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Newt Gingrich top campaign staffers resign

Newt Gingrich top campaign staffers resign

While most politicos where looking to a New York Congressman to resign, other resignations were taking place.  Most of  the Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich top staffers resigned in Mass today  citing disagreements on how to move the campaign forward.  We know that former South Carolina GOP Leader Katon Dawson left and Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue just threw his support to Tim Pawlenty Newt Gingrich’s Republican presidential run was supposed to […]

Alabama Gov. Signs Country’s ‘Toughest’ Immigration Law

Alabama Gov. Signs Country’s ‘Toughest’ Immigration Law

Alabama vaulted past Arizona on Thursday with what is being called the most restrictive law in the nation against illegal immigration, requiring schools to find out if students are in the country lawfully and making it a crime to knowingly give an illegal immigrant a ride. Advocacy groups promised to challenge the sweeping measure, which like Arizona’s law also allows police to arrest anyone suspected of being an illegal immigrant […]

Study: Which States enjoy the Most freedom?  Freedom in the 50 States

Study: Which States enjoy the Most freedom? Freedom in the 50 States

A New study that ranks “Freedom” in the 5o states had some interesting conclusions.   Where does your state rank? States who enjoy the most freedom 1. New Hampshire 2. South Dakota 3. Indiana 4. Idaho 5. Missouri 6. Nevada 7. Colorado 8. Oregon 9. Virginia 10. North Dakota States with the least Freedom 40. Washington 41. Illinois 42. Ohio 43. Maryland 44. Alaska 45. Rhode Island 46. Massachusetts 47. Hawaii […]

Gotta love the Media – Weekly jobless claims “unexpectedly” rise

Gotta love the Media – Weekly jobless claims “unexpectedly” rise

Headlines on the major wires are  -”Weekly jobless claims unexpectedly rise”  what where they really expecting that Obama would pull a Rabbit out of his hat and the job market would have a Summer surge?  As HotAir an other blogs point out, the head line should be more like, “For the eighth week in a row, unemployment claims rise” The number of initial jobless claims remained in the 420K range, […]

Beyond the Pail! Wisconsin Union Protesters Disrupt Special Olympics

Beyond the Pail! Wisconsin Union Protesters Disrupt Special Olympics

Union Protestors think that walking around like Zombies at a Special Olympics event is proper and the right venue to for a protest of Scott Walker. [Madison, Wisc…] On Wednesday in Madison, protesters picketed and disrupted the Governor’s appearance at a Special Olympics ceremony outside the State Capitol. As the event kicked off, the University of Wisconsin marching band played and Bucky Badger danced and hammed it up with the […]

President Obama Schedule Thursday, June 9, 2011

President Obama Schedule Thursday, June 9, 2011

DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR THURSDAY, JUNE 9, 2011 In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. In the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with President Ali Bongo Ondimba of Gabon in the Oval Office. The two Presidents will discuss strategic regional and bilateral topics of mutual […]