The story leaked by politico’s Mike Allen, that the "robust" public option has no votes in the House is fake and lies solely to pressure the House from proposing it. Luckily it has been immediately and effectively shut down by both the White House and Nancy Pelosi because
House leadership sources are telling TPMDCthey think news on the "robust" public option is leaking out to pressure House Speaker Nancy Pelosi as the health care discussions are getting hotter, and closer to the final deal.
I agree with Senator Harkin that Handful of Public Option Opponents within the Senate Democratic caucus Should Bend To 'Vast Majority' of Dem Party. Why is Tom Hawkins not on the final health care bill negotiating table? Inquiry minds want to know. According to reports coming from the last meeting of the Democratic caucus vast majority of the caucus support the Public Option. In fact only one, Senator Conrad could be identified as opposing it.
Can you believe it that
"Only about five Democrats oppose it. Should the 52 give in to the five? Or should the five go along with the vast majority of the Democratic caucus?" and that "There are 52 solid Democrats for the public option," said Sen. Tom Harkin (D-IA).
In what appears to be a coordinated attack, the white house tells it as it is that Fox News is not a news Organization.
David Axelrod, senior adviser to President Obama, said on ABC's This Week today that Fox News is "not really a news station."
"It's really not news," Axelrod said. "It's pushing a point of view."
This follows on the heels of White House Communications Director Anita Dunn's comments last week that Fox News is "a wing of the Republican party."
Also appearing in CNN, Ralm Emanuel said:
And the White House's conflict with Fox News? "It's not so much a conflict," Emanuel said. Fox News is simply "not a news organization, so much as it has a perspective."
But Emanuel tried to downplay the issue. "The concentration of the White House isn't about what Fox is doing."
Even fox news knows that they are not about the news but about making money just like Limbaugh.
Jimmy Carteris probably one of the most unselfish and humble human being amongst us. While the left are eating their own he always makes sense. His statement that
the Nobel Peace Prize awarded to President Barack Obama is a "bold statement of international support for his vision and commitment.
shows that he his light years ahead of most of us.
Further he described the Nobel committee's decision Friday as support for Obama's work toward peace and harmony in international relations.
Carter says the award shows the Obama administration represents hope not only for Americans, but for people around the world
He seems to say that vision matters.
As I have always said, the outrage in August which was manufactured and spearheaded by the Fox News Channel had no depth. This poll reflects the public mood and it will go up further as the debates in congress begin on Healthcare overhaul.
The fever has broken. The patient is out of intensive care. But if you're President Barack Obama, you can't stop pacing the waiting room. Health care overhaul is still in guarded condition.
The latest Associated Press-GfK poll has found that opposition to Obama's health care remake dropped dramatically in just a matter of weeks. Still, Americans remain divided over complex legislation that Democrats are advancing in Congress.
Dem Rep's Take On GOP Health Plan: Die Quickly If You Get Sick
Rep. Alan Grayson (D-FL) delivered his interpretation of the Republican health care reform plan on the House floor yesterday. It boils down to this: Don't get sick, and if you do, die quickly.
How about them apple. We need to start talking their language perhaps that is the language they understand.
because Obama is feared by the Right Wing, unlike Clinton, whom I love dearly, he is more disciplined and does not make apologies for what he believes in.
So when Clinton said "
On Meet the Press this morning, David Gregory asked former President Bill Clinton if he thinks there's a vast right-wing conspiracy against President Obama -- much like the one Hillary Clinton famously claimed her husband faced in the 1990s.
"Oh, you bet," the former President said. "Sure it is."
Grassley (Grasshopper) has no shame. He will do anything to scuttle any form of Health care reform.
On a conference call with Iowa reporters yesterday, Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) said he's looking to assemble a new bipartisan group to work on health care reform.
Can you believe this guy? He got Obama and some Senate Democrats fooled initially.
Grassley said he's reaching out to have senators from both parties -- and from neither of the committees that are currently working on reform, the Finance Committee and the HELP Committee, The Hill reports.
Stephanopoulos: Kennedy Would Have Agreed To Ditch The Public Option. For some reason this guy really thinks that he is all that. He made a fool of himself during the Democratic Primary and now this. The truth is that dummy Stephanopoulos made it up on Fox News. This is what he said
"It's not going to get through the Senate right now and I think that what Democrats may try to do is remind people of another side of the Kennedy legacy. That was Kennedy the compromiser. Kennedy the negotiator. The man who was willing to take a portion, incremental gain even if he couldn't get everything he was calling for
While I believe that sometimes or even most of the time, the best answer to a fool is silence, I think Drudge, whom I think is a fool should be checkmated whenever he could became a distraction. On healthcare we can’t leave any stone unturned. With that said,
The White House on Tuesday posted a three-minute video punching back at an old clip of President Barack Obama that was featured on the Drudge Report with the headline "Uncovered Video: Obama Explains How His Health Care Plan Will 'Eliminate' Private Insurance.........
Dan Pfeiffer, the White House deputy communications director, said: "We intend to use a lot of the grassroots viral Internet techniques from the campaign to beat back the campaign of misstatements and outright falsehoods about the president’s efforts to reform health insurance."
Some bristle when words like racist are used here and I understand because I do too. But if you follow the history of Dick Cheney, there is one thing he has not shied away from, is his white supremacy tendencies. Anyone who can publicly denounce Powell, a cabinet officer in his own administration for racist like Limbaugh speaks volumes. Some may say Powell deserves what he get because he a chance to redeem himself but refused to do so. For Cheney Iraqis did not matter. He wanted them annihilated. Do you remember the "Shock and Awe" It was intended to maim as many Iraqis they could. Would he advocate "Shock and Awe" if we fighting Britain? The answer is no. Yes, the title Racist Dick Cheney fits. And if the shoe fits, Dick should wear it
It is about time that we now have US president that cares about the true feelings of the people of Israel and not just the extremists like Bibi Netanyahu and AIPAC. Thank God.
The Big Guy may even snub Bibi,
More details here including the President's decision to be "out of town" when Netanyahu comes to Washington for the AIPAC conference.