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  • After re-election, Obama asked aides how to govern without Congress

    07/17/2013 6:09:52 PM PDT · by Para-Ord.45 · 75 replies
    http://washingtonexaminer.com ^ | JULY 17, 2013 | BY CHARLIE SPIERING
    Politico’s Glenn Thrush reports that after President Obama won re-election, he tried to find out ways of pushing his second term agenda without the Republican-led Congress. “Guys, I don’t want politics to be a limit of what you recommend to me,” Obama told senior aides David Plouffe, Lew, Dan Pfeiffer and Pete Rouse a couple of weeks after his reelection, according to a White House aide with direct knowledge of the meeting. “Let’s come up with an agenda, then let’s figure it out from there as best we can,” he said, prodding them to adopt a more muscular approach to...
  • Businessman Says He Lost Hundreds of Customers After Attacks by Obama Campaign -- (Obama Hit List)

    05/12/2012 7:15:21 AM PDT · by GVnana · 54 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | 5/12/2012 | Daniel Halper
    Businessman Says He Lost Hundreds of Customers After Attacks by Obama Campaign Obama's enemies list is working Businessman Frank Vandersloot, the CEO of Melaleuca, has been targeted by the Obama campaign after donating money to Mitt Romney's presidential campaign. "Three weeks ago, an Obama campaign website, 'Keeping GOP Honest,' took the extraordinary step of publicly naming and assailing eight private citizens backing Mr. Romney," Kim Strassel of the Wall Street Journal reported. Titled 'Behind the curtain: a brief history of Romney's donors,' the post accused the eight of being 'wealthy individuals with less-than-reputable records.' Mr. VanderSloot was one of the...
  • Obama talks "Fast and Furious" ATF scandal

    06/30/2011 11:09:53 AM PDT · by neverdem · 30 replies
    CBS News ^ | June 29, 2011 | Sharyl Attkisson
    WASHINGTON - Today at his news conference, President Obama was asked about the unfolding gunwalker scandal, and whether ATF leadership will be replaced. Mr. Obama answered, "My attorney general has made clear that he certainly would not have ordered gun running to be able to pass through into Mexico. ... I'm not going to comment on -- a on a current investigation. I've made very clear my views that that would not be an appropriate step by the ATF, and we've got to find out how that happened." Project Gunrunner scandal uncovered at ATFMr. Obama added, "As soon as the...
  • Obama to Honor Controversial Rapper Known for Cop-Killing, Misogynistic Lyrics

    05/09/2011 6:08:56 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 17 replies
    The Blaze ^ | 9 May 2011 | Emily Esfahani Smith
    WASHINGTON (AP/THE BLAZE) — President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, will celebrate American poetry and prose with a gathering of poets, musicians and artists at the White House next Wednesday night. Professionals Elizabeth Alexander, Billy Collins, Rita Dove, Kenneth Goldsmith, Alison Knowles, Aimee Mann and Jill Scott will read, sing and highlight poetry’s influence on American culture. And there is another poet whose works will be honored: as NH Journal points out, “One of the poets who will attend is Lonnie Rashid Lynn, Jr. who goes by the name ‘Common.’” “Tell the law my Uzi weighs a ton …...