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Politics On Tap – Weekend edition

POLITICS ON TAP
by Baron von Kowenhoven

The White House says Russia is sending attack helicopters to Syria and is warning about a dramatic escalation in the conflict…

… Leaks at eleven…

Elizabeth Warren links Scott Brown to the problems at JP Morgan and the weakened Wall Street reform act…

… In reaction, Scott Brown linked her to Custer’s last stand…

The Congressional Budget Office reports the federal budget deficit is approaching $1 trillion for a fourth straight year…

… Please – whatever you do, don’t mention the word “quadrillion” around Obama…

Acknowledging there is still a “long way to go” after the recession he inherited, Obama insisted the American economy was on the right track…

… “All aboard for Spain, Greece, China, the former Soviet Union and Cucamonga”…

Iran said it plans to build its first nuclear-powered submarine…

… Although even their subs won’t have indoor plumbing…

Barack Obama says he is finally closing down GitMo as promised…

… Sure, it’s for maintenance, expansion and upgrades – but it will still be closed down… for a little…

Hugo Chavez is strongly denying a magazine report that he has looted the country of Venezuela and has over $900 million in Swiss bank accounts…

… On a positive note, People Magazine named him “2012’s Sexiest Despot”…

AND FINALLY…
Strong Santa Ana winds, some reaching over 90-miles-per-hour, tore through northern California on Thursday, dropping a house on Nany Pelosi. Drive safely.

Baron-

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