SARAH PALIN IS A GRANDMOTHER!

  ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The 18-year-old daughter of former Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has given birth in Alaska to a son.    People magazine reports that Bristol Palin gave birth to Tripp Easton Mitchell Johnston on Sunday. He weighed 7 pounds, 4 ounces.    Relative … [Read more...]

GOVERNOR BLAGOJEVICH APPOINTS A SENATE REPLACEMENT

  Governor Blagojevich contends it is his responsibility to select a person to fill the U.S. Senate seat left vacant by President-Elect Barack Obama.  Blogajevich appointed African-American Roland Burris.  The Illinois governor made the decision when the state legislature did not act to allow … [Read more...]

LEGALIZING MARIJUANA?

    The legalization of marijuana is the number one issue facing America according to those submitting answers to a survey on Change.gov.     The Decriminalization of drugs is not a new issue.  In 1988, then Baltimore City Mayor Kurt Schmoke put the topic on the table at a meeting of the U.S. … [Read more...]

BARACK THE MAGIC NEGRO

Has the line been crossed with the Amos and Andy like parody of the song, Barack The Magic Negro?  The person singing is impersonating Reverand Al Sharpton in what is said to be satire.    The song began playing on the Rush Limbaugh show before Obama became the Democratic nominee for … [Read more...]

VICE PRESIDENT CHENEY AND THE FOX NEWS INTERVIEW

        Vice President Dick Cheney says the U.S., under the Bush administration, may not have captured Osama bin Laden, but it's not over yet.  The Bush administration has less than a month to go before the hand over of power to Obama administration.  Vice President Cheney made those statements … [Read more...]

THE GOVERNOR SPEAKS

Friday, December 19, 2008   Reported by: Colin Seiler Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich talked publicly for the first time about the accusations against him.   Last week, he was arrested on fraud and bribery charges, accused of trying to sell President-elect Barack Obama's Senate seat to the … [Read more...]

U.S. SECRET SERVICE IS SANCTIONED IN DISCOVERY PHASE OF RACIAL DISCRIMATION CASE

By EILEEN SULLIVAN (12/18/08 15:13:33) A judge ruled the Secret Service "made a mockery" of the law to thwart black agents accusing it of bias and penalized the agency by barring it from introducing rebuttal evidence during the trial of their lawsuit.      The severe and rarely invoked penalty … [Read more...]

CONTROVERSY OVER RICK WARRENS PARTICIPATION IN THE INAUGURATION CERMONY

By Dan Gilgoff Posted December 18, 2008 The selection of megachurch pastor Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at Barack Obama's inauguration has fueled outrage and protests from the gay community, who take issue with Warren's statements of disapproval for homosexuality and his support of … [Read more...]

JESSE JR., FED INFORMANT?

A spokesman for Jesse Jackson Jr. says the congressman has been an informant for the U.S. attorney's office in Illinois for at least a decade, and has relayed information about Gov. Rod Blagojevich since 2006, though not in the corruption case currently under investigation.     Jackson's rep … [Read more...]

THE SHOE HURLER IS A HERO IN THE MIDDLE EAST

Mid East press glee at shoe throw The hurling of a pair of shoes at George Bush by an Iraqi journalist has revealed the full extent of the US president's unpopularity in the Middle East's media, with newspapers across the region taking delight in his discomfort. Most commentators see it as … [Read more...]