» Posts in the President Obama Category:

 

Headline of the day: ‘Barack Obama locks out the press — again’

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 7:43 pm » 2 Comments

Our celebrity President held a couple of high-dollar fundraisers on the left coast this week – and the mainstream media are not happy that they weren’t granted access whatsoever to either of them (via): SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama went to the West Coast to meet donors from two top Democratic super PACs, but […]

 

Will the #Obamacare employer mandate be delayed again?

Posted by: ST on July 18, 2014 at 9:41 am » 1 Comment

The Hill reports that the pressure is on for the White House on whether or not to delay the employer mandate for the third time: The White House needs to make a decision soon on whether ObamaCare’s controversial employer mandate will take effect in 2015. With the mandate set to take effect in January, businesses are […]

 

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. […]

 

WH @PressSec stands by “most transparent admin in history” claim

Posted by: ST on July 14, 2014 at 9:31 am » Comments Off

Continuing in the predictably dishonest fashion of Obama press secretaries before him, Josh Earnest went on CNN’s Reliable Sources yesterday and said he “absolutely” stood by the White House’s continued claims of being “the most transparent administration in history”:  The White House on Sunday stood by President Obama’s position that he continues to be the […]

 

Pres. Obama on border crisis: I’m “not interested in photo ops”

Posted by: ST on July 10, 2014 at 11:52 am » 3 Comments

Once again, our celebrity President opens his mouth and inserts his foot. From the Washington Post: DALLAS — President Obama on Wednesday forcefully defended his decision not to visit the Texas border with Mexico to view a burgeoning humanitarian crisis, saying he’s “not interested in photo ops” and challenging Congress to give him new authority […]

 

Tweet of the Week: On Obama, the border crisis, & his refusal to visit

Posted by: ST on July 9, 2014 at 11:41 am » 2 Comments

From our very own Phineas: Maybe someone should tell @BarackObama there’s a fundraiser in McAllen, TX, so he couldn’t resist going near the #border. — Phineas Fahrquar (@irishspy) July 9, 2014 Any questions? CNN has more President’s visit to the Lone Star State: (CNN) — President Barack Obama travels to Texas, the epicenter of the […]

 

Pres. Obama “quietly” backing Sen. Warren over Hillary for 2016?

Posted by: ST on July 6, 2014 at 4:54 pm » 7 Comments

An intriguing report from the NY Post’s Edward Klein (via): President Obama has quietly promised Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren complete support if she runs for president — a stinging rebuke to his nemesis Hillary Clinton, sources tell me. Publicly, Obama has remained noncommittal on the 2016 race, but privately he worries that Clinton would undo […]

 

QOTD: WH @PressSec on the Obama admin’s “pay gap” hypocrisy

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2014 at 5:37 pm » 3 Comments

After a report from the Washington Post about how the White House was not practicing what it preaches on the issue of “equal pay”, new White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest had this to say when questioned at today’s press breifing: .@PressSec on salary gap: "I wouldn't hold up the White House as the perfect […]

 

White House #WarOnWomen continues as analysis shows “pay gap” persists

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2014 at 2:06 pm » Comments Off

Via The Washington Post: The White House has not narrowed the gap between the average pay of male and female employees since President Obama’s first year in office, according to a Washington Post analysis of new salary data. The average male White House employee currently earns about $88,600, while the average female White House employee earns […]

 

Poll: Plurality believe Obama is the worst president since WWII

Posted by: ST on July 2, 2014 at 12:00 pm » 4 Comments

The hits just keep coming for our celebrity President (hat tip): A plurality of voters think Barack Obama is the worst president since World War II, a new poll says. According to a Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday, 33 percent of voters think the current president is the worst since 1945. [...] Obama’s predecessor, former President George […]