Wednesday edition - February 17, 2010




Poll: Large majority opposes Supreme Court's decision on campaign financing
Washington Post - Dan Eggen, Jon Cohen - ‎2-17-10
Eight in 10 poll respondents say they oppose the high court's Jan. 21 decision to allow unfettered corporate political spending, with 65 percent "strongly"...


Evan Bayh Won't Rule Out Becoming A Lobbyist After His Term Ends
Huffington Post (blog) -‎2-17-10
A day after he announced his retirement from the US Senate, Indiana Democrat Evan Bayh declined to rule out a career as a lobbyist. "I have no idea what I'm

Washington lobbyists earn $1.3 million an hour
USA Today - ‎‎2-17-10
The folks at the non-partisan Center for Responsive Politics offer a novel way to look at the nearly $3.5 billion spent to lobby Congress and federal


"You know who was at the Daytona 500? Sarah Palin, former Alaskan Governor Sarah Palin. She was at the finish line, and she waved her checkered past.'" –David Letterman




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Falklands Update


Argentina escalated a row with Britain over oil drilling in the Falklands by ordering all ships heading to the disputed islands through its waters to seek permission from Buenos Aires first.



"I'm not sure what this says about us, but two new polls just came out. One of them found out that 70 percent of Americans support gays and lesbians serving openly in the military. And another poll, by the same company at the same time, found that only 59 percent of Americans support homosexuals serving openly in the military. I guess it means that 11 percent of Americans don't know homosexuals are gay." –Jimmy Kimmel


Disturbing News



"Do you know there is a Congressional candidate from Missouri who is saying that allowing gays into the military could strengthen Al Qaeda? I'm thinking, how exactly would that work? 'They dance better than me, and they know how to accessorize. I'm very, very angry. It's time for jihad.'" –Craig Ferguson

The Buying of America


Health care and business interests led the way as clients spent a record $3.5 billion on lobbying last year, prompted by Obama administration drives to reshape federal policy for the medical, financial and energy industries.




Republican-Shenanigans News




 In a rare public appearance Tuesday, former President George W. Bush and his brother, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, discussed partisan politics, health care reform, dissatisfied voters and life after public office.






It’s Presidents’ Day, ladies and gentlemen. Three-day weekend for most people. Remember President George Bush? Every weekend was a three-day weekend for him. - David Letterman


Rock-The-Voter News


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Biz-Tech News


"I think it was President Kennedy who said, 'Ask not what you can do for your country, ask what you can do to get quality goods at discount prices.'" –Craig Ferguson




Bush-Prison-Torture News


Dick Cheney praised the President's Afghanistan policy, reinforcing the opinion of all those who figured it was wrong in the first place.- Will Durst




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A dancer of Porto da Pedra samba school performs during carnival parade at the Sambadrome, in Rio de Janeiro, Monday, Feb.15, 2010. I want to point out the interesting cross necklace she's wearing, just in case no one noticed.
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