Category Archives: Obama Administration

Julian Assange Fears Being Killed “Jack Ruby-style” in Prison

Friday, December 24, 2010 Wikileaks founder, Julian Assange fears he will be killed “Jack Ruby-style” in prison. This is one of several stunning revelations in a UK Guardian interview conducted at Ellingham Hall, the Norfolk country mansion where he is … Continue reading

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Obama White House Places Cone of Silence Over DADT Repeal Group

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 The Obama administration placed a cone of silence over today’s “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell”repeal strategy meeting warning the group on the scope and topics allowed in the discussion. The Advocate obtained a copy of an email … Continue reading

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DEVELOPING: White House Holding DADT Repeal Strategy Meeting Today

Tuesday, October 26, 2010 I guess fear of losing the LGBT vote in next week’s midterms and in 2012, is finally sinking in over at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. White House officials tells The Advocate pro-repeal groups are scheduled to meet … Continue reading

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41 Obama White House Aides Owe the IRS $831,000 in Back Taxes

Friday, September 10, 2010 According to the Los Angeles Times, the Obama White House is awash with tax cheats. Confirming the widely held view among us regular folks that Washington DC and its population of opportunistic Federal transients who see … Continue reading

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U.S. to Bailout the Central Bank of Afghanistan

Saturday, September 4, 2010 The New York Times on Saturday reports a deal between the U.S. and Afghanistan to bailout Afghanistan’s largest bank, Kabul Bank, after frantic depositors mobbed the bank for a third day to make withdrawals. Particulars of … Continue reading

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Unemployed Group Blasts Geithner’s Handling of Economy

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 With reports of new jobless claims unexpectedly soaring to 500,000, UCubed, a group representing unemployed and underemployed American workers, criticized Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner for his lackluster handling of the economy. Rick Sloan, the group’s acting … Continue reading

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Unemployment in America: a Portrait of a Nation in Decline

Tuesday, August 17, 2010 This sobering graphic by Latoya Eguwuekwe, charts the shocking rise of unemployment across the U.S. starting in 2007 through July 15, 2010. The U.S. Dept. of Labor estimates 31 million Americans are now without a job. … Continue reading

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