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Jewcy Zeitgeist: Madoff Granted Bail, Amy Winehouse Quits Drugs, and Bush and Obama Beg Congress for Bailout Money

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order: Israeli troops have entered urban Gaza today. President-elect Barack Obama has urged President Bush to ask Congress for the second half of the $700 billion economic bailout fund. The notoriously inebriated … Read More

By / January 12, 2009

Here are today’s top stories in no particular order:

  • President-elect Barack Obama has urged President Bush to ask Congress for the second half of the $700 billion economic bailout fund.
  • The notoriously inebriated and former cracking-smoking chanteuse, Amy Winehouse claims she’s off drugs and has never felt better. In an exclusive News of the World interview, Winehouse discusses her new drug-free life and new lover, Josh Bowman.
  • A judge has allowed Ponzi-schemer Bernard Madoff to remain free on bail. Madoff will be comfortably on house arrest in his penthouse apartment, instead of awaiting his trial in jail.
  • Peanut butter is the suspected cause in the nationwide salmonella outbreak.