Daily News For Jan 16, 2007

by John Hawkins | January 16, 2007 8:12 am

Foreign

Secret Understandings Reached Between Representatives Of Israel, Syria[1]

Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, The Top Commander Of U.S. Ground Forces In Iraq, Says The Current Surge Of 21,500 Troops Is Not “Open-Ended” And Warned That “Time Is Running Out” For The United States To Turn Things Around In Iraq.[2]

Castro Reportedly In Grave Condition[3]

The Execution Of Saddam Hussein’s Half Brother Ended With The Hangman’s Noose Decapitating Him After He Dropped Through The Gallows Trapdoor (Free New York Times Reg Req)[4]

Military Gear Bound For Iran, China Traced To Pentagon Surplus Sales[5]

Domestic

Vice President Cheney: `You Can’t Run A War By Committee’[6]

USA TODAY/Gallup Poll: Bush’s New Iraq Strategy Fails To Rally Public Support[7]

Choice Of Mel Martinez For RNC Head Sparks GOP Rebellion (Applause)[8]

The Much-Anticipated Trial Of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Begins Tomorrow In Washington[9]

51% of Women Are Now Living Without Spouse (Free New York Times Reg Req)[10]

Maricopa County, Arizona GOP Straw Poll Results — Duncan Hunter Takes First Place, Romney 2nd, Gingrich 3rd, and McCain 4th[11]

Hunter Pressing To Chop Long Odds Of Presidential Run[12]

Al Gore: I’m Not Running For President[13]

Brownback Adds Flat Tax To Platform[14]

Democrats To Probe Legality Of Data Requests[15]

Columns

Jeff Jacoby: Mitt Be Nimble[16]

Greg Reeson: Iraq Death Watch: When Did We Become Casualty Averse?[17]

George Diaz: Bill O’Reilly Is Right About Cindy Sheehan[18]

David Limbaugh: The Left’s Tiresome “Chicken-Hawk” Mantra[19]

David B. Rivkin Jr. And Lee A. Casey: What Congress Can (And Can’t) Do On Iraq (Free WAPO Reg Req)[20]

Wesley Pruden: Does Anyone Here Want To Survive?[21]

Left-Overs

New On The Internet: A Community Of People Who Believe The Government Is Beaming Voices Into Their Minds (Free WAPO Reg Req)[22]

Newsreader Exposes Affair On Live TV[23]

A Man Told Investigators He Set Fire To His Mother’s House Because She Told Him To Get A Job If He Wanted To Stay There[24]

Website Of The Day: Fark Politics[25]

Endnotes:
  1. Secret Understandings Reached Between Representatives Of Israel, Syria: http://www.haaretz.com/hasen/spages/813817.html
  2. Lt. Gen. Ray Odierno, The Top Commander Of U.S. Ground Forces In Iraq, Says The Current Surge Of 21,500 Troops Is Not “Open-Ended” And Warned That “Time Is Running Out” For The United States To Turn Things Around In Iraq.: http://abcnews.go.com/WNT/story?id=2796220&page=1
  3. Castro Reportedly In Grave Condition: http://www.breitbart.com/news/2007/01/15/D8MM513O0.html
  4. The Execution Of Saddam Hussein’s Half Brother Ended With The Hangman’s Noose Decapitating Him After He Dropped Through The Gallows Trapdoor (Free New York Times Reg Req): http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/16/world/middleeast/16hang.html?_r=2&th&emc=th&oref=slogin&oref=slogin
  5. Military Gear Bound For Iran, China Traced To Pentagon Surplus Sales: http://www.iht.com/articles/ap/2007/01/16/america/NA-GEN-US-Military-Surplus-Stings.php
  6. Vice President Cheney: `You Can’t Run A War By Committee’: http://newsmax.com/archives/ic/2007/1/15/104518.shtml?s=lh
  7. USA TODAY/Gallup Poll: Bush’s New Iraq Strategy Fails To Rally Public Support: http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2007-01-15-iraq-poll_x.htm
  8. Choice Of Mel Martinez For RNC Head Sparks GOP Rebellion (Applause): http://washingtontimes.com/national/20070116-122754-5361r.htm
  9. The Much-Anticipated Trial Of I. Lewis “Scooter” Libby Begins Tomorrow In Washington: http://www.nysun.com/article/46741
  10. 51% of Women Are Now Living Without Spouse (Free New York Times Reg Req): http://www.nytimes.com/2007/01/16/us/16census.html?ex=1326603600&en=8b6192126c472ee5&ei=5088&partner=rssnyt&emc=rss
  11. Maricopa County, Arizona GOP Straw Poll Results — Duncan Hunter Takes First Place, Romney 2nd, Gingrich 3rd, and McCain 4th: http://sonoranalliance.com/?p=599
  12. Hunter Pressing To Chop Long Odds Of Presidential Run: http://www.signonsandiego.com/news/politics/20070115-9999-1n15hunter.html
  13. Al Gore: I’m Not Running For President: http://newsmax.com/archives/ic/2007/1/15/124225.shtml?s=ic
  14. Brownback Adds Flat Tax To Platform: http://www.kansas.com/mld/kansas/news/local/16463292.htm
  15. Democrats To Probe Legality Of Data Requests: http://www.theglobeandmail.com/servlet/story/RTGAM.20070115.wxterror15/BNStory/International/home
  16. Jeff Jacoby: Mitt Be Nimble: http://www.boston.com/news/globe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2007/01/14/mitt_be_nimble/
  17. Greg Reeson: Iraq Death Watch: When Did We Become Casualty Averse?: http://www.gopusa.com/commentary/guest/2007/gr_01121.shtml
  18. George Diaz: Bill O’Reilly Is Right About Cindy Sheehan: http://www.orlandosentinel.com/news/columnists/orl-george1407jan14,0,6108820.column?coll=orl-news-col
  19. David Limbaugh: The Left’s Tiresome “Chicken-Hawk” Mantra: http://www.davidlimbaugh.com/mt/archives/2007/01/new_column_the_14.html#more
  20. David B. Rivkin Jr. And Lee A. Casey: What Congress Can (And Can’t) Do On Iraq (Free WAPO Reg Req): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/15/AR2007011500970.html
  21. Wesley Pruden: Does Anyone Here Want To Survive?: http://washingtontimes.com/national/pruden.htm
  22. New On The Internet: A Community Of People Who Believe The Government Is Beaming Voices Into Their Minds (Free WAPO Reg Req): http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/01/10/AR2007011001399.html?sub=AR
  23. Newsreader Exposes Affair On Live TV: http://www.metro.co.uk/news/article.html?in_article_id=33172&in_page_id=34
  24. A Man Told Investigators He Set Fire To His Mother’s House Because She Told Him To Get A Job If He Wanted To Stay There: http://abcnews.go.com/US/wireStory?id=2796898&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312
  25. Website Of The Day: Fark Politics: http://www.fark.com/politics/

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