Beck Blames One Of Fox News’ Largest Shareholders, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, For 9/11

On his television program this afternoon, Glenn Beck declared that Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the largest stockholder of Fox News outside of the Rupert Murdoch family, “flew … the plane into the trade centers.” Beck started his rant as a defense of Israel’s actions against the aid flotilla to Gaza, but eventually began hypothesizing about if a similar… More Beck Blames One Of Fox News’ Largest Shareholders, Saudi Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal, For 9/11

Harry Reid Leads In Nevada Senate Race, Tea Party Candidate Surges In GOP Primary

This is very good news for Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV).  The news media had painted a grim picture for Reid over the last few months.  The media had given the Tea Party” credit for sinking Reid in the polls.  Then a funny thing happened on the way to the upcoming Nevada primaries: Sue Lowden… More Harry Reid Leads In Nevada Senate Race, Tea Party Candidate Surges In GOP Primary

BP CEO Tony Hayward Tries To Salvage Reputation With New Ad Campaign: ‘We Will Make This Right’

Mea culpa?  I doubt it.  More like “public relations fix”. Think Progress The foreign oil giant BP has launched a new series of advertisements to contain the damage to its reputation and stock price from its uncontrolled disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. In a television advertisement that aired nationally this morning, BP CEO Tony… More BP CEO Tony Hayward Tries To Salvage Reputation With New Ad Campaign: ‘We Will Make This Right’

HuffPo: Activist Killed In Israeli Raid Was American, Shot Four Times In Head

This is a suprising development.  It will be interesting to see how things unfold since this information was released.   I’m almost certain that the “American Citizen” element will change nothing  in terms of our relationship with Israel.  Some will argue that he had dual citizenship, and therefore was not solely loyal to the United States.  There is… More HuffPo: Activist Killed In Israeli Raid Was American, Shot Four Times In Head

GOP congressman says Rand Paul has “disrespect” for Constitution

Daily Kos For the credit where credit is due file, GOP Rep. Connie Mack called out Kentucky Senate candidate Rand Paul for his plan to strip the citizenship of children born in the U.S. to undocumented parents. Via Think Progress, the Tampa Bay Times reports Mack’s statement: “Late last week, Dr. Rand Paul, a candidate… More GOP congressman says Rand Paul has “disrespect” for Constitution

Obama rips GOP on economy, looks ahead to midterm elections

CNN  President Barack Obama laid out a sweeping defense of his domestic record Wednesday while blasting his Republican opponents as political opportunists and defenders of a bankrupt economic philosophy. Noting that the economy has grown for three quarters in a row, the president claimed credit for “breaking the free fall” and building a new foundation… More Obama rips GOP on economy, looks ahead to midterm elections