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  • Say you're in (Email from Obama re: Organizing for Action)

    01/19/2013 12:57:24 PM PST · by matt04 · 27 replies
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    Today, a new grassroots organization is being launched: Organizing for Action. Following in the footsteps of the campaign you built, Organizing for Action will be an unparalleled force in American politics. It will work to turn our shared values into legislative action -- and it'll empower the next generation of leaders in our movement. Michelle recorded a video to tell you more about the new organization -- take a look and let OFA know you're in: http://my.barackobama.com/Organizing-for-Action We may have started this as a long shot presidential primary campaign in 2007, but it's always been about more than just winning...
  • FREEPER INPUT REQUESTED

    01/19/2013 12:29:33 PM PST · by ChinaGotTheGoodsOnClinton · 12 replies
    Dear Freepers This is a draft of something I am planning for a wider distribution. Please take a look at it. In the past you have given me great feedback on typos and grammar corrections which I am thankful for, but I can also take feedback on concepts or things that need clarification. The group this is intended for I assume knows how to google so I am not going to document anything as everything in here should be common knowledge or easily web searched. Thank you in advance. All the best... CGTGOC Why Obama is Different On the eve...
  • With New Laws, Obama Calls on Congress to Reduce Gun Violence

    01/19/2013 11:03:12 AM PST · by Eleutheria5 · 23 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 19/1/13
    Obama urged Congress to pass measures aimed at reducing gun violence, while reaffirming his commitment to the right to bear arms. .....
  • The 1% Holywood Capitalists Cash In With Anti-Capitalist Movies

    01/19/2013 10:19:37 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 5 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 1-19-2013 | MOTUS
    Day two, and “the festival of individual story telling” continues in Park City at the Sundance Film Festival.     (snip)Every year there are several themes that emerge from the dozens of films selected for the festival(snip)that the Sundance selection committee feels need more cultural exposure.(snip)the major themes from 2013. (snip)anti-capitalism. (There are other themes too, butt I’ll cover them later.) Offered up in this category: “The East,”   terrorists for humanity "99%--The Occupy Wall Street Collaborative Film,"   Occupy for humanity and  my personal favorite, “Inequality of All.”     That’s right little man, we aren’t all equal. Some...
  • Is The US Economy Really Bulgaria in Disguise? Evidence from Housing, GDP and Employment

    01/19/2013 9:40:08 AM PST · by whitedog57 · 3 replies
    Confounded Interest ^ | 01/19/2013 | Anthony B. Sanders
    US News had this cheerleading article for President Obama’s second inauguration called “Obama’s Inauguration Present: The Economic Recovery Is Finally Here” “When Congress pumped billions of dollars of stimulus spending into the economy, it sputtered and wheezed like a patient having a heart attack. Now that Congress is raising taxes and cutting back on stimulus measures, the economy seems more resilient than expected. For President Barack Obama, it could mean a much more durable economy over the next four years than he enjoyed in his first term.” The Great Recession, according to the NBER, ended in June 2009, less than...
  • 36% Believe Obama is Hiding Biographical Information

    01/19/2013 9:23:55 AM PST · by ABrit · 356 replies
    Sven Magnussen ^ | Jan 18, 2013 | Sven Magnussen
    .....During the 2008 campaign, Obama admitted Lolo Soetoro was his step-father and he was in Indonesia in 1968 attending elementary school. Lolo Soetoro and Obama's mother, Stanley Ann Dunham-Soetoro, were married in Hawaii in 1965. Obama campaign supporters have consistently and repeatedly insisted Indonesian Law would not allow Obama to be adopted by Lolo Soetoro and he could not be naturalized as an Indonesian citizen because of his age. Furthermore, Obama supporters insist his Indonesian citizenship is irrelevant to his allegience to the United States as a natural born citizen of the United States. Obama was not adopted in Indonesia....
  • Analysis: Budget Constraints Limit Obama's Second-Term Agenda

    01/19/2013 9:07:36 AM PST · by Biggirl · 15 replies
    http://www.reuters.com/ ^ | January 19,2013 | Andy Sullivan
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama starts his second term in office facing unprecedented budget constraints that will challenge his ability to implement his economic vision.
  • Reporter: Campaign journalists ‘swooned’ over Obama during off-the-record bar visit

    01/19/2013 8:51:22 AM PST · by theruleshavechanged · 44 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 18, 2013 | Charlie Spiering
    “We were all, on some level, deeply obsessed with Obama, crushing hard, still a little love there. This was nerd heaven, a politico’s paradise, the subject himself moving among us — shaking our hands, slapping our shoulders!”
  • Breaking: 1940 Census Shows Obama Alias Harrison Bounel Born 1890; Ties To Connecticut

    01/19/2013 8:42:17 AM PST · by Seizethecarp · 95 replies
    BirtherReport.com ^ | January 19, 2013 | Unattributed/Orly Taitz
    As reported here back in May of 2011 skip-tracer and debt collector Al Hendershot uncovered an alias tied to Barack Obama's Connecticut social security number and Michelle Obama. Dr. Orly Taitz found the 1940 New York Census at Ancestry.com. The image below is taken from that census which list Harry Bounel and also shows he was born in 1890. That is the same year connected to Obama's social security number. It's also reported Bounel lived in Connecticut at one point. Obama's social security number is a number reserved for CT applicants. Here are some excerpts from Dr. Taitz's blog on...
  • Coward John Boehner & the Useless Idiots

    01/19/2013 8:19:45 AM PST · by publius321 · 13 replies
    John Bohener being re-elected as House Speaker GUARANTEES that after each dog & pony show - the GOP will capitulate to Obama and betray authentic Americans on every issue. DO NOT WASTE YOUR TIME WITH THESE USELESS IDIOTS. Shore up your State Legislatures.
  • Obama 2.0: Smarter, tougher -- but wiser? (by David Gergen)

    01/19/2013 8:15:11 AM PST · by Innovative · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | Jan 19, 2013 | David Gergen
    "Just watch," they said to me, in effect, "he will win re-election decisively and then he will throw down the gauntlet to the Republicans, insisting they raise taxes on the wealthy. Right on the edge of the fiscal cliff, he thinks Republicans will cave." What's your Plan B, I asked. "We don't need a Plan B," they answered. "After the president hangs tough -- no more Mr. Nice Guy -- the other side will buckle." Sure enough, Republicans caved on taxes. Encouraged, Obama has since made clear he won't compromise with Republicans on the debt ceiling, either. Obama 2.0 stepped...
  • Poll: NRA more popular than Obama

    01/19/2013 7:49:19 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 01/19/2013 | Rick Moran
    This matters in a political battle and the NRA can take advantage of there popularity relative to Obama with any wavering members. Newsbusters: Despite constant hammering by the national news media, the National Rifle Association has a favorability rating of 54 percent in the latest Gallup survey, slightly higher than President Obama's rating of 53 percent. While those figures are within the poll's margin of error, they show that the NRA's popularity is in the same range as that of the Democratic president who issued 23 executive orders to accomplish goals the gun-rights group has promised to combat in...
  • Mock Disaster Training Exercise in Scioto County (Ohio, Bitter Clinger Villain Scapegoats)

    01/19/2013 6:44:27 AM PST · by Travis McGee · 85 replies
    WSAZ News Channel 3 ^ | January 17, 2013 | Bill Murray
    PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (WSAZ) -- A dead science teacher, weapons of mass destruction, first responders in hazmat suits and the Ohio Army National Guard all near the Municipal Stadium in Portsmouth, Thursday. There's no cause for alarm -- this is just a drill! The mock disaster training exercise is being done with Scioto County first responders and the Ohio Army National Guard 52nd Civil Support Unit. "It's the reality of the world we live in," says Portsmouth Police Chief Bill Raisin. "Don't forget there is such a thing as domestic terrorism. This helps us all be prepared." The make-believe scenario is...
  • On Guns, an Abuse of Power

    01/19/2013 6:07:44 AM PST · by Kaslin · 4 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2013 | David Harsanyi
    When Barack Obama implored Americans to "do the right thing" on gun restriction during a news conference this week, the "right thing" should have been obvious to everyone. Absolute moral authority -- it's the only way to go. If you fail to see the picture as clearly as the president, you may be an extremist or, more than likely, you're too feeble-minded to withstand the Jedi mind tricks employed by gun merchants or radio talk show hosts or the National Rifle Association or all those folks "ginning up fear" on the issue, according to a president who trots out 7-year-olds...
  • Obama's Health Care Problem

    01/19/2013 5:56:03 AM PST · by Kaslin · 8 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 19, 2013 | John C. Goodman
    President Obama made a remarkable statement to John Boehner in the middle of their negotiations leading up to the fiscal cliff. "We don't have a spending problem," the president said. We have "a health care problem." To put this in perspective, almost every economist familiar with the federal government finances views our national health care problem as a spending problem. In fact, it is THE spending problem. If the federal government were not buying health care, we wouldn't have a long term deficit. The reason is not hard to understand. For the past four decades health care spending per person...
  • Flashback—Obama, Circa 1990s: 'I Don't Believe People Should Be Able to Own Guns'

    01/19/2013 4:59:24 AM PST · by marktwain · 12 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 18 January, 2012 | AWR Hawkins
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, gun rights author and scholar John Lott recounted meeting Barack Obama for the first time while he was a lecturer at University of Chicago. When the two met, Lott's reputation on guns preceded him, and Lott claims Obama said, "I don't believe people should be able to own guns." Read that again, and let it soak in; Barack Obama reportedly said, "I don't think people should be able to own guns." In my correspondence with Lott, he stood by his story. And there's little reason to doubt Lott's account, especially when you take Obama's history...
  • A Lesson On Firearms - Jessie Duff World Champion Shooter (Superbabe!)

    01/19/2013 3:58:03 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 9 replies
    What a great spokesperson to have for guns.....could have watched for the entire hour!
  • Kindergartner suspended for comment on toy bubble gun

    01/19/2013 3:50:53 AM PST · by Red in Blue PA · 53 replies
    MOUNT CARMEL, Pa. — A 5-year-old Pennsylvania girl who told another girl she was going to shoot her with a pink toy gun that blows soapy bubbles has been suspended from kindergarten. Her family has hired an attorney to fight the punishment, which initially was 10 days but was reduced to two.
  • Bloomberg: ‘Most people I know don’t even have a gun’

    01/19/2013 3:04:53 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 64 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | January 18, 2012 | Caroline May
    WASHINGTON — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg slammed pro-gun advocates while encouraging America’s other mayors to pressure Congress to pass President Barack Obama’s gun-control proposals, during a lunch gathering of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Friday. “Most people I know don’t even have a gun,” Bloomberg said, claiming America is “the only industrialized country in the world” that has a gun “problem” where there are more guns than people. Bloomberg spoke highly of the proposals Obama laid out Wednesday and called the current enforcement of gun laws a “tragic joke.” “This is not a Constitutional question, but it...
  • Obama Campaign to Re-Launch as Tax Exempt Group [You Now Will Pay More for BO's Agenda]

    01/18/2013 3:52:45 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 36 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/18/13 | GLENN THRUSH, REID J. EPSTEIN and BYRON TAU
    President Barack Obama’s remaining campaign apparatus will relaunch Sunday as a tax-exempt group to support his second term agenda, a senior Democrat familiar with the plans confirms to POLITICO. The new organization will be separate from the Democratic National Committee, with Obama’s 2012 campaign manager Jim Messina serving as the national chair of the group. The effort will begin on Sunday, the day the president is formally sworn in to his second term, as Obama campaign staff and volunteers gather at the Washington Hilton for an event dubbed the Obama Legacy Conference. The formation of the group will make Messina...