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  • 10 Things Learned From 3 Days In Washington D.C. (An AMAZING Pro-Trump Read!)

    01/22/2017 7:02:06 PM PST · by vannrox · 27 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 23JAN17 | Submitted by John Mauldin via,
    Submitted by John Mauldin via,I have been in Washington DC for the last three days. The ostensible reason was to participate in a board meeting of a public company, Ashford Inc. (AINC). We manage hotel REITs that own three hotels here in DC, and the group decided to move our board meeting up a few weeks and hold it in DC during the inauguration. That gave me the opportunity to set up a few meetings to try to gain some insight into what the first 100 days, the first six months, and the first year of the Trump...
  • A Preview Of Trump's Seven Imminent Executive Orders

    01/22/2017 6:52:45 PM PST · by vannrox · 10 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 22JAN17 | by Tyler Durden
    A Preview Of Trump's Seven Imminent Executive Orders by Tyler Durden Jan 22, 2017 4:26 PM 0 SHARES Having already signed a (mostly symbolic) executive order on Obamacare on Friday night, urging US agencies to "waive, defer, grant exemptions from, or delay the implementation" of provisions deemed to impose fiscal burdens on states, companies or individuals, Trump is preparing to unload a volley of many more executive orders. Courtesy of Axios, which quotes "one of the best-wired Republican lobbyists in town", here is a preview of the initial round of Trump executive actions, some of which may hit as soon...
  • (Flashback): Obama Executive Order Bans Sale and Importation of AK-47 Rifles

    01/22/2017 6:42:15 PM PST · by vannrox · 21 replies ^ | July 17th, 2014 | Mac Slavo
    (Pictured: Russian President Vladimir Putin shows off AK-47’s now banned in the United States)A new round of sanctions by the United States targets Russia’s financial, energy and defense sectors.The Executive Order signed on Wednesday by President Barack Obama is being called “evil” by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev and bans, among other things, the sale of all Russian-made AK-47 semi-automatic rifles, Saiga-12 shotguns, and all other firearms and parts manufactured by Kalishnikov Concern.According to the U.S. Treasury Department, Americans will still be able to purchase AK-47’s in the secondary market, as long as Kalishnikov Concern does not have a direct...
  • Obama Administrations Ban on Pork Products at Federal Prisons

    01/22/2017 6:35:16 PM PST · by vannrox · 34 replies
    gatewaypundit ^ | Oct 10th, 2015 1:01 pm | Jim Hoft
    CAIR Cheers Obama Administration’s Ban on Pork Products at Federal Prisons Jim Hoft Oct 10th, 2015 1:01 pm 234 Comments The Obama administration announced this week it would ban pork products including ham, bacon, pork links, and chops from all federal prisons.The Council on American-Islamic Relations cheered the news this week.The Washington Post reported: The nation’s pork producers are in an uproar after the federal government abruptly removed bacon, pork chops, pork links, ham and all other pig products from the national menu for 206,000 federal inmates.The ban started with the new fiscal year last week.The Bureau of Prisons, which...
  • Obama bans descriptive identity statements (2015)

    01/22/2017 6:31:19 PM PST · by vannrox · 21 replies
    GovtSlaves ^ | 2015 | unknown
    In memory of the GREAT works of Obama.... (Daniel Jennings) It is now prohibited for the federal government to describe people as American Indians or Spanish-speaking, according to a new law signed by President Obama on May 20The law, House Resolution (HR) 4238, targets what supporters of the bill called outdated and even offensive terms in laws which were written decades or generations ago, Media Research Center reported. Seven terms are now prohibited: American Indian, Indians, Eskimo, Oriental, Aleut, Spanish speaking and Spanish descent. They have been replaced by phrases such as Native American, Alaska Natives, Asian American, Hispanic and...
  • Trump defied the polls, press and pundits to win White House

    01/22/2017 6:26:06 PM PST · by MAKOTHEDOG · 4 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 22, 2017 | Michael Goodwin
    His slogan, Make America Great Again, was so in-your-face that there was no mistaking its meaning. It was nationalist and populist, and the fact that those ideas offended the tender sensibilities of the political and media elite was a bonus. Trumps no-bullst approach struck a deep chord in the hearts of Americans who felt abandoned by both political parties and their government.
  • Malia Obama to Intern for Hollywood Producer Harvey Weinstein

    01/22/2017 5:10:40 PM PST · by drewh · 52 replies
    Big Hollywood ^ | 21 jan 2017 ast | Jerome Hudson
    Malia Obama, the oldest of former President Obamas daughters, is set to intern for Hollywood super-producer Harvey Weinstein this winter. Malia, 18, will begin her internship at the New York City offices of The Weinstein Co. in February, the New York Post reported. The eldest Obama daughter is currently headed to Palm Springs, Florida with her family to began a vacation. The former First Family boarded Executive One, the civil aircraft for former U.S. presidents, Friday after Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States. President Obama relied heavily on Weinstein during both of his...
  • Mid-East Prophecy Update January 22nd, 2017(video)

    01/22/2017 3:03:33 PM PST · by Lera · 7 replies
    Calvary Chapel Kaneohe ^ | 1/22/17 | JD Farag
    Pastor J.D. provides the reasons as to why a Trump presidency may in fact speed up the fulfillment of Bible prophecy.
  • President Obama, who hoped to sow peace, instead led the nation in war

    01/22/2017 2:16:48 PM PST · by grundle · 14 replies
    Los Angeles Times ^ | January 13, 2017 | Christi Parsons and W.J. Hennigan
    Before he took office in 2008, Barack Obama vowed to end Americas grueling conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. During his second term, he pledged to take the country off what he called a permanent war footing. Our systematic effort to dismantle terrorist organizations must continue, he said in May 2013. But this war, like all wars, must end. Thats what history advises. Its what our democracy demands. But Obama leaves a very different legacy as he prepares to hand his commander-in-chief responsibilities to Donald Trump. U.S. military forces have been at war for all eight years of Obamas tenure, the...
  • After [unprecedented] 8 Years Of Unbroken War, Obama Hands Over Conflicts To Trump

    01/22/2017 2:04:35 PM PST · by grundle · 26 replies
    NPR ^ | Janaury 19, 2017 | David Welna
    Obama is the first president to serve eight years and preside over American wars during every single day of his tenure.
  • Petition Launched Asking Congress to Return Dr. Terry Lakin to the Army

    01/22/2017 1:26:11 PM PST · by elengr · 14 replies
    The Post & Email ^ | Jan 21, 2017 | Sharon Rondeau
    The White House petition: The former Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin was a highly-decorated Army flight surgeon who questioned whether or not the orders he received from Obama were legitimate. Court-martialed, imprisoned, expelled from the Army and denied pay, pension and benefits, Terry was merely following his officer's oath and constitutional duty. It is an outrage that this was allowed to happen. Obama refused to answer Terry's letter and ended up producing a forged birth certificate. Terry who was a medical doctor is a valuable asset to the American military and the fact that his military chain of command and his...
  • Billionaire George Soros has ties to more than 50 partners of the Womens March on Washington

    01/22/2017 12:49:49 PM PST · by Bigtigermike · 4 replies
    Dennis Wiley, pastor of Covenant Baptist United Church of Christ, another march partner, returned my call and said, This is not a partisan march. Really?, another partner, features videos with the hashtags #ImWithHer, #DemsInPhily and #ThanksObama. Following the money, I poured through documents of billionaire George Soros and his Open Society philanthropy, because I wondered: What is the link between one of Hillary Clintons largest donors and the Womens March? I found out: plenty. By my draft research, which Im opening up for crowd-sourcing on GoogleDocs, Soros has funded, or has close relationships with, at least 56 of the...
  • Looking Forward to Trump, Israel OKs Hundreds of New Settlement Homes

    01/22/2017 11:26:08 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Newsweek ^ | January 22, 2017 | Reuters
    Israel approved building permits on Sunday for hundreds of homes in three East Jerusalem settlements in expectation that U.S. President Donald Trump will row back on the previous administration's criticism of such projects. The housing projects, on land that the Palestinians seek as part of a future state, had been taken off the Jerusalem municipality's agenda in December at the request of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to avoid further censure from the administration of Barack Obama. However, Israel's right wing believes that Trump's attitude towards settlements built in the West Bank and East Jerusalemareas Israel captured in a 1967 warto...
  • Thanks Obama The Democratic Party Is Decimated!

    01/22/2017 9:50:32 AM PST · by RC one · 24 replies
    free beacon ^ | January 4, 2017 4:04 pm | Andrew Kugle
    Thank you to President Barack Obama for leaving office with the Democratic party in ruins. The past eight years have decimated the political party at all levels. After Obama was first elected president in 2008, he enjoyed a Democratic-controlled House of Representatives, an eventual supermajority in the Senate, and Democrats had full control of 20 state governments. The victory of hope and change led to comments that the Republican party was dead and in the wilderness. Flash forward eight years and the Democratic Party is now in the wilderness. Democrats lost 63 house seats, 11 Senate seats (not including Independents),...
  • ACLJ Obtains Documents on Eve of President Obama Leaving Office Showing Collusion with...

    01/22/2017 10:06:33 AM PST · by blueyon · 14 replies
    ACLJ ^ | 1/20/17 | Jay Sekulow
    "ACLJ Obtains Documents on Eve of President Obama Leaving Office Showing Collusion with the Clinton Foundation on Attempted Closure of GITMO" Last night, less than 24 hours before President Obama left office, we obtained critical documents exposing collusion between President Obamas State Department, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clintons senior staff, and the Clinton Foundation on the closure of the U.S. detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba (GITMO). As we explained before: Our friends at Judicial Watch uncovered key emails that showed requests for special treatment. Our FOIA requests take the next step: What happened next? Heres a summary of what...
  • Reality star US ambassador bids final farewell to Denmark [Rufus Gifford]

    01/22/2017 8:59:32 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 10 replies ^ | 20 January 2017 10:27 CET+01:00 | Justin Cremer
    In with one reality TV star and out with another. As former The Apprentice star Donald Trump takes the oath as the 45th president of the United States on Friday, former Jeg er ambassadren fra Amerika star Rufus Gifford will board a plane and leave Denmark. Whats that? Youve never heard of Jeg er ambassadren fra Amerika or Gifford? Well the Danes sure have. Gifford has been the US ambassador to Denmark since 2013 and was warmly embraced by the locals from the second he arrived in Copenhagen. Part of that is down to his movie star looks and his...
  • Obama Admits Collusion Between Clinton Foundation And Obama State Department

    01/22/2017 8:28:17 AM PST · by davikkm · 44 replies
    Investment Watch Blog ^ | Pamela Williams
    Obama takes a parting shot at Hillary Clinton during his last night as President. He admits to the American Center of Law and Justice that his State Department worked with the Clinton Foundation to secure a position as a favor. I guess Obama truly wanted to do the right thing before he left office. Many thought he would pardon Clinton, but he chose not to do that. Further, he chose to reveal this information of collusion between his State Department and the Clinton Foundation. We all knew it was happening, but now we have the outgoing President of the United...
  • Saturday Night Live closes with creepy song love to Obama

    01/22/2017 7:50:07 AM PST · by DesertRhino · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/21/2017 | Youtube
    The closing to Saturday Night Live last night. Two female performers singing a creepy love song to a giant black and white poster of Obama.
  • Obama's Legacy: 5 Failures The Media Won't Tell You About

    01/22/2017 5:54:00 AM PST · by RPMack · 10 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 1/20/2017 | Matt Margolis
    Even though Obama’s presidency comes to an end Friday, The Great Revision has long been underway. Obama and the mainstream media have been spreading falsehoods and fantasies about his record. Last year, I co-wrote and published a comprehensive takedown of Obama’s presidency so that America wouldn’t be so easily fooled. Here are five failures that stand in stark contrast to the fictions Obama has been spreading about his legacy:1. Job growth was actually badObama fancies himself a great president for the economy, citing “record job growth” and a low unemployment rate as proof. What he won’t tell you is that...
  • WATCH: Melania Made Michelle Look Like An ANGRY CLOWN In Front Of MILLIONS

    01/21/2017 11:00:13 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 74 replies
    Clash Daily ^ | 021/21/2017
    Melania putting the lady back into First Lady. After 8 years in office, youd think someone would have coached Michelle on how to at least FAKE being gracious. With all those sycophants, advisors and hangers-on, SOMEBODY should have stepped in at SOME point along the way. Or maybe Michelle just has no effs to give anymore. Watch Michelles awkward Tiffany box incident: Future First Lady Melania Trump gives a gift to First Lady Michelle Obama as the Obamas welcome the Trumps to the White House. ABC News (@ABC) January 20, 2017 Wow. Classy. Youd think nobody gave her...
  • Doesnt look like Obama has any interest in pardoning Hillary

    01/21/2017 10:18:25 PM PST · by ConservativeMind · 55 replies
    New York Post ^ | Jan. 18, 2017 | John Crudele
    Hillary Clinton has just a few hours left to secure a pardon from President Obama. After that, she takes her chances with whatever the mercurial Donald Trump has in store for her. Obama has pardoned or commuted the sentences of more than 1,000 people in fact, hes the most forgiving president in history. And while Hillary has until noon Friday to get a pardon for any crimes she may have committed, Obama as of noon Wednesday does not intend to pardon Madame Secretary. Why not? One reason: He probably doesnt like her very much. The two were opponents for...
  • President Barack and Michelle Obama leaves Washington boarding Air Force One(last time)

    01/21/2017 9:54:58 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies
    colorstarmedia ^ | January 21, 2017 | colorstarmedia
    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama departs Washington After saying goodbye to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama boarded Marine One to depart Washington putting an end to his 8 year presidency.
  • Alexander Hamilton Wouldnt Approve of a Terrorists Clemency

    01/21/2017 9:14:39 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 3 replies
    The Wall Street Journal ^ | 1/20/2017 | JOE CONNOR
    Although overshadowed by the clemency bestowed on Chelsea Manning, on Tuesday the news broke that President Obama was commuting the sentence of Oscar Lpez Rivera. The push to release the terrorist had been a cause clbre in Puerto Rico, the U.S. and Latin America for years. He counts among his supporters New York Mayor Bill de Blasio,
  • Obama Was First President to Spend More on Welfare Than Defense

    01/21/2017 9:12:01 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 13 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | January 20, 2017 | 2:52 PM EST | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Barack Obama was the first president of the United States to spend more on means-tested entitlementsAKA welfarethan on national defense, according to data published by his own Office of Management and Budget. Historical tables that the OMB posted on the Obama White House website, include annual totals for both national defense spending and means-tested entitlement spending going back to fiscal 1962which is three years before President Lyndon Johnson signed legislation creating the Medicaid program, a means-tested entitlement that together with the Childrens Health Insurance Program enrolled 74,407,191 beneficiaries as of November 2016. In every year from fiscal 1962 through fiscal...
  • The Sneering Revolution: Obamas Attempt To Undermine U.S. Strategic Capability?

    01/20/2017 7:26:46 AM PST · by bananaman22 · 17 replies ^ | 20-01-2017 | Greg
    The outgoing U.S. Barack Obama Administration and its supporters embarked on a campaign to traduce and challenge the incoming Administration of Pres. Donald J. Trump in the hope that it would find it difficult to govern effectively. This may be unprecedented in U.S. history, and could, to the degree that it succeeds, have an impact on U.S. strategic capabilities, actions, and alliances going forward. No departing U.S. president had gone to such lengths to use the pulpit of the Presidency to discredit an incoming President or presidential candidate as the lengths to which went Obama with Trump. The result was,...
  • What Has Obama Done to Us, and How Was He Able to Do It?

    01/20/2017 5:14:07 AM PST · by Kaslin · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 20, 2017 | Richard Winchester
    Now that his time as president has come to an end, its time to ask what Barack Obama has done to the country, and how he has been able to do it. Obama is the most left-wing president in American history. Never mind his speech at the 2004 Democrat National Nomination Convention, or during the run-up to the 2008 election, when he was presenting himself as a moderate. Someone scrutinizing Obamas history, including his early years in and out of the U.S., his time in school, his stint as a Chicago community organizer, his law school experiences, and his political...
  • ZERO DAY!!!!!! (PRAISE GOD!!!!!!)

    01/19/2017 9:04:33 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 399 replies
    1/19/2017 | By Laz A. Mataz
    It is 0 days, 23 hours, 59 minutes, 57 seconds until the stuttering fruity enemy-agent Muslim-excusing prancing pusillanimous embarrassing perpetually-aggrieved lawless defiling vote-faking unctuous careless warmongering hypocritical sniveling whining overreaching disreputable sulking treacherous squandering odious disgusting backstabbing election-corrupting robbery-inclined formulaic plundering indolent callous violence-agitating motherless-punk puerile intruding sickening wicked sullen wretched venal psychopathic grifting peculiar furious (and fast) gratuitously-opining lame-duck faithless charlatan spying-for-enemies shallow fake irrational mumbling imbecile dejected slothful acrimonious demanding trivial putz juvenile delinquent odiferous malicious reptilian detestable conniving Marxism-loving bastard peevish America-surrendering sly villainous undignified shameful touchy unwelcome exhausting abominable indecisive moronical stomach-turning depressed meddling corrupt predatory...

    01/20/2017 3:59:59 AM PST · by Upstate NY Guy · 12 replies
    The Old Farmer's Almanac ^ | Unknown | Unknown
    Many of our readers ask about U.S. flag rules and regulations. On June 22, 1942, Congress passed a joint resolution, later amended on December 22, 1942, that encompassed what has come to be known as the U.S. Flag Code. Here are highlights: ....The flag should be displayed on all days, especially on New Years Day, January 1 Inauguration Day, January 20....
  • 'Obama can still be a thorn in Trump's side'

    01/20/2017 3:50:07 AM PST · by Lera · 38 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 1/20/17 | Benny Toker
    Senior editor Caroline Glick says Obama plans unprecedented action against his successor. Caroline Glick, a senior editor at the Maariv and the Jerusalem Post, sat down with Arutz Sheva to discuss the protests against the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump, and her expectation that outgoing President Barack Obama will do his utmost to make life difficult for his successor. "There will be a lot of disgust in terms of the radical protests against the president during the inauguration and the reception afterwards." Glick said. "I realized that there was going to be a lot of army officers and police...
  • Scandal, Patty Smyth - Goodbye To You

    01/20/2017 3:26:16 AM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    ScandalVEVO ^ | Uploaded on Oct 25, 2009 | Patty Smyth
    Scandal, Patty Smyth - Goodbye To You
  • Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye

    01/20/2017 3:13:40 AM PST · by Morgana · 7 replies
    youtube/kenwahman ^ | Uploaded on Aug 21, 2008 | STEAM
    Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
  • Obama names aide Ben Rhodes to Holocaust Memorial Council

    01/19/2017 11:10:20 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Times of Israel ^ | January 17, 2017, 8:32 pm | Eric Cortellessa
    Wiith three days left in his presidency, Barack Obama made his final appointments to administration positions, including adding 10 members to the Holocaust Memorial Council. Most notable on that list is Ben Rhodes, a long-time Obama aide and speechwriter who managed the White House messaging on selling the Iran deal and explaining the US decision to abstain on a United Nations Security Council resolution last month that condemned Israeli settlements as illegal. Rhodes, whose official title is deputy national security adviser for strategic communications, was a source of controversy after a New York Times Magazine profile portrayed him as bragging...
  • Iran promises to 'surprise' Trump if he cancels nuclear deal

    01/19/2017 10:58:42 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 64 replies
    INN ^ | 01/20/17 05:35 | Elad Benari
    U.S. president-elect Donald Trump will be surprised by Iran if he annuls the nuclear deal between the Islamic Republic, Irans Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Thursday, according to the Trend news agency. As I said earlier, Trump will be surprised if he tries to renegotiate the deal, Zarif was quoted as having told the Iranian IRNA news agency. We believe that nuclear deal is an international one and we are not worried about it at all, he continued. We are not going to be wary of what Trump does and we will have our options, Zarif added, noting...
  • Democrats in sad shape: Power deficit as Trump era begins

    01/19/2017 10:05:37 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 37 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jan 19, 2017 3:59 PM EST | Bill Barrow and Mary Clare Jalonick
    Democrats begin the Donald Trump presidency in sad shape. They lack a clear power base, theyve got no distinct national leader, and party brokers are searching for a formula to counter the new Republican-dominated government and figure out how to win again. Its a curious and dispiriting position for a party that has led the national popular vote six out of the past seven presidential elections. Yet Hillary Clinton lost the Electoral College count, while Republicans maintained their largest House majority since 1928 and kept control of the Senate with 2018 advantages that offer the potential of a Senate...
  • VANITY : Taking Out The Trash

    01/19/2017 9:31:30 PM PST · by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper · 23 replies
    VANITY | Max Friedman
    I walked through downtown DC today on my way to work. I could see the Lincoln Memorial, Tidal Basin, Holocaust Museum, Treasury Department, Air & Space Museum, the Smithsonian museums, the FBI headquarters, the Department of Justice, the Navy Memorial Center, statutes to historical figures, and still, the American flag. America was still here despite eight years of Marxist rule by a man who hated White America in-spite of the fact it gave him more blessings and opportunities than many Black Americans ever had. Barack Hussein Obama was many things, but a patriotic, America-loving person he was not, yet over...
  • Alexander Soros, Scion of Billionaire George Soros, Being Groomed to Take Control

    01/19/2017 5:41:20 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 28 replies
    The New American ^ | 19 January 2017 | Bob Adelmann
    According to Media Research Center (MRC,) Alexander Soros, one of billionaire George Soros five children, opened his fathers checkbookand gave more than $4.5 million to various Democratic campaign and political action committees last year. Between August and November the Soros scion wrote four checks to Senator Harry Reids Senate Majority PAC totaling $3.5 million. The other checks went to the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee, the Democratic National Committee Services Corporation, and other left-wing groups and politicians.Although its Georges money, Alexander is making the decisions on a major part of his fathers estimated $25 billion. And it appears to be part...
  • Obama Frees Communist Terrorist, Sparking Outrage

    01/19/2017 6:23:53 PM PST · by VitacoreVision · 28 replies
    The New American ^ | 19 January 2017 | Alex Newman
    In a fresh insult to victims of terrorism everywhere, outgoing President Barack Obama decided to commute the 70-year sentence of communist terror leader Oscar Lopez Rivera, whose terrorist group unleashed a wave of savage violence that included more than 120 bombings across the United States. The brutal Fidel Castro-backed Marxist-Leninist terror group, known as th e "Armed Forces of National Liberation" (FALN), murdered six and injured dozens of Americans amid its campaign to enslave Puerto Rico under communist rule. Critics and victims of terror expressed outrage, with some suggesting the move was a green light by Obama for future communist...
  • Obama Withholds Clemency from Pot 'Lifers,' Devastating Families

    01/19/2017 6:17:42 PM PST · by melania · 48 replies
    U.S. News ^ | Jan. 19, 2017
    High-profile inmates serving life sentence for marijuana crimes were not given clemency by President Barack Obama on Thursday, leaving their families devastated after long public campaigns urging their freedom. John Knock, whose sister Beth Curtis has lobbied for the release of nonviolent marijuana convicts, learned Wednesday that his application had been denied. Knock was arrested in 1996 and convicted in 2000 of participating in an international pot-smuggling operation. Its an incredibly painful disappointment that my brother a wonderful person who is totally nonviolent is going to die in prison, Curtis says, holding back tears.
  • Tom Cotton, Joe Manchin praise Obama's 'dignity'

    01/19/2017 5:24:59 PM PST · by MarvinStinson · 73 replies
    CNN ^ | January 18,, 2017 | Eli Watkins,
    Washington (CNN)In the final days of President Barack Obama's second term, a couple of his critics took a moment to express some kind words. Sens. Tom Cotton, R-Arkansas, and Joe Manchin, D-West Virginia, told CNN's Wolf Blitzer in separate interviews Wednesday that Obama brought "dignity" to the nation's highest office. Cotton, a junior senator and frequent critic of Obama's national security decisions, said: "President Obama has been a good role model for young men throughout our society, especially people like him who grew up without a father." "I think the kind of quiet dignity that he's brought to the private...
  • Obama Leaves U.S.A $9,335,000,000,000 Deeper in Debt

    01/19/2017 4:59:53 PM PST · by Cheerio · 23 replies
    CNS Newa ^ | January 19, 2017 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama will leave the federal government approximately $9,335,000,000,000 deeper in debt than it was when he took office eight years ago, according to data released today by the U.S. Treasury. The increased debt incurred under Obama equals approximately $75,129 for every person in the United States who had a full-time job in December. The $9,334,590,089,060.56 that the debt had increased under Obama as of the close of business on Wednesday is far more debt than was accumulated by any previous president. It equals nearly twice as much as the $4,889,100,310,609.44 in additional debt that piled up during the...
  • Black Americans weep for the Obama era and uncertain future

    01/19/2017 3:37:10 PM PST · by PROCON · 93 replies
    AP ^ | Jan. 19, 2017 | ERRIN HAINES WHACK
    WASHINGTON (AP) On the night in 2008 when Barack Obama was elected the country's first black president, many black Americans wept. Eight years later, they weep again for the end of an era some thought they would never live to see and for the uncertain future they face without him. In Obama, many African-Americans felt they had a leader who celebrated their culture and confronted their concerns. In his wife, Michelle, they saw a national role model who epitomized style and grace with brown skin.
  • Obama To Make History With Friday Arrival In Palm Springs

    01/19/2017 2:28:33 PM PST · by EveningStar · 71 replies
    KMIR NBC Palm Springs ^ | January 19, 2017 | Vince Marino
    Post-presidential visits to the desert are nothing new. Presidents Eisenhower, Nixon and Ford all came to the Coachella Valley after their time in office. President Obama though will make history Friday when he becomes the first president to head straight for the desert the moment he becomes a private citizen. After all, they don't call the Coachella Valley "the playground of presidents" for no reasons.
  • Time to go Barry

    01/19/2017 1:29:33 PM PST · by BobP · 28 replies
    01/19/17 | BobP
    Hit the road jack wagon, you hate-America agitator, and don't come back. AMF! You were nothing but a usurper and domestic enemy that divided our country. Barry's domestic legacies will be "The Porkulus," which lived for 8 years in CR's, which deepened the economic pain. The disappearing Middle Class. Eight years of massive debt and his catastrophic social engineering of our military. The U.S. military is in deep trouble. Our new Secretary of Defense (retired Marine Corps General James Mattis) will no doubt be dealing with topics such as Navy ships that breakdown, Air Force planes without spare parts...
  • Obama Told Us Elections Have Consequences. Heres One Way to Reverse His Liberal Legacy.

    01/19/2017 12:33:57 PM PST · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 15 replies
    The Daily Signal ^ | January 17, 2017 | Senator Mike Lee
    Elections have consequences, and at the end of the day, I won.These were the infamous words President Barack Obama used to scold congressional Republicans just three days after his inauguration in 2009, foreshadowing how he would approach policymaking for the next eight years.Rather than listening to and trying to work with Republicans, Obama governed through brute forcewith his pen and phone more often than with the consent of Congressguided by the dictates of his progressive ideology rather than the interests of the American people.In virtually every policy areafrom health care and immigration to the deployment of American troops and the...
  • Time To Say Goodbye (to Obama) parody HILARIOUS

    01/19/2017 10:20:41 AM PST · by Hostage · 9 replies
    Kings Kompany ^ | January 11, 2017 | Laurie DeJong Gartlan
    This is an apt and hilarious video of Laurie singing an opera like cover of 'Time To Say Goodbye' with lyrics she wrote.
  • Michelle and Barack Faking and Bullying It All The Way Out The White House Door

    01/19/2017 8:19:59 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 23 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Judi McLeod
    Obamas story, like so many in life on earth has come and has passed. And while some 62 million people get it, Obama still doesnt get that the Man from No Where, who came into power on a stage with faux Greek columns back in 2008, is NO MORE Its, mercifully, the last full day of Barack Hussein Obama in the White House, and hes still bullying his way out the door. Obama must have watched too many Get out of Dodge by sundown cowboy movies as a boy, and hung out too long with actors as an adult if...
  • Welcome to the final full day of Barack Obamas presidency. Lets look at his legacy.

    01/19/2017 9:28:26 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 35 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/19/17 | Robert Laurie
    We should probably thank him...Congratulations, Mr. President, and thank you for your service By weaponizing the IRS, the Obama administration whetted Americas appetite for the elimination or restructuring of the IRS. By constantly wailing about the evils of the 2nd Amendment Barack Obama became historys greatest gun salesman.
  • The Damage Done to America by Manning and Obama

    01/19/2017 8:06:47 AM PST · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 9 replies
    The National Review ^ | January 18, 2017 | Andrew C. McCarthy
    In response to "Disgrace: Obama Commutes Bradley Manning's Prison Sentence" ... I emphatically agree ... -snip- First, -disgraceful for the New York Times to report ... that Prosecutors presented no evidence that anyone was killed because of [Mannings] leaks." ... in cases involving classified information, the government frequently cannot reveal ... the damage done... such revelations end up disclosing more classified information and, critically, identifying other informants and countries who have covertly provided national-security assistance to the United States. That is why it is always a gimmee for apologists of the Mannings, Snowdens, and Clintons to minimize the...
  • Why liberals just love to set terrorists free

    01/19/2017 7:17:15 AM PST · by CptnObvious · 12 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 18, 2017 8:55pm | Bob McManus
    What is it about progressives like President Obama and even pretend progressives like Gov. Andrew Cuomo that makes them so forgiving of terrorists?
  • Obama to Press: Don't Be Sycophants (barf)

    01/19/2017 5:59:15 AM PST · by AT7Saluki · 14 replies
    Multichannel News ^ | 1/18/17 | John Eggerton
    As the White House press corps prepares for a Donald Trump Administration that has spent months disparaging and marginalizing the traditional media, President Barack Obama, whose own relationship to the press corps has been rocky at times, spent the beginning of his last press conference as President giving them a pep talk, and urging them to tell truth to power.