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Tuesday, January 20, 2009
January 20, 2009
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PolitiFact.com Obameter--Tracking campaign promises

"I want you to hold our government accountable.  I want you to hold me accountable."  -- Barack Obama

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Armed Forces Farewell to the President George Bush

President Bush led our military through two major conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan and a broader struggle against terrorist networks worldwide. He has not flinched when faced with difficult war-time decisions, including the momentous decision two years ago to send more troops into Iraq and revamp our strategy there.

Nor has the President ever hidden from the human consequences of his decisions. We have seen this in countless visits with the wounded at Walter Reed, Bethesda, and other military hospitals. And there are the meetings that he and the First Lady have held with thousands of family members of wounded and fallen troops.

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Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address

Text of President Barack Obama's inaugural address on Tuesday, as prepared for delivery and released by the Presidential Inaugural Committee.

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Housing group takes to the streets

Punohu said the “HUD OK now” rally was part of the National Day of Service as proclaimed by President Barack Obama.

(If private landlords only want tenants who can pay their own way its 'discrimination'.  Protesting against landlords' right to choose is Presidentially mandated 'service'.) 

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Kaua`i Planning Commission defers hearing for two resorts

While some public testimony addressed concerns of pollution and potential desecration of burials, the majority of speakers were concerned with the potential increase in traffic in an area already riddled with long jams.

(And keeping that road jammed is the key to the enviros' power.  So here is how they are doing it...)

Attorney Dan Hempey, representing 1000 Friends of Kaua‘i, a local environmentalist group, said that despite promising on three occasions to fund and build merge lanes on the highway facing the proposed project, the developers, while still agreeing to fund the project, now want the Department of Transportation to build the lanes.
Coconut Beach Development attorney Joseph Stewart disagreed.
“We feel that it’s inappropriate at this point to try to tell the DOT what to do and when they can do it,” Stewart said. “That is something up to their discretion in what they may or may not do.”

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