IRS gets a 1.1 Billion boost in Obama Budget why?

February 15, 2011 politisite 24

Seems like the White House is emphasizing two different angles on the 1.1 Billion increase for the Internal Revenue Service in Obama’s Budget.  To Reporters the increase is to  answer questions and provide quality information to taxpayers.  But on the IRS website they emphasize that  the funds will actually decrease the deficit by increasing enforcement and collections.  Additionally, they highlight a program to police the Tax Preparer industry by checking […]

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Obama's Pathetic Budget

February 14, 2011 politisite 2

Has Fred Barnes been watching too many episodes of the  Fox Medical Drama “House”.  Barnes calls President Obama’s budget “pathetic”. The country faces a worsening debt crisis and Obama has not come to play. He kissed off the crisis in his State of the Union address last month. And now his plan for spending over the next 10 years doesn’t come close to dealing with the debt problem. So he’s […]

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57% of Voters Favor Repeal of Health Care Law, 38% Opposed

February 14, 2011 politisite 0

Most voters continue to strongly favor repeal of the national health care law and they’re evenly divided as to whether the new law will force them to change insurance coverage. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 57% of Likely Voters at least somewhat favor repeal of the health care law while 38% are at least somewhat opposed. Those figures include 45% who Strongly Favor repeal and 31% […]

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The GOP to pass Patriot Act extension tonight

February 14, 2011 politisite 3

By Albert N. Milliron Republicans will tell you that the 2010 election was a referendum on Nancy Pelosi and the  Democrats pushing unpopular bills through the House like a Freight train.  The GOP complained that the Democrats passed bills with late night votes that has  little debate and no provision for Amendments. This same party, who said they would restore the process to the people, are now going to push […]

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2011 CPAC Presidential Straw Poll Results

February 12, 2011 politisite 5

Texas Congressman Ron Paul won the CPAC presidential straw poll this afternoon gaining 30% of the vote, with former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney coming in second with 23%. Other candidates in the straw poll lagged far behind – former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin got only 3% of the vote. The results for the other candidates: Former NM Gov. Gary Johnson: 6% NJ Gov. Chris Christie: 6% Former Speaker Newt Gingrich: […]

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Egypt's Mubarak resigns, Army in Control

February 11, 2011 politisite 0

President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt turned over all power to the military, and left the Egyptian capital for his resort home in Sharm el-Sheik, Vice President Omar Suleiman announced on state television on Friday. The announcement, delivered during evening prayers in Cairo, set off a frenzy of celebration, with protesters shouting “Egypt is free!” The Egyptian military issued a communiqué pledging to carry out a variety of constitutional reforms in […]

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Mubarak Speech: Will Delegate authority to Vice-president Omar Suleiman but won't step down

February 10, 2011 politisite 0

By Albert N. Milliron (Politisite)– President Mubarak spoke live through Egyptian Television stating that he intends to remain President of Egypt until the national election that will take place in September 2011.  He spoke to the Egyptian people calling himself a father figure toward the people as his children.  He related that he will not be influenced by outside sources, possibly referring to the pressure he has received from the […]

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Mubarak Live Speech tonight likely to step down Army to take Control of Egypt

February 10, 2011 politisite 0

Egypt’s President Mubarak is expected to give a speech some time after 10:00 local time (3:00 p.m. ET) to step down as President after nearly thirty years of rule. Egyptian TV began covering the protests along with video from Independence Square earlier today reveling a change in their coverage. Egypt’s President Hosni Mubarak looked likely to step down on Thursday after the military high command took control of a nation […]

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Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is speaking!

February 9, 2011 politisite 0

Gabrielle Giffords‘ simple request for a piece of toast for breakfast this week signaled a milestone in her recovery — because she asked for it with spoken words. The Democratic congresswoman from Arizona, severely wounded when she was shot in the head at a public event a month ago, has been speaking “more and more each day,” C.J. Karamargin, one of her congressional aides, said Wednesday. Karamargin could not give […]

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Hatemonger Glenn Beck attacks Code Pink for dialogue on Justice Thomas

February 8, 2011 politisite 0

Op-ed By Albert N. Milliron A “predominantly White” group of protesters in Palm Springs, California from the Groups Common Cause and Code Pink were interviewed by an undercover videographer. The groups were protesting the Libertarian billionaire Koch Brothers. 25 protesters were arrested.   The video of several of the attendees is stunning when the interviewer asked individuals questions about conservative Judge Clarence Thomas.  Words like send him “Back to the […]