Daily Archives: February 18th, 2009 «

 

Chi Trib

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 8:22 pm » Comments Off

Durbin: Burris’ future in Senate ‘in question’

 

Fox News

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 7:03 pm » Comments Off

WH opposes bringing back the Fairness Doctrine?

 

WaPo

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 7:01 pm » Comments Off

Court Reverses Ruling Bringing 17 Detainees to U.S.

 

About that “honest” discussion on race …

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 6:52 pm » 19 Comments

I have to wonder if this is what AG Holder was talking about when he urged “cowardly” Americans to have “real” and “honest” discussions about race: The Reverend Al Sharpton is putting the smack down on the New York Post, suggesting racism could be a factor in a political cartoon featured in this morning’s edition. […]

 

CBS

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 2:13 pm » Comments Off

Jindal may not accept stimulus money

 

Sully

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 2:12 pm » Comments Off

Andrew Sullivan laughably suggests he will hold Obama to account just like he did Bush

 

Obama administration non-transparency watch

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 2:02 pm » 2 Comments

Like so many other Obama campaign promises, this one’s been broken, too (via Memeo): In his first weeks in office, President Barack Obama shut down his predecessor’s system for reviewing regulations, realigned and expanded two key White House policymaking bodies and extended economic sanctions against parties to the conflict in the African nation of Cote […]

 

He said what?? (UPDATE: TRANSCRIPT ADDED)

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 1:48 pm » 4 Comments

Via AP: WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General Eric Holder says the United States is a nation of cowards on matters of race. In a speech Wednesday to Justice Department employees marking black history month, Holder said that many racial issues remain unresolved and average Americans “simply do not talk enough with each other about race.” […]

 

Kathleen Parker turns into full time Obama shill

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 10:30 am » 1 Comment

The 180 degree turn is now officially complete. Related: Dem exclusive? Reporters jump ship [and go to work for the Obama administration]

 

WaPo, Chi-Trib urge Burris to step down

Posted by: ST on February 18, 2009 at 9:34 am » 1 Comment

The writing is on the wall, they say. I couldn’t agree more. The Chicago Way has already helped elevate one prominent politico who held that seat to bigger and better things. We sure as heck don’t need it to elevate the political career of another.