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What is your Political IQ – Take the 12 Question Test by Pew research

November 18, 2010 Politisite 0

Want to get some idea of how tuned in to the political world?  Take this test to find out.  If you score less than 50%… you need to read Politisite and other news sources everyday! Take the Quiz To test your knowledge of prominent people and major events in the news, we invite you to take our short 12-question quiz. Then see how you did in comparison with 1,001 randomly […]

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Obama Inspired by Gandhi? Really?

November 18, 2010 Politisite 0

Gandhi, for example, would have lasted about twenty seconds in Rev. Jeremiah Wright’s Trinity “United” Church in Chicago. On the other hand, Barack Obama and his family dutifully attended Wright’s church for twenty years. Wright’s racially divisive theology of “liberation” would have constituted for Gandhi a direct assault on one of the main pillars of his own political philosophy: “liberation,” or swaraj.

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DOJ Failure? Former GITMO Detainee Acquitted of Most Terror Charges in Civilian Trial | Iron Mill Interactive Media

November 17, 2010 Politisite 0

(AP) The first Guantanamo detainee to face a civilian trial has been acquitted in New York City of all but one charge accusing him of a deadly 1998 plot to bomb two U.S. embassies in Africa. Read the Full Story at  Gitmo Detainee Acquitted of Most Terror Charges – CBS News. New York Times Terror Suspect Cleared of All Charges Except for One Count of Conspiracy The first former Guantánamo […]

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35,000 Naked Body Scanner Images Found Stored at Florida Courthouse

November 16, 2010 Politisite 0

Big Sis promised the naked scanner images would not be stored… …Big Sis lied. Gizmodo reported today that 35,000 naked scanner images were stored in a Florida Courthouse. At the heart of the controversy over “body scanners” is a promise: The images of our naked bodies will never be public. U.S. Marshals in a Florida Federal courthouse saved 35,000 images on their scanner. These are those images. A Gizmodo investigation […]

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CBS News: Obama’s G-20 Performance an ‘Embarrassing Disappointment’

November 13, 2010 Politisite 0

President Barack Obama claimed a stronger hand on the world stage Friday despite electoral defeats at home, failure to get a free-trade agreement with South Korea and lackluster international support for his get-tough policy with China on trade and currency disputes. “It wasn’t any easier to talk about currency when I was first elected and my poll numbers were at 65 percent,” Obama argued at the close of the G-20 […]

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Myanmar activist and Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi has been released from house arrest.

November 13, 2010 Politisite 0

YANGON, Myanmar – Pro-democracy hero Aung San Suu Kyi walked free Saturday after more than seven years under house arrest, welcomed by thousands of cheering supporters outside the decaying lakefront villa that has been her prison. Her guards effectively announced the end of her detention, pulling back the barbed-wire barriers that sealed off her potholed street and suddenly allowing thousands of expectant supporters to surge toward the house. Many chanted […]

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Ethics ‘Stain’: White House Altered Drilling Safety Report

November 10, 2010 Politisite 0

The Interior Department‘s inspector general says the White House edited a drilling safety report in a way that made it falsely appear that scientists and experts supported the idea of the administration’s six-month ban on new drilling. The inspector general says the editing changes resulted “in the implication that the moratorium recommendation had been peer reviewed.” But it hadn’t been. The scientists were only asked to review new safety measures […]

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Black GOP Candidates Poised to Score Historic Election Victory

October 27, 2010 Politisite 0

In an earlier story we had mentioned that there were 32 African-Americans running under the Republican Banner during the 2010 Primary.
Although Most of the News has been about Florida’s Allen West and South Carolina’s Tim Scott, there are 12 other black GOP candidates looking to make history in this year’s midterms:

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PC Police at NPR fire Juan Williams for remarks on Muslims

October 21, 2010 Politisite 0

National Public Radio has fired journalist Juan Williams over remarks he made on Fox News about Muslims, the network announced Thursday. Williams was asked by Bill O’Reilly during Fox’s “The O’Reilly Factor” earlier this week whether the U.S. is facing a “Muslim dilemma.” According to an NPR statement, Williams responded: “Look, Bill, I’m not a bigot. You know the kind of books I’ve written about the civil rights movement in […]

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WikiLeaks Sets Date for 15K Document Dump, Despite Pentagon Warnings

August 15, 2010 Politisite 0

WikiLeaks will publish its remaining 15,000 Afghan war documents within a month, despite warnings from the U.S. government, the organization’s founder said Saturday. “It should be approximately two weeks before that process is complete,” Assange told AP. “There will then be a journalistic review, so you’re talking two weeks to a month.” The Pentagon has said that secret information will be even more damaging to security and risk more lives […]