Obama’s New White House Chief of Staff Key Player in Benghazi Debacle

    President Obama has announced key White House posts, including the appointment of Deputy National Security Advisor and former fellow at the Center for American Progress, Denis McDonough, as White House Chief of Staff.  The other posts are listed below: • Rob Nabors – Assistant to the President and Deputy White House Chief of Staff for Policy • Antony Blinken – Assistant to the President and Deputy National | Read More »

    Alaska Governor Sarah Palin Announces Two Board Appointments

    On April 1, 2009, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin announced two board appointments, one of which was to the state’s Board of Fisheries, and the other to the state’s Board of Regents (Appointments, 2009, ¶1). “Governor Palin appointed Ashton Compton to the University of Alaska Board of Regents” (Appointments, 2009, ¶2). The 11-member Board of Regents governs the statewide University of Alaska system; formulates university policy, | Read More »

    SCOTUS appointment imminent?

    Elections have consequences: The SCOTUS Chronicles. Today "Liberal Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, 75, had surgery on Thursday for pancreatic cancer" a court spokesman said. Spokeswoman Kathy Arberg said in a statement that Ginsburg showed no symptoms of pancreatic cancer before the initial discovery of a lesion during a routine annual check-up in late January. Arberg said Ginsburg had surgery for "apparently early-stage" pancreatic | Read More »

    Judges

    The next president will likely appoint 2 or 3 supremes and literally hundreds of circuit and appellate court judges that will shape the landscape of our nation for decades. John McCain has declared that he will appoint “Strict constructionists” who apply the law as written without partiality. That’s what the Constitution he has sworn many times to uphold demands. Barack Obama has declared that his | Read More »