Tag Archives: President-elect Barack Obama

Obama’s Speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Monday, January 19, 2009 President-elect Barack Obama has extraordinary oratory skills. What a startling contrast to the bumbling, stammering, incoherent, George Bush.

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Why Did HBO Censor Obama’s Openly Gay Bishop

Sunday, January 18, 2009 Did you enjoy seeing the Rev. Gene Robinson at the inaugural invocation at the Washington Mall today? Oh, what’s that? You don’t recall seeing Rev. Gene Robinson? Well, that’s because HBO, who Obama sold the exclusive … Continue reading

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Eric Holder: “Waterboarding is Torture”

Friday, January 16, 2009 In his Senate confirmation hearings to be President-elect Barack Obama’s Attorney General, Eric Holder, stated unequivocally that waterboarding is torture. So, if confirmed, Holder will have no choice but to prosecute members of the Bush junta … Continue reading

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Obama’s Inaugural Mea Culpa?

Monday, January 12, 2009 President-elect Obama has invited Rev. V. Gene Robinson of New Hampshire, who was elected the Episcopal Church’s first openly gay bishop in 2003, to deliver the invocation for this coming Sunday’s kickoff inaugural event on the … Continue reading

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Is Obama Backpedaling on Closing GITMO?

Monday, January 12, 2009 With just 8 days until President-elect Barack Obama is sworn in as America’s 44th president, and the road to this historic day already littered with a series of alarming missteps (Hillary Clinton, Robert Gates, Rick Warren … Continue reading

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Advice to DiFi: STFU

Tuesday, January 6, 2009 California Sen. Dianne “DiFi” Feinstein seems to think she was elected the 44th president of the United State and not Barack Obama. She is non-too-happy that Obama went over her head and chose Leon Panetta for … Continue reading

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Inside the Octagon: Pelosi v. Obama

Wednesday, December 17, 2008 Can’t afford to go to the movies in these recessionary times? Don’t worry because 2009 promises to provide excellent political theater. We will have a new, charismatic, idealistic Democratic president by the name of Barack Obama … Continue reading

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POLL: 70% Support Obama’s Decision to End Iraq War

Tuesday, December 16, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama ran on a platform that included withdrawing U.S. troops from Iraq within 16 months. Predictably, the Hawks balked and said this was tantamount to cutting and running. But a new Washington Post-ABC News … Continue reading

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Illinois AG Asks Supreme Court to Declare Blago Unfit

Friday, December 12, 2008 Got to admire Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan. When she says she’s going to do something, she does it. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi could learn a thing or two from … Continue reading

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IL Gov. Blagodouche Calls Obama a “Motherf****r”

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was arrested today for engaging in a stunning political crime spree that included a “pay-for-play” scheme to “sell” the vacated Senate once held by President-elect Barack Obama. Blagojevich was overheard by the … Continue reading

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Obama Enjoys Sky-High Approval Numbers

Tuesday, December 9, 2008 Six weeks before taking office, a new CNN poll finds 79% of Americans approve of President-elect Obama’s performance during transition phase, with just 18% disapproving. Obama’s approval rating is 14 points higher than the approval rating … Continue reading

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SCOTUS Refuses to Hear Obama Citizenship Challenge

Monday, December 8, 2008 The Supreme Court has turned down an emergency appeal from a New Jersey man who says President-elect Barack Obama is ineligible to be president because he was a British subject at birth. The PUMA loons and … Continue reading

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The End of Posse Comitatus?

Tuesday, December 2, 2008 It’s often been said the reason the Bush administration ignored the now infamous August 6th, 2001 PBD that warned of terrorists using commercial airliners as missiles and aiming them at American targets, was to lay the … Continue reading

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Obama to Name National Security Team Today

Monday, December 1, 2008 President-elect Obama is expected to name his six-person national security team today at press conference in his hometown of Chicago. The event is expected to start at 10:40AM. Other anticipated cabinet appointments include: • Hillary Clinton, … Continue reading

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Obama Set to Nominate Hillary for Secretary of State Monday

Sunday, November 30, 2008 President-elect Barack Obama is set to nominate at least three key members of his national security team at a media event in Chicago on Monday. One of those positions includes Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State, … Continue reading

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Ma Hillary to Accept Sec’y of State Offer

Friday, November 21, 2008 Politico confirmed Hillary Clinton will accept President-elect Barack Obama’s job offer to be his Secretary of State. According to one Clinton source: “She knew this was the right thing to do but just needed to sit … Continue reading

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President-elect Obama’s Private Cell Phone Records Breached

Friday, November 21, 2008 Verizon Wireless — one of the nation’s largest cell phone providers, admitted “that several of its employees accessed and viewed President-elect Barack Obama’s personal cellphone account.” The company said it planned to discipline workers for the … Continue reading

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