PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA SITS WITH BARBARA WALTERS

  The President-Elect sits down with ABC's Barbara Walters on matters, to include: the economy, his cabinet, his safety from racist threats, his anticipated new White House life, and the incoming first dog.  How did the nations incoming president do in the Walter's hot seat?     … [Read more...]

THE TURKEY PARDON

    President Bush pardoned his last turkey as president. The latest fowl to be pardoned, Pumpkin. The alternate turkey, Pecan also was released from being part of a Thanksgiving spread. The 2008 event marked the 61st time the practice has taken place at the White House. The ceremony dates back to … [Read more...]

CITIGROUP GETS 25 BILLION DOLLARS IN BAILOUT FUNDS AS IS PAYS 400 MILLION FOR NAMING RIGHTS FOR THE METS STADIUM

President Bush says, "The first step of recovery is to safeguard our financial system." With that said, the White House is giving Citigroup a life-line at a tune of $25 billion dollars. In front of the Treasury building, the president said more decisions like the Citigroup bailout could occur to … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA’S CHURCH ATTENDANCE COULD CHANGE THE FOCUS OF SERVICE

He is a not afraid to speak of his faith, yet he has not gone to a church services since being elected as the nations 44th President. Reports indicate the President-Elect does not want his attendance to interrupt worship services. The picture below was taken during, then Senator Barack Obama's run … [Read more...]

OBAMA CONTENDS JOB CREATION IS PART OF THE ECONOMIC FIX

President-Elect Barack Obama contends jobs are part of the solution to fix the downward economic spiral.  During his weekend radio address he promised action on policies and programs to promote job creation.      The current jobless rate is 6.5 percent. Government analysts believe the jobless … [Read more...]

SARAH PALIN AND THE TURKEY PARDON THAT WAS FOUL

Next week, at the White House, President Bush will pardon his last Thanksgiving turkey.  The actions allow the fowl to live out the remainder of its days at a petting farm, safe from a fork, a knife and a dinner platter.   Some other turkeys on the other side of the country were not so lucky.  … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT BUSH WANTS AN EXTENSION OF UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS

By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press Writer With weekly jobless claims benefits at a 16-year high, the White House said Thursday that President George W. Bush would quickly sign legislation pending in Congress to provide further unemployment benefits. The Senate this week is expected to take up a … [Read more...]

AL-QAIDA’S WORDS OF RACIST HATE AGAINST PRESIDENT-ELECT OBAMA

CAIRO,Egypt (AP) - Al-Qaida No. 2 Ayman al-Zawahri is criticizing Barack Obama in a new message, calling him a demeaning racial term implying that the president-elect is a black American who does the bidding of whites. Al-Zawahri says in an audio message, which appeared on militant Web sites … [Read more...]

SENATOR JOE LIEBERMAN KEEPS HIS DEMOCRATIC CHAIRMANSHIP

Should Senator Joe Lieberman give up his Democratic Homeland Security seat, as some say it is the right thing to do? Was Senator Obama wrong in setting the tone for allowing him to stay on as chair of the Senate Homeland Security committee? Was the Senate wrong in not giving Lieberman the boot … [Read more...]

IS OBAMA ENACTING A LINCOLN APPROACH?

President-Elect Barack Obama acknowledged in a 60 Minutes interview, Republicans will make up a part of his cabinet. Monday, the President-Elect met with former Oval Office rival Republican, John McCain. The President-Elect is taking a page out of the history books, particularly from the pages of … [Read more...]