Shhhh…. Obama Plans To Run In 2012

Politico and Huffington Post are both reporting that President Barack Obama (R-IL)  will file registration papers with the Federal Election Committee next week. Sources state that Obama could raise a whopping billion dollars.  Amazing how politics has become a huge part of the American economy, making us stop and question whether “consumerism” President or American […]

Obama to make 15 recess appointments

It was announced Saturday that President Obama will make 15 recess appointments to 15 nominees who are still awaiting confirmation by the Senate. “The United States Senate has the responsibility to approve or disapprove of my nominees,” Obama said in a written statement The appointments will be going out to the following people. – Source […]

Is a reconciliation showdown ahead??

The current talk on the wire is that a reconciliation showdown is looming ahead. What will this mean for the vote and what will the spin train drop off at the door? Washington (CNN) — With the health care summit showing no sign of getting either side to budge, lawmakers are staking out positions in […]

Must Read Blogs and Op-Ed’s — November 2, 2009

The great thing about getting sick is that you not only experience natures weight loss program, but you get to geek all day about subjects that interest you.  Since, Simon and I both have regular day jobs, and our political ideas of giving government back to the people rather than ideologues we do this in […]

Obama: Iran Has Secret Facility

PITTSBURGH – President Barack Obama and the leaders of France and Britain will demand Friday that Iranopen to international inspectors a secret nuclear facility it has tried to hide from the world for years, a seniorWhite House official told The Associated Press. The three leaders — Obama, British Prime Minister Gordon Brown and French President Nicolas Sarkozy — will open […]

Obama and Rudd get down to Business

Obama, Rudd get down to business January 28, 2009 – 11:46AM Pickign up the phone … Barack Obama has called Kevin Rudd. Photo: AP Advertisement Prime Minister Kevin Rudd discussed the global economic crisis and the need for coordinated action in a phone conversation today with new US President Barack Obama. It is the first […]

World Reaction to Obama Inauguration

From Sydney to Kenya, the world watches on as Obama is made the 44th President of th United States, in what hopes to be a new era.

Senate to vote Thursday on rest of bailout

” (CNN) — The Senate will vote Thursday on whether the second half of the $700 billion financial rescue package is released, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said late Wednesday. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout funds. Barack Obama is facing bipartisan opposition to his plans for the bailout […]

Must Read Op-Ed’s — October 16, 2006

Joe the Plumber was the clear winner of the debate last night.   Whether or not he will cast his vote for Barack Obama or John McCain remains to be seen, however the issues that were of concern to Joe were splattered all over the opinion pages today included in the WSJ.    However, as Chuck Todd has […]

McCain Obama battle turns into comedy routine

From CNN.com: U.S. presidential candidates John McCain and Barack Obama swapped campaign jabs for self-deprecating jokes at a charity dinner Thursday, McCain saying he had replaced his team of senior advisers with “Joe the Plumber” while Obama claimed his own “greatest strength would be my humility.” Embedded video from CNN Video Embedded video from CNN […]