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  • The question I asked before any play date (Any evil guns in your house?)

    12/24/2015 11:55:48 AM PST · by pabianice · 107 replies
    WaPo ^ | 3/15 | Donahue
    It was the most awkward and divisive of questions that I would ask of other parents, usually new acquaintances, but also of old friends. We’d be on the phone, discussing our young children, laughing, and the subject of play dates would come up. The other mom might say, “Can Chloe come over here tomorrow to play with Maddie?” I would ask, “Do you keep guns in your house?” Always it would lead to the most illuminating of answers, whether yes or no. If the response was negative, the parent would answer immediately, following up with something like, “No, never. We...
  • Obama National Security Address: Don't Sweat It!

    11/25/2015 4:25:12 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 25, 2015 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Yeah, I know, I know, Obama's out there, you could predict this. All morning long they have been saying that Obama's gonna address the nation on national security and so forth. And I said, "I wonder when that's gonna start?" And, lo and behold, it started at 12:04. And, no, it's over with, he's finished, and we were never gonna JIP it. Join in progress, little inside real radio announcer terminology. But it's over now, and basically what it was about was Obama telling everybody: Don't sweat it. We got 65 nations. We're going after ISIS. We're...
  • Here we go: Centcom analysts who took negative view of progress against ISIS were told in e-mails...

    11/25/2015 2:14:45 PM PST · by BlatherNaut · 38 replies
    Hotair ^ | 11/23/15 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    "Here we go: Centcom analysts who took negative view of progress against ISIS were told in e-mails to "cut it out" I thought we already knew this, or at least knew the basics of it - defense analysts at Centcom were apparently pressured by their superiors to take a rosier view of the progress against ISIS than was actually warranted. Who precisely wanted the books cooked to suggest things were going well is the key question, which this story doesn't answer. Great thinking, though, by the guilty parties in lying to the public about a jihadi threat, knowing that one...
  • Cruz: Obama Admin Thinks SUVs Are a Greater Threat Than ISIS, Iran

    11/25/2015 6:22:34 AM PST · by Isara · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | Nov 24, 2015 | Fox News Insider
    Watch the video at the link. Republican presidential contender Ted Cruz slammed President Obama on "The Kelly File" tonight for being so weak in the fight against radical Islamic terror. "It's gotten to the point that I don't think 'Saturday Night Live' can even parody this president anymore," Cruz said, pointing out that Obama said that next week's climate change summit in Paris would be a "powerful rebuke" to terrorists." "President Obama and John Kerry have both said that they think, essentially, your SUV in the driveway is a greater threat to our security than is ISIS, than is a...
  • Cruz: This president is beyond parody

    11/25/2015 3:19:19 AM PST · by markomalley · 137 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 11/24/15 | Daniel Chaitin
    Presidential candidate Ted Cruz, R-Tex., criticized President Obama for being "out of touch" for comments he made Tuesday suggesting that stopping climate change would send a strong message to the Islamic State that Western values cannot be deterred by terrorism. Cruz, speaking to Fox News' Megyn Kelly, condemned Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry for telling Americans "that they think essentially your SUV in the driveway is a greater threat to our security than is ISIS, than is a nuclear Iran and it makes no sense whatsoever." "You know what would be a real rebuke to ISIS? When we...
  • Sen. Sessions Reveals 15 Refugee Jihadis, Hopes To Shrink Obama’s 2016 Refugee Budget

    11/24/2015 6:54:58 PM PST · by xzins · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 24 Nov 2015 | Neil Munro
    Sen. Jeff Sessions is out with a list of 15 vetted refugees who quickly joined jihad plots to attack the United States. He’s spotlighting the refugees-turned-jihadis because he’s trying to prod GOP leaders into halting Congress’ normal practice of giving the president huge leeway to import foreign migrants and refugees into the United States. Liban Haji Mohamed providing material support to Harakat Shabaab Al-Mujahidin, also known as Al-Shabaab and Al-Qaeda Abdinassir Mohamud Ibrahim sentenced to 15 years in federal prison for conspiring to provide material support to Al-Shabaab Abdullah Ramo Pazara left the United States to go to Syria and...
  • OBAMA: ISIS WOULDN'T BE A PROBLEM IF MEDIA DIDN'T REPORT ON IT

    11/24/2015 10:12:40 PM PST · by lbryce · 99 replies
    FrontPage ^ | November 23, 2015 | Staff
    Obama always claims he found out about scandals from the "news". He only ramps up the fight against ISIS, when the media's reporting makes it obvious that the group is still a problem. So he has an obvious solution. If the media would just stop covering ISIS, it wouldn't be a problem. “The media needs to help in this,” he said, admitting that it has been a “difficult week,” with the threat posed by ISIS becoming a primary focus in the media. “One of the things that has to happen is how we report on this has to maintain perspective,...
  • Hillary Clinton Email Company Was Hacked By Foreign Attackers(Tick, Tick, Tick...)

    09/23/2015 6:18:13 AM PDT · by bestintxas · 33 replies
    breitbart ^ | 9/22/15 | p howley
    The company that Hillary Clinton paid to manage her private email network was the victim of a massive international hack during the period in which Clinton was employing it, Breitbart News has learned. Hillary Clinton used the company Internap as the internet service provider for her private email account during her tenure as Secretary of State. Internap, based in Atlanta, has a facility in Manhattan, near the the physical location of the IP address for clintonemail.com. In March 2011, the security company RSA was hacked. The hackers got into the companys system through a malware-infested email sent to an employee,...
  • Mississippi investigator shoots family dog

    A Cleveland family has been left devastated after an officer shot and killed their beloved one-year-old golden retriever as he was on a leash in the familys backyard. Cleveland police told the family the officer felt threatened by the dog after the dog barked, even though the officer was aware it was leashed. The incident took place Friday when dog owner Tyler Muzzi saw a stranger walking around his neighbors home. Muzzi contacted his neighbor and then called police to check on the situation. Minutes later, police arrived and arrested the man who had by that time broken into the...
  • CNN: Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz declared unfit to work, officials say

    03/27/2015 12:14:59 PM PDT · by wtd · 47 replies
    CNN ^ | 3/27/2015 19001 GMT | Michael Pearson, Laura Smith-Spark and Faith Karimi, CNN
    CNN: Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz declared unfit to work, officials say "Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was hiding an illness from his employers and had been declared unfit to work by a doctor, according to German authorities investigating what could have prompted the seemingly competent and stable pilot to steer his jetliner into a French mountain. Investigators found a letter saying that Lubitz, 27, wasn't fit to do his job in the waste bin of his Dusseldorf, Germany, apartment, city prosecutor Christoph Kumpa said Friday. The note, Kumpa said, had been "slashed."
  • Graham, McCain comes out against Loretta Lynch: No Republican should vote for her confirmation

    03/20/2015 4:06:22 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Hotair ^ | 03/20/2015 | Ed Morrissey
    At first blush, it looks like Dick Durbin’s demagoguery did more damage than first thought, but that’s not the real issue. Sens. John McCain and Lindsey Graham [see second update], both strong advocates for comprehensive immigration reform and usually among those looking for compromise and comity in the Senate on presidential nominations, came out foursquare against the confirmation of Loretta Lynch. In fact, McCain went so far as to declare on the Hugh Hewitt Show that “no Republican should vote for her confirmation,” given her support of Barack Obama’s executive amnesty: JM: Hugh, I know your time is short....
  • The time is past for NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio to resign

    12/21/2014 11:48:46 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 39 replies
    Hotair ^ | 12/21/2014 | Jazz Shaw
    I’m not going to beat around the bush here. It is time for New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio to resign. Yesterday’s assassination of two of New York City’s finest was only the latest and most devastating brush stroke on a canvas which has been coming into focus for months. When you are the mayor of a city you have many responsibilities, but one of the most vital (in terms of maintaining a functional societal structure) is the mandate to enforce the laws and maintain social order. It is the same for mayors everywhere, as well as governors...
  • US fuming over Israeli criticism of Kerry

    07/28/2014 12:02:46 PM PDT · by John W · 94 replies
    AP ^ | July 28, 2014 | MATTHEW LEE and JULIE PACE
    WASHINGTON (AP) The Obama administration pushed back strongly Monday at a torrent of Israeli criticism over Secretary of State John Kerry's latest bid to secure a cease-fire with Hamas, accusing some in Israel of launching a "misinformation campaign" against the top American diplomat. "It's simply not the way partners and allies treat each other," State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki said. Her comments were echoed by the White House, where officials said they were disappointed by Israeli reports that cast Kerry's efforts to negotiate a cease-fire as more favorable to Hamas. "Israel has no better friend, no stronger defender than...
  • Levin on Obama Imaginary Son Football Quote: 'I Wouldn't Let My Son Be an Ambassador Under You'

    01/21/2014 9:10:29 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 28 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 1/20/14
    On his Monday radio program, conservative talk show host Mark Levin reacted to President Barack Obama's remarks about football and not allowing his son to play football if he had one: "So he wouldn't let his son play football - this pretend son that he has," Levin said. "It's like Jimmy Stewart with the pretend rabbit. Well let me tell you something Mr. President -- I wouldn't let my son be an ambassador under you. Id much rather that he played football."
  • The battling begums (Bangladesh's high court: Party unfit to rule because it puts God above country)

    08/11/2013 8:24:19 PM PDT · by LibWhacker · 3 replies
    The Economist ^ | 8/10/13
    The pendulum swings away from Sheikh Hasina and her governmentAHEAD of the festival of Eid-al-Fitr on August 9th-11th, the two quarrelling heads of Bangladeshs political dynasties exchanged greetings cards. But the outward signs of peace between the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina of the Awami League, and the opposition leader, Khaleda Zia of the Bangladesh Nationalist Party (BNP), mean little. A European diplomat says he has just sent two cables to his capital. The first discusses the growing chances of the Leagues defeat in elections due by next January. The second is about the dynastic succession plans of the battling...
  • Dick Cheney blasts President Obamas second-rate national security team

    02/10/2013 6:36:05 AM PST · by John W · 40 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2013 | AP
    CHEYENNE, Wyo. Former Vice President Dick Cheney said Saturday night that President Barack Obama has jeopardized U.S. national security by nominating substandard candidates for key cabinet posts and by degrading the U.S. military. The performance now of Barack Obama as he staffs up the national security team for the second term is dismal, Cheney said in comments to about 300 members of the Wyoming Republican Party. Cheney, a Wyoming native, said it was vital to the nations national security that good folks hold the positions of secretary of state, CIA director and secretary of defense. Frankly, what he has...
  • Hillary Clinton Doesn't Deserve Americans' Admiration

    01/04/2013 9:57:47 AM PST · by Kaslin · 56 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 4, 2013 | Diana West
    Americans, Gallup tells us, admire Hillary Clinton more than any other woman in the world -- again. This latest accolade marks the 17th time Gallup has found Clinton to be the Most Admired Woman (MAW?) since she became first lady nearly 20 years ago. Only Eleanor Roosevelt (13 MAWs) comes close. Only Mother Teresa (1995 and 1996) and Laura Bush (2001) have interrupted Clinton's winning streak, and even then, Clinton came in second. And therein lies America's cosmic flaw. A country that could time and again embrace Hillary Clinton as its MAW has lost its mind or its memory or...
  • WATCH Obama and His Staff TELL YOU They Are All Unfit For Office

    11/05/2012 1:34:19 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 4 replies
    Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America ^ | November 05, 2012 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    America, please don't allow the media's obsession with hurricane Sandy to divert you from remembering the past four miserable years under Obama and his team of Marxist clowns! It's time we go back and look at the REALITY of Obama's presidency! Can America afford four more years of these knuckleheads, let alone Obama? It's BAD ENOUGH that America elected a foreigner with a forged birth certificate that took 3 years to present (a deceased baby's birth date and record belonging to Virginia Sunahara of Hawaii), a forged selective service card with a P.O. date stamp that has been proven to...
  • In fiery speech, Giuliani calls on Obama to resign, faults him for Libya (at huge Ohio Romney rally)

    11/02/2012 6:54:49 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 104 replies
    CNN ^ | 11-2-2012 | Ashley Killough
    In fiery speech, Giuliani calls on Obama to resign, faults him for Libya by CNN's Ashley Killough (CNN) - Not long after taking a few seconds of silence for those affected by Superstorm Sandy, Rudy Giuliani began ripping into President Barack Obama on Friday while speaking at major campaign event for Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan in Ohio. The former New York City mayor delivered a series of blistering zingers against the president, rallying the massive crowd with line after line of reasons why Obama should "resign" and faulting him for "incompetence" over the Libya consulate attacks.
  • McCain powerfully tells "Face the Nation" audience about Benghazi (VIDEO)

    10/28/2012 9:56:59 AM PDT · by StandAndDeliver1 · 33 replies
    Face the Nation on CBS ^ | 10/28/12 | John McCain
    If all the Sunday show audiences hear this kind of powerful argument,the Benghazi scandal will reach far beyond conservatives.
  • Obama Must be impeached & Removed for National Security

    10/28/2012 8:31:13 AM PDT · by publius321 · 38 replies
    ...EVEN when if he loses the election. The United States cannot risk allowing a traitor as Commander & Chief during a lame duck period between November and January. (video/vlog)
  • Obama and Biden: Rude, Crude, and Lewd!

    10/27/2012 6:30:52 PM PDT · by John Leland 1789 · 10 replies
    CSTNEWS ^ | October 26, 2012 | Don Boys, Ph.D.
    I am amazingly tolerant and can discuss, debate, and disagree with anyone about anything and still respect them in their wrong-headed beliefs. Every American has a right to be wrong. However, today I am shamed as an American by our crop of leaders (who cant lead) who are daily embarrassing this once-great nation. Obama (call him President if you choose, I wont) blackened and besmirched his office and this nation when he told an interviewer, Well, thats a bullsher, I can tell, referring to his opponent, Gov. Mitt Romney. I even blush using the word in a disguised form. Not...
  • (CNN) Panetta on Benghazi attack: 'Could not put forces at risk'

    10/26/2012 4:20:01 AM PDT · by maggief · 90 replies
    CNN ^ | October 26, 2012 | Chris Lawrence
    The U.S. military did not get involved during the attack on the U.S. mission in Benghazi, Libya, last month because officials did not have enough information about what was going on before the attack was over, Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta said Thursday. At a Pentagon news briefing, Panetta said there was no "real-time information" to be able to act on, even though the U.S. military was prepared to do so. "You don't deploy forces into harm's way without knowing what's going on," Panetta said. "(We) felt we could not put forces at risk in that situation." A defense official...
  • Is Paul Ryan fit to be president -- the unspoken question at the vice presidential debate

    10/12/2012 9:45:16 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 12, 2012 | Dr. Keith Ablow
    It was all psychology Thursday night at the vice presidential debate. The unspoken issueabout which nary a word was spokenwas really, in my opinion, all that mattered. Sigmund Freud himself would have enjoyed watching. Coming on the heels of a presidential debate in which challenger Mitt Romney outdistanced President Obama, leaving him to chase Romney in the polls, the bulk of the American electorate really only had one question left: If Mitt Romney were, tragically, to die in office, would Paul Ryan be able to take over and be a credible president of the United States? That unconscious questionwhich I...
  • Why millions of voters are divorcing Obama

    10/10/2012 11:52:31 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 10, 2012 | Dr. Keith Ablow
    According to the latest Gallup poll, Mitt Romney has leapt from a significant deficit to a 2-point lead in the wake of his widely lauded Presidential debate performance. He is simultaneously closing in on Obamas lead in several swing states. This dramatic change may turn out to be even more meaningful when viewed through a lens that properly values the psychological power of incumbency. A shift by the electorate away from an incumbent president has more in common with divorce than it does with opting against a second date. When Americans bond with a president for more than three years,...
  • Advantage Romney: The debate demonstrated Obamas weaknesses

    10/09/2012 10:11:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    The National Review ^ | October 10, 2012 | Conrad Black
    I have written in this space before that President Obama is the first incumbent since Martin Van Buren in 1840 to seek reelection without running on his record. He is also the first incumbent in my time as an observer, which goes back to the Eisenhower reelection campaign in 1956, who is practically avoiding the principal issue of the campaign. Given the parameters within which his reelection campaign has been operating, only the utter incompetence of the Republican nominee could have failed to make the first debate a challenging evening for the president. The campaign to date of the nominee,...
  • UN Ambassador Susan Rice must resign; everything she told the American people,the world, was a lie!

    09/27/2012 5:46:28 AM PDT · by Bulwinkle · 19 replies
    Everything she said after Benghazi and been proven false, everthing was a baldface lie. There were no protest, there were NO reports of protest. It was a madeup lie by the State Department. Then, Sunday Sept. 16th Susan Rice went on TV and lied to the America people and she lied to the World!
  • Concerns About Iranian Nukes Is Noise To Obama?

    09/24/2012 2:34:17 PM PDT · by The Looking Spoon · 2 replies
    The Looking Spoon ^ | 9-24-12 | The Looking Spoon
    He's right, but in the wrong way...
  • Mute Button (New Romney Ad)

    09/23/2012 11:29:30 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 26 replies
    Mitt Romney ^ | 09/23/2012 | Staff
    The Washington Posts Bob Woodward reported that during negotiations on the stimulus, President Obama called the leaders of the Democratic Party: Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Harry Reid. As he spoke, Speaker Pelosi muted the phone and went on with the meeting. If he cannot lead his own party, how can he lead America?
  • Palin calls on Obama to dump Biden in favor of Hillary Clinton (in their heads rent free)

    08/15/2012 6:03:31 AM PDT · by Kolath · 200 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | 8/15/2012 | Toby Harnden
    Sarah Palin has said that Joe Bidens controversial put yall back in chains comment should be the nail in the coffin for his career and suggested Barack Obama replace him on the 2012 ticket with Hillary Clinton. She added that she hoped Obama would not take such a step because an Obama/Clinton ticket would have a darn good chance of winning. But Palins unsolicited advice to Obama, while clearly mischievous, underlines the extent to which Biden has become a national laughing stock and a potential liability for the Democrats, despite his popularity among party activists and much-vaunted authentic style and...
  • Liberal Newsweek Editor Admits: Obama 'Wasn't Ready' to Be President

    09/27/2011 4:28:18 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 62 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | 27 Sep 2011 | Scott Whitlock
    During an appearance on Morning Joe, Tuesday, Newsweek editor Tina Brown made an off-hand remark about Barack Obama, conceding that the politician "wasn't ready" to be President. Brown has previously attacked Rush Limbaugh and other conservatives for daring to oppose the Obama While discussing whether New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will change his mind and run for President, the former New Yorker editor blurted, "Actually, I just hope he doesn't, because in the end, you know, his tremendous misgivings, maybe he is right. I mean, We had this with Obama. He wasn't ready, it turns out, really."
  • The Swift Grey Fox- John Kerry versus the Swift Boat Vets

    08/06/2004 4:29:41 AM PDT · by backhoe · 52 replies · 4,386+ views
    various FR links | 08-06-04 | The Heavy Equipment Guy
    Swiftboat Veterans Ad These vets had nothing to gain by coming forward with Truth. Don't we, the American Public, have a right to know what they are saying? You have hit the nail on the head. These guys are honoring each of us by their testimony. They still believe that America is worth it. Even an America that rewards the traitorous acts of one its sailors who supports the other side for his own personal advantage by electing him Senator.Even an America that spit on them upon their return because of the testimony of that sailor. Even an America...
  • Justice Deserves Better Than Holder

    04/05/2011 5:32:11 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | April 5, 2011 | Jon Ransom
    On Monday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the confessed mastermind of the 9-11 attacks, will finally face a military tribunal under rules set up by the Bush administration. If convicted, Mohammed could face the death penalty. Holder, who has opposed using a military tribunal for the trial, made the announcement with the kind of wild partisanship that weve come to expect from the top justice official for the administration. Its not that justice isnt blind with Holder, its just that hes kind of selective about what he turns a blind eye to. You got the feeling...
  • Obama: Our Partyboy President (Great bracket graphic)

    03/18/2011 12:21:50 PM PDT · by kristinn · 40 replies
    Big Government ^ | Thursday, March 17, 2011 | Kristinn Taylor
    In two short years, Barack Obama has wrested the crown for most self-indulgent president from Monica Lewinskys ex-boyfriend, Bill Clinton. Graphic by Freeper paulycy. Clintons most self-indulgent moment came when when he urged Lewinsky to perform oral sex on him while he took a phone call from a Congressman. However, the November 17, 1995 incident occured in private, the Congressman did not suspect anything was amiss and it was not revealed until years later as part of the Starr investigation. Obamas most self-indulgent moment was broadcast on national television this week when, in the midst of numerous crises crying out...
  • WikiLeaks Fallout: Should Hillary Clinton Resign?

    11/30/2010 9:40:51 AM PST · by OldDeckHand · 60 replies
    Politics Daily ^ | 11/30/2010 | David Korn
    Should Hillary Clinton resign as secretary of state due to the WikiLeaks revelations? My friend Jack Shafer at Slate makes a good case. His reason: Clinton, like predecessor Condoleezza Rice, signed orders instructing U.S. foreign service officers to spy on the diplomats of other nations. Cables went out under her name telling State Department officials overseas to collect the fingerprints, facial images, DNA, and iris scans of African leaders, to obtain passwords, credit card numbers, and frequent flyer accounts used by foreign diplomats, and to gather private information on United Nations officials, including Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
  • Bob Woodward says Barack Obama doesn't have the 'X-factor'

    10/02/2010 11:27:41 AM PDT · by Michel12 · 23 replies
    Telegraph ^ | 2 october 2010 | Alex Spillius
    President Barack Obama is letting down his troops and seems not to have the commitment and 'X-factor' to win the war in Afghanistan, Bob Woodward has told The Daily Telegraph. This strong opinion is all the more stinging because it comes not from the US Presidents usual vociferous critics but Bob Woodward, the legendary Watergate journalist who is normally scrupulous at keeping his views to himself. I believe in neutral inquiry, he tells The Daily Telegraph in an interview. That is the core job of the journalist.
  • Key Republican previews case against Kagan

    08/02/2010 9:31:08 PM PDT · by South40 · 21 replies · 18+ views
    San Diego Union-Tribune (AP) ^ | August 2, 2010 | JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS
    WASHINGTON The top Republican on the Senate Judiciary Committee is telling colleagues that Elena Kagan has a dangerous political approach to the law that makes her unfit for the Supreme Court. Sen. Jeff Sessions of Alabama is previewing his case against Kagan in a letter to senators the day before the Senate begins debating her nomination.
  • Jersey City mom goes partying and leaves three tots, including 7-month-old, home alone: cops

    07/18/2010 7:55:29 PM PDT · by nmh · 52 replies · 2+ views
    New Jersey Star Ledger ^ | 7/18/10 | Charles Hack/The Jersey Journal
    A 20-year-old Jersey City mother Jessica Figueroa, has been charged with endangering the welfare of her two toddlers and her 7-month-old baby after leaving them at home alone for hours Saturday night into early Sunday while she allegedly went clubbing in Manhattan, police said. ... No harm came to any of the children thanks to neighbors who took care of the three tots after finding a tearful 3-year-old boy and his NAKED 2-year-old sister roaming the second-floor hallway of the family's Arlington Avenue apartment building at about 8:15 p.m. with no adult supervision, police spokesman Lt. Edgar Martinez said.
  • Obama can't seem to catch a break on his oil spill response (Poor Ole Barrack Hussein Obama)

    06/02/2010 3:49:04 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 66 replies · 1,454+ views
    washington post ^ | 6/2/2010 | Courtland Milloy
    So now the rap on President Obama is that his response to the oil spill along the Gulf Coast hasn't been heartfelt enough. He comes off as emotionally detached, critics say, and, by the way, isn't it a pity that the white folk from the coastal red states who never wanted a black man in the White House in the first place are complaining that he doesn't care about them? Talk about projecting their hard feelings onto others. "The politics of the disaster are Cajun hot, but Obama is cerebral cool," wrote Howard Fineman on msnbc.com. So we get our...
  • Karl Rove Says Obama Really has No Plan of Action on Gulf Oil Spill Video

    06/01/2010 6:14:47 AM PDT · by Federalist Patriot · 23 replies · 612+ views
    Freedom's Lighthouse ^ | May 31, 2010 | Brian
    Here is video of Karl Rove saying that President Obama and his administration are acting like people who really have no plan of action on dealing with the Gulf Oil Spill. Rove said they took 16 days to respond to Louisianas request to build 24 berms to try and prevent the oil from reaching Louisianas marshes and shoreline. When the Obama Administration finally did answer, they allowed only six berms and said the Federal Government would pay for one! What a leader!
  • Clapper Wrong Man for Nation's Top Intel Post

    05/22/2010 8:51:05 AM PDT · by BobMcCartyWrites · 6 replies · 275+ views
    Bob McCarty Writes ^ | 5-22-10 | Bob McCarty
    Research tells me the nation is not going to be safer with James R. Clapper Jr. as DNI, because his track record is one of a bureaucrat, not a problem solver.
  • Kagan Can Be a Justice, Though Shes Never Been a Judge?

    05/10/2010 10:08:58 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 53 replies · 999+ views
    Pajamas Media ^ | May 10, 2010 | Dan Miller
    President Obama has selected Elena Kagan, the solicitor general of the United States, as his nominee to replace the retiring Justice John Paul Stevens. From her official bio: Kagan came to Harvard Law School as a visiting professor in 1999 and became Professor of Law in 2001. While on the faculty, Kagan taught administrative law, constitutional law, civil procedure, and seminars on issues involving the separation of powers. She was appointed Dean of the Law School in 2003. Aside from employment as an associate in a law firm, her functions before becoming the solicitor general were primarily academic, and later...
  • Kagan a Courtroom Novice No Problem for High Court, Supporters Say

    05/10/2010 11:34:25 AM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 35 replies · 799+ views
    FOX News ^ | May 10, 2010
    Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan has never been a judge, she's never ruled on a case and she's never written an opinion. But that doesn't mean she's President Obama's Harriet Miers. For the president's supporters, lack of courtroom experience is no problem for a Supreme Court justice. "President Obama said he wanted someone on the high court who understood the impact of the law on average Americans, and I believe the depth and breadth of Ms. Kagan's will allow her that perspective," Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin, D-Ill., said Monday in a statement echoed by several Democrats. While Republicans raise...
  • Gordon Liu - wrong man for the Ninth Circuit

    04/25/2010 9:10:00 AM PDT · by SmithL · 11 replies · 485+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 4/25/10 | Debra J. Saunders
    When now Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito faced a Senate confirmation vote in 2006, Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., had no qualms about rejecting Alito simply because she did not agree with him. "If one is pro-choice in this day and age, in this structure, one can't vote for Judge Alito," Feinstein declared. Feinstein went even further. When Republicans argued that simple fairness demanded a full floor vote on Alito, Feinstein, like Sen. Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and then-Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., supported the use of the filibuster to prevent it. They tried but failed to prevent a majority-rules vote. Now that...
  • Video - Krauthammer: Obama's Decisions On Missile Defense "Incomprehensible" (pray for America)

    04/21/2010 11:48:19 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 15 replies · 1,245+ views
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 4-21-10 | Charles Krauthammer on FNC
    VIDEO Fox Special Report full panel- "Death From Above?"
  • D.C. Knows Obama Isn't Eligible for Office

    04/21/2010 10:20:14 AM PDT · by Neville72 · 20 replies · 1,543+ views
    Canada Free Press ^ | 4/20/2010 | J.B. Williams
    Members from all three branches of the Federal government already know that Barack Hussein Obama is ineligible for the office of President. National leaders, to include members of the US Supreme Court, already know that Barack Hussein Obama is not a natural born citizen of the United States of America, and therefore, is ineligible for the office he currently holds. What they dont know is how long it will take for most Americans to figure it out, or what to do about it. The diversionary search for an authentic birth certificate is ongoing and Obama has now spent in excess...
  • Hoyer Credits/Blames Tea Partiers for Forcing Dem Retirements [... heh-heh-heh...]

    04/13/2010 9:59:19 AM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 34 replies · 773+ views
    National Review ^ | 04/13/10 | Daniel Foster
    House Democratic Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D., Md.) says the "negative atmosphere" created by the tea party movement has influenced the retirement decisions of some House Democrats (but not Bart Stupak): Do I think that [the] negative atmosphere thats been created by the Tea Party and by others certainly goes into the thinking of members? I think it does. I think you have to honestly point out that it does, Hoyer added. I dont think that was the determining factor with respect to Mr. Stupak, because again, he was in very good shape in the polls. It wasnt a question...
  • Barack Obama: The Miss America Presidency

    04/12/2010 9:31:04 AM PDT · by Michael van der Galien · 22 replies · 1,365+ views
    When I first set eyes on Barack Obama I knew that the Republicans didnt have a chance at winning the Presidency. Obama, a young, handsome, bi-racial idealist whispering the poetry of hope and change was unstoppable when placed next to the old, white, sameness of John McCain. Everything about the Obama candidacy seemed perfectly orchestrated. His presidency, while less popular, has been equally choreographed. There is an almost beauty pageant perfection to his image. The beauty pageant world of President Obama continued this week with the signing of the Nuclear Arms Treaty with Russia. NPRs Morning Edition ran a story,...
  • McCain Denounces Hayworth Campaign Ad

    03/06/2010 12:32:18 PM PST · by John Semmens · 17 replies · 595+ views
    A Semi-News/Semi-Satire from AzConservative ^ | 6 March 2010 | John Semmens
    A campaign ad on behalf of J.D. Hayworths effort to unseat Senator John McCain) in Arizonas upcoming Republican primary election sparked an angry response from the Senator. Senators have a weighty responsibility of dealing with foreign affairs, McCain said. Senators, for example, must approve treaties. My opponents ad may have done serious damage to this nations ability to make treaties with the Navi in the future. Will the Navi be willing to come to the bargaining table with our nation after being mocked by a candidate for the US Senate? Such reckless disregard of delicate issues involving diplomacy demonstrate an...
  • GOP's Mitt Romney, a potential presidential candidate, unveils a book critical of Obama

    03/02/2010 5:50:05 PM PST · by cajuncow · 83 replies · 816+ views
    Cox News ^ | 3-2-10 | GLEN JOHNSON, AP Political Writer
    BOSTON (Associated Press) -- Once and possibly future Republican presidential contender Mitt Romney says in a new book that President Barack Obama's international outreach efforts during his first year in office have been "kindling" to the "anti-American fires burning all across the globe." In a wide-ranging policy book none-too-subtly titled "No Apology: The Case for American Greatness," Romney says the Democrat's efforts to reconcile with foreign powers, Muslims and others angered by President George W. Bush's administration have weakened the country's stature instead of enhancing it.