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Egypt VP Omar Suleiman Targeted in Assassination Attempt That Killed Two Bodyguards

February 4, 2011 politisite 0

DEVELOPING: A failed assassination attempt on Egypt’s vice president in recent days left two of his bodyguards dead, U.S. sources tell Fox News, though that information has yet to be confirmed on the ground in Cairo.Such an attempt on the life of Omar Suleiman would mark an alarming turn in the uprising against the government of President Hosni Mubarak, who only recently named Suleiman as vice president in an effort […]

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Peaceful Religion? Pakistani governor, shot 27 times, killed by own bodyguard

January 4, 2011 politisite 0

The governor of Pakistan’s wealthiest and most populated province was shot dead Tuesday by one of his bodyguards who told interrogators he was angry over the politician’s opposition to laws that impose the death penalty for those convicted of insulting Islam. Punjab Governor Salman Taseer, 56, was a member of the ruling party and a close associate of President Asif Ali Zardari. Friends described him as an outspoken moderate who […]

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Omnibus Bill Killed, Democrat McCaskill says GOP throws stones, not without Earmark Sin

December 16, 2010 politisite 0

Sen. GOP Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., has long been known as an effective whip, and Thursday night he showed his prowess as he effectively stripped Democrats of the GOP votes needed to pass the $1.2 trillion omnibus spending bill, killing the measure for good. A visibly frustrated and angry Senate Majority Leader, Harry Reid of Nevada, lashed out, saying that he had nine GOP senators supporting the measure, but that […]