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August 2009



August 31, 2009 - Federal Government Will Borrow 40 Percent of the Money It Spends Next Year, Says White House Report  Click here ; Faithful cite moral call for health reform in Aurora  Click here ; 'Cop' Threatens protester with arrest over sign! Watch the video  Click here ; Environmentalists Slow to Adjust in Climate Debate  Click here ; August Ends With Near-Record Cold in Chicago  Click here ; GM to form China venture, invest $293 million  Click here

August 28, 2009 - Fixing the Health-Care System Requires Market Changes, Not a Government Takeover, Major Economists Say   Click here ; Banks 'Too Big to Fail' Have Grown Even Bigger  Click here ; ABC, NBC Won't Air Ad Critical of Obama's Health Care Plan   Click here ; FCC Diversity Chief Says Republican Communications Policies Hurt Civil Rights   Click here ; Bill would give president emergency control of Internet  Click here ; REALTY BITES TAX-THEM-NOT-ME RANGEL  Click here

August 27, 2009 - With clunker program over, some fear auto sales drought  Click here ; Obama’s ‘Path Toward Fiscal Discipline’ is Paved with Average Annual Deficits of $900 Billion  Click here ; Foreclosure guilt haunts home buyers  Click here ; FCC Diversity Chief Asked Liberals to Copy FDR, Take on Limbaugh, Murdoch, Supreme Court  Click here ; Wind farms trigger false alerts of dangerous weather  Click here ; ‘Condom Olympics’ at Miss Universe Pageant Blasted by Women’s Groups  Click here

August 26, 2009 - Inspired by Saul Alinsky, FCC 'Diversity' Chief Calls for ‘Confrontational Movement’ to Give Public Broadcasting Dominant Role in Communications  Click here ; Torture-slayings trial, Day 9: Jury reaches verdict in death penalty trial  Click here ; In protesting the president, civility rules  Click here ; Half of health workers reject swine flu shot  Click here ; Extreme obesity can shorten people's lives by 12 years  Click here ; House quietly gives 'bonuses' to top aides  Click here

August 25, 2009 - Climate bill called blow to U.S. jobs, refining  Click here ; Auto Industry Braces For Hangover After The 'Clunker' Party  Click here ; Panetta loses battle over CIA abuse probes  Click here ; Cheney, Republicans Blast Interrogation Probe  Click here ; Frank focused on reshaping US finance  Click here ; Obama quiets, but 'pay czar' to hit bonuses  Click here

August 24, 2009 - Lieberman says many health care changes can wait  Click here ; Republicans Have Offered Three Alternative Health Care Reform Bills  Click here ; Coroner rules Jackson's death homicide  Click here ; Poll: Reid trails by double digits  Click here ; Imprisoned Ponzi schemer Bernard Madoff has cancer, report says  Click here ; European Groups Ban 'Racist' Everyday Phrases  Click here

August 21, 2009 - Insurance-Premium Regulation in Health Care Bill Rewards Bad Behavior, Penalizes Good  Click here ; Most Americans expect higher taxes for health care bill  Click here ; Faith in Obama Drops As Reform Fears Rise  Click here ; Dem situation has 'slipped completely out of control'  Click here ; Fla. court OKs force against retreating attackers  Click here ; Passenger takes it all off, plane turns around   Click here

August 20, 2009 - Health Care Reform Bills Would Not Verify Citizenship Status of Beneficiaries, Conservative Analysts Say  Click here ; Lockerbie Bomber Freed From Prison on Compassionate Grounds  Click here ; Execs: Recession has hit bottom  Click here ; Obama Ally: Dem Majority Is History If Health Reform Fails  Click here ; 9% of all home loans are delinquent  Click here ; Dealers want Cash for Clunkers reimbursement  Click here

August 19, 2009 - House Dems seek info from health insurers  Click here ; Robert Reich calls for 'march on Washington' in support of public option   Click here ; Stimulus Money Spent on Questionable Airport Projects, IG Report Says  Click here ; Study: Global warming sparked by ancient farming methods  Click here ; County Furloughs Unconstitutional, U.S. Judge Rules  Click here ; Best Buy fires 2 who tried to stop shoplifter in Broomfield  Click here

August 18, 2009 - White House Still Backs ‘Public Option’ Health Plan, ‘Nothing Has Changed,’ Says HHS Secretary Sebelius  Click here ; Health Co-Ops Have Checkered History  Click here ; Energy workers rally against climate plan  Click here ; Top Senate Republican Fears FCC's 'Diversity' Chief May Use 'Back Door' to Regulate Talk Radio  Click here ; White House disables e-tip box  Click here ; Jenny Sanford Unplugged in Vogue   Click here

August 17, 2009 - Obama backs away from public health insurance plan  Click here ; Conservatives Now Outnumber Liberals in All 50 States, Says Gallup Poll  Click here ; ‘The Stimulus Isn’t Working,’ Republican Says -- Six Months Out  Click here ; Poll: 57% don't see stimulus working  Click here ; The Signs Don't Point To a Typical Recovery  Click here ; Man Challenges Ban On Fortunetelling   Click here

August 14, 2009 - Global Warming Bill Would Cut U.S. Economic Growth, Study Says  Click here ; School prayer charges stir protests  Click here ; Fear for Obama's Safety Grows as Hate Groups Thrive on Racial Backlash  Click here ; Speaking in Mexico, Obama Calls American Opponents of Immigration Amnesty ‘Demagogues’  Click here ; Senators exclude end-of-life provision from bill  Click here ; Sources: Edwards to admit paternity of ex-mistress' child   Click here

August 13, 2009 - FCC’s Chief Diversity Officer Wants Private Broadcasters to Pay a Sum Equal to Their Total Operating Costs to Fund Public Broadcasting  Click here ; Cash for Clunkers: Not so green  Click here ; Boycott Whole Foods-It's Run By a Conservative!  Click here ; Americans Are Working Longer Than Ever to Pay Government-Imposed Financial Burdens  Click here ; Cheney Uncloaks His Frustration With Bush  Click here ; Judge orders Microsoft to stop selling Word   Click here

August 12, 2009 - Specter: Protests not 'representative of America'  Click here ; There’s Something Happening Here  Click here ; Elderly Swing Against Obama Plan  Click here ; Oklahoma City defies recession  Click here ; Fed says economy is leveling out  Click here ; Family Of Swine Flu Victim To Sue NYC For $40M   Click here

August 11, 2009 - Obama retools his message on health care overhaul  Click here ; Lawmakers Try to Tone Down Health Care Town Halls  Click here ; Public 'scared' of overtaxing system   Click here ; House's global warming bill: $8B  Click here ; Stimulus Funds Bring Relief to States, but What About 2010?  Click here ; Obama aims to fix ‘broken immigration system'   Click here

August 10, 2009 - Senate Committee Apologizes to All Native Americans for Violence and Maltreatment by U.S. Citizens  Click here ; 'Un-American' attacks can't derail health care debate  Click here ; Polls undercut scripted protest claims  Click here ; Obama Adviser Considers Stimulus Spending Successful  Click here ; Checking the facts in the health care debate  Click here ; Clunkers program could drive used car prices up   Click here

August 7, 2009 - Pelosi 'Confident' She Has Votes for Health Care Reform, but Dozens of House Dems Still May Need Convincing  Click here ; Physicians speak out on health care bill  Click here ; Justice Dept. pressed to explain Panthers dropped charges  Click here ; Af Payrolls fall less in July, jobless rate eases  Click here ; Dow Industrials, Transports Top Highs in Bullish Sign  Click here ; US deficit climbs to 1.3 trillion dollars   Click here

August 6, 2009 - Polls Prove Opposition to Democrats' Health Plan Is Not ‘Manufactured,’ Conservative Group Says  Click here ; Sluggish July sales show tight-fisted consumers  Click here ; US food stamp list tops 34 million for first time  Click here ; After 6 Months, More View Obama's Presidency as a 'Failure' Than Bush's  Click here ; Senate confirms Sotomayor for Supreme Court  Click here ; California city shuts down girl's lemonade stand   Click here

August 5, 2009 - Senate Will Approve 'Cash-for-Clunkers' Extension, Lawmakers Say  Click here ; Fed study: Climate bill spells gloom for jobs  Click here ; Insurers lash out at Obama, industry critics  Click here ; Many 'Clunker' Dumpers Buy Foreign  Click here ; Experts scale back hurricane forecast  Click here ; 'Dollars for dishwashers' appliance rebate program coming   Click here

August 4, 2009 - Democrats' break looking like a bad trip  Click here ; Senators to put brakes on ‘cash for clunkers’  Click here ; Republicans closing gap in polls  Click here ; Top Intelligence Committee Republican: CIA Documents Will Show Enhanced Techniques Worked  Click here ; Obama 'Joker' Poster Causing a Stir in L.A.  Click here ; Lou Holtz considers running for Congress   Click here

August 3, 2009 - Geithner Floats Obama’s Next Potential Big Move: A Tax Hike on the Middle Class   Click here ; Ford July Sales Up 2.3%  Click here ; Debating prevention's place in healthcare bill  Click here ; Calorie-listing bill spawns industry fight  Click here ; Seattle bank teller chases robber, loses job   Click here ; The Helping Hand That Led Geese Safely Across Road Now Holds Ticket   Click here



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