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Transparency: President Obama has committed to making his administration the most open and transparent in history, and WhiteHouse.gov will play a major role in delivering on that promise. NOPE!
Participation: Citizen participation will be a priority for the Administration. HUM!
Sunshine Law: President: We will publish all non-emergency legislation to the website for five days, and allow the public to review and comment before the President signs it. NO WAY
Earmark reform: "[W]e need earmark reform. And when I'm president, I will go line by line to make sure that we are not spending money unwisely." Mo PORK, Mo PORK, Mo PORK. Um Um. Get U Some!!!
'No jobs for lobbyists:' Then what are these lobbiests doing in your administration?:
• William Lynn, Deputy Secretary of Defense (Lobbied for Military/Industrial Contracts)
• Mark Patterson, Treasury Chief of Staff (Lobbied investment banking, energy tax credits)
• Patrick Gasbard, Political Affairs Director (Lobbies for Unions and possible ties to ACORN
• Gabriella Gomez, Assistant Secy. Education ( Lobbied for teachers from 2001 to 2006)
• Krysta Hardin, Asst. Secy. Agriculture (Lobbied from 1993 – 2004 for soybean and barley growers)
• David Hayes, Deputy Secy. of the Interior (Lobbied for Environmental interest groups 2001-2007)
• Kathleen Sebelius, Secy. HHS (Director of group lobbying for patients rights)
But the report issued Sunday by the London School of Economics offered one of the strongest cases that assistance to the group is official ISI policy, and even extends to the highest levels of the Pakistani government.
“Pakistan’s apparent involvement in a double-game of this scale could have major geopolitical implications and could even provoke U.S. countermeasures,” said the report, which was based on interviews with Taliban commanders, former Taliban officials, Western diplomats and many others.
“Without a change in Pakistani behavior it will be difficult, if not impossible, for international forces and the Afghan government to make progress against the insurgency,” said the report, written by Matt Waldman, a fellow at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.
“A panel commissioned by Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) is recommending nearly $1 trillion in cuts to the Pentagon’s budget during the next 10 years”
Muslims are allowed to only lie during battle, essentially in war. Muslims are allowed to lie in order to bring peace between two people, and also when a wife and husband are fighting with each other and they lie to bring about an end to their problems.
TEHRAN, June 4, 2009-- Iran's supreme leader dismissed President Obama's speech at Cairo University Thursday, saying the Muslim world continues to "hate America."
We are an African people, and remain "true to our native land," the mother continent, the cradle of civilization. God has superintended our pilgrimage through the days of slavery, the days of segregation, and the long night of racism. It is God who gives us the strength and courage to continuously address injustice as a people, and as a congregation. We constantly affirm our trust in God through cultural expression of a Black worship service and ministries which address the Black Community.