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  • President Obama returns to California to raise money for Clinton, Democrats

    10/16/2016 10:23:42 AM PDT · by mdittmar · 9 replies
    latimes.com ^ | Oct. 16, 2016 | Christina Bellantoni
    President Obama is headed to Beverly Hills for a high-dollar fundraiser on Oct. 24. He’ll appear at the home of Marilyn and Jeff Katzenberg for a “discussion” to raise money for the Hillary Victory Fund. That means some of the money raised will go to the Democratic National Committee and state Democratic parties.According to an invitation obtained by The Times, the contribution level is $100,000 per person.The president also will appear the next day at a Beverly Hills "roundtable discussion" to benefit the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee as his party attempts to reclaim control of the Senate on Nov. 8....
  • Obama’s Cash Payment to Iran Was More Than a Ransom — It Broke Criminal Law

    08/06/2016 6:35:54 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 98 replies
    National Review ^ | August 6, 2016 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    " By his own account, President Obama engaged in the complex cash transfer in order to end-run sanctions that prohibit the U.S. from having “a banking relationship with Iran.” The point of the sanctions is not to prevent banking with Iran; it is to prevent Iran from getting value from or through our financial system — the banking prohibition is a corollary. And the point of sanctions, if you happen to be the president of the United States sworn to execute the laws faithfully, is to follow them — not pat yourself on the back for keeping them in place...
  • Obama: Trump "Unfit," "Woefully Unprepared" For Presidency, Has To Be A Point Where You Say "Enough"

    08/02/2016 9:44:51 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 152 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 08/02/16 | Ian Schwartz
    President Obama slams Republican nominee for president Donald Trump at a joint press conference with the prime minister of Singapore at the White House Tuesday morning. Obama said Trump does not have the judgment, temperament or understanding to occupy the Oval Office. Obama scolded Trump for his "attack on a Gold Star family." "He is woefully unprepared," Obama stated. The president asked Republicans why do they keep endorsing him and what does it say about the Republican party that Trump is your standard bearer. This isn't an "episodic gaffe," this is daily and weekly, Obama said. Obama called on Republicans...
  • Matthews, Williams Lose It Over ‘Wonderful’ Obama; ‘We Will Not See His Kind Again’

    07/28/2016 9:49:09 AM PDT · by Maceman · 57 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | July 28, 2016 | Curtis Houck
    The crew at MSNBC late Wednesday were locked and loaded to respond to President Barack Obam’s speech to the Democratic National Convention (DNC) and didn’t disappoint as breaking news anchor Brian Williams informed everyone that “we will not see his kind again” before Rachel Maddow ruled that “[t]here’s nothing else like him” while Hardball host Chris Matthews admitted that “it’s pretty well known I’ve always gone for this guy.” After basking in Obama embracing Hillary Clinton on stage, Williams described the President’s speech as “so wide ranging, as a summation, as call to arms as a warning not to embrace...
  • Obama: 'False Comfort' to Turn to People Who Share Your Culture, Values, Nationality (Embrace Islam)

    04/28/2016 9:29:24 PM PDT · by ghosthost · 42 replies
    CNS News ^ | 4-25-2016 | Susan Jones
    - "Yes, these are unsettling times," President Obama told Germans on Monday, as he lectured them on the need to "welcome and integrate people of all backgrounds and faiths and make them feel as one. And that includes Muslims," he said. "And when the future is uncertain, there seems to be an instinct in our human nature to withdraw to the perceived comfort and security of our own tribe, our own sect, our own nationality -- people who look like us, sound like us, but in today's world, more than any time in human history, that is a false comfort.
  • Obama considering easing financial restrictions on Iran

    03/31/2016 5:20:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 17 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/4/16 | Ben Ariel
    The Obama administration is considering easing financial restrictions that prohibit U.S. dollars from being used in transactions with Iran, officials said on Thursday, sparking anger among Republicans as well as some Democrats. .....
  • Obama defends decision to attend ballgame in Cuba in wake of terror attacks

    03/22/2016 1:34:38 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 61 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 22, 2016 | Dave Boyer
    If you can’t watch a ballgame in Cuba, the terrorists win. That was essentially President Obama’s answer for why he attended a game in Havana Tuesday between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team. Asked if he considered not attending the game due to the terrorist attacks in Brussels, Mr. Obama told ESPN,...
  • SC exit poll: 75 percent agree with Trump’s Muslim ban

    02/20/2016 5:51:02 PM PST · by jazusamo · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | February 20, 2016 | Jonathan Easley
    Greg Nash Three-fourths of Republicans participating in Saturday's South Carolina GOP primary say they support presidential hopeful Donald Trump's proposal to ban all Muslims from entering the U.S., according to an exit poll. A CBS News exit poll of Palmetto State primary voters found that 75 percent said they support Trump's proposal, while 23 percent said they oppose it. Just days after the terrorist attack in San Bernardino, Calif. - the worst on U.S. soil since 9/11 - Trump sparked a media backlash for saying that all Muslims should be temporarily banned from entering the country. The proposal has...
  • Obama: 'Muslim Americans keep us safe'

    02/03/2016 11:17:32 AM PST · by PROCON · 79 replies
    CNN ^ | Feb. 3, 2016 | Kevin Liptak
    (CNN) - Seeking to rebut what he views as perilous election-year bombast about Muslims, President Barack Obama is at a mosque in Baltimore on Wednesday, his first visit to such a site in the United States."Muslim Americans keep us safe," Obama told the audience, crediting the contributions Muslims have made to communities. "They are our police. They are our fire fighters. They're in (the Department of) Homeland Security." At the Islamic Society of Baltimore, a 47-year-old mosque with thousands of attendees, Obama heralded the contributions of Muslims to American society while issuing a forceful counterpoint to the language favored by...
  • OBAMA RETURNS FROM HAWAII SAYING HE'S 'FIRED UP' FOR 2016

    01/03/2016 4:37:51 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 52 replies
    AP ^ | 1/3/16 | Kevin Freking
    ... Obama is returning to the rancor of the nation's capital after two weeks of fun and sun in his native Hawaii, saying he's "fired up" for his final year in office and ready to tackle unfinished business. At the top of Obama's priority list is executive action that is expected to expand when background checks are required for gun purchases. ...State of the Union address, scheduled for Jan. 12. The address to Congress is a high-profile opportunity for the president to try to reassure the public about his national security stewardship...
  • What Obama Has to Say About Trump's Appeal: Blames Working class White men

    12/21/2015 10:12:54 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 53 replies
    newsweek.com/ ^ | 12/21/15 at 12:35 PM | Jack Martinez
    What Obama Has to Say About Trump’s Appeal By Jack Martinez On 12/21/15 at 12:35 PM Obama recently criticized Donald Trump for appealing to Americans' ... Obama's blaming of the media for the amplification of ISIS's message ... Trump's appeal to uneducated, blue-collar, white voters through xenophobia, ...
  • It Begins… Obama Plays Race Card Against Trump

    12/21/2015 6:49:34 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 143 replies
    thegatewaypundit.com ^ | Dec 21st, 2015 | Jim Hoft
    Barack Obama also trashes working class white males in the interview. The New York Times reported: President Obama said in a radio interview airing on Monday that Donald J. Trump, a leading contender for the Republican presidential nomination, is exploiting the resentment and anxieties of working-class men to boost his campaign. Mr. Obama also argued that some of the scorn directed at him personally stems from the fact that he is the first African-American to hold the White House. Demographic changes and economic stresses, including "flatlining" wages and incomes, have meant that "particularly blue-collar men have had a lot of...
  • Obama Speaking in Paris: Mass Shootings ‘Don’t Happen in Other Countries’

    12/01/2015 7:50:03 AM PST · by mandaladon · 130 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 1 Dec 2015 | Alex Griswold
    While giving a press conference in Paris, President Barack Obama told reporters that the mass shootings that plague the United States just never happen in other countries. “With respect to Planned Parenthood, obviously, my heart goes out to the families of those impacted,” Obama said in response to a reporter’s question. “I mean, I say this every time we’ve got one of these mass shootings; this just doesn’t happen in other countries.” For those living under a rock, the city of Paris itself was just hit with a series of simultaneous terrorist attacks. The majority of 130 deaths were in...
  • Pentagon transfers 5 Gitmo detainees to United Arab Emirates

    11/15/2015 6:09:20 PM PST · by markomalley · 26 replies
    Fox News ^ | 11/15/15
    The Department of Defense announced late Sunday that five detainees at the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba have been released and sent to the United Arab Emirates.The transfer of Ali Ahmad Muhammad al-Razihi, Khalid Abd-al-Jabbar Muhammad Uthman al-Qadasi, Adil Said al-Hajj Ubayd al-Busays, Sulayman Awad Bin Uqayl al-Nahdi, and Fahmi Salem Said al-Asani, came after a “comprehensive review” by the interagency Guantanamo Review Task Force, according to the Pentagon.The Pentagon said the five Yemeni men were accepted for resettlement in the Persian Gulf nation after U.S. authorities determined they no longer posed a threat.
  • On White House science day, Obama displays his geek-in-chief side

    10/19/2015 12:38:11 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 62 replies
    L.A.Times ^ | October 19, 2015 | Christi Parsons and Michael A. Memol
    When President Obama heard about an awkward middle school student from Texas who had gotten into trouble with a big idea — a science project in the form of a clock that a teacher thought looked like a bomb — he identified. “Cool clock, Ahmed,” Obama said in a Twitter message last month, inviting 14-year-old Ahmed Mohamed to Monday’s Astronomy Night at the White House. The message, aides said, reflected in part a fascination with all things scientific on the part of a president whose favorite annual White House event is the Science Fair.
  • U.S. Gives 1,519 Engaged in Terrorism “While Under Duress” Residency, Asylum

    09/29/2015 2:26:21 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 66 replies
    Judicial Watch ^ | September 29, 2015
    As if the President Obama’s sweeping amnesty measures haven’t compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 “inadmissible” foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed “while under duress.” Before the Obama administration tweaked a federal law last year, these foreign nationals would have been banned from the country for supporting terrorist causes. But under the changes the Secretary of Homeland Security has “discretionary authority” to waive certain grounds of inadmissibility relating to terrorism. We’ve seen this discretionary authority abused in the last few years and in fact, the administration has eliminated a zero...
  • US intervenes in lawsuit over Palestinian terror attacks

    08/11/2015 7:22:41 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 7 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Aug 11, 2015 10:17 AM EDT
    The Obama administration has intervened in a lawsuit over Palestinian attacks that have killed Americans. In a court filing, the U.S. government says a hefty bond requirement could financially destabilize the Palestinian government. The filing comes in a case in New York City, where a jury this year awarded $218.5 million to survivors and victims’ relatives. That amount is automatically tripled. …
  • Iran deal ‘done,’ Israeli report says, after major US concessions

    07/10/2015 1:35:56 PM PDT · by Dave346 · 72 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | July 10, 2015, 2:59 pm EDT
    Channel 2 analyst Ehud Yaari says agreement will be signed early next week after US drops demand for snap inspections; Obama faces challenge of securing Congress’ approval A deal has been reached between the world powers and Iran over the latter’s nuclear program after a series of major American concessions, Ehud Yaari, the Middle East affairs commentator for Israel’s Channel 2 television, said Friday night. “It is done. It is done,” he said, and will be signed “early next week.” The aim of the agreement is to put a negotiated end to a 13-year standoff with Iran over its suspect...
  • Obama tells Netanyahu he wants immediate humanitarian cease-fire

    07/27/2014 2:33:18 PM PDT · by SJackson · 117 replies
    JTA ^ | July 27, 2014
    WASHINGTON (JTA) — President Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he wants an “immediate, unconditional humanitarian” cease-fire in the war with Gaza, based on a process Israel has made clear it opposes. The statement Sunday afternoon from the White House describing a phone call between the two leaders referred to cease-fire talks led in recent days by Secretary of State John Kerry which culminated in a proposal rejected unanimously on Friday by Israel’s security Cabinet. “Building on Secretary Kerry’s efforts, the president made clear the strategic imperative of instituting an immediate, unconditional humanitarian cease-fire that ends hostilities now and...
  • Obama at Iftar: ‘We Welcome That Debate’ on ‘Heart-Wrenching’ Images from Gaza, Israel

    07/14/2014 8:09:41 PM PDT · by Nachum · 41 replies
    PJ Tattler ^ | 7/14/14 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama told guests at the White House’s annual Iftar dinner tonight that “further escalation” in the Middle East “benefits no one, least of all the Israeli and the Palestinian people.” Faced with criticism from some Arab and Muslim activists who think he has been too friendly toward the Israeli side, Obama addressed the conflict near the end of his comments, which largely honored “the traditions of one of the world’s great faiths.” “For all of us, whatever our faiths, Ramadan is a reminder of just how much we share. The values of peace and charity, the importance of family...
  • Report: Bergdahl Hometown Cancels Celebration

    06/04/2014 1:30:57 PM PDT · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 71 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | June 04, 2014 | Daniel Halper
    Reuters reporter Mark Felsenthal reports that Sgt. Bergdahl's hometown in Idaho is cancelling its planned celebration. "Bergdahl's home town in Idaho has canceled plans for a celebration, city administrator says," reports Felsenthal on Twitter.
  • Afghans say Taliban prisoners freed by U.S. will rejoin battle

    06/01/2014 4:34:05 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 69 replies
    Yahoo News ^ | 1 Jun 2014 | Jessica Donati and Hamid Shalizi
    KABUL (Reuters) - The release of five Taliban prisoners in exchange for a U.S. soldier has drawn criticism from some Afghans, who say the detainees are dangerous and will rekindle ties with terrorist networks to resume fighting, just as most foreign troops leave. The men had been held at the U.S. naval base at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba since 2002 and were classed by the Pentagon as "high-risk" and "likely to pose a threat". Two are also implicated in the murder of thousands of minority Shi'ite Muslims in Afghanistan, according to the U.S. military. They were released in a swap with...
  • Obama announces "Peace" talks with Taliban Savages

    06/18/2013 10:00:27 PM PDT · by Perseverando · 8 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | June 18, 2013 | Pamela Geller
    Photo: Lance Cpl Greg Buckley, murdered by our Afghan "allies" The Obama Administration announced that it will meet with the Taliban in Doha for “peace talks.” The Taliban continue to orchestrate insider attacks, killing our soldiers. They continue to poison girls’ schools across Afghanistan, kidnap Red Cross workers, enforce the most brutal and extreme ideology on the face of the earth (the Sharia), and call for the defeat of American and coalition forces. These jihadists behead Afghan children, slaughter Afghans who dare to attend a party where dancing takes place, and mean to run Mullah Omar for President, despite the...
  • Twitter Explodes - Criticism of Obama After He Called Four Dead Americans in Benghazi ‘Not Optimal'

    10/18/2012 5:26:54 PM PDT · by Nachum · 72 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 10/18/12 | Jason Howerton
    Almost immediately after pool reports indicated that President Barack Obama called the deaths of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three other Americans in Benghazi “not optimal” during the taping of “The Daily Show,” social media exploded with outrage over the president’s remarks. The backlash was almost instantaneous — and it was brutal. The clumsy phrase from Obama gave birth to the #NotOptimal hashtag on Twitter, which was trending nationwide as of 7:30 p.m. ET.
  • Obama: "I want to make sure we end before the call to prayer"

    03/03/2012 4:43:07 PM PST · by wtd · 26 replies
    Video trailer ^ | 03/03/2012 | self
    Drudge has a link to an article titled "NEW FILM BLASTS OBAMA'S RECORD ON ISRAEL..." posted at Foreign Policy Magazine. That article links to the trailer of this video: Daylight: The Story of Obama and IsraelFast Forward to the 0:57 mark and listen as Obama states: "I want to make sure we end before the call to prayer"
  • View From Southeast New Mexico: ‘He’s Really a Communist, Honey’ (Ref: "Dear Leader")

    10/13/2012 6:23:10 PM PDT · by CedarDave · 10 replies
    The Albuquerque Journal ^ | Oct 11, 2012 | Leslie Linthicum
    MAYHILL, MELROSE AND POINTS IN BETWEEN — I headed east from Alamogordo with the loose plan of stopping in very small towns — even rural spots between towns — and asking southeastern New Mexico voters a simple question: “What’s on your mind?” My hunch was that people outside the Albuquerque area or some of our smaller cities would have different concerns than urbanites. And I knew southeastern New Mexico was one of the state’s more conservative corners. ... Tom Benedict , a retired rancher in Dexter, had socialism on his mind when I approached him to chat. He is worried...
  • Obama campaign scours mosques for votes in Va.

    10/12/2012 7:23:42 PM PDT · by kingattax · 14 replies
    Washington Times ^ | October 12, 2012 | Byron Tau
    The Obama campaign is hosting an outreach event for Virginia-area Muslim Americans on Sunday, according to an invitation obtained by Politico. Brian Moran, the chairman of the Virginia Democratic Party, will represent the Obama campaign as a surrogate at an event in Sterling, Va. at a local community center. It's one of the first real outreach events this cycle by the Obama campaign to a community that is largely overlooked — and sometimes demonized — by both sides of the aisle.
  • Obama's ring: 'There is no god but Allah'

    10/09/2012 7:37:51 PM PDT · by hope · 70 replies
    wnd ^ | 10/9/12 | Jerome Corsi
    NEW YORK – As a student at Harvard Law School, then-bachelor Barack Obama’s practice of wearing a gold band on his wedding-ring finger puzzled his colleagues. Now, newly published photographs of Obama from the 1980s show that the ring Obama wore on his wedding-ring finger as an unmarried student is the same ring Michelle Robinson put on his finger at the couple’s wedding ceremony in 1992. Moreover, according to Arabic-language and Islamic experts, the ring Obama has been wearing for more than 30 years is adorned with the first part of the Islamic declaration of faith, the Shahada: “There is...
  • Air Force One Aborts Landing, Second Try Successful [En Route To Campaign Stop]

    09/26/2012 9:33:42 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | September 26, 2012
    Air Force One Aborts Landing, Second Try Successful By CNN September 26, 2012 President Barack Obama exits Air Force One in Ohio Wednesday after an initial landing attempt was aborted. (CNN) -- Air Force One, flying President Barack Obama to a campaign event, aborted an initial landing attempt in Ohio on Wednesday due to weather conditions. The jumbo jet experienced turbulence on approach to Toledo and was within sight of the runway when the pilot pulled the plane up and circled the airport, according to reporters on board. "Air Force One, missed approach," the pilot announced to air traffic controllers,...
  • Obama: ‘Future must not belong to those who slander the prophet of Islam’

    09/25/2012 8:51:38 AM PDT · by kristinn · 333 replies
    Twitchy and Red State ^ | Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Twitchy headline says it all.Context provided by Erick Erickson at Red State: In his speech to the United Nations General Assembly today the President of the United States declared that the future does not belong to practicing Christians. Already, the media and the left are in full denial, probably based on their general lack of understanding of theology. This would have been a gaffe had Mitt Romney said it. But with Barack Obama, he’s just speaking bold truths. His bold truth declares that the future does not belong to practicing Christians. Pay careful attention to what he says: "The future...
  • 'Innocence of Muslims' Shot on Hollywood-Built Set - production worker talking to FBI

    09/14/2012 6:02:53 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 85 replies
    Hollywood Reporter ^ | September 14, 2012 | Paul Bond
    The Innocence of Muslims, a movie that has enraged radical Islamists who have rioted and committed murders in the Middle East this week, was partially shot on a set that Paramount's TV unit helped to build for its TV show JAG, and a man with five decades of movie and television experience is helping the FBI figure out who is behind the controversial film. Portions of the infamous, micro-budget movie were filmed in Saugus, about 30 miles north of Hollywood, on a portion of Blue Cloud Film Ranch called “Baghdad Square,” which is often used for TV and film productions...
  • President Obama marks Ramadan

    08/08/2011 7:38:13 AM PDT · by Partysnobz · 78 replies
    cnn ^ | 08/08/2011 | PartySnobz
  • United States establishes contact with Mullah Omar [Taliban Chief]

    06/14/2011 9:53:10 PM PDT · by James C. Bennett · 34 replies
    The Times of India ^ | June 15, 2011 | The Times of India
    ISLAMABAD: The US has established contacts with Afghan Taliban leader Mullah Muhammad Omar to negotiate an end to the conflict in Afghanistan, a media report said on Tuesday. Abdul Haqiq, a former Afghan Taliban spokesman who used the alias Mohammad Hanif, played a key role in helping Washington reach out to Mullah Omar, The Express Tribune newspaper quoted a source as saying. Haqiq was arrested by US and Afghan intelligence agents in Afghanistan in June 2007. He was one of the high profile Afghan Taliban spokesmen along with Yousuf Ahmadi, appointed after chief spokesman Abdul Latif Hakimi was arrested in...
  • Barack Obama lets his faith show

    12/28/2010 5:09:14 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 114 replies · 7+ views
    Barack Obama lets his faith show By: Carol E. Lee December 28, 2010 04:28 AM EST HONOLULU — President Obama’s trip to church Sunday followed a steady rebirth over the past three months in public expressions of his Christianity. Obama has publicly mentioned his “Christian faith” more times in the past three months than he has over the past year. He has more frequently cited passages of the Bible, including repeated references to the spirit of Genesis 4:9 — “I am my brother’s keeper; I am my sister’s keeper” — which was a mainstay of Obama’s 2010 campaign stump speech....
  • BREAKING: President Obama in Afghanistan

    12/03/2010 8:24:50 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 120 replies
    (CNN) - President Barack Obama arrived in Afghanistan on Friday on a surprise visit.
  • Napolitano: ‘Adjustments,’ ‘More to Come’ on Women in Hijabs Undergoing Airport Full-Body Pat-Downs

    11/16/2010 11:04:32 AM PST · by La Lydia · 69 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 16, 2010
    When asked today if she will insist that Muslim women wearing hijabs must go through full body pat downs before boarding planes, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano did not say yes or no, but told CNSNews.com there will be “adjustments” and “more to come” on the issue. “On the pat downs, CAIR [the Council on American-Islamic Relations] has recommended that Muslim women wearing hijabs refuse to go through the full body pat downs before boarding planes,” CNSNews.com asked Napolitano at a Monday press conference. “Will you insist that they do go through full body pat downs before boarding planes?” “Look,...
  • Obama Gives a Pass: TSA Won’t Touch Muslims’ Junk

    11/16/2010 7:43:43 AM PST · by EternalVigilance · 177 replies · 48+ views
    Floyd Reports ^ | Nov. 16, 2010 | Ben Johnson
    Thirty-one-year-old John Tyner, a 31-year-old recently unleashed the “Don’t tase me, Bro” moment of airport security. While about to receive a genital check from TSA security, Tyner agreed to a search of non-intimate areas but said, “If you touch my junk, I’ll have you arrested.” However, Muslim women will not have to face such worries. CNSNews.com has reported that Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) — which is frequently tied to domestic terror plots — has been guaranteed that TSA officials will only pat down Muslim women in the head and neck area. CAIR said Muslims who object to full-body...
  • Obama: more effort needed to improve Muslim ties

    11/09/2010 7:27:46 PM PST · by PROCON · 50 replies
    reuters ^ | Nov. 9, 2010 | Olivia Rondonuwu and Sunanda Creagh
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Wednesday much more needs to be done to repair frayed U.S. relations with the Muslim world in an acknowledgement of the difficulties in eradicating "years of mistrust." In a speech culminating a nostalgic visit to Indonesia, where Obama spent four years as a young boy, Obama spoke fondly of his formative years in the world's most populous Muslim country.
  • Embassy-Bombing Trial in Jeopardy (Civilian Trials for Terrorists Already Going Haywire)

    10/06/2010 4:23:31 PM PDT · by mojito · 8 replies
    National Review Online ^ | 10/6/2010 | Andrew McCarthy
    Ahmed Ghailani has confessed to bombing the U.S. embassy in Tanzania twelve years ago. As he explained to the FBI in a series of 2007 interviews, he bought the TNT used in the explosion. He even identified the man from whom he purchased it — a man who was subsequently located, who corroborated Ghailani’s confession, and who has been cooperating with American and Tanzanian authorities ever since. Ghailani also helped buy the truck and other components used to carry out the suicide attack. The two simultaneous embassy bombings — Ghailani’s in Dar es Salaam and a second, more devastating one...
  • Obama goes to church to hear a Muslim speaker!

    09/20/2010 6:30:09 PM PDT · by this is my country · 209 replies · 1+ views
    The Post & Email ^ | September 20, 2010 | Brigitte de Maubec
    Yesterday, on Sunday, September 19, 2010, the Obama family attended church for only the third time in a year. They went on foot to the St. John’s Episcopal Church situated across the Lafayette Park. But what is widely not reported by the White House and the MSM is that on that particular Sunday in that particular church, Dr. Ziad Asali, M.D., a Muslim, founder and president of the American Task Force on Palestine, was the guest speaker. He was there to speak on the subject of “Prospects of the two-state solution in the Middle-East.” According to the website of the...
  • Obama commemorates 9/11 with appeal for tolerance

    09/11/2010 11:19:29 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 158 replies
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 9/11/01 | Erica Werner - ap
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama appealed to an unsettled nation Saturday to honor the memory of the Sept. 11 attacks by hewing to the values of diversity and tolerance. "We will not sacrifice the liberties we cherish or hunker down behind walls of suspicion and mistrust," the president declared. Speaking at the Pentagon, where nine years ago a hijacked plane smashed into the west side of the building and killed 184 people, Obama conjured a solemn remembrance of that horrible day but also spoke strongly in defense of religious freedom. "As Americans we are not — and never will be...
  • President Obama Fires The Starting Gun

    09/11/2010 10:20:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 23 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 11, 2010 | Hugh Hewitt
    With a tendentious, sneering speech in Cleveland this week, President Obama launched the fall campaign. The president who never stops campaigning even when he is denouncing the permanent campaign has only one way to actually signal to his (dwindling) troops that he is summoning them to a particularly important political battle. When Barack Obama gets serious, he personalizes the attack and he raises the volume. So the president went to the shore of Lake Erie to attack GOP House Leader John Boehner, whom the president rightly fears is close to becoming the new House Speaker, and thus his principal rival...
  • Obama: U.S. not at war with Islam; 'sorry band of men' hit us on 9/11

    09/11/2010 10:59:10 AM PDT · by Qbert · 91 replies · 1+ views
    The Hill ^ | 9/11/2010 | Bridget Johnson
    President Obama stressed that America was not at war with Islam as he decried the "sorry band of men" who attacked the nation nine years ago in memorial ceremonies at the Pentagon on Saturday. "The perpetrators of this evil act didn't simply attack America; they attacked the very idea of America itself -- all that we stand for and represent in the world," Obama said. "And so the highest honor we can pay those we lost, indeed our greatest weapon in this ongoing war, is to do what our adversaries fear the most -- to stay true to who we...
  • Pakistani plea: Make Obama supreme leader of Muslims

    09/10/2010 6:08:15 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 29 replies
    WND ^ | SEPTEMBER 8, 2010 | Aaron Klein
    A Pakistani newspaper is quoting one of the country's ministers as stating he wants President Obama to offer Muslim prayers at Ground Zero and become the "Caliph," or ruler, of the Islamic nation. "The coming Eid would expectedly be observed on 9/11; this a golden opportunity for President Obama to offer Eid prayers at Ground Zero and become Amir-ul-Momineen or Caliph of Muslims. In this way, all the problems of Muslim World would be solved," stated Minister of State for Industries and Productions Ayatullah Durrani, according to Pakistan's The Nation newspaper. The newspaper reported Durrani called its offices and argued...
  • Obama is getting hammered In his Presser

  • Obama implores minister to call off Quran burning

    09/09/2010 6:54:18 AM PDT · by Gennie · 213 replies
    Yahoo news ^ | September 9, 2010 | Associated Press
    WASHINGTON – President Barack Obama is exhorting a Florida minister to "listen to those better angels" and call off his plan to engage in a Quran-burning protest this weekend. Obama told ABC's "Good Morning America" in an interview aired Thursday that he hopes the Rev. Terry Jones of Florida listens to the pleas of people who have asked him to call off the plan. The president called it a "stunt."
  • Obama Urges Fla. Pastor to Call Off Plan to Burn Korans on Sept. 11 (Bows to al Qaeda)

    09/09/2010 6:00:25 AM PDT · by kristinn · 112 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | Thursday, September 9, 2010 | William Branigan and Michelle Boorstein
    President Obama urged a Florida pastor Thursday to call off a plan to burn copies of the Koran on Sept. 11, warning that such a "stunt" would amount to a "recruitment bonanza for al-Qaeda" and would endanger Americans. Obama added his voice to a chorus of criticism of the proposed Koran-burning in an interview broadcast Thursday on ABC's "Good Morning America" program. He urged Terry Jones, pastor of a small evangelical church in Gainesville, Fla., to listen to his "better angels" and cancel his plan to burn copies of the Muslim holy book on the ninth anniversary of the Sept....
  • White House: Quran burning would endanger troops

    09/07/2010 1:36:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 77 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sept. 7, 2010
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- The White House said Tuesday that a Florida church's threat to burn copies of the Muslim holy book could endanger U.S. troops abroad, while the State Department denounced the plan as "un-American" and said it would put American diplomats and travelers at risk. White House spokesman Robert Gibbs noted the U.S. commander in Afghanistan, Gen. David Petraeus, has warned that images of a burning Quran would be used by extremists to incite violence.
  • Obama: Muslim Missionary? (Part 4)

    09/07/2010 4:38:58 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 3 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | September 7, 2010 | Chuck Norris
    Nine years ago this week, we began to chant: "We never will forget 9/11." Nine years later, I think too many of us have forgotten, especially those in the White House. Islamic extremists murdered almost 3,000 innocent Americans on 9/11. Who would have believed that within a decade of that tragic event, we'd have a president who believes, according to his own 2009 Cairo confession and creed, that it is part of his "responsibility as president of the United States to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they appear"? Not to mention his mission to fight for the new...
  • U.S. Embassy Reaffirms U.S. Respect for Islam (Obama Condemns 1st Amend. Protected Koran Burning)

    09/06/2010 10:20:39 AM PDT · by kristinn · 234 replies · 2+ views
    U.S. Embassy in Kabul ^ | Monday, September 6, 2010
    The United States government in no way condones such acts of disrespect against the religion of Islam, and is deeply concerned about deliberate attempts to offend members of religious or ethnic groups. The embassy wants to emphasize that we strongly condemn the offensive messages, which are contrary to U.S. government policy and deeply offensive to Muslims especially during the month of Ramadan. President Obama made clear in Cairo in his speech on June 4, 2009 that he considers it part of his responsibility as President to fight against negative stereotypes of Islam wherever they occur. And during his recent Iftar...