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REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT COMMEMORATING MEMORIAL DAY Memorial Amphitheater Arlington National Cemetery Arlington, Virginia 11:39 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Thank you very much. Please be seated. Good morning, everybody. Thank you, Secretary Panetta, for your introduction and for your incredible service to our country. To General Dempsey, Major General Linnington, Kathryn Condon, Chaplain Berry, all of you who are here today -- active duty, veterans, family and friends of the fallen -- thank you for allowing me the privilege of joining you in this sacred place to commemorate Memorial Day. These 600 acres are home to Americans from every part of the country who gave their lives in every corner of the globe. When a revolution needed [...]
A Defiant Weiner put out another statement Thursday stating he will NOT Resign. Reports that he would resign Thursday came with a second statement from his office that says he will not step down and will be getting back to work on issues important to those in his district. A Marist poll by Weiners own constituents say he should not resign by a slim majority. CNN is reporting that Privately colleagues are recommending that he resign quickly. It was reported that Weiners wife, Huma Abedin, is Pregnant adding to the family stress level. Ironically Huma is with Secretary of State Clinton on Business who can probably help console Adedin during this time. Democrat colleagues urging Weiner to resign ‘to preserve his own dignity’ A Democratic lawmaker familiar with discussions [...]
PHOTO: Palin on the back of a motorcycle via PHOTO: Palin on the back of a motorcycle – CNN Political Ticker - CNN.com Blogs.
Mitt Romney raised $10.25 million today "after bringing together his network of wealthy donors to dial for dollars in a city with no shortage of them. It's a hefty one-day total that Romney's team hopes will show his strength in the emerging GOP field," the AP reports. via Romney Raises More Than $10 Million in a Day.
AFL-CIO’s Trumka Talks to the White House Every Day, Obama hasn’t met with some members of his own cabinet.
I wonder who is more important to Obama, Union Business or Government Business. The old saw is you make time for the important things or people in you life. Obama or Someone at the White House Speaks with AFL-CIO president everyday and meets with him twice a week. Another report says that the President hasn't met with members of his own cabinet in his first two years in Office. AFL-CIO’s Trumka Talks to the White House Every Day, Visits Twice a Week?! Notice the smug way he leans back and drapes his arms over the chairs. Of course he doesn’t say he talks to the President every day, only to someone in the White House. Still, is he really there a couple times a week every week? If so, that should be a national news story. Is anyone in the press corps going to ask [...]
The Story of the Egyptian Revolution One week ago, Egypt was a stable authoritarian regime, prospects of change were minimal and every expert in Washington would have betted on the endurance of its regime. Today, Egypt is in a state of chaos. The regime, even after using its mightiest sword is not able to control the country and the streets of Egypt are in a state of utter lawlessness. As the world stands in awe, confusion, and worry at the unfolding events, perhaps it is important to write the evolving story that is happening in Egypt before any reflections can be made on them. Contrary to pundits, it turns out that the Egyptian regime was neither stable nor secure. The lack of its stability is not a reflection of its weakness or lack of a resolve to oppress. It is a reflection of its [...]