How much money makes a person rich? That’s the latest question dividing Democrats and Republicans in the U.S. presidential race.
Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama ripped Republican rival John McCain on Monday for joking during a televised discussion on values that $5 million fit the definition for being monetarily rich.
"I guess if you’re making $3 million a year, you’re middle class," Obama told a campaign event in New Mexico.
Never let it be said that Nancy Pelosi isn’t principled. Actually, her main principle seems to be that when politics dictate, give up the principles and go with the politics.
So the Speaker of the House has decided that a vote on drilling off the nation’s coasts might have to happen despite her year of adamant opposition that was still in place only a few weeks ago before Congress left for its August recess. But that was before it looked as though Republicans were succeeding in tagging her Democratic Party with intransigence in solving the nation’s energy problems and before polls clearly revealed a dramatic lessening of public opposition to drilling on the Continental Shelf.
A number of years ago, John McCain did a hilarious segment on "Saturday Night Live" in which he did a spoof commercial for an album called "McCain Sings Streisand."
The "commercial" featured a crooning McCain torturing a number of Streisand hits — "People," "Memories," "The Way We Were."
U.S. athletes, journalists, public officials and tourists attending the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing are at risk of Chinese hackers — most likely with Chinese government approval — infiltrating their laptops, Black Berrys and other electronic devices, security experts are warning.