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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 […]

 

The return of President Obama – the “Healer in Chief”?

Posted by: ST on July 1, 2014 at 9:37 am » 3 Comments

Not this garbage again: Rep. Luis Gutierrez said Tuesday that President Barack Obama has the power to “heal” undocumented immigrants. “If [Republicans] want to come back and discuss [reform], fine,” the Illinois Democrat said on MSNBC. “But in the interim period, I believe the president of the United States has already in statute, in the […]

 

Pres. Obama vows to “fix” immigration problems “without Congress”

Posted by: ST on June 30, 2014 at 8:50 pm » Comments Off

Wish I could say I was surprised by this: President Obama vowed Monday to bypass Congress and pursue unilateral changes to the country’s immigration system, defying House Republicans who say his executive actions are part of the problem.  The president, speaking in the Rose Garden, said he is forced to go it alone because the […]

 

QOTD: On the many times #SCOTUS has ruled unanimously against the Obama admin

Posted by: ST on June 27, 2014 at 9:33 am » 5 Comments

John Fund on the Obama administration’s bad track record with respect to the Supreme Court’s many unanimous rulings against them (via): Did you know the Obama administration’s position has been defeated in at least 13 – thirteen — cases before the Supreme Court since January 2012 that were unanimous decisions? It continued its abysmal record before the Supreme Court today […]

 

#SCOTUS: Constitutional scholar President overstepped on recess appointments

Posted by: ST on June 26, 2014 at 11:29 am » 5 Comments

A HUGE victory for limiting executive powers – via Fox News: The Supreme Court delivered a blow Thursday to President Obama, ruling that he went too far in making recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board. In a unanimous decision, the high court sided with Senate Republicans and limited the president’s power to fill […]

 

Does the White House know anything about *anything*?

Posted by: ST on June 21, 2014 at 10:56 am » 8 Comments

Great piece from Fox News detailing at least ‘9 times the Obama administration was blindsided’ – or allegedly blindsided, anyway. Here’s a sneak peek: 1. Islamist militants gaining in Iraq The New Yorker (1/27/2014): “In the 2012 campaign, Obama spoke not only of killing Osama bin Laden; he also said that Al Qaeda had been ‘decimated.’ I pointed […]

 

Rick Perry to Obama: Come visit the Texas/Mexico border, Mr. President

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 7:54 pm » 4 Comments

Not one to mince words, Texas Governor Rick Perry today issued a written invite to President Obama to come take a look at the Texas/Mexico border himself to see how bad the illegal immigrant influx has become, especially in recent weeks: Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) is inviting President Obama to visit the U.S.-Mexico border, saying […]

 

.@BarackObama’s political philosophy explained in one tweet – by him

Posted by: ST on June 9, 2014 at 11:27 am » 2 Comments

I think this rather says it all, don’t you? "I will keep doing whatever I can without Congress to help responsible young people pay off their loans." —President Obama #ItsOurInterest — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) June 7, 2014 Emphasis on “will do whatever I can without Congress” – which he does an awful lot these days. […]