By Ross Kaminsky
Daily Archives: November 12, 2009
By Ross Kaminsky
Twenty-Eight Blue Dogs Vote For Pelosi’s $1.3 Trillion Health Bill
By Connie Hair
House Democrats passed the 2,032-page Pelosicare bill on a near party-line vote Saturday night 220-215 (roll call here). The only Republican voting in favor of the measure was New Orleans-based Joseph Cao who has long ago proven to be a tax and spend (and spend and spend) liberal.
After a week of intense arm twisting, threats and promises from party leaders, more than half of the 52 so-called conservative Blue Dog Democrats voted in favor of the over $1.3 trillion measure. These are the 28 Blue Dogs voting in favor of Pelosicare (who apparently fear the wrath of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi more than the will of their own constituents): Continue reading
Obama faces daunting challenges in Far East tour
Clipart by Clker.com – My Opinion By Bob L
Lets get real if you are going to go after climate change people, if you are going to do it, do it right, don’t stop on the ground (look up) go every where even the WHITE HOUSE.
Here is a situation where he is not a President, he is nothing but a spoiled rich jet setter who has probable cost the American people, I would say about, well getting close to a trillion dollars, with all the time he spends with all though planes that go just for him to travel, instead of the White House where he belongs, saving money, he would rather be up there polluting the air then taking care of the problems here, I don’t think he is qualified to be President of the UNITED STATES, if this is what he wanted then that is where he should be, not jet setting.
By MARK S. SMITH, Associated Press Writer
WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama has left Washington on his first major trip to Asia, where a surging China and newly assertive Japan are threatening to upend America’s longtime role as keeper of the peace and trader-in-chief. Continue reading