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  • Obama: I Can't Work With Others; Sue Me

    07/08/2014 2:11:44 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 45 replies ^ | July 8, 2014 | Debra J. Saunders
    In January, President Barack Obama outlined his strategy for 2014. "I've got a pen, and I've got a phone," he said. The president planned on using his pen to sign executive and administrative orders and his phone to call outside groups -- not Congress -- to rally behind his pet programs. Obama forgot to mention his third favorite instrument -- the teleprompter. Rather than working with Congress, Obama's second term is all about blaming Congress for whatever goes wrong. In that can't-do spirit, Obama mocked House Speaker John Boehner's threat to take legal action against the White House's imperial ways....
  • But-But-But Premiums Were Supposed To Go Down By 3000%!

    02/27/2013 10:31:44 AM PST · by Nachum · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/27/13 | staff
    In response to Donna Brazile: Why did my health care premiums go up? : I understand her disappointment considering the president made some rather incredible predictions when he was campaigning for "what critics call" Obamacare :
  • Reid: Earmarks are 'what we're supposed to do'

    12/16/2010 9:55:15 PM PST · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 12/16/10 | Stephen Dinan
    Preparing for a final showdown on the massive $1.1 trillion spending bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid defended the thousands of earmarks in the measure as the basic function of Congress. "That's our job. That's what we're supposed to do," Mr. Reid, Nevada Democrat, said as he chastised fellow senators who, while having requested pork-barrel spending earlier this year, are now decrying their inclusion in the spending bill.
  • He Was Supposed to Be Competent

    05/28/2010 9:06:43 AM PDT · by Nachum · 42 replies · 1,126+ views
    wsj ^ | 5/28/10 | peggy noonan
    I don't see how the president's position and popularity can survive the oil spill. This is his third political disaster in his first 18 months in office. And they were all, as they say, unforced errors, meaning they were shaped by the president's political judgment and instincts. There was the tearing and unnecessary war over his health-care proposal and its cost. There was his day-to-day indifference to the views and hopes of the majority of voters regarding illegal immigration. And now the past almost 40 days of dodging and dithering in the face of an environmental calamity. I don't see...

    03/08/2003 9:47:48 AM PST · by forest · 48 replies · 389+ views
    Fiedor Report On the News #305 ^ | 3-9-03 | Doug Fiedor
    Those in government tell us exactly what they want us to hear. They often twist the facts, and sometimes even tell outright lies. But, other than the vote, we citizens usually have little recourse. There is, however, a federal law (18 USC 1001), titled "Fraud and False Statements," that is sometimes used against citizens lying to those in government. The full text of the law is short, but rather interesting: "Whoever, in any matter within the jurisdiction of any department or agency of the United States knowingly and willfully falsifies, conceals or covers up any trick, scheme, or device a...
  • And if a missile does hit Israel, this is what's supposed to happen

    02/11/2003 9:28:22 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 5 replies · 166+ views
    Ha'aretz Daily ^ | 2/12/03 | Amos Harel
    If Iraq attacks Israel in response to a U.S. assault, Israel's citizens will not be expected to sit in sealed rooms or shelters on and off for weeks, as they did in the previous war in the Gulf in 1991. This time, the defense establishment is determined not to have a repeat scenario of the Gulf War. "What happened last time will not happen again," the heads of the defense establishment stress. At the most, IDF officers predict, the authorities will declare an emergency situation for a few days, after which the United States will eliminate the missile threat from...