Monday, June 22, 2009

This Week - In Related News...

NV Senator John Ensign admits to an affair:

It is the first time Mr. Ensign’s office has commented on various reports that the husband, Doug Hampton, had demanded cash from the senator after learning of Mr. Ensign’s relationship with his wife, Cindy Hampton. Both Hamptons, and even their son Brandon, had worked at the Senate and political offices of Mr. Ensign, who came forward to admit the relationship on Tuesday.

In Huntington, West Virginia:

A Tuesday evening prostitution sting led police to file an arrest warrant against the husband of suspected prostitute Amber Nicole Billups of Huntington. She was one of three women arrested.

The 23-year-old woman told police her husband, Kevin Glen Billups, was her pimp.

Sweetness & Light discovery: the New York Times releases a poll on national socialized health care. To get the message they prefer, they polled those that voted 48% for Obama and 25% for McCain.

Also at Sweetness & Light: Iran's Numbers Don't Add Up. Quoting from a Chatham House report - here:

In two Conservative provinces, Mazandaran and Yazd, a turnout of more than 100% was recorded.

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