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REPORT: BONUSES TO CONGRESSIONAL AIDES JUMPED 17% IN 2008

PAPER: While Congress has been flaying companies for giving out bonuses while on the government dole, lawmakers have a longstanding tradition of rewarding their own employees with extra cash — also courtesy of taxpayers.

Capitol Hill bonuses in 2008 were among the highest in years, according to LegiStorm, an organization that tracks payroll data. The average House aide earned 17% more in the fourth quarter of the year, when the bonuses were paid, than in previous quarters, according to the data. That was the highest jump in the eight years LegiStorm has compiled payroll information…

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Chris Matthews Says Palin Was McCain’s ‘Mail-Order Bride’

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Poll of Change: Obama’s Approval Slips Below 50%

POLL: Under our long-standing measure of job performance (excellent, good, fair, poor), Obama’s positive ratings have dipped just below 50%. Likely voters choosing excellent or good fell three points from another Zogby Interactive poll concluded on March 5, going from 52% to 49% excellent or good; while 11% said fair and 38% poor…

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New York Strip Club Invites Australian Prime Minister and His Wife Back for More After Visiting Obama

NET: PRIME Minister Kevin Rudd and wife Therese Rein have been invited to a special dinner at the New York  nightspot scene of his infamous pole-dance experience. Rolling out the red carpet, the strip club formerly known as Scores has offered to entertain the VIP – and his wife – with dinner and a private room during his time in Manhattan…

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European Union President Says Obama Stimulus is The ‘Road to Hell’

The head of the European Union slammed President Barack Obama’s plan to spend nearly $2 trillion to push the U.S. economy out of recession as “the road to hell” that EU governments must avoid.

The blunt comments by Czech Prime Minister Mirek Topolanek to the European Parliament on Wednesday highlighted simmering European differences with Washington ahead of a key summit next week on fixing the world economy…

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Obama Staff Caught Passing Blackberry During Prime-Time Speech (Video)

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Hotel Industry Annoyed With Congressional ‘Hypocrisy’ After Senators Take Lavish Trips

WIRE: The U.S. Senate last month passed a measure limiting “luxury” spending for corporate travel by recipients of federal bailout funds. Two weeks later, about two dozen senators of both parties left town for political meetings on the Florida coast…

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Octomom Fires Nursing Staff Donated to Her

US: Octo Mom Nadya Sulman has fired the free nursing staff in place to take care of her octuplets, she tells RadarOnline.com.

Meet the octuplet babies!

Angels in Waiting, a non-profit charity organization, announced their plans to assist Suleman in raising her 14 children during a March 14 taping of Dr. Phil…

After Receiving $135,000/Month in Healthcare for Babies…

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Obama’s Laughter Over Economic Crisis, ‘Are You Punch-Drunk?’ (Videos)

INTERVIEW: You’re sitting here. And you’re— you are laughing. You are laughing about some of these problems. Are people going to look at this and say, ‘I mean, he’s sitting there just making jokes about money—’ How do you deal with— I mean: explain. . .” Kroft asked at one point.

“Are you punch-drunk?” Kroft said…

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Ready to Place “Exit Strategy” in Afghanistan Policy…

After Sending In A 17,000/45% Increased Troop Surge…

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Photo Allegedly Shows Putin as KGB in Disguise During Reagan Visit


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Obama on Tonight Show Videos; Insults Disabled, ‘Like the Special Olympics’

Jay capitulates to Obama…

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Carville on Wishing Bush To Fail On 9/11 Morning, Wanted Comment Stricken From Record (Video)

FLASHBACK: Most Democrats Wanted Bush to Fail in 2006…

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California Issues Warrant for Lindsay Lohan (Video)

AP: An arrest warrant has been issued for actress Lindsay Lohan, possibly in connection with a 2007 drunken driving arrest after she crashed her Mercedes-Benz into a tree, police said Saturday.The warrant was issued Friday by a judge in Beverly Hills Superior Court and carries a bail amount of $50,000, police Sgt. Mike Foxen said…

Police: “It is our hope that Ms. Lohan will surrender herself so that this matter can be resolved in a timely manner…”

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Jim Cramer: Obama, How Are Stem Cells Related to The Economy?; Responds to Jon Stewart’s Critcisms (Video)

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Former W.H. Press Secretary to Chris Matthews: ‘How Dare You’ and ‘Shameful’ During ‘Hardball’ (Video)

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OctoMom Will Receive $135,000/Month Healthcare for 8 Babies

“According to Linda Conforti West, CEO and founder of Angels in Waiting, the agency will provide around-the-clock services of skilled neonatal intensive care nurses who specialize in premature infant developmental care. The kids will also receive psychological and physical therapies. The services are set to begin as soon as the octuplets are released from the hospital, and will be re-evaluated every six months.”

Source: US News

Source: US News

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Obama Receives ‘F’ Grade on MSNBC Poll

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CNN Reporter Becomes Communist Candidate in El Salvador

The presidential candidate [1] of the Farabundo Martí National Liberation Front (FMLN), the communist revolutionaries in El Salvador the Reagan administration battled in the 1980s, is, a Monday Washington Post story noted, “a former correspondent for CNN en Espanol [2].” In the March 9 article, “In El Salvador Vote, Big Opportunity for Leftists [3],” reporter William Booth relayed from San Salvador that the journalist-turned-politician “considers himself to be El Salvador’s Barack Obama….”

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WIKIPEDIA Filters Any Critical Remarks On Obama Entry

“A perusal through Obama’s current Wikipedia entry finds a heavily guarded, mostly glowing biography about the U.S. president. Some of Obama’s most controversial past affiliations, including with Rev. Jeremiah Wright and former Weathermen terrorist Bill Ayers, are not once mentioned, even though those associations received much news media attention and served as dominant themes during the presidential elections last year.”

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Popeyes Restaurant Now Accepts Food Stamps (Photos)

A Popeyes Fast-Food Restuarant In Texas Accepts Lone Star Food Stamps

A Popeyes Fast-Food Restuarant In Texas Accepts Lone Star Food Stamps; Source: Robert Johnston

A Popeyes Fast-Food Restuarant In Texas Accepts Lone Star Food Stamps

A Popeyes Fast-Food Restuarant In Texas Accepts Lone Star Food Stamps; Source: Robert Johnston

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