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  • My Midnight Call From Benjamin Netanyahu

    08/15/2014 8:54:53 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 8-15-14 | David Merrick
    In 1991 – several years after my conversion to Christianity and well into my own life as a husband and father – every Saturday morning, my two youngest children would drag me out of bed to watch cartoons with them. I would quietly sit on the sofa, wiping the sleep from my eyes, while Daffy Duck and Bugs Bunny did their thing. One particular Saturday morning, the cartoons were regularly interrupted with updates on the Gulf War. My oldest son, Travis, was a Marine on a big gunboat in the Persian Gulf – so we would listen carefully, wanting to...
  • It's 3 am. The phone is ringing. Obama won't answer. He can't.

    08/12/2014 1:11:35 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 26 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-12-14 | DrJohn
    <p>He's been called aloof. He's been called detached. He's been said to dither. They were all correct. Now you can add paralyzed to that list. His worst nightmare (and ours, BTW) has arrived. ISIS is marching across Iraq. Despite their inhuman atrocities, Obama cannot call them the enemy. He's not interested in defeating them and the Washington Post says Obama lacks a coherent strategy. ISIS needs to be pulverized, but Obama is nowhere to be found.</p>
  • It's 3 A.M., and Obama's Phone is Ringing

    03/05/2014 10:09:38 AM PST · by Kaslin · 27 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 5, 2014 | John Kass
    As he seeks to rebuild the Russian empire, strongman Vladimir Putin has developed a terribly obnoxious habit. He keeps dragging the Obama White House back to a difficult place. It's called "reality." Putin's military capture of Crimea, a region of Ukraine, is just the latest example. His could be an act of willfulness, or a desperate attempt to stave off Russian decline. But in any case, no sane American would argue for a shooting war over Ukraine. The point is to avoid miscalculations that could lead to one. It's like that phone call at 3 a.m. to a White House...
  • Devastating Benghazi Timeline Reveals Obama MIA

    01/18/2014 7:25:04 AM PST · by ScaniaBoy · 58 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 16 January 2014 | Wynton Hall
    The government watchdog group that revealed that President Barack Obama failed to attend over half of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) released a devastating Benghazi timeline Wednesday. It reveals Obama’s schedule in the week leading up to the terrorist attacks that claimed the lives of four Americans, including U.S. Ambassador Christopher Stevens. Release of the Government Accountability Institute (GAI) Benghazi timeline comes as a new Senate report published Wednesday concluded that “the attacks were preventable.” As the GAI timeline reveals, Obama failed to attend his daily intelligence briefing for the five consecutive...
  • 2016 Hillary Clinton Campaign Ad: THE PHONE IS RINGING FROM BENGHAZI

    01/16/2014 5:43:24 AM PST · by Moseley · 19 replies
    You Tube ^ | January 15, 2014 | Jonathon Moseley
    New Campaign Ad for 2016 Presidential Election for Hillary Clinton: THE PHONE IS RINGING FROM BENGHAZI http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BwaWz7jTcGk&feature=youtu.be
  • Governor Palin: Must I Repeat? Quit Making Things Up!

    07/05/2013 7:42:26 PM PDT · by Bratch · 106 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | July 5, 2013 | Stacy Drake
    Governor Palin wrote the following in response to the latest scandal coming from the Obama administration’s State Deptartment.Via Facebook: Outrageous. Once again the cover-up is worse than the “crime.” Secretary of State John Kerry WAS on his boat while Egypt fell into turmoil resulting in an overthrow of its new government ruled by the Muslim Brotherhood that the Obama Administration had so recently supported and may still support. (That, however, we do not know because President Obama’s absolutely dithering foreign policies, his "leading from behind," and his benign statements on the Muslim Brotherhood make no sense to sensible people.)The State...
  • It's Almost 3 AM and North Korea's Calling

    04/03/2013 9:16:10 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 3, 2013 | Thomas Lifson
    President Obama has a situation on his hands where charisma and media support do him no good. He is dealing with a nuclear-armed regime with a history of military attacks, provocations as a means of extortion, and brutality. Now they have announced they are restarting a reactor that produces enough plutonium to make a bomb a year -- a reactor that had been shut down before as part of a previous deal in which the North Koreans got things of value in exchange for shuttering it. Worse yet, the dictatorship is now in the midst of a possible power struggle....
  • Benghazi – Five months later the degree of the media’s dereliction of duty becomes clear…

    02/11/2013 3:13:17 PM PST · by Starman417 · 22 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-11-13 | Vince
    Of all of the characteristics one might ascribe to Susan Rice, prescience is probably not the first thing that comes to mind. Surprisingly however, five years ago she said something that demonstrated a momentary clarity of vision that is staggering. In a March 2008 interview she said the following: “Clinton hasn’t had to answer the phone at 3:00 in the morning, and yet she attacked Barack Obama for not being ready. They’re both not ready to have that 3 AM phone call.” If the events immediately following Benghazi showed Ambassador Rice to be a hapless marionette of the administration, the...
  • Where Was Obama on Night of Benghazi Attack? WH Isn’t Saying

    02/11/2013 11:30:34 AM PST · by chessplayer · 67 replies
    (CNSNews.com) – The White House isn’t saying where President Barack Obama was, what he did or whom he spoke to between 5:30 p.m. Sept. 11, 2012—when he finished a meeting with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen. Martin Dempsey, which took place while the Benghazi terrorist attacks were unfolding—and 11:26 p.m. that night, which is approximately the time former Navy SEALs Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty were killed in the attacks.
  • Nobody wake Barack

    02/10/2013 8:10:00 AM PST · by RoosterRedux · 68 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | February 10, 2013 | Michael Goodwin
    Finally, we have the answer, thanks to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta. In his reluctant Senate testimony, he provided the missing piece of the puzzle: The commander in chief was MIA. The coverup was created to protect his absence. According to Panetta, President Obama checked in with his military team early on during the attack, then checked out for the rest of the night. The next day, we already knew, he blamed the video maker and flew to Las Vegas for a campaign event. Meanwhile, half a world away, Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans had been slaughtered by Islamists....
  • Obama briefed on Sandy throughout the night

    10/30/2012 10:48:23 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 35 replies
    politico44 ^ | 10/30/12 | BYRON TAU
    An update on Sandy from a White House official: Throughout the night, the President was updated on the impacts of Sandy as it came ashore and moved inland
  • Benghazi Consulate's 3 AM Phone Call

    10/17/2012 6:23:53 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 2 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/17/2012 | Ken Blackwell & Bob Morrison
    It was one of the most memorable images from the 2008 presidential campaign. It was not a McCain ad or an Obama ad. It was, instead, a Hillary Clinton ad. The ad featured a red telephone ringing urgently at 3 am in the White House. The voiceover for this political ad assured us that Hillary Clinton would be able to answer that telephone, that she was someone "tested and ready to lead in a dangerous world." The Red Telephone ad is almost unbearably painful to listen to today. On September 11, 2012, that red telephone did ring. The world proved...
  • Just Who DID answer the 3:00AM Call?

    10/13/2012 6:49:46 PM PDT · by Eric · 88 replies
    WRKO Radio ^ | 10/12/2012 | Howie Carr/Col. David Hunt
    "Fox military analyst Col. David Hunt checked in with us again after the revelation that there were multiple listening posts which heard the cries for help from the US Embassy in Libya and none of them did anything. The State Department says they still do not know what really happened in Libya."
  • Libya has become Obama's 3am phone call

    10/10/2012 7:13:55 PM PDT · by conservativesister · 24 replies
    Libya has become Obama's 3 a.m. phone call and he failed with the answer!
  • Obama Went to Bed While Consulate was Under Siege

    09/22/2012 10:21:06 PM PDT · by Nachum · 27 replies
    Front Page ^ | 9/23/12 | Daniel Greenfield
    Forget the 3 AM phone call. Obama couldn’t even be trusted with an 11 PM phone call. They say that only a man with a clear conscience, or no conscience at all, can sleep this way. But hey, he had to be rested for the next fundraiser and the next party. Jay-Z and Beyonce, unlike dead ambassadors and Libyan militias, actually matter. Fox News’ Special Report informed us that Barack Obama knew of the attack on the Libyan consulate within 90 minutes of it beginning. There is no doubt that Obama knew that the attacks involved AK-47s, along with Rocket...
  • It's 3 A.M. September 11, 2012 - And Obama Apologizes

    09/18/2012 6:06:44 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 3 replies
    Obama Record: Four Americans are killed in Libya, our consulate burned and our Egyptian embassy stormed on the anniversary of 9/11 after we apologize for a film allegedly "insulting to Islam." Arab Spring, Mr. President? Maybe President Obama shouldn't have skipped all those national intelligence briefings. The burning of our Libyan consulate in Benghazi, the murder of Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens and three others, including two U.S. Marines, and the storming of our embassy in Egypt after our diplomats apologized for a film made in the U.S. should show just who is the foreign policy novice in the 2012 presidential...
  • Obama Got His 3 a.m. Call. He Decided To Sleep Through It.

    09/12/2012 5:48:45 PM PDT · by nhwingut · 14 replies
    Ace of Spades HQ ^ | 09/12/2012 | Ace
    Drudge highlights part of the story that the LA Times, of course, does not. The president was updated throughout the evening, and notified late Tuesday that Stevens was unaccounted for. Obama learned Wednesday that Stevens was confirmed dead Wednesday morning, the official said. Man needs his rest. He's in Vegas right now. You can't do Vegas right if you're short of sleep. By the way, the media is all dutifully reporting the Obama line: That while he is jetting his ass off to Las Vegas, "it's not a day of politics as usual" (via Mark Knoller) and that his Political...
  • Obama’s Super Paranoia

    03/09/2012 3:34:50 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 10 replies
    National Journal ^ | 03/08/2012 | Major Garrett
    In Obamaland, the 3 a.m. phone call has become the 3 a.m. e-mail. In their own way, both speak to a crisis mentality and a groping for security. The contexts couldn’t be more different, but the anxiety—real and imagined —is no less genuine. To review, the 3 a.m. phone call was in a TV ad Hillary Rodham Clinton ran against Obama in the heat of the Texas and Ohio primaries in 2008. It asked voters to ponder the fate of America if Barack Obama were president and a national crisis struck in the middle of the night. Now, the 3...
  • Here Comes Obama's 3 AM Phone Call

    02/27/2012 10:29:48 AM PST · by blam · 22 replies · 2+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 2-27-2012 | James Lewis
    Here Comes Obama's 3 AM Phone Call By James LewisFebuary 27,2012 In the next 60 days Obama's presidential career will finally meet that concrete wall of reality. He will either fail or survive. Trouble is, he might take many innocent people with him if he fails. So far, the most hyped-up and unqualified president in US history has shown no capacity at all to act, in the face of a do-or-die challenge. This is the ultimate test of character, the one that John F. Kennedy met well enough in the 1962 Cuban Missile Crisis. This is the test that Jimmy...
  • Barack Obama Staring Up at the Ceiling at 3 a.m.

    02/16/2012 7:02:48 AM PST · by Former Fetus · 1 replies
    Jewish World Review ^ | 2/16/12 | Jerry Della Femina
    I wish I had a cigarette. I know I told the people of America that I quit but hell, I've told them so many things that were not true, how's a measly cigarette going to make a difference? It's my health, isn't it? And, talking about contradictions, I was smoking a pack a day when I gave the country Obama Healthcare. I admit 57 percent of the country didn't want my kind of healthcare. That's why I had a Congress I controlled shove it down their throats. By 2016 we will have the same healthcare as Canada-lousy, but cheap. I...
  • Iran Confirms Facility Producing Centrifuge Parts

    04/09/2011 7:33:16 PM PDT · by NWFLConservative · 2 replies
    Fox ^ | 4/9/11
    TEHRAN, Iran -- Iran's foreign minister has confirmed claims by an exiled Iranian opposition group that a factory west of Tehran is manufacturing centrifuge parts. Ali Akbar Salehi, quoted by the state news agency IRNA, says the facility is no secret and that many other facilities in the country are involved in manufacturing parts for Iran's nuclear program. Iran has long said it produces centrifuges, which are used to enrich uranium, a process that the U.N. has demanded Tehran halt. Two days earlier, the exile Mujahedeen-e Khalq group said its spies identified the factory, called the TABA facility. Iran says...
  • Hillary Clinton’s ‘3am’ ad (Flashback)

    04/03/2011 9:17:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 4/3/11 | The DC
    A prophetic insight. Video at link...
  • Obama's 3 AM Moment

    01/31/2011 8:18:51 AM PST · by Hotlanta Mike · 24 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 31, 2011 | Nancy Morgan
    One of the issues raised in the run-up to our last presidential election was the question "Which candidate is best qualified to handle a '3 AM moment'?" America now has a partial answer. It isn't President Obama. Last Friday was Day 4 of the ongoing protests in Egypt, where tens of thousands Egyptians took to the streets to demand the ouster of President Hosni Mubarak. As the situation reached a flash point, with a mounting death toll and Egyptian tanks in the streets of Cairo, President Obama maintained his silence. Well, not quite. He did Twitter, by proxy.
  • The White House Phone Rang at 3 a.m.

    04/11/2010 6:52:06 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 61 replies · 2,207+ views
    The White House Phone Rang at 3 a.m. Posted by Erick Erickson Sunday, April 11th at 9:43PM EDT Remember back during the 2008 campaign Hillary Clinton ran that ad asking who you’d want to be in the White House when the “3 a.m. phone call” came? 3 hours after midnight Eastern time this past Saturday, that 3 a.m. phone call came. The President of Poland, his wife, major government and military leaders, and others all died in a horrible plane crash in Russia. In Europe, the rumor is rampant, without any evidence, that Vladimir Putin was behind it. The confirmed...
  • Hilary was right about Obama

    01/09/2010 3:27:20 PM PST · by bjorn14 · 46 replies · 1,542+ views
    New York Post ^ | January 8, 2010 | Charles Hurt
    WASHINGTON -- Turns out Hillary Rodham Clinton was right all along. During the nastiest battle of the entire 2008 presidential race, she aired an alarming television commercial warning voters that they would come to regret nominating Barack Obama to occupy the White House. If -- in a national security crisis -- the "red phone" rang at 3 a.m., the ad intoned, Obama would not hear it.
  • Hillary was right! O Fails the '3 a.m. Phone' Test

    01/08/2010 7:04:19 AM PST · by Dr. Scarpetta · 63 replies · 1,533+ views
    NY Post ^ | 1/8/2010 | Charles Hurt
    Turns out Hillary Rodham Clinton was right all along. During the nastiest battle of the entire 2008 presidential race, she aired an alarming television commercial warning voters that they would come to regret nominating Barack Obama to occupy the White House. If -- in a national security crisis -- the "red phone" rang at 3 a.m., the ad intoned, Obama would not hear it. Or he would fail to answer it. Or he would be on vacation. In any case, an Obama White House would so diminish the threat of terrorism that the government's focus would shift away from the...
  • Obama did have middle-of-night call

    10/31/2009 12:03:15 PM PDT · by TaxPayer2000 · 82 replies · 2,047+ views
    Boston.com ^ | October 30, 2009 | Foon Rhee
    Top aides to President Obama say that, yes indeed, he did have that 3 a.m. phone call that then-rival Hillary Rodham Clinton warned he couldn't handle. Before the Texas Democratic primary last year, Clinton aired a provocative TV ad that showed children sleeping peacefully and asking voters who they would trust to deal with a middle-of-the-night crisis. Senior adviser David Axelrod, communications director Anita Dunn, and press secretary Robert Gibbs told CNN that it happened in April, when Obama was in Prague and North Korea tested a long-range missile. "I think it was about 4:00 in the morning we were...
  • Obama "Present" Zero Dollar Available - long overdue

    10/21/2009 12:49:34 PM PDT · by Secret Agent Man · 5 replies · 433+ views
    self | 10/21/09 | Secret Agent Man
    This guy is worse than Carter. He can't make a tough decision to save his life. Afghanistan in particular. Iran in particular. Sit back and wait. that way you can't be criticized by anyone, he hasn't made a decision yet. Obama's ego is such that he must be loved by everyone. He cannot handle anyone who doesn't. He's got ALL the mainstream media in print and tv and cable for him. The MSM gives him daily Lewinskis but the two things he constantly bitches about like a little girl are Fox News Channel and conservative talk radio. God help this...
  • About that 3:00 AM phone call...

    09/18/2009 2:56:40 AM PDT · by mapmaker77 · 12 replies · 1,012+ views
    random thoughts | 18SEP'09 | mapmaker77
    It occurs to me that the last person in the whole wide world that I'd like to talk to at three in the freakin' morning would be Hillary. On a bunch of different levels. As the SecState, well, she's probably not going to tell you what a great job you are doing. As the professional woman, she's going to loudly speculate about the anotomical deficiencies of all of these foriegn policy czars running around on her turf. As the liberal idealogue, she'll be bitching about policy wonk details and staying on message. And, almost worst of all, her screech meter...
  • Obama's 3:00 AM Call

    08/30/2009 9:53:00 AM PDT · by MaxCUA · 4 replies · 731+ views
    Conservatives 4 Palin put together an excellent video on the famous 3:00 AM phone call Obama has been getting weekly.
  • Obama's 3:00 AM Call

    08/30/2009 5:01:21 AM PDT · by DB9 · 4 replies · 1,338+ views
    C4P ^ | August 29, 2009 | Seth Adam Smith
    Follow link and click to watch video. It's good. Short and sweet. http://www.conservatives4palin.com/2009/08/obamas-300-am-call.html
  • Obama as The Joker: Racial Fear's Ugly Face

    08/06/2009 12:35:06 PM PDT · by Severino · 70 replies · 2,971+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 8-6-09 | Philip Kennicott
    ON first watching Hillary Clinton’s recent “It’s 3 a.m.” advertisement, I was left with an uneasy feeling that something was not quite right — something that went beyond my disappointment that she had decided to go negative. Repeated watching of the ad on YouTube increased my unease. I realized that I had only too often in my study of America’s racial history seen images much like these, and the sentiments to which they allude.
  • Clinton: Obama has proven his toughness, international savvy

    07/26/2009 8:00:54 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies · 313+ views
    Clinton: Obama has proven his toughness, international savvy Posted: 10:34 AM ET WASHINGTON (CNN) — Hillary Clinton is convinced. After questioning Barack Obama's international savvy and toughness while campaigning against him last year, the secretary of state said Sunday she has seen plenty of both from the president so far. "Those were appropriate issues to raise in the campaign," Mrs. Clinton said Sunday on the NBC program "Meet the Press." She went on to declare: "I'm here to say that I think his performance in office has been incredible." Asked specifically about her campaign criticisms, Mrs. Clinton said, "I don't...
  • Ice Cream, while Iran Screams

    06/21/2009 3:14:59 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 41 replies · 1,058+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 06-21-09 | Wordsmith
    "The reality is that these times bring not only dangers but also opportunities." - VP Dick Cheney, August 27, 2002, VFW speech Father's Day arrived early for the Obamas: ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — The first family was in the mood for something sweet _ something like vanilla custard, fudge and sprinkles. On a muggy Saturday just before Father's Day, President Barack Obama took Sasha, 8, and Malia, 10, to The Dairy Godmother, a frozen custard shop just outside Washington. The president snacked on vanilla custard with hot fudge and toasted almonds in a cup, said the shop's owner, Liz Davis....
  • Obama’s Red Phone Is Ringing and It’s Going Straight to Voicemail

    06/21/2009 7:23:49 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 29 replies · 1,603+ views
    FoxNews.com/ForumBlogs ^ | 6/18/2009 | Andrea Tantaros
    President Obama is feeling the heat lately for his limp foreign policy postures, showcased now more than ever with the increasing violence and chaos following Iran’s presidential election. Surprisingly, the critique is stemming from both sides of the aisle and is beginning to crescendo. Since the announcement of Ahmadenejad’s victory, Obama’s response has been more than unimpressive, it’s been plain impotent. If Iran is the ringing red phone, Obama is putting the call straight to voicemail. Apparently in this administration, forceful, timely responses have been reserved for houseflies instead of our most threatening enemies. The president believes that we shouldn’t...
  • Clinton: Obama has 'absolutely' passed '3 a.m.' test

    06/07/2009 7:24:20 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 65 replies · 1,626+ views
    Clinton: Obama has 'absolutely' passed '3 a.m.' test Posted: 09:49 AM ET WASHINGTON (CNN) — Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says President Obama has answered the central question that she raised about him when she was his chief rival for the Democratic presidential nomination. In an interview with ABC's "This Week" broadcast Sunday, Clinton was asked about her famous "3 a.m." ad last year, which questioned whether Obama was the right candidate to handle a middle-of-the-night international crisis. "Has the president answered it for you?" host George Stephanopoulos asked. "Absolutely," Clinton replied.
  • Obama Flunks the 3 A.M. Test

    04/16/2009 12:02:52 AM PDT · by neverdem · 6 replies · 620+ views
    American Thinker ^ | April 16, 2009 | NA
    While President Obama was speaking in Prague about nuclear disarmament, North Korea delivered the most tellingly timed comment on The Trip. The Pyongyang rogue regime -- proprietor of a nuclear arsenal -- defiantly launched an intercontinental multi-stage rocket in violation of an explicit U.N. Security Council resolution.  The President used strong words about the rocket launch:  "Rules must be binding.  Violations must be punished.  Words must mean something."  Obama flunked his first 3 A.M. test. Tragically, there were no actions to match Obama's words.  This President prefers to use the United Nations, rather than U.S. power, to protect world peace.  Ludicrously,...
  • Hillary warned there'd be days like this

    04/08/2009 5:18:55 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 31 replies · 829+ views
    My Way News ^ | April 9, 2009 | STEVEN R. HURST
    WASHINGTON (AP) - Hillary Clinton said there would be days - and nights - like this. For the second time in four days and with less than three months in office, President Barack Obama has received the "3 a.m. phone call" that Clinton warned about. In their bitter presidential contest, Clinton suggested that her young rival was not ready for a national security crisis. His tests are coming early: first from the borderline rogue government in North Korea, then from stateless bandits preying on shipping lanes off the East African coast.
  • Hillary May Be On Other End Of That 3 a.m. Call

    12/01/2008 4:55:22 PM PST · by advance_copy · 10 replies · 490+ views
    CBS ^ | 12/1/08 | Marcia Kramer
    It's official – Sen. Hillary Clinton is moving on. On Monday she has accepted the President-elect Barack Obama's nomination to be Secretary of State. It's a far cry from a year ago, when Clinton was ripping into Obama for his slim resume on foreign affairs. But, that was then and this is now. The former rivals were side by side Monday and the two had nothing but praise for each other.
  • It's 3 a.m., Hillary's on the phone--what has Obama done with his mandate for change?

    11/23/2008 4:28:42 PM PST · by SJackson · 14 replies · 568+ views
    Capital Times ^ | 11/22/2008
    OK, so if the phone call comes at 3 a.m., Barack Obama will be able to transfer it to Hillary Clinton. At the ugliest stage of the race between Obama and Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination, Clinton's campaign aired a commercial featuring images of children sleeping peacefully as a soothing male voice said, "It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep. But there's a phone in the White House and it's ringing. Something's happening in the world. Your vote will decide who answers that call. Whether it's someone who already knows the world's leaders, knows the military...
  • It's 3 a.m. and the Prime Minister of Israel is Calling

    10/29/2008 5:04:04 PM PDT · by Joiseydude · 14 replies · 540+ views
    AmericanThinker ^ | October 29, 2008 | William A. Jacobson
    Joe Biden's warning that America's enemies will test the mettle of Barack Obama is a reminder that this election should be about which presidential candidate is best equipped to handle an international crisis. For supporters of Israel this question takes on even greater importance in light of Jesse Jackson's warning that in an Obama administration "decades of putting Israel's interests first" would end. Israel now is surrounded by tens of thousands of missiles, provided by Iran to Syria, Hezbollah and Hamas. Syria is known to have the largest chemical weapons stockpile in the Middle East, and both Syria and Iran...
  • Sarah Palin Cartoon Idea

    09/19/2008 3:54:48 PM PDT · by GAB-1955 · 10 replies · 427+ views
    Self | 9/19/2008 | Self
    Since tomorrow is my birthday, and I can't draw, I ask that someone who can draw these cartoons: Putin's Nightmare -- Putin receives a phone call in his bed (Kremlin spires in the window): "This is SARAH. Get your troops back over on YOUR SIDE of the border NOW!" A picture of Obama in a business suit, followed by an equal sign, followed by a picture of the business suit in the same pose without Obama.
  • It's 10 AM. A Phone Is Ringing. And Obama Has to Apologize for 'Hair Trigger' Response

    08/30/2008 5:10:32 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 101 replies · 348+ views
    Mark Finkelstein
    It was more like 10 AM than 3 AM. Somewhere, a phone was ringing to announce the news that John McCain had selected Sarah Palin as his running mate. And Barack Obama's operation immediate response was intemperate and inappropriate. Obama found himself apologizing, calling the reaction "hair trigger." He and Biden subsequently made the more gracious kind of comment that should have been made in the first place. Senators get to "revise and extend" their remarks when they've said something dumb on the floor. That's not always the case for presidents. A "hair trigger" reaction to a real crisis could...
  • New John McCain Ad on Obama: "3 A.M." - Video 8/26/08

    08/26/2008 4:42:16 AM PDT · by blogsforthompson.com · 18 replies · 79+ views
    Blogs for John McCain ^ | August 26, 2008 | brianinmo
    Here is a new John McCain Ad out this morning that is called "3 A.M." It essentially uses Hillary Clinton's ad from the Dem Primary by the same name, only a little more direct. CLINTON AD: It’s 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone? ANNCR: Uncertainty. Dangerous aggression. Rogue nations. Radicalism. HILLARY CLINTON: I know Senator McCain has a lifetime of experience that he will bring to the White House. And, Senator Obama has a speech he gave in 2002. ANNCR: Hillary’s right. John McCain for President. . . . (see...
  • John McCain 2008 Launches New TV Ad: '3 A.M.'

    08/26/2008 7:27:37 AM PDT · by flyfree · 27 replies · 315+ views
    ARLINGTON, Va., August 26 /Standard Newswire/ -- U.S. Senator John McCain's presidential campaign today released its latest television ad, entitled "3 A.M." The ad highlights Hillary Clinton's serious questions about Barack Obama's lack of experience and judgment to handle an international crisis -- the "3 A.M. moment." The ad will air in key states. VIEW THE AD HERE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-yYlzX2ZOLM Script For "3 A.M." (TV :30) CLINTON AD: It's 3 a.m. and your children are safe and asleep. Who do you want answering the phone? ANNCR: Uncertainty. Dangerous aggression. Rogue nations. Radicalism. HILLARY CLINTON: I know Senator McCain has a lifetime...
  • McCain ad returns to Clinton's 3 a.m. phone call

    08/26/2008 11:44:44 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies · 142+ views
    The Modesto Bee ^ | August 26, 2008 | Mike Glover
    If you think you've heard this line of attack before, there's a reason. Republican John McCain's latest TV spot is playing off Hillary Rodham Clinton's best-known ad against Barack Obama to heighten any concerns that Obama isn't ready to take a 3 a.m. phone call that could signal a crisis demanding judgment and experience. The McCain ad debuted Tuesday, just hours before Clinton was to address the Democratic National Convention in Denver. While she was expected to repeat her post-primary support for Obama's candidacy in an effort to bring her supporters to his side, McCain's campaign didn't want voters to...
  • Many Obama supporters never received 3am VP wake-up text

    08/25/2008 2:42:26 PM PDT · by Cicero · 14 replies · 201+ views
    BetaNews ^ | Scott M. Fulton, III
    Many Obama supporters never received 3am VP wake-up text By Scott M. Fulton, III, BetaNews August 25, 2008, 12:30 PM "Barack has chosen Senator Joe Biden to be our VP nominee," read the Obama campaign's early morning SMS message to his supporters. Trouble was, even by that time, many already knew it, and some weren't even getting the message. The original plan was for Barack Obama supporters nationwide to be the first to receive the news of his vice presidential running mate. But well over two hours before many of those supporters received what ended up being, perhaps in an...
  • Hey Obama, Where's the Text? (Reporters Query Obama Tonight in Chicago)

    08/22/2008 7:01:40 PM PDT · by kristinn · 61 replies · 308+ views
    ABC News ^ | 9:35 p.m. EDT Friday, August 22, 2008 | Sunlen Miller
    SNIP Sen. Barack Obama enjoyed dinner with the family including his wife, Michelle, and two daughters. "Where's the text?" reporters shouted while holding out cell phones to get the presumptive Democratic nominee's attention as he walked into Roy's in downtown Chicago. At first, Obama, D-Ill., acknowledge the press but after some louder shouts, he relented and looked over with a laugh. As he left, the intrepid band of reporters following Obama's every move tried again. "How's Obama-Biden sound?" reporters yelled. "See ya guys!" Obama replied. The candidate has since returned to the Park Hyatt hotel in Chicago where aides advise...
  • Joe Biden is Not Worth Waking Up for at 3 A.M. (Obama's Blown Text Stunt Backlash)

    08/23/2008 9:34:33 AM PDT · by kristinn · 78 replies · 1,244+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | Saturday, August 23, 2008 | Mary Schmich
    I stumbled out of bed about 7:15 a.m. and there, on the cell phone I'd turned to "silent" for the night, was a note on the screen telling me I had 1 message from 62262. I knew his number by now: Barack. Frankly, I'd signed up out of curiosity, not really as a fan, but I still felt a small letdown, knowing that the news was already several hours stale. At the same time, I was relieved that the phone hadn't woken me up in the middle of the night. Joe Biden is not worth waking up for at 3...
  • Clinton strategy working for McCain

    08/20/2008 9:20:01 AM PDT · by Panzerlied · 7 replies · 59+ views
    CNN ^ | 08/20/2008
    CNN) -- John McCain's attacks on Barack Obama on national security issues seem to be working: Polls show McCain has cut the Democrat's lead in half. Sen. John McCain speaks at the Veterans of Foreign Wars convention Monday in Orlando, Florida. 1 of 2 According to CNN's average of several recent national surveys, Obama's lead is now a slim 3 points over the Arizona senator, 46-43 percent -- half of his advantage in a CNN poll of polls one week ago, and down from a high of 8 points in mid-July. A Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg poll out Tuesday evening was...