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  • Freep a Poll! (Fox. What did you like about the SOTU?)

    01/26/2012 6:27:16 AM PST · by dynachrome · 10 replies · 1+ views
    Fox News ^ | 1-25-12 | Fox News
    What did you like in the State of the Union address? The props for U.S. military None of it The call for more natural gas production at home The tax hikes on the wealthy All of it
  • Meet Obama's Czars. There Are More Than You Know...and Why Are So Many Anti-Business

    01/25/2012 4:09:02 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    The Right Perspective ^ | 1/6/2012 | Brian
    Meet Obama's Czars. There Are More Than You Know...and Why Are So Many Anti-Business It's been said that you can know a lot about a person by the company they keep. Two communists (there were three until Van Jones resigned), anti-2nd Amendment, anti-business, pro-blame America first, and the list goes on. This is the change people wanted? God help us. Obama's "Czars" - who they are and their "qualifications" Afghanistan Czar: Richard Holbrooke- Ultra liberal anti gun former Gov.of New Mexico . Pro Abortion and legal drug use. AIDS Czar: Jeffrey Crowley Homosexual. A Gay Rights activist. Believes in Gay...
  • BLACK-GOLD BLUES: Buffett's railroad winner from Keystone denial

    01/24/2012 12:10:44 PM PST · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    WND (Bloomberg) ^ | 1/24/2012 | Staff
    'Whatever people bring to us, we're ready to haul' (BLOOMBERG) — Warren Buffett’s Burlington Northern Santa Fe LLC is among U.S. and Canadian railroads that stand to benefit from the Obama administration’s decision to reject TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s Keystone XL oil pipeline permit. With modest expansion, railroads can handle all new oil produced in western Canada through 2030, according to an analysis of the Keystone proposal by the U.S. State Department. “Whatever people bring to us, we’re ready to haul,” Krista York-Wooley, a spokeswoman for Burlington Northern, a unit of Buffett’s Omaha, Nebraska-based Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (BRK/A), said in an...
  • How Obama and Ayers Collaborated to Radicalize Students

    01/15/2012 6:41:27 AM PST · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/14/2012 | Discover The Networks
    The Chicago Annenberg Challenge: In 1995 William Ayers appointed Barack Obama as board chairman of the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, which aimed to infuse students with a radical political commitment and emphasized social activism far more than academic achievement and test scores. Bankrolled by the billionaire publishing mogul Walter H. Annenberg and his charitable foundation, the Chicago Annenberg Challenge (CAC) was a five-year school-reform effort created ostensibly to improve public schools in Chicago and elsewhere across the United States. Mr. Annenberg seeded this initiative with $500 million. School reform initiative in the 1990s Founded by William Ayers, the former Weather Underground...
  • Barack Machiavelli

    01/08/2012 6:55:50 AM PST · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 1/8/2012 | Alan Caruba
    The Founding Fathers, authors of the Constitution, were obsessed with any form of government that could become too powerful, too willing to use force to oppress citizens. They had cause. They had fought a long war against the greatest power of their age, ruled by a king with nearly absolute power. They fashioned an instrument designed to ensure that the President could not rule by edict and defused power among three branches of government. We have a President currently running for reelection against Congress, Wall Street, Republicans, and the right of citizens to be free of an overly intrusive government....
  • Administrative Amnesty | Thousands of Watchlisted Terrorists Residing in the United States

    12/26/2011 8:17:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 25 December 2011 | Janice Repheart
    According to statistics provided by high-ranking FBI sources, more than 98 percent of those individuals on the federal government's sole Terrorist Watchlist1 are associated with international terrorism (foreign nationals or Americans attacking Americans based on international extremist ideologies). The remainder are associated with domestic terrorism the FBI defines as "Americans attacking Americans based on U.S.-based extremist ideologies."2However, despite a growing national discussion of homegrown violent extremism, it is important to put that discussion in context: Today, less than 2 percent of all watchlisted persons are U.S. citizens. On any given day, there are about 550,000 individuals on the Watchlist: approximately...
  • Manure Makers, Yes; Catholics, No

    12/22/2011 6:28:41 AM PST · by IbJensen · 2 replies
    CNS News ^ | 12/21/2011 | Terence P Jeffrey
    Under this administration and this Congress — which includes the Republican-controlled House of Representatives led by Speaker John Boehner — the right of Catholics to freely exercise their religion is treated with less deference than the presumed right of stockyard owners to fill the skies with effluvia. I mean this literally. When Congress wants to stop the Executive Branch from doing something, it has a simple constitutional means: Deny funding for that activity. The $914.8 billion spending law Congress passed last week to keep the government funded through the end of fiscal 2012 — which does not come until Sept....
  • Obama’s Policies Are Gutting the Middle Class

    12/17/2011 8:00:03 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 16 December 2011 | Don Blumer
    They don't work. They've never worked. And Obama's no friend of the middle class. It was more than a little disconcerting to watch President Barack Obama pretend to be a friend of the middle class in Kansas on December 6, and to watch the press lap it up as if it was the gospel truth. The record shows that Obama’s and his party’s policies, plans, and proposals have done more harm to the middle class than any administration in my lifetime. One of Obama’s core claims is that the policies of the past, coming from largely Republican administrations espousing and...
  • Obama administration makes new indictment in hunt for girl claimed by lesbian

    12/10/2011 7:08:06 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 9 December 2011 | Matthew Cullinan Hoffman
    (LifeSiteNews.com) - The Obama administration has indicted a second individual suspected of helping a nine-year-old girl escape a custody claim by an unrelated lesbian, who is seeking to take custody of her from her natural mother. According to the Associated Press, 46-year old Kenneth L. Miller of Stuarts Draft, Virginia, appeared in federal court on Tuesday to face charges of “international parental kidnapping” for helping Lisa Miller (42) and her daughter Isabella (9) to travel to Canada and ultimately Nicaragua. The Virginia resident reportedly contacted associates in Nicaragua and Canada to request their support for Lisa Miller as she fled...
  • What’s the Matter with Obama’s Kansas Speech? Nothing fair about it.

    12/10/2011 6:56:29 AM PST · by IbJensen · 19 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10 December 2011 | Staff
    You can’t say the message of Obama’s December 6 speech in Osawatomie, Kansas, should have been a surprise to anyone. After all, he’s been beating the class warfare drum for much of his administration, and the idea of higher taxes on the rich to promote income redistribution is something he telegraphed as far back as the 2008 campaign, with his impromptu reaction in the famous Joe the Plumber incident. During the 2008 presidential campaign Obama also stated an interest in using the capital gains tax primarily as an instrument of “fairness” — even if a rise in the rate would...
  • The President Who Never Was

    12/09/2011 9:05:24 AM PST · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9 December 2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    A Teen-age President in Search of an Adult Identity Barack Obama keeps looking for a presidential identity not his own. In 2008, he wished to be JFK — whom he often referenced as a youthful and charismatic figure supposedly similar to himself. So we heard references to Obama’s father’s arrival to the U.S. during the golden Kennedy Camelot years. Caroline Kennedy herself came out of seclusion to assure us that Obama had the same Kennedy zest, and she flirted with a Senate run to help restore the lost age of grandeur. And at the Brandenburg Gate, Obama would have liked...
  • Obama Pursues Rich and Poor, Not White Working Class

    12/09/2011 5:01:38 AM PST · by IbJensen · 12 replies
    Human Events ^ | 8 December 2011 | Michael Barnone
    Has Barack Obama​'s Democratic Party given up on winning the votes of the white working class? Thomas Edsall, the longtime Washington Post reporter now with The Huffington Post, thinks so. Surveying the plans of Democratic strategists, Edsall wrote in The New York Times on Nov. 28 that "all pretense of trying to win a majority of the white working class has been effectively jettisoned." Of course, an Obama campaign spokesman issued a prompt denial. No campaign wants any groups of voters to know that it has written them off. But Edsall is plainly on to something. Obama campaign strategists have...
  • Obama Administration Uses EPA to Buy Favor and Harm Cars

    12/07/2011 6:17:37 AM PST · by IbJensen · 10 replies
    Red State ^ | Ben Howe
    I’ve said before that when the Democrats propose a tax credit it’s called a “business incentive” and when a Republican proposes a tax credit it’s called a “loophole.” This game of semantics only works because of a complicit media which is more than willing to apply the Democrat designated classifications to ensure the correct narrative. In reality, all sides are using fancy words to avoid the one word that best describes what is happening: subsidization. Subsidies aren’t necessarily inherently bad. There can be subsidies that work in favor of economic growth or better opportunities for the disadvantaged. But more often...
  • NAACP to petition UN to stop voter-ID legislation in states

    12/06/2011 9:09:22 AM PST · by IbJensen · 54 replies · 2+ views
    I understand that the NAACP opposes voter-ID laws. Given the long history of fighting against uses of state law to deny blacks and other minorities the franchise until the Civil Rights Movement prevailed, their deep skepticism over proposed stricter enforcement of eligibility laws can’t help but recall echoes of voter suppression in their communities, even if the new laws are innocent of any racial animus. We still have plenty of mistrust that will take generations to undo, especially given that we still have those with living memories of having been denied the right to vote. Still, if the NAACP wants...
  • The Death of the Individual

    11/24/2011 6:06:28 AM PST · by IbJensen · 13 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 11/24/2011 | David Solway
    The displacement of the “individual” as a primary category of social and political thought — a distinctly observable trend in the contemporary West — is an infallible sign of civilizational despair. The nexus of causes and factors accounting for this undeniable phenomenon has been analyzed in many different ways and from many different perspectives: the draining of confidence in the “Western enterprise” after two world wars and the devastation of the generations; the natural tendency of a successful civilization to grow tired and lazy in the course of aeonian time, as Oswald Spengler and Arnold Toynbee argued in their major...
  • Dems: Oh, Well, Back to Reckless Deficit Spending! Your money is burning a hole in their pockets.

    11/23/2011 12:45:07 PM PST · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/23/2011 | John Hayward
    The corpse of the Super Committee was not even cold before Democrats tore off their silly “deficit hawk” disguises and got back to spending your money like water. As reported by The Hill, they’re itching to throw another $400 billion on the national debt, as quickly as possible: After failing to reach a deal to reduce the deficit, the Senate will move next month to take up legislation that could add more than $400 billion to the deficit. All of the proposals, such as the extension of the payroll tax cut and unemployment insurance, are popular but there’s no agreement...
  • The 2012 Standard: Holding President Obama Accountable

    11/22/2011 4:45:35 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | Reince Priebus
    President Obama did voters a favor. During the 2008 campaign and early in his administration, he laid out the standards by which he should be judged. He made it perfectly clear under what conditions he would deserve re-election. And by his own standard he doesn’t deserve a second term. In February 2009, when employment was at 8.2 percent, he declared, “If I don’t get this done in three years, then this is going to be a one term proposition.” Unemployment has yet to return to February 2009 levels, much less fall lower. Based on that standard alone, this should indeed...
  • Fifteen Trillion And Counting; Signposts on the road to systemic collapse.(Videos)

    11/19/2011 4:44:23 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Human Events ^ | 11/18/2011 | John Hayward
    The United States government officially passed the $15 trillion debt milestone on Tuesday. The Republican National Committee produced a little video to commemorate the occasion, and remind us of the bygone days when Barack Obama​ stridently declared $9 trillion in debt was too much, and he’d cut the deficit in half by the end of his first term: Many people have become concerned about the staggering amount of American debt purchased by China. Those people can relax, because China is no longer the largest holder of U.S. government debt. Who is? Why… none other than the U.S. Federal Reserve​. That’s...
  • Obama admin ‘hired surrogates’ to push for abortion in Kenya: pro-life congressman

    11/18/2011 5:37:25 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Life Site News ^ | 11/17/2011 | Christine Dhanagom
    WASHINGTON DC, November 17, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) - The recently released findings of a government investigation have raised further suspicions that the Obama Administration essentially “hired surrogates” to push for abortion in Kenya during a critical battle over the country’s new Constitution, according to renowned pro-life congressman Chris Smith. According to a report published Monday by the Government Accountability Office, the International Development Law Organization (IDLO), an Obama grantee in Kenya, repeatedly pushed for liberalization of the government’s abortion laws during the country’s debate over the draft Constitution. Despite the fact that the first draft of the constitution contained no mention...
  • Intentional or Not, Pat Toomey Shows America the Democrats Care Nothing for Our National Security

    11/17/2011 6:05:11 AM PST · by IbJensen · 9 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/17/2011 | Erick Erickson
    It is one of the quintessential pillars of the Republican Party — no new taxes. George H. W. Bush got thrown out of office for violating that pledge. But Pat Toomey, Senator of Pennsylvania, is proposing new taxes. He’s proposing $300 billion in new taxes, largely through restructuring and simplifying the tax code. But they are new taxes. So we have the GOP willing to surrender a key plank and the Democrats are unhappy. They want more. They want the GOP to go even higher. Toomey says no dice. I’m starting to think he’s outfoxed all of us by throwing...
  • Obama Expands U.S. Military Presence in Australia, Drawing Warning From China

    11/16/2011 9:17:10 AM PST · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    CNS News/AP ^ | 11/16/2011 | Ben Feller
    CANBERRA, Australia (AP) - President Barack Obama insisted Wednesday that the United States does not fear China, even as he announced a new security agreement with Australia that is widely viewed as a response to China's growing aggressiveness. China responded swiftly, warning that an expanded U.S. military footprint in Australia may not be appropriate and deserved greater scrutiny. -snip- About 250 U.S. Marines will begin a rotation in northern Australia starting next year, with a full force of 2,500 military personnel staffing up over the next several years. Obama called the deployment "significant," ..."It also allows us to meet the...
  • Obama administration gives $433m no-bid contract to Democratic donor.

    11/14/2011 5:54:06 AM PST · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/12/2011 | Moe Lane
    The last time I checked, didn’t the Left call this sort of thing ‘crony capitalism?’ Over the last year, the Obama administration has aggressively pushed a $433-million plan to buy an experimental smallpox drug, despite uncertainty over whether it is needed or will work. Senior officials have taken unusual steps to secure the contract for New York-based Siga Technologies Inc., whose controlling shareholder is billionaire Ronald O. Perelman, one of the world’s richest men and a longtime Democratic Party donor. As you probably know, smallpox was eradicated in the wild decades ago: mostly because it was a genuinely terrifying threat...
  • The Government and the Guitar Man

    11/13/2011 1:15:54 PM PST · by IbJensen · 19 replies · 1+ views
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 11/12/2011 | Nancy deWolf Smith
    On Aug. 24, federal agents descended on three factories and the Nashville corporate headquarters of the Gibson Guitar Corp. Accompanied by armored SWAT teams with automatic weapons, agents from the Fish and Wildlife Service swarmed the factories, threatening bewildered luthiers, or guitar craftsman, and other frightened employees. A smaller horde invaded the office of CEO Henry Juszkiewicz, pawing through it all day while an armed man stood in the door to block his way. "I was pretty upset," Mr. Juszkiewicz says now, sitting outside that same office. "But you can only do so much when there's a gun in your...
  • Union-Bought Democrat Calls For End Of Congressional Probe Into Obama’s NLRB

    11/11/2011 6:17:17 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Red State ^ | 11/11/2011 | Labor Union Report
    Rep. Elijah Cummings (D) is from Maryland. He doesn’t like the fact that Lindsay Graham (R) from South Carolina is fighting the union appointees at the National Labor Relations Board and their attempt to shut down Boeing’s new 787 assembly line in Graham’s own state. As a result, Cummings is accusing Boeing of unduly influencing Graham and is demanding that Congress step aside for the NLRB. In a letter Wednesday to Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.), chairman of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, Cummings said new documents released by the labor board show the agency came under undue...
  • Barack Obama Reached Over and Sexually Assaulted My Economy

    11/08/2011 5:59:45 AM PST · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Hill Buzz ^ | 11/7/2011 | Kathleen Gee
    I feel that it’s time the “truth” came out. I’m a victim of economic harassment by Barack Hussein Obama, who is not a Muslim, but is most assuredly a Marxist and probably gay. I remember it as though it were yesterday (when I look at the “narrative” my attorney, Gloria “Media Whore” Allread, wrote for me to read at this press conference). I had been going out with the GOP for about four years. Although I respected George W. Bush, I couldn’t stand his big-spending ways, so GWB and I broke up. I met Barack Hussein Obama when I was...
  • Critics Furious As Border Agent Diaz Gets Two Years in Prison

    10/26/2011 6:05:12 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 27 replies · 1+ views
    The New American ^ | October 25, 2011 | Alex Newman
    Despite numerous problems in the prosecution’s case, Border Patrol agent Jesus "Chito" Diaz was sentenced to two years in federal prison for convictions stemming from his supposedly rough treatment of an illegal immigrant caught smuggling drugs. Critics and family members berated the decision — especially because of the legal precedent it establishes. It could have been much worse, however. And the battle is not over yet. “Well I can't say the sentence was good because this entire case is an injustice,” agent Diaz’ wife, Diana, who still works for the Border Patrol, told The New American. “It could have been...
  • Hillary Clinton Extols Obama’s ‘Smart’ Leadership in ‘Complex, Dangerous World’

    10/24/2011 2:10:14 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/24/2011 | Patrick Goodenough
    (CNSNews.com) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Sunday praised President Obama’s “smart” foreign policy leadership, pointing to the death of Osama bin Laden, the toppling of Muammar Gadaffi and the announcement that remaining U.S. forces will leave Iraq by year’s end. While declining to comment directly on the Republican presidential primary – as has long been her custom – Clinton said that Obama repeatedly has shown the type of leadership America and the world needs now. Republicans generally have given credit to Obama for the operation that led to the fugitive al-Qaeda leader’s death last May. But GOP lawmakers...
  • The Boulevard of Broken Dreams

    10/12/2011 5:34:59 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 31 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/10/2011 | Richard Fernandez
    It began two days ago with a five page article by Scott Wilson in the Washington Post:”Obama, the loner president.” The article depicted the president as coldly intellectual, uninterested in the everyday lives of human beings except on an abstract plane. Wilson wrote, [T]his president endures with little joy the small talk and back-slapping of retail politics, rarely spends more than a few minutes on a rope line, refuses to coddle even his biggest donors. His relationship with Democrats on Capitol Hill is frosty, to be generous. Personal lobbying on behalf of legislation? He prefers to leave that to Vice...
  • Obama's Bus Tour Headed to Virginia [Obama to speak soon in VA-Charlottesville, Fredericksburg, Danv

    10/08/2011 3:40:14 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 21 replies
    President Barack Obama is taking his bus tour to the Virginia cities of Danville, Charlottesville, Newport News and Fredericksburg this month to pitch his jobs package to the people. A senior Democrat said the four cities are part of his pitch to voters in key battleground states to pressure congressional Republicans to approve his $447 million economic revitalization bill. The Democrat, speaking anonymously, had not been authorized to disclose the locations.
  • Obama Attacks Cantor Over Jobs Bill

    10/05/2011 1:07:04 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 15 replies
    CNS News ^ | 10/4/2011 | Matt Cover
    (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama, in a speech to supporters in Dallas, Texas, today attacked House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.), challenging the conservative lawmaker to come to Texas and tell the president what he did not like about the $447-billion American Jobs Act. “Yesterday, the Republican Majority Leader in Congress, Eric Cantor, said that right now, he won’t even let the jobs bill have a vote in the House of Representatives,” Obama said in prepared remarks released by the White House. “I'd like Mr. Cantor to come down here to Dallas and explain what in this jobs bill he...
  • Rep. Akin: DOD Instructing Military 'To Do Things Which Are in Fact Illegal to Do'

    10/04/2011 12:18:16 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 11 replies
    CNS News ^ | 9/30/2011 | Pete Winn
    (CNSNews.com) – Rep. Todd Akin (R-Mo.) said the Obama administration was "bordering on lawlessness" with Friday’s Pentagon announcement that military chaplains may officiate in same-sex wedding ceremonies of service members in states where gay marriage is legal. “One of the things that’s increasingly alarming to many Americans is the nature of various agencies of the federal government that either make up their own laws or try to create their own law when they do not have law-making authority,” Akin told CNSNews.com on Friday. “In this case, it appears that the Department of Defense under Obama – and probably at Obama’s...
  • Shocking Photos: Barack Obama Appeared and Marched with New Black Panthers in 2007

    10/04/2011 4:45:01 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 44 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 10/4/2011 | Bryan Preston
    Breitbart has the story and the photos, which raise questions about a number of things including why the Department of Justice closed its investigation of the New Black Panthers in 2009 — after it had already won that case. PJ Media led the coverage of the DOJ’s dismissal of this case, when J. Christian Adams resigned from the Department over the dismissal and told the story here. Was closure of that case a quid pro quo for the Panthers’ public support of Obama in 2007 and 2008? New photographs obtained exclusively by BigGovernment.com reveal that Barack Obama appeared and marched...
  • How to Make Obama Like Us

    09/30/2011 4:28:09 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 23 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | September 30, 2011 | Frank J Fleming
    What did we do to make Obama hate us and want to destroy us The Barack Obama presidency has been disastrous. The economy is in shambles, and Obama’s only response has been to try and waste as much of our money as he can. Jobs are a scarce commodity, and yet Obama is trying to raise taxes. And his Department of Justice is apparently selling guns to Mexican drug cartels. All of this raises the obvious question: What did we do to make Obama hate us and want to destroy us? Obama was elected on the promise of hope and...
  • 'Sorry you lost your job': Greeting card company makes new line of sympathy cards

    09/27/2011 2:56:12 PM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 17 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/27/11 | Meghan Keneally
    Rather than just getting a Hallmark greeting card on a birthday or any old generic calendar holiday, the company is aiming to bring some encouragement to the masses of unemployed right when they need it most. The greeting card giant created a line of sympathy cards that targets people who recently lost their jobs. With the national unemployment rate staying steady at nine per cent, the company thought there was an untapped audience. 'People in times of need with always need to connect,' said Hallmark's creative director Derek McCracken to National Public Radio's All Things Considered. 'When the consumers have...
  • President Obama, After Reading AttackWatch.com Submissions, Realizes He Actually Does Suck

    09/25/2011 5:01:10 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 32 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/25/2011 | Sunny
    This month, amid much controversy, Team Obama launched AttackWatch.com, a new website ostensibly designed to compile and refute all arguments against President Obama’s policies and actions in preparation for the 2012 campaign. Little did they know that instead of helping to launch campaigns against Obama’s critics, provide counter-arguments for statists, and generally support the president, the site would backfire, and Obama himself would realize he actually does suck. AttackWatch, not really sinister, just designed to look that way. “After reading all the complaints about me, compiled all together like that, I realized, I am a s**tty president after all,” said...
  • Just how clueless is this guy?

    09/20/2011 8:52:29 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 16 replies
    Neal's Nuze ^ | 9/19/2011 | Neal Bortz
    Never mind his complete incompetence when it comes to our economy, here’s a prime example of how divorced from reality Barack Obama has truly become … he believes his chances of being reelected in 2012 are “much higher” than they were in 2008. His dogwashers seem to be equally clueless. Over the weekend, David Axelrod, Obama’s top political adviser, “issued a memo to the Sunday news show producers and other reporters that concludes Obama is in strong shape for another four years in the Oval Office,” according to The Hill. The memo pointed out that Obama has strong support from...
  • Pro-Obama hashtag backfires on Twitter (LOL LOL)

    09/14/2011 8:00:14 AM PDT · by dynachrome · 191 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9-14-11 | Alicia M. Cohn
    A new Twitter hashtag designed to help fight misinformation against President Obama appears to have backfired in early use on Wednesday. President Obama's Twitter feed, which is run by his campaign staff, on Tuesday evening started promoting the new website AttackWatch.com and hashtag #AttackWatch, designed to fight misinformation against the president. The hashtag was already in heavy rotation by Twitter users by Wednesday morning, but many users are conservatives such as columnist Michelle Malkin, who offered up her own daily column as an example of an Obama "attack."
  • LEAKED VIDEO: Obama rehearsing for speech (must see)

    09/08/2011 10:29:59 AM PDT · by Do Not Make Fun Of His Ears · 27 replies
    YouTube ^ | 9/8/11 | Barack Huseein Obama MmmMmmMmmmm
    VIDEO
  • Obama to visit Richmond, VA, Fri. Sept. 9

    09/07/2011 1:38:06 PM PDT · by Gopher Broke · 11 replies
    I wanted to let you know that President Obama will be visiting Richmond this Friday, September 9 to give a speech at the University of Richmond. Doors will open at 8:30 a.m. Members of the general public are invited to attend this event, but tickets are required and space is limited. Tickets are free and will be distributed in person on a first-come-first-served basis IN ADVANCE on Thursday, September 8, 2011 from 3:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the following location: Modlin Center Lobby University of Richmond 50 Crenshaw Way Richmond, VA 23173 Further information is available available on the University...
  • Zero Jobs 101 — the Psychology of Alienating Employers

    09/03/2011 5:52:01 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 17 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 9/3/2011 | Victor Davis Hanson
    There Is No There There Zero jobs last month — a net change of zero job growth? It was just announced that last month’s unemployment is still above 9% — despite the nearly five trillion dollars in Keynesian pump-priming, the near zero interest rates, the expanded unemployment and food stamp support, and the government takeovers and subsidies of businesses. There is a scary sort of deer-in-the-headlights look about Obama and Biden that is quite disturbing, as if they are thinking, “This was not supposed to happened to us. Geithner, Goolsbee, Orszag, Romer, Summers assured us that all this borrowing would...
  • Obama’s Seven New Regulations Would Cost U.S. Economy Billions

    09/01/2011 11:13:23 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 5 replies
    The New American ^ | 8/31/2011 | Brian Koenig
    President Obama sent a letter to House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) Tuesday detailing seven new regulations that would each cost the U.S. economy more than $1 billion annually. With regulatory costs for American businesses of at least $38 billion per year and compliance costs of $100 billion per year, the seven proposed regulations would target transportation and the environment. Boehner wrote the President last Friday, "The economy cannot withstand the barrage of major new federal regulations planned by the administration." He noted that the Obama Administration’s regulatory agenda counters Obama’s proclaimed motive to reduce burdens on American businesses. Boehner further...
  • OBAMA THE TEA PARTY ACTIVIST

    09/01/2011 11:09:16 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 4 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 9/1/2011 | Judi McLeod
    -snip- President Barack Obama is the Town Crier of the Internet. His message, like the one sent to millions last night, subject line “Frustrated” arrives on your PC in the middle of the night. With shades of Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Obama is going to Congress. And if plebes didn’t know any better, they would think that Obama had been spending all of his time trying to put Americans back to work instead of frittering away the lion’s share of his time vacationing and golfing between working at the fundamental Transformation of America. It’s Congress and not We the...
  • Obama’s New Economic Advisor Advocated Value Added Tax

    08/30/2011 12:55:50 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    CNS News ^ | 8/29/2011 | Fred Lucas
    Washington (CNSNews.com) – President Barack Obama’s nominee to chair the President’s Council of Economic Advisors has supported a European-style consumption tax that taxes every stage of production for a good or service, a policy generally called a Value Added Tax, or VAT. Alan Krueger, a Princeton University economist, called for the Value Added Tax in a commentary for the New York Times in January 2009. The White House, however, has said that President Obama would not consider such a tax. “Why not pass a 5 percent consumption tax to take effect two years from now? There are many different ways...
  • Where Next for Obama?Magic can turn failure into a resume enhancement.

    08/29/2011 5:39:52 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 6 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 8/29/2011 | David Solway
    I was just leafing through a Spider-Man comic book, an ethnographic foray into lowpop and an instructive transit into the more colorful regions of the cultural code. Two pages in, New York City is trembling on the verge of chaos owing to the sudden apparition of the evil sorcerer Baron Mordo, hovering in the sky and about to unleash his wraiths and goblins to wreak devastation, first upon the city and then upon the entire globe. Spidey seeks help from his old friend Doctor Strange, “Earth’s policeman against occult bad guys,” who explains: “Mordo is always seeking for more power”...
  • Comparing Obama’s Performance in Office with that of a Sack of Hammers (not even close)

    08/28/2011 5:13:51 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 18 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 8/28/2011 | Frank J Fleming
    President Barack Obama is an Ivy League-educated man of considerable intelligence and ambition who has surrounded himself with numerous experts to help in his decision-making. With these advantages, he has tried a number of things to help the country domestically and in the area of foreign affairs. But at the end of the day, how does Obama’s efficacy in office compare to that of a sack of hammers? It’s somewhat difficult to judge the performance of a president with all the factors that need to be considered and trying to figure out the president’s effect on them, but perhaps the...
  • Obama takes charge at hurricane command center

    08/28/2011 5:00:36 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 67 replies
    AFP ^ | 8/27/2001 | AFP Staff
    (AFP)US President Barack Obama warned the US east coast was in for a "long 72 hours" as he led his government's response to Hurricane Irene at a disaster command center in Washington. Obama on Saturday chaired a meeting at the National Response Coordination Center (NRCC) set up at the Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA) headquarters in Washington, which is marshaling federal and local hurricane-relief efforts. "This is going to be a tough slog getting through this thing," Obama said during a video teleconference including senior federal officials and local government agencies in the east coast path of Irene. "It's...
  • HHS: Children Are ‘Sexual Beings’

    08/24/2011 2:00:19 PM PDT · by IbJensen · 21 replies · 1+ views
    CNS News ^ | 8/22/2011 | Penny Star
    (CNSNews.com) – The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is offering advice to parents and teens about sex education, including assurances that teens may “experiment” with homosexuality as part of “exploring their own sexuality,” and that masturbation should be of concern only “if a child seems preoccupied with it to the exclusion of other activities.” The information, located on a “Questions and Answers About Sex” link on the “Quick Guide to Healthy Living” portion of the HHS Web site, also describes children and infants as “sexual beings.” Under the question “When Do Kids Start Becoming Curious About Sex?”...
  • An Earthquake Comes to Washington

    08/24/2011 6:57:58 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 7 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 8/24/2011 | Daniel Greenfield
    It took an earthquake to interrupt Obama's golf game. Nothing else until now has. But while the rumbling of tectonic plates comes and goes, the deeper rumbling of millions of voters will not. The rumbling is larger than this election. It is bigger than Obama and larger than his feckless party. It is an earthquake of self-definition. There are two types of earthquake events in the last hundred years. Shocks that made Americans rethink their society, the government and the world around them. Economic depressions and unexpected wars. The Great Depression, Pearl Harbor and September 11 were all shocks to...
  • How you can Prevent Obama From Giving Mass Amnesty

    08/23/2011 6:43:28 AM PDT · by IbJensen · 26 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 8/23/2011 | F Wooldridge
    In all great social change, it takes an overwhelming number of citizens to take action. This past weekend, President Barack Obama bequeathed amnesty for countless millions of illegal aliens. He set up a dynamic whereby the law no longer applies. It’s a violation of the Constitution. What can you do about it? Roy Beck, director of www.NumbersUSA.org, offers all American citizens the ability to make an impact by their pre-written letters and phone calls that are coordinated. You can become a member for free and join over 1.1 million Americans that are taking action to stop mass immigration. “House Judiciary...
  • Obama pays Sunday visit to CEO (Comcast)

    08/22/2011 5:17:45 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 32 replies
    Politico ^ | 8-22-11 | Glenn Thrush
    The presidential motorcade on Martha's Vineyard peeled out of Blue Heron Farms at 5:15 p.m. with the president and Valerie Jarrett in tow. After 10 minutes, we made an abrupt left turn on John Cottle Road — an unpaved, deeply rutted eight-foot-wide private path hemmed in by ivy, scrub oak and big, scary boulders. After bottoming out four times — we're talking two-foot holes in a sand-and-gravel road, along with one hairpin turn — Obama and Jarrett arrived at the West Tisbury home of their friends Brian and Aileen Roberts, spokesman Josh Earnest informs us. It was 5:30 p.m. Roberts...