Saturday, January 16, 2010 12:41
Bill Can Pass Senate With 51 Votes, Van Hollen Says Even if Democrats
lose the Jan. 19 special election to pick a new Massachusetts senator,
Congress may still pass a health-care overhaul by using a process called
reconciliation, a top House Democrat said.
Attacks Second Amendment In a lecture at
the University School of Law on October 27, 2007, Obama’s administrator
of the White House Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs emphatically
stated that you do not have a right to own firearms.
Morgan reports big jump in profits
Banking giant JP Morgan Chase reported on Friday a big jump in net profit
to 3.27 billion dollars in the fourth quarter of 2009, highlighting
renewed health in the troubled sector.
Charles Manson could beat him now'
One year after his election, Barack Obama's approval rating is lower
at this stage than for any US president since Eisenhower. So why
has the optimism surrounding his victory disappeared so suddenly?
Hacked Voting Systems to be Used in MA Special Election for the
Next Tuesday's Special Election for the U.S. Senate seat in Massachusetts
looks to be coming down to the wire. Surprising pundits in what
had previously been thought to be a cakewalk for State Attorney
General Martha Coakley, the Democratic candidate hoping to fill
the seat of the late Senator Ted Kennedy, Republican state Senator
Scott Brown has come on strong in the final days of the campaign.
Economy Is No Joke
Watching the world's leaders stumble their way through the economic
crisis, it often feels as if political success and economic understanding
are mutually exclusive.
Security: The Big Fraud
The handwringing about the would-be Christmas Day airplane bomber
and the politicians' tiresome declarations that it will never happen
again miss the point: As long as the U.S. government pursues its
imperial program of invasion, regime change, occupation, and sponsorship
of corrupt governments in the Muslim world, Americans will be targets
for avengers. This does not excuse the killing of innocents -- it
merely points out an inevitable chain of events.