USA: House Rep Charles B. Rangel Hangs Head in Shame, Quits Chairmanship

3 03 2010

Under investigation for tax evasion, New York Representative Charles B. Rangel stepped down Wednesday as chairman of the House’s powerful tax-writing committee.





United States Senator Blocks Aid Bill Extension Vote, Says “Tough Shit!”

26 02 2010

Senator Jim Bunning (Republican – Kentucky) continued to block Senate passage of a one-month extension of government benefits, including unemployment benefits, COBRA health care benefits and the Medicare Doctor fix.





US Announces Plans for New $1billion “Crytal Cube” Embassy in London

24 02 2010

“We will replace our current embassy, which has become over-crowded, does not meet modern office needs and required security standards, and after 50 years is showing signs of wear and tear.” ~ Louis Susman





Alexander Haig Dead at 85

20 02 2010

“As of now, I am in control here in the White House, pending the return of the vice president.” ~ Al Haig





Former Vice President Dick Cheney Surprise CPAC Speaker

18 02 2010

“It’s a remarkable time to be an American and a remarkable time to be a conservative.” ~ Dick Cheney





USA: Airborne Anti Ballistic Missile Laser Weapon Makes History

12 02 2010

“This experiment marks the first time a laser weapon has engaged and destroyed an in-flight ballistic missile, and the first time that any system has accomplished it in the missile’s boost phase of flight.” ~ Boeing





Elizabeth Edwards: Hubby’s Former Aide Andrew Young Helped Him Deceive Her

11 02 2010

“Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, nor Hell a fury like a woman scorned.” ~ William Congreve