Jewish World Review Dec. 23, 2005 / 22 Kislev, 5766
And now for the important news ....
By Argus Hamilton
Malibu was pounded by thirty-foot waves Tuesday churned up
by a storm in the Pacific. Tourists flocked to the beach anyway.
If you hold a seashell up to your ear you can hear the National
Security Agency listening in on Elton John's honeymoon.
The New York transit strike shut down subways and bus
service Wednesday. The nation watched millions of New Yorkers
walking to work over the Brooklyn Bridge in freezing temperatures.
It was everybody's first good look at energy independence.
Soviet Union ruler Josef Stalin was honored with a statue in
a small Russian town Wednesday on the anniversary of his birth. He
was a towering figure in world history. Josef Stalin was the only
man awarded the Nobel Peace Prize just for dying.
French surgeons were mentioned for the Nobel Prize for Medicine Thursday for performing the world's first face transplant. It's another bogus French claim. Anyone who ever watched the Golden Globes will tell you it's been done lots of times.
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