Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Some articles worth reading

Daschle's Woes Test An Insider's Insider: HHS Pick Built Connections Over Decades (By Ceci Connolly)

Holder Confirmed As the First Black Attorney General: Nominee Overcame Objections in GOP (By Carrie Johnson)

Obama Faults FDA on Food Safety (By Lyndsey Layton)

Dodd's Peek-A-Boo Disclosure
The Senator's modified, limited mortgage hangout.

Bret Stephens: Iraq Is Obama's Mideast Pillar
As an Arab democracy, it's a model for what we would like the rest of the Arab world to become.

Taxes? Too Busy, Busy, Busy!
The really interesting question: What in the world did he do to earn all that money?

No Time To Cut Defense
Five reasons for Obama to repudiate calls to weaken our armed forces.

Nationalize This
The Fed's embrace is suffocating AIG.

$100 Billion and No Change Back
Obama's stimulus is mostly more of the same -- especially when it comes to education.

Free-traders on President Obama's economic team are suppressing concerns over Buy American provisions in the stimulus, derided as protectionist by corporate lobbyists. READ MORE

Financial firms and other companies receiving billions of dollars in federal bailout money spent hundreds of thousands of dollars to pay for meetings and charitable gifts on behalf of lawmakers. READ MORE

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