Archive for March 11, 2011

New York (CNNMoney) — President Obama said Friday that he is prepared to tap the nation's strategic oil reserves to deal with any supply disruptions as part of his effort to keep gas prices under control. Obama attributed the recent run-up in oil and gas prices to increased global demand, combined with uncertainty in the oil market due to political turmoil in North Africa and the Middle East. … Read More

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Washington (CNN) — As the standoff continues over funding the government for the rest of the fiscal year, both parties agreed on Friday to move ahead with a three-week stopgap bill that would cut an additional six billion dollars and avoid a potential federal shutdown. The measure, introduced by House Republicans, eliminates or reduces money for 25 government programs, saving $3.5 billion. Republicans chose from a list of programs President Obam … Read More

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by Joel S. Hirschhorn Featured Writer Dandelion Salad March11, 2011 I can explain why so many Americans are angry about President Obama and dislike or hate him with passion, and why it has little to do with his actions and policies. But first I must examine the confluence of two historical inflection points that explains so much resentment and opposition to Obama. The first is the increasingly recognized but painful reality that in … Read More

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WHO SUPPORTS TERRORISM IN AMERICA.... Under the guise of Islamophobia ….. can you guess who? US Rep Peter King: Terrorist supporter He just finished hearings in Congress to investigate the pending "terror threat" from American citizens who practice Islam.  Lots of problems with this… Not least of which is that in the 1980s and 90s, King was a chief fundraiser for terror operations in Ireland. In fact, he was a best buddy of trigger pullers and bomb planters there and it  was … Read More

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The CNN Washington Bureau’s morning speed read of the top stories making news from around the country and the world. Click on the headlines for more. WASHINGTON/POLITICAL For the latest political news: CNN: Emotions fly at controversial hearing on Muslim Americans A controversial congressional hearing Thursday on the radicalization of Muslim Americans touched on sensitive questions involving terrorism and tolerance a decade af … Read More

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