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  • 20 More Questions for Barack Obama

    10/13/2009 5:49:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies · 644+ views ^ | October 13, 2009 | John Hawkins
    Because our servile journalists spend their days awash in ecstasy, thinking endlessly of the tingle that runs up their leg when they see Barack Obama, they don't seem to be able to find the time to ask him any tough questions. That leaves the rest of us out in the cold, dreaming of queries we'd like to see asked of the President of the United States -- if our press would turn in its Obama Fan Club memberships and start acting like members of the media again. With that in mind, just as I did during the 2008 campaign, I've...
  • Obama’s Speech Prompts Ten Questions from Republicans

    09/11/2009 5:05:47 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 16 replies · 1,154+ views ^ | Sept. 11, 2009 | House Republican Conference
    ( – House Republicans on Thursday issued ten “common-sense” questions arising from President Barack Obama’s Wednesday-night speech plugging health care reform. The questions – and the words that prompted them – appear here verbatim: President Barack Obama: “Our collective failure to meet this challenge – year after year, decade after decade – has led us to the breaking point.” Common Sense Question: If we are at the “breaking point,” then why doesn’t your government-run insurance plan start until 2013? President Barack Obama: “There are now 30 million American citizens who cannot get coverage.” Common Sense Question: On August 20, you...
  • Pandemic' bill raises ire, constitutional questions

    09/10/2009 4:58:39 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 12 replies · 1,155+ views
    One News Now ^ | 9/10/2009 | Pete Chagnon
    Could the swine flu usher in martial law? An emergency physician from Fort Hood, Texas, weighs in on that possibility. Lawmakers in Massachusetts are considering Senate Bill 2028, a pandemic response bill that will give public health officials and law enforcement complete control over citizens of the Commonwealth. Under the bill, should a pandemic be declared, the aforementioned officials will have authority to quarantine and forcibly immunize citizens. Any citizens resisting will face stiff fines and up to 30 days in prison. The bill also gives authorities the right to seize private property and supplies and redistribute them as they...
  • President gives address on the coming flu pandemic; refuses to take questions (again)

    09/01/2009 11:20:36 AM PDT · by pabianice · 117 replies · 5,170+ views
    Fox News Channel | 9/1/09
    As the Obama Creep Show continues, the president just gave a very strange address on TV. He stood there, warning of the H1N1 swine flu pandemic, and asked people to cough into their sleeves. He warned that older people may become more ill than younger people. He said that people should be aware of their health. He urged people to get flu vaccine injections. He implied that we are on the brink of a disaster on the scale of the 1918 flu which killed 20,000,000 people. Then, after making everyone's hair stand up, he turned and walked away. With all...
  • Gov. Sarah Palin rips apart Obamacare today

    08/14/2009 8:55:43 AM PDT · by 4verity · 28 replies · 1,416+ views
    Facebook ^ | August 13, 2009 | Gov. Sarah Palin
    Gov. Sarah Palin rips apart Obamacare with a withering attack today on her Facebook page.
  • Questions for residents and those stationed in the UK & Canada

    08/10/2009 5:41:13 AM PDT · by zoesmommy · 5 replies · 450+ views
    August 10 2009 | ZoesMommy
    I would like some answers about UK & Canadian people, who are have issues with their health care, and or, job and income relate issues. Please add stories if you like. Thanks, ZoesMommy
  • Obama hiding college course records raising suspicions?

    08/03/2009 9:54:55 AM PDT · by usalady · 48 replies · 2,739+ views ^ | August 3, 2009 | Martha
    While former candidates for president released their college grades and records, including George Bush, Al Gore and John Kerry, Barack Obama has insisted on keeping his secret. The question being asked is why?
  • Two Questions for Supreme Court Appointees

    07/16/2009 6:14:53 AM PDT · by MosesKnows · 4 replies · 431+ views
    July 17. 2009 | MosesKnows (Love many, Trust few, and always paddle your own canoe)
    Two Questions for Supreme Court Appointees I would sincerely like to have all Supreme Court appointees answer these two questions. Question #1 : Please explain the meaning of the words, Powers herein granted, as read in Article 1, Section 1, of the Constitution of the United States. Ref: All legislative Powers herein granted shall be vested in a Congress of the United States, which shall consist of a Senate and House of Representatives. Question #2 : Please explain the meaning of the words, powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, as read in the tenth Amendment of...
  • AmeriCorps stonewalls questions of White House involvement in IG firing

    07/09/2009 10:03:24 AM PDT · by Nachum · 13 replies · 787+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 7/9/09 | Byron York
    A top official of the Corporation for National and Community Service, the government agency that oversees AmeriCorps, has refused to answer questions from congressional investigators about the White House's role in events surrounding the abrupt firing of inspector general Gerald Walpin. Frank Trinity, general counsel for the Corporation, met with a bipartisan group of congressional investigators on Monday. When the investigators asked Trinity for details of the role the White House played in the firing, Trinity refused to answer, according to two aides with knowledge of the situation.
  • Sen. Coburn questions 100 stimulus projects (safe passage for turtles and protecting sage grouse)

    06/15/2009 11:01:00 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 8 replies · 777+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 6/15/09 | Larry Margasak - ap
    WASHINGTON – Repairs for rural bridges, an under-highway safe crossing for turtles and efforts to protect the sage grouse population are among 100 projects a Republican senator pointed to Monday as questionable federal stimulus spending. The list by Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., includes projects others would identify as ideal for creating jobs and benefiting generations of Americans: skateboard parks, streetscapes, upgrades of park facilities, bike trails and parking garages. ... Coburn also criticized a $3.4 million Florida Department of Transportation project for an "eco-passage" — an underground wildlife road crossing for turtles and other wildlife in Lake Jackson, Fla., along...
  • An American Quiz

    06/10/2009 7:53:04 AM PDT · by astyanax · 308+ views
    The American Spectator ^ | 10Jun09 | Lisa Fabrizio
    Is it all over in America? This is a question that has been asked, I suppose, since its founding. It is reported that when Ben Franklin was asked after the Constitutional Convention in 1787, if America was a republic or a monarchy he replied, "A republic...If you can keep it." So, even at the birth of our nation, there were doubts as to the feasibility of a government whose powers were reserved to "We, the People." Never had a great nation survived without a group or groups of individuals seizing the reins and using governmental power to strip the rights...
  • Investment questions dog McAuliffe in Va. gov race (Global Crossing)

    05/29/2009 6:36:45 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 17 replies · 892+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 5/29/09 | Bob Lewis - ap
    RICHMOND, Va. – In a governor's race that's all about jobs, Terry McAuliffe is facing questions about huge profits he made from a company that collapsed two years later, leaving 10,000 people unemployed. ... In 1997, McAuliffe sank $100,000 into the Beverly Hills, Calif.-based startup's bold plan to link North America and Europe with a trans-Atlantic fiber optic cable, a super-fast conduit for voice, video and digital data. "When I invested in Global Crossing, understand that it was a very risky deal," ... His return was $8.1 million, ...
  • Questions for Liberals

    05/25/2009 6:55:39 AM PDT · by CogitoErgoBlog · 7 replies · 542+ views ^ | 05/24/2009 | Prometheus has become our recent inclination to start asking questions of our liberal friends. During the election we were asked to select our next President based on hope. But eventually there comes a time for reckoning - to measure performance against promise.
  • Napolitano dodges Gitmo questions

    05/19/2009 4:22:15 PM PDT · by Nachum · 5 replies · 415+ views
    The Hill ^ | 5/19/2009 | Jordy Yager
    Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Janet Napolitano on Tuesday dodged nearly every question concerning the transfer of detainees being held at Guantanamo prison to the United States, saying only that the department was involved in the prisoners’ review. “One of the reasons we are there is to bring to the table what would need to be
  • Harman denies allegations, questions wiretap

    04/20/2009 1:53:01 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 18 replies · 746+ views
    The Hill ^ | 4/20/09 | Mike Soroghan
    Rep. Jane Harman is denying that she tried to interfere with a Justice Department prosecution of alleged spying for Israel and is questioning whether a federal agency was improperly spying on a member of Congress. Harman (D-Calif.) responded angrily Monday to a story in CQ Politics reporting that the National Security Agency monitored a conversation in which she told a suspected Israeli agent that she would press prosecutors to reduce charges against two former officials of the American Israeli Public Affairs Committee. "If there is anything about this story that should arouse concern, it is that the Bush administration may...
  • 10 questions for Obama

    03/24/2009 12:56:49 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 820+ views
    Politico on Yahoo ^ | 3/24/09 | Ben Smith
    President Barack Obama holds his second primetime news conference at 8 p.m. Tuesday and, much like the first, the economy will be center stage. But instead of selling his stimulus package to a country that welcomed the jolt, the president now has to explain why, once again, taxpayers must foot the bill to prop up Wall Street. Obama is seeking to cool the white-hot anger, both in Congress and in the public, over the AIG bonuses by rolling out a series of new regulations to rein in Wall Street’s excesses. But should his crackdown go too far, he risks turning...
  • Republicans Have 6 Good Questions for Obama on the New Housing Bailout

    02/19/2009 6:02:13 AM PST · by Bill Dupray · 13 replies · 881+ views
    Patriot Room ^ | February 19, 2009 | Bill Dupray
    House Minority Leader John Boehner and Whip Eric Cantor sent President Obama a letter calling on him to answer a few questions about the home mortgage bailout unveiled yesterday. They are the only adults in the room.
  • One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy's, Three ...(Mel Morgan, Specter, Jim Robinson FollowUp)

    02/12/2009 8:40:25 PM PST · by Syncro · 93 replies · 5,336+ views
    MelanieMorgan.Com ^ | Thursday, 12 February 2009 | Melanie Morgan
    One Ringy Dingy, Two Ringy Dingy's, Three .... Written by Melanie Morgan    Thursday, 12 February 2009 I got an early wakeup call from the East Coast Thursday morning. The alert came from the office of Sen. Arlen Specter, the alleged Republican whose office I stormed on Monday. Specter wanted to talk with me, mano y mano. As I write this, I am still waiting for the Senator’s call. I’m not sure what he wanted to tell me. Lobbying from nonsensical moderates doesn’t work on me. Maybe he wanted to tell me that I shouldn’t barge into his offices...
  • A few questions for Barack H Obama from Blogger Jenny Hatch

    01/15/2009 9:06:51 AM PST · by Jenny Hatch · 6 replies · 755+ views
    The Natural Family Blog ^ | January 15, 2009 | Jenny Hatch
    I have a few questions for the President Elect. Here they are in order of importance. 1. What is your connection to the death of Donald Young, Larry Sinclair, and the Rev. James Manning? And what was your wifes chicago family doing around Dec 23rd 2007? 2. Are you a closet bi sexual? 3. Where were you born? 4. Did Bill Ayers write your Dreams bio? 5. Do you honestly think that you are qualified to be the commander in chief of the american military when you have allied yourself with so many marxists whose worldwide goals include the collectivisation...
  • Last chance to ask and vote on questions for the RNC Chairman Debate on Jan 5.

    01/04/2009 8:43:55 PM PST · by smokingfrog · 2 replies · 338+ views
    Previous post: On January 5, Americans for Tax Reform will host a debate among the candidates for Chairman of the Republican National Committee and are soliciting the public for questions. The site is setup so not only can you ask questions, but you can also search and vote on questions submitted by others. Just a reminder.
  • Rahm Emanuel, At Your Service?

    12/13/2008 8:35:26 AM PST · by paulycy · 16 replies · 867+ views
    TIME - The Page ^ | 12/13/08 | The Page
    The incoming chief of staff winning praise from Congressional Republicans for openness, accessibility. Gave Senators his personal e-mail address and cell phone number, promised to return any communication in 24 hours. Returned a call from Sen. Kyl in 10 minutes: "They are getting off to a good start in terms of reaching out."
  • Obama team had 'game plan' for presser

    11/24/2008 2:34:17 PM PST · by NinoFan · 37 replies · 2,108+ views
    Yahoo! News ^ | November 24, 2008 | Michael Calderone
    When Barack Obama began taking questions during today’s economic press conference, reporters quickly realized that raising one’s hand wouldn’t lead to getting called on. That's because news outlets were selected beforehand. President-elect Obama, according to an aide, went in with “a game plan” of who to call on, time-permitting. Today, he took questions from reporters with three wire services and three major papers. Only the Associated Press and Reuters have asked questions at both post-election briefings, the first of which was held on Nov. 7. Otherwise, it’s been a mixed bag. For instance, the NY Times got an opportunity during...
  • Going to See Sarah in Kissimmee Tomorrow (Help Needed)

    10/25/2008 7:40:38 PM PDT · by RightFighter · 23 replies · 642+ views
    Vanity | 10/25/2008 | RightFighter
    I have a couple of questions that I need help with before I take off for Kissimmee, Florida, tomorrow morning to see Sarah Palin, the next Vice President of the United States. 1. I have a very nice Canon digital SLR camera I'd like to take so that I can get some really good pictures. Will I be allowed to take this in to the rally site? 2. The email I received from the McCain campaign says "For security reasons, bags and signs are not allowed inside the venue". However, on TV at all the rallies, there are many people...
  • Are YOU SMARTER THAN a 7th Grader? VANITY

    10/16/2008 4:54:29 PM PDT · by goodnesswins · 22 replies · 842+ views ^ | 10/15/08 | Me
    Are YOU SMARTER THAN a 7th Grader? Question #1….. If a company has 6 employees and their average annual gross pay is $45,000 annually…..what is the chance they will get TAXED under Obama’s plan???? (Obama has stated no one who “makes” over $250,000 will see an increase in taxes.) ANSWER: 6 x 45,000 = $270,000….which is over $250,000 and, that’s only PART of what a CEO (leader of a company that earns money) has to “make” in sales/receipts in order to be in business. (Remember, there are gross sales, and net sales, but, who knows what Obama is talking about…..seen...
  • Where is Bill Ayers now? Still waiting for a reporter to do their job and ask this guy

    10/10/2008 11:33:51 PM PDT · by · 8 replies · 345+ views ^ | October 11, 2008 |
    Damn people, Reporting 101, you would think they would be camped outside of his home. If Ayers’ wife had disappeared wouldn’t Fox News and Greta/Geraldo be pitching a tent in his backyard. I mean Fox News is supposed to be conservative leaning, get someone over there and get Ayers on the record right now. What is your current relationship with Obama? What was your role in Obama getting on the Annenberg project board? How closely did you work together in the use of the 50 million dollars that Annenberg gave you? Did you know Obama when he was at Columbia...
  • Video: 20 Questions for Liberals from a Libertarian/Conservative

    09/21/2008 3:00:09 PM PDT · by Obamalujah · 3 replies · 135+ views
    Right Werds, Korrekt Speech ^ | 09/21/2008 | Bear Nichols
    There are no pictures for libs, so you'll have to listen. Before you go into Republican bashing mode, you might want to realize that the speaker in the video is a libertarian/conservative as I am who opposes the big government of the Bush administration just like most libertarian/conservatives. They abhor the kind of politics the Republicans resort to in the name of populism, like the housing bailouts. They also stand against socially conservative government, because it is just another form of socialism. However, the Left (progressives, liberal Dems, whatever you want to call yourselves), blind in its opposition to free...
  • Let Me Count the Ways

    07/21/2008 9:03:24 AM PDT · by vietvet67 · 2 replies · 103+ views
    American Thinker ^ | July 21, 2008 | Michael J. O'Shea
    "How do I love thee, Barack Obama?" his media maids and man-servants coo: "Let me count the ways." 1. In your toasted anti-Iraq speech of 2002, you proclaimed that Saddam had weapons of mass destruction - but has any of us reminded you of that? 2. In declaring Saddam armed but not dangerous, have we asked you how that could be? 3. You preach that "Iran's President Ahmadinejad's regime is a threat to all of us" - but did we probe into how Ahmadinejad unarmed was a threat while Saddam armed was not? 4. When Bill Clinton stated that Saddam...
  • Top 10 Energy Questions for the US Senate

    05/29/2008 12:25:05 PM PDT · by kellynla · 31 replies · 180+ views ^ | 05/29/2008 | staff
    As Congress last week headed into the Memorial Day recess, the Senate held yet another hearing to “get to the bottom of high energy prices.” One after another, Judiciary Committee members grilled oil company executives “on their roles” in the rising cost of fuel for their constituents. The Institute for Energy Research (IER) submitted the following ten questions for Judiciary Committee members who participated in the hearing: 1. Do you understand the fundamental economic principle of supply and demand for commodities pricing in the oil market? 2. Oil is a global commodity, bought and sold on the world market. Given...
  • Schwarzenegger's lottery bond proposal leaves many questions

    05/14/2008 7:12:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies · 93+ views
    AP on Bakersfield Californian ^ | 5/14/08 | Steve Lawrence - ap
    Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is hoping to raise $15 billion to jump-start a rainy day budget reserve by borrowing against future state lottery revenue, although administration officials bristle at the notion that the plan amounts to borrowing. "The governor's proposal is not to borrow from the lottery," Schwarzenegger press secretary Aaron McLear said Wednesday. "The proposal is to sell, outright, a portion of future lottery profits. This is a big difference." Schwarzenegger's lottery proposal is a key piece of his plan to erase California's $15.2 billion budget deficit and balance spending and revenue for the fiscal year that begins in July....
  • 20 Questions for Barack Obama

    04/11/2008 5:26:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies · 301+ views ^ | April 11, 2008 | John Hawkins
    So far, because the mainstream media is smitten with him, Barack Obama has been able to get by running a campaign based on hope, change, unity, love, and rainbows made of cuddly kittens. However, before we get around to coronating Barack as our new President/Cult of Unity Leader, there are a few questions he should have to answer before America starts drinking his Kool-Aid. Granted, many members of our esteemed press seem to consider it crass to expect Obama to actually answer questions about unimportant things like his agenda, his character, and what he actually wants to do when he...
  • Court questions California on unions

    03/19/2008 12:10:06 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 1 replies · 345+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/19/08 | Erica Werner - ap
    WASHINGTON - Supreme Court justices questioned Wednesday whether a state should be able to prohibit employers from using state money to influence employees' views on unions in their workplace. The Chamber of Commerce and the Bush administration argue that California is trying to silence employers from weighing in on union organization efforts. They say that position isn't permitted by federal labor law, which allows employers to be involved as long as they don't threaten reprisals. The outcome of the case could affect attempts by other states to restrict use of state money for unionization-related activities. California contends that its law...
  • Report questions Clinton NAFTA position (as the cauldron bubbles)

    03/06/2008 2:38:51 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 355+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/6/08 | Rob Gillies - ap
    TORONTO - Prime Minister Stephen Harper's chief of staff said someone in Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign gave Canada back-channel assurances that her harsh words about the North American Free Trade Agreement were for political show, according to a report by the Canadian Press. The report comes just days after a Canadian government memo stated Barack Obama's senior economic adviser told Canadian officials that the Illinois senator's own comments about NAFTA were for "political positioning." The release of that memo helped Clinton defeat Obama decisively in Tuesday's Democratic primary in Ohio, where the trade treaty is unpopular. On Wednesday, the Canadian...
  • The Questions Not Asked Of Obama

    03/06/2008 7:09:26 AM PST · by jdm · 7 replies · 128+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | March 06, 2008 | Staff
    The Politico is asking why there isn’t more attention being paid to the Rezko trial: Four lonesome television cameramen lounged on folding chairs, read newspapers and idly chatted on cell phones in the sprawling marble lobby of the federal courthouse here, hoping to catch the players in the just-underway trial of former Barack Obama fundraiser Antoin “Tony” Rezko.The scene was quite a contrast from the circus atmosphere they recalled in the same lobby during the early stages of two other recent high-profile trials — those of former Illinois Gov. George Ryan and newspaper magnate Conrad Black. The main reason they...
  • Thomas: no questions in 2 years (and 144 cases, Justice Thomas has refrained from oral argument)

    02/25/2008 2:27:59 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 39 replies · 3,151+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/25/08 | Mark Sherman - ap
    WASHINGTON - Two years and 144 cases have passed since Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas last spoke up at oral arguments. It is a period of unbroken silence that contrasts with the rest of the court's unceasing inquiries. Hardly a case goes by, including two appeals that were argued Monday, without eight justices peppering lawyers with questions. Oral arguments offer justices the chance to resolve nagging doubts about a case, probe its weaknesses or make a point to their colleagues. Left, right and center, the justices ask and they ask and they ask. Sometimes they debate each other, leaving the...
  • What Would You Ask the GOP Presidential Candidates? FNC is asking for ?'s South Carolina Thurs

    01/05/2008 7:46:22 PM PST · by TheEaglehasLanded · 45 replies · 120+ views
    Fox News ^ | January 5, 2007 | the eagle has landed
    What Would You Ask the GOP Presidential Candidates? Friday, January 04, 2008 E-Mail Print Respond Digg This! FOX News wants to know what you would ask the Republican presidential candidates when they debate in Myrtle Beach, S.C., on Thursday, Jan 10. Please e-mail your question to Include your name, town, state and contact number for verification. Please keep your question sharp, brief and to the point. And let us know which candidate you'd like us to ask. Watch the debate live on FOX News Channel at 9 p.m. ET on Jan. 10 to see if your question was...
  • Dems caught planting questions in the last debate!!

    11/17/2007 8:32:29 AM PST · by RaceBannon · 198 replies · 563+ views
    GOE people ^ | 11/17/2007 | racebannon
    A friend of mine from the GOE did some research, and it appears that almost ALL the questioners at last nights debate were plants!!
  • Obama takes questions from 5-year-old

    11/01/2007 7:25:50 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 99 replies · 135+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 11/1/07 | Mike Baker - ap
    DURHAM, N.C. - Here's one way to get a presidential candidate to change his mind: If you're a 5-year-old, shed a few tears. That's how Hadassah Jones, of Durham, got Barack Obama to answer questions Thursday after the campaign initially denied such requests from reporters. Crouching to the ground after a rally with 4,000 supporters, Obama briefly outlined for Hadassah his plan to provide health insurance for everyone and to improve schools. He also suggested to the first-grader that wealthier people should help those who are less fortunate. "We've got to make sure that people who have more money help...
  • Chairman Asks Straight Questions, Gets Hard Answers

    10/24/2007 10:44:07 PM PDT · by SandRat · 9 replies · 107+ views
    DENVER, Oct. 24, 2007 – Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Navy Adm. Michael G. Mullen yesterday heard some hard truths when he asked hundreds of soldiers about their service. “All I want to do is start a family, buy a house and have some stability,” an Army captain ready to leave the service to better meet the needs of his family said in Fort Sill, Okla. “We need something better. That’s just not good enough,” another captain said of the 12-month home-station time between deployments. Still another young officer said he was planning to end his military service,...
  • Submit a Question for Hillary to ask Ellen

    08/30/2007 11:33:01 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 23 replies · 494+ views ^ | 8-30-07 | hillary2008
  • Democrats struggle with online questions

    07/23/2007 5:30:41 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 55 replies · 2,123+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/23/07 | Nedra Pickler - ap
    CHARLESTON, S.C. - Democratic presidential hopefuls struggled Monday night to answer questions posed by young, Internet-savvy voters who challenged traditional political labels and the candidates' own place in a broken political system. "Wassup?" came the first question, from a voter named Zach, after another, named Chris, opened the CNN-YouTube debate with a challenge to the entire eight-candidate field: "Can you as politicians ... actually answer questions rather than beat around the bush?" The answer was a qualified yes. The candidates faced a slew of blunt questions and, in some cases, responded in kind. To Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois: Are...
  • Hillary’s hit man targets any news outlet daring to raise uncomfortable questions

    05/27/2007 7:14:19 AM PDT · by Libloather · 60 replies · 2,463+ views
    World Tribune ^ | 7/25/07 | Cliff Kincaid
    Hillary’s hit man targets any news outlet daring to raise uncomfortable questionsBy Cliff Kincaid, Accuracy in Media Friday, May 25, 2007 Ben Smith of reports that the first attack on a new book on Hillary Clinton came from Media Matters for America, “a Democratic-leaning group whose founders are close to the New York Democrat senator’s presidential campaign . . . ” Bingo. It looks like the media may finally be coming to grips with how the Clinton machine operates. The Media Matters attack on a reporter for daring to co-author a book that is somewhat critical of the New...
  • Questions For Mitt Romney

    05/06/2007 3:00:00 PM PDT · by Bonaparte · 215 replies · 1,867+ views
    Richard Packham (revised by Bonaparte) | unpublished | Richard Packham (revised by Bonaparte)
    News reports say that Governor Romney, looking ahead to the possibility of presenting himself as a candidate for the U.S. presidency in 2008, has met privately with Christian leaders to allay their concerns about the fact that he is a Mormon. (See Boston Globe, Nov 2, 2006 at ) These leaders apparently are concentrating on areas such as Romney's view of gay marriage, abortion, and whether Romney is really a Christian. Undoubtedly Romney's answers in those areas will satisfy most of these Christian leaders. However, not knowing much about Mormon doctrine and practices, many Christians are unaware of some...
  • Tell Barack Obama: How Can We Engage the Electorate?

    03/27/2007 1:43:57 PM PDT · by deaconjim · 12 replies · 354+ views
    Yahoo! ^ | 21 March 2007 | Barack Obama
    How can we engage more people in the democratic process? I will be asking questions to help create dialogue around this and many other important topics so please add me to your Answers Network so that we can begin exchanging ideas and hopefully make changes that will benefit the future.
  • Obama faces questions on his blind trust

    03/07/2007 4:45:39 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 13 replies · 416+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 3/7/07 | Nedra Pickler - ap
    WASHINGTON - Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama (news, bio, voting record) said Wednesday he was not aware he had invested in two companies backed by some of his top donors and said he had done nothing to aid their business with the government. The Illinois senator faced questions about more than $50,000 in investments he made right after taking office in 2005 in two speculative companies, AVI Biopharma and Skyterra Communications. Obama said his broker bought the stocks as part of a quasi-blind trust in which he was not consulted when trades were made. "At no point did I know...
  • Chairman Fields Troops’ Questions

    02/26/2007 4:38:58 PM PST · by SandRat · 1 replies · 198+ views
    WASHINGTON, Feb. 26, 2007 – The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff fielded questions Feb. 22 and 23 from active duty, National Guard and Reserve troops in Alaska at the Army’s Fort Wainwright in Fairbanks, and at Elmendorf Air Force Base in Anchorage. The troops asked Marine Gen. Peter Pace about equipment shortfalls in the Guard and Reserve, varying tour lengths among the services, whether there should be a joint force utility uniform for all the services and the possibility of a civilian service corps. Pace told the troops the budget includes about $21 billion for new equipment...
  • Pace Gives Straight Answers to Tough Questions

    02/22/2007 4:39:01 PM PST · by SandRat · 7 replies · 376+ views
    VANCOUVER, Wash., Feb. 22, 2007 – Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, faced some tough questions here yesterday – not from the press, but from a group of fifth-grade students at Marshall Elementary School. Marine Gen. Peter Pace, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, makes remarks and addresses questions with fifth-grade students at Marshall Elementary School in Vancouver, Wash., Feb. 21. Photo by Staff Sgt. D. Myles Cullen, USAF  '(Click photo for screen-resolution image);high-resolution image available. What’s wrong with the world and how are you going to fix it? How do you protect the...
  • Clinton parries Iraq questions in N.H.

    02/10/2007 10:55:33 AM PST · by NormsRevenge · 12 replies · 806+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 2/10/07 | Beth Fouhy - ap
    BERLIN, N.H. - Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton faced tough questions Saturday from New Hampshire voters skeptical about her stand on the Iraq war, including one who demanded that she repudiate her 2002 Senate vote to send U.S. troops into battle. In her first presidential campaign visit to the early voting state, Clinton sought to focus on her plans to revive struggling small-town economies, universal health care and making college more affordable. But at a crowded town hall meeting of some 350 people, Clinton was peppered with questions about Iraq. Her toughest questioner was Roger Tilton, 46, a financial adviser from...
  • Feinstein questions Sacramento-Washington cooperation (re:DHS and denial of top security clearances)

    01/25/2007 5:43:33 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 4 replies · 400+ views
    Sen. Dianne Feinstein questioned a top Homeland Security Department official Thursday on why his agency has reportedly resisted sharing information with state intelligence officers and even Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger's own homeland-security director. Feinstein asked Charlie Allen, the chief intelligence officer for the Homeland Security Department, about her staff's findings that the federal agency has denied state and local officials at a Sacramento intelligence-sharing facility to obtain top security clearances. Moreover, California Office of Homeland Security Director Matthew Bettenhausen is not receiving "intelligence he knows exists," Feinstein said. Bettenhausen answers to Schwarzenegger; he formerly worked for DHS in Washington. DHS, Feinstein...
  • Rush: Hillary Ducks Tough Questions

    01/22/2007 6:21:01 PM PST · by jdm · 33 replies · 1,197+ views
    NewsMax ^ | Jan 22, 2007 | Staff
    By announcing her entrance into the 2008 race Saturday, Sen. Hillary Clinton chose a setting — a pre-recorded video on the Internet — where she could avoid answering any questions, Rush Limbaugh noted Monday during his syndicated radio program. Rush recalled a similar tactic employed by Clinton during her Senate campaign last year. Clinton embarked on a "listening tour” where she "went around New York and she listened to what the people of New York wanted to tell her,” Rush explained. The real purpose of the listening tour, according to Rush, was for Hillary to avoid tough questions. "It was...
  • Will the Baker/Hamilton Commission get this war right?

    11/16/2006 8:33:24 PM PST · by grandpa jones · 16 replies · 624+ views
    NRO Online ^ | 11/16/06 | M. Leeden
    The Baker/Hamilton Commission has a chance to dramatically reshape our thinking about American foreign policy, if only it will ask the right question. They should follow the guidance of one of the last century’s most brilliant thinkers, Ludwig Wittgenstein. In the Philosophical Investigations, Wittgenstein asks an apparently straightforward question: what do all games have in common? He ties himself in mental knots trying to get the answer, but nothing works. Finally he realizes that the question was posed wrongly. It should have been: Is there anything all games have in common? That’s the real question (and the real answer is...