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The Comedian's-eye View of 10/13/99

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Excerpted-from: 10/13/99 -- ShopTalk

                     Wednesday October 13, 1999

"They're taking the Astroturf out of Giants Stadium and replacing it with
natural grass because they want to cut down on knee injuries. If it works
there, they're going to do the same thing in the Oval Office.

                           - David Letterman


Actor Jean-Claude Van Damme was stopped on suspicion of drunken driving.
"Van Damme was driving around?  Oh, that's right- it's his career that's
been going nowhere." (Daily Scoop)

Senate Republicans oppose the Test Ban Treaty, citing the second amendment
right to bear nuclear arms. (Michael Feldman - Wisconsin Public Radio)

Firearm maker Colt's Manufacturing Company Inc. intends to stop producing
consumer handguns in order to avoid lawsuits stemming from handgun-related
violence. Guns don't kill profits. Lawyers kill profits. (Jim Rosenberg)

Real estate developer Donnie Trump has put together an exploratory committee
to see if he can win a presidential race.  Watch for his interview in
Playboy where he says building codes are a crutch for the weak minded. (Bill

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