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Wednesday, April 04, 2012

Holder: Justice Department will respond 'appropriately' to Texas judge upset by Obama comments - 4/4/2012 5:03:51 PM | Newser

Holder: Justice Department will respond 'appropriately' to Texas judge upset by Obama comments - 4/4/2012 5:03:51 PM | Newser:

Holder spoke a day after 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Judge Jerry Smith questioned President Barack Obama's remarks this week about an "unelected" court possibly striking down the president's health care overhaul. Smith, during oral arguments in a separate challenge to the health law, asked the Justice Department for a three-page, single-spaced letter affirming the federal court's authority.

This is nonsense. A federal appellate court judge instructs Eric Holder on how many pages he should write explaining the President's statement. This is ludicrous and utter nonsense. This judge should do his job, and others will do there job. This is why the President was right when he talked about "activist" unelected judges on bench. 

Breaking: Obama Signs Insider Trading Ban

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Obama Signs Congressional Insider Trading Ban

President Barack Obama signed legislation Wednesday barring members of Congress, the president and thousands of federal workers from profiting from nonpublic information learned on the job, calling it an embodiment of the fundamental American value of fair play.

He said the move to bar insider trading among lawmakers would assure everyone "plays by the same rules."

"It's the notion that the powerful shouldn't get to create one set of rules for themselves and another set of rules for everybody else," Obama added. Read More.
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012
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Sen. Jeff Merkley: The Wild, Off the Mark Arguments Against the Volcker Rule
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Anne Sinclair: 2012, Bleak Wilderness
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Amy Siskind: What if Goldman Sachs Was Run by 'Fiona' Blankfein?
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Jared Bernstein: The President's Speech and the Ryan Budget: Two Very Alternative Visions
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Obama Calls Out The GOP's ' Trojan Horse'

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Amplifying the populist message he hopes will carry him through Election Day, President Barack Obama on Tuesday launched a ferocious assault on Wisconsin Republican Rep. Paul Ryan's budget plan, warning it is a "Trojan Horse" that will put middle class prosperity out of reach for millions of Americans.

"Disguised as a deficit reduction plan, it's really an attempt to impose a radical vision on our country," Obama said. "It's nothing but thinly veiled social Darwinism." READ MORE

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Maybe somebody should offer Iron Mike Tyson a TV news-talk show, although it probably won't be MSNBC. Last week the former heavyweight champ was one of the vanishing few willing to await the evidence before pronouncing a verdict in the Trayvon Martin tragedy. READ MORE

Where the Trayvon Martin case is concerned, it is telling that judgments made weeks after the fact are being called rushed. The rapid response nature of media being what it is, we make judgments every day based on much less than five weeks of reflection. We do this on matters of economics, war, politics, scandal. But race is different. READ MORE

Sean Hannity may have a new item to add to his list of instances of wasteful spending. The Fox News gasbag recently purchased the original acrylic version of right wing painter Jon McNaughton's "One Nation Under Socialism" -- a painting which depicts President Obama burning the Constitution. McNaughton's pictures usually sell for $300,000. READ MORE

Mitt Romney tightened his grip on the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday night, sweeping primaries in Wisconsin, Maryland and Washington, D.C., with time left over to swap charges with President Barack Obama. READ MORE

Appealing small cars, low interest rates, truck deals and unseasonably warm weather helped the auto industry achieve its best monthly performance in almost four years in March. General Motors Co. said Tuesday that its U.S. sales rose 12 percent compared with last March on solid demand for cars and small crossovers that achieve 30 highway miles per gallon or better. Chrysler Group's sales jumped 34 percent as buyers went for Fiat small cars and Chrysler sedans. READ MORE
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