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Rahm Emanuel puts screws on media execs

August 3, 2009 politisite 0

Howard Kurtz at the Washington Post sheds a little light on how Rahm F’n Emanuel leaned on network news executives to carry President Obama’s health care news conference. It’s the Chicago way. In the days before President Obama’s last news conference, as the networks weighed whether to give up a chunk of their precious prime time, Rahm Emanuel went straight to the top. Rather than calling ABC, the White House […]

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Whats Up with NBCs Chuck Todd?

August 3, 2009 politisite 0

Chuck Todd is a contributing editor at Meet the Press.  Tim Russert took him on in 2007.  Mr, Russert being a true journalist would probably be appalled at the Todd tactics.  The chasm between journalism and commentators has narrowed so much that the average viewer can’t tell the difference between objective an agenda driven news NBC’s Chuck Todd has this very revealing bit in Politico today. Targeting, among others, Glenn […]

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Shocking video of Obama's Desire to Eliminate Private Insurance

August 3, 2009 politisite 0

For all the naysayers that trash Politisite and others that Obama will not eliminate private health insurance, a new uncovered video seems to differ. Obama’s desire to trash the status quo in heath care and bring online a single payer system in the U.S. is revealed in this shocking uncovered video. Congress, who has never managed anything efficiently, has screwed up America at every twist and turn. Remember their failures […]

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RNC Chairman Michael Steele finds his voice

August 3, 2009 politisite 0

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele was talking about the party he leads when, in remarks to the committee’s governing body here Friday, he compared the GOP’s improving fortunes to the unlikeliest of individuals. “As Hillary Clinton would say, we found our voice,” Steele quipped. Yet six months into Steele’s term at the helm of a badly bruised party, some of the Republicans who winced through his stumbling debut suggest […]

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Earmarks of the Monmouth Proportions – Read Them and Scream

August 1, 2009 politisite 0

In two weeks, WashingtonWatch.com has collected and mapped over 10,000 congressional earmarks http://www.washingtonwatch.com/bills/earmarks/ Technically, the map on the WashingtonWatch.com Web site is not broken — it just doesn’t work well with many browsers. Earmarks can be sorted by state and member of Congress on the site, and visitors with fast computers or with browsers that have fast Javascript engines (like Safari or Chrome) can still see the map on a […]

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Bond denied for three charged in apartment murder case – WIS News 10 – Columbia, South Carolina |

August 1, 2009 politisite 0

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) – Bond has been denied for three men charged with murder in the death of a 25-year-old Columbia man. The murder investigation began after the discovery of human bones behind a Columbia apartment complex and came to an end with the arrest of four suspects. Richland County deputies have arrested and charged 21-year-old Jeremiah Jones, 20-year-old Allen Fulton, 25-year-old Victor Smith and 19-year-old Darius Smith with murder. […]

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House Health Care Bill – H.R.3200: America's Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009

August 1, 2009 politisite 0

H.R.3200 – America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 To provide affordable, quality health care for all Americans and reduce the growth in health care spending, and for other purposes. via House Health Care Bill – H.R.3200: America’s Affordable Health Choices Act of 2009 – U.S. Congress – OpenCongress. OpenCongress Summary This is the House Democrats’ big health care reform bill. Broadly, it seeks to expand health care coverage to […]

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Obamacare clears House Energy and Committee hurdle; 4 Blue Dogs heel – List

August 1, 2009 politisite 0

The vote was 31-28 tonight in the House Energy and Commerce Committee. John McCormack has the breakdown: “Blue Dogs Bart Gordon (Tenn.), Baron Hill (Ind.), Mike Ross (Ark.), and Zack Space (Ohio) vote(d) yes.” More from Reuters. *** Melt the phones: Bart Gordon (Tenn.) – 202 225-4231 Local: Murfreesboro Office (615) 896-1986 305 West Main Street Murfreesboro, TN 37130 Office Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Cookeville Office (931) 528-5907 […]