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  • Saudi ‘Person Of Interest’ Is Osama Bin Laden’s Son

    04/22/2013 6:09:48 PM PDT · by LucyT · 267 replies
    GOPTheDailyDose ^ | April 22, 2013 | "Amy"
    HAMZA IS KNOWN AS THE “CROWN PRINCE OF TERROR,” AND VOWED REVENGE VS. USA. HAMZA IS KNOWN TO BE “THE SPITTING IMAGE OF HIS FATHER, OSAMA BIN LADEN.” “SAUDI STUDENT” WAS TACKLED FLEEING BOSTON MARATHON, THEN HOSPITALIZED WITH “SEVERE HAND BURNS AND SHRAPNEL IN BACKSIDE OF LEG.” Hamza is the son of Khairiah Sabar of Saudi Arabia, one of Bin Laden’s three wives who were living in the Abbottabad compound.[11] Interrogation of the surviving wives of Osama Bin Laden by Pakistani intelligence after the raid on the Abbottabad revealed Hamza was the only person missing. He was not among those...
  • Princeton Economist: Obama Campaign Is Misrepresenting My Study on Romney's Tax Plan

    10/08/2012 6:07:49 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 6 replies
    Last night, the Obama campaign blasted out another email claiming that Mitt Romney's tax plan would either require raising taxes on the middle class or blowing a hole in the deficit. "Even the studies that Romney has cited to claim his plan adds up still show he would need to raise middle-class taxes," said the Obama campaign press release. "In fact, Harvard economist Martin Feldstein and Princeton economist Harvey Rosen both concede that paying for Romney’s tax cuts would require large tax increases on families making between $100,000 and $200,000."
  • Obama to visit four states for damage control on energy issues

    03/21/2012 9:50:23 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 9 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 3/21/2012 | By Susan Crabtree
    President Obama hits the road this week to try to shake off two persistent political liabilities — Keystone XL and Solyndra — and their ongoing damage to his re-election hopes. Instead of shying away from these two political hot potatoes, Mr. Obama seems determined to try to change the public’s mind about them — or at least explain how they fit into his stated “all of the above” approach to energy. It won’t be an easy task, especially with voters worried that rising gas prices could thwart the economic recovery and political opponents charging that Mr. Obama is more committed...
  • President no longer worried about CO2: focus on alternative energy is economic says Obama, ....

    03/20/2012 2:19:30 PM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 14 replies · 2+ views
    watts up with that? ^ | March 19, 2012 | Alec Rawls
    Guest post by Alec Rawls“President no longer worried about CO2!” That’s what the headlines should have read last week after Obama presented an elaborate argument that alternative energy is the only viable response to high energy prices without ever once mentioning CO2, global warming or climate change. Instead, he presented the need to lessen our reliance on oil purely as an economic imperative.Back when he thought that global warming was a winning concern Obama used to acknowledge that his anti-CO2 policies were going to cause high energy prices (forcing them to “necessarily skyrocket“). Now he is trying to use the...
  • Government data undercut Obama’s energy claims

    03/15/2012 2:59:40 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 2 replies
    washington times ^ | 3/15/2012 | By Dave Boyer
    Countering President Obama’s claim that he’s doing everything he can to increase domestic oil production, a top House Republican Thursday released data from the Energy Department showing that fossil fuel production on federal lands has fallen since Mr. Obama took office. The information compiled by the Energy Information Administration shows that total fossil fuel production on federal lands has dropped 7 percent since 2009 and 13 percent since 2003. From 2010 to 2011, total oil production on federal lands is down 14 percent and gas production dropped 11 percent. House Natural Resources Chairman Doc Hastings, Washington Republican, said the new...
  • Obama in Your Tank

    03/15/2012 6:09:29 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    New York Sun ^ | 03/15/2012
    “Obama Defends Energy Policies” is the headline over a Reuters dispatch in respect of gasoline prices. It reports on the president’s launch of what the British wire service characterizes as “the most comprehensive defense to date of his energy policies.” It says the president is “pushing back against election-year attacks from Republicans” who say his energy policies “are to blame for high gas prices that are eroding his popularity with voters.” The problem with all this is that it’s not the energy policies that are driving up gasoline prices. It’s the monetary policies, and if the Republicans can’t manage to...
  • Scarce Oil? U.S. Has 60 Times More Than Obama Claims

    03/14/2012 12:51:06 PM PDT · by IBD editorial writer · 55 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | 03/14/2012 | John Merline
    When he was running for the Oval Office four years ago amid $4-a-gallon gasoline prices, then-Sen. Barack Obama dismissed the idea of expanded oil production as a way to relieve the pain at the pump. "Even if you opened up every square inch of our land and our coasts to drilling," he said. "America still has only 3% of the world's oil reserves." Which meant, he said, that the U.S. couldn't affect global oil prices....But the figure Obama uses — proved oil reserves — vastly undercounts how much oil the U.S. actually contains. In fact, far from being oil-poor, the...
  • Obama: Calls for more drilling are a 'bumper sticker', not an energy plan

    02/23/2012 1:38:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 68 replies
    Yahoo Finance ^ | 02/23/2012 | Jim Kuhnhenn
    President Barack Obama on Thursday assailed Republicans for what he described as a flawed and dishonest strategy for reducing gas prices, predicting his rivals would offer nothing but more drilling and political promises of $2-a-gallon gas. Said the president: "The American people aren't stupid." "That's not a plan, especially since we're already drilling. That's a bumper sticker," Obama said in a stop at the University of Miami. "It's not a strategy to solve our energy challenge. That's a strategy to get politicians through an election. You know there are no quick fixes to this problem." Obama spoke as gas has...
  • Obama: 'Developing new energy critical' (Once again, Mullah Obama rules out expanded oil drilling)

    02/23/2012 1:21:28 PM PST · by tobyhill · 20 replies
    UPI ^ | 2/23/2012 | staff
    U.S. President Obama told an audience in Florida Thursday Republicans are saying "drill, drill, drill," but that's not an energy plan, it's a "bumper sticker." The president said it was critical to develop diverse energy resources. He also attacked government subsidies for oil companies. "Four billion dollars," Obama said. "These are the same oil companies that have been making record profits off the money you spend at the pump. And now they deserve another $4 billion from us? "It's outrageous. It's inexcusable. And every politician who's been fighting to keep these subsidies in place should explain to the American people...
  • Obama’s Dismal Record on Jobs: Leaving Americans Behind

    02/21/2012 10:48:38 AM PST · by gabriellah · 3 replies
    TheCollegeConservative ^ | 02/21/2012 | David Milstein
    A few weeks ago, the Bureau of Labor Statistics released the new job numbers. They reported nonfarm payrolls rose 243,000 in January, a stronger showing than previous months. In response, President Obama stated, “The economy is growing stronger and the recovery is speeding up.” Sadly, such a statement defies economic reality. The economy isn’t “speeding up” when it grew at a pathetic pace of 1.7% in 2011. This is the slowest recovery to any recession since the Great Depression. It is true that the unemployment rate dropped from 8.5% to 8.3%. However, the unemployment rate doesn’t tell the whole story....
  • Obama peddles modest American dream

    02/21/2012 11:28:39 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 16 replies
    My Way News ^ | February 21, 2012 | ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON (AP) - This time around, President Barack Obama's message can sound decidedly down-to-earth. Four years after winning the White House, Obama is dealing with a different economic and political reality as he seeks re-election. He's focused less on a lofty vision for overcoming divisions and remaking Washington, and more on the most basic building blocks of middle-class economic security: a job, a house, a college education for the kids, health care, money for retirement. What Obama describes as the American Dream can seem a spare, fundamental aspiration, tailored for a campaign that looks to be fought over who is...
  • President Obama’s CampaignReleases First-Ever‘Truth Team Tip Sheet’

    02/20/2012 11:29:57 AM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 2/20/12 | Tommy Christopher
    It’s not exactly Detective Comics #27, or a first printing of the Gutenberg Bible (who knew the Police Academy movies were so rich in religious subtext?), but Friday night saw the release of the inaugural Obama For America Truth Team Tip Sheet, a collection of political bullets for supporters to fire at the watercooler, and into the social media stratosphere. Now, I just need to figure out how to get an email into a durable, acid-free plastic sleeve. The “Truth Team,” rolled out earlier this week, is this year’s version of the President’s 2008 campaign “Fight the Smears” site,
  • Domestic production eyed as gas prices head toward record-breaking height (Obama keeps lying)

    02/20/2012 4:56:01 AM PST · by tobyhill · 51 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 2/19/2012 | fox news
    President Obama's re-elect team defended White House energy policy on Sunday as gas prices shoot toward the $4 mark and beyond, a level that could devastate voters' pocketbooks as well as Obama's chances for a second term. Nationally, gas prices are $3.53 a gallon, up 25 cents since Jan. 1, and likely headed to $4.25 a gallon by late April. Republicans have demanded more oil production at home, as well as building the Keystone XL pipeline across the middle of the U.S. to allow oil from Canada to reach Texas refineries. Obama rejected the plan, but one of his spokesmen,...
  • Fact-Checking the President on Health Insurance

    09/14/2009 12:56:18 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 9 replies · 714+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 14, 2009 | Scott Harrington
    To highlight abusive practices, Mr. Obama referred to an Illinois man who "lost his coverage in the middle of chemotherapy because his insurer found he hadn't reported gallstones that he didn't even know about." The president continued: "They delayed his treatment, and he died because of it." Although the president has used this example previously, his conclusion is contradicted by the transcript of a June 16 hearing on industry practices before the Subcommittee of Oversight and Investigation of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. The deceased's sister testified that the insurer reinstated her brother's coverage following intervention by the...
  • Obama: not a Manchurian candidate

    12/04/2007 1:35:57 PM PST · by shrinkermd · 36 replies · 1,249+ views
    LA Times ^ | 3 December 2007 | Editorial Staff
    The rumors first surfaced during Obama's run for Senate but took off in a viral e-mail campaign in 2006. One e-mail called Obama "The Enemy Within." GOP strategist Ed Rogers also pointedly mentioned Obama's middle name, Hussein. In January, the Obama campaign was forced to denounce Fox News for repeating a false Insight magazine report that he had spent fours years in an Indonesian madrasa, an Islamic school. Though CNN sent out a reporter who found that the school Obama had attended had nothing in common with the Pakistani incubators for jihadists, and though his campaign has set the record...