Archive for May, 2010

Still Stranded

31May10

When the president did his presidential TV show from Louisiana on Friday, was it produced by BP, the White House, or both? Officials from Jefferson Parish claim BP bused 400 cleanup workers into Grand Isle on Friday in time for a visit from President Barack Obama. The extra workers were brought in for Friday only, […]


A Tribute

31May10

I have no idea the source of this story, but even if it is fiction, it’s truth and power are undeniable, and particularly appropriate considering today’s focus. Honor and Respect THIS AIRLINE CAPTAIN WRITES: “ My lead flight attendant came to me and said, “We have an H.R. on this flight.” (H.R. stands for human […]


Forever Wrong

31May10

Governor Ed Rendell, spinning on behalf of the Obama administration, says the job offer to Joe Sestak was fine because it’s just business as usual. … it’s happened in politics for time immemorial. I did the same thing in 2006 to ask a former congressman, Joe Hoeffel, to drop out of the race against Bob […]


Rush to Kick

31May10

Man on the street videos of police malfeasance are a joy to watch. By giving citizens the ability to expose bad cops, the job of the good cop will hopefully get easier. Hundreds of cyclists rode en masse through Los Angeles to protest BP for the ongoing oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. On […]


BarrioZona

30May10

Everything is about race for the Democrats, even the Democrats who have yet to come to America to stake their claim to their birthright. Demonstrators dressed as members of the Ku Klux Klan, protested outside the US Embassy in Mexico City against Arizona’s immigration law. Thousands marched in Phoenix with separate rallies of supporters and […]


Road Kill

30May10

As the oil continues to spew unfettered into the Gulf, a similar mass of darkness hangs over the Obama administration. The failure of Top Kill threatens to make Road Kill of the Obama presidency. The unrelenting flow of oil forces the spotlight back onto the White House strategy of playing politics, rather than offering leadership, […]


Billy Nungesser is one of the heroes in the Gulf. The president is not. Billy Nungesser, the president of Plaquemines Parish whose frustrations about the federal government response have been featured prominently on TV in the past few weeks, told ABC News that in the private meeting the president had with local leaders here today, President […]