Archive for May 24th, 2010

Deep End Deval

24May10

The Governor of Massachusetts seems to have gotten in over his head. Governor Deval Patrick, even as he decried partisanship in Washington, said today that Republican opposition to President Obama’s agenda has become so obstinate that it “is almost at the level of sedition.” The Democratic governor, who is close to the president, made the […]


Human Rats

24May10

Last week, the Mexican president came to the United States, met with President Obama, and together they trashed the Arizona immigration law – a law designed to mirror federal immigration law, but with greater safeguards for civil liberties. So how is President Calderon doing on human rights in Mexico? This is from Amnesty International. Mexico […]


What happened to the University of Arizona professor who criticized the state’s new immigration law at graduation last week? Months ago, Sandra Soto was asked by her dean to be the faculty speaker at the graduation convocation last week for the University of Arizona’s College of Social and Behavioral Sciences. That was before two new […]


Repeal Appeal

24May10

The number of Americans who think the health care law is a mistake is reaching new highs. Support for repeal of the new national health care plan has jumped to its highest level ever. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 63% of U.S. voters now favor repeal of the plan passed by […]


Heck of a Job

24May10

The Obama administration is trying to manage the political fallout over the BP oil disaster, but are they making any effort to actually solve the problem? The oil-soaked feathers were flying between the White House and Sarah Palin yesterday after the former Alaska governor suggested President Obama’s response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill […]