The three week continuing resolution (CR) just passed by the House with very modest cuts in order to keep the government running while negotiations with the White House and Senate Democrats proceed should be the last olive branch. And the cuts should also include some lefty sacred cows such as elimination of funding for public broadcasting.
According to the latest New York Times/CBS News poll, a majority of Americans say they oppose efforts to weaken the collective bargaining rights of public employee unions and are also against cutting the pay or benefits of public workers to reduce state budget deficits. These findings, which the Times reports on p.1 in its March 1st edition, are consistent with some other recent polls, but are misleading because of the way in which the questions were framed.
Sheikh Al-Qaradawi: The New York Times’ Fictional Portrayal Of A ‘Reformer’ Versus The Reality Of An Evil Man
The Muslim Brotherhood’s spiritual leader Sheikh Yousuf al-Qaradawi returned from exile to deliver a rousing speech on February 18, 2011 to more than one million Egyptians. Some in the Western media have supported al-Qaradawi ‘s influence as a positive development, portraying him as a moderate Muslim thinker who seeks to reconcile Islam with modern day democracy.