FREMONT, Calif. -- After filing for bankruptcy on Sept. 6, the California solar panel manufacturer Solyndra LCC is now asking a Delaware judge to approve approximately $500,000 in employee bonuses.
While President Obama was kicking back in Martha's Vineyard, his half-uncle was locked up on a drunk driving charge. Unfortunately, Obama could not answer his relative's phone call from the big house.
Contradiction in rhetoric and action is a pretty standard feature of foreign policy for countries around the world. We were reminded of that this week; while President Obama and Secretary of State Hilary Clinto...
If you followed the non-stop health care coverage leading up to last night's vote, you may be surprised to learn that Obama isn't sitting atop the White House with a sniper rifle picking off old people one by one.
The developed world went through its industrial revolution with little regard for the environment, as it was not seen as a factor in those days. Now, as countries like India and China revolutionize, developed countries like Canada are demanding that they take action first?
And then there's the victor, Barack Obama, a Harvard law school graduate, community organizer, civil rights lawyer, law professor, junior senator and president of the most "powerful" country in the world. A stunning resume, but where are the accomplishments? The peace work, the advocacy, the results?
Just as President Obama, during a speech about health care reform at a joint session of Congress Wednesday night stated his new health care plan would not cover illegal immigrants, Joe Wilson did the unthinkable. Ã¢â‚¬Å“You lie!Ã¢â‚¬Â he shouted at the President, anger spewing from his mouth and his gaze.
In a recent letter FBI head Robert Mueller brutally attacked the Scottish government and Secretary of Justice Kenny MacAskill over the recent release of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the man widely known as the Lockerbie bomber.
I thought it was really effective in its own way and for its own purpose, which was to get Muslims and Americans thinking about their attitudes toward one another and to show the Arab world that AmericaÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s new government is committed to mending international relationships that have been negatively affected by Muslim extremists.
The way in which Islam is portrayed in western media is not its true form. Extremists have soiled the foundation of the worldÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s second largest religion. A lot of people have an innate prejudice towards anyone who looks remotely Muslim or even just dark and suspicious.
PakistanÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s Swat Valley has become the site of yet another humanitarian crisis as nearly half a million inhabitants flee in efforts to escape the battle between the Taliban and government troops, according to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).
The proposed budget cuts only account for about 0.5 per cent of the total 2010 approved spending, but Obama stressed that while this is true, this particular $17 billion can be put to much better use than it has been in Washington.