A Quiet Friday Afternoon

Brian Zick

"Hillbilly Heroin" Doctor Shopper Limbaugh Rush Limbaugh gets arrested and agrees to plea arrangement in drug case against him. Palm Beach booking blotter.via Steve Soto at the Left Coaster ---Mean Jean Spanked Jon Craig in the Cinncinati Enquirer reports that the "unanimous Ohio Elections Commission voted to issue U.S. Rep. Jean Schmidt a public reprimand Thursday for "false statements" - that being her bogus claim she had a second undergraduate degree from the University of Cincinnati that she never received.via Josh Marshall ---Dems Arrested Protesting Genocide Reuters reports US representatives arrested at Sudan embassy protest. FIve Democrats - Tom Lantos of California, James McGovern and John Olver of Massachusetts, James Moran of Virginia, and Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas - were arrested for their part in demonstrations against the genocide in Darfur.via SusanG at dailykos ---Christopher Columbus Should Have Learned To Speak English, Dammit! Jeannine Aversa for AP reports "Bush Says Anthem Should Be in English." A Spanish language version of the national anthem - called "Nuestro Himno" or "Our Anthem" - was released Friday by a British-born immigrant and Latin music producer Adam Kidron, who said he wanted to honor America's immigrants.via HuffPoThe "Star Spangled Banner" derived, of course, from the English drinking song "To Anacreon in Heaven."

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