A Message From Lucianne  







S-G1




























ST-GC


   
 
Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google


Obama finds ´our democratic debates
messy and often frustrating´

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

Original Article

Posted By:SurferLad, 3/9/2013 9:13:06 AM

Hi, everybody. My top priority as President is making sure we do everything we can to reignite the true engine of America’s economic growth — a rising, thriving middle class. Yesterday, we received some welcome news on that front. We learned that our businesses added nearly 250,000 new jobs last month (236,000). The unemployment rate fell to 7.7% — still too high, but now lower than it was when I took office.

      


Post Reply  

Reply 1 - Posted by: bpl40, 3/9/2013 9:17:37 AM     (No. 9216442)

Its lower because millions have stopped looking in the last four years. If the workforce was the same size as when Bush was in office the rate is between 11 and 12 percent. The lying rat!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 2 - Posted by: Chuzzles, 3/9/2013 9:20:59 AM     (No. 9216454)

If he thinks that its been frustrating for him before, with Rand Paul all wound up and raring to go, he ain´t seen nothing yet! I say we keep frustrating him clean up to 2014 and beyond.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


   

 

R-G1
  
R-VAR_AD


 
Reply 3 - Posted by: Blue-Z-Anna, 3/9/2013 9:29:35 AM     (No. 9216476)

Barky delivers another hostile apology, smooth as Eddy Haskel, smarmy and conciliatory as sociopaths must sometimes be when confronted, caught lying, stealing, mis-managing, extorting and terrorizing those they have been entrusted to lead.

It is a type of ´transparency´....just not the type you were promised.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 4 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/9/2013 9:29:43 AM     (No. 9216477)

Security guards should be smart emough to not mess with any woman, let alone a cunning 82 year old. What is the IQ requirement for security guards, 40?

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 5 - Posted by: Keekng, 3/9/2013 9:32:37 AM     (No. 9216480)

Sorry about post #4, I put it in the wrong story.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 6 - Posted by: ZurichMike, 3/9/2013 9:35:20 AM     (No. 9216488)

If you count those who have, out of frustration, left the job market, the unemployment rate is about 16%.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

   1  person like this.


Reply 7 - Posted by: PeoplesRepublikNY, 3/9/2013 9:38:20 AM     (No. 9216498)

Get your damn feet off of our desk!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


   

 

  


 
Reply 8 - Posted by: ROLFnader, 3/9/2013 9:46:47 AM     (No. 9216525)

Those who have ´left the workforce´ undoubtedly have applied for and likely received some type of assistance from Uncle Sugar. Whether it be a legitimate claim for Social Security when retiring earlier than you´d planned or illegitimate as are most cases of SSDI, the net result is the same. The money tree is losing leaves. You can print new ones but they aren´t worth as much as the organic version. This, despite most of the economic geniuses we suffer, is not sustainable. Obama hasn´t seen ´messy´, yet.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 9 - Posted by: Bad Dog, 3/9/2013 9:52:25 AM     (No. 9216540)

FTA:
We had an open and honest conversation about critical issues like immigration reform and gun violence, and other areas where we can work together to move this country forward.

In other words, I convinced the RINOs to cave on these issues. Yay, me.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 10 - Posted by: southernboy, 3/9/2013 10:22:22 AM     (No. 9216589)

‘Compromise,’ and ‘Work Together.’

Just shut up and listen to me tell you what we are going to do!

  Click Here if you Like this Comment


Reply 11 - Posted by: Grant Hodges, 3/9/2013 10:56:16 AM     (No. 9216639)

No specifics. Especially nothing aimed at helping improve the job climate. He´s a terrorist.

  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


Reply 12 - Posted by: hicksvillekid59, 3/9/2013 11:34:31 AM     (No. 9216702)

All dictators feel that way.



  Click Here if you Like this Comment

    2 persons like this.


   

 

B-G1


 

Post Reply   Close thread 726501




Below, you will find ...

Most Recent Articles posted by "SurferLad"

and

Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)




Most Recent Articles posted by "SurferLad"



Sebelius´ exit gives Obama
a fresh page to mess up
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/11/2014 9:28:49 AM     Post Reply
It was really just a matter of time until Kathleen Sebelius was looking up at the Obama bus passing over her bureaucratic body. On April Fool´s Day when President Obama attempted his ObamaCare victory lap with unsubstantiated enrollment numbers and failed to mention Sebelius even once, her fate was sealed.Obama is not known as Mr. Gratitude by anyone. But staring right at Sebelius in the front row of the Rose Garden and praising only Nancy Pelosi and Dick Durbin, of all people, for the trumped-up success of ObamaCare and not even mentioning his Health and Human Services secretary after five years of tough, loyal duty was

Lavish travel expenses revealed as
the Obamas hit the road again
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/10/2014 9:34:32 AM     Post Reply
President Obama and wife Michelle are back on the road again, this time in Texas to harvest more Democrat dollars for the looming November midterm election. The previously-scheduled fundraising foray was tacked onto Obama´s memorial speech Wednesday at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Why let a nationally-televised shooting memorial go to waste when you can use such an official activity to cut the Democratic Party´s cost of political transportation on Air Force One for two fundraisers in Houston and another one today in Austin?

Hillary Clinton, in new hair-do, claims
media treat women differently than men
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/9/2014 9:27:06 AM     Post Reply
Conan: Some Starbucks are reportedly going to start selling alcohol. Their drinks will come in "Tall," "Grande" and “Sweet Jesus — it’s 8 a.m.!” Fallon: U.N. experts say climate change could threaten the world´s fruits and vegetables. Americans said, “OK, let us know when it starts affecting Twinkies and Hot Pockets.” SethMeyers: Opening day for Major League Baseball means we’re only 17 months away from the World Series. SethMeyers: The Putins are officially divorced. In 30 years of marriage they shared two daughters, several homes and one laugh. Fallon: Hillary Clinton says the media treat powerful women with a double

White House of selfie-loving Obama
now frowns on others´ selfies
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/8/2014 9:27:41 AM     Post Reply
For many years whenever the president nears any crowd, a Secret Service agent walks ahead along the rope line ordering everyone to keep hands out of their pockets where agents can see them. That´s less of a problem these days. Because the hands of most everyone in such locations are holding cellphones to take photos of the nearby celebrity. And if there´s a campaign underway requiring the politician to ingratiate himself, possibly a selfie with the big guy himself. It's priceless political PR -- and free. Recently during the Boston Red Sox' White House visit, pitcher David Ortiz took a selfie with President Obama, whose grin could not have

   

 

R_DBL_B
  


 
A death reminds us, don´t confuse
that media with this media
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/7/2014 9:29:58 AM     Post Reply
The American media endure a soiled reputation in the United States these days. Rightly so too often. Many of its members failed their sentry duty during the run-up to the 2008 presidential elections, and oftentimes since covering only selectively positive parts of Barack Obama´s reign of error. Today´s column reminds us there is media and then there is media. Anja Niedringhaus was a member of the other media. A photojournalist for the Associated Press, she covered conflict for 20-plus years from the Balkans and Libya to Kuwait and Afghanistan. She´s dead now.

GOP: Jobs = millions more good reasons
to elect a Republican Senate
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/5/2014 9:50:49 AM     Post Reply
Hi, I’m U.S. Senator Tim Scott from the great state of South Carolina. As we all know, the most important issue facing our nation today is job creation. Unfortunately, it’s been that way for the last six years. But instead of tackling the causes of unemployment and underemployment, too many politicians are focused only on the effects and on making political points.

Obama: My budget is
an opportunity agenda
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/5/2014 9:28:51 AM     Post Reply
Hi, everybody. Today, our economy is growing and our businesses are consistently generating new jobs. But decades-long trends still threaten the middle class. While those at the top are doing better than ever, too many Americans are working harder than ever, but feel like they can’t get ahead. That’s why the budget I sent Congress earlier this year is built on the idea of opportunity for all.

Sarah Palin can see Russia´s
Putin from her porch
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/4/2014 9:21:31 AM     Post Reply
One of the most powerful tools politicians have at their disposal is self-deprecation, the skill of making gentle fun of themselves in public, enough to get a laugh and show a humble human side. But not enough to feed critics. Ronald Reagan was the modern master of that. [Snip] Wednesday night´s Tonight Show revealed both Jimmy Fallon´s deft timing and skills in comedic sketches and the continuing power and skill of his surprise guest.

If you´re fat, stand-by for federal text
messages to change your eating habits
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/3/2014 9:20:01 AM     Post Reply
Administration agencies are currently revising nutritional recommendations that will guide federal food and meal purchases for years after Barack Obama is playing golf behind his presidential library. The federal Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee -- these are the folks who brought us the carb-heavy food pyramid now deemed erroneous -- is meeting these days to update nutritional guidelines to conform with new scientific evidence and with the determination of First Lady Michelle Obama to change America´s eating habits.

   

 



 
Is Sebelius headed under
Obama´s bus now?
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/2/2014 9:23:45 AM     Post Reply
Acknowledgment from the podium. It´s one of the most powerful public tools available to any American politician. And it´s free. Thank their good friend so-and-so in front of a large crowd. It´s a predictable staple of Barack Obama´s repetitive rhetoric nowadays. [Snip] So, it was unusually revealing Tuesday afternoon when an ebullient Obama launched his ObamaCare ´enrollment´ victory lap with not one single acknowledgment. He was not going to share this self-congratulatory moment with anyone.

ObamaCare may or may not have met
enrollment goal by that fake deadline
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 4/1/2014 9:20:30 AM     Post Reply
The Obama administration today will tout impressive enrollment numbers for ObamaCare with the confident precision that can only come from the knowledge that no one else is counting. No one else can count the numbers. Because the Obama administration controls access to all the numbers. It´s probably a coincidence, but that is exactly the way votes are counted by the Chicago Democratic machine. And if the Obama crowd is strutting for the media over enrollment numbers, Americans aren´t hearing more about his growing list of foreign policy embarrassments.

If Russia invades Ukraine, Obama vows
to stand behind Europe, way behind
Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm    Original Article
Posted By: SurferLad- 3/31/2014 9:35:53 AM     Post Reply
Late-night comedians and their writers pounce on the day´s news as their primary source to twist and distort into laughs. Russia, of course, remains a hot item following the "uncontested arrival" of its troops in Crimea. Reflecting the diminished approval of President Obama, the late-night shows have been aiming their laughs at him more. Even Jimmy Fallon, who kicked off his Jay Leno replacement tour with a Michelle Obama interview, has aimed some laughs at his presidential pal. Although he quickly returns with something barbed at Republicans.



Most Active Articles (last 48 hours)



Darrell Issa: Emails suggest Elijah Cummings
prompted IRS targeting of True the Vote

63 replie(s)
Washington Examiner, by Susan Ferrechio    Original Article
Posted By: BaseballFan- 4/9/2014 5:13:32 PM     Post Reply
House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Darrell Issa, R-Calif., has accused the panel´s top Democrat of prompting the Internal Revenue Service in 2012 to target a conservative organization applying for nonprofit status. Issa said records obtained last week from the IRS show communications from the office of ranking member Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., about True the Vote, a Texas-based, nonprofit conservative group that aims to prevent voter fraud. The communications at one point involved Lois Lerner, the ex-IRS official who Issa´s panel is poised to hold in contempt of Congress on Thursday for refusing to provide testimony about her

Hank Aaron Compares Republicans
That Oppose Obama To KKK

56 replie(s)
CBS, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: FelineFine- 4/9/2014 11:02:02 AM     Post Reply
Baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron compared Republicans that oppose President Barack Obama to the Ku Klux Klan. Speaking to USA Today Tuesday on the 40th anniversary of his then record-breaking 715th home run, the 80-year-old Aaron said that Republicans are hindering Obama’s job performance. “Sure, this country has a black president, but when you look at a black president, President Obama is left with his foot stuck in the mud from all of the Republicans with the way he’s treated,” Aaron told USA Today Sports.

Eric Holder strays from planned remarks
48 replie(s)
Politico, by Tal Kopan    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/10/2014 7:33:24 AM     Post Reply
Attorney General Eric Holder strayed from prepared remarks to slam the way he was “treated” by a House committee the day before, calling it evidence of “ugly and divisive” civil rights challenges facing him and President Barack Obama. Speaking to the Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network at its annual convention in New York on Wednesday, Holder talked about the state of civil rights today and brought up a House committee hearing Tuesday that grew contentious, according to video from Mediaite and reports from outlets including Capital New York. “The last five years have been defined by significant strides and

Barack Obama Saves Wife
Michelle From Wardrobe Malfunction,
Marilyn Monroe Moment: Picture

34 replie(s)
US Magazine, by Rachel McRady    Original Article
Posted By: Scottyboy- 4/10/2014 7:59:06 PM     Post Reply
Barack Obama got quite the handful on Thursday, April 10, but it was all for a good cause! As the President of the United States was boarding Air Force One with his wife Michelle Obama, a gust of wind blew up her skirt. Barack quickly stepped in and grabbed the First Lady´s billowing skirt to help her avoid a wardrobe malfunction and embarrassing Marilyn Monroe moment. Earlier in the week, another famous lady on the global stage suffered a similar snafu, but no one was around to help her -- not even her prince!

Researchers raise
questions about flu drugs

32 replie(s)
USA Today, by Michelle Healy    Original Article
Posted By: Ribicon- 4/10/2014 1:17:52 AM     Post Reply
A new review is questioning the effectiveness of two key drugs enlisted in the fight against influenza and in turn the investments by governments to stockpile the drugs in the event of a global flu outbreak. The antiviral drugs Tamiflu (oseltamivir) and Relenza (zanamivir ) are commonly used to treat influenza in healthy adults and children. In the case of Tamiflu, the drug does shorten symptoms of influenza by about half a day - as the manufacturer suggests - but there is insufficient evidence to support claims that it reduces hospital admissions or serious complications, such as confirmed pneumonia or

Hercules Actor Kevin Sorbo:
Hollywood, Media Ignoring
‘The Crime of the Century’

30 replie(s)
Cybercast News Service, by Michael W. Chapman    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 4/9/2014 6:57:56 PM     Post Reply
Although the news media and Hollywood relish telling stories about horrific crimes and serial killers, they are strangely silent about Dr. Kermit Gosnell, an abortionist who killed living, viable babies by snipping their spinal cords with scissors, and who is “America’s most prolific serial killer,” said actor Kevin Sorbo and his wife Sam Jenkins in a video to promote funding for a movie about Gosnell. “Kermit Gosnell is America’s most prolific serial killer,” says Kevin Sorbo, who starred in the TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. “For more than three decades he was an abortion doctor in Philadelphia, where he

Holder on Gohmert exchange: ‘What
attorney general has ever had to
deal with that kind of treatment?’

29 replie(s)
Daily Caller, by Chuck Ross    Original Article
Posted By: KarenJ1- 4/9/2014 7:08:41 PM     Post Reply
Eric Holder ventured off script in a speech Wednesday to the National Action Network, the organization led by MSNBC host and recently-exposed FBI informant Al Sharpton. “I’m pleased to note that the last five years have been defined by significant strides and by lasting reforms,” said Holder at the conference of black activists, before improvising “even in the face, even in the face, of unprecedented, unwarranted, ugly, and divisive adversity.” “If you don’t believe that, if you look at the way, forget about me, forget about me, if you look at the way the attorney general of the United States was treated

Democrat Elijah Cummings Faces
Up to Five Years in Federal Prison

29 replie(s)
Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 4/10/2014 5:20:42 AM     Post Reply
Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD) could face up to five years in federal prison for obstructing a Congressional proceeding. On Wednesday, Oversight Committee Chairman Darrell Issa (R-CA) and five Subcommittee Chairmen on the committee sent a letter to Ranking Member Cummings demanding an explanation for his staff’s queries from the IRS, why the Minority hid these efforts from the Majority, and why the Ranking Member denied such actions by his staff at a February Subcommittee hearing: “Although you have previously denied that your staff made inquiries to the IRS about conservative organization True the Vote that may have led to additional

George Bush´s paintings
are ´copied off Google images
and Wikipedia´ art critic claims

27 replie(s)
Independent [UK], by Rob Williams    Original Article
Posted By: LittleHoodedMonk- 4/9/2014 10:47:55 AM     Post Reply
As a former President of The Most Powerful Country In The World, George W Bush has significantly greater access to world leaders than most budding artists. (Snip) Art critics have pointed out that a number of the 30 portraits in the exhibition appear to be based on images thrown up by a cursory search of the person´s name in Google Images. In some cases the portrait seems to have been based on the very first image result on the search engine. Rather remarkably, even the portrait of his own father, someone who he surely could have asked to sit for him, appears to be based on an Associated Press portrait which appears on the first page of

Stephen Colbert to replace Letterman
26 replie(s)
Entertainment Magazine, by James Hibbard    Original Article
Posted By: drive- 4/10/2014 12:10:39 PM     Post Reply
Official: Stephen Colbert is the new host of CBS’ Late Show. Release: The CBS Television Network today announced that Stephen Colbert, the host, writer and executive producer of the Emmy and Peabody Award-winning “The Colbert Report,” will succeed David Letterman as the host of THE LATE SHOW, effective when Mr. Letterman retires from the broadcast. The five-year agreement between CBS and Colbert was announced by Leslie Moonves, President and CEO, CBS Corporation, and Nina Tassler, Chairman of CBS Entertainment. Letterman, the legendary, critically acclaimed host of the CBS late night series for 21 years, announced his retirement on his April 3 broadcast. Colbert’s

Global solar dominance in sight
as science trumps fossil fuels

26 replie(s)
Telegraph [UK], by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard    Original Article
Posted By: Attercliffe- 4/10/2014 6:08:54 PM     Post Reply
Solar power has won the global argument. Photovoltaic energy is already so cheap that it competes with oil, diesel and liquefied natural gas in much of Asia without subsidies. Roughly 29pc of electricity capacity added in America last year came from solar, rising to 100pc even in Massachusetts and Vermont.[Snip] The technology is improving so fast--helped by the US military--that it has achieved a virtous circle. Michael Parker and Flora Chang, at Sanford Bernstein, say we entering a new order of "global energy deflation" that must ineluctably erode the viability of oil, gas and the fossil fuel nexus over time.

House Committee Votes to Refer ex-IRS
Official Lois Lerner for Criminal Charges

25 replie(s)
Mediaite, by Noah Rothman    Original Article
Posted By: toledo- 4/9/2014 2:29:40 PM     Post Reply
On Wednesday, the House Ways and Means Committee voted to refer former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner to the Department of Justice for criminal prosecution. By a vote of 23 to 14, a closed-door session of the House committee determined that Lerner’s role in the alleged singling out of conservative groups seeking tax-exempt status for undue scrutiny was a criminal act. The vote was “just another attempt by Republicans to vilify Ms. Lerner for political gain,” according to the ex-IRS official’s attorney, William Taylor. In spite of the fact that the DOJ has already been investigating both Lerner and the alleged

   

Post Reply   Close thread 726501





Home Page | Latest Posts | Links | Must Reads | Update Profile | RSS | Contribute | Register | Rules & FAQs
Privacy Policy | Search | Post | Contact | Logout | Forgot Password | Search Using Google



© 2014 Lucianne.com Media Inc.

FS