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  • The Age of the Un-Serious Presidency

    07/30/2010 8:21:56 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 30, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Dear Leader's appearance on The View this week (a TV equivalent of chewing-gum for the mind) has more than a few people scratching their head as they face the dawning realization that this president really doesn't seem very serious about addressing the towering challenges the rest of us face everyday... at all. In a fluff interview that would be an embarrassment to any normal person, the show's boring, knee-jerk-liberal yentas predictably insulted your intelligence by lining-up to lick his posterior... but were topped by the grandstanding Babah Wahwah gushing how "sexy" Obama is- prompting even Democratic Pennsylvania Gov Ed Rendell...
  • Caption this just released photo of Obama when he was briefed about the oil spill on May 2nd

    06/08/2010 5:44:16 AM PDT · by reaganrevolutionin2010 · 102 replies · 189+ views
    Daylife Photos ^ | 6/7/10 | staff
    "U.S. President Barack Obama (C) listens during a briefing about the situation along the Gulf Coast following the BP oil spill, at the Coast Guard Venice Center, in Venice, Louisiana, in this White House handout photo taken on May 2, 2010 and released on June 7, 2010."
  • Obama's teleprompter crashes–literally [shattered into pieces.....]

    07/13/2009 4:58:41 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 45 replies · 1,757+ views
    See video...
  • White House claims N. Korea sanctions are working [After test-firing four short-range missiles.....]

    07/02/2009 1:04:35 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 43 replies · 1,504+ views
    White House claims N. Korea sanctions are working By Sam Youngman Posted: 07/02/09 03:54 PM [ET] Even as the North Koreans tested four more missiles this week, the White House said Thursday that tough new United Nations sanctions are showing signs of working. White House press secretary Robert Gibbs declined to say what evidence the administration has that the most recent round of sanctions were effectively tightening the noose on North Korea, and he warned that they will likely continue with provocative behavior. "I think it is clear the sanctions are having an impact," Gibbs said. When asked what the...
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad compares Obama to Bush

    06/25/2009 7:58:32 AM PDT · by justlurking · 36 replies · 1,088+ views
    Reuters ^ | 2009-06-25 | Parisa Hafezi and Fredrik Dahl Parisa Hafezi And Fredrik Dahl
    TEHRAN (Reuters) – President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accused Barack Obama on Thursday of behaving like his predecessor toward Iran and said there was not much point in talking to Washington unless the U.S. president apologized. Obama said on Tuesday he was "appalled and outraged" by a post-election crackdown and Washington withdrew invitations to Iranian diplomats to attend Independence Day celebrations on July 4 -- stalling efforts to improve ties with Tehran. "Mr Obama made a mistake to say those things ... our question is why he fell into this trap and said things that previously (former president George W.) Bush used...
  • Officials: President Obama reconsidering July 4 invitations to Iran

    06/24/2009 10:06:16 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 59 replies · 1,689+ views
    Officials: President Obama reconsidering July 4 invitations to Iran Posted: 12:23 PM ET From CNN State Department Producer Elise Labott WASHINGTON (CNN) – The Obama administration is seriously considering not extending invitations to Iranian diplomats for July 4 celebrations overseas, senior administration officials tell CNN. The officials said intense discussions on the issue were taking place, but the final decision had not been made. Late last month the State Department sent a cable to its embassies and consulates worldwide informing them they "may invite representatives from the government of Iran" to their July 4th celebrations. The U.S. receptions marking Independence...
  • Obama’s economy ?

    06/22/2009 10:14:32 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 20 replies · 734+ views
    Hot Air ^ | June 21, 2009 | ED MORRISSEY
    Barack Obama has managed to ride out his first five months in office by blaming his predecessor for the economic tribulations he “inherited”, but new polling shows that excuse running out of steam. Although a majority still give George Bush more blame than Obama, those numbers have fallen quickly as Obama’s stimulus spending fails to stop runaway unemployment, according to Rasmussen: While most U.S. voters still blame the Bush Administration for the nation’s economic problems, a growing number are inclined to blame President Barack Obama.
  • Obama Smacks Down Pesky Fly

    06/17/2009 9:12:19 AM PDT · by traumer · 76 replies · 2,032+ views
    - see the video - The president proved yesterday he will not tolerate distractions from his hefty political agenda -- at least not those coming from pesky insects. President Obama addressed issues ranging from health care to financial industry reform in a lengthy interview on CNBC on Tuesday, but he was interrupted by a fly persistently buzzing around his head. "Hey! Get out of here," Mr. Obama said. After a few irritated swats, the president zeroed in on the pest and patiently waited for it to land on his hand. He gave it a quick smack and watched it fall...
  • Is It Obama's Economy Now?

    06/15/2009 7:32:58 AM PDT · by FromLori · 29 replies · 1,105+ views
    Forbes ^ | 6/15/09
    ecent polls show Americans aren't as optimistic about the administration's ability to lead economic recovery. In a carefully choreographed Cabinet meeting last Monday, Vice President Joe Biden began by touting the administration's economic accomplishments. President Obama responded by reminding his audience that "we're still in the middle of a very deep recession that was years in the making." The president then described the next phases of stimulus spending, being careful to say he "wasn't satisfied" with progress thus far. This is pretty familiar stuff. Politicians point with pride, as Biden did, and point fingers, as Obama did by reminding his...
  • Biden Teases Obama Over Teleprompter Dependence, After Mishap

    05/27/2009 8:31:00 PM PDT · by Justaham · 29 replies · 1,289+ views
    Fox News ^ | 5-27-09
    Vice President Biden is about to find out how well his boss can take a joke. The vice president razzed the commander-in-chief Wednesday while speaking at the Air Force Academy commencement ceremony in Colorado, poking fun at President Obama's known affinity for his Teleprompter. Biden made the crack about Obama's crutch after a strong gust of wind blew over one of the vice president's Teleprompters. Biden was talking about Colorado's thin air at the time and when he heard the crash, he added, "and the strong winds." Then he said: "What am I gonna tell the president when I tell...
  • White House downplays North Korea's threats

    05/27/2009 11:50:43 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 46 replies · 1,750+ views
    AP/ ^ | May 27, 2009 | AP/
    WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House says North Korea's threats against South Korea will not give it the attention Pyongyang wants and will only add to its isolation. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Wednesday that North Korea should live up to its promises and stop its provocations against the South. Pyongyang says Seoul's decision to join an international nuclear anti-proliferation program is tantamount to a declaration of war. The North warned of military strikes and declared their 1953 armistice null and void.
  • Why Liberals NEVER Lie

    05/18/2009 9:18:07 PM PDT · by jodiluvshoes · 25 replies · 1,941+ views ^ | 05.18.09 | Kevin McCullough
    "Nancy Pelosi has more integrity in her pinky than Dick Cheney and Karl Rove have in their whole bodies combined." Some congressional idiot made that claim to a bevy of media cameras gathered for a press conference designed to help the flailing Speaker of the House try to save face. Of course the Congressional idiot wishes he never had said it now, following the release of President Obama's Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, Leon Panetta that put forward in no uncertain terms that Ms. Pelosi was the one lying to Congress, the administration, the media, and "We the People."...
  • Obama at Notre Dame: It’s About Lives not Opinions

    05/18/2009 10:17:36 AM PDT · by Victory111 · 19 replies · 697+ views
    Cross Action News ^ | 5-18-09 | Rev. Michael Bresciani
    The administrators at Notre Dame had it in mind to foster tolerance and diversity with those of differing opinions. Among the graduating class a few students had Obama’s circle logo pasted on their caps leaving no doubt what was in their minds. Outside in protest chanting, Benedict’s flock No you can’t, no you can’t Inside Obama’s friends chant and mock Yes we can, yes we can
  • Obama asks for the fair minded in order to put an end to abortion debates

    05/18/2009 10:45:49 AM PDT · by texasdoesitbetter · 31 replies · 1,136+ views
    Obama calls for 'fair-minded' abortion debate The president is greeted by cheers, protests at University of Notre Dame The Associated Press updated 4:18 p.m. PT, Sun., May 17, 2009 WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama strode head-on Sunday into the stormy abortion debate and told graduates at America's leading Roman Catholic university that both sides must stop demonizing one another. Obama acknowledged that "no matter how much we want to fudge it ... the fact is that at some level, the views of the two camps are irreconcilable." But he still implored the University of Notre Dame's graduating class and all...
  • Gibbs, White House Respond To Wanda Sykes Rush "20th Hijacker" Limbaugh Joke (Video)

    05/11/2009 11:54:30 AM PDT · by DrGop0821 · 14 replies · 1,022+ views
    Gibbs doing what he does best; passing the buck and rambling in a "non-answer". What's the deal, Gibbs? It was an inappropriate joke on several levels! Condemn it and move on!
  • Iran Launches Airstrikes Into Iraq

    05/06/2009 6:20:13 AM PDT · by penelopesire · 189 replies · 11,833+ views
    The Weekly Standard Blog ^ | May 4, 2009 | Weekly Standard
    (snip) "To say this complicates the Obama administration's diplomatic outreach is to put it mildly. This administration -- in fairness, not unlike the last few years of the Bush administration -- seems prepared to make an endless series of concessions to Tehran in order to secure a peaceful resolution of the nuclear issue. Yet despite these repeated overtures, the Iranians refuse to budge even an inch and instead make announcements of more centrifuges and new missiles. Now they're launching airstrikes in Iraq."
  • Obama the Untested

    05/05/2009 6:30:29 AM PDT · by SonOfDarkSkies · 12 replies · 790+ views ^ | 5/5/2009 | Robert D. Kaplan
    The American media has just released an avalanche of reports assessing President Barack Obama’s first 100 days in office. Ignore it all. It doesn’t matter. The revealing part of his presidency hasn’t begun yet. At about this point in his presidency, George W. Bush had, with the help of his secretary of state, Colin Powell, just won the release of the crew of a U.S. spy plane from China, leading the world media elite to declare Bush a pragmatic president in foreign affairs, and Powell his most important advisor. As for Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, it was said that he...
  • I Have Figured Out One Thing About The President

    05/04/2009 7:17:32 AM PDT · by ignorancerunsrampant · 21 replies · 989+ views
    5/4/2009 | me
    I believe that today is something like day 104 and Barack Obama has had 320 news conferences. This guy loves to hear himself talk. But it is more than that. The president is doing one of two things. First, he is either getting things done, or second, he is telling you what he is going to get done. The 320 news conferences are to tell you what he is going to get done because he is getting nothing done. If we are not feeling good about the state of the economy maybe constantly hearing how he is going to make...
  • Obama’s First 100 Days Just Flu By, Didn’t They? -- He really has no idea what the hell he's doing

    05/04/2009 5:48:14 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 17 replies · 1,296+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | May 3, 2009 | Jayme Evans
    Barack Obama’s first 100 days just flu by, didn’t they? About the only thing to pass over the heads of Americans faster than the first three months of Obama’s first (and hopefully only) term was that Top-Secret, but apparently “routine” photo-op flight, where Air Force One, shadowed by F-16s, flew nearly nap-of-the-Earth and buzzed the tourists and office buildings in lower Manhattan. The only significance to Barack Obama’s first 100 days is that there are only 1,360 left, assuming he only serves one term. But since we have to live with Democrats and since Janet Napolitano and the Obama Administration...
  • Video of Obama Mocking Tea Party Protesters (Obama Acts Out Waving Tea Bag)

    04/29/2009 11:35:31 AM PDT · by kristinn · 195 replies · 6,904+ views
    CNN via and YouTube ^ | Wednesday, Aparil 29, 2009
    Click the source link to see our four-year-old-in-chief making fun of the tea party protesters. Obama should be grateful folks were just holding tea bags, signs and flags instead of what most of them felt like holding.Obama was at a town hall appearance in Missouri today when he made fun of Americans.