Hugo Chavez’s Grip-and-Grin with Barack Obama



Visit for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy Barack Obama continues to throw off his political rivals by doing the unexpected — and posturing with a handshake and smile does much to win hearts and minds around the world regardless of how troublesome Hugo Chavez is.

MEDIA ALERT: Keith Olbermann’s Countdown on Obama & Hugo Chavez



Tonight at about 8:15 pm EST, I will be discussing with Keith Olbermann on MSNBC’s Countdown all the ballyhoo about Barack Obama’s suprisingly bright moments with Venezuela President Hugo Chavez at the Summit of the Americas in Trinidad & Tobago.

Jane Harman is Going to Have Bad Day



Representative Jane Harman denies that she agreed to lobby on behalf of two AIPAC employees facing espionage-related charges in exchanging for AIPAC lobbying Nancy Pelosi to allow Harman to assume the chair of the House Intelligence Committee.

Boehner’s Climate Change Rejectionism Positioning to be Palin VP Running Mate?



George Stephanopoulos of ABC’s This Week pushed House Republican Majority Leader John Boehner (R-OH-08) who gave an astonishingly rejectionist response on the significance of contemporary climate change trends.

All The Nuclear Wannabes Just Want to Be Like Japan



Former Democratic Party of Japan President (and now Vice President) and a likely Minister of Foreign Affairs or Minister of Defense in a future DPJ-led government Seiji Maehara gave a long but still fascinating speech at Smith & Wollensky’s in Washington Thursday evening.