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February 2010


February 26, 2010 - Polls: Americans More Concerned With Arrogant Politicians and Bad Bills Rather Than Bickering and Gridlock  Click here ; 'Living wage' could be factor in govt contracts  Click here ; Obama campaign arm focuses on talk radio  Click here ; High court to define reach of gun-control laws  Click here ; FDIC to test principal reduction for underwater borrowers  Click here ; Fortune cookies promoting census   Click here

February 25, 2010 - Health care: Reconciliation still on table  Click here ; The big bipartisan lie  Click here ; Obama tells corporate leaders to cut rhetoric  Click here ; E-Verify System Misses Half of Illegal Workers, Study Says  Click here ; Bernanke delivers warning on U.S. debt  Click here ; Studies: Belief in God Helps Relieve Depression   Click here

February 24, 2010 - Republicans plan to stress private-sector alternatives to the president's plan  Click here ; NAACP to Honor Van Jones as 'American Treasure'  Click here ; Fifteen Years With No Global Warming Doesn't Mean There's No Global Warming, Says EPA Chief  Click here ; Stimulus created jobs, but no real optimism  Click here ; 'My heart, my choice,' Williams says, defending decision for U.S. heart surgery  Click here ; Fearing Obama Agenda, States Push to Loosen Gun Laws   Click here

February 23, 2010 - Read His Lips: Obama Calls for Increasing Payroll Taxes on ‘Households’ Earning Less Than $250,000 Per Year  Click here ; Obama’s Proposal Includes Individual Health Insurance Mandate  Click here ; Bipartisan Jobs Bill Advances Past GOP Filibuster  Click here ; Banks May Use Payday-Style Loans to Replace Lost Overdraft Fees  Click here ; EPA lays out timetable for regulating greenhouse gas emissions  Click here ; College Professors Are More Likely to Believe ‘Ten Commandments are Irrelevant Today,' New Study Says   Click here

February 22, 2010 - Obama Wants Insurance Rate Hike Regulation  Click here ; Federal Credit-Card Law to Create New Traps for Consumers  Click here ; Toyota: Dems 'not industry friendly'  Click here ; Pediatricians urge choking warning labels for food  Click here ; Study: Global Warming Means Stronger, But Fewer Hurricanes  Click here ; Parks open to holders of concealed guns   Click here

February 19, 2010 - Sen. DeMint at CPAC: ‘America Is Teetering Towards Tyranny’  Click here ; Rep. Boehner at CPAC: ‘Both Parties Are Guilty, I Want To Change It’ and ‘Now We Have A Chance To Do It’  Click here ; Five Muslim Soldiers Arrested at Fort Jackson in South Carolina   Click here ; Obama to tout housing help Friday in Las Vegas  Click here ; Jitters over China’s waning taste for T-bills  Click here ; Elton: Jesus was a gay lord   Click here

February 18, 2010 - Top U.S. Climate Official: 15 Years With No Global Warming Is Not a Trend  Click here ; Top UN climate official resigning  Click here ; Jobless Claims, Inflation Jump as Economy Wobbles  Click here ; At CPAC, a new conservative order  Click here ; Obama's federal government can weatherize your home for only $57,362 each  Click here ; Police push for warrantless searches of cell phones   Click here

February 17, 2010 - On anniversary, Obama defends economic stimulus  Click here ; Obama’s Budget Deficit Could be Trillions of Dollars Higher Than CBO’s Outlook, Budget Watchdog Group Says  Click here ; Drowning in Debt: What the Nation's Budget Woes Mean for You  Click here ; New Initiative to Attract Latinos to Conservative Movement Mirrors Liberals’ Policy, Critic Charges  Click here ; Texas to challenge US greenhouse gas rules  Click here ; Defections Shake Up Climate Coalition   Click here

February 16, 2010 - Tea party leaders will meet with Steele and other Republican operatives  Click here   ; Tea Party Lights Fuse for Rebellion on Right  Click here   ; Joe the Plumber says McCain 'was trying to use me'  Click here ; Taxpayers Paid Federal Workers More Than $400 Million to Stay Home on Last Week's Snow Days   Click here ; Sex addicts getting help, understanding  Click here ; Romney attacked on Air Canada flight   Click here

February 15, 2010 - Series of missteps by climate scientists threatens climate-change agenda  Click here ; Climategate U-turn as scientist at centre of row admits: There has been no global warming since 1995   Click here ; U.S. hunts for English-speaking bombers  Click here ; Collapse of the euro is 'inevitable'   Click here ; Obama statue removed from park amid outcry  Click here ; Grandparents who care for children 'boost obesity risk'   Click here

February 12, 2010 - Poll: 61 Percent Say Start from Scratch on Health Care Reform  Click here ; Taxing times ahead for Democrats  Click here ; N.J. Gov. Christie Freezes Spending    Click here ; Forced unionization in Michigan   Click here ; Another 9/11 Unlikely, Biden Says  Click here ; Alec Baldwin attacks photographer after release from hospital Click here

February 11, 2010 - Conservatives mock Al Gore on snowstorms  Click here ; Arizona quits Western climate endeavor  Click here ; Anti-poverty remark stirs Colorado Dems' anger  Click here ; Airport Body Scanners Violate the Teachings of Islam, Says Muslim Group   Click here ; Moderate Republicans crash tea party  Click here ; Elizabeth Edwards Threatening to Sue Ex-Aide Over Broken Marriage, Aide Says  Click here

February 10, 2010 - Poll: Majority of Americans Support Cutting Size of Government Workforce  Click here ; In poll, Republicans gaining political ground on Obama  Click here ; Climate-change legislation buried under record snowfall in capital  Click here ; 1 million fewer illegals in U.S., study says   Click here ; Failure of stiffer seat-belt law may cost Colorado $12 million in federal funds   Click here ; GOP Sends Out Valentine's Day Cards Mocking Democrats  Click here

February 9, 2010 - Poll: 75% 'angry' at government   Click here ; China PLA officers urge economic punch against U.S.   Click here ; Stimulus foes see value in seeking cash  Click here ; New Federal Climate Change Agency Forming   Click here ; Christian speech targeted as 'hate'  Click here ; American Airlines to charge $8 for blankets  Click here

February 8, 2010 - Palin says US ‘ready for another revolution’   Click here ; Rash of retirements pushes Social Security to brink  Click here ; Jobs bill snowed under  Click here ; Flashback: RFK, Jr. 15 months ago: Global warming means no snow or cold in DC    Click here ; Audi 'Green Police' ad downright offensive  Click here ; University Stops Circus Ticket Offering after Pressure from PETA  Click here

February 5, 2010 - Democrats Pushing Back Against Carbon Regulations From the EPA   Click here ; Canadian Premier's Heart Surgery Plans Raise Questions About Health Care   Click here ; Tea Party convention begins in Nashville  Click here ; Bank of America faces fraud lawsuit   Click here ; Mentally disabled 'self-advocates' oppose use of word 'retarded'  Click here ; Yale Gets $3.9-Million Federal Grant to Develop ‘Avatar’ Video Game to Teach ‘Sex, Drug and Alcohol Negotiation and Refusal Skills’ to 9-to-14 Year Olds  Click here

February 4, 2010 - U.S. Must Rethink Policy of Deliberately Allowing Terrorists into U.S. for Surveillance Purposes, Says Intelligence Vice Chairman  Click here ; Christmas Day Bombing Attempt Should Have Been Wake-Up Call for Obama Administration, But It Wasn’t, McConnell Says  Click here ; Reid: Senate will take up jobs bill next week  Click here ; Is US bullying Toyota on recall?   Click here ; First-time jobless claims rise unexpectedly  Click here ; First Openly Gay Episcopal Bishop Says St. Paul Was Condemning Homosexual Acts by Heterosexuals  Click here

February 3, 2010 - Intel chief: Al-Qaeda likely to attempt attack  Click here ; Special Olympics reject Rahm Emanuel apology  Click here ; Lawmakers Crafting Compromise Health Bill  Click here ; Scott Brown to be sworn in Feb. 11   Click here ; No apology from IPCC chief Rajendra Pachauri for glacier fallacy  Click here ; Case backs need for sex-change surgery  Click here

February 2, 2010 - It’s Official: Obama’s Spending Today Dwarfs FDR’s Depression-Era Spending  Click here ; Largest-ever federal payroll to hit 2.15 million  Click here ; Clyburn: 'We've got to spend our way out of this recession'  Click here ; Gates to announce review of military gay ban  Click here ; A harassment-free school opens for L.A. gays  Click here ; Abstinence-only programs might work, study says  Click here

February 1, 2010 - Obama unveils 2011 budget with $3.83T in spending  Click here ; Obama budget would impose host of tax increases  Click here ; Gibbs: Cost of Obama's jobs push in range of $100B  Click here ; Pelosi's monumental abuse of military aircraft privileges  Click here ; UN climate change panel based claims on student dissertation and magazine article  Click here ;Los Angeles might require rainwater capture  Click here



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