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  • President Obama Breaks Into Tears as He Says Goodbye to Holder

    02/27/2015 9:03:13 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | February 27, 2015 | Pam Key
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK)Friday, President Barack Obama spoke at the portrait unveiling ceremony for outgoing U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder, which led to the commander-in-chief breaking into tears that he wiped away as he finished his remarks. The president said, “Having good men in a position of power and authority, who are willing to fight for what is right, that is a rare thing, a powerful thing....
  • State Dept. Logic: Obama Should Resign

    02/22/2015 9:02:26 AM PST · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 22, 2015 | Daniel J. Mitchell
    While I normally focus on jaw-dropping examples of hypocrisy by politicians, I realize that our beloved leaders also can be absurdly brazen in their exaggerations, deceptions, and prevarications. But sometimes you can’t help but be shocked by their chutzpah.Sort of like the time back in 2010 that a Greek politician issued an ultimatum that his country should get a giant bailout without taking the necessary steps to rein in bureaucratic bloat.But nothing compares with Obama’s recent claim that his opponents are trying to “bamboozle” voters. President Obama, in a fiery speech to Democrats Friday, accused Republicans of trying to “bamboozle...
  • Obama: 'Islam Has Been Woven Into the Fabric of Our Country Since Its Founding'

    02/20/2015 3:22:38 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 85 replies
    CNS News ^ | February 19, 2015 | Susan Jones
    We hear a lot about the United States' Judeo-Christian heritage, but according to President Obama, "Islam has been woven into the fabric of our country since its founding." That's what the president told a White House conference on "countering violent extremism" on Wednesday.
  • Obama Touts “Inclusive Capitalism”

    02/09/2015 1:28:52 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 51 replies
    White House Dossier ^ | February 9, 2015 | Keith Koffler
    In an interview with Ezra Klein of Vox, President Obama said traditional market forces that used to redistribute income are failing and the time for government to do it instead has arrived. The interview, which ran today, was conducted January 23. Touting what he referred to as inclusive capitalism, Obama made the case for what actually sounds a lot like socialism. So part of our job is, what can government do directly through tax policy? What we’ve proposed, for example, in terms of capital gains — that would make a big difference in our capacity to give a tax break...
  • Obama Sets Up Snitch Line For Illegals

    02/08/2015 7:47:39 PM PST · by Boomer · 50 replies
    The Homeland Security Department has set up hotlines for illegal immigrants who believe their rights under President Obama’s amnesty policy have been violated. In a memo announcing the customer complaint line, U.S. Customs and Border Protection asked illegal immigrants to “please tell us about your experience” if they believe they were treated “contrary to the new DHS enforcement priorities.” The department alerted “stakeholders” last week of three complaint hotlines: one for CBP, which oversees the Border Patrol; one for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, which handles immigration laws in the nation’s interior; and one for U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services,...
  • Obama administration issues 5.5M work permits to non-citizens; critics call it shadow immig system

    02/07/2015 10:45:24 AM PST · by Jim Robinson · 26 replies
    FOX News ^ | February 7, 2015
    Since 2009, the Obama administration issued roughly 5.5 million work permits to non-citizens beyond what Congress has authorized, according to recently-released documents that critics of U.S. policy say reveals a "shadow" or "parallel" immigration system stifling wages and taking jobs from Americans. The information was obtained by the conservative-leaning Center for Immigration Studies through a Freedom of Information Act request and has prompted Alabama GOP Sen. Jeff Sessions to call for an investigation. "This request has unearthed the operation of a shadow immigration system previously unknown to the American public," said Sessions, one of Capitol Hill's most outspoken critics of...
  • Obama: You know, Christians were just as bad as ISIS a few centuries ago

    02/05/2015 1:50:44 PM PST · by Kaslin · 81 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 5, 2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    If you were to engage in a debate about religious violence with your average high school senior, you might encounter the claim that the modern scourge of religiously-inspired barbarity attributable to those who consider themselves Muslims is no historical anomaly. They might contend that the Christian world engaged in its own form of fundamentalism at the turn of the first millennium when the medieval European world embarked on a campaign to liberate the Middle Eastern territories conquered by Muslim armies. Having erected a dubious moral equivalency, your interlocutor is likely to then insist that it is hypocritical for Westerners to...
  • Obama At National Prayer Breakfast: ’People Committed Terrible Deeds In The Name of Christ’

    02/05/2015 7:34:28 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 134 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 02/05/2015 | by Charlie Spiering
    At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Obama reminded attendees that violence rooted in religion isn’t exclusive to Islam, but has been carried out by Christians as well. ~snip~ “Unless we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ,” Obama said. “In our home country, slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”
  • Obama After Meeting With DREAMers: "These Kids Are Americans Just Like Us"

    02/04/2015 1:27:22 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 42 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 4, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    PRESIDENT OBAMA: I don't think there’s anybody in America who’s had a chance to talk to these six young people who or the young DREAMers all across the country who wouldn’t find it in their heart to say these kids are Americans just like us and they belong here and we want to do right by them.
  • DNC email: ‘Many’ empty seats for Obama’s San Fran fundraiser

    02/03/2015 3:04:08 PM PST · by Kyle Olson · 27 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 2/3/15 | Olaf Ekberg
    Even a cut-rate price of $10,000 can’t get people interested in having dinner with President Obama. That’s a deep discount, compared to a $32,400 ticket prior to the 2014 election. SFist reports an email promoting an event in San Francisco with the president states the fundraiser currently has “many” seats available.
  • White House Seeks to Limit Health Law’s Tax Troubles

    01/31/2015 11:03:46 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 25 replies
    New York Slimes ^ | January 31, 2015 | Robert Pear
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials and other supporters of the Affordable Care Act say they worry that the tax-filing season will generate new anger as uninsured consumers learn that they must pay tax penalties and as many people struggle with complex forms needed to justify tax credits they received in 2014 to pay for health insurance.
  • Tit for tat: Israeli President Reuven Rivlin declines meeting with Obama

    01/25/2015 5:25:43 PM PST · by Nachum · 18 replies
    Israel Matzav ^ | 1/25/15 | Carl in Jerusalem
    Israeli President Reuven Rivlin, who is visiting the United States this week, has declined to meet with Barack Hussein Obama. Rivlin will be in New York this week to speak at UN Headquarters, for an International Holocaust Remembrance Day event. The President’s Residence had informed U.S. Ambassador Dan Shapiro in early December of Rivlin’s planned visit, and the information was conveyed to the White House.A senior Israeli official said that at first Rivlin did not want to impose himself on Obama, and that he would be happy to go to Washington if invited by the White House. The deputy...
  • Tea Party Response To President Obama's State Of The Union Address

    01/20/2015 6:00:54 PM PST · by Syncro · 36 replies
    Tea Party Express ^ | Jan 20, 2015 | Congressman Curt Clawson (FL-19)
    <p>We're setting up and getting ready as Congressman Curt Clawson puts the final touches on his speech for tonight as he prepares to deliver the 5th Annual Tea Party Response immediately following the President's State of the Union Address and the Republican response.</p>
  • White House Questioned French Magazine’s ‘Judgment’ In 2012 For Publishing Naked Muhammad Cartoon

    01/07/2015 9:51:01 AM PST · by Colehill1999 · 61 replies
    CBS News ^ | 1-7-15 | NA
    WASHINGTON (CBSDC) — The White House criticized French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in 2012 for publishing cartoons mocking the Prophet Muhammad. Then White House Press Secretary Jay Carney questioned the magazine’s judgment after publishing images of Muhammad naked. “We are aware that a French magazine published cartoons featuring a figure resembling the Prophet Muhammad, and obviously we have questions about the judgment of publishing something like this,” Carney told reporters in September 2012. Carney stated that the images would be “deeply offensive to many and have the potential to be inflammatory.”
  • Obama Will Trumpet Economic Recovery in State of the Union Runup

    01/03/2015 2:30:03 PM PST · by PROCON · 33 replies
    time.com ^ | Jan.3, 2014 | Zeke J Miller
    The President will head to Detroit, Phoenix and Tennessee next week, touting economic growth under his administration Two weeks before he is set to deliver the State of the Union Address, President Barack Obama will embark on a tour to highlight the nation’s economic progress and preview his agenda for the coming year. The White House said Obama will trumpet the recovery of the nation’s automotive sector in a speech in the Detroit area on Wednesday, just one day after the new Republican-controlled Congress holds its first meetings of 2015.
  • Obama's Year-Ending Presser…But I’m Not Done Yet!

    12/20/2014 6:33:10 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 21 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 12-20-2014 | MOTUS
    We must have let the rest of the White House staff go on “Winter Holiday Break” early too, because as of this morning, still no transcript from yesterday’s presser. I gotta run, I’ve got a flight to catch. See you next year.Although there was this posted yesterday on the Big White site: DECLARACIONES DEL PRESIDENTE SOBRE CAMBIOS EN LA POLÍTICA CON CUBA. No English translation though because, as I just explained, a lot of people are already on holiday. I ran it through my special language pack however and it appears to be addressed to newly landed formerly illegal aliens....
  • Caption Obozo and his first legal Cuban cigar

    12/18/2014 3:08:13 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 28 replies
    imgur ^ | 12/18/2014 | unknown
  • Obama making record use of presidential memos to carry out policy (w/Video Judge Napolitano)

    12/17/2014 9:39:45 AM PST · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 17, 2014
    Great 3:23 minute video interview at link. President Obama reportedly is using a unique form of executive action known as the “presidential memorandum” at a historic pace – a tactic that allows him to, technically, claim he’s not over-using executive orders while still pursuing high-level policy changes without involvement from Congress. A review by USA Today, published Wednesday, shows that, in fact, Obama has issued more memoranda than any U.S. president in history. He’s issued 198 – more than the 195 executive orders from his White House. The executive action is strikingly similar to an executive order, with only slight...
  • CIA torture report released; Obama says tactics harmed America

    12/09/2014 8:41:20 AM PST · by FatherofFive · 80 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Tuesday, December 9, 2014 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama said Tuesday that a long-awaited Senate report on CIA torture of terrorism suspects details “a troubling program” that harmed America’s reputation, reasons that he ended the practices soon after taking office. In a statement before Sen. Dianne Feinstein of California released the report, Mr. Obama said the probe “reinforces my long-held view that these harsh methods were not only inconsistent with our values as nation, they did not serve our broader counterterrorism efforts or our national security interests.”
  • Reports: Obama Mulling Sanctions on Israel

    12/05/2014 8:55:53 PM PST · by redleghunter · 19 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | December 4, 2014 | Adam Kredo
    The Obama administration is refusing to discuss reports that emerged early Thursday claiming that the White House is considering imposing sanctions on Israel for continuing construction on Jewish homes in Jerusalem. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf dodged several questions on Thursday when confronted with reports that the administration had held secret internal meetings to discuss taking action against Israel for its ongoing building in East Jerusalem. The classified meetings were reportedly held several weeks ago and included officials from both the State Department and White House, according to the Israeli daily Ha’aretz, which first reported on the meetings. The possibility...
  • Obama At Turkey Pardon: "I Know Some Will Call This Amnesty"

    11/26/2014 3:19:49 PM PST · by Biggirl · 59 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | November 26, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    During the White House Turkey pardon this year, President Obama joked that his critics would call his action “amnesty.”
  • OBAMA: KNEEL BEFORE ZOD [Si, Yo Puedo]

    11/20/2014 9:53:11 PM PST · by Jim Robinson · 63 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 20, 2014 | By Ben Shapiro
    On Thursday night, President Obama delivered his address to the nation on his executive amnesty. It was historic, both in its scope and in its dishonesty: the speech represented a closely-woven and incredible tapestry of falsehood, exposited with a straight face by the greatest liar in modern American history. To those versed in immigration and constitutional law, watching Obama lay out his program felt like watching a madman describe, with preternaturally perfect sincerity, how the moon was constructed of cheese: you know the argument is untrue, but it’s incredible to watch its dogged exposition. Obama opened with a glowing talk...
  • Sarah Palin on Exec Amnesty: Obama Giving Americans 'Middle Finger,' Endangering Nation

    11/20/2014 8:44:22 PM PST · by PROCON · 32 replies
    breitbart ^ | Nov. 20, 2014 | Tony Lee
    On Thursday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin blasted President Barack Obama for endangering the country and screwing American workers--U.S.-born and legal immigrants--of all backgrounds with his executive amnesty for illegal immigrants. In a video released on her Sarah Palin Channel before Obama's White House executive amnesty address, Palin, who called for Obama to be impeached on behalf of American workers for his lawlessness on illegal immigration, said Obama is "betraying our trust" by going "against the wishes of the American people" with with his executive amnesty. "In 2012, voters reelected President Barack Obama but they did not make him king,"...
  • November 20 - Revolution Day in Mexico (the day Barack Obama chose to give illegals amnesty)

    11/20/2014 7:00:18 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    November 20, 2014
    Today is a national holiday in Mexico - Sort of their "4th of July." Barack Obama picked Mexico's Revolution Day - November 20 - to announce amnesty for millions of illegal aliens living in the U.S. This action by Barack Obama will signal and encourage more people to flood across our open borders.
  • Obama timing his announcement so it is overshadowed by Ferguson

    11/20/2014 5:44:13 AM PST · by ChiefJayStrongbow · 15 replies
    the mind of Chief Jay Strongbow | 11/20/2014 | ChiefJayStrongbow
    Obama has met with the Ferguson 'activists' to ensure that they will protest the grand jury's decision. He knows that the protests will quickly become a lootfest and that violence will ensue, thus drawing the attention of the media away from his immigration pronouncement. On a national scale, the importance of any riots in Ferguson pale in comparison to his ruinous and illegal act of granting amnesty. Bastard needs to be impeached ...
  • Peter Kassig Beheaded By Islamic State; 'Today We Grieve,' Obama Says

    11/16/2014 4:05:53 PM PST · by Steelfish · 56 replies
    LATimes ^ | November 16, 2014 | PATRICK J. MCDONNELL
    Peter Kassig Beheaded By Islamic State; 'Today We Grieve,' Obama Says By PATRICK J. MCDONNELL. U.S. aid worker Peter Kassig beheaded by Islamic State, White House confirms Peter Kassig is third U.S. citizen known to have been beheaded by Islamic State Islamic State militants have beheaded Peter Kassig, a U.S. aid worker and ex-Army Ranger who was captured last year in Syria while on a private humanitarian mission, the White House confirmed Sunday. U.S. officials authenticated a 16-minute video, released on various social networks by the militant group earlier in the day. The video also includes footage of the mass...
  • Source: Obama to announce 10-point immigration plan via exec action as early as next week

    11/13/2014 3:00:44 AM PST · by Fenhalls555 · 62 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | November 13, 2014 | Lucas Tomlinson
    EXCLUSIVE: President Obama is planning to unveil a 10-part plan for overhauling U.S. immigration policy via executive action -- including suspending deportations for millions -- as early as next Friday, a source close to the White House told Fox News. The president's plans were contained in a draft proposal from a U.S. government agency. The source said the plan could be announced as early as Nov. 21, though the date might slip a few days pending final White House approval. Obama was briefed at the White House by Homeland Security officials before leaving on his Asia-Pacific trip last week, Fox...
  • Obama Lashes Out at Republicans During White House Bipartisan Lunch

    11/07/2014 4:52:12 PM PST · by servo1969 · 181 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11-7-2014 | Jim Hoft
    Obama met with Republican leaders today at the White House for a “bipartisan lunch.” This was his first meeting with Republican leaders after Democrats were shellacked in the midterm elections. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=HxyrML3WkwwObama lashed out at Republicans when the cameras were turned off. The AP reported: Republicans attending the postelection lunch at Obama’s invitation said they asked him for more time to work on legislation, but the president said his patience was running out. He reiterated his intent to act on his own by the end of the year if they don’t approve legislation to ease deportations before then and send it...
  • Obama Calls Republicans ‘Un-American’ In Late Election Appeal to Black Voters

    11/03/2014 4:46:34 PM PST · by Nachum · 66 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 11/3/14 | Kristinn Taylor
    Barack Obama went on the Frank Ski Show Monday at 4:10 PM. President Barack Obama attacked Republicans as ‘un-American’ in an interview on Monday. Obama made the incendiary remarks while speaking to Frank Ski on WHUR-FM, the radio station of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Howard University bills itself as the “nation’s premier Historically Black College and University.” Obama called Republicans “un-American” for efforts to ‘restrict the franchise’ of voting by calling for voter ID laws and moving to curtail early and weekend voting. In April of this year, Obama agreed with a supporter at a Democratic Party fundraiser in...
  • Obama Calls Republicans ‘Un-American’ In Late Election Appeal to Black Voters

    11/03/2014 5:45:11 PM PST · by lbryce · 37 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Kristinn Taylor
    Barack Obama went on the Frank Ski Show Monday at 4:10 PM. President Barack Obama attacked Republicans as ‘un-American’ in an interview on Monday. Obama made the incendiary remarks while speaking to Frank Ski on WHUR-FM, the radio station of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Howard University bills itself as the “nation’s premier Historically Black College and University.” Obama called Republicans “un-American” for efforts to ‘restrict the franchise’ of voting by calling for voter ID laws and moving to curtail early and weekend voting. In April of this year, Obama agreed with a supporter at a Democratic Party fundraiser in...
  • Senior Obama administration official reportedly calls Netanyahu chicken (bleep) [coward too]

    10/28/2014 3:32:37 PM PDT · by SJackson · 91 replies
    Jerusalem Post ^ | October 28, 2014 | Daniel Greenfield
    Netanyahu goes toe-to-toe with US, EU over criticism ... Share on Facebook Twitter Google Plus Report in The Atlantic quotes two officials who question the PM's ability to act on either the peace process or the Iranian nuclear issue. The administration of US President Barack Obama has expressed its displeasure over Israel's recent announcement that it would be building more housing units in east Jerusalem, but now reported name-calling directed at Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can be added to the tensions between the two allies. Jeffrey Goldberg, diplomatic correspondent for The Atlantic, reported Tuesday that he recently spoke to...
  • Obama Claims Executive Privilege Over 15,000 Fast and Furious Docs

    10/23/2014 2:22:51 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 10/23/2014 | BY: CJ Ciaramella
    The Obama administration is claiming executive privilege over more than 15,000 documents related to Operation Fast and Furious, including correspondence between Attorney General Eric Holder and his wife, according to records received Wednesday night by the watchdog group Judicial Watch. Last month, a federal judge ordered the Justice Department to release to Judicial Watch the list of documents, known as a “Vaughn index,” that it is withholding from the public, calling its requests for further delays “unconvincing.” The 1,307-page Vaughn index lists 15,662 documents related to Operation Fast and Furious that the Obama administration is asserting executive privilege over—the first...
  • 101st Airborne Troops Headed To Liberia In Ebola Fight

    10/01/2014 9:51:40 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 143 replies
    Military.com ^ | Sep 30, 2014 | Richard Sisk
    The commanding general of the 101st Airborne Division and 700 of his troops will head to Liberia in late October as the military steps up its response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the Pentagon announced Tuesday. The "Screaming Eagle" troops from Fort Campbell, Kentucky, will set up a headquarters in Monrovia, the Liberian capital, and will be joined by 700 combat engineers from several commands, the Pentagon said. Once the troops have arrived, Army Maj. Gen. Gary Volesky, commander of the 101st, will replace Maj. Gen. Darryl Williams, as commander of the U.S. military response to the Ebola...
  • Obama says too many Israelis ready to abandon peace

    09/24/2014 10:11:06 AM PDT · by BradtotheBone · 75 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 24, 2014
    UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama said on Wednesday that too many Israelis were ready to abandon a bid for peace in the region and, in a departure from his prepared remarks, added that this was something Israelis should think about. Related Stories 1. Obama urges Iran not to let opportunity pass for nuclear deal Reuters 2. What Obama Wants From The UN (The Note) ABC News 3. Modi's Power Play - Can Obama Charm Him? Huffington Post 4. Obama says will allow no 'safe haven' for Islamic State militants Reuters 5. Khorasan planned imminent attacks against U.S....
  • Obama Asks for Donations Before ISIS Speech

    09/10/2014 5:04:21 PM PDT · by Nachum · 11 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 9/10/14 | Daniel Halper
    President Obama is scheduled to address the nation this evening to discuss destroying the terrorist army of ISIS. But before hitting the airwaves, he´s asking Democratic donors to "chip in $10 or more right now to help elect Democrats." He made the ask in an email to supporters of the Democratic party. "There are just 55 days left in this election, Daniel," writes Obama in the email. "That´s 55 days left for Democrats in tight races across the country to build the organization they need to win -- and if we don´t step up right now, it´s going to be...
  • 'Obamas Danced Nearly Every Song. A Good Time Was Had By All'

    08/14/2014 5:52:19 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 26 replies
    The White House gave this summary to reporters of President Obama's activities last night: From Principal Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz: Tonight, the President and First Lady attended the birthday celebration for Mrs. Ann Jordan at an event at the Farm Neck Golf Club. There were approximately 150 guests in attendance. Among the attendees seated with the Jordans and the President and First Lady were former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Valerie Jarrett and her mother Mrs. Barbara Bowman, Ursula Burns, Kenneth Chenault and his wife Kathy, along with other friends and family of Mrs....
  • Obama: ‘Biggest Threat’ to America is Conservative ‘Maximalist Positions’

    08/12/2014 8:10:50 AM PDT · by WXRGina · 54 replies
    American Clarion ^ | August 12, 2014 | Gina Miller
    Over the weekend, a headline from the Daily Caller caught my eye: “Conservatives Are Greatest Threat To Nation, Obama Suggests.” It was a look at some comments Barack Obama (or whatever his name is) made in an interview with New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman. So, I pulled up the Times column, “Obama on the World,” and braced myself for the usual outrage that accompanies reading most anything that comes out of Obama’s mouth. I wasn’t disappointed. Most of the column was Obama’s deflecting, blaming and making excuses for his disastrous foreign policy and declaring that Israel should learn to...
  • Have You Taken Your Obama Loyalty Oath?

    08/05/2014 4:16:09 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 33 replies
    The Federalist ^ | August 5, 2014 | David Harsanyi
    Jonathan Alter at the Daily Beast has an idea that will infuse the president’s “economic patriotism” rhetoric with some bite: Compel companies to take “loyalty oaths” to prove their patriotism. You may find this suggestion a little creepy, maybe even a little fascistic; but Alter says that “it’s time for red-blooded Americans to take matters into our own hands.” And by taking the matter into “our” hands, Alter means that President Obama would unilaterally bar any company that practices “inversion” – corporate merging with foreign firms to save on U.S. tax bills – from doing business with the federal government....
  • Obama: My policies have been business friendly

    08/03/2014 6:10:32 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 80 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 3, 2014 | Tim Devaney
    President Obama says he has been “friendly” to business, but understands why they are “frustrated” with many of his regulations in a new interview published in The Economist. “They always complain about regulation,” Obama says of business leaders. “That's their job. “I would take the complaints of the corporate community with a grain of salt,” he adds. “If you look at what our policies have been, they have generally been friendly towards business.” Speaking of the Dodd-Frank financial reforms, Obama says his regulations helped hold the global economy together at a time of crisis. Obama explained that there are “core”...
  • 7 Ways Obama Basically Called Republicans Bums Today

    08/01/2014 4:25:10 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 39 replies
    ABC News ^ | August 1, 2014 | Not Attributed ...
    As if to say, "don't let the door hit you on your way out," President Obama -- on the eve of the August Congressional recess -- decided to take a big swat at Republican lawmakers today. It was clear the president was in the mood for a summer scolding. Here are seven ways the president basically called Republicans bums today: 1. 'They're Not Even Trying' 2. So Sue Me? 3. Diplomatic Delay 4. ‘A Little More Extreme' 5. They Can't Even Agree With Themselves 6. ‘Congress Is Failing' 7. Problem Solving? Not So Much
  • Barack Obama: After 9-11, the “US Tortured Some Folks”

    08/01/2014 3:35:42 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 32 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 8-1-2014 | Jim Hoft
    At his press conference today Barack Obama accused the United States of torture. Obama drops drone bombs instead. In his mind, it’s more ethical. The AP reported, via Free Republic: President Barack Obama says in the immediate aftermath of 9/11, the United States did things that were wrong and crossed the line. He says, quote, “we tortured some folks.” Obama is commenting on a Senate investigation into the CIA’s interrogation techniques. A report on that investigation’s results is expected to be released in the coming weeks. Obama says it’s important to remember how horrified Americans were after 9/11. But he...
  • White House Excoriates Republican Deportation Demands

    07/31/2014 8:01:22 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 22 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 7/31/14 | Steven Dennis
    The White House torched House Republicans’ plan to vote to block President Barack Obama from granting deportation relief to any new people in the country illegally. Republicans say that the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has acted as a magnet for the surge in unaccompanied children across the border, even though recent immigrants are not eligible. And Republicans are demanding that Obama not expand that relief amid reports he’s considering granting “administrative amnesty” and work permits to as many as 5 million more unauthorized immigrants. Here’s Press Secretary Josh Earnest’s statement
  • Obama to Republicans: ‘Stop just hatin’ all the time’

    07/30/2014 2:40:28 PM PDT · by EagleUSA · 57 replies
    Reuters ^ | July 30, 2014 | Roberta Rampton
    KANSAS CITY Mo (Reuters) - President Barack Obama took his criticism of congressional Republicans to a higher pitch on Wednesday, appealing to them to "stop just hatin' all the time" even as Republicans prepared to sue him over charges he has overstepped the bounds of his office. Republicans in the House of Representatives were expected to vote on Wednesday to authorize a lawsuit against the president for exceeding his presidential authority while implementing the Affordable Care Act, his signature health care law.
  • White House Dictates: $3.8 Billion Needed To Stem The Surge Of Immigrants

    07/08/2014 8:23:45 AM PDT · by Cheerio · 43 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 07/08/2014 | Tyler Durden
    At almost double the $2 billion that many had expected, The Washington Post reports that The White House will request $3.8 billion from Congress in emergency funding to deal with an influx of unaccompanied minors from Central America. Funds would be allocated to send more immigration judges to the southern border, build additional detention facilities and add border patrol agents, to help stem the recent surge of women and children from El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras.
  • Obama vows even more executive action [Urges Cabinet to get ‘creative’]

    07/01/2014 6:07:01 PM PDT · by markomalley · 15 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | 7/1/2014 | Dave Boyer
    President Obama vowed to double down on his use of executive action Tuesday, a move that some constitutional experts say spurns the intent of the Founding Fathers to govern by consensus, however difficult. Facing litigation from House Republicans over his repeated use of executive orders to bypass Congress, Mr. Obama nevertheless urged his Cabinet members to “be creative” in looking for more ways for him to exercise his presidential power unilaterally. “If Congress can’t act on core issues that would actually make a difference in helping middle-class families get ahead, then we’re going to have to be creative about how...
  • Obama Suggests US Needs Ban On Semiautomatic, Automatic Weapons

    06/10/2014 4:18:39 PM PDT · by servo1969 · 108 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 6-10-2014 | Neil Munro
    resident Barack Obama Tuesday suggested that the U.S. government should follow Australia’s example in dealing with shooting sprees, which involved strict gun bans on semiautomatic and automatic weapons. “Australia had a mass shooting [in 1996] similar to Columbine and Newtown, and just said, ‘That’s it, we’re not seeing that again,’ and basically imposed very severe tough gun laws and they haven’t had a mass shooting since,” Obama said, after he was asked for his reaction to recent shooting episodes in California and Oregon. Those laws included the confiscation of nearly all handguns and rifles. “We can have respect for the...
  • Caption this Pic of the Dope-in-Chief

    05/22/2014 6:07:48 PM PDT · by kingattax · 82 replies
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  • Obama Just Found Out About the VA Scandal, and He's Really, Really Mad

    05/21/2014 2:47:27 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | May 21, 2014 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Did you see how mad Obama was at that... I guess it was a press conference. He had a meeting with Shinseki, and Shinseki told him what was going on at the VA, and Obama was livid. He was so mad. Did you see that? I would not have wanted to be Shinseki. 'Cause Obama didn't know anything about this until today, and he still doesn't believe it. There still has to be an investigation to find out what really went on at the VA, and then if it did go on, they're gonna trace it back...
  • WH ‘picking up the pace’ on executive actions

    05/20/2014 12:41:33 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 20, 2014 | Justin Sink
    The White House will be “picking up the pace on executive actions,” as Congress focuses its efforts on the newly formed select committee investigating Benghazi, senior Obama adviser Dan Pfeiffer declared Tuesday. In an op-ed for The Huffington Post, Pfeiffer argued that congressional Republicans are not interested in engaging on the economy, instead spending time “obsessively trying to repeal the Affordable Care Act” and “ginning up politically motivated investigations.” “Given this dynamic, President Obama has only one option — use every ounce of his authority to unilaterally improve economic security,” Pfeiffer said. “Next week, as congressional Republicans spend their energy...
  • Obama Preparing Executive Orders To Push Green Energy

    05/09/2014 10:07:27 AM PDT · by rktman · 20 replies
    Dailycaller.com ^ | 5/9/2014 | Michael Bastasch
    President Obama is preparing to use “the pen and phone” to push more solar power and energy efficiency measures. He wants to deal with global warming but not congressional Republicans. Obama will order executive agencies to push a slew of new programs to promote solar power, green jobs training and subsidize investing in energy efficient appliances and equipment. Obama will also announce a plan to complete solar panel installations on the roof of the White House. The president will make his announcement Friday at a Wal-Mart in Mountain View, California and outline 300 “private and public sector commitments” to reduce...