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  • Obama Mentions Himself 45 Times During Memorial Speech For Dallas Officers

    07/12/2016 4:13:34 PM PDT · by dennisw · 47 replies
    dailycaller ^ | 07/12/2016 | Peter Hasson
    President Obama referred to himself 45 times over the course of the speech he delivered Tuesday at the memorial service for the five police officers killed in Dallas last week. Obama referred to himself twice before finishing his opening salutations and before mentioning the slain officers or their families. After noting the presence of President Bush, members of Congress and Dallas mayor Mike Rawlings, Obama appeared to go off-script. “Chief Brown, I’m so glad I met Michelle first because she loves Stevie Wonder,” Obama said, jokingly referencing Dallas Police Chief David Brown’s earlier speech in which Brown quoted lyrics from...
  • Papal Parade

    09/11/2015 2:30:21 PM PDT · by ebb tide · 21 replies
    Share in the excitement of #PopeInDC! On September 23, after meeting with President Obama at the White House, Pope Francis will drive a short parade route between the Ellipse and a portion of the National Mall in the Popemobile. The viewing area of the open motorcade route is free and open to the public. No tickets are required, however spectators will need to pass through security. Security gates will open for the Ellipse and the National Mall at 4:00 a.m. on September 23 and will close at 10:00 a.m. No one will be admitted into the area after that point...
  • Trump the agnostic

    08/09/2015 6:04:33 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 48 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Robert Klein Engler
    In her recent column Trump the Disrupter, Maureen Dowd wrote, “…Trump can go badly astray, as he did with the president’s birth certificate.” Astray? Here’s what Trump said about Obama’s birth certificate when asked in a recent interview by Anderson Cooper on CNN: Cooper asked: “Do you accept that President Obama was born in the United States?” “I really don’t know,” Trump responded. “I don’t know why he wouldn’t release his records; but, honestly, I don’t want to get into it.” Before shifting to a different topic…Trump rebutted with a few facts on the subject. “Do you know that Hillary...
  • Trump defends relations with women, calls them amazing executives

    08/09/2015 6:41:29 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Reuters ^ | 8/9/15 | Reuters
    Embattled Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hit back hard on Sunday at critics who say he went too far with caustic comments about a U.S. television news anchor, insisting no apology was necessary and defending his relations with women. "I've had such an amazing relationship with women in business. They are amazing executives. They are killers. They are phenomenal," Trump said on ABC's "This Week." The billionaire and television personality, who leads the polls in the race for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, appeared on Sunday news shows to rebut the latest wave of outrage triggered by his off-the-cuff talk....
  • Female Trump Staffer Dismisses Critics, Says Attacks on Megyn Kelly 'Fair Game'

    08/09/2015 6:46:54 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 71 replies
    NBC News ^ | KATY TUR and PHIL HELSEL
    The female co-chair of Donald Trump's Iowa campaign is firing back against criticism that the real estate tycoon's comments about Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly were sexist and inappropriate. -snip- Tana Goertz, Trump's Iowa co-chair, said she did not interpret the comment in the same way critics have, and was not offended. "I've always been treated with dignity and respect," she said. "I am a woman. I experience that every month. And it never crossed my mind. So I think people are just looking at pinpointing him as sexist and all these other things," Goertz said. I mean, we fought...
  • Donald Trump: "I will be phenomenal to the women"

    08/09/2015 6:19:55 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 12 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8/9/15 | REBECCA KAPLAN
    Presidential candidate Donald Trump sought to redirect incoming fire at rival Republican Jeb Bush, saying that Bush has a "huge" problem with women and he is by far the better candidate with that demographic. Trump excoriated Bush for saying "I'm not sure we need half a billion dollars for women's health issues" at a speech in Tennessee last week. Bush later said he misspoke, and he was only questioning the federal funding that goes to Planned Parenthood. "This is worse than what Romney did when he blew 47 percent of the vote with his ridiculous statements," Trump said, referencing a...
  • Are you ready for … Senator Grayson?

    02/04/2015 8:36:09 AM PST · by rktman · 14 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 2/4/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    Isn’t Congressman Grayson bad enough? The charmer from Florida, who once called his Republican opponent “Taliban Dan” and once said that allowing Republicans in charge would be like letting al-Qaeda fly planes, has his eyes set on higher office. In an interview yesterday with The Hill, Alan Grayson said there was only one potential roadblock to a Senate run. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, you’re our only hope:
  • No more tingles down Chris Matthews' leg

    06/03/2014 5:48:23 AM PDT · by rktman · 14 replies
    wnd.com ^ | 6/3/2014 | Mychal Massie
    I didn’t watch Obama’s performance at West Point on May 28; I freely confess it was all I could do to read his commencement address. So I do not know if America’s mac-daddy president thought he would showcase how cool he is by fist-bumping and chest-bumping the graduating cadets. But, with that said, he did showcase his unrelenting petulant penchant for choosing public forums to attempt to embarrass and belittle those he is incapable of coercing or bullying into submission.
  • Former Joe Biden Aide Writes Controversial Tell-All Book: ‘Egomaniacal Autocrat’

    10/26/2012 7:54:11 AM PDT · by Red Badger · 12 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10-26-2012 | Jason Howerton
    A former aide to Vice President Joe Biden has written a tell-all book that describes the VP as an “egomaniacal autocrat” who was “determined to manage his staff through fear” – an October surprise that the Obama campaign probably didn’t see coming. Author Jeff Connaughton, a former Biden Senate staffer, says Biden originally inspired him to get into politics but the experience working under the former Delaware senator caused him to become disillusioned with the political system in Washington. The book is called “The Payoff” and it was actually quietly released last month. Connaughton writes, as Politico describes it, “in...
  • Do you call it: 'McRaven Gate'?

    05/08/2012 10:30:50 AM PDT · by Milagros · 5 replies
    The scandalFMR Attorney General Mukasey: 'Highly Lawyered' Memo Would Have Blamed Failed OBL Raid on Navy Admiral... McRaven would have been the fall guy The Blaze - May 7, 2012Gutsy call? - The memo puts all control in the hands of Admiral McRaven... even if this was some sort of attempt to make McRaven a fall guy. HotAir Apr 29, 2012
  • Obama 'on Lin bandwagon' long before Knicks (Me: The Braggart-in-Chief strikes again)

    03/02/2012 4:50:47 AM PST · by The G Man · 10 replies · 240+ views
    NY Post ^ | 3/2/12 | NY Post Staff
    President Obama was not as shocked by Linsanity as some. In a podcast with Grantland.com, Obama said he had some advanced scouting on the Knicks breakout star from one of his advisers. “And I knew about Jeremy before you did, or everybody else did, because Arne Duncan, my secretary of education, was captain of the Harvard team,” Obama said of Jeremy Lin’s alma mater. (SNIP)
  • Jan Brewer on Tarmac Face Off: Obama "Tense...Thin-Skinned" (AUDIO)

    01/25/2012 9:10:25 PM PST · by montag813 · 51 replies
    Stand With Arizona ^ | 01-26-2012 | John Hill
    A few hours after she was bizarrely confronted by Barack Obama on the airport tarmac, Gov. Jan Brewer went on KFYI's Mike Broomhead Show to give us the details on what happened as the President faced off with the Arizona governor - generating national headlines and derailing his post-State of the Union message. Brewer was stunned as Obama dispensed with the pleasantries and immediately scolded Brewer for her portrayal of their frosty, July 2010 Oval Office meeting in her memoir, Scorpions for Breakfast. Brewer said Obama was "uh, a little tense". She said she tried to show respect but that...
  • Obama Compares His 'Suffering' to Martin Luther King Jr.

    08/13/2011 11:29:02 AM PDT · by Freemarkets101 · 41 replies
    Brian Koenig ^ | 8/13/11 | Brian Koenig
    While whining about his incessant criticism from conservatives and Tea Partiers at a fundraiser in Manhattan on Friday night, Obama played the MLK card. Indeed, he compared his suffering to Martin Luther King Jr.'s suffering. From Politcker: Standing in Weinstein’s basement, Obama said his troubles are like the ones facing Cuomo. “When I ran in 2008, I think that a lot of folks believed we elect Obama and suddenly we’re going to fix politics in Washington,” Obama said. “And Andrew is familiar with this, because everybody figures, well, we’re going to fix politics in Albany.” “And then it turns out...
  • Hidden JFK video from eve of death

    02/22/2011 1:07:42 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 27 replies
    thesun.co.uk ^ | February 22, 2011 | STAFF REPORTER
    A COLOUR home movie of assassinated US president John F. Kennedy made the night before his death has emerged nearly 48 years later. The film shows Kennedy in Houston on the eve of his 1963 motorcade appearance at Dallas where he was shot dead. The silent film captures the president and first lady Jacqueline at a League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) meeting at the city's Rice Hotel on the night of November 21.
  • McCain: Obama playing politics with security; GOP can take Senate (McCain wants to lead Senate, GOP)

    09/14/2010 8:32:24 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 29 replies
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2010-09-14 | Jordan Fabian
    Sen. John McCain on Tuesday became one of the highest-profile Senate Republicans to say that his party could take control of the upper chamber in the midterm elections. In an interview on the "Imus in the Morning" show, McCain (Ariz.) criticized President Obama on national security issues and said that if Republicans win the Senate, he would become chairman of the Armed Services Committee and could further influence the debate. "I thought the important thing is, particularly on national security issues, but other issues — I think I have a lot to contribute. If we, and I think we can,...
  • Lawmaker launches speaking-for-hire business

    07/31/2010 6:23:13 AM PDT · by Utah Binger · 5 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | 07/31/2010 | Robert Gehrke
    State Rep. Carl Wimmer has been in such demand on the speaking circuit over the past month that he has begun charging up to $4,500 for engagements outside of the state. The Herriman Republican said he has had to start charging for speaking engagements, a move that appears to be a first for Utah lawmakers and one the House speaker questioned as possibly trying to “leverage” his elected position. Wimmer, the co-founder of the states-rights-oriented Patrick Henry Caucus, said he has received several invitations to discuss the group’s principles, but the cost of travel has become a burden. Wimmer said...
  • Obama: She insisted she's going to be buried in an Obama t-shirt

    02/05/2010 12:54:30 PM PST · by Blue Turtle · 47 replies · 1,151+ views
    Yes, those are the words of the president, last night at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser in Washington. After listing his administration's accomplishments and vowing that "our most urgent task is job creation," Obama pledged to keep fighting for a national health care system. "We knew this was hard," Obama said. And then he described a letter he received from a campaign worker who suffered from breast cancer and has since died...
  • Obama 'entirely dissatisfied' with jobless rate [we've made good decisions, that we've applied....]

    12/23/2009 4:47:30 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 63 replies · 1,596+ views
    Obama 'entirely dissatisfied' with jobless rate 15 mins ago WASHINGTON (AFP) – US President Barack Obama said Wednesday he is "entirely dissatisfied" with the level of US unemployment and cannot congratulate himself on his first year in office between the jobless rate is so high. "I am entirely dissatisfied with where we are right now in terms of jobs, and the fact that families out there on the eve of Christmas are still really worried," Obama said in an interview with public television station PBS. "And so I don't pat myself on the back at the end of this year,"...
  • VIDEO: FOX: Obama Watched Documentary About Himself Last Night

    11/04/2009 9:24:05 AM PST · by ianschwartz · 86 replies · 2,881+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | November 4, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    FOX News: "Robert Gibbs said ‘well, he was actually watching, you know, the HBO special about his year-long campaign and how it all went.'"
  • Wikipedia banned me from editing political articles because I added true info about Obama

    10/27/2009 6:16:46 AM PDT · by grundle · 1 replies · 977+ views
    October 27, 2009 | me
    I have been a registered editor at wikipedia for about two and a half years. The following restriction was just placed on me: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wikipedia:Administrators%27_noticeboard/IncidentArchive572#Grundle2600:_continued_problems "Grundle2600 is subject to an indefinite topic ban - he is prohibited from editing any pages relating to US politics or politicians. The ban will be enforced by escalating blocks." As a so-called justification for this restriction, the following contributions by me to wikipedia were cited: "On April 20, 2009, Obama convened his Cabinet for the first time, and ordered them to reduce the $3.5 trillion federal budget by $100 million." Source: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2009/04/19/AR2009041902009.html "In February 2009,...