Daily Archives: February 3rd, 2009 «

 

Robert Cox

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 8:36 pm » Comments Off

New Rochelle Public Schools Assign Seven Year Olds to Obama Campaign

 

Associated Press figures out that Obama really is a mere mortal

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 7:15 pm » 6 Comments

LOL. This is an about face from their pre-(and for that matter, much of their post-) election reporting on The One: WASHINGTON – Two weeks into his presidency, Barack Obama proved that even a clearly gifted politician cannot escape the gravitational pull of Washington forces that have humbled many of his predecessors. The new president, […]

 

Well, uh, thanks!

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 6:19 pm » 3 Comments

I just discovered that I rank 81st out of 100 on Wikio’s Top Political blogs list. That link currently takes you to the January list, but Robert Spencer has a sneak peek at the February list (so far – I guess?) and I’ve moved up three spots to 81. I had no idea such a […]

 

Senate Republicans stand up against pork in stimulus bill

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 2:36 pm » 5 Comments

Excellent: WASHINGTON – Senate Republicans on Tuesday blocked Democrats from adding $25 billion for highways, mass transit, and water projects to President Barack Obama’s economic recovery program. Already unhappy over the size of the measure, Republicans insisted additional infrastructure projects be paid for with cuts elsewhere in the bill. But the Democratic amendment garnered 58 […]

 

Hot Air

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 2:26 pm » Comments Off

The list of lobbyists in the Obama administration

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 2:22 pm » Comments Off

Heat for he, but not for thee?

 

The Hill

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 2:19 pm » Comments Off

House Blue Dogs and centrists to Hoyer: Please restore order

 

DeMint, NYT: Daschle’s nomination should be withdrawn (MORE: DASCHLE WITHDRAWS)

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 11:21 am » 6 Comments

In light of reports of Tom Daschle’s numerous tax issues (the failure to pay them, to be exact, not to mention the lobbyist angle), the heat is intensifying on President Obama to withdraw the former Senate leader’s nomination for HHS. Leading Republican Senator Jim DeMint called for it today, and even the NYT – known […]

 

AP

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 11:06 am » Comments Off

Obama’s chief performance officer nominee quits due to tax problems

 

CNN

Posted by: ST on February 3, 2009 at 11:00 am » Comments Off

Sources: Sen. Judd Gregg accepts commerce secretary post