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Mubarak Live Speech tonight likely to step down Army to take Control of Egypt

February 10, 2011 politisite 0

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 […]

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USDA Shirley Sherrod Resigns after withholding help based on Farmers Race

July 19, 2010 politisite 0

This morning, we broke video of a USDA official, Shirley Sherrod, recounting for attendees at an NAACP awards dinner how she withheld help from a white farmer seeking the agency’s help in saving his farm. Fox News is reporting that Ms. Sherrod has resigned. From Fox: “There is zero tolerance for discrimination at USDA, and I strongly condemn any act of discrimination against any person,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said […]

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USDA Shirley Sherrod Resigns after withholding help based on Farmers Race

July 19, 2010 politisite 0

This morning, we broke video of a USDA official, Shirley Sherrod, recounting for attendees at an NAACP awards dinner how she withheld help from a white farmer seeking the agency’s help in saving his farm. Fox News is reporting that Ms. Sherrod has resigned. From Fox: “There is zero tolerance for discrimination at USDA, and I strongly condemn any act of discrimination against any person,” Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said […]

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McChrystal out, Petraeus in

June 23, 2010 politisite 0

In an attempt to look like a strong tough President Obama fires (really accepted his resignation)  General McChrystal.  Obama’s PR team was obviously on board by having McChrystal come to the White House to divert attention from failures in the Gulf of Mexico. President Obama ousted his top commander in Afghanistan Wednesday after officials determined that comments he and his staff made in a Rolling Stone magazine article amounted to […]

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Gen. Stanley McChrystal offers resignation

June 22, 2010 politisite 0

Here are the latest developments involving Gen. Stanley McChrystal, America’s top commander in Afghanistan. He and his staff made comments in a Rolling Stone article that appear to mock top civilian officials, including Vice President Joe Biden. The story, which is to appear in Friday’s edition, was written by Michael Hastings. [Updated at 5:35 p.m.] Update: Clarification from Joe Klein: Gen. McChrystal as “offered to resign” he has NOT submitted […]

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General McChrystal apologizes ahead of Rolling Stone article calling Obama unprepared

June 21, 2010 politisite 0

The POTUS doesn’t like being called “unprepared” especially following the Gulf Oil spill. Look for The General to retire abruptly. My guess, resignation on Friday night.
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan apologized on Monday for comments by his aides insulting some of President Barack Obama’s closest advisers in an article to be published on Friday in Rolling Stone magazine.

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General McChrystal apologizes ahead of Rolling Stone article calling Obama unprepared

June 21, 2010 politisite 0

The POTUS doesn’t like being called “unprepared” especially following the Gulf Oil spill. Look for The General to retire abruptly. My guess, resignation on Friday night.
The top U.S. general in Afghanistan apologized on Monday for comments by his aides insulting some of President Barack Obama’s closest advisers in an article to be published on Friday in Rolling Stone magazine.

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SC LT Gov. Andre Bauer campaign adviser Larry Marchant resigns over allegation of "one night stand" with Nikki Haley

June 2, 2010 politisite 0

Another ball drops in South Carolina Politics. Gubernatorial candidate Andre Bauer Campaign Adviser has resigned over what is called, “inappropriate conduct”. Knowing that Marchant is connected to South Carolina political consultant Rod Shealy who wouldn’t mind taking down Nikki Haley, we wonder if the Haley/Folks affair allegations are connected here.
Update: Marchant was canned for saying he had a “one night stand” with Haley. So now the Bauer and Barrett Campaign are throwing mud in Haley’s direction…. Hmmm you wonder why now? Haley still has a double digit lead 6 days before the primary.

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Video: SEIU Andy Stern Resigns

April 15, 2010 politisite 0

Interview: SEIU Head Andy Stern Steps Down LISTEN NOW For the last 14 years, Andy Stern has led the Service Employees International Union. At the height of his power, he plans to resign from his post at SEIU. Here’s the farewell message and video now being disseminated by SEIU thug-in-chief Andy Stern in advance of his official announcement tomorrow (h/t Vermontaigne). Behind that cheesy, phony smile, as I reported the […]

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RNC chief of staff resigns in wake of Controversy

April 5, 2010 politisite 0

How many more get thrown under the bus before it is enough?   Will Steele make it through this wake? Republican National Committee chief of staff Ken McKay has resigned in the wake of a controversy over an expenditure at a risque California nightclub, RNC communications director Doug Heye said Monday. McKay’s resignation comes one week after the Daily Caller Web site reported that the RNC’s January expenditure report included nearly […]