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  • Simon Cowell Wants Obama To Appear On ‘Idol’

    03/24/2009 6:59:04 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 41 replies · 966+ views ^ | March 24, 2009
    Simon Cowell wants Obama to appear on ‘Idol’ But judge is unsure if presidential mention of him was a positive one March. 24, 2009 Simon Cowell and "American Idol" have the power and popularity to enlist plenty of big names to appear on the show. But can they pull in the biggest name of all — President Barack Obama? According to, Cowell told Absolute Radio that "we're trying to get (Obama) to do a show at the moment." It didn't escape Cowell's notice that he received a mention from the commander in chief on the "Tonight Show" last week,...
  • Teleprompter of the United States (TOTUS) Press Conference Live Thread

    03/24/2009 3:17:59 PM PDT · by GeorgiaDawg32 · 1,263 replies · 66,287+ views
    Me | 3/24/09 | GeorgiaDawg32
    I won't be watching but will follow in this thread for those who dare to actually watch..
  • President Obama to give (yet another) prime time press conference Tuesday

    03/24/2009 3:05:48 AM PDT · by rightwinggoth · 55 replies · 2,009+ views
    Examiner ^ | 3/23/2009 | Examiner
    Fans of American Idol might be disappointed that the show is being pre-empted for the prime time press conference President Barack Obama will be holding on Tuesday night, but most of us would probably rather hear more about the federal budget. That is, of course, what Obama will be speaking about before reporters start asking questions. The deficit, buying bad bank assets, and energy policies will likely be high on the list of issues he addresses. The press conference will be held Tuesday, March 24 at 5:00 p.m. PST / 8:00 p.m. EST in the East Room of the White...
  • Obama To Make History As 1st President on Leno's Couch

    03/16/2009 3:56:34 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 83 replies · 2,291+ views
    The Swamp ^ | March 16, 2009 4:12 PM | Frank James
    NBC has announced that President Barack Obama will on Thursday become the first sitting president to sit on Jay Leno's couch, or that matter, any late-night TV show's couch.
  • Are Obama’s primetime TV appearances designed to damage Fox?

    03/19/2009 12:19:04 PM PDT · by slomark · 31 replies · 1,391+ views
    President Obama is wearing out his welcome with America’s television networks. Especially at Fox, home of his harshest critics. The economy is struggling, advertising sales are dropping, ratings are sagging, and all the networks lose revenue Obama interrupts their regular primetime programming. But none are impacted as severly as Fox. Obama always requests primetime coverage on Tuesday, the one night of the week that does the most damage to Fox. Fox “owns” Tuesday nights thanks to its two-hour American Idol programming block. Next week the network will be forced to shift its line-up, pushing each of the regular “Idol” broadcasts...
  • Near Costa Mesa, CA? Get tickets *NOW* for Obama townhall. Goal: make him look bad

    03/17/2009 1:09:34 AM PDT · by lonewacko_dot_com · 24 replies · 1,376+ views
    24AheadDotCom ^ | 3/16/09 | 24AheadDotCom
    Obama will be holding a townhall meeting on Wednesday in Orange County. Tickets are being given out starting at 10am on Tuesday, but the TV news showed that people were already waiting in line. So, you have to go *now*. The goal is to make him look bad by asking him this question: The stimulus bill will save or create millions of jobs. But, there will still be millions of unemployed Americans, right? Unfortunately, in the final bill, provisions to prevent illegal aliens from receiving jobs were stripped out. That means that every stimulus job that's taken by an illegal...
  • “It’s always good to get out of Washington for a little while” (Town Hall meeting, Costa Mesa, CA)

    03/18/2009 7:37:09 PM PDT · by cc2k · 27 replies · 1,420+ views
    White House web site ^ | Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:03 pm
    Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 8:03 pm “It’s always good to get out of Washington for a little while” The President just finished up in Costa Mesa, California holding a town hall with local residents, telling them "It’s always good to get out of Washington for a little while and come to places like Costa Mesa – because the climate’s a lot nicer and so is the conversation."He started off talking about the AIG bonuses that have been dominating the news: “I know a lot of you are outraged about this. I’m outraged, too. It’s hard to understand that a company that is relying on...
  • Obama to Appear on ‘Tonight Show’

    03/17/2009 12:17:17 PM PDT · by Schnucki · 52 replies · 956+ views
    The Caucus Blogs (NYT) ^ | March 16, 2009 | Helene Cooper
    <p>President Obama will be making a guest appearance on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno” on Thursday, a White House official said, in a rare personal visit by a commander in chief to late night television.</p> <p>Mr. Obama will swing by the Leno show as part of his trip to southern California. The White House official said that Mr. Obama plans to talk about the economy with Mr. Leno and said he will try to focus on substance, possibly a tall task given the show’s format.</p>
  • Obama's Messiah Complex

    03/13/2009 11:02:19 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 20 replies · 1,212+ views ^ | March 13, 2009 | Linda Chavez
    President Obama reminds me of the fellow who's off to save the world while he ignores the disaster in his own backyard. Instead of focusing on the urgent problems facing the country -- the credit crisis and the collapse of the housing market -- he's diverting scarce resources and attention to solving health care, reforming education, and stopping global climate change. Worse, his efforts to tackle these intractable issues involve fiscal policies that exacerbate the current financial crisis. He is not only driving the deficit up to unsustainable heights, his policies will amount to a huge tax on all Americans....
  • Maybe time to re-read an assessment of Obama's narcissism

    02/28/2009 6:38:42 PM PST · by Free ThinkerNY · 14 replies · 1,096+ views ^ | Feb. 28, 2009 | Joseph Rosenberger
    A narcissist is "a pond pretending to be an ocean."  Seeing President Obama at the Chicago Bulls game last night reminded me of Dr. Vaknin's assessment of The Occupant as narcissist last August. As I wasn't paying much attention to The Occupant that closely, I reread this very observant piece on Obama the Narcissist. If Dr. Vaknin's assessment is correct, we're in for one helluva struggle.
  • 'Obama is overwhelmed.' (Obama ally says he's "too tired")

    03/08/2009 12:41:18 PM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 329 replies · 12,623+ views
    National Review ^ | Sunday, March 08, 2009 | Jim Geraghty
    Perhaps it's just some Obama ally speaking out of school. But these are probably some of the most terrifying words to come from an unidentified source in some time: Sources close to the White House say Mr Obama and his staff have been "overwhelmed" by the economic meltdown and have voiced concerns that the new president is not getting enough rest. Allies of Mr Obama say his weary appearance in the Oval Office with Mr Brown illustrates the strain he is now under, and the president's surprise at the sheer volume of business that crosses his desk.A well-connected Washington figure,...
  • Is Obama lazy? (Updated)

    03/07/2009 8:52:01 PM PST · by Kaslin · 139 replies · 4,543+ views
    American Thinker ^ | March 7, 2009 | Rick Moran
    All we're getting is whispers from the press, of course, A raised eyebrow here, a sad shake of the head there. But the picture that is emerging of Barack Obama, the executive, is not very flattering if you look between the lines. Jennifer Rubin: Well, it's becoming obvious he's not really much of a manager, decider, legislation-craftsman, or supervisor. His vetting process is in shambles and key Treasury slots are still vacant. His Treasury Secretary is a classic under-performer and Obama encourages that tendency by talking about everything other than our immediate recovery needs. He lets Nancy Pelosi and Harry...
  • Barack Obama 'too tired' to give proper welcome to Gordon Brown

    03/07/2009 12:16:38 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 742 replies · 23,641+ views
    The London Telegraph ^ | March 7, 2009 | Tim Shipman
    Barack Obama's offhand approach to Gordon Brown's Washington visit last week came about because the president has facing exhaustion over America's economic crisis and is unable to focus on foreign affairs, the Sunday Telegraph has been told. Sources close to the White House say Mr Obama and his staff have been "overwhelmed" by the economic meltdown and have voiced concerns that the new president is not getting enough rest. British officials, meanwhile, admit that the White House and US State Department staff were utterly bemused by complaints that the Prime Minister should have been granted full-blown press conference and a...
  • White House Knocks Jim Cramer For Calling Obama Budget "Greatest Wealth Destruction By a President"

    03/04/2009 7:25:10 AM PST · by kellynla · 105 replies · 2,860+ views ^ | Mar 03, 2009 | staff
    NBC's Tom Costello, on duty at the White House today, asked press secretary Robert Gibbs about some comments made by his CNBC colleague Jim Cramer. On the Today show this morning, Cramer called Pres. Obama's budget a "radical agenda," adding, "This is the greatest wealth destruction I've seen by a President." "I'm not entirely sure what he's pointing to to make some of the statements," said Gibbs. "And you can go back and look at any number of statements he's made in the past about the economy and wonder where some of the back-up for those are too." When pressed...
  • Obama Finds Governing more difficult than campaigning.. Shocker

    02/16/2009 2:11:06 PM PST · by Scott Martin · 31 replies · 1,488+ views ^ | 2-16-09 | Phoenix Conservative
    The LA Times and the MSM foist this inexperience hack on the American people, all the while claiming that the most popular governor in America was too inexperienced for the job, and then act surprised when the guy shows that he doesn't know what he's doing? How very MSM of them.
  • Obamas headed for Chicago next weekend (needs a break already)

    02/07/2009 6:54:48 AM PST · by milwguy · 54 replies · 1,206+ views
    suntimes ^ | 2/7/2009 | st
    President Barack Obama is planning two getaways to Illinois next week -- with a scheduled stop in Chicago with the rest of the First Family. According to the Chicago Tribune, the Obama family will return to Chicago for the President's Day weekend. Obama already was planning a one-day trip next week to Springfield to attend a banquet for Abraham Lincoln's birthday.
  • Obama's Tired of Being in the White House

    02/05/2009 4:24:42 PM PST · by yankeedame · 42 replies · 1,810+ views
    LGF ^ | Feb 3, 2009
    Obama's Tired of Being in the White House Tue, Feb 3, 2009 He’s only been there for two weeks, but already Barack Obama is “tired of being in the White House.”Probably the first President in history to utter those words. WASHINGTON (AP) - On the rockiest day of his young administration, President Barack Obama did what surely made him happy for a while. He left. With little notice, the president and first lady Michelle Obama bolted the gated compound of 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. in their tank of a limousine on Tuesday. They ended up at a Washington public school, greeted...
  • Understanding Obama: The Making of a Fuehrer

    01/26/2009 8:05:15 AM PST · by pilgrim · 65 replies · 5,386+ views ^ | 2008/09/22 | Ali Sina
    I must confess I was not impressed by Sen. Barack Obama from the first time I saw him. At first I was excited to see a black candidate. He looked youthful, spoke well, appeared to be confident – a wholesome presidential package. It is so instinctive for most people to want to see blacks succeed. It is as if all humanity is carrying a collective guilt for what the ancestors of blacks endured. However, despite my initial interest in him, I was put off soon, not just because of his shallowness but also because there was an air of haughtiness...
  • Live Presidential Speech [no press questions allowed]

    01/26/2009 7:35:50 AM PST · by Lucius Cornelius Sulla · 270 replies · 10,779+ views
    FOX News | January 26, 2009 | self
    Obama says we are doomed. but he will save us.
  • Why Didn't BHO Write a Book About His Mother and Grandparents?

    12/26/2008 11:16:41 AM PST · by Welcome2thejungle · 30 replies · 952+ views
    December 26, 2008 | Welcome2thejungle
    I read both books BHO supposedly authored, "The Audacity of Hope", and "Dreams From My Father". I found both to be stultifyingly boring. BHO's favorite topic is, of course, himself. But we still learn very little about what this many has actually ever really accomplished. For someone who likes to write about himself and has the MSM literally feeding out of his hand, BHO has really accomplished next to nothing. I would find it more interesting to learn exactly how he got into prestigious universities such as Occidental, Columbia, and Harvard. Was it due to his stellar academic achievenments, his...