“First they ignore you, then they ridicule you, then they fight you, then you win.” – Mahatma Gandhi

Friday, January 30, 2009

Few Obama articles and blogs of interest

Just reading the titles gives you a good snapshot of the latest happenings. Scary, isn't it?

Senate Passes Health Insurance Bill for Children
Washington Post - United States
President Barack Obama walks with Secretary of Defense Robert Gates, right, during a visit to the Pentagon, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009, in Washington.

Senate Passes Health Insurance Bill for Children: Immigrant Clause Opens Rift (By Ceci Connolly)

AP: Lobbyists Get Around Obama's Earmark Ban (January 28)

System to Verify Worker Legality Is Delayed Again (By Spencer S. Hsu)

Guantanamo Judge Denies Obama's Request for Delay (By Peter Finn)

Obama Stocks White House With Prominent Lawyers
Washington Post - United States... while the office also will employ a research director who previously conducted opposition research for Barack Obama's presidential campaign. ...

Obama Selects Pastor, 26, to Head Faith Office (By Michelle Boorstein and Michael D. Shear)

A Warning to the President
The cost of abdicating to Nancy Pelosi.

Obama Signs Equal Pay Legislation
MSNBC - USA... struggling to get by, the last thing they can afford is losing a part of each month's paycheck, to simple discrimination," said President Barack Obama. ...

Kathleen Parker
Barack W. Obama
Stylistically, there's only about a smirk's difference between the new president and the old one.

Barack Obama, Russia’s Putin and China’s Premier Lash Out At “Excesses” of US Capitalism…
Posted: 29 Jan 2009 09:33 PM CST
Somewhere in Moscow and Beijing, Comrade Lenin and Chairman Mao are smiling. For the first time in history, within a space of 24 hours, the US President and his Chinese and Russian counterparts all spoke against the free enterprise system upon which the US economy is built. Here are Obama’s wise words: NYT President Obama fired a [...]

On Energy Use… Obama’s Hypocritical Position is- America, do as I say, don’t do as I do…
Posted: 29 Jan 2009 05:09 PM CST
Amazing…Here is Barack Obama in May when he was campaigning for President: “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK,” Obama said. “That’s not leadership. That’s not going to happen,” [...]

Robert G. Kaiser
Stuck in the Revolving Door
Obama's new lobbying rules won't have much effect on Washington culture.

Charles Krauthammer
Outreach, Yes. Apology, No.
Obama's wrong to suggest America has been disrespectful to Muslims.

Obama, Congress seek deal on economic stimulus
Reuters - USA
By Richard Cowan WASHINGTON, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Republicans in the US Senate accepted on Thursday President Barack Obama's offer to search for a compromise ...

Dan Froomkin
Where's Obama the Populist?
He campaigned as a champion of the little guy. What happened?

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