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  • The Chamber of Commerce is only the latest target of the Chicago Gang in the White House.

    10/23/2009 12:25:37 PM PDT · by La Lydia · 13 replies · 743+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 22, 2009 | KIMBERLEY A. STRASSE
    When Barack Obama promised to deliver "a new kind of politics" to Washington, most folk didn't picture Rahm Emanuel with a baseball bat...What is a little novel is the public and bare-knuckle way in which the Obama team is waging these campaigns...In recent weeks the Windy City gang added a new name to their list of societal offenders: the Chamber of Commerce. For the cheek of disagreeing with Democrats on climate and financial regulation, it was reported the Oval Office will neuter the business lobby. Obama adviser Valerie Jarrett warned CEOs they'd be wise to seek better protection. That was...
  • VIDEO: Obama: I'm Busy With A Mop "Cleaning Up Somebody Else's Mess"

    10/16/2009 10:27:43 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 57 replies · 2,121+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 16, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    OBAMA: What I reject is when some folks say we should go back to the past policies when it was those very same policies that got us into this mess in the first place. (Applause.) Another way of putting it is when, you know, I'm busy and Nancy busy with our mop cleaning up somebody else's mess --- we don't want somebody sitting back saying, you're not holding the mop the right way. (Applause.) Why don't you grab a mop, why don't you help clean up. (Applause.) You're not mopping fast enough. (Laughter.) That's a socialist mop. (Laughter and applause.)...
  • Obama: Homosexual Relationships ‘Just as Real and Admirable’ as Heterosexual Marriage

    10/13/2009 11:19:54 AM PDT · by kingattax · 115 replies · 2,895+ views
    CNSNews.com ^ | October 13, 2009 | Pete Winn
    President Obama delivered an unprecedented message to the Human Rights Campaign Saturday night. Sounding more like a homosexual activist than a sitting president, Obama went well beyond his expected message of “I’m here with you” on the homosexual agenda. “My expectation is that when you look back on these years, you will see a time in which we put a stop to discrimination against gays and lesbians -- whether in the office or on the battlefield,” Obama told an estimated audience of 3,000. “You will see a time in which we as a nation finally recognize relationships between two men...
  • NFL's Greatest Nightmare: Rush Limbaugh

    10/07/2009 12:12:02 PM PDT · by rface · 87 replies · 4,053+ views
    WashPost ^ | 10.07.09 | Mike Freeman
    Limbaugh is going to change the name of the team from the Rams to the Nappy-Headed Hos..Rush Limbaugh might one day own the St. Louis Rams. Hell, sometimes these column thingies write themselves. The only thing that could make this news even more fantastic is if in his first two acts as owner Limbaugh traded for Donovan McNabb and made Jesse Jackson the head coach. Followed by Ann Coulter's hiring as general manager. My head exploded after hearing this Limbaugh news. How exactly will Limbaugh address the team after he purchases them? "I just want to introduce myself and say...
  • Video : Did Michelle Obama Really Watch Carl Lewis While 'Sitting On His Daddy's Lap' ?

    10/05/2009 10:43:13 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 23 replies · 1,636+ views
    Hot AirPundit ^ | October 05, 2009 | Hot AirPundit
    "Some of my best memories are sitting on my dad’s lap, cheering on Olga and Nadia, Carl Lewis, and others for their brilliance and perfection.” IOC not swayed whatsoever at the made up story... Al Gore invented the internet. Truth…It was invented by the miltary and others Obama,-Selma Got Me Born, Parents had you in 1961 - Selma had no effect on your birth, as Selma was in 1965. Bill Clinton saw Black churches burn to the ground while he was living in Arkansas.Truth…A check of the records shows there were NO burnings there during all his time there. Hillary...
  • Michelle Obama Tries to be Overly Dramatic in Pitch to Olympic Committee - Video 10/2/09

    10/02/2009 1:51:29 PM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 98 replies · 3,054+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | October 2, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of Michelle Obama's pitch to the International Olympic Committee in Copenhagen, where she said at around the 1:10 mark of the video, that some of her best memories are of "sitting on her Dad's lap," watching the Olympics, and "rooting for Olga, Nadia, Carl Lewis and others for their brilliance and perfection." Uh, Carl Lewis was born in 1961, and Michelle Obama was born in 1964. Lewis first participated in the Olympics in 1984 - when Michelle was 20 years old! In her rush to be overly dramatic, she forgot to check some of the facts. If...
  • Jimmy Carter: I never said Obama protesters were racist

    10/01/2009 12:55:31 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 33 replies · 1,336+ views
    Hot Air ^ | OCTOBER 1, 2009 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Via Breitbart. Evidently the entire country, including the White House, misunderstood what he meant by “intensely demonstrated” when he said, “I think an overwhelming portion of the intensely demonstrated animosity toward President Barack Obama is based on the fact that he is a black man, that he’s African-American.” That’s the money quote from the interview that aired on NBC on September 15 — just six days after Joe Wilson’s outburst and three days after the 9/12 Project’s massive rally in D.C. Compare and contrast the before and after below. I wonder which Obama aide was tasked with dialing him up...
  • Former prosecutor says he lied about Polanski case

    10/01/2009 8:12:16 AM PDT · by Dacula · 20 replies · 1,510+ views
    AP ^ | October 01, 2009 07:36 AM EDT | ANTHONY McCARTNEY
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  • Author confirms Bill Ayers helped Obama write 'Dreams'

    09/23/2009 4:04:12 PM PDT · by hope · 116 replies · 4,924+ views
    WND ^ | 9-23-09 | Art Moore
    Confirming the literary detective work of WND columnist Jack Cashill prior to the 2008 election, author Christopher Andersen says in a newly released book that former domestic terrorist William Ayers helped Barack Obama write the president's highly acclaimed memoir "Dreams from My Father."
  • Bill Clinton on Lewinsky Affair: "I Cracked" (Algore: impeached serial *Perjurer was a drag)

    09/22/2009 7:18:23 PM PDT · by Libloather · 48 replies · 2,087+ views
    CBS News ^ | 9/21/09 | Brian Montopoli
    Bill Clinton on Lewinsky Affair: "I Cracked"Posted by Brian Montopoli September 21, 2009 3:14 PM (CBS)During a series of secret interviews in the White House with author and historian Taylor Branch, then-President Bill Clinton said his affair with Monika Lewinsky began because he "cracked" as a result of personal and political pressure. "I cracked; I just cracked," Clinton said, according to Branch, USA Today reports. The former president reportedly blamed the death of his mother, combined with the Democrats' losses in the 1994 midterm elections and the Whitewater investigation, for putting him in a state of mind that left him...
  • Video: Obama Sob Story About Denial Of Coverage Anecdote Is FALSE

    09/17/2009 6:05:10 PM PDT · by careyb · 18 replies · 1,918+ views
    Special Report ^ | 9/17/09 | Bret Baier
    I wonder how many more are made up?
  • Obama Used Faulty Anecdote in Speech to Congress

    09/17/2009 2:54:23 AM PDT · by Son House · 38 replies · 3,258+ views
    FOXNEWS.com ^ | September 16, 2009 | FOXNEWS.com
    President's speech writers appear to have been informed by erroneous media reports, including an article on Slate.com, about a man who was dropped from his insurance plan and later died. President Barack Obama, seeking to make a case for health-insurance regulation, told a poignant story to a joint session of Congress last week. An Illinois man getting chemotherapy was dropped from his insurance plan when his insurer discovered an unreported gallstone the patient hadn't known about. "They delayed his treatment, and he died because of it," the president said in the nationally televised address. In fact, the man, Otto S....
  • Transcript Of Obama’s Address To Joint Session Of Congress

    09/10/2009 12:40:19 PM PDT · by DARCPRYNCE · 49 replies · 1,324+ views
    Fox News ^ | 09/10/09 | Edward L. Daley
    Madame Speaker, Vice President Biden, Members of Congress, and the American people: Blah blah blah blah blah blah blah LIE blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah LIE blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah LIE LIE LIE blah blah blah blah blah blah blah.
  • 'We All Make Mistakes': Obama Accepts Rep. Joe Wilson's Apology

    09/10/2009 11:50:40 AM PDT · by Nachum · 54 replies · 1,487+ views
    ABC ^ | 9/10/09 | HUMA KHAN, KAREN TRAVERS, SUNLEN MILLER and JAKE TAPPER
    Republicans Distance Themselves From Heckler Who Shouted "You Lie!" During Obama's Speech President Obama said he accepts the apology of Rep. Joe Wilson, R-S.C., who interrupted the president's speech last night to yell, "You lie!" after a line about how health insurance would not be provided to illegal immigrants. Share The president brushes off Rep. Joe Wilson's outburst during health care speech. "I'm a big believer that we all make mistakes," the president told reporters today following a meeting with his Cabinet members. "He apologized quickly and without equivocation, and I'm appreciative of that."
  • The top seven outrageous partisan falsehoods from Obama's speech

    09/10/2009 7:49:07 AM PDT · by aquapub · 12 replies · 1,607+ views
    Macon County Conservative Examiner ^ | 9/10/09 | Robert Moon
    The "post-partisan" candidate for "change" has conducted his umpteenth ultra-partisan misinformation-fest on ObamaCare. The most egregious distortions and falsehoods are as follows... 7. "Unfortunately, in 34 states, 75 percent of the insurance market is controlled by five or fewer companies. In Alabama, almost 90 percent is controlled by just one company. And without competition, the price of insurance goes up and quality goes down...I just want to hold [insurance companies] accountable." The glaringly obvious (and cost-free) solution to insurance monopolies is to eliminate the government restrictions that make them unavoidable. This is a blatantly dishonest attempt to misrepresent a clearly...
  • Dems heckled Bush, but Wilson was different

    09/10/2009 7:13:36 AM PDT · by indcons · 64 replies · 2,753+ views
    Politico ^ | glenn thrush
    Joe Wilson's 15 minutes of infamy notwithstanding, Democrats were pretty rough on George W. Bush during a joint sessions a few years back. Two examples: In 2004, Democrats delivered a “Chorus Of Boos” during Bush's Bush’s State Of The Union when he called for renewal of the Patriot Act., according to the Washington Times. In 2005, Dems howled, hissed and shouted "No!" when Bush pushed for Social Security reform in the SOU: "Foreshadowing the contentiousness of the coming debate, Democrats broke decorum and booed twice," according to the National Journal. At the time, CNN's Bill Schneider remarked, “It was unusual....
  • "You Lie!": Rep. Joe Wilson Shouts to Obama during Speech

    President Barack Obama’s address to Congress this evening was moving along fairly smoothly until he pledged that there was nothing in the legislation that would provide health care to the millions of illegal immigrants residing in the nation. A cry of “You lie!” was audible from the Republican side of the aisle. The Associated Press reports that the heckler was South Carolina Republican Rep. Joe Wilson. “It’s not true,” the president responded to the outburst, while House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, seated behind the president, offered her mother-of-five glare towards the Republican side of the chamber. First Lady Michelle Obama was...
  • How to Enjoy Tonight's Speech on ObamaCare

    09/09/2009 4:04:31 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 57 replies · 2,638+ views
    September 9, 2009 | Vanity
    Just click HERE, then bookmark page. Use anytime the teleprompter comes on. Note: Also comes in handy for more somber occasions such as Ted Kennedy and Michael Jackson tributes. Invaluable tool for watching the MSM news or taking a break from the New York Times.
  • *Excerpts of Obama's Speech for Tonight Released*

    09/09/2009 2:51:05 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 1,090 replies · 27,380+ views
    Breaking News Online ^ | September 9, 2009 | BNO.com
    WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- The White House released the following excerpts from President Obama's address to a joint session of Congress later on Wednesday. "I am not the first President to take up this cause, but I am determined to be the last. It has now been nearly a century since Theodore Roosevelt first called for health care reform. And ever since, nearly every President and Congress, whether Democrat or Republican, has attempted to meet this challenge in some way. A bill for comprehensive health reform was first introduced by John Dingell Sr. in 1943. Sixty-five years later, his...
  • No.10 turns on Obama and Clinton for criticising decision to release Lockerbie bomber

    09/06/2009 10:10:38 AM PDT · by fiodora · 167 replies · 9,351+ views
    Daily Mail Online ^ | 3:14 AM on 06th September 2009 | Simon Walters
    President Obama and the US Secretary of State fuelled a fierce American backlash against Britain, claiming Abdelbaset Al Megrahi should have been forced to serve out his jail sentence in Scotland – but a senior Whitehall aide said their reaction was ‘disingenuous’. British officials claim Mr Obama and Mrs Clinton were kept informed at all stages of discussions concerning Megrahi’s return. The officials say the Americans spoke out because they were taken aback by the row over Megrahi’s release, not because they did not know it was about to happen. ‘The US was kept fully in touch about everything that...
  • Obama yields on White House visitor logs

    09/04/2009 8:22:06 AM PDT · by Titus-Maximus · 80 replies · 5,326+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 9/4/09 | Bill Dedman
    The Obama administration says it will release names of most visitors to the White House, starting at the end of this year. Information on visitors in the first eight months of his administration will remain secret — unless you know which names to ask for. The White House called the release of information "voluntary," continuing to argue the Bush administration's position that full disclosure is not required by the Freedom of Information Act. After being sued twice by a nonprofit organization seeking the records, the Obama administration said Friday it will post the visitor logs online. The release will be...
  • VIDEO: Gibbs: Cheney Clearly Had His Facts Wrong

    08/31/2009 11:01:30 AM PDT · by ianschwartz · 32 replies · 1,859+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | August 31, 2009 | Real Clear Politics
    White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs comments on Dick Cheney's appearance on "FOX News Sunday." Gibbs added that Cheney's predictions on foreign policy has not produced a lot of fruit over the past eight years.
  • Garofalo: Tea Party Protesters 'Functionally Retarded Adults'; Says 'I Want My Country Back'.....

    08/22/2009 4:17:30 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 80 replies · 3,279+ views
    Garofalo: Tea Party Protesters 'Functionally Retarded Adults'; Says 'I Want My Country Back' Code for 'I Want My White Guy Back' By Jeff Poor Created 2009-08-22 16:53 You probably already knew Jeanane Garofalo was no fan of conservatives, Republicans or just about anything that could be described as right of center. But the former Air America host and MSNBC regular really has a low regard for conservative activists. In an appearance at the 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on Aug. 21 [1], Garofalo ripped into tea party protesters, or what some of the wizards of smart on the left have...
  • Obama camp plant fake doc, Che fan at Jackson Lee forum

    08/17/2009 1:32:03 PM PDT · by outpostinmass2 · 11 replies · 1,624+ views
    lonestartimes ^ | Matt Bramanti
    I was reading the Chron’s piece about Sheila Jackson Lee’s town hall, when something caught my eye: One supporter, Dr. Roxana Mayer, a physician who does not live in Jackson Lee’s district, praised the reform plan for overhauling a broken system. “I don’t know what there is in the bill that creates such panic,” she said. In this video, Mayer claims to be a general practitioner, eliciting applause and even a hug from Queen Sheila: I’m not sure why, but something didn’t smell right. So my colleagues and I did a little digging, and wouldn’t you know it? Roxana Mayer...
  • Roxana Mayer: I’m Not a Doctor But I Play One at Town Hall Meetings

    08/12/2009 8:29:15 PM PDT · by Minus_The_Bear · 58 replies · 3,801+ views
    Plant at now infamous town hall where Sheila Jackson Lee answered her phone claimed to be a doctor... but she lied... she isn't Houston Chronicle DID zero homework. Also, falsely representing yourself as a physician may be illegal under TX law (still developing). more at link
  • Jackson Lee says she doesn't know town hall 'doc'

    08/13/2009 10:10:12 AM PDT · by Snickering Hound · 121 replies · 4,439+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 8-13-09 | Mark Babineck and Allan Turner
    U.S. Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee said today she does not know the woman who falsely claimed to be a physician when she made a statement supporting the White House's health care overhaul at the congresswoman's town hall meeting Tuesday. The woman, a University of Houston student named Roxana Mayer, is not a licensed physician, although she called herself one at the meeting and was incorrectly identified as such in Wednesday's editions of the Chronicle. In an e-mail to the Chronicle today, Mayer said she'd been advised not to talk further about the matter, but did not say who counseled her....
  • Bill Press: The Tea Baggers Are Back -- Crazy as Ever ("Partisan Zealots," "Nazis," "Mob Rule")

    08/07/2009 2:35:36 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 59 replies · 1,843+ views
    The Hartford Courant ^ | August 6, 2009 | Bill Press
    Ah, democracy! It never works better than when informed citizens gather in town hall meetings to discuss and debate the issues of the day. But, oh, democracy! It's never more damaged than when partisan zealots plot to disrupt town hall meetings in order to prevent any honest debate of the issues. And that's exactly what's happening in health care forums held across the nation by members of Congress. We've seen it in Philadelphia; Austin, Texas; Georgetown, Del.; Salisbury, Md; and other communities. Taking a page right out of a Nazi playbook, organizers bus in professional protestors and arm them with...
  • Obama's Original Birth Certificate has been Destroyed

    07/28/2009 7:54:49 AM PDT · by Alaphiah123 · 44 replies · 1,630+ views
    Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 7/28/09 | alaphiah
    Barack Hussein Obama’s long-form birth certificate no longer exists! It was destroyed in 2001 when Hawaii went paperless. This startling revelation was reported by Joseph Farah, founder, editor and CEO of Worldnetdaily.com in his article questioning whether or not the story regarding Obama’s eligibility is still relevant. Farah reports that CNN researchers contacted the Hawaii Public Health Department about the missing long-form birth certificate and they were told that the original no longer exists. According to Farah Hawaiian authorities’ story to CNN was that it was destroyed in 2001 when Hawaii went paperless. (see story)
  • President Obama Honors the Astronauts of Apollo 11 (But Houston we have a problem)

    07/24/2009 12:34:57 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 61 replies · 1,794+ views
    YouTube ^ | 7/20/09
    Video of Obama honoring Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Buzz Aldrin on the 40th anniversary of man's first steps on the moon and how he remembered watching the splash down from Hawaii, but as one the the commentators stated how could that be when Barry Soetoro lived in Indonesia as a child from 1967 to 1971 and was enrolled in Muslim classes when Apollo 11 splashed down in in the Pacific on July 24, 1969?
  • Barney Frank - Don't Blame me for the Housing Bubble !!

    07/20/2009 12:18:45 PM PDT · by JosephSmithNAW · 70 replies · 7,358+ views
    Yahoo Finance ^ | Jul 20, 2009 | Yahoo Finance
    Who’s to blame for the subprime housing bubble? A popular answer – especially on the right side of the aisle - is Massachusetts Democrat, Barney Frank. Why? The argument, best summed up in an Investor's Business Daily editorial published in March 2009, goes like this: "Starting in the early 1990s," Rep. Barney Frank "(and other Democrats) stood athwart efforts by regulators, Congress and the White House to get the runaway housing market under control." It goes on to say in, "2002, Frank nixed reforms" of Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac and that in 2003, "led by Frank, Democrats stood as...
  • Obama and the ‘Noble Lie’

    06/29/2009 7:21:46 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 37 replies · 2,515+ views
    NRO ^ | 29 june 09 | Victor Davis Hanson
    For much of the Bush administration, the media splashed stories of neoconservative conspiracies and cabals. Exposés about mostly Jewish liberals-turned-conservatives charged that they were adherents of the philosopher Leo Strauss and embraced the Platonic notion of the “noble lie.” In his Republic, Plato outlined an elaborate, ranked utopia, a good city (“Kallipolis”) run by a sort of benign natural selection. The philosopher-kings sat atop hierarchies in which occupations were assigned for the citizenry. To justify arbitrary selections, the rulers would make up “noble lies” about divine edicts, making clear that the occupations chosen for lesser folk were god-given. Once the...
  • Obama: A smoking 'struggle' (hypocrite)

    06/23/2009 12:40:51 PM PDT · by llevrok · 52 replies · 1,173+ views
    Politico.Com ^ | 6/23/09
    The cap of an entertaining, wide-ranging press conference that included a spirited defense of the public health care option: A carefully-framed, detailed question from Obama on his smoking habit. "You just think it's neat to ask me about my smoking," he told the reporter, before conceding that he has "fallen off the wagon sometimes." "Am I a daily, a constant smoker? No," he said. "I don't do it in front of my kids. i don't do it in front of my family." Obama said he was "95% cured" and compared himself to a recovering alcoholic. "Once you've gone down this...
  • White House Changes the Terms of a Campaign Pledge About Posting Bills Online

    06/22/2009 8:53:04 AM PDT · by Nachum · 44 replies · 3,525+ views
    NYT ^ | 6/22/09 | KATHARINE Q. SEELYE
    During the presidential campaign, Barack Obama promised that once a bill was passed by Congress, the White House would post it online for five days before he signed it. The latest on President Obama, the new administration and other news from Washington and around the nation. “When there’s a bill that ends up on my desk as president, you the public will have five days to look online and find out what’s in it before I sign it, so that you know what your government’s doing,” Mr. Obama said as a candidate, telling voters he would make government more transparent...
  • ( Ward ) Churchill to be featured on HBO documentary

    06/13/2009 11:07:12 AM PDT · by george76 · 16 replies · 1,669+ views
    DailyCamera ^ | June 12, 2009 | Brittany Anas
    Former CU professor will appear on 'Stories from the Edge of Free Speech' on June 29. The controversial academic-misconduct case surrounding Ward Churchill will be prominently featured in an upcoming documentary about free speech that is scheduled to air later this month on HBO. Key players in the case, including Churchill, are interviewed for the documentary, called "Shouting Fire: Stories from the Edge of Free Speech." CU system Ken McConnellogue, in an interview, said that the school fired Churchill because he did not meet academic standards.
  • Did Obama fib about Merkel and the Uighers?

    06/09/2009 1:18:54 PM PDT · by pissant · 21 replies · 808+ views
    Hot Air ^ | 6/9/09 | Ed Morrisey
    Barack Obama refuted reports in the American media that Germany had balked at taking the Uighers from Guantanamo Bay, saying that he and German Chancellor Angela Merkel had only talked in general terms about Gitmo and German assistance. Der Spiegel reports today that Obama didn’t tell the entire truth. In fact, the German government has made clear its conditions on accepting any Gitmo prisoners as Obama tries to find ways to close it, and the terms constitute a de facto refusal: During his brief visit to Germany last week, US President Barack Obama told the gathered press in Dresden that,...
  • ( Ward ) Churchill reinstatement hearing set for July 1

    05/27/2009 12:01:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 17 replies · 1,631+ views
    DailyCamera ^ | May 27, 2009 | John Aguilar
    Former University of Colorado professor Ward Churchill will make his case for getting his job back during a one-day hearing to be held July 1, a Denver District Court clerk said Wednesday. Chief Denver District Court Judge Larry Naves will preside over the hearing, during which both Churchill and the University of Colorado will argue for and against reinstatement of the former controversial ethnic studies professor. Churchill was fired nearly two years ago by the CU regents after the school claimed he had committed widespread and systematic academic fraud.
  • Gibbs, White House Respond To Wanda Sykes Rush "20th Hijacker" Limbaugh Joke (Video)

    05/11/2009 11:54:30 AM PDT · by DrGop0821 · 14 replies · 1,022+ views
    Gibbs doing what he does best; passing the buck and rambling in a "non-answer". What's the deal, Gibbs? It was an inappropriate joke on several levels! Condemn it and move on!
  • NPR Plugs Elizabeth Edwards Book, But Suggests Some Think She 'Perpetrated a Fraud'

    05/11/2009 8:23:25 AM PDT · by Justaham · 15 replies · 908+ views
    Newsbusters.org ^ | 5-10-09 | Tim Graham
    In addition to a sympathy tour on Oprah Winfrey’s show, Elizabeth Edwards was interviewed by National Public Radio on Thursday. But All Things Considered co-anchor Michele Norris deserves credit for channeling some of the resentment of voters – both Edwards voters and others – who feel defrauded not just by John, but by Elizabeth, who consented to completely fraudulent media stories celebrating her wedded bliss. Deep into the interview, Norris asked the toughie:
  • Pelosi under renewed fire over interrogations

    05/08/2009 9:18:46 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 97 replies · 5,185+ views
    The Hill ^ | May 8, 2009 | Mike Soraghan and Jeremy P. Jacobs
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is under renewed fire after the Obama administration released documents that critics say contradict her claim that she was never told that U.S. detainees were being waterboarded. Pelosi's critics had already deemed her answers convoluted when she explained that she'd been briefed in 2002 that waterboarding had been approved but not that it would be used on terrorism suspects. But a 10-page summary of briefings of congressional officials prepared by the Director of National Intelligence (DNI) indicates Pelosi, then the top Democrat on the Intelligence Committee was briefed with then-Chairman Porter Goss (R-Fla.) on Sept. 4,...
  • Obama Officials Says Americans Use Too Much Health Care

    04/27/2009 8:26:48 AM PDT · by richardb72 · 73 replies · 3,382+ views
    Fox News ^ | April 27th, 2009 | John R. Lott, Jr.
    “If you got health insurance, then you can keep it . . . and we won’t do anything about that,” at least that was what President Obama promised during the campaign last year. Well, add that to a very long list of broken campaign promises, including: cutting government spending, reducing the deficit, and “no family making less than $250,000 a year will see any form of tax increase.” Just as bad, on Friday it was revealed that Obama and the Democrats have no problem pushing through Senate votes on these radical health care changes that strip away normal procedural protections...
  • Obama's 100 Days, Christians Disappointed

    04/24/2009 11:55:34 AM PDT · by truthandlife · 32 replies · 965+ views
    Houston Chronicle ^ | 4-24-09 | Ken Gurley
    President Obama’s first 100 days in office will come to a close. Obama's juggernaut candidacy swept many Christians into its wake. Some now appear to have "buyer's remorse." As David Gushee, an evangelical Professor of Christian Ethics at Mercer University and a supporter of Obama recently wrote in the USA TODAY: "Mr. President, we need more than lip service. Centrist evangelicals like me embraced Barack Obama's campaign pledge to help bride the gaps of the culture wars. Instead, the president's short record on abortion-related issues is is familiar— and disappointing—rather than revolutionary.” Gushee is not alone. So, while politicos and...
  • Barney Frank Busted--- 2005 Speech Nails Him To Housing Collapse (Video)

    04/24/2009 9:58:35 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 59 replies · 2,920+ views
    Friday, April 24, 2009 Barney Frank Busted--- 2005 Speech Nails Him to Housing Collapse (Video) In an amazing display of dishonesty, Barney Frank claimed this week that conservatives were to blame for pushing unqualified buyers into home ownership. But, Verum Serum dug up video from 2005 that shows that not only was Frank oblivious and in full denial of the housing bubble, but Frank also admits in the speech that he will continue to push for home ownership: Via Verum Serum Here is Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.) on June 27, 2005 on the House Floor: "Those who argue that housing...
  • Hillary Clinton Questions Dick Cheney's Credibility

    04/22/2009 11:31:27 AM PDT · by Scanian · 44 replies · 1,731+ views
    ABC News ^ | April 22, 2009 | David Chalian
    ABC News' David Chalian Reports: Hillary Clinton stepped directly into the middle of this week's political fray when she questioned former Vice President Dick Cheney's credibility on the torture memos recently released by the Obama administration. Congressman Dana Rohrbacher, R-Calif., took up Dick Cheney's cause today and pressed Secretary of State Clinton to urge the Obama administration to declassify and release documents he believes demonstrate the success of the enhanced interrogation techniques employed during the Bush administration. Rep. Rohrbacher referred to Mr. Cheney's recent comments where he claimed the memos released by the Obama administration last week tend to only...
  • Barney Frank's Rental Reversal (Banking Queen: "people being pushed into buying houses")

    04/21/2009 6:07:45 PM PDT · by Libloather · 20 replies · 1,361+ views
    Rush Limbaugh .com ^ | 4/21/09 | The Maha
    Barney Frank's Rental ReversalApril 21, 2009 BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Now, we've got a couple Barney Frank spites here. He's always good for a couple sound bites. We thought about getting a Barney Frank translator in here but that would sorta destroy it. I mean, I can do it myself but sometimes it's better to leave Barney Frank un-translated. He was on Tavis Smiley's show, PBS, last night, and Smiley said, "What did you do today relative to low-income housing?" FRANK: One of the causes of the terrible crisis we had over the last few years, which has given us today's...
  • Notre Dame president argues bishops' statement not for Protestants like Obama

    04/15/2009 7:19:22 AM PDT · by Alex Murphy · 18 replies · 978+ views
    Catholic News Agency ^ | Apr 14, 2009
    South Bend, Ind., Apr 14, 2009 / 06:36 pm (CNA).- Fr. John Jenkins, the President of the University of Notre Dame, has written a letter to the school's board of trustees, defending the university’s invitation of President Obama to the school’s May commencement ceremony. Fr. Jenkins argues in his letter that while many have criticized the school’s move, canon lawyers and the USCCB document, “Catholics in Political Life,” both support his action. In the letter, posted in full on LifeSiteNews, Fr. Jenkins recalls the June 2004 USCCB statement on Catholics in political life and cites “two key sentences” that “have...
  • Obama To Lift Travel On Cuba, Video Flashback-Obama 2008 Slamming Cuba As A "Tyranny" A Must See

    04/13/2009 10:39:40 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 13 replies · 574+ views
    President Obama talking tough to a group of voters in Miami before the election, yet President Obama must have forgotten this speech. Is there any evidence of a tough policy towards Cuba? Any?
  • BOWelGate: Obama Shaking hands with shorter People - a story in pics

    04/09/2009 10:44:21 AM PDT · by pissant · 124 replies · 7,254+ views
    PA Times | 4/9/09 | Pissant
    Well, now lets see here....
  • ABC Wonders If You Care About Bow; What White House Calls 'a Lean'

    04/09/2009 2:09:55 PM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 83 replies · 3,208+ views
    News Busters ^ | 04/09/2009 | Scott Whitlock
    In the brief "Closing Arguments" segment on Wednesday's "Nightline," ABC's Terry Moran credulously repeated the White House contention that Barack Obama didn't bow to the King of Saudi Arabia last week at the G-20 summit. As video of the incident played, Moran narrated, "He sees King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia. Goes in for the hello. There's a hand shake. Obama bends at the waist. But was it a bow?" [Audio available here.] He then recited, "The White House called it a lean, pointing out the King's shorter than the President." Inviting people to respond on his Twitter page, Moran wondered,...
  • Obamas seek new church as Easter nears

    04/09/2009 8:01:09 AM PDT · by mort56 · 67 replies · 1,440+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 4/9/2009 | Cristina Bellantoni, Joeseph Curl
    With Easter four days away, the Great Church Search is on for the Obamas, who are seeking a presidential place of worship in Washington nearly a year after a divisive break from their Chicago church and the incendiary sermons of its controversial pastor. White House aides and close friends of the family have been quietly checking out D.C. churches on a shortlist - maybe a dozen in all - and attending services, speaking with pastors, reverends and rectors and reporting back to the Obamas, said one White House source familiar with the search.
  • Coke cop says oral sex to blame for dirty test, but judge not buying it (Drug Test News)

    04/08/2009 8:18:11 AM PDT · by tlb · 62 replies · 3,078+ views
    N Y Daily News ^ | April 8th 2009 | Alison Gendar and Jose Martinez
    A decorated ex-cop who claimed he tested positive for cocaine because he ingested the drug during oral sex with his girlfriend can't have his job back, a Manhattan judge has ruled. Supreme Court Justice Eileen Rakower last month shot down helicopter pilot Jon Goldin's attempt to overturn his April 2008 dismissal from the NYPD. Goldin, a 15-year veteran, tested positive for cocaine in October 2006 in a random drug test using hairs from his arm. Goldin's lawsuit said the cocaine in his system was the product of "passive ingestion" from performing oral sex on girlfriend Coreen McCarthy, who, once he...