Friday, January 12, 2007

---U.S. Embassy Attacked, Watching the Congress 

My Way News [AP]- Blast Heard at U.S. Embassy in Athens>
Someone fired a rocket-propelled anti-tank round at the U.S. Embassy building in Athens, damaging a third-floor bathroom, and breaking some windows. No one was apparently injured in the attack. The Greek government has accused its home-grown terrorists in the incident.

dem·a·gogue /ˈdɛməˌgɒg, -ˌgɔg/ [dem-uh-gog, -gawg] noun, verb, -gogued, -gogu·ing. –noun
1. a person, esp. an orator or political leader, who gains power and popularity by arousing the emotions, passions, and prejudices of the people.---

Just keep watching---
Shadegg finds House wage hike a bit fishy - The Business Journal of Phoenix:
This was also on Fox News Channel this morning.
First, Speaker Pelosi stomped all over the authority of House Ways&Means Committee Chairman Charles Rangel (Yes, Rangel---whose picture should be included in the dictionary beside the definition of "demagogue", as a harbinger of the devastation of the Republic to come, is, in most minds other than Pelosi's, in nominal control of the U.S. House of Representatives) in her effort to keep the pledge to revolutionize Congress and pass a sweeping legislative agenda in “the first 100 hours” (What's-his-name on the Comedy Channel's normally left-inspired comedy news show pointed out that there had to be some understandings about when the “100 hours” starts, since it's been about 150+ hrs.since they all first sat down).
Now Congressman Shadegg (R-Arizona) has pointed out Speaker Pelosi's perceived hypocrisy in demagoguing the sweeping new minimum wage increase, but making a special exemption for American Samoa, which has tuna canneries run by Del Monte Foods, which is based in Pelosi's home district.


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