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  • Bill Ayers: Left Wing Somehow Duped into Believing Obama Was a Leftist

    11/26/2013 11:14:03 AM PST · by afraidfortherepublic · 60 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 11-26-13 | Andrew Kirell
    According to radical activist and Weather Underground co-founder Bill Ayers, American leftists were duped by prevailing conservative narratives into believing that President Obama himself was a tried-and-true leftist, and not the “middle-of-the-road” politician he declares himself to be. Speaking at a Washington, D.C., book store last Friday, Ayers explained that despite living near Obama in Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood and crossing paths many times during their activism, he never viewed the future president as a dedicated “leftist” like himself. The remarks came in response to a question about whether Ayers ever doubted Obama’s credentials as a true “progressive” or “man...
  • $10K Reward Offered for Obama’s College Transcripts

    05/02/2012 1:37:25 PM PDT · by Mr. K · 10 replies
    fox nation ^ | 5/2/12 | fox nation
    A faceless organization calling itself “The Trenches” is offering a $10,000 reward to anyone who can provide an authentic copy of President Barack Obama’s course transcripts from his days at Occidental College, Harvard University or Columbia University. “You’ve failed, media,” an undated statement on its one-page website reads. “You’ve had over three years to vet President Barack Obama. Yet in three years in office and over a year of campaigning beforehand, you have either been oddly uninterested or purposefully ignorant of Barack Obama’s educational history.” Finding the president’s transcripts, the message adds, “would represent more intellectual curiosity about the leader...
  • President Obama: Bin Laden raid is 'most important single day of my presidency'

    05/02/2012 8:02:55 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 33 replies
    MSNBC website ^ | Wed May 2, 2012 7:00 AM EDT | By Jessica Hopper, Subrata De and Tim Uehlinger
    President Barack Obama describes the killing of Osama bin Laden as the “most important single day” of his presidency and said that the decision to carry out the raid was one that he had to ultimately make alone. “I did choose the risk,” the president said in an exclusive interview with Rock Center Anchor and Managing Editor Brian Williams. “The reason I was willing to make that decision of sending in our SEALs to try to capture or kill bin Laden rather than to take some other options was ultimately because I had 100 percent faith in the Navy SEALs...
  • Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama

    01/23/2012 1:09:18 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 73 replies
    Tim Thomas, Boston Bruins goalie, snubs President Obama By DONOVAN SLACK | 1/23/12 3:14 PM EST There was a notable absence during a White House reception this afternoon for the Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins: star goalie Tim Thomas. Thomas refused the invite for "political reasons," Sports Illustrated reports. The goaltender was the only member of the Bruins who wasn't at the ceremony, where President Obama congratulated the team on its victory. Thomas is a staunch conservative and is expected to explain his snub of the president on his Facebook page this evening.
  • Report says global climate deal hinges on Obama reelection

    01/05/2012 9:46:46 PM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1/05/11 | Ben Geman
    Report says global climate deal hinges on Obama reelectionBy Ben Geman - 01/05/12 11:55 AM ET Prospects for striking a binding global climate deal by 2015 are probably toast if President Obama loses in November. That’s among the conclusions in a wide-ranging, new climate and green energy outlook from banking giant HSBC’s research branch. A major outcome from the United Nations climate talks in December was a plan to craft a deal by 2015 — one that would include big, developing nations such as China — and have it come into force by 2020. But Obama’s main Republican White House...
  • Bomb kills three NATO troops in Afghanistan

    12/28/2011 3:30:21 AM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 10 replies · 1+ views
    AFP ^ | 12.27.11
    KABUL — A roadside bomb attack killed three NATO troops ineastern Afghanistan,one ofthe deadliest flashpoints in the 10-year war against Taliban insurgents, according to the military. NATO's US-led International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) did not release the nationalities of the troops or give further details of the incident, which happened on Tuesday.
  • Obama to propose $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue as part of long-term deficit package

    09/18/2011 9:08:22 PM PDT · by mylife · 103 replies
    AP ^ | 9/18/11 | Jim Kuhnhenn
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Drawing a bright line with congressional Republicans, President Barack Obama is proposing $1.5 trillion in new tax revenue as part of his long-term deficit reduction plan, according to senior administration officials. The president on Monday will announce a proposal that includes repeal of Bush-era tax cuts for the wealthiest taxpayers, nearly $250 billion in reductions in Medicare spending, $330 billion in cuts in other mandatory benefit programs, and savings of $1 trillion from the withdrawal of troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, the officials said. The plan includes no changes in Social Security and does not include an...
  • Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As...

    09/18/2011 6:31:09 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 63 replies
    Canadian Commentator: The Press Gave America 'An Untried, Unknown,' 'Incompetent Figure As President' By Noel Sheppard Created 09/18/2011 - 9:09pm Maybe what America's press really need is a Canadian television commentator to explain how atrocious their coverage of Barack Obama has been since the moment he tossed his named into the presidential ring in February 2007. Although they may not be familiar with CBC's Rex Murphy, they should certainly heed the marvelous piece he wrote for the National Post Saturday entitled "The Media’s Love Affair With a Disastrous President": As the bad economic news continues to emanate from the United...
  • Obama to propose 'Buffett Tax' on millionaires [ But Buffet only pays 17% .. er when he pays ]

    09/18/2011 11:29:59 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 18 replies
    ABC news AU ^ | Sept 18 2011 | ABC news
    US president Barack Obama, in a populist step designed to appeal to voters, will propose a 'Buffett Tax' on people making more than $1 million a year as part of his deficit recommendations to Congress on Monday. Such a proposal, among suggestions to a congressional super committee expected to seek up to $US3 trillion in deficit savings over 10 years, would appeal to his Democratic base ahead of the 2012 election, but may not raise much in revenues. White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer said in a tweet on Saturday the tax would act as "a kind of [Alternative Minimum...
  • LIVE THREAD: Obama's Spread the wealth around Marxist address

    09/08/2011 3:46:23 PM PDT · by Hotdog · 975 replies · 2+ views
    myself | 9/8/2011 | Myself
    Someone has do do this...looking forward to comments from those that watch
  • What are the Top Ten Statements That Should Be Included In Zero's "Jobs Speech" on 9-8-2011?

    09/04/2011 11:55:05 AM PDT · by Graewoulf · 66 replies
    Vanity/Opinion | September 4, 2011 | Graewoulf
    The forces of Zero's Keynesianism and the tattered remnants of the Free Market proponents meet on 9-8-2011 to hear Zero arrogantly announce how HE plans to buy "jobs" with MY grandchildren's future paychecks. It will be an auspicious occasion I'm sure. Since I plan to watch The Packers whup up on the enemy, I though we could help Ol' Zero improve his " 9-8-jobs-can-wait" speech by including a few things that might, could work, and give us time to watch some FOOTBALL! All the L.I.E. Media wants to talk or write about is what Zero is going to say. At...
  • Breaking: White House Backs Down, Obama Will Address Congress Night After GOP Debate

  • Boehner rejects Obama’s request to address Congress

    08/31/2011 1:39:42 PM PDT · by TSgt · 220 replies · 2+ views ^ | 8/31/2011 |
    Speaker John Boehner has rejected Obama’s request to address a joint session of Congress on September 7th to discuss his jobs plan. Boehner has asked that Obama consider the following night instead. According to Politico, Boehner said in a letter to Obama that Sept. 8th would be better “so we can ensure there will be no parliamentary or logistical impediments that might detract from your remarks.” It is important to note that on September 7, the GOP Presidential candidates will have a debate that is sponsored by NBC and Politico that will air on MSNBC. NBC and Politico announced earlier...
  • Obama: Let’s face it, Congress is hurting my approval rating

    08/22/2011 7:50:09 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 49 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 22, 2011 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Not an absurd claim on its face — in theory, the more people hate “Washington” generally, the more all relevant players should suffer — but it’s astounding to think this is the same guy who swore up and down on the trail that he was going to transform the way D.C. does business. Three years ago his message was, “Elect me and strike a blow for hope.” Now his message is, “Reelect me because Congress is hopeless.” Now that’s Change. CBS’s edit of the interview doesn’t include Obama’s full answer so here it is in the interest of fairness: Mason:...
  • NYT shocked, shocked to find anger at Obama in Weiner’s district

    08/22/2011 10:22:11 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 5 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 22,2011 | ED MORRISSEY
    Of all the places to hear fulminations against President Obama, one of the least expected is the corner of 71st Avenue and Queens Boulevard, in the heart of a Congressional district that propelled Democrats like Geraldine A. Ferraro, Charles E. Schumer andAnthony D. Weiner to Washington. But it was there that Dale Weiss, a 64-year-old Democrat, approached the Republican running for Congress in a special election and, without provocation, blasted the president for failing to tame runaway federal spending. “We need to cut Medicaid,” she declared, “but he won’t do that.” She shook her head in disgust. “He is a...
  • Obama says he inherited economic problems

    08/08/2011 5:51:57 PM PDT · by PROCON · 133 replies
    reuters ^ | Aug. 8, 2011 | Jeff Mason
    (Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday he inherited much of the country's problems with high debt and deficits when he entered the White House, sounding a theme likely to dominate his 2012 re-election campaign. Speaking at a Democratic fundraiser, Obama also defended his economic record and noted that problems in Europe were affecting the United States.
  • Breaking: Dow Tumbles 75 Points as Obama Speaks

    08/08/2011 11:28:07 AM PDT · by therightliveswithus · 45 replies
    Pundit Press ^ | 8/8/11 | Thomas Ferdousi
    UPDATE: Dow down 460 at 2:00 est. The Dow Jones Industrial Average is taking a beating as President Obama continues to speak. Towards the beginning of his speech, the index was down 375 points. As I write now it is down 450. Obama's blaming of everyone else and trotting out the same old "solutions" are not helping. The S&P average is down a total of 5% on the day. The NASDAQ is also down 5% on the day. This is becoming a run. We need leadership now. In addition, between the time he announced the speech and gave it, the...
  • Obama pushes GOP on taxes in debt ceiling talks (Just Say No!)

    06/29/2011 3:38:52 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 22 replies
    cnn ^ | 6/29/2011 | Tom Cohen and Alan Silverleib
    President Barack Obama called on lawmakers Wednesday to overcome the "selfish" norms of politics and "do their job" in order to strike a deal on raising the federal government's current $14.3 trillion debt ceiling by the start of August. People shouldn't get "spooked," but "the yellow light (is) flashing," he warned. "This is urgent." Top economic analysts have warned of potentially catastrophic repercussions if the ceiling is not raised by August 2, including skyrocketing interest rates and a plummeting U.S. dollar. The president blasted congressional Republicans for refusing to consider raising taxes on the wealthiest Americans as part of any...
  • As World Burns, Obama Tapes NCAA Basketball Brackets For ESPN Today

    03/15/2011 7:04:38 AM PDT · by kristinn · 133 replies
    Tuesday, March 15, 2011 | Kristinn
    An uncritical one line report in Mike Allen's 'Playbook' column at Politico this morning says:"PRESIDENT OBAMA is taping his NCAA picks today, and they’ll be revealed tomorrow on ESPN."With our top Asian ally Japan facing an economic meltdown on top of the earthquake, tsunami and nuclear plant crises--an economic meltdown that is already affecting the U.S. and global economies; with the Middle East in flames; with the U.S. government on the verge of bankruptcy; with the U.S. still involved in two wars, Barack Obama is focused on being the cool guy with the jocks in school by being filmed picking...
  • Chris Matthews Sees Japan Earthquake an Opportunity for Obama to Remind People He Was Born in Hawaii

    03/11/2011 6:13:09 PM PST · by Justaham · 50 replies | 3-11-11 | Ken Shepherd
    Hundreds if not thousands of people are dead due to a devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan. But at least it gave Barack Obama an avenue to remind everyone he was born in Hawaii. That's the silver lining for MSNBC's Chris Matthews. "Was this sort of a good opportunity for the president to remind everybody that he grew up in the United States and Hawaii?" That's a question that Chris Matthews posed to MSNBC host and White House corresondent Chuck Todd about President Obama taking a question from a Japanese reporter during a news conference earlier today at the White...
  • Barack Obama’s Moral Concession to Evil (0 Caves to Blackmail in Libya)

    03/01/2011 12:10:08 PM PST · by mojito · 9 replies
    Commentary ^ | 2/28/2011 | Peter Wehner
    According to a story in Sunday’s Washington Post, as President Obama and his advisers measured their response to the mass killing in Libya, they were mindful of the fact that diplomats in Tripoli had told them, in the words of one official, that “certain kinds of messaging from the American government could endanger the security of American citizens.” “Overruling that kind of advice would be a very difficult and dangerous thing to do,” said Ben Rhodes, the deputy national security adviser for strategic communications. “That was the debate, and frankly we erred on the side of caution, for certain, and...
  • American Way: Barack Obama, cult figure of 2008, left behind by new anti-spending zeitgeist

    02/19/2011 4:03:48 PM PST · by fightinJAG · 17 replies
    Telegraph (U.K.) ^ | Feb. 19, 2011 | Toby Harnden
    Something momentous is happening in the United States right now and Barack Obama doesn’t get it. In Madison, Wisconsin last week, up to 40,000 public employees, organised by their unions, the Democratic party and the grassroots Organizing for America group that elected the president in 2008, gathered at the state capitol. Teachers left their classrooms, forcing schools to close. Their objective? To rail against an attempt to balance the budget and curtail union power by newly-elected Governor Scott Walker, a Republican. The Democratic party’s response? Its state senators have fled Wisconsin to Illinois, dodging state troopers as they went, in...
  • Obama Wants to Shed Rules That Hurt Job Growth

    01/18/2011 10:41:07 AM PST · by Mr. K · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | Published: Tuesday, 18 Jan 2011 | 10:10 AM ET | Reuters
    President Barack Obama Tuesday ordered a government-wide review of regulations with the goal of eliminating those that hurt job creation and make the U.S. economy less competitive. Photo by : Pete Souza President Barack Obama -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Obama took action after unveiling his plan in an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal in which he said some rules have placed "unreasonable burdens on business — burdens that have stifled innovation and have had a chilling effect on growth and jobs." The executive order marked Obama's latest move to repair relations with U.S. business, which were frayed amid bitter debate over...
  • DEEM and PASS, Remember That? (Repeal Obamacare by it)

    01/03/2011 6:18:01 PM PST · by Mr. K · 10 replies
    Free Republic ^ | 1/3/11 | KenD
    I propose that they pass a bill to remove funding and then DEEM repeal to have passed. People seem to forget that the House NEVER voted on Obamacare. Pelosi DEEMed it to have passed when the House passed a set of changes to their original bill that was NEVER voted on.
  • Today "Madam Hillary" Welcomes Questions From The Press,And Obama Runs Away Like A Mouse?

    11/29/2010 12:32:42 PM PST · by JohnThune2012 · 34 replies · 1+ views
    And Remember How The Lib's Proclaimed Obama As So Brilliant! So Intelligent!, Oh really? Then why can't he answer questions from the press on a regular basis?,it seems he will only take "Pre-Selected Questions" from a "Selected Press" AT HIS TIME & CONVENIENCE! After seeing Hillary take questions today,why don't we just put her in office and make Obama the "Secretary Of Teleprompters"?
  • "Quantitative Easing" -Because "Creating Money Out Of Thin Air" Doens't Sound So Good

    11/05/2010 8:59:15 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 3 replies
    Quantitative easing (QE) is a monetary policy used by some central banks to increase the supply of money by increasing the excess reserves of the banking system, generally through buying of the central government's own bonds to stabilize or raise their prices and thereby lower long-term interest rates. This policy is usually invoked when the normal methods to control the money supply have failed, i.e the bank interest rate, discount rate and/or interbank interest rate are either at, or close to, zero. It has been termed the electronic equivalent of simply printing legal tender ...
  • Student at Obama Rally: You're A Liar!

    10/08/2010 11:09:49 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 27 replies
    912 project ^ | 10/8/2010 | Jared Law
    The student in question obviously got shoved around, and technically, he could say he was assaulted, but I didn't see any actual beat down. I'm not saying he wasn't beaten up, but I sure didn't see it. That said, the coarse language and rough treatment of someone who doesn't worship their Obamessiah isn't surprising, nor is it acceptable political conduct. Then again, the student was obviously looking for a confrontation. Is this sort of thing helpful? Wouldn't we be better off recruiting and educating Americans, rather than this sort of confrontational sensationalism? Personally, I don't see the benefit, although it...
  • That story has been removed from the site

    08/06/2010 6:20:29 AM PDT · by Mr. K · 12 replies · 1+ views
    Washington times ^ | 7/6/10 | Washington times
    This story was originally about how people at the pentagon were banned from going to the wikileaks site
  • On Economy, White House Message Not Sticking

    07/13/2010 8:42:54 AM PDT · by Kartographer · 29 replies · 1+ views
    CBSNews ^ | 7/13/10 | Robert Hendin
    The new CBS News Poll has some sobering numbers for the White House on the issue that matters most in the fall elections - the economy. Now, 40 percent of Americans polled approve of President Obama's handling of the economy; 54 percent disapprove. That's down from 45 percent approval last month. Seventy-one percent of those polled say that their local job market is bad and 70 percent say it's going to stay the same or get worse. Only 28 percent of respondents think the job market will improve.
  • Arizona Governor Jan Brewer says new border signs are an outrage (with new video)

    06/25/2010 7:42:46 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 43 replies · 1+ views ^ | June 25, 2010
    PHOENIX - Arizona Governor Jan Brewer is calling a new border security initiative an outrage. In a campaign video posted on YouTube Friday, Brewer stood in front of what she called newly posted signs by President Obama's administration about the Arizona desert being an active drug and human smuggling area. "Washington says our border is as safe as it has ever been," Brewer said. "Does this look safe to you? What is our country coming to…we need to stand up and demand action. Washington is broken, Mr. President. Do your job. Secure our borders." In a separate letter released the...
  • It’s the gushing geyser of Obama’s animus that needs to be capped

    06/14/2010 5:44:29 PM PDT · by Brian Allen · 14 replies · 709+ views
    Daily Mail ^ | June 14 2010 | Melanie Phillips
    When an accident on an oil rig results in an environmental catastrophe, it surely takes a particular genius to turn the oil company involved into the victim. Yet, remarkably, that is precisely what ... Barack Obama appears to have achieved. When, after many weeks, BP still hadn’t managed to prevent its damaged well from spewing tens of thousands of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, Obama turned upon it savagely, saying he would like to sack its chief executive and threatening the company with unlimited financial punishments. More than that, he appeared to be using the disaster to...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (May 25, 2010: Dear Reader at -20)

    05/25/2010 6:36:37 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 160 replies · 5,070+ views
    Rasmussen ^ | 5/25/10 | Rasmussen
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows that 24% of the nation's voters Strongly Approve of the way that Barack Obama is performing his role as president. Forty-four percent (44%) Strongly Disapprove, giving Obama a Presidential Approval Index rating of -20
  • Are 46 million people really uninsured?

    01/03/2010 1:09:07 PM PST · by florm15 · 12 replies · 450+ views
    That 46 million people figure is usually used by liberals and the lame-stream-media as their argument for more government control of our lives.But the figure is completely exaggerated. When we breakdown their figure into different groups, this is what we got: *10 million of the uninsured are illegal immigrants. *18 million people have a household income of over $50000 per year. *More than half of them have a household income of over $75000 per year. *14 million of the uninsured qualify for some kind of government insurance, they just haven’t applied yet. This brings the liberals’ figure down dramatically, doesn’t...
  • White House: Failed plane attack an attempted act of terrorism(Obama told 3 HOURS AFTER PLANE LANDS)

    12/25/2009 6:01:47 PM PST · by Brytani · 640 replies · 18,876+ views
    Washington Post ^ | December 25, 2009 | Scott Butterworth and Spencer S. Hsu
    A White House official said the incident was an attempted act of terrorism. The FBI is investigating and President Obama, celebrating Christmas in Hawaii, was told of the incident about three hours after the plane landed, officials said. Obama has told White House officials that all appropriate measures be taken to increase security for air travel, a spokesman said. Nevertheless, officials said, they are not prepared to raise the terrorism alert level, currently at orange -- or the second-highest of five levels -- for domestic and international air travel.
  • Liberals Vow to 'Spank' Obama for Sending More Troops to Afghanistan

    11/27/2009 8:17:10 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 40 replies · 2,235+ views
    Liberals Vow to 'Spank' Obama for Sending More Troops to Afghanistan President Obama is days away from announcing a new Afghan strategy, but his immediate battle could come from liberals within his own party who are vowing to "spank" the president for committing tens of thousands of more troops to the eight-year conflict. President Obama is days away from announcing a new Afghan strategy, but his immediate battle could come from liberals within his own party who are vowing to "spank" the president for committing tens of thousands of more troops to the eight-year conflict. In a prime-time speech Tuesday...
  • Thank You For Posting All Of The "Obama Wins...." Threads

    10/09/2009 2:41:19 PM PDT · by Bushbacker1 · 23 replies · 997+ views | 10/9/09 | Bushbacker1
    Thank you!
  • OBAMA <strike>FINDS</strike>IS THE HOLY GRAIL!!! (VANITY)

    10/09/2009 12:52:12 PM PDT · by JewishRighter · 6 replies · 872+ views
    Self | October 9, 2009 | JewishRighter
    The title speaks for itself
  • Top French general: Iran intervention not viable

    09/10/2009 4:54:46 PM PDT · by Flavius · 73 replies · 4,237+ views
    ap ^ | 9/10/09 | ap
    The head of the French military says military intervention is not a viable option to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear capability.
  • Obama to McCain on Iran: 'I'm the president'

    06/27/2009 12:04:40 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 164 replies · 5,445+ views
    The Hill, Washington, DC ^ | 2009-06-23 | Sam Youngman
    In a wide-ranging midday press conference, President Obama took on Republican critics of his stance on Iran, directly targeting former rival Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and saying, "I am the president of the United States." Obama, who has been accused by McCain and other Republicans of being too timid throughout the unrest following Iran's presidential elections, has gradually taken a firmer stance in the days following the election. . . . . . "The Iranian people can speak for themselves," Obama said in the James S. Brady Briefing Room. "That is precisely what has happened these last few days. In...
  • Wanted: 'Hope' for Iran: Rarely in U.S. history has a foreign policy been so repudiated by events.

    06/17/2009 11:51:16 AM PDT · by mojito · 23 replies · 834+ views
    WSJ ^ | 6/17/2009 | Bret Stephens
    ....In Cairo two weeks ago, Mr. Obama trumpeted "my commitment . . . to governments that reflect the will of the people." He also lamented that "the United States played a role in the overthrow of a democratically elected Iranian government." Yet here is his administration disavowing the first of these commitments while acquiescing in the overthrow -- before it can even be installed -- of another democratically elected Iranian government. Now a presidency that's supposed to be all about hope is suddenly in cynical realpolitik mode -- the only "hope" it means to keep alive being a "grand bargain"...
  • US Concerned (Iran, North Korea's) 'Salvo Strategy' Could Overwhelm Missile Defenses

    06/02/2009 11:43:45 AM PDT · by lewisglad · 36 replies · 1,228+ views
    Geostrategy Direct ^ | June 3, 2009 | Bill Gertz
    U.S. concerned salvo strategy could overwhelm missile defenses WASHINGTON — U.S. officials said Iran and North Korea are focusing on the use of sustained fire to overcome Israeli and US missile defense systems. The officials said the development of ballistic missile defense systems must protect against missile salvos. "An additional concern is North Korea's and Iran's repeated demonstrations of salvo launches, indicating large ballistic missile attack raid sizes must be considered in developing the BMDS [ballistic missile defense system]," U.S. Missile Defense Agency director Patrick O'Reilly said.
  • Just 21% Favor GM Bailout Plan, 67% Oppose

    06/01/2009 7:28:57 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 35 replies · 2,585+ views
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | May 31, 2009
    Only 21% of voters nationwide support a plan for the government to bail out General Motors as part of a structured bankruptcy plan to keep the troubled auto giant in business. The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that 67% are opposed to a plan that would provide GM with $50 billion in funding and give the government a 70% ownership interest in the company. Even when presented with the stark choice between providing government funding or letting GM go out of business, only 32% of voters support the bailout. Most voters (56%) say it would be better to...

    05/04/2009 11:09:41 PM PDT · by JLS · 6 replies · 685+ views
    National Review and Steynonline ^ | 5 May 2009 | Mark Steyn
    CHECK, PLEASE! Steyn on the World Tuesday, 05 May 2009 HAPPY WARRIOR from National Review At the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden, they’re premiering a new ballet about a young French boy who’s befriended by a giant helium-filled balloon. Any balletomanes at the US embassy might be forgiven for assuming it to be some hastily concocted metaphor to Euro-American harmony in the Age of Obama: a lithe young Continental prancing around the stage enraptured by his dazzling bag of gas. But, as it happens, The Red Balloon is an adaptation of some fey French movie from the Fifties, when...
  • ‘Five of Four’: Obama Mangles Spanish in Cinco de Mayo Salute at White House (video)

    05/04/2009 7:19:44 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 41 replies · 1,573+ views
    Associated Press ^ | May 4, 2009
    "Welcome to Cinco de Cuatro—Cinco de Mayo at the White House."
  • Michael Barone: Moving Towards Europe -- but Do Americans Want to Go?

    04/28/2009 8:25:20 PM PDT · by neverdem · 19 replies · 873+ views ^ | April 28, 2009 | Michael Barone
    Ninety-nine days in, with 1,362 days to go, and we can see with some clarity the trajectory on which Barack Obama wants to take the United States. To put it in geographical terms, he wants to move us some considerable distance toward Europe. This is apparent in the budget he has presented for the next fiscal year and its projections for the years to come. Government spending is scheduled to rise as a percentage of the economy. This will be accomplished by raising taxes and, even more, by borrowing that will double the national debt in five years and nearly...
  • HELL HATH NO FURY, I cannot take any more.

    04/11/2009 11:55:21 AM PDT · by libbylu · 75 replies · 1,856+ views
    Please, can someone sound the horns and line up the emails and phone numbers. Who does BAMBI THINK HE IS THAT HE CAN FLY IN A PIZZA MAKER 850 MILES. THIS TICKS ME MORE THAN THE FREAKING BOWING. Please help, someone with sense please. My brain is fried on this.
  • Wait Until ZERO Starts Campaigning in AF One (Vanity)

    03/12/2009 12:34:10 PM PDT · by Sequoyah101 · 14 replies · 465+ views
    Self | 3-12-2009 | Sequoyah101
    You ain't seen nothin' yet. Just wait until Zero goes on the campaign trail in our airplanes! Damn the carbon footprint, damn the cost, damn the time! This will turn into one of the most flagrant abuses of power and privlidge EVER seen in the history of any country! Have vetrans pay medical costs for injuries, mothball a carrier and air group, stop the F-22 and on and on...but gotta have those 18 new helos for the pres. What a POS this creep is!
  • Obama musters campaign army for economic fight

    03/09/2009 9:50:14 PM PDT · by Sequoyah101 · 18 replies · 593+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 3-9-9 | Unknown
    US President Barack Obama mustered his powerful campaign army on Monday, calling on his millions of supporters to lobby on behalf of his budget and economic plan. The appeal to back the president was made in an email and video sent out by "Organizing for America," the organization which morphed out of Obama's campaign machinery to push his agenda when he entered the White House. In the video, Mitch Stewart, the director of Organizing for America, urged the president's supporters to take part in the "Organizing for America Pledge Project."
  • Entrepreneur-in-chief? (Barf Alert)

    03/07/2009 5:37:02 PM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 27 replies · 676+ views
    Market Watch ^ | March 7, 2009 | Craig Benson and Leonard Schlesinger
    Entrepreneurs have a mindset and orientation to work their way through uncertainty by taking action. "Making things happen" is the hallmark of an entrepreneur, and it defines our 44th president.
  • Deception at Core of Obama Plans

    03/06/2009 11:11:01 AM PST · by Sequoyah101 · 13 replies · 857+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 3-6-2009 | Charles Krauthammer
    True, Obama's tricks come festooned with strings of zeros tacked onto the end. But that's a matter of scale, not principle. All presidents do that. But few undertake the kind of brazen deception at the heart of Obama's radically transformative economic plan, a rhetorical sleight of hand so smoothly offered that few noticed.