The January 3 posting of Washington’s Blog (anonymous) opined that the “Biggest Terrorism Scaremongers are THEMSELVES Promoting Terrorism.” The blogger isn’t the first to make that assertion. He cited well-known investigative reporter Seymour Hersh, writing in the New Yorker, who said that the Bush administration helped fund groups that the United States claims are terrorists.

Nine words taken from Article I, Section 5 of the Constitution are causing quite a stir among journalists and pundits today. The “controversial” clause reads in relevant part:

Robert GibbsIn anticipation of a full-fledged GOP attack on Obama’s signature healthcare law, congressional Democrats are in the process of planning an “all fronts” defense of the new law as new House speaker John Boehner’s scheduled January 12 vote to repeal the measure approaches.

Given its recent quest to overturn the sovereignty of the states, and the sovereignty of the people, it is not surprising to learn that the Department of Justice is re-branding itself in a manner that makes its efforts seem even more menacing.

After two years Robert Gibbs, Press Secretary for President Barack Obama, has announced his intention to step down from his White House post.  His resignation is expected to take effect after this month's State of the Union address.  According to the Washington Post, Gibbs "will then hit the lucrative speaking circuit and become a paid consultant to the Obama reelection campaign."  Indications are strong that the President intends to run again in 2012. The short list of replacement possibilities for Gibbs includes his own deputies Bill Burton and Josh Earnest, in addition to Pentagon press secretary Geoff Morrell and the Vice-President's press secretary Jay Carney.