FEDERAL PAY FREEZE

    Obama calls for 2-year freeze on federal pay By TOM RAUM, Associated Press Tom Raum, Associated Press Mon Nov 29, 9:47 pm ET .WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama on Monday proposed a two-year freeze of the salaries of some 2 million federal workers, trying to seize the deficit-cutting … [Read more...]

THE ELBOW CULPRIT WHO BUSTED THE PRESIDENTS LIP

    Darlene Superville of The Associated Press reports, a few hours after the Basketball Player and Chief was elbowed in the upper lip, President Obama was viewed in the upstairs window of the White House residence, "pressing an ice pack against his mouth before he walked away." Reporters spotted … [Read more...]

BLACK FARMERS ARE CLOSER TO GETTING THEIR LONG AWAITED BILLION DOLLAR SETTLEMENT

Senate approves compensation for black farmers By Emily StephensonWASHINGTON | Fri Nov 19, 2010 10:16pm EST WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Senate unanimously approved a bill on Friday funding $1.15 billion in compensation to black farmers in a decades-old bias lawsuit that is one of the largest civil … [Read more...]

A VOTE TODAY ON THE BLACK FARMERS, WILL THEY GET THEIR MONEY?

    Then Presidential Candidate Obama and John Boyd John Boyd, the head of the National Black Farmers Association says there could be a vote today and even this morning on the 1.25 billion dollar settlement for black farmers that President Obama put in the 2011 budget. The monies must … [Read more...]

THE CONGRESSIONAL BLACK CAUCUS WANTS PELOSI POWER

Today the Congressional Black Caucus votes on its leadership.  Sources inside say Congressman Emanuel Cleaver is expected to win over Congresswoman Shelia Jackson Lee.  The victor will replace Congresswoman Barbara Lee as Chair who was said to have the ear of President Obama. Congress Woman Donna … [Read more...]

CHOLERA IN HAITI, 10 MONTHS AFTER THE QUAKE

      Cholera hits Haitis fishing trade   Tuesday the United States transferred 120 million dollars through the World Bank for humanitarian efforts to rebuild Haiti 10 months after the fatal 7.0 earthquake. The country is currently in the grips of a cholera outbreak and rebounding from … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT BUSH AND HIS DECISION POINTS

      "Decision Points": George Bush's view of his presidency By Brad Knickerbocker Brad Knickerbocker Sun Nov 7, 3:57 pm ET       At some point, every ex-president - usually having waited a decent political interval - gives his own version of his time in office. It's partly an attempt to … [Read more...]

THE FIGHT FOR POWER ON BOTH SIDES OF THE AISLE

  Washington insiders are abuzz with what happens next for some of the influential political leadership after the 2010 elections. There is concern about Former House speaker Nancy Pelosi from some Democratic Representatives on Capitol Hill. The overwhelming concern is about how she will be treated. … [Read more...]

OCTOBER 2010 JOB NUMBERS OVERALL REMAIN THE SAME

Labor Secretary Hilda Solis is commenting on the new unemployment stats saying, "It is a significant jump that took us by surprise in a pleasant way but not nearly enough as 159 thousand jobs were added in the private sector" in October 2010. The unemployment numbers remain the same at 9.6 percent. … [Read more...]

NOVEMBER 3, 2010 PRESIDENTIAL PRESS CONFERENCE

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