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Pam Geller compares Obama’s Jewish supporters to Nazi victims

Conservative activist and BigGovernment blogger Pam Geller compared Jewish supporters of President Barack Obama to Nazi-era Jewish Council leaders, which helped implement Nazi orders and regulations, on her website Friday. “Like a pig sniffing for truffles, the Obama regime is sniffing around for influential kapos willing to sell out the…

Bachmann: After I win, I’ll help Obama find a job

At what CNN describes as an “enthusiastic but sparsely populated Tea Party rally” on Saturday in Des Moines, Iowa, GOP presidential hopeful Michele Bachmann declared that “as president of the United States, I look forward to creating real jobs” for President Obama and Secretary of the Treasury Tim Geithner. She…

Chavez health scare leaves dependent Cuba on edge

HAVANA — A health scare for Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, who underwent surgery for cancer in Cuba, has generated deep concern in the Americas’ lone communist country which depends politically and economically on him. Chavez, 56, has been in Cuba for three weeks. Officials say he has undergone two rounds…

Shriver to terminate marriage with Schwarzenegger

Maria Shriver, the wife of actor and former California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger, has filed for divorce, according to documents filed in Superior Court in Los Angeles. Shriver, 55, cited “irreconcilable differences” with her husband, whom she met in 1977 and married in 1986. Schwarzenegger, 63, admitted in May that he…

GOP Senator Pat Roberts: Obama needs to take a Valium

WASHINGTON — US Republicans on Thursday denounced President Barack Obama’s handling of a budget feud in an angry, all-out assault that saw one of them acidly urge him to take a powerful anti-anxiety drug. “Maybe if he’d just take a Valium and calm down and come on down to talk…

Clinton: ‘I’ll be surprised’ if Obama not re-elected

Former US president Bill Clinton said Thursday that he expects to see fellow Democrat Barack Obama re-elected to the White House in 2012. “I’ll be surprised if he’s not re-elected,” Clinton told ABC News. “I’ve always thought he would be.” Clinton, who led the country from 1993 to 2001, was the last Democratic president…

Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez postpones summit amid health concerns

CARACAS — The mystery surrounding the medical condition of Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez deepened with the postponement of a major regional summit he was due to host next week. Officials say the 56-year-old anti-American firebrand, who has been in Cuba since beginning an official visit on June 8, is still…

Exiled former Tunisian President Ben Ali faces drug and weapons charges

Tunisia’s ousted president Zine el Abidine Ben Ali faces new weapons and drug charges in a Tunis court Thursday a week after he was sentenced in absentia to 35 years in jail for embezzling public funds. The disgraced ex-strongman, who fled to Saudi Arabia in January at the height of…

Chavez makes first TV appearance after surgery

HAVANA — Hugo Chavez appeared on Cuban state television, with revolutionary icon Fidel Castro, for the first time since the Venezuelan president underwent emergency surgery in Cuba. The 56-year-old appeared to have lost weight, but was animated in speech as usual as he stood alongside Castro, 84, the footage showed.…

Bachmann claims ‘titanium’ spine

RAYMOND, New Hampshire — Republican White House hopeful Michele Bachmann took her campaign on the road Tuesday seeking to shake off her gaffe-prone speaker image and pledging a change in direction for the country. A day after officially launching her 2012 presidential campaign, the Minnesota Republican and favorite of the…

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