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  • Academic Built Case for Mandate in Health Care Law (yes, mo' Gruber)

    11/18/2014 8:27:40 AM PST · by Riflema · 10 replies
    New York Times ^ | 3/18/12 | Catherine Rampell
    ..."He also serves on the Massachusetts board that oversees the state’s new health care exchanges. Along with these credentials, Mr. Gruber’s position as an adviser to the influential Congressional Budget Office also left him perfectly positioned to advise the White House on health reform. “The most important arbiter of everything was the C.B.O.,” said Neera Tanden, who was a senior adviser for health reform at the Department of Health and Human Services. ...
  • Obama Denies Gruber, but Facts Deny Obama

    11/18/2014 4:18:50 AM PST · by Kaslin · 10 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 18, 2014 | David Limbaugh
    Do President Obama's adamant denials that he misled the American public on various important aspects of Obamacare stand up to scrutiny? No, and it's not even a close call. In the past several weeks, there's been a major uproar in the alternative media -- the liberal media doing their usual best to cover up stories damaging to this administration and the cause of progressivism -- over recordings that have surfaced of MIT economist Jonathan Gruber. Gruber essentially admitted that the administration duped the American people, whom he called "stupid," on certain issues and the Congressional Budget Office as to the...
  • Steve Rattner: Jonathan Gruber was 'the man' on Obamacare

    11/18/2014 8:19:34 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 29 replies
    Politico ^ | November 18, 2014 | By KENDALL BREITMAN
    Jonathan Gruber was “the man” behind Obamacare, according to a former adviser to President Barack Obama. “The problem is not that Gruber helped them put Obamacare together, because he was the man,” Steve Rattner, who worked as Obama’s lead adviser in 2009 for the Presidential Task Force on the Auto Industry, said Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “The problem is what he said in the last two weeks and how the White House has handled it,” Rattner added. Rattner said his influence was enormous. “Jonathan Gruber was, back in the day in 2009, the guru on health care,” said Rattner,...
  • Limbaugh unleashed: Obama is a 'sociopathic' liar

    11/18/2014 3:29:39 AM PST · by W. · 32 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 11.17.2014 | Joe Kovacks
    President Barack Obama was scorched Monday as a “sociopathic” liar and “lying con man” by radio host Rush for denying he misled the American public to get his signature health-care plan known as Obamacare passed. “Obama is now fully exposed as nothing more, in common parlance, as a lying con man.” He said the issue of Net neutrality is the latest big con coming from Obama.
  • Obama in 2006: I've 'liberally' stolen ideas from Gruber

    11/18/2014 2:07:18 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | Elise Viebeck
    President Obama said in 2006 that he had stolen ideas "liberally" from the professor under fire for saying voter “stupidity” aided ObamaCare’s passage. Video unearthed by the conservative Washington Free Beacon Monday showed Obama praising Jonathan Gruber and other liberal policy experts as some of the "brightest minds" in academia. "Many of them I have stolen ideas from liberally, people ranging from [economist] Robert Gordon to [economist] Austan Goolsbee [to] Jon Gruber," Obama said in the clip. Gruber is a professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology whose past criticism of voters has gone viral in the last week. He...
  • Limbaugh unleashed: Obama is a 'sociopathic' liar

    11/17/2014 9:33:37 PM PST · by Whenifhow · 95 replies
    WND ^ | Nov 17, 2014 | JOE KOVACS
    ...Limbaugh, sounding incredulous, took direct aim at Obama’s answer, stating: “This is unbelievable. This little sound bite of 23 seconds may be more jam-packed with lies than any 23-second ...sound bite I’ve ever played for you.” Regarding Jonathan Gruber, Limbaugh said, “He was in meetings with Obama. Gruber has been bragging about them. Obama has talked about Gruber being in meetings. … He was not just a member of the staff, he was paid $400,000 alone just for this. … Gruber has made almost $6 million in government contracts, advising them on various things. … Gruber has his hands in...
  • We Don't Need Obama's Birth Certificate (Mystery Solved?)

    We can drop this debate over his birth certificate because we have something even more valuable. We have his mother’s passport files. Snip~ When Obama was young, children traveled as an addition to their parents’ passports. Passport regulations required a photo of parent and child together, as well as a certified copy of a hospital birth certificate. State-issued IDs came much later. If Obama was born in the United States, as everybody says, then there should be a photo of little Barack Obama with his mother, as well as a certified copy of his Hawaiian birth certificate in her file....
  • Sheriff Joe: 'I'm not going to call it quits'

    05/23/2012 11:10:40 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 100 replies
    wnd ^ | May 23, 2012 | Corsi
    Sheriff Joe Arpaio says the decision by Arizona Secretary of State Ken Bennett to place Barack Obama’s name on the state’s presidential ballot won’t put an end to the investigation -snip- “No, I’m not going to call it quits,” Arpaio told WND. “I’m not calling my Cold Case Posse investigators home from Hawaii, and I don’t plan to end my investigation prematurely.” ...Bennett said last night that he finally received information that proves Obama’s American birth and satisfies Arizona’s requirements for having the president on the ballot, reported azcentral.com -snip- “As with any investigation undertaken by my office, it is...
  • Insight: In 2012, some "Obamacons" turn back to Republicans

    01/27/2012 1:41:05 PM PST · by Jacob Kell · 3 replies
    Reuters ^ | Tue Nov 1, 2011 | By Patricia Zengerle and Eric Johnson
    (Reuters) - In contrast to 2008, Democratic President Barack Obama cannot count on a wave of support for his re-election bid next year from well-known moderate Republicans. Unhappy with Obama's handling of the economy, conservative backers from three years ago are either sitting on the fence or have thrown their lot in with Republican presidential hopefuls like Mitt Romney. Known as "Obamacons," moderate Republicans helped make the Democrat's case in 2008 that he was a new breed of "post-partisan" politician who would work with both parties. Obama's youth and the narrative of electing the first black president also attracted Republicans...
  • Fox Panel opinions re Trump's inquiry into Obama's birth certificate

    04/08/2011 4:15:07 PM PDT · by cycle of discernment · 83 replies
    Predictably Kirstin Powers, the resident Fox lib said how "destructive" this effort by Trump was for the Republican party (so kind of her to worry about the GOP)...but whoever that other SOB panelist was, how dare he dispense such an ill-informed chastisement of what Trump is doing...this guy makes the sweeping pronouncement that it is so utterly ridiculous, what an 'unserious' man Trump is. I guarantee that jackass could not answer the first questions on any information about Obama's hidden BC. How dare thatr pompous ass. why do none of these geniuses ever ponder the question--how it is so ODD...
  • Update on Obamacon 2012

    11/15/2010 3:43:14 AM PST · by 1234 · 19 replies
    The Post and Email ^ | Nov. 13, 2010 | Andy Martin
    Obamacon 2012 Chairman Andy Martin will hold a Honolulu news conference today, November 13th, to announce a “scavenger hunt” seeking Barack Obama’s physical birthplace in Honolulu. Obamacon 2012/Honolulu 2010 continues through Tuesday, November 16th. Today’s sidewalk news conference will be held at the intersection of Atkinson Drive and Kapiolani Boulevard in front of the Hawai’i Convention Center, Honolulu....Obamacon 2012 conference leader/author/film producer Andy Martin asks “Where’s the plaque” concerning Barack Obama’s unknown birthplace in Hawai’i.Martin notes that although Obama claims Honolulu as his birthplace, nowhere in Honolulu is there any plaque to commemorate the actual presidential “birthplace.” Martin says it...
  • Hearing Will Challenge Obama's Eligibility

    05/20/2010 11:35:49 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 575 replies · 8,417+ views
    The New American ^ | May 20, 2010 | Raven Clabough
    On May 12, the American Patriot Foundation announced that there will be an Article 32 military hearing that may reveal whether President Barack Obama is a native-born citizen of the United States. The hearing is set for June 11, after Lt. Col. Terrence Lakin refused to deploy to Afghanistan “because the president refuses — even in the face of mounting evidence to the contrary — to prove his eligibility under the Constitution to hold office.” The American Patriot foundation operates the Safeguard Our Constitution website, which generated a great deal of support for the movement for Obama to provide documentation...
  • The Hope and Change of Arrogance and Thuggery

    02/08/2009 4:48:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies · 2,119+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | February 8, 2009 | Kevin McCullough
    President Obama has turned the will of the American people against him. In one rookie mistake after another, his decisions have shaken even the majority of his supporters. His insisting to not listen to his employer--We The People--is now adding arrogance to his unsteady hand. His policies involving political payback instead of finding genuine solutions are now demonstrating to all of us that the vagueness of his campaign speechmaking was merely the work of a hollow wordsmith after all. t's been a tough three weeks on the job Mr. President. In breaking news on Friday afternoon, CBS News reported the...
  • Breaking: Dr. Orly v Obama (Lightfoot v Bowen) - Accepted for Conference

    01/07/2009 12:59:18 PM PST · by BP2 · 33 replies · 6,838+ views
    US Supreme Court ^ | 1/7/08 | US Supreme Court
    No. 08A524 Title: Gail Lightfoot, et al., Applicants v. Debra Bowen, California Secretary of State Docketed: Lower Ct: Supreme Court of California   Case Nos.: (S168690) ~~~Date~~~  ~~~~~~~Proceedings  and  Orders~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dec 12 2008 Application (08A524) for a stay pending the filing and disposition of a petition for a writ of certiorari, submitted to Justice Kennedy. Dec 17 2008 Application (08A524) denied by Justice Kennedy. Dec 29 2008 Application (08A524) refiled and submitted to The Chief Justice. Jan 7 2009 DISTRIBUTED for Conference of January 23, 2009.
  • John Linder to stand and object Obama at Electoral Count

    12/17/2008 10:05:48 AM PST · by autumnraine · 204 replies · 10,077+ views
    12/17/2008 | Autumnraine
    I read a post the other day that a Freeper got from Congressman John Linder, Georgia, stating that he would stand and object to Obama if he doesn't show proof of constitutional eligibility. I emailed Mr. Linder and asked if he did indeed write that email and if he was serious about holding Obama to task on something as serious as this. A few moments ago I received a phone call from Congressman Linder's office confirming that he intends to do exactly that and he is just as intent as us on verifying Obama's eligibility. I told his staffer (very...
  • What if the President was a FRAUD?

    12/13/2008 3:36:19 AM PST · by IbJensen · 132 replies · 3,911+ views
    email: ConservativeActionAlerts | 12/13/2008 | Gary Kreep
    What if... you woke up one morning and found out that the President of the United States was a USURPER... a FRAUD... a PHONY? What if... the leader of the free world was constitutionally ineligible to be President of the United States, but was simply allowed to take and hold office anyway? It's happening RIGHT NOW! The sad truth of the matter is that President-elect Barack Obama has REFUSED to provide proof that he is constitutionally qualified to hold the office! Article 2, Section 1, of the Constitution of the United States, states, "No person except a natural born Citizen,...
  • Happy Bogus Birthday, Obama! The COLB forgery turns six months today.

    12/12/2008 12:41:10 PM PST · by Polarik · 38 replies · 2,506+ views
    The Greater Evil ^ | 12/12/08 | Polarik
    Happy Bogus Birthday, Obama! The COLB forgery turns six months today. Yes, it's hard to believe that it has been six months to the day that the Daily Kos published the biggest forgery in American history since Operation Bullpen. I mention Operation Bullpen because it has direct relevance to Barack Obama, the forging of a President. For those of you who have never heard of it, think "Autographed sports memorabilia," a $billion dollar a year industry, of which the American public was ripped off to the tune of over $100 million in "forged baseballs, footballs, basketballs, jerseys, photographs," or...
  • Internal Warnings Sounded on Loans At Fannie, Freddie

    12/09/2008 8:30:14 AM PST · by Renkluaf · 10 replies · 808+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | 12/9/08 | Zachary A. Goldfarb
    Internal Freddie Mac documents show that senior executives at the company were warned years ago that they were offering mortgages that could pose dangers to the firm, hurt borrowers and generate more risky loans throughout the industry.
  • Peter Boyles hanging on to Obama birth certificate controversy

    12/07/2008 7:25:54 PM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 11 replies · 1,222+ views
    Denver City Buzz Examiner ^ | 12/07/2008 | Richard Blake
    Say what you want about KHOW's morning drive time talk host, Peter Boyles, (he has been called everything from a racist to a communist), but one thing you cannot say is that he is not determined and afraid to go out on a limb. Consider the Obama birth certificate controversy, an issue that has been scrupulously ignored by Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity, Bill O'Reilly and the rest of the pantheon of conservative talk show hosts. Although it would be unfair, because of the wide range of his sometimes unpredictable opinions, to label Boyles a conservative commentator as such, surprisingly, he...
  • The Liar Who Became President....

    12/07/2008 4:45:05 PM PST · by SteadyJohn · 4 replies · 981+ views
    Once upon a time there was a politically ambitious man who told many lies about himself and his family. We shall call him Mr. X. During one of his early political campaigns a political enemy circulated rumors that Mr. X was born in a foreign country and therefore ineligible for high elective office. Mr. X denied the charge saying his father was a British subject but that he (X) was born here. Mr. X claimed that his mother had always lived in the U.S. which was untrue as she had lived in another country with her husband and had (a...