“We have an electorate that doesn’t always pay that much attention to what’s going on so people are influenced by a simple slogan rather than the facts or the truth or what’s happening.” – John Kerry
Vice President Joe Biden recently urged the party’s base to “stop whining” and “buck up.” President Obama also urged the party to “buck up.”
A judge threw out criminal charges Monday against a Maryland man who videotaped his traffic stop by a plainclothes state trooper and posted the video on YouTube.
Harford County Circuit Judge Emory A Plitt Jr wrote in his ruling: “In this rapid information technology era in which we live, it is hard to imagine that either an offender or an officer would have any reasonable expectation of privacy with regard to what is said between them in a traffic stop on a public highway.”
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FBI agents and several supervisors cheated on an exam about new rules for terrorism and criminal investigations and for collecting foreign intelligence, according to a U.S. Justice Department report released on Monday. According to Reuters
Federal law enforcement and national security officials are preparing to seek sweeping new regulations of the Internet…the Obama administration plans to submit [the Legislation] to Congress next year.
Obama did exactly the opposite of what should have been done. He surrounded himself with people who exacerbated the problem. You have a person who has cancer and instead of removing the cancer, you give him tranquilizers. When you give tranquilizers to a cancer patient, they feel better but the cancer gets worse. Total debt is higher than it was in 2008 and unemployment is worse. Nassim Nicholas Taleb, Sept 24, 2010 in Montreal, author of “The Black Swan”
“I hope we get over it pretty soon, because it’s not productive. We will come back regardless of how people feel about Washington, but it is not helpful to have people as unhappy as they are about what’s going on in Washington.” Warren Buffett, published Sept 24, 2010
Warren Buffett -the hypocrite who thinks people should pay more taxes themselves and then shelters his income and assets- needs to wake up. Freedom and big government are incompatible. Deficit and debt are not the paths to prosperity.
“Everybody knows that behind the scenes that he’s the dirtiest, nastiest political player out there.” Eliot Spitzer (“client number 9”) said of Andrew Cuomo Sept 23, 2010.
The decision is not whether we will ration [health] care – the decision is whether we will ration with our eyes open. Dr. Donald Berwick as head of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, President Obama’s recess appointment.
We can’t be anti-immigration, for example. Because immigrants are fueling this country. Colin Powell, September 19, 2010, NBC Meet the Press.
Colin Powell completely distorts the argument. The argument is not about immigration. The argument is about illegal versus legal immigration. I don’t know whether Colin Powell is just misinformed or purposefully arguing about something that is not at issue, but either way one would expect Powell to be better informed.