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  • Caption: Obama at a BBQ restaurant .. Man's gotta eat.

    10/17/2011 11:55:39 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 79 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 10/17/11 | Reuters photos
    Caption anyone..? U.S. President Barack Obama walks past a statue of a pig in a chef's uniform as he arrives to meet diners at the Countryside Barbecue restaurant in Marion, North Carolina, October 17, 2011. Obama began a three day bus trip to North Carolina and Virginia on Monday to promote his American Jobs Act that faces congressional approval. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
  • Paula Deen Says Michelle Obama Can Really Eat

    10/12/2011 8:38:25 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 68 replies
    KBOI-AM News/Talk Radio ^ | October 12, 2011
    When celebrity chef Paula Deen met with Michelle Obama, she was surprised at just how much food the first lady could put away. Mrs. Obama has become a driving force in preaching healthy eating for others, but according to the newspaper, Deen recalls, she packed away anything but healthy food -- both on the air and during the commercials. “She probably ate more than any other guest I've ever had on the show!" said Deen, sometimes called the "Queen of Butter" for her decidedly non-dietetic fare. According to the Food Network star, after complimenting Michelle on her slim figure, she...
  • Unions, students join Wall Street protesters

    10/05/2011 8:03:24 PM PDT · by quantim · 19 replies
    AP/WorldMag ^ | Oct 5, 10:30 PM EDT | DEEPTI HAJELA and VERENA DOBNIK
    NEW YORK (AP) -- Unions lent their muscle to the long-running protest against Wall Street and economic inequality Wednesday, with their members joining thousands of protesters in a lower Manhattan march as smaller demonstrations flourished across the country. Protesters in suits and T-shirts with union slogans left work early to march with activists who have been camped out in Zuccotti Park for days. Some marchers brought along their children, hoisting them onto their shoulders as they walked down Broadway. "We're here to stop corporate greed," said Mike Pellegrino, an NYC Transit bus mechanic from Rye Brook. "They should pay their...
  • Next, Comes The Impeachment: Republicans Seek All White House Communication On Solyndra

    10/05/2011 3:14:54 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 14 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 10/5/11 | Tyler Durden
    Subcommittee Chairman Stearns made the following statement: “Nearly eight months into our investigation, documents provided to the Committee last Friday confirm those closest to the President - top advisors like Valerie Jarrett, Larry Summers, and Ron Klain - had direct involvement in the Solyndra mess. In addition to the cast of West Wing characters with access to the Oval Office, documents reveal a startlingly cozy relationship between wealthy donors and the President’s confidantes, especially in matters related to Solyndra. While the President claims ‘hindsight is always 20/20’ and the loan went ‘through the regular review process,’ the facts tell a...
  • Michelle Obama’s 'goodwill tour' of Africa cost U.S. taxpayers AT LEAST $425,000

    10/04/2011 8:24:02 PM PDT · by Niuhuru · 16 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12:13 AM on 5th October 2011 | By Daily Mail Reporter
    Documents obtained under a federal Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch detail costs incurred during the First Lady's trip to South Africa and Botswana in June - with the cost of firing up 'Air Force 2' alone amounting to $424,142. The White House earlier professed the purpose of the trip was to help 'youth leadership, education, health and wellness' in south Africa.
  • AP Investigation: Plant deal may enrich donors (Gov.Perdue)

    09/30/2011 6:46:02 AM PDT · by sunmars · 43 replies
    A state lawmaker and a group of Democratic political donors with ties to Gov. Beverly Perdue are poised to sell land at a handsome profit for a tire plant that's being lured with $100 million in state and local incentives, according to public records reviewed by The Associated Press. As North Carolina's chief executive, the governor is a key decision maker in large incentives deals involving state money. She also helps appoint the board members of a foundation that's been asked to provide part of the tire plant's package. Perdue's campaign has received more than $52,000 from five men with...
  • U.S. jobless claims fall 37,000 to 391,000

    09/29/2011 5:37:23 AM PDT · by Free Vulcan · 77 replies
    Marketwatch ^ | 9.29.11 | Jeffry Bartash
    New applications for unemployment benefits sank by 37,000 last week to 391,000 to mark the lowest level since April, but a government official suggested the surprising drop may have stemmed from a variety of "technical" issues...
  • BREAKING: Obama proposes letting the jobless sue for discrimination

    09/28/2011 7:52:11 AM PDT · by Scythian · 102 replies
    Advocates for the unemployed have cheered a push by the Obama administration to ban discrimination against the jobless. But business groups and their allies are calling the effort unnecessary and counterproductive. The job creation bill that President Obama sent to Congress earlier this month includes a provision that would allow unsuccessful job applicants to sue if they think a company of 15 more employees denied them a job because they were unemployed. The provision would ban employment ads that explicitly declare the unemployed ineligible, with phrases like "Jobless need not apply." As The Lookout has reported, such ads appear to...
  • MTV Rejects Obama Campaign’s Request to Help President Connect with Young Voters

    09/27/2011 9:59:00 PM PDT · by Lazlo in PA · 25 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 09-28-11 | Tiffany Gabbay
    In what seems an unthinkable move, MTV — the network that hosted a youth town hall last October called “A Conversation With President Obama“ and made ”Rock the Vote” famous — has reportedly declined a request by President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign to help the president connect with young Americans. What’s more, the network allegedly did so on the grounds that it does not get involved with political campaigns. According to the New York Post, Obama’s Get Out the Vote campaign, run by Buffy Wicks, feared that the high unemployment rate among millennials will turn young voters off to the...
  • NC governor recommends suspending democracy to focus on jobs

    09/27/2011 2:01:44 PM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 235 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 9/27/2011 | Matthew Boyle
    As a way to solve the national debt crisis, North Carolina Democratic Gov. Beverly Perdue recommends suspending Congressional elections for the next couple of years. “I think we ought to suspend, perhaps, elections for Congress for two years and just tell them we won’t hold it against them, whatever decisions they make, to just let them help this country recover,” Perdue said at a rotary club event in Cary, North Carolina, according to the Raleigh News and Observer. “I really hope that someone can agree with me on that.” Perdue said she thinks that temporarily halting elections would allow members...
  • Fries with that? Now you'll need parents' permission as Michelle Obama unveils PG-rated meals....

    09/15/2011 7:45:55 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 94 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/15/11 | Rachel Quigley
    Not content with going after the nation's children, its grocery stores, the food pyramid and McDonalds, Michelle Obama is now going after the country's most beloved restaurant chains Olive Garden, Red Lobster and its sister restaurants have pledged to serve healthier meals by cutting calories and sodium in its meals by 20 per cent over a decade. And if the little ones desire some French fries they will only be able to do so with adult supervision. Among promised changes for children, Darden Restaurants Inc said a fruit or vegetable side and low-fat milk will become standard with kids' meals...
  • It's Another "Us" Crisis

    09/18/2011 4:28:41 AM PDT · by expat1000 · 6 replies
    Sultan Knish ^ | Saturday, September 17, 2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    “We can’t just leave it up to the parents," Michelle Obama We live in a golden age. A wondrous era where the government compels us to buy health insurance, whether we need it or not. And whether we want to or not. Where the First Lady is no longer in charge of the White House's meals, but of our meals. Where wise and generous czars in the nation's capital ponder day and night how to stop the flow of free information that's rotting our minds and filling our heads with critical thoughts about the government. Previous generations had to do...
  • Team Obama Spotlight: The Chief of the Food Police, Michelle Obama (Video)

    09/19/2011 6:40:12 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 5 replies
    NetRight Daily ^ | September 19, 2011 | Frank McCaffrey
    The President’s wife is telling us how to eat. This is a scary thought. ALG’s Rebecca DiFede has decided that we simply must put the Team Obama Spotlight on Michelle Obama.
  • Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As...

    09/18/2011 6:31:09 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 63 replies
    Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As President' By Noel Sheppard Created 09/18/2011 - 9:09pm Maybe what America's press really need is a Canadian television commentator to explain how atrocious their coverage of Barack Obama has been since the moment he tossed his named into the presidential ring in February 2007. Although they may not be familiar with CBC's Rex Murphy, they should certainly heed the marvelous piece he wrote for the National Post Saturday entitled "The Media’s Love Affair With a Disastrous President": As the bad economic news continues to emanate from the United...
  • Upscale Lands First lady Michelle Obama on Cover

    09/17/2011 9:11:39 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 53 replies
    Electronic Urban Report ^ | September 16, 2001
    Upscale Magazine has scored an interview with the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama for its October, 2011 issue. She is also featured on the cover. “First Lady Michelle Obama represents the spirit of today’s African-American mother, wife and champion of change." In the October Upscale cover story, entitled “National Treasure,” Michelle Obama opens up to Spelman College graduates about her life as a young black girl in the Southside of Chicago “Some of you may have grown up like me, in neighborhoods where few had the chance to go to college,” explained Mrs. Obama, who prefers to...
  • Caption This: Obama at Solyndra Factory (in happier times)

    09/15/2011 6:22:18 PM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 41 replies
    Sad Hill News ^ | 9/8/11 | Sad Hill
  • Michelle Obama prodding restaurants to reduce portion size

    09/14/2011 1:46:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 168 replies · 1+ views
    The Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 14, 2011 | Lynn Sweet
    WASHINGTON-- First Lady Michelle Obama is expected Thursday to announce headway in her drive to have restaurants reduce portion sizes, part of her "Let's Move' campaign against obesity. "The Childhood Obesity Task Force Report"--commissioned as part of Mrs. Obama's "Let's Move" project, "specifically calls on restaurants to, "consider their portion sizes, improve children's menus, and make healthy options the default choice whenever possible." below, from White House.... UPCOMING GUIDANCE FOR FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA Thursday, September 15 11:45 AM - First Lady Michelle Obama will make a major Let's Move! announcement related to providing healthier choices and greater variety for...
  • Bob Turner Wins NY-9 Seat for GOP

    09/14/2011 2:43:37 AM PDT · by statestreet · 40 replies
    Human Events ^ | September 14, 2011 | John Gizzi
    One could almost hear the collective gasps of Democrats from New York to Washington Tuesday night, as conservative Republican Bob Turner won the nationally-watched special election for the seat of former Rep. Anthony Weiner (D.-NY). In a New York City district (Brooklyn-Queens) in which registered Democrats outnumber Republicans by 3-to-1 and which has not had a Republican House Member since 1922, the 70-year-old retired television executive defeated State Assemblyman and Democratic nominee David Weprin by a margin of 50% to 47%, with the remaining 3% going to Christopher Hoeppner of the Socialist Workers Party. Speaking to HUMAN EVENTS a few...
  • Carney: Obama Recognizes "There Are Things He Can Do Without Congress And He Will Do Them" (Video)

    09/01/2011 12:44:06 PM PDT · by Evil Slayer · 63 replies
    JAY CARNEY, WH Press Secretary: "They don't give a lick about the day and time: ED HENRY, FOX News: "Why doesn't he give a speech from the oval office tonight saying here's my plan?" CARNEY: "He wants to speak before Congress because he recognizes that while there are things he can do without Congress, and he will do them, there are actions that need to be taken with Congress that require legislation to grow the economy and create jobs. And he wants to go to Congress, speak directly to members of Congress, and layout his proposals."
  • (MSNBC) Wolffe: Opposition To Obama Speech Possibly Based On Skin Color

    09/01/2011 10:24:29 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 66 replies
    RCP ^ | 8-31-11 | Real Clear Politics
    "The interesting question is: What is it about this president that has stripped away the veneer of respect that normally accompanies the Office of the President? Why do Republicans think this president is unpresidential and should dare to request this kind of thing? It strikes me that it could be the economic times, it could be that he won so big in 2008 or it could be, let's face it, the color of his skin. This is an extraordinary reaction to a normal sequence of events," MSNBC contributor Richard Wolffe said on "The Last Word."
  • Biden: Obama Really Is 'Bright'

    09/01/2011 9:05:00 AM PDT · by maggief · 74 replies
    USNews ^ | September 1, 2011 | Paul Bedard, Joseph Biden
    Vice President Joe Biden is rallying a defense of his boss, fighting slurs that President Obama is in over his head and lashing out at "Tea Party Republicans." In Oklahoma this week where Obama isn't high in the polls, the veep said the president isn't just smart, he's got strength and character. "People knew Barack was really bright, they knew Barack was straight, they knew Barack was a different kind of politician. What they didn't know was just how strong he was. Republicans spent a lot of time trying to tag him as a follower, not a leader. Well, he's...
  • Gaddafi's son 'ready to surrender'

    08/30/2011 3:20:43 PM PDT · by Cardhu · 28 replies
    Al Jazeera ^ | August 30, 2011 | James Bays
    The rebel military leader of Tripoli, Abdelhakim Belhaj, has said that one of Gaddafi's son al Saddi called him two hours ago and asked if he can surrender. Al Jazzera's James Bays, reporting from Tripoli said: “We asked him [Abdelhakim Belhaj] about the military situation, remaining members of the Gaddafi family, and he said that he believes one of Gaddafi's sons, al Saddi, is preparing to surrender. "According to Belhaj, Saddi doesn't want to leave Libya, he wants to talk to the national council and negotiate his surrender. He thinks he knows the whereabouts of Saddi Gaddafi from the phone...
  • Obama Appears on Radio Show, Blames Bush, Tells Audience to 'Mobilize'

    08/30/2011 10:59:13 AM PDT · by blueyon · 70 replies
    Fox Nation ^ | 8/30/2011 | ???
    The following is a transcript of "The Tom Joyner Morning Show's" interview with President Barack Obama, which aired Tuesday morning. TOM JOYNER: Yeah, it is slow and frustrating. And a lot of people are voicing their opinion about how frustrating it is for us in the black community and the unemployment rate being almost twice as much what the general market employment rate is. I understand. I understand people complaining, but I don't agree with people who are trying to - black people, black leaders who are trying to make you look bad, as if this is all your fault....
  • Survey Says 60 Percent Of Americans Think People Take Too Long To Eat

    08/25/2011 5:35:20 AM PDT · by hfr · 39 replies
    CBS News New York ^ | August 24, 2011 | CBS New York
    " ... A nationwide Zagat survey of diners says 60 percent of foodies favor putting time limits on people eating at restaurants during peak hours. "
  • Expensive massages, top shelf vodka and five-star hotels: First Lady accused of spending $10m in

    08/24/2011 9:28:26 AM PDT · by Nachum · 372 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 8/24/11 | Tamara Abraham
    The Obamas' summer break in Martha's Vineyard has already been branded a PR disaster after the couple arrived four hours apart on separate government jets. But according to new reports, this is the least of their extravagances. White House sources today claimed that the First Lady has spent $10million of U.S. taxpayers' money on vacations alone in the past year. Branding her 'disgusting' and 'a vacation junkie', they say the 47-year-old mother-of-two has been indulging in five-star hotels, where she splashes out on expensive massages and alcohol. The 'top source' told the National Enquirer: 'It's disgusting. Michelle is taking advantage...
  • Perry Plays Obama, Media Like a Fiddle

    08/18/2011 5:33:23 PM PDT · by shield · 107 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | August 18th, 2011 | The PJ Tatler
    When Gov. Rick Perry returns to Austin this weekend, he’s likely to return to a hero’s welcome. He launched his campaign in a flawless rollout in South Carolina last weekend, captured the top spot in Rasmussen by double-digits, and is off to a dominating start in the GOP primary. Perry’s welcome will take all of that into account, as well as something else: Those of us who have watched him campaign have seen him blitz like this before, and in the past it has been a prelude to a long, entertaining campaign and ultimate victory. The first week since Texas...
  • Dad, son arrested in Palin harassment case

    08/18/2011 5:35:24 PM PDT · by freespirited · 35 replies
    Taiwan News ^ | 08/18/11 | Michael Rubinkam
    A Pennsylvania man and his son were arrested Thursday on charges of harassing Sarah Palin's family and lawyers in a case a prosecutor said went beyond "merely creepy to truly threatening." Craig Christy, 47, and his son, Shawn Christy, 19, were placed under arrest at the FBI office in Allentown. The pair was indicted by a federal grand jury in Alaska on Wednesday. They are accused of harassing members of the former Alaska governor's family as well as her attorneys and employees of the law firm. Palin, the 2008 Republican vice presidential nominee, is also a possible presidential candidate. The...
  • Oops! US gives $360 million to Taliban, other enemies

    08/17/2011 11:21:18 AM PDT · by americanophile · 46 replies
    Catholic Online ^ | 8/17/2011 | Catholic Online
    A careful audit of combat support and reconstruction contracts reveals that at least $360 million in US tax dollars has gone to fund the Taliban and terrorist operations in Afghanistan. Corrupt contractors and subcontractors are responsible for the diversion of funds which have surely resulted in harm to soldiers and civilians throughout the region. LOS ANGELES (Catholic Online) - The losses demonstrate one of the challenges the US faces in Afghanistan, specifically, rampant corruption. Private Afghan corporations are providing many support services to the US and NATO forces and are collecting payments from the military for their services. However, the...
  • Obama’s Vacation from Economic Reality

    08/18/2011 4:50:40 AM PDT · by SJackson · 4 replies
    Frontpagemagazine ^ | Aug 18th, 2011 | Arnold Ahlert
    Two and a half years after the election, after the imposition of a heathcare plan, a Fin Reg bill, two rounds of quantitative easing, and one gargantuan stimulus plan, President Barack Obama is once again promising to “pivot” towards job creation. To say most Americans are less than enthused might be an understatement. Last week the president’s approval rating dipped to 39 percent, the lowest rating of his presidency so far. Yesterday, the president said he will present a plan to Congress — after Labor Day. Prior to that he will be embarking on a vacation to Martha’s Vineyard, after...
  • Obama Dismisses Farmer's Concerns About Regulations: 'Don't Always Believe What You Hear'

    08/17/2011 6:53:55 PM PDT · by artichokegrower · 41 replies
    FoxNews ^ | August 17, 2011
    During a town hall meeting at Wyffels Hybrids in Atkinson, Illinois, a farmer expressed concern to President Obama about forthcoming regulations. The man stated that people would rather be farming than "filling out forms and permits to do what we like to do." President Obama told the farmer "don't always believe what you hear" and blamed Washington for ginning up speculation.
  • Obama's approval rating on the economy falls to a new low

    08/17/2011 3:58:38 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 82 replies
    About seven out of 10 Americans are unhappy with how President Obama is handling the economy, a new low that represents a significant decline since mid-May on the one of the most politically sensitive issues, the Gallup poll reported Wednesday. According to the poll, just 26% of those surveyed approved of the president’s handling of the economy, while 71% disapproved. Obama earned comparably poor approval ratings for his handling of the federal budget deficit and creating jobs, at 24% and 29%, respectively.