domingo, 31 de enero de 2010

Fox Cuts Away From ObamaGOP Conversation

President Obama held a candid, face-to-face conversation with House Republicans today at their annual retreat in Baltimore.

After Obama gave his remarks, he had to answer tough questions from Republican lawmakers about health care, the budget, taxes, and other issues. Although the riveting exchange lasted over an hour, both CNN and MSNBC aired the


Why Do The Poor Vote Against Themselves Again And Again

Dr David Runciman analyses why people often vote for parties that do not represent their economic interests, or that might even positively damage their financial or health prospects.


GOP Dismayed by Obamas Strong Performance at GOP retreat

House Republicans were fired up and ready to go for their conversation with President Obama at their annual retreat today...However, after Obamas strong performance, some Republicans are now regretting that decision.

Barack Obama, for an hour and a half, was able to refute every single Republican talking point used against him on the major issues.


Australian topless bathing ban urged [VIDEO]

A group of conservative politicians is making headway towards a ban on topless bathing on some of Australia's best known beaches.


sábado, 30 de enero de 2010

Birther Queen Orly Taitz Says Shes Mulling Run For Office

Taitz said on her blog this week that she is considering running for state office in California, either for Attorney General or Secretary of State, so she could sue Obama for his records.


US to Sell Missiles Ships Helicopters to Taiwan

The Pentagon announced the sale of the military hardware to Taiwan.

It is widely expected to anger China.


Cameras Roll As Obama Schools GOP

For roughly an hour and a half, Obama lectured GOP leaders and, in a protracted, nationally-televised question-and-answer session, deflected their policy critiques, corrected their misstatements and scolded them for playing petty politics.

So effective was the president that Fox News cut away from the broadcast 20 minutes before it ended.


PAPER Obama orders Justice to Move Terror Trial

White House officials have told the Justice Department to consider other venues for the 9/11 terror trial that was to be held in lower Manhattan, the Daily News has learned.


Scott Roeder convicted of first degree murder

A Kansas jury deliberated just minutes before announcing it reached a verdict in the murder trial of religious terrorist Scott Roeder


Congress probes Toyota recalls as impact spreads

Toyota Motor Corp faced scrutiny from Congress over its biggest ever safety recall as investors, suppliers and consumers weighed the impact of an unprecedented halt in U.S. production by the No.1 automaker.


viernes, 29 de enero de 2010

Obamas answer for America more of me NYPOSTcom

There's a story of an ex hausted tenor at La Scala who, facing repeated cries of "Encore" responded that he couldn't go on.

A man rose in the audience to say, "You'll keep singing until you get it"


JD Salinger has died at 91

Son says J.D.

Salinger, author of 'Catcher in the Rye,' has died at age 91.


Two activists executed in Iran

Iran executes two men held during the period of unrest that erupted after June's presidential poll, unconfirmed reports say.


Dont Worry Yet Very Big Correction Coming By Year End

Wall Street can quit worrying about a stock market correction�for now. Market forecaster Charles Nenner, who called the crash of 2008, says the recent pullback in U.S. stocks is not "what they call the big one." According to a combination of technical models and cycles he follows."Chances are that we'll see a very big correction" end of 2010


Tiananmen Squares dual meaning for tourists and natives

The daily flag-handling ceremony in the vast space is a stirring moment for Chinese tourists -- and a sometimes weird, unsettling one for foreigners.


Justice Alitos You lie moment

POLITICO's Kasie Hunt, who's in the House chamber, reports that Justice Samuel Alito mouthed the words "not true" when Obama criticized the Supreme Court's campaign finance decision.


Fortunes Top 100 Fastest Growing Companies Infographic

You might just be surprised by where some of your favorite -- and even your not-so-favorite -- companies ranked in 2009.


jueves, 28 de enero de 2010

Americas most overvalued cities

Most markets were overvalued four years ago.

No more. In the majority of markets now, homes sell at a discount to their fair market price.


Revealed ExCIA agent made up waterboarding details

As it turns out, retired CIA agent John Kiriakou has an active imagination, basically.


Obama to push for Dont Ask Dont Tell repeal in SOTU

President Barack Obama will ask Congress to repeal the military's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy during his State of the Union address on Wednesday night, news reports say.


Historian Howard Zinn Dies At Age 87

Howard Zinn, the Boston University historian and political activist who was an early opponent of US involvement in Vietnam and a leading faculty critic of BU president John Silber, died of a heart attack today in Santa Monica, Calif, where he was traveling, his family said.

He was 87.


France Is Banning The Burqa A Good Idea

On Tuesday, the French parliament called the burqa a challenge to national values, and backed the ban of the full Islamic veil from public places such as schools, hospitals, government offices and transport systems.

The 200 pages report, put together by a parliamentary committee, was made public on Tuesday.....


miércoles, 27 de enero de 2010

Congress Went to Denmark You Got the Bill CBSNews

CBS News exposed it -- a congressional junket to the climate summit in Copenhagen.

Now, find out how much it cost you, the taxpayer in Follow the Money.


The Way Forward on Health Care Reform 2010 Steve Benen

It is imperative for the country, the economy, the party, and the Obama presidency that Democrats resist the temptation to let this rare opportunity slip by.

The most effective path forward is also the most obvious . . .


Capitalisms woes cheered at World Socialist Forum

Leftists are pouring into town to rail against freewheeling capitalism during the World Social Forum, gleefully cheering the humbling of bankers and business titans by the global economic meltdown.

The 10-year-old conference is the left's counter to the World Economic Forum at Davos.


Breaking Man pulled from rubble two weeks after quake

A man was pulled from rubble in Haiti's capital on Tuesday, two weeks after a 7.0-magnitude earthquake leveled much of the city, officials said.


The World At Work PICS

As news stories look for signs of of the direction of economic indicators, photographs fill the wires of people working from all over.

Once more, I've collected some of these disparate photos over the past couple of months, composing another global portrait we humans at work around the world.


Iran a FullBlown Human Rights Crisis

The systematic and brutal targeting of demonstrators and government critics by security forces shows that the regime's crackdown is nothing but an attempt to silence voices of dissent


Ask Obama Questions And See His Answers on YouTube

Ask the President questions after the State of the Union.

What will you ask?


martes, 26 de enero de 2010

Chemical Ali executed in Iraq

Ali Hassan al-Majid, Saddam Hussein's notorious cousin known as Chemical Ali, is hanged for crimes against humanity in Iraq.


Details of Iraq whistleblowers suicide to be kept secret




Botox Terrorism It Might Kill You But Youll Look Great

In early 2006, a cosmetics trader named Rakhman began showing up at Russian salons hawking low-price Botox.

Officials now worry about an illegal factory in Chechnya churning out raw botulinum toxin, the key ingredient in the beauty drug and one of world's deadliest poisons. A speck of toxin smaller than a grain of sand can kill a 150-pound adult.

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Why VCs Should Take Their Own Advice

The way venture capital firms are structured makes it almost impossible for outsiders to see whats really going on inside those 1970s lodge-like Sand Hill Road offices.

A firm is nothing more than a collection of partnerships around certain funds that run for ten years or more.


ACLU We oppose making the Constitution optional

Four U.S.

Senators are pursuing legislation they believe would fix the "mistake" President Obama made with the man who allegedly failed to blow up a Christmas Day flight into Detroit. That "mistake" was treating him like a serious criminal, tossing him in jail and planning a trial.


India The New Land of Opportunity

Despite being all but irrelevant to the world economy just two decades ago, India has clearly become a force to be reckoned with on the global stage.

Continuing our series on growing economies, we'll look more closely at India's economic landscape.


lunes, 25 de enero de 2010

Bauer People on public assistance like stray animals

South Carolina Lt.

Gov. Andre Bauer, who is running for the Republican nomination for governor, has compared giving people government assistance to 'feeding stray animals.'


My Massachusetts District Didnt Learn A Thing

As I said during the campaign, If you like the way things are, by all means, vote for the incumbent� and dont complain.�

They did, so dont.


domingo, 24 de enero de 2010

AllStar Haiti Telethon Raises 57 Million So Far

"The public has set a new standard of giving for a relief telethon with 'Hope for Haiti Now,' and the donations continue to come in," Lisa Paulsen, president and CEO of the Entertainment Industry Foundation, said in a statement released Saturday.


UN climate change expert could be more errors in report

The Indian head of the UN climate change panel defended his position today
even as further errors were identified in the panel's assessment of
Himalayan glaciers.


sábado, 23 de enero de 2010

A Sign of Dark Days Ahead for the Democrats and MSNBC

The habitually ill-tempered Keith Olbermann was more splenetic than ever, excoriating Mr.

Brown as "an irresponsible, homophobic, racist, reactionary, ex nude model, tea bagging, supporter of violence against women, and against politicians with whom he disagrees. In any other time in our history, this man would have been laughed off the stage."


Obama Seen as AntiBusiness by 77 of US Investors

Jan. 22 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. investors overwhelmingly see
President Barack Obama as anti-business and question his ability
to manage a financial crisis, according to a Bloomberg survey.


The New Political Rumbling

Massachusetts may signal an end to old ways of political fighting.

Scott Brown strives to be a consensus builder.


Latin American leaders say US occupying Haiti

Venezuela, Bolivia and Nicaragua say the US is using the international relief operation in Haiti as a cover-up for a military takeover.


Grayson Fight now or kiss your country goodbye

Progressive firebrand Rep.

Alan Grayson eviscerated the Supreme Court ruling on campaing finance and urged action or we could be dealing with the "Congressman from Wal-Mart."


viernes, 22 de enero de 2010

Getting Paid to Play HighStakes Checking

How to get 4% interest on your checking account, without doing anything sneaky.


Simon Johnson Paul Volcker Prevails

Paul Volcker, legendary central banker turned radical reformer of our financial system, has won an important round ... will the White House have the courage of its convictions and really fight the big banks on this issue?


The 2010 Presidential Citizens Medal The White House

Now for the 2010 Citizen's Medal, the White House is opening up the process to include an exciting source of nominations: you. President Obama is inviting the American public to nominate candidates he should consider for the Presidential Citizens Medal -- truly making this an honor of, by, and for the American people.


Supreme Court DropKicks McCainFeingold Scores Victory for

This will be the worst week in modern history for the Democrat liberals in D.C.


Exclusive Kucinich shreds Dems for betraying promises

In an explosive interview, progressive champion Dennis Kucinich eviscerates Obama and Democrats for failing the American people on their promises of change.


jueves, 21 de enero de 2010

December wholesale prices edge up 02 percent Yahoo News

Inflation pressures at the wholesale level eased in December as a drop in energy prices offset a big jump in food costs.


Taxpayers take the IRS to court and actually win

It turns out that your chances of fighting the IRS in court -- and winning -- are actually better than getting hit by lightning (1 in 6,250), dying after a shark attack (9 in 152) or even having twins (3 in 100).

The National Taxpayer Advocate's office found that taxpayers won some portion or all of their cases roughly 14% of the time.


TSA Nominee Erroll Southers Withdraws

Erroll Southers, President Obama's nominee to lead the Transportation Security Administration, has withdrawn his name from consideration, a Senate aide confirmed Wednesday.


Jim Cramer vs Reality Is this guy EVER right

A few days ago, CNBC's financial guru predicts a huge surge in the stock market if Scott Brown wins the Mass. special election.

Was he right?


Police Lone Shooter Kills 8 In Central Virginia

Police were looking for a lone shooter who they said killed eight people Tuesday in central Virginia, then fled in the woods, violently resisting efforts to take him in and even nearly shooting down a police helicopter as it hovered over the area trying to flush him out.


miércoles, 20 de enero de 2010

New ABCWashPost Poll Shows 8 in 10 Favor Medical Marijuana

81 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana for medical use and nearly half favor decriminalizing the drug more generally, both far higher than a decade ago.


Tornado warning issued for parts of Los Angeles

The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for the South Los Angeles, Long Beach and Whittier areas as a powerful new storm moves ashore.


Republican Brown wins Massachusetts Senate seat

Striving for an epic upset in liberal Massachusetts, Republican Scott Brown pushed ahead of Democrat Martha Coakley on Tuesday in a U.S.

Senate election that became a referendum on President Barack Obama's health care overhaul and his first year.


Harnessing the Power of Shame to Lower Your Energy Bill

An innovative startup believes the way to lower energy bills and solving the climate crisis can be accomplished with two small tools: No. 10 envelopes and smiley faces.



martes, 19 de enero de 2010

Billionaire Pinera wins Chile presidency in first rightwing

Billionaire Sebastian Pinera won Chile's presidential election Sunday in the country's first democratic election of a right-wing ruler in 52 years.


Daily Kos RedState trying to jam Coakley phone banks

RedState just posted a list of phone banks for Martha Coakley--and several posters there are suggesting they jam them, a la the New Hampshire Senate election in 2002.


Justice Dept will review ComcastNBCUniversal takeover deal

The Department of Justice, in a major antitrust review for the Obama administration, will join the Federal Communications Commission in reviewing Comcast Corp.'s deal to take control of General Electric Co.'s NBC Universal.

The decision settles a tug of war between the department and the Federal Trade Commission.


Spitting Cobra Cannon Cockers on the Battlefield [PICS]

There is no exaggeration saying that an Excaliber round could destroy a parked car 20 miles away on the 1st shot. The accuracy is incredible & could be fired on from a mountain higher than the summit of Mt Everest. Aircraft & missles have range & other profound advantages, yet on a tactical battlefield these guns are like a force of nature.


Kid Hired High School Classmate to Kill His Mom

On November 25, 43-year-old mom Tabassum Kham was stabbed to death in her Houston apartment.

Police suspicion soon turned to her son, 18-year-old high school student Danish Minhas. He claimed he was out all the night when his mother was killed.


lunes, 18 de enero de 2010

What Would Martin Luther King Say

As we celebarte Martin Luther King Day, let's reflect on what the cilvil rights leader might say about the devastating earthquake in Haiti as well as both the positive efforts and negative comments that followed in its wake.


domingo, 17 de enero de 2010

Please Help The People of Haiti

The earthquake in Haiti is being reported as the worst disaster of its kind in history.

There is a severe lack of food, water, medical supplies and resources on the ground. Right now, the best way to provide assistance is to donate money directly...Here are some resources to help out.


African Immigrants in Italy Slave Labor for the Mafia

Recent riots by Africans in southern Italy have exposed a brutal Mafia-run labor system in which migrants work long days for little pay and fear for their lives.


Senate Can Pass Health With 51 Votes Van Hollen Says

Even if Democrats lose the special
election to pick a new Massachusetts senator Tuesday, Congress
may still pass health-care overhaul through a process called
reconciliation, a top House Democrat said.


David Axelrod What Karl Rove got wrong on the US deficit

His claim about Barack Obama and the national debt is breathtakingly free of facts.


Massachusetts Bottom has fallen out of Coakleys polls D

Here in Massachusetts, as well as in Washington, a growing sense of gloom is setting in among Democrats about the fortunes of Democratic Senate candidate Martha Coakley.


sábado, 16 de enero de 2010

Haitis Earthquake CloseUp interactive

Two images, before and after.

Zoom in to view the decimation in Port-au-Prince, including its cathedral and shantytowns


Roger Eberts open letter to Rush Limbaugh

Ebert responds to Rush Limbaugh's insinuation that Barack Obama would steal money donated by Americans to help out the people of Haiti.


Obama to Campaign for Coakley in Massachusetts

Obama will campaign in Massachusetts this weekend for Martha Coakley in a bid to save Kennedy's former Senate seat -- and with it the Democrats' filibuster-proof majority.


US May Face Steep Tab in Haiti Rebuilding

President Obama has offered Haiti the United States' 'full support' after the island nation suffered an epic earthquake.

What he did not mention is America's generosity may come with a hefty price tag to U.S. taxpayers as the deficit mushrooms from the cost of wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


First US military aid reaches quakestricken Haiti

With the first of its flights touching down in earthquake-devastated Haiti late Wednesday afternoon, the U.S. began deploying military planes, ships and ground troops to the Caribbean nation.


viernes, 15 de enero de 2010

Researchers identify command servers behind Google attack

VeriSign iDefense researchers have identified the source of the recent cyber-assault against Google and have found the command-and-control servers that were used to orchestrate the attack.


Google vs China A chance for Yahoo and Bing

Could Yahoo! and Bing benefit from Google's China exit?


Go to Hell Pat Robertson Haiti Needs Help Not Stupidity

Your 'theological' nonsense is revolting.

Don't speak for Haiti, and don't speak for God. You never had much credibility -- but now it is all gone.


Former Chief UN Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Nabbed in T

Former Chief U.N.

Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter Nabbed in Teen Sex Sting, Former Chief United Nations Weapons Inspector Scott Ritter was arrested in a Pennsylvania sex sting in November on a litany of charges involving a lewd Internet conversation with a person he thought was a 15-year-old girl.


jueves, 14 de enero de 2010

CocaCola Fund Donating 1M to Haiti Relief Effort

CEO Muhtar Kent told the company's 92,000 employees in an e-mail Wednesday the Atlanta-based company is also checking on the safety of the 850 people who work for its bottler there.

Three Coca-Cola employees who happened to be in Haiti during the earthquake Tuesday were safe and have since gone to the Dominican Republic, the company said.


Guerilla Marketing 22 Ads from Bizarre to Brilliant PICS

Guerilla marketing is about using a small budget for big results.

Some guerilla ad campaigns are completely waged on the social media front. Others are creatively brilliant, while still others are simply strange. Here are guerilla marketing campaigns, 22 ads from bizarre to brilliant.


Haitian Ambassador We Had Been Expecting This Catastrophe

The poorly built homes, buildings and roads of Haiti were no match for the 7 magnitude quake that hit the country Tuesday afternoon.

Speaking to CNN En Espanol, the Haitian Ambassador to the US expressed that such as catastrophe "had been expected."


eMusic Inks Deal With Warner Music Adds 10000 Albums

eMusic, the popular subscription-based music service, just announced that it has signed a deal with Warner Music, the world's third-largest music company.


miércoles, 13 de enero de 2010

7 Ways to Make Money Without Actually Having a Job

Job market got you down? If applying to real-person jobs isn't landing you the position you want, it may be time to try something different.


Its not Ted Kennedys seat Its the peoples seat

The policy differences between Democrat Martha Coakley and Republican Scott Brown were as clear during last nights debate as they have been throughout this short special-election campaign.


Bomb hits gas line in Russias south

A bomb destroyed part of a main gas pipeline in Russia's Muslim region of Dagestan, but supply disruptions are expected to be minimal, the regional division of Gazprom said.||"Unknown people blew up the...


Illuminas Cheap New Gene Machine

A new DNA reader could turbocharge research into cancer and autism.

The biotech company Illumina is introducing a new machine that it says will decode a person's DNA in one week using $10,000 worth of materials--five times cheaper than any other competing gadget on the market.


Official Google Blog A new approach to China

After discovering a major security breach from hackers in China that sought to steal info on Chinese and international human rights activists, Google says it will stop self-censoring content in Chinese Google searches.

Too bad the realization comes after they supported the Communist Party's censorship for years.


martes, 12 de enero de 2010

Authors McCain aides worried Palin was mentally unstable

A book due out this week by political journalists John Heilemann and Mark Halperin has all the right politicos sweating and backpedaling, from John McCain to the Senate majority leader, and even Bill and Hillary Clinton.

But it's former lawmaker Sarah Palin who takes it on the nose. -=W/ VIDEO=-


BBC News UKs Ashton seeks more credible EU

The EU is now in a position to assume a "stronger, more credible role in the world," the nominee for the EU's top foreign policy post says.


Weddings by the Numbers [infograph]

The wedding industry brings in over $71,795,327,100 annually�.yes, thats $71 billion! Have you ever wondered how that breaks down and where you fall within the norm?


Never Leave Home 9 Businesses You Can Start in Your Pajamas

Being your own boss has plenty of perks.

And working from the comfort of your living room only sweetens the deal. A look at some of the hottest industries for home-based businesses -- and the entrepreneurs who have found success in them.


lunes, 11 de enero de 2010

Political Apocalypse Coming GOP Guns for Palin

Palin's most powerful nemesis, McCain/Palin campaign strategist Steve Schmidt, will soon return the fire Palin unloaded on him from her book, %u201CGoing Rogue%u201D.

Operation Palin Apocalypse officially commences Sunday night when Schmidt appears on 60 minutes. The only question remaining is how low will they go? This is the GOP after all. The pa


Sunday Mirror Journalist Rupert Hamer Killed in Afghanistan

British newspaper's defence correspondent killed and one of its photographers severely injured by roadside bomb in Helmand province.


China overtakes Germany as worlds largest exporter

China's exports rose 17.7% in December, state media has reported, suggesting the country has overtaken Germany as the world's largest exporter.


domingo, 10 de enero de 2010

GM winding down Saab operations

General Motors begins the process to close Swedish carmaker Saab, but says it is continuing efforts to find a buyer.


65 earthquake near Eureka Calif snaps power lines

A strong earthquake, estimated magnitude 6.5, rocked the Eureka, Calif., area this afternoon, snapping power lines, toppling televisions, disrupting power throughout the region and forcing the evacuation of at least one mall.

The earthquake was centered under the Pacific Ocean...


GOP Congressman Deport all Iranians no really

The National Iranian American Council is on high alert after a South Carolina Congressman announced this week that he will introduce legislation that would require the deportation of all Iranians living in America.


US Officials Hid Truth About Immigrant Deaths in Jail

Silence has long shrouded the men and women who die in the nations immigration jails.

For years, they went uncounted and unnamed in the public record. Even in 2008, when The New York Times obtained and published a federal government list of such deaths, few facts were available about who these people were and how they died.


Rare US Coin fetches 3737500

A rare 1913 U.S. coin once owned by an Egyptian king and later featured in a famous U.S.

TV detective series was sold for more than $3.7 million (2.3 million pounds) in a public auction in Florida, the auctioneers said on Friday.


Rudy Giuliani Okay Fine 911 Happened Under Bush

Rudy Giuliani appeared on CNN this afternoon in an attempt to explain what he meant when he claimed that no domestic terrorist attacks happened under President George W.



Nigeria Chevron pipeline attacked in Niger Delta

Gunmen attacked a Chevron Corp. oil pipeline in Nigeria's restive Niger Delta, causing an unknown amount of damage, a government spokesman said Saturday.


sábado, 9 de enero de 2010

Conservatives Finish 2009 as No 1 Ideological Group

The increased conservatism among Americans last June persisted throughout the year, so that the year-end political ideology figures confirm Gallup's initial reporting: conservatives (40%) outnumbered both moderates (36%) and liberals (21%) in 2009.


Al Qaeda claims responsibility for CIA attack CNNcom

Al Qaeda has claimed responsibility for the suicide bombing in Afghanistan last month that killed seven CIA employees and contractors and a Jordanian military officer, according to a statement posted on Islamist Web sites.


Rudy Gets Amnesia No Terror Under Bush 1 Attack underObama

Rudy Giuliani, the man who was mayor of New York City during the 9/11 attacks, appeared on Good Morning America today to say President Obama should take lessons from former President George W.

Bush on how to prevent a terrorist attack. "We had no domestic attacks under Bush. We've had one under Obama,"


Cell Phone Mismanagement Costs Oregon Taxpayers 588000

We know you're not surprised, but we thought you'd like to know.


viernes, 8 de enero de 2010

Why do affluent young men become suicide bombers

Matt Frei, presenter of BBC World News America, asks what motivates affluent youngsters to turn into suicide bombers.


EU nations divided on use of airport body scanners

European nations were sharply divided Thursday over the need to install full-body scanners at European airports, with some EU members playing down the need for beefed-up security measures.


New York Fed Told AIG to Limit Backdoor Bailout Disclosure

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York, then led by Timothy Geithner, told American International Group Inc. to withhold details from the public about the bailed-out insurers payments to banks during the depths of the financial crisis, e-mails between the company and its regulator show. ...


The Exile NewsPaper Story on YSR Mysterious Helicopter Crash

What does the mysterious helicopter crash that killed one of Indias most popular politicians have to do with White House economic czar Larry Summers?


American intelligence and fortunetelling

Hot on the heels of what President Barack Obama called a potentially disastrous screw-up by the civilian intelligence community, here comes a devastating report on shortcomings of military intelligence in Afghanistan.


jueves, 7 de enero de 2010

Chicago police drop entrance exam to boost minority hiring

The Chicago Police Department is seriously considering scrapping the police entrance exam, sources tell Fran Spielman.

Dropping the exam would bolster minority hiring and avert legal battles, according to one source, while others confirm that the exam could be scrapped to open the process to as many people as possible.


The CSpan Lie See Eight Clips of Obama Promising Televised

"One of my jobs as President will be to guide this process..." All 8 clips.


ExNM Governor to Speak at Pot Gala

Organizers of a marijuana-legalization fundraiser in Washington say former New Mexico Gov.

Gary Johnson will appear along with comedy legends Cheech and Chong.


Dozens hurt in EgyptGaza clashes

Egyptian security forces clash with activists seeking to take a convoy of trucks carrying relief supplies to Gaza.


miércoles, 6 de enero de 2010

US reopens embassy in Yemen

The U.S.

Embassy in Yemen, which was closed over the weekend due to security concerns, reopened Tuesday.


Shocker Sen Byron Dorgan DND Announces Retirement


Byron Dorgan (D-N.D.) announced this evening that hes retiring at the end of his term, a shocking development that threatens Democratic control of his Senate seat next year.Dorgan was up for re-election in 2010, but the third-term senator wasn't facing any strong Republican opposition-- but was facing the growing possibility of a serious...


TSA Arrests ExGreen Beret for Not Revealing His Salary

Airport security is a big deal these days.

But since when has reporting your income been a matter of national security?

Michael Yon is an ex-Green Beret turned war correspondent who's spent much of the past four years covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.


Will New Airport Body Scanners Stop Future Terror Attacks

Britain and the Netherlands are pushing ahead with plans to install full-body scanners at airports to thwart terrorist attacks.

But critics say the machines may not be effective and are a violation of privacy


Steele GOP screwed up after Reagan wont win in 2010

In a TV interview Monday, Steele said the party won't be regaining control of Congress in the mid-term elections this year.

And if there's a reason for that, it's that the Republicans "screwed up" after Ronald Reagan left office.


martes, 5 de enero de 2010

NWord Sign Dogs WouldBe Tea Party Leader

Dale Robertson, a Tea Party activist who operates, is getting stung for an old photo taken at the Feb. 27, 2009 Tea Party in Houston in which he holds a sign reading Congress = Slaveowner, Taxpayer = Niggar.

After the ResistNet listerv promoted Liberty Concerts to be held by, a source passed [...]


Rep Grayson Is Satan Doing The Intro To Dick Cheneys Book

From MSNBC's "Ed Show": Democratic Congressman Rep.

Alan Grayson: Is Satan Doing The Intro To Dick Cheney's Book? - 01/04/10


US suspect in Pakistan defends jihad plans

One of five Americans detained in Pakistan said their aim was to go to Afghanistan to wage jihad against Western forces, defending their intention as justified under Islam.


After US Evangelicals Visit Uganda Considers Death for Ga

Human rights advocates say a conference with three Americans helped set the stage for a bill to execute homosexuals.

Great. now a piece of fiction is used to justify murdering of human beings.


Train Crashes Into Hotel At Helsinki Railway Station

An intercity train carriage has barged through a platform crashing into the hallway of a hotel at Helsinki Railway station.


Iranian protester We are not radicals not against Islam

Since June, he has been among thousands to take to the streets of Tehran in support of reform for his country.


lunes, 4 de enero de 2010

IRONY ALERT Rush Limbaugh Touts Socialist Health Care

Yes, Rush.

That's the point! American medicine is superb-for those who can get it. And, in Hawaii, no one gets special treatment, because everyone can get it. Hawaii has had nearly-universal employer-mandated health insurance since 1974.


Worlds tallest building set to open in Dubai

The world's tallest building opens in Dubai on Monday, after being completed during a property crash in the global downturn.


Pictures of the year 2009 Telegraph photographers

Telegraph photographers choose their favourite pictures of the year.


White House Adviser Briefed in October on Underwear Bomb Tec

White House counterterrorism adviser John Brennan was briefed in October on an assassination attempt by Al Qaeda that investigators now believe used the same underwear bombing technique as the Nigerian suspect who tried to blow up Northwest Airlines Flight 253 on Christmas Day, U.S. intelligence and administration officials tell NEWSWEEK.


Official Army history finds Bush admin hamstrung troops

Now outside of government, members of the George W.

Bush administration are desperate to polish their turbulent legacy. However, a history of "Operation Enduring Freedom" being prepared by the Army would seem to contradict their version of the war on Afghanistan.


domingo, 3 de enero de 2010

Fox News spent weeks promoting Tea Party Express scam

The political action committee that organized the Tea Party Express ("Our Country Deserves Better PAC") funneled almost two-thirds of its spending back to the political consulting firm from which it was spawned.

More than $850,000 of the money the "grassroots" PAC collected went to the firm of GOP political operatives who ran it.


Irish atheists challenge new blasphemy laws

Secular campaigners publish series of anti-religious quotes and say they will challenge law if charged with blasphemy


sábado, 2 de enero de 2010

Underwear Bombers Alarming Last Phone Call

The accused "underwear bomber" made a dramatic final call to his father that he found so alarming, the father approached Nigerian officials who took him directly to the CIA's station chief in the Nigerian capital, sources told ABC News.


Flight 253 passenger Kurt Haskell tells his story

Today is the second worst day of my life after 12-25-09.

Today is the day that I realized that my own country is lying to me and all of my fellow Americans. Let me explain.


Police Suicide bombing kills 75 in NW Pakistan Yahoo New

A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-packed vehicle in a crowd of people watching a volleyball tournament Friday in northwest Pakistan, killing 75 people in the deadliest attack in the country in more than two months.


viernes, 1 de enero de 2010

13 AGs threaten suit over health care Breaking News

Republican attorneys general in 13 states say congressional leaders must remove Nebraska's political deal from the federal health care reform bill or face legal action, according to a letter provided to The Associated Press Wednesday.


Stocks falter at the end of an up year

The Dow (INDU) lost 120 pts, or 1.1%, after ending the previous session at the highest point since Oct. 1, 2008.

The S&P 500 index (SPX) fell 11 points, or 1%, after ending the previous session just short of a 15-month high. The Nasdaq (COMP) shed 22 points, or 1%, and ended the previous session at the highest point since Oct. 3, 2008.


Obama Readying Immigration Overhaul Despite Political Risks

The punishing battle over healthcare is still unresolved, but the Obama administration is quietly laying plans to take up another issue that could generate even more controversy and political division--a major overhaul of the nation's immigration system.


Barack Obama gets an F for protecting Americans

There is no more solemn duty for an American��commander-in-chief than the martialling of "all elements of American power" - the phrase Obama himself used on Monday - to protect the people of the United States.

In that key respect, Obama failed on Christmas Day, just as President George W.


Dutch to use full body scans for US flights

The Netherlands said Wednesday it will begin using full body scanners on all passengers taking flights to the United States, following the attempted terrorist attack on a U.S.-bound flight on Christmas Day.