Will this Woman Help Elect Harry Reid?

By |May 27th, 2010|

Rand Paul, meet your political bookend, Sherry Angle. Who is she? She wants to be a Nevada senator, but she may instead help to re-elect Harry Reid. Angle's idea of prison reform is for "female inmates to enter a drug rehabilitation program devised by Scientology founder L. Ron Hubbard, an idea she still defends." This [...]

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Obama: ‘Where I was wrong is in my belief that the oil companies had their act together when it came to worst case scenarios.’

By |May 27th, 2010|

TM NOTE: Will be on the BBC's World Today talking about Pres. Obama and the BP blowout later tonight. --updated-- Full coverage at Huffington Post Marine scientists have discovered a massive new plume of what they believe to be oil deep beneath the Gulf of Mexico, stretching 22 miles from the leaking wellhead northeast toward [...]

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Obama Finally Calls Press Conference After Charges of Failure to Lead Mount

By |May 27th, 2010|

BREAKING (10:29 am): First head rolls... Elizabeth Birnbaum fired as director of the U.S. Minerals Management Service, sources tell AP. --Updated: "Top kill" reportedly working-- He blew it. Obama faces a meltdown akin to the unraveling of his predecessor, George W. Bush. A press conference and a visit to the region are simply too little [...]

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Joe Sestak Didn’t Offer Himself the Job

By |May 26th, 2010|

In the heat of a rough primary campaign Joe Sestak said he was offered a job by the White House. Contrary to Joe Scarborough's statements, Sestak never said specifically what job. But his primary political gamesmanship is now coming back to haunt him. No doubt Ed Rendell is enjoying this after his machine was humiliated [...]

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Tweet of the Day: Courting Bibi

By |May 26th, 2010|

The Obama administration, through Mr. Emanuel, is now working overtime to court Prime Minister Netanyahu. Via Haaretz: White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel on Wednesday invited Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to Washington for talks with the U.S. President Obama on regional peace and security. "On behalf of the President I am happy to extend [...]

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Making More Independents Every Day

By |May 26th, 2010|

via CBS It hit on "Morning Joe" this a.m. that on day 36 of the BP blowout, Obama's EPA chief Lisa Jackson decided it might not be a good idea to go to a New York fundraiser while the Gulf Coast is being coated in oil. It hadn't occurred to her or the Administration before [...]

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BP Did the Gulf Well on the Cheap and had Warnings BLOWOUT was Coming

By |May 26th, 2010|

Now The Daily Beast has obtained a document-displayed below-that goes to the heart of BP procedures, demonstrating that before the company's previous major disaster-at a moment when the oil giant could choose between cost-savings and greater safety-it selected cost-savings. And BP chose to illustrate that choice, without irony, by invoking the classic Three Little Pigs [...]

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‘Comprehensive Plan’ or Preemptive Election Year Strategy?

By |May 25th, 2010|

National Guard to the border: "As part of his comprehensive plan to secure the Southwest border, President Obama will request $500 million in supplemental funds for enhanced border protection and law enforcement activities," an administration official said Tuesday. "The president will also deploy up to an additional, requirements-based 1,200 National Guard troops to the border [...]

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If Obama was a Republican He’d have Been Roasted by Now

By |May 25th, 2010|

BREAKING (2:50 PM)... Crisis of competence forces Pres. Obama to fly to Gulf Coast on Friday before Memorial Day vacation. "I don't know what was approved and not approved. I only know what I read in the papers." - Dr. Steven Chu What does it tell you if BP hasn't learned anything about cleaning up [...]

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DADT Compromise: Not a Full Repeal Yet

By |May 25th, 2010|

Don't pop the champagne yet. After 16 months and counting in office, the deal on language is one thing. Let's also not pretend that this couldn't have been started last year. But to completely repeal DADT takes an of Congress, which there is no evidence can pass with a Democratic majority, let alone after Democrats [...]

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