[FoRK] Welcome Back Kotter
Stephen D. Williams
sdw at lig.net
Mon Nov 10 15:12:06 PST 2008
Joe Barrera wrote:
> "Mr Obama is planning to ship dozens of terror suspects from the
> prison to face criminal trial in the US as part of a plan to shut the
> jail down...."
Well there you go.
Just before I read that, I predicted that Obama would liquidate the
Guantanamo detention center and not too long later would "open" Cuba.
Adam L Beberg wrote:
> And how about that chief of staff... It's comforting to see the
> bankers will still have an iron grip on our government and wallets, so
> we don't have to worry about any of this nasty change talk.
> It's good to see him bringing in the same old insiders, I was really
> worried he'd be increasing our taxes, but now I can relax.
Pretty shrewd isn't it? Feisty bad cop, Jewish / Israeli pleasing
choice who can apparently take whatever someone (Republicans?) dish
out. And, funny, I haven't heard any more of those worries about him
being Muslim (i.e. a Muslim mole or something). Go Rahm-bo... The guy
looks uncomfortable to me, but I guess we'll see.
geege schuman wrote:
> But *my* favorite story about Rahm is Wikipedia's After U.S. Vice
> President Dick Cheney asserted that he did not
> fall within the bounds of orders set for the executive branch,
> Emanuel called for cutting off the $4.8 million the Executive Branch
> provides for the Vice President's office. Cheney's office subsequently
> backed down from the
Funny... What better street cred than facing down Cheney and winning?
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