Daily Archives: January 12, 2011

Or… you could just throw a cocktail party

So … House Speaker John Boehner said “thanks, but no thanks” to a ride on Air Force One to the Arizona victims’ memorial. But he did have a really good reason for skipping the event…

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(Video and full text) President Obama’s remarks at the victims’ memorial in Tucson, Arizona

President Barack Obama on Wednesday addressed the nation at a memorial for the victims of the Arizona shooting last Saturday. A greying Obama spoke as a national leader, healer, and as a father of young children himself, in a moving … Continue reading

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Arizona update: President Obama to seek unity in tragedy

The president and first lady travel to Arizona today, where President Obama will deliver a national address on the Arizona tragedy tonight at 8 p.m. It’s a speech many anticipate will focus on unity, not the ongoing divisions that have … Continue reading

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**UPDATED: Sarah Palin tapes faux presidential speech, accuses her critics of ‘blood libel’ (then takes the video down)

UPDATE: Amid harsh criticism for her choice of words, including the damning charge by Jim Clyburn that she’s “intellectually unable to understand” what she did, Sarah Palin has taken down the “blood libel” video. Hm… Below is the link to … Continue reading

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