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Hypocritical White House criticizes journos for use of anonymous sources

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 7:38 pm » 2 Comments

White House press secretary Josh Earnest angered a lot of journalists at today’s press briefing over his comments regarding the anonymous sources of a story he was questioned on.  Via The Hill: Complaints from White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Monday about anonymous news sources prompted a testy exchange with reporters who noted that […]

 

Why Obama will do nothing about the border crisis

Posted by: Phineas on July 15, 2014 at 7:39 pm » 1 Comment

**Posted by Phineas Per Bryon York: First, because Republicans want him to do something: Who is pushing Obama to get tough? Mostly, it’s the Republicans whose wishes Obama has ignored for years. And now, since his well-publicized decision to abandon hopes of making a deal with GOP lawmakers on immigration, Obama needs them even less. […]

 

Caption This: Hillary Clinton & Rahm Emanuel embrace in Chicago

Posted by: ST on June 11, 2014 at 6:42 pm » 4 Comments

The story – via the Politico: Two decades ago, Rahm Emanuel was an accomplished and ambitious Clinton White House aide, whose cocksure style outpaced his judgment and maturity. Hillary Clinton, leery of that persona, tried to have him fired early on. But on Wednesday, the two took the stage together for an interview, led by […]

 

Foreign Service officers revolt against lousy Obama appointees

Posted by: Phineas on February 14, 2014 at 8:07 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas In the Catholic Church, the sin was called “simony,” the buying and selling of sacred offices, such as bishoprics. The practice was one of the abuses that lead to the Reformation. Now Foreign Service officers are rising against a secular simony, the Obama administration’s appointment of unqualified ambassadors who also happen to […]

 

Oh, gee. Another illegal #Obamacare delay by King Barack I

Posted by: Phineas on February 11, 2014 at 1:45 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Legal dictionaries define the word “usurpation” thus: The illegal encroachment or assumption of the use of authority, power, or property properly belonging to another; the interruption or disturbance of an individual in his or her right or possession. The term usurpation is also used in reference to the unlawful assumption or seizure […]

 

It is good to be King, isn’t it, @BarackObama?

Posted by: Phineas on January 7, 2014 at 12:30 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Especially when you can use public money to give your (estranged?) (1) Queen her birthday gift: Carney confirms: taxpayers paying for Pres Obama’s “birthday gift” of staying in Hawaii and sending govt aircraft to pick her up later — Greta Van Susteren (@gretawire) January 6, 2014 Via Twitchy. Some background from Bridget […]

 

Sure it’s a coincidence: two critics of #Obamacare audited by IRS

Posted by: Phineas on December 1, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 9 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Hey, remember when President Obama told his followers to punch back against their enemies “twice as hard?” Or when he joked about setting the IRS on his critics? Maybe it’s not such a joke. Via Mark Steyn: A couple of weeks back, cancer patient Bill Elliot, in a defiant appearance on Fox […]

 

#Obamacare fraud: enrollee count as legitimate as Chicago voter rolls

Posted by: Phineas on November 12, 2013 at 12:01 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Seriously, if Amazon had done something like this, the Department of Justice and the SEC would be on their backs faster than you could say “indictment:” The fight over how to define the new health law’s success is coming down to one question: Who counts as an Obamacare enrollee? Health insurance plans […]

 

Democrat city council of Annapolis plots coup d’etat against Republican mayor. Updated

Posted by: Phineas on November 11, 2013 at 1:49 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Democrats love democracy, except when the people vote for a Republican: Days after a Republican was elected mayor of Annapolis, City Council members say they will revisit legislation that would strip the mayor’s office of much of its power. Democratic Alderman Ross Arnett of Ward 8 tells The Capital he will introduce […]

 

#Obamacare web site contract a “crony contract?”

Posted by: Phineas on October 26, 2013 at 7:44 pm » 4 Comments

**Posted by Phineas File this under “Things that make you say ‘Hmmm…’” First Lady Michelle Obama’s Princeton classmate is a top executive at the company that earned the contract to build the failed Obamacare website. Toni Townes-Whitley, Princeton class of ’85, is senior vice president at CGI Federal, which earned the no-bid contract to build the […]