Monthly Archives: September 2010

US poverty on track to post record gain in 2009 – Yahoo! News

It’s unfortunate timing for Obama and his party just seven weeks before important elections when control of Congress is at stake. The anticipated poverty rate increase — from 13.2 percent to about 15 percent — would be another blow to … Continue reading

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41 Obama White House aides owe the IRS $831,000 in back taxes — and they’re not alone | Top of the Ticket | Los Angeles Times

The Post's T.W. Farnum did some research and found that out of the total sum, just 638 workers on Capitol Hill owe the IRS $9.3 million in back taxes. As in, overdue. The IRS gets stiffed by the legislative body … Continue reading

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YouTube – Ben Bernanke on the next $50 Billion stimulus

YouTube – Ben Bernanke on the next $50 Billion stimulus.

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Report: Castro says Cuban model doesn’t work – Yahoo! News

HAVANA – Fidel Castro told a visiting American journalist that Cuba's communist economic model doesn't work, a rare comment on domestic affairs from a man who has conspicuously steered clear of local issues since stepping down four years ago. The … Continue reading

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More physicians refusing to take new Medicare patients :: WRAL.com

More physicians refusing to take new Medicare patients :: WRAL.com.

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My Way News – Despite formal combat end, US joins Baghdad battle

It was the first exchange of fire involving U.S. troops in Baghdad since the Aug. 31 deadline for formally ending the combat mission, and it showed that American troops remaining in the country are still being drawn into the fighting. … Continue reading

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Federal judge orders revised spotted owl plan | KOMO News | Seattle News, Weather, Sports, Breaking News – Seattle, Washington | Local & Regional

U.S. District Court Judge Emmet G. Sullivan on Wednesday ordered the federal agency to come up with a new recovery plan within nine months for the threatened bird, which has been at the center of a long battle over logging … Continue reading

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Obama’s rug gets Roosevelt wrong « Don Surber

The death-knell of the Republic had rung as soon as the active power became lodged in the hands of those who sought, not to do justice to all citizens, rich and poor alike, but to stand for one special class … Continue reading

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Jamie Stiehm – Oval Office rug gets history wrong

“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.” According media reports, this quote keeping Obama company on his wheat-colored carpet is from King. Except it's not a King quote. The words belong to a long-gone … Continue reading

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New evidence undermines feds’ case against Arizona | Washington Examiner

Despite the splash of attention from the newest lawsuit, the Justice Department's investigation of Arpaio could end badly for Holder. When the Department first informed Arpaio that a probe was under way, back in March 2009, it sent a letter … Continue reading

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