Posts in category "President Barack Obama"

Obama Abandons Storm Victims To Campaign After Promise To Be There

Obama Abandons Storm Victims To Campaign After Promise To Be There
President Barack Obama did not bring Hurricane Sandy to the East Coast, but once New Jersey Governor Christie and the president engaged each other for political purposes – well he may as well have been Papa Nature because those that are displaced are now at their limit. Clearly, everyone heard President Obama say that he... Read more »

Mr. President - Who's Paying For Air Force One, Two and Marine One Today?

Mr. President - Who's Paying For Air Force One, Two and Marine One Today?
Ah how nice – President Barack Obama has come home, albeit for a very short trip and the news media is abuzz. However, as Air Force One was taxing down the runway it didn’t dawn on any of our evening newscasters to ask the obvious question regarding his travel arrangements. I mean, this is after... Read more »

Jodi Kantor's The Obama's and Chicago Politics

Jodi Kantor's The Obama's and Chicago Politics
President Barack Obama already has his media machine discounting revelations contained in “The Obama’s,” a book by New York Times reporter Jodi Kantor. However, that is a pretty much a normal ploy among the power elite whenever a book is about to be published about them. Let’s face it – damage control is standard operating... Read more »
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Obama Address Has Me Day Dreaming Of An Address Of My Own

Obama Address Has Me Day Dreaming Of An Address Of My Own
President Barack Obama will present the nation with yet another speech, this one supposedly to tell us how he will spur job growth. But, you and I already know that this latest gig is nothing more than another opportunity to remind us how Republicans (and in particular the Tea Party members) have hampered his abilities... Read more »

Hoffa Statements And A Tea Party Calling The Kettle Black

Hoffa Statements And A Tea Party Calling The Kettle Black
Amy Kremer of the Tea Party Express called on President Barack Obama to “condemn this inappropriate and uncivil rhetoric” after Teamsters Union President James Hoffa said the Tea Party had launched a “war on workers” and “let’s take these son-of-a-bitches out and give America back to an America where we belong.” Well, I certainly understand... Read more »

Mitt Romney and Other GOP Candidates Lack The Balls To Be Presidential

Mitt Romney and Other GOP Candidates Lack The Balls To Be Presidential
Americans can breathe a sigh of relief now that this self-induced debt crisis has been resolved. At least until they find out if its too late for interest rates to spike or not. However, those aspiring to become the next Republican Presidential Nominee must now explain their lack of Presidential Balls during this crisis, especially... Read more »
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Obama Administration Says NO To Medicaid Verification

Obama Administration Says NO To Medicaid Verification
Illinois wants to make sure that people applying for Medicaid produce a little more proof than merely writing down an address as proof of residency, except the Obama Administration says NO! The reason for that is because the procedure would have been more restrictive than the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act. I can’t see... Read more »

Email Seeking Straight Answers From Boehner Nets GOP Talking Points Instead

Email Seeking Straight Answers From Boehner Nets GOP Talking Points Instead
It seems to me that whenever I send a public official a letter or an email seeking some straight answers, I get anything but. Rather than simply getting to the heart of the matter and answering the questions, politicians must make it a point to weave their stale party talking points into any response. It... Read more »

Get The Burdizzo Ready - The GOP Lining-Up For Party Castration!

Get The Burdizzo Ready - The GOP Lining-Up For Party Castration!
Okay Eric Cantor, maybe the time has come for the GOP to give back all those gains made at the mid-terms anyhow. The Republican Party, and in particular the Tea Party Caucus, may feel that they have to stay the course with their debt ceiling game of chicken as a means to keep their credibility... Read more »
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Debt Crisis / Political Sausage-Making: Americans Could Care Less When Held Hostage

Debt Crisis / Political Sausage-Making: Americans Could Care Less When Held Hostage
Political pundits and policy wonks may understand the “Art of Political Sausage-Making,” but, to average Americans it may as well be like trying to learn speaking Mandarin. To the Average Joe, instant gratification will always win out over some nifty policy creation that doesn’t enhance their lives or kick in until 2014. Let’s face it,... Read more »