September 23, 2019

Woman claims US Presidential candidate groped her

A woman has told a news conference in New York that Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain groped her in the 1990s when she asked for his help finding work. Perhaps Herman thought he would find work in her knickers. Sharon Bialek, a former employee of a restaurant lobby group, said Mr Cain … [Read more...]

Rick Perry to seek Republican 2012 presidential nomination

Texas Governor Rick Perry is set to join the race to become the Republican presidential nominee for the 2012 election. Mr Perry is expected to announce his candidacy in Iowa on Saturday. A spokesman said Mr Perry would make his intentions "very clear". Rick is doing the Iowa thing as eight … [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...]

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...]

John McCain accuses GOP nomination hopefuls of “isolationism”

Senator John McCain, the Republican presidential candidate in 2008, has accused the contenders for the 2012 GOP presidential nomination of "isolationism." "We cannot repeat the lessons of the 1930s, when the United States of America stood by while bad things happened in the world," McCain said in … [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...]

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...]

Obama releases birth certificate – calls for end to “silliness”

A frustrated President Barack Obama has ordered The White House to release copies of his birth certificate to the media following a sustained campaign by Republican hardliners and possible presidential candidate Donald Trump alleging that Obama is not United States born so therefore cannot be a … [Read more...]

Donald Trump cranks up presidential bid

Property billionaire Donald Trump is taking advantage of his wealth and endless supply of media friendly quotes to hog the airwaves and give momentum to his possible bid for the White House in 2012. Trump is not fussy who he takes aim at. President Obama is an obvious target but Donald has also … [Read more...]

Barack Obama announces re-election bid for 2012

US President Barack Obama has announced he will stand for re-election in the 2012 presidential elections. Mr Obama's campaign team released a video on his website today and sent an e-mail to supporters announcing his plans. In his e-mail, Mr Obama said the campaign would start small and grow … [Read more...]

Sarah Palin says she could beat Obama in 2012

Former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin has said she could defeat President Barack Obama in the 2012 election. Mrs Palin told ABC she was "looking at the lay of the land". It is unclear at this stage what the lay of the land is telling her. The 2008 Republican Vice-Presidential candidate got a lot … [Read more...]

Americans who think Obama is a Muslim are on the rise

The number of Americans who think US President Barack Obama is a Muslim are on the rise according to a research poll. The Pew Research poll shows that 18% of Americans now believe that President Obama is a Muslim. This is up from 11% a little over a year ago. The polling was done just before … [Read more...]