“Gore shrugged off a towel and stood naked in front of her… Take care of THIS, he said”
The National Enquirer has uncovered two more massage therapists who allege Al Gore sexually harrassed them. The link is here http://www.nationalenquirer.com/exclusive_al_gore_sex_scandal_two_new_female_accusers_assault/celebrity/69024 There do not appear at first glance to be any police reports. From their piece: The first incident allegedly took place at a Beverly Hills luxury hotel when Gore, 62, was in Hollywood to attend the Oscars in 2007. The second reportedly occurred | Read More »
Memo to Mitch McConnell and Eric Cantor, look into the cameras tomorrow and say this.
Re: President Obama’s recent news conference in support of funding an extension of unemployment benefits with addtional borrowed moneys. As you know, the President invited three unemployed Americans to join him at the podium as he pressed for the additional borrowings. Joining the president at the podium were three unemployed Americans – a former auto dealership parts manager, a former fitness center employee and a | Read More »
About the Iranian flotillas
Distracted by coverage of the BP oil spill in Gulf of Mexico, attention of most folks has moved from the Middle East. Nevertheless, very high stakes games are playing out in the Mediterranean: * As many as ten Iranian-backed flotillas are now en route to Israel. Their routes are via Egypt and the Suez Canal, and via Turkey and the Bosporus. The Jerusalem Post reports | Read More »
Do the Americans, Brits, French and Germans really want an Iranian port on the Mediterranean?
All headlines indicate Israel is under pressure from the Western world, as well as the Muslim world, to lift the seige of Gaza. The WSJ’s headline summarizes it: Israel’s Isolation Deepens. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704515704575282670417642484.html?mod=WSJ_hps_LEFTTopStories President Benjamin Netanyahu’s message to other, Western nations pressing for Israel to fold the boycott: be careful what you wish for. To do so will mean opening the spigot of weaponry to the | Read More »
To A Supreme Court Justice, Clarence Thomas is a Justice, but to a Congressman, is Eleanor Holmes Norton a Member of Congress?
News Flash: Eleanor Holmes Norton professes to be a Congresswoman. Her website, which is at http://www.norton.house.gov/ is entitled: Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton. Her protestations remind us of the story about a reasonably successful man who invited his mother for a trip on his boat. “I’ll pick you up Sunday morning,” he tells her. “It’s in the harbor. I’m a captain.” The mother’s reply was this: “Ok, | Read More »
The soccer game that maybe wasn’t
Where was the President from 9:20 to 10:17 am on Saturday, April 10? It is a mystery with no obvious answer. According to Politico, the President told reporters he had snuck out to see one of his daughters play in a soccer game. This is from the Politico:: President Obama Sunday seemed to shrug off the brouhaha after he broke with White House tradition and ditched his | Read More »
Conyers ruled indigent
Monica Conyers, that is. Here is the story: Judge declares Monica Conyers indigent Doug Guthrie / The Detroit News Detroit — Monica Conyers is indigent, according to a federal judge who has appointed a tax-funded public defender to help her appeal the three-year sentence she received last week for bribery conspiracy. The former Detroit City Council president and wife of U.S. Rep. John Conyers Jr., | Read More »
A prayer breakfast is not a hookup party
My eldest son wanted in the worst way to attend Harvard. His grandfather, with a ubiquitous last name, had beaten the then-active Jewish quotas, and graduated both from the college and its medical school. Despite near perfect standardized test scores and high school grades, it wasn’t to be. Recently, I have come to the conclusion that Harvard’s decision was my son’s gain. I draw this conclusion | Read More »
Pakistani diplomat: His excellency’s biggest genitalia
Comforting to think that this can’t be blamed on George W. Bush, America, or Israel. http://www.jpost.com/MiddleEast/Article.aspx?id=168037 By BENJAMIN JOFFE-WALT / THE MEDIA LINE 07/02/2010 17:37 Arab states reject Pakistani diplomat whose name refers to large male genitals in Arabic. Up until just over a month ago, His Excellency Miangul Akbar Zeb had lived an esteemed life as one of Pakistan’s most senior diplomats. | Read More »
Harvard Law student tangles with security, immigration officials
A foreign national arrives at the nation’s premier airport. Security personnel, glancing through the hard drive on her laptop, find materials they deem disturbing. Show us your recent emails, they ask. The traveler refuses. Held for two days, she is returned home: to America. The nation where she had landed: Israel. From The Harvard Crimson: Hebah M. Ismail ’06 had planned to work with Law | Read More »