Skip to comments.Obama ending vacation, readying for re-election (never mind he's been campaigning for months)
Posted on 01/02/2012 12:14:48 PM PST by NormsRevenge
HONOLULU (AP) With an eye on the 2012 campaign, President Barack Obama is wrapping up a low-key Hawaiian vacation and planning to quickly get back in front of voters as he ratchets up his bid for re-election.
The president and his family are scheduled to leave the island of Oahu Monday evening after a 10-day vacation. Air Force One will touch down in Washington Tuesday morning, just hours before Republican presidential candidates square off in the Iowa caucuses, the first nominating contest of the 2012 campaign.
After more than a week out of the spotlight, Obama plans to make his presence in the campaign quickly known.
The president will host a live web chat with supporters in Iowa Tuesday night as the caucuses are unfolding. The following day, Obama will travel to Cleveland for an event focused on the economy.
Obama aides said the president will seek to draw a contrast with his GOP challengers during Wednesday's trip to Ohio, a state sure to factor prominently in the presidential campaign.
Obama also returns to Washington facing further debate on extending payroll tax cuts, the same issue that consumed Washington for the final days of December.
Congress broke through a stalemate just days before Christmas, agreeing to extend the cuts for two months. Lawmakers will get back to work later this month to negotiate a full-year extension, a proposal Obama supports.
White House officials say the tax cut extension is the last "must-do" legislative item on Obama's agenda this year. His strategy for his fourth year in office will focus largely on taking executive actions that do not need approval from lawmakers as he seeks to break away from a deeply unpopular Congress.
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Guess he will be talking about Iran when he gets back..............crickets.
U.S. President Barack Obama and the First Family leave an exhibit about his mother's work in Indonesia at the East West Center at the University of Hawaii in Honolulu January 1, 2012. ..
“Out of the spotlight” my arse.
The Leftist Media has been running orgasmic puff pieces about the Messiah since he and his beard landed in their tropical paradise.
Oh, this may be good. Can't wait to see what contrast Barry draws between himself and Mitt because from out here I sure as hell don't see any.
“White House officials say the tax cut extension is the last “must-do” legislative item on Obama’s agenda this year”
Guess he gave up on his ‘jobs bill’.
...wrapping up a low-key Hawaiian vacation... will travel to Cleveland for an event focused on the economy... will seek to draw a contrast with his GOP challengers during Wednesday's trip... Congress broke through a stalemate just days before Christmas, agreeing to extend the cuts for two months. Lawmakers will get back to work later this month to negotiate a full-year extension, a proposal Obama supports.
Campaigning for months?
The AnointedIdiot has not ever stopped campaigning..... =.=
1. Obamas mother attended a radical, communist-leaning church known as the little red church on the hill.
2. Obamas mother attended a radical, communist-leaning high school where she was taught the Communist Manifesto and which had a communist school board chairman and which had several communist teachers on staff.
3. Obamas mother was called a fellow traveler by her friends, which is code for communist sympathizer.
As Ive said before; the MSM which screamed, kicked, whined, and vehemently criticized President Bush for protecting the U.S. Citizens via the Patriot Act which mildly stretched some nebulous constitutional interpretations - is the very same MSM which is fatuously engaged an immoral campaign to deceive the public just to elect a radical Communist, Barack Obama; ALL at the expense of our Constitutional Freedoms!!!
Wikinews interviews Darcy Richardson, Democratic Party presidential challenger to Barack Obama
Last month, Richardson decided to begin a campaign himself and announced through his Battleground Blog that he would challenge Obama in the Democratic Party primaries as a progressive candidate.
So far, he has qualified for the New Hampshire primary in January and the Missouri primary in February. In an interview with the Independent Political Report, Richardson proclaimed his campaign slogan as “no fourth term for George W. Bush.”
I’d like to read more about this little gem...”First Family leave an exhibit about his mother’s work in Indonesia at the East West Center at the University of Hawaii.” Anyone seen more about the exhibit???
Now that all the problems he’s been ducking are on the back-burner while the campaign is on the front, he’ll take credit for those problems that somebody else solved, and pass blame for those that remain unsolved, and if reelected, promises to go back on vacation.
A four million dollar low-key vacation.
cut him some slack. it’s the one thing he does reasonably well. unfortunately, being president is the thing he does most poorly.
What in heaven’s name is Mooch wearing now. Looks like a patch work quilt or as someone said the other day “contemporary cabbage patch”.
Hussein is all about destroying the Constitution, traditional Judeo-Christian ethics, and capitalism.
He does this by trying to employ executive fiat, race baiting, class warfare, a compliant media, voter fraud, and fear mongering.
He is NOTHING like any of the Republican candidates.
I don’t ever remember him stopping his campaign from 2008. Just all seems to blur together.
“planning to quickly get back in front of voters as he ratchets up his bid for re-election.”
Maybe he could do the world a favor and get in front of the former voters who are enshrined on Mt. Rushmore going about 575mph.