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  • This White House Photo is Just Begging for a Caption

    07/16/2014 6:22:55 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 59 replies
    Whitehouse.gov ^ | July 16, 2014
  • Obama Isn't Laughing, He's Mocking

    07/11/2014 5:34:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 31 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | July 11, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Last night I must admit, and I sometimes worry about this, but I don't watch cable news much anymore. There are a lot of reasons for it. I remember I used to be habitually -- well, not addicted, but I made appointments every Sunday to watch the Sunday morning shows. And after a while I stopped, I lost interest. And the reason I lost interest is I stopped learning things. It didn't matter who the guests were, what they were going to say was predictable. So there was no anticipation for what might be said, what might...
  • CNN: Choomer in chief passes on puff in Denver

    07/09/2014 8:09:44 AM PDT · by maggief · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | July 9, 2014 | Ed Payne and Gabe LaMonica
    CNN) -- "Do you want to hit this?" a man asked President Barack Obama in a bar in Denver Tuesday night. The president laughed but didn't indulge. It wasn't the only time Obama was offered weed on his night out. That's apparently what happens in Colorado, which recently legalized recreational marijuana. The man posted the exchange on Instagram for the world to see. Obama has admitted to smoking pot as a young man. He was an active member of the "Choom Gang" in high school, which perfected all sorts of techniques for getting high.
  • Obama To Overrule Supreme Court? President Considers "Mitigating" Obamacare Ruling

    06/30/2014 12:12:40 PM PDT · by Nachum · 77 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 6/30/14 | Tyler Durden
    Having had his omnipotence chipped away at last week, President Obama has - seemingly - been pushed too far by the Supreme Court's decision on contraception and Obamacare this morning: The White House stated... SUPREME COURT DECISION ON CONTRACEPTION COVERAGE JEOPARDIZES HEALTH OF WOMEN EMPLOYED BY THESE COMPANIESWILL WORK WITH CONGRESS TO MAKE SURE WOMEN AFFECTED BY RULING WILL HAVE SAME ACCESS TO CONTRACEPTIONWILL CONSIDER WHETHER PRESIDENT CAN ACT ON HIS OWN TO MITIGATE EFFECT OF SUPREME COURT RULING Totalitarian? You decide... One wonders if the phrase "do you know who I am?" was uttered this morning? As The Hill adds,...
  • Obama: Republicans Don't Do Anything But Call Me Names! [VIDEO]

    06/27/2014 1:51:19 PM PDT · by absentee · 58 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 6/27/2014 | Caleb Howe
    And also he's pretty sure they got a bigger piece of cake. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnxgfQXq5Aw Barack Obama in a speech on Friday took an innovative step forward in policy discussion and blamed someone else for all of his troubles. Speaking on addressing the concerns of voters, the President claimed the administration would have gotten  away with it, if it weren't for those damn Republicans. "The only holdout standing in he way of change for tens of millions of Americans are some Republicans in congress," Obama told an enthusiastic Minneapolis crowd.  "I just want to be real blunt. If you watch the news,...
  • IRS: Shame and Loathing on the Media Trail

    06/26/2014 1:17:36 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 23 replies
    PJ Media ^ | June 25,2014 | Roger L Simon
    Obama is beside the point. They don’t even like Obama anymore. Nothing could be more obvious. Almost nobody does. But they won’t say so in public because that would mean that they would be revealed as fools who believed the most banal tripe imaginable. It would also mean admitting Barack Obama never really existed, that they invented him. He was their projection. Barack Obama is the creation of the New York Times, et al. Without them he would never have happened and they know it. So the media are left in an untenable position. If you say Barack Obama is...
  • Obama’s Performance At West Point

    06/05/2014 2:40:12 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | June 5, 2014 | Cliff May
    As a presidential candidate, Barack Obama promised to bring us together and, on foreign policy, he may be making belated progress. Last week, he gave the commencement address at West Point, turning an occasion to congratulate the cadets for their hard work and thank them for their future service into an opportunity to congratulate and thank himself. The news here is not that his remarks brought criticism from his usual critics, but that this time even many knee-jerk cheerleaders could not get their joints jumping. The first sentence of the lead news story on Page One of The New York...
  • John McCain Flip Flops On Sgt. Bergdahl Swap. Are You Surprised?

    06/05/2014 8:19:33 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 51 replies
    Crooks and Liars ^ | 06/04/2014 | John Amato
    Senator John McCain, the most booked Sunday talk show guest of all time originally supported the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap in February, but now he's suddenly leading the charge against it. Senator John McCain, the most booked Sunday talk show guest has a big problem when it comes to the Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl prisoner swap that President Obama signed off on. Originally he was all for the trade of prisoners back in February, but if you listen to him now, it's like that never ever happened. Scarce properly called him out over it by saying: The craven politics of...
  • You Don’t Want to Miss This Leaked Video of the President Working Out

    06/04/2014 1:05:59 PM PDT · by lbryce · 30 replies
    The Blaze ^ | June 4 , 2014 | Zack Noble
    You Don’t Want to Miss This Leaked Video of the President Working Out There's also a video of him working out. President Barack Obama has answered the age-old question: “Do you even lift, bro?” Obama’s 30-minute workout routine was caught on camera in the gym of the Polish hotel the president is occupying during his visit to Eastern Europe. Officials are apparently unsure how the pictures and video were taken. Local photographer Marek Kwiatkowski told the Daily Mail: “I know the gym, it isn’t possible to snap these shots from outside, they must have had someone on the inside or...
  • The president pumping iron: Major security breach ..

    06/04/2014 8:18:37 AM PDT · by defconw · 145 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 6/4/2014 | Leon Watson
    Barack Obama was at the center of a security breach today after it emerged pictures of him pumping iron in a private gym had been leaked. U.S. security experts are trying to find out how the unauthorized snaps of the President working out on his trip to Poland were secretly taken. It appears Mr Obama was in his 5-star Marriott hotel gym taking time out from his busy schedule in the capital Warsaw when it happened.
  • CNN Reporter: ‘Icy Reception’ for Obama from West Pointers During Speech

    05/28/2014 1:31:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 5/28/14 | Noah Rothman
    Obama’s “philosophical” speech to the 2014 graduates of West Point about a new direction for America’s foreign policy was “not a great” speech for that audience, said CNN anchor Jim Clancy on Wednesday. He said that the president did not sound like a “commander-in-chief speaking to his troops” and got an “icy reception” as a result...
  • My No-Soap, No-Shampoo, Bacteria-Rich Hygiene Experiment

    05/25/2014 9:09:00 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | MAY 22, 2014 | Julia Scott
    For most of my life, if I’ve thought at all about the bacteria living on my skin, it has been while trying to scrub them away. But recently I spent four weeks rubbing them in. I was Subject 26 in testing a living bacterial skin tonic, developed by AOBiome, a biotech start-up in Cambridge, Mass. The tonic looks, feels and tastes like water, but each spray bottle of AO+ Refreshing Cosmetic Mist contains billions of cultivated Nitrosomonas eutropha, an ammonia-oxidizing bacteria (AOB) that is most commonly found in dirt and untreated water. AOBiome scientists hypothesize that it once lived happily...
  • ONLY IN OBAMALAND: On Armed Forces Day Obama Honors Gays & Trannies Instead of Armed Forces

    05/19/2014 4:49:43 PM PDT · by kingattax · 25 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 19 May 2014
    Armed Forces Day was created under Harry Truman in 1949; it was meant to be a day to honor and acknowledge the people of the Armed Forces of the United States. But our President failed to recognize it in his Twitter account, although the account recognized ‘International Day Against Homophobia Or Transphobia’, even using the #IDAHOT hashtag.
  • Obama camp angry, embarrassed over 2009 Nobel Prize: official

    05/15/2014 2:54:22 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 48 replies
    Obama camp angry, embarrassed over 2009 Nobel Prize: official The Associated Press Posted: May 15, 2014 5:24 PM ET Last Updated: May 15, 2014 5:24 PM ET A senior Norwegian diplomat says his country's former ambassador to the United States was given a verbal lashing by Barack Obama's chief of staff when the president was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009. Morten Wetland said Thursday the ambassador, Wegger Stroemmen, was approached by Rahm Emanuel, now Chicago's mayor, who accused Norway of "fawning" to the newly elected U.S. leader. Wetland, the Norwegian ambassador to the United Nations at the time,...
  • Obama: I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat

    05/15/2014 8:33:43 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 72 replies
    Obama: I Need New Yorkers to Move West and Vote Democrat by Charlie Spiering 15 May 2014, 7:41 AM PDT President Obama joked during a New York fundraiser that he needed the attendees to move west to increase his support. During his speech, Obama told a story about a woman who asked how she could help him, and he joked that she should move to North Dakota. “If I could just get about a million excess votes in Brooklyn out to Nebraska, Wyoming, we’d be doing okay,” Obama said as the crowd laughed. “I don't need 80 percent of the...
  • Immigration Enforcement Isn’t Smart, Obama Says

    05/14/2014 7:30:47 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    Immigration Enforcement Isn’t Smart, Obama Says Posted By Neil Munro On 4:44 PM 05/13/2014 Enforcing immigration law “isn’t smart,” President Barack Obama told law enforcement officials Tuesday, just one day after the public learned he had released 36,007 illegal-immigrant murderers, rapists, thieves and other criminals into the nation’s communities. Cops should be going after major criminals, not the many illegal immigrants that are quietly living in their districts, said Obama, who has twice sworn to uphold the nation’s laws. “You’ve got to spend time dealing with somebody who is not causing any other trouble other than the fact that they...
  • Amputee Veterans...Letter To Obama Goes Viral

    05/11/2014 11:42:58 AM PDT · by lbryce · 12 replies
    Resist the Tyranny ^ | May 11, 2014 | Matt Winkeljohn
    There is an ever growing outrage throughout America about Barack Obama’s disconnect from Americans and his lack of concern about the well being and will of the American people. In an open letter to Mr.Obama, retired Senior Airman Brian Kolfage (USAF) and triple amputee expresses his disgust with the president. Kolfage writes about his experience in unlawful and illegal wars, Obama’s hypocrisy when it comes to “inequality” and a variety of other subjects that cast Barack Obama in a deservingly negative light. My Open Letter to Obama. I nearly died in a war that you and most of your colleagues...
  • 'You are screwing up my speech': President Obama almost loses his cool with angry heckler......

    05/09/2014 5:52:31 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    'You are screwing up my speech': President Obama almost loses his cool with angry heckler at $32,400 a ticket Democrat fundraiser in California President interrupted during address to tech-leaders in San Jose, California on Thursday Riled that he was unable to finish his speech, the president kept calm Told his heckler that he would speak to him afterwards but he 'kinda screwed up my ending.' Is on a three-day fund raising trip to California and met with Yahoo Inc CEO Marissa Mayer before the speech About 250 people paid between $1,000 and $32,400 to attend By James Nye Published: 00:46...
  • How Often Do You Really Need to Shower?

    05/07/2014 4:11:52 PM PDT · by Dallas59 · 93 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/6/2014 | Yahoo
    If you don't shower much - but generally keep that information to yourself because of the negative stigma - you're not alone. Following hot on the heels of the no-shampooing hair care revolution, some folks are taking the logical next step: If no or reduced shampooing results in healthier, shinier hair, what about skipping soaping up the body? Unlike the modified hair-washing schedule, which tends to elicit commentary about shampoos and parabens, conditioners and hair-drying time, skipping showers altogether seems to bring up plenty of other opinions on the subject. Many people who do shower every day think that not...
  • Is President Obama's 'manhood' in question? (video - and what manhood would that be?)

    04/21/2014 5:40:16 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 41 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 4/21/2014
    Video linkGeorge Will, Ron Fournier, and Charles Krauthammer.
  • New York Times Columnist: Obama Has a ‘Manhood Problem’ in the Middle East (W/Video)

    04/21/2014 7:44:58 AM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 42 replies
    The Blaze ^ | April 20, 2014 | By Oliver Darcy
    New York Times columnist David Brooks said Sunday that President Barack Obama has a “manhood problem” in the Middle East. “[L]et’s face it,” he said. “Obama, whether deservedly or not, does have a — I’ll say it crudely, but a manhood problem in the Middle East. Is he tough enough to stand up to somebody like Assad, somebody like Putin?” “I think a lot of the rap is unfair, but certainly in the Middle East, there’s an assumption that he’s not tough,” Brooks added during a roundtable discussion on NBC’s “Meet the Press.”
  • Col WEST: 'In Times of Military Cutbacks, We Should NOT Be Using Osprey Aircraft to Carry a Pooch'-

    08/13/2013 12:43:21 PM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 26 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 13 August 2013 | Reaganite Republican
    Commercial flight with a pet carrier 99.7% cheaper... Although über-patriot Allen West first made clear to Mark Levin (on his radio show Monday 8/11) that he's loathe to engage in 'small ball' with some of the more petty White House scandals, he nonetheless was asked 'how do you justify' the latest Obama middle-finger-to-America -namely, the shipping of 'Bo' the dog to Martha's Vineyard via two exotic, VERY expensive-to-operate Marine VTOL aircraft... West responded 'You don't' justify it- labeling it 'an outrage'. With Obama -in West's eyes- 'It's not about serving... it's about being served.' He then described today's 'progressive' debt + money-printing-and-spending...
  • Obama's war chest filled with Hollywood gold (DNC Keynote Speaker)

    07/17/2004 6:38:56 AM PDT · by Land_of_Lincoln_John · 1 replies · 896+ views
    AP via Daily Southtown ^ | July 17, 2004 | Dennis Conrad
    WASHINGTON — Barack Obama, the U.S. Senate candidate from Chicago who has become the Democratic Party's latest rising star, is drawing enough support from the entertainment industry to put on his own variety show. From comedian Chris Rock to singer Barbra Streisand to musician Herbert Hancock, entertainers have written out checks of $1,000 or $2,000 to help the 42-year-old Illinois state senator win the seat being vacated by retiring GOP Sen. Peter Fitzgerald. Film directors Rob Reiner ("The American President") and Edward Zwick ("The Last Samurai" and "Courage Under Fire") both contributed in the past three months, according to Obama's...
  • Obama Runs into Rare Opposition from AARP

    04/10/2013 10:06:37 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 14 replies
    AARP Action Newsletter ^ | 10 April 2013 | AARP
    What do Presidents Bush Sr., Clinton, and Bush Jr. all have in common? None of them cut Social Security to reduce the deficit – but President Obama's new budget proposal will do just that. His plan would especially slash benefits for future retirees, and the cuts just keep getting worse year over year. President Obama included these cuts, known as the chained CPI, in his "grand bargain." He released his budget today, and he needs to hear that these cuts are completely unacceptable.
  • READING OBAMA

    04/09/2013 9:59:18 AM PDT · by Lazamataz · 44 replies
    Original Content | April 9, 2013 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It has long been observed that you can usually tell what a Democrat is up to, generally, by what they accuse the opposition of specifically doing. This phenomenon is much more clearly manifested in Obama -- so much so, that you might be able to write a predictive activity log for him, simply by seeing what he accuses Republicans of doing. On April 9th, it was reported that Obama accused the Republicans of using 'political stunts' to block gun control. Wait... what? Where did he make this accusation? Near Sandy Hook, Connecticut. What did he do the day before? Used...
  • Obama gets booed by crowd for second consecutive day

    03/30/2013 9:26:49 PM PDT · by Marv Dumon · 61 replies
    Examiner.com ^ | 03/30/2013 | Marv Dumon
    On Saturday, the president was booed when he was shown on the giant screen at the Verizon Center in Washington D.C. According to a March 30 Breitbart report, nearly half of the crowd in attendance booed Obama in the first half, who attended a college basketball game with several Secret Service agents.
  • Michelle Obama: I Don't Talk About Weight With my Daughters

    03/04/2013 8:49:19 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 26 replies
    TODAY ^ | 3/5.2013 | Meena Hart Duerson
    Michelle Obama offered a peek inside the first family's healthy habits on Monday, revealing there's one thing they never talk about at home: weight. The first lady joined a Google+ Hangout for her "Let's Move" initiative to chat about her tips for helping children stay healthy. When asked what advice she would offer to young people struggling with their weight, she said it's an issue the Obamas have talked about at home and advised it's more important to focus on fitness than numbers on a scale. "You know,when I talk to my kids...we were going through some of these similar...
  • The Government's in the Very Best of Paws.{Attempted satire]

    02/27/2013 11:58:57 AM PST · by DanMiller · 3 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | February 27, 2013 | Dan Miller
    Recognizing his superior wisdom, President Obama has delegated all tasks that involve governing to First Dog Bo. Peace in our time is finally coming. Down, Barry! I've got work to do.Anyone with two or more family dogs recognizes that, in many ways, they are wiser than humans. When a weak dog encounters a possibly hostile strong dog, he does not fight or even try to run away. Instead, he rolls over on his back to expose his soft underbelly and may wag his tail, universally understood signs of wishful trust and hence of submission. Our new Secretary of Defense (along...
  • Obstructionists Must Yield so President Obama Doesn't Eat First Dog Bo.

    12/11/2012 2:13:11 PM PST · by DanMiller · 10 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | December 11, 2012 | Dan Miller
    Unless obstructionists agree to raise taxes on the filthy rich and give President Obama authority to increase the debt ceiling unilaterally, He and his family will have to eat First Dog Bo. Not Bo! Please! Don't make me eat Bo. Not even House Speaker Boehner's tears had persuaded enough Obstructionists to free the middle class. President Obama continued to insist that slightly higher taxes on the filthy rich were mathematically necessary, that without them his hands would be tied even to the point that he might be unable to send more fighter jets to the democratically elected freedom loving Muslim...
  • White House Dog, Bo: “I’m Voting for Romney/Ryan,” An Exclusive Interview with the First Dog

    11/05/2012 10:01:45 PM PST · by WhiskeyX · 14 replies
    Conservative DailyNews.com ^ | Oct 10, 2012 | Laissez Faire
    “Look, I know, I know…I’m a dog, and I’m supposed to be ‘loyal’ and all that…I get that all the time, but if you’d heard what I heard, and saw what I saw, you could break from some genetically-predispositioned loyalty to your owner too!” – Bo on the 2012 Election
  • Obama campaign looks to First Dog Bo Obama to woo Americans [shameless slime balls]

    10/10/2012 7:15:11 AM PDT · by ETL · 34 replies
    Red Alert Politics ^ | October 9, 2012 | Francesca Chambers
    With Big Bird out of the picture, the Obama campaign is relying on a new cuddly creature to win over Americans’ hearts and minds: The First Dog Bo.Late this afternoon the Obama campaign uploaded a “Happy Birthday Bo Obama” video to its YouTube that features Barack and Michelle Obama. Ironically not about the First Dog’s fourth birthday at all and shows almost the same amount of footage of Barack and Michelle talking as it does the First Dog.In the heartwarming video the first couple talks about how the first dog generally only listens to the President because he is intimidated...
  • How BO Helped Save the American Economy (e-mail)

    10/08/2012 10:25:57 AM PDT · by Vigilanteman · 11 replies
    Organizing for America (e-mail) ^ | 8 October 2012 | Thomas Whitaker
    Hi, I'm Thomas Whitaker, the field organizer for President Obama's grassroots organization in the area. I wanted to thank you personally for taking the time to talk recently with one of our organizers about the issues that matter to you and your friends and family. I also wanted to give you some more information on what the President and other Democrats have done to help create jobs. Click here to get a good breakdown on how we're making progress creating jobs for Pennsylvanians. Here are some of the highlights for our state and the nation, too: When the President took...
  • With China Trial Over, Focus Turns to Fate of Official

    08/19/2012 11:37:06 PM PDT · by nickcarraway
    Wall Street Journal ^ | August 20, 2012 | Jeremy Page
    Gu Kailai, the wife of ousted Communist Party official Bo Xilai, was found guilty and given a suspended death sentence on Monday for the murder of British businessman Neil Heywood in the southwestern city of Chongqing last year, according to observers in the courtroom. They said the Intermediate People's Court in the eastern city of Hefei gave Ms. Gu a death sentence with a two-year reprieve—a penalty that had been widely expected and is normally commuted to a life sentence in prison after two years of good behavior. Zhang Xiaojun, a Bo family aide, was also found guilty but given...
  • Obama: Actually, my mother-in-law has more charisma than Bo

    08/15/2012 9:35:00 PM PDT · by Frankusa · 4 replies
    President Obama addressed a crowd of supporters at a campaign rally in Davenport, Iowa on Wednesday. The President, who was introduced to the audience by his wife, Michelle, said that the First Lady was a tough act to follow: "Because let's face it, on the charisma rankings in my household, you got her [Michelle]; the girls; Bo; and then my mother-in-law and then me" [laughter]... The President quickly added, "Actually my mother-in-law-is before Bo..." Question: How is it even possible for Bo to have more charisma than the President? See the video... for the answer...... VIDEO
  • Going to the dogs: When do presidents trot out the first pooch?

    06/23/2012 9:30:12 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | June 23, 2012 | Ashley Killough
    Does the first dog, Bo, get his biggest headlines during wartime? A new study, "The Politics of Pets in the White House," suggests that presidents carefully calculate when best to showcase their furry friends–and periods of military conflict tend to be primetime for presidential pets. "In times of crisis, the American people want a steady hand at the helm," the study notes. "How else to establish that a president is in charge than seeing the commander-in-chief confidently playing fetch with a four-legged companion in the middle of the afternoon?" The report, primarily conducted by researchers at George Washington University,...
  • Obama campaign puts Bo on the trail

    05/01/2012 7:38:06 AM PDT · by Qbert · 24 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/30/2012 | Dan Eggen
    President Obama has unleashed a particularly unusual fundraiser for his 2012 campaign. One Internet ad starts with a two-toned blue background, like dozens of other pro-Obama spots. Then the furry star pops into the frame, tongue out and ready to frolic. “Join Pet Lovers for Obama,” the ad implores. The unlikely pitchman is Bo, the White House family pet, who may well be the first “first dog” to emerge as a central player in a presidential reelection campaign. Political pets have long attracted inordinate attention, from then-Sen. Richard M. Nixon’s dog, Checkers — the focus of an early 1950s scandal...
  • Pray For Bo

    04/24/2012 7:26:14 PM PDT · by Morgana · 14 replies
    Michael Berry ^ | 4/24/2012 | Michael Berry
    http://youtu.be/L_q9ns8LVVs Just a video but seriously funny!!
  • Exclusive: Briton killed after threat to expose Chinese leader's wife

    04/17/2012 4:12:03 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 13 replies
    The British businessman whose murder has sparked political upheaval in China was poisoned after he threatened to expose a plan by a Chinese leader's wife to move money abroad, two sources with knowledge of the police investigation said. It was the first time a specific motive has been revealed for Neil Heywood's murder last November, a death which ended Chinese leader Bo Xilai's hopes of emerging as a top central figure and threw off balance the Communist Party's looming leadership succession.
  • Oh no, not Bo, says critic of Obama fundraising trick

    04/16/2012 2:46:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 20 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 4/16/12 | Paul Bedard
    Now even Bo, the nation’s first pup, is being used to raise money for his the reelection campaign of his owner, President Obama. Cute for sure, but not everybody’s wagging their tail over what is the first use of a presidential pet to raise campaign cash. On the Obama-Biden campaign website, Bo is featured because it is the third anniversary of his adoption. “It’s a promise Barack made to his daughters--that if he won the election in November 2008, he would buy them their long-awaited puppy. On April 14, 2009, Barack followed through on his promise to Malia and Sasha--the...
  • Bo Xilai Purged in China’s Communist Party Shakeup

    03/20/2012 8:04:07 AM PDT · by Mikey_1962 · 24 replies
    New American ^ | 3-20-12 | William F. Jasper
    Many China watchers were stunned by the announcement of the Communist Party of China (CPC) Central Committee on March 15 that prominent Party leader Bo Xilai had been removed from his post. For the past several years, Bo Xilai was a rising star in Communist China’s firmament. Many western observers have speculated that he would one day be China’s “paramount leader.” As Party Secretary governing Chongqing (formerly Chungking), a sprawling megalopolis of 30 million people, Bo appeared to be on the way up. He was a member of the national 24-member governing Politburo and was expected by many to be...
  • Bo Obama’s dog trainer dies at age 52 (Jan. 16, 2011)

    03/15/2012 8:27:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    Orange County Register ^ | Jan. 16, 2011 | Samantha Gowen
    <p>The woman who helped the Obama family train their Portuguese water dog, Bo, has died.</p> <p>According to the Washington Post, Dawn Sylvia-Stasiewicz, a dog trainer whose well-behaved subjects lived among Washington, D.C.’s political elite, including the families of the late senator Edward Kennedy, died Jan. 12 at Fauquier Hospital in Virginia. She was 52.</p>
  • Michelle Obama and Bo Obama Surprise Tourists at the White House

    02/16/2012 4:41:31 PM PST · by Nachum · 45 replies
    abc ^ | 2/16/12 | Jon Garcia
    First Lady Michelle Obama, with First Dog Bo in tow, surprised tourists in the White House by showing up for an unannounced meet and greet in the Blue Room. Hundreds of unsuspecting visitors in the tour line got hugs and handshakes – some were brought to tears and others got up out of their wheelchairs to greet Mrs. Obama. (Snip) “You gotta be ready to take the mantle,” she told Model United Nations students who were visiting the executive mansion. “Eat your vegetables. Listen to your teachers. Read, please. And listen to your parents!” she told other youngsters.
  • White House says Bo didn't come with first family to Hawaii

    12/22/2011 3:49:08 PM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 35 replies
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser ^ | December 22, 2011
    There's a flurry of reports in the blogosphere today on whether first dog Bo was flown back from Hawaii to the nation's capital for a photo op after President Barack Obama and Bo appeared Wednesday at a store in Alexandria, Va. Scott Miscovich, who lives down the street from the Obama vacation rental home on Kailuana Place told the Star-Advertiser Sunday, "My wife saw Michelle and the kids passing by and we've seen Bo (the Obamas' dog) walking." Miscovich could not be reached for comment this morning on whether he could have been mistaken that Bo was spotted in the...
  • Did Bo Return From Hawaii for Obama’s Photo Op?

    12/22/2011 3:05:37 PM PST · by mojitojoe · 35 replies
    whitehousedossier.com ^ | 12/22/11 | Keith Koffler
    Bo Obama was supposed to be in Hawaii. Instead, he showed up at President Obama’s side Wednesday shopping for treats at PetSmart According to Michelle Obama’s press office, the first dog was planning to go to Hawaii with the first lady and the Obama daughters. The Chicago Sun-Times reported that he in fact had gone there. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser quoted an eyewitness who said he had seen the Portuguese Water Dog having his walk. So what is Bo doing back in Washington shopping at PetSmart? Either these reports are mistaken, or Bo was told his vacation was over and that...
  • Did Bo (the dog) Return From Hawaii for the Obama (the other dog) Photo Op?

    12/22/2011 10:31:13 AM PST · by MindBender26 · 44 replies · 1+ views
    Bo Obama was supposed to be in Hawaii. Instead, he showed up at President Obama’s side Wednesday shopping for treats at Pet Smart According to Michelle Obama’s press office, the first dog was planning to go to Hawaii with the first lady and the Obama daughters. The Associated Press reported that he in fact had made it there. The Honolulu Star-Advertiser quoted an eyewitness who said he had seen the Portuguese Water Dog having his walk. So what is Bo doing back in Washington shopping at PetSmart? Either all these reports are mistaken, or Bo was told his vacation was...
  • Bo the holiday icon?

    11/30/2011 2:42:09 PM PST · by ColdOne · 12 replies
    Politico44 ^ | 11/30/11 | POLITICO STAFF
    The White House is capitalizing on the most popular member of the Obama family: Bo, the family dog. From the WH Christmas guidance: "Bo Topiaries are featured throughout the tour route. The Bos are made from various materials like felt (35 yards of wool felt used), buttons (318 buttons in total), pom poms (750 pom poms used), candy (12 marshmallows, 1911 pieces of licorice), and even trash bags (6,850 feet worth)! Including Bo ornaments and other small Bos, you can find Bo in almost every room!"
  • Barack Obama's 'body man' says president does not use air conditioning

    11/22/2011 5:16:46 PM PST · by bruinbirdman · 101 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 11/22/2011
    President Barack Obama's personal aide, gatekeeper and basketball sparring partner Reggie Love says that one of the coolest jobs in the world sometimes has its downside – no air conditioning. Mr Love, who is Mr Obama's 'body man', a cross between a personal valet and constant companion, is due to step down later this year to attend business school. In an interview due to be broadcast on ABC television, the 30-year-old said: "The thing that used to kill me is that the guy loves to ride around with the AC off in the summertime. "And I get hot. I start...
  • Caption this: Michell0b and Bo the dog

    10/19/2011 9:11:25 AM PDT · by AT7Saluki · 83 replies
    Chicago Sun Times ^ | 10/18/11 | Lynn Sweet
  • Obama sticks with his staff despite slumping poll numbers

    10/08/2011 6:32:03 PM PDT · by thecodont · 27 replies
    Los Angeles Times / latimes.com ^ | October 9, 2011, 4:12 p.m. | By Christi Parsons, Washington Bureau
    Reporting from Washington— As a senior staff meeting broke up one recent morning, President Obama pulled a few aides aside in the Oval Office for a pep talk. The chatter around Washington was fixated on the president's sluggish poll numbers, which prompted speculation that Obama might shake up his White House staff. Obama's advice: Tune it out. The blame ultimately belongs on him, Obama told the staffers, and he had no plans to cast any of them aside. "He was saying we should pull together and focus on what's important," recalled one senior staff member who was present and agreed...
  • The Official Obama Criticizer Responds to the President's Congressional Black Caucus Speech

    09/26/2011 7:49:52 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | September 26, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: (summarized) "Stop complainin'! Press on! Take off your bedroom slippers, put on your marching shoes. Shake it off, stop complaining, stop grumbling, stop crying, we're gonna press on. If asking a billionaire to pay the same tax rate as a Jew -- uh, janitor -- makes me a warrior for the working class, I wear that with a badge of honor. We used a big infrastructure builders in this country! The intercontinental railroad." This, ladies and gentlemen, is a task for the Official Obama Criticizer: Mr. Bo Snerdley. SNERDLEY: Good afternoon. This is Bo Snerdley, Official Obama...