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

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

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 […]