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Biden has a special purpose

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

Former Senate parliamentarian Robert Dove, a guy who’s been getting a lot of exposure lately, says that the vice president, in his role as president of the Senate, can overrule the parliamentarian’s calls on what provisions fit under reconciliation rules and which don’t — a fact that could fundamentally alter the floor debate should Democrats use the maneuver to bypass Republicans’ filibuster threat. “The parliamentarian only can advise, it is […]

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Dems Rush votes so they don't have to hear from Constituients

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

Via The Hill: Republicans expect a final vote on healthcare around the easter holiday this year, the Senate’s second-ranking Republican said Monday night. Senate Minority Whip Jon Kyl (R-Ariz.) said he expected Democratic leaders to arrange their final votes on health reform to but up against lawmakers’ recess for the Easter and Passover holidays. “This thing is losing support every day,” Kyl said during an interview on Fox News. “And […]

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Did the Chile Quake shift the Earth's axis?

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

The 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on Feb. 27 was so powerful it may have tipped Earth’s axis and shortened the length of a day, scientists at NASA say. According to NASA, a complex computer model’s preliminary calculation shows that Earth’s days should have shortened by 1.26 microseconds (a microsecond is a one millionth of a second). A large quake shifts enough rock to redistribute the mass of the planet, […]

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Black children are an endangered species

March 2, 2010 Politisite 0

A new documentary, written and directed by Mark Crutcher, a white abortion opponent in Denton, Tex., meticulously traces what it says are connections among slavery, Nazi-style eugenics, birth control and abortion, and is being regularly screened by black organizations. Black abortion opponents, who sometimes refer to abortions as “womb lynchings,” have mounted a sustained attack on the Planned Parenthood Federation of America, spurred by a sting operation by young white […]

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Al Gores settled science on hurricanes in doubt

March 1, 2010 Politisite 0

The latest research published in Nature Geoscience says that the rise in hurricane frequency since the mid nineties are just part of a natural cycle called weather.  There is evidence of several severe tropical storm cycles, some much worse, prior to the industrial revolution.  If man made global warming were indeed “settled science” computer modeling shows there would  be a decrease in high category hurricanes. The cover of Al Gore’s […]

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Obama throws Tiger under the Golf Cart

March 1, 2010 Politisite 0

Golf Magazine reported that the President had called Tiger Woods to offer support.  That report turned out to be incorrect and the Magazine added some other Information in place of the report.  This from POLITICO.com: A somewhat baffled White House spokesman Tommy Vietor says President Obama did not, in fact, call Tiger Woods to offer support, as was widely reported over the weekend. Read the rest at  Obama didn’t call […]

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UPDATE: Georgia Republican Nathan Deal will Delay Resigination to vote 'NO' on Health Care Reform

March 1, 2010 Politisite 0

There appears to be another Georgia Congressman moving out of Washington DC.  Congressman Nathan Deal has set up a press conference scheduled for Monday.  Sources say that he will resign to focus his efforts on his Gubernatorial bid.  The  Peach Pundit points out that a special election could be to Deals disadvantage. Others say he is resigning due to ethical issues regarding no bid contracts with the state of Georgia […]

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John Smoltz not throwing in the Congressional Game

March 1, 2010 Politisite 0

Rumors of Atlanta Braves Pitcher, John Smoltz, running for John Linders Congressional seat are completely false.  Smoltz told an Atlanta Journal Constitution reporter via SMS and a telephonic conversation Pardon the language, but the brief conversation with Smoltz went something like this: Me: jim galloway w ajc politics here. Could u call re ur interest in linder seat? Thx. Smoltz: I do not know what you are talking about I […]