August 26, 2019

Top secret Obama visit plan found in Canberra street

A secret manual describing Barack Obama's Australian visit schedule down to the minute, as well as the breakdown of his security convoy and the mobile numbers of dozens of senior US and Australian officials, has been found by the Sydney Morning Herald lying on a Canberra street yesterday morning. … [Read more...]

Harper government attacked over ‘Buy American’ rules

Opposition parties in Canada are attacking the federal government over the possibility Canadian companies could be shut out of contracts related to a new round of U.S. stimulus spendings. Last week, U.S. President Barack Obama outlined nearly $450 billion worth of proposals to stimulate his … [Read more...]

Obama announces US deficit deal with Republicans

For anyone still out there still awake who gives a shit, US President Barack Obama has announced that Republican and Democratic leaders have reached an agreement on raising the US debt limit and avoiding default. The deal will cut $1tn of spending over 10 years, and set up a committee to report … [Read more...]

Michele Bachmann might be Palin with brains

Minnesota congresswoman Michele Bachmann has announced her bid for the Republican nomination for the United States presidential elections in 2012. Michele Bachmann, 55, is a favourite of the conservative Tea Party movement. Being born in Iowa will be handy with the Republican caucases kicking … [Read more...]

Obama announces US troop withdrawls from Afghanistan

US President Barack Obama has announced that all of the 33,000 extra US forces he ordered to Afghanistan in December 2009 would be back in the USA within the next 15 months. President Obama said that 10,000 of the "surge" forces would withdraw by the end of this year, and the other 23,000 would … [Read more...]

Anthony Weiner resigns from Congress

High profile US politician Anthony Weiner is resigning from Congress, saying he cannot continue in office after the intense publicity over sexually explicit messages he sent online to several women. The 46-year-old Democrat and former New York Mayoral candidate, made the announcement in his home … [Read more...]

Bernanke warns US may “renege on payments”

Ben Bernanke, Chairman of the US Federal Reserve has spoken out about his concerns about the future of the United States international credit rating. He has warned that if the borrowing limit is not raised, then the US might lose its AAA credit rating. Congress has been arguing whether or not … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin’s bus tour keeps everyone guessing

Sarah Palin's 'One Nation' bus tour carries on with no indication yet whether it is the start of a Republican nomination bid or just a burst of self promotion. In recent weeks the Republican nominees have been dropping like flies as soon as Osama Bin Laden was taken out and President Obama looked … [Read more...]

Obama visits Joplin – “this is a national tragedy”

US President Barack Obama has visited Joplin, Missouri the scene of last weeks devastating tornado that killed 142 people and injured hundreds more. There are still 105 missing people to be accounted for. President Obama described it as a "national tragedy" and has spoken at a memorial service … [Read more...]

Kates dress to meet Obamas’ crashes fashion retailers website

Kate Middleton, The Duchess of Cambridge has sparked a fashion frenzy over what she wore to meet Michelle and Barack Obama. Kate, looking elegant, slim and tanned as she met the Obamas was wearing an off the rack Reiss dress that retails for only $268. The online demand was such that the Reiss … [Read more...]

President Obama off to find his ‘roots’ in Ireland

US President Barack Obama is on his way to the Republic of Ireland, the starting point for his week long tour of Europe. Like a cheap coach trip holiday, Obama is packing in Ireland, The United Kingdom, France and Poland in his seven days. Just for added excitement he is going to attend a … [Read more...]

Obama wants Israel to return to pre-1967 borders

United States President Barack Obama has officially announced that it is U.S. policy that a future Palestinian state should be based on borders that existed before the 1967 Middle East war. Israel seized the West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights and the Sinai Peninsula in the so called 'six day … [Read more...]

US imposes sanctions on Syria’s President Assad

The United States has imposed sanctions on Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for human rights abuses and lack of political reform. To date the US and the European Union have imposes sanctions on other individuals in the Assad regime, but not on President Assad himself. President Barack Obama … [Read more...]

Donald Trump ditches White House bid

Billionaire real estate magnate and television personality Donald Trump says his unofficial campaign for the White House in 2012 is over. The announcement comes hot on the heels of Mike Huckabee's withdrawl on the weekend. Of course neither candidate has been influenced in the slightest by … [Read more...]

Pornography among items seized in Bin Laden raid

The propaganda war over the assassination of Osama Bin Laden heated up today with the revelation from US officials that a stash of pornography was among the items seized by US Navy SEALS in the 2nd May raid. The officials are at pains to point out that it is unclear who the material belonged to … [Read more...]