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  • Obama’s Muslim Founding Fathers

    07/30/2014 5:38:46 AM PDT · by SJackson · 49 replies
    FrontPage Magazine ^ | July 30, 2014 | Robert Spencer
    Obama’s Muslim Founding FathersPosted By Robert Spencer On July 30, 2014 @ 12:24 am In Daily Mailer,FrontPage | 8 Comments In his message to Muslims on their holiday Eid al-Fitr, issued Sunday, Barack Obama asserted that “Eid also reminds us of the many achievements and contributions of Muslim Americans to building the very fabric of our nation and strengthening the core of our democracy.” He did not, unfortunately, provide even a single example of these “many achievements and contributions” that Muslims have made to “building the very fabric of our nation,” but he said that there were many, so they...
  • Obama's own unbelievably shocking words...WOW!!!! (Bad Fake Alert)

    07/28/2014 8:12:31 AM PDT · by dgkb · 31 replies
    u-tube video (now pulled in US) ^ | May 23, 2014 | Obama - speech
    Sent by a German friend after the YouTube version from the US was pulled. If you haven’t heard this you should . It takes only 19 seconds. It’s unbelievable that Obama actually says this out loud! This Obama speech was given at the Bilderberg Group conference in Brussels, Belgium, on May 23, 2014. Obama’s comments are chilling - THIS IS THE NEW WORLD ORDER that has been percolating through a number of American presidencies and other world leaders, and now seems to be coming into fruition. PLEASE pass it on to everyone. http://www.youtube.com/watch?YfRtbIQ1kTw&feature=youtu.be "America will never be destroyed from the...
  • ‘I,’ ‘Me,’ ‘My’—Obama Uses First Person Singular 199 Times in Speech Vowing Unilateral Action

    07/12/2014 3:53:14 PM PDT · by yoe · 21 replies
    CNSNEWS ^ | July 11, 2014 - 8:56 PM | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Not counting instances when he quoted a letter from a citizen or cited dialogue from a movie, President Barack Obama used the first person singular--including the pronouns "I" and "me" and the adjective "my"--199 times in a speech he delivered Thursday vowing to use unilateral executive action to achieve his policy goals that Congress would not enact through the normal, constitutional legislative process. “It is lonely, me just doing stuff,” Obama said at the speech in Austin, Texas, (according to the official transcript and video)posted on the White House website. “I’m just telling the truth now,” Obama told the crowd....
  • ‘I,’ ‘Me,’ ‘My’—Obama Uses First Person Singular 199 Times in Speech Vowing Unilateral Action

    07/12/2014 11:22:21 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 47 replies
    cnsnews.com ^ | 7/11/14 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    Not counting instances when he quoted a letter from a citizen or cited dialogue from a movie, President Barack Obama used the first person singular--including the pronouns "I" and "me" and the adjective "my"--199 times in a speech he delivered Thursday vowing to use unilateral executive action to achieve his policy goals that Congress would not enact through the normal, constitutional legislative process. “It is lonely, me just doing stuff,” Obama said at the speech in Austin, Texas, according to the official transcript and video posted on the White House website. “I’m just telling the truth now,” Obama told the...
  • Statement by the President on the Occasion of Ramadan

    06/27/2014 12:35:29 PM PDT · by Citizen Zed · 31 replies
    The White House ^ | 6-27-2014 | President Obama
    On behalf of the American people, Michelle and I extend our best wishes to Muslim communities here in the United States and around the world on the beginning of the blessed month of Ramadan. A time for self-reflection and devotion through prayer and fasting, Ramadan is also an occasion when Muslims around the world reaffirm their commitment to helping the less fortunate, including those struggling because of economic hardship and inequality.  Here in the United States, we are grateful to the many Muslim American organizations, individuals, and businesses that are devoted to creating opportunity for all by working to reduce...
  • Obama cites France as standard for workplace benefits

    06/23/2014 2:31:31 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 31 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | June 23 2014 | Susan Crabtree
    President Obama held up France as the gold standard the U.S. workplace should emulate during an event at the White House Monday. Extolling the business virtues of helping workers balance family and employment demands, including providing paid time off for the birth of a child, Obama said if France can provide the benefits, so can the United States. “Other countries know how to do this,” Obama said. “If France can figure this out, we can figure it out.” France provides some of the most far-reaching worker rights in the developed world, including limiting a standard work week at 35 hours...
  • Obama speaks at White House Summit on Working Families

    06/23/2014 10:49:44 AM PDT · by WhiskeyX · 56 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | 2014-06-23 | FoxNews.com
    Obama speaks at White House Summit on Working Families
  • President Obama Mocks Climate Deniers In UC Irvine Commencement Address

    06/16/2014 2:56:26 PM PDT · by PoloSec · 15 replies
    News Busters ^ | June 16 2014 | Jackie Seal
    Taking time out of his busy golfing schedule to speak to graduates at the University of California Irvine this weekend, President Obama seized the moment as a way to "light a fire under" the graduates to get them to enlist in his regulation-heavy government-led climate change crusade. The president spent a significant amount of time discussing what his administration has done thus far to combat climate change, what they plan on doing, and how the graduates can help. He even used the speech as an opportunity to mock those who question the legitimacy of man-made climate change. Obama also blamed...
  • At Commencement, Obama Mocks Lawmakers Who Deny Climate Change

    06/14/2014 5:06:29 PM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 70 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 14, 2014 | By Mark Ländler
    President Obama, appearing emboldened after his recent move to cut carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants, on Saturday ridiculed members of Congress who deny climate change or plead scientific ignorance as an alibi for avoiding an inconvenient truth. Speaking in gleefully sarcastic terms to a commencement ceremony at the University of California, Irvine, Mr. Obama likened those who deny climate change to people who would have told John F. Kennedy, at the dawn of the space program, that the moon “was made of cheese.” He saved his most scathing words for lawmakers who say they are not qualified to judge...
  • Obama:'America's claim' written by those who served on D-Day (sez "hit singles" prez)

    06/06/2014 4:58:45 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | June 6, 2014 | Justin Sink
    Although Obama made no direct reference to that controversy, he did said of D-Day that “in this age of instant commentary, the invasion would have swiftly and roundly been declared, as it was by one officer, 'a debacle.'" He also cautioned against a “race to judgment.” President Obama marked the anniversary of the D-Day landings Friday with a tribute to the servicemen who stormed “democracy’s beachhead” 70 years ago, and the new generation of American soldiers who continue their mission. "America's claim — our commitment to liberty, to equality, to freedom, to the inherent dignity of every human being —...
  • Obama Reminds the Greatest Generation How He's Changing the Military

    06/06/2014 6:40:05 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 57 replies
    CNS News ^ | 06/06/2014 | Susan Jones
    At a ceremony commemorating some of the bravest Americans of World War II, President Barack Obama reminded the "greatest generation" how the U.S. military has changed under his command, by slipping in references to immigrants and women. "Rock, I want you to know that Staff Sgt. Melvin Sabillo Martin, who is here today, is following in your footsteps. He just had to become an American first. Because Melvin was born in Honduras, moved to the United States, joined the Army. After tours in Iraq and Afghanistan, he was reassigned to the 82nd Airborne. And Sunday, he'll parachute into Normandy. "Wilson,...
  • Obama’s Ad Hoc Foreign Policy

    05/30/2014 8:43:42 AM PDT · by Servant of the Cross · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 5/29/2014 | Charles Krauthammer
    His West Point speech and his policy of retreat are characterized by smallness. It is fitting that the day before President Obama gives his grand West Point address defending the wisdom and prudence of his foreign policy, his government should be urging Americans to evacuate Libya. Libya, of course, was once the model Obama intervention — the exquisitely calibrated military engagement wrapped in the rhetorical extravagance of a nationally televised address proclaiming his newest foreign-policy doctrine (they change to fit the latest ad hoc decision): the responsibility to protect, or R2P. (snip) For the same reason, perhaps, that the Afghan...
  • Obama's empty foreign policy vision falls flat at West Point

    05/29/2014 4:13:05 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 29, 2014 | Nile Gardiner
    It was billed as President Obama's comeback speech on foreign policy, a response to mounting criticism — both foreign and domestic — that his international leadership has been a failure. A "big picture" address, it would outline the president's foreign policy vision as it stands five-and-a-half years since he entered the White House. Yet the commencement address yesterday at West Point failed to deliver on either count. Instead, it reinforced the impression of a lackluster commander-in-chief with an empty foreign policy vision. In many respects this was a highly defensive speech, one that will do little to allay growing fears,...
  • The 10 Worst Parts of Obama’s Horrible West Point Speech

    05/30/2014 7:08:38 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | 05/30 | Mark Davis
    By now you’ve surely heard some less than glowing characterizations of President Obama’s May 28 commencement address at West Point. Maybe you’ve seen the video, peppered with soft applause, far less than what one might expect at a presidential address at a military academy. That’s because the content itself was far below what one might expect from a Commander-in-Chief, especially in remarks supposedly provided to inspire young men and women about to serve under him. Even my meager expectations were not met. This meandering, uninspired (and uninspiring) exercise in pontificating and scapegoating was from a President far more eager to...
  • Obama Vows to Battle Global Climate Change in West Point Speech

    05/29/2014 10:01:43 AM PDT · by FR_addict · 52 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | May 28, 2014 | Charlie Spiering
    President Obama delivered a major policy speech Wednesday, claiming that fighting climate change was every bit as important to America’s national security as stopping terrorism or working to stop countries from obtaining nuclear weapons. The world, Obama insisted, needed to come together to address this looming global threat. “That spirit of cooperation must energize the global effort to combat climate change – a creeping national security crisis that will help shape your time in uniform, as we’re called on to respond to refugee flows, natural disasters, and conflicts over water and food,” Obama warned. Obama detailed forthcoming policy from his...
  • Obama's West Point Speech signals a presidency in deep trouble

    05/29/2014 7:12:25 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 54 replies
    Am ^ | 05/29 | Th
    <p>Yesterday’s speech to the graduating class of West Point by President Obama may be remembered as the signal that his presidency has entered a crisis of confidence, much as Jimmy Carter’s infamous “malaise” speech has gone down in history as marking a failed presidency.</p>
  • Watch How Vastly Different West Point Cadets React Between Hearing Presidents Obama and Bush

    05/29/2014 7:50:01 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 62 replies
    The Journal Review ^ | May 29, 2014 | Caroline Schaeffer
    Even the pundits at CNN had to agree – President Obama’s reception at West Point was nothing short of “icy.” His graduation speech has been slammed as being less “Commander in Chief” and more “policy wonk playing defense.” And the way the audience reacted supports it. He receives a standing ovation from about a fourth of the audience who has come to see the the West Point class of 2014 graduate and commission as 2nd Lieutenants, and throughout his speech, he receives only mild applause from the graduates and their friends and families. Compare that to the speech President George...
  • Obama outlines foreign policy vision of 'might and right'

    05/28/2014 7:29:52 PM PDT · by smokingfrog · 15 replies
    CNN ^ | 5-28-14 | Tom Cohen, Jim Acosta and Kevin Liptak
    CNN) -- pRresident Barack Obama on Wednesday outlined a foreign policy vision of "might doing right," arguing that modern pragmatism requires both a strong military and the diplomatic tools of alliances and sanctions to exert influence and provide global leadership. He told graduating cadets at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point that after the nation's "long season of war and divisions about how to move forward," they now would represent America with the duty "not only to protect our country, but to do what is right and just." Watch this video Obama outlines foreign policy vision Under fire from...
  • I'm NOT WEAK: Obama hits back at foreign policy critics --- vows to ramp ... Syrian rebels support

    05/28/2014 9:36:15 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 28 May 2014 | By David Martosko, U.s. Political Editor
    'I believe in American exceptionalism with every fiber of my being,' the president insisted Yet he used the words 'partner' and 'partnership' 16 times in his speech at West Point, outlining a contradictory foreign policyObama replaced the phrase 'collective action' – in his prepared remarks – with the words 'multilateral action' several timesWorking through NATO and the UN will dominate American foreign policy, Obama said: 'This is American leadership, American strength'
  • CNN Reporter: ‘Icy Reception’ for Obama from West Pointers During Speech

    05/28/2014 1:31:41 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | 5/28/14 | Noah Rothman
    Obama’s “philosophical” speech to the 2014 graduates of West Point about a new direction for America’s foreign policy was “not a great” speech for that audience, said CNN anchor Jim Clancy on Wednesday. He said that the president did not sound like a “commander-in-chief speaking to his troops” and got an “icy reception” as a result...
  • Obama: Care for Veterans Part of 'Sacred Trust to All Who’ve Served'

    05/25/2014 4:25:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 19 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | May 24, 2014 | Daniel Halper
    In his weekly address, President Obama referred to care for veterans as part of a "sacred trust to all who've served." He said our nation has to do "much more … to make sure all our veterans get the care they deserve." The comments come amid criticism of the President Obama's Department of Veterans Affairs has been treating veterans. And the comments come just days before Memorial Day. "[L]et’s keep working to make sure that our country upholds our sacred trust to all who’ve served. In recent weeks, we’ve seen again how much more our nation has to do to...
  • The Obama Administration: 'Doing Everything We Can'

    05/21/2014 12:41:20 PM PDT · by Berlin_Freeper · 15 replies
    &#9745; ^ | May 21, 2014 | Washington Free Beacon
    'Doing Everything We Can'
  • Obama Does Not Mention – Islam, Muslim, Al-Qaeda, Islamists – Not Once in 9-11 Memorial Speech

    05/15/2014 9:17:00 PM PDT · by george76 · 25 replies
    Gateway ^ | May 15, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    CRAZY!… Obama Does Not Mention – Islam, Muslim, Al-Qaeda, Islamists – Not Once in Today’s 9-11 Memorial Speech.. [ full title ] . gave a lengthy speech at the 9/11 Museum dedication. He did not mention – Islam, Muslim, Islamist, Al-Qaeda – not once. It might be too offensive. It’s as if it was a random act of violence. ... Today the Islamists won – again.
  • Obama Easter Address...Islam Teaches Us To Love Our Neighbors As Ourselves just like Christianity...

    04/20/2014 5:27:05 PM PDT · by rottndog · 105 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-20-2014 | Jim Hoft
    Another bizarre Obama holiday address… In his Easter Address this year Barack Obama reminds us that the great religions, including Islam, teach us to “love our neighbors as we love ourselves.” From the White House website: Hi, everybody. For millions of Americans, this time of year holds great meaning… …For me, and for countless other Christians, Holy Week and Easter are times for reflection and renewal. We remember the grace of an awesome God, who loves us so deeply that He gave us his only Son, so that we might live through Him. We recall all that Jesus endured for...
  • Hilarious: Only one person slow claps after Obama speaks in Netherlands

    03/27/2014 6:41:17 AM PDT · by EXCH54FE · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | Mar 27, 2014 | Thomas Lifson
    The magic is gone, and the adoring crowds in Berlin 2008 must seem only a distant memory. While spring has arrived for everyone else in the Northern Hemisphere, Barack Obama is entering his winter. As his presidency implodes in a cloud of Obamacare incompetence and foreign policy blunders, even the Europeans who once adored him have caught on to what an empty suit Barack Obama is.
  • Obama: Well, that's embarrasing.

    03/25/2014 9:00:33 PM PDT · by RushIsMyTeddyBear · 34 replies
    YouTube ^ | 3/25/2014 | Mary Greeley
    Holy cow, folks! SMH!!!!!! This is sooooo unbelieavable. He has NO credibility!!
  • Obama To Americans: You Don't Deserve To Be Free

    01/01/2014 1:08:28 PM PST · by Baynative · 52 replies
    Forbes ^ | 12/31/13 | Harry Binswanger
    President Obama’s Kansas speech is a remarkable document. In calling for more government controls, more taxation, more collectivism, he has two paragraphs that give the show away. Take a look at them.
  • Here's a nifty pie chart to illustrate how well Obama's tribute to Mandela went...for Obama

    12/07/2013 10:36:58 AM PST · by The Looking Spoon · 3 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 12-7-13 | The Looking Spoon
    Got this from Andrew Malcolm ad IBD, check his column out here.This isn't any surprise from the guy who honored Rosa Parks a few days ago like this...
  • Statement By The President On First Step Agreement On Iran's Nuclear Program

    11/23/2013 10:07:46 PM PST · by LeoWindhorse · 40 replies
    THE PRESIDENT: Good evening. Today, the United States -- together with our close allies and partners -- took an important first step toward a comprehensive solution that addresses our concerns with the Islamic Republic of Iran’s nuclear program.
  • Obama rallies supporters Monday evening to save Obamacare (Obama and Libs to spread more lies)

    11/16/2013 12:40:28 PM PST · by tobyhill · 37 replies
    daily caller ^ | 11/16/2013 | Neil Munro
    President Barack Obama will ask his most ardent followers on Monday evening to help bail out his rapidly sinking Obamacare project. The 8:15 p.m. online speech will be delivered to Obama’s Organizing for Action supporters, and Obama is expected to ask them to save the Obamacare program, which has eliminated health insurance plans of at least four million Americans. Obamacare’s launch has been so politically painful that many Democratic legislators have threatened to abandon ship even before it becomes operational on Jan. 1.
  • Live Thread - Obamas ACA Rally in Boston

    10/30/2013 1:18:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 56 replies
    Fox News ^ | Oct. 30 , 2013 | Live Feed
    Are you watching this ?
  • Obama says he doesn't want to hear about spending cuts

    10/25/2013 5:37:34 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 56 replies
    Obama says he doesn't want to hear about spending cuts By Justin Sink - 10/25/13 04:41 PM ET President Obama told Republicans in Congress that he doesn't want to hear about additional cuts to government programs after the 16-day shutdown. The president said the country can afford to make investments in areas like education, and he noted that the shutdown cut into the economy. “Don't tell me we can afford to shut down the government, which costs our government billions of dollars, but we can't afford to invest in our kids,” Obama said at a school in Brooklyn. “This obsession...
  • Obama: Founding Fathers Would Not Have Approved

    10/17/2013 6:08:49 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 85 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | October 17, 2013 - 11:38 AM | Susan Jones
    A stern President Obama lectured Republicans on Thursday, one day after they accepted a Democrat deal to end the government shutdown and raise the debt limit until Feb. 7—getting nothing in return. The president suggested that the system of checks and balances invoked by tea party Republicans in an attempt to defund Obamacare is not what the Founding Fathers had in mind. “Let’s work together to make government work better, instead of treating it like an enemy or purposely making it work worse,” Obama said. …
  • Obama to speak on Thursday about path ahead on fiscal issues [Live Thread for Clown, 10:35]

    10/17/2013 4:29:05 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 23 replies
    Reuters ^ | 10/17/13
    ... Obama will deliver a statement on Thursday at 10:35 a.m. about the need for Democrats and Republicans to work together on fiscal issues following the 11th hour deal in Congress that ended a 16-day government shutdown and averted a debt default. "I'll have more to say about this tomorrow...
  • Obama uses Medal of Honor Ceremony For Politics

    10/15/2013 11:37:01 AM PDT · by Toespi · 35 replies
    Obama: "Our nation needs this ceremony today. Will reminds us what the US can be at its best......meet our obligations to eachother not just when it is easy. Patriotism and professionalism we should strive for whether we wear a uniform or not, not just on particular occasions but all the time. "(Excerpts)
  • Live thread: Obama Worship, Attention Monger Takes worship from Media at 2:00 pm

    10/08/2013 9:07:29 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 606 replies
    10/8/13
    Just announced on Fox.
  • Obama Speaking at 10:30, Networks Prepare to Worship [Live Thread]

    10/03/2013 6:59:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 375 replies
    10/3/13
    Just announced....
  • Obama's Speech Was Textbook Liberal Progressive

    10/01/2013 12:35:39 PM PDT · by rightwingerpatriot · 16 replies
    RightWingPatriot.com ^ | October 1, 2013 | RightWingPatriot
    I sat down and watched President Obama's speech today on Obamacare and wondered if he was going to lash out at Republicans for the (non) government shutdown. As I fought the rising bile and oncoming nausea I always experience hearing our liar-in-chief, I was not disappointed. Obama's speech is a textbook example torn from the liberal progressive handbook. He started off with a painful "is this on?" bit about the microphone, just showing how much of an amateur he is on the big stage. He then immediately launched into attacking the Republicans for the government shutdown (I like the term...
  • Obama came up with ObamaCare because he needed a throwaway applause line in a campaign speech

    09/23/2013 10:34:01 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 20 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 09/23/2013 | Allahpundit
    Soon-to-be-candidate Obama, then an Illinois senator, was thinking about turning down an invitation to speak at a big health care conference sponsored by the progressive group Families USA [in January 2007], when two aides, Robert Gibbs and Jon Favreau, hit on an idea that would make him appear more prepared and committed than he actually was at the moment. Why not just announce his intention to pass universal health care by the end of his first term?… “We needed something to say,” recalled one of the advisers involved in the discussion. “I can’t tell you how little thought was given...
  • Barack Obama’s UN speech was pure mush. America’s enemies no longer fear the US superpower

    09/24/2013 5:35:56 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | 9/24/2013 | Nile Gardiner
    Americans donÂ’t generally eat mushy peas, a staple of British fish and chip shops. But US foreign policy under Barack Obama certainly resembles it. The presidentÂ’s speech to the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday was as soggy as it gets, with Mr. Obama extending the hand of friendship to IranÂ’s new president Hassan Rouhani. In his UN address, President Obama was eager to recycle the propaganda flowing out of Tehran in recent weeks, with the White House making a rapprochement with Iran the centerpiece of its Middle East strategy. In ObamaÂ’s words: The Supreme Leader has issued a fatwa...
  • Obama to Kerry: Get Iran deal

    09/24/2013 8:57:30 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 20 replies
    Obama to Kerry: Get Iran deal By Justin Sink - 09/24/13 10:50 AM ET President Obama is directing Secretary of State John Kerry to pursue a nuclear weapons deal with Iran, the president announced in a speech Tuesday to the United Nations. Recent statements by Iran’s new government indicate it is not interested in a nuclear weapons program “should offer the basis for a meaningful agreement,” Obama told the gathering at the UN general assembly. He said he “firmly” believed the “diplomatic path must be tested.” “If we can resolve the issue of Iran's nuclear program, that can serve as...
  • Obama's Economy Speech Thwarted by News Cycle

    09/16/2013 9:33:47 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 31 replies
    9/16/13
    Today was going to be a media worship service, complete with incense burning to the idol Obamugabe....the economy, we were going to be told, was improving! Now at least one "dark skinned male" has made his photo-op very forgettable.
  • OBAMA AND MOMENT OF SILENCE

    09/12/2013 5:35:39 AM PDT · by 7thson · 9 replies
    I heard - one time only - on Chris Plant's program, that Obama talked over the momemt of silence yesterday at the Pentagon. Can anyone confirm this?
  • Obama unleashes horror in Jerusalem

    09/02/2013 7:51:40 AM PDT · by Former Fetus · 54 replies
    The Times of Israel ^ | 9/1/2013 | DAVID HOROVITZ
    The Israeli political and security leadership is privately horrified by President Barack Obama’s 11th-hour turnaround on striking Syria — a decision he took alone, after he had sent his Secretary of State John Kerry to speak out passionately and urgently in favor of military action. It is now fearful that, in the end, domestic politics or global diplomacy will ultimately lead the US to hold its fire altogether. It is worried, furthermore, at the ever-deeper perception of Obama’s America in the Middle East as weak, hesitant and confused — most especially in the view of the region’s most radical forces,...
  • Transcript of Obama’s Remarks in Aurora, Colo. [Obama sure talks about himself a lot]

    07/23/2012 5:19:30 PM PDT · by grundle · 20 replies
    Wall St. Journal ^ | July 22, 2012 | Barack Obama
    I want I think I described I come I do I think I had I confessed I also tried to I also had a chance to I also had a chance, fortunately I just I want I had I think I saw I had I also I walked I don’t I hadn’t I wanted I just I know I hope I hope
  • Obama Refers to U.S. Armed Forces as ‘My Military’; Twitter Users Go Just a Tad Ballistic

    08/31/2013 11:39:33 PM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 40 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Aug. 31, 2013 | Dave Urbanski
    In case you missed it, President Obama referred to the United States armed forces as “my military” during a statement to the media regarding the Syrian crisis Friday. “But as I’ve already said,” Obama noted, “I have had my military and our team look at a wide range of options.” And Twitter users went and got themselves into a bit of a twist: ***Various tweets*** What do you think? Innocent semantics, a slip of the tongue…or something else? Here’s the clip of Obama’s utterance from Fox News via YouTube: ***video @ sire***
  • I normally don't do this (grab the Pepto)

    07/22/2013 6:27:06 AM PDT · by pabianice · 46 replies
    The White House ^ | 7/22/13 | Pfeiffer
    Hey everyone, I don't usually write emails like this, and we don't usually send messages like this to this list. But I just finished reading the draft of a speech the President plans to deliver on Wednesday, and I want to explain why it's one worth checking out. Eight years ago, not long after he was elected to the United States Senate, President Obama went to Knox College in his home state of Illinois where he laid out his economic vision for the country. It's a vision that says America is strongest when everybody's got a shot at opportunity --...
  • Obama Among The Middle Class: The Photo Album So Far

    07/30/2013 6:52:10 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 7/30/13 | Tyler Durden
    First, the middle class organizer-in-chief was channeling the TOTUS from Knox College in Illinois. He sounded very persuasive and his speech had all the right accents and dramatic pauses.  Then, the TOTUS used its now traditional presidential vessel to deliver even more remarks in Jacksonville, Florida.  The speech was full of climaxes and denouements, protagonists and antagonists, and applause and laughter breaks interspersed with virtuoso precision. Today, the wealth redistributor par excellence came to us live from an Amazon warehouse in Chattanooga, TN where with dramatically rolled-up sleeves, Obama praised a vision of a full-time middle class to a fulfillment center...
  • Obama says poor relatives keep his kids grounded

    08/01/2013 5:40:05 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 83 replies
    33 minutes ago Obama says poor relatives keep his kids grounded Posted by CNN's Kevin Liptak (CNN) – Their home has its own bowling alley, movie theatre, and chef. But while living in the White House could leave Sasha and Malia Obama with a distorted sense of how Americans live, their father says he's always conveying to his daughters how abnormal their situation really is. "We are constantly reminding Malia and Sasha of the slightly unreal environment that they're in, and that that's not the norm and they shouldn't expect to be the norm," President Barack Obama said in an...
  • President Barack Obama: The Kindle Singles Interview (Vanity re free ebook)

    07/31/2013 12:34:40 PM PDT · by ransomnote · 6 replies
    Amazon.com ^ | unknown | Vanity about David Blum's book
    This is the text description of the free ebook on Amazon: Publication Date: July 31, 2013 In this Kindle Singles Interview, President Barack Obama decried the "change in culture" that has changed our view of the American Dream. "There was not that window into the lifestyles of the rich and famous," the President said. "Kids weren’t monitoring everyday what Kim Kardashian was wearing, or where Kanye West was going on vacation, and thinking that somehow that was the mark of success." He addressed the jobs issue from a personal perspective, reflecting on how his own life might have been different...