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White House Press Briefing – Nov. 29, 2012

White House Press Briefing – Nov. 29, 2012

PRESS BRIEFING BY PRESS SECRETARY JAY CARNEY James S. Brady Press Briefing Room 1:15 P.M. EST MR. CARNEY:  I’m sorry, Mr. Knoller, did you have a request?   Q    You bet.  (Laughter.)  Any chance your briefing might be interrupted by a joint appearance?   MR. CARNEY:  Uhh — no.  (Laughter.)   Q    Why not the historical record, seriously — I mean, to view them together?  We’ve seen other Presidents and […]

Susan Rice has Major Financial Stake in Keystone XL Pipeline

Susan Rice has Major Financial Stake in Keystone XL Pipeline

Don’t take the bait, it’s a trap to get the Right to approve her as Secretary of State.  Notice only the left is reporting this story. Susan Rice, the candidate believed to be favored by President Obama to become the next Secretary of State, holds significant investments in more than a dozen Canadian oil companies and banks that would stand to benefit from expansion of the North American tar sands […]

Class Warfare? Here is what Happens when you Tax the Rich

Class Warfare? Here is what Happens when you Tax the Rich

Two-thirds of millionaires left Britain to avoid 50% tax rate In the 2009-10 tax year, more than 16,000 people declared an annual income of more than £1 million to HM Revenue and Customs. This number fell to just 6,000 after Gordon Brown introduced the new 50p top rate of income tax shortly before the last general election. The figures have been seized upon by the Conservatives to claim that increasing […]

Strange Bedfellows Ron Paul, Kucinich take on Obama over drone strikes

Strange Bedfellows Ron Paul, Kucinich take on Obama over drone strikes

“nor shall any state deprive any person of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law” Democratic Ohio Rep. Dennis Kucinich, Republican Texas Rep. Ron Paul and Democratic New Jersey Rep. Rush Holt Jr. are challenging the Obama administration to release documents it uses to legally justify drone strikes overseas. If passed by Congress, their “resolution of inquiry” would require Attorney General Eric Holder to “transmit to the House […]

GOP Cave: Tax cuts Now, Spending cuts Later

GOP Cave: Tax cuts Now, Spending cuts Later

The Republicans in Congress are about to make a Reagan mistake…. Extending tax cuts for the middle class and believing Democrats will cut spending down the road.  The GOP is like Charlie Brown believing that Lucy will finally allow him to kick the football.   It will NEVER happen. Appears Republicans are not taking sound advice. Krauthammer: Any Republican Who Caves on Entitlements ‘Is a Fool’ On tonight’s Special Report, Charles […]

Feinstein: Transfer Gitmo detainees to US Prisons viable

Feinstein: Transfer Gitmo detainees to US Prisons viable

The Democratic chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence committee commissioned a federal report to identify prison facilities in the U.S. that are suitable for housing Guantanamo detainees, concluding the option is viable — despite congressional opposition to such a plan when the Obama administration proposed it. Sen. Dianne Feinstein’s renewed interest in the proposal first came to light Wednesday after Fox News turned up an internal Government Accountability Office document that […]