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Monday, August 30, 2010

Obama: Iraq begins and ends with I, I, I

As a candidate for this office, I pledged I would end this war. As president, that is what I am doing. link

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Waiting for Mr. Obama

If President Obama has a big economic initiative up his sleeve, as he hinted recently, now would be a good time to let the rest of us in on it. link

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Germany has real recovery - US has imagined or “summer of recovery”

American leaders argued that the economic crisis was so bad, governments should borrow billions to stimulate growth. German leaders argued that a little short-term stimulus was sensible, but anything more was near-sighted. link

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Obama's Damaging Doublespeak

Conflicting messages on the “ground zero mosque” are just the latest signal that a clear presidential strategy is missing—and voters are gearing up to retaliate against the president’s incompetence, says Douglas E. Schoen. link

Texas fights Obama's global-warming power grab

The state's slogan is "Don't mess with Texas." But the federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is doing just that, and at stake is whether the Obama administration can impose its global-warming agenda without a vote of Congress. link

Monday, August 23, 2010

Obama WH knew drilling moratorium would cost 23,000 jobs

Senior Obama administration officials concluded the federal moratorium on deepwater oil drilling would cost roughly 23,000 jobs, but went ahead with the ban because they didn't trust the industry's safety equipment and the government's own inspection process, according to previously undisclosed documents. link

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Missing his moment, and America's

President Obama, like most of our consequential presidents, arrived at the right time; unlike them, he may have badly misread his moment, and America's. link

Friday, August 20, 2010

The stealth Obama ocean grab

Michelle Malkin: It’s not enough that the White House is moving to lock up hundreds of millions of acres of land in the name of environmental protection. The Obama administration’s neon green radicals are also training their sights on the deep blue seas. link

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The Paradox of a Legislative President

Democrats in Washington are divided and somewhat puzzled over President Obama’s fading popularity. They reject, of course, the Republican view that the president is basically a closet socialist whose disdain for free enterprise has alienated voters. link

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Summer of corruption: Obama’s Big Labor ethics loophole

Everything you need to know about President Obama’s fraudulent ethics pledge can be summed up in four words: SEIU lawyer Craig Becker. link

Mosque supporters beg George W. Bush to come to Obama's rescue

There's a new argument emerging among supporters of the Ground Zero mosque. Distressed by President Obama's waffling on the issue, they're calling on former President George W. Bush to announce his support for the project. link

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

‘Can He Really Think He’s More Important Than the Tens of Thousands of People Trying to Get Home to Their Families?’

via HotAir: Does the question really even need to be asked? Obama, the hero of the working-class, doesn’t understand anything about how us little people live. link

Mr. President this is not about religious freedom.

It is about the importance of the World Trade Center site to the psyche of the American People. It is about a blatant attack on our sovereignty by people whose ideology ultimately demands the elimination of our way of life. link

Critics say Obama's message becoming 'incoherent'

President Obama's comments on a plan to build a mosque in the shadow of ground zero are not only giving opponents an opportunity to attack him but also reveal a messaging problem from the White House, a communications expert said. link

via HotAir

The Ecstasy of Empire

The United States is running out of time to get its budget and trade deficits under control. Despite the urgency of the situation, 2010 has been wasted in hype about a non-existent recovery. link

Obama, the one-term president

Honest to goodness, the man just does not get it. He might be forced to pull a Palin and resign before his first term is over. He could go off and write his memoirs and build his presidential library. link

Monday, August 16, 2010

Some Democratic candidates distance themselves from Obama

Fight or flight? That is the question Democratic incumbents and challengers in this fall's elections are asking themselves when it comes to dealing with President Obama. link

Issa: Obama administration conducted propaganda campaigns for agenda

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), the ranking member of the House Oversight Committee, will release a report that claims that the Obama administration has created propaganda using federal funds to promote the agenda of Barack Obama and the Democrats. link

Sunday, August 15, 2010

How Many "Top Priority" Issues Does Obama Have?

After the Senate passed that $600 million Border Security Bill yesterday, President Obama issued a statement asserting that securing the southwest border has been "a top priority" since he took office. link

Fire and Imagination

The Obama administration seems to be feeling sorry for itself. Robert Gibbs, the president’s press secretary, is perturbed that Mr. Obama is not getting more hosannas from liberals. link

Obama Strongly Backs Islam Center Near 9/11 Site

President Obama delivered a strong defense on Friday night of a proposed Muslim community center and mosque near ground zero in Manhattan, using a White House dinner celebrating Ramadan to proclaim that “as a citizen, and as president, I believe that Muslims have the same right to practice their religion as anyone else in this country.” link

Saturday, August 14, 2010

How Obama is locking up our land

Have you heard of the “Great Outdoors Initiative”? Chances are, you haven’t. But across the country, White House officials have been meeting quietly with environmental groups to map out government plans for acquiring untold millions of acres of both public and private land. link

Obama stands up for Ground Zero mosque

President Barack Obama on Friday endorsed a controversial plan to build a mosque and Islamic center just blocks from Ground Zero in Manhattan, despite the strong objections of conservatives, the ADL and those who lost loved ones in the September 11 attacks. link

Friday, August 13, 2010

Which White House reporters had lunch with Obama?

Reporters wouldn't say Thursday who joined President Obama for an off-the-record lunch at the White House. link

Bush vs Obama: part 2

Speaking of George W. Bush… link

Bush vs Obama: The deficit

The One’s” progress on deficit spending vs the lies spread by the lefites. link

Conservative Group Pushes to Enlist Thousands After Obama Suggests It's Foreign Influenced

A conservative group with a distinctly pro-American agenda will be signing up thousands of new members, it claims, after President Obama suggested the group was doing the political bidding of foreign corporations. link

The stunning decline of Barack Obama: 10 key reasons why the Obama presidency is in meltdown

The last few weeks have been a nightmare for President Obama, in a summer of discontent in the United States which has deeply unsettled the ruling liberal elites, so much so that even the Left has begun to turn against the White House. link

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

U.S. Is Bankrupt and We Don't Even Know: Laurence Kotlikoff

Let’s get real. The U.S. is bankrupt. Neither spending more nor taxing less will help the country pay its bills. What it can and must do is radically simplify its tax, health-care, retirement and financial systems, each of which is a complete mess. link

Obama signs $26b state aid bill after House OK

House lawmakers scurried back to Capitol Hill yesterday — booking last-minute flights and canceling appearances at town halls — and approved a $26 billion package that will provide aid to states, including an additional $655 million for Massachusetts. link

While he was out

US media did not report that yet so President may not know it yet but...

While President Obama was busy playing games with friends celebrating his birthday, Russia has deployed S-300 air defense missile systems in Georgia's breakaway Abkhazia region. Russian general Alexander Zelin also said that air defenses of other types had been deployed in Georgia's other Russian-backed rebel region, South Ossetia.

The jock in chief, getting his fill of sports?

"You must always remember that the president is about 6." This advice was offered more than 100 years ago by a British friend of Teddy Roosevelt's. The nation has matured since then, and so has the presidency. Now the president is about 12. link

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

The Bailout Singularity

Reuters columnist James Pethokoukis tells us the markets are preparing for a fantastically expensive “August Surprise” from President Obama. link

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Obama presidency increasingly resembles a modern-day Ancien Régime: extravagant and out of touch with the American people

What the great French historian Alexis de Tocqueville would make of today’s Obama administration were he alive today is anyone’s guess. But I would wager that the author of L’Ancien Régime and Democracy in America would be less than impressed with the extravagance and arrogance on display among the White House elites that rule America as though they had been handed some divine right to govern with impunity. link

A Democratic Panic Attack?

With the disappointingly soft jobs report for July, and a faltering recovery overall, is Team Obama getting ready for some sort of new, liberal-left, Keynesian, big-bang stimulus package? Will they be desperate to “do something”? link

Time to admit Obamanomics has failed

It's no coincidence that Christina Romer, chairwoman of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, announced her retirement the day before Friday's brutal unemployment report. link

Obama attacks Bush policies in Bush's home state

President Barack Obama attacked the economic policies of his Republican predecessor George W. Bush in Bush's home state on Monday as evidence of the way Republicans would operate if given power in Nov. 2 U.S. congressional elections. link

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Obama Choppers Six Miles For Economy Comments

He choppered to Gelberg Signs, the Washington, D.C.-based company where he'll deliver remarks on the economy and July employment numbers. According to Google maps, the drive would have taken about 20 minutes from the White House. link

Saturday, August 7, 2010

While Obama preaches sacrifice, his family frolics in Spain

AS THE US economy endures high unemployment and a jittery stock market, President Barack Obama has preached sacrifice and fiscal discipline. But the pictures coming out of a sun-splashed Spanish resort may be sending a different message. link

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Obama getting head-faked by Iran again?

Eighteen months into his term as President, Barack Obama still hasn’t quite figured out that Iran wants to build a nuke and not a friendship with the US. link

Material girl Michelle Obama is a modern-day Marie Antoinette on a glitzy Spanish vacation

While many of us are struggling, the First Lady is spending the next few days in a five-star hotel on the chic Costa del Sol in southern Spain with 40 of her "closest friends." According to CNN, the group is expected to occupy 60 to 70 rooms, more than a third of the lodgings at the 160-room resort. link

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Dem plan to boost manufacturing: raise taxes

Democrats want to rush a manufacturing stimulus through Congress, but how do they propose to do it — tax credits, rolling back regulation, or suspending capital-gains taxes on the sector? Not exactly... link

No to ObamaCare. Prop C passes overwhelmingly.

Missouri voters on Tuesday overwhelmingly rejected a federal mandate to purchase health insurance, rebuking President Barack Obama's administration and giving Republicans their first political victory in a national campaign to overturn the controversial health care law passed by Congress in March. link

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Democrats shying away from Obama?

While Democratic candidates have not openly said President Obama is not welcome on the campaign trail, actions speak louder than words. link

Obama to GOP: “You can’t have the keys back. You don’t know how to drive!”

Thus spaketh the man with a 41 percent approval rating. I like his metaphor, actually, even if he has the particulars wrong: After two years of watching him swerve all over the road and sideswipe the occasional telephone pole, the public’s decided that he’s drunk and it’s time to take his keys away. link

Manufacturing slid 1.2% in June, private-sector wages dropped

Today the Commerce Department released two reports on economic activity in June, finalizing numbers that had been hinted at through other indicators. Manufacturing fell 1.2%, which followed a 1.8% decrease in May. link


Chart shows Obamacare's bewildering complexity. Four months after U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi famously declared "We have to pass the bill so you can find out what’s in it,"a congressional panel has released the first chart illustrating the 2,801 page health care law President Obama signed into law in March. link

Monday, August 2, 2010

Obama tells veterans that end of Iraq war is about to begin

President Barack Obama declared Monday that the Iraq war was nearing an end "as promised and on schedule," touting what he called a success of his administration. link

President Obama, Shamelessly and Hypocritically Lying. Again.

President Obama gave an interview to CBS on Sunday, wherein he attempted to explain his stance against Arizona’s SB 1070 Immigration bill. link

President Obama: Auto industry on right road

President Barack Obama on Friday wrestled to reclaim the definition of one of the most charged words in Washington’s political lexicon: bailout. link

Obama must break his tax promise

Between now and the November elections, the biggest political fight in the US is likely to be about taxes. Unless Congress acts, big tax cuts enacted in 2001 and 2003 during George Bush’s presidency will expire at the end of the year. link

Democrats Scatter Monday as Obama Comes to Town

President Obama makes his first Atlanta appearance since his inauguration. If you think this will be a time for Democrats running for office to rally around the chief executive- -you probably haven't been following the campaigns this summer. link

Sunday, August 1, 2010

Will Washington's Failures Lead To Second American Revolution?

The Internet is a large-scale version of the "Committees of Correspondence" that led to the first American Revolution — and with Washington's failings now so obvious and awful, it may lead to another. link

Now in a book format

Yes, this blog was converted to the book format and published on Amazon.
100 Days of Obama Presidency (Kindle edition)

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