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Where did that U.S. Federal Aid to Egypt go? Mubarak family worth $70bn, say experts

February 5, 2011 politisite 0

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 […]

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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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Multiple ways to Watch Al Jazeera English Live: iPhone, Android, Online and Satellite

February 2, 2011 politisite 0

Iron Mill News Service (Parent of Politisite.com)  has monitored Al Jazeera for the last few years via Ku-Band satellite feed on Galaxy 19 located at 97 Degrees Latitude.  The signal is in 4.2.0 MPEG2/DVB digital format but not 4.2.2 High Definition.  It is not scrambled.  The signal appears on Transponder 26,  Frequency is 12152 Mhz Horizontal polarization.  Symbol Rate 20000 3/4. Al Jazeera and many other Arabic stations are broadcast […]

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Jared Loughner Did not watch TV, listen to political radio, and disliked the news

January 12, 2011 politisite 0

This morning on “Good Morning America,” ABC’s Ashleigh Banfield sat down with Zach Osler, a high school friend of Jared Loughner, the suspect in the Tucson massacre. Osler says his friend wasn’t shooting at people, “he was shooting at the world.” Regarding the high-pitched talk radio and cable news political rhetoric, Osler says his friend didn’t even watch the news. He did not watch TV. He disliked the news. He […]

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Ted Koppel: Olbermann, O'Reilly and the death of real news

November 14, 2010 politisite 0

To witness Keith Olbermann – the most opinionated among MSNBC’s left-leaning, Fox-baiting, money-generating hosts – suspended even briefly last week for making financial contributions to Democratic political candidates seemed like a whimsical, arcane holdover from a long-gone era of television journalism, when the networks considered the collection and dissemination of substantive and unbiased news to be a public trust.

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Obama Sings 'Kick Ass' Song

June 11, 2010 politisite 0

The folks at Auto-tune the News have done it again, this time putting President Obama’s “Whose ass to kick” interview with NBC’s Matt Lauer to a hip-hop melody (h/t Right Scoop). Enjoy! via Friday Night Funnies: Obama Sings ‘Kick Ass’ Song | NewsBusters.org. I talk to the experts So I know whose ass to kick So I know whose ass to ki-i-ick So I–So I know whose ass to kick […]

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Should Hearst Fire Helen Thomas or tolerate her like an aging Grand Mother who says inappropriate things

June 5, 2010 politisite 0

Helen Thomas: Jews “get the hell out of Palestine” go back to “Germany, Poland  and America” Veteran White House Correspondent Helen Thomas has provoked a storm in the US after saying the Jews must “get the hell out of Palestine” and “go home” to Germany or Poland. Thomas, who will be celebrating her 90th birthday soon, made the remarks in a talk with Rabbi David Nesenoff on the margins of […]

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Rep. Bart Stupak will hold a 4 p.m. press conference on Vote

March 21, 2010 politisite 0

Rep. Bart Stupak just announced a 4 p.m. press conference.  We speculate that Rep Bart Stupak will have agreed with the President’s solution to use an executive order to fix the Abortion language.  By doing so he is taking on a legislative position from the executive branch.  One may wonder if we are dealing with Senator Obama, President Obama, or Dictator Obama. Having said that Congressman Stupak is interested in […]