Fun_People Archive
7 Jan
JsOTD -- misc politics

Date: Sat,  7 Jan 95 00:26:26 PST
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: JsOTD -- misc politics

Forwarded-by: bostic@CS.Berkeley.EDU (Keith Bostic)
From: ShopTalk For Monday January 9, 1995

       The Newt Congress:  "Opening day for the 104th Congress
       and House Speaker Newt Gingrich threw out the first
       orphan." -- Jay Leno

       "Sen. Bob Packwood told CNN that each lawmaker should
       concentrate on cutbacks. Bob's leading the way, down from
       a high off 27 sexual harassment charges in 1993 to a
       budgeted maximum of three this year." -- Argus Hamilton

       "The House spent the day cutting staff and slashing
       committees. The chaplin's opening prayer was answered --
       he JUST made the cut." -- Hamilton

       "Rep. Sonny Bono took the floor to announce his `recording
       contract with America,' in which he promised a grateful
       nation never to sing in public again." -- Alex Pearlstein

                                o  o  o

        ...and then you die: Comedy writer Jerry Gilbert on what
       Gingrich's mom whispered to Connie Chung about the First
       Lady: "Newt's going to have a bitch of a time dealing with

       Hamilton says Hillary's position shows the double standard
       strong women face each day in the workplace: "A man has to
       invade Europe to be called ruthless. A woman just has to
       put a man on hold."

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