White House, Holder responds to Rand Paul after #RandStand: ‘The answer is no’ Attorney General Eric Holder wrote Sen. Rand Paul,R-Ky., to confirm that President Obama does not have the authority to kill an American on U.S. soil in a non-combat situation, Obama’s spokesman announced today. White House Press Secretary Jay Carney quoted from the […]
OBAMA’S BUDGET AGAIN REJECTED BY EVERY DEMOCRAT, REPUBLICAN AND INDEPENDENT IN THE SENATE 0-99: Obama’s FY2013 Budget Gets ZERO Votes In The Senate Today, The Senate Unanimously Rejected President Obama’s Budget. (S.Con.Res.41, Roll Call Vote #97, Motion To Proceed Rejected 0-99, 5/16/12) For The Second Year In A Row, Obama’s Budget Has Failed To Receive […]
No Martyr Funeral for Bin Laden, He was Buried at Sea Osama bin Laden Is Buried at Sea American officials said that Osama bin Laden, who was killed in a firefight with United States forces in Pakistan on Sunday, was taken to Afghanistan, and later buried at sea. Read More: http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/02/world/asia/osama-bin-laden-is-killed.html?hp&emc=na
House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on $39 billion in spending cuts to avert a government shutdown. “We fought to keep government spending down because it really will create a better environment for job creation,” said Speaker John Boehner (Ohio) at a press conference announcing the deal late Friday night. Boehner said a […]
A polling information center has concluded the surprise primary victory for Alvin Greene was not a GOP plot, but a completely random outcome based on an election in which both candidates were unknown. “I don’t see any evidence of GOP chicanery,” said Tom Jensen, the director of Public Policy Polling. Rep. Jim Clyburn has called […]
Despite President Obama’s claim that he sees no congressional appetite to address immigration reform this midterm election year, there’s more convincing evidence this week that Americans want it. No White House administration wants to admit that it governs by polls. And this one hasn’t. For more than a year now polls have shown the top […]
Many of us in the micro-blogging world have come to a standstill. I got my cup of coffee, lit up a cigarette, and went to my favorite rss feeds to see what the releavent political news of the day would be.