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ABC´s Jon Karl Wonders: Who´s
In Charge of Obama´s White House?

Newsbusters, by Cheri Jacobus

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Posted By:JoniTx, 7/9/2014 10:33:42 PM

So just who is in charge in Barack Obama´s White House? ABC´s Jonathan Karl on Tuesday asked White House press secretary why the letter from the White House to Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) inviting him to a meeting with President Obama regarding the Texas border crisis was from Valerie Jarrett. While it´s routine for staff to draft such letters for elected officials, matters of such magnitude and to other elected officials of stature are almost always in the name of the principle. The president´s spokesman, when asked why the letter was from Jarrett rather than the President, said "Valerie spends a


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Reply 1 - Posted by: horacer, 7/9/2014 10:36:51 PM     (No. 9917697)

Is there anyone who doesn´t realize ValJar is in charge? Karl knows better.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: nonsense, 7/9/2014 10:55:07 PM     (No. 9917716)

Easy to answer the evil de facto potus, ValJar is in charge of the destruction per George Soros´ instructions.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 7/10/2014 12:29:31 AM     (No. 9917799)

Is he the only one that doesn´t know ?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: steveW, 7/10/2014 1:14:30 AM     (No. 9917826)

Do we know how many times (a day?) the Lightbringer is offered a joint (not the chiefs of staff kind...) and how do we know that he ever turns them down?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Trigger2, 7/10/2014 3:08:53 AM     (No. 9917844)

My vote on whom is running the WH is the MB.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: jerseytomato, 7/10/2014 6:23:48 AM     (No. 9917909)

Long ago, on these very threads, it was established that the Planet of the Apes look alike, Valjar, has been - and still is - in charge.

Doncha hate it when someone is six years late to the party?

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Reply 7 - Posted by: govlawyer, 7/10/2014 7:00:12 AM     (No. 9917941)

C´mon guys, it takes time and energy to shoot a round of golf--and this border stuff is way too complicated to allow a former Con Law prof to be in charge. [sarcasm off]

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Red Jeep, 7/10/2014 7:04:08 AM     (No. 9917948)

Valerie Jarrett = Obama´s brain.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: chillijilli, 7/10/2014 7:19:59 AM     (No. 9917960)

Obama didn´t sign it because he didn´t want HIS OWN signature on the letter---some part isn´t consistent with his stated public policy. He´s just using VJ to distance himself from any political blowback. Any questions: direct them to Jarrett, not Obama. He didn´t say anything and besides, didn´t know about it.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Starlady, 7/10/2014 7:23:39 AM     (No. 9917965)

I agree with poster 9, Obama is a lazy coward who hides behind the skirts of women.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Hazymac, 7/10/2014 7:34:14 AM     (No. 9917975)

Troubles abound and multiply. I don´t see any other solution than to

Impeach Valerie Jarrett!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: strike3, 7/10/2014 7:41:58 AM     (No. 9917983)

If you even have to ask the question, you know that something is awry, or should.

Anybody who doesn´t see that a direct line to our enemy Iran is delusional or approves of the setup.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: M2, 7/10/2014 7:44:38 AM     (No. 9917987)

Press Secretary Josh Earnest claimed that ...the White House claims no responsibility or accountability, for the tweets.

Of course not. How silly to believe the White House claims responsibility. For anything.

However, he did not offer any explanation as to why an "independent" organization can tweet in Barack Obama´s name or how this can occur without input and permission from the president´s political team....

It has long been known that Obama doesn´t work. He plays. Others do the work. We have speculated who those people might be and are pretty certain we know: Everything is coming up Valerie. Well, maybe not everything, seeing as how we have liars and Marxists running almost every Agency in the government. Lois Lerner and other criminal elements like Koskinen and apologists run this government.

The sixties radicals who now wear ties and suits are running this government. But do not make the ridiculous error that Obama himself runs anything except away from responsibility. That is why he always blames Republicans and George Bush for everything he screws up.

No, no, this White House is Valerie´s and Michelle´s palace balcony.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/10/2014 7:49:40 AM     (No. 9917993)

While many journalists have been disgusting true believers in obama, I think Jonathan Karl is a good journalist who has just been way too credulous about the regime and its lies. The past few months he seems to have woken up. Now awake I think he sees a whole lot of disturbing activity at the WH, like... Who´s in charge indeed, Jon?

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Reply 15 - Posted by: uno, 7/10/2014 7:54:12 AM     (No. 9918002)

Inquiring minds want to know Jon, why weren´t you asking that question five years ago??

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Reply 16 - Posted by: ocjim, 7/10/2014 8:08:17 AM     (No. 9918019)

Valjar may be the most powerful yet unelected WH woman since President Edith Wilson.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Janjan, 7/10/2014 8:11:02 AM     (No. 9918022)

Jarrett has her own security team paid for by us. Obviously she thinks she´s a target. Odd, isn´t it.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Muguy, 7/10/2014 8:14:07 AM     (No. 9918028)

This phony leader is the puppet on the strings of Valerie Jarrett. His only other guiding force is to dismantle just about everything that President Reagan ever restored.

Most of Bubba Clinton´s cabinet appointees were friends of Hitlery....

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Jebediah, 7/10/2014 8:48:24 AM     (No. 9918077)

And as I understand it, Jonathan Karl´s question and the answer were not thought important enough to be included in the ABC Nightly News. Think about that when you choose your channels.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: zbogwan2, 7/10/2014 9:11:11 AM     (No. 9918116)

The response? The president does not write, nor does he read his own tweets.

Yesterday, upon the stair,
I met a man who wasn´t there.
He wasn´t there again today,
I wish, I wish he´d go away...

When I came home last night at three,
The man was waiting there for me
But when I looked around the hall,
I couldn´t see him there at all!
Go away, go away, don´t you come back any more!
Go away, go away, and please don´t slam the door...

Last night I saw upon the stair,
A little man who wasn´t there,
He wasn´t there again today
Oh, how I wish he´d go away...

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Reply 21 - Posted by: fed-up, 7/10/2014 9:12:21 AM     (No. 9918118)

The further we get down this road of destruction of our democracy... the more I am convinced this man never really thought he would have to make tough decisions or get involved with anything requiring actual work. He wants to BE the president, and the job is for others to do.

I mean if a tweet can be put online under his twitter account by a national woman´s organization, and he isn´t aware of it (which I´m not at all surprised), what makes us think he does anything until someone else tells him to. Well, but golf and fly around the country.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Aubreyesque, 7/10/2014 9:22:29 AM     (No. 9918135)

I beg to differ with #11´s solution. She wasn´t elected. She wasn´t chosen by the American people. Drag her out and give her the traitor´s punishment. Without a blindfold. Let her last memory be the face of an Angry American public.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: caddyjak, 7/10/2014 9:51:03 AM     (No. 9918179)

Methinks she is another "tranny".

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Reply 24 - Posted by: EnsignOToole, 7/10/2014 10:10:30 AM     (No. 9918204)

Obama is not the first U.S. President who has brought questionable advisors with him to the WH. Presumed puppet master George Soros may have taken a page out of the history playbook he understands best with his use of ValJar as Obama´s chief advisor.

Old Georgie probably has studied the FDR years and his administration. ValJar is Obama´s Harry Hopkins. There is a fair amount of controversy about the HH role in the WH. There are some who say HH was a Soviet spy.

The 1999 publication of the book The Sword and The Shield by Soviet KGB archivist, Vasili Mitrokhin, was based on notes and materials from classified KGB files Mitrokhin copied from 1972 until his retirement in 1984. Supposedly the book provides "new evidence" that Harry Hopkins was a Soviet spy. The book is an exposé of the KGB and its operations in the U.S. and Europe. Mitrokhin defected in 1992 and his materials were later spirited out of Moscow by British agents.

While I don´t necessarily believe the HH accusation, I do believe the worst about ValJar. I suspect her path must have crossed with Bill Ayers´ path at the University of Michigan, where ValJar earned her JD law degree.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Rinktum, 7/10/2014 10:17:26 AM     (No. 9918215)

Look no further than Valerie Jarrett´s Iranian roots. Make the connection to the irrational Muslim mindset that justifies any behavior no matter how brutal or violent as long as it accomplishes their goals. She has an agenda that Obama fully embraces. They are on course to destroy the greatest democracy the world has every known to allow the rise of the Islamic caliphate. The Middle East is on fire due to their policies. Israel is being bombarded daily by seventh century Neanderthals who want to wipe it from the face of the earth. Obama and ValJar are shaking their fists in the face of God by so weakening this nation politically, culturally, and militarily that we won´t or can´t come to Israel´s aid. This is bigger than politics. It is bigger than pure ambition. This is a direct act against God and His people. We are not above experiencing God´s wrath and Obama and his Babylonian consigliere just may sentence us to it. (I acknowledge my perspective is from a Biblical prospective and understand that many may not agree.) Lastly, the Bible clearly states that Israel will stand alone against her enemies. Therefore, her biggest supporter must be made ineffective and unable or unwilling to give her aid and support. Troubling times.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: dman, 7/10/2014 10:27:15 AM     (No. 9918224)

It would be most enlightening to know more about the relationships among ValJar, Moochelle, and the Emperor. Much more.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ida lou pino, 7/10/2014 10:34:22 AM     (No. 9918235)

It never ceases to amaze me - -

- - how insightful L-Dotters have always been about Stinky - - and how clueless the rest of the world was, is, and will continue to be.

If Jonathan Karl - - or any other pundit - - wants to know the answers to questions like that - - just let him read the posts on this forum - - from SIX YEARS AGO!!!

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Reply 28 - Posted by: peterfleming, 7/10/2014 10:53:58 AM     (No. 9918263)

Unpopular statement. Would it be unfair to suggest that our
friends, the legendary Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes, are protecting the Liar in Chief, Hussein Sotero?

Although there is a wonderfully satisfying amount of daily Newsgroup TV disruption about the little would be dictator, there is the the simple reality that we only see Obama getting on and off helicopters, walking the White House Terraces, smartly dressed, waving to nobody (an old LBJ trick),

But, we never, EVER, see him playing golf, we have no idea what his golf swing looks like (monster censorship), we have no idea how he scores, or if he cheats like Slick Willie ALWAYS cheated (it´s on the record). We never see him and Mooch getting on the giant Air Force One, and their billion dollar vacation destination extravaganzas. We never see him with Jaret or Huma. We never see him smoking. Are Murdoch and Roger Ailes, surprisingly, actually, his best censors?

The absolute secrecy of his golf swing, alone, is shocking proof of tight press control. Where are the golfing Breitbarts?

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Reply 29 - Posted by: BetseyRoss, 7/10/2014 11:33:18 AM     (No. 9918325)

It´s shocking how this administration ´plays´ everyone and how the press falls for it. Can they not believe their eyes and ears or are they so far gone as real Americans that they are not willing to give up their ideology when they see it is collapsing right in front of them? Stupid or just plain stupid?

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Reply 30 - Posted by: MirJoy, 7/10/2014 11:50:57 AM     (No. 9918359)

It is amazing that everyone is so aware that Valerie Jarrett is the person making the decisions in the White House, along with the faceless ones in the White House who we never see, and no one tries to hide it anymore.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: jeffkinnh, 7/10/2014 12:12:05 PM     (No. 9918390)

BO IS a community organizer. He only knows how to complain and rabble rouse. He has NO ability to lead people in a positive, constructive direction. He thinks he can simply demand and things will happen. That is his concept of leadership.

To some extent, the massive federal bureaucracy allows him to do that. Agencies of the federal government are not going to challenge the president´s orders. For some bizarre reason the Congress doesn´t seem to have standing to challenge a president that is breaking and bending laws.

Of course his inner circle is going to wield power in his name, especially since he is so incompetent and disengaged.

History will not be kind to BO.

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Reply 32 - Posted by: Bla Bla, 7/10/2014 1:09:10 PM     (No. 9918480)

"Valerie spends a lot of time maintaining relationships with governors around the country" on behalf of the President.

Correction: Valerie spends a lot of time with her arm up Obama´s, uhm, torso, and her hand in his mouth.

I was on national news two weeks ago because I attended a local town hall mtg & asked Qs about our earthquakes. NBC Nightly w/Brian Williams & CBS Morning. Getting there half an hour early, I found myself seated with two liberal women in front of me & two liberal (nurses) next to me. They were middle aged like me. The conversation was very depressing. One in front said: I used to be a Republican until I realized Republicans care about corporations & Democrats care about people. The one next to me later said: the only reason Republicans don´t like Obama is because he´s black. I laughed & shook my head. After one attempt, I realized it was hopeless to change their minds about conservatives in 20 minutes. So, I educated them about the Tea Party. They had no idea there are minorities & Democrats in it. But the ignorance, guys, is stunning. Our MSM has done a masterful job.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: oldmagnolia, 7/10/2014 4:11:42 PM     (No. 9918715)

O is a street hussler from Chicago and nothing else. He cannot think, talk or write anything without somebody else preparing it for him. Proof is that without the teleprompter he cannot say one coherent thing.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: judy, 7/10/2014 4:57:33 PM     (No. 9918763)

I never thought I would ever say it, but I think it´s time for Axelrod & Emanuel to return to the WH & tell Susan Rice & Valerie good bye. You know the old saying don´t complain it could always be worse.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: rochow, 7/10/2014 7:26:12 PM     (No. 9918982)

This lazy amateur plays golf, parties, flies around, eats crack cookies (less obvious),goes on vacation. plays golf again, some photo ops, golf again...this clown would not know how to write or what....remember ´just traveled through 57 States"... did anyone expect a brain from this thug?
But, they will continue praying to his bowel movements!

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Reply 36 - Posted by: dodge boy, 7/10/2014 9:41:11 PM     (No. 9919133)

Wonder boy, where were you in 2008 when Obie´s political circus had its grand opening?

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Reply 37 - Posted by: Pinchem, 7/11/2014 6:14:44 AM     (No. 9919388)

I remember back before the election there were articles on Valerie and her father, both members of the local Communist Party known as the New Party. Party members were backing Obama when he ran for State Senator.

There were backgrounds on both of them. Now she is in the White House. I was shocked to learn she has her own Secret Service Protection Team. Since when do Advisors get SS Protection? Who authorized that?

"We The People" better stop the complacency, get off their lazies, get out from behind their computers and hit the "streets", so to speak. If they don´t then they should stop whining about the country going to hades in a hand basket because they are carrying it.

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Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy wasn’t out to make news when he addressed the annual conference of the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals and devoted most of his 50-minute speech to the Magna Carta, which turns 800 years old in 2015. But Kennedy did let on that he doesn’t belong to the school of Constitution-worshipers who base their legal doctrines on what they glean to be the original, literal meaning of every word and phrase in the nation’s founding document.

Sen. Durbin derides Walgreen for
possible tax-driven overseas move

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Chicago Tribune, by Ameet Sachdev    Original Article
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Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin on Tuesday urged Walgreen Co. to reconsider a possible move of its headquarters to Switzerland to lower its U.S. tax bill. In a letter to Walgreen Chief Executive Gregory Wasson, Durbin said the company could face a backlash from its customers. “I believe you will find that your customers are deeply patriotic and will not support Walgreen’s decision to turn its back on the United States,” Durbin wrote. “Nearly all of your $2.5 billion in profits earned last year were from sales to U.S. taxpaying customers.” The senator ended his letter with a twist on Walgreen’s

Fed appeals court panel says
most Obamacare subsidies illegal

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CNBC, by Dan Mangan    Original Article
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In a potentially crippling blow to Obamacare, a federal appeals court panel declared Tuesday that government subsidies worth billions of dollars that helped 4.7 million people buy insurance on HealthCare.gov are illegal. The 2-1 ruling said such subsidies can be granted only to people who bought insurance in an Obamacare exchange run by an individual state or the District of Columbia—not on the federally run exchange HealthCare.gov. "Section 36B plainly makes subsidies available in the Exchanges established by states," wrote Senior Circuit Judge Raymond Randolph in his majority opinion, where he was joined by Judge Thomas Griffith. "We reach this conclusion, frankly,

Bill’s secret mistress, the ‘Energizer’
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New York Post, by Richard Johnson    Original Article
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Bill Clinton reportedly has a buxom blond mistress who visits so often when Hillary Clinton isn’t home in Chappaqua that the former president’s Secret Service detail have given her an unofficial code name: Energizer. This is according to Ronald Kessler in “The First Family Detail: Secret Service Agents Reveal the Hidden Lives of Presidents,” due Aug. 5 from Crown Forum. Kessler is no stranger to the controversies surrounding the Secret Service. He broke the story that Secret Service agents protecting President Obama in Cartagena, Colombia, hired prostitutes, and put the president in jeopardy. The book, portions of which I’ve obtained,

NAACP: Detroit water
shutoffs are racially motivated

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Washington Times, by Jessica Chasmar    Original Article
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The NAACP Legal Defense Fund has filed a class action lawsuit against the city of Detroit for water shutoffs that members claim are racially motivated. The Detroit Water and Sewerage Department stopped service to about 7,200 buildings with overdue bills in June, compared to 1,570 in the same month last year. The issue gained national attention last month after activists appealed to the United Nations for help. The shutoffs are “being done in a discriminatory fashion,” the NAACP’s Veronica Joice told a local CBS affiliate. “They should at least take a look at whether there’s a better way to do this that doesn’t affect the most vulnerable citizens

IRS seeks help destroying
another 3,200 hard drives

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Washington Times, by Jim McElhatton    Original Article
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Days after IRS officials said in a sworn statement that former top agency employee Lois G. Lerner’s computer memory had been wiped clean, the agency put out word to contractors Monday that it needs help to destroy at least another 3,200 hard drives. The Internal Revenue Service solicitation for “media destruction” services reflects an otherwise routine job to protect sensitive taxpayer information, but it was made while the agency’s record destruction practices remain under a sharp congressional spotlight. Congressional investigators of the IRS targeting of conservative groups have been hampered by the unexplained destruction of emails and other records of Ms. Lerner,

End Partisan Primaries, Save America
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New York Times, by Charles E. Schumer    Original Article
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WASHINGTON —Polarization and partisanship are a plague on American politics. Political scientists have found that the two parties have each grown more ideologically homogeneous since the 1970s. The Senate hasn’t been so polarized since Reconstruction; the House has not been so divided since around 1900. As measured by laws passed, the current Congress is on track to be among the least productive in our republic’s history. How did this happen? One of the main causes has not gotten enough attention: the party primary system. The reasons behind the shocking primary defeat last month of Representative Eric Cantor of Virginia, who

Bill Clinton: Hillary
needs time to decide

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The Hill (Washington, D.C.), by Rebecca Shabad    Original Article
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Former President Bill Clinton said his wife Hillary Clinton needs time to think about what her message to voters would be if she runs for president in 2016. She "really does need some time to think through this,” now that her memoir Hard Choices has been published, he said in an interview with CNN. "We´ve reached a point in our life when we think you really shouldn´t run for office if you don´t have a clear idea of what you can do and a unique contribution you can make and you can outline that," Clinton added. "Now that the book is done,

Biden to Putin: I don´t think
´you have a soul´

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The Hill (Washington DC), by Justin Sink    Original Article
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Vice President Biden told Vladimir Putin that he did not believe the Russian leader had “a soul” during a visit to the Kremlin in 2011, the vice president said in a New Yorker magazine interview published Monday. Biden said the incident occurred while he was touring Putin’s office in the Kremlin. “I had an interpreter, and when he was showing me his office I said, ‘It’s amazing what capitalism will do, won’t it? A magnificent office!’ And he laughed. As I turned, I was this close to him,” Biden said, signaling that the two leaders were standing just inches apart. “I

5 months off: Martha´s Vineyard break
will put Obama over 140 days on vacation

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Washington Examiner [DC], by Paul Bedard    Original Article
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When President Obama wraps up his 16-day summer break next month on Martha´s Vineyard, Mass., he will have taken all or part of 141 days of vacation, time split between summers on the island, winters in his native Hawaii and birthday weekends at his Chicago home. Obama has been criticized for taking costly and lengthy vacations, especially compared to the short trips most Americans take. The U.S. Travel Association told Secrets that the average American vacation lasts just 3.7 days. But his 141 days out of Washington are far less than the 378 former President George W. Bush took in

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