October 16

 
 

Blagojevich appeal delayed again by federal prosecutors, October 16, 2013, Prosecution given more time for brief, Ongoing delays help Obama, Shutdown controversy kept attention off of Obama's problems

Blagojevich appeal delayed again by federal prosecutors, October 16, 2013, Prosecution given more time for brief, Ongoing delays help Obama, Shutdown controversy kept attention off of Obama’s problems “Why did Judge James Zagel allow only 2 percent of the Blagojevich wiretaps to be released?”…Citizen Wells “I can tell you that, based on court rules and procedures, Judge James Zagel carries some of the blame for the delay in the transcripts. The question is, what was Judge Zagel’s motivation?”…Citizen Wells “Regardless of how this plays out, it benefits Obama. If thereRead More


Obama Obamacare shutdown deal, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, October 16, 2013, Senate bill ends shutdown

Obama Obamacare shutdown deal, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, October 16, 2013, Senate bill ends shutdown “According to Forbes, 80 percent of nonmilitary funding involves taking money from taxpayers and giving it away.”…John Hammer, Rhino Times Oct 10, 2013  “What do you think a stimulus is? It’s spending – that’s the whole point! Seriously.”…Barack Obama “…and Socialist governments traditionally do make a financial mess. They [socialists] always run out of other people’s money. It’s quite a characteristic of them.”…Margaret Thatcher From Politico October 16,Read More


Obama Romney debate Gallup selects town hall audience, Recent Gallup change helped Obama, Hofstra CNN Crowley Gallup bias?, October 16, 2012 debate

Obama Romney debate Gallup selects town hall audience, Recent Gallup change helped Obama, Hofstra CNN Crowley Gallup bias?, October 16, 2012 debate “I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.”…George Washington “If I had my choice I would kill every reporter in the world but I am sure we would be getting reports from hell before breakfast.”… William Tecumseh Sherman “The function of the press is very high. It is almost Holy.Read More


Vrdolyak prison sentence, Fast Eddie sentenced to 10 months, Citizen Wells open thread, October 16, 2010

Vrdolyak prison sentence, Fast Eddie sentenced to 10 months From the Chicago Tribune. “Former Chicago Ald. Ed Vrdolyak was long known as “Fast Eddie” for his ability to work the angles in city politics and remain clear of criminal probes. He burnished that image last year when a judge spurned prosecution calls for prison and sentenced him instead to probation for a fraud conviction. But his day of reckoning finally came Friday when Vrdolyak, forced by an appeals court to be sentenced again, was given 10 months in prison —Read More


New York Judge Halts Flu Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers, Breaking News, October 16, 2009, H1N1 Vaccine, NY health care workers not forced into vaccinations

Breaking News  from CBS News 2, October 16, 2009: “Judge Halts Flu Vaccine Mandate For Health Workers New York Health Care Employees Won’t Be Forced To Get H1N1 Vaccine…For Now” “Health care workers in New York will no longer be forced to get the H1N1 swine flu vaccine, CBS 2 has learned. A state Supreme Court judge issued a restraining order Friday against the state from enforcing the controversial mandatory vaccination. The order came as the Public Employees Federation sued to reverse a policy requiring vaccination against the seasonal andRead More