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McMillan warns Obama

Because life is short, I try generally to avoid irrelevant joke candidacies (particularly ones whose views have a slightly sinister tinge) in this space, but it seems worth noting that the semi-coherent Jimmy McMillan of "The Rent is Too Damn High Party" fame is attempting to take his black-gloved act national. He announced his campaign […]

House Approves DADT Repeal, Gohmert Warns Of ‘End Of Existence’

Moments ago, in a vote of 250 to 175 the House voted to approve a stand-alone measure to repeal the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, paving the way for Senate action in the coming weeks. Fifteen Republicans voted for repeal, 10 more than had supported May’s vote for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). During […]

House Approves DADT Repeal By Vote Of 250 To 175, Gohmert Warns Of ‘End Of Existence’

Moments ago, in a vote of 250 to 175 the House voted to approve a stand-alone measure to repeal the Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell policy, paving the way for Senate action in the coming weeks. Fifteen Republicans voted for repeal, 10 more than had supported May’s vote for the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). This […]

Tennessee ACLU Warns Against Celebrating Christmas In School

The Grinch Squad is out in force in Tennessee The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has warned school officials across the state about holiday celebrations. In a letter to the 137 public school superintendents, the group reminded administrators that holiday celebrations focusing primarily on one religious holiday amount to a school’s unconstitutional endorsement of […]

Reid warns: We’ll stretch this lame-duck out until Jan. 5 if we have to…

Whatever it takes, eh, Dingy Harry? The big buzz in Washington this afternoon is over Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid’s warning to colleagues that they’ll be working right up until Christmas — and perhaps beyond. Word is that he’ll try to keep the Senate in session until the very last seconds before the new Congress […]

Moody’s warns on tax cut deal

Moody’s is the latest to warn that the tax deal could imperil the United States’ fiscal position. The rating agency said in a report Monday that last week’s agreement between the White House and congressional Republicans should bolster economic growth in the next two years – but at the expense of the nation’s already perilous […]

Broward warns vendors: Don’t give gifts to county staff

Companies doing business with Broward County got letters this week warning them: Please do not give gifts this holiday season to county staff or their family members. The letter has the subject line “Broward County’s ‘Code of Ethics — No Gift Policy” and is dated Dec. 6. It alerts recipients that the County Commissioner “recently […]

DMV Worker Sends Transgender Woman Hate Mail, Warns Her Of Hell

When San Francisco resident Amber Yust went to the Department of Motor Vehicles to change the sex designation on her license from “M” to “F,” she didn’t have any problems. It wasn’t until a few days letter that she says she got a letter from the DMV clerk who handled her forms — a letter […]

Palin warns of new ‘death panels’

(CNN) – “Death Panels” could be back, Sarah Palin says. But this time they are not the creation of the Obama administration. No, these are the handiwork of the bipartisan debt commission, Palin says. In an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal, the former Alaska governor takes aim at several of the controversial commission’s recommendations, […]

TN: ACLU warns schools about holiday activities

We read: “The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee has warned school officials across the state about holiday celebrations. In a letter to the 137 public school superintendents, the group reminded them that holiday celebrations focusing primarily on one religious holiday [That wouldn’t be Christmas, would it?] amount to a school’s unconstitutional endorsement of religion. […]

MSU warns students on WikiLeaks

Students at Michigan State University’s James Madison College got a stern warning in their email boxes Friday warning them potential career prospects with the federal government could be jeopardized if they linked to or discussed Wikileaks content on their social media accounts, the State News reports. Officials for the college argue that linking to, or […]

White House warns of deeper economic crisis

WASHINGTON (CNN) –- In a dramatic escalation of the rhetoric over President Obama’s controversial tax cut deal, senior White House economic adviser Larry Summers warned Congress on Wednesday that failing to pass the legislation could lead to a double-dip recession in 2011. “If they don’t pass this bill in the next couple weeks it will […]

White House Warns of Double-Dip Recession

White House economic adviser Larry Summers told ABC News that a failure to pass the tax cut compromise President Obama negotiated “would significantly increase the risk” of a double-dip recession. Said Summer: “If this process were to break down and a bill were not passed, downward revisions would commence.” Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire

Malaysia: Sultan of Perak warns against questioning special legal status of Islam and Muslims

Sharia mandates that Muslims enjoy special rights that non-Muslims do not have. So those non-Muslims who oppose the Oklahoma Sharia ban should study the Sultan of Perak’s words carefully. “Perak Sultan Regrets Malays Questioning Special Status,” from

On The View, Condi Rice Offers Joy Behar White House Party Tips, Warns Against WikiLeaks Weakness

On Monday's edition of The View, Condi Rice appeared as a guest co-host, and Joy Behar began by asking: "I have a question for you. I'm invited to the White House Christmas party this Friday. I'm very excited. I've never been before. [Applause] And I was wondering if you could tell me what I'm supposed […]