By Bernie Woodall and Paul Lienert and Ben Klayman
Mon Sep 10, 2012 9:47am EDT
(Reuters) - General Motors Co sold a record number of Chevrolet Volt sedans in August — but that probably isn’t a good thing for the automaker’s bottom line.
Nearly two years after the introduction of the path-breaking plug-in hybrid, GM is still losing […]
COMPROMISED INTEL: Secret Democratic Political Research Files for Twelve 2012 Match-Ups Found via Google
By: Brian Sikma
It could be one of the biggest political intelligence coups of the 2012 battle to control Congress. Media Trackers, a conservative investigative watchdog group, discovered nearly three-dozen Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee opposition research notebooks – extensive secretive manuals outlining anything that could be used against a political opponent. Several news outlets have reported […]
President Bill Clinton and Naomi Campbell are among the rich and famous who have flown aboard convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein’s private jet, according to flight logs from Epstein’s private aircraft.
The flight logs from 2003-05 have been filed in one of the many civil lawsuits pending against the billionaire money manager. Nearly two dozen young […]
Rep. Bart Stupak (D-Mich.), who had a central role in the health reform fight as the leader of anti-abortion Democrats, plans to announce Friday that he will not run for reelection, a Democratic official said. Without Stupak on the ballot, the seat becomes an immediate pickup opportunity for Republicans.
“Now with health care done, he’s retiring,” […]
Since the health care reform push hit its final stretch, numerous sweeteners for lawmakers’ districts and states have been found inside the package. Earmark requests are made outside of the health care bill, making them a bit more difficult to link to any vote-trading. But it is precisely that kind of tricky-to-catch deal-making that Republican […]
Mayor Sheila Dixon resigned Wednesday as part of a deal with prosecutors, ending a three-year tenure that began with promise but unraveled amid embarrassing allegations that she stole from the poor. Dixon, 56, was convicted last month of misappropriating about $500 in gift cards donated to the city for distribution to needy families during her […]
A picture is worth a thousand Krugman essays, which is why we present a chart comparing the US Monetary Base (and by subtracting Reserve Balances with Fed Reserve Banks, Currency in Circulation), and the Fed’s holdings of MBS and Agency paper (worthless GSE/FHA garbage). In summary: Currency in Circulation: $920 billion; MBS/Agency Holdings: $997 billion. […]
The $116 billion business of selling cell phone calls in the U.S. faces a long, ugly decline. That petrifies just about everyone in the industry except Roger Linquist.
With his gray hair and grandfatherly demeanor, Roger Linquist hardly seems like the kind of guy to kneecap a $116 billion industry. Yet the 71- year-old chief executive […]
Four weeks ago, Big Hollywood posted audio of a conference call in which Obama administration officials asked “grant recipients to plug Barack Obama’s domestic agenda.”
At least six federal laws and regulations were violated when then–NEA communications director Yosi Sergant and White House Office of Public Engagement deputy director Buffy Wicks tried twisting the arms of […]
Sarah Palin surely is shaking things up, isn’t she? Earlier today she used Facebook to call out Chris Daggett on his false claim that she had called for him to drop out of the New Jersey gubernatorial race.
So, to the good people of New Jersey, please know that Daggett’s claims are false. I’ve never even […]
A man who identified himself as an official with New Jersey Gov. Jon Corzine’s re-election campaign was arrested last night after cops found found ecstasy tablets wrapped and ready to be sold in his car, police said.
Jason Shih, 25, was pulled over by East Rutherford cops at about 11:30 p.m. last night because he was […]
The Power of “We The People”: SCOZZAFAVA SUSPENDS New York 23R District CAMPAIGN (Conservatives are saying NO to liberal or moderate masqurading as Republicans)
Dede Scozzafava, the Republican and Independence parties candidate, announced Saturday that she is suspending her campaign for the 23rd Congressional District and releasing all her supporters.
The state Assemblywoman has not thrown her support to either Doug Hoffman, the Conservative Party candidate, or Bill Owens, the Democratic candidate.
“Today, I again seek to act for the good […]
Republican dirty tricks in NY 23 (Telling the truth is now considered “a dirty trick” by the liberal media)
A brand-new organization calling itself Common Sense in America is up with a major television ad buy in the New York special election, praising Republican Dede Scozzafava as the “best choice for progressives.”
At first glance, the group’s ad looks like it’s an endorsement of Scozzafava. But it’s a dirty trick engineered by Hoffman supporters, looking […]
The economy is forecast to have grown in the last three months by the largest amount since the summer of 2007, but there are signs that things are still getting worse.
(Excerpt) Read more at money.cnn.com …
Michelle Malkin slams President Obama in Chicago
October 23, 2009
BY ABDON M. PALLASCH Political Reporter
Conservative firebrand columnist/blogger Michelle Malkin came to Chicago Thursday night to slam President Obama in his hometown and to slap Republicans who work with Obama instead of fighting him.
“Many of you fight not just the Culture of Corruption among Democrats but the […]
Below is a link to this story. The news is now deleted from Kenya newspaper website
Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate
Kenyan-born Obama all set for US Senate (Looks like Team Obama forgot to scrub at least ONE web site - Web.archive.org, archived 2004)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein Blasts Obama On Afghanistan, Blames Troop Deaths on His Dithering (Are Liberals rising up to the emperor?)
Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) strongly criticized Barack Obama for dithering over accepting the recommendation for troops increases in Afghanistan by his handpicked Aghan commander, Gen. Stanley McChrystal, and blamed the delay for contributing to the deaths of eight U.S. soldiers at a small base in Nuristan that was nearly overrun by the Taliban last week.
US recovery effort stumbles as 263,000 jobs lost (How is the Hope and Change working out for you all?)
WASHINGTON (AFP) – US economic recovery hopes got a rude shock Friday as official data showed job losses accelerated to 263,000 in September and the unemployment rate rose to 9.8 percent.
The Labor Department report, one of the best indicators of economic momentum, showed the critical labor market reversed course after months of improvement.
The unemployment rate […]
Filmmakers Woody Allen, Martin Scorsese, Pedro Almodovar demand Polanski’s release (Moral Decay: Polanski, at age 43, drugged and raped a 13-year-old girl)
ZURICH, Switzerland (CNN) — Woody Allen, Pedro Almodovar and Martin Scorsese have “demanded the immediate release” of fellow filmmaker Roman Polanski, who was arrested in Switzerland on a U.S. arrest warrant related to a 1977 child sex charge.
Polanski was on the way to the Zurich Film Festival when Swiss police detained him in response to […]