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  • Joe Biden: The Looming Threat to a Republican Presidency

    07/29/2015 12:45:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Fiscal Times ^ | July 29, 2015 | Liz Peek
    Joe Biden has dreamt of this moment. Hillary Clinton’s campaign is in free-fall and Republicans are busily re-enacting Lord of the Flies. After a lifetime of striving and six years as Loyal Number Two, the door has inched open for Biden to run. Joe Biden is popular, has ample name recognition and most likely the backing of the Obama White House. Moreover, he is liberal to his core, but does not alarm big money Democrats the way Elizabeth Warren might. Biden has a shot and could be extremely dangerous to the GOP. Hillary Clinton’s polls are crashing. The once inevitable...
  • Honest Don

    07/27/2015 5:55:16 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 2 replies
    iOTWREPORT ^ | 7-21-2015 | Big Fur Hat
    July 21, 2015Honest Donby BigFurHat Lindsey Graham? The guy’s a fag. You know it and I know it. My fish know it. But who cares? I don’t. But maybe he cares. The guy is gayer than a picnic basket but won’t admit it. That makes him a target for blackmail. Next.Jeb Bush? He’s the Rachel Dolezal of Mexicans. He wants to be Mexican so bad he mows his lawn 3 times a day. When he passes gas it sounds like La Cucaracha. I agree, he should be president… of Mexico. Next.Hillary Clinton? Is she finished with her menopause yet? I...
  • Draft Biden group ramps up outreach

    07/26/2015 7:16:23 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 24 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 24, 2015 | Jonathan Easley
    The super-PAC organized to encourage Vice President Biden to run for president released its first ad on Friday ahead of a “national day of action” to gather signatures for the push. “Some people ask why Joe Biden,” a young man in the ad says. “I turn back and ask them why not Joe Biden? He’s been on of the most influential vice presidents that this country has seen. He’s right now a part of one of the most successful administrations in recent history, and he’s a big reason for that success.” Supporters in the ad praise Biden for being on...
  • 2 Investigators: Creepy Clown Trespasses At Chicago Cemetery, In Dead Of Night

    07/24/2015 2:04:10 PM PDT · by PROCON · 35 replies
    chicago.cbslocal.com ^ | July 23, 2015 | Dave Savini
    (CBS) — Creepy clowns running around cemeteries and city streets scaring people. There have been reports around the country – and now here in Chicago, too. CBS 2’s Dave Savini talks with a Chicagoan who had a close encounter with a nocturnal clown earlier this month. The cell phone video tells it all: a person dressed in a clown suit, trespassing at historic Rosehill Cemetery in the dead of night. Julia Graham says she was “freaked out” at the figure as it ran toward the main gate. She and her husband were driving by around 10 p.m. “When we get...
  • Hillary's New Poll Numbers Are So Bad Chris Cuomo Thinks Biden Could Save the Dems!

    07/22/2015 6:08:40 AM PDT · by conservativejoy · 28 replies
    http://www.therightscoop.com ^ | 7/22/2015 | soopermexican
    Hillary’s new poll numbers are so bad Chris Cuomo thinks Biden could save the Dems! LOL! Posted by soopermexican on Jul 22, 2015 at 9:00 AM CNN’s resident genius Chris Cuomo is so worried about the Democrats after today’s new polling that shows Hillary imploding, that he wants to pull JOE BIDEN away from his day job of inappropriately touching congressman’s daughters and wives, and stick HIM into the primary race! That is fantastic. Also really early on, look for this incredible moment when they look at each other mournfully about the terrible polling: Screen Shot 2015-07-22 at 8.40.33 AM...
  • Ruff-and-tumble: VP Biden bruised after playing with his dog

    07/21/2015 6:44:23 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 27 replies
    AP ^ | July 20, 2015
    Vice President Joe Biden is on the mend from a minor bruise after a little canine roughhousing. Biden was seen on Monday with a dark, penny-sized contusion just below his lower lip. The bruise didn't appear to be a serious injury. The vice president's office says Biden got the bruise from playing with his dog.
  • White House Seeks to Soothe Jewish Community Concern Over Nuclear Deal

    07/20/2015 6:02:33 PM PDT · by Nachum · 47 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | 7/20/15 | Adam Kredo
    Vice President Joe Biden and a team of senior White House officials on Monday attempted to placate the American Jewish community’s concerns about the recent Iranian nuclear deal during an hour-long conference call with leaders and rabbis, according to an audio recording obtained by the Washington Free Beacon. Biden spent nearly an hour trying to convince top Jewish leaders to support the nuclear accord and promised them that if Iran ever violates the deal, the United States is still prepared to carry out a military strike against the Islamic Republic’s nuclear sites. However, Biden also conceded that the United States...
  • MacPherson: If Trump has no chance, why all the attention?

    07/16/2015 11:57:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    The Saskatoon Star Phoenix ^ | July 16, 2015 | Les MacPherson
    With the cartoonish Rob Ford recovering from cancer and off the political stage for now, we can watch the cartoonish Donald Trump running for president of the U.S. Of course, we can't take seriously either one of them. These blowhards never win, except for Ford getting elected as mayor of Toronto, so we can watch their performances for entertainment purposes only. Trump is the most entertaining presidential candidate, maybe ever. Until he got into it, this season of pre-primary posturing was as boring as unsalted soda crackers. The Democrats were getting ready to nominate Hillary Clinton. On the political scene...
  • What terror attack? VP speaks to young people on ‘major issues of the day,’ like climate change

    07/16/2015 6:27:37 PM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    Twitter via twitchy ^ | 7/16/15 | twitter
    Vice President Biden ✔ @VP Happening soon: VP Biden to speak at @genprogress' #MakeProgress National Summit. Follow along → https://www.whitehouse.gov/live Godlyencounter @godlyencounter @VP @genprogress how about you make a comment on what happened to our military today Sometime between President Obama’s personal visit with inmates at a federal penitentiary this morning and tomorrow night’s scheduled no-press fundraiser in New York City, his day was interrupted by the systemic assassinations of four Marines. The president did offer a brief statement this evening calling the shootings “a heartbreaking circumstance.”
  • Joe Biden Sent to Capitol Hill to Sell Iran Deal

    07/15/2015 8:34:51 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | 7/15/2015 | Katie Pavlich
    Vice President Joe Biden will be on Capitol Hill today meeting with lawmakers in an effort to sell President Obama's nuclear deal with Iran, which was reached yesterday. As the terms of the deal become known, the details get increasingly alarming. It's going to be a tough sell. Throughout the course of the nuclear negotiations with Iran, the world's largest state-sponsor of terror, lawmakers on both sides of the political aisle have remained skeptical about the terms of a deal with the rogue regime. In fact, one of the President's biggest critics on the Iran issue has been Democrat Senator...
  • 4 reasons Joe Biden will run for president -- and four reasons he won't

    07/14/2015 5:17:05 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 8 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | July 14, 2015 | Michael A. Memoli
    There is a lot of talk in political circles about a third presidential campaign for Vice President Joe Biden, but it is coming from outside his office for now.
  • Barry and Carré’s Excellent Adventure

    07/14/2015 4:50:04 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 1 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 7-14-2015 | MOTUS
    In another in his series of “How about I give you my new car for one of your old shoes?” deals, BHO and his secretary Jean Carré sealed their nuclear deal with Iran. And as soon as Congress rubber stamps it, the Barry-Carré team will enable the staging of George Carlin’s wet dream. “I can't wait until the Middle East really explodes. Ancient hatred and modern weapons. My kind of show, man!” - George Carlin And this just in from BHO’s early morning teleprompter read: Big Guy will “vee-toe” any attempt by the do-nothing Congress to oppose his will. So...
  • Efforts to Draft Biden for 2016 Gain Steam

    06/30/2015 1:22:56 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 44 replies
    RealClearPolitics.com ^ | June 30, 2015 | Andrew Desiderio
    While Hillary Clinton is viewed by many as a political powerhouse who will cruise to the Democratic presidential nomination, there may be room for a familiar face to challenge her: Joe Biden. The newest indication that the vice president could jump into the race comes from a Wall Street Journal report, which cites friends and advisers who say Biden, 72, received encouragement to do so from sons Beau and Hunter. Beau Biden died last month after a long battle with brain cancer. Hillary Clinton, who served as secretary of state during President Obama’s first term and worked closely with Biden,...
  • US Vice President Joe Biden may run for president to fulfil dying son’s wish

    06/29/2015 4:27:08 PM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 37 replies
    US VICE President Joe Biden is considering a run for the White House after his dying son reportedly urged him to seek the presidency again. Biden, who competed for the presidency in 1988 and 2008, lost his eldest son Beau last month after a battle with brain cancer. Beau, the former attorney general for Delaware, encouraged his dad before he passed away to have another shot at the Oval Office, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal.
  • Biden Thanks China: ‘You’ve Awakened Us,’ We Were ‘Too Comfortable’

    06/23/2015 4:25:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 20 replies
    MRC TV ^ | June 23, 2015 | Monica Sanchez
    During his opening remarks at the seventh U.S.-China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Vice President Joe Biden said that China “awakened” an America that got “a little too comfortable in the last part of the 20th century.” […] “It awakened the competitive spirit that’s stamped into the DNA of every American, naturalized as well as native born,” he said. “A lot of them are Chinese, I might add.” […] “We do not fear China’s rise. We want to see China rise,” said Biden. “To continue to rise in a responsible way that will benefit you most, China, because you have an...
  • Biden: US, China must cooperate despite intense differences

    06/23/2015 9:56:42 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jun. 23, 2015 12:02 PM EDT | Matthew Pennington
    The U.S. and China will have intense disagreements, but the world is depending on the two powers to work together, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday, urging China to be a “responsible stakeholder” in international affairs. Biden was speaking at the start of the annual U.S.-China Security and Economic Dialogue, which takes place amid growing tensions over cybertheft and China’s island building in the South China Sea. Secretary of State John Kerry said he was looking forward to a “very frank” discussion on cybersecurity, Internet freedom, human rights and religious freedom. Chinese Vice Premier Wang Yang said neither China nor...
  • WTF! - The Perfect Ticket

    06/20/2015 5:54:19 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 6 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-20-2015 | MOTUS
    I think I’ve found the perfect running mate for The Donald: Brian Williams. Then the ticket would have two ids (the “it”) with an ego (the “I”) and a superego (the above “I”) – and at least one of them is not too smart.WTF (Winning the Future)! WTH (What the heck), it worked the last two times.Posted from: Michelle Obama’s Mirror
  • Biden Not Bowing Out, Will Decide on White House Run by August

    06/18/2015 5:29:10 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    US News ^ | June 17, 2015 | David Catanese
    Vice President Joe Biden has still not ruled out a 2016 presidential run and will make his intentions known by Aug. 1, according to two Democratic sources who have been in contact with his family. While the loss of his son, Beau Biden, last month paused any political planning by the vice president, the sources tell U.S. News that family members have indicated a White House run is still a possibility. He plans to announce his decision sometime prior to the beginning of August.
  • Biden: In WW1, America Should Have Bombed Our Own Steel Mills

    06/17/2015 1:17:10 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 46 replies
    Grabien ^ | June 17, 2015
    JOE BIDEN: "You know it reminds me, I remember back in 1973, I came from Pennsylvania and steel and coal were a big deal, particularly steel. I remember making a speech to the United Steel Workers sponsored by US Steel. There were 3,000 people there and I was a young Senator. Come out and I say, 'you know in World War I we made a mistake, and I was being not unusually Biden controversial. And, I said we made a mistake, we bombed the wrong steel mills. And, I went on to point out that there'd been virtually no innovation...
  • Lamenting lack of green investment, Biden harks back to WWI: Should've bombed our own steel mills

    06/17/2015 1:08:48 PM PDT · by Nachum · 25 replies
    YouTube ^ | 6/17/15 | he HARRY READ ME File
    Discouraged with the lack of private sector investment in the green energy economy, Vice President Biden recalls the same frustration in a speech to american steel workers in 1973: 'In World War I we made a mistake,... we bombed the wrong steel mills.' JOE BIDEN: "You know it reminds me, I remember back in 1973, I came from Pennsylvania and steel and coal were a big deal, particularly steel. I remember making a speech to the United Steel Workers sponsored by US Steel. There were 3,000 people there and I was a young Senator. Come out and I say, 'you...
  • He's Back! Biden Says Climate Change Critics "Deny Gravity"

    06/17/2015 4:24:28 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 35 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | June 17,2015 | Charles Spiering
    Vice President Joe Biden returned to the public stage today for a speech at the White House Clean Energy Summit, blasting Republicans for denying climate change.
  • A 'Letter' to Mr. Vice President Biden: A Conservative Father's Condolences ... And Outrage

    06/11/2015 10:47:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 11, 2015 | Matt Towery
    Vice President Biden, I am considered a conservative columnist, and to most of your admirers I am thus "the enemy." I ask my loyal readers to indulge me in hopes that these words speak for many of you who may not appreciate all of the vice president's politics, but who share in mourning his recent personal loss. As a father, I don't have adequate words to comfort a man whose son has passed away. Particularly a man who lost his first wife and daughter to tragedy at early ages. But I know the sadness that I and many others felt...
  • Piers Morgan: Beau Biden might just have been the best President America will never have

    06/07/2015 1:37:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    the London Daily Mail ^ | June 1, 2015 | Piers Morgan
    When famous people die these days, there is an irritating modern tendency towards hyperbole. Everyone even remotely well known who passes away is instantly, breathlessly propelled via social media into the once rarefied stratosphere of ‘great’ or ‘finest’. Insincere platitudes of alarming extravagance rain down on the heads of often thoroughly undeserving individuals. Sometimes, though, it is deserved. ‘Beau Biden was quite simply the finest man any of us has ever known,’ said Vice President Joe Biden about his son, who has died from brain cancer aged 46. I knew Beau well, interviewing him numerous times when I worked for...
  • Beau Biden's Funeral

    06/06/2015 8:42:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 125 replies
    June 6, 2015
    I am watching Beau Biden's funeral service on Fox News and it looked like that 0bama went up front to receive Communion. Did anyone else see this? I hope I am wrong
  • Joe Biden Announces Passing of Son, Beau Biden

    05/30/2015 6:49:12 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 295 replies
    weekly standard ^ | may 30, 2015 | daniel halper
    Vice President President Joe Biden announced the passing of his son, Beau Biden, in a statement released by the White House. "It is with broken hearts that Hallie, Hunter, Ashley, Jill and I announce the passing of our husband, brother and son, Beau, after he battled brain cancer with the same integrity, courage and strength he demonstrated every day of his life," reads the statement from Vice President Biden. "The entire Biden family is saddened beyond words. We know that Beau’s spirit will live on in all of us—especially through his brave wife, Hallie, and two remarkable children, Natalie and Hunter.
  • Biden blasts Putin, says U.S. debating sending weapons to Ukraine

    05/28/2015 4:52:48 AM PDT · by McGruff · 12 replies
    CNN ^ | May 27, 2015 | Kevin Liptak
    With tensions flaring between Russia and the West, Vice President Joe Biden blasted Russian President Vladimir Putin Wednesday and said that the White House is still mulling sending arms and equipment to besieged Ukrainian troops. Biden criticized Putin for what he called "brutal aggression" in Ukraine, and said the Russian president was also responsible for "aggressive repression at home."
  • Joe Biden Tries to Smooth Iraq Ties After Pentagon Outburst

    05/25/2015 3:24:39 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 26 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 25/5/15
    US Vice President Joe Biden on Monday sought to end an embarrassing rift between Washington and Baghdad after Pentagon boss Ashton Carter blamed Iraqi forces for the fall of Ramadi. The White House said Biden called Iraqi's prime minister Haider al-Abadi, just hours after the US Defense Secretary's suggested the Islamic State group won control of the city because "Iraqi forces showed no will to fight," according to AFP. Biden "recognized the enormous sacrifice and bravery of Iraqi forces over the past eighteen months in Ramadi and elsewhere," the White House said. As well as rowing back Carter's comments, Biden...
  • JOE BIDEN SAYS BIBLE BELIEVING CHRISTIANS VIOLATE LGBT RIGHTS BY SIMPLY EXISTING [Isaiah 5]

    05/25/2015 7:33:48 AM PDT · by Jan_Sobieski · 110 replies
    Now The End Begins ^ | 5/19/2015 | Geoffrey Grider
    “For this cause God gave them up unto vile affections: for even their women did change the natural use into that which is against nature: And likewise also the men, leaving the natural use of the woman, burned in their lust one toward another; men with men working that which is unseemly, and receiving in themselves that recompence of their error which was meet.” Romans 1:26,27 (KJV) Vice President Joe Biden say today that the rights of the LGBT people are violated by “religious condemnation”. He is directly referring to Bible verses like the one posted at the top of...
  • Biden To The Navy: ‘Our Forces Will Have To Be Ready’ For Climate Change

    05/22/2015 8:59:57 AM PDT · by kimtom · 49 replies
    http://www.breitbart.com/ ^ | 22 May 2015 | Charlie Spiering
    Speaking at a Commencement Ceremony for the Naval Academy today, Vice President Joe Biden warned graduates that they would have to be prepared for the devastating effects of climate change. “We’ll rely on you, the United States Navy, to lead in solving these emerging problems,” he said,.......
  • This is why obama is still in the oval office

    05/21/2015 10:58:35 AM PDT · by The_Republic_Of_Maine · 33 replies
    Web | 21 May 2015 | Self
    the order of succession: 1. Vice President of the United States2. Speaker of the House3. President pro tempore of the Senate4. Secretary of State5. Secretary of the Treasury6. Secretary of Defense7. Attorney General8. Secretary of the Interior9. Secretary of Agriculture10. Secretary of Labor11. Secretary of Health and Human Services12. Secretary of Housing and Urban Development13. Secretary of Transportation14. Secretary of Energy15. Secretary of Education16. Secretary of Veterans Affairs17. Secretary of Homeland Security
  • Who Killed Michael Hastings?

    11/11/2013 6:40:27 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 86 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Nov 10, 2013 | Benjamin Wallace
    Reflexively distrustful, eager to make powerful enemies, the young journalist whose Mercedes exploded in Los Angeles one night couldn’t possibly have died accidentally, could he? A t the end of his life, Michael Hastings, like many of the progressive journalists he counted among his friends, felt besieged by an overreaching government. Hastings was living in Los Angeles, and at a Beverly Hills theater in April, he took part in a panel discussion about the documentary War on Whistleblowers: Free Press and the National Security State. Interviewed in May on The Young Turks, a talk show on Current TV, Hastings railed...
  • Are You Ready for President Biden? [Draft Biden!]

    05/19/2015 10:41:28 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 36 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | 5/19/2015 | Eleanor Clift
    Inside the long-shot effort to get the vice president on the ballot and stop Hillary's coronation. If these were ordinary times, a happy warrior like Joe Biden would be first out of the starting gate in the race for president. It would be so easy; politicking is what he loves to do. But with Hillary Clinton so dominant in the polls, Biden is hanging back, watching and waiting to see if maybe there’s an opening. He’s telling supporters in the early states that he’ll decide in the next four weeks, or by end of summer. On that thin thread, Draft...
  • Greenfield: Liberating Our Jerusalem

    05/18/2015 7:34:09 PM PDT · by Louis Foxwell · 7 replies
    Sultan Knish blog ^ | Sunday, May 17, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    Sunday, May 17, 2015 Liberating Our Jerusalem Posted by Daniel Greenfield @ the Sultan Knish blog When Jordan's Arab Legion seized half of Jerusalem, ethnically cleansed its Jewish population and annexed the city-- the only entity to recognize the annexation was the United Kingdom which had provided the officers and the training that made the conquest possible. Officers like Colonel Bill Newman, Major Geoffrey Lockett and Major Bob Slade, under Glubb Pasha, better known as General John Bagot Glubb, whose son later converted to Islam, invaded Jerusalem and used the Muslim forces under their command to make the partition and...
  • One child and three adults found dead in suspected arson attack at million-dollar family home of CEO

    05/14/2015 6:56:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Dailymail.com ^ | 5/14/15 | Mia De Graaf
    A child and three adults were found dead after a house fire in the affluent suburbs of Northwest D.C. that is being investigated as a homicide. The spacious $2 million family home, a short walk from Joe Biden's home on Embassy Row, is owned by Savvas Savopoulos, president and CEO of American Iron Works, the leading manufacturer of building works in the United States. Savopoulos, 46, lived with his wife Amy, two teenage daughters Abigail and Katerina, 10-year-old son Philip, and two house keepers in the exclusive neighborhood alongside numerous ambassadors. Friends of the Savopoulos family told DailyMail.com fourth-grader Philip...
  • GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash

    05/14/2015 6:42:56 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 59 replies
    Got News.com ^ | May 13, 2015 | Charles C. Johnson
    BREAKING: GotNews IDs Gay Activist Train Engineer Who Caused Amtrak Crash UPDATED W/ PHOTOS! May 13, 2015 by Charles C. Johnson 184 Comments Gotnews.com has independently identified the engineer at the center of the Amtrak crash that has killed at least seven. Brandon Bostian is the 32-year-old gay man who lawyered up after a deadly derailment in Philadelphia. The train was reportedly going twice the speed limit.
  • "Amtrak Joe"Biden Reacts To Fatal Crash: "Amtrak Is Like A Second Family To Me"

    05/13/2015 11:19:26 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 13,2015 | Charles Spiering
    Among political figures that have spent time commuting with Amtrak, few talk about passenger trains more than Vice President Joe Biden – who earned the nickname “Amtrak Joe” because of his love for the rail system.
  • Biden to Cops: ‘We Come Down on You Like a Ton of Bricks’

    05/12/2015 9:48:16 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Blaze ^ | May 12, 2015 | Fred Lucas
    Vice President Joe Biden praised police officers Tuesday night, while making only a subtle reference to the intense scrutiny many police department are now under following police altercations in Baltimore, New York and Ferguson, Missouri. “What shape we’d be in as a nation if we didn’t have you doing the job. We expect you to do everything,” Biden said at the 22nd annual Top Cops Award Dinner in Washington. “We expect you to be constitutional scholars. We expect you to have instantaneous reactions to a crisis without making any mistake or without knowing what’s behind that door or what’s in...
  • New Obama Photo Shows Priceless Reaction To Joe Biden’s Antics

    05/10/2015 5:15:25 AM PDT · by SJackson · 64 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 5-8-15
    In 2010, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden visited the famous Gingerbread House Bakery in Kokomo, Indiana – but one photo from that campaign trail visit has not previously been released by the White House. A new collage of photos released by White House photographer Pete Souza features Obama reacting to Biden’s ultra-friendly interactions with a female customer in the bakery and the results are priceless. Biden, of course, has a history of getting “handsy” with women, more recently with the wife of Defense Secretary Ashton Carter.
  • Obama turns a smiling face to Israel. Biden: Iran has enough material for 8 nuclear bombs

    05/02/2015 1:17:23 PM PDT · by Diogenesis · 13 replies
    DEBKAfile ^ | May 2, 2015
    Obama turns a smiling face to Israel. Biden: Iran has enough material for 8 nuclear bombs "pRes_ _dent Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden have gone out of their way in the last fortnight to shower friendly gestures on Israel, Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu and even Ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer. .... on April 23, Biden was the keynote speaker at the Israeli embassy’s Independence Day reception. ... Biden went on to warn: “Let’s not kid each other. They already have paved a path to a bomb’s worth of material. Iran could get there now if they walked away...
  • Vice President Biden touts community policing at NAACP event

    05/03/2015 8:45:06 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Associated Press ^ | May 3, 2015 11:33 PM EDT | Corey Williams
    Vice President Joe Biden has told a crowd at an NAACP event in Detroit that law enforcement officers and the people they are sworn to protect need to “see each other” to know one another. Referencing outrage over the treatment of black men by police, Biden pointed to the successes of federally funded community policing programs that required officers to meet with residents and business owners in their patrol areas. “Everyone has a right to be treated with dignity and respect and the only way that happens is if we see one another. And that only happens if we know...
  • Biden: 'Path has already been paved' to Iranian bomb

    05/01/2015 9:04:07 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 25 replies
    washingtonexaminer.com ^ | 5/1/15 | Charles Hoskinson
    Iran would have enough enriched uranium within three months to be able to make up to eight nuclear weapons if negotiations with the international community blow up, Vice President Joe Biden said late Thursday, noting that "the path has already been paved" for that outcome. Biden's remarks at a dinner for the Washington Institute for Near East Policy played off concerns by critics, including Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, that the Obama administration is negotiating an agreement that paves the path for Iran to get a nuclear weapon. "Let's get something straight so we don't kid each other," Biden said....
  • On Criminal Justice Reform, Ted Cruz Is Smarter Than Hillary Clinton

    04/28/2015 6:41:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Reason's Hit & Run Blog ^ | April 28, 2015 | Jacob Sullum, senior editor & nationally syndicated columnist
    Aren't Democrats supposed to be more enlightened on this issue?Yesterday the Brennan Center for Justice published an essay collection that highlights both the emerging bipartisan consensus in favor of criminal justice reform and the vacuousness of some politicians who claim to support that cause. The book, titled Solutions: American Leaders Speak Out on Criminal Justice, features worthy and substantive contributions from, among others, Sens. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), Cory Booker (D-N.J.), and Ted Cruz (R-Texas), not to mention nonpoliticians such as UCLA criminologist Mark Kleiman and Marc Levin, founder of Right on Crime. Even New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is...
  • Biden: ‘No President Has Ever Done More to Support Israel’s Security than Obama’

    04/24/2015 9:09:21 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 76 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 24, 2015 - 1:37 PM | (CNSNews.com Staff)
    Speaking at the 67th Annual Israeli Independence Day Celebration in Washington, D.C. on Thursday evening, Vice President Joe Biden said that “no president has ever done more to support Israel’s security” than Barack Obama. “President Obama and I are proud to carry forward the unbroken line of American leaders—Democrat and Republican—who have honored America’s sacred promise to protect the homeland of the Jewish people,” Biden said. …
  • Biden: Irish Catholic Father's Dream Of Daughter Marrying Jewish Surgeon

    04/24/2015 2:50:36 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 24, 2015 | Pam Key
    Thursday at the Israeli embassy while speaking at the 67th anniversary of Israel’s declaration of independence, Vice President Joe Biden said, “The dream of every Irish Catholic father is for his daughter to marry a Jewish surgeon.”
  • New Opposition Research Resource: Hillary’s Gaffes and Goofs

    04/19/2015 8:34:16 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 7 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 4-19-2015 | MOTUS
    Judging from the lack of MSM coverage, most of America would have thought that the first, historic, female prezzy’s campaign opener gaffe was her first and last. Butt actually, Hilz has been pulling boners (can I say that) since she entered the public scene and the gaffe rate seems to be increasing at Joey Biden speed.Hillary Rodham Clinton, reporting for duty!Don’t believe me? Check out Blonde Gator’s Handy Reference Guide to Hillary Clinton’s Gaffes & Goofs that is now available to the Republican pollsters for use as an excellent opposition research resource. BG began gathering data just 4 days ago...
  • What Is the State of the U.S. Gun Business?

    04/16/2015 5:48:41 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 37 replies
    THE WALL STREET JOURNAL ^ | 4-16-2015 | Marcelo Prince and Carlos A. Tovar
    What Is the State of the U.S. Gun Business? By Marcelo Prince and Carlos A. Tovar After several years of strong sales to civilians worried about new regulations, big U.S. firearms makers have recently reported lower sales. The overall number of American households with guns is declining..
  • Hillary Clinton’s image now in Biden territory

    04/14/2015 4:06:43 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 14, 2015 | Aaron Blake - The Fix
    The most interesting number in this new Bloomberg poll: Hillary Rodham Clinton's image rating is now on a par with another well-known Democratic 2016 contender -- Vice President Biden. The poll shows 48 percent of American adults view Clinton favorably, compared to 44 percent who view her unfavorably. (As we've noted before, Clinton's declining image was pretty predictable; it has happened whenever she has been a national political figure.) But it's all the more noteworthy when you consider that the man nobody expects to beat Clinton in the Democratic primaries -- the vice president -- has very similar numbers. Forty-six...
  • Biden kicked to the side, left to pitch donors for Obama

    04/13/2015 1:13:53 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 13, 2015 | Paul Bedard
    His boss has endorsed his rival, and now Vice President Joe Biden, sidelined by Hillary Clinton's presidential bid, is being tasked to raise money for President Obama.
  • AP's Pace: Hillary Hesitated on Run Because of Friendship with Biden

    04/13/2015 7:34:50 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As we would cynically say back in the good old days in Queens [insert NYC accent]: yeah, right. On today's Morning Joe, Associated Press White House correspondent Julie Pace claimed that one thing that made Hillary hesitate in deciding to run for president was that she "worried that her candidacy would block out Joe Biden who is quite a close friend of hers." When Joe Scarborough expressed skepticism, and the panel burst into guffaws, Joe said "Good. I'm not the only one laughing at that." View the video here.
  • Biden: Free Community College For All - Paid By Financial Transaction Fee (Video)

    04/11/2015 9:08:40 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 35 replies
    WhiteHouse.gov ^ | 4-11-2015 | Joe Biden
    Ladies and Gentlemen, this is Joe Biden and I’m here filling in for President Obama, who is traveling abroad.  And I’m here with a simple message: middle-class economics works. Our economy has gone from crisis to recovery to now to resurgence—with the longest streak of consecutive job growth ever recorded in the history of this country and more than all other advanced countries combined. But to make sure everyone is part of this resurgence, we need to build on what we know widens the path to the middle class—and you all know what it is, access to education. Folks, the...