‘State & National News’ Archives
President Barack Obama and his staff watching the Osama Bin Laden raid: Read CNN article.
This video is from the day after the raid:
What do we get for $68 billion? Hospitals statewide face a $510 million cut, or 12 percent, in Medicaid reimbursements---which will hurt Sacred Heart significantly. Public school funding is down by 8 percent or $540 per student. $308 million in corporate tax cuts and incentives Pet [...]
Got this email this morning: I don't know about you. But I'm asking "Where's the beef?" How come they allegedly disposed of Osama's body at sea? And why did Obama delay the announcement for just long enough last night to negatively impact Donald Trump's TV show? How come Obama said [...]
Press Release: Mac Pulitzer, great-grandson of Pulitzer Prize founder Joseph Pulitzer and son of New York Times best-selling author Roxanne Pulitzer, is moving to the coastal town of Fairhope, Ala., to open the nation's first Pulitzer Hotel featuring the Pulitzer Library in its lobby. "I had [...]
Osama bin Laden, mastermind of the 9/11 terrorist attack on U.S., was killed by an American forces yesterday. New York Times: Bin Laden Is Dead Washington Post: Osama bin Laden is killed The Daily Beast: "Justice Has Been Done" New York Post: Justice At Last
Washington Post Fact Checker writes Republican lawmakers like House Budget Committee Chairman Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) stretched the truth in saying their plan will give Americans the same health care that members of Congress have. Read more.
Sun Sentinel gives rundown on what our state legislature will do this week. Public schools will get 7.9 percent budget cut. Bright Futures will be cut by 20 percent. Orlando Sentinel reports on segregation in charter schools. One out of eight charter schools has a student body with 90 percent or [...]
NY Times reports that Florida legislators on the Republican side of the aisle are feeling the pressure from the fire and police unions. By some counts, 12 of the 28 Republican senators are against the latest version of Mr. Thrasher’s bill, which would require public employee unions to get each [...]
Washington Post columnist Colbert King writes about FOX NEWS attacked President Obama for not recognizing Easter Day with an official proclamation ---even thought the prior day he had mentioned it in his radio address. During Holy Week, the President had held an Easter prayer breakfast with clergy. [...]
Michele Obama has three hands. See photo.
New York Times: People are out of work, American soldiers are dying overseas and President Obama is pressured to show his birth certificate. The NYT calls it "A Certificate of Embarrassment" --"a profoundly low and debasing moment in American political life." Of course the birthers still aren't [...]