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Names in the News
World Leaders - Past and Present
This is a list of people in the news. It's not intended to be exhaustive. As you can see some are old hat and others are new.

Whatever Comes to Mind... a Conservative Christians Viewpoint.

algore – author of pro global warming nonsense. algore refuses to debate with any scientists.

Avery, Dennis – global warming skeptic and author of ‘Unstoppable Global Warming Every 1,500 Years’.

Bhutto, Benazir – she was the Pakistani opposition leader and friend to the United States. She was assassinated following a political rally in Rawalpindi (near Islamabad) on Thursday.

Bloomberg, Michael – he is the mayor of New York City. Bloomberg is a lifelong Democrat who became a Republican to run for New York City mayor in 2001. He was reelected to a second term (as a Republican) in 2005. He's expected to run for president as an Independent, and he's wealthy enough to finance his own campaign.

Blumenthal, Sidney - a top adviser to hellary Clinton, was arrested on charges of aggravated driving while intoxicated the day before the New Hampshire primary. He was allegedly driving close to 70 mph in a 30-mph speed limit. around 12:30 a.m. on Jan. 7. Police say they smelled alcohol and administered a sobriety test. They then took Blumenthal into custody.

Bulger, James 'Whitey' – is one of the FBI's 'Ten Most Wanted. Bulger is a former FBI informant and is charged in 19 murders. Authorities say he fled in 1995 after his FBI handler tipped him off that he was about to be indicted on racketeering charges.

Carter, Jimmy – He was possibly the worst president of the 20th century. He could be the worst ever. He has trouble remembering the terrorist’s attacks on the United States during the Clinton Administration.

Chapman, Duane “Dawg” – is a bounty hunter who is currently searching for Cesar Laurean, the man suspected of raping and killing Lauterbach, Maria. He has a program on TV.

Chertoff, Michael – the Secretary of Homeland Security.

Clinton, Hellary – wife of the ex-president and philanderer Bill Clinton. She’s a democrat presidential candidate.

Compean, Jose - was sentenced to 11 and 12 years in prison for his role in the shooting of Mexican drug smuggler Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila.

Cooke, Marcia - U.S. District judge that sentenced Al Qaeda Operative Jose Padilla to 17 years in prison.

Huckabee, Mike – Republican presidential candidate. He is the former governor of Arkansas.

Hsu, Norman - hellary’s top campaign contributor. He was exposed as a felon and a fugitive from justice in 2007. Hsu pleaded guilt to one count of grand theft for defrauding investors as part of a multi-million dollar Ponzi scheme.

Jarman, Tracy – San Diego’s openly lesbian Fire Chief. Charges of sexual harassment are being filed against her for forcing 4 firemen to attend a gay pride parade.

Jefferson, William - a Louisiana congressman charged with taking hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes. He asked a judge to suppress incriminating testimony he made to the FBI because he was not advised by agents of his right to remain silent and right to speak with an attorney. The information was taken during a voluntary interview and he wasn’t arrested. You’d think a Harvard Law school graduate would know this.

Lauterbach, Maria - 20-year-old Marine.Lance Cpl. who had been AWOL and missing since December 2007 and discovered murdered in January2008.

McCain, John - Republican presidential candidate. He is currently a Senator from Arizona.

Moyers, Bill – a PBS talking head.

Norris, Chuck - is an American martial artist, action star and Hollywood actor. He is supporting Mike Huckabee for president.

Obama, Barrack – democrat presidential candidate. Hopefully he will defeat hellary Clinton.

Omar, Mullah – supreme commander of the Taliban. He currently resides in Afghanistan.

Padilla, Jose - Convicted in August of being part of a North American support cell for al-Qaida and other Islamic extremist groups around the world. He is a Muslim convert, U.S. citizen and former Chicago gang member. In January 2008 he was sentenced to 17 years and 4 months in prison.

Ramos, Ignacio - was sentenced to 11 and 12 years in prison for his role in the shooting of Mexican drug smuggler Osvaldo Aldrete-Davila.

Rezko, Antonin – is scheduled to be tried February 25 on federal charges of extortion, influence peddling and conspiracy. He is Barack Obama’s longtime friend and financial supporter.

Romney, Mitt - Republican presidential candidate. He is the former governor of Massachusetts.

Simpson, O.J. – ex-NFL football star. He pleaded not guilty Nov. 28 to kidnapping, armed robbery, assault with a deadly weapon, burglary, coercion and conspiracy charges. An armed robbery conviction carries mandatory prison time. A kidnapping conviction could bring a life sentence with the possibility of parole. He was picked up Friday Jan. 18 in Florida and taken back to Nevada for violating terms of his release.

Vick, Michael – is a suspended NFL quarterback with the Atlanta Falcons. He is currently serving a 23 month sentence for criminal conspiracy resulting from felonious dog fighting. A U.S. federal district court convicted and sentenced him in 2007 and a 2008 trial is scheduled for related Virginia state felony charges for his role in the dog fighting ring and related gambling activity. He is being held in the federal penitentiary at Leavenworth, Kansas.

Wolfson, Howard – hellary’s campaign manager.