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  • The left loses their minds over Hobby Lobby decision

    06/30/2014 1:39:21 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 84 replies
    Hotair ^ | 06/30/2014 | Noah Rothman
    I imagine the horrified shrieks that rose from the streets outside the Supreme Court on Monday as the decision in the Hobby Lobby case began to filter out into the crowd of liberal observers was reminiscent of those poor souls who watched helplessly as the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire claimed the lives of 146 young, female garment workers. In fact, the similarities are eerie. It seems that liberal commentators have convinced themselves that, just as was the case in 1911, the courts and the country have deemed women to be of lesser value than their male counterparts. The distinction...
  • Inside the Obamas vs. ‘Hildebeest’ Clintons feud

    06/22/2014 5:26:17 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 27 replies
    NY Post ^ | 6/21/14 | Edward Klein
    In his new book, “Blood Feud,” journalist Edward Klein gets inside the dysfunctional, jealous relationship between Bill and Hillary Clinton and Barack and Michelle Obama — and how it could explode in 2016. Outwardly, they put on a show of unity — but privately, the Obamas and Clintons, the two power couples of the Democrat Party, loathe each other. “I hate that man Obama more than any man I’ve ever met, more than any man who ever lived,” Bill Clinton said to friends on one occasion, adding he would never forgive Obama for suggesting he was a racist during the...
  • Bill Clinton Reportedly Smashed a Mirror After Hearing Qatar Won the 2022 World Cup Bid

    06/03/2014 12:35:17 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 71 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | Marissa Payne
    If the “well-placed” source found by The Sydney Morning Herald is to be believed, it seems former President Bill Clinton went into Hulk mode on a Swiss hotel mirror after hearing Qatar was awarded the 2022 World Cup. The Morning Herald reports : “Bill Clinton looked anything but happy as he strode into the Savoy Baur en Ville hotel in Zurich in December 2010. The receptionists could tell he was irritated, but had no idea just how angry he was. After closing the door to his suite, he reached for an ornament on a table and threw it at a...
  • Obama is ‘Madder than Hell’ about VA Scandal

    05/18/2014 2:45:50 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 68 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 5-18-2014 | Rick Moran
    May 18, 2014 Obama is ‘Madder than Hell’ about VA Scandal by Rick Moran Of all the self-serving tripe…Guess what. The president of the United States is “madder than hell” about the Veterans Administration scandal. That’s the word from White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough. Funny…VA Secretary Eric Shineski said almost the exact same thing last week when testifying before Congress when he said, “Any allegation, any adverse incident like this makes me mad as hell.”I suppose they could have channeled Howard Beale completely and added, “And I’m not going to take it anymore.”Perfect — the administration taking its...
  • Dem Rep. Jumps Out of Chair, Explodes at GOP’ers During Obamacare Hearing

    10/29/2013 1:55:05 PM PDT · by Nachum · 104 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 10/29/13 | http://www.mediaite.com/tv/dem-rep-jumps-out-of-chair-explodes-at-gopers-during-obamacare-hearing/
    Rep. Bill Pascrell (D-NJ) rose from his seat on Tuesday during a congressional hearing into the Affordable Care Act’s problematic roll-out. He accused his Republican colleagues in the House of dishonestly seeking to identify the problems with the ACA because they would prefer to see it repealed entirely. Pascrell began by insisting that, even though Democrats opposed Medicare Part D in the Bush Era, they worked to make sure that the program was a success. He became animated as he said that Democrats put aside their opposition to Bush in order to make a policy objective work for the good...
  • Dem poll: GOP could lose control of House (PPP)

    10/06/2013 2:58:02 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | October 6, 2013
    Growing anger at congressional Republicans over the government shutdown could be enough to push the GOP out of power in the House, according to a new poll.
  • Petty Tirade: Selective Shutdowns at 12 National Parks Across America

    10/05/2013 5:55:11 PM PDT · by Winstons Julia · 48 replies
    IJReview ^ | 10/05/13 | Kyle Becker
    Washington’s grown a bit nastier and colder since the last government shutdown, and the casualties of the partisan fight are the family memories lost from being denied access to public landmarks that are supposed to belong to the people. The government doesn’t see it that way anymore – it’s all just a “damn game” and the folks running the Capitol are just toying with the American people. That’s right – public memorials, monuments and parks remained open under President Clinton and the Republican Congress in 1995/96, causing one to wonder how much inconvenience and financial hardship this partial government shutdown...
  • Democrats trapped by their seething hatred of Tea Party

    10/04/2013 9:41:26 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 52 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 10/4/13 | William Jacobson
    Democrats’ seething hatred of the Tea Party movement has clouded Democrats’ thinking and ability to govern **snip**We have seen similar irrational conduct by every senior Democrat, from Obama on down to Harry Reid, Nancy Pelosi, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz, and so on. **snip**Since the start of the Tea Party movement in the late winter and early spring of 2009, Democrats have been demonizing the movement in the most crude terms. Every time there is a public act of violence, the immediate response is to look for a Tea Party connection, which never is found. It’s not surprising that in the past couple...
  • Attorney General Eric Holder gets 'mad' about shutdown impact

    09/30/2013 5:25:43 PM PDT · by Tailgunner Joe · 39 replies
    politico.com ^ | September 30, 2013 | JOSH GERSTEIN
    It wasn't quite a "Network" moment, but normally mild-mannered Attorney General Eric Holder showed a flash of anger Monday as he discussed the impacts of a looming government shutdown and the so-called budget sequester on rank-and-file workers at the Justice Department. "This has real-world consequences for the employees of this department, who have to pay mortgages, who have to pay car notes, who have to buy groceries and I think that is something that people as they're trying to make their political points need to keep in mind: there are good, hardworking Americans who are going to suffer because of...
  • Study: White Americans More Likely To See Obama As Angry Than Non-White Americans

    05/20/2013 4:36:06 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 44 replies
    USNews.com ^ | May 20,2013 | Elizabeth Flock
    White Americans are more likely to see anger in the facial expressions of President Obama than non-white Americans are, according to a study from the University of Arkansas that will be published in the journal Political Psychology in July.
  • A Shameful Day for President Obama

    04/18/2013 1:26:26 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 31 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | April 19, 2013 | David Limbaugh
    I wonder why President Obama feels he has the right to be outraged when legislators don't automatically roll over to his policy demands. I suspect that his moral indignation is more about personally losing than it is about policy issues themselves. For indeed, President Obama was obviously furious when his gun control bill failed to muster sufficient votes to pass the Senate. Politico reported, "More than anything, it was an emotional blow to Obama, who was as irritated at the four members of his own party as he was at the 90 percent of Republicans who defeated the bill." Politico...
  • OBAMA THROWS A FIT

    04/18/2013 11:29:21 AM PDT · by shortstop · 79 replies
    boblonsberry.com ^ | 04/18/13 | Bob Lonsberry
    Yesterday was a big news day. One of the biggest in years. The nation had been hit by a terrorist attack just two days before, reports were that a suspect had been identified and might even be close to being arrested. The mysterious assassinations of two Texas prosecutors had been broken open and the country was just learning that it was neither white supremacists nor Mexican drug lords who had targeted our legal system. Letters containing a lethal poison had been mailed to both the Congress and the White House. For the first time since the season of terrorism commenced...
  • ‘Infuriated’ Boxer stormed out of Benghazi hearing

    01/25/2013 9:08:56 AM PST · by Third Person · 104 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | January 24th, 2013 | Jessica Chasmar
    Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., told MSNBC’s Al Sharpton Wednesday night she was “infuriated” during Sen. Rand Paul’s questioning of Sec. Hillary Clinton and even left the hearing room. “When I heard him say those words, I walked out of the hearing room, and listened to him from behind the stage, because I was so infuriated at what that man said,” Ms Boxer said. Mr Paul said it was “inexcusable” for the State Department to ignore the Benghazi cables. “Had I been president at the time, and I found that you did not read the cables from Benghazi, you did not...
  • New Romney TV Ad: Revenge or Love of Country

    11/03/2012 6:38:49 AM PDT · by kristinn · 58 replies
    MittRomney.com ^ | Saturday, November 3, 2012
    We each have our own reasons for voting. President Obama said voting is the best revenge. Mitt Romney asked supporters to vote for love of country. This Tuesday, what will be your reason for voting?YouTube link to ad.
  • THINK SQUAD: Chicago blacks say Democrats are “clueless about how mad they’ve made black folk...."

    10/27/2012 5:21:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 72 replies
    HillBuzz ^ | October 18, 2012 | Kevin DuJan
    <p>I’m just back from a breakfast downtown with members of a group of prominent Chicago blacks who informally call themselves “The Think Squad” (Thinkers, for short). What I’m about to tell you is straight from the source and uncensored…and incredibly shocking in many ways, particularly if you’re a Democrat who thinks blacks will always do what the party wants no matter what the party does to alienate blacks. The biggest unreported story in this election is the ANGER being directed at Democrats from not just the pulpits of black churches…but in the circles of black female friends who are often the “Big Mommas” to their families. These black women are furious with the Democrat Party and Barack Obama and are encouraging their families to just sit home on Election Day. Additionally, these Thinkers are now openly calling Obama “Bathhouse Barry” for the first time ever…which indicates the reports of Obama’s gay sexual activity in the sleazy Chicago bathhouse Man’s Country have saturated the electorate at this point. If “Big Mommas” are calling Obama a “punk” and a “cake boy”, it’s on like Donkey Kong, folks.</p>
  • Eastwood's 'Empty Chair' Speech Gets Under Big Labor's Skin, Provokes Violent Reaction

    09/03/2012 8:16:48 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 29 replies
    The Politico, in its report on what turned out to be the center-right's "Empty Chair Day," covered the reaction of one prominent member of organized labor to Clint Eastwood's supposedly horrible (if you believe leftist pundits) speech at the Republican National Convention. If it was really that awful, they would be taking pity on Clint. Instead, they're getting hostile, meaning that the Hollywood Academy Award winner really got under their skin, as seen in an understated report by the online web site's Tim Mak and Juana Summers (bolds are mine througout this post): AFSCME President Lee Saunders, capping off a...
  • A Source Tells The New Yorker That George Soros 'Feels Hurt' By Obama

    08/20/2012 2:55:12 PM PDT · by blam · 32 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-201-2012 | Julia La Roche
    A Source Tells The New Yorker That George Soros 'Feels Hurt' By Obama Julia La Roche Aug. 20, 2012, 3:16 PM Billionaire hedge fund manager George Soros, who is known for speaking publicly about the economy and making big donations to liberal causes, has been disappointed by Obama "both politically and personally", an unnamed Soros confidant told The New Yorker's Jane Mayer. Here's why... From the New Yorker: (emphasis ours) ...When Soros wanted to meet with Obama in Washington to discuss global economic problems, Obama’s staff failed to respond. Eventually, they arranged not a White House interview but, rather, a...
  • Romney calls Obama ‘angry and desperate’ as campaign turns uglier

    08/15/2012 5:11:02 AM PDT · by SJackson · 23 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 8-15-12 | Philip Rucker and Amy Gardner
    CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — Mitt Romney lashed out at President Obama with some of the harshest rhetoric of his campaign at a Tuesday night rally here, accusing Obama of leveling “wild and reckless accusations that disgrace the office of the presidency.” The already divisive presidential contest took on an even uglier tone after Romney seized on the latest campaign-trail skirmish — a comment at a Virginia rally by Vice President Biden that Romney’s plans to loosen Wall Street regulations would “put y’all back in chains” — to go after his opponents. “This is what an angry and desperate presidency looks like....
  • Salena Zito: Democrats’ Hillary snub still divisive

    08/05/2012 5:26:49 PM PDT · by neverdem · 23 replies
    Pittsburgh Tribune-Review ^ | August 4, 2012 | Salena Zito
    For a striking number of Democrats, May 31, 2008, is a day that lives in infamy. That’s when the national party’s rules committee dealt a death blow to Hillary Clinton’s bid to win the presidential nomination over Barack Obama. The committee, weighted with Obama loyalists, issued a unanimous decision amid whispered back-door deals. The date “will not be forgotten,” according to Gayle Allegro, a Democrat from Pine Island, Fla. — which is why she was frosted by last week’s announcement that Bill Clinton will be the keynote speaker at the Democrats’ national convention next month. “If Obama and his crew...
  • DU'ers mad about Chick-Fil-A success

    08/01/2012 7:48:10 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 57 replies
    Lurked over at the cesspool and they cannot believe the support Chick-Fil-A got for their "hate".
  • Libs Outraged Over Paul Ryan’s $350 Bottle of Wine, Silent When Nancy Pelosi Drowned $101,000

    07/11/2011 9:40:14 AM PDT · by Nachum · 176 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 7/10/11 | Jim Hoft
    Cheers. For some reason the libs weren’t so outraged when Obaama served $399 bottles of wine at his taxpayer-funded state dinner … … but Libs today were “stunned” and “outraged” that popular conservative Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) ordered a $350 bottle of wine for dinner in New York. TPM reported, via Ann Althouse: When [Professor Feinberg] saw the label on the bottle of Jayer-Gilles 2004 Echezeaux Grand Cru Ryan’s table had ordered, she quickly looked it up on the wine list and saw that it sold for an eye-popping $350, the most expensive wine in the house along with one...
  • Black lawmakers irate over Emanuel's $1.5 billion promise to Sen. Lincoln (backroom deals go on)

    08/02/2010 11:27:55 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 12 replies · 5+ views
    The Hill ^ | 7-30-10 | Alexander Bolton
    African-American lawmakers are irate that the Obama administration has promised Sen. Blanche Lincoln (D-Ark.) $1.5 billion in farm aid while claiming it can’t pay a landmark legal settlement with black farmers. Six members of the Congressional Black Caucus wrote to President Obama on Thursday calling on him to find a way to compensate black farmers who suffered discrimination in government loan programs during the 1980s and 1990s. The letter was spurred by behind-the-scenes deal-making in the Senate as part of an effort to pass small-business legislation. White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel promised Lincoln, who sponsored the provision, that...
  • The Party of Despair

    07/26/2010 3:05:15 AM PDT · by Scanian · 13 replies · 1+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | July 26, 2010 | Carol Peracchio
    California Congressman Fortney "Pete" Stark was caught on tape in June insulting a constituent at a town hall meeting. When the voter identified himself as a member of the Minutemen, Representative Stark asked him, "Who are you gonna kill today?" The taped exchange has gone viral. I watched Mr. Stark with fascination and a bit of nausea, incredulous that he's been representing his district since 1979. Reading his words is disturbing, but watching the video is astonishing. A few minutes into it, I discovered that I know Pete Stark. In fact, every single one of us knows Pete Stark. Congressman...
  • Townhall: The 100 Americans The Left Hates Most (Sarah Palin #2)

    06/24/2010 12:15:40 PM PDT · by MaxCUA · 12 replies
    As we have watched the ongoing fight in America over the direction of the country, the actions of the Obama administration and Democratic Congress, and the efforts of the tea party movement, the Townhall editorial team has noticed a disturbing pattern: the American Left is trashing everyone who dares to stand against them. The more effective the voices that oppose their agenda, the greater the venom the Left spews in their direction. It’s this out-of-control behavior from our fellow citizens who are sold out to the ultra- liberal progressive Obama agenda to “radically transform” the United States that led us...
  • New Obama book by Newsweek senior editor Jonathan Alter airs private flares of temper

    05/08/2010 5:51:21 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 68 replies · 2,868+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | May 5, 2010 | David Saltonstall
    President Obama may cultivate an image as the unflappable Mr. Cool, but he can get hot under the collar too, according to a new book. In "The Promise: President Obama, Year One," by Newsweek senior editor Jonathan Alter, the author recounts a series of private blow-ups - including a particularly fiery one involving the nation's top military brass. "A presidential dressing down unlike any in the United States in more than half a century," is how Alter describes the October 2009 eruption. [Snip] But it's often the flashes of anger, not amour, that shine through Alter's tome, including: Asked...
  • Prospect of KSM Trial Reversal Angers Left, Could Be Bargaining Chip

    03/05/2010 10:40:34 AM PST · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 16 replies · 633+ views
    FOXNews.com ^ | March 05, 2010
    The Obama administration's potential reversal on the decision to try the alleged plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks in civilian court could land the suspects back at a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay or elsewhere, a scenario that is already infuriating the left. The Obama administration's potential reversal on the decision to try the alleged plotters of the Sept. 11 attacks in civilian court could land the suspects back at a military tribunal in Guantanamo Bay or elsewhere, a scenario that is already infuriating the left.  That's to be expected. A source familiar with the review told Fox News the...
  • Democratic anger goes public in prime time

    01/28/2010 12:02:40 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies · 2,083+ views
    The London Guardian / The Associated Press ^ | January 28, 2010 | Laurie Kellman
    The Democrat-vs.-Democrat anger roiling the ranks of Congress is being wrapped in smiles and standing ovations Wednesday as President Barack Obama outlines the nation's top priorities in his first State of the Union speech. But for most of the Democrats cramming the House chamber, there is no issue more pressing than getting re-elected in November. And it's not clear that pursuing Obama's priorities will help them achieve theirs. In personal and profane terms, House and Senate Democrats have huddled behind closed doors to list the debacles: The stunner in Massachusetts that cost the Democrats a Senate seat. The slow-motion collapse...
  • Dems Going Nuts With Anger After Mass Upset

    01/25/2010 3:47:34 PM PST · by Starman417 · 45 replies · 2,769+ views
    Flopping Aces ^ | 01-25-10 | Scott Malensek
    White House talking heads are confused and disorganized:"People are working harder," White House senior adviser David Axelrod said Sunday on ABC's "This Week," referring to the economy. "If they have a job, they're working harder for less. They're falling behind. That's been true for a decade. They look at a wave of irresponsibility from Wall Street to Washington that led to that. And those were the frustrations that got the president elected in the first place, and they were reflected again on Tuesday" in the Massachusetts election. "Instead of fearing what may happen, let's prove that we have more than...
  • From Depression To Rage (Andrew Sullivan)

    01/19/2010 8:04:18 PM PST · by Incorrigible · 81 replies · 3,075+ views
    The Atlantic ^ | 1/18/2009 | Andrew Sullivan
    We have heard a lot from those furious that Obama has not solved all our problems overnight, how they feel that this country has somehow been taken away from them, how they feel a disconnect from the president. But maybe it's time for a different kind of rage, the kind this reader feels and I want to second:"The past year has been a very difficult one for me, personally and professionally. I've been up a lot more than I've been down, and I've been angry and frustrated with life, as we all are at times. But I can't remember the last time...
  • The Great Dictator (Obama And The Left's Resentment Of His Not Being Dictatorial Enough Alert)

    01/09/2010 8:20:00 PM PST · by goldstategop · 51 replies · 1,516+ views
    Sultan Knish | 1/09/2010 | Sultan Knish
    For all his faults, and he certainly had many of them, Bill Clinton understood people. His politics were dirty, but they were a common sort of dirt. For all his egotism, venality and corruption; Bill Clinton understood what Obama does not, that power comes from the people. It was this more than anything else that gave him his teflon coating, that let him dodge scandal after scandal. The media was mostly on his side, but unlike Obama, Clinton knew better than to rely on them too much. The media might help shape his image, but in the end it was...
  • Teddy's anger

    01/09/2010 2:25:54 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 36 replies · 2,098+ views
    Teddy's anger One of the enduring mysteries of the 2008 campaign was what got Ted Kennedy so mad at Bill Clinton. The former president's entreaties, at some point, backfired, and the explanation has never quite emerged. I've finally gotten my hands on a copy of Game Change, in which Heliemann and Halperin report: [A]s Hillary bungled Caroline, Bill’s handling of Ted was even worse. The day after Iowa, he phoned Kennedy and pressed for an endorsement, making the case for his wife. But Bill then went on, belittling Obama in a manner that deeply offended Kennedy. Recounting the conversation later...
  • Progressive radio: We've been Cheneyed by Obama!

    01/09/2010 7:25:16 AM PST · by mike48 · 9 replies · 917+ views
    How Angry is the Left at Obama? Watch this Video
  • Senator Max Baucus not drunk on Senate Floor (He was really just tired and angry alert)

    12/28/2009 6:00:46 AM PST · by Zakeet · 98 replies · 4,786+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | December 28, 2009
    There's a video going around that claims Montana Senator Max Baucus is drunk on the floor of The Senate as he spiritedly takes on Mississippi Senator Roger Wicker in a talk about Health Care Reform. In fact, the video that started the Conservative's nasty attack on Baucus is from Think Progress, which pointed to Baucus' articulate claims of Republican partisanship" I want to tell the Senator that that is not what happened. I was in the room constantly, constantly. I talked to those Senators many many times. That is not what happened. I'll tell you what did happen. Your...
  • Left-Wing Frustration Shocking Internal Anger At Obama

    12/27/2009 10:16:32 AM PST · by FromLori · 48 replies · 1,885+ views
    The Business Insider ^ | 12/27/09 | Joe Weisenthal
    Barack Obama was never the progressive ideologue many of his supporters hoped he'd be. He ran as a fairly centrist, cautious candidate, and that's how he's governed. Though to his credit, he's been office for less than a year, and he's already decided to blow most of his political capital on a party-line vote to reform healthcare, something his predecessor George W. Bush never dared to try with, say, Social Security. But because healthcare doesn't include a public option, thus leaving the for-profit insurers to make a fortune on the great insuring of America, and because Wall Street reform seems...
  • Obama vents frustration at Senate delays

    12/23/2009 6:59:09 PM PST · by Cheap_Hessian · 119 replies · 5,161+ views
    Breitbart (AP) ^ | December 23, 2009
    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama on Wednesday expressed frustration with the way the Senate does business, saying the use of delaying tactics there harms the nation's ability to "deal with big problems in a very competitive world." "Other countries are going to start running circles around us," Obama said in a White House interview with PBS. "We're going to have to return to some sense that governance is more important than politics inside the Senate." Obama's critique of his former Senate colleagues came just as his allies there were on the cusp of giving him what he wants: passage...
  • This fiasco will further alienate an angry public

    12/19/2009 12:02:26 PM PST · by ricks_place · 8 replies · 724+ views
    guardian.co.uk ^ | 12/19/2009 | Benny Peiser
    I hate to say I told you so, but I have predicted the failure of the Copenhagen summit to agree to binding commitments for over a year.The Copenhagen fiasco was not just foreseeable, it was inevitable. The inability of the international community to break the climate deadlock reflects the incompatible national interests and demands that divide the west and the rest. This is now a permanent feature in what is likely to become an indefinite moratorium on international climate law-making. In light of the Copenhagen non-agreement, there will be increased pressure by EU members states to water down unilateral emissions...
  • An Angry President Obama loses his cool as Copenhagen freezes

    12/18/2009 6:35:48 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 121 replies · 7,044+ views
    The Examiner ^ | December 18, 2009 | William Hughes
    Our president is quite the angry man these days. Perhaps his heart is two sizes too small, or maybe he just hates the residents of Who-ville (and “bitter Americans clinging to guns and religion” here in America.) Perhaps being forced by public opinion to retain the “religious” aspect of White House Christmas decorations has placed our man in Washington in a foul mood. Perhaps, it is the fact that he is now the most unpopular president ever recorded this early into a first term. Perhaps it’s because his “stimulus bill” that in his mind has been so successful it calls...
  • Democrats Furious at Lieberman as They Huddle on Health Care

    12/14/2009 6:21:47 PM PST · by EagleUSA · 18 replies · 1,341+ views
    Fox News ^ | 12/11/2009 | Trish Turner
    The entire Democratic Senate caucus is headed to the White House on Tuesday afternoon to talk health care with President Obama, just as the administration urges Majority Leader Harry Reid to cut a deal with Sen. Joe Lieberman, who is emerging as the skunk at the party for supporters of the massive package to create a new entitlement. Lieberman opposes a proposal that would expand Medicare for people between the age of 55-64. Lieberman has also said he would oppose a government-run insurance option and on Sunday said that Senate leaders need to scale back the bill, removing both provisions...
  • Mayor Richard Daley goes 'on a rant' at 2016 group's final meeting

    12/14/2009 6:28:18 PM PST · by re_tail20 · 20 replies · 1,099+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | not December 14, 2009, but December 9, 2009 | Melissa Harris
    When Mayor Richard Daley spoke at the private and final meeting of Chicago 2016 volunteers, he was, according to one attendee, "in rare form." Another described him as "on a rant. It was straight off the cuff. ... He looked angry, and he was angry." Now, we weren't there. The press was barred from last week's meeting at the Aon Center and the reception that followed at the private Mid-America Club on the top floor of the building. About 150 to 200 volunteers attended, and four shared their impressions on the condition of anonymity. Daley started his remarks by calling...
  • ‘Screw-Up’: Obama Says He Was ‘Seriously Angry’ About Party Crashers (video)

    12/13/2009 6:55:43 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 31 replies · 1,388+ views
    CBS News ^ | Dec.13, 2009
    Chairman Obama: "It won't happen again."
  • DUmmie FUnnies 12-10-09 (Angry DUmmies call for REVOLUTION!!!)

    12/10/2009 8:26:05 PM PST · by Charles Henrickson · 118 replies · 2,964+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | December 10, 2009 | DUmmies and Charles Henrickson
    The DUmmies are revolting! Well, OK, you already knew that. No, what I'm talking about is "revolting" as in THE REVOLUTION!!! The DUmmies are ANGRY! They're up in arms! They're ready to hit the streets! DUAC! DUAC! So before we begin, let's sing this Ode to the Angry DUmmie: THAT'S A DUMMIETune: "That's Amore"When the Moonbats go wild With the sh*t that they've piled, That's a DUmmie. When they've plain lost their heads Like they've gone off their meds, That's a DUmmie. Hopes will fly, Soaring to the sky, rising way up high Like a giant sequoia. Hands will...
  • Max Baucus D-Mont. Ballistic, According to ABC News (DEFCON 1 over public option)

    10/22/2009 5:43:25 PM PDT · by Libloather · 37 replies · 2,785+ views
    10/22/09
    Link only - Baucus Ballistic, According to ABC News
  • Lefty anger splits Dems -- and may sink them

    10/15/2009 10:18:56 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 6 replies · 864+ views
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10-16-09 | Byron York -
    Lefty anger splits Dems -- and may sink them By: Byron York Chief Political CorrespondentOctober 16, 2009 (AP) "Harry Reid abdicates his leadership role," reads the headline at the lefty Daily Kos Web site. "Why Joe Biden should resign," reads the headline at the Huffington Post. "Whiner in Chief," reads the headline at The Nation, referring to President Obama.Self-styled progressives across the country are angry, not just at Obama, but at the rest of the Democratic power structure, as well. That anger is causing an ugly split inside the Washington Democratic world."Can I speak freely about the liberal whiners?"...
  • Rage of the Rights Talkers

    10/10/2009 3:35:12 PM PDT · by Saije · 36 replies · 1,916+ views
    Washington Post ^ | 10/10/2009 | George Will
    Consider nature...as Tennyson saw it, "red in tooth and claw." To glimpse a state of nature as Hobbes imagined it, where human life is "nasty, brutish and short," visit the Whole Foods store on River Road in Bethesda...you will see proof of this social equation: Four Priuses + three parking spaces = angry anarchy. Anger is one of the seven deadly sins. Therefore advanced thinkers are agreed that conservatives are especially susceptible to it. As everyone knows, all liberals are advanced thinkers and all advanced thinkers are liberals. And yet... Recently Paul Schwartzman, a war correspondent for The Post, ventured...
  • Barack Obama angry at General Stanley McChrystal speech on Afghanistan

    10/05/2009 12:04:23 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 31 replies · 1,922+ views
    Telegraph ^ | Oct 5, 2009 | Alex Spillius
    According to sources close to the administration, Gen McChrystal shocked and angered presidential advisers with the bluntness of a speech given in London last week. The next day he was summoned to an awkward 25-minute face-to-face meeting on board Air Force One on the tarmac in Copenhagen, where the president had arrived to tout Chicago's unsuccessful Olympic bid.
  • Barack Obama furious at General Stanley McChrystal speech on Afghanistan

    10/05/2009 7:41:35 AM PDT · by peggybac · 269 replies · 10,498+ views
    Telegraph ^ | Oct. 5, 2009 | Alex Spillius
    The relationship between President Barack Obama and the commander of Nato forces in Afghanistan has been put under severe strain by Gen Stanley McChrystal's comments on strategy for the war. According to sources close to the administration, Gen McChrystal shocked and angered presidential advisers with the bluntness of a speech given in London last week. The next day he was summoned to an awkward 25-minute face-to-face meeting on board Air Force One on the tarmac in Copenhagen, where the president had arrived to tout Chicago's unsuccessful Olympic bi
  • Barack Obama furious at General Stanley McChrystal speech on Afghanistan

    10/04/2009 4:07:18 PM PDT · by opentalk · 263 replies · 12,566+ views
    Telegraph UK ^ | 05 Oct 2009 | Alex Spillius
    According to sources close to the administration, Gen McChrystal shocked and angered presidential advisers with the bluntness of a speech given in London last week. The next day he was summoned to an awkward 25-minute face-to-face meeting on board Air Force One on the tarmac in Copenhagen, where the president had arrived to tout Chicago's unsuccessful Olympic bid.
  • Caption Rahm Emanuel Hunting Joe Wilson

    09/11/2009 5:23:36 PM PDT · by RummyChick · 148 replies · 4,487+ views
  • DUmmie FUnnies 09-02-09 ("Will Obama kick us to the curb?")

    09/02/2009 5:39:13 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 49 replies · 1,570+ views
    DUmmie FUnnies ^ | September 2, 2009 | KOmmies and PJ-Comix
    "Please, Barack! Hug me tight in your loving arms and whisper sweet assurances into my ear that you won't be dropping the public option from ObamaCare!" That is pretty much the theme of this KOmmie THREAD, "Will Obama kick us to the curb?" Right now the KOmmies fear, but don't want to believe, that they are about to be betrayed by The One. Their very insecurity is what makes this KOmmie thread so very very hilarious. So let us now watch the KOmmies worry about betrayal in Bolshevik Red while the commentary of your humble correspondent, watching Lucy once...
  • Bill Moyers disses Dems as 'spineless' (And Obama a sellout)

    08/30/2009 6:43:24 PM PDT · by tlb · 42 replies · 1,703+ views
    Politico ^ | August 30, 2009 | Patrick Gavin
    PBS's Bill Moyers issued a tough critique of the Democratic Party on Friday night on HBO's "Real Time With Bill Maher." Moyers said that "too many Democrats have had their spines surgically removed." "The problem is the Democratic Party," said Moyers. "This is a party that has told its progressives — who are the most outspoken champions of health care reform — to sit down and shut up. Moyers said that, over the years, the Democratic Party "has become like the Republican party — deeply influenced by corporate money." "I think Rahm Emanuel understands that the money for Obama's reelection...