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 […]
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 […]
President Hosni Mubarak’s family fortune could be as much as $70 billion U.S. Dollars according to analysis by Middle East experts. Much of his wealth in British and Swiss banks or tied up in real estate in London, New York, Los Angeles and along expensive tracts of the Red Sea coast. After 30 years as president and many more as a senior military official, Mubarak has had access to investment […]
Committee Report Finds Internal Disputes, Poor Coordination at FBI and Failure to Acknowledge Violent Islamist Extremism at DOD WASHINGTON – The Fort Hood massacre, which left 13 dead and 32 wounded, could have been prevented, Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee Chairman Joe Lieberman, ID-Conn., and Ranking Member Susan Collins, R-Me., said Thursday, as they unveiled their report on the November 5, 2009, terrorist attack. Evidence of accused killer Nidal Hasan’s […]
North Korea has placed surface-to-surface missiles on launch pads in the Yellow Sea, Yonhap news agency reported on Sunday, as the United States and South Korea began joint military exercises. The agency said also that Pyongyang had moved surface-to-air missiles to frontline areas. The North’s offical KCNA news agency warned of retaliatory action if its territory was violated. “We will deliver a brutal military blow on any provocation which violates […]
Congressman Joe Wilson received national attention earlier this year when he shouted, “You Lie” during President Obama’s State of the Union Address. Following that outburst a rather under the wire congressman was in the spot light.
Soon after, tens of thousands of dollars where given to his opponent, Democrat Rob Miller to defeat Wilson. After Republicans got wind of the mass donations to Miller, Wilson began receiving donations from all over the country as well. When it was over, both candidates had more than a million dollars each for their campaigns.
A war, if you will, of sorts, took place between the two candidates early on. One side wanting to rid itself of a disrespectful incumbent and to replace him with a younger Iraqi war officer. And the other wanting to hold on to a leader who is willing to speak out against an over zealous executive.
Opinion-Editorial (Columbia, SC – August 1, 2010) Four retired South Carolina Army National Guard generals today released the following letter. It is being sent to newspapers around the Second Congressional District. “Dear Editor: “When a candidate seeks to serve in the United States Congress, it is important that the people he wants to represent know the source of his campaign funding. “Democrat Rob Miller is trying for the second time […]
What is liberal enough for the media anyway? Chairman Mao? This is a Left wing Political strategist tactic that is so old. Introduce in the media that the nominee, “may not be liberal enough” so the right might give in on a fight for confirmation. Already we see she a few negatives out there. She was not a fan of don’t ask, don’t tell that was the law of the […]