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Jackson sells ranch, McCain raises cash, Alliance strikes back

Thursday, March 16
Let the finger-pointing begin!

Bond negotiations collapsed for real this time, even though the Assembly
passed a Hail Mary measure to place a school and levee-repair on the June
ballot.

The Senate responded with the proverbial finger, opting instead to approve
$1 billion for levee repair before taking their ball and going home.
“While we are disappointed we did not make the June ballot, everyone knew it
would be very difficult,” said Schwarzenegger press secretary Margita
Thompson
. “The governor has always said what is important is not June or
November but that he and the Legislature work to rebuild California.”
We’ll hold our breath.

Friday, March 17
From our There’s No Place Like Home Files, AP reports that Michael Jackson
has closed the house on his Neverland Ranch and laid off some of the
employees there, but has not completely shuttered the sprawling estate.
“It is public knowledge that Mr. Jackson currently resides in the Middle
Eastern country of Bahrain.”

It is? Well, anyway, let’s continue


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