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  • GMA Promotes Michelle Obama’s School Lunch Program

    11/10/2014 8:08:23 AM PST · by PROCON · 21 replies
    mrc.org ^ | Nov. 10, 2014 | Jeffrey Meyer
    On Monday, ABC’s Good Morning America provided First Lady Michelle Obama’s school lunch program, entitled the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act, with some free publicity. Co-host George Stephanopoulos touted how “new federal guidelines pushed by the First Lady have cafeterias serving up healthier foods. And a new study finds those lunches may be better than the ones parents pack for their kids.”The ABC co-host then turned to contributor Claire Shipman, wife of former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, to further promote the study’s findings: School cafeteria lunches. For years, they've been the butt of jokes. But this morning a new...
  • Obama raises money at a tongue-tied Gwyneth Paltrow's home (MEGA Barf alert!)

    10/10/2014 9:29:04 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 26 replies
    Gwyneth Paltrow has won numerous awards for her acting, but speaking apparently came with some difficulty Thursday with President Barack Obama standing beside her. "You're so handsome that I can't speak properly," the actress, singer and food writer gushed after introducing Obama to several hundred supporters seated on white fold-out chairs in the lush backyard of her home in the movie star haven of Brentwood, a neighborhood in Los Angeles. In a not-so-subtle reference to her "conscious uncoupling" earlier this year from husband Chris Martin, Paltrow said it was a "profound honor" to have Obama in the home she shares...
  • ‘Don’t be mad': Michelle O defends lunch rules in classroom broadcast

    09/28/2014 6:16:00 PM PDT · by Nachum · 60 replies
    EAGnews.org ^ | 9/27/14 | Kyle Olson
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – First Lady Michelle Obama took to the airwaves Friday in a Channel One interview beamed into thousands of school classrooms to an estimated 5 million students across America. The-First-Lady-on-Lunch-262x175The Hill reports: First lady Michelle Obama said it was “natural” that kids are “grumbling” over new requirements for schools to fill vending machines and lunch lines with healthier food, but that it would not deter her from improving child nutrition. According to a transcript provided on the Channel One website, Obama said, “I know kids are grumbling because they have to make changes. Trust me, my kids roll...
  • Obama Speech To United Nations Live Thread

    09/24/2014 7:37:34 AM PDT · by kjam22 · 60 replies
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    Obama speaking to the UN.
  • Live Stream Obama Statement – September 23, 2014 [Media Worship Service]

    09/23/2014 6:33:27 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 67 replies
    ...Obama will make a statement this morning at 10:00 am ET on the South Lawn. I will live stream it here.
  • Obama Met Privately With Top Journalists Before ISIS War Speech

    09/14/2014 5:13:58 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 33 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | September 13, 2014 | by Michael Calderone
    President Barack Obama met with over a dozen prominent columnists and magazine writers Wednesday afternoon before calling for an escalation of the war against the Islamic State, or ISIS, in a primetime address that same night. The group, which met in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in an off-the-record session, included New York Times columnists David Brooks, Tom Friedman and Frank Bruni and editorial writer Carol Giacomo; The Washington Post's David Ignatius, Eugene Robinson and Ruth Marcus; The New Yorker's Dexter Filkins and George Packer; The Atlantic's Jeffrey Goldberg and Peter Beinart; The New Republic's Julia Ioffe; Columbia...
  • Obama: Islamic State 'is not Islamic'

    09/11/2014 6:06:14 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 96 replies
    WND ^ | September 11,2014 | Chelsea Schilling
    In his prime-time speech to the nation on the eve of the 13th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks, President Obama vowed to “degrade and destroy” the Islamic State insurgency in Iraq and Syria with airstrikes and 475 U.S. boots on the ground – but he also made a particular point of declaring that the Islamic State terrorists “are not Islamic.” “Now let’s make two things clear: ISIL is not Islamic,” Obama said, speaking from the state floor of the White House residence. “No religion condones the killing of innocents, and the vast majority of ISIL’s victims have been...
  • ´Part of this job is also the theater of it... it doesn´t come naturally to me´: Obama admits

    09/07/2014 12:43:59 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 9/7/14 | Staff
    US President Barack Obama admitted he should have expected to be criticized for hitting the links on the same day that he addressed the beheading of American journalist James Foley and spoke with his family. ´Part of this job is also the theater of it,´ he told NBC News´ Chuck Todd. ´Well, it´s not something that always comes naturally to me. But it matters. And I´m mindful of that.´ He added: ´I should have anticipated the optics´ of playing golf. Obama, who was on vacation at the time of Foley´s murder, was heavily criticized for heading to the golf course
  • Networks Refused to Give President Primetime Air for ObamaCare Victory Lap

    04/04/2014 10:53:55 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 11 replies
    Networks Refused to Give President Primetime Air for ObamaCare Victory Lap By Kyle Drennen Created 04/04/2014 - 12:37pm On Thursday, BuzzFeed reported that NBC, ABC, and CBS turned down a White House request for primetime coverage of a presidential address on Tuesday to spike the football on ObamaCare reaching the seven million enrollment mark. Instead, the President was forced to settle for an afternoon pep rally in the Rose Garden which only ABC and NBC covered live. These were the same networks that fretted over Republicans not agreeing to let Obama give a primetime campaign speech to Congress at the...
  • Obama fires back: Lincoln ´loved´ racy jokes

    03/20/2014 6:12:45 PM PDT · by Nachum · 62 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/20/14 | Justin Sink
    President Obama pushed back on criticism of his recent appearance with comedian Zach Galifianakis to promote the Affordable Care Act, noting that President Lincoln "loved telling the occasional bawdy joke." The president´s remarks, during an interview with ESPN Radio´s Colin Cowherd that aired Thursday, were an indirect jab at Fox News host Bill O´Reilly, who argued during a segment of his show earlier this month that the 16th president would never have agreed to such an appearance. "First of all, if you read back on Lincoln, he loved telling the occasional bawdy joke and being out among regular folks," Obama
  • Obama to Make Statement on Ukraine [Networks Assume Worship Mode]

    03/20/2014 7:47:34 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 88 replies
    ABC ^ | 3/20/14
    The White House says President Barack Obama will make a statement on Ukraine before he departs Thursday for a day of events in Florida. The statement is scheduled for 11 a.m. Eastern time on the South Lawn. The U.S. imposed sanctions earlier this week against several Russian officials for their role in the crisis in Ukraine.
  • Obama in Strangely Humorless “Funny or Die” Video to Promote Healthcare

    03/11/2014 11:23:26 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    showbiz411.com ^ | - March 11, 2014 9:52 am | Roger Friedman
    It’s not funny but it’s on “Funny or Die.” President Barack Obama appears in a “Funny or Die” video with Zack Galifiankis for the comedian’s “Between Two Ferns” satirical talk show. The pair strident, antagonistic trade barbs that don’t work– they come off as hostile and satirical. Then there’s a pitch for Obamacare and its impending March 31st deadline. This is supposed to appeal to young people. But basically the two just insult each other. The whole comes off as less presidential than Richard Nixon saying “Sock it to me” on “Laugh In.”
  • President Obama to introduce ‘Cosmos’ debut Sunday

    03/08/2014 6:15:21 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 67 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Mar 8, 2014 2:07 PM EST
    The Fox TV network says President Barack Obama will introduce the debut episode of the science series “Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey.” The 13-part program is a reboot of astronomer Carl Sagan’s groundbreaking 1980 “Cosmos” series. It debuts 9 p.m. EDT Sunday on stations including Fox and National Geographic Channel. …
  • 50 Ways to Celebrate Michelle Obama's Birthday (barf!)

    01/17/2014 10:15:39 AM PST · by rightwingintelligentsia · 54 replies
    ABC News ^ | January 17, 2014
    First Lady Michelle Obama turns 50 today, and although the big White House celebration planned by President Obama isn’t until Saturday, that doesn’t mean you have to wait to celebrate. If your invite to Saturday’s dance party in Washington went missing, here are 50 other ways to honor the first lady on her big day — by doing some of her favorite things, from wearing stylish dresses to eating your veggies to doing the Dougie, preferably with Jimmy Fallon. 1. Dance to Beyonce 2. Eat your vegetables 3. Move into a massive new house with your family and invite your...
  • Chris Matthews Elated By Obama: "He Came To Us Today, He Came Amongst Us" (video)

    12/05/2013 5:18:40 PM PST · by i88schwartz · 49 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | December 5, 2013 | RealClearPolitics
    <p>DAVID CORN: I saw a president who remains frustrated with the political-media culture that he has to work within, and that he's looking to rally people, students here, and supporters, and people within the media.</p> <p>CHRIS MATTHEWS: But David Corn, you skeptic. He came to us today. He came amongst us.</p>
  • Obamas might stay in DC after presidency

    11/29/2013 1:10:15 PM PST · by ColdOne · 79 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 11/29/13 | Dana Davidsen
    In an interview with ABC, Obama said the decision will revolve around Sasha, the President and First Lady Michelle Obama's youngest daughter, who will be a sophomore in high school when he leaves office. Malia, the oldest daughter, will be in college. "'Cause she's, you know, obviously they - and Michelle - have made a lot of sacrifices on behalf of my cockamamie ideas, the running for office and things," Obama told ABC's Barbara Walters. The interview with the President and First Lady was recorded last week and is scheduled to air Friday evening on the network.
  • Obama Gives San Francisco’s Batkid a Six-Second Shout-Out [Valerie Tries to Soften Clown 's Image]

    11/16/2013 5:26:11 AM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    New York Times ^ | 11/15/13 | ASHLEY SOUTHALL
    All Miles Scott wanted to do was to put on his Batman costume and fight crime on the grimy streets of Gotham City. Miles, a 5-year-old leukemia patient, got his wish on Friday, and his heroism earned him a pat on the back from President Obama. “Way to go, Miles. Way to save Gotham,” the president said in one of his first posts on Vine,a social media site that loops six-second videos uploaded by its users.
  • Obama’s certified organic night out

    11/15/2013 5:34:17 PM PST · by Sub-Driver · 40 replies
    1 minute ago Obama’s certified organic night out Posted by CNN Political Unit Washington (CNN) - President Barack Obama went out to dinner Friday night with first lady Michelle Obama and senior aide Valerie Jarrett for a birthday dinner for Jarrett at a certified organic restaurant. The trio dined at Restaurant Nora in Washington’s Dupont Circle neighborhood. “The menu changes daily, offering a la carte items and a four-course chef’s tasting menu,” the restaurant’s website says. “The wine list presents over 100 exceptional wines from small producers, many of them using organically grown grapes and sustainable practices.” Founded in 1979,...
  • Another Exclusive Party at W.H.—at Taxpayer Expense

    04/09/2013 7:58:54 AM PDT · by LucianOfSamasota · 37 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | Apr 9, 2013 | Daniel Halper
    On Barack and Michelle Obama's schedule for today, this event is listed: 7:30PM THE PRESIDENT and THE FIRST LADY host a concert celebrating Memphis Soul music as part of their “In Performance at the White House” series; THE PRESIDENT delivers remarks As the White House has previously announced, Justin Timberlake (who will be making his White House debut), Al Green, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples, and others will be performing at the exclusive event. But while the performers are known, the guest list for the private event has not yet been...
  • White House 'Memphis Soul' Concert to Feature Justin Timberlake, Al Green, Queen Latifah, and Others

    04/02/2013 4:12:01 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 20 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | April 2, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    Next week Justin Timberlake, Al Green, Queen Latifah, and many others will perform at the White House in a "Memphis Soul" concert, the White House announced today. "As part of their 'In Performance at the White House' series, the President and First Lady will invite music legends and contemporary major artists to the White House for a celebration of Memphis Soul music. The program will include performances by Alabama Shakes, William Bell, Steve Cropper, Al Green, Ben Harper, Queen Latifah, Cyndi Lauper, Joshua Ledet, Sam Moore, Charlie Musselwhite, Mavis Staples and Justin Timberlake, with Booker T. Jones as music director...
  • Should Michelle Obama Have Presented at the Oscars?

    02/25/2013 3:03:01 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 67 replies
    US News and World Report ^ | February 25, 2013 | Teresa Welsh
    First lady Michelle Obama, surrounded by servicemen and women, made a surprise appearance at Sunday night's Oscar ceremony when she appeared via live video from Washington to present the award for Best Picture. Jack Nicholson was present on stage to hand off the award to Ben Affleck for Argo. Obama praised the nominees for the night's highest honor, saying the films nominated for the Best Picture Oscar could teach lessons that "apply to all of us no matter who we are, what we look like, where we come from and who we love." She said she was excited to pay...
  • NBC networks to host benefit concert for Sandy victims

    11/01/2012 10:00:25 AM PDT · by John W · 23 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | November 1, 2012 | nbcnews.com
    If you've been watching the coverage of Hurricane Sandy and wondering how to help, you'll have a chance to pitch in on Friday. "Hurricane Sandy: Coming Together," a benefit concert to aid victims of the storm that devastated the Northeast, will air at 8 p.m. ET on the networks of NBC Universal. Money collected will be donated to the American Red Cross relief efforts. The special will air Friday at 8 p.m. ET on NBC, USA Network, SyFy, MSNBC, CNBC, Bravo, E!, Style Network, G4 and more. It will also be live streamed on NBC.com.
  • Joy Behar: Maybe Obama would rather talk to me than Netanyahu — ever consider that?

    09/27/2012 5:52:45 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Michelle Malkin ^ | September 26, 2012 | Doug Powers
    As a bizarre and perpetually confused friend once reminded me, “even a blind squirrel’s broken clock finds a nut twice a day.” And so it was with Joy Behar, who attempted to offer a defense of President Obama’s meeting schedule while at the same time unwittingly pointing out a perceived problem with the priorities: Joy Behar doesn’t like all the criticism President Obama has received for going on The View while refusing to meet with any world leaders at the United Nations meeting in New York City this week. “Obama is being bashed for doing the View instead of meeting...
  • OBAMA ANNOUNCES LETTERMAN APPEARANCE ON DAY HE SNUBBED NETANYAHU

    09/11/2012 5:35:40 PM PDT · by massmike · 65 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 09/11/2012 | CHRISTIAN TOTO
    Barack Obama will be visiting one of his biggest fans soon - late night talker David Letterman. The president will chat with the "Late Show" host during a trip to New York City next week, according to the National Journal. Letterman's nightly monologues mostly spare the president from satirical ribbing, saving his most cutting remarks for the Romneys ... or even former President George W. Bush. The news comes on the same day Obama told Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu he couldn't meet with him due to a scheduling conflict.
  • Michelle Obama To Lead American Delegation At Olympics Opening Ceremony

    06/22/2012 11:20:18 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 38 replies
    (Yahoo! News) -- First Lady Michelle Obama will lead the official American delegation to the opening ceremony of the 2012 Olympic Games in London, the White House announced on Friday. The group includes women's soccer Olympic great Brandi Chastain and basketball star Grant Hill, a member of the 1992 "Dream Team."
  • President Barack Obama to Introduce USA Network's 'To Kill a Mockingbird' Airing

    04/03/2012 12:27:12 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 69 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | April 3, 2012 | Jethro Nededog
    President Barack Obama will provide a special introduction to USA Network’s airing of the 1962 film adaptation of Harper Lee’s novel, To Kill a Mockingbird, Saturday at 8 p.m. “I’m deeply honored that President Obama will be celebrating the 50th Anniversary of To Kill A Mockingbird by introducing it to a national audience,” Pulitzer prize winner and famously media-shy Lee says. “I believe it remains the best translation of a book to film ever made and I'm proud to know that Gregory Peck's portrayal of Atticus Finch lives on — in a world that needs him now more than ever.”...
  • Witnesses say man may have pulled gun as Obama motorcade passed near Ground Zero

    05/05/2011 12:17:21 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 84 replies
    Witnesses say man may have pulled gun as Obama motorcade passed near Ground Zero Published: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 2:56 PM Updated: Thursday, May 05, 2011, 3:02 PM Kelly Heyboer/ The Star-Ledger By Kelly Heyboer/ The Star-Ledger NEW YORK — Authorities apprehended a man who witnesses say may have pulled a gun out of a backpack as President Barack Obama's motorcade passed today in New York. The man, who wore a blue hat, had dark curly hair and appeared to be in his 20s, was wearing a backpack. New York Police Department officers and Secret Service agents shouted, "Get down,...
  • Obama's birth certificate came via a 'special dispensation' from Hawaii, he tells Oprah

    04/30/2011 12:29:28 PM PDT · by UniqueViews · 70 replies · 1+ views
    LA Times ^ | April 27, 2011 | Andrew Malcolm
    Sitting next to his wife, Michelle, Obama told Winfrey that he asked a favor, in a way, from the Aloha State. "I said to my team, look, even though this is not usually what the state of Hawaii does. Even though the Republican governor of Hawaii, the Democratic governors of Hawaii, all the various officials had confirmed that I was born here, let's ask them for a special dispensation where they will go ahead and provide us with the original to see if we can put this to rest," Obama told the talk-show host.
  • Does Obama Think Libya Is Less Important Than Dancing With The Stars?

    03/28/2011 3:13:31 PM PDT · by Beaten Valve · 42 replies
    Business Insider ^ | March 26, 2011 | Glynnis MacNicol
    President Obama's nationally televised address tonight on Libya is scheduled for 7:30pm. It is an odd time for a presidential address -- especially one dealing with America at war (yes, yes, technically not war, but still) -- it means most of the West Coast will still be at work or just coming home from school. Normally big addresses are scheduled for 8pm or 9pm so the West Coast is able to catch, too. It's possible the timing was a concession to network heads anxious not to lose valuable prime time advertising dollars. Except the only thing not on repeat tonight...
  • Obama To Lay Out His Case On Libya To Nation

    03/28/2011 6:08:40 AM PDT · by Fennie · 73 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 28, 2011
    President Barack Obama is offering Congress and an anxious public his first detailed accounting of his rationale for U.S. military involvement in Lybia and perhaps an answer to the burning question: What's next? His speech, set for 7:30 p.m. EDT Monday, comes after the administration scored an important diplomatic victory. NATO ambassadors on Sunday approved a plan for the alliance to assume from the U.S. command all aerial operations, including ground attacks.
  • Jakarta Ready to Welcome Obama (Anticipated Speech to Muslim World Alert)

    11/08/2010 1:32:02 PM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 17 replies
    Jakarta Ready to Welcome Obama Camelia Pasandaran, Ulma Haryanto & Dofa Fasila | November 09, 2010 Workers installing posters of US President Barack Obama and the first lady, Michelle Obama, near the National Monument in Central Jakarta ahead of the president’s visit on Tuesday. Workers installing posters of US President Barack Obama and the first lady, Michelle Obama, near the National Monument in Central Jakarta ahead of the president’s visit on Tuesday. Jakarta. After a long wait, US President Barack Obama will finally set foot again in Indonesia on Tuesday. The whirlwind trip that would last less than 24 hours...
  • MTV Denies That Obama Telecast Is Political (No equal time for GOP...)

    10/13/2010 8:09:19 AM PDT · by massmike · 76 replies · 1+ views
    humanevents.com ^ | 10/13/2010 | Emily Miller
    Viacom networks MTV, BET and CMT are giving an hour of free air time to President Obama less than three weeks before the midterm elections. The so-called “A Conversation with President Obama” will be live and commercial-free on six Viacom networks at 4 p.m. on Thursday. The networks will not give equal time to a Republican before the election, according to a spokeswoman. MTV denies that the Obama hour of TV is political, despite the timing, weeks before the midterm elections.
  • ABC: Casting Call for Audience of Obama’s MTV Town Hall?

    10/08/2010 7:10:39 AM PDT · by maggief · 40 replies
    ABCNews ^ | October 8, 2010 | Sunlen Miller
    When President Obama sits down for his MTV town hall this Thursday, the audience of young people who will ask him questions will have been gathered by a casting call. According to the casting call for the event from talent agency Backstage.com, first reported by National Review Online, the company requests applications for the event, asking what issues the person is “passionate about,” requiring a “short description of your political views,” and also asks for a recent photo.
  • CNBC Town Hall Questioner To Obama: "I'm Exhausted Of Defending You"

    09/20/2010 9:43:13 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 293 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 20, 2010 | RealClearPolitics
    "I'm one of your middle class Americans. And quite frankly, I'm exhausted. Exhausted of defending you, defending your administration, defending the mantle of change that I voted for," a woman told President Obama at a town hall.
  • Obama CNBC Town Hall Meeting on the Economy Today [LIVE THREAD]

    09/20/2010 6:50:25 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 107 replies · 1+ views
    Gather ^ | SEPTEMBER 20, 2010 | David Anderson
    President Obama will answer questions about the economy at a town hall meeting that is scheduled to air at 12:00 PM on CNBC today. Obama has been working overtime to defend his administration's record on the economy, firing back at Republicans who want to blame Democrats for the bad economy. The President has been on the offensive over the past few weeks, accusing GOP lawmakers of blocking key aid to small businesses and tax cuts for the middle class.
  • Obama Scream Preaching LIVE on TV again

  • Nielsen: 29 Million Watched Obama Iraq Address

    09/01/2010 2:47:38 PM PDT · by John W · 42 replies
    TV Newser ^ | September 1, 2010 | Alex Weprin
    According to Nielsen, 29 million people watched President Obama's address about Iraq last night. The address went from 8 PM ET to approximately 8:20 PM, and aired on 11 networks, including all four major broadcast channels and all of the cable news channels, as well as Univision and Telemundo. Viewership was down 9% compared to his last address in June about the Gulf oil spill, and down 28% from his December 2009 address on his strategy for Afghanistan.
  • A Review Of Obama's Lies, Incompetence As He Gives His Iraq Speech

    08/31/2010 1:31:32 PM PDT · by Michael Eden · 30 replies
    Start Thinking Right ^ | August 31, 2010 | Michael Eden
    National Review has a record of Obama's pretzel twisting flat-out LIES. We should review them as Obama gives his speech celebrating the troops coming home. First, let's listen to Obama administration spokesman Vice President Joe Biden: I am very optimistic about -- about Iraq. I mean, this could be one of the great achievements of this administration. You're going to see 90,000 American troops come marching home by the end of the summer. You're going to see a stable government in Iraq that is actually moving toward a representative government. Now first see how Obama massively contradicted himself, all while...
  • A Few Lines for Obama’s Iraq Speech

    08/31/2010 9:44:11 AM PDT · by MissesBush · 19 replies
    Breitbart Big Peace ^ | 08/31/10 | Jim Hanson
    Tonight President Obama will be giving a speech with Iraq as a major theme and I have just two words that he really ought to include. Thank You. And that ought to be addressed to George W. Bush. He should man up and admit that he was wrong about every single thing he said about the Iraq War while he was in the Senate and he should thank President Bush for being resolute enough to ignore him, Hillary, Reid, Pelosi and the rest of the cut and run chorus. If we had followed the advice of then Sen. Obama, we...
  • The Age of the Un-Serious Presidency

    07/30/2010 8:21:56 AM PDT · by Reaganite Republican · 11 replies · 1+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | July 30, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    Dear Leader's appearance on The View this week (a TV equivalent of chewing-gum for the mind) has more than a few people scratching their head as they face the dawning realization that this president really doesn't seem very serious about addressing the towering challenges the rest of us face everyday... at all. In a fluff interview that would be an embarrassment to any normal person, the show's boring, knee-jerk-liberal yentas predictably insulted your intelligence by lining-up to lick his posterior... but were topped by the grandstanding Babah Wahwah gushing how "sexy" Obama is- prompting even Democratic Pennsylvania Gov Ed Rendell...
  • Obama seeks his "mojo" on daytime TV's "The View"

    07/29/2010 12:42:29 PM PDT · by Kartographer · 41 replies
    Reuters ^ | 7/29/10 | Patricia Zengerle
    President Barack Obama tried to revive his common touch on Thursday with a mainly light-hearted appearance on daytime television where five women hosts grilled him about his Blackberry, Lindsay Lohan and the Afghan war. His appearance was the first by a sitting U.S. president on a daytime talk show. It allowed Obama to appeal directly to a targeted audience as he fights flagging poll numbers while he and his fellow Democrats try to avoid big losses in the November congressional election. "The View" typically draws 3-4 million viewers and is particularly popular with women who are home at its late-morning...
  • Obama and 'The View': Two wars, oil crisis, crashed economy and he's whooping it up with Whoopi

    07/28/2010 11:24:36 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 43 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | July 28, 2010 | S.E. CUPP
    Thursday marks either a momentous occasion worthy of celebration or the end of civilization as we know it. For the first time in history, a sitting United States President will appear on a daytime talk show when Barack Obama joins the ladies of "The View" for what promises to be some rigorous policy talk - or a gabfest that will embarrass both daytime television (if that's possible) and the office of the President. Before you accuse me of harboring some holier-than-thou, self-righteous indignation over the fact that our commander in chief will sit alongside three comediennes, a reality show star...
  • Biden's Leno Stop Clogs LAX; Passengers Furious

    07/11/2010 5:05:15 PM PDT · by The Magical Mischief Tour · 108 replies · 2+ views
    The Wrap ^ | 07/10/2010 | The Wrap
    Vice President Joe Biden held up airplane traffic for hours on Friday night at Los Angeles International Airport after an appearance on Jay Leno ‘s ‘Tonight Show,’ leaving restless passengers fuming. A spokesman for the vice president said he was unaware of the FAA temporary flight restriction that stopped flights coming in, and delayed those going out. “I know we didn’t ask for anything,” Biden’s spokesman James Carney told TheWrap. “There was no sign of any stoppage. And there shouldn’t have been one.” Oh, but there was. Passengers were stuck for anywhere from 45 minutes to four hours as a...
  • 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: 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...
  • White House press corps feels bypassed by Obama in favor of TV shows, YouTube

    02/08/2010 7:23:11 AM PST · by Cheap_Hessian · 33 replies · 892+ views
    The Washington Post ^ | February 8, 2010 | Howard Kurtz
    Six months ago, network executives were complaining that the White House was costing them tens of millions of dollars by pressing them to carry presidential news conferences in prime time. Problem solved: President Obama hasn't held a full-scale news conference since July. Instead, he answered a dozen people's questions last week on YouTube, most of them easily finessed and -- extra bonus! -- no annoying follow-ups of the kind posed by real, live journalists. It would be hard -- impossible, actually -- to argue that Obama hasn't been accessible to the media, not with his constant television interviews. The man...
  • White House announces televised health meet (Hussein thinks we're fools)

    02/07/2010 6:11:24 PM PST · by Recovering_Democrat · 144 replies · 6,150+ views
    Politico ^ | 02/07/10 | CARRIE BUDOFF BROWN & MIKE ALLEN
    President Barack Obama is planning to host a televised meeting with Republican and Democratic congressional leaders on health care reform.
  • Obama Can't Resist TV Appearance on Super Bowl Sunday

    02/05/2010 1:04:17 PM PST · by Justaham · 51 replies · 859+ views
    Fox Nation ^ | 2-5-10
    With ABC landing the past three Obama interviews among the broadcast networks, CBS is now striking back. Katie Couric, who's been in the news already today, will interview President Obama live during Sunday's Super Bowl pre-game show, according to the network.
  • A Conversation With The President

    02/04/2010 11:39:30 AM PST · by Maelstorm · 23 replies · 768+ views
    http://my.barackobama.com/Conversation ^ | 2-4-2010 | Mitch Stewart
    Today, at 5:45 p.m. Eastern Time, Organizing for America is hosting a "Conversation with the President" -- and you won't want to miss it. President Obama will talk about fighting for change in 2010, and then answer questions from grassroots supporters like you. You can watch a webcast of the event starting at 5:45 p.m. Eastern Time: http://my.barackobama.com/Conversation President Obama will review our many accomplishments this past year and address the tough fights ahead of us -- including the 2010 elections, fighting to strengthen the middle class, and finishing the job on health reform. Then, I'll ask the President some...
  • Confirmed: Obama Will Not Spare Us During the Super Bowl

    02/04/2010 9:13:38 AM PST · by opentalk · 83 replies · 1,438+ views
    weekly Standard ^ | February 4, 2010 | Mary Katharine Ham
    Two dips with your chips.Katie Couric will interview the president live during the CBS pre-game show. I will only countenance this if the NFL on Fox dancing robot gets to interview Obama. The dancing robot's disapproval numbers, if one were to take them, are likely lower than the president's, but I like him. I like it when he does high knees. I like it when he does the Electric Slide. I think he's got a lotta personality. His name is Cleatus. Dance on, Cleatus. robot