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  • Obama mocks Trump as a ‘whiner’ who knows election is lost

    10/14/2016 9:48:04 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 78 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | October 14, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    Ratcheting up his mockery of Donald Trump, President Obama said Friday that the Republican nominee is behaving like a crybaby who knows he’s losing the race for president and intends “to drag this election as low as it can possibly go.” At a campaign rally for Hillary Clinton in Cleveland, the president said Mr. Trump is “making excuses all the time for why he might be losing.” “It’s always interesting for me to see folks who talk tough, but then don’t act tough,” Mr. Obama said. “If you’re tough, you don’t make excuses. You just play the game.”
  • David Limbaugh: It Depends on What the Meaning of 'Crazies' Is

    08/27/2015 3:48:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | August 28, 2015 | David Limbaugh
    Yeah, I get President Obama's point. He wants to disarm law-abiding Americans but entrust the Iranian Islamist theocracy to police itself on nuclear arms and subsidize its funding of global terrorism. But we're the "crazies." Recently, Obama dissed opponents of his Iran nuclear deal for "making common cause" with Iranian hard-liners who chant "death to America," and now he's calling us crazy. But he's the one playing footsie with those America haters. Projection is a beautiful thing. It gets old pointing out that Obama uses Saul Alinsky tactics to demonize conservatives and avoid defending his positions, but it's true. Instead...
  • White House: Obama ‘flip’ in referring to ‘crazies’

    08/25/2015 12:28:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 25, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    The White House on Tuesday conceded that President Obama “may have been a little too flip” in referring to some opponents as “crazies,” but denied he was specifically targeting critics of the Iran nuclear deal. “He may have been a little glib in his language,” spokesman Eric Schultz told reporters on Air Force One. But asked if the president regrets his choice of words, Schultz replied “no.” Schultz said the president was taking aim at Republicans in Congress, who are locked in a budget stalemate with Democrats that could result in a government shutdown. “If you take a step back...
  • Obama to call for Voting Rights Act restoration on law's anniversary

    08/04/2015 11:09:24 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 4, 2015 | Jordan Fabian
    President Obama will call for the restoration of the Voting Rights Act on its 50th anniversary Thursday, the White House said. Obama will hold a teleconference to commemorate the landmark legislation and call for its renewal, following a 2013 Supreme Court ruling that voided one of its central provisions. Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.), who rose to prominence in the 1960s as a civil rights leader, will participate. The event will allow Obama to draw a sharp contrast with Republicans, many of whom argue some provisions of the 1965 law went too far. It will take...
  • Obama explodes on press corps with ‘profanity-laced’ tirade

    12/08/2014 3:36:55 PM PST · by jazusamo · 97 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | December 8, 2014 | Ben Wolfgang
    A veteran White House reporter says President Obama went on a “profanity-laced” tirade during an off-the-record meeting with journalists sometime in the past year. ABC News reporter Ann Compton, who retired earlier this year, told C-SPAN that she witnessed Mr. Obama’s anger — and colorful vocabulary — firsthand. “I have seen in the last year Barack Obama really angry twice. Both were off-the-record times. One, profanity-laced where he thought the press was making too much of scandals that he did not think were scandals. Another where he took us to task for not understanding the limits he has with foreign...
  • Obama vows to use executive action on immigratio​n before new GOP Congress sworn in

    11/09/2014 9:29:26 AM PST · by jazusamo · 58 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | November 9, 2014 | S.A. Miller
    President Obama said Sunday that he plans to proceed with an executive order to ease immigration laws before the end of the year, despite dire warnings from Republican leaders that it will damage his relationship with the new GOP-run Congress. Mr. Obama said that he’s waited a year for the Republican-run House to act on the bipartisan immigration bill passed by the Democrat-run Senate, and he can’t wait any longer to address the country’s immigration problems. “I’d prefer and still prefer to see it done through Congress. But every day that I wait, we’re misallocating resources, we’re deporting people that...
  • Obama's Coterie Of Incompetents

    10/21/2014 4:33:05 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies ^ | October 21, 2014 | IBD Editorial
    Leadership: By naming an "Ebola Czar," the president has effectively cashiered his bumbling CDC chief — and again passed the buck for another crisis to another subordinate. With Barack Obama, it's always the fault of "him." Or "her." Or "they." The federal Centers for Disease Control Director Thomas Frieden is now taking the fall for blithely promising Americans that Ebola would never come to our shores, and then, when it did — thanks to his refusal to restrict travel from West Africa — assuring us U.S. hospitals could handle it. Obama is said to be seething at the CDC's mismanagement...
  • Let's Talk Turkey

    12/01/2013 10:08:14 AM PST · by jazusamo · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | December 1, 2013 | Clarice Feldman
    Elect a Chicago community organizer (twice) as your president and you should not be surprised to find that all he is capable of is spewing propaganda and dividing us by personalizing attacks on those who oppose his grandiose, wildly impractical efforts at reshaping our lives to suit his sophomoric view of the good life. As the obvious failure of ObamaCare has become evident to all but his most blinkered cultists, Obama fell back this week on upping the propagandizing and deflecting attention from his failures with even more lies. His organizing arm OFA (Organizing for America) urged supporters to use...
  • Obama's Dangerous Claim to Executive Power

    10/08/2013 1:00:24 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 20 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | October 8, 2013 | Betsy McCaughey
    Negotiating with Republicans has never been in Obama's playbook. Three days after his inauguration in 2009, President Barack Obama silenced Republican lawmakers who voiced concerned about the enormity of spending in his stimulus bill by uttering two brash words, "I won." That was his governing philosophy, as he rammed through the American Reinvestment and Recovery. But in the fall of 2010, Republicans swept into control of the House of Representatives, and since then, Obama's agenda has been stalled. With little prospect of gaining control of the House in 2014, Obama is resorting to discrediting the Constitution's limits on presidential power...
  • President Obama: Tear Down These Shutdown Walls!

    10/07/2013 4:52:33 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 29 replies ^ | October 7, 2013 | IBD Editorial
    Leadership: From the closing of national cemeteries to the blocking of public roads to deny access to scenic overlooks of Mount Rushmore, the list of federal shutdowns shows a president whose pettiness knows no bounds. We have witnessed the shameful spectacle of the administration placing barricades — "Barackades" and "Barrycades," as they've come to be called — around the World War II Memorial to prevent those who stormed the beaches of Normandy and Ronald Reagan's honored "boys of Pointe du Hoc" from seeing the monument built with public funds to honor their service and sacrifice. As the Associated Press reports,...
  • MILLER: The pass-the-buck president

    09/26/2012 6:15:13 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 12 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 26, 2012 | Emily Miller
    Obama did nothing to fix debt crisis or reform entitlementsHarry S. Truman famously placed a wood sign on the Oval Office desk that read, “The buck stops here.” The tradition of the president taking full responsibility for what happens on his watch apparently hasn’t been adopted by Barack Obama. President Obama prefers to pass the buck. CBS correspondent Steve Kroft asked Mr. Obama on Sunday about the national debt going up 60 percent during his first term. The president blamed the previous administration’s policies for “90 percent of it.” By his account, four straight years of trillion-dollar budget deficits were...
  • The Abuser in Chief (Good piece by Lasky)

    11/15/2011 3:33:29 PM PST · by jazusamo · 27 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 15, 2011 | Ed Lasky
    Calling America "lazy" last weekend was only the latest and broadest insult from President Obama. America has become accustomed to Obama's lashing out at entire groups of people. What has been all too little appreciated is his seeming delight in bullying, if not demeaning, individuals face-to-face. He is protected from angry responses not just by the Secret Service, but by the reverence his victims have for the office he holds. This is a level of respect for the institution of the presidency that Obama does not share or hold dear. For him, the bully pulpit has taken an entirely different...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama’s downgraded America

    08/06/2011 8:32:34 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 60 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | August 6, 2011 | Editorial
    S&P tells it like it is: the U.S. is out of moneyThe Obama administration has made history by presiding over the first-ever downgrade in the U.S. credit rating. President Obama has outdone all his predecessors in wrecking America’s good name. His answer to this problem: Spend even more. Raising the debt ceiling was sold as a way of guaranteeing the U.S. credit rating. It had the opposite effect, which makes sense to anyone who understands credit. Take a family with a median household income around $50,000. If they spend $85,000 a year and have debt at $300,000 and growing, it’d...
  • The Forgotten War (Oliver North)

    07/28/2011 3:36:17 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | July 29, 2011 | Oliver North
      Collectively, Washington has the attention span of a fruit fly. That's why all we have heard about lately are the consequences of failing to raise the federal debt limit — action that has prompted no fewer than two dozen dueling news conferences, presidential addresses and Republican "responses" in the past 10 days. Our political leaders and the mainstream media are totally focused on how this theoretical "potential catastrophe" can be ameliorated, while existential threats to our national security and very way of life are being ignored in Washington.Meanwhile, in the real world, after nearly a decade at war,...
  • Seductive Beliefs: Part II (Thomas Sowell rips Obama)

    05/31/2011 10:53:39 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 28 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 31, 2011 | Thomas Sowell
          The only thing surprising about Barack Obama's latest blow against Israel is that there are people who are surprised. As for a Palestinian homeland, that was never a big issue when the Arabs controlled that land, up to 1967. Obama's declaration that Israel must give up the land it acquired, after neighboring countries threatened its survival in 1967, is completely consistent with both his ideology of many years and his previous actions as President of the United States.Whether as a radical student, a community organizer or a far left politician, Barack Obama's ideology has been based on a...
  • The President's Maturity Problem

    04/20/2011 9:19:58 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 20, 2011 | Peter Heck
    After less than two months in office, President Obama made a decision that many at the time saw as un-presidential. In the midst of what even he was calling the most serious economic crisis since the Great Depression, Obama became the first sitting U.S. President to go on a late night comedy show. Bizarre as it might have been, ardent Obama defenders like Robert Bianco at USA Today gave him a pass, writing, "Whatever one thinks of his policies, no one can accuse Obama of lacking gravity or dignity. He doesn't need any particular setting to bestow those qualities...
  • White House Says Congress Had Plenty of Consultation Over Action in Libya

    03/24/2011 7:29:46 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 13 replies
    CNSNews ^ | March 24, 2011 | Fred Lucas
    ( – Congress has been adequately consulted before the military assault against Libya, White House Press Secretary Jay Carney said Thursday. Congress did not formally authorize military action, but Carney laid out a number of instances that President Barack Obama and various administration officials informed members of Congress. Members of Congress from both parties have raised objections to the president ordering U.S. airstrikes in Libya to enforce a no-fly zone against the government of dictator Moammar Gadhaffi. Obama himself, as a presidential candidate, said in 2007 that, “The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize...
  • Laureates and Leaders (Oliver North)

    03/24/2011 4:20:37 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 5 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 24, 2011 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — Nobel laureate Barack Obama, fresh from his Latin American spring break, is in serious trouble. Globalists and Utopians who once lauded his constant contrition now want POTUS to return his Peace Prize. Here in Washington, libertarians, progressives and conservatives are outraged that U.S. military forces were committed to combat in Libya without a congressional resolution. The commander in chief's approval ratings are dropping faster than a JDAM. And no matter what happens to Moammar Gadhafi, the turmoil in the Middle East is likely to get a whole lot worse before it gets better. For all of this,...
  • EDITORIAL: Obama couldn’t care less--The president parties while the world burns

    03/17/2011 5:31:16 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 21 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 17, 2011 | Editorial
    If the world is in crisis, you wouldn’t know it by watching President Obama’s spring break. Between golf, basketball and the president’s upcoming trip to Rio de Janeiro, the White House is projecting a disinterested aura of business as usual. For this administration, “tuned-out” is the new normal. The Mideast crisis is continuing, and Hillary Rodham Clinton has been the one taking the 3 a.m. phone calls. The secretary of state has been dealing with political reform in Egypt, a military crackdown in Bahrain and the continuing civil war in Libya. However, she is hampered by a chief executive who...
  • Crude Cruelty (Oliver North)

    03/10/2011 8:57:27 PM PST · by jazusamo · 17 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | March 11, 2011 | Oliver North
    WASHINGTON — Fuel and food prices are up. So is unemployment. Officials in the Obama administration and their allies on Capitol Hill are stunned. They shouldn't be. It's O-Team policy — or lack of it — that got us here. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits for the first time jumped this week to 397,000 — meaning there are more people looking for work than the private sector has jobs available. You don't have to be a government economist to see the direct connection between rising costs for essentials — such...
  • 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...
  • Live Thread: Obama to Speak About Gen. McChrystal 1:30 P.M. EDT 6/23/10

    06/23/2010 10:23:00 AM PDT · by kristinn · 120 replies
    June 23, 2010 | Kristinn
    Barack Obama is scheduled to speak about whether Gen. Stanley McChrystal will keep his position as Afghan commander at 1:30 P.M. EDT.Obama will be speaking from the Rose Garden.There have been no leaks as to his decision.CNN reports McChrystal is meeting with his staff. No word from them as to whether even McChrystal knows.
  • McChrystal Leaves White House After Meeting With Obama (TOTUS to speak at 1:30 p.m. EDT)

    06/23/2010 8:26:39 AM PDT · by kristinn · 144 replies
    The Hill ^ | Wednesday, June 23, 2010 | Michael O'Brien
    Gen. Stanley McChrystal left the White House on Wednesday morning after meeting for approximately half an hour with President Barack Obama. SNIP Obama is expected to make remarks on the situation in Afghanistan and McChrystal's fate at approximately 11:35 a.m., following a meeting with his war advisors. It's not clear whether McChrystal, a normal participant in those meetings, will return to the White House to participate.
  • Obama walk in sand is prelude to primetime speech (MSM Barf alert!)

    06/15/2010 10:52:57 AM PDT · by Deo volente · 51 replies · 810+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 15, 2010 | Erica Werner
    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Laying the groundwork for an evening speech to the nation, President Barack Obama walked a pristine stretch of sand on Florida's shoreline Tuesday and pledged to "fight back with everything we've got" against the spreading oil lurking offshore. In a speech at Pensacola's Naval Air Station, Obama took note of the painful contrasts around him: "The sand is white. The water's blue," he said. And yet, he added, "those plumes of oil are off the coast."
  • White House (picnic) serves up a tasty thanks to lawmakers (PICS!)

    06/08/2010 7:37:28 PM PDT · by maggief · 112 replies · 297+ views
    AP ^ | June 8, 2010 | CHRISTINE SIMMONS
    WASHINGTON — Members of Congress lined up near a fire pit on the South Lawn on Tuesday to eat Northwest-style salmon while others chomped down on Midwest-style hot dogs. It was all part of the White House's annual congressional picnic, and this year the event featured foods from regions across the country for a "Tastes of the States" theme. President Barack Obama, standing next to first lady Michelle Obama, told lawmakers he wanted to thank them for their "incredible devotion to the country, regardless of party." As part of the event, every member of Congress is invited, along with their...
  • 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."
  • A major Bush rule gets scrapped by Obama

    01/21/2009 1:22:03 PM PST · by americanophile · 137 replies · 4,081+ views
    CNN ^ | January 21, 2009 | John King
    <p>It's the same Oval Office. The same desk. Even the same curtains. But President Obama has already made one major change: Go through eight years of White House photos, and you won't find one of former President Bush in the Oval Office without his jacket on.</p>
  • Esquire: Clinton is world's "most influential man" (NUCLEAR-LEVEL PUKE ALERT)

    11/15/2005 7:01:19 PM PST · by kromike · 8 replies · 758+ views
    Reuters/ ^ | Nov 15, 6:29 PM (ET) | Reuters
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former U.S. President Bill Clinton is "The Most Influential Man in the World," according to Esquire magazine. The magazine has designated him as "the most powerful agent of change in the world" despite his lack of electoral standing and the fact he was laid low by a heart attack ahead of last year's presidential election. The magazine highlights Clinton's accomplishments in its December issue, which goes on newsstands on Thursday, profiling the world's "Best and Brightest" men and women. Since leaving office, Clinton has been so active that his post-presidency amounts to "a third term" for...

    09/04/2004 4:20:43 AM PDT · by JesseHousman · 194 replies · 3,618+ views
    AP ^ | 9/04/2004 | Frank Eltman
    NEW YORK - Bill Clinton said he was "a little scared, but not much" of undergoing heart bypass surgery, but was looking forward to a swift recovery and resuming normal activities such as jogging. The former president was hospitalized Friday with chest pains and shortness of breath. The upcoming operation could limit his role in campaigning for fellow Democrat John Kerry, who is making a run for the White House. "Let me just say this, Republicans aren't the only people who want four more years here," Clinton said in a live interview Friday evening on CNN's "Larry King Live." An...
  • WANTED: Clinton Smirk

    10/07/2003 6:17:23 AM PDT · by Ziva · 14 replies · 193+ views
    Does anyone remember a book circulated during the 1992 Presidential election that really tore apart Clinton? It might have been after the actual election, I'm not sure. What I remember of it was that it was a very thin paperback sent out free. I think the author was Floyd Abrams and the title was "Boy President," but I could be wrong on both counts. What I most remember about it is the cover photo of Clinton. He has the most phenomenal smirk on his face. What I am looking for is a scan of that cover, particularly that horrid smirk....