If you have difficulty viewing this newsletter, click here to view as a Web page. Click here to view in plain text. Monday, August 15, 2011 TODAY'S HIGHLIGHTS Tim Pawlenty reflects on presidential race Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty's decision to drop out of the Republican presidential race reflected the uncomfortable reality: He was the wrong man for the moment. (By Amy Gardner) Geithner, Bernanke take on new crisis The Treasury...Read Full Story
New hospital visitation rights for LGBTs go into effect: "These new regulations require all hospitals participating in Medicaid and Medicare programs – virtually every hospital in the country – to permit patients to designate visitors of their choosing and prohibit discrimination in visitation based on a number of factors, including sexual orientation and gender identity."
"You expect the unexpected" with Ricky Gervais.
WGBH in Boston soliciting three-minute shorts from "citizen reporters...Read Full Story
Former Minnesota governor, Tim Pawlenty was surely not having the best of campaigns this year. Finishing third in the Iowa straw poll was an indication of his performance so far; his opponent Michelle Bachmann was surely ahead of him by quite some margin. Despite finishing third in the straw poll, most of the experts didn’t rule him out of the forthcoming elections; straw poll is nothing more than a ‘beauty contest’ organized at a very small scale. Sadly, Tim Pawlenty’s beliefs are contrary...Read Full Story
The Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty released a video last Sunday hinting his plans to run in the presidential race in the upcoming 2012 US elections.
“The changes history is calling on America to make today cannot be shouldered only by people richer than us, or poorer than us — but by us, too,” he will say, according to excerpts of his speech released in advance. “Politicians are often afraid that if they’re too honest, they might lose an election. I’m afraid that in 2012, if we’re...Read Full Story
The Energy Information Agency - a government agency - produced a chart showing the escalation of gas prices since Barack Obama became President. It clearly shows - using the government's own numbers - the steady rise in prices from January 2009 to present day.Like everyone else on the conservative side, I have a list of concerns I check off mentally as I listen to those contemplating a run for President. One candidate that may meet most of my preferences is former Minnesota Governor Tim...Read Full Story