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  • Obama, Israel, and the Politics of Narcissism

    05/25/2011 9:37:32 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 25, 2011 | Abraham H. Miller
        President Obama’s much publicized speech (May 19, 2011) to the Arab world created a new dimension in presidential character — the passive narcissist. Seldom, if ever, has any president been so infatuated with his own words at the expense of realityWith the American dollar on a downward spiral, the president now promises billions of dollars to the so called “Arab democracy movement.” Calling something a “democracy movement” doesn’t make it so. Straining the financial resources of the nation for the chimera of democracy does not enhance our national security.In Libya, the democracy movement is run by Gitmo alumni tied...
  • When will Obama crack in public?

    05/22/2011 12:41:15 AM PDT · by Heuristic Hiker · 82 replies
    WND ^ | April 19, 2011 | Mychal Massie
    At a time when many Americans can barely afford Burger King and a movie, Obama boasts of spending a billion dollars on his re-election campaign. Questioned at a recent appearance about the spiraling fuel costs, Obama said, "Get used to it" – and with an insouciant grin and chortle, he told another person at the event, who complained about the effect high fuel prices were having on his family, to "get a more fuel-efficient car."
  • White House shuts out (Boston) Herald scribe

    05/18/2011 3:28:46 AM PDT · by Virginia Ridgerunner · 64 replies
    Boston Herald ^ | May 18, 2011 | Hillary Chabot
    The White House Press Office has refused to give the Boston Herald full access to President Obama’s Boston fund-raiser today, in e-mails objecting to the newspaper’s front page placement of a Mitt Romney op-ed, saying pool reporters are chosen based on whether they cover the news “fairly.” “I tend to consider the degree to which papers have demonstrated to covering the White House regularly and fairly in determining local pool reporters,” White House spokesman Matt Lehrich wrote in response to a Herald request for full access to the presidential visit. “My point about the op-ed was not that you ran...
  • Obama mocks Republican position on immigration

    05/10/2011 1:27:47 PM PDT · by Justaham · 42 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5-10-11 | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and ERICA WERNER
    Delving anew into an explosive issue, President Barack Obama stood near the border with Mexico on Tuesday and declared it more secure than ever, trying to build pressure on Republicans to take on a comprehensive immigration overhaul—and eagerly working to show vital Hispanic voters that he is not the one standing in the way. Countering Republican calls to focus on border security before moving to a comprehensive overhaul, Obama said their demands have been more than met by his administration but "they'll never be satisfied." He boasted of increasing border patrol agents, nearing completion of a border fence, and screening...
  • Obama: I Was 'As Active in Planning OBL Mission As Any Other Project During My Presidency'

    05/08/2011 6:56:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 112 replies
    Business Insider ^ | May 8, 2011 | Noah Davis
    60 Minutes aired the interview Steve Kroft conducted with President Obama on Wednesday at the White House in which the Commander-in-Chief discussed the successful mission to kill Osama bin Laden. "I felt very strongly there was a strategic imperative to go after him," the President said even though he admitted they had no photograph and no direct evidence of bin Laden's presence. The President also said he was "about as active as any project that I've been involved with since I've been President... I was not involved with designing the initial plan but each iteration they'd bring to me, make...
  • Obama warns White House party crowd: 'You do not want to be between Michelle and a tamale'

    05/06/2011 9:13:47 AM PDT · by Iron Munro · 69 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | May 5, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    El president Obama meant it as a joke for his latest White House party tonight, one to mark Cinco de Mayo. The crowd laughed. But Mr. Obama may pay for this public quip later tonight up in their private quarters. Since Primera Esposa Michelle Obama has been talking healthy eating and combating obesity for muchos meses, Even as her husband continues to be photographed downing junk food at most any opportunity.. No 'Cinco de Cuatro' gaffe this year. Obama learned his lesson two years ago; you can read this year's version in full by scrolling down. Americans politicians and many...
  • The First-Person Presidency. Obama’s use of pronouns show where his heart lies.

    05/06/2011 6:47:36 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 34 replies
    National Review ^ | 05/06/2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Here are a few excerpts from President Obama’s speech on Sunday night about the killing of Osama bin Laden. “Tonight, I can report . . . And so shortly after taking office, I directed Leon Panetta . . . I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden . . . I met repeatedly with my national security team . . . I determined that we had enough intelligence to take action. . . . Today, at my direction . . . I’ve made clear . . . Over the years, I’ve repeatedly made clear . . ....
  • President Obama's remarks on the death of Osama bin Laden [BHO: 24 for himself, 3 for US Military]

    05/01/2011 11:16:03 PM PDT · by Nomen Klatura · 56 replies · 1+ views
    Chicago Tribune ^ | May 1, 2011 | President Barak Hussein Obama
    BHO's statement contained 74 sentences. In 24 out of 74 sentences, he said "I", "me" or "my." This is not about the military, or even the CIA, which were mentioned in just 4 of the sentences. It's about BHO, and BHO alone. Congratulations, BHO, here are a few things for which you took credit in the 74 sentences: "I directed Leon Panetta... to make the killing or capture of bin Laden the top priority..." "I was briefed on a possible lead to bin Laden." "I met repeatedly with my national security team as we developed more information about the possibility...
  • White House correspondents’ dinner sees a less-serious Obama

    05/01/2011 4:46:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 49 replies
    Washington Post ^ | April 30, 2011 | Dan Zak
    ....“I want to make this clear to the Fox News table: That was a joke,” said the tuxedo-clad president from a rostrum at a head table adorned with tulips and hydrangeas. “That was not my real birth video. That was a children’s cartoon. Call Disney if you don’t believe me. They have the original long-form version.” The president, ever inscrutable, is officially in reelection mode, having spent the past week on matters serious (touring the tornado-ravaged South) and silly (asserting his place of birth). The question, politically, was what version of himself would Obama choose to display at this weird,...
  • Barack Obama: It was "a fun day" while tornados kill hundreds in Alabama

    04/28/2011 2:07:43 PM PDT · by WilliamHouston · 59 replies
    MSNBC ^ | April 28, 2011 | Darlene Superville
    "Today was a fun day," Obama said at his first fundraising event at Corzine's apartment.
  • Obama: Mistakes? Can't think of any.

    04/21/2011 6:46:35 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 04/21/2011 | Byron York
    Seven years ago, in April 2004, President George W. Bush held a formal news conference in which he was asked, "What would your biggest mistake be…and what lessons have you learned from it?" Bush's hemming and hawing answer -- in several minutes of flailing about, he never managed to come up with a single mistake to cite -- was widely criticized in the days that followed. On Wednesday, President Obama held a town hall at the headquarters of Facebook in Palo Alto, California, during which he was asked, "If you had to do anything differently during your first four years,...
  • Obamas attending shuttle launch

    04/20/2011 4:19:40 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 50 replies · 1+ views
    Politico44 ^ | 04/20/11 | MATT NEGRIN
    President Obama plans to bring his family to the launch of the space shuttle Endeavour on April 29 to see Rep. Gabrielle Giffords's husband lead six astronauts into space. Giffords wrote on Twitter: "We are very happy that Pres. Obama is coming to Mark's launch! This historic mission will be Endeavour's final flight." The Orlando Sentinel reports that Obama decided to attend for a few reasons, one of which was that he was going to be in the state already to speak at Miami Dade College's
  • When will Obama crack in public?

    04/19/2011 2:14:51 AM PDT · by Bed_Zeppelin · 29 replies
    WND ^ | April 19,2011 | Bed_Zeppelin
    At a time when many Americans can barely afford Burger King and a movie, Obama boasts of spending a billion dollars on his re-election campaign. Questioned at a recent appearance about the spiraling fuel costs, Obama said, "Get used to it" – and with an insouciant grin and chortle, he told another person at the event, who complained about the effect high fuel prices were having on his family, to "get a more fuel-efficient car."
  • The Uppity One

    04/17/2011 1:39:27 PM PDT · by AmericaTalks · 12 replies
    America Talks ^ | 4/17/11 | David Zublick
    The Oxford American Dictionary defines the word uppity as "self-important: arrogant." It is taking liberties or assuming airs beyond one's station; presumptuous. During the 2008 presidential campaign, Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, a conservative Republican from Georgia, let slip what critics had been saying was the subtext of many of the attacks on Barack Obama: He's "uppity." The Hill, a Capitol Hill newspaper, wrote that Westmoreland was discussing Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin's acceptance speech outside the House chamber when he veered into his thoughts on Michelle and Barack Obama. "Just from what little I've seen of her and Mister Obama, Senator Obama,...
  • Obama predicts: 'American people will feel that I deserve a second term'

    04/15/2011 12:46:25 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 129 replies
    Obama predicts: 'American people will feel that I deserve a second term' By Michael O'Brien - 04/15/11 02:59 PM ET President Obama said Friday that he's convinced that voters will come to see him as the candidate best prepared to serve as president by next fall's elections. The president said he thinks that he can make the case for a second term, though he acknowledged that the state of the economy could be his biggest hurdle to clear in winning reelection. "I think the economy's going to continue to improve, and I think I'm going to be able to make...
  • Obama Disappointed With Lack of 'Cool' Phone in Oval Office

    04/15/2011 5:34:56 AM PDT · by SJackson · 100 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 15, 2011
    WASHINGTON -- Turns out President Obama would like a phone upgrade. The president, in an unscripted moment with donors in Chicago, was talking about the need to innovate in technology. "The Oval Office, I always thought I was going to have really cool phones and stuff," he said during a small fundraising event at a Chicago restaurant. "I'm like, c'mon guys, I'm the president of the United States. Where's the fancy buttons and stuff and the big screen comes up? It doesn't happen." The president made his off-the-cuff remarks with donors as he took questions and after reporters had been...
  • Thursday Self-Help

    04/07/2011 9:42:55 PM PDT · by TheConservativeCitizen · 1 replies
    The Constitution Club ^ | 04-06-11 | Regalo Di Spine
    Everyone, at one point or another will encounter a person who, no matter what the situation, thinks he knows best. It may be a boss or even a family member. This is someone who believes that their point of view is the only valid one and their prejudiced outlook seems unassailable. For today’s exercise, let’s say that this difficult person is your President. Though you may instinctively wish to ignore this person to avoid the negative reaction they bring out in you, sometimes it just isn’t possible. When the difficult person in your life is the leader of the free...
  • The inglorious Obama

    03/28/2011 9:37:36 AM PDT · by shibumi · 12 replies
    WND ^ | March 28, 2011 | Barbara Simpson
    © 2011 I got it! Last week, I finally realized how best to sum up the man who is president of the United States. In fact, the same can be applied to his wife, the first lady. Barack and Michelle Obama simply have no shame. They're imbued with ego, pride, chutzpah, arrogance and vain conceit that seemingly have no bounds. No matter what gaffe they commit, whatever they do that's wrong, ridiculous, crass, uncouth, rude, improper or even – dare I say, unconstitutional – they carry on as though nothing untoward had happened. If anyone criticizes, well, no fault lies...
  • Obama's Narcissistic Personality Disorder

    03/22/2011 12:26:58 PM PDT · by skeptoid · 21 replies
    The Patriot Post ^ | Wednesday, March 2, 2011 | Ben Shapiro
    During the 2008 campaign, Hillary Clinton suggested that if the emergency phone rang at 3 a.m. in the White House, you wouldn't want President Obama picking it up. She was wrong. Obama wouldn't pick it up in the first place. He'd let it go to answering machine. He'd be too busy chasing the nearest camera. Obama is the "Girls Gone Wild" president: Stick a lens in front of him and he'll take off his shirt, mince about like a coed, and babble nonsensical nothings to an audience oddly fascinated by his antics.
  • As World Burns, Obama Tapes NCAA Basketball Brackets For ESPN Today

    03/15/2011 7:04:38 AM PDT · by kristinn · 133 replies
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Kristinn
    An uncritical one line report in Mike Allen's 'Playbook' column at Politico this morning says:"PRESIDENT OBAMA is taping his NCAA picks today, and they’ll be revealed tomorrow on ESPN."With our top Asian ally Japan facing an economic meltdown on top of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant crises--an economic meltdown that is already affecting the U.S. and global economies; with the Middle East in flames; with the U.S. government on the verge of bankruptcy; with the U.S. still involved in two wars, Barack Obama is focused on being the cool guy with the jocks in school by being filmed picking...
  • Obama can't leave birth certificate jokes alone

    03/11/2011 7:08:52 AM PST · by Smokeyblue · 56 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | March 10, 2011 | Staff
    For someone who refuses to discuss or release information about his original birth certificate, President Obama certainly likes to make jokes about it. The latest quip came this week at a fundraiser in Boston. "There's no weakness in us trying to reach out and seeing if we can find common ground," he told attendees. "Now, there are going to be times where we can't. I was born in Hawaii. What can I say? I mean, I just ... I can't change those facts." The "fact," however, still has not been publicly documented, as he's not only refused to release his...
  • Bad intel Obama tells DNI he's 'disappointed' (Never Barry's fault)

    02/04/2011 6:50:39 PM PST · by milwguy · 41 replies
    politico ^ | 2/4/11 | matt negrin
    President Obama has told National Intelligence Director James Clapper that he’s “disappointed with the intelligence community” for not predicting unrest in Tunisia that spread to Egypt and other Arab countries, the AP reports. There also was “little warning” before protests erupted in Egypt, leading to a foreign policy scramble in the White House, the wire says, citing an official who spoke anonymously. The criticism from the White House comes as the chairwoman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Dianne Feinstein, wants to know when Obama was briefed about the unfolding crises in north Africa. “These events should not have come upon...
  • Obama's SOTU Speech Text (Refers to himself 55 times)

    01/26/2011 7:03:42 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 14 replies
    WSJ ^ | 1/26/11 | TOTUS and Axelrod
    THE PRESIDENT: Mr. Speaker, Mr. Vice President, members of Congress, distinguished guests, and fellow Americans: Tonight I want to begin by congratulating the men and women of the 112th Congress, as well as your new Speaker, John Boehner. (Applause.) And as we mark this occasion, we’re also mindful of the empty chair in this chamber, and we pray for the health of our colleague — and our friend -– Gabby Giffords. (Applause.)
  • The juvenile president

    01/25/2011 3:04:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 25, 2011 | Ed Lasky
    The notion that the White House team has been bereft of ideas on the jobs front is the focus of  a new, forthcoming Sunday's New York Times Magazine article by reporter Peter Baker.  Baker takes a journey down the White House Rabbit Hole and writes a fascinating behind-the-scenes look into Obama and his hapless economic team. In an advance copy obtained by the Tatler, Baker writes that three days before Christmas, Obama sits down with his economic team to pen ideas for his State of the Union speech.  Baker writes, "[H]e was looking for bold ways to bring down unemployment....
  • Obama wants Rahm Emanuel back on the Chicago mayor ballot

    01/25/2011 7:31:00 AM PST · by RobinMasters · 66 replies
    Politico ^ | January 25, 2011 | JENNIFER EPSTEIN
    President Barack Obama wants former chief of staff Rahm Emanuel to stay on the Chicago mayoral ballot, a top presidential confidante said Tuesday. “I think that [Obama] believes that [Emanuel] is eligible, and that he believes that Rahm will pursue his appeal in the courts,” said Valerie Jarrett, a senior adviser to Obama and fellow Chicagoan, on ABC’s “Good Morning America.” As the president said when Emanuel left the White House last fall, Obama still “thinks Rahm will make a terrific mayor,” Jarrett said. An appellate court ordered Monday that Emanuel’s name be removed from the ballot because he did...
  • John Boehner: Obama disrespectful to me

    12/12/2010 4:34:05 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 89 replies · 3+ views
    Boehner: Obama disrespectful to me By: Jake Sherman December 12, 2010 05:30 PM EST John Boehner thinks President Barack Obama is engaging, smart and brilliant but also remains smarted by the president accusing him of taking taxpayers hostage to secure a tax break for the rich. In an interview with Leslie Stahl of “60 Minutes” for broadcast Sunday night on CBS, Boehner said Obama showed him “disrespect” by calling him a hostage-taker. “Excuse me, Mr. President I thought the election was over,” Boehner said, according to a transcript obtained by POLITICO. “You know, you get a lot of that heated...
  • Obama honors Nobel winner with statement about himself

    12/10/2010 6:24:57 AM PST · by mandaladon · 45 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10 Dec 2010 | Byron York
    There was an extraordinary scene at the awarding of the Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Friday morning. The prize went to imprisoned Chinese dissident Liu Xiaobo, who was barred by the Chinese government from attending the ceremony. It was the first time since 1935 -- when the prize went to a winner imprisoned in one of Adolf Hitler's concentration camps -- that the Peace Prize winner did not appear personally to accept the award. So on this notable occasion, the White House released a statement from President Obama on the awarding of the prize to Liu in absentia. And this...
  • Obama: Not awarding US bid for World Cup 'wrong'

    12/02/2010 10:36:46 AM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 163 replies · 2+ views
    Associated Press ^ | Dec. 2, 2010
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama says FIFA made the "wrong decision" in awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar over the United States. The U.S. Soccer Federation spent millions of dollars on its bid. Former President Bill Clinton was highly involved in the process and participated in the closing presentation.
  • Obama Joke of the Day - December 2

    12/02/2010 8:31:16 AM PST · by toma29 · 1+ views
    Useful Info Nation ^ | 12/02/2010 | Thomas Bryan
    The world's foremost experts on psychiatry have decided to eliminate narcissistic personality disorder from the 2013 edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders. When asked by reporters why they decided not to include the disorder any longer, members of the panel cited the existence of two case studies of extreme narcissism with which the Manual could never compete. So they gave up. One is Dreams of My Father. The other is The Audacity of Hope. Useful Info Nation
  • Narcissism No Longer a Psychiatric Disorder (President no longer clinically insane!)

    11/30/2010 9:17:03 AM PST · by mojito · 69 replies · 1+ views
    NYT ^ | 11/29/2010 | Tara Parker-Pope
    Narcissistic personality disorder, characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance and the need for constant attention, has been eliminated from the upcoming manual of mental disorders, which psychiatrists use to diagnose mental illness. As Charles Zanor reports in today’s Science Times, the fifth edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders — due out in 2013 and known as D.S.M.-5 — has eliminated five of the 10 personality disorders that are listed in the current edition. The best known of these is narcissistic personality disorder. It is a puzzle why the manual’s committee on personality disorders has decided...
  • Pie-Seizing President Pushes Salad Upon Citizenry

    11/29/2010 2:15:43 PM PST · by La Lydia · 51 replies · 1+ views
    The Corner ^ | November 29, 2010 | Jim Gerahgty
    ...Barack Obama: “We can’t drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times … and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK,” Obama said. Would an Obama Administration really mean an end to “eating as much as we want?” Apparently so: "In 'Revival: The Struggle for Survival Inside Obama’s White House,' MSNBC analyst Richard Wolffe, a writer sympathetic to the president, reports the prosaic backroom details of the White House struggles from early this year, but occasionally stumbles upon an off-the-cuff revelation that’s much more...
  • Video: Bobby Jindal says Obama told him to stop going on TV to criticize him

    11/19/2010 4:26:16 AM PST · by Suvroc10 · 30 replies
    Examiner ^ | November 19, 2010 | Marc Schenker
    Bobby Jindal says Barack Obama told him to stop going on TV to criticize him during the oil spill. In comments meant to plug his new book, "Leadership and Crisis," Jindal told Sean Hannity that Obama was so insecure about his public image that he actually tried to prevent him from making more TV appearances where he would criticize Obama for his failed response to the BP oil spill. Jindal’s new book went on sale earlier this week, and as other media has noted, he really chides the president in a way that sitting governors normally don’t do, which has...
  • Obama: Overinflated, Bound to Burst

    11/16/2010 7:43:16 PM PST · by Aria · 16 replies
    New American ^ | 11/15/2010 | RALPH R. REILAND
    Inflated self-esteem can be decidedly counterproductive. American students, for example, took first place in self-judged mathematical ability in a comparative study of eight countries, but last place in actual mathematical competency. Korean students, in contrast, ranked themselves last in self-judged mathematical skills and took first place in actual mathematical performance. The idea that self-esteem produces better performance, reversing the direction of better performance boosting self-esteem, is clearly a concept that’s been oversold. But we feel good — whether it’s self-evaluations of leadership skills, looks, personality or math ability, it’s not unusual for 25 percent of American students to self-judge themselves...
  • 10 Signs President Obama is a Narcissist

    11/16/2010 7:26:30 PM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 7 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 11-16-10 | Jared H. McAndersen
    10. Michelle never worries about him cheating because the only thing he checks out are mirrors. 9. He tries to get the FDA to register the sound of his voice as a form of Viagra based on "personal experience." 8. Bad acoustics forced him to go with the flow on "yes we can" even though it should have been "yes HE can." 7. He thinks being called "Zero" is a compliment since everything should start with him anyway. 6. He once proposed in a department of education meeting that schools should replace periods with his logo, since everything should...
  • WH Insiders: Obama Completely Losing It

    11/16/2010 10:08:32 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 74 replies
    Reaganite Republican ^ | November 16, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Say, is that officer carrying the nuclear football armed...? We were all haunted by the thought of the malignant narcissist Americans made the most powerful man in the world possibly driving his country right over the abyss... same as most of them do once they reach the pinnacle of power and the luck runs out. But while many of us knew Obama was a kind of a calculating/power-mad/sinister megalomaniac from the start... now faced with serial failure he simply cannot endure, that frail mental state has decomposed at an alarming rate... rapidly digressing into an antisocial-and-delusional crazy-crazy. Hannity's WH-connected sources...
  • The American Narcissus (cont.)Readers send in their favorites

    11/15/2010 11:27:24 AM PST · by mojito · 16 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 11/15/2010 | Jonathan Last
    A reader sends in a classic Obama moment that I completely missed. Here's Ryan Lizza in a 2004 profile of Obama for the Atlantic: "I couldn't help noticing, when we sat down to talk in the dilapidated storefront that houses his Springfield campaign headquarters, that the blue-pen drawing he'd doodled on his newspaper during fundraising calls was a portrait of himself." You may have your own favorite scenes from the American Narcissus. Feel free to send them along to jlast[at] Submissions will be accepted without judgment. This is a safe place, a nest of trust in a tree of understanding.
  • The Delusional Way Out - The Narcissist's Reactions to Deficient Narcissistic Supply

    11/14/2010 9:47:14 AM PST · by bkepley · 11 replies
    The Delusional Way Out ^ | ? | Dr. Sam Vaknin
    The narcissist then resorts to self-delusion. Unable to completely ignore contrarian opinion and data - he transmutes them. Unable to face the dismal failure that he is, the narcissist partially withdraws from reality. To soothe and salve the pain of disillusionment, he administers to his aching soul a mixture of lies, distortions, half-truths and outlandish interpretations of events around him. These solutions can be classified thus:
  • American Narcissus

    11/13/2010 4:44:59 PM PST · by toma29 · 29 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 11/13/2010 | Jonathan V. Last
    Why has Barack Obama failed so spectacularly? Is he too dogmatically liberal or too pragmatic? Is he a socialist, or an anticolonialist, or a philosopher-president? Or is it possible that Obama’s failures stem from something simpler: vanity. Politicians as a class are particularly susceptible to mirror-gazing. But Obama’s vanity is overwhelming. It defines him, his politics, and his presidency. It’s revealed in lots of little stories. There was the time he bragged about how one of his campaign volunteers, who had tragically died of breast cancer, “insisted she’s going to be buried in an Obama T-shirt.” There was the Nobel...
  • Obama to King: 'I've had better days'

    11/05/2010 12:27:29 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 4 replies
    Politico ^ | November 05, 2010 | Maggie Haberman
    I wrote the other night about Rep. Pete King's congratulatory phone call from President Obama about King's likely ascension to head of
  • The Observer at His Own Funeral (Obama is Channeling Obama)

    11/04/2010 10:02:49 PM PDT · by This Just In · 4 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | 11.4.10 | George Neumayr
    The Observer at His Own Funeral By George Neumayr on 11.4.10 @ 6:09AM At his post-defeat press conference, Barack Obama worked hard to project an air of somber reflection, even as his remarks revealed that he had learned nothing from the defeat. Amidst the practiced pauses and detached narration of the crash came a litany of excuses, evasions, and arrogant denials. He more or less cast himself as the victim of a "bad economy," as if two years of sending anti-business signals to employers had nothing to do with the high jobless rate. He made sure to note that other...
  • Tunnel for Obama near Mani Bhavan

    11/04/2010 8:47:25 PM PDT · by omega4179 · 43 replies · 2+ views
    DNA ^ | 11/4/2010 | Pandurang Mhaske
    It could give a sense of superior American organisation, or be an indicator of a deep-set persecution complex. It could also be a manifestation of Uncle Sam’s penchant for a show of strength. The matter pertains to US president Barack Obama’s planned visit to Mani Bhavan —the Gandhi museum — on November 6, soon after he reaches Mumbai. On Monday, US secret agents visited the museum to plan Obama’s security detail. They were accompanied by officers of Mumbai Police and civic officials of the D ward (where Mani Bhavan is located). While inspecting the route and the buildings lining up...
  • Obama's Reality Show

    11/04/2010 6:21:23 AM PDT · by jazminerose · 4 replies ^ | 11/4/10 | Joy Tiz
    Maybe what Obama needs is his own reality show. Better yet, a 24/7 Obama reality network. George Neumayr at The American Spectator points to Obama’s exceptionally absurd and maudlin whining about how nobody is filming all of the moments of great anguish he suffers in his deep concern for the well being of the American people. Obama’s response to the utter destruction of his party on election night was predictable enough. The Narcissist in Chief is not about to suddenly develop some awareness of how his behavior affects others. If he had that ability, he’d be far less menacing. The...
  • Obama: Agenda 'all at risk' in any Republican romp

    11/02/2010 12:03:45 PM PDT · by FreeAtlanta · 46 replies
    KCOY Santa Maria ^ | 11/02/2010 | MARK S. SMITH
    Even with voting already under way, President Barack Obama furiously worked the phones to urban-format radio stations Tuesday, arguing that his agenda would be "all at risk" if Republicans trampled Democrats....frpa
  • OBAMA LOSES IT!… Presidential MELTDOWN in Connecticut (Video)

    10/30/2010 6:36:10 PM PDT · by Pride_of_the_Bluegrass · 181 replies
    Woah! Unbelievable– President Obama loses it in Connecticut! Watch him go off on the protesters… Then he switches side and starts going off some other people. It went on for 3 minutes.
  • In two years, a fearful turn in Obama's speeches

    10/22/2010 1:43:33 PM PDT · by Justaham · 17 replies
    LA Times ^ | 10-22-10 | Peter Nicholas and Christi Parsons
    The message in Portland in 2008 was hope. The president returns to talk about mistrust and threats. With the 2008 Democratic primary race all but won, Barack Obama appeared at a massive outdoor rally here and delivered a message that was unique by the cutthroat standards of American political campaigns. "We're not going to worry about what other folks are doing," Obama told a crowd of 75,000 at the waterfront event in May 2008. "We're going to try to focus on what we think we can do for America." Obama returned to Portland on Wednesday night and delivered a different...
  • Obama says he's a 'pretty good president'

    10/21/2010 1:26:42 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 58 replies
    Obama says he's a 'pretty good president' 50 mins ago SEATTLE, Washington (AFP) – Barack Obama's approval ratings might have slipped, but he gave himself an appreciative job appraisal Thursday, saying on the campaign trail that he was a "pretty good president." Obama gave the upbeat assessment of his own performance during a stem-winding speech to an overflow crowd at a rally for Washington state senator Patty Murray, part of a four-day mid-term election campaign swing. "I've been inspired by you. Wherever I go, traveling across this country, especially when I meet young people, I'm reminded of your energy, and...
  • A Soulless White House

    10/21/2010 12:16:47 AM PDT · by Ronbo1948 · 39 replies · 1+ views
    American Thinker ^ | October 21, 2010 | By James Lewis
    I think Barack and Michelle Obama are secret totalitarians -- in spirit, if not yet in fact -- who believe mostly in their own superior intentions. Michelle really does think the country needs an all-powerful Food Mom who will make the kids eat right, so they never get fat. Even though Michelle can't control her own appetite any more than the rest of us can. Human beings love to eat because our ancestors lived in constant fear of famine. Humans got fat when food was plentiful, because the chances were good that a drought or a freeze was coming soon...
  • “You Can’t Handle the Truth,” United States Military!

    10/19/2010 3:15:52 AM PDT · by Hang'emAll · 45 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | October 18, 2010 | Thor Asgardson
    Conservative columnist Alan Caruba wrote a most excellent article, where he posed the question as to whether or not Obama is a moron. This article will answer that question. Stupid is, as stupid does and the following is what the Obama´s have presented as their presidential legacy, for the national perusal: This couple has transformed national service into a permanent White House vacation, including a free pass for Obama´s illegal alien aunt to get out of jail. Barack H. Obama thinks he is president and Tiger Woods, rolled-into-one, in that by his actions, he shows he would rather play golf,...
  • White House in Crisis (Is Obama Losing it)

    10/17/2010 3:54:40 PM PDT · by Thunder90 · 76 replies
    Opinion Maker ^ | Wayne Madsen
    Washington has not witnessed so much top level White House intrigue since October 20, 1973, when a Saturday night saw President Nixon fire the Watergate independent counsel, the U.S. attorney general, and the deputy attorney general in the “Saturday Night Massacre.” Just ten days earlier, Vice President Spiro Agnew resigned after being charged with accepting bribes while governor of Maryland.
  • McCain runs across peacock in Yuma, Az.

    10/13/2010 6:40:46 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 10 replies
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2010-10-13 | Elise Viebeck
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) is always ready to share news from his day with his 1.7 million Twitter followers. Tuesday evening was no exception when he ran across an exotic bird in the southwest Arizona city of Yuma. "Guess what just walked by ... in Yuma?!" he tweeted around 6 p.m. PST (see photo below).