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  • Obama's Covert Plan To Raise Gas Prices

    03/13/2012 3:44:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies · 1+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | March 13, 2012 | Chuck Norris
    President Barack Obama's energy plan involves radically increasing gas prices to the European rate of about $10 a gallon. And he's well on his way, as gas prices have more than doubled since he took office in January 2009, when gasoline was only $1.79 per gallon. And he's scheming to double prices again in his second term, with you footing the bill. It's no secret that we're being gouged at the pumps. The reason for soaring gas prices? According to Obama, it's not because of anything he has done -- not his devaluing the dollar via his disastrous economic...
  • Does Obama Endorse This?

    10/16/2011 12:02:22 PM PDT · by mdittmar · 14 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Oct 16, 2011 | DANIEL HALPER
    The front page of Saturday's Washington Post featured a story titled "Obama looks to harness anti-Wall St. angst" directly below a picture of a wild-looking protester strangling a police officer with this caption: "A man affiliated with the Occupy Wall Street protests tackles a police officer during a march in New York. Police arrested 15 people during demonstrations Friday, but the movement gained a victory after a plan to clear people from a Manhattan park was halted."  This, it turns out, is an element of President Obama's reelection strategy. "President Obama and his team have decided to turn public anger at...
  • Alinsky Rules Return For Obama

    10/04/2011 6:18:30 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 4, 2011 | Editor
    Politics: The hippie horde attempting to mob and "occupy" Wall Street this week has a method to its madness. It's all about getting President Obama re-elected by employing classic Alinskyite tactics. At first glance, the latest protests staged by left-wing rent-a-mobs in New York, Washington, Los Angeles and elsewhere don't look terribly different from the World Trade Organization and global debt-amnesty spectaculars of a decade ago. Radicals swarm against some hated totem, chant, break a few Starbucks windows and leave scads of garbage for someone else to clean up. But the "Occupy Wall Street" mob that shut down the Brooklyn...
  • U.S. jobless claims fall 37,000 to 391,000

    09/29/2011 5:37:23 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 77 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 9.29.11 | Jeffry Bartash
    New applications for unemployment benefits sank by 37,000 last week to 391,000 to mark the lowest level since April, but a government official suggested the surprising drop may have stemmed from a variety of "technical" issues...
  • BREAKING: Obama proposes letting the jobless sue for discrimination

    09/28/2011 7:52:11 AM PDT · by Scythian · 102 replies
    Advocates for the unemployed have cheered a push by the Obama administration to ban discrimination against the jobless. But business groups and their allies are calling the effort unnecessary and counterproductive. The job creation bill that President Obama sent to Congress earlier this month includes a provision that would allow unsuccessful job applicants to sue if they think a company of 15 more employees denied them a job because they were unemployed. The provision would ban employment ads that explicitly declare the unemployed ineligible, with phrases like "Jobless need not apply." As The Lookout has reported, such ads appear to...
  • MTV Rejects Obama Campaign’s Request to Help President Connect with Young Voters

    09/27/2011 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 09-28-11 | Tiffany Gabbay
    In what seems an unthinkable move, MTV — the network that hosted a youth town hall last October called “A Conversation With President Obama“ and made ”Rock the Vote” famous — has reportedly declined a request by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to help the president connect with young Americans. What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns. According to the New York Post, Obama’s Get Out the Vote campaign, run by Buffy Wicks, feared that the high unemployment rate among millennials will turn young voters off to the...
  • NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs

    09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 235 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/27/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years. “I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover,” Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. “I really hope that someone can agree with me on that.” Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members...
  • Fries with that? Now you'll need parents' permission as Michelle Obama unveils PG-rated meals....

    09/15/2011 7:45:55 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/15/11 | Rachel Quigley
    Not content with going after the nation's children, its grocery stores, the food pyramid and McDonalds, Michelle Obama is now going after the country's most beloved restaurant chains Olive Garden, Red Lobster and its sister restaurants have pledged to serve healthier meals by cutting calories and sodium in its meals by 20 per cent over a decade. And if the little ones desire some French fries they will only be able to do so with adult supervision. Among promised changes for children, Darden Restaurants Inc said a fruit or vegetable side and low-fat milk will become standard with kids' meals...
  • It's Another "Us" Crisis

    09/18/2011 4:28:41 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Saturday, September 17, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    “We can’t just leave it up to the parents," Michelle Obama We live in a golden age. A wondrous era where the government compels us to buy health insurance, whether we need it or not. And whether we want to or not. Where the First Lady is no longer in charge of the White House's meals, but of our meals. Where wise and generous czars in the nation's capital ponder day and night how to stop the flow of free information that's rotting our minds and filling our heads with critical thoughts about the government. Previous generations had to do...
  • Cain vs. Obama in 2012? (BET writer anticipates history-making faceoff between two black candidates)

    09/26/2011 12:57:09 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 75 replies
    BET ^ | 09/26/2011 | Joyce Jones
    Could Herman Cain actually become the person who faces President Obama in the general election? The Republican presidential hopeful is riding high after a surprising and stunning victory in last weekend’s Florida straw poll. He says that the win has given his campaign momentum and is proof that he could go on to win his party’s nomination. I seriously doubt it, but a man can dream, can’t he? Still, he’s got people talking. There’s no doubt that such a matchup certainly would be one of history’s most interesting and widely watched contests. At one point people never imagined that Obama,...
  • Photobomb! Obama's friendly wave hijacks group picture at U.N. photocall

    09/21/2011 6:47:54 PM PDT · by PotatoHeadMick · 40 replies
    Daily Mail (UK) ^ | 21st September 2011 | Daily Mail Reporter
    It's a prank favoured by kids and college students but today President Obama was an unwitting culprit. He committed the ultimate photographic faux pas while posing for pictures with other leaders during the Open Government Partnership event at the United Nations, accidentally blocking the face of the man to his right while waving. The act of hijacking somebody's photograph is known as 'photobombing' and the most common example is for a person who is not supposed to be in the picture to pull a silly face behind the people posing.
  • Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As...

    09/18/2011 6:31:09 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 63 replies
    Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As President' By Noel Sheppard Created 09/18/2011 - 9:09pm Maybe what America's press really need is a Canadian television commentator to explain how atrocious their coverage of Barack Obama has been since the moment he tossed his named into the presidential ring in February 2007. Although they may not be familiar with CBC's Rex Murphy, they should certainly heed the marvelous piece he wrote for the National Post Saturday entitled "The Media’s Love Affair With a Disastrous President": As the bad economic news continues to emanate from the United...
  • Caption This: Obama at Solyndra Factory (in happier times)

    09/15/2011 6:22:18 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 41 replies
    Sad Hill News ^ | 9/8/11 | Sad Hill
  • Michelle Obama prodding restaurants to reduce portion size

    09/14/2011 1:46:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 168 replies · 1+ views
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 14, 2011 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON-- First Lady Michelle Obama is expected Thursday to announce headway in her drive to have restaurants reduce portion sizes, part of her "Let's Move' campaign against obesity. "The Childhood Obesity Task Force Report"--commissioned as part of Mrs. Obama's "Let's Move" project, "specifically calls on restaurants to, "consider their portion sizes, improve children's menus, and make healthy options the default choice whenever possible." below, from White House.... UPCOMING GUIDANCE FOR FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA Thursday, September 15 11:45 AM - First Lady Michelle Obama will make a major Let's Move! announcement related to providing healthier choices and greater variety for...
  • The Democrat's "Chickens have come home to roost!"

    09/14/2011 8:53:46 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/14/2011 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Let us all salute Bob Turner an American patriot who stood up to all the Democrats could throw at him and won! Last night the national Democrats got a look at the ‘ghost of Election Night future’ as their noses were rubbed in the dirt Barack Obama has dropped all over their party. Their “chickens came home to roost.” No matter how their stooges in the media try to spin it, Republican Bob Turner’s stunning upset victory over Democrat David Weprin in a 75/25 Democrat district is an ominous sign of major trouble for Barack Obama and the hundreds if...
  • Obama Commemorates 9/11 Anniversary By Packaging Meals…

    09/10/2011 3:20:56 PM PDT · by opentalk · 130 replies · 1+ views
    Weasel Zippers ^ | September 10, 2011 | Weaselzipper
    <p>Supposed to commemorate this?</p>
  • Why Environmental Policies Don't Kill Jobs

    09/10/2011 1:02:00 PM PDT · by dila813 · 98 replies
    Forbes ^ | 9/09/2011 @ 10:46AM | Mindy Lubber
    President Obama unveiled his jobs proposal last night and among many strong points, he rebuffed the naysayers who disparage the key role that clean technology jobs have in America’s revival. “ “If we provide the right incentives and support,” he said, “we can be the ones to build everything from fuel-efficient cars to advanced biofuels to semiconductors that are sold all over the world.” And he really came out swinging on the need for environmental policies. “ “I reject the argument that says for the economy to grow we have to roll back [regulations]. We shouldn’t be in a race...
  • Obama Officials Sat In On Solyndra Meetings

    09/09/2011 7:49:12 AM PDT · by sunmars · 63 replies
    ABC ^ | ABC
    Officials from the Department of Energy have for months been sitting in on board meetings as "observers" at Solyndra, getting an up-close view as the solar energy company careened towards bankruptcy after spending more than $500 million in federal loan money. Word of the Energy Department's unusual arrangement came as federal agents on Thursday converged on the California headquarters of the failed solar company, focusing fresh attention on the first corporate beneficiary of President Obama's stimulus program to create new clean energy jobs. The company, which closed its doors last week and laid off 1,100 workers, has been a subject...
  • Speaker Boehner to Host 13 Private-Sector Job Creators in House Gallery for Obama’s Address

    09/08/2011 8:03:17 AM PDT · by sunmars · 75 replies
    Speaker Boehner to Host Private-Sector Job Creators in House Gallery for President Obama’s Address Speaker’s Guests Include More than a Dozen Job Creators Who Have Run Into Government Barriers in Their Efforts to Create New American Jobs WASHINGTON, DC (Sep 8) House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) today announced he will host more than a dozen private-sector job creators in the House gallery during President Obama’s address to a Joint Session of Congress tonight. Chief Deputy Whip Peter Roskam (R-IL) recruited these job creators as part of Republicans’ effort to reach out to American employers being hampered by excessive regulations from...
  • AFL-CIO's Trumka, SEIU's Henry and UAW's King all got free ride to Detroit with Obama on AF1.

    09/06/2011 9:47:03 AM PDT · by sunmars · 21 replies
    Reuters correspondent Bohan confirms the Presidents of all 3 Unions flew free on AF1 on the taxpayer dime with Obama to his detroit speech. He doesnt even hide his backers now. I'm just disgusted that he gets to use our money this way. Its obvious he has done a deal with unions and this jobs plan is going to be so pro-union its unbelievable.
  • The great Obama cover-up

    09/03/2011 5:36:06 PM PDT · by rickmichaels · 57 replies
    QMI Agency ^ | September 03, 2011 | Ezra Levant
    We know every detail about other presidents and their families, why not this one? Onyango Obama, U.S. President Barack Obama’s uncle, was charged this week in Boston with drunk driving. Turns out he’s also an illegal immigrant. When he was arrested, he told police he wanted to call the White House. Why not? If President Obama bailed out General Motors, why not his own uncle? In one of his autobiographies, President Obama talks fondly about Onyango, calling him “Uncle Omar.” So it’s not like they were long lost relatives. But Uncle Omar isn’t the only embarrassment in the Obama family....
  • Carney: Obama Recognizes "There Are Things He Can Do Without Congress And He Will Do Them" (Video)

    09/01/2011 12:44:06 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 63 replies
    JAY CARNEY, WH Press Secretary: "They don't give a lick about the day and time: ED HENRY, FOX News: "Why doesn't he give a speech from the oval office tonight saying here's my plan?" CARNEY: "He wants to speak before Congress because he recognizes that while there are things he can do without Congress, and he will do them, there are actions that need to be taken with Congress that require legislation to grow the economy and create jobs. And he wants to go to Congress, speak directly to members of Congress, and layout his proposals."
  • Obama Whining About Transportation/Aviation; Blaming Joblessness on Pubs...on Fox Now

    08/31/2011 7:54:39 AM PDT · by xzins · 83 replies · 1+ views
    Fox ^ | 31 Aug 11
    On TV Now. Only way to put workers back to work he says, is to fix trans and aviation with his people. And he has jobs council identifying infrastructure projects to put people to work. (In short, he wants more stimulus money.) A preview of his jobs speech no doubt. He wants more taxes to spend on bridges, roads, etc.
  • Obama Appears on Radio Show, Blames Bush, Tells Audience to 'Mobilize'

    08/30/2011 10:59:13 AM PDT · by blueyon · 70 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | 8/30/2011 | ???
    The following is a transcript of "The Tom Joyner Morning Show's" interview with President Barack Obama, which aired Tuesday morning. TOM JOYNER: Yeah, it is slow and frustrating. And a lot of people are voicing their opinion about how frustrating it is for us in the black community and the unemployment rate being almost twice as much what the general market employment rate is. I understand. I understand people complaining, but I don't agree with people who are trying to - black people, black leaders who are trying to make you look bad, as if this is all your fault....
  • Breaking: Obama's illegal alien, DUI uncle has valid social security number, license

    08/29/2011 12:23:08 PM PDT · by raccoonradio · 312 replies
    Howie Carr show ^ | 8/29/11 | raccoonradio
    Breaking news on the Howie Carr show (heard in New England): Obama's uncle, despite being an illegal alien, has a VALID social security number and driver's license... valid SSN _more than 20 years ago_... "If you go to the Registry of Motor Vehicles and try to get a license and don't have a valid SSN, you have to get some kind of letter...you become a refugee and you're automatically entitled to the welfare...you had to come up with an excuse. But he had a social security number from more than 20 yrs ago even though he's an illegal alien. His...
  • Really, Peggy? You’re Worried that Rick Perry May be Too Macho?

    08/26/2011 9:29:50 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 90 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 8-26-2011 | Bryan Preston
    Really, Peggy? You’re Worried that Rick Perry May be Too Macho? Bryan Preston August 26, 2011 Ohfertheloveof…Peggy Noonan now thinks Rick Perry may just be too darn much of a strapping hot tempered he-man for America’s good. His primary flaw appears to be a chesty, quick-draw machismo that might be right for an angry base but wrong for an antsy country. Americans want a president who feels their anger without himself walking around enraged…[T]he nation is roiling and restive. After Mr. Obama was elected, the right became angry, feisty, and created a new and needed party, the tea party. The...