Archive for January, 2009
[Via LA Times] More simple, inadvertent, overlooked, accidental, good-faith tax mistakes in the would-be Obama Cabinet.This time it’s Tom Daschle, the former South Dakota senator and Senate Democratic leader who got knocked off by the Republicans in 2004, shown here demonstrating the size of his tax mistakes over three years.
President Obama had wanted Daschle to […]
The Illinois Senate voted to remove Gov. Rod Blagojevich from office Thursday, marking the first time in the state’s long history of political corruption that a chief executive has been impeached and convicted.
The 59-0 vote followed several hours of public deliberation in which senator after senator stood up to blast Blagojevich, whose tenure lasted six […]
[Via Guardian.co.uk] Officials of Barack Obama’s administration have drafted a letter to Iran from the president aimed at unfreezing US-Iranian relations and opening the way for face-to-face talks, the Guardian has learned.The US state department has been working on drafts of the letter since Obama was elected on 4 November last year. It […]
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The Pelosi-Obey Stimulus bill includes $358 billion in spending under the Appropriations Committee’s jurisdiction. When combined with new spending that will be considered by the Ways and Means Committee, the estimated cost of all spending will reach more than $550 billion. Additionally, there is an estimated$,275 billion tax component, which will bring the total […]
As special envoy to the Middle East, George Mitchell heads off to the region to begin work on negotiating a cease fire between Israel and the Palestinians, President Obama has sat for his first formal TV interview with the Arabic cable TV network Al-Arabiya, ABC News has learned.
The interview was taped this evening and is […]
[UPDATE BELOW] At at a time when any decent baker should have been selling racially harmonious black and white cookies by the truckload, one Greenwich Village bakery popular with celebrities and shows like Sex and the City has outraged neighbors by selling a “Drunken Negro Face” cookie in, um, “honor” of President Obama. [Video […]
In the ’90s, many conservatives referred to CNN as “The Clinton News Network” due to its obvious biases towards the 42nd president.
Years later, just days after the inauguration of the 44th president, one of that network’s on-air hosts officially labeled MSNBC “The Obama Network.”
You gotta love it.
During Sunday’s “Reliable Sources,” when the subject of MSNBC […]
A video advertisement being dubbed the “pro-life Obama ad” has been well received by Americans during the week of President Barack Obama’s inauguration. The ad has already been viewed hundreds of thousands of time online, and will soon be appearing on major US television networks.
The ad shows an ultrasound of a baby in a womb, […]
Caroline Kennedy, who stunningly quit her push for Hillary Clinton’s Senate seat, is dealing with a “tax problem and a potential nanny issue,” a source close to Gov. Paterson said Thursday. “She was facing some potentially embarrassing personal issues” that came up during the vetting process, the source said, adding that the governor had decided […]
After the flub heard around the world, President Barack Obama has taken the oath of office. Again. Chief Justice John Roberts delivered the oath to Obama on Wednesday night at the White House — a rare do-over. The surprise moment came in response to Tuesday’s much-noticed stumble, when Roberts got the words of the oath […]
When Barack Obama steps up to the podium to deliver his inaugural address, one man standing anonymously in the crowd will be paying especially close attention. With his cropped hair, five o’clock shadow and boyish face, he might look out of place among the dignitaries, though as co-author of the speech this man has more […]
People don’t even worship God like they worship Barack Obama.
So said comedian Jackie Mason in his most-recent video blog just posted at YouTube.
But that’s not all. According to Mason, “Mao Tse Tung wasn’t so venerated and people weren’t so fearful of disagreeing with him as the Congress of the United States including the Republicans who […]
Barack Obama has claimed it is no longer necessary to kill Osama Bin Laden to win the war against al-Qaeda.In an unprecedented departure from the current wanted ‘dead or alive policy,’ the U.S. President-Elect said that simply keeping bin Laden holed up in a cave was enough to keep America safe.
‘My preference obviously would be […]
Arab investors have lost 2.5 trillion dollars from the credit crunch, Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammad al-Sabah, whose country hosts an Arab economic summit next week, said on Friday.“The Arab world has lost 2.5 trillion dollars in the past four months” as a result of the global financial crisis, Sheikh Mohammad told a press conference […]
Next week’s presidential inauguration of Barack Obama has already cost Maryland at least $11 million, state officials said today.
The unbudgeted spending, mainly for transportation and security, is part of some $75 million that Maryland, Virginia and the District of Columbia have already had to absorb, Washington Mayor Adrian Fenty told reporters.
The $11 […]
The change you’ve been waiting for: Barack Obama Asked Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop to Say Prayer at Inaugural Event
Barack Obama’s decision to have a prominent gay bishop open his inaugural festivities Sunday at the Lincoln Memorial is the latest in a series of moves that have heartened gay rights advocates smarting over evangelical pastor Rick Warren’s prime spot at the swearing-in ceremony next week.
The families accompanying Obama on a train ride here from […]
Watch Obama commercial they dont want you to see - Fox, CNN refuse ads questioning Barack eligibility
Barack Obama’s campaign officials and transition office repeatedly have rejected reporters’ requests for comment on questions raised over his lack of documentation regarding his birth and the resulting concerns over his eligibility to be president. Now a number of media organizations apparently don’t want questions raised either.
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Reeling from the expulsion of three organized crime members from its hierarchy, the new president of a Chicago Laborers union has asked that a frmr. state attny. general be appointed to oversee the union. But with Roland Burris having been a character witness for a Teamster expelled from office for associating with organized crime, it […]
Obama-Dunham 1964 DIVORCE DECREE - Importance of the newly located Dunham/Obama Sr divorce decree in proving ineligibility
Last night Ed Hale presented the (heretofore, unseen) divorce decree on Plains Radio between Obama’s mother and Obama Sr ( her FIRST marriage).
The key bonus in this was the revelation of the specific version of her name in the […]