Obama: Compromise Necessary to Solve the Gaza Crisis

ImagePresident elect Barack Obama was cautious with his comments about the Gaza crisis while appearing on ABC’s This Week program on Sunday morning. Obama agreed with Israel’s right to self defense, while calling the violence heartbreaking. He also hinted at a return to Clinton era Middle East policy.

Rod Blagojevich Has Become Mayor Quimby

Rod Blagojevich Has Become Mayor Quimby

ImageOn the day when he became the first governor to be impeached in the United States in 21 years, Rod Blagojevich held a press conference that looked like something straight out of The Simpsons. Surrounded by a dozen people, Blago framed the House vote to impeach him as political payback because he fought for health care.

Obama Calls Economic Situation Dire and Deteriorating

ImageToday President elect Barack Obama addressed the news that 524,000 jobs were lost in December, and 2.6 million jobs were lost last year by calling for the passage of his economic stimulus plan. “Clearly, the situation is dire, it is deteriorating, and it demands urgent and dramatic action,” Obama said.

Palin Feels Exploited by Tina Fey and Katie Couric

Palin Feels Exploited by Tina Fey and Katie Couric

ImageIn an interview with conservative filmmaker John Ziegler, Sarah Palin continued to blame the media, specifically Katie Couric, and comedian Tina Fey for her loss in the November election. She said that exploitation of her was the reason Fey was named entertainer of the year, and Couric’s ratings have increased.

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Obama Promises a New Course for the Economy

ImageThe most interesting element of president elect Obama’s speech on his stimulus plan was its focus on government accountability, a lack of earmarks, and tax cuts. Obama was trying to defuse the potential charge that he is a big government liberal by making an urgent but practical appeal, and promising to change the course of the economy.

Will Ferrell Takes George W. Bush to Broadway

Will Ferrell Takes George W. Bush to Broadway

ImageWill Ferrell is going to be taking his George W. Bush impression to Broadway with his show, “You’re Welcome America: A Final Night with George W. Bush.” I think we all can agree that Ferrell does the best Bush impression. Check out the video of “W.” promoting his show.

Reid Pressures Coleman to Concede

ImageDuring his statement to the new Congress, Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) waded into the disputed Minnesota Senate race by referring to Republican Norm Coleman as a former senator, and he called on him to concede, but Coleman said he will be filing suit to contest the certification of Al Franken as the winner.

Franken Humbled by Victory

Franken Humbled by Victory

ImageAl Franken put out a statement tonight that celebrated his Minnesota U. S. Senate victory, and declared that he is ready to go to Washington and help Barack Obama get the country going.

Leon Panetta on Torture

Leon Panetta on Torture

ImageSome Democrats are questioning why president elect Barack Obama would appoint Leon Panetta, who is known as a budget expert, to head up the CIA. Part of the answer can be found in Panetta’s opposition to the torture of detainees.