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  • Feinstein: 'I Think As We Dither, Rome Burns' [Defeat Porkulus!!]

    02/06/2009 12:47:50 PM PST · by library user · 59 replies · 3,439+ views
    Reno News ^ | February 06, 2009 | Staff
    WASHINGTON -- Convinced tax cuts will not stimulate the nation’s economy, Sen. Dianne Feinstein spoke out Friday against President Barack Obama's economic recovery package. “I’m going increasingly concerned about the bill as to whether it is really going to be a stimulus,” she told fellow Senators during a debate of the bill. Feinstein then roiled through a litany of California’s financial woes. “I come from a state which has more people unemployed today than the population of over a dozen states,” she said. “A state where the bread lines are growing, Where the need for assistance is growing. Where the...
  • What did president tell Supreme Court?

    01/28/2009 6:17:15 AM PST · by dascallie · 143 replies · 6,566+ views
    OBAMA WATCH CENTRAL What did president tell Supreme Court? Lawyer in eligibility case seeks records of secret discussions Posted: January 27, 2009 9:47 pm Eastern By Bob Unruh © 2009 WorldNetDaily A lawyer whose case challenging Barack Obama's eligibility to occupy the Oval Office was denied a hearing in the U.S. Supreme Court says she will demand records of a meeting between the justices and the president. California lawyer Orly Taitz, who has several cases pending over the issue of Obama's status as a "natural born" citizen, told WND she will take action soon. Her case was the most recent...
  • Economic Crisis - Leaders Have Earned Distrust, Says Study

    01/27/2009 6:02:42 PM PST · by JerseyHighlander · 6 replies · 1,095+ views
    If you have a 401K, you've seen what happens when confidence abandons the stock market. If people didn't trust financial leaders and institutions before, they certainly do not now. Paola Sapienza (Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University) and Luigi Zingales (Un iversity of Chicago Booth School of Business) have created the Chicago Booth/Kellogg School Financial Trust Index and they have published the first set of results today. They say their research shows just how deep America's declining trust runs and how strongly it contributes to the country's financial problems. The results do not speak well for confidence that more...
  • Limbaugh Responds to Obama

    01/24/2009 7:43:30 PM PST · by papasmurf · 29 replies · 3,553+ views
    Corner-The National Review ^ | 1/24/2008 | papasmurf
    "If we don't get this done we (the Democrats) could lose seats and I could lose re-election. But we can't let people like Rush Limbaugh stall this. That's how things don't get done in this town." {snip} "One prong of the Great Unifier's plan is to isolate elected Republicans from their voters and supporters by making the argument about me and not about his plan. He is hoping that these Republicans will also publicly denounce me and thus marginalize me." {snip} "One more thing, Byron. Your publication and website have documented Obama's ties to the teachings of Saul Alinksy...
  • TARP funds go to the politically connected (Fed bailout is political payoff machine)

    01/22/2009 12:30:08 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 22 replies · 1,940+ views ^ | January 22, 2009 | Ed Morrissey
    The Wall Street Journal reports on what everyone already knows: the federal bailout serves as nothing more than a political payoff machine. As long as lenders have friends in Washington, they’ll get TARP funds, regardless of how they’ve run their bank or their current health as a lender. Barney Frank leads the pack in the new version of pork: Troubled OneUnited Bank in Boston didn’t look much like a candidate for aid from the Treasury Department’s bank bailout fund last fall. The Treasury had said it would give money only to healthy banks, to jump-start lending. But OneUnited had seen...
  • Obama has struck all pending eligibility cases OFF SCOTUS docket

    01/22/2009 7:01:08 AM PST · by dascallie · 199 replies · 8,188+ views
    How is this possible? Orly Taitz has a scheduled conference hearing for Jan23, by Justice has disappeared from the docket. posted by Shestheone IP: Jan 22nd, 2009 - 7:38 AM Re: America's finest ! Dr Orly Taitz- Just sent lots of subpeona 's out _ I hope she sees my future Ah, but her cases are no longer on the docket - bo has struck. All elgibility cases have disappeared. Please call and write to our Supreme Court and demand that they put the elgibility cases back on the docket. Visit too and leave feedback.
  • Argentine prez: Fidel Castro `believes in Obama'

    01/21/2009 5:06:48 PM PST · by pissant · 16 replies · 1,334+ views
    Google/AP ^ | 1/21/09 | Andrea Rodriguez
    HAVANA (AP) — Fidel Castro watched the U.S. inauguration on television and said Wednesday that Barack Obama seems "like a man who is absolutely sincere," Argentina's president said after meeting with the ailing Cuban icon. "Fidel believes in Obama," Cristina Fernandez said. The meeting with Fernandez, just before she ended a four-day visit to Cuba, dispelled persistent rumors that the 82-year-old Castro had suffered a stroke or lapsed into a coma in recent days.
  • Argentine prez: Fidel Castro 'believes in Obama'

    01/21/2009 5:12:45 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 10 replies · 1,002+ views
    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | January 21, 2009 | ANDREA RODRIGUEZ
    HAVANA — Fidel Castro watched the U.S. inauguration on television and said Wednesday that Barack Obama seems "like a man who is absolutely sincere," Argentina's president said after meeting with the ailing Cuban icon. "Fidel believes in Obama," Cristina Fernandez said.
  • Video: Geithner Apologizes For Screwing Up His Taxes

    01/21/2009 11:23:49 AM PST · by careyb · 25 replies · 1,420+ views
    Tim Geithner ^ | 1/21/09 | Tim Geithner
    This should be good enough for anyone, no?
  • $170 Million and a Loss of Moral Authority

    01/21/2009 5:27:06 AM PST · by celticfreedom · 8 replies · 1,124+ views
    When I see the $170 million Inaugural celebrations, I am reminded of “Belshazzar the king of Babylon. [He] made a great feast for a thousand of his lords, and drank wine in the presence of the thousand. While he tasted the wine, Belshazzar gave the command to bring the gold and silver vessels which his father Nebuchadnezzar had taken from the temple which had been in Jerusalem, that the king and his lords, his wives, and his concubines might drink from them. Then they brought the gold vessels that had been taken from the temple of the house of God...
  • Monday Morning Humor

    12/29/2008 7:53:22 AM PST · by Borges · 9 replies · 1,489+ views
  • Eligibility remains focus of Supremes' conferences

    12/26/2008 9:02:30 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 91 replies · 3,899+ views
    WorldNetDaily ^ | 12/26/2008 | staff writer
    Dispute posted on docket twice after Electoral College votes in -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Posted: December 26, 2008 10:40 pm Eastern © 2008 WorldNetDaily A second conference has been posted on the docket for the U.S. Supreme Court over the issue of Barack Obama's eligibility to occupy the White House, this one scheduled a week after Congress is to review the Electoral College vote tabulation. The latest issue posted is a request for an injunction on the election results pending the resolution of a petition for a writ of certiorari filed by attorney Philip J. Berg, a case that is docketed for a...
  • Clinton's Donor List Raises Lots of Questions

    12/24/2008 7:18:13 AM PST · by quesney · 10 replies · 1,553+ views
    WSJ ^ | WSJ
    What I've been tying to discern about the Clinton Foundation is why -- aside from the annual fancy party in New York -- foreign governments, other foundations and charities have given money to fund what they already do themselves. There were four United Way contributions, one from the national outfit, three from local branches. Since when is the Clinton Foundation one of the approved charities of the United Way? Then there are more serious questions about operating charities. What was the purpose of a contribution by the National Opera of Paris? Or of hospitals themselves in strained circumstances, like Maimonides...
  • What About the Democrats’ 'Culture of Corruption?'

    12/19/2008 3:28:45 AM PST · by JohnHuang2 · 7 replies · 958+ views ^ | 12/19/2008 | by Seton Motley
    We are now a week into the wall-to-wall coverage of the tape recorded fall of Senate seat auctioneer and sometime Illinois Democratic Governor Rod Blagojevich. But there has always been a distinctly different tenor from the media in stories involving scandalized Democrats compared to their reports on corrupt Republicans. During the 2006 mid-term elections, the news world was saturated with talk of a GOP “Culture of Corruption,” a Democratic slogan repeated incessantly by the traditional media. The press cast three bad Congressmen and a single scamming lobbyist as representative of an entire Party gone bad, and their incessant drumbeat helped...
  • Coleman Lead Over Franken Down To 2 Votes

    12/18/2008 8:21:23 PM PST · by AmericanMade1776 · 13 replies · 2,062+ views
    News 4 ^ | December 18, 2008
    Sen. Norm Coleman saw his lead over Al Franken in Minnesota's U.S. Senate race dwindle to just two votes Thursday. Meanwhile, a key court ruling put hundreds of improperly rejected ballots in play and promised the recount would drag into the new year.
  • Nepotism Nation: Dems embrace dynasty politics

    12/17/2008 4:40:32 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 12 replies · 602+ views
    Politico ^ | December 17, 2008 | CHARLES MAHTESIAN
    Barack Obama's path to the presidency included beating what had been one of the nation's most powerful families. But, in an unusual twist, his election last month is helping accelerate the trend toward dynasty politics. His secretary of state will be Hillary Clinton, the wife of the former president. The Senate seat she’ll vacate is being pursued by Caroline Kennedy, the daughter of a president and the niece of two senators. Joe Biden’s Senate seat may go to his son Beau. Colorado Sen. Ken Salazar, Obama’s pick for Interior Secretary, could end up being replaced by his brother, Rep. John...
  • Justices Won't Review Obama's Eligibility to Serve

    12/15/2008 10:48:10 AM PST · by kellynla · 284 replies · 7,659+ views
    AP ^ | 12/15/2008 | staff
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has turned down another challenge to Barack Obama's eligibility to serve president because of his citizenship. The appeal by Cort Wrotnowski of Greenwich, Conn., was denied Monday without comment. Wrotnowski argued that Obama was a British subject at birth and therefore cannot meet the requirement for becoming president. He wanted the high court to halt presidential electors from meeting to formally elect Obama as president.
  • Ammo Ban And Registration Proposal Getting Fresh Look

    12/15/2008 3:20:31 AM PST · by RightSideNews · 34 replies · 1,876+ views
    NRA and Right Side News ^ | December 15, 2008 | NRA and Jeff Baird
    People would be required to separately register every box of "encoded ammunition" and the registration would be supplied to the police. Each box of ammunition would have a unique serial number, thus a separate registration. Gun owners would have to maintain records if they sell ammunition to anyone, including family members or friends. The cost of ammunition would soar, for police and private citizens alike. The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturing Institute estimates it would take three weeks to produce ammunition currently produced in a single day. A tax of five cents a round would be imposed on private citizens,...
  • Missing Pages of History Restored: The Obama-Blago Story That Disappeared

    12/10/2008 4:25:12 PM PST · by RKV · 200 replies · 13,127+ views
    American Digest ^ | 10 Dec 2008 | Venderleun
    The story that put the lie to the No-O & Blogo Meeting was found yesterday and disappeared down the memory hole at News : KHQA.
  • Internal Warnings Sounded on Loans At Fannie, Freddie

    12/09/2008 8:30:14 AM PST · by Renkluaf · 10 replies · 808+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/9/08 | Zachary A. Goldfarb
    Internal Freddie Mac documents show that senior executives at the company were warned years ago that they were offering mortgages that could pose dangers to the firm, hurt borrowers and generate more risky loans throughout the industry.