In his Mideast speech Thursday, President Obama will argue that the “Arab Spring” helps the prospects for Mideast peace. He’ll also say he wants to spread more U.S.wealth around the Mideast and Northern Africa. Obama is pondering putting more pressure on Syria’s President Assad to stop killing his people.
Treasury Secretary Geithner urged the IMF to get busy installing someone to run the place as its director, 62 year old sex maniac Dominique Strauss-Kahn, gets ready to stand trial for rape.
Bipartisan talks to solve the deficit mess appeared on the verge of collapse as one it the”Gang of Six,” Sen. Tom Coburn, (R-Okla), withdrew, but the key deal will still have to be between the White House and Republicans. Talks between the White House and the GOP yielded progress, but a deal is far off.
And Time dissects why the White House fears Jon Huntsman.