Dutch Government Falls Over Afghanistan Debate – Is Geert Wilders In As PM?


I’m up out of my chair again.  DutchNews.nl has a breaking story:  The Dutch government collapsed early Saturday morning, setting up new elections for March.
The Dutch government collapsed in the early hours of Saturday morning over Labour’s insistence that the Netherlands pull out of Afghanistan this year.
After two days of intensive talks and a bitter parliamentary debate, [...]

ACORN Qualifies for Funding in Senate Health Care Bill – The Weekly Standard


Senator Roland Burris is claiming credit for a provision in Harry Reid’s “manager’s amendment,” unveiled Saturday morning, that could funnel money to ACORN through the health care bill.On December 9, Burris, an Illinois Democrat, pledged that he would filibuster a health care bill without a public option. “If we have to get 60 and it […]