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  • Ukrainians Chant “Putin Is a Douche!” at Packed Soccer Stadium (Video)

    04/20/2014 10:53:00 AM PDT · by Nachum · 15 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/20/14 | Jim Hoft
    Thousands of Ukrainians chanted “Putin is a douche!” (Poo-teen hooy-loh!) at a packed soccer stadium.
  • Maher: Does U.S. Really Have Moral Authority to Lecture Putin About Human Rights?

    04/19/2014 2:31:32 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 28 replies ^ | April 11, 2014 | Josh Feldman
    <p>Bill Maher took on American “ignorance and belligerence” over Ukraine Friday night (the less Americans know about Ukraine’s location the more they want to invade it), and pointed to America’s prison system to argue that the U.S. has lost its moral authority to lecture anyone else, Vladimir Putinincluded, about human rights.</p>
  • Obamas and Friends Take in Dinner and “A Raisin in the Sun” in NYC

    04/14/2014 10:59:48 AM PDT · by YourAdHere · 8 replies
    Afro ^ | 4/12/14 | AP
    <p>NEW YORK (AP) — Capping two days devoted to praising the advances of the civil rights movement, President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attended the Broadway revival of "A Raisin in the Sun," a play about an African-American family in 1950s Chicago.</p>
  • Man who drove car into SXSW festival was wannabe rapper with six kids

    03/14/2014 4:40:49 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 33 replies
    The man being held in Austin for that fatal car assault at the South by Southwest festival was in town to perform during it, according to reports. Rashad Charjuan Owens, 21, is an aspiring rapper who goes by the name KillingAllBeatz or K.A.B254. Mixes, posted on a SoundCloud account that matches his rapper name and mugshot, have attracted scores of comments in the past 24 hours.
  • Bring on the Frigate: LCS Is Outgunned, Outclassed

    03/06/2014 6:14:29 AM PST · by C19fan · 21 replies
    Real Clear Defense ^ | March 6, 2014 | William A. Price
    The future of the littoral combat ship is anything but certain. In January, Acting Deputy Secretary of Defense Christine Fox issued a classified memo ordering the Navy to reduce planned purchases of the Littoral Combat Ship (LCS) from 52 to 32. In a preview of the FY15 defense budget proposal, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel backed that decision saying he was “concerned that the Navy is relying too heavily on the LCS to achieve its long-term goals for ship numbers.” Hagel directed that the Navy begin studying “alternative proposals to procure a capable and lethal small surface combatant, consistent with the...
  • Ayers: Constitution needs to be replaced

    01/31/2014 5:25:21 AM PST · by rktman · 35 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 1/31/2014 | Jerome R. Corsi
    HANOVER, N.H. – President Obama’s longtime buddy, unrepentant terrorist Bill Ayers, Thursday night told debate opponent Dinesh D’Souza and an audience at Dartmouth College that the Constitution is an outmoded document and it ought to be changed. Ayers and his wife, Bernardine Dohrn, were the main founders of the domestic terror group the Weather Underground, which was assigned responsibility for dozens of bombings aimed at destroying the defense and security infrastructure of the U.S. D’Souza is the maker of the movie “2016: Obama’s America,” which is the second-highest grossing political documentary of all time.
  • Justin Bieber spends $75,000 in strip club: report

    01/21/2014 3:39:13 PM PST · by rickmichaels · 42 replies
    Toronto Sun ^ | Jan. 21, 2014 |
    Teenage pop star Justin Bieber spent a massive $75,000 during a night out at a strip club in Miami, Florida, according to a U.S. report. The Baby hitmaker, 19, is said to have visited the King of Diamonds venue in the city to celebrate the birthday of his rapper friend Lil Scrappy, who hosted a party at the club on Monday night to mark his 30th birthday. Bieber is said to have joined his friend at the venue and spent a fortune there. A representative for the strip club documented the singer's visit in a series of posts on the...
  • Navy Ordered to Drop LCS Fleet by 20 Ships

    01/16/2014 9:11:06 AM PST · by sukhoi-30mki · 29 replies
    DoD Buzz ^ | January 16th | Kris Osborn
    The Office of the Secretary of Defense has instructed the Navy to reduce its planned buy of the new Littoral Combat Ship from 52 to 32 ships, substantially limiting the size and scope of the emerging multi-mission, shallow-water ship program, according to reports. Defense News cites a Jan. 6 memo from Acting Deputy Defense Secretary Christine Fox account announcing the decision pointing to budget guidance from the White House on some large acquisition decisions. Pentagon and Navy officials would not comment on the memo or the acquisition decision regarding LCS fleet size, citing budget deliberations as pre-decisional. “We continue to...
  • Maher: Palin at 16 Was ‘Probably Pregnant But Still in Third Grade’

    11/23/2013 11:49:19 AM PST · by markomalley · 165 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | 11/23/2013 | Noel Sheppard
    You would think given all the heat MSNBC’s Martin Bashir is taking for his vile comments about Sarah Palin earlier this month, comedians might want to lay low for a while in attacking the former Alaska governor. Not HBO’s Bill Maher who on Real Time Friday said, “When Reagan was elected, Sarah Palin was barely 16, probably pregnant, but still in third grade” (video follows with transcript and commentary): (video at link) BILL MAHER: Just last week, Sarah Palin said, "There is no Ronald Reagan on the scene today. If he was, that's who I would put my faith in."...
  • Pa. Democrat holds to town hall [sic] on health care law

    11/01/2013 4:52:34 AM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 16 replies
    AP via WPXI ^ | November 1, 2013
    POTTSVILLE, Pa. — A freshman Democrat representing northeastern Pennsylvania's biggest cities and some anthracite coal towns will hold a town hall meeting on the federal health care law in the wake of an uproar over its website woes and insurers discontinuing plans that don't meet the law's standards. U.S. Rep. Matt Cartwright was to appear Friday in Pottsville. Cartwright supports the law, even though he wasn't in office for its 2010 enactment. But a backlash over the law in the last mid-term election of 2014 helped drive Democrats from office and Republicans into the House majority.
  • Live Thread - Obamas ACA Rally in Boston

    10/30/2013 1:18:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 30 , 2013 | Live Feed
    Are you watching this ?
  • McLame just on Greta ripping into Cruz!!!

    10/16/2013 4:11:53 PM PDT · by Anti-Hillary · 191 replies
    Fox News | 10-16-13 | me
    WHAT AN ASS!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Lee: Shutdown Behavior ‘Best Argument Against Obamacare Anyone has Ever Made’

    10/10/2013 6:22:11 AM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 26 replies ^ | October 7, 2013 | Bridget Johnson
    One of the main proponents of holding up the continuing resolution in order to push a defunding of Obamacare said the first week of the shutdown has proved his case. “The Obama Administration’s behavior during the first week of the shutdown has been the best argument against Obamacare anyone has ever made,” said Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah). “The American people do not want Obamacare, and they are demanding that Washington act to protect them from the harmful effects of this unfortunate law. The president’s response has been to ignore them, allow the government to shutdown, and then use his power...
  • Apple promises to fix iOS 7 lock screen hack (huge security hole in apple ios7).

    09/20/2013 8:23:44 AM PDT · by for-q-clinton · 25 replies
    CNET ^ | 19 Sep 2013 | Seth Rosenblatt
    The passcode lock screen on iOS 7 suffers from a bug that allows anyone with direct access to the iPhone or iPad to bypass the lock screen and open apps. The bug, discovered by 36-year-old soldier Jose Rodriguez, who lives on the Canary Islands off the coast of Spain, is remarkably simple to exploit, reports Forbes. Swipe up from the lock screen to access the new Control Center, then open the alarm clock app. Hold the phone's sleep button, but instead of swiping to power down the phone, tap cancel and double-tap the home button to access the multitasking screen....
  • Chris Christie Signs 10 Gun Bills Into Law

    08/08/2013 6:40:19 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 38 replies
    New Jersey Republican Gov. Chris Christie signed 10 pieces of gun legislation into law Thursday. Christie, widely seen as a probable GOP candidate for president in 2016, signed off on the slate of bills, most of which were non-controversial, while leaving five more contentious bills still awaiting his signature or veto. One of the new laws will disqualify any person on the federal terrorist watch list from obtaining firearms identification cards or permits to purchase handguns. “To the extent that this bill will keep guns out of the hands of known terrorists, or those who have taken active steps to...
  • Health secretary didn't expect persistent Obamacare opposition

    04/08/2013 5:14:26 PM PDT · by markomalley · 38 replies
    Reuters ^ | 4/8/13 | Scott Malone
    The top White House adviser on health care said on Monday she did not anticipate how lengthy and persistent the political opposition would be to healthcare reform - U.S. President Barack Obama's signature domestic legislative achievement. The administration had not anticipated opposition to the Affordable Care Act of 2010, nicknamed "Obamacare," would drag on years after the law's passage, said Kathleen Sebelius, U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services. Despite its goal to provide health coverage to more than 30 million uninsured Americans and improve the quality of medical care delivered across the country, many voters have balked over concerns...
  • Obama Fails to Salute Marine

    05/24/2013 8:45:25 AM PDT · by ConservativeMan55 · 63 replies
    Foxnews ^ | 5/24/13 | Todd Starnes
    President Obama failed to return the salute of a U.S. Marine as he boarded Marine One today.
  • 'Tornado clearly targets conservatives': Daily Show creator faces backlash over insensitive tweet

    05/21/2013 5:43:45 AM PDT · by Fullclip · 45 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May, 21, 2013 | Mail Online
    She thought she was making a topical political joke, but a co-creator of ‘The Daily Show’ managed to enrage many of her followers after tweeting joke about the Oklahoma tornado’s political motivations. ‘This tornado is in Oklahoma so clearly it has been ordered to only target conservatives,’ wrote comedian Lizz Winstead, in a tweet, around 3:30 Monday afternoon. The tweet was an apparent attempt at using the occasion of the May 20 twister to comment on the scandal currently plaguing the IRS and Obama administration. Winstead, co-creator and former head writer for ‘The Daily Show,’ promptly received a stream of...
  • Washington Buzzing About Impeaching Obama

    05/15/2013 2:57:20 PM PDT · by real_patriotic_american · 65 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | May 15, 2013 | Joe Kovacs
    A Republican congressman says pursuing the impeachment of President Obama for his mishandling of the response to the terror attack at the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, is still an option, and he vows to continue digging at the “lies of highest magnitude” from the White House.....
  • Blumenthal uses Newtown Tragedy to troll for campain $$$

  • Obama to Travel Around the Country on New Gun Control Campaign

    03/25/2013 8:35:37 AM PDT · by rktman · 54 replies
    Townhall ^ | 3/25/2013 | Katie Pavlich
    As New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg pumps millions of dollars into the airwaves, President Obama is getting ready for a brand new campaign. Obama will travel around the country on a gun control tour,...........
  • McCain Key Player in Background Check Expansion (Here comes the back-stab.)

    03/25/2013 7:38:19 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 50 replies ^ | 25 Mar 2013 | Elizabeth Sheld
    The Hill is reporting that John McCain (R-AZ), who has affixed his name to such legislation or proposed legislation as McCain-Feingold (CFR), McCain-Kennedy (immigration) and McCain-Lieberman (climate change), is a key player in the quest to expand background check for gun purchasers. Also "considering" signing on are Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) and Senator Dean Heller (R-NV). The proposal contains some "compromises" such as letting "rural gun owners conduct background checks from their home computers. Another would give military veterans who have been declared mentally unfit to own a gun a process for appealing that finding." McCain has a B+ rating...
  • Kerry: ‘Be Ready to Join Us’ in Fight against Climate Change (Video)

    02/22/2013 4:39:09 AM PST · by IbJensen · 20 replies
    CNS News ^ | 2/20/2013 | CNS Staff
  • Court: Obama recess appointments unconstitutional

    01/25/2013 8:31:20 AM PST · by yoe · 31 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 25, 2013 | Stephen Dinan
    A federal appeals court has overturned President Obama’s controversial recess appointments from last year, arguing he abused his powers and acted when the Senate was not actually in a recess. The three-judge panel’s ruling is a major blow to Mr. Obama. The judges ruled that the appointments Mr. Obama made to the National Labor Relations Board are illegal, and the board no longer has a quorum to operate. But the ruling has even broader constitutional significance, with the judges arguing that the president’s recess appointment powers don’t apply to “intrasession” appointments — those made when Congress has left town for...
  • Obama goes back on vacation without signing cliff bill

    01/02/2013 9:11:22 AM PST · by ConservativeMan55 · 27 replies
    After spending months telling Americans that the fiscal cliff deal was the most important thing facing their nation, Barack Obama has gone back to his vacation. Within a few hours of the bill's passage last night, he was enjoying the comforts of Air Force One, en route to Hawaii. Heaven forbid he’s forced to sacrifice any more of his multi-million dollar getaway.
  • President Obama takes a helicopter tour of New York to view Sandy´s devastation

    11/15/2012 1:05:48 PM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 11/15/12 | Meghan Keneally
    President Obama praised the resilient New York attitude and the efforts of rescue workers during his talk after touring areas of Queens and Staten Island that were ravaged by Hurricane Sandy.‘I´m very proud of you, New York. You guys are tough you bounce back,’ he said while visiting New Dorp Beach in Staten Island. After a brief helicopter tour of Queens- passing over particularly devastated areas like Rockaway Beach and Breezy Point- they arrived in Staten Island where they examined the damage by foot.
  • Obama’s inauguration reverend says anti-white slam was a joke.

    11/01/2012 4:04:45 PM PDT · by yoe · 18 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | November 1, 2012 | Neil Munro
    Longtime African-American civil rights advocate Rev. Joseph Lowery told The Daily Caller that he was joking when he told a get-out-the-vote event that all whites will go to hell. “It was a joke” that was supposed to show the perspective of a young militant, Lowery told The DC. “When I said it, I said it was a joke, I identified it as a joke.” However, attendees at the African-American event Oct. 27 were reportedly horrified. An Oct. 31 article in the Monroe County Reporter newspaper reports that Lowery, who gave the benediction at the January 2009 inauguration of President Barack...
  • Republican Colin Powell Endorses Obama

    10/25/2012 7:57:02 AM PDT · by blam · 47 replies
    TBI ^ | 10-25-2012 | Agence France Presse
    Republican Colin Powell Endorses Obama Agence France PresseOctober 25, 2012Former US secretary of state Colin Powell Thursday endorsed President Barack Obama's bid for re-election. The Republican who used to be chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said, "I voted for him in 2008, and I plan to stick with him in 2012." He spoke in an interview on the CBS program "This Morning." Powell said that in 2008, the Democrat Obama inherited an economy that was close to depression, with Wall Street in chaos and the housing sector starting to collapse. Under Obama's leadership, stability has come back to...
  • Obama Knocks Romney for Not Releasing Medical Records, Hasn't Disclosed His Own

    08/20/2012 6:48:00 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 31 replies
    "This was brilliant timing on the president's part. All last week the Romney campaign was on offense and Obama was dealing with Vice President Race-Baiter and a campaign that had gotten so vicious it had finally backfired. But with the media all excited and eager to use GOP senate candidate Todd Akin's rape comments to damage the Romney-Ryan ticket and the GOP as a whole, Obama picked the perfect time to come before the White House press corps." "First off, by surprising the media, Obama knew the few good ones in there wouldn't be as ready to hit him with...
  • Was Barack Obama A Foreign Exchange Student?

    08/09/2012 5:38:57 PM PDT · by raptor22 · 56 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | August 9, 2012
    Transparency: A former classmate has added a tantalizing question to the mysteries surrounding Barack Obama's college years. Perhaps the GOP nominee, whose tax records are demanded, should call the president's bluff. Not many students whose grades supposedly were good enough to get into Harvard Law School can say that 400 of their classmates taken randomly don't remember a single thing about him or his even being there. But Barack Obama, Columbia University class of '83, can. Student Obama spent two years at Columbia after transferring there from Occidental College in Los Angeles. And for all the impression he made on...
  • Accused Limo Mob Was Shooting Music Video

    07/09/2012 12:02:33 PM PDT · by crosshairs · 14 replies
    NBC Chicago ^ | 7/9/12 | By Anthony Ponce and Charlie Wojciechowski
    Relatives of four men arrested for allegedly attacking random people in Wrigleyville Sunday morning said the group was shooting a music video. Family members said the group, which goes by the name Chicago Maverick, was shooting a video for a song called "Take a Sip." They said the group was being taunted by people on the street and was the target of racial epithets. The comments came after a Cook County judge on Monday ordered Corry Simmons, 32, of the 1800 Block of South Ridgeway; Donald Robinson, 31, of the 1800 Block of South Ridgeway; and his cousin Edward Robinson,...
  • State Patrol: Front Seat Gas Tank Fueled 'Unsafe' Car (Minnesota Trooper Impounds POS Ford Pinto)

    07/07/2012 11:41:41 AM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 62 replies
    KAAL TV ^ | July 6, 2012 | Mike Maybay
    State Patrol: Front Seat Gas Tank Fueled 'Unsafe' Car It runs on alternative fuel source and the driver can see the road in ways most cars don't offer. But you won't be seeing this classic Ford Pinto back on a Minnesota road any time soon. A Minnesota State Trooper stopped the car Sunday on U.S. Highway 52 in Koochiching County. A State Patrol spokesperson posted photographs of what the Trooper found on the agency's Facebook page. "Much of the vehicle was rusted out," said the spokesperson. Photos show a clear view through what remains of the floor to the road...
  • U2 Guitarist May Get 2nd Chance at Malibu Mansions (If You're Rich & Liberal It's OK to Rape Nature)

    06/16/2012 1:09:27 PM PDT · by DogByte6RER · 6 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | June 16, 2012 | Michael J. Mishak
    U2 guitarist may get a second chance at Malibu mansions Lobbyists who worked on the Edge's project are urging legislators to approve a measure that could clear the way for his development, which the Coastal Commission rejected. SACRAMENTO — The California Coastal Commission rejected a controversial proposal last year by U2 guitarist the Edge to build five mansions on a scenic bluff above Malibu, saying that it would scar a rugged ridgeline and harm sensitive habitat. Now, some of the same powerful lobbyists and lawyers behind the musician's quashed development are working the halls of the Capitol to push a...
  • Boehner Says He’s ‘Alarmed’ By Hot Mic Comments to Medvedev

    03/28/2012 1:22:12 PM PDT · by samtheman · 17 replies ^ | Mar 28, 2012 | Jake Trapper
    “America’s missile defense program is critical to our homeland security and the collective security of our NATO partners, and it has clear implications for the security of our allies in the Middle East. I and other Members of the House have previously expressed concern about your administration’s apparent willingness to make unilateral concessions to Russia that undermine our missile defense capabilities. Your comments reinforce those worries..."
  • Jan Brewer on Tarmac Face Off: Obama "Tense...Thin-Skinned" (AUDIO)

    01/25/2012 9:10:25 PM PST · by montag813 · 51 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-26-2012 | John Hill
    A few hours after she was bizarrely confronted by Barack Obama on the airport tarmac, Gov. Jan Brewer went on KFYI's Mike Broomhead Show to give us the details on what happened as the President faced off with the Arizona governor - generating national headlines and derailing his post-State of the Union message. Brewer was stunned as Obama dispensed with the pleasantries and immediately scolded Brewer for her portrayal of their frosty, July 2010 Oval Office meeting in her memoir, Scorpions for Breakfast. Brewer said Obama was "uh, a little tense". She said she tried to show respect but that...
  • Obama: I'm going to Disney World

    01/17/2012 11:27:52 AM PST · by crosshairs · 81 replies · 2+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | 1/17/12 | Mark K. Matthews, Jason Garcia and Sara K. Clarke
    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will visit Walt Disney World during a planned trip to Orlando on Thursday, according to a White House aide. There, he will "unveil a strategy that will significantly help boost tourism and travel," the aide added. Details on that strategy were not disclosed. But it would be hard for Obama to pick a locale that's better known than Disney for a tourism announcement. The resort giant in Orlando has four theme parks that collectively draw more than 45 million visitors a year. It doesn't appear, however, that he'll get much love from local politicians. Aides...

    01/08/2012 9:12:36 PM PST · by yank in the UK · 21 replies
    The daily express ^ | 6th Jan, 2012 | Macer Hall
    LABOUR was engulfed in a race row yesterday after frontbencher Diane Abbott made a sneering quip about white people.The veteran Left-winger, who was Britain’s first black woman MP, wrote on the internet chat website Twitter: “White people love playing ‘divide & rule’. We should not play their game.” She made a grovelling public apology after receiving a furious dressing down from Ed Miliband.
  • Chevy Volt Uses No Gas – Unless it’s Cold Out

    12/09/2011 9:50:04 AM PST · by jazusamo · 54 replies · 2+ views
    National Legal & Policy Center ^ | December 9, 2011 | Mark Modica
    Here's another surprise for Chevy Volt owners. Autoblog reports that General Motors is holding an online chat with Volt owners about winter driving. Part of the chat reveals that, despite the fact that GM claimed the Volt is purely electric for a range of about 35 miles, the vehicle will use gas in cold conditions. GM states, "Please be aware: when starting your Volt in these colder months, in some instances, your gas engine may engage regardless of the state of charge of the battery. This was designed into (the) Volt to generate heat for the battery when temperatures...
  • Obama: I’ll win over Latino voters by  showing clips from recent GOP debates 

    11/10/2011 8:21:50 AM PST · by Driftwood1 · 28 replies
    New York Daily News ^ | 11-10-11 | Aliyah Shahid
    President Obama contends that his Republican opponents are digging their own graves. The commander-in-chief told a group of Hispanic journalists on Wednesday that he'll win over Latino voters by simply showing them clips from recent GOP debates.
  • Caption McStain, Grahamnesty, DIABLO Kirk, and...Marco Rubio?

    10/02/2011 2:23:55 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 8 replies
    AFP ^ | 2011-10-02
  • US must send medical aid to Libya: Senator McCain (Your Tax Dollars at Work)

    10/02/2011 2:22:31 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 27 replies
    AFP ^ | 2011-10-02
    WASHINGTON, Libya (AFP) — Senator John McCain called Sunday for urgent US medical aid to help thousands wounded in Libya, amid a growing humanitarian crisis as revolutionary forces battle the final vestiges of the Moamer Kadhafi regime. "They've got thousands and thousands of wounded. They say that they've lost 25,000 people killed, 3,000 have been maimed, 60,000 injured. That's their government figures," McCain told CBS television's "Face the Nation" program. "We should be helping them," said the influential US lawmaker, a Vietnam War aviator and prominent voice on US military matters who also was the Republican Party's losing 2008 presidential...
  • Dinner With Obama Raffle Now $5.00 — Up From $3.00 Yesterday

    09/29/2011 12:46:15 PM PDT · by maggief · 20 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 29, 2011 | Myra Adams
    Friend –A few months ago, I had the privilege of calling four people to tell them they had been selected to have dinner with President Obama.Everyone I spoke to said the same thing:”You’re kidding.”Of course, I wasn’t. The campaign is holding these dinners for supporters like you whenever we can. They’re a chance for some of the people who are building this campaign to connect with the President, and a way for the President to meet you, too. In a few weeks, I’ll make four more calls, and you could be one of them. Donate $5 or more today and...
  • Mitt Romney presses on as Chris Christie fever rages (Poor, poor baby! :sheds a tear:)

    09/29/2011 11:33:45 AM PDT · by Marie · 8 replies
    LA Times ^ | 28SEP11 | James Oliphant
    Right now, it’s not easy being Mitt Romney. Every time he turns around, conservatives are looking for someone new to embrace, someone Who Isn’t Him. This week, following Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s partial implosion at the Orlando, Fla., GOP debate, the hot ticket is Chris Christie. On Wednesday, Romney had his game face on when asked about Christie, who continues to deny he’s running even as calls for such a candidacy from some in the Republican establishment grow louder and louder. Initially, Romney suggested to the crew on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” that the media were just stirring up trouble, but...
  • President Obama to hold news conference Fri.

    07/14/2011 6:20:52 PM PDT · by ejdrapes · 48 replies
    CBS News ^ | July 14, 2011 | CBS News
    President Obama to hold news conference Fri.Amid the contentious meetings between Democratic and Republican leaders over the debt crisis, President Obama is scheduled to hold a press conference at the White House tomorrow at 11 a.m. EST.
  • Poll: Vast Majority Do Not Share Obama's Politics

    06/08/2011 7:07:55 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 4 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 6/8/2011
    Barack Obama rode the widespread fear following the bank collapses of 2008 to the White House. 53#% of American voters put aside doubts of little experience and no major accomplishments to elect the first-term Senator from Illinois. Under ordinary circumstances, it appears that Obama would not even be considered a viable candidate. Instead, he rode these factors into the White House. But how many people actually consider themselves ideological kin with the President? Sure, there are many Californians driving Priuses or Subarus with Obama/Biden stickers still prominently displayed but what about the voters in non-liberal regions? The answer: not many....
  • Obama loses 20 points in approval/disapproval gap in new WaPo/ABC poll

    06/07/2011 6:10:11 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | June 7, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    What a difference a month makes! Or, rather, what a difference one extraordinary event can make for a very brief time in polling, as well as some ridiculously skewed survey samples. Five weeks after scoring a +18 in approval in the Washington Post poll from the killing of Osama bin Laden, Barack Obama’s approval rating returned to its pre-OBL mission underwater status — although you’d need to get to the sample data to learn the extent of the fall: The public opinion boost President Obama received after the killing of Osama bin Laden has dissipated, and Americans’ disapproval of how...
  • Usama still dead. Ubama birth/eligibility controversy continues.

    05/03/2011 1:52:57 PM PDT · by patriotgal1787 · 5 replies
    The Radio Patriot ^ | May 3, 2011 | Andrea Shea King
    . . . . .Tonight on my radio program, attorney Gary Kreep of the United State Justice Foundation, will update us on the Obama eligibility hearing held yesterday before the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals where he and attorney Orly Taitz presented arguments in Drake v. Obama, a case questioning whether President Barack Obama was born in the United States and is eligible to serve as president. (Carried live and rebroadcast on C-Span.)Wiley Drake, a former vice presidential candidate in 2008 and former presidential candidate Alan Keyes, are two of the lead plaintiffs challenging the validity of President Obama’s birth...
  • Liberals: Don’t Even Consider Gloating About Donald Trump - This is a catastrophe for America

    05/02/2011 3:35:48 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The New Republic ^ | April 29, 2011 | The Editors
    Now that Donald Trump appears on the verge of launching a presidential campaign, it is worth reflecting on the meaning of this low moment in American political history. Trump is a clown and a buffoon, and the odds of him winning even one Republican caucus or primary appear slim. But there is no denying that Trump has managed to tap into something genuinely worrisome in American politics. Democrats may be tempted to take pleasure in the fact that Trump will likely push the GOP presidential field to the right, and thereby help Obama in 2012. But this would be sheer...
  • White House correspondents’ dinner sees a less-serious Obama

    05/01/2011 4:46:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 30, 2011 | Dan Zak
    ....“I want to make this clear to the Fox News table: That was a joke,” said the tuxedo-clad president from a rostrum at a head table adorned with tulips and hydrangeas. “That was not my real birth video. That was a children’s cartoon. Call Disney if you don’t believe me. They have the original long-form version.” The president, ever inscrutable, is officially in reelection mode, having spent the past week on matters serious (touring the tornado-ravaged South) and silly (asserting his place of birth). The question, politically, was what version of himself would Obama choose to display at this weird,...
  • Obama: I’ll Shut Down the Government and Suspend Military Pay

    04/07/2011 3:12:51 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    Big Government ^ | 4/7/11 | Mike Flynn
    Rather than accept a few billion in budget cuts (read rounding error), President Obama has signaled his willingness to shut down the federal government. (Yah!) For those keeping score at home, any government shutdown that happens is on Obama’s plate. He is the President. All on him. The worst part of this whole debate is the Obama Administration’s decision to hold military pay hostage to the budget debate. For the last few decades, government shutdowns have been guided by an OMB directive issued during the Reagan Administration. Under this directive, military personnel would continue to receive the paychecks while politicians...