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  • Biden to Father of SEAL Killed in Benghazi: ‘Did Your Son Always Have Balls the Size of Cue Balls?’

    10/26/2012 2:00:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 69 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 25, 2012 | Jason Howerton
    The father of one of the former Navy SEALs killed in the terrorist attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya says President Barack Obama wouldn’t even look him in the eye and Vice President Joe Biden was disrespectful during the ceremony when his son’s body returned to America. He also says the White House’s story on the attack doesn’t pass the smell test. Charles Woods, father of Tyrone Woods, called into “The Glenn Beck Program” on TheBlazeTV Thursday and recounted his interactions with the president, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and Biden at the ceremony for the Libya victims...
  • Coulter: ‘White liberals are always threatening black riots’ on verge of election losses

    10/16/2012 3:06:30 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 53 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 16, 2012 | Jeff Poor
    .........On Monday’s broadcast of “Hannity” on the Fox News Channel, Coulter said the ad’s dire predictions — along with threats by some liberals that blacks will riot if President Barack Obama loses in November — are simply invented to stir up emotions. “I think the threats to riot and the claim that abortion will be somehow miraculously be illegal in places like California and New York is not going to swing the undecided voters here,” Coulter said. “I will note that white liberals are always threatening black riots whenever they’re about to lose an election. Al [Gore] did it in...
  • Terrible Chart: Difference Between Job Growth & Welfare Participation Over the Last Four Years

    10/11/2012 9:40:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 3 replies
    The Blaze ^ | October 11, 2012 | Becket Adams
    The Senate Budget Committee Republican staff under Ranking Member Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) on Thursday released a chart that should have you worried: “The numbers reflect the change in the total number of people employed and the total number of people on the two largest federal welfare programs, as well as Social Security Disability Insurance, between 2008 and 2012,” the senator’s report explains. “The employment figure was derived using the total nonfarm and seasonally adjusted number of people employed in December of 2008 (134.4 million) and the number of people employed in September 2012 (133.5 million) as reported by the Bureau...
  • Obama pursues base, bucks in California - Tea Party protesters "Four more weeks!"

    10/09/2012 6:24:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 8, 2012 | Carla Marinucci, Drew Joseph and Joe Garofoli
    On a visit to pick up California votes and cash, President Obama said in San Francisco on Monday night that "I very much intend to win this election" and implored supporters to redouble their efforts because "we're only going to do it if everybody is almost obsessive for the next 29 days." .....Obama turned to his fiercest supporters on the day when the first major national poll since his presidential debate with GOP nominee Mitt Romney appeared. A national survey of likely voters by the nonpartisan Pew Research Center found Romney leading Obama 49 to 45 percent....It was the first...
  • Obama: Some people wonder why I’m so ‘even-keeled’

    10/09/2012 4:50:46 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 69 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 9, 2012
    “I’m not going to spend a long time making a speech,” President Obama explained last night during a fundraiser in San Francisco last night, signalling that he would answer questions instead. “Most of you have been great friends for many years. Many of you supported me when I was running for the United States Senate, much less running for President. And so I think you know who I am and you know what I care about.” Instead, Obama began reminiscing about growing up in Hawaii, after he was introduced by a childhood friend, Pam Hamamoto. “It’s true that actually the...
  • President lands for SF fundraisers - lays red rose on Cesar Chavez grave

    10/09/2012 2:17:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 8, 2012 | Vivian Ho
    President Barack Obama arrived smiling and waving Monday afternoon at San Francisco International Airport for an overnight stop to milk financial supporters. The president bounded down the steps of Air Force One after it touched down a little before 2 p.m. He greeted dozens of cheering guests on the tarmac, shaking hands and high-fiving a child on his father's shoulders......
  • Claim: Obama campaign illegally solicited foreign donors via social media website

    10/08/2012 8:56:29 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 8 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | October 8, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign has been soliciting foreigners for donations, an explosive report from the conservative Government Accountability Institute (GAI) shows. Those foreign donors are allegedly visiting the Obama campaign’s donation solicitation Web pages through a social media website the campaign controls, and through an outside website that serves mostly Internet users from outside the United States. About 20 percent of visitors to the “” social media website “originated from foreign locations,” the report found. That Web address is owned and controlled by the Obama re-election campaign. “At no point during the [website's] subscription process is a visitor asked...
  • Just how bad is the damage?

    10/04/2012 6:22:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 155 replies
    Salon ^ | October 4, 2012 | Steve Kornacki
    Let’s get the obvious out of the way:Barack Obama lost last night’s presidential debate. The question is how badly it will hurt him. Heading into last night,the president enjoyed a lead of 3.1 points in the Real Clear Politics polling average. The margin was roughly consistent with where the race has been since Romney secured the Republican nomination in the spring,but it did reflect a slight tightening over the past week. But the immediate verdict from voters who watched the debate was clear,with 67 percent saying Romney fared better in a CNN flash poll,compared to just 25 percent for Obama....
  • Obama in 2005: U.S. ‘indifferent’ toward blacks - More racial remarks regarding Katrina unearthed

    10/03/2012 11:44:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    WND ^ | October 3, 2012 | Aaron Klein
    The George W. Bush White House demonstrated a “passive indifference” toward blacks that is common in a society that believes all people drive SUVs with trunks full of sparkling water,stated Barack Obama during a 2005 speech on racism and Hurricane Katrina. .....Obama,then an Illinois state senator, was first introduced on stage by his future pick for the Supreme Court, Elena Kagan.... Obama stated:“You know, after the hurricane and its aftermath there was a lot of discussion about the fact that those who were impacted by the achingly slow response on the part of the federal government were disproportionally black.” “And...
  • The Obama campaign asks women to vote with their 'lady parts' - Can liberals get any cruder?

    10/03/2012 1:01:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 43 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | October 3, 2012 | Tim Stanley
    Team Obama made a priceless gaffe on Tuesday. Someone posted an e-card on of a woman with the text: “Vote Like Your Lady Parts Depend On It.” It begs the question, "But what if said lady parts are unemployed?" Obama shouldn’t take anyone's support for granted… The e-card was quickly taken down, but the citizen journalists on Twitter had already copied and promoted it, preserving it for future generations. [Beware the sharp eyes and long memory of the internet.] This is a new low in the Obama campaign’s effort to fight and win the culture war on the Left’s...
  • Madonna causes confusion by referring to President Barack Obama as a Muslim

    09/26/2012 1:53:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 31 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | September 26, 2012
    In a video posted on YouTube by audience members at the concert, the singer delivers a rousing, profanity-laced political speech on freedom during her show. "Now, it's so amazing and incredible to think that we have an African-American in the White House ... we have a black Muslim in the White House ... it means there is hope in this country, and Obama is fighting for gay rights, so support the man," Madonna said. Mr Obama, who stands for re-election on Nov 6, is Christian. Madonna said later: "I was being ironic on stage. Yes, I know Obama is not...
  • Obama campaign redoubling efforts amid fears of voter complacency

    09/23/2012 3:36:29 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 22, 2012 | Amy Gardner
    ...President Obama’s campaign manager, spoke by conference call to more than 100 members of his Virginia staff last Sunday night to ask whether they’re meeting their door-knocking, phone-calling and voter-registering goals—and to urge them: “Now is the time to push even harder.” .....Obama’s advisers view complacency as a special threat because they have built so much of their strategy around a vast field operation to register new voters urge them to the polls or persuade that tiny band of undecided Americans to choose Obama. The effort is entering crunch time now, with registration deadlines looming and early voting underway in...
  • The Redistributor-in-Chief - everything up for grabs

    09/20/2012 4:35:42 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 7 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 20, 2012 | Jeffrey Lord
    Constitutional rights, free speech, religion, jobs, poverty, and everything else are up for grabs. "I actually believe in redistribution."-- Barack Obama, Loyola University, 1998Shall we play a game? Which of these things doesn't belong? Coal. Health care. Jobs. Religion. Movies. Gas Prices. Poverty. Answer? They all belong. They all belong to the redistributionist World of Obama. Let's work our way through these items one by one for a glimpse of what Obama's re-distributionism has in fact meant.
  • Obama's Dangerous and Disastrous Presidency - What has improved under his rule?

    09/19/2012 3:59:31 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 19, 2012 | Quin Hillyer
    How can any cogent American citizen possibly even consider voting for Barack Obama now? That's what lots of conservatives and moderates are asking each other, again and again. It's completely baffling, to those who grew up with any sort of sense of what America means and what the American character traditionally has been, that anybody can look at the man's record and want more of the same. Almost the entirety of the Muslim world is now rioting against an American president who promised that his olive branches to Muslims would secure peace. Like Jimmy Carter, Obama has only shown a...
  • What Obama Thinks of Americans

    09/18/2012 1:28:19 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 18 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 18, 2012 | Ed Lasky
    ......."it's not surprising then that they get bitter, they cling to guns or religion or antipathy to people who aren't like them or anti-immigrant sentiment or anti-trade sentiment as a way to explain their frustrations." "I believe in American exceptionalism,just as I suspect that the Brits believe in British exceptionalism and the Greeks believe in Greek exceptionalism.".....[believes] we are not a model for the world and in fact have reasons to atone to it..... ..........Many of the stories that Obama does tell us, from his own life the auto bailout "success" fairy tale to the broken promises regarding ObamaCare...
  • The Video Didn’t Do It

    09/15/2012 1:27:36 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 35 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 24, 2012 | Lee Smith
    It was bad enough, two years ago, that Defense Secretary Robert Gates called fringe Florida pastor Terry Jones to ask him not to burn copies of the Koran, or last week, that chairman of the Joint Chiefs Gen. Martin Dempsey took his turn to call Jones to ask him to stop publicizing a YouTube video, The Innocence of Muslims. But then on Friday, White House spokesman Jay Carney told the world that the violent protests in Cairo and Ben­ghazi and elsewhere were a “response not to United States policy, and not obviously the administration or the American people,” but were...
  • Obama, the Victim’s President ["- what is required is an army. Led by Barack Obama"]

    09/10/2012 1:51:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 15 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | September 10, 2012 | Ben Shapiro
    Last Thursday night in Charlotte, the death of the American dream was on full display. While adoring throngs cheered President Barack Obama’s hackneyed bloviating, Barack Obama gained points in the polls. Whether those points last or not – whether Obama wins or not – the fact is this: America is now a nation balanced on the razor’s edge between the self-reliant and the self-declared victims. The 2012 presidential campaign was supposed to be a referendum on two major questions about Obama. First, has he done a good job? Second, what will he do if given four more years? And Thursday...
  • Obama's Communist Party Endorsement

    09/09/2012 11:57:37 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 5 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 10, 2012 | Daren Jonescu
    .........>>>Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and many others, died for a most precious human right, the right to vote. Now, the same racists who denied Black voters ballot rights in the 1960s are trying to keep voters from the polls in 2012.In the old days, they called it a "poll tax." They rode at night and wore white sheets. Today, they wear expensive suits. But they still steal elections by cutting off early voting, by imposing photo ID requirements that poor voters can't afford. It's called "voter suppression." It will take a fight to defeat these dirty tricks. Voter suppression...
  • The Charlatans of Charlotte

    09/07/2012 3:51:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 7, 2012 | David Catron
    Paul Ryan's speech to the Republican National Convention last week was so effective, and presented such a stark contrast to the gauche maunderings of his Democrat counterpart, that it clearly panicked an already-nervous Obama White House. Thus, the word obviously went out to the President's many media partisans that Ryan had to be taken down.... The scariest of these "lies," from the perspective of the White House, was Ryan's charge that $716 billion was stolen from Medicare to pay for Obamacare. They know this charge is particularly dangerous for the President because it is a direct appeal to seniors, the...
  • Democratic convention: God is thrown out, then brought back in

    09/06/2012 12:32:20 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Telegraph - UK ^ | September 6, 2012 | Janet Daley
    ..............Following the sensationally damaging news coverage, PresidentObama ordered the reinstatement of both God and Israel's capital city to their tradtional places. This was not (contrary to what the BBC/Guardian axis would be bound to imply) simply to appease the "Jewish lobby"(on Jerusalem) or the Christian fundamentalist vote(on God). On the latter issue, there is a great deal of serious misunderstanding in Britain. The recognition of religion and its importance is not incidental to American political history and it has nothing to do with EvangelicalChristian pressure:it was a fundamental tenet of the Declaration ofIndependence that the basic human rights of "life,liberty...
  • Justice Dept. Gallup lawsuit came after Axelrod criticized pollsters

    09/06/2012 8:37:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 19 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | September 6, 2012 | Matthew Boyle
    Internal emails between senior officials at The Gallup Organization, obtained by The Daily Caller, show senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod attempting to subtly intimidate the respected polling firm when its numbers were unfavorable to the president. After Gallup declined to change its polling methodology, Obama’s Department of Justice hit it with an unrelated lawsuit that appears damning on its face. TheDC is withholding the identities of the Gallup officials to protect them from potential retaliation from Obama’s campaign and his administration. In April, Axelrod tweeted that a poll showing Mitt Romney with a 48-43 percent lead over Obama was...
  • Democrats’ “Night of a 1000 Liars”

    09/06/2012 8:17:35 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 12 replies
    Front Page Magazine ^ | September 6, 2012 | Daniel Greenfield
    Two months ago Obama made a bet with the devil. “I bet that I can make a convention night where all the high profile speakers, including the chair of my own party, are absolutely shameless liars.” Bad news. The devil lost the bet. The keynote speaker was Bill Clinton, who is known for two things. One of them is becoming the first president to be impeached in the court of public opinion after blatantly lying to the public on camera. Before him there was Elizabeth Warren, known for two things, “You didn’t build that” and lying about being a Cherokee....
  • Lady Gaga's meat dress to be shown in DC museum [National Museum of Women]

    09/06/2012 7:01:32 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Sacramento Bee ^ | September 6, 2012 | BRETT ZONGKER
    ....Lady Gaga's dress from the 2010 MTV Video Music Awards is now dried and painted to restore its raw meat color. Beyond its shock value, though, it's being displayed at the National Museum of Women in the Arts with an explanation of her political message.....
  • The Incredible Shrinking Acceptance Speech [....cloudy, with a strong chance of empty seats]

    09/05/2012 1:00:11 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 5, 2012 | Mark Hemingway
    Charlotte It's been raining every afternoon here during the Democratic convention, but from talking to the locals here, short afternoon showers are pretty common this time of year. One imagines that way back when Democrats booked the 74,000 seat Bank of America stadium for Obama's acceptance speech, someone did the due diligence to inquire what the weather might be like in Charlotte this time of year. The possibility of rain must have been considered. So when the Obama campaign announced today that they were moving the President's acceptance speech from the outdoor stadium to the indoor 20,000 seat Time Warner...
  • Carrying Obama's Bags (like it or not, he's been everyone's burden]

    09/05/2012 3:36:46 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 1 replies
    The American Spectator ^ | September 5, 2012 | Aaron Goldstein
    .... Ryan Lizza dropped this bombshell from the 2008 campaign in an article in the New Yorker: >>>Tim Russert told me that, according to his sources, Bill Clinton, in an effort to secure an endorsement for Hillary from Ted Kennedy, said to Kennedy, "A few years ago, this guy would have been carrying our bags."<<< ......It should be noted here that the 42nd President isn't the first person to have carried Obama's bags nor will he be the last. Since Obama won the 2008 Iowa Caucus, the liberal media has been carrying his bags usually with great enthusiasm. Early on...
  • Clout: Obama's Philly landmines

    09/04/2012 1:53:50 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 14 replies
    Philidelphia Inquirer Daily News ^ | September 4, 2012 | Chris Brennan
    AT THE Democratic Party's national convention in Charlotte, N.C., this week, President Obama and the delegates who will nominate him need to find a positive tone in a heavily negative campaign season, while rebutting Republican nominee Mitt Romney's claims from his party's convention last week. Here in Pennsylvania, and especially in Philadelphia, Obama has three festering issues that should concern his campaign. * Labor unrest - Organized labor is still ticked off that the convention is being held in a very union-unfriendly city. Several unions are sitting this one out.... .....* Street money - Local Democrats rely on so-called street...
  • Dems. Remove Pro-Israel Language from Party Platform

    09/04/2012 9:22:33 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 4, 2012 | Daniel Halper
    In the 2008 Democratic party platform, there was this language on Jerusalem, Israel: Jerusalem is and will remain the capital of Israel. The parties have agreed that Jerusalem is a matter for final status negotiations. It should remain an undivided city accessible to people of all faiths. This year, however, that language has been removed. Indeed, there is no mention of Jerusalem in the 2012 party platform adopted by Democrats. In this year's Democratic platform, there is this boilerplate language about Israel: President Obama and the Democratic Party maintain an unshakable commitment to Israel’s security. A strong and secure Israel...
  • Michelle Obama’s day and perks reserved for the big donors

    09/04/2012 6:46:37 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 9 replies
    Chicago Sun-Times ^ | September 4, 2012
    CHARLOTTE, N.C...... ....Major donors will experience a very different convention than rank-and-file delegates who will fill the arena on Tuesday and Wednesday night and the Bank of America stadium on Thursday. Besides getting credentials to the sessions they also have access to the best hotels and VIP finance lounges — and finance staff who will provide concierge-type services for them. .....The best VIP perks go to those who donated at least $75,800 to the joint Obama campaign/Democratic National Committee fund-raising committee with more perks going to donors who have a track record of giving at least $122,400 from Feb., 2009...
  • Bedbugs an increasing concern at DNC hotels

    09/04/2012 6:04:21 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 59 replies
    Washington Times ^ | September 4, 2012 | David Hill
    .........Hotels contacted by The Washington Times about bedbug reports either referred calls to their corporate headquarters or didn’t return messages. Charlotte has a long way to go before its bedbug levels approach cities such as New York, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C., where recent infestations have made national news, but a study this year by pest control company Orkin shows activity there has been on the rise. The survey, released in March, rated Charlotte as having the 33rd-most bedbug reports of any city in 2011. The list was topped by Cincinnati, Chicago and Detroit. By contrast, the GOP’s choice for its...
  • Frank Marshall Davis and the Subversion of the Democratic Party

    09/03/2012 11:56:37 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | September 4, 2012 | Paul Kengor
    A curious specter will be hovering over the Democratic convention this week. It is the ghost of Frank Marshall Davis, Communist Party USA member 47544 and mentor to a young Barack Obama. .....Frank Marshall Davis's politics were so radical, and so pro-Soviet, that the Democrats who ran the Senate in 1956 summoned him to Washington to testify on his pro-Soviet activities. Even more remarkable, the FBI placed him on the federal government's Security Index, meaning that if a war broke out between the United States and the Soviet Union, Obama's mentor could have been placed under immediate arrest. I've noted...
  • Can This Be What Women Want? Obama’s welfare-expanding policies weaken women's self-determination

    09/01/2012 2:37:24 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 10, 2012 issue | MEGHAN CLYNE
    In the sixth century b.c., the Chinese tactician Sun Tzu observed: “All warfare is based on deception.” If only he could have seen the “war on women.” This whopping deception​—​that Republicans are out to destroy women and everything they hold dear​—​looks increasingly like the Democrats’ entire battle plan heading into November. For well over a year, party leaders, strategists, and elected officials have tried to rekindle hostilities at every opportunity​—​congressional votes on abortion, debates over the Obama-care contraceptive mandate, the selection of Paul Ryan as the Republican vice presidential nominee, and, most recently, Missouri congressman Todd Akin’s bizarre comments on...
  • Boston Globe: Biden should apologize for “back in chains” remark

    08/19/2012 3:06:03 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Boston Globe ^ | August 17, 2012 | Staff Editorial
    When Vice President Joe Biden warned a Virginia rally of hundreds of African Americans that Republican efforts to loosen bank regulations meant “They’re going to put y’all back in chains,” Stephanie Cutter, Team Obama’s deputy campaign manager, said the president would have “no problem with those comments.” But imagine if Republican Paul Ryan uttered comments like that. Mitt Romney’s pick for vice president would be pilloried for racial insensitivity — and so would Romney. In the fight for civility and substance over pointless hyperbole, Biden may not be the worst offender. But he’s an offender nonetheless, and he should apologize....