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Reuters: Venezuela Chavez says "Comrade" Obama more left-wing

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuela's President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday that he and Cuban ally Fidel Castro risk being more conservative than U.S. President Barack Obama as Washington prepares to take control of General Motors Corp.

During one of Chavez's customary lectures on the "curse" of capitalism and the bonanzas of socialism, the Venezuelan leader made reference to GM's bankruptcy filing, which is expected to give the U.S. government a 60 percent stake in the 100-year-old former… Continue

Added by Robert Boland on June 3, 2009 at 1:58pm — 1 Comment

Who Will Pay For President Obama's Tax Increases


Simply stunning, a congressional district by district break down of what the President's tax policy will do for households making over $200,000. It's extremely sad!

Added by Robert Boland on May 20, 2009 at 1:35pm — No Comments

So What Speaker Pelosi is Saying...

Is that despite the fact she was Ranking Member of the House Intelligence Committee, she was "lied to" by the CIA and had no idea about interrogation methods. Additionally, she claims that while she understood that harsh tactics were being used, she concurred with a letter (she concurred, she didn't SIGN it) sent by Congresswoman Jane Harman in 2003 expressing her concern to the Administration about harsh interrogation methods. Lastly, she claims that because she was so busy trying to get Dems… Continue

Added by Robert Boland on May 14, 2009 at 11:54am — 1 Comment

The Hill: Obama flips stance on releasing detainee photos

Citing national security concerns, the White House said Wednesday that President Obama has decided to reverse his decision last month to release photographs of instances of detainee abuse.

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs came under fire at his daily briefing because of previous statements he and other administration officials have made condoning the release of the pictures. At the time the president said he was ordering the release, the administration said a court ruling was… Continue

Added by Robert Boland on May 13, 2009 at 4:40pm — No Comments








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