Thousands of Democrats are streaming here ahead of Tuesday’s opening of the Democratic National Convention, an event that promises both a showcase forPresident Obama’s re-election bid and a counterpoint to the harsh treatment his administration’s policies received at last week’s Republican convention.
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Excerpt: “On Thursday, St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) announced that it was laying off 300 people and organizing its four businesses under two operating units.
The move, the Minnesota medical device maker stated, was expected to save $50 million to $60 million in pre-tax operational expenses annually.
Two analysts saw the layoffs as a measure to offset the […]
A top legal analyst predicted Tuesday that the Obama administration’s healthcare reform legislation seemed likely to be struck down by the Supreme Court.
Jeffrey Toobin, a lawyer and legal analyst, who writes about legal topics for The New Yorker said the law looked to be in “trouble.” He called it a “trainwreck for the Obama administration.”
BOSTON — President Barack Obama’s father was forced to leave Harvard University before completing his Ph.D. in economics because the school was concerned about his personal life and finances, according to newly public immigration records.
Harvard had asked the Immigration and Naturalization Service to delay a request by Barack Hussein Obama Sr. […]
One of President Obama’s close friends has been arrested in Honolulu on suspicion of soliciting a prostitute.
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Florida. woman’s car, painted with praise for Obama, faces reposession
Jennifer Stone-Anderson says her 2004 Saturn Ion became a work of art this fall when she covered it with elaborate paintings supporting Barack Obama.
But Chrysler, which financed her car purchase, maintains that it’s just a car. And that Stone-Anderson has been missing payments. And that her […]
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 […]
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 […]
I’m for McCain, but not the GOP
The Republicans go awry — and disgrace ‘conservatism’ — when it comes to Big Oil.
By Ralph Peters
I support John McCain for president. But that doesn’t mean I support the Republican Party. Had the GOP nominated anyone else this year, I’d be struggling to rationalize a vote for the Democrats […]
Welcome to Obamatopia!
“A light will shine down from somewhere.
It will light upon you. You will experience an epiphany. And you will say to yourself,
I have to vote for Barack. I have to do it.”
I remember when I first heard this. It was right before the South Carolina primary. At the time I thought it was […]