Archive for April, 2009
Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay appeared on “Hardball”. He cheefully makes the above comments and Matthews cannot stand it. “Why are you smiling,” asks Matthews sarcastically.
It’s okay to drool and slobber and tingle all over Obama, yet when DeLay makes a case for the rise of the GOP at Obama’s expense, it’s not okay.
“I don’t know how much that hip replacement cost,” Mr. Obama said in the interview with David Leonhardt of The Times. “I would have paid out of pocket for that hip replacement, just because she’s my grandmother. Whether, sort of in the aggregate, society making those decisions to give my grandmother, or everybody else’s aging […]
An attorney who served in the Clinton administration was found dead Thursday in an apparent suicide at his Washington law office.
Kilpatrick Stockton, an Atlanta firm, confirmed in a statement that attorney Mark Levy had died.
“Mark Levy was well known and highly respected for his successful appearances before the Supreme Court of the United States,” said […]
The couple married in Saudi Arabia last August, but the girl’s mother has been trying to split them since then.
The girl’s father had allegedly forced her to marry, and a Saudi judge had since rejected two pleas by the mother to allow a divorce.
But the eight-year-old’s lawyer Abdullah al-Jeteli today said he […]
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs issued an apology Thursday for Vice President Joe Biden’s comments that he wouldn’t recommend taking a commercial flight or riding in a subway car because swine flu virus can spread in confined places.
“Obviously, if anybody was unduly alarmed for whatever reason, we would apologize for that. And I hope […]
Perhaps this is a tipping point for Twitter - conservative icon Governor Sarah Palin is now tweeting. Under the moniker @AKGovSarahPalin (not very snappy but there are, by my reckoning, already 32 Sarah Palin twitter accounts) the 2008 Republican vice-presidential candidate has plunged into the social networking maelstrom.
Well, plunged is a bit of an exaggeration. More like […]
Saudi royal: U.S. can’t be energy-independent - Accused Obama and Bush of “deceiving” the American people
A key member of the Saudi royal family who headed the country’s intelligence service for 25 years accused both the Obama and Bush administrations Monday of “deceiving” the American people that the U.S. can ever end its dependence on foreign oil. “You can’t get rid of oil. You can’t get rid of fossil fuels — […]
Gays would get new protections under House bill (Don’t say anything against Gay people, otherwise you …..)
Gay victims of violence would gain new federal protections under a revived and expanded hate crimes bill passed by the House on Wednesday over conservatives’ objections.Hate crimes — as defined by the bill — are those motivated by prejudice and based someone’s race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.
The bill, […]
Today marks Obama’s 100th day in office. This list substantiates Obama’s personnel and policies to that end. He actually started way before Day 1:
Day -75: Names pro-abortion Rahm Emmanuel as chief of staff, who earned a 100 percent approval rating from NARAL while congressman.
Day -59: Appoints executive director of EMILY’s List, Ellen Moran, as White […]
House passes hate crimes bill:Expanded to protect gay victims (Welcome to the Nation of Sodom and Gomorrah)
The House this afternoon passed an expanded hate crimes bill that would protect gay victims, and its chief sponsor in the Senate called for prompt final action. The measure passed 249-175 over the objections of conservatives, the Associated Press reports.
(Excerpt) Read more at boston.com …
Obama’s signature campaign slogan, Yes We Can, has been replicated by the Iranian president in a promotional video issued for Iran’s presidential poll on 12 June, when Ahmadinejad is seeking reelection.
The video features a cover picture of Ahmadinejad wearing his trademark white jacket and pointing to the Farsi phrase Ma Mitavanim (We Can) on a […]
1. “Obama criticized pork barrel spending in the form of ‘earmarks,’ urging changes in the way that Congress adopts the spending proposals. Then he signed a spending bill that contains nearly 9,000 of them, some that members of his own staff shoved in last year when they were still members of Congress. ‘Let there be […]
More than 50 million retirees can expect to receive $250 payments from the government in the next few weeks as their share of the economic stimulus package enacted in February.Economists say the payments will be a timely boost just as the recession is showing signs of easing a little.
The payments are part of the $787 […]
The most remarkable, or certainly the least remarked on, aspect of Barack Obama’s first 100 days has been the infectious arrogance of his presidency.
There’s no denying that this is liberalism’s greatest opportunity for wish fulfillment since at least 1964. But to listen to Democrats, the only check on their ambition is the limits of their […]
Unemployment rates rose in all of the nation’s largest metropolitan areas in March, with Indiana’s Elkhart-Goshen once again logging the biggest gain.
The Labor Department says all 372 metropolitan areas tracked saw jobless rates move higher last month from a year earlier. Elkhart-Goshen’s rate soared to 18.8 percent, a 13 percentage-point increase.
(Excerpt) Read more at msnbc.msn.com […]
Scan any list of the most tasteless television series ever produced and you are bound to stumble across the 1990 British sitcom Heil Honey I’m Home! A spoof of 1950s-era comedies, the show depicts Adolf Hitler and Eva Braun enjoying a life of suburban bliss — until they begin tangling with their Jewish neighbors. Public […]
Horrible numbers for the economy, but Barack Obama is President, so it’s not really a newsmaker… Lets talk about this great first 100 days, look at Michelle in that new dress, oh look at the new dog Bo, what Hope we all feel, life is good, Obama is President!!
(Excerpt) Read more at hotairpundit.blogspot.com …
How’s this for cable news domination - Fox News beat CNN and MSNBC combined in every hour from 6amET to MidnightET in both Total Viewers and the A25-54 demo for April 2009.
FNC had the top 11 cable news programs in Total Viewers and 12 of the top 15 in the demo. FNC is the #2 […]
“Specter is announcing he is changing parties,” it read, a reference to Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Penn.
Seven minutes later the president was on the phone with Specter.
“You have my full support,” the president said, adding that he was “thrilled to have you.”
“Since my election in 1980, as part of the Reagan Big Tent, the Republican Party […]
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Benedict Arnold sees that he’s trailing Pat Toomey in the primary and switches to become a Democrat, what he’s really been for 2 decades…