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  • President Obama stumbles over oil spill, but does not fall, with first Oval Office speech

    06/16/2010 2:06:42 PM PDT · by presidio9 · 50 replies · 1,055+ views
    New York Daily News ^ | Wednesday, June 16th 2010 | Joshua Greenman
    Around six months in, President Obama's supporters came to terms with the fact that he couldn't walk on water. Today, he's struggling to keep the crude oil off his nicely pressed suit. Given that challenge, Obama succeeded in his Oval Office speech last night, the first of his presidency. This was the President in his element: Framing a problem, rejecting partisan extremes, pushing forward with a clear vision and what sounded like common-sense solutions. He was focused, even a little feisty - and for the first time in weeks, didn't seem to be on the defensive. His update on the...
  • Obama's Speech Simply Politicizes BP Oil Disaster

    06/16/2010 11:14:28 AM PDT · by The Conservative Camp · 5 replies · 350+ views
    The Conservative Camp ^ | June 16, 2010 | Robert Ditmar
    Last night from the Oval Office, President Obama made what was to be his “leadership” speech about how he has always been in control of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico. Yet 57 days into the worst environmental catastrophe that the United States has ever faced, in which an uncontrolled oil leak is literally gushing millions of barrels of crude into the waters of the gulf, this president decided instead to further pursue his radical agenda of forcing socialism and huge tax increases down the collective throat of all Americans. The speech, 18 minutes long, was about...
  • Obama's speech: There's a pipe spewing a gazillion gobs of oil into the gulf...

    06/16/2010 9:25:49 AM PDT · by my small voice · 24 replies · 886+ views
    LA Times ^ | 6/16/10 | Andrew Malcolm
    For all his reputation as the nation's Top Talker, Barack Obama took his sweet time giving a maiden Oval Office address to the country. And waiting another nearly 60 days to speak nationally about the oil spill that’s become the worst environmental disaster in the nation’s history. Obama, the first modern president to pass his first full year in office without addressing the country from his historic desk, had the setting right. Just back from a day-and-a-half on the gulf coast listening, reassuring, talking tourism, eating seafood. He wore the proper suit, had the requisite flags and family photos in...
  • Obama's intentions

    06/16/2010 2:30:18 AM PDT · by Scanian · 37 replies · 1,114+ views
    NY Post ^ | June 16, 2010 | Editorial
    President Obama's Oval Office speech last night focused on the Gulf oil catastrophe, but its true purpose was impossible to miss: shoring up the president's tanking popularity. Some 57 days after the BP oil rig blew -- triggering an underwater oil gusher that's yet to be contained -- a majority of Americans, polls show, think Obama's been too detached from the crisis. Thus, the president is taking a new tack: huffing and puffing. "Tonight, I've returned from a trip to the Gulf Coast to speak with you about the battle we're waging against an oil spill that is assaulting our...
  • Obama walk in sand is prelude to primetime speech (MSM Barf alert!)

    06/15/2010 10:52:57 AM PDT · by Deo volente · 51 replies · 810+ views
    Associated Press ^ | June 15, 2010 | Erica Werner
    PENSACOLA, Fla. – Laying the groundwork for an evening speech to the nation, President Barack Obama walked a pristine stretch of sand on Florida's shoreline Tuesday and pledged to "fight back with everything we've got" against the spreading oil lurking offshore. In a speech at Pensacola's Naval Air Station, Obama took note of the painful contrasts around him: "The sand is white. The water's blue," he said. And yet, he added, "those plumes of oil are off the coast."
  • Obama Health Care Speech Surrounded By Doctors in White Coats (Video)

    03/03/2010 12:16:56 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 30 replies · 993+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 3/3/10 | HAP
    First half of Obama's speech on ramming through health care reform against the will of the American people, shows the Docs walking out to provide Obama with a Clintonesque photo-op for health care reform (last time they were all Obama supporters) (Video)
  • FReep This Poll! What Did You Think Of The President's Speech?

    01/31/2010 4:53:15 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 22 replies · 1,032+ views
    Fox 5 San Diego ^ | Fox 5 San Diego
    POLL OF THE DAY State of the Union Address What did you think of the President's speech? Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Go to the link provided. Scroll down a bit on the Fox 5 San Diego homepage and locate the poll on the right hand side (above Chrissy's Outfit of the Day) Vote your choice.
  • Freep a Poll! (Foxnews. What is the State of the Union?)

    01/27/2010 5:00:32 PM PST · by dynachrome · 23 replies · 658+ views
    foxnews.com ^ | 1-27-10 | Foxnews
    What Is the State of the Union? Thriving Getting By Wobbling Falling Apart I Don't Know
  • Obama: "This Incident Was Not The Fault Of A Single Individual" (Video)

    01/07/2010 3:21:15 PM PST · by Talkradio03 · 33 replies · 564+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 1/7/09 | HAP
    TODAY's LIE: Obama tells us that he will hold his staff, agencies, and the people in them- accountable "when they fail to perform their responsibilities at the highest level"..(Video)
  • Barack Obama's speech disappoints and fuels frustration at Copenhagen (ROFL!)

    12/18/2009 7:12:36 AM PST · by PreciousLiberty · 126 replies · 5,539+ views
    The Guardian ^ | 12/18/2009 | Suzanne Goldenberg and Allegra Stratton
    Barack Obama stepped into the chaotic final hours of the Copenhagen summit today saying he was convinced the world could act "boldly and decisively" on climate change. But his speech offered no indication America was ready to embrace bold measures, after world leaders had been working desperately against the clock to try to paper over an agreement to prevent two years of wasted effort — and a 10-day meeting — from ending in total collapse. Obama, who had been skittish about coming to Copenhagen at all unless it could be cast as a foreign policy success, looked visibly frustrated as...
  • Presidential Proclamation - National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

    12/07/2009 11:14:30 AM PST · by a fool in paradise · 29 replies · 770+ views
    White House.gov ^ | Dec 4, 2009 | Barack Obama
    A PROCLAMATION President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared December 7, 1941, a "date which will live in infamy." With over 3,500 Americans killed or wounded, the surprise attack by the Imperial Japanese on Pearl Harbor was an attempt to break the American will and destroy our Pacific Fleet. They succeeded in doing neither. On National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, we pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our country, and we honor all those who selflessly served our Nation at home and abroad during World War II. On a tranquil Sunday morning, as war...
  • The Teleprompter

    12/02/2009 10:36:16 AM PST · by bs9021 · 2 replies · 612+ views
    AIA-FL Blog ^ | December 2, 2009 | Malcolm A. Kline
    The Teleprompter Malcolm A. Kline, December 2, 2009 Although a veteran of the college lecture circuit, President Obama’s speech at West Point may have marked the first time he has ever spoken at an institution of higher learning that actually educates. Alas, he was not up to the challenge. He may want to go back to Georgetown. During the dog days of Vietnam, President Lyndon Johnson could only give speeches on military bases. President Obama is reaching the point where he can only give speeches on college campuses, at least those that don’t train military officers. The president went to...
  • AFGHAN DECISION: SURGE AND WITHDRAW. ALLIES CONFUSED!

    12/02/2009 5:20:52 AM PST · by Patriot1259 · 2 replies · 295+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 12/02/2009 | John G. Winder
    President Obama’s vacillation, and delay in making any decision at has left our overseas ally’s in confusion as to the genuine commitment of the United States to winning the war against terror. British Defense Secretary, Bob Ainsworth has publicly blamed Obama for declining British public support of the war in Afghanistan.
  • President Obama Speech at the Fort Hood Memorial Service - Video 11/10/09

    11/10/2009 12:49:26 PM PST · by Federalist Patriot · 24 replies · 624+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | November 10, 2009 | BrianinMO
    Here is video of President Barack Obama's speech today at the Fort Hood Memorial Service to honor the 13 Americans who died in the attack there last week by Major Nidal Malik Hasan. . . . (VIDEO)
  • Full Text of Obama Speech at UN.

    09/23/2009 2:51:59 PM PDT · by weps4ret · 49 replies · 2,873+ views
    Politico ^ | 23 September 2009 | Barrack Obama
    REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT TO THE UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY United Nations Headquarters New York, New York 10:10 A.M. EDT THE PRESIDENT: Good morning. Mr. President, Mr. Secretary General, fellow delegates, ladies and gentlemen, it is my honor to address you for the first time as the 44th President of the United States. (Applause.) I come before you humbled by the responsibility that the American people have placed upon me, mindful of the enormous challenges of our moment in history, and determined to act boldly and collectively on behalf of justice and prosperity at home and abroad. I have been...
  • Joe Wilson's War

    09/14/2009 6:01:43 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 22 replies · 2,125+ views
    IBD Editorials ^ | September 14, 2009
    Discourse: The reaction to the congressman's outburst shows what happens when you judge this president by the content of his character. In a post-racial presidency, charges of racism are the new last refuge of scoundrels.When Joe Wilson, the decorum-challenged South Carolina Republican, reacted to President Obama's assertion that there was nothing in health care legislation giving coverage to illegal aliens by shouting "You lie!" he knew, as his critics ignore, that there was nothing requiring proof of citizenship either. A nonpartisan Congressional Research Service study found that the House health care bill at that moment did not restrict illegal immigrants...
  • Lawmakers laud speech (Chris Carney, Blue Dog Dem, weighs in)

    09/11/2009 8:04:17 PM PDT · by Born Conservative · 2 replies · 295+ views
    Times Leader (Wilkes-Barre PA) ^ | 9/11/09 | Andrew M. Seder
    U.S. Reps. Chris Carney and Paul E. Kanjorski lauded President Obama’s 45-minute address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday night that detailed a blueprint for health care reform. But both said it’s a long road to go from words in a speech to words in bill. Carney said Obama’s foundation is solid and the congressman was “encouraged by what I heard.” But Carney will reserve making a commitment to support whatever bill comes up for a vote until he sees it. “Once again, let’s see how we get there . . . It’s got to do a lot of...
  • Obama's Speech At Pentagon Today + Video Report:Weather Underground Bombing Pentagon 5-19-72(Videos)

    09/11/2009 1:58:03 PM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 3 replies · 450+ views
    hotairpundit ^ | 9/11/09 | talkradio03
    As the President passes up going to NYC today and instead goes and makes a speech at the Pentagon, we should remember that Al Queda was not the first terrorists to strike there, This is a video report from Abcnews in 1972...
  • Meet the Republican Who Walked out on Obama's Speech-Hotair.com title

    09/11/2009 6:43:14 AM PDT · by Dubya-M-DeesWent2SyriaStupid! · 20 replies · 1,886+ views
    swamppolitics.com VIA Hotair.com ^ | September 10, 2009 | Mark Silva
    Shimkus walked on Obama: 'Frustrated' Rep. Joe Wilson, the South Carolina Republican who yelled at President Barack Obama during his address to Congress this week, wasn't the only one unhappy with what he heard. Rep. John Shimkus, a Republican from Illinois, walked out. "Congressman Shimkus was frustrated that the president was not offering any new ground and left with just minutes remaining in the speech,'' spokesman Steven Tomaszewski said today in response to our question about the late-speech walk-out.
  • The Two Patients

    09/11/2009 12:48:26 AM PDT · by Sockdologer · 10 replies · 684+ views
    South Dakota Politics ^ | Sep 10, 2009 | Miranda Flint
    During his speech, President Obama told two heartwrenching stories of medical patients who had had their health insurance unfairly ripped away from them with devastating consequences. The first is as follows: One man from Illinois lost his coverage in the middle of chemotherapy because his insurer found that he hadn't reported gallstones that he didn't even know about. They delayed his treatment, and he died because of it. This is infuriating, if true. But is it? Unless Obama is talking about a case other than that of Otto Raddatz, whose sister Peggy testified before Congress on his behalf, then, no....