Calls on colleagues to sign letter urging Secretary Clinton to label Vietnam a â€œCountry of Particular Concernâ€ for abusing religious freedom. â€œMy colleagues in the Congressional Vietnam Caucus and I are urging Secretary Clinton to take concrete action to hold Vietnam accountable for its severe abuses of religious freedom,â€ said Rep. Sanchez, who is Co-Chair of the Caucus. â€œVietnam has shown a complete disregard for the rights of its citizens, actively suppressing religious activity and persecuting people of faith. Itâ€™s time for our country to actually penalize these abuses and place Vietnam back on the State Departmentâ€™s â€˜Countries of Particular Concernâ€™ list.â€
ComicCon in San Diego are akin to the high holy days at my home.Â It’s the one time a year I embrace my scifi passions with my son and some like minded friends.Â We have good routines for covering the show (long sold out by now) and we spend considerable time mapping out plans to…
Much has been made of Barack Obamaâ€™s identification with Abraham Lincoln. Of course, Lincoln makes a powerful role model for any president, especially in troubled times. But there are at least ways in which Obama should not follow Lincolnâ€™s example, and five corresponding ways in which Lincoln should serve Obama as an example of what NOT to do.
An aide in Governor Paterson’s office has leaked that Congresswomen Gillibrand is his choice to replace Secretary Hillary Clinton in the Senate report the Associated Press. Apparently she’s a Blue-dog Democrat that supports 2nd Amendment unwaveringly. Great we need more Democrats supporting 2nd Amendment rights. Unfortunately she is also the least gay-friendly Democrat in the…
Sion Caroline Kennedy ends her bid to replace Hillary Clinton in her late father’s old Senate Seat.
Hillary Clinton confirmed overwhelmingly by US Senate for Chief Diplomat. The 2 dissenters in the vote are arguably anti-women.
Blogger reviews Senator Hillary Clinton’s confirmation hearing for her appointment for SOS, and jests about comfort levels of democratic senators who jumped ship from her campaign in the democratic primaries. Blogger also points out that Ann Coulter also had hardly any chance to engage fellow co-host on the view (not that you can’t predict what she’ll say).