Wednesday, June 23, 2010
"WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama ousted Gen. Stanley McChrystal as the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan on Wednesday, saying his scathing published remarks about administration officials undermined civilian control of the military and eroded trust on the president's war team."
"'Once again, our government resource agencies, which are intended to protect us, are now leaving us vulnerable to the destruction of our coastline and marshes by the impending oil,' Nungesser wrote to Obama. 'Furthermore, with the threat of hurricanes or tropical storms, we are being put at an increased risk for devastation to our area from the intrusion of oil."
Tuesday, June 22, 2010
"Apart from Yon, however, many conservatives have been troubled by the prosecution of this war in accordance with demands from the left and from media, and complaints about the dilution of the Rules of Engagement have been vocal in some quarters. Troop deaths rose sharply this year in Afghanistan, but national media, sympathetic to Obama, rarely make note of that. When President George W. Bush was in office, however, troop deaths were noted daily and above the fold."
"WASHINGTON -- A furious President Barack Obama weighed whether to fire his Afghan war commander at a perilous time in the conflict as he summoned Gen. Stanley McChrystal to Washington to explain disparaging comments about his political masters."
Wednesday, June 09, 2010
Thursday, June 03, 2010
Interesting You know that job offer Obama said Reagan made to get a candidate to drop out of a race? WH might want to check the facts before spouting off....
But the Reagan White House official involved tells ABC News that that's not true, and he’s supported by press accounts at the time.
Colorado senate candidate Andrew Romanoff has confirmed that the White House offered him not one, not two, but three separate jobs in government to drop out of the primary race against the incumbent Michael Bennett."
Tuesday, May 04, 2010
The world’s top-earning hedge fund managers have bankrolled almost exclusively Democratic campaigns.
The top 10 highest-paid hedge fund managers in 2009 have dished out campaign contributions almost only to Democrats.
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Monday, May 03, 2010
Most support Arizona’s impending immigration enforcement law and a solid 78 percent think the federal government should do more to keep illegal immigrants from getting into the U.S. where, Katie Couric noted in citing the new poll numbers, “hundreds of thousands of them now live in Arizona.” So, how did CBS take these hardly surprising findings? Couric fretted “many” of those illegals “no longer feel welcome.”
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Sunday, May 02, 2010
The violence "should show the rest of the country what we Arizonans have known for too long -- the unsecured border poses a very real and very immediate danger," said U.S. Rep. Ann Kirkpatrick, a Democrat whose district includes part of Pinal County.
But Republicans face criticism that much of their time in the minority has been spent opposing Democratic proposals. Boehner rejects that charge, saying his party offered ideas on the stimulus bill, the budget and health care.
"If you look over the course of the last 16 months, every time we've had to oppose our Democrat colleagues, we've offered what we thought was a better solution," he says
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