JAKARTA, Indonesia - Authorities removed a statue of Barack Obama from a park in the Indonesian capital due to a public backlash and moved it Monday to a nearby elementary school that the U.S. president attended as a child. Critics argued that an Indonesian hero should have been honored instead! http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35402169/ns/world_news-asiapacific On Dec. 10, the statue of a 10-year old Barack Obama wearing the Nobel Prize around his neck was unveiled Thursday at the Jakarta, Indonesia school where the president attended classes.
Gerald Grohmann, chief executive officer of Schoeller-Bleckmann Oilfield Equipment AG, talks with Bloomberg's Rishaad Salamat about drilling for oil in the South Atlantic and other remote locations. "An oil price of at least $70-80 a barrel make this efficient." The next big oil find: Well, the Acrtic region of course. "High technology directional drilling makes this easier and cheaper to do so!"
In a related story: Falklands Oil Search May Stir U.K.-Argentina Tensions!Bloomberg's John Cookson reports on the search for oil off the Falkland Islands and the dispute between the U.K. and Argentina over the territory. 60 BILLION barrels expected!
Senator Debbie Stabenow, a guest on the Stephanie Miller Show talks about ramming the healthcare legislation through. 'What if we needed 60 votes for everything" Stephanie asks! Stabenow responds: "Nobody is more frusterated than we are.....This administration can do some things without it being done legislatively and I'm encouraging them to do that as well! She complains that she's spent MONTHS on healthcare but it's only until the recent Scott Brown win that they have hit a legislative "snag". Unfortunately Stabenow was NOT asked what she has been doing for the last year, when her party had the votes to pass it! Now that Brown is in, all of a sudden they have to bypass the legislative process???