As the Christian Festival of Christmas wound down we reminded readers on Friday, December 26, 2008 Obama "the first Jewish president" - has a deep understanding of issues that confront Israel and the Jewish community - Alan Solow .. Alan Solow, is an attorney (Goldberg ,Cohn) from Chicago. He is a widely respected leader of the Jewish community. He was inaugurated as Chairman of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations early this month .. At a democratic forum In Cleveland , Ohio , in October 2008, 700 people heard Alan Solow and Denis Ross, Middle East advisor to Obama, and previously director for policy planning in the State Department under President George H. W. Bush and special Middle East coordinator under President Bill Clinton as well a co- founder of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) reassured Jewish voters that Obama would not only strengthen Israel’s security but also do a far better job of it than his rival Sen. John McCain.
This was after AIPAC hd sprinkled their advisors, guides, confidants, gtekeeperes, lobbyists, spies in to the White House.
We also said that as they now commanded the heights of the economy O'Bomber would be used for what he does best - campaign for the Presidency nd forecst he would be criss crossing the US glad handing, looking Pesidential in downtown Palookaville.
After all there no room for a rookie Senator on the Beltway with the likes of Joe Biden, Bahm and his bro's - Geithin to feed tax payers money to Wall Street (even if he overlooks feeding the IS their due) , Summers and the rest of the gang have no need for him.
As he passes through he can learn that the Senate have scraped his US$800 (plus) (ish) giveaway to Main Street for State and County funded schemes to rustle up some boondoggle and pork.
So it's off to Elkhart IN. (again - he was there 6 months ago) (Pop 52,000) (109) miles from Chicago, (134) miles from Indianapolis and (203) from Detroit deep in Amish teritory. "Elkhart's thriving Business economy is due in large part to the entrepreneurial spirit that has been prevalent in our community for more than a century" says the ebsite whose "Future Events" failed to tell everyone he was coming(Town Hall speech in full)
Then carefully spliced with a re-eneactment of that speech for the prime time TV he is off now to Fort Myers FL - Miami Herald today Florida officials welcome spotlight on Fort Myers
The national media descend on Florida Tuesday as President Barack Obama hosts a town hall meeting on the economy in Fort Myers.
Although after heavy lifting by Joe Biden they schmoozed the FL ticket the locals are a bit nn-plussed t his arrival trailing clouds of recession . Depression . Slump. "Will Prather, chairman of the local Democratic party. ``It's a bittersweet pill and a dubious honor that he is coming to our community because it is ground zero of this economic recession.''
Meanwhile the ttack dogs in Washington seem to have scraped his key Senate vote on his much vaunted nationl economic stimulus plan Closely followed by U.S. Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner's bank rescue plan to spray more unknown and undocumented sums of tazpapeyes funds around his Fed cums nd Wall Street.
The $838 billion economic bill survived a key test vote in the Senate late last night , setting up a final vote for today . The plan must then be reconciled with an $819 billion version from the House of Representatives.
En passant Washington headed for sunny bt subdued Florida after Wll Street closed he pushed his bill (no questions allowed) for the stimulus plan, warning that failing to act swiftly and boldly "could turn a crisis into a catastrophe."
"could turn a crisis into a catastrophe."
Don'tcha just get the feeling those words are going to come back and haunt him ?
Meanwhile the Another war for the Jews Paty ooks happy with the election results in West Jerusalem and Beersheba (Pop 531,000)