Daily Archives: April 3rd, 2009 «

 

John Crace

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 3:50 pm » Comments Off

Question that flummoxed the World’s Greatest Orator

 

Humor: Gifts PBO should have given the Queen

Posted by: Phineas on April 3, 2009 at 1:40 pm » 3 Comments

The Heritage Foundation ran a contest to see if anyone could come up with better gifts for the Queen than the iPod the Obamas gave her. They divided it into two parts: thoughtful gifts and humorous ones. Some of the thoughtful gifts were truly excellent — Obama’s protocol people should take notes. But one of […]

 

Floor-cleaning or genuflecting?

Posted by: steveegg on April 3, 2009 at 1:20 pm » 4 Comments

Ed Morrissey explodes the meme that the left is trying to make reality that President Obama was just trying to pick something up off the floor when he bowed before Saudi King Abdullah. He notes that, throughout the bow, Obama’s right hand is engaged in a handshake and his left hand remains in view. A […]

 

NYT

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 11:38 am » Comments Off

Jobless Rate Hits 8.5% After 663,000 Jobs Lost in March

 

AFP

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 11:37 am » Comments Off

Russia’s Medvedev hails ‘comrade’ Obama

 

Chi Trib

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 11:36 am » Comments Off

‘Congressman A’: Rahm Emanuel

 

DM Reg

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 11:34 am » Comments Off

Unanimous ruling: Iowa marriage no longer limited to one man, one woman

 

1932 or 1923?

Posted by: Phineas on April 3, 2009 at 9:00 am » 2 Comments

When the housing bubble burst last summer, people started worrying about more than just the values of their homes. Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac collapsed and, in their wake, took down major banks like Bear, Sterns and legendary insurance giants like  AIG. If you’re an investor, you can recall when these stocks were among those […]

 

Third party in 2012?

Posted by: steveegg on April 3, 2009 at 7:30 am » 4 Comments

ST put this warning from Newt Gingrich about a third party springing up in 2012 up in Hot Headlines yesterday, which gives me the perfect opportunity to launch into my thoughts on this possibility. I’ve been tossing this around for the last 4 years, since President Bush’s re-election, when I became convinced that a significant […]

 

Power Line

Posted by: ST on April 3, 2009 at 12:41 am » Comments Off

Why did Obama bow in front of Saudi king?