Jan Brewer Brings A Earful Obama In Ariz

Governor at a book signing in Phoenix, Arizona...

Jan Brewer Brings A Earful Obama In Ariz: MESA, Ariz. – Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer came to greet President Obama upon his arrival outside Phoenix Wednesday. What she got was a critique. Of her book.

The two leaders could be seen engaged in an intense conversation at the base of Air Force One’s steps. Both could be seen smiling, but speaking at the same time.

Asked moments later what the conversation was about, Brewer, a Republican, said, “He was a little disturbed about my book.”

Brewer recently published a book, “Scorpions for Breakfast,” something of a memoir of her years growing up, and defends her signing of Arizona’s controversial law cracking down on illegal immigrants, which Obama opposes.

Obama was objecting to Brewer’s description of a meeting he and Brewer had at the White House, where she described Obama as lecturing her. In an interview in November Brewer described two tense meetings. The first took place before his commencement address at Arizona State University. “He did blow me off at ASU,” she said in the television interview in November. Continue Reading…

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Obama Pledges Economic Equality In SOTU Speech

English: US President Barack Obama and British...

Obama Pledges Economic Equality In SOTU Speech: US President Barack Obama has used his last State of the Union speech before the November election to paint himself as the champion of the middle class, by demanding higher taxes for millionaires and tight reins on Wall Street.

Taking advantage of the huge national platform of his annual speech to Congress, Mr Obama defiantly defended his record after three years in office and laid blame for many of the country’s woes at the feet of banks and an out-of-touch Congress.

He proposed sweeping changes in the tax code and new remedies for the US housing crisis as he made the case for reducing income inequality in America.

While the biggest proposals in Mr Obama’s election-year speech are considered unlikely to gain traction in a divided Congress, the White House believes the president can tap into voters’ resentment over the financial industry’s abuses and Washington’s dysfunction. Continue Reading…

State Dept. Blocks Keystone Pipeline Project

State Dept. Blocks Keystone Pipeline Project: Keystone XL pipeline project is controversial Obama administration on Wednesday is a major energy initiatives that badly needs an influx of American jobs, but one which would also have been riled environmentalists was scuttling.

News, which first reported by Fox News channel, a fierce response from Republicans and supporters of the project sparked.
The White House, which is a March deadline to decide on the final project, faced Republican then blamed for forced to hand.
“Rushed and arbitrary time limits prevented Republican Congress on the impact of a full evaluation by the pipeline, especially health and safety of the American people as well as our environmental stresses” President Barack Obama said in a statement.
Obama “is a decision pipeline properties, but a time limit on the nature of arbitrary that the project approval to facts is not stopped,” he said. Interestingly, crude prices early news that White House $ 104, or 12 cents per barrel to $ 100.59, 0.12%, underneath the day earlier in the day, to raise crude settled on the Keystone project will be dropped on the decline. Continue Reading…