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  • Obama skipped Saturday's meeting of national security team on Ukraine crisis

    03/02/2014 7:12:52 AM PST · by servo1969 · 92 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 3-2-2014 | Thomas Lifson
    “What, me worry?” seems to be the operating philosophy of President Obama as a serious crisis brews in Eastern Europe. Daniel Halper reports an almost unbelievable level of Obama nonchalance toward his national security responsibilities in the Weekly Standard: A White House official emailed some reporters to say that President Obama's team met today to discuss the ongoing situation on Ukraine. It appears President Obama did not attend. "The President's national security team met today to receive an update on the situation in Ukraine and discuss potential policy options. We will provide further updates later this afternoon," reads the full...
  • The Empty Wheelchair

    11/15/2013 5:55:53 PM PST · by MeshugeMikey · 18 replies
    MeshugeMikey | November 15, 2013 | MeshugeMikey
  • Syria crisis reveals uneasy relationship between Obama, nation’s military leaders

    09/19/2013 8:07:00 AM PDT · by Hoodat · 7 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | Sep 18, 2013 | Ernesto Londoño and Craig Whitlock
    The Syrian crisis over the past few weeks has thrust President Obama into a role in which at times he has seemed uneasy: that of commander in chief. The prospect of an attack to punish Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons exposed the Nobel Peace laureate’s strained and somewhat tentative relationship with the military. His dramatic oscillation from detachment on Syria to the brink of military action, with him ultimately settling for a potential diplomatic solution, has unsettled many people in uniform.
  • The Empty Chair II: Imagining an Eastwood-Obama sequel

    05/31/2013 7:23:12 PM PDT · by Daniel Clark · 7 replies
    The Empty Chair II: Imagining an Eastwood-Obama sequel by Daniel Clark The following is a fictitious revisiting of Clint Eastwood’s famous “empty chair” monologue, in which he poses questions to President Obama in absentia. Any similarity between the empty chair and the real President Obama is purely unavoidable. CLINT: You know, Mr. President, the last time we had one of these little talks was when I was endorsing Mitt Romney at last year’s convention. The next day I was criticized by lots of people in both your party and his, who called me everything from disrespectful to senile, to just...
  • President Barack Obama, the greatest man in the history of the world

    04/02/2013 5:41:37 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 48 replies
    the Washington Times ^ | April 1, 2013 | Eric Golub
    Barack Obama is more than the greatest President in the history of the United States; he is the greatest man in the history of the world. After millenia of darkness, he did what Jesus Christ could not: He showed us what it means to be created in the image of God. Enough April Fool’s Day nonsense. Obama is a joke, and we are its sorry butt. The joke isn’t funny. While millions of Americans celebrated Easter and Passover, Obama took time out of his “busy” day to celebrate Barack Obama. Chris Matthews called Obama “the perfect man,” but at some...
  • Glenn Beck CONFIRMS Two Major Media Outlets Withholding 0bama's 'Stand Down' E-Mails

    10/31/2012 2:22:55 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 102 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 31, 2012 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    On his Internet program 'The Blaze' today, Glenn Beck has CONFIRMED that two major media outlets have copies of 0bama's 'stand down' orders to the former SEALs and/or our military, concerning the terrorist attack in Benghazi.Beck is underscoring that the major media are covering-up for 0bama's failure to protect and defend the Americans on the ground in Benghazi.
  • Benghazi terrorist attack follows Obama on the campaign trail

    10/29/2012 5:58:13 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    Christian Science Monitor ^ | October 28, 2012 | Brad Knickerbocker,
    ........................................Now, the episode has taken another turn as more information emerges about what actually happened in Benghazi over the seven hours of the attack – and what US military assets might have been available to protect or perhaps rescue the American diplomatic personnel under fire.On Sunday, the Associated Press carried a long report from Tripoli suggesting that a planned attack likely was only incidentally connected to the crude YouTube video about the Prophet Mohammad that sparked protests across the Middle East and North Africa.Neighbors of the US consulate in Benghazi “all described the militants setting up checkpoints around the compound...
  • Aide: Obama didn’t deny requests for help in Benghazi #standdown

    10/28/2012 3:35:53 PM PDT · by markomalley · 41 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | 10/28/12 | Doug Powers
    That according to a National Security Council spokesman. Rick Moran breaks down the past few days (via Doug Ross): The CIA is denying. The Pentagon is denying. And now the White House is denying that anyone refused to send help to our embattled CIA and State Department personnel engaged in a seven hour running firefight with more than 150 jihadists.It just doesn’t get any lamer than this: The White House on Saturday flatly denied that President Barack Obama withheld requests for help from the besieged American compound in Benghazi, Libya, as it came under on attack by suspected terrorists on...
  • Stand Obama Down

    10/28/2012 6:10:26 PM PDT · by Jeff Head · 90 replies
    Youtube ^ | 28 October 2012 | Jeff Head
    IT'S TIME TO STAND OBAMA DOWN 'Nuff said. Please share if you are so inclined.
  • This is actually someone's house in Manassas, VA (check out this picture!)

    10/27/2012 12:44:44 PM PDT · by TonyInOhio · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | 10/27/12 | Joshua Trevino
  • Providing Cover for a feckless Barack Obama

    10/27/2012 8:21:14 AM PDT · by darkwing104 · 10 replies
    Coach is Right ^ | October 27th, 2012 | Jim Emerson
    Now the finger pointing begins over who is going to take the blame for the Administration’s inaction after the murder of four American’s in Benghazi. The six plus hour attack was being monitored by a UAV gathering intelligence and streaming it back home via live video stream. The line that the military couldn’t be dispatched because of the lack of intelligence is no excuse. If not, what was the drone doing? Flying airshow maneuvers? Leaked State Department emails exposed the fact that they knew when the attack began, how many attackers and by who. In a sporting analogy, somebody dropped...
  • Obama still lying; He Knew Within Minutes

    10/27/2012 6:35:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 57 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 10/26/2012 | James Lewis
    Fact 1: According to Special Ops Lt, Colonel "Doug" calling Rush Limbaugh today, there are standing orders for instant flash communication about any attacks on US Ambassadors or four-star generals. As soon as the assault on the Benghazi mission started, local personnel notified the US Embassy in Tripoli, which triggered an instant alarm in Washington, DC. The President's military aide knows within a few minutes and is required to notify POTUS immediately. Two separate "In Extremis" rescue teams were alerted, a C-130 was ready, and F-18 jet bombers. US personnel laser-spotted the Libyan mortar team that killed Americans, pointing the...
  • Empty Chair In My Neighborhood (Vanity)

    10/26/2012 4:26:40 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 5 replies
    10/26/2012
    If Obama is reelected, look at the mess he's going to inherit.
  • Did Obama Watch While They Fought for their Lives?

    10/26/2012 6:19:16 AM PDT · by Snuph · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | October 26, 2012 | Karin McQuillan
    They fought for their lives for seven hours. 9/11/ 2012. Benghazi. The White House watched. No help was sent and they died. Four Americans died in the jihadi attack on our consulate in Benghazi. Glen Doherty and Tyrone Woods, two retired SEALS who were working as civilian security specialists in Benghazi, learned that Ambassador Stevens and nine other people at the consulate were under attack and rushed to their defense. The fourth man was Sean Smith, father of three, an Air Force veteran, working for the State Department in Libya. The White House, the Pentagon, the State Department, and our...
  • Benghazi: A Dereliction of Duty

    10/25/2012 1:13:33 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 14 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 25, 2012 | Bob Beauprez
    Dereliction1. Willful neglect, as of duty or principle.2. a. The act of abandoning; abandonment.    b. A state of abandonment or neglect. Within two hours of the attack on the American Consulate in Benghazi, Libya on September 11, 2012, that resulted in the death of Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans, an email was sent to the White House and State Department.That first email was sent at 4:05 PM-ET (10:05 PM in Benghazi) and specifically mentioned that the Libyan group called Ansar al-Sharia, an al-Qaeda affiliated group, had claimed responsibility for the attacks. Fox News confirms that the addresses on the email included...
  • Obama Pays Price for Backpedaling on Libya Attack

    10/24/2012 8:52:44 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 10 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 24, 2012 | Chris Stirewalt
    ..........State Department emails obtained by FOX News colleague Chad Pergram show that even as the fighting continued between Islamist militants and the tiny, doomed garrison at the U.S. outpost in Benghazi, high-ranking officials had reason to believe an al Qaeda was involved.This comes on the heels of the revelation that top officials, and perhaps even the president himself, were able to watch the hours-long battle in real time as U.S. drone aircraft circled the besieged compound filming the slow-motion massacre.The president knew, or ought to have known, about the involvement of al Qaeda and may have seen the attack unfold....
  • New ad by Clint Eastwood: An Obama rerun would not make my day

    10/24/2012 7:13:04 AM PDT · by Justaham · 19 replies
    hotair.com ^ | 10/24/12 | Ed Morrissey
    American Crossroads has a new ad out today, one that features a familiar face and voice — Clint Eastwood. Taking a distinctly more serious approach than his lighthearted, extemporaneous skit speech at the Republican Convention, Eastwood warns about rising dependence on China’s credit and the prospect of another four years of Barack Obama. America needs a turnaround artist, Eastwood says, and fortunately we have one at the ready: The reference to China will play well in Ohio and Pennsylvania, I’d bet — and I wouldn’t be surprised to see this ad go into heavy rotation in those states, as well...
  • Sources: Predator drone was over Benghazi consulate during last hours of attack

    10/20/2012 7:39:22 PM PDT · by chessplayer · 47 replies
    CBS News has been told that, hours after the attack began, an unmanned Predator drone was sent over the U.S. mission in Benghazi, and that the drone and other reconnaissance aircraft apparently observed the final hours of the protracted battle… But it was too late to help the Americans in Benghazi. The ambassador and three others were dead. Retired CIA officer Gary Berntsen believes help could have come much sooner. He commanded CIA counter-terrorism missions targeting Osama bin Laden and led the team that responded after bombings of the U.S. Embassy in East Africa. “You find a way to make...
  • A Sit-Down Between Romney And Obama (pic)

    10/16/2012 10:12:33 AM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 10-16-12 | The Looking Spoon
  • Not just an empty chair, but...

    10/14/2012 2:07:31 PM PDT · by CitizenM · 9 replies
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  • Obama: Carbon ‘Eating Out Planet,’ ‘A Threat to Our Children’s Future’

    10/11/2012 2:50:20 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 49 replies
    Obama: Carbon ‘Eating Out Planet,’ ‘A Threat to Our Children’s Future’ By Fred Lucas October 11, 2012 (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama warned his supporters about the threat of global warming and vowed that more money to subsidize green energy firms would prevent it. “By the way, yes, my plan will reduce the carbon pollution that is eating our planet because climate change is not a hoax,” Obama said at a campaign rally at the Bank United Arena at the University of Miami. “More droughts and hurricanes and wildfires, that’s not a joke. That’s a threat to our children’s future,...
  • Empty Set Chair: Obama Backer Beyoncé Bows Out of Eastwood Film

    10/11/2012 7:50:17 AM PDT · by Justaham · 105 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/10/12
    Beyoncé is one of the biggest stars in the country, a beautiful singer at the top of her profession. She isn't an A-list movie star... yet. Her work in the celebrated "Dreamgirls" didn't make that happen, nor did appearances in "The Pink Panther," "Obsessed" or "Austin Powers in Goldmember." Clint Eastwood could have changed all that. The actor/director wanted Beyoncé to star in his planned remake of "A Star Is Born." Any Eastwood project is instantly Oscar bait, and his track record suggests he could have transformed the stunning chanteuse into an A-lister with just one film. Now, we'll never...
  • Romney hits Obama on Big Bird focus

    10/09/2012 3:42:32 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 45 replies
    politico ^ | 10/9/12 | EMILY SCHULTHEIS
    "You have to scratch your head when the president spends the last week talking about saving Big Bird," he said. "I actually think we need to have a president who talks about saving the American people and saving good jobs."
  • What is Obama doing on the Facebook homepage?

    10/09/2012 4:52:38 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 9 replies
    facebook | 10/09/2012 | freeatlanta
    I went to sign into facebook and the opening page has this movie with an empty chair hanging in the air.I doubt they meant it as an obama slam, but I thought it was funny.
  • Christian Apologist 'Eastwooding' After Richard Dawkins Refuses Debate (On the Existence of God)

    10/09/2012 12:47:02 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 7 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 10/09/2012 | By Michael Gryboski
    A video of a Californian Christian apologist who "Eastwooded" atheist author Richard Dawkins in response to Dawkins' refusal to debate him over the existence of God will soon be posted to YouTube. The video features Dr. William Lane Craig, a research professor of Philosophy and the New Testament at the Talbot School of Theology in La Mirada, delivering remarks at Contending with Christianity's Critics Conference held at Watermark Community Church in Dallas on Sept. 29. During his remarks, Craig places an empty chair opposite his podium and has a dialogue with it, a la Clint Eastwood's much talked about speech...
  • A Fantasy Election, an Imaginary Man

    10/08/2012 9:06:23 AM PDT · by yoe · 5 replies
    City Journal ^ | October 5, 2012 | Andrew Klavan
    Even before his inauguration, Barack Obama was an imaginary man, the creation of his admirers. Think back to the 2008 Time magazine cover depicting him as FDR, the Newsweek cover of the same year on which he was shown casting Lincoln’s shadow, or the $1.4 million Nobel Peace Prize awarded to him “for his extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples”—this in 2009, less than a year after he had taken office. It was not that Obama had done nothing to deserve these outsized comparisons and honors—it was not just that he had done nothing—it was that...
  • Things to Do in the Debate When You're Dead - "Wee-weed up!"

    10/08/2012 1:33:01 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 8, 2012 | J.T.Hatter
    What happens to a person with severe narcissistic personality disorder when he gets his rear end handed to him after an embarrassing debate drubbing? He gets bozo-ballistic wee-wee'd up about it!The situation was so tense after the presidential debate in Denver that the larger of the Obama team, Michelle, placed her body between Obama and a surprised Romney--and glared at the Republican, daring him to step out from behind the podium and lay one more word on her metrosexual man. The Obama anger was palpable. The television cameras didn't show this to you, but the most hysterical image of the...
  • Image of the Day: The Empty Podium

    10/06/2012 4:13:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 6, 2012 | Guy Benson
    The New Yorker goes Eastwood:   Back to you, Dirty Harry:  Full Clint Eastwood speech 2012 Republican National Convention RNC Mitt RomneyAs I mentioned last night, some liberals are pretty angry that Obama wasn't allowed to drag TOTUS onto the debate stage on Wednesday:   This is what Republicans are up against. UPDATE - Rasmussen's Saturday tracker shows a four-point bounce for Romney, who now leads 49-47 among likely voters nationwide.  The better news?  Only 2/3 of that rolling poll was taken after the debate, so he has room to expand his advantage.
  • The New Yorker Channels Clint Eastwood

    10/06/2012 2:30:17 AM PDT · by Factfinder · 11 replies
    National Review (linking The New Yorker) ^ | October 5, 2012 | Greg Pollowitz
    Tell me again why Clint Eastwood’s bit at the convention was a failure:
  • The New Yorker's Brutal Cover On The Presidential Debate ('Eastwooded')

    10/05/2012 3:20:01 PM PDT · by blam · 18 replies
    TBI ^ | 10-5-2012 | Brett LoGiurato
    The New Yorker's Brutal Cover On The Presidential Debate Brett LoGiuratoOctober 5, 2012Eastwooded: (We cannot post articles from The Newyorker)
  • FLASHBACK: Obama to Barbara Walters: “I think there’s a laziness in me” (Dec 2011)

    10/05/2012 11:45:43 AM PDT · by opentalk · 20 replies
    Hotair ^ | December 23, 2011 | Tina Korbe
    RealClearPolitics has compiled a series of little previews of the First Couple’s interview with Barbara Walters, set to air on 20/20 tonight. Every clip is notable in its own way, but this wins the award for most candid. The president — who has alternately inspired, disappointed, reignited and flamed out — admits that, deep down, he’s a little bit lazy. He thinks it stems from growing up in Hawaii, where it’s always sunny and folks sit on the beach for sport, he said. Makes you think Obama’s constant accusations that Congress does nothing might actually be transparent projections of his...
  • Fact Check: Suspicion Falls on Labor Secretary Solis as She Misleads on Jobs Numbers

    10/05/2012 8:27:36 AM PDT · by Justaham · 103 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 10/5/12 | Joel B. Pollak
    Suspicion about the federal government's September jobs report has fallen on Secretary of Labor Hilda Solis, who appeared on CNBC this morning and defended the numbers from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), claiming--falsely--that upward revisions of 86,000 jobs were from the private sector. In fact, the new number is entirely accounted for by upwards revisions to state and federal government payrolls. The BLS reported that while only 114,000 jobs were created in September--which would have translated into a rise in unemployment from 8.1% to 8.2%--the unemployment rate fell dramatically to 7.8%. That unusual drop is the fastest in nearly...
  • Empty Oval Office featured in anti-Obama ad

    10/04/2012 8:36:50 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 14 replies
    Empty Oval Office featured in anti-Obama ad Posted by CNN Political Unit (CNN) - The Oval Office sits empty while violence erupts in the Arab world in a new ad from the conservative group American Future Fund. The ad cites reports that President Barack Obama has missed a significant number of his daily national security briefings. The White House spokesman disputed those reports after they were published in September - the distinction being in-person briefings versus the written presidential daily briefing. "President Obama skips 50% of his national security briefings," the narrator says. "September 11, 2012: Our ambassador is murdered,...
  • Facebook Gives Up on the Obunga?

    10/04/2012 8:10:45 AM PDT · by frankenMonkey · 7 replies
    FaceBook ^ | 10/4/2012 | Facebook
    This is the splash screen from Facebook this morning - an empty chair.
  • Put an empty chair on your lawn, Romney/Ryan signs are no longer needed

    10/04/2012 9:25:02 PM PDT · by big bad easter bunny · 17 replies
    9/4/12 | b.b.e.b.
    I hereby start the empty chair on the lawn campaign!
  • CLINT WAS RIGHT!

    10/04/2012 12:21:19 PM PDT · by ETL · 41 replies
    no link, 2 pics say it all
  • Romney Debates & Destroys "Empty Chair" Obama!

    10/04/2012 7:05:08 AM PDT · by NOBO2012 · 13 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 10-4-2012 | MOTUS
    Let’s just say that it might have turned out better for Big Guy if Romney had chosen to debate an empty chair. Eastwooding: there’s a reason it never gets oldNow are you beginning to understand what “above my pay grade” means? Apparently “Amateur” was more than just a good title for a book. Some people expected the debate to be Harvard Law School vs. Harvard Business School. Unfortunately it turned out to be more like Harvard Business School vs. Community (organizer) College. Real life is often just like school: the student who spends his days daydreaming instead of studying and...
  • The Empty Podium...Romney Eats Obama's Lunch.

    10/04/2012 6:37:53 AM PDT · by Yehuda · 17 replies
    Jewpoint ^ | October 4, 2012 | Jewpoint
  • Mitt The Superb [NRO website headline]

    10/04/2012 6:32:47 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 21 replies
    National Review ^ | 10/4/2012 | NRO Editors
    Levin: Romney’s Best Debate . . . Kudlow: Huge Victory for Mitt . . . Nordlinger: Round One . . . Hanson: Bad Night for O . . . Ponnuru: Hope for a Change . . . Goldberg: There Went the Boom . . . Foster: Down Goes Frazier! . . .
  • A relaxed Romney rolls by out-of-sync Obama in first presidential debate

    10/03/2012 11:34:04 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | October 4, 2012 | Marc Caputo
    The presidential debate hyped as an exercise in meticulously planned zingers had little zing. And President Obama was doubly zinger-less Wednesday night in Denver. He was flat. He meandered more than Republican Mitt Romney. Obama used lots of numbers. But it sounded like a calculus lesson. It wasn’t the 2+2=4 math that proves a point during a debate. And there was a more important figure he missed: 47. That’s the percentage of non income-taxpaying citizens whom Romney seemed to denigrate in a recently released hidden-video, which played right into the Democrats’ narrative about making Romney the out-of-touch rich man. But...
  • TheHopeAndTheChange.Com (Watch Obama Golf, Shoot Hoops, Party and Goof Off While America Crashes!)

    10/03/2012 3:30:10 AM PDT · by F15Eagle · 13 replies
    TheHopeAndTheChange.Com ^ | 10/3/2912 | TheHopeAndTheChange.Com
    Time to Change out this goof-off, golfing, vacationing, poser empty chair. Just saw the commercial (60 second) on TV. A little shorter, but it nails Obama for the worthless _resident that he has been and always will be. Heaven help us if he gets in again.
  • Hello, you've reached the president. I'm never here.

    09/30/2012 5:58:43 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 23 replies
    NYPost.com ^ | 9/30/2012 | Michael Goodwin
    In Hillary Rodham Clinton’s 3 a.m. television ad in the 2008 primary campaign, we heard the sound of a ringing phone and saw sleeping children. In ominous tones, a narrator warned that “something is happening in the world” and asked, “Who do you want answering the phone?” Well, it’s 2012, and — the phone is still ringing. Please, somebody answer the damn thing! The story of the terror attack in Benghazi is that neither Clinton nor the president who made her secretary of state responded to the real emergency when it came. The biggest foreign-policy crisis of the last four...
  • Hanging lawn chair across from Grand Haven school sparks claims of racial insensitivity

    09/28/2012 4:59:09 PM PDT · by cripplecreek · 45 replies
    Mlive.com ^ | September 28, 2012 | John Tunison
    GRAND HAVEN TOWNSHIP, MI -- An Ottawa County diversity group is claiming that a Grand Haven area man's political statement -- a lawn chair hanging from a tree -- is racially insensitive and should be taken down. Leaders of the Lakeshore Ethnic Diversity Alliance have scheduled a "community conversation" public meeting next Thursday at the Grand Haven Community Center to discuss the issue. The lawn chair is suspended by a rope from a tree along Comstock Street near Peach Plain Elementary School and, according to the homeowner, is simply a take-off on Clint Eastwood's much-ballyhooed "empty chair rant" speech at...
  • U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice Skipped Netanyahu Speech

    09/28/2012 6:25:24 AM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 69 replies
    Townhall ^ | 9/28/12 | Katie Pavlich
    The woman who went on five different Sunday talk shows a week ago to lie to the American people about the attack in Libya on 9/11, saying it was a spontaneous protest when the administration knew it was in fact a terrorist attack 24 hours after it occurred, skipped Israeli Ambassador Benjamin Netanyahu's speech yesterday at the U.N. General Assembly in New York City. U.S. Ambassador Susan Rice instead decided to go to a lunch with foreign ministers. There is no word on whether Rice's decision to skip Netanyahu's speech was spontaneous or planned in advance. At a time when...
  • Joy Behar: Maybe Obama would rather talk to me than Netanyahu — ever consider that?

    09/27/2012 5:52:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | September 26, 2012 | Doug Powers
    As a bizarre and perpetually confused friend once reminded me, “even a blind squirrel’s broken clock finds a nut twice a day.” And so it was with Joy Behar, who attempted to offer a defense of President Obama’s meeting schedule while at the same time unwittingly pointing out a perceived problem with the priorities: Joy Behar doesn’t like all the criticism President Obama has received for going on The View while refusing to meet with any world leaders at the United Nations meeting in New York City this week. “Obama is being bashed for doing the View instead of meeting...
  • "Empty Chairs" for Halloween yard Decorations Anyone ?...

    09/26/2012 7:18:03 AM PDT · by taildragger · 21 replies
    098/26/2012 | taildragger
    Freepers, With Halloween coming up, Is is time to decorate our yards with "Empty Chairs" and pithy signs behind them? Potentially many of them? These are not for the crumb-crunchers coming to our steps no, it is for their parents who escort them more than anything... Just before the election....:-)A penny for your thoughts..
  • NBC’s Chuck Todd: It’s kind of odd that Obama won’t take any meetings with foreign leaders

    09/24/2012 10:35:31 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/24/2012 | Ed Morrissey
    He's right, and for a couple of reasons, not the least of which is the unrest in the Middle East. One would think that an American head of state would take advantage of a UN meeting to grab some quality time with leaders in the region and try to hammer out some support. Instead, Barack Obama will be on The View --- and the RNC is making sure everyone knows it:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO NBC’S CHUCK TODD: “Meanwhile, today the president comes to New York for the United Nations General Assembly where he delivers his speech tomorrow but...
  • Video of Stevens Murder: What Really Happened

    09/21/2012 12:05:55 AM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 137 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 21/9/12 | Elad Benari
    A video released over the weekend, which some news outlets claimed had showed Libyan men trying to save U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens as his body is recovered from the U.S. Consulate in Benghazi, has turned out to show the opposite. Arutz Sheva posted a report on the video with the translation given by prominent news sources, but raised immediate doubts as to the authenticity of its interpretation, which have now been shown to be well founded. According to an alternative translation provided to Alex Jones' Infowars by a native Arabic speaker, there is no evidence whatsoever that the men in...
  • Hanging, empty chair ignites controversy in Austin

    09/21/2012 12:37:54 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 32 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | September 20, 2012
    A folding chair with an American flag, tied with a rope and hanging from a tree has brought a lot of attention to a northwest Austin neighborhood. Weeks after Hollywood legend Clint Eastwood's chair skit mocked President Obama at the Republican National Convention, an Austin homeowner is drawing criticism for his folding-chair display, which some call a racist attack against the nation's first black president, Austin's KVUE reports on Thursday. ....KVUE says cameras rolled as homeowner Bud Johnson removed the rope and placed the chair on the lawn. He told the TV station those complaining about the display have the...
  • Video: Obama now ducking questions on security failures at Benghazi consulate

    09/20/2012 9:57:34 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 11 replies
    Hotair ^ | 4:01 pm on September 20, 2012 | Allahpundit
    Via BuzzFeed, simple question from the Univision moderators: Why wasn’t your administration better prepared to secure America’s embassies on September 11th? The response, true to form, is nearly six minutes of meandering about how it’s important to stay engaged in the Middle East, how the Mohammed movie is “offensive” but shouldn’t be a pretext for violence, how he’s decimated Al Qaeda’s leadership, etc etc etc — everything except an answer to the question that was asked. The closest he gets is insisting that they redoubled their security efforts afterward, which is super but not much of a consolation to Chris...