While Legislators Make Sausage, Reid Makes Fudge

You’ve heard the saying that making legislation is a lot like making sausage. Well according to Jordan Fabain of The Hill at Blog Briefing Room, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) has been accused of making fudge, as in “fudging” a quote in his autobiography. As Fabian’s blog posting notes, it’s a case of he…

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Rest Easy, He Gets A Memo Every Week

On Monday we noted Obama had only talked to General Stanley McChrystal once since assuming command in Afghanistan. Now Jordyn Phelps at ABC News‘ Political Punch Blog is reporting that yes, Obama has only spoken to McChrystal once, but the President gets a weekly memo. White House Spokesman Robert Gibbs Said Obama Gets A Memo…

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Full Of Confidence Today, Sen. Harkin Pushing Card Check Too!

After stating he had the votes necessary to break a filibuster in the Senate over the Public Option, Senator Harkin is pushing a vote on Card Check this fall too. “Harkin, The Chairman Of The Senate Health, Education, Labor And Pensions (HELP) Committee, Said That He Is Pushing To Bring Up The Employee Free Choice…

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Senator Harkin Has Votes To Pass Public Option?

Michael O’Brien over at The Hill is reporting on an unscientific Senate poll conducted by the Chairman of the Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, Senator Tom Harkin (D-IA) says he has the votes to pass a public option. Harkin Said He “Polled” Senate Democrats And A “Vast Majority” Want A Public Option. “‘I have…

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Obama: Standing For Democracy, Freedom, And Justice — Part II

Last Thursday we noted the Obama Administration was looking to take out the kid gloves on Myanmar, a country ruled by a brutal military regime. Well, it gets better. Stephanie McCrummen at The Washington Post is reporting that the Obama Administration is now reviewing the “United States’ Sudan Policy.” As McCrummen points out, Sudan is…

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Focused On Winning The War On Terror

While President Obama continues to push health care reform with a singular focus, The Washington Times is reporting this morning that General Stanley McChrystal has talked to his Commander-In-Chief all of once since assuming command. “The Military General Credited For Capturing Saddam Hussein And Killing The Leader Of Al-Qaeda In Iraq Says He Has Only…

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Rep. Honda: ObamaCare For All. . . Illegals Too

Huh, who could have imagined that some Democrats would want to include illegal immigrants in ObamaCare? Liberal House Democrats Pushing ObamaCare For Illegal Immigrants. “…a group of House Democrats is pushing back and arguing that any health care bill should extend to all legal immigrants and allow illegal immigrants some access.”  (Stephen Dinan, “Liberals Seek…

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Surprise! Radical MoveOn To Call On Obama To Cut And Run

According To Greg Sargent Over At The Plum Line, MoveOn Will Today Call On Obama To Begin “Exit Strategy” In Afghanistan. “In its first direct pressure on President Obama over a major war-and-peace issue, MoveOn will call on the president today to develop an exit strategy for Afghanistan, a MoveOn official confirms to me.” (Greg…

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Obama: Standing For Democracy, Freedom, And Justice

Since President Obama Assumed Office, The United States Has… Moved to open relations with one of the last true Communist regimes in the world; Abandoned preconditions for talks with Iran over its nuclear program; Cut aid to Honduras after then-President Manuel Zelaya (an ally of socialist Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez) was “ousted“ by a military…

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Planet In Peril – Blow Up The Sun!

ABC News’ Political Punch blog is reporting this evening that President Obama said “if the international community does not act swiftly to deal with climate change that ‘we risk consigning future generations to an irreversible catastrophe.’”  (Jordyn Phelps, “President Obama Says Global Warming Is Putting Our Safety In Jeopardy,” ABC’s Political Punch, 9/22/09) “The security…

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