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Worst Ideas of the Week (Hussein & Gitmo, Barney Frank & OneUnited, Hussein & lobbyists)
DC Examiner ^ | 1/25/09

Posted on 01/27/2009 7:07:34 PM PST by Libloather

Worst Ideas of the Week
By Examiner Editorial Staff
- 1/25/09

From Gitmo with hate
1| Former detainee returns to terrorism

The details: President Obama’s order to close the Guantanamo Bay detainee center within a year looks questionable in light of this: Said Ali al-Shihri, a former Gitmo detainee, is now the deputy leader of Al-qaida’s branch in Yemen. Some 60 other former detainees likewise have rejoined terrorist groups.

Frankly unethical
2| House chairman interferes with bailout

The details: Financial Services Committee Chairman Rep. Barney Frank, D-MA, snuck a provision into the bank bailout to help a local Boston bank that otherwise would not have qualified, and then urged (pressured?) regulators to send the funds there. So much for objective standards for aid.

Bird-brained excuse
3| TIME’s logic crash-lands

The details: In its article explaining a growing risk of jet accidents caused by birds, TIME magazine included “climate change” among the causes. Why does it seem that everything that goes wrong, anywhere, is blamed on global warming?

Immediate Exceptions
4| New Obama rules have loophole

The details: As noted by the valuable Project for Government Oversight, the president’s new lobbying restrictions (see bests, #5) are not being applied to William Lynn, the former Raytheon lobbyist nominated as Deputy Secretary of Defense. Some officials are more equal than others?

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Editorial; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 111th; bho2009; bho44; democrats; hussein; ideas; week; worst
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Same Old Britney
5| More vulgarity from pop princess

Recount hypocrisy
6| What happened to ‘count every vote’?

Sketchy ethics
7| Governor cancels mansion fundraiser

No bags for you!
8| Legislator wants to ban plastic bags

Foreclosures soar in Washington region
9| Virginia suburbs hit hardest

Impersonating a U.S. marshal
10| D.C. man tries to buy official insignia

1 posted on 01/27/2009 7:07:35 PM PST by Libloather
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To: Libloather

All the Gitmo prisoners should be shot, sorry amnesty international.

2 posted on 01/27/2009 11:43:31 PM PST by Impy (RED=COMMUNIST, NOT REPUBLICAN)
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