Daily Archives: August 8, 2009

Jewish Groups Denounce Use of Nazi Images in Health Reform Debate

Town hall audiences and conservatives protesting a Democratic-sponsored bill on health care reform invoked Nazi concentration camps in criticizing President Obama’s health care plan, angering a Jewish Democratic group that called the references “profoundly troubling.”

FOXNews.com:  Friday, August 07, 2009

Jewish groups condemned Friday the invocation of Nazi Germany that has seeped into the health care reform debate at town hall forums in recent days.

David A. Harris, president of the National Jewish Democratic Council, called the Nazi references “not funny”… Continue reading

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Obama Tells Economic Critics to ‘Get Out of the Way’

When is Obama going to stop blaming every one else for this problem, he is just as guilty as the rest of them, he could not wait to sign this country in to debt, so he is just as much to blame as any one else.
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At a rally in Virginia for state Sen. Creigh Deeds, the Democratic candidate for governor, President Obama says he doesn’t want to take tips from those who created the economic “mess” the country is in.

FOXNews.com:  Friday, August 07, 2009

A fired up President Obama said Thursday that he wants his critics to just “get out of the way” so his administration can clean up the economic “mess” that Republicans left for him.

Obama spoke Thursday night at a rally in Virginia … Continue reading

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Drug industry helping Obama overhaul health care

AP: By DAVID ESPO, AP Special Correspondent

WASHINGTON – The nation’s drugmakers stand ready to spend $150 million to help President Barack Obama overhaul health care this fall, according to numerous officials, a staggering sum that could dwarf attempts to derail Obama’s top domestic priority.

The White House and allies in Congress are well aware of the effort by Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, a somewhat surprising political alliance, given the drug industry’s recent history of siding with Republicans and the Democrats’ disdain for special interests.

The campaign, now in its early stages, includes … Continue reading

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