Obama avoids saying ‘genocide’ in Turkey*.
(H/T: Dan Riehl) With regard to President Obama’s decision to not confront the Armenian Genocide question while in Turkey – as noted here from someone on the scene, he specifically avoided using the word genocide – it shouldn’t be too much of a surprise that he didn’t keep that particular campaign promise (“America deserves a leader who speaks truthfully about the Armenian Genocide and responds | Read More »
Rep Waxman still refusing to face small business owners.
Last week, Congressmen Joe Barton (R) and George Radanovich (R) sent a letter to Congressman Henry Waxman (D) requesting hearings into the rather badly misnamed Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act. As you know, the CPSI was pushed through a Democrat-controlled Congress by Speaker Pelosi (D) without the usual Congressional oversight: as a result, it was not until after the law had been passed that it | Read More »
Pelosi, Reid swear at each other in semi-public.
(H/T: Don Surber) The two Democratic branches of Congress aren’t precisely happy with each other right now: Reid, Pelosi Swearing Match Over Omnibus After an angry, swearing late night meeting among top Democrats, Congress voted Friday to give itself another five days to try to complete a long-overdue omnibus spending bill that had become a growing embarrassment for party leaders and President Barack Obama. Senate | Read More »
Did Mexican drug money help subsidize the Democratic Convention?
(H/T: Glenn Reynolds) I know, I know, it’s a heck of a thing to contemplate on a Thursday morning, but check out this story on heavy Democratic donor (and current fugitive) R. Allen Stanford: Accused Financier Under Federal Drug Investigation Authorities: Stanford May Have Laundered Drug Money for Mexican Cartel The SEC’s fraud charges may be the least of accused financial scammer R. Allen Stanford’s | Read More »
Jobs ‘saved’ by ‘stimulus’ reduced to 2.5 million.
Contra Wizbang and Roger Kimball, this is actually the latest estimate of Mark Zandi, not the Obama administration itself. What the Obama administration is merely doing is trying to lower the expectations of their debt bill: WASHINGTON (Reuters)- President Barack Obama’s aides warned Americans on Sunday not to expect instant miracles from the $787 billion economic stimulus bill he will sign this week, but said | Read More »
The 2009 Pelosimobiles are in!
He was joking. I’m certain of it. Iowahawk was joking.