Archive for November 9th, 2012
NEW YORK, (UPI) — New York City and Long Island began rationing Friday to ease a gasoline crisis from Hurricane Sandy that officials said could last two more weeks. The new rules let cars fuel up only if the last number of the license plate matches the day’s date — even-numbered license plates on even-numbered […]
WASHINGTON, (UPI) — Defense officials denied political motives in not reporting for a week that Iranian fighter planes shot at an unarmed U.S. drone five days before Election Day. Pentagon spokesman George Little said the department’s weeklong silence was a result of restrictions on the discussion of classified surveillance missions. He said the administration wanted […]
Well, so much for the seers, sages, pundits and prognosticators who predicted an easy victory for Republicans on Election Day. It turned out to be anything but. For a lot of us, our worst fears are coming true.
An emboldened Senate Majority Leader says a lame-duck session of Congress will deal with the looming crisis by raising taxes on the rich, and the new Congress will handle immigration reform and an overhaul of filibuster rules that will make the Senate “a more meaningful place.”
Are you ready for a little revenge? At a campaign rally the day before the election, Barak Obama told the crowd that “voting is the best revenge.” Really? What a strange thing to say. Now he’s got me worried about who he wants to take revenge on. Oh, I know: It’s all those “millionaires and billionaires” who aren’t paying their fair share. I guess we’d better get ready for the tax bite to cut a lot deeper.
With the President re-elected and two State initiatives passed (in Colorado and Washington) that allow for full legalization of the marijuana, the Barack Obama Justice Department will have to decide whether to crack down and raid in the States or welcome a new era in the Nation.
Attorney General Eric Holder could decline a second term at the Department of Justice, despite the re-election of President Barack Obama. While it is not uncommon for the Attorney General to leave office after four years, Holder may have extra incentive to step down after a number of scandals
The United States is already over the fiscal cliff and there is no hope of current political leaders or those elected within the next decade of being able to undo the financial damage that has befallen the Nation.
The lights weren’t even turned off at the Barack Obama re-election celebration before the United Nations began plotting its gun grab again — with U.S. blessings. The U.N. General Assembly’s disarmament committee approved a resolution calling for a new round of talks in March.