Here's you Saturday afternoon cartoon: 1944'sBrother Brat, in which Rosie the Riveter makes Porky Pig babysit her nightmare child. The the jokes come fast and furious, and the timing is stunning. Not very pc, but hilarious. From the mind of Frank Tashlin, one of the few cartoon directors to move over to regular live-action features.
GM's 100,000 American jobs will die. Health care for a million Americans
will be lost or at risk. Hundreds of GM's 1,300 suppliers will die. Their
collapse could take down Ford Motor Co. and Chrysler LLC, . . . . Dealers in every county of America will close.
Gaming out bankruptcy scenarios can be . . . confusing.
"With Russian tanks only 30 miles from Tbilisi on August 12, Mr
Sarkozy told Mr Putin that the world would not accept the overthrow of
Georgia's Government. According to Mr Levitte, the Russian seemed
unconcerned by international reaction. 'I am going to hang Saakashvili
by the balls,' Mr Putin declared.
Mr Sarkozy thought he had misheard. 'Hang him?'-- he asked. 'Why not?' Mr Putin replied. 'The Americans hanged Saddam Hussein.'
Mr Sarkozy, using the familiar tu, tried to reason with him: 'Yes
but do you want to end up like [President] Bush?' Mr Putin was briefly
lost for words, then said: 'Ah--you have scored a point there.' "