Monday, August 06, 2012

“I read the news today, oh boy ...”
(Leavin’-On-A-Jet-Plane Edition)

Is Obama going to start a hot dog chain called Pup-Fil-A? Find out. The Democrats think that millionaires should pay more taxes to help us be more like the People's Republic of China. Hear the details. Did Senator Reid have a Swiss-Miss weekend replete with lederhosen? Did the American media show disrespect for Poland's unknown soldiers? See the footage.

Meanwhile, elsewhere on Planet Earth:

Nepal is afraid of losing its unique culture to Western influence. The problem remains, what now to call the "Einstein Academy." (Agence France-Presse)

You've heard the joke about the guy who falls into a manhole, right? Here's what you have to be to get pulled out of one. (Associated Press)

We chased down a rumor about some guy named "Randy" who made it big at the Olympics in London this past week. (Reuters)

Finally, and speaking of the Olympics, the French are not about to be outdone by the British. No, no, mon ami, not this time! (Agence France-Presse)

For now, that's all the news that fits. As the week goes on and yours truly stuffs a week's worth into one carry-on bag, stay tuned, and stay in touch.

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