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2011-08-18 19:17:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Earlier today, the Obama Administration announced that it would review over 300,000 cases currently in deportation status in a case-by-case basis and categorize each case as either low or high priority. Cases that are identified as low priority will be taken out of deportation status and once the individual is contacted by the Department of Justice that their case is no longer pending deportation, they can proceed with the process of...

2011-08-18 16:05:00

Obama HHS Spends Millions of Taxpayer Dollars on "Guerrilla Campaign" to Track Search Engine Web Traffic and Push Internet Search Engine Users to Government Web site Promoting Obamacare Propaganda Campaign Targets Key Obama Campaign Voter Demographics WASHINGTON, August 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it obtained documents from the Obama Department of Health and Human...

2011-08-17 17:15:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that a federal court ruled today against the Obama administration that Secret Service White House visitor logs are agency records that are subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The decision was issued by U.S. District Judge Beryl Howell, an Obama appointee, in Judicial Watch v. Secret Service...

2011-08-16 12:28:00

WASHINGTON, Aug. 16, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following remarks were made by Michael McAdams, president of the Advanced Biofuels Association (ABFA), after this morning's announcement by the Obama administration that the U.S. Departments of Agriculture, Energy and Navy will invest up to $510 million during the next three years to produce advanced drop-in aviation and marine biofuels to power military and commercial transportation. "The Obama Administration should be commended for...

2011-07-29 07:30:00

Pew Clean Energy Program poll finds strong support for ambitious standards WASHINGTON, July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Against a backdrop of sharp differences on a variety of current public policy issues, new polling by the Pew Clean Energy Program demonstrates strong support from American voters for immediate action on vehicle fuel economy. In a national poll* conducted for Pew by the bipartisan polling team The Mellman Group, Inc. and Public Opinion Strategies between July...

2011-07-27 16:55:00

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Family Research Council was disappointed following today's decision by U.S. District Judge Royce Lamberth to rule in favor of the Obama administration and dismiss the claims challenging current National Institutes of Health guidelines that allow taxpayer funding of human embryonic stem cell research. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20080930/FRCLOGO) Judge Lamberth originally ruled in favor of the plaintiffs in the case, in a...

2011-07-27 13:50:00

CHICAGO, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to the U.S. House's passage of legislation that would set a November 1st deadline for the Obama administration's decision on TransCanada's proposed Keystone XL oil sands pipeline, Americans Against Big Oil Ripoffs (AABOR) condemned what it called the "Hurry Up and Pollute Bill" and urged the Senate not to take up the legislation. "The President does have enough information to decide on a permit for the Keystone XL pipeline,...

2011-07-25 16:13:00

Hard Fought Increases in Federal ADAP Funding will See Little Benefit in Florida TAMPA, Fla., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a shocking move by the Obama Administration, the State of Florida will likely be forced to stop providing AIDS medications to low income people who are currently taking life saving drugs due to limits on how much one state can receive from new federal funding. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110412/DC82138LOGO) "Despite having over 3,550...

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2011-07-21 08:00:00

The Obama administration has threatened Iceland with possible trade and diplomatic sanctions under a U.S. law known as the Pelly Amendment, which allows the president to act against foreign nations who defy international animal conservation rules. Under pressure by environmental groups, Commerce Secretary Gary Locke certified Iceland under the domestic law, which paves the way for retaliation against nations that break the International Whaling Commission's moratorium. The U.S. is...

2011-07-14 11:03:00

White House Emails Detail anti Fox Bias inside Obama White House: "I'm putting some dead fish in the fox cubby -- just cause" "[FNC Anchor] Bret Baier...is a lunatic" WASHINGTON, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Judicial Watch, the public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, announced today that it has uncovered documents from the Obama Department of Treasury showing that the Obama administration, contrary to its repeated denials, attempted to...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'