May 25, 2020

Blind Dissident Chen to Obama, Hillary: Help!!!

Via BBC: Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng says he has been unable to meet US officials to discuss his desire to leave the country. The blind activist, in hospital in Beijing, told the BBC he believed Chinese officials were preventing US envoys from visiting him on Thursday. After he escaped house arrest last week, Mr Chen […]

On Second Thought, Obama Now Wants Super PAC Help

Via CBS News: President Barack Obama’s campaign is asking top fundraisers to support a Democratic-leaning outside group that is backing the president’s re-election bid, reversing Obama’s opposition to “super” political action committees, which can spend unlimited amounts of cash to influence elections. Obama’s campaign urged wealthy fundraisers in a Monday night conference call to support […]

Ala. tornado survivors help after latest twisters

In this Friday, Jan. 27, 2012 photo, Rick Johnson, 55, cooks chicken for victims of the tornadoes that hit Alabama recently in a church parking lot in Cordova, Ala. Johnson is among the survivors of last year’s April tornado outbreak who are pitching in to assist communities that were struck by the most recent onslaught. […]