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The Clinton Divorce

May 9, 2008 Politisite 0

No, we don’t mean Bill and Hillary. We mean the separation now under way between the Clintons and the Democratic Party. Like all divorces after lengthy unions, this one is painful and has had its moments of reconciliation, but after Tuesday a split looks inevitable. The long co-dependency is over. Truth be told, this was always a marriage more of convenience than love. The party’s progressives never did like Bill […]

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Microsoft Withdraws its Bid for Yahoo

May 3, 2008 Politisite 0

Microsoft Says It Is Withdrawing Bid for Yahoo Saturday, May 3, 2008  Microsoft Says It Is Withdrawing Bid for Yahoo After a three-month standoff over a deal that could havereshaped competition on the Internet, Microsoft said it waswithdrawing an offer that Yahoo had repeatedly rejected. Source Read More:http://www.nytimes.com/?emc=na NowPublic Tags: New York | alert | bid | breaking | internet | Microsoft | news | Saturday | Tech & Biz […]

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Guam Democratic Caucus Results

May 3, 2008 Politisite 0

Guam Caucus Results – 4 pledged delegates at stake Obama started out with a modest lead with 53%.  His lead began to diminish as the last 10% of the vote was counted. Final Obama 50.1% to Clinton 49.9% 8:50 a.m. — When all of the ballots were finally counted — a process that lasted through the night until well after the sun was up — Sen. Barack Obama had the most votes from Guam Democrats […]

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Big Brown wins Kentucky Derby

May 3, 2008 Politisite 0

LOUISVILLE, Kentucky (AFP) — Big Brown defied history to win the 134th Kentucky Derby on Saturday, but the race finished under a pall as runner-up Eight Belles was euthanized. Big Brown, trained by Rick Dutrow and ridden by Kent Desormeaux, remained unbeaten in four career starts with his triumph in the 1 1/4-mile, two million-dollar race, the first jewel in US flat racing’s Triple Crown. Although he started as the […]

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Kentucky Derby: Eight Belles euthanized

May 3, 2008 Politisite 0

A sad report from Louisville, KY Eight Belles came in second.  A few strides after the place finish she fell to the ground.  The Horse had broken both front ankles in her race to the finish.  veterinarians immediately made the decision to put her to rest right there on the track. It was an emotional episode from elation to sadness Eight Belles was a winner to the end. She will not soon be forgotten. […]

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Amber Alert Canceled: Morgan Leppert found in El Paso Tx

May 2, 2008 Politisite 0

Amber Alert Canceled Leppert found with Abductor Politisite had asked those on I-10 and I-35 to keep a look out for Morgan Leppert and the vehicle based on some information put out by law enforcement agencies.  The truck had a couplle of hits on I-10.  We thought the Man was taking the child to Mexico so we opperated on that possiblity.  Morgan was picked up on the Mexico border town of […]

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Unfair Credit Cards Get Regulated by Fed

May 2, 2008 Politisite 0

(CBS/AP) The Federal Reserve and other regulators initiated steps Friday to end “unfair and deceptive” credit card industry practices assailing consumers who are already struggling to cope in a bad economy. The proposed rules would be the biggest clampdown on the industry in decades, aiming at protecting people from credit card companies that arbitrarily raise interest rates or don’t give borrowers adequate time to pay their bills. The proposals would also […]

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Tornado Warning South of Memphis, TN

May 2, 2008 Politisite 0

Tornado Touch Down going toward Memphis City Proper.  Moving toward South Memphis at 45 miles per hour.   Update 4:23 pm CT: National Weather Service Watch Warning Advisory Summary TORNADO WARNING ARC093-TNC075-097-167-022215- /O.NEW.KMEG.TO.W.0097.080502T2135Z-080502T2215Z/ BULLETIN – EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED TORNADO WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MEMPHIS TN 435 PM CDT FRI MAY 2 2008 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MEMPHIS HAS ISSUED A * TORNADO WARNING FOR… CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI COUNTY IN EASTERN ARKANSAS… NORTHWESTERN […]

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Indiana Poll: Obama Gains, Clinton, Obama Tied

May 2, 2008 Politisite 0

Indiana Poll: Obama Gains, Clinton, Obama Tied Senator Barack Obama has come back to tie with Senator Clinton in Indiana.  Most Pundits had Clinton as a Clear winner in the state over the last several months.  Obama is 5 points above the marggin of error in most polls in North Carolina.  I know you have heard it before, this could be Clintions death blow.  But according to  NPR’s Ken Rudin,  “Hillary […]

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Canadian satellite to detect Asteriods

May 2, 2008 Politisite 0

OTTAWA, May 2 (UPI) — Canadian researchers are working on a tiny satellite that will alert the world to the potential of asteroid strikes. “This is the first space-based asteroid-searching telescope,” said Alan Hildebrand of the University of Calgary (Alberta), one of two principal scientists for the satellite. He told the Canwest News Service the Near Earth Object Surveillance Satellite, set to be launched within two years is “the first […]