|Posted by Mother Goose on November 23, 2010 at 10:56 AM||comments (0)|
by Seton Motleyat Big Government
Just this past Friday, we warned you that a Federal Communications Commission (FCC) December Internet power grab was probably coming.
Well, we now know that it is – and it may be even worse than we thought.
Details have been sketchy, and successive reports ofte...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on November 1, 2010 at 10:14 AM||comments (0)|
Oct 31 07:40 PM US/Eastern
The United States will come under the spotlight at the UN's top human rights assembly's for the first time over the coming week along with other countries that face scrutiny by the Human Rights Council. The 12-day session of the 47 member council starting on Monday will include regular "universal periodic reviews" of 16 members of the United Nations, including the United States on November 5.
Several dozen non governmental orga...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on September 28, 2010 at 12:32 PM||comments (1)|
Sep 28, 10:02 AM (ET)
By SAM HANANEL
WASHINGTON (AP) - The FBI and the U.S. Labor Department are investigating prominent labor leader Andy Stern in their probe of corruption at the Service Employees International Union, according to two people who have been interviewed by federal agents.
The two organized labor officials met with federal agents this summer to answer questions about a six-figure book contract that Stern landed in 2006 and ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Whitney Ann on July 20, 2010 at 5:30 PM||comments (1)|
The UN Convention on the Rights of the Child is, after a seemingly silent period, emerging into public notice once again. Established two decades ago as an ambitious charter with the stated purpose of ensuring children’s rights around the globe, nearly every government throughout the world has embraced its terms—that is, with the exceptions of Somalia and the United States. Certain Americans, however, feel compelled to voice their acceptance of the charter. Prominent figures such ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Dawn on May 18, 2010 at 9:36 AM||comments (1)|
CHATTANOOGA,Tenn. (May 11) – A lawsuit filed by constitutional attorney and 3rd District U.S. HouseRepublican candidate Van Irion to overturn the Patient Protection andAffordable Care Act, known more commonly as Obamacare, was joined by its 30,000thplaintiff today. Irion has set a deadline of May 31 for other plaintiffs to join at which time the complaint will be amended to add all of the co-plaintiffsthat have signed on at http://www.obamacareclassaction.com/
“W...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 14, 2010 at 12:42 PM||comments (0)|
From the Washington Post
By Dana Milbank
Wednesday, April 14, 2010;A02
World leaders arriving in Washington for President Obama's Nuclear Security Summit must have felt for a moment that they had instead been transported to Soviet-era Moscow.
They entered a capital that had become a military encampment,...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 14, 2010 at 11:56 AM||comments (0)|
Posted: April 13, 2010
9:08 pm Eastern
© 2010 WorldNetDaily
Lawsuit charges deliberate attempt to exclude media outlet
A lawsuit has been filed in Washington accusing the White House Correspondents' Association of doing the bidding of the Obama administration in trying to belittle, exclude and irreparably harm a leading Internet news outlet, WorldNetDaily, which has carri...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 6, 2010 at 11:49 AM||comments (1)|
This article is posted at CNET:
The Federal Communications Commission does not have the legal authority to impose strict Net neutrality regulations on Internet providers, a federal appeals court ruled Tuesday.
A three-judge panel in Washington, D.C. unanimously tossed out the FCC's August 2008Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on April 2, 2010 at 1:33 PM||comments (1)|
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 4, 2010 at 7:39 PM||comments (0)|
Suspect Reported in Custody; Defense Headquarters in Lockdown
By NED POTTER
Two police officers were injured by a gunman firing shots outside thePentagon tonight. Hundreds of employees there were ordered to go into"Code Red" -- the entire building locked down, with no one allowed toenter or leave.
ABC's Steven Portnoy reported that Pentagon police had a suspect in custody. ABC's Martha Raddatz reporte...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on March 1, 2010 at 8:46 PM||comments (0)|
Posted March 1st, 2010 at 5:42pm in Health Care
Last week’s bipartisan summit on health care reform seems to have done little, if anything, to build support for the President’s vision of health care reform. Strong opposition to the Democrats’ proposals remains the position of a majority of Americans. And now, even the Pres...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 27, 2010 at 2:04 PM||comments (0)|
Date: Friday, February 26, 2010, 5:58 am
By: Denise Stewart, BlackAmericaWeb.com
President Barack Obama is expected to sign the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities on Friday afternoon, making more money and support from the federal government available to the institutions, beginning with the 2011 budget.
“This is a new day for those of us who care about black colleges and the fu...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 26, 2010 at 8:49 PM||comments (0)|
Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that President Barack Obama's historic health care drive was closer to passage after a high-stakes summit with Republicans opposed to the overhaul. As Democrats wrestled with how best to push the ambitious legislation forward, Pelosi said the unusual seven-hour talks on Thursday "made a difference, and it moved us closer to passing a bill."
"We are determined that we are going to pass health-care reform," said the speaker. ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 7:22 PM||comments (0)|
Agency delays regulating carbon to give Senate time to act.
By Ambreen Ali
The Obama administration appears to be trying to regain control of the Senate debate on climate change.
Earlier this week, the head of Environmental Protection Agency announced that the agency would put off regulating carbon pollution until 2011.
It might have taken that long to implement the new rules anyway, but analysts say the White Hou...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 7:00 PM||comments (0)|
For Release: February 25, 2010
Contact: David Almasi at (202) 543-4110 x11 or (703) 568-4727 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or Judy Kent at (703) 759-7476 or email@example.com
President Obama's new health care plan will all but guarantee the elimination of private insurance and lead to a single payer ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 6:47 PM||comments (0)|
From an article on Politico:
By MIKE ALLEN | 2/25/10 10:55 AM EST
After a brief period of consultation following the White House health reform summit, congressional Democrats plan to begin making the case next week for a massive, Democrats-only health care plan, party strategists told POLITICO.
A Democratic official said the six-hour summit was expected to “give a face to gridlock, in the form of House and Senate Repub...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 25, 2010 at 6:43 PM||comments (0)|
From an article on CNS:
Thursday, February 25, 2010
By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) – At a hearing of the Senate Homeland Security Committee on Wednesday, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano said she was not consulted before the decision was made to try 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Moh...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 23, 2010 at 8:14 PM||comments (0)|
If you only get your news from the lame stream media, you probably haven't heard about the scandal that has errupted in the past 2 months regarding the loss of credibility of the climate "scientists" who have been advocating for massive new global taxation based on the false claims of man made global warming.
Unless this stupidity is stopped by congress, get ready for having less disposable income as increasing energy costs raise not only the prices at the pump and electrici...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 22, 2010 at 6:59 PM||comments (0)|
"Throughout this past year I have seen a growing opposition to the notion that detrimental legislation can easily be passed without regard to the wishes and interests of the constituencies. This blatant malfeasance will certainly be addressed and rectified when we return to a time of more rational representation but, in the meantime, this practice continues to undermine our core values and threatens our very sustenance. The passage of the health care legislation will provide us wi...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Mother Goose on February 22, 2010 at 6:47 PM||comments (0)|
Monday, February 22, 2010
By Penny Starr, Senior Staff Writer
(CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama unveiled his planfor health care reform on whitehouse.gov on Monday, but pro-life legislators and advocates said the “new” proposal mostly mirrors the Senate bill and, in particular, would allow for tax dollar...Read Full Post »