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  • The Democrats’ death by a thousand scandals

    04/16/2015 12:29:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | April 16, 2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    When asked in February what his proudest accomplishment was as a leading figure in the Obama administration, former White House advisor David Axelrod replied by touting the administration’s record on ethics. “I’m proud of the fact that basically you’ve had an administration that’s been in place for six years in which there hasn’t been a major scandal,” he said. To this, conservatives laughed. There is a difference between being scandal-free and deftly navigating the media environment to ensure that no individual controversy shatters the foundations of the public’s trust in the president. While the administration’s political team has been able...
  • AP's Pace: Hillary Hesitated on Run Because of Friendship with Biden

    04/13/2015 7:34:50 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 42 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    As we would cynically say back in the good old days in Queens [insert NYC accent]: yeah, right. On today's Morning Joe, Associated Press White House correspondent Julie Pace claimed that one thing that made Hillary hesitate in deciding to run for president was that she "worried that her candidacy would block out Joe Biden who is quite a close friend of hers." When Joe Scarborough expressed skepticism, and the panel burst into guffaws, Joe said "Good. I'm not the only one laughing at that." View the video here.
  • Uh, Joe Biden, You’re Supposed To Kiss The Babies, Not Suck On Their Pacifiers

    04/09/2015 7:04:28 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/09/2015 | DUANE PATTERSON
    Never let it be said that the left doesn’t start young in explaining the proper role of government in your life.One of these two people is naïve, not yet in control of all their faculties, clearly delusional in thinking the entire world revolves around their needs, and can inadvertently stick a fork into a wall socket in a second’s notice. The other one is former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s grandson, Jasper Michael Brown Quintana.Now I don’t begrudge Joe being Joe. I personally love babies. I have a grandson just shy of two whom I adore, and another one...
  • Joe Biden Brags About His Income In Affordable Housing Speech

    04/08/2015 4:44:49 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 7 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 8, 2015 | Breitbart News
    From CNS News: Speaking at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday about affordable housing, Vice President Joe Biden said home ownership helped him pay for his children’s college education, even if that would not be the case today because of the amount of money he earns.
  • Biden: ‘I Make A Lot of Money Now As Vice President…A Lot of Money’

    04/07/2015 9:29:13 PM PDT · by PROCON · 20 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | April 7, 2015 | Penny Starr
    (CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday about affordable housing, Vice President Joe Biden said home ownership helped him pay for his children’s college education, even if that would not be the case today because of the amount of money he earns.“I make a lot of money now as vice president – I make a lot of money,” Biden said. “When the president was thanking everyone for the sacrifices they made when they got us all in the Blair House -- after he took office -- and the financial sacrifices...
  • Joe Biden to Address Secretive Network of Gay Political Donors

    04/06/2015 9:24:12 AM PDT · by PROCON · 25 replies
    bloomberg | April 6, 2015
    Linky only.
  • Your Predictions: By Which Primary Will Jeb Bush Finally Bow Out And Throw Support To Ted Cruz?

    03/29/2015 12:21:57 PM PDT · by Cruz_West_Paul2016 · 92 replies
    And unless there are any changes, this is the order. Iowa, New Hampshire,Colorado,Minnesota,New York,Utah.Then from Feb.6 thru Feb.23,we have Nevada,South Carolina,North Carolina and Michigan on the 23rd. Obviously the odds of Bush even winding up in the top three are about the same as the odds of Joe Biden taking the Democrat Nomination in 2016. The far left media will probably keep Bush in the top three with their "Left Leaning Polls". Should be interesting to watch their reactions when Jeb wont even make the top four in Iowa.
  • Joe Biden’s Israel stunner: American Jews should let Israel protect them

    03/29/2015 6:05:11 AM PDT · by SJackson · 45 replies
    Salon ^ | 3-29-15 | Corey Robin
    "No matter how deeply involved you are in the U.S. … there’s only one guarantee ... and that's the state of Israel" In the April issue of The Atlantic, Jeffrey Goldberg reports on a remarkable incident last fall at the residence of Vice President Joseph Biden. Speaking before guests—including leaders of Jewish organizations and Jewish officials in the Obama administration—invited to celebrate Rosh Hashanah, Biden recalled meeting Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir when he was a young man in the Senate: “I’ll never forget talking to her in her office with her assistant—a guy named Rabin—about the Six-Day War,” he...
  • Crazy Uncle Joe for President? Really?

    03/26/2015 4:06:07 PM PDT · by QT3.14 · 14 replies
    NRO ^ | March 22, 2015 | John Fund
    ow worried are Democrats that Hillary Clinton might be a problem as the Democratic nominee? Some are even thinking of Joe Biden as an alternative. A draft-Biden movement has started. Mark Halperin of Bloomberg News says the buzz is that “if Hillary Clinton fails, he’s the man.” The vice president himself is said to be scrambling for a way to somehow run for president a third time. Joe Biden? When the next president is sworn in, he will be 74 years old, but that’s only the beginning of his problems. A creature of Washington since he was elected to the...
  • Men Smiling at Women is Sexist, Study Concludes

    03/25/2015 10:10:21 AM PDT · by rightistight · 84 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 3/25/15 | Aurelius
    According to a study released this month by Northeastern University in Boston, nonverbal cues such as smiling are sexist. The study's aim was to find types of sexism that are not readily apparent. Psychologist Jin Goh explained, "While many people are sensitive to sexist verbal offences, they may not readily associate sexism with warmth and friendliness." 27 pairs of men and women participated in the study. They were tasked with playing a trivia game and then talking afterwards. Scientists concluded that men who are nice to women are, in fact, actually sexist because they are tricking them into accepting the...
  • Climate debate turns nasty

    03/15/2015 8:31:03 AM PDT · by Signalman · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/14/2015 | Timothy Carna
    The debate over climate science has taken a nasty turn. Vice President Biden painted skeptics of climate change as stupid in a recent interview. "I Ihink it’s close to mindless,” he said of skeptics on the HBO program “Vice.” “I think it’s like, you know, almost like denying gravity now.” This is a stunning development, that the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, who should know more than anybody else in the world, who’s proposing hundreds of billions of dollars in costs to prevent this climate and temperature increases, doesn’t know whether their projections have been right or wrong,” Sessions...
  • It's Not Just Iran You Can't Trust

    03/13/2015 6:16:43 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 13, 2015 | Mona Charen
    "Traitors!" screamed the headline of the New York Daily News. "Beneath the dignity of the institution I revere," huffed Vice President Joe Biden. "Dangerous and irresponsible," opined The Washington Post's David Ignatius. President Obama offered that it was "ironic" that the senators were on the same side as supposed "hardliners" in Iran. The occasion for all of this snorting and pawing of earth was the letter signed by 47 Senate Republicans explaining to Iran's leadership that an "executive agreement" is only valid for the term of the executive. Obama mentioned irony. Here's the one he doesn't see: He is hardly...
  • The Mullahs' Voice

    02/28/2007 5:31:08 AM PST · by nuconvert · 6 replies · 315+ views
    Frontpage Mag. ^ | February 23, 2007 | Kenneth R. Timmerman
    The Mullahs' Voice By Kenneth R. Timmerman FrontPageMagazine.com February 23, 2007 Iran’s ruling clerics have a new unofficial spokesman in Washington, who can talk circles around their official ambassadors. His name is Trita Parsi, and he is a protégé of Francis Fukayama, the policy heavy-weight who has now turned against the Bush agenda of promoting freedom in the Middle East as an antidote to terror. In a remarkable round-up of official Iranian government views, presented as “objective” analysis on C-SPAN this past Saturday, Feb. 17, Parsi urged the United States government to “open up diplomacy and dialogue” with Iran’s rulers...
  • Daily Beast Exclusive: White House Official Fired for Tweeting Under Fake Name

    10/22/2013 6:00:46 PM PDT · by kristinn · 19 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | Tuesday, October 22, 2013 | Josh Rogin
    A White House national security official was fired last week after being caught as the mystery Tweeter who has been tormenting the foreign policy community with insulting comments and revealing internal Obama administration information for over two years. Jofi Joseph, a director in the non-proliferation section of the National Security Staff at the White House, has been surreptitiously tweeting under the moniker @natsecwonk, a Twitter feed famous inside Washington policy circles since it began in February, 2011 until it was shut down last week. Two administration officials confirmed that the mystery tweeter was Joseph, who has also worked at the...
  • Smelling blood in the water, Joe Biden’s 2016 juggernaut seizes on Clinton’s woes

    03/05/2015 6:53:42 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 37 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/05/2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    Hillary Clinton probably will remain the inevitable Democratic presidential nominee in 2016, even if only because the Democratic Party is woefully short on viable alternative presidential candidates. A variety of Democratic opinion makers have begun to engage in the unthinkable process of envisioning what a post-Clinton 2016 field might look like if the former secretary of stateÂ’s campaign capsizes under the weight of her own carelessness and flagrant disregard for the law. The latest to join the chorus of speculators is National JournalÂ’s Emma Roller who perhaps advertently highlighted the fact that the sitting Vice President of the United States...
  • Poll: Walker and Bush lead crowded GOP field

    03/05/2015 3:59:05 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Politico | March 5, 2015 | Nick Gass
    Scott Walker and Jeb Bush head a crowded field of prospective Republican presidential candidates in the latest national poll released Thursday. Walker, the Wisconsin governor, polls at 18 percent, and Bush, the former Florida governor, is at 16 percent. The poll, conducted by Quinnipiac University, has New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee at 8 percent each; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson at 7 percent; Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz at 6 percent each; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 5 percent; former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum at 2 percent; and South Carolina Sen....
  • Top Biden Backer: Hillary Clinton Will ‘Die by 1,000 Cuts’ on E-Mail Story

    03/04/2015 12:11:20 PM PST · by kristinn · 36 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Wednesday, March 4, 2015 | Philip Rucker
    One of Vice President Biden's most prominent supporters said Wednesday that twin controversies swirling around Hillary Rodham Clinton should give Democrats serious pause about anointing her as the party's presidential nominee. Dick Harpootlian, a former Democratic Party chairman in South Carolina, home to an early and important presidential primary, said recent reports about Clinton's use of private e-mail to conduct government business and her family's charitable foundation accepting donations from foreign governments while she was secretary of state could be damaging to her likely 2016 presidential campaign. "There’s always another shoe to drop with Hillary," Harpootlian said in an interview...
  • Joe Biden in Guatemala to talk Central America funding (guess he's gotten over his "cold" now?)

    03/02/2015 1:36:54 PM PST · by Dave346 · 4 replies
    U-T San Diego ^ | 1:12 p.m.March 2, 2015
    GUATEMALA CITY (AP) — U.S. Vice President Joe Biden has arrived in Guatemala for a two-day visit with Central American presidents to discuss funding priorities aimed at slowing migration.
  • Black History Biden: Veep calls for 'emancipation' of people's wealth

    02/25/2015 6:30:02 AM PST · by 9thLife · 33 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | FEBRUARY 25, 2015 | 8:10 AM | BY PAUL BEDARD
    Vice President Joe Biden used a Black History Month event at his official residence Monday night to decry the rich, both white and black, for stunting economic growth and suggested that “emancipation” is in order. “A lot of wealthy white and black people aren't bad but they control 1 percent of the economy and this cannot stand,” Biden told about 100 guests, including past civil rights activists and NBC weatherman Al Roker. “It's not fair because the business experts are saying that concentration of wealth is stunting growth. So let's do something that's worthy of emancipation,” said Biden, according to...
  • Hilarious video shows every moment Joe Biden has groped someone

    02/20/2015 11:42:34 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 40 replies
    Young Conservatives ^ | 02/20/2015 | Michael Cantrell
    Earlier this week we were all treated to an incredibly creepy photo of Vice President Joe Biden laying hands on Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter’s wife, while whispering sweet nothings in her ear. To say she looked a bit uncomfortable would be an understatement of biblical proportions.As we noted in the previous story, Biden has a long history of having roaming hands, and the good people over at The Washington Free Beacon have complied a hilarious video featuring every cringe-worthy, uncomfortable grope fest Biden’s participated in for your viewing enjoyment.Happy Friday! Was anyone else getting the willies while simultaneously laughing...
  • Biden headed to New Hampshire

    02/19/2015 12:08:01 PM PST · by rdl6989 · 30 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 19, 2015 | David McCabe
    Vice President Biden will travel to New Hampshire Wednesday — his third trip to a state with an early 2016 presidential nominating contest this month.
  • If Biden Wasn't Obama's Life Insurance, He'd Be in Prison by Now...

    02/19/2015 3:55:00 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 33 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | 19 February 2015 | Reaganite Republican
    seriously, what is wrong with this guy? This recent, bizarre snuggling with the incoming Defense Secretary's wife is beyond belief- yet hardly something new, actually should be something like 'the last straw' if there's any sense or justice left in this country.  But Uncle Joe doesn't age discriminate, he'll fondle any from 8-80... if the photos floating around out there are any indicator. And WHERE the hell are the feminists...? How old is Coons' daughter, anyway? Looks like maybe 12... and he was all-over every little girl they made the mistake of standing him next to on Biden's (utterly useless) China trip,...
  • Joe Biden Looking for Reason to Flee the Country when Bibi Speaks

    02/19/2015 5:13:50 AM PST · by Dave346 · 34 replies
    Jewish Press ^ | February 19th, 2015 | Tzvi Ben-Gedalyahu
    The Obama administration’s new excuse to explain why Vice-President Joe Biden will be “out of the country” when Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu addresses Congress next month is that he has to attend a Panama government inauguration – that occurred last July. The vice president of the United States normally attends joint sessions of Congress, but National Security Council Spokesperson Bernadette Meehan stated last month, “As a matter of long-standing practice and principle, we do not see heads of state or candidates in close proximity to their elections…. The President has been clear about his opposition to Congress passing new legislation...
  • MSM Ignored an Even Creepier Joe Biden Moment

    02/18/2015 2:43:04 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | February 18, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    So what could be creepier than inappropriately placing your hands on the wife of a new cabinet official? How about inappropriately placing your hand on the leg of a gruff police chief during a solemn ceremony? Joe Biden did both but the first act is all over the news and the classic photo of the latter was buried by the mainstream media. Why? The reason seems to be timing. It is okay now to have a laugh at the expense of Biden since his days in office are numbered and few, perhaps not even Biden himself, believe he has...
  • Mika Declares Ash Carter's Wife 'Fine' Being Creeped by Biden

    02/18/2015 9:09:00 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 33 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Honoring a long tradition of liberal women circling the wagons around Dem men accused of impropriety, Mika Brzezinski has come to the defense of Uncle Joe Biden. On today's Morning Joe, Mika declared that Biden was not being "creepy" when for 20 seconds he put his hands on Stephanie Carter during her husband Ash's swearing in as Defense Secretary. For good measure, Mika claimed that Stephanie Carter was "fine" with Biden's unseemly ministrations. Has Brzezinski spoken with Mrs. Carter, or is she showing off her skills for a second career as Real Psychic Mika? View the video here.
  • Muslim Leader Who Called Israel a ‘Suspect’ After 9/11 Meets with Biden at White House

    02/18/2015 7:16:52 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 6 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | Feb 18, 2015 | Adam Kredo
    Muslim Leader Who Called Israel a ‘Suspect’ After 9/11 Meets with Biden at White House Critics call Salam Al-Marayati anti-Israel and soft on terrorism BY: Adam Kredo February 18, 2015 5:00 am A controversial U.S. Muslim leader who has been highly critical of Israel and said that the Jewish state should be on the “suspect list” in the wake of the 9/11 terror attacks participated on Tuesday in a White House summit on Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) that featured Vice President Joe Biden. Salam Al-Marayati, founder of the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC), tweeted out a photo of himself at...
  • CNN: Here's what really happened when Joe Biden whispered to the new Defense Secretary's wife

    02/17/2015 12:29:45 PM PST · by maggief · 39 replies
    CNN ^ | February 17, 2015 | Brenna Williams
    EXCERPT In this case, Biden said at the ceremony today he has known Ash Carter for years and, when you watch the full video (click above), it doesn't appear entirely obvious that he makes Stephanie Carter uncomfortable. In fact, she nods her head in agreement after Biden talks to her. If you watch for more than a Vine's-length, the ceremony goes on normally after the whisper seen 'round the web.
  • Biden: Including immigrants key to stopping extremism in US

    02/17/2015 12:56:48 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 32 replies
    The United States must ensure that immigrants are fully included in the fabric of American society to prevent violent ideologies from taking root at home, Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday as he opened a White House summit on countering extremism and radicalization. Joining local elected officials, community leaders and religious figures, Biden portrayed the U.S. as far better positioned than Europe, thanks to what he called America's successful record at cultural integration. He said societies must offer immigrants an "affirmative alternative" to extremism, cautioning that military force alone could not address the threat. Across the Atlantic, deadly terrorist attacks...
  • ‘Psssst. I’m not wearing any underwear’: These captions of the ‘creeptouching’ Joe Biden...

    02/17/2015 11:32:45 AM PST · by maggief · 72 replies
    Twitchy ^ | February 17, 2015
    It didn’t take long for Tweeters to react to that photo of Vice President Joe Biden canoodling with the wife on Defense Secretary Ashton Carter at Carter’s swearing in a little earlier today. Check out some of the funnier fake captions and reactions to what is the latest in an ongoing series of photographers catching Mr. Biden getting just a little too “handsy” with a member of the opposite sex:
  • New SecDef Can’t Even Defend His Wife From Joe Biden

    02/17/2015 10:19:12 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/17/2015 | Betsy Rothstein
    Tuesday, at Defense Sec. Ash Carter‘s swearing-in ceremony, Biden got all touchy feely with Carter’s wife, Stephanie. From the pictures, it looks like he’s whispering sweet nothings into her right ear. He’s also getting a good whiff of her shampoo. Let’s give him the benefit of the doubt: Perhaps he was trying to be comforting after her spill on the ice at the Pentagon this morning while she was accompanying her husband on his first day on the job.
  • Say It Ain’t Joe: Will Hillary Pick Biden?

    02/16/2015 2:49:55 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 33 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 16, 2015 | Jeff Greenfield
    The chances of him winning the presidency are, um, slim. But what if Hillary just keeps him around a bit longer?In the financial world, inflation is defined as “too much money chasing too few goods.” In the world of political journalism, inflation is “too many pundits chasing too few scenarios.” Like the editors of Cosmopolitan struggling each month to find new sexual positions, implements, and erogenous zones, scribes are already running out of ways to chronicle the strategies and prospects of presidential contenders: “How Marco Can Stop Jeb”; “How Paul Can Block Cruz and Huckabee”; “How A Fiorina-Santorum Alliance Can...
  • George W. Bush Is Intervening in Iraq—Again

    02/12/2015 9:49:04 PM PST · by Jet Jaguar · 34 replies
    Politico ^ | Feb 12, 2015 | MARK PERRY
    When Iraqi tribal leaders came to D.C. looking for help against ISIL, the White House refused. Then the former president made a call. Late in the evening of Sunday, January 18, an eleven-member delegation of tribal leaders from Iraq’s western Anbar Province arrived in Washington, D.C. Just as their plane was touching down, Islamic State units back in Iraq attacked the compound of one of the delegation’s senior leaders, Sheik Ahmed Abu Risha, killing nine Iraqi police officers and wounding 28 of the sheik’s guards. A nearby Iraqi military unit failed to respond to repeated calls for help. The brutal...
  • After Announcing Netanyahu Boycott, VP Biden & Kerry Meet With Herzog (Major Bibi Opponent)

    02/08/2015 2:30:32 PM PST · by xzins · 93 replies
    JP Updates ^ | 8 Feb 15 | Jacob Kornbluh
    After announcing he will be skipping Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu”s speech to Congress for a trip abroad, US Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State John Kerry both met on Saturday with Labor leader Isaac Herzog on the sidelines of a security conference in Munich, Germany. The two sides insisted that the meetings were informal. But it reportedly revolved around security matters and the Zionist Union’s defense strategy, Israeli media reported. On Friday, Biden announced he’ll miss Netanyahu’s speech to Congress due to a pre-scheduled overseas trip, yet unnamed. Both Kerry and President Barack Obama said last month...
  • When is a Boycott of Israel not a Boycott?

    02/08/2015 6:01:39 AM PST · by TangoLimaSierra · 10 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/7/2015 | Michael Curtis
    There are understandable differences of opinion between the American and Israel leaders on the issue of Islamist terrorism. It is wholly appropriate and desirable that they should be heard in the U.S. Congress. It is therefore painful that some honorable Democratic members of Congress should be so misguided as to declare that they will not attend the Israeli leader’s address. John Lewis (Georgia), a hero of the civil rights movement, G.K. Butterfield (North Carolina), chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, and Eric Blumenauer (Oregon) are among those who are engaging in what is tantamount to a boycott of Israel. According...
  • Likud Incensed After Biden Meets Herzog in Munich

    02/07/2015 5:33:17 PM PST · by Dave346 · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 2/8/2015, 2:27 AM | Elad Benari
    Despite essentially boycotting Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress by planning to be abroad when it takes place, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday met with another Israeli official. Biden and Opposition leader Yitzhak Herzog, head of the Labor party, met on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference. The Likud party was incensed at the meeting between Herzog and Biden, which also came as leaders from the left, including Herzog himself, were busy attacking Netanyahu and blaming him for Biden’s boycott of the speech. “Buji’s behavior in Munich is an irresponsible crossing of red lines,” the party...
  • Joe Biden skipping Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech

    02/06/2015 12:30:05 PM PST · by Dave346 · 72 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/6/15 2:29 PM EST | Edward-Isaac Dovere
    Joe Biden won’t be there to welcome Benjamin Netanyahu to a joint session of Congress — or even shake his hand. The vice president will miss only his second address by a foreign leader to a joint session of Congress next month, when he’ll be out of the country while Netanyahu makes what’s become an increasingly controversial speech warning against the Iran nuclear deal. The vice president’s office on Friday confirmed the plans to skip the March 3 speech. “We are not ready to announce details of his trip yet, and normally our office wouldn’t announce this early, but the...
  • Earnest: "Not Sure" Biden Will Attend Netanyahu; Obama "Looking Forward" Meeting Muslim Leaders @WH

    02/04/2015 1:04:46 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 8 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 4, 2015 | RealClearPolitics
    White House press secretary Josh Earnest said there is no decision yet as to whether Vice President Joe Biden will attend a joint session of Congress next month where Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will give an address... The question immediately following the Netanyahu discussion pertained to President Obama's meeting with Muslim leaders Wednesday afternoon, which Earnest said that "the president is looking forward" to it.
  • Joe Biden: A Plan for Central America

    01/31/2015 11:31:18 AM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | JAN. 29, 2015 | JOSEPH R. BIDEN Jr.
    AS we were reminded last summer when thousands of unaccompanied children showed up on our southwestern border, the security and prosperity of Central America are inextricably linked with our own. The economies of El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras remain bogged down as the rest of the Americas surge forward. Inadequate education, institutional corruption, rampant crime and a lack of investment are holding these countries back. Six million young Central Americans are to enter the labor force in the next decade. If opportunity isn’t there for them, the entire Western Hemisphere will feel the consequences.
  • The Past Six Years Have Been Really, Really Hard For This Country." Caption this Pic!

    01/30/2015 4:23:33 PM PST · by SgtBob · 49 replies
    CNN, Weekly Standard ^ | 1/30/2015 | Daniel Halper
    Have at it FReepers!
  • Biden to Doctors: Obamacare Settled It, Health Care is a ‘Right’

    01/25/2015 10:52:24 AM PST · by PROCON · 52 replies
    breitbart ^ | Jan. 25, 2015 | Joel B. Pollak
    Vice President Joe Biden wrapped up his California visit on Friday by telling doctors that the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, had “ended the debate” about whether health care is a privilege or a right, according to the Orange County Register. Biden was speaking to the Patient Safety, Science & Technology Summit, congratulating doctors on a rapid reduction in the rate of hospital-borne infections in recent years. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton also spoke to the meeting. There is no provision in the Constitution or in the text of the Obamacare bill that refers to health care as a...
  • Obama Lauds King’s ‘Courage of Convictions’; Biden to Lead U.S. Delegation to Saudi Arabia

    01/23/2015 8:45:13 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 01/23/2015 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama hailed late Saudi King Abdullah, who died at age 90 after a battle with pneumonia, as leading the kingdom “through its emergence as a critical force within the global economy and a leader among Arab and Islamic nations.” “He took bold steps in advancing the Arab Peace Initiative, an endeavor that will outlive him as an enduring contribution to the search for peace in the region,” Obama said of the Saudi plan that would recognize Israel in exchange for concessions including pulling back to pre-1967 borders. “At home, King Abdullah’s vision was dedicated to the education of his...
  • Joe Biden Says 'There's A Chance' He'll Challenge Hillary

    01/21/2015 7:45:29 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/21/2015 | Colin Campbell
    Vice President Joe Biden claims he might enter the 2016 fray. Biden insisted Wednesday morning the contest is "wide open" for both Democrats and Republicans, despite polls showing former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is by far the front-runner for the Democratic nomination. "Yes there's a chance," Biden replied on ABC's "Good Morning America" when directly pressed on whether he would challenge Clinton. "But I haven't made my mind up about that."
  • Shooters Fire at Joe Biden's Delaware Home

    01/18/2015 4:33:08 PM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 54 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 18/1/15 | Yaakov Levi
    Shots were fired Saturday night outside the unoccupied home of Vice President Joe Biden in Delaware. Biden was not at home when the incident occurred, the Secret Service told reporters. Speaking to CNN, Secret Service spokesman Robert Hoback said “a vehicle drove by the vice president's residence at a high rate of speed and fired multiple gun shots. This occurred on a public road outside the established security perimeter. The shots were heard by Secret Service personnel posted at the residence and a vehicle was observed by an agent leaving the scene at a high rate of speed.” Biden and...
  • Report: Shots Fired Near VP Biden's Delaware Home

    01/18/2015 7:56:16 AM PST · by kristinn · 54 replies
    CNN via Twitter ^ | Sunday, January 18, 2015 | Jake Tapper
    USSS: a vehicle drove near VP Biden's DE home last night and someone in it fired multiple gun shots. Bidens weren't home.
  • Holy Hell Would Be Unleashed On ‘Handsy’ Joe Biden If He Were Conservative

    01/07/2015 10:41:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 35 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 01/07/2015 | Mollie Hemingway
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus plays a bumbling (but certainly more competent than Joe Biden) vice president in HBO’s “Veep.” There’s an episode in season two where it’s January 6 and she is supposed to swear in senators but just can’t get her act together. She messes up small talk and doesn’t have her head in the game. Yesterday, January 6, was sort of a real-life version of this. While the man who in real life is a heartbeat away from the presidency also messed up small talk, he was almost too locked in. He was extremely attentive. Particularly to underage girls. And,...
  • The ironies of oil

    01/04/2015 6:24:27 PM PST · by arthurus · 9 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | Jan. 2, 2015 | Victor Hanson
    In the vice presidential debates of 2008, Joe Biden mocked Sarah Palin for the supposedly mindless campaign mantra of "Drill, baby, drill." Biden intoned that, "It will take 10 years for one drop of oil to come out of any of the wells that are going to be drilled." The energy secretary-designate, the professorial Steven Chu, in 2008 had unwisely voiced a widely held but wisely unspoken progressive belief that, "Somehow we have to figure out how to boost the price of gasoline to the levels in Europe" -- or about $9 a gallon.
  • Fast-Declining Joe Biden Now Believes He Was Sonny From ‘The Godfather’ As A Kid

    12/15/2014 8:55:35 AM PST · by Baynative · 44 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 12/14/14 | Eric Owens, Education Editor
    Vice President Joe Biden demonstrated that he is slipping deeper into senility this week when he gave a speech swearing that he once violently ambushed an unsuspecting kid who allegedly kicked his sister off of her bicycle. The tale told by Biden bore a remarkable resemblance to a scene in “The Godfather,” in which Sonny Corleone pummels Carlo Rizzi for abusing Corleone’s pregnant sister, Connie.
  • Joe Biden recalls slamming local bully's head into a counter and threatening to kill him

    12/12/2014 2:28:31 PM PST · by PROCON · 45 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Dec. 12, 2014 | Francesca Chambers
    The VP colorfully recalled the incident a women's rights charity event in New York City held to 'celebrate men who combat violence against women' 'I walked up behind him and smashed his head next to the counter' 'His father grabbed me, and I looked at his son and said, "If you ever touch my sister again, I’ll come back here again and I’ll kill your son" 'In his youth, Vice President Joe Biden once assaulted and threatened to kill a local bully who kept pushing his little sister off her bike. Biden colorfully recalled the incident at a recent women's...
  • Imam Joe Biden Schools an Infidel

    12/12/2014 11:29:21 AM PST · by SJackson · 16 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | December 12, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    The courageous ex-Muslim human rights activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali recently recounted that at a speech in Washington not long ago, she met Vice President Joe Biden. Biden seized the opportunity to tell her that “ISIS had nothing to do with Islam.” Hirsi Ali politely disagreed, whereupon Biden began a lesson in the teachings of the Religion of Peace: “Let me tell you one or two things about Islam.” Unfortunately, Hirsi Ali didn’t hear much of Imam Joe’s Islamic wisdom: “I politely left the conversation at that. I wasn’t used to arguing with vice presidents.” This wasn’t just Joe being Joe,...
  • Joe Biden: ‘I’ll Kill Your Son’

    12/12/2014 9:07:13 AM PST · by Responsibility2nd · 75 replies
    Daily Beast ^ | 12/12/2014 | Olivia Nuzzi
    In a speech Wednesday, the vice president recalled a moment from childhood when he ‘smashed [the] head’ of local bully—and then threatened to kill him. Vice President Joe Biden said he once chased down a bully on his bicycle, physically assaulted him, and threatened to “kill” him—all in the name of protecting the honor of his sister Valerie. ~snip~ “I remember coming back from Mass on Sunday,” Biden began. “Always the big treat was, we’d stop at the donut shop…We’d get donuts, and my dad would wait in the car. As I was coming out, my sister [Valerie] tugged on...