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Quinnipiac Poll – terrorism suspects should be tried in military courts

February 11, 2010 Politisite 0

American voters say 59 – 35 percent that 9/11 terrorism suspects should be tried in military courts rather than in civilian courts, as currently planned. Voters say 68 – 25 percent that terrorism suspects should not receive all of the constitutional protections afforded by a civilian trial. Democrats prefer civilian courts 48 – 45 percent. Support for military courts is 73 – 23 percent among Republicans and 61 – 33 […]

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They Lied? Iron Chef confesses vegetables not from White House garden

February 10, 2010 Politisite 0

They Lied? Iron Chef confesses vegetables not from White House garden For months, the Food Network ran ads about a forthcoming episode of “Iron Chef America,” its flagship chefs plus secret ingredient versus time competition. The show would take place at the White House garden, with Michelle Obama making a cameo and plugging her responsible-eating initiative. The network promised it would be its biggest episode ever. The buildup matched the […]

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Court has possession of Edwards sex tape

February 10, 2010 Politisite 0

The purported sex tape of former presidential candidate John Edwards and his mistress Rielle Hunter was shown to ABC’s 20/20, Edwards’ former aide Andrew Young testified today in court. At a court hearing in Hillsborough, it emerged that the original copy of the infamous tape was delivered by a court-appointed security guard. Retrieved from a safe deposit box in Atlanta, the tape was put into a sheriff’s office safe, marked […]

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Congressman Charlie Wilson War is Over dies at 76

February 10, 2010 Politisite 0

Former U.S. Rep. Charlie Wilson, a hard-partying Democrat who played a key role in the United States’ covert war against the Soviet Union in Afghanistan, has died. He was 76. Wilson was taken to Memorial Medical Center-Lufkin after he started having difficulty breathing while attending a meeting in the eastern Texas town where he lived, said hospital spokeswoman Yana Ogletree. Wilson, who had a heart transplant in 2007 in Houston, […]

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George Bush Billboard: You Miss me yet?

February 9, 2010 Politisite 0

A billboard with a picture of former president George W. Bush and the question “Miss me yet?” is getting a lot of attention in the north metro–not only for its message but because of the mystery of who’s paying for it. The billboard is located off northbound Interstate 35 in Wyoming. It went up about one month ago. Read the Rest at Bush billboard in north metro asks “Miss me […]

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Gibbs uses White House Briefing to Mock Sarah Palin

February 9, 2010 Politisite 0

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs comes to daily briefing with notes scribbled on his hand to Mock Sarah Palin. Palin didn’t use a teleprompter at the Teaparty convention but had put a couple of notes on her hand to make sure she made brought the points up in her speech and Q &A. These are called ‘talking points’. Gibbs came out with a grocery list and ‘hope and change’ […]

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Boehner and Eric Cantor write letter questioning if Obama is commited to bipartisanship

February 8, 2010 Politisite 0

House Minority Leader John Boehner (R-OH) and Minority Whip Eric Cantor (R-VA) wrote a letter addressed to the White House questioning whether the president is truly committed to bipartisanship or if the upcoming meeting is nothing more than a mere photo opportunity on health care reform. The letter also asked is the president is willing to take reconciliation of the Health Care bill off the table. Read the letter here: […]