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  • Even with Calculators on the Floor, the Senate Still Comes Up With a Zero on the Budget

    05/29/2012 5:56:08 PM PDT · by Libloather · 6 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/16/12 | Sunlen Miller
    Even with Calculators on the Floor, the Senate Still Comes Up With a Zero on the BudgetBy Sunlen Miller | ABC OTUS News – Wed, May 16, 2012 You would have thought that starting the day with a vote permitting the use of calculators on the Senate floor today was a good sign that it could potentially be a productive day for the U.S. senators. But you would have been mistaken. The Senate spent the whole day today, with over six hours of straight floor speeches, debating five nonbinding budget resolutions that everyone knew in advance would not pass. And,...
  • Gibbs: WH Expects Unemployment Rate To Be Same Three Months From Now

    07/19/2010 2:08:12 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 20 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | July 19, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    White House press secretary Robert Gibbs revealed that the White House believes the unemployment rate will remain the same three months from now. When asked if the White House anticipated on asking for another extension on unemployment benefits in three months, Gibbs said the following: "If the unemployment rate stays where I think we all expect it to, it is, it may be, we may need to extend those benefits."
  • N Korea:Kim Jong-il Has at Most Three Years to Live:Special Clinic at Guard Command Concludes

    07/09/2010 5:02:02 AM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 19 replies
    Open Radio for North Korea ^ | 07/09/10 | Cho Gwang-jung
    /begin my excerpts Kim Jong-il Has at Most Three Years to Live: Special Clinic at Guard Command Concludes Mood swings worsened due to depression He says, "I am not what I used to be," showing tears He had to have 30 minute intermission while watching a comedy "Echo"(1 hr 40 min long) More frequent watching of art performance in recent days is for psychological treatment According to information we obtained on Jul 7 from high-level source in N. Korea, “Special Clinic" under No. 1 Bureau at N. Korea's Guard Command conducted a comprehensive check-up on Kim Jong-il's health and concluded...
  • U.S. official expects N. Korean leader to live three more years: sources(assist. secretary of state)

    03/16/2010 7:50:59 PM PDT · by TigerLikesRooster · 9 replies · 242+ views
    Yonhap News ^ | 03/17/10
    U.S. official expects N. Korean leader to live three more years: sources SEOUL, March 17 (Yonhap) -- North Korea's aging leader Kim Jong-il appears to have three years left to live, a senior U.S. official was quoted Wednesday as saying, as the health of the reclusive 68-year-old remains a focus of international attention. , U.S. assistant secretary of state for East Asian and Pacific affairs, made the remark on Feb. 3 when he met with a group of South Korean lawmakers and North Korean defectors at the U.S. embassy in Seoul, according to multiple The diplomat was quoted as saying...
  • Lebanon Loses Again

    09/05/2004 11:58:14 AM PDT · by forty_years · 543+ views ^ | September 5, 2004
    Ah, the travails of a tiny country caught at the crossroads of greater powers. Sound familiar? Lithuania? Armenia? Israel? There have been so many holocausts that we could easily pick one out of a hat and discuss it. But because of recent developments in Damascus and Beirut, we’ll discuss Lebanon today. In a move I found quite surprising, the U.N. Security Council voted Friday in, support for a free and fair electoral process in Lebanon's upcoming presidential election, conducted according to Lebanese constitutional rules devised without foreign interference or influence. The new U.N. resolution also called for, the restoration of...