Posts tagged "Joe Biden"

Biden's vote FOR the Iraq and Afghanistan wars

In last week’s debate Vice President Joe Biden said he voted against the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. That must have been after he voted for them. (Follow the headline link.) Then Sen. Biden voted for the Afghanistan resolution on Sept. 14, 2001 which authorized “the use of United States Armed Forces against those responsible for the recent attacks... Read more »

Can Obama recover tonight from Biden's debate flop?

Tonight President Barack Obama will try to repair the damage from the last debate. No, not just the first one, the one he sleepwalked through against Republican Mitt Romney. I also mean the vice presidential debate between Republican Paul Ryan and Vice President Joe Biden. The one in which Biden gave independent, swing voters a... Read more »

Smirkin' Joe Biden

Democrats once again are embarrassed by debate performance Everyone expected that Vice President Joe Biden would come on strong in the debate with Republican vice presidential candidate Paul Ryan. But Biden’s idea of being strong is smirking while Ryan is speaking. Giggling. Guffawing. Sniggering. Phffting. Does he really think that this is persuasive for most... Read more »
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Biden tells audience middle class has been 'buried' last four years

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Biden says Obama can lose the election

Items from emails that Obama sends to scare supporters into donating. Uh oh. Vice President Joe Bidden is warning Obamaphiles that their re-election is in danger because the Mitt Romney/Paul Ryan campaign is raising more money. Biden said: The pundits and talking heads are talking about how badly we’re being outraised by the other side.... Read more »

The goofy Sarah Palin sculpture reminds me of Harold Washington in women's undies

Conservatives are riled over an ugly sculpture of Sarah Palin, now on exhibit at the Bridgeport Art Center. The sculpture, which has been on tour, features a gapping, yawling mouth in which a pig can be roasted. Conservatives also have been riled about the nude (full frontal) painting of  of Palin in the Old Town Ale... Read more »
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Gen. Stanley A. McChrystal: He gone.

Gen. Stanley McChrystal leaves the White House Wednesday morning after resigning as commander of Allied forces in Afghanistan. (AP/Evan Vucci) President Obama ousted his top commander in Afghanistan Wednesday after officials determined that comments he and his staff made in aRolling Stone magazine article amounted to insubordination, the Tribune reported that a White House official had said.... Read more »

Barack and Biden want our money back

My good old friend Joe Biden sent a personal message to me (and to thousands of other marks on the administration’s mailing list) with some very funny stuff in it. He and “Barack” (as he calls the president) are really, really angry about the bank executive bonuses. Barack and Joe say they want “every cent” of... Read more »

VP Joe Biden Heads to Chicago for Healthcare Talks

No doubt his audience will be fixed too. (NPR story here)
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Clippings from Byrne's Barbershop

35 days to redefine America The next five weeks, according to a Wall Street Journal story could be the most critical yet for the Obama agenda. I think that’s a little understated. The next five weeks, during which Congress will be debating how to shovel billions of dollars we don’t have into the economy, could... Read more »
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