July 8, 2009 Archives

July 8, 2009 Archives

Sen. Kyl: Obama Not Concerned With Protecting United States

Sen. Jon Kyl (R-AZ) on Obama's trip to Russia: "In the past, our assessment of what we need to protect our interests as well as the allies that rely on our nuclear umbrella put the number of weapons as a certain level. And the administration is planning to go far below that. … I’m very concerned that the administration is more anxio

O'Reilly on Oil Speculators

Bill O'Reilly gives his Talking Points Memo on oil speculators facing more regulation.

Sen. Bond: Obama's Trip To Russia Like A "Pile Of Manure"

Sen. Kit Bond on a phone call with reporters: "President Obama, as far as I know, hasn't raised any of those questions — like including cybersecurity, including sanctions on North Korea and Iran," Bond said during a conference with Missouri reporters. "I'm still digging through the manure pile to see if there's a pony in it, but I haven't

Reid: Second Stimulus Not "Needed"

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) says the stimulus is working slow, but working nonetheless. “As far as I'm concerned, there's no showing to me that another stimulus is needed,” Reid said. “Things are -- things, as [Federal Reserve Bank Chairman Ben] Bernanke said, the crops have been planted, the shoots are now appear

DNC Ad: Boehner Using "Baseless Facts" To Attack Stimulus

The DNC says Hosue Minority Leader Rep. John Boehner (R-OH) uses "no facts" in his criticism of the stimulus.

Letterman's Latest Attack On Palin: She Hopes To Be Next "Octomom"

David Letterman bid Sarah Palin farewell in his monologue on Tuesday night by attacking her. Letterman joked that in the future, she hopes to be the next "octo-mom."  To comment on this article click here or click the "Comments" link below.

Sen. Schumer: Sotomayor Not An Activist Judge

AP: Senator Chuck Schumer told The Associated Press Wednesday that Congress will get a health care bill done and Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor will easily be confirmed.

Gov. Pawlenty On Transparency Of Stimulus, Health Care

Gov. Tim Pawlenty (R-MN) wonders where the transparency is on how the stimulus money is being spent. Gov. Pawlenty also calls the attempt to reform health care "incomplete."

Keith Olbermann: Sarah Palin Has "Gone Fishin'"

MSNBC's Keith Olbermann says "gone fishin'" in her latest television interviews.

Secretary Of Labor Solis On Economy: "It Is Bad Right Now"

"Nobody is happy" with the way the economy has progressed, Labor Secretary Hilda Solis said Wednesday. "It is bad right now," Solis told the Fox Business Network of the state of the economy. "Nobody is happy, and the president and I feel very strongly that we have to do everything we can to create jobs." The Hill:

Palin: Attacks Against Me Are "Bull Crap"

Palin on attacks on her and her family: "These are political shots. I mean, there are people take tougher shots than I do. Our kids over there in the war zone, people losing their jobs or their homes right now, they have a heck of a lot tougher right now than I do taking political shots or hearing political bull crap broadcast on the airwaves. I

Rep. Cummings On Impact Of the Stimulus

Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) says things are getting "better" and they are going to continue to "get better."

Obama: U.S. Proud To Have A Friend In Italy

AP: President Barack Obama is now in Italy for the G-8 Summit. The President will meet with world leaders, as well as tour the damage from Italy's recent massive earthquake.

NRSC Targets Franken In New Ad "60"

NRSC: With 60 senators, the Democrats have total control. No debate on their reckless liberal agenda. And no excuses for their failed policies. The Democrats own everything and have no one to blame now.

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