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Obama Stands Alone: Even the media are
baffled by his deepening isolation

Fox News, by Howard Kurtz

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Posted By:Flyright, 8/22/2014 7:23:21 AM

President Obama has few remaining friends—either in his own party or in the media.That’s the unmistakable conclusion of two pieces this week in the New York Times. Just about everyone, it seems, is down on his single, solitary nature.I’ve been saying for a year now that the president’s liberal media allies have soured on him. It started with the ObamaCare debacle and continued through his seeming passivity or slow reaction time in the wake of the VA scandal, the Bowe Bergdahl mess, the military collapse in Iraq and so on. At this point they’re basically Waiting for Hillary. What is striking

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Garage Logician, 8/22/2014 7:49:44 AM     (No. 9976132)

It´s lonely at the top. Must be tough to be a high a functioning heroin addict who skates through life, miraculously failing upward at every turn. Smarter than everyone else, and not shy about telling them. Only downside are these situations where people are running around wondering what to do, and you just want to um sleep for a while. Leemee lone. Talk to Valree.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/22/2014 7:50:46 AM     (No. 9976133)

Barry has never had to do anything except show up, mouth the right leftist talking points and be "clean and articulate". No one ever told him the truth about the world or the presidency. Being completely ignorant of history and divorced from reality has always been a prerequisite for Progressive ideologues. He is trapped now by reality and his own inadequacies. The circle of people who like or believe him is getting smaller and smaller. Yes, it is the bunker mentality. It´s Barry against the world. The cheese is sliding off the cracker. This is not going to end well.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: rustycfc, 8/22/2014 7:51:12 AM     (No. 9976137)

by barry;s actions or inactions,it will be a very-very long time before we see another black president.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Scottyboy, 8/22/2014 7:52:34 AM     (No. 9976139)

The cheese stand alone.....
Hi-ho, the dairy oh,
The cheese stands alone.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: ocjim, 8/22/2014 7:57:03 AM     (No. 9976142)

Great ´´bunker´´ line, #1.

He´s overdue for late night Nixonian strolls in the White House, but too thick to see even that.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Patchy Groundfog, 8/22/2014 7:59:45 AM     (No. 9976146)

Sad news for the media: the Hillary Clinton you will get in two years is worlds removed from the Hillary of ten or even five years ago, however repellent she was then.

She appears to have aged one full year every time she appears on camera (hence the limitations on photos at appearances). She has health problems. She drinks too much. She has a track record in office; her performance, decisions and mendacity are appalling.

I realize Kurtz is using her strictly as a foil for the Scarecrow In Chief but while we watch Obama augur in we should remain vigilant.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: Freeloader, 8/22/2014 8:04:49 AM     (No. 9976151)

The March Of Time:

"I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country."
Nathan Hale
(1755-1776)

"Ask not what your country can do for you---ask what you can do for your country."
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
(1917-1963)

"I just miss---I miss being anonymous."
Barry Soetoro

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Reply 8 - Posted by: PChristopher, 8/22/2014 8:08:40 AM     (No. 9976156)

#1 hit it right on the head.

I don´t know why they´re so mystified. This was perfectly foreseeable. When the egomaniacs and narcissists aren´t loved any more and can´t face their public, they hide...

Hitler had his Bunker
Carter had his Rose Garden
Abu bin Bama has his private golf courses

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Reply 9 - Posted by: planetgeo, 8/22/2014 8:11:00 AM     (No. 9976158)

Fire bugs like to loiter anonymously among the crowd that watches in horror at the flaming disasters they have torched.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: cThree, 8/22/2014 8:13:45 AM     (No. 9976159)

Great comments, but beware... the libs and democrats are merely throwing Obama over the cliff to preserve their ideology.

This past six years the U.S.A. has been keel-hauled by unleashed progressivism, and I fear the worst is yet to come. (Obama may stand alone, "Hi-ho, the dairy oh," but his leftist appointees and hirelings such as in the DoJ or the EPA toil on every day.)

Hillary and the Democrats will throw the president overboard to preserve the credibility of their ideology. If they get away with it, Obama´s tenure will look like the "good old days."


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Reply 11 - Posted by: Farmwife1, 8/22/2014 8:17:34 AM     (No. 9976161)

Its the plan Stan. Since he´s on his way out anyway, Obama takes the fall for the mess he´s created and the Dems running in November can righteously distance themselves from him. Wonder if it will work?

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Nodak, 8/22/2014 8:24:23 AM     (No. 9976170)

If it were in my power to put a curse on this man (I can dream can´t I), it would be that he could never accurately strike a golf ball again. That would be more important to him than any murders, wars or anything else. It would drive him completely over the edge.



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Reply 13 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/22/2014 8:26:23 AM     (No. 9976172)

A major terrorist attack is headed our way. With Muslim killers mixed in with the ´children´ swarming across our open border and ISIS types taking selfies in front of the WH, you know it´s only a matter of time. And that time is swooping down on us faster than anyone wants to believe. What will Smidgen do when it happens? (Other than blame Bush)

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Reply 14 - Posted by: winnie1, 8/22/2014 8:44:08 AM     (No. 9976198)

Did anyone notice his last birthday his wife & children didn´t attend. Opie played golf then retreated with his few friend to Camp David to celebrate. I believe his brain is fried because he is still doing what he did in the "Choom Gang".

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Reply 15 - Posted by: congar, 8/22/2014 8:49:03 AM     (No. 9976206)

Our juvenile presidente is finally displaying his real self much to the stomach churning of everyone. It’s about time for the head shrink, since on the job training hasn’t worked out at all.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: winnie1, 8/22/2014 8:49:29 AM     (No. 9976207)

Don´t put your money on Hildebeast Howie! I believe If Vermont Senator Berne Sanders & MA senator Lizzie Warren run they heave a good chance of knocking Hildebeast off the ticket.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: congar, 8/22/2014 8:54:54 AM     (No. 9976214)

When all the chits are in this may be the prime example for the destructiveness of affirmative action

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Reply 18 - Posted by: J F Ackerman, 8/22/2014 8:59:39 AM     (No. 9976219)

Bravo, #1! Bravo! Here is a sad and twisted truth: only Democrats and the media can save the Republic now... the rest of us have no way to penetrate Obama´s Iron Dome.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: kafir091101, 8/22/2014 9:09:52 AM     (No. 9976231)

Sean Hannity was constantly focusing on Obama’s leftist ways and friends/advisors and his total lack of accomplishments from the very beginning of the ’08 primary season.

And so were all the other conservative talk show hosts. Some were latter to the game but they all finally got there.

The reason Obama was elected and then re-elected was because RINOs, at many levels of the political spectrum, supported two lousy candidates, neither of which could hold a candle to ‘The One’ when it came to on-stage performance.

It’s not that non-leftists didn’t know what a bum this guy was. But why more ‘normal’ people didn’t get to the polls to stop this insanity, I just don’t know.

Regardless of all the press that I’ve read, I still can’t put my finger on it. Regardless of having one really pizz-poor candidate and another who was just so-so, it baffles me as to why he won twice with such apparent ease!

Maybe if we figure out what’s happening in Ferguson Mo, we will know some of the reasons for 2008 and 2012.

By August 2008, Obama was well known to many to be a Marxist/Commie. By August 2012, we recognized that he was also a Fascist.

I don’t through these terms around lightly. They fit him to a tee. Just look them up

Now the press is filled with articles questioning his mental state and psychological makeup.

All one had to do is listen to Hannity in 2008 to get a heads-up on his ‘Inner-Self’, or more precisely, the lack thereof!

Kafir

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Reply 20 - Posted by: Me_Opinionated_Nah, 8/22/2014 9:11:40 AM     (No. 9976236)

Decisions! Decisions! Decisions!

His unseemly history of voting “Present” is just one of many demonstrable examples that President Wishy-Washy never grew up.

A child shall lead us? THIS child? God help us!

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Reply 21 - Posted by: November Rose, 8/22/2014 9:16:10 AM     (No. 9976239)

Smidgy has a pen, a telephone, and a mirror. He don´ t need no stinkin´ friends

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Mobyclik, 8/22/2014 9:22:10 AM     (No. 9976251)

FTA, talking about the media: ´´At this point they’re basically Waiting for Hillary.´´

Other than skin color and plumbing, WHAT´S the difference between PIAPS and al-obama? Same Communist/Marxist/Stalinest/Alinsky thought processes and disdain for anything truly American. Fact is, I cannot think of a single democrat in this country worthy of the job. NOT ONE!

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Reply 23 - Posted by: rayscain, 8/22/2014 9:33:44 AM     (No. 9976275)

Isn´t this isolation a symptom of mental illness?

Especially for a man who wields so much power????

Maybe the time is right for a military coup!!



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Reply 24 - Posted by: Arby, 8/22/2014 9:41:43 AM     (No. 9976289)

Being POTUS is not for amateurs.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: Holeymoses, 8/22/2014 9:54:34 AM     (No. 9976303)

Can´t we just ask him to leave? Bet he´d snap at it!!

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Reply 26 - Posted by: M2, 8/22/2014 9:56:21 AM     (No. 9976305)

Very interesting anecdote I hadn´t heard before but which validates our suspicions that everyone else is doing Obama´s work for him and that he refuses to make hard decisions.

Partly from the NYT, this by Kurtz:

...the president meeting with Harry Reid and Mitch McConnell, which turned to Democratic complaints that the GOP was bottling up a number of Obama’s ambassadorial nominees. “Mr. Obama quickly dismissed the matter. ‘You and Mitch work it out,’ Mr. Obama said coolly, cutting off any discussion. Mr. Reid seethed quietly for the rest of the meeting.”

Try to find one meaningful example of Obama has behaving like a leader and personally making a hard decision. Just one.

We are supposed to believe that his decision got Osama killed, that his decision got some Yazidis rescued (the rest got slaughtered when we retreated), that his decision got some ISIS weaponry blown up, that his decisions solved a (non-existent) health care "crisis", that his decisions will further our relations with other nations. (How did that work out?)

The media shouldn´t be "baffled" by O´s isolation. Valerie cannot any longer protect him from reality, from the truth, which always rises to the top. Obama is isolating himself because he is discovering that his armor-clad ego is dented and splitting due to the inconvenience of reality.

He cannot afford to have his lifetime worldview be proved incoherent, which it is. The man is a dangerously wounded animal. Look for something extreme to happen to America soon. It won´t be pretty.

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Reply 27 - Posted by: bigfatslob, 8/22/2014 9:57:18 AM     (No. 9976307)

All great posts and insight here but then we all knew this.
I heard a comment awhile back that Obama will become rich after he leaves office by giving speeches. I personally don´t think so. Who would pay oddles of money to hear Obama read a teleprompter with words someone else besides him stuffed in it?
To give credit to BJ Clinton, "Obama ain´t no Clinton".
There might be a handful of black organizations that might blow some bucks to see and hear him but even that will pass. On the other hand Obama is too lazy and shiftless to maybe work that much. He is totally consumed by the game of golf.
The few times I sit still to even look at the creepy dude or listen to him drone on with his whistling speech I see a man with ´I want to quit this job´ written all over his face.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: steveW, 8/22/2014 9:59:22 AM     (No. 9976313)

MSM media = biggest liars on the planet. Who is gullible enough to believe their faux "dismay" at Barack Hussein, after covering-up and lying for him for over 6 years?! These same biggest liars on the planet will be eagerly embracing equally bad or worse qualities in the next Democrat candidate, whether she´s wearing a pantsuit or not. A "baffled" MSM media? That assumes they still have a bit of conscience left, which they´ve proven beyond doubt cannot be true.

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Reply 29 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 8/22/2014 10:06:23 AM     (No. 9976320)

#20, you raise good points. But one explanation for why BO was elected and re-elected is the heavily biased media.

Even if the "media are baffled" they are NOT quite daring to expose all of BO´s leftist roots. Partly because they are sympatico with BO´s world-view.

We can see the evidence in the way they covered (so to speak) the emergence of the TEA Parties. Their biases are on display with every "news" story they write or report on.

Technically they do not deserve to be called "journalist". Also, we know about their cabals like the "JournOlists" who promulgate the Democrat/Leftist propaganda.

No. The left-wing media are not going to abandon BO, even as they sip their Chablis and whisper about his "deepening isolation" and how on earth will they be able to save his sorry rear-end this time.

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Reply 30 - Posted by: save America, 8/22/2014 10:26:06 AM     (No. 9976342)

Us real Americans tried to tell everyone about the coming storm of communism. We were racists and haters they said. Now they don´t know what to say because we were right. "We told you so". Most of us were not duped by sharp pants creases on an empty suit as some genius rino from the NY Times said.

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Reply 31 - Posted by: knarfski, 8/22/2014 10:30:45 AM     (No. 9976347)

As President of the Harvard Law Review, Mr. Obama was not known for outstanding leadership; as a senator from Illinois, Mr. Obama learned to avoid hard choices by voting "present;" as a U.S. senator, Mr. Obama mainly prepared to run for higher office. This pattern of leadership is now embedded in the WH.

Question: Did the MSM play a key role in getting Mr. Obama to the WH, and keeping him there?

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Reply 32 - Posted by: jglas, 8/22/2014 10:48:14 AM     (No. 9976366)

Maybe he has accomplished what he wanted to accomplish, that is, move us from top peg nation to low hole hind peg nation. He´s playing golf because it he tries to look competent he might unintentionally move us back up a peg or two.

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Reply 33 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 8/22/2014 10:54:58 AM     (No. 9976379)

A constitutional amendment provides for the President´s replacement when he becomes so disabled as to be unable to execute his duties. The burdens of his personality disorders passed that point long ago.
It´s time to move on to Biden, with his own personality problems.

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Reply 34 - Posted by: Nevadadad46, 8/22/2014 10:56:18 AM     (No. 9976381)

Mark my words; He will come off his wonderful Vacation of a dream and begina new crusade, a global initiative of "Good Will" that will keep him overseas more than at home. He will leave the major duties of the office to Biden and Val Jar. He will become the "American Ambassador of Cool" with AF 1 and his fantastic security ensemble acting more like a Rock Band on tour than a President. It is his to do and not a damn thing anyone can do about it.

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Reply 35 - Posted by: dkrieb, 8/22/2014 11:27:22 AM     (No. 9976431)

I believe that he´s ripe for impeachment when the conservatives take over the senate. By that time the majority of the Dems will have had enough of his BS along with many blacks. Buyers remorse will have taken its toll on most of his supporters but he really doesn´t care with all of the money he´s stolen from the taxpayers.

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Reply 36 - Posted by: Carolina Kat, 8/22/2014 12:03:13 PM     (No. 9976478)

I don´t think so #35. The world thinks he stinks, too. He´s nicer to our enemies than our friends, resulting in a world where friends don´t trust us and enemies, duh, still hate us.

This isolation is the ´denial´ part of grieving. The next is anger, and I am really worried about that. His revenge it the collapse of our borders - notice how TSA is still search little old ladies and babies, but illegals fly without ID. There is more up his sleeve, and November can´t get here fast enough.

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Reply 37 - Posted by: luandir, 8/22/2014 12:10:59 PM     (No. 9976492)

He´s leaving a legacy, all right. I just hope it´s one we can survive.

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Reply 38 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 8/22/2014 12:30:36 PM     (No. 9976534)

#1 A concise evaluation.
#36 It is a fact that Senate Democrats are the key to impeachment and removal.
Even if Republican raise their present number from 45 to 51 as hoped they´ ll do in November,
they´ll still need at least 16 additional Democrats to vote to
remove Barry.
However ,Democrats are trapped by their base
and Barry knows that.
MO State Senator Jamilah Nasheed said that if Officer Wilson isn´t convicted and apparently given the death penalty,
" the riots in Ferguson would look like a picnic ".
Imagine the national conflagration if Democrats helped remove the first black president.
The NYT article was eye popping as Senate Democrats, by name, all said that Barry is an isolated cold fish who has checked out.
He´s obviously no longer even pretending.
Only Valerie Jarrett could possibly convince him to resign to spend more time with his golf clubs and Reggie.
We are stuck with this deteriorating mental case for the next two years and 3 four months
and ISIS knows it.


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Reply 39 - Posted by: Woodabela, 8/22/2014 12:49:30 PM     (No. 9976555)

Excerpt from "If You Love Your Country, You Can Keep Your Country" by Barack Obama, a #1 NYT best seller that Bill Ayers hasn´t even written yet.

His work was done. Now it was time to sit back, admire the fruits of his handiwork, and watch the United State implode. And in several locations across the country, explode.
"Everything is moving forward according to plan," he smiled as he reached for the tall cold one cradled in the cup holder of the golf cart. "Ayers was absolutely right, for this to work, 30% of Americans will have to die, and that will happen just as soon my boys from ISIL unleash the bioweapons and the bombs. ObamaCare will take care of the rest."

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Reply 40 - Posted by: Butch59, 8/22/2014 2:16:49 PM     (No. 9976725)

It seems like the situation with Obozo is getting to the point that there should be enough Dims go to Obozo and attempt to get him to resign. After all, if he continues on the same path he is currently on, the rest of the Dims party are going to be dragged down with him. And they won´t like that some kind someatall.

I can dream can´t I?

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Reply 41 - Posted by: steph_gray, 8/22/2014 2:57:44 PM     (No. 9976774)

#41 if it´s a choice between bringing down the whole Dim party by leaving this disaster in place for the rest of his term, or having a gullible public rally back to them, I would far rather see him left in place to golf as he pleases and continue to make them look as bad as possible.

The Dim party, the Dim bureaucrats, and the Dim media are what we need to get rid of in the long run. The Obammunist himself is toast anyway.

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Reply 42 - Posted by: Penney, 8/22/2014 4:09:33 PM     (No. 9976852)

0bama IS the current dem party. ...His policy failures display EXACTLY what the dem party agenda has deteriorated into.

dem pols have no shame

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Reply 43 - Posted by: bighambone, 8/22/2014 5:13:52 PM     (No. 9976943)

The Democrats are starting to bail on Obama because they know that the majority of the people in the country have figured out that Obama´s very liberal policies suck are expensive and are dangerous. The Democrats are thinking about the future elections and can´t wait to turn their political allegiance to Hillary Clinton or some new Democrat candidate, but the Democrats should be held responsible for what Obama has been doing, as it was the Democrats who facilitated him getting into the White House in the first place.

As far as Obama is concerned, he could care less about ISIS and is hoping that they will not do anything directly to the USA before he leaves office, so that he can say that he stopped the Bush and Republican started wars, as he goes out on the liberal speaking circuit getting paid $300,000.00 or more for about 90 minutes of reading canned speeches off his teleprompter essentially telling the world how great he is.

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Reply 44 - Posted by: TarAndFeathers, 8/22/2014 6:37:41 PM     (No. 9977030)

It was obvious within the first quarter of 2009 the Obama was not capable of the job, but he believed or was persuaded that he was. By the first quarter of 2013 even he was convinced of his profound inabilities and failure.
We see now that he is mentally incapable of further fakery, and he is tired, very tired and discouraged.
The Constitution provides for replacement owing to incapacity, which may allow him and his fanatical supporters to save face.

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Reply 45 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 8/22/2014 11:44:43 PM     (No. 9977274)

Don´t over think it. He is having a great time golfing, dining, schmoozing with the moochers on our dime.

I don´t think he cares and it´s an "In your face" moment because you can´t pick on the black prez. He has started the fires of riots and knock outs and all he has to do is say whitey is picking on him.

The summer vacay is for indoctrination for the fall and upcoming election. Nobody has heard from the mooch- who is getting her batteries changed.

He was always a puppet in an empty suit. He is just more comfortable now.

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Americans overwhelmingly view Islamic State terrorists as a serious threat to vital U.S. interests and, in a significant shift, widely support airstrikes in Iraq and Syria, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.The nation’s increasingly hawkish mood will form part of the backdrop for a speech by President Obama on Wednesday, when he will outline his thinking on how to confront the threat from the Islamic State. Obama’s remarks will come a day after he confers with congressional leaders at the White House about the administration’s planning.Obama’s speech also comes at a critical moment in his presidency. He will

S’long, Jeet
New Yorker, by Roger Angell    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/30/2014 8:36:10 AM     Post Reply
We know Derek Jeter by heart, so why all this memorizing? The between-pitches bat tucked up in his armpit. The fingertip helmet-twiddle. The left front foot wide open, out of the box until the last moment, and the cop-at-a-crossing right hand ritually lifted astern until the foot swings shut. That look of expectation, a little night-light gleam, under the helmet. The pitch—this one a slow breaking ball, a fraction low and outside—taken but inspected with a bending bow in its passage. More. Jeter’s celebrity extends beyond his swing, of course, but can perhaps be summarized by an excited e-mail once

U.S. Tells Russia to ´Stop Lying´
About Its Involvement in Ukraine
National Journal, by Marina Koren    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/29/2014 8:50:18 AM     Post Reply
The United Nations Security Council met Thursday to discuss the Ukraine crisis for the 24th time this year, after reports indicated that Russian soldiers and weapons had crossed the border into eastern Ukraine to support insurgents there. Samantha Power, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., said that Russia is not pulling back in Ukraine as it has repeatedly promised to do. "Russia has come before UNSC to say everything except truth. It has manipulated. It has obfuscated. It has outright lied," Power said. "We have learned to measure Russia by its actions, not its words. In last 48 hours, Russia´s actions have

Ukraine detains Russian paratroopers;
U.S. ambassador warns of ‘counteroffensive’
Washinton Post, by Annie Gowen and Karoun Demirjian    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/26/2014 7:34:55 AM     Post Reply
KIEV, Ukraine — Ukraine said Tuesday its forces detained a group of Russian paratroopers who crossed the border into eastern Ukraine, and the U.S. ambassador to Kiev warned of a possible “Russian-directed counteroffensive” by pro-Moscow separatists, raising tensions between the two countries ahead of a planned meeting between their presidents at a regional summit.In a briefing Tuesday, Ukrainian military spokesman Andriy Lysenko said the Ukrainian army detained 10 Russian paratroopers in the Donetsk region, scene of some of the heaviest fighting with separatist rebels in the east. The spokesman said the Russians were detained with their documents and weapons and

Judicial Watch Statement on Discovery of
Backups for “Missing” Lois Lerner IRS Emails
Judicial Watch Press Release, by Staff    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/26/2014 7:21:45 AM     Post Reply
(Washington, DC) – Judicial Watch announced the following developments in the IRS’ missing emails investigation. Judicial Watch President Tom Fitton stated:Department of Justice attorneys for the Internal Revenue Service told Judicial Watch on Friday that Lois Lerner’s emails, indeed all government computer records, are backed up by the federal government in case of a government-wide catastrophe. The Obama administration attorneys said that this back-up system would be too onerous to search. The DOJ attorneys also acknowledged that the Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration (TIGTA) is investigating this back-up system.We obviously disagree that disclosing the emails as required would be

Secrets of the Clinton Library
Politico, by Josh Gerstein    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/25/2014 8:13:25 AM     Post Reply
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — It is a lingering mystery of Bill Clinton’s White House: the genesis of the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy that gay groups came to revile. But soon, this and other secrets that remain hidden away here at the Clinton Presidential Library may be unlocked. What did the Justice Department say about all the random requests for pardons? What kind of advice came from Clinton staffers such as now-Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan? What strategic thoughts were offered to the president and first lady Hillary Clinton on terrorism, Whitewater and health care reform? And what’s the library been

How Al Sharpton is using Obama, Ferguson
and MSNBC to boost his influence
Fox News, by Howard Kurtz    Original Article
Posted By: Flyright- 8/25/2014 7:12:41 AM     Post Reply
Al Sharpton is again working both sides of the street, and it’s paying off for him.As he’s inserted himself into the tense situation in Ferguson, he’s had an assist from none other than the president of the United States.And he continues to bask in the spotlight at MSNBC, where he uses his nightly cable show to advance the causes he fights for as a civil rights activist. But these two roles are increasingly coming into conflict. It happened last year with the killing of Trayvon Martin, and it’s happening again with the death of Michael Brown. Sharpton is scheduled to deliver the



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Breitbart InstaBlog, by Dan Riehl    Original Article
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Politico reports that "long-simmering doubts" and a renewed lack of confidence in Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz from the White House, congressional Dems and other Washington Democrats has Schultz struggling to try and hold onto her job. They´ve lost faith in her as "a unifying leader and reliable party spokesperson" just as we approach a mid-term election that already has Democrats at a disadvantage. Recently, Wasserman Schultz criticized the White House’s for it´s handling of the immigration crisis and also border crisis and also compared the political right to wife beaters. The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee

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Breitbart Big Government, by Charlie Spiering    Original Article
Posted By: JoniTx- 9/19/2014 10:49:59 AM     Post Reply
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Daily Mail (UK), by David Martoski    Original Article
Posted By: pineledger- 9/18/2014 5:14:05 AM     Post Reply
President Barack Obama insisted on Wednesday that he would not send ground troops into Iraqi combat zones to fight the ISIS terrorist army, directly contradicting his top general who said a day earlier that the president asked him for boots-on-the-ground recommendations ´on a case-by-case basis.´ (Snip)´As your commander-in-chief,´ Obama insisted, ´I will not commit you and the rest of our armed forces to fighting another ground war in Iraq.´ On Tuesday, however, Joint Chiefs chairman Gen. Martin Dempsey told lawmakers that circumstances on the ground could drive him to push for American combat troops to be embedded with Iraqi army

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Weekly Standard, by Daniel Halper    Original Article
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Washington Post, by Craig Whitlock    Original Article
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Flashes of disagreement over how to fight the Islamic State are mounting between President Obama and U.S. military leaders, the latest sign of strain in what often has been an awkward and uneasy relationship. Even as the administration has received congressional backing for its strategy, with the Senate voting Thursday to approve a plan to arm and train Syrian rebels, a series of military leaders have criticized the president’s approach against the Islamic State militant group. Retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, who served under Obama until last year, became the latest high-profile skeptic on Thursday, telling the House Intelligence Committee

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New York Daily News, by Beth Stebner    Original Article
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NBC News, by Kasie Hunt    Original Article
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Gateway Pundit, by Jim Hoft    Original Article
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Washington Post, by Nia-Malika Henderson    Original Article
Posted By: StormCnter- 9/19/2014 5:06:33 AM     Post Reply
Devastating. That´s really the only way to describe Politico´s piece on DNC Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. (I hereby nominate her for Worst Week in Washington.) (Editor´s note: Three words -- Joseph. Robinette. Biden.) Based on interviews with DNC staffers -- both former and current -- the piece described Wasserman Schultz as something of a modern-day Tracy Flick: over-eager, disloyal and not shy about promoting her ambitions. It would be fair to say that she sounds like, well, a lot like other politicians. And this would be accurate. But the wholesale bashing of Wasserman Schultz at every level of the party -- White House,

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Daily Mail [UK], by John Hall    Original Article
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A village of just 1,000 residents in Switzerland has been forced to raise taxes because an African refugee and her seven children cost the local authority £40,000 in benefits every month. Hagenbuch, in the Swiss canton of Zurich, is understood to be spending close to a third of its total annual budget on the family after they arrived from Eritrea in East Africa three years ago. The massive benefits bill covers day-to-day living expenses such as groceries and cleaning costs, as well as paying for four of the woman´s children to be housed in an orphanage and even bills for

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Kingwood Observer (Houston, TX), by Staff    Original Article
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Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, a Senior Member of the House Homeland Security Committee and House Judiciary Committee and Ranking Member of the Border and Maritime Subcommittee.(snip) The Congresswoman released the following statement: “The bloodshed at the hands of ISIL has been enormous. Religious minorities have been persecuted. American and British citizens have been beheaded. There is a further threat of other innocent human beings to be beheaded or killed in some way. It is also clear that a war including the United States is not the answer. I abhor the violence of war when diplomacy can be used.


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