Tag Archive for President Obama

House Deals Birther Movement as Blow

The House of Representatives has unanimously passed a resolution declaring Hawaii as the official birthplace of President Barack Obama.  This move is not without precedent; the US Senate had a similar measure a few years ago to make sure John McCain was deemed an American citizen despite being born in Panama. But it puts the…

Wiley Drake the Worst Person in the World

Monday on Countdown Keith Olbermann named Buena Park Pastor, and OC’s resident wacko, Wiley Drake the “Worst Person in the World” for his prayers for the death of President Obama. Visit msnbc.com for Breaking News, World News, and News about the Economy

Senator Barbara Boxer: A Tale of Two Supreme Courts

Received this message from the Senator’s office today. Dear Friend, Yesterday, President Obama announced that he was nominating Judge Sonia Sotomayor to be the next Associate Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, and I’m extremely pleased! Along with Senator Olympia Snowe and tens of thousands of friends in the BarbaraBoxer.com online community, I had asked…

Have it your way

Under the “how low can you go” category, Fox host (don’t call it Fox News, Faux News maybe) Sean Hannity criticizes President Obama for asking for a spicy mustard or Dijon mustard for his cheddar burger run with Vice President Joe Biden last week.  Is this what’s it ‘s come to? The president is an…

Is $17 Billion a Lot of Money? More GOP Doublespeak

  The late Senator Everett Dirksen once said wryly about spending public money, “A billion here, a billion there, sooner or later it adds up to real money.” Red County’s Matt Cunningham is positively shameless when it comes to being critical of anything President Obama does that might be viewed as a positive for the…

Obama Weekly Address: Calling for Fiscal Discipline

From The White House Blog: This week the President reiterates a theme that has been a hallmark of his career, namely that “old habits and stale thinking” will simply not help us solve the new and immense problems our country faces. Listing off several specific changes he intends to bring, he describes his guiding principle:…

A Great American Hope: Time to Pardon Jack Johnson

O my Lord What a morning, O my Lord, What a feeling, When Jack Johnson Turned Jim Jeffries’ Snow-white face to the ceiling. Adaptation of the spiritual “My Lord, What a Morning” by William Waring Cuney, 1910. While I’m skeptical about their motives, I applaud the efforts of Senator John McCain (R-AZ) and Representative Peter…