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  • NBC, CBS Morning Shows Gloss Over Low Support for Obama's Libya Attacks, Harsh Criticism

    03/30/2011 5:26:25 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 13 replies
    newsbusters.org ^ | March 29, 2011 | 15:26 | Scott Whitlock
    Only Good Morning America's Jake Tapper on Tuesday pointed out the relatively low public support for Barack Obama's military actions in Libya and the harsh criticism from both the right and the left. On NBC's Today, Chuck Todd parroted, "[Obama] also took the opportunity to rebut critics on the left and the right about how and whether to target Qadhafi with the military. In total the President used the framework of American values to make the case." On CBS's Early Show, Bill Plante narrated, "The President defended his decision to use military force in Libya, he said that when the...
  • U.S. says five-nation coalition launching Libya strikes (Bush had a 49 nation coalition in Iraq)

    03/20/2011 6:41:50 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 38 replies
    reuters ^ | 3/20/2011 | Reuters
    A coalition of the United States and four other nations launched military action against Libya on Saturday, officials said, as the West tries to force Muammar Gaddafi from power. A U.S. official told reporters on condition of anonymity that a coalition including the United States, France, Britain, Canada and Italy had begun launching strikes on Libya designed to cripple Muammar Gaddafi's air defenses. At least some Arab nations are expected to join the coalition later, the official said.
  • As World Burns, Obamas Take Kids on Taxpayer Funded Rio Spring Break Vacay

    03/15/2011 8:31:41 PM PDT · by kristinn · 124 replies · 1+ views
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Kristinn
    While American ally Japan faces the world's worst nuclear power disaster in decades on top of a 9.0 earthquake and apocalyptic tsunami, the Middle East is in flames and the U.S. facing bankruptcy, Barack Obama is trying yet again to take his daughters on a taxpayer funded Spring Break trip overseas.Last year, Obama scheduled a family trip with no diplomatic importance to Indonesia and Australia timed to his daughters' Spring Break from the elite Sidwell Friends School. That trip was cancelled at the last minute, which still cost taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars in squandered advance planning expenditures, when...