Archive for June, 2010
REDLANDS, Calif. - It wasn’t snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night that stopped Chester Arthur Reed from his appointed round. The mail handler just felt it was time to call it quits at age 95.
The fork lift operator retired Wednesday as the nation’s oldest postal worker, ending a career without taking a […]
Couples who insult each other over their physical appearance or make false accusations about infidelity face jail, under a new French law making “psychological violence” a criminal offence.
The law – the first of its kind – means that partners who make such insults or threats of physical violence faces up to three years in prison […]
CHICAGO – An angry Rod Blagojevich is heard ripping into Barack Obama on FBI tapes played Wednesday at his corruption trial, calling the newly elected president “all take and no give” for ignoring his overtures about an alleged deal that the Illinois governor hoped would secure his financial future.
“I get nothing,” Blagojevich thunders. At another […]
The love-cheat golfer has agreed to keep single women away from daughter Sam, three, and son Charlie, one.
So in case you haven’t already heard, here are some of the the terms of Tiger Woods divorce deal with former wife, 30-year-old Elin Nordegren, which The (U.K.) Sun first reported on earlier today:
No bringing of Tiger’s […]
Larry King says he’s stepping down this fall from the prime-time show that has anchored CNN’s lineup for 25 years. (Excerpt) Read more at hosted.ap.org
W.H. quiet on Obama-Blago link By: Glenn Thrush and Jonathan Allen June 29, 2010 06:50 PM EDT
The White House was mum Tuesday after a union leader testified that Barack Obama personally asked him to approach then-Gov. Rod Blagojevich about appointing confidant Valerie Jarrett to his Illinois Senate seat.
In testimony at Blagojevich’s federal corruption trial, Tom […]
There is currently a rumor spreading around that the Obama
administration has been having talks with the Department of Homeland
Security on whether it is possible to give amnesty to the estimated
10.8 million illegal immigrants currently thought to be living in the
United States of America. Bill O’Reilly mentioned this rumor on the
“Talking Points” segment of his Friday […]
The word “credit” traces its origins to the Latin credo, or “I believe.” Profits, paychecks and other rewards animate capitalist economies, but these financial incentives work only because of some basic beliefs — that debts will be paid, that contracts will be honored, that financial data will be accurate, that corporate insiders will act in […]
Today in Colorado, Clinton endorsed Andrew Romanoff, the former speaker of the state house. Romanoff is challenging Sen. Michael Bennet, an Obama ally, in a heated Democratic primary. This is the first time that Clinton has actively campaigned against an Obama-backed candidate. Usually, he is a team player: Earlier this year, he backed Sen. Blanche […]
Once again the truth comes out…Sarah Palin spoke on April 17, 2010 in PEORIA, IL to a group of about 1,100 Saturday at Five Points Washington’s “Lessons From Leaders” speakers series. Below are pointers on what she said about Ronald Reagan:
“She said the country needs a dose of “Midwestern common sense” and paid homage to […]
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan has written the leaders of more than a dozen major U.S. Jewish groups and denominations seeking “repair of my people from the damage” he claims Jews have caused blacks for centuries.
Farrakhan sent the letter along with two books from the Nation of Islam Historical Research Team that the 77-year-old […]
President Barack Obama’s political director failed to disclose that he was slated to receive a nearly $40,000 payout from a large labor union while he was working in the White House.
Patrick Gaspard, who served as the political director for the Service Employees International Union local 1199, received $37,071.46 in “carried over leave and vacation” from […]
A university can legally deny recognition to a Christian student group that bars gays and nonbelievers, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Monday in a case that pitted anti-discrimination principles against religious freedom.
Such official recognition qualifies campus groups for funding and other benefits.
By a 5-4 vote, the justices upheld a […]
Three months after the $938 billion health care bill was signed into law, questions abound about whether the Obama administration can meet all the deadlines in the massive law while dealing with the political pressures of Congress.
Meanwhile, the impact on Americans’ health insurance costs remains negligible, and premiums are actually rising as […]
Robert Carlyle Byrd, the longest-serving member of Congress in United States history, who spent much of his career as a conservative Democrat and ended it by fiercely opposing the war in Iraq and questioning the state’s powerful coal industry, died Monday. He was 92. “I am saddened that the family of U.S. […]
President Obama on controlling the debt: “Somehow people say, why are you doing that, I’m not sure that’s good politics. I’m doing it because I said I was going to do it and I think it’s the right thing to do. People should learn that lesson about me because next year when I start presenting […]
CIA Director Leon Panetta says Iran probably has enough low-enriched uranium for two nuclear weapons, but that it likely would take two years to build the bombs.
Panetta also says he is doubtful that recent U.N. penalties will put an end to Iran’s nuclear ambitions.
He says the penalties could help to weaken Tehran’s government by creating […]
President Obama At the G-20 in Toronto: “A strong and durable recovery also requires countries not having an undue advantage. So, we also discussed the need for currencies that are market-driven.”
(Excerpt) Read more at realclearpolitics.com
Dumb and Dumber:County Supervisor Who Supports Boycott Doesn’t Know Arizona Borders Mexico (Liberal Lunacy)
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President Barack Obama, fresh from a win on a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations, on Saturday urged Congress to take up his proposal for a $90 billion, 10-year tax on banks as the next step in reform.
Obama wants to slap a 0.15 percent tax on the liabilities of the biggest U.S. financial institutions to […]