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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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Rep. Giffords will be released from Hospital Friday, To Houston for Rehab

January 19, 2011 politisite 0

The following is an email written by Rep. Giffords’ parents, Gloria and Spencer: The surgeons are ecstatic…Spence and I are humbled by the outpouring of love and prayers and overwhelmed with gratitude. There are thousands of people who have responded with cards, flowers, FOOD (we’re feeding all the cops and federal marshals in UMC 3 square meals a day as well as folks in two other patient waiting rooms….almost like […]

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Rahm Emanuel to Announce Leaving White House Friday

September 30, 2010 politisite 0

The New York Times confirms that Rahm Emanuel will be stepping down as chief of staff, and reports: Mr. Obama plans to name Pete Rouse, a senior adviser, to replace Mr. Emanuel, two officials confirmed. Mr. Rouse has been at the president’s side since Mr. Obama arrived in Washington nearly six years ago as a senator, serving as his chief of staff. via The American Spectator : AmSpecBlog : NYT: […]

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Note to Republican Congressman: Aides job does not include sex

May 18, 2010 politisite 0

Another, yes another GOP Congressman thinks his Aide is there for sex.  Congressman Mark Souder (R-IN) will resign from the House Friday following an affair with a part-time congressional Aide. “I sinned against God, my wife and my family by having a mutual relationship with a part-time member of my staff,” Souder explained in a statement on Tuesday. Yes, it is an extramarital affair that ends Souder’s career in Congress. […]