Apr 20

Not-So Daily Roundup

Obama’s popularity abroad on the wane, survey finds

Afghanistan’s Taliban appeal for donations

10 Things You Need To Know About Obama’s Second Term

CBO: Cost of food stamp program increased 135 percent over previous 4 years

Pelosi on Americans not paying income tax: ‘I wish they would earn more so they can pay more’ [VIDEO]

Mar 05

Limbaugh Advertisers Flee Show Amid Storm – NYTimes.com

Emboldened by Rush Limbaugh’s public apology over the weekend to a law school student whom he had called a “slut” and a “prostitute,” critics of the radio talk show host are intensifying their online campaign against his advertisers.

The apology, they said, was a signal that the campaign was working. On Sunday, a seventh company, ProFlowers, said that it was suspending all of its advertising on “The Rush Limbaugh Show” despite his apologetic statement a day earlier.

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Mar 05

Green Party asks Supreme Court to side with Republicans, strike down individual mandate

The Green Party is demanding that the Supreme Court declare the individual mandate included in President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul unconstitutional.

In a Monday morning statement, the left-wing third party suggested that justices strike down the 2010 law’s requirement that Americans purchase health insurance.

Green Party asks Supreme Court to side with Republicans, strike down individual mandate