American Spectator: Acorn’s Man In The Obama White House:
Newly discovered evidence shows the radical advocacy group ACORN has a man in the Obama White House. This power behind the throne is longtime ACORN operative Patrick Gaspard. He holds the title of White House political affairs director, the same title Karl Rove held in President Bush’s White House.  Evidence shows that years before he joined the Obama administration, Gaspard was ACORN boss Bertha Lewis’s political director in New York. more…..

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Washington Examiner: Obama Appointee Lauded NAMBLA Figure

[ NAMBLA = North American Man-Boy Love Association.
Yes, that kind of man-boy love. -Cnation ]

…failure to report what appeared to be a case of statuatory rape of a child may be the least of Jennings’ worries. Lori Roman of Regular Folks United points to statements by Jennings a decade or more ago when he praised Harry Hay of the North American Association for Man-Boy Love Association (NAMBLA), which promotes the legalization of sexual abuse of young boys by older men.

Roman provides damning details and links here. She also notes that Jennings wrote the forward ”to a book called Queering Elementary Education. And another fellow you may have heard of wrote one of the endorsements on the book jacket—Bill Ayers.” Ayers, of course, is the Weather Underground bomber from the 1960s who is just an ”acquaintance” of Obama. more…..

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Gateway Pundit: Stunner… Obama’s Latest Nominee Is Complete Nutjob –
Meet Obama’s radical pro-gay, pro-abortion, pro-polygamy, vehemently anti-traditional EEOC Commissioner nominee. more…..

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American Thinker: Americans would rather keep their insurance rather than have a public option
That’s the finding of a new Rasmussen survey that shows Americans like the insurance plans they have now and that if they had to choose between that  and a public option, they would vote to keep their insurance by a wide margin: more…..

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Forbes: A Poisonous Cocktail: Expanding the Community Reinvestment Act.
As we try to shake off the financial crisis, here’s a bright idea. Take a law that has led to the writing of an enormous amount of bad mortgages and expand it. Then take enforcement away from bank examiners and give it to housing activists.  more…..

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Weekly Standard: At the UN, the Obama administration backs limits on free speech.

The Obama administration has marked its first foray into the UN human rights establishment by backing calls for limits on freedom of expression. The newly-minted American policy was rolled out at the latest session of the UN Human Rights Council, which ended in Geneva on Friday. American diplomats were there for the first time as full Council members and intent on making friends.

President Obama chose to join the Council despite the fact that the Organization of the Islamic Conference holds the balance of power and human rights abusers are among its lead actors, including China, Cuba, and Saudi Arabia. Islamic states quickly interpreted the president’s penchant for “engagement” as meaning fundamental rights were now up for grabs. Few would have predicted, however, that the shift would begin with America’s most treasured freedom. more…..

[Really? I submit that nobody is surprised that Obama would move in a direction of placing limits on our 1st amendment rights.  -Cnation]

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WSJ: U.S. to Revise Detention Standards for Immigration Detainees

The Obama administration is expected on Tuesday to unveil an outline of sweeping changes for the nation’s immigration-detention system, saying it will decide whom to lock up and for how long based on the danger and flight risk posed by detainees. Officials familiar with the report said the administration is pledging to revise detention standards and will turn to the private sector for ideas, asking for proposals to construct two model facilities. more…..

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-Cnation