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Midday Open Thread 26.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
It seems Louisiana's David Vitter is going to have some for the 2010 Republican primary. Congress appears set to until June. Taliban leaders are using the radio to Those who don't listen are reportedly beaten or beheaded. A report by the revealed that only one in 10 laid off workers can afford the so-called safety net program, COBRA. Jack Turner from sets the record straight on Rosa Parks. John McCain is Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) had only words of praise for his former vice presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, this morning on "Fox News Sunday." When asked if he regretted choosing the Alaska governor as his running mate, McCain said Palin had re-energized the Republican Party. "I think the world of Sarah Palin," McCain said. ...
Shocking Headline: 'Why the Bush Years Weren't So Bad' 26.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Here's a headline I bet you'd never imagine seeing in a mainstream publication: Why the Bush Years Weren't So Bad Huh? Come again? Yep. Counter to the doom and gloom regularly espoused by today's so-called journalists, things really aren't anywhere near as bad as what's being advertised. So says economics professor Steven Landsburg in an surprisingly published by the Atlantic Friday (h/t ): After adjusting for inflation, the average American earns about $2500 a year more today than on the day of W's second inaugural. That same average American now spends a little less time at the office or on the assembly line, and a little more time on vacation or on the couch. He or she shops online for products that were unimaginable just four ...
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John McCain Will Not Support Stimulus As Currently Written 26.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Today on Fox News This Morning John McCain has indicated that he as currently written. So much for Mr. Cooperation, eh? The stimulus currently includes $275 billion in tax cuts and doesn't include Republican input or a spending timeline, McCain said. "There should be an end point to all of this spending.say two years...The plan was written by the Democratic majority in the House primarily. So yeah, I think there has to be major rewrites, if we want to stimulate the economy," McCain said. "I am opposed to most of provisions in the bill. As it stands now. I would not support it." McCain wouldn't say whether he would filibuster it. "We need serious negotiations," he said. "We're losing sight of what the stimulus is all about and that is ...
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: The Review 26.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
. January 25 PREFACE: On FNS, John McCain actually criticized Obama’s”close Gitmo in a year “policy” by suggesting John Boehner’s you got to know the logistics first” angle. On TW. Nancy whispered sweet nothings in George Stephanopoulos’s Gregory’s ears. For his part, Steph was taken aback by how important she is. On MTP, Larry Summers was almost clueless. On FTN, Bob Schieffer reacted to Larry Summer’s argument that all government spending is a form if stimulus with silence. JOHN MCCAIN ON FOX NEWS SUNDAY. Host Chris Wallace’s first guest on >FOX News Sunday was John McCain, who postured that his failed Senate run would give him more posture to be proactive in the U.D. ...
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Obama plans tighter financial oversight 26.1.2009 International Herald Tribune: Americas
Officials say they will make wide-ranging changes, including stricter federal rules for hedge funds, credit rating agencies and mortgage brokers, and greater oversight of the complex financial instruments that contributed to the economic crisis.
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John McCain says he will vote against the stimulus package 25.1.2009 Crooks Liars
It didn't take long for Barack Obama's bipartisan buddies to obstruct his first big plan to help our desperate country. On FNS this morning, John McCain said that he would not vote for the stimulus package that would try to breath life into our suffocating economy which is suffering because of the conservatives that just lost the election. WALLACE: Let's talk about the economy. We'll get to national security in a moment. The president is pushing an economic stimulus package of $825 billion that raises some of the issues that were at the heart of your campaign against Barack Obama. $275 billion in tax breaks, including money for people who don't pay income taxes. $550 billion in spending, including $200 million to resod the national mall, $360 ...
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McCain grudgingly says defense pick will proceed 25.1.2009 Boston Globe: Latest
Sen. John McCain said Sunday the confirmation of President Barack Obama's choice for deputy defense secretary should move forward despite concerns about the nominee's role as a former defense lobbyist.
McCain says he doesn't like ethics waiver for Obama nominee but confirmation should proceed 25.1.2009 Star Tribune: Politics
Is Bipartisanship Evaporating On Obama’s Economy Stimulus Plan? 25.1.2009 The Moderate Voice
Is bipartisanship evaporating on President Barack Obama’s stimulus plan — where each side, after talking about the lofty and elusive goal of national unity, reverting to the dominant position of the past two decades: where each party digs in its heels? What is unfolding now could ultimately be part of the process where party leaders forcefully [...]
Boehner not on board with stimulus 25.1.2009 Politico
House Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner expects most members of the GOP will oppose it.
Republicans are resistant to Obama's stimulus plan 25.1.2009 International Herald Tribune: Front Page
John Boehner, the House Republican leader, said that many in his party will vote against the economic package unless significant changes are made.
Republicans Are Resistant to Obama’s Stimulus Plan 25.1.2009 NY Times: Business
John A. Boehner, the House Republican leader, said that many in his party will vote against the economic package unless significant changes are made.

CNN Re-Plays Zakaria's Fallacious 'Bush's Biggest Mistake' 25.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
Before another edition airs (1 PM EST) in a few hours of CNN's (Global Public Square), CNN was so pleased with Zakaria's commentary from last Sunday that they re-ran it on Thursday afternoon to counter House Minority Leader John Boehner's advocacy of tax cuts to boost the economy. In the noon hour Thursday CNN re-played Zakaria's commentary from the top of his January 18 show, in which he denounced the tax cuts as “the single most significant bad decision George Bush made.” Though federal revenue from income taxes has soared faster than inflation, Zakaria, editor of Newsweek's international edition, blamed the tax cuts for the rising deficit: But by far the lion's share of the surpluses went into the tax cuts. It was the most profoundly ...
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Issue of terrorists' rights to test Obama's pledge 25.1.2009 AP Politics
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama's pledge of bipartisan cooperation with Congress will be tested as he tries to fulfill a campaign promise to close Guantanamo Bay and establish a new system for prosecuting suspected terrorists....
The Sunday Morning Talk Shows: Preview 25.1.2009 NewsTrust Yahoo Pipes Feed
For Sunday, , 2009 FOX News Sunday (FNS): Host Chris Wallace talks abut Obma’s start with Ombaphants John McCain and Chuckie Schumerl This Week (ABC): Host George Stephanopoulos talks to Nanch Pelosi. Meet the Press (NBC): Moderator David Gregory tatlks to somewhere who is incapable of fealking our econmy, Obama economic advisor Larry Summers. Face the Nation (CBS): Host Bob Schieffer tapos t0 the one time co-champion of the talks shows, Vice President Joe Biden. State of the Union (CNN): Host John King talks to Mike Bloomberg and nw-frquent blabbermouth, Chuck Chumer. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ It looks like I will have postpone the commence of my review of the CNN show, as my eye-doctor is still telline me that my ...
McCain the Maverick Is Back 23.1.2009 Washington Post
After failed presidential bid, GOP senator has returned to his unpredictable self, colleagues say.

Editorial: A Threat to McCain-Feingold 12.1.2009 NY Times: Editorials
A Republican lawsuit challenging the ban on “soft money” contributions could seriously damage democracy if it succeeds.

Op-Ed Contributor: A Ballot Buddy System 15.12.2008 NY Times: Editorials
There’s a bipartisan solution to election reform — red and blue states of similar size should pair up and pass state laws to apportion their electoral votes by district.

Letters: Why Is Abortion Still a Political Issue? 10.12.2008 NY Times: Editorials
To the Editor:.

Deb Price: Yet Another Reason the GOP Failed 17.11.2008 AlterNet
Republicans are soul-searching right now. They'd be wise to consider jettisoning their gay-baiting.
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