Monthly Archives: April 2009

Did Bush Directly Authorize Torture? FBI Email Says Yes

The article below was posted on the Los Angeles based 501c3 group, The Public Record website today. An FBI email claims that “W” signed an executive order approving torture. This explosive bit of information should further heat up the debate over torture. See the actual email by clicking on the link below. I want to know if…

Why People Are Leaving the GOP in Droves

Arlen Specter left for strategic political reasons. Some folks have left to jump on the Obama bandwagon. Some are leaving because of the Rush Limbaugh and Sarah Palin debacles. But others are leaving out of pure shame. Today, North Carolina Congresswoman Virginia Foxx said, in a speech on the floor of the House, that the…

New Hampshire Approves Gay Marriage

One of the most conservative New England states, New Hampshire, has approved gay marriage.  Click here for details. New Hampshire is perhaps the state the OC Register ought to relocate to as it’s easily the most libertarian state in the Union.  Anyone who prints “Live Free or Die” on their license plates walks the walk…

FaceBook Executive to Run for AG

I’m sure he’ll have lots of friends…. Facebook’s Chris Kelly Announces Exploratory Bid for California Attorney General Palo Alto, California- Chris Kelly, Facebook’s Chief Privacy Officer and Head of Global Public Policy, announced today that he was forming a committee to explore running for California Attorney General in 2010 and launched a new website, Kelly2010.com…

News Roundup 4-29-09 (Specter Switcheroo Edition)

The Specter of a party switch:  “There is, however, one automatic change that comes with having 60 votes. The greatest power that the minority has in the Senate is the power to grind things to a halt.” Card-checking Specter: “A few weeks ago Arlen Specter announced that he would oppose the Employee Free Choice Act…

Sebelius Confirmed at HHS – A Spoon Full of Sugar

With a 65-31 vote the Senate today confirmed President Obama’s nominee for Health and Human Services Secretary. The final agency director to be confirmed, Kathleen Sebelius will face the challenge of addressing the Swine Flu epidemic in her new role as Secretary of Health and Human Services. Sebelius has been the target of anti-abortion groups…