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  • President Obama turns a N.J. man into a 'Celebrity Magnet'

    09/23/2010 2:28:03 PM PDT · by newjerseynewsroom · 46 replies ^ | 9/19/10 | Willimam Lamb
    FRANKLIN LAKES — The way Tom Murro tells it, a chance encounter with President Obama on a Martha's Vineyard golf course last summer had a transformative effect on him. Among Tom Murro's high-profile run-ins: President Obama, Natalie Portman, Dustin Hoffman and Kathie Lee Gifford. Suddenly, the Franklin Lakes father of two became the "Celebrity Magnet," known for an uncanny ability to attract, rub elbows and be photographed with some of the world's most famous people. Last April, Murro folded the mortgage company he had run for two decades and took to chronicling his exploits and conquests online at "Some...
  • Civil Rights Leader Andrew Young: Like Obama, Joshua Had Rough Go in Promised Land (barfus maximus)

    07/02/2010 6:07:29 PM PDT · by Nachum · 7 replies
    abc ^ | 7/2/10 | Rick Klein
    President Obama has cast his role in the civil-rights movement as part of the “Joshua Generation” – those who were tapped to lead the movement after their elders journeyed to the Promised Land. On ABC/Washington Post’s “Top Line” today, we asked Andrew Young -- a legendary civil rights leader who was a close aide to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. -- how that analogy holds up a year and a half into the Obama presidency. “If you'll remember your Bible, when Joshua and Caleb crossed into the Promised Land, it was not easy,” said Young, a former UN ambassador,...
  • Poll Suggests GOPers Are Edging Toward the Extreme [Barf Alert]

    02/02/2010 2:31:18 PM PST · by Berlin_Freeper · 44 replies · 902+ views ^ | February 02, 2010 | Katie Connolly
    The results of a new poll of Republican views posted on Daily Kos today are creating quite a stir. As they should—the results are astonishing. The poll found that 63 percent of Republicans think President Obama is a socialist; 36 percent don't think Obama was born in the United States; 31% think that he is a racist who hates white people (yikes!); and 39 percent think he should be impeached, among other things. (They also have worrying views on sex education, gays, and contraception.) Taken without question, it's a pretty damaging portrait of the prevailing views in the GOP. They...
  • School Children Celebrate Obama's Election: "It's A Brand New Day!"

    12/07/2009 3:43:36 PM PST · by Frankusa · 19 replies · 733+ views
    "Barack Runs, so our children can fly!" - Jan., 22, 2009: VIDEOIn another video - filmed shortly after the President delivered his "Back to School Speech" in September - children from the same elementary school say "thank you" to Obama. The teacher also asks one of the students if the President "is like a hero to" her. At about 1 minute and 59 seconds into the video, the children say "Thank You" to Obama while holding a photo with the words, "Extreme Loyalty...." inscribed on the top. Ahem...... VIDEO: "Thank You President Obama" - 'Extreme Loyalty!':
  • Praying In the Name of Obama

    11/07/2009 5:16:08 PM PST · by FredJake · 20 replies · 1,225+ views
    Post Scripts ^ | 11/7/09 | One Vike
    There is a video here of community organizers who are worshiping Obama. There are two video in this article, but the video to check out is down a ways in the article. It shows them worshiping in Obama's name. Brietbart I guess had an audio expert analyze the video and the expert claims that they are saying Obama, not God. Like I said there are two videos, the second one has the analysis included in a statement on the video. I guess the Gamaliel Foundation filed a complaint with the producers of the video. The Gamaliel officials claim that the...
  • Indoctrination Watch: Obama school praise hymn of the day

    10/12/2009 10:29:39 AM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 11 replies · 1,028+ views ^ | Oct. 6, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    Take a look at the Obama worship song that students at Longfellow Elementary in Howard County, MD were assigned to memorize last week, according to Red Maryland’s Brian Griffiths. A sample: Barack Obama–Oh yes he rates, The first Black President in the United States! He’s smart and he’s–so so good! He’ll lead this country as he should! He wants us all to work together, To make this country even better! Prez’ Obama says–”Yes We Can!” Make the US better–hand in hand!
  • Axelrod met with Roger Ailes to whine about Fox News’s non-worship of Obama

    10/06/2009 5:37:56 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 37 replies · 3,164+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Oct. 6, 2009 | Allahpundit
    He’s got one cable news network fact-checking comedy skits about him and another running hour-long infomercials for his health-care plan. And he still can’t stop complaining. At a time of tension between their organizations, White House senior adviser David Axelrod met with Fox News chairman and chief executive officer Roger Ailes two weeks ago, sources tell POLITICO. The two met privately in Manhattan during the president’s visit to the United Nations. The two discussed news coverage and the relationship between the organizations. An FNC spokesperson tells POLITICO that Ailes and Axelrod had a “cordial conversation” over coffee while the president...
  • Shock Discovery: Community Organizers Pray to President-Elect Obama [BARF! BARF! BARF!]

    09/29/2009 7:43:58 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 340 replies · 14,876+ views
    Breitbart ^ | 2009-09-29
    "Hear our cry, Obama." "Deliver us, Obama." Video at link.
  • Glenn Beck - Brietbart to release Video in 15 minutes of people Praying to Obama (Vanity)

    09/29/2009 7:29:56 AM PDT · by Scythian · 429 replies · 14,146+ views
    Glenn repeated some of the prayer, it kind of sounds like the Lords prayer only to Obama, to be released to the internet in 15 minutes ... It's a group of community organizers praying to him as if he were God.
  • Another NEW Obama Chant/Song at a Public School - Ashville, NC

    09/28/2009 2:31:12 PM PDT · by AmericanGirlRising · 43 replies · 3,585+ views
    YouTube ^ | September 24, 2009 | YouTube
    Another video of children chanting and singing the praises of the dear leader Obama. This time they're in Asheville, NC. Communism comes to the South.
  • “Mmm mmm mmm:” New details about the Dear Leader song video

    09/24/2009 10:12:08 AM PDT · by TenthAmendmentChampion · 73 replies · 5,096+ views
    Michelle ^ | September 24, 2009 | Michelle Malkin
    In case you were wondering which school taught kids that “Barack Hussein Obama mmm mmm mmm” rap that I posted yesterday afternoon (, here are some new details. The video was originally posted in June 2009 here by YouTube user “brandnuwords.” Update: She has now removed the video sometime this morning. Here is the screenshot: “Brandnuwords” is the YouTube account of Charisse Carney-Nunes. More on her in a moment. YouTube user “alteredbeat” re-posted the video on September 6 here. Alteredbeat e-mailed Carney-Nunes to inquire about the location of the school. She told him it was a school in South Jersey....
  • N.J. education chief orders review after Burlington school children learn song about Obama

    09/25/2009 7:06:51 AM PDT · by TinaJeannes · 69 replies · 4,519+ views
    BURLINGTON TOWNSHIP -- New Jersey's education commissioner ordered a review after a YouTube video shows school children learning a song celebrating President Barack Obama. The video shows more than a dozen youngsters at B. Bernice Young Elementary School in Burlington Township. The district said the students were participating in Black History Month in February. Education Department spokeswoman Kathryn Forsyth said the commissioner has directed the school superintendent to review what happened. Forsyth said the commissioner wants to ensure that students can celebrate Black History Month without "inappropriate partisan politics in the classroom." Forsyth also said the teacher who directed the...
  • Elementary School Students Taught to Sing Praises of President Obama

    09/24/2009 12:30:54 PM PDT · by indcons · 71 replies · 4,591+ views
    Fox News ^ | Thursday, September 24, 2009
    Nearly 20 young children are captured in an online video as they sing songs that overflow with campaign slogans and praise for "Barack Hussein Obama," as they repeatedly chant the president's name and celebrate his accomplishments. The superintendent of a New Jersey school where students were videotaped being taught to sing the praises of President Obama issued a statement Thursday saying the taping was unauthorized, but failed to address whether the the lesson -- taught durnig Black History Month -- was approved. A YouTube video shows nearly 20 young children being led in a song overflowing with campaign slogans and...
  • School kids taught to praise Obama [Does this bother you? does anybody care?]

    09/24/2009 11:42:51 AM PDT · by bareford101 · 29 replies · 2,294+ views
    self ^ | sept. 23, 2009 | self
    This was filmed around June 19, 2009 at the B. Bernice Young Elementary School in Burlington, NJ.
  • Confirmed: Kids' Praising Obama an Official Public School Activity (That Creepy Singing Video)

    09/24/2009 10:38:12 AM PDT · by kristinn · 85 replies · 5,322+ views
    Exurban League ^ | Thursday, September 24, 2009 | Jon
    An important update about the creepy video we posted yesterday. The Burlington Township School District, to which B. Bernice Youngs Elementary School belongs, posted the following Letter to Parents this morning. Dear Burlington Township Families: Today we became aware of a video that was placed on the internet which has been reported in the media. The video is of a class of students singing a song about President Obama. The activity took place during Black History Month in 2009, which is recognized each February to honor the contributions of African Americans to our country. Our curriculum studies, honors and recognizes...
  • Video: Children sing songs of Obama's glory

    09/23/2009 3:07:45 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 59 replies · 4,300+ views
    Hot Air ^ | Sept. 23, 2009 | Allahpundit
    No word on where or when this was shot but it was posted to YouTube just two days before The One’s speech to students, which makes me wonder if it was part of some school’s festivities for the screening. I think parents’ fears about their kids being politically indoctrinated are usually overblown, but I’m open to persuasion by compelling evidence — like, for example, this, or the vid you’re about to see. Getting little kids to croon about how awesome the president is troubles me less than the pop quiz the boss posted, mainly because they’re too young to understand...
  • Obama "appointed by God"

    09/19/2009 6:34:47 PM PDT · by Joiseydude · 87 replies · 4,061+ views
    AmericanThinker ^ | September 19, 2009 | Thomas Lifson
    Obama was “appointed by God”, we are instructed by a man boasting academic credentials. Writing in the Orlando Sentinel, Jeremy Levitt, “associate dean for International Programs and a distinguished professor of international law at Florida A&M University College of Law in Orlando,” makes this case at the conclusion of a rambling attack on critics of ObamaCare and the right in general: I would remind the far right what the Apostle Paul wrote, " ... there is no authority except from God, and the authorities that exist are appointed by God." Hence, Obama is the U.S. president and leader of the...
  • Harwood: Parents Opposed to Obama School Speech 'Aren't Smart Enough' To Raise Kids

    09/05/2009 5:04:40 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 78 replies · 5,520+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    A new high-tech Vast Right Wing Conspiracy. Racism. And parents too dumb to raise their children. That was how NBC sought to explain away opposition to Pres. Obama's planned speech to schoolchildren. View video here.
  • White House Manipulates Obama Photo with Halo

    09/04/2009 7:43:32 AM PDT · by mbarker12474 · 109 replies · 7,295+ views
    White House website blog ^ | 1 September 2009 | White House Phot
    Check out the photograph of the Obamessiah accompanying this White House blog entry: TUE, SEPTEMBER 1, 12:31 PM EST Photostream: Work and Rest in August Posted by Kori Schulman You may need to search for this caption: (President Barack Obama addresses a town hall meeting on health insurance reform inside a hangar at Gallatin Field in Belgrade, Mont., on Aug. 14, 2009. Official White House photo by Pete Souza) Here is the photo of interest. Look at the halo: Either the airplane hanger has a light directly behind Obama's head, or a halo has been photoshoped surrounding the messiah.
  • Sept 8th: Here are two of the books on Obama your kids are expected to read [get your children OUT!]

    09/02/2009 9:17:34 PM PDT · by EternalVigilance · 153 replies · 7,788+ views ^ | Sept 2, 2009
    puma08.comSept. 2, 2009Remember, the Dept. of Education expects your kids to read books on the life of Barack Obama before the monumental speech on September 8th, well here’s a look at two of the books that shall be used: The first book is aptly titled: Barack Obama: Son of Promise, Child of Hope and here is the description, direct from the Publisher’s Website: Ever since Barack Obama was young, Hope has lived inside him. From the beaches of Hawaii to the streets of Chicago, from the jungles of Indonesia to the plains of Kenya, he has held on to Hope....
  • Obama photo in every school? (Charlottesville, VA)

    08/08/2009 10:02:37 AM PDT · by IFly4Him · 64 replies · 3,857+ views
    The Daily Progress ^ | 8/7/2009 | Brandon Shulleeta
    A member of the Charlottesville School Board is proposing that a framed picture of President Barack Obama be placed in all of the city’s public schools, as well as the division’s central office. None of Juandiego Wade’s colleagues was quick to jump on board with his proposal at Thursday’s meeting, nor did any members dismiss it. Wade insisted that if the proposal were approved, he’d raise the money for the pictures and frames — which he believes can be obtained for free or very little money — through a private fundraising campaign. “It would be no cost to the school...
  • Shepard Fairey-designed Obama portrait on cover of Rolling Stone deifies, questions President

    08/05/2009 2:12:23 PM PDT · by markomalley · 70 replies · 5,006+ views
    NY Daily News ^ | 8/5/2009 | Helen Kennedy
    Artist Shepard Fairey, whose iconic HOPE campaign poster of Barack Obama was a global sensation, is back with a new image that both questions and deifies the President. Appearing on the cover of the Aug. 20 Rolling Stone, the portrait depicts Obama with a brow knit in determination, surrounded by a halo of stars. "Will he take bold action or compromise too easily?" asks a headline enshrining the President's head. Fairey said it wasn't meant to be a halo. Rather, the picture he worked from showed Obama standing in front of the presidential seal, he said. "It's one thing to...
  • McCain gives Obama credit on economy

    08/02/2009 1:07:01 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 127 replies · 6,762+ views
    (snip) "I think you could say that it is a short-term improvement in the economy. And I'll be glad to give him credit for that. But the question that I think we should be asking are the long term consequences of this unprecedented debts and deficits — are they beneficial to the country? And I think the answer is no." (snip)
  • The Obama cult

    07/23/2009 10:10:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 13 replies · 2,477+ views
    The Economist ^ | 2009-07-23
    If Barack Obama disappoints his supporters, they will have only themselves to blame. In January 2007 Mike Huckabee, a former governor of Arkansas, said he was running for president to revive “our national soul”. He was not alone in taking an expansive view of presidential responsibilities. With the exception of Ron Paul, all the serious candidates waxed grandiloquent about their aims. John McCain said he modelled himself on Teddy Roosevelt, a man who “nourished the soul of a great nation”. Hillary Clinton lamented that America had no goals, and offered to supply some. And let us not forget the man...
  • Obama : I told everyone I'm a Socialist and I got 53 % of the vote

    07/19/2009 12:51:51 AM PDT · by RobinMasters · 41 replies · 4,115+ views
    Iowntheworld ^ | July 18, 2009 | Iowntheworld
  • Oh my word! I just discovered that the president is a black man!

    07/11/2009 2:16:45 PM PDT · by Jim Robinson · 165 replies · 7,007+ views
    vanity | July 11, 2009 | Jim Robinson
    On the Internet, no one knows you're a dog, but someone in the liberal media just informed me that the president of the U.S. is a black man. And as such cannot be criticized or joked about by conservatives. Obama is off limits! They can make all kinds of rude and crude jokes about George Bush, even comparing him in thousands of crude cartoons over the past eight years as a chimp, but man. If you were to follow suit comparing today's president to a smirking chimp you would be crucified! And Sarah Palin's family and children? Open season! Even...
  • The Kindest, Bravest, Warmest, Most Wonderful Human Being

    07/10/2009 2:42:54 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 40 replies · 3,209+ views
    NRO ^ | July 09, 2009 | Mark Krikorian
    I don't get to the lower level of Washington's Union Station much, but today I passed through and saw "My Obama Shop" — that's the actual name of an entire store devoted to all things Obama. My phone takes lousy pictures, but a blogger at Cato has a photo. Obviously there's a market for this sort of thing (I'm assuming it's not a government-owned business, at least for now) is a way there never would be for "My Bob Dole Shop" or "My John McCain Shop," but it's still kind of creepy. In fact, the very fact that there is...
  • Students create an Obaminoes mural (Creepy School Assignment)

    06/27/2009 9:30:00 AM PDT · by My Favorite Headache · 33 replies · 2,322+ views
    WWLP-TV ^ | 6-20-2009
    Students create an Obaminoes mural Mural helped students learn new math skills Sy Becker WESTFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - Students at Westfield's Franklin Avenue Elementary School are in a class all by themselves. Honors were given on Tuesday for these boys and girls who spent two months completing a mural of President Barack Obama. A mural called "Obaminoes" was made from 2,420 dominoes. 22News followed the students progress every step of the way. "We were the only elementary school to do this and to have a piece of artwork of our 44th president, the only African American president. It means a...
  • Right-Wing Sedition

    06/26/2009 10:06:28 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 67 replies · 2,994+ views
    Histroy News Network ^ | 6-15-09 | Carol V. Hamilton
    . In 1798, during the Quasi-war with France, Congress, with President John Adams’s support, passed the Sedition Act. Outraged by attacks on her husband, Abigail Adams supported the act, which was opposed by Thomas Jefferson and James Madison, among others. “Let us not establish a tyranny,” wrote an alarmed Alexander Hamilton to an ally in Congress. Indeed, the Sedition Act, an obvious violation of the First Amendment, made a permanent blot on Adams’s presidency. Here is part of its text: “If any person shall write, print, utter or publish, or shall cause or procure to be written, printed, uttered or...
  • GOP: Barack Obama too political [but McCain says criticizing Obama is "foolish"]

    06/25/2009 9:14:08 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 18 replies · 1,545+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-06-25 | Manu Raju
    (snip) And as the White House holds a bipartisan summit on immigration Thursday, Republicans are warning that Obama needs to offer a specific plan or risk seeing the issue die this Congress. “He needs to really lead on that,” said Sen. Mel Martinez (R-Fla.), who was a member of a bipartisan group that unsuccessfully pushed an immigration bill in 2007. “I think it’s very, very important that he give a clear signal on where he is on an issue with that level of specificity.” Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), another supporter of the 2007 bill, said President George W. Bush ran...
  • Obama to throw out first pitch at All-Star Game

    06/23/2009 5:14:08 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 115 replies · 3,619+ views
    AP ^ | June 23, 2009
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama plans to throw out the ceremonial first pitch before the Major League Baseball All-Star game at Busch Stadium in St. Louis on July 14. The White House said on Tuesday that MLB's focus on community service matches with Obama's service initiative this summer, known as United We Serve.
  • McCain: Obama has done well, but hasn't been bipartisan [hurl alert]

    06/21/2009 10:55:33 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 44 replies · 1,830+ views
    WASHINGTON (CNN) — You can't call John McCain a sore loser. Seven months after Barack Obama defeated him in the U.S. presidential election, the Republican senator from Arizona said Sunday he thinks his former Senate colleague is making things happen in the White House. "I think he's done well," McCain said on the CBS program "Face the Nation." "He has achieved literally every one of his legislative accomplishments," McCain noted in reference to the economic stimulus package and other measures passed by Congress in recent months. However, McCain said, the same partisan divisions remain in Congress despite Obama's campaign pledges...
  • McCain: Obama has 'done well' as president so far [Barf alert]

    06/21/2009 8:26:21 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 185 replies · 4,225+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-06-21
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain says his opponent in last year's presidential campaign, Barack Obama, has "done well" in his first five months in the White House. The Arizona Republican says that using a legislative scorecard to judge the presidency so far, Obama has achieved all his legislative goals.
  • Republicans Need To Lose Racial Stupidity

    06/19/2009 9:49:48 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 110 replies · 3,126+ views ^ | 6/17/2009 | Anthony Leone
    If the Republican Party is trying to lose the 2012 presidential elections, they must be getting an early start. First, there was South Carolina GOP activist Rusty DePass, who said that an escaped gorilla from a zoo was an ancestor to First Lady Michelle Obama. Now an aide to Republican State Senator Diane Black mistakenly sent an e-mail with a picture of all the U.S. presidents. Of course, President Obama’s “picture” was a black background with only two white eyes. Maybe it’s a bit old fashion to say this in today’s political climate where disrespecting the president has become the...
  • STATE-RUN MEDIA - What do you think of ABC teaming up with White House for its news?

    06/16/2009 7:23:58 PM PDT · by Libloather · 57 replies · 2,661+ views
    STATE-RUN MEDIAWhat do you think of ABC teaming up with White House for its news? - It's a socially responsible move by the network - It's a good way to get people interested in how government works - Another example of Obama being open and transparent - Obama has become "too big to fail," so the media need to support him in every way possible - It's just a promotional gimmick by ABC to try to improve ratings - Like Rush says, what do you expect from the state-run media? It's just blatant now - Like Farah says, the media...
  • France gets its Obama moment ("I saw God before me.") BARF!

    06/07/2009 11:55:59 AM PDT · by maggief · 166 replies · 4,382+ views
    AP via Yahoo ^ | June 7, 2009 | LAINE GANLEY and JENNY BARCHFIELD
    PARIS (AP) — People gawked and cameras clicked as the Obamas cut a wide figure through the French capital even while confined to a presidential motorcade. It was more personal for the few kept not so distant — the restaurant owner who "saw God," the chauffeur reveling in a "magnificent mission."
  • Newsweek’s Evan Thomas: Obama Is ‘Sort of God’

    06/05/2009 4:26:44 PM PDT · by james500 · 158 replies · 5,937+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | 6/5/2009 | Kyle Drennen
    Newsweek editor Evan Thomas brought adulation over President Obama’s Cairo speech to a whole new level on Friday, declaring on MSNBC: "I mean in a way Obama’s standing above the country, above – above the world, he’s sort of God." Thomas, appearing on Hardball with Chris Matthews, was reacting to a preceding monologue in which Matthews praised Obama’s speech: "I think the President's speech yesterday was the reason we Americans elected him. It was grand. It was positive. Hopeful...But what I liked about the President's speech in Cairo was that it showed a complete humility...The question now is whether the...
  • Today's NY Times Front Page Leads With 7 Heroic Color Pictures of Obama.

    05/31/2009 3:15:02 PM PDT · by FormerACLUmember · 112 replies · 6,056+ views
    NY Slimes ^ | 5/31/09 | NY Times Staff
    Just when you thought the propaganda from the NY Slimes could not get more loathsome and preposterous.
  • Photos of a young Obama reveal a campus hunk (the adulation of the media messiah continues...)

    05/29/2009 6:10:17 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 148 replies · 5,174+ views
    The Belleville News / The Associated Press ^ | May. 29, 2009 | John Rogers
    He was tall and stunningly good looking, a guy who could appear pensive and serious one moment and then, with smoke from an unfiltered cigarette swirling around his face, morph into the hippest looking dude this side of James Dean. Which is why budding photographer Lisa Jack knew the moment she saw Barack Obama walk into the campus snack shop at Los Angeles' Occidental College in 1980 that she had to get the freshman in front of a camera. "I was doing portraits of fellow students, the cool people on campus," Jack, a slender, 49-year-old bundle of energy, recalled this...
  • Go to

    05/26/2009 6:54:01 PM PDT · by GreatDaggar · 12 replies · 1,166+ views
    Learn about and participate in The Obama Time Capsule project.
  • Secure our future responsibly [Crist: "I am a fiscal conservative"] [hopes Obama succeeds]

    05/21/2009 1:53:23 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 25 replies · 1,328+ views
    The Tampa Tribune ^ | 2009-05-21 | Gov. Charlie Crist, RINO-Florida
    Last year I supported Sen. John McCain for president. Despite these efforts, the American public chose Barack Obama as the person they wanted in the White House to confront the worst financial market turmoil since the Great Depression and the worst recession in a generation. Regardless of whom they voted for Nov. 4, he is our president, and every patriotic American should hope he succeeds in ending the economic problems that now beset our country. Soon after his inauguration, the president signed legislation aimed at stimulating economic growth. Many good and decent people opposed this measure, and some even offered...
  • Republicans salute Obama's military tack [basically Lindsay Graham gushes over 0bama]

    05/16/2009 7:58:33 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 23 replies · 1,161+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | 2009-05-16 | Stephen Dinan
    Even as congressional Democrats feuded last week with the CIA in what at times seemed to be a throwback to the 1970s, President Obama was headed in the other direction in what may have been his most active week yet as commander in chief. He pushed through the House a spending bill to finance the war in Afghanistan and reversed himself, deciding to fight the release of photos purportedly showing humiliating treatment of detainees in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mr. Obama also announced he would have some detainees at the U.S. Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, tried by military commissions, putting...
  • Phillies, Obama Share Similar Paths to Success

    05/16/2009 12:44:29 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 21 replies · 1,182+ views
    Philadelphia Daily News ^ | Sat, May. 16, 2009 | DAVID MURPHY
    He was a freshman in high school - maybe 14 years old, maybe 15. Every year, there was a parade through Lexington, Va., which, besides serving as the childhood stomping grounds for one Charlie Manuel, housed Washington and Lee Law School and Virginia Military Institute. The way the Phillies manager tells it, he was attending that parade when a convertible in the procession rolled to a stop near where he was standing. Perched on the back of the car were dignitaries. One was Miss America. The other was Harry S Truman. Truman saw Manuel standing along the parade route and...
  • GOP will miss Arlen Specter's prudence [only the RINOs will] [barf barf barf]

    05/08/2009 3:12:36 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 41 replies · 1,541+ views
    Politico ^ | 2009-05-08 | Douglas W. Kmeic
    For years, Sen. Arlen Specter of Pennsylvania has been excoriated by the GOP for his “unprincipled,” pragmatic decision making. Yet, like President Barack Obama, Specter has always been more attentive to the needs of those who sent him to Washington than to demands that he toe the party line. It’s no surprise that the GOP now says Specter switched to the Democrats just to save his own skin. But it would stand Darwin on his head were senators unmindful of their political survival. No, the real question relates to the GOP’s survival. A party whose domestic policy consists of setting...
  • Video: White House Press Corps Stands For Obama...Not For Bush.....

    05/03/2009 6:35:29 PM PDT · by Liam2007 · 10 replies · 1,601+ views
    I'm shocked!...OK, maybe not.....
  • Cantor: 'We've got a lot to learn' from Obama

    05/03/2009 8:05:24 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 76 replies · 2,203+ views
    (CNN) — House Minority Whip Eric Cantor tells CNN's John King that the GOP still has a lot to learn from President Obama. "President Obama is a great communicator. We understand that," he said in an interview that aired on CNN's State of the Union Sunday. "He's also been very adept at adopting the technology of today to access the youth vote and the younger population of this country. That's the future, and I believe we've got a lot to learn. The Republican Party can't keep doing things the way it always has in terms of technology." Cantor, along with...
  • Schwarzenegger May Support a Democrat [hurl]

    05/01/2009 4:59:40 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 36 replies · 836+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 2009-05-01 | Jennifer Steinhauer
    LOS ANGELES — If Republican candidates for governor of California are hoping for an automatic high five from the sitting governor, they ought not to get too comfortable. When asked Friday after giving a speech on health care in which he highly praised President Obama and other Democrats whether he would ever consider endorsing a Democrat to replace him, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger said, “It could happen, yes.” The governor offered no specifics on any particular candidate he might support.
  • Tony Bennett: Americans Should Support Anything Obama Wants

    05/01/2009 9:42:13 AM PDT · by pissant · 116 replies · 2,839+ views
    CNS ^ | 5/1/09 | Nick Ballasy
    Grammy-award winning musician Tony Bennett told he “loves everything” Barack Obama has done in his first 100 days as president and thinks every American should “give him all-out support for anything he wants to do.” Bennett further said that Americans should imitate the other countries of the world that support Obama. “I really hope that every citizen of the United States would imitate the rest of the world because they’re all for Obama,” said Bennett. “Every other country adores what happened – in our great country – to have him as president.” Bennett’s comments were made at the National...
  • Caption 0bama and Benedict Arlen

    04/29/2009 11:12:41 PM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 24 replies · 943+ views
  • Obama, Biden, welcome Specter to Democratic Party [Specter pledges allegiance to Zero]

    04/29/2009 6:10:09 AM PDT · by rabscuttle385 · 21 replies · 1,223+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-04-29 | Liz Sidoti
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama on Wednesday hailed Arlen Specter's conversion to the Democratic Party, while Specter vowed that he'll be an asset as Obama tries to get his ambitious agenda through Congress. Obama said, "I am grateful that he is here." Specter was joined by Obama and Vice President Joe Biden at the White House Wednesday morning. Specter noted that he and longtime friend Biden "have talked over every problem under the sun and the moon." With a beaming Obama standing at his side, Specter said: "I think that I can be of assistance to you, Mr. President....