House Denies Warrantless Wiretapping Immunity For Telcos

In a textbook display of checks and balances, the House of Representatives defied President Bush and the Senate yesterday by passing their version of a surveillance bill without legal immunity for telcos. The bill passed by only 16 votes, far from the 2/3 majority needed to override Bush's inevitable veto. It looks… » 3/15/08 1:55pm 3/15/08 1:55pm

White House Home Theater Reveals Laura Bush's Bordello Tastes

This is what the Prez and his people watch their Chuck Norris movies in: the White House home theater. It's, er, very red, isn't it? The refurb was overseen by Laura Bush in 2004, who was, apparently, inspired by turn-of-the-last century movie palaces. Another shot, plus the magnolia hell that was its previous… » 2/27/08 7:13am 2/27/08 7:13am

Nintendo Gives DS Lite + Brain Age To President Bush For 60th Birthday

Check out this DS Lite + Brain Age pack Nintendo gave to President Bush for his birthday. That's pretty neat, but I wonder if he'll play it. With no sons in the house, we doubt there was a Nintendo or Sega Genesis to be found. Well, it'll give him something to do when his iPod runs out of juice. » 7/06/06 7:47pm 7/06/06 7:47pm