Winds: East 5
Could be someone in this reporting is a loon. Even someone who would post it. But who cares?
Obama to press: ‘We’re buying shrimp, guys’
ABC's Jake Tapper reports that members of the press yelled out several questions for the president, including one about the war in Iraq.
The president's response? "We're buying shrimp, guys," the president said, smiling. "Come on."
What a weenie. Can't handle tough questions without a teleprompter in front of him. It's good that he enjoys his vacations, because he will be on a permanent one when U.S. citizens fire him in 2012 because of the crappy job he is doing.
Keep it up Barry!
SPIN METER: What Biden didn't mention on stimulus
Nearly 18 months since it started, the stimulus weatherization program has experienced spending delays, inefficiencies and mismanagement. In Biden's home state of Delaware, the entire program has been suspended since May, and last month federal auditors identified possible fraud.
If You Like Your Health Care Plan, You Can Start Beating Your Head Against the Wall Now
More than 3 million seniors may have to switch their Medicare prescription plan next year, even if they're perfectly happy with it, thanks to an attempt by the government to simplify their lives.
The policy change could turn into a hassle for seniors who hadn't intended to switch plans during Medicare's open enrollment season this fall.
And it risks undercutting President Barack Obama's promise that people who like their health care plans can keep them…."As a result of this policy, there are going to be fewer plans offered in 2011," said Bonnie Washington, a senior analyst with Avalere Health, which produced the study.