
increased security, when a suicide attack closed Colombos
international airport in July 2001.
In February 1996, Australia and the West Indies
refused to play in preliminary World Cup matches in Sri Lanka after a
huge bomb blast killed 80 people and injured 1,200 in Colombo.
In November 1992, also in Colombo, a
suicide bomber detonated a bomb outside a hotel where the New Zealand
team was having breakfast, killing four people. Five players and the coach
were allowed to return home on compassionate grounds.
Five years earlier, in April 1987, the New
Zealand team cut short a three-test tour of Sri Lanka after a car
bomb killed 100 people at a bus station in Colombo.
Did you notice anything odd about this in-depth
look at the recent history of cricket and terrorism?
There is not one mention of Islam or
They way CNN tells it, the attacks just
spontaneously happen whenever cricketers appear in random places around the
Even the famous cricket coach Bob Woolmer is
suspected to have been the victim of a fatwa after angering some deeply devout
Muslims, according to the BBC.
But CNN wouldnt want to mention any details like
that. They might confuse their readers.
Though on a far grander scale, this is exactly the same
kind of media misfeasance we saw in the previous blog. In both cases, a
news venue is intentionally leaving out integral parts of a story in order to
misinform its viewers/readers.
What an odious practice. And what a frequent one. So frequent, in
fact, that I was able to show two such instances this morning and still have
a third on deck.
Coming up in a few minutes.....
OBAMAS LIMBAUGH PRIORITY
The economy is tanking daily. The international situation is precarious
at best. We are teetering on the brink in so many different ways.
So what is the Obama administration concentrating on?
Top Democrats believe they have struck
political gold by depicting Rush Limbaugh as the new face of the
Republican Party, a full-scale effort first hatched by some of the most
familiar names in politics and now being guided in part from inside the
The strategy took shape after Democratic
strategists Stanley Greenberg and James Carville included Limbaughs name
in an October poll and learned their longtime tormentor was deeply
unpopular with many Americans, especially younger voters. Then the
conservative talk-radio host emerged as an unapologetic critic of Barack
Obama shortly before his inauguration, when even many Republicans were
showering him with praise.
Soon it clicked: Democrats realized they
could roll out a new GOP bogeyman for the post-Bush era by turning to an
old one in Limbaugh, a polarizing figure since he rose to prominence in
If Limbaugh himself were to coin a phrase
for it, he might call it Operation Rushbo an idea that started out
simply enough but quickly proved to be deeply resonant by a rapid
succession of events, say Democrats inside and outside the West
The seeds were planted in October after
Democracy Corps, the Democratic polling company run by Carville and
Greenberg, included Limbaughs name in a survey and found that many
Americans just dont like him.
His positives for voters under 40
was 11 percent, Carville recalled with a degree of amazement, alluding to
a question about whether voters had a positive or negative view of the
talk show host.
Paul Begala, a close friend of Carville, Greenberg
and White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, said they found Limbaughs
overall ratings were even lower than the Rev. Jeremiah Wright, Obamas
controversial former pastor, and William Ayers, the domestic terrorist and
Chicago resident who Republicans sought to tie to Obama during the
Then came what Begala called the tripwire.
hope he fails, Limbaugh said of Obama on his show four days before the
president was sworn in. It was a time when Obamas approval ratings were
soaring, but more than that, polls showed even people who didnt vote for
him badly wanted him to succeed, coming to office at a time of economic
The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee was the
first to jump on the statement, sending the video to its membership to
raise cash and stir a petition drive.
We helped get the ball
rolling on this because were looking and listening to different
Republican voices around the country, and the one that was the loudest and
getting the most attention was Rush Limbaugh, explained DCCC chairman and
Rep. Chris Van Hollen (D-Md.)
The Center for American Progress, a liberal
think tank run by former Clinton Chief of Staff John Podesta, also pounced
on Limbaugh's "fail" line, drawing attention to it on their well-read
Soon after, Americans United for Change, a liberal group,
was airing Limbaughs statement in an ad aimed at pushing Senate
Republicans to support the stimulus bill.
But liberals quickly realized that trying to drive a wedge between
congressional Republicans and Limbaugh was unlikely to work, and their
better move was to paint the GOP as beholden to the talk show host.
This was driven home to them, according to one Democrat, when Rep.
Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) took a shot at Limbaugh in late January only to
appear on his program the next day and plead having momentarily had
By February, Carville and Begala were
pounding on Limbaugh frequently in their appearances on CNN.
Neither Democrat would say so, but a third source said the two
also began pushing the idea of targeting Limbaugh in their daily phone
conversations with Emanuel.
Conversations and email exchanges began
taking place in and out of the White House not only between the old pals
from the Clinton era but also including White House senior adviser David
Axelrod, Deputy Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer, Press Secretary
Robert Gibbs and Woodhouse.
The White House needed no more
convincing after Limbaughs hour-plus performance Saturday, celebrated on
the right and mocked on the left, at the Conservative Political Action
Conference, where he re-stated his hope Obama fails.
He kicked this into full-gear at CPAC by
reiterating it, said a senior White House official of Limbaugh.
By Sunday morning, Emanuel elevated the strategy by bringing up
the conservative talker, unprompted, on CBSs Face the Nation and
calling him the the voice and the intellectual force and energy behind
the Republican Party.
Americans United for
Change launched a new ad featuring Limbaughs CPAC appearance. A
left-leaning media watchdog group began a new Limbaugh tracking homepage.
Democratic National Chairman Tim Kaine tweaked Steele for his apology.
Terry McAuliffe tried to inject Limbaugh into the Virginia governors
race. The DCCC launched a new website, www.imsorryrush.com, mocking the
Republicans who have had to apologize to Limbaugh.
served up a made-for-cable-TV quote to end his daily briefing Tuesday.
I was a little
surprised at the speed in which Mr. Steele, the head of the RNC,
apologized to the head of the Republican Party, Gibbs quipped with a
grin, before striding out of the press room. Even Republican National
Chairman Michael Steele joined in with a surprising critique of Limbaugh
as a mere entertainer, who is ugly and incendiary.
He took a little match we had tossed on the
leaves and poured gasoline on it, said one Democrat of Steele.
Steele was forced into calling Limbaugh to apologize Monday, an
embarrassing climb-down following the RNC chairmans criticism of the
conservative talk-show host.
But Democrats kept at it in
rapid-fire succession, thrilled that Steele had validated their claim that
Republicans were scared to cross Limbaugh.
Plouffe, Obamas campaign manager last year and a member of his inner
circle still, will publish an op-ed in Wednesdays Washington Post chiding
Republicans for being paralyzed with fear of crossing their leader.
A senior White House aide has been tasked with helping to guide
the Limbaugh strategy.
I want to send Rush a bottle of
vitamins, said Begala. We need him to stay healthy and loud and proud.
With President George W. Bush and Vice-President Dick Cheney out
of the White House and Tom DeLay gone from Congress, the left had been
suddenly absent an unpopular right-wing figure.
Few Americans know
who the congressional Republican leaders are. Even Sarah Palin is now four
time zones away from Washington.
All the attention only offers upside for
the buzz-hungry Limbaugh, said Carville.
The television cameras just
cant stay away from him, Carville said Tuesday, a day when cable news
played images of Limbaugh seemingly on a loop. Our strategy depends on
him keeping talking, and I think were going to
Beyond belief. Instead of tending to the Presidency, Obama and his
hatchetmen are spending their time orchestrating the political assassination
of a talk show host! And how are they doing it? By making him into
a bogeyman they can use against the Republican Party.
This is what they have time for? This is what's important to
them? Yes, and yes.
And if you think mainstream media aren't happy to play along like the dutiful
stooges they can be, you didn't watch the Today Show this morning. Its
lead story was not the new 12 year low for stocks, not the devastation this is
causing to us all. No, no, no. Today led with a story about
"turmoil in the Republican Party".
And just in case you had any lingering doubts about Today's bias, the
moment before an interview with RNC head Michael Steele, NBC White
House correspondent Chuck Todd sneered to Matt Lauer that the only
good news for Republicans was how long it is until the next election, as the
off-camera staff could be heard laughing about it (loud enough to be heard
on the mike - do you doubt that was intentional?).
What a great lead-up to Mr. Steele. A snide
sarcasm and derisive laughter aimed the Party he heads. Very professional in
their eyes, I'm sure. Very balanced.
This, folks, is how things are running today in the White House and in our
wonderful "neutral" media.
And if you don't like it? Well, remember, it's all George Bush's
fault. As long as you keep falling for this BS they'll keep shovelling it
NEW YORK'S EDUCATION ESCAPE ROUTE
Earlier today I blogged about Barack Obama bowing to the teachers' unions and
defunding Washington DC's version of school choice for inner city students who
want to learn - and therefore want no part of the conventional public
school system there.
Here, via today's editorial in the New York Daily News, is how it works in
New York City. Please pay special attention to the section I've put in
Let parents pick: Harlem proves moms and dads are
clamoring for school choice
Tuesday, March 3rd 2009, 4:00 AM
The parents of Harlem have been given the
wonderful benefit of school choice - and they're taking full advantage of the
ability to select the best educations for their children.
Long trapped in dead-zone local schools, Harlem's
mothers and fathers are figuring out that they now have a remarkable range of
options. That's because charter schools have blossomed in the community, making
the neighborhood a national epicenter for reform.
The demand for better was on full display over the
weekend, when 5,000 people turned out for the first Harlem Education Fair, an
event at which parents got to consider the merits of 50 schools. And at which
those schools competed for enrollments.
Among competitors were traditional public schools
- getting more than a run for their money now that Harlem has 24 charter
schools, with a student body of 6,000 and growing.
Parents citywide should be so lucky as to be able
to pick where to send their kids after studying the quality of education the
schools vow to deliver.
Harlem's District 5 has been a victim of
educational neglect by a system with a monopoly on public education. More than
70% of the district's eighth-graders and half the third-graders don't read at
Now, thanks to Mayor Bloomberg's commitment to school choice, parents are leaping to charter
schools, which are publicly funded and privately run. They admit by lottery. And
their children are thriving.
Last year, more than 84% of city charter school
students scored at or above grade level on math exams, compared with 74% in
traditional public schools. In English, 67% met or exceeded standards, versus
This explains why tens of thousands of parents have
kids on waiting lists for charter admissions. They want rigorous academics. They
want a challenging curriculum. They want accountability. They want success.
Choice is the way to get it. Opening more charters
would force all schools to raise performance. The obstacle is the Legislature,
notably Assembly Democrats, who have capped charters in the city and state.
They are wrong. They are defending an atrocious
status quo to the detriment of children. For when schools must prove their
worth, the students come first. That was the message of the Harlem Education
Fair. Which is as it should be. Not just in Harlem, but all over New York.
In New York City they do it with charter schools, In D.C. they do it
Parents pick a private school and the vouchers subsidize it, with parents
paying the difference. The result is that a far superior education becomes
affordable, and children who would be lost to the failure of DC's public schools
become successes instead.
But Mr. Obama apparently is more interested in the votes and the political
power of the teachers' unions than a piddling little trifle like whether Black
kids in inner cities get a decent shot at realizing their potential.
I will end by repeating a paragraph I wrote in the earlier blog:
Ironic, isn't it? Decades ago White Governors in the deep south were
screwing Black students by keeping them out of good schools. Who would
have thought that in 2009 the key perpetrator would be a Black
THE GAZA CONUNDRUM
paradoxical, insoluble, or difficult problem; a
Gaza is a conundrum.
It is 1.5 or so million people packed into a small land area. There are
few jobs, little industry and virtually no freedom at all. The people are
destitute, ignorant and devoid of hope --- except for the hope that they can
destroy Israel and kill Jews.
Education in Gaza consists largely of the Koran and Jew hatred.
Textbooks do not indicate that Israel exists as a country and are filled with
loathsome, despicable references to Jews.
TV programming, even children's shows, provide another treasure trove of Jew
And, as an extra added attraction, Gaza is ruled by a terrorist group
committed to Israel's obliteration through jihad. It was first elected to
a majority position in Gaza, and then violently overthrew the opposition party
to take full control.
In the past three years, during which there was absolutely no Israeli
occupation, Gazans have launched 6,000 - 8,000 rocket attacks at
random civilian targets in Israel.
Ok, there are the facts. Now, here's the conundrum: How and under
what circumstances do you provide aid to Gaza?
Benjamin Netanyahu, the once and future Prime Minister of Israel, has a
position on this issue. Herb Keinon explains it in this excerpt from
his article in the Jerusalem Post:
Mar 2, 2009 0:02 | Updated Mar 2, 2009 17:20
'No money to Gaza until rockets
Minister-designate Binyamin Netanyahu voiced serious reservations during recent
meetings with foreign leaders about money going into the Gaza Strip for
reconstruction before the rocket fire on Israel has stopped, The Jerusalem
Post has learned.
After hearing in one meeting that European
taxpayers were concerned about investing in Gaza only to see further destruction
at the hands of the IDF, Netanyahu explained that Israel tried hard to avoid
civilian casualties and targeted only those areas used by terrorists. He then
reportedly said he was not willing to sacrifice Israel's security "for a smile."
Sources close to Netanyahu said it would be
critical for humanitarian aid to bypass Hamas, especially with the Islamist
group continuing to fire rockets into Israel.
One Netanyahu aide said that with the Gaza
reconstruction conference, it seemed as if the
world felt that attacks on Israel were a thing of the past, when they were
taking place daily.
Representatives of some 80
countries - including US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton - are gathering in
Sharm e-Sheikh on Monday to pledge billions of dollars to rebuild the damage
from Operation Cast Lead, with the US reportedly ready to invest $900 million in
Prime Minister Ehud Olmert warned at the
meeting on Sunday that "should the firing from the Gaza Strip continue, it would
be met by a painful, sharp, strong and uncompromising response by the security
forces, led by the IDF."
Olmert said Israel could not
countenance the continued attacks, and that the response would not be what the
terrorist organizations expected.
Later in the day, Olmert met with Canadian Foreign
Minister Lawrence Cannon, who was on his way to the donor meeting. The prime
minister told him that Israel supported aid for the Palestinians in Gaza but
that ways had to be found to ensure that the support did not strengthen Hamas.
The important thing was not just to pledge money,
Olmert said of the expected $2.8 billion in pledges, including $1b. from Saudi
Arabia. The important thing was to see how the aid was to be delivered, and what
monitoring mechanism would be set up so the money didn't end up helping Hamas.
Like Netanyahu, Olmert said it would be a mistake
to believe that the matter of rockets from Gaza was over. The assumption that
there was now quiet in the South and that all efforts could be focused on
reconstruction was faulty, he said.
In the run-up to the conference,
Quartet envoy Tony Blair became the latest in a parade of international figures
making their way to the Gaza Strip, going there Sunday for the first time since
taking up his post in the summer of 2007.
"This money will not have a lasting impact unless
there is a political solution," Blair said. "It is ultimately in the politics
that the solution lies."
Understandably, Europeans are concerned that any rebuilding their aid money
will fund might be destroyed by another attack from the Israel Defense
Force (IDF). But they are leaving out something. They are
leaving out the fact that the IDF attacks come after massive
attacks by Gaza on Israel's civilian population.
Further, the attacks are launched by people with completely ingrained
hatred for Israel and Jews in general. (well, at least Gazans and a lot of
Europeans have that much in common...).
The only way aid can reasonably be delivered to Gaza is with guarantees that
hamas will not simply use what is sent to perpetuate its war of destruction on
Israel. Can the EU, or President Obama, or anyone at all guarantee this
You wanted a conundrum? There's one for you. I challenge you to
And, as you realize that you can't, you'll understand more and more why, in the just-completed election, Benjamin Netanyahu's
Likkud Party doubled its representation
in Israel's Knesset (Parliament) and why Mr. Netanyahu
will be the next Prime Minister.
THAT'S HOW THE FIGHT STARTED
My sister sent me this. Most of it is funny, and a few are
THAT'S HOW THE FIGHT STARTED"
One year, a husband decided to buy his mother-in-law a cemetery plot as
a Christmas gift. The next year, he didn't buy her a gift. When she asked him
why, he said, "Well, you still haven't used the gift I bought you last
And that's how the fight
My wife walked into the den & asked "Whats on the TV?" I said "Dust"
And that's how the fight started.
A woman is standing nude, looking in the bedroom mirror. She is not
happy with what she sees. She says to her husband, 'I feel
horrible; I look old, fat and ugly. I really need you to pay me a
compliment. 'The husband says, 'Your eyesight is
damn near perfect.'
And that's how the fight
My wife was hinting about what she wanted for our upcoming
anniversary. She said, 'I want something shiny that goes from 0 to
200 in about 3 seconds. So I
bought her a scale.
And that's how the fight
'I asked my wife "Where do you want to go for our anniversary?" 'She
said somewhere I haven't been in a long time!' So I walked
her into the kitchen.
And that's how the fight
and I were watching Who Wants To Be A
Millionaire while we were in bed.
I turned to her and said "Do you want to have
She said "No"
I said "Is that your final answer"
She said "Yes"
So I said "Then I'd like to phone a
And that's how the fight started
I tried to talk my wife into buying a case of
for $14.95. Instead, she bought a jar of
for $7.95. I told her the beer would make
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