OBAMA'S MARCH OF FOLLY - Everything is being ignored at the White House to concentrate on forcing the Democrat Party controlled Congress to pass Obama Care. The threat of Iranian nukes has been forgotten, our allies are ignored, and the unemployment situation goes to the back of the bus. Obama has even delayed his apology tour to Indonesia by three days to concentrate on talking to members of his own party in the House to vote for Obama Care. Two highly regarded Democrat pollsters had this to say in the Washington Post: "Their blind persistence in the face of reality threatens to turn this political march of folly into an electoral rout in November." Read more of their op-ed.
HOUSE AT A DEAD STOP - Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi has canceled virtually all committee hearings to have her "team" work full time in getting the votes for taking over one sixth of the American economy with Obama Care. Not even in war time has the entire process of the House been nearly shut down to work on one bill. Democrats have over a forty seat majority and it is her own party that seems not to want to go along with her "march of folly" toward the cliff. Meanwhile the nation's business is being ignored.
"WE WANT PAID ABORTIONS" - Pro-life Democrat Bart Stupak, (D-MI) was told by committee Chairman Waxman that the leadership does want to fund abortion in a national health care plan. On a radio show Stupak recited a conversation between the two men: "I gave him the language. He came back a little while later and said, 'But we want to pay for abortions.' I said, 'Mr. Chairman, that's -- we disagree. We don't do it now, we're not going to start.' "'But we think (we) should,'" Stupak said Waxman told him. Read more
Speaker Polosi now thinks she has bought off enough congressmen to pass Obama Care without Stupak and his pro-lifers. She is scheduling a vote for next week.
JIHAD JANE - A Pennsylvania woman known to authorities as "JihadJane" was charged in federal court this week with using the Internet to recruit jihadist fighters. She seemed obsessed with killing Lars Vilks, the Swedish cartoonist who drew the cartoon of Mohammed that caused riots in many parts of the Muslim world. Read more on Jihad Jane. Meanwhile seven more people were also arrested in Ireland for plotting to kill Lars Vilks. Great story on this in the London Times.
NEW MARCH CHAIRMAN'S REPORT NOW ONLINE- The March 3, 2010 Chairman's Report is now available online in PDF format. This issue contains information on persecuted Christians in Pakistan and Iraq. How Congress really works and why it doesn't. Click here for PDF version.
ISLAMIC TERROR COUNT - In the last seven days Islamic terror attacks (that we know about) have killed in the following countries: Iraq 59, Lebanon 1, Nigar 5, Nigeria 528, Pakistan 61, Somalia 46, Thailand 5, and Yemen 2. More were injured than killed. For more details go to http://www.thereligionofpeace.com/.
IRAQI REFUGEES NEED HELP - Please help Iraqi Christian refugees with a tax deductible gift in 2010. All contributions posted online this week will go to assist Iraqi Christian refugees in Jordan and Syria. Please contribute at www.rfcnet.org or at the Iraqi Refugee Project page at Face book.