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  • Joe Biden's Son Hunter Was Kicked Out Of The Navy For Cocaine Use

    10/16/2014 4:22:30 PM PDT · by BlueStateRightist · 83 replies
    Business Insider ^ | October 16, 2016 | PAUL SZOLDRA
    Vice President Joe Biden's son Hunter was kicked out of the Navy Reserve this year after he tested positive for cocaine, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday. A Yale-educated lawyer, the 44-year-old Hunter Biden was commissioned as a Navy ensign May 7, 2013 and assigned as a public affairs officer at a reserve unit in Norfolk, Va., the Journal reported. But just a month later when he checked into his new unit in June and was given a drug test, he popped for cocaine.
  • Have We Got A Conspiracy for You - 9/11? JFK? Obama's Citizenship?

    Just as many (23%) say the theory that Obama is not an American citizen is true, with another 17% who aren't sure. Sixty percent (60%) reject that theory as false.
  • President Obama: I don't think marijuana is more dangerous than alcohol

    01/19/2014 8:56:32 PM PST · by EinNYC · 37 replies
    NEW YORK DAILY NEWS ^ | JANUARY 19, 2014 | MICHAEL WALSH
    In a profile published on The New Yorker's website, the President admits he smoked marijuana when he was younger and is pretty sure a lot of other politicians did, too, but that some demographics are more harshly punished for the offense. He says if it is legalized, it could lead to a slippery slope, with supporters possibly wanting to legalize recreational use of other drugs, such as meth or cocaine. President Obama thinks marijuana is no more dangerous than booze — and even less harmful "in terms of its impact on the individual consumer." "As has been well-documented, I smoked...
  • Obama: Marijuana 'not very different' from cigarettes

    01/19/2014 11:07:30 AM PST · by gusopol3 · 65 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 19, 2014 | Brian Hughes
    President Obama in an interview released Sunday said that using marijuana was not that different from smoking cigarettes nor any more dangerous than drinking alcohol. “As has been well documented, I smoked pot as a kid, and I view it as a bad habit and a vice, not very different from the cigarettes that I smoked as a young person up through a big chunk of my adult life,” Obama said as part of an extensive profile published by the New Yorker on Sunday. “I don't think it is more dangerous than alcohol.”
  • Russell Simmons: ObamaCare Already Saved Thousands, Possibly Millions, of Lives

    11/22/2013 6:22:24 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 73 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | November 21, 2013 | Christian Toto
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) To the average American, ObamaCare is part web site disaster, part shattered campaign promise writ very, very large. Millions of Americans have already been forced out of their existing health care policies, a number that may skyrocket in the new year. Russell Simmons sees it differently. The hip-hop mogul says ObamaCare is already so successful it's saved thousands, if not millions of lives. "Yes, we initially wanted single payer, and we had to compromise back in 2009 for the Affordable Care Act. But, it is a damn good piece of legislation that has already saved hundreds of thousands, if...
  • Oprah Plays Obama-Race-Card (Oprah Who?)

    11/16/2013 5:56:37 AM PST · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 16, 2013 | Jeff Crouere
    As President Obama stumbles and fumbles his way through his second term, his mistakes are impossible to overlook. From his handling of the turmoil in the Middle East to his failed economic policies to the disastrous rollout of Obamacare, it has been a year of train wrecks for the President. Opponents of President Obama have plenty of ammunition to use as they criticize his second term agenda. Almost all of these critics have focused their attention on Obama’s policies, not his race. Despite the facts, the President’s defenders continually use the race card to invalidate criticism from his opponents. The...
  • Carl Bernstein's Complaint: Media Too Fair To Republicans!

    10/08/2013 5:00:42 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 19 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Poor Carl Bernstein: he's suffering a bad bout of MSM nostalgia. He longs for the good old media days when the news was dominated by the likes of the New York Times, the Washington Post and the then three broadcast networks. They could slam Republicans with impunity, without any conservative media counterweight. In covering the shutdown, today's media culture, kvetches Carl, is just too darn fair and balanced in its treatment of those lying, McCarthyite Republicans. That's why President Obama and the congressional Dems' poll numbers are surprisingly bad. Such was Carl's complaint on today's Morning Joe. View the video...
  • Cokie Roberts: Changes to Voting Rights ‘Downright Evil’

    08/25/2013 2:40:28 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 57 replies
    100wapi.com ^ | August 25, 2013
    WASHINGTON) -- In a roundtable discussion on This Week, ABC's Cokie Roberts reflected on the progress in the United States 50 years after the March on Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.’s ‘I have a Dream’ speech. Roberts said, “Growing up in the Deep South in the era of Jim Crow, the difference is dramatic… It’s a great testament to the fact that when you do something like pass a voting rights bill. That makes a difference.” .... “What’s going on about voting rights is downright evil because it is something that really needs to keep going forward not backward.”
  • Stunning new study dismantles Obama’s “1% vs. 99%” inequality argument

    08/17/2013 7:17:54 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    AEI ^ | 08/17/2013 | James Pethokoukis
    “This growing inequality,” President Obama said during his recent Knox College speech, “is not just morally wrong, it’s bad economics.”A strong statement — but one not supported by data, suggests a blockbuster new study by economists Steven Kaplan (University of Chicago) and Joshua Rauh (Stanford University). They examine two possible explanations for the rise in top-end inequality in their paper “It’s the Market: The Broad-Based Rise in the Return to Top Talent”:1. The Superstar Syndrome. Technology and globalization has enabled highly talented and educated individuals to manage or perform on a larger scale, “applying their talent to greater pools...
  • Obama: "Not my fault" - White House to Re-Open (Nothing ever is)

    03/14/2013 7:15:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 14, 2013 | Bob Beauprez
    Four days after slamming the doors of the White House closed, Barack "It's-not-my-fault" Obama says he's going to ask the Secret Service if to reconsider. Contradicting previous statements, Obama told George Stephanopoulos of ABC News this morning that neither he nor his staff had anything to do with closing the public out of the White House. This time, he threw the Secret Service under the bus. “I have to say this was not a decision that went up to the White House,” Obama said in the interview with Stephanopoulos. “But what the Secret Service explained to us was that they’re...
  • White House OKs Drone Strikes On American Suspects Abroad

    02/06/2013 5:08:21 PM PST · by raptor22 · 16 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | February 6, 2013 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Drone Wars: A government memo concludes the U.S. can order the killing of American citizens believed to be tied to al-Qaida, with the White House acting as judge, jury and executioner. Gee, what about due process? Those of us who remember the condemnation and scorn heaped on President George W. Bush by liberals and civil libertarians for his post-9/11 security measures are bemused by the Obama administration's official declaration of the right to kill Americans abroad through the use of drone strikes. And it's based on the idea that a single White House official can decide whether the individual in...
  • White House Warns: Don't Photoshop Obama Gun Pic

    02/02/2013 1:21:03 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 81 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/2/13 | Larry O'Connor
    The White House has released a picture purporting to show President Obama "skeet shooting" at Camp David. An activity he claims he does "all the time." The White House also warns all you mischievous internet types to not mess around with the picture: "This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement...
  • Arrest numbers signal 9 percent jump in illegal immigration in 2012 [Obama says border "fortified"]

    01/29/2013 10:30:32 AM PST · by traumer · 10 replies
    Even as President Obama travels to Las Vegas Tuesday to call for legalizing illegal immigrants, the latest numbers from the U.S. Border Patrol suggest that the flow across the nation’s southwest border jumped by 9 percent up last year. The Border Patrol made 356,873 arrests along the U.S.-Mexico border in fiscal year 2012, up from 327,577 in 2011, according to figures obtained by the Associated Press and confirmed by The Washington Times. Border Patrol officials estimate that apprehensions are a good proxy for illegal crossings, so when the numbers go up, it means that the flow of illegal immigrants is...
  • Rotten to the Core: Obama's War on Academic Standards (Part 1)

    01/22/2013 11:21:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 23, 2013 | MIchelle Malkin
    America's downfall doesn't begin with the "low-information voter." It starts with the no-knowledge student. For decades, collectivist agitators in our schools have chipped away at academic excellence in the name of fairness, diversity and social justice. "Progressive" reformers denounced Western civilization requirements, the Founding Fathers and the Great Books as racist. They attacked traditional grammar classes as irrelevant in modern life. They deemed ability grouping of students (tracking) bad for self-esteem. They replaced time-tested rote techniques and standard algorithms with fuzzy math, inventive spelling and multicultural claptrap. Under President Obama, these top-down mal-formers -- empowered by Washington education bureaucrats...
  • Inauguration Poster Likens Obama to Jesus

    01/20/2013 3:00:21 PM PST · by Kaslin · 95 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | January 20, 2013 | Todd Starnes
    Street vendors and souvenir stores across Washington, D.C. are selling posters depicting President Obama as Jesus Christ — and one national news publication called him the “Second Coming.” The poster, which does not have the official endorsement of the White House, features an image of the president in prayer with the headline, “Prophecy Fulfilled.” “Barak is of Hebrew origin and its meaning is ‘flash of lightning,” the poster notes, referencing a passage in in the Old Testament book of Judges. Hussein, they allege, is a Biblical word meaning “good and handsome.” “So you see, Barak was destined to be a...
  • Breaking: Five Dead in South Valley Shooting (New Mexico)

    01/20/2013 10:36:20 AM PST · by lowbridge · 65 replies
    http://www.abqjournal.com ^ | january 20, 2013 | Nancy Tipton
    A male juvenile is in custody this morning following a shooting in the South Valley that left five people dead. In an email from Bernalillo County officials, a shooting took place on Long Lane SW Saturday evening. Deputies were dispatched and found an adult male, an adult female and three children dead. All victims appeared to have suffered multiple gunshot wounds. Multiple weapons appeared to have been used including an assault-type rifle
  • Obama Seeks "Fuller Understanding" of What Happened in Algeria Siege

    01/19/2013 4:02:40 PM PST · by kristinn · 102 replies
    Reuters ^ | Saturday, January 19, 2013 | Matt Spetalnick
    President Barack Obama offered on Saturday to provide any assistance the Algerian government needs after a deadly hostage siege at a desert gas plant and said the United States was seeking a "fuller understanding" from Algerian authorities of what took place there. "The thoughts and prayers of the American people are with the families of all those who were killed and injured in the terrorist attack in Algeria," Obama said in his first comments on the hostage crisis. Obama's written statement was issued by the White House after the Algerian army carried out a dramatic final assault to end a...
  • Obama: U.S. Has Fallen 'Short of the Ideal' in Afghanistan

    01/11/2013 3:13:47 PM PST · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 25 replies
    In remarks with Afghan president Hamid Karzai at the White House this afternoon, President Barack Obama said the U.S. has fallen "short of the ideal" in Afghanistan:
  • Fast and Furious gun found at Mexican crime scene (Beauty Queen Maria Gamez)

    12/18/2012 11:50:49 AM PST · by Red Steel · 40 replies
    cbs ^ | December 18, 2012, 12:38 PM | Sharyl Attkinsson
    Another weapon from the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives agency's controversial Operation Fast and Furious was recently recovered at a Mexican crime scene, CBS News has learned. Congressional investigators say the crime scene was likely where a recent shootout took place between reported Sinaloa drug cartel members and the Mexican military, in which Sinaloa beauty queen Maria Susana Flores Gamez and four others were killed. According to Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, the Justice Department did not notify Congress of the Fast and Furious firearm recovery in November, even though Grassley has requested an accounting of weapons that...
  • CNN Blames Culture of 'Manliness' For Belcher Murder/Suicide

    12/03/2012 6:39:38 PM PST · by chessplayer · 89 replies
    On Saturday, a rich 25-year-old man, Jovan Belcher, murdered his 22-year-old girlfriend, the mother of his child. First, columnist Jason Whitlock of Fox Sports suggested that this “25-year-old kid” wasn’t responsible for his actions – it was the “gun culture” that was to blame. Then, Bob Costas of NBC repeats this idiotic notion, even though the 6’2”, 228 lb. linebacker for the Kansas City Chiefs could easily have murdered his girlfriend with a knife. Now CNN is getting in on the act. Leading their website this afternoon is an op-ed from Kevin Powell, former Democratic Congressional candidate in New York,...
  • Secret Service agent who hid affair kills himself (assigned to Ovama)

    WASHINGTON (AP) — For nearly six years, a senior Secret Service agent kept his extramarital affair with a Mexican woman a secret from the agency responsible for protecting the president. But in the wake of an embarrassing prostitution scandal involving 13 agents and officers, Rafael Prieto’s secret was revealed by a fellow employee amid concerns the Secret Service wasn’t enforcing its rules consistently. With an internal investigation ongoing, Prieto apparently committed suicide last week, people familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. Prieto, a married father assigned to the security detail for President Barack Obama, admitted the years-long relationship...
  • America's Historic Cokehead President

    05/05/2012 8:40:55 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 23 replies
    AMERICAN THINKER ^ | May 05, 2012 | Daren Jonescu
    ...if your friends are cokeheads, cool means being a cokehead. If your friends are leftist radicals, cool means being a leftist radical. Obama is nothing if not cool.
  • Is Race Behind Teen Mob Attacks?

    08/14/2011 11:10:02 PM PDT · by Borough Park · 42 replies
    Is Race Behind Teen Mob Attacks? Fox 29 is taking a look at a very touchy and controversial issue: race and the recent teen mob attacks in Philadelphia. It's being talked about because of incidents the video shown only on fox 29, of a group of kids that attacked a man walking in Philadelphia’s old city neighborhood just blocks from the liberty bell. It's one of several attacks in Philadelphia in recent weeks. Three teenagers one in this video -- who we are not identifying -- turned themselves into police. Cops say they were walking home from Mastery Charter School...
  • Donald Trump Is President Obama’s New Best Friend (Ultra spew warning)

    04/24/2011 12:28:36 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Lez Get Real ^ | April 23, 2011 | L. S. Carbonell
    Ever want to reach through your TV screen and grab somebody and scream at him? When Michele Bachmann admitted that the document George Stephanopoulos was showing her was the President’s birth certificate, and then said that the President should just release it, I wanted to throttle George. The proper response was “He did, three years ago.” Donald Trump’s grandstanding about the birther issue has forced mainstream Republicans to face the conspiracy theory or be branded idiots like Trump. With two-thirds of their base believing that the President was not born in Hawaii, and even fewer understanding that it really doesn’t...
  • Budget tricks helped Obama save programs from cuts (spending cuts exaggerated)

    04/12/2011 8:04:55 AM PDT · by quesney · 62 replies
    WASHINGTON – The historic $38 billion in budget cuts resulting from at-times hostile bargaining between Congress and the Obama White House were accomplished in large part by pruning money left over from previous years, using accounting sleight of hand and going after programs President Barack Obama had targeted anyway. Such moves permitted Obama to save favorite programs — Pell grants for poor college students, health research and "Race to the Top" aid for public schools, among others — from Republican knives, according to new details of the legislation released Tuesday morning. And big holes in foreign aid and Environmental Protection...
  • Wis. lawmaker asks [Federal] AG to look into voting issues

    04/09/2011 11:30:00 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 180 replies
    Stamford Advocate.com ^ | April 9, 2011 | AP
    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Congresswoman Tammy Baldwin is asking for a federal investigation into the surprise discovery of 14,000 votes in Waukesha County for the Wisconsin Supreme Court race. The Wisconsin Democrat sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Friday night asking him to assign the Justice Department Public Integrity Section. It oversees the federal prosecution of election crimes.
  • I'm Warming to the Idea of Donald Trump Telling Obama: ‘You’re Fired’

    04/08/2011 11:14:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 23 replies
    Andrew Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 8, 2011 | AWR Hawkins
    When Donald Trump began testing the presidential waters in late February, it was easy to discard his efforts as nothing more than a public relations ploy. It seemed “The Don” was just looking for one more way to get the Trump name up in lights. Thus, like so many others, I was not impressed. Yet since that time, Trump has carved out a niche for himself politically and has not only proven his sincerity in considering a presidential run, but has also risen to the point of being the 2nd most popular candidate among possible GOP primary contestants. He has...
  • Pew Poll: Obama Struggling With White Voters

    04/08/2011 7:20:56 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 66 replies · 1+ views
    National Journal ^ | April 7, 2011 | 5:11 PM | By Ronald Brownstein
    The latest Pew Research Center national poll released today underscores how slender a beachhead President Obama has established among whites more than two years into his presidency. In his 2008 election, Obama ran well only among two groups of whites -- young people and white women with at least a four year college education, two groups that are generally receptive to government activism. In the 2010 GOP landslide, those groups stuck with Democrats relatively more loyally than the rest of the white electorate, but the party's support tumbled even among them. Figures provided to National Journal by Pew from the...
  • Suggested Obama 2012 Slogans

    04/04/2011 11:45:38 AM PDT · by Lucky9teen · 40 replies
    According to Politico, the White House is already plotting out their re-election campaign in 2012. Every good campaign starts with an effective and descriptive slogan, so here are a few early suggestions for Obama — feel free to add your own: –”It’s the stupid, economy!” –”On your Marx, get set, go!” –”Is government better off than you were four years ago?” –”If they could see us Mao!” –”Making Jimmy Carter look good since 2009″ –”Ramen noodles in every pot and a czar in every garage” –”I’m not drunk, just Democrat — Obama ‘12″ –”It’s not socialism; It’s the free market...
  • Video- Trump on O’Reilly 03/30/11 Obama Birth Certificate

    03/30/2011 9:07:56 PM PDT · by wistful · 68 replies
    TrueblueNZ ^ | 03/31/11 | Redbaiter
    For those who don’t have FOX, or who missed the interview, here’s Bill O’Reilly, another Obama mainstream protector, talking with Donald Trump about the Obama birth certificate on the O’Reilly Factor today. Note O'Reilly's condescending arrogance and laughter directed at Trump. What an ignorant oaf.Link
  • FAC Filed in Lawsuit About Obama's Bogus Social Security Number...

    03/24/2011 9:50:08 PM PDT · by csd · 19 replies
    Beforeitsnews.com ^ | March 24, 2011 | BirtherReport.com
    As reported here and here, attorney Orly Taitz filed a Freedom of Information violation suit regarding Obama's questionable social security number reserved for Connecticut applicants and the continued stonewalling by the Social Security Administration on numerous FOIA requests. Attorney Taitz just filed her First Amended Complaint in the case. Attorney Taitz reports that she has obtained new documents that prove Obama lied about his days at Columbia University. Fullcomplaint with exhibits embedded below... Via Attorney Taitz: First Amended Complaint submitted today in DC. Newly uncovered documents show that Obama was defrauding the nation re his Columbia university records, he was...
  • Breaking: Darrell Issa announces investigation into Gunwalker and BATFE

    03/16/2011 7:06:03 PM PDT · by RadioCirca1970 · 32 replies
    Roger Hedgecock Show ^ | 03/16/2011 | Self
    Congressman Darrell Issa (R-CA) vowed to have Congress investigate the Obama Administration for sending illegal guns to Mexico! This historic announcement was made during an evening March 16 interview on The Roger Hedgecock Show, wherein Issa credited Hedgecock as being the impetus for his decision to investigate Eric Holder and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (BATFE) for their scandalous and deadly Operation Gun Walker sting-gone-South. During Hedgecock’s interview, Darrell Issa said the House Oversight Committee has dispatched four investigators to look into Operation Gun Walker at the BATFE. The announcement comes at 1:35 into the following video:...
  • Barack Obama Is the New Jimmy Carter

    03/16/2011 9:09:25 AM PDT · by Heuristic Hiker · 65 replies
    CNBC.com ^ | 14 Mar 2011 | Niall Ferguson
    The current inflation scenario is reminiscent of the 1970s and the transition of economic dominance from the United States to China is already well under way, Harvard Professor Niall Ferguson told CNBC Monday. Geopolitical events all add up "to a pretty bearish scenario because of all the inflation implications we're seeing right now," Ferguson said. "You already had massive deficits and money printing in the developed world," he said. "On top of that you had enormous demand-side pressure from China relative to commodities." "Now you've got the prospect of massive geopolitical disturbance in the great oil-producing centers of the world,"...
  • Is 'Barack n Bones' Obama thin as a rail because he's skipping too many meals to run the country?

    01/04/2011 12:12:24 PM PST · by jakerobins · 112 replies
    The weight of the world may be on his shoulders but there's not much around President Barack Obama's middle. The U.S. president has invoked the concern in America after walking out of a gym looking skinnier than ever. Clutching an energy drink, Mr Obama is pictured looking cheerful as he left the gym at Fort McNair in Washington
  • Andy Dick, stage provocateur

    12/16/2010 2:54:22 PM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 15 replies
    San Antonio Express News ^ | 12/15/2010 | Hector Saldańa
    "Andy Dick's Stocking Stuffer Music & Comedy Show," Friday, Jack's Patio Bar, 3030 Thousand Oaks; doors at 7 p.m. $24-$30 at frontgatetickets.comYes, outrageous comedy provocateur Andy Dick is sharing the stage this weekend with One-Eyed Doll and Dick Wiggler. No, they are not one and the same person.“Andy Dick's Stocking Stuffer Music & Comedy Show” featuring Andy Dick and the Bitches of the Century hits Jack's Patio Bar on Friday. The lineup includes Dick's son, stand-up comedian Lucas Dick.Dick, 44, describes his long-running rock act (with guitarist Tim Walsh) as a fun, if more vulgar, vision of Laurie Anderson...
  • More "free" lunches thanks to Michelle's bloated "security" bill

    12/14/2010 6:36:05 PM PST · by Nachum · 27 replies
    lauraingraham.com ^ | 12/14/10 | Laura Ingraham
    More than two-thirds of New York City's public school students will begin getting more nutritious free or low-cost school lunches under First Lady Michelle Obama's pet project to get kids to eat well and exercise. President Obama signed into law Sunday the $4.5 billion Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, which expands the free lunch program and requires that schools provide more nutritious lunches. "We've seen the connection between what kids eat and how well they perform in school," he said. Some 680,000 out of 1.1 million New York children participate in the school lunch program - a big chunk of the...
  • According to Woodward, Obama got "pissed" with US military for demanding troops

    09/27/2010 3:57:09 AM PDT · by Suvroc10 · 18 replies
    Examiner ^ | September 27, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    According to Bob Woodward, Barack Obama got "pissed" with the US military for demanding more troops. The startling disclosure that is not presidential at all comes as part of author Bob Woodward’s first interview with ABC’s Diane Sawyer as he begins to hawk his new book, "Obama’s Wars." In one of the meetings Obama attended to review Afghanistan policy, he simply blurted out, "I’m pissed!" because he was getting frustrated with the insistence of US military leaders demanding more troops so they could win in Afghanistan. Just imagine, US military leaders actually had the unmitigated gall to dare ask their...
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 26 September 2010

    09/26/2010 5:12:31 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 359 replies · 1+ views
    various ^ | 26 Sep 2010 | V arious
    The Talk Shows Sunday, September 26th, 2010 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Reps. Steny Hoyer, D-Md.; John Boehner, R-Ohio; and Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Education Secretary Arne Duncan; Michelle Rhee, schools chancellor for the District of Columbia; Randi Weingarten, president, American Federation of Teachers; Robert Bobb, emergency financial manager, Detroit public schools.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Marco Rubio, Republican nominee for Senate in Florida; Ken Buck, Republican nominee for Senate in Colorado; Sal Russo, chief strategist, Tea Party Express.THIS WEEK (ABC): Presidential adviser David Axelrod; Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.;...
  • ABC News: White House Reacts to Woodward Book

    09/22/2010 6:26:36 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 49 replies · 1+ views
    ABC News ^ | September 22, 2010 | Jake Tapper
    A senior administration official who read the book says "the President comes across in the review and throughout the decision-making process as a Commander in Chief who is analytical, strategic, and decisive, with a broad view of history, national security, and his role." The official says of the descriptions of the infighting in the book that "the debates in the book are well known because the policy review process was covered so exhaustively." White House officials are still matching New York Times excerpts with anecdotes in the book but one says not all the quoting is fair, especially Vice President...
  • Why Michelle Obama Should Stay Out of Restaurants

    09/16/2010 1:38:02 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The Stir ^ | September 15, 2010 | Julie Ryan Evans
    Earlier this week, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the National Restaurant Association with stern advice about the fare they should serve up -- less butter and cream, fewer fries. “I’m not asking any of you to make drastic changes to every single one of your recipes or to totally change the way you do business,” she said. “But what I am asking is that you consider reformulating your menu in pragmatic and incremental ways to create healthier versions of the foods that we all love." She also gave them advice on advertising. “It’s not enough just to limit ads for...
  • Brewer's Birthday Cake to Obama to Tell "Truth" (funny card)

    08/03/2010 3:42:51 PM PDT · by Brugmansian · 96 replies · 369+ views
    ABC ^ | August 4 2010 | Katrina Schaefer
    PHOENIX - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is asking others to join her in sending President Obama a cake with a special message for his birthday on Wednesday . . .
  • Why the President Is Simply Wrong on Civil Rights

    07/10/2010 4:16:08 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 10 replies · 1+ views
    The Root ^ | July 10, 2010 at 6:00 AM | Lenny McAllister
    How can a former constitutional law professor, an attorney general and an iconic organization get it so wrong on civil rights? When you look at it, it is hard to tell if the White House, the Department of Justice and the NAACP are merely a collective sign of the times or the reasons why the times are sadly changing. Over the course of the past week, all three iconic institutions have corrupted the legacy of civil rights activism in America, using their efforts to support legal initiatives that pervert the legacy of black civil rights leaders with self-serving and misguided...
  • Reports - Maradona quits

    07/05/2010 1:37:36 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 28 replies
    Sky Sports ^ | July 5 2010 | Sky Sports
    Diego Maradona is set to quit as coach of Argentina, according to reports. Maradona and his squad arrived home on Sunday following their World Cup exit at the hands of Germany. Argentina had been considered one of the favourites for the finals, but they came up short as they were hammered 4-0 by Germany.
  • G-20: Obama Gives Press the Slip

    06/26/2010 10:53:49 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    WSJ Washington Wire ^ | June 26, 2010 | Elizabeth Williamson
    Holed up with seven other global leaders in the woods of Muskoka, Canada, President Barack Obama gave the White House press corps the slip last night. The president is attending the G-8 and G-20 summits with his global counterparts this weekend. The G-8 began yesterday in Muskoka in Huntsville, Ont., and ends today. The G-20 is in Toronto, about 150 miles away, and starts this afternoon.
  • Carrie Fisher on Leia, Shock Therapy and Tea Partiers - (Racist Teabaggers)

    06/15/2010 4:47:06 PM PDT · by re_tail20 · 41 replies · 1,044+ views
    Popeater ^ | June 14, 2010 | Nicki Gostin
    Carrie Fisher knows that when she dies a photo of Princess Leia will pop up during the Academy Awards tribute reel -- and she's accepted it. The born-famous actress (dad Eddie Fisher left mom Debbie Reynolds for Elizabeth Taylor) has a permanent place in pop culture history thanks to 'Star Wars,' but her personal life has made its share of news. She's currently enjoying massive success with her book and one-woman show, 'Wishful Drinking.' PopEater got a few minutes with the acerbic actress-writer, and she talks candidly about her famous name, the ups and downs of being bipolar, the benefits...
  • NYT: White House Social Secretary Resigns (Desiree Rogers)

    02/26/2010 2:56:53 PM PST · by hennie pennie · 42 replies · 1,851+ views
    New York Times ^ | February 26, 2010 | Jodi Kantor
    Desiree Rogers, the White House social secretary, is resigning her position just a few months after she was roundly criticized for a security lapse that led to uninvited guests crashing the president's first state dinner. "It's been a tremendous experience and honor to serve this president and first lady in what is really a historic presidency for all Americans but particularly for African-Americans," she said in a brief telephone interview. "That is part of the reason I came out to do the job." Ms. Rogers was a newcomer to politics as well as to Washington, and in her first year...
  • Maher: Americans ‘Not Bright Enough to Really Understand the Issues’ (video)

    02/17/2010 5:52:02 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 19 replies · 720+ views
    Larry King Live ^ | Feb. 17, 2010
    "But what the Democrats never understand is that Americans don't really care what position you take, just stick with one. Just be strong. They're not bright enough to really understand the issues. But like an animal, they can sort of sense strength or weakness. They can smell it on you."
  • McCain lawyer asks why New York Times has not looked for Obama's drug dealer

    10/18/2008 1:07:33 PM PDT · by Kukai · 40 replies · 2,135+ views
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | October 18, 2008 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON--The McCain campaign unleashed a furious attack on the New York Times for digging into the background of Cindy McCain--as her attorney asserted the paper is not looking deeply at Barack and Michelle Obama. Her attorney wrote a stinging letter to the managing editor of the New York Times about how the piece was prepared--claiming a reporter contacted a teen on her Face Book page to get some leads. In the letter released by the McCain campaign, attorney John Dowd notes that Cindy McCain's battles with drugs and the management of her charitable life have been long reported and then...
  • New anti-Obama YouTube video -- Obama's Cocaine Use

    02/08/2008 10:03:19 PM PST · by ReagansRaiders · 11 replies · 1,466+ views
    YouTube ^ | 2/9/08 | Virginia Virtucon
    In advance of this Tuesday's Potomac Primary in VA, MD and DC, the crew at Virginia Virtucon have put together a new video to remind people about Barack Obama's admitted cocaine usage. Click here to view it.
  • Playboy Playmate charged with trafficking cocaine

    04/27/2007 6:04:05 PM PDT · by RDTF · 25 replies · 1,497+ views
    Wistv.com ^ | April 26, 2007 | AP
    CHARLESTON, S.C. A woman who was the December 2006 Playboy Playmate of the Month and a personal trainer have been charged with trafficking cocaine after police say maids discovered a kilo of the drug in their hotel room. Arrest warrants say that 24-year-old Kia Terrell Drayton and 33-year-old Otis Leon Story, both of Atlanta, were arrested as they left their room at the Residence Inn near North Charleston Coliseum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday morning. Both also are charged with possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime. Their bail was set at 2-point-2 (M) million...