Wednesday edition - February 17, 2010
Poll: Large majority opposes Supreme Court's decision on campaign financing
Evan Bayh Won't Rule Out Becoming A Lobbyist After His Term Ends
Washington lobbyists earn $1.3 million an hour
"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
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.
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."
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.
GOP rep takes state Senate seat Concord Monitor
Jeb Bush heads to Wisconsin Politico
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
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"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
Judge rejects lawsuit over 2 dead Gitmo detainees The Associated Press
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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