Tag Archive for President Obama

Helping Haiti

On Tuesday, a catastrophic earthquake struck near Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The full extent of the damage is still being assessed, but the death toll — already in the thousands — is climbing fast. This is the worst earthquake to hit the area in more than 200 years. Entire communities have been ripped apart and as many…

AP’s Top News Stories of 2009

I would have thought the confirmation of Justice Sotomayor would have warranted inclusion, but per the editors of the Associated Press, here are the top news stories of 2009. Here are 2009′s top 10 stories as voted by the U.S. editors and news directors:  -1. THE ECONOMY: Despite a $787 billion federal stimulus package, much…

Brother, Can You Spare Five Dimes?

One of the best known songs of the Great “Republican” Depression “Brother Can you Spare a Dime”was written in 1931. Viewed as the anthem of the shattered dreams of the Depression era, considering our current economic recession and our shattered dreams of Change, this song seems to be strikingly relevant.

Michael Moore on Obama’s Nobel Prize

I am still a bit taken aback from the right wingers who are bitching in their Rice Krispies about President Obama’s selection for the Nobel Peace Prize.  A friend sent me a link to Michael Moore’s website and he posted as good an explanation about why the President won as any I have read. Moore…

Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters Honored at the White House

Hat Tip to our friends at Total Buzz on this. Santa Ana Police Chief Paul Walters was honored by President Obama at the White House Last week. The Santa Ana PD received the Department of Defense’s Freedom Award forbeing one of 15 private and public sector organizations who support employees that are called up for either National…