Hatch: Health bill bad and will get worse
By Matt Canham
The Salt Lake Tribune
Updated: 10/13/2009 01:52:58 PM MDT
Washington » Utah Sen. Orrin Hatch couldn’t swallow the health-reform bill approved Tuesday by the Senate Finance Committee, and he expects the plan only to get bigger, more costly and more unpalatable in weeks to come.
“There are so many things [...]
Oct 13, 2:55 PM EDT
Senate committee approves health overhaul bill
By ERICA WERNER – AP
WASHINGTON (AP) — A pivotal Senate committee has approved a sweeping remake of the country’s health care system, delivering a long-sought boost to President Barack Obama’s goal of expanding coverage.
The 14-9 vote in the Senate Finance Committee sets up a historic debate [...]
Fox News heavies Bill O’Reilly, Glenn Beck bite back after White House dig
BY RICHARD SISK
DAILY NEWS WASHINGTON BUREAU
Updated Tuesday, October 13th 2009, 2:09 PM
Fox News’ Bill O’Reilly (l.) and Glenn Beck and the White House are locked in a war of words.
WASHINGTON – Fox News Channel types were ready to rumble Tuesday and are eagerly [...]
GOP’s Snowe will vote for Democratic health bill
By ERICA WERNER – AP
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Sen. Olympia Snowe broke with her party Tuesday and said she will vote for a Democratic health care bill, handing President Barack Obama a much-sought boost in his quest to expand access to medical coverage to all Americans.
Approval of the [...]
DANIEL J. FLYNN
Drinking Harvey Milk’s Kool-Aid
Lionized by Hollywood and California state legislators, the real Milk was a demagogue and pal of Jim Jones.
21 May 2009
This Friday would have been slain San Francisco supervisor Harvey Milk’s 79th birthday, and California state senator Mark Leno has introduced legislation to mark the date with a state holiday. The [...]
It will not be a formal state holiday but will be observed by public schools as a day of “special significance” and teachers will be encouraged to conduct exercises recalling Milk’s life.
Arnold Schwarzenegger agrees to ‘Harvey Milk Day’ for California
Arnold Schwarzenegger, the Governor of California, has signed a bill creating a state day of recognition [...]
White House targets Fox as it goes after press critics
By Chris Lefkow (AFP) – 47 minutes ago
WASHINGTON — The White House has gone on the offensive against its critics in the press, singling out Fox News and going so far as to accuse the News Corp.-owned network of waging a “war against Barack Obama.”
White House [...]