Archive for September, 2010
Washington, D.C. – Nevada Senator Harry Reid announced today that Nevada will receive an additional $57 million from the U.S. Department of Treasury’s “Hardest Hit” fund to help homeowners who owe more than their homes are worth. The latest round of “Hardest Hit” funding brings Nevada’s total to $194 million. These […]
The wild three-way Senate race in Alaska now appears to be a two-person fight for the top spot, according to a new poll.
A CNN/Time/Opinion Research Corporation survey released Wednesday indicates that 38 percent of likely voters in the state support GOP nominee Joe Miller, with 36 percent saying they back Republican Sen. […]
Obama Says Teachings of Jesus Christ ‘Spoke to Me,’ then Defends Abortion
By Kathleen Gilbert
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico, September 29, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Following reports of widespread skepticism over his professed Christianity, President Obama on Tuesday invoked the teachings of Jesus Christ as the inspiration for his public agenda, which he called part of […]
Maine’s Olympia Snowe Courts Tea Party Early for 2012 Re-election(Zero chance of Tea Party support, Sen.)
After seeing what tea-party-backed candidates did to moderate Republicans in primary elections, moderate Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe is taking no chances. The Maine senator is talking up the tea party movement, even though she’s not up for re-election until 2012, Roll Call reports.
“I’ve been a Republican for all of my political […]
The must-pass spending bill pending in the Senate includes a little-noticed provision that would pay the family of the late Sen. Robert C. Byrd for the salary he would have commanded in the next fiscal year.
The Senate handbook says that upon the death of a senator who had been serving in […]
Recently Russian announced that, after an absence of nearly a century, chaplains were being reintroduced into the armed forces. This came after four years of negotiations with the Russian Orthodox Church, which would have to provide priests to be military chaplains. While the Orthodox church agreed, in the 1990s, to provide […]
US astronomers said Wednesday they have discovered an Earth-sized planet that they think might be habitable, orbiting a nearby star, and believe there could be many more planets like it in space.
The planet, found by astronomers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and the Carnegie Institution of Washington, is orbiting […]
ALBUQUERQUE — President Obama expounded Tuesday on the reasons he became a Christian as an adult, telling a group of residents here that he was a “Christian by choice” and that “the precepts of Jesus Christ spoke to me in terms of the kind of life that I would want to lead […]
Even the Obama magic has dissipated with his loyal dumb college kids. Watch live if you don’t believe me.
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For investors, the Fed’s looming round of money-printing looks like a fairly easy call: Go long on dollar-denominated assets and short on the dollar itself.
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That means commodities—particularly gold and grains—look especially inviting. At the same time, bond prices should keep going up and the stock market ought to […]
David Axelrod, a top advisor to President Obama and the main architect of […]
When it comes to the technology cool factor Republicans are the new hipsters.
Republicans have amassed nearly five times as many Facebook friends as their Democratic counterparts, says a report by HeadCount, a voter registration organization. The trend is similar on Twitter.
Republicans candidates for Senate had more than 1.43 million fans on Facebook, […]
New York voters will, unusually, elect 2 United States Senators in 2010. In the Special Election to fill the final 2 years of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s term, incumbent Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand and former Congressman Republican Joe DioGuardi today finish effectively even, Gillibrand’s nominal 1-point lead being within the survey’s theoretical […]
Palin eyes ‘Take Back the 20′ targets (Targeting 20 House Democrats Who Backed The Health Care Legislation)
Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin is commemorating the six-month anniversary of the passage of health care reform with a new campaign targeting 20 House Democrats who backed the legislation.
Palin has launched “Take Back the 20,” an online effort in which she asks supporters to join her “in standing against those […]
ATLANTA (CBS/AP) New pictures have surfaced of Bishop Eddie Long, prominent pastor of a 25,000-member megachurch outside Atlanta, as a third man has come forward accusing the anti-gay advocate of coercing him into sex.
CBS News’ Erica Hill reports the pastor allegedly sent his accusers numerous photos of himself including at least […]
Former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin alleges that the media has a blatant double standard, shining intense scrutiny on GOP Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell while turning a blind eye to then-candidate Barack Obama’s personal history in the 2008 campaign.
During an interview with Fox News host Greta Van Susteren Wednesday night, Palin […]
Over at the left-wing Daily Beast, Gail Sheehy has a story that should make every Obamaite tremble in fear of November 2. As Sheehy reports it, in New York President Obama couldn’t even fill a room that holds 650 even though they slashed the ticket prices from $500 to $100 a […]
The Senate on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military.
In a 56-43 vote, Senate Democratic leaders fell short of the 60 votes they needed to proceed to the 2011 defense authorization bill, which included language to […]
ong before America was even an idea, this land of plenty was home to many peoples. The British and French, the Dutch and Spanish, to Mexicans, to countless Indian tribes. We all shared the same land,” President Obama told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus.
Mexico declared its independence on September 16, 1810. It was […]
BOSTON – President Barack Obama’s aunt, who lived for years illegally in Boston before being granted asylum in May, said the United States has an “obligation” to grant her citizenship.
“If I come as an immigrant, you have the obligation to make me a citizen,” Zeituni Onyango told WBZ-TV in an interview that first aired Monday.