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Obama Appoints Another SEUI Lawyer to Federal Election Commission

October 2, 2010

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President Obama is looking to fill out the six-member Federal Election Commission (see recent pro-SEIU FEC decision) with someone he can count on to support his views on campaign law.  It is not surprising he turned to his friend Andy Stern’s union Service Employees International Union (SEIU).  Obama has appointed SEIU lawyer John Sullivan, who […]

Obama -Appointment-Warren to Avoid Confirmation Hearings

September 17, 2010

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Obama Picks Warren to Set Up Consumer Bureau Elizabeth Warren, who conceived of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, was appointed by President Obama on Friday to oversee its establishment. The appointment will allow Ms. Warren, a Harvard law professor, to effectively run the new agency without having to go through a potentially contentious confirmation battle […]

Donald Berwick,Obama recess appt for Medicare and Medicaid has Health Care Coverage for life

July 17, 2010

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From a nonprofit health care charitable organization he created and which he served as chief executive officer, Berwick and his wife will have health coverage “from retirement until death.”…… Donald Berwick, recess-appointed by President Obama to head Medicare and Medicaid, is a well-known advocate of health care rationing and admirer of Britain’s National Health Service. […]

Who is Rashad Hussain?

February 18, 2010

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By Cal Thomas TOWNHALL President Obama’s appointment of Rashad Hussain, his deputy associate counsel, as special envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC), the second largest inter-governmental organization after the United Nations, charged with safeguarding and protecting “the interests of the Muslim world,” should be of serious concern to Congress and the American […]

Obama’s Islamic Envoy Quoted Defending Man Charged With Aiding Terrorists

February 17, 2010

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President Obama’s new envoy to the Organization of Islamic Conference, Rashad Hussain, is at the center of a controversy over remarks attributed to him defending a man who later pleaded guilty to conspiring to aid a terrorist group. The Washington Report on Middle East Affairs quoted Hussain in 2004 as calling Sami al-Arian the victim […]