1. Fill'er-up with leaded, please...
EPA May Drop Lead Air Pollution Limits By JOHN HEILPRIN, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON - The Bush administration is considering doing away with health standards that cut lead from gasoline, widely regarded as one of the nation's biggest clean-air accomplishments.
Battery makers, lead smelters, refiners all have lobbied the administration to do away with the Clean Air Act limits.
Um...and they come up with this a month before the Democrats take over? That's almost as pathetic as watching the right wingers deal with this next bit of news--
2. And Bill O'Reilley, Rev. James Dobson and the staff of the National Review were fighting over who'd be the sperm donor.
Groups Mixed on Mary Cheney's Pregnancy By DAVID CRARY, AP National Writer
WASHINGTON - Conservative leaders voiced dismay Wednesday at news that Mary Cheney, the lesbian daughter of Dick Cheney, is pregnant, while a gay-rights group said the vice president faces "a lifetime of sleepless nights" for serving in an administration that has opposed recognition of same-sex couples.
Mary Cheney, 37, and her partner of 15 years, Heather Poe, 45, are expecting a baby in late spring, said Lea Anne McBride, a spokeswoman for the vice president.
"The vice president and Mrs. Cheney are looking forward with eager anticipation" to the arrival of their sixth grandchild, McBride said.
Oh, the hypocrisy was knee deep here. Remarkably quiet, too, in the fascist blogosphere and on talk radio...more so than even during the Foley mess or this right wing preacher who drops "E" and has a penchant for gay backrubs! I'm loving it. These two don't have a reconizable partnership in the state of Virginia, and the Cheney grandchild, well, what's the legal status of that kid other than the child of a single mom. Mary Cheney is to be lauded for family loyalty and not showing her dad up for the turd that he is, but hey...