Capping a week of political bickering and parliamentary delays, the House joined the Senate on Thursday to approve a four-year extension of key provisions of the Patriot Act that are set to expire at midnight.
Because President Barack Obama is traveling in Europe, a White House official said the bill will quickly be signed into law using an autopen, a machine that replicates the president’s signature.
Daily Archives: May 26, 2011
…..2012 campaign will be about “strength and leadership,” and declared that the killing of Osama bin Laden had caused the American people to take a “second look” at the Obama administration. “We have a leader with a backbone like a ramrod
Oh, yes, a backbone like a ramrod, big and bad and bold Obama decided to give the order for the Navy Seals to take out bin Laden. Wow. Was it that hard to decide? He made a decision that any other president would have made in the same circumstance, and they probably would not have taken months to decide it.
What is surprising about it is that Obama could bring himself to actually make the call. He just doesn’t seem like a guy with a backbone like a ramrod to me.
Posted: 05.26.11 @ 9:50 p.m.