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  • The Chinagate/Buddhist temple cash skeletons in Gary Locke’s closet (Next Commerce Secretary?)

    02/24/2009 9:20:26 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 9 replies · 609+ views
    Michelle ^ | 2-24-09 | Michelle Malkin
    The Chinagate/Buddhist temple cash skeletons in Gary Locke’s closet By Michelle Malkin  •  February 24, 2009 09:53 AM Is it possible for Barack Obama to pick a Commerce Secretary nominee who’ll actually make it past first base? Bill Richardson withdrew in the midst of a pay-for-play scandal. Judd Gregg withdrew in the midst of a humiliating power play over the Census and porkulus bill.Now, former Democrat Gov. Gary Locke — a lawyer for international firm Davis, Wright, and Tremaine who specializes in China — is rumored to be the next nominee for the post. The MSM is pulling for him. WaPo...
  • Clintons, at Queens temple, pledge support for tsunami relief effort (Caption time!)

    01/01/2005 8:26:42 AM PST · by Libloather · 130 replies · 2,982+ views
    Staten Island Advance ^ | 12/31/04 | DEEPTI HAJELA
    Clintons, at Queens temple, pledge support for tsunami relief effort 12/31/2004, 5:28 p.m. ET By DEEPTI HAJELA The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Clinton and Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton toured a Buddhist temple in Queens on Friday and pledged their support of relief efforts for the tsunami victims in Asia. The temple, on a residential street in the Parkside Hill neighborhood, was a hive of activity as volunteers packed boxes of clothes and other supplies being shipped to Sri Lanka, where about 28,500 people were killed by the raging tidal waves last weekend. "It is very heartwarming...
  • Clinton Lie-brary Opens (Live Thread-On Now CSPAN 3!)

    11/18/2004 7:46:33 AM PST · by gopwinsin04 · 1,578 replies · 39,901+ views
    CSPAN ^ | 11/18/04 | Brian Lamme
    Former President William Jefferson Clinton formerly opens his Presidential Center, which will hold the papers from his two term presidency.Attending the ceremony will be President George W. Bush, former Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush, along with First Lady Laura Bush ,Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton, Rosalyn Carter and Barbara Bush.
  • Zot

    12/12/2002 6:19:24 AM PST · by I luv bush really · 50 replies · 528+ views
  • Gore: Bush's Iraq war push makes world more dangerous

    09/23/2002 2:03:47 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 102 replies · 746+ views
    Associated Press ^ | 9-23-02 | IAN STEWART
    <p>SAN FRANCISCO (AP) --  Al Gore harshly criticized President Bush's push for war against Iraq, saying Monday that it weakens America's effort to combat terrorism and forever could damage the nation's standing in the world.</p> <p>"After Sept. 11, we had enormous sympathy, goodwill and support around the world," Gore said. "We've squandered that, and in one year we've replaced that with fear, anxiety and uncertainty, not at what the terrorists are going to do but at what we are going to do."</p>
  • Some Facts and Corrections on FEC Fining Dems

    09/21/2002 1:41:21 PM PDT · by Rensselaer · 4 replies · 175+ views
    NYT | 9/21 | Oppel
    Democrats Are Fined $243,000 for Fund-Raising Violations (People's Republic of China and Clinton) nytimes ^ | 9/21/2002 | RICHARD A. OPPEL Jr. Posted on 09/21/2002 1:14 AM Eastern by TLBSHOW Democrats Are Fined $243,000 for Fund-Raising Violations WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 — The Democratic National Committee has agreed to pay civil fines and turn over to the Treasury a total of $243,000 to settle accusations that it took more than $1 million in illegal foreign contributions in 1995 and 1996, according to Federal Election Commission records released today. The documents also state that the election commission's general counsel found in 1999...
  • Gore plans speech on Iraq

    09/18/2002 1:22:42 PM PDT · by ArcLight · 93 replies · 309+ views
    CNN | 9/18/2002
    I just saw this on CNN. Personally, I think it's a super-smart move on his part, putting him out in front of a debate from which his fellow Dems have been hiding.