Skip to comments.Worst Ideas of the Week (Hussein & Gitmo, Barney Frank & OneUnited, Hussein & lobbyists)
Posted on 01/27/2009 7:07:34 PM PST by Libloather
Worst Ideas of the Week
By Examiner Editorial Staff
From Gitmo with hate
1| Former detainee returns to terrorism
The details: President Obamas 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-qaidas branch in Yemen. Some 60 other former detainees likewise have rejoined terrorist groups.
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.
3| TIMEs 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?
4| New Obama rules have loophole
The details: As noted by the valuable Project for Government Oversight, the presidents 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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Same Old Britney
5| More vulgarity from pop princess
6| What happened to count every vote?
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
All the Gitmo prisoners should be shot, sorry amnesty international.
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