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  • Will the Stimulus Bill Help Truck Sales?

     
    Now that President Barack Obama has signed the $787 billion stimulus bill, industries across the country are looking at how it might help their flagging businesses. Obviously, the automotive industry is one of those, and PickupTrucks.com asks how the...
  • Obama's automotive history rewrite

     
    by Mark Silva This had to be music to the ears of Detroit: "I believe the nation that invented the automobile cannot walk away from it,'' President Barack Obama said in his address to a joint session of Congress last......
  • McCain on Obama: 'Math doesn't add up'

     
    by Mark Silva The challenge, critics say, remains the gap between rhetoric and action. Sen. John McCain, the Republican rival to President Barack Obama last year, credits the president with "an excellent speech'' before Congress, but complains: "I still...
  • Shore counties get drought disaster okay

     
    Crop losses during last year's drought were sufficient in the northern counties of the Eastern Shore to win a drought disaster declaration from the federal government. Farmers in those counties and those immediately adjacent will be eligible to apply for....
  • Obama's healthcare plan: Tax and fix

     
    by Noam Levey . Making good on populist rhetoric he has employed since he was a candidate, President Obama plans to begin paying for a healthcare overhaul with $634 billion in new taxes on wealthy Americans and cuts in government......
  • Sen. Burris' son's state job: Sun-Times

     
    by Mark Silva The plot thickens for Sen. Roland Burris, appointed to the Senate from Illinois by the former, impeached Gov. Rod Blagojevich, for whom Burris tried to raise campaign funds. Burris' son landed a $75,000-a-year state job under Blagojevich.......
  • Kenneth from 30 Rock: On Bobby Jindal

     
    by Mark Silva Day Two of the Bobby Jindal-Kenneth from 30 Rock comparisons. Since some have compared the Louisiana governor to Jack McBrayer's "Kenneth the Page" character on the NBC comedy following Jindal's televised response to the president's...
  • Obama gives Rove his own medicine

     
    by Frank James Oh no Karl Rove didn't. Rove criticizes President Barack Obama for using "straw man" arguments, the rhetorical practice of attributing a cartoonish version of a political position to your opponent then knocking it down. In a Wall......
  • Jindal's partly fictional Katrina story

     
    by Frank James After Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal's speech Tuesday night, the Republican response to President Barack Obama's address to Congress, it was obvious that reporters and bloggers would be checking out Jindal's Sheriff Harry Lee story. It was.......
  • Obama extolls service on inaugural eve

     
    by Frank James On the eve of his historic inauguration as the nation's first African-American commander-in-chief, President-elect Barack Obama observed the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by participating in a day of service during which he painted a...
  • Boynton Beach delegation meets Haitian president

     
    A Boynton Beach delegation that did not include elected officials met with Haitian President Michel Martelly late last month. Les Cayes' mayor and police chief also welcomed the delegation on Feb. 17. The city of Boynton Beach's sole representative,......