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  • What happens if they hold an election and nobody shows up?

    10/01/2014 12:23:57 PM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 15 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 10/01/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    The puppet masters who forced Barack Obama on us can’t help the Democrats this year. Obama is not officially on the ballot but this race is certainly all about him and how incompetent he is. The man has failed in everything he has done and no amount of spinning has been able to change this fact. The Democrats will use big money, a well-organized Get-Out-The-Vote operation and a dash of voter fraud to try to save the Senate. Whether they succeed or not will depend on how closely a particular candidate is tied to Obama and how much he/she supported...
  • Name That Operation?

    09/30/2014 6:52:32 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 44 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | September 30, 2014 | ED MORRISEY
    Normally, when a President orders the military into action, the White House gives the operation a name to reference for the duration. Operation Desert Shield turned into Operation Desert Storm when George H. W. Bush shifted from deterrence to offense when Saddam Hussein refused to pull out of Kuwait. The operational name for the 2003 invasion ordered by George W. Bush was called Operation Iraqi Freedom, paralleling the 2001 invasion of Afghanistan’s Operation Enduring Freedom after the 9/11 attacks. Bill Clinton named the brief 1998 missile attack on Iraq Operation Desert Fox. That operation lasted all of four days, but...
  • DOD ordered to enlist illegal immigrants

    09/30/2014 10:17:28 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 12 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/30/14 | Jim Emerson
    Frustrated that Congress does not bend to his will by granting amnesty to millions of undocumented Democrat voters, Mullah Obama has ordered the military to pander to and enlist illegal immigrants. In true PC fashion, the media are reporting the story of Military Accessions Vital to National Interest, or MAVNI. It is a Department of Defense policy which encourages illegals to enlist in the military for the purpose of introducing language skills critical to national security, such as Arabic, Chinese, Pashto or Persian. (1) Spanish is missing from the list. (2) In simple terms, native speakers are needed for translation...
  • Vote: Which Was Lamest Excuse by Morning Joe Panelists for Obama ISIS Failure?

    09/30/2014 6:07:44 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 13 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    With about a month to go before the elections, let's loosen up our lever-pulling arms by inviting NewsBusters readers to vote on the lamest excuse offered by three Morning Joe panelists today for President Obama's failure to heed the intelligence about the threat ISIS posed. 1. Columbia prof Dorian Warren: congressional intelligence committees are to blame for not raising the issues with President Obama. 2. Mike Barnicle: James Clapper is to blame for not assembling the intelligence to the point that it got the president's full attention. 3. Eugene Robinson: not fair to blame the president considering there could have...
  • Tempest over Obama's tea cup salute: CIC sparks anger by saluting US Marines with drink in his hand

    09/23/2014 3:14:36 PM PDT · by seanmerc · 62 replies
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 23 Sep 14 | David Martosko
    President Barack Obama saluted a pair of United States Marines on Tuesday while holding what appeared to be a styrofoam cup in his saluting hand, a breach of military regulations that won't win him fans among veterans and servicemen.
  • Why Hillary’s Alinsky Letters Matter

    09/22/2014 4:43:54 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 24 replies
    National Review -- the Corner ^ | 9-22-14 | Stanley Kurtz
    Alana Goodman’s revelation at the Washington Free Beacon of previously unknown correspondence between Hillary Clinton and Saul Alinsky shows that Clinton has not been honest about her far-left past. The lost Alinsky letters also remind us of what we ought to know but have forgotten: Hillary is not “Clintonian.” While Bill and Hillary have worked, schemed, and governed as a couple for decades, Hillary has always been to the left of Bill. As president, she would govern more like Obama than like her husband. Hillary Clinton was the Elizabeth Warren of her day, the leader of the left-wing of the...
  • This Ted Cruz bill gives shocking new powers to ... Barack Obama?

    09/19/2014 4:36:29 PM PDT · by VitacoreVision · 33 replies
    Rare / Cox Media Group ^ | September 19, 2014 | Matt Purple
    Senator Ted Cruz isn’t one to throw a bone to the Obama administration. But a new bill that he introduced would give the government enormous new powers when it comes to national security. It’s called the “Expatriate Terrorist Act” and on the surface its intentions seem good enough. It allows the United States to revoke the citizenship of anyone fighting for or aiding a terrorist group like ISIS. “If we do not pass this legislation, the consequence will be that Americans fighting alongside ISIS today may come home tomorrow with a U.S. passport, may come home to New York or...
  • Mark Levin: "A Revolt Going On With Top Generals And Obama"

    09/17/2014 8:02:28 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 114 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 17, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    MARK LEVIN: This is very odd. I just want to point this out. You actually have a revolt going on with the top generals and Obama. I'm talking about tanks pulling up to the White House and so forth. These men are trying to communicate to the American people that they are military men and we cannot defeat this enemy unless we use all of our armed forces and armed services. That's number one. Number two, Obama does not view this as a military action. He keeps telling us it's not a war, it's not a war. For him, the...
  • Debo Adegbile: At least one enemy Obama was not able to force on us

    09/17/2014 10:35:04 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 5 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/17/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    To the great delight of those who value and cherish American freedoms, Barack Obama has once again failed to put the power to destroy our Constitution in the hands of Debo Adegbile. Monday this warrior of destruction was forced to withdraw his name from consideration as Obama’s attack dog at the Department of Justice. He would have been the chief Civil Rights lawyer for Eric Holder, another enemy of our freedoms. The magnitude of this victory cannot be overstated. What we have avoided is the placement of a yet another man who is essentially a foreigner being placed in a...
  • Obama's Health Care Vietnam

    09/16/2014 2:39:03 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 4 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 15, 2014 | Douglas A. Perednia, M.D.
    Talk to the average physician about trying to care for patients in the United States today, and you’ll hear exactly the same sorts of sentiments as those expressed by American soldiers faced with the task of “winning the war” in Vietnam some fifty years ago. For those on the front line of fighting illness, it is apparent that the Democrats' war on American medicine is not a path to cheap quality care, but a quagmire of rules and complexity that can make even the most basic care difficult to deliver. Now that ObamaCare has directly or indirectly wormed its way...
  • Obama's Forgotten "N" Word

    09/14/2014 7:34:09 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 14, 2014 | Kevin McCullough
    President Obama is a Christian. What he means by that no one has ever been very sure. But it is what he claims nonetheless. When callers to my radio shows claim, "He is a Muslim." I remind them--quickly--that he has only ever said that he is a Christian. This usually then incites various discussion points about the validity of his claim vs. theirs. Frequently the conversation will dwell upon the fact that his name is Islamic. To respond to this I simply point out that many former Muslims still carry their given name upon conversion to Christianity. They may say,...
  • The Insiders: Is there a mutiny brewing around Obama?

    09/14/2014 5:49:28 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 69 replies
    The Washigton Post ^ | September 13, 2014 | Ed Rogers
    Is a mutiny happening around President Obama? It appears possible that the president may not have made two of his most recent decisions with complete free will. The announcement that he would delay his immigration initiative until after the election and his formal announcement that the United States would take military action against the Islamic State could have been coerced. Maybe Democratic leaders in Congress and a few members of the Obama team have had it. Could it be that, after President Obama briefed Democrats in Congress on the immigration plan, they balked? Maybe the president was told that, if...
  • Obama’s ship is sinking

    09/14/2014 10:15:18 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 35 replies
    New York Post ^ | September 14, 2014 | Michael Goodwin
    The rising clamor over the beheading of two Americans, and rapidly sinking polls, forced President Obama to reassure the nation last week he had a plan to deal with the Islamic State. He did some of what he had to do, but only some, and so most military analysts believe the expanded airstrikes will not be a sufficient match for the size and weaponry of the terrorist army. They miss the point. The disjointed speech wasn’t really about terrorism and launching a new war. It was about saving Obama’s presidency. He is sinking fast and could soon pass the point...
  • Why does the left keep aiming at our guns?

    09/13/2014 10:58:40 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 17 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/13/14 | Doug Book
    In 1996, Washington Post reporter and FOX News’ faux-conservative commentator Charles Krauthammer wrote “…the [Clinton Administration’s] assault weapons ban will have no significant effect either on the crime rate or on personal security. Nonetheless, it is a good idea . . . . Its only real justification is not to reduce crime but to desensitize the public to the regulation of weapons in preparation for their ultimate confiscation.” Of course, Krauthammer soon learned that the American people cannot be “desensitized” to the left’s arrogant enterprises of would-be gun theft. On the contrary, recent in-your-face efforts by gun control zealots to...
  • "ISIS is not Islamic..." A THOROUGH video debunking of the president's lies!

    09/12/2014 5:57:17 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 24 replies
    youtube.com/stevencrowder ^ | 09/12/14 | Steven Crowder
    When Barack Obama says that "ISIS is not Islamic," does he have any clue? Is he lying or just wrong? Video lays it out simply.
  • Illegal alien children being quietly dumped into schools across the country

    09/12/2014 10:37:44 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 34 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/11/14 | Suzanne Eovaldi
    Avoiding another Murrieta is the driving reason behind the Obama Administration secretly inserting thousands of illegal children (UACs) into school districts nationwide as a new school year begins. The fact that many districts are hard pressed to handle their own children is of no particular concern to the Regime. Four states– TX, CA, FL, and VA show up on a Numbers USA code map as having received the brunt of the 37,477 UACs so far this year. (1) Transparency, an empty campaign word Obama used way back in ’08 to vault into America’s White House, is a joke. Children entering...
  • Matthews: 'I Remain a Skeptic' About Obama's ISIS Strategy

    09/11/2014 6:46:04 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    This might sound strange to regular NewsBusters readers, but what Chris Matthews said tonight makes sense. His critique of President Obama's ISIS strategy was simple . . . and devastating. Yes, we can bomb from the air. But since President Obama has ruled out American boots on the ground, we'll have to rely on foreign partners on to hold territory. And there's no way we can rely on the dismantled likes of the Free Syrian Army or other non-existent forces. And so, admitted Matthews, he's a "skeptic" about the potential for success of President Obama's plan. View the video here.
  • MSM Ignoring Obama's 'Leadership At Its Best' Boast?

    09/11/2014 5:44:51 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 5 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "Boast not thyself of tomorrow; For thou knowest not what a day may bring forth." Proverbs 27:1. President Obama is a great leader. Really. Just ask him. Seemingly ignored in the coverage of the president's ISIS speech last night was the moment when President Obama claimed that the ISIS threat was being met with "strength and resolve," then boasted that his strategy—and by extension he himself—represented "American leadership at its best." Can anyone imagine truly great American leaders--from Washington to Lincoln to Reagan--feeling the need to brag about "strength and resolve" and claim that their plans represented "American leadership at...
  • John Kerry: ISIL A "Hateful Ideology That Has Nothing To Do With Islam"

    09/10/2014 1:25:23 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 85 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 9, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    JOHN KERRY, SECRETARY OF STATE: ISIL claims to be fighting on behalf of Islam but the fact is that its hateful ideology has nothing do with Islam. ISIL a manifestation of evil, a vicious terrorist organization and it is an organization that achieves its goals only through violence, repression and destruction. Fed by illicit funding and a stream of foreign fighters, it has seized territory and terrorized the people who live there regardless of their sect or ethnicity. There is literally no place for their barbarity in the modern world. This is a fight that the Iraqi people must win...
  • Obama’s Untruth, Inc.

    09/09/2014 4:28:23 PM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 2 replies
    National Review ^ | September 9, 2014 | Victor Davis Hanson
    We can usefully view the Obama administration’s chronic untruthfulness as a sort of multifaceted corporation of untruth, with all sorts of subsidiaries. THE BALD LIES OF POLITICAL EXPEDIENCY Remember the al-Qaeda-is-on-the-run 2012-election talking point? It was mostly a lie. The administration deliberately released to sympathetic journalists only those documents from the so-called Osama bin Laden trove that revealed worry and dissension among the terrorists. Then it nourished essays by pet journalists trumpeting the decline of al-Qaeda. Disturbing memos that confounded that narrative, as Weekly Standard journalist Steven F. Hayes recently noted, were kept back. “On the run” was dropped after...
  • WH's Earnest: No Position On Stripping Americans Fighting With ISIL Of Citizenship (video)

    09/08/2014 11:19:04 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 30 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 8, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    REPORTER: There's potential legislation on Capitol Hill in terms of either stripping citizenship or taking action on passports of Americans who are serving -- who are fighting alongside ISIL. Is that a measure we expect to hear more from the president on Wednesday? JOSH EARNEST, WHITE HOUSE: I've read about some of those proposals. I haven't looked at them specifically. I don't think we've taken a position on them at this point. But as I mentioned to Jeff, the administration certainly is interested in working in a partnership with members of Congress, Democrats and Republicans, as we confront this threat.
  • Rep. Peter King: Obama Has "Absolute Power" To Carry Out Attacks Against ISIS

    09/07/2014 3:12:27 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 23 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 7, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    REP. PETER KING (R-NY): As a Republican, I do believe the president has the constitutional authority to take action now in Iraq and in Syria against ISIS. I believe as a matter of course, it's probably better for him to get Congressional approval, but I -- which I would certainly vote for. But I don't believe he needs it. And if that's going to delay what he wants to do, he should go ahead and just take action without waiting for Congress. This is too important to get this bogged down in a Congressional debate if the president does not...
  • Todd Hits Obama From Left On Amnesty Delay: Pity The Poor Deportee

    09/07/2014 1:20:48 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 11 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Chuck Todd recently told the Washington Post that in his role as new Meet The Press moderator, rather than spouting the conventional wisdom of the East Coast journalistic elites, "my job is to channel that frustration of the rest of America.” So when interviewing President Obama about his intention to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants, you'd think he might have asked about the tens of thousands of criminal illegal immigrants that his administration released last year, or whether he planned to accept the invitation from the father of a man killed by an illegal immigrant to visit his...
  • Another FBI investigation of Democrat “sacred cows”: Has the insurrection started again?

    09/07/2014 8:44:48 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 11 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/7/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    Things involving politics rarely happen in a vacuum. Events follow a discernible course if you know what you are looking for. For the first five years of his Administration, Barack Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder has been riding roughshod over the Constitution. It follows that the vast majority of honest FBI agents and Assistant United States Attorneys might be very angry and frustrated that a political hack like Holder should come in and destroy their career in such a rapid and permanent fashion. That anger and frustration apparently boiled over last spring when within a six week period a succession...
  • Illinois’ Blagojevich in line for a Get out of Jail Soon card?

    09/03/2014 10:28:32 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/3/14 | George Spelvin
    The tentacles of Obama’s web of corruption yet again expose the stinking cesspool that is Chicago. Rod Blagojevich, the fourth Illinois governor to reside in a gray bar inn, may be rearranging his schedule for an anticipated Get Out of Jail Somewhat Free Card as political maneuverings and legal efforts reveal Obama’s reach. “It’s f’n golden,” said Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich prior to his trip to prison. He was referring to his right as Governor to appoint a US Senator to fill the vacancy that occurred when Obama went to Washington to organize that community. That seat on the Democrat...
  • World's Smartest Maddow Doesn't Know Difference Between Balkans and Baltics

    09/02/2014 8:11:04 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 61 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Another embarrassing mistake by Rachel Maddow. This time Rachel has revealed her unfamiliarity with some simple world geography. On her MSNBC show this evening, discussing President Obama's impending trip to one of the Baltic states--Estonia--Maddow told anecdotes of "the last time a US President visited the Balkans." Whoops! Maddow waxed on about how the last time an American president visited the "Balkans," it was George W., visiting Albania. Rachel recounted the story of how W's wrist-watch disappeared when he waded into a crowd of Albanian well-wishers. With malicious glee, Maddow mentioned that in honor of his visit, the Albanians erected...
  • I just added these 5 new items to my list of Obama’s misdeeds, bringing the total to 826

    09/02/2014 9:19:12 AM PDT · by grundle · 14 replies
    wordpress ^ | Septmtember 2, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog I just added these 5 new items to my list of Obama’s misdeeds, bringing the total to 826 The complete list can be found at http://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/Here are the new entries:822) Obama sued Bank of America because it did exactly what he had told it to do. Obama then gave some of the settlement money to left wing groups that he had worked for.While working as a “community organizer,” Obama filed lawsuits which forced banks to give mortgages to people with bad credit and low incomes. As a result, many of these people ended up defaulting on...
  • Another Labor Day for union thugs to cry in their beer and say, “Wait ‘til next year!”

    09/01/2014 8:50:26 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 6 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 9/1/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    In the 1940s and 1950s, when unions were at the height of their extortionist power, it seemed like every year the Brooklyn Dodgers would fall short of a championship and, with the lament of “Wait ‘til next year!” would fill the bars on Flatbush Avenue. While “next year” finally did come in 1955, the Dodgers quickly moved to Los Angeles and “next year” never came to Brooklyn again. This Labor Day stirs memories of “wait ‘til next year,” for the remaining extortionist unions still stealing workers’ pay and giving it to the Democrats. The good news for America is that...
  • Obama sued Bank of America because it did exactly what he had told it to do

    09/01/2014 5:51:00 AM PDT · by grundle · 9 replies
    wordpress ^ | August 31, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Obama sued Bank of America because it did exactly what he had told it to do. Obama then gave some of the settlement money to left wing groups that he had worked for. While working as a “community organizer,” Barack Obama filed lawsuits which forced banks to give mortgages to people with bad credit and low incomes. As a result, many of these people ended up defaulting on their mortgages. As their attorney, Obama collected $23,000 in legal fees for himself.Then in April 2013, during Obama’s second term as President, the Washington Post reported that President...
  • Here are 826 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, etc.

    09/01/2014 5:31:53 AM PDT · by grundle · 20 replies
    wordpress ^ | Last updated August 31, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 826 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc. By Dan from Squirrel HillPosted on August 15, 2013. Updated on August 31, 2014.As the author of this blog post, I place it into the public domain. Anyone may freely copy it in any part or in its entirely, without asking my permission, and without paying any money. I do ask you please cite a link to http://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/I ask you to please show this list to as many people as possible – and especially, to please show it to as many...
  • President Obama needs to focus on how the United States can meet global challenges

    08/30/2014 4:25:57 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 25 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | August 29, 2014 | Washing Post Editorial Staff
    PRESIDENT OBAMA’S acknowledgment that “we don’t have a strategy yet” in Syria understandably attracted the most attention after his perplexing meeting with reporters Thursday. But his restatement of the obvious was not the most dismaying aspect of his remarks. The president’s goal, to the extent he had one, seemed to be to tamp down all the assessments of gathering dangers that his own team had been issuing over the previous days. This argument with his own administration is alarming on three levels. The first has to do with simple competence. One can only imagine the whiplash that foreign leaders must...
  • Scarborough Defends 'No Strategy' Obama: 'Straight Out of The Art of War'

    08/29/2014 6:21:21 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 46 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Alexander the Great. Stonewall Jackson. George S. Patton. To this list of some of history's greatest military strategists, a new name must be added: that of Barack Obama. That is, if you agree with Joe Scarborough's take on President Obama's statement at yesterday's press conference that "we don't have a strategy yet" regarding possible attacks on ISIS in Syria. According to Scarborough, speaking on today's Morning Joe, President Obama's "no strategy" statement was "straight out of The Art of War where when you were weak, you make your enemies think you were strong. When you were strong, you make your...
  • Constitutional chutzpah

    08/28/2014 6:26:15 AM PDT · by right-wing agnostic · 1 replies
    New York Post ^ | August 27, 2014 | Seth Lipsky
    There are three ways something can become what the US Constitution calls the “supreme law of the land.” It can be made part of the Constitution by amendment, it can be passed by Congress as a law or it can be ratified by the Senate as a treaty. President Obama can’t get his climate-change agreement made supreme law of the land by any of those constitutional routes. Not even close. The Republican House doesn’t want it. The Democratic Senate won’t act. That’s because the people don’t want it. They’re no dummies. Even in drought-stricken California, the Hill newspaper reports, Democratic...
  • ferguson: what will it take?

    08/22/2014 10:10:00 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 14 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/22/14 | Bill Martinez
    Looking at the non-stop unrest in Ferguson reminds me of what so much of America has become. Our ideology and unsettled grievances result in a tension that is keeping us apart from reason and if left unresolved will lead to even worse consequences and ramifications. I see reasonable people in Ferguson who are willing to see due process play out. After all, 99.9% of us were not there when Michael Brown was shot by police office Darren Wilson. The facts are yet to be determined and that will take a reasonable amount of time. Every news report or sound bite...
  • Neither war nor riot nor illegal alien surge stays our Golfer-In-Chief from his rounds of golf

    08/22/2014 9:02:02 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 22 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/22/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After almost six years of pretending, Barack Hussein Obama has revealed himself to be our Golfer-In-Chief. Presidents, real presidents, are supposed to be the people who make tough decisions sometimes with very little notice. They have to be ready with ideas to safeguard Americans abroad and secure domestic tranquility at home. By these standards Barack Hussein Obama has been a miserable failure. He has continued to do what is wrong so often that only those who will directly benefit by the death march he is putting America through are left to defend him. In our streets his voters who are...
  • Liberal courts might award the powers of Congress to the Internal Revenue Service

    08/21/2014 8:52:28 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 8 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/21/14 | Doug Book
    In June of last year I wrote that the future of ObamaCare would depend upon the outcome of a small number of under-reported lawsuits filed to prevent the IRS illegally re-writing the Affordable Care Act. At issue in the lawsuits: The Affordable Care Act (ACA) provides tax credits and subsidies for the purchase of health insurance through exchanges that are run by “a governmental agency or nonprofit entity that is established by a state.” (2) By mid 2013 however, 33 states had refused to build an ObamaCare Exchange so necessary to the functioning of the law. And although the ACA...
  • Howard Fineman on Beheading: "First Time I've Seen Obama Take Something Personally" (video)

    HOWARD FINEMAN, HUFFINGTON POST: I think the president doesn't think in mano a mano terms. He likes to think of himself, and I know he thinks of himself, as a broad-gauged deep guy who plays a long-term game. Has allies, has a plan. Doesn't take it personally. This is the first time I've ever seen him sort of take something personally. Now there is also a school of thought --
  • Chris Matthews: "No Matter How We Got Into This, It's Obama's War Now" (video)

    08/20/2014 4:58:39 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 11 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | August 20, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    CHRIS MATTHEWS: I think a lot of Americans watching that execution set-up we were just witness to, they would like to push the button and have all of the people killed. They can't stand what they saw. This will cause rage in this country to see the way they did this... No matter how we get into this, it is Obama's war now. I think he is saying that himself right there. They decapitated this guy on tape to get even with him for starting the war on ISIS. He's coming back. And we also have at least one other...
  • Weak Sauce: Obama White House 'Appalled' By ISIS Beheading of Journalist

    08/20/2014 7:26:17 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    "Appalled"? Really? Gee, why didn't President Obama go all out and announce that he was "dismayed" by the ISIS beheading of an American journalist. Was "appalled" really the strongest reaction this administration could muster? Apparently, yes. Here was the White House statement: "we are appalled by the brutal murder of an innocent American journalist, and we express our deepest condolences to his family and friends." Let's try out a statement that an American president who truly represented our nation's values and interests might have issued: "The search is underway for those who were behind these evil acts. I have directed...
  • Mika: Obama Has Done 'Great Things' On Race

    08/19/2014 6:16:02 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 37 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Like what? Seriously, Mika Brzezinski, when you claim as you did on today's Morning Joe that Barack Obama has done "great things" on race, precisely what do you have in mind? H/t NB reader Ray R. Was it choosing to make the racist Reverend Wright his personal pastor? Appointing Eric Holder as Attorney Genera? Accusing the Cambridge police of acting "stupidly" in the arrest of a black man? Complaining about Americans who dislike him because they don't like the idea of a black president? Inviting Al Sharpton to the White House? Really, Mika, we want to know. View the video...
  • Here are 821 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism...

    08/18/2014 4:46:00 AM PDT · by grundle · 3 replies
    wordpress ^ | Last updated August 18, 2014 | Dan from Squirrel Hill
    Dan from Squirrel Hill's Blog Here are 821 well sourced examples of Obama’s lying, lawbreaking, corruption, cronyism, hypocrisy, waste, etc. By Dan from Squirrel HillPosted on August 15, 2013. Updated on August 18, 2014.As the author of this blog post, I place it into the public domain. Anyone may freely copy it in any part or in its entirely, without asking my permission, and without paying any money. I do ask you please cite a link to http://danfromsquirrelhill.wordpress.com/2013/08/15/obama-252/I ask you to please show this list to as many people as possible – and especially, to please show it to as many...
  • Eric Holder: Obama’s Enforcer

    08/14/2014 6:46:09 AM PDT · by Academiadotorg · 10 replies
    Accuracy in Academia ^ | August 12, 2014 | Spencer Irvine
    Hans von Spakovsky and John Fund co-authored the book, “Obama’s Enforcer: Eric Holder’s Justice Department,” detailing the lawlessness of the Obama administration and of U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder. John Fund is a nationally recognized columnist for The National Review Online whose work has been featured in The Wall Street Journal and USA Today, and Spakovsky is a senior fellow at the Heritage Foundation, a conservative think tank in Washington, D.C. obama and holder The authors go into detail about Holder’s upbringing, how he was raised in New York City and was accepted into the best schools in the city....
  • Milbank: Obama More Passionate About Playing Golf Than Pushing His Agenda

    08/13/2014 6:45:17 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    President Obama is more "forceful" and "stubborn" about playing golf than he is about pushing through his policy agenda. That was Dana Milbank's take on today's Morning Joe. As Joe Scarborough described it, earlier this week the normally left-leaning Milbank enjoyed a "12-minute honeymoon" with conservatives after his Washington Post column called Obama's decision to go golfing while the world burned an example of "tone deafness" if not outright "stupid stuff." Milbank double downed on the notion today with his suggestion that the president cares more about making it to the first tee than enacting his policy positions. Milbank seemed...
  • Thank God Obama has yet to find his uniformed matadors to fire on Americans

    08/11/2014 10:10:40 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 18 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/11/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    During the standoff at the Bundy Ranch one underlining fact changed the dynamic more than anything else: When push came to shove Barack Obama’s troops did not get into a shooting confrontation with the patriots who had gathered to fight his power. In the end, the federal troops backed down and went away, leaving Obama’s propagandists to rewrite the story, making him look like a reasonable and benevolent dictator willing to listen to his subjects. The truth is that whether they were to come directly from the White House or at ground level, any orders to shoot at peacefully protesting...
  • Covering For Obama, ABC's Harris Falsely Claims W Played 'Fair Share of Golf' During Iraq War

    08/10/2014 6:24:14 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 26 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Fore left! Q. Is there any news professional who doesn't know that, out of respect for military families, President George W. Bush gave up golf not long after the Iraq war started? A. Yes. Dan Harris, weekend Good Morning America co-host. Harris' ignorance—or intentional disregard of the facts—was displayed during a segment today's GMA after Jonathan Karl reported that President Obama hit the links within an hour of landing at Martha's Vineyard and just hours after making a statement about US attacks on ISIS forces. After Karl said that Woodrow Wilson, in office during WWI, had played more golf than...
  • Obama: "I Don't Worry About Israel's Survival"

    08/09/2014 12:09:39 PM PDT · by i88schwartz · 26 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | August 9, 2014 | RealClearPolitics
    From Thomas Friedman's interview with President Obama published August 8, 2014: TOM FRIEDMAN, NEW YORK TIMES: Are you worried about Israel's long-term survivability? I've been there for the last week watching the war. What does it feel like to you? PRESIDENT OBAMA: Well, it is amazing to see what Israel has become over the last several decades. I mean, you think about the dream of the early Zionists to have scratched out of rock this incredibly vibrant, incredibly successful and wealthy and powerful country is a testament to the ingenuity and the energy and vision of the Jewish people. And...
  • Israel’s lesson for establishment Republicans: don’t listen to your enemies they’re not your friends

    08/09/2014 10:07:07 AM PDT · by Oldpuppymax · 4 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | 8/9/14 | Kevin "Coach" Collins
    After decades of attacks, insults and military aggression both openly and secretly, the Israelis have decided they don’t care what the world thinks about them; they just want to live in peace. It is increasingly clear that Benjamin Netanyahu, Israel’s Prime Minister, is determined to destroy the Palestinian’s means and appetite for war against Israel. The Israelis have been pushed far enough and they will not allow the Palestinians to murder them in order to satisfy those that hate them. Unlike when Barack Obama draws a line in the sand, when Netanyahu draws one, those who cross pay a price....
  • Many a Truth: Obama Says 'I Don't Worry About Israel's Survival'

    08/09/2014 7:35:43 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 18 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Today's New York Times op-ed page includes a wide-ranging interview on foreign policy that Thomas Friedman conducted with President Obama. Let's break down some of the low-lights. Excerpts from interview in italics, with my comments following. And sure, when President Obama said "I don't worry about Israel's survival," he explained his insouciance in terms of Israel's military might. But was he telling a deeper truth? Obama made clear that he is only going to involve America more deeply in places like the Middle East to the extent that the different communities there agree to an inclusive politics of no victor/no...
  • This Dog Is Picky About His Treats--Don't Say 'Obama'

    08/08/2014 4:30:46 PM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 13 replies
    CNS News ^ | 0807/2014 | CNS News
    Video at link. The dog will take a treat from anyone but "Barak Obama".
  • New book details alleged shocking Secret Service corner cutting, imperiling America’s leaders

    08/06/2014 6:28:23 AM PDT · by fredericbastiat1 · 36 replies
    TheBlaze Books ^ | 8/6/14 | Benjamin Weingarten
    If a Secret Service agent were to tell you that candidate Obama or President George W. Bush have attended events in a post-9/11 era in which magnetometer screening was waived because of overflow crowds, would this shock you? What if said agent were to note that when Vice President Biden threw out a first pitch at the Baltimore Orioles season opener in April of 2009 before 48,607 fans, literally none of them had been screened with magnetometers, while Biden himself was not wearing a bulletproof vest? Author Ronald Kessler alleges these stories and many more in his new book, “The...