Posted by Steve Markowitz on October 23, 2009
As my friend Jim Mahoney said when forwarding this story to me; “you gotta love the irony” of this one.
Here is Ms. Katie Couric, one of those “in-the-tank” amateurs who masquerades as a journalist demanding humility from Wall Streeters making seven-figures. In her “Notebook” session this week, Couric commented on Obama’s pay czar’s cuts in comp packages for those that work for companies that received bail-out funds: Read the rest of this entry »
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Posted by Steve Markowitz on September 8, 2009
During the lead up to President Obama’s speech to schoolchildren, the White House spin machine and their allies in the press tried to deflect the focus from concerns expressed by some as to the political nature of the speech. Their implication was that the criticism was unfair and only directed at this President. Some went on to say that a double standard was being used by those concerned since President Bush-I made a similar speech without the uproar. While this makes for nice rhetoric, but it’s dead wrong.
On October 1, 1991, Bush-I delivered a speech to the Alice Deal Junior High School in Washington, DC. Democrats, the majority Party at that time, then denounced the speech and ordered the General Accounting Office to investigate the legality of it. The GAO latter found the speech to be in keeping with governmental guidelines. The complaints from the Democrats did not stop there, as the following examples show: Read the rest of this entry »
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