And by “another head of state”, I obviously mean…the mayor of Tampa.
Seriously, B.O.? Seriously???
Let’s see here:
Blame America. “Must act now.” Bush’s fault. Must sacrifice the economy in order to avert environmental catastrophe.
Yep, sounds like the usual pablum we’d expect out of Obama.
Hmmmm? I’m sorry, what was that? Oh, my bad. Gotta get my hearing checked. That was Osama, not Obama.
Seriously, though, isn’t ObL simply echoing the same sentiments we’ve heard ad nauseum from the left for years now?
Exit question: Will bin Laden be considered for a Nobel Prize next time? I mean, Al Gore got one for his commitment to fighting global “warming” and Arafat got one for his commitment to blowing up as many Jews as possible. ObL has now done both.
Yessirree, that Constitutional law scholar currently wasting oxygen at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. had this nugget in his STFU SOTU speech the other night:
We find unity in our incredible diversity, drawing on the promise enshrined in our Constitution, the notion that we’re all created equal…
I don’t know how to break this to you, James Madison, but there is nothing about us being “created equal” in the Constitution. That’s in the Declaration of Independence. The closest thing that the Constitution comes to discussing “equally” is the 14th Amendment, which says that the laws of the land will be applied equally to all. That is not the same thing as being “created equal”, now is it? You’d think a Constitutional law scholar would kinda know that and stuff.
In fairness to Chairman Zero, he’s not the first liberal constitutional law scholar president to be hamhanded about it. Remember this from Bubba during a campaign rally in 1996?
The last time I checked, the Constitution said, “of the people, by the people and for the people.” That’s what the Declaration of Independence says.
Well, which was it: the Constitution or the Declaration of Independence? Actually, neither: it was the Gettysburg Address.
You know, if I didn’t know any better, I’d swear that liberals only pretend to know and honor the Constitution!
Rich Lowry sums it up best:
The public thinks Obama doesn’t get it; Obama thinks the public doesn’t get it.
Of course not. Obama thinks that America has a feevuh, and the only prescription is more cowbell Obama.
1. Chris Matthews says he forgot B.O. was a black man “for and hour”. Awaiting howls of racial condemnation from the left in 3…2…1…
2. B.O. criticized the recent Supreme Court decision that allows businesses and organizations to exercise their First Amendment rights. Justice Alito dissented, publicly. Rep. Joe Wilson just called to tell Justice Alito that he could have been a little more vocal about it. Anywho, you would figure that a constitutional law professor like Uhhhh-bama would be a little more familiar with the Constitution and with Supreme Court precedents.
3. Not content with the negative fallout from his unpopular socialized medicine plan, B.O. thought trying to implement another massively unpopular policy (allowing gays to serve openly in the military) would be just the thing to get America back on his side.
5. Fact check: You know, Obama’s kinda full of bovine feces on a bunch of things he said last night, huh?
6. Russ (via Ace) said that the big winner from the SOTU speech was…Jimmy Carter. How? Because now, Carter is no longer the official worst president we’ve seen in our lifetime. B.O. now has that dubious distinction. After all, can you ever recall a president that was a lame duck after just ONE year?
Bubba’s former Labor Secretary, Robert Reich, is teaching impressionable young minds at Berserkeley how the GOP won both chambers of Congress in 1994:
Even worse, by that time the Dems had lost the House and Senate. Washington was riding a huge anti-incumbent wave. Right-wing populists were the ascendancy, with Newt Gingrich and Fox News leading the charge.
That’s a pretty neat trick…considering that Fox News didn’t start until October of 1996. For those of you on the left, that’s two years after the Republicans won Congress.
But see, that’s just further proof as to how diabolical Fox News is. Yessirree, FNC was actually able to start up in 1996, teleport back two years prior so as to give unflattering coverage to Democrats, then warp back to 1996. All undetected. Just like Timecop, except Jean-Claude Van Damme’s character is played by Sean Hannity. That’s just scary genius right there.
For those of you on the left, the prior paragraph was an example of sarcasm.
So sayeth The One:
“Let’s just clarify. I didn’t make a bunch of deals [on health care]. … There is a legislative process that is taking place in Congress and I am happy to own up to the fact that I have not changed Congress and how it operates the way I would have liked.”
Thanks for the clarification, Champ. There’s just one problem with your statement, though: it’s a friggin’ lie. Details:
Schumer, who spent more than 13 hours in Reid’s office Friday, said the Medicaid issue was settled around lunchtime, and the final eight hours of the talks focused on the abortion language. Boxer estimated she spent seven hours in Reid’s offices — without ever once sitting in the same room, even though they were all of 25 steps apart.
Reid and Schumer kept up the “shuttle negotiation” between the leader’s conference room and his top aide’s office, Boxer said. Keenly aware how tense the talks were, the White House dispatched two aides who together have decades of experience in the Senate — Jim Messina and Peter Rouse — to work with Nelson. They relayed their intelligence to White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel, who monitored the talks from a dinner in Georgetown.
You know, if I didn’t know any better, I’d swear that B.O. plays fast and loose with the truth!
Although maybe not as humorously as this image does (hat tip to Lee for e-mailing this to me):
Another Dem sees the writing on the wall for the midterms this year and is, in a purely coincidental move, retiring. Rep. Marion Berry (not to be confused with the crack-smoking former D.C. mayor who keeps getting re-elected to DC public office) of Arkansas is hanging it up.
But why worry, asks B.O.? Details:
“They just kept telling us how good it was going to be. The president himself, when that was brought up in one group, said, ‘Well, the big difference here and in ’94 was you’ve got me.’ We’re going to see how much difference that makes now.”
Well, heck, why didn’t you say so? I mean, it’s not as if that strategy didn’t work in VA, NJ, and MA. Oh, wait…
I stand by my belief that dude suffers from a severe Narcissistic Personality Disorder.
B.O. was against spending freezes…before he was for them.
Oprompter while campaigning in 2008:
OBAMA: The problem with a spending freeze is you’re using a hatchet where you need a scalpel.
President Barack Obama intends to propose a three-year freeze on spending that accounts for one-sixth of the federal budget—a move meant to quell rising voter concern over the deficit but whose practical impact will be muted.
John F’ing Kerry just called to say “Hey, I thought that was a brilliant approach by Obama…before I didn’t.”
Some Dems: Hey, this “blaming Bush” thingy isn’t working too well these days, is it?
Carville and other Dems: You know what I’d do right about now to reverse our current decline? I’d do something really clever, unique, and totally unforeseen. Something like, oh I dunno, and I’m just kinda spitballin’ here…maybe blaming Bush or something?
Pass the popcorn!
Via JWF, and no, it is not a Photoshop.
Exit question: Wouldn’t this have been a little easier to handle if he had just gone to the school where the kids were singing “Mmmm, mmmmm, mmmmmm“?
Pure heartache for both of their listeners, who will now have to emerge from their mothers’ basement and search for that elusive “life” thingy.
In Reid’s warped mind, he thinks the best way to prop up his failing campaign is to call in a guy who is now massively unpopular in Reid’s own state? Hey, not that I’m the least bit opposed to the strategy, mind you! Let’s recap some things, shall we?
Obama goes to Copenhagen to lobby for Chicago getting the Olympics. Result: Fail.
Obama goes to Copenhagen again, to lobby for global warming during Arctic conditions “climate change” agreements. Result: Fail.
Obama goes to VA to lobby for Creigh Deeds’ gubernatorial bid. Result: Fail.
Obama goes to NJ to lobby for Jon Corzine’s gubernatorial bid. Result: Fail.
Obama goes to MA to lobby for Marcia…Marla…Martha…whatever the heck her name is…Coakley’s senatorial bid. Result: Fail.
Obama pushes his caucus hard to get socialized medicine…er, “health care reform”, by September … State of the Union Speech … any day that ends in the letter “y”. Result: Fail.
Obama pushes his caucus hard to get cap-and-tax through both houses of Congress. Result: Fail.
Then by all means, sir…go build upon that consistent track record!
How’s about some hot blue-on-blue action to kick off your weekend? Details:
TVNewser has learned that NBC News has filed a formal complaint with the White House press office over the distribution of presidential interviews, specifically that several of the most recent broadcast TV interviews have gone to ABC News — including George Stephanopoulos‘s interview yesterday and Charlie Gibson‘s December 15.
Well, I guess if NBC had delivered the ObamaCare infomercial like ABC did, they’d get better access. Although I am perplexed, considering that their sister station MSDNC MSNBC gives B.O. coverage that borders on fell@tio. I guess I can understand them feeling like Barry O just left the money on the dresser on his way out the door.
OLBERMANN: The Republicans and the Tea Partiers will tell you what happens tonight with Scott Brown tonight, whether he wins or comes close, is a repudiation of Obama policies, and surely one of Obama’s policies from the viewpoint of his opponents is that it’s okay to have this sea change in American history, to have an African-American President. Is this vote to any degree just a euphemism the way state’s rights was in the 60s?
Well, sure. I mean, a little over a year ago, the state gave B.O. a 26 point margin of victory. So it only stands to reason that the state went all Robert Byrd and stuff…in the span of about 14 months, right? For those of you on the left, the aforementioned sentences were examples of sarcasm.
If there’s any silver lining, both of Olbermann’s viewers were giddier than Nancy Pelosi at a “buy one, get one free” Botox sale.
The left is in denial. The MSM is in denial. But I repeat myself.
From the Washington comPost’s Steve Pearlstein:
The first thing to say is that while those of us who are Washington insiders may be focused on health reform, the country has its mind on lots of other things.
The third and most important point to make is that the Senate contest there was not a referendum on health-care reform, despite the best efforts of the national media and the national parties to make it so. …
Health care has been a huge issue in this election. Fifty-two percent (52%) of Brown voters say it was the most important issue in determining their vote. Sixty-three percent (63%) of Coakley voters say health care was the top issue. 78% of Brown voters Strongly Oppose the health care legislation before Congress.
Nope…no liberal media bias!
In related news, Hell freezes over.
There’s lots of postmortem to be performed here over the next couple of days or so. A few of the gems are here:
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer says that the reason that MA is electing a Republican is because of…anger at Republican obstructionism? Whiskey Tango Foxtrot? My head’s about to explode.
Obama has learned a lesson from tonight’s disaster in MA. The lesson? Don’t play nice, and keep on ramming socialism down the peasants’ throats, whether they like it or not.
Boston Globe has a “Dewey Defeats Truman” moment. But nope…no liberal media bias!
You know what is the absolute tastiest, sweetest, most chocolatey irony of them all? The Dems’ naked power play in MA back in 2004 came back to bite them square in their Marxist elitist tushes today!
Recall that back in 2004, Senator Jean-Francois Heinz-Kerry (who is rumored to have served in Vietnam) was running for president against Bush the Impaler (for those of you on the left, that reference is making fun of you, not Dubya). Polls showed that Kerry stood a chance of winning. The governor of MA at the time was Republican Mitt Romney, and Democrats feared that if Kerry won, he’d have to give up his Senate seat to whomever Romney appointed, which would have been a Republican. Rather than allow that to happen, Ted Kennedy laid off the sauce long enough to lobby state Dems to change the law. Instead of a gubernatorial appointment, a special election would decide who the replacement would be. The blue state would choose a Democrat, thus preventing the Republican governor from altering the makeup of the U.S. Senate.
As it turned out, Kerry lost. So for the time being, the issue seemed moot. But then Kennedy died, and the 2004 law reared its ugly head. The current governor of MA, Deval Patrick, is a Democrat, but he couldn’t appoint a permanent Democrat replacement. Instead, the electorate was tasked with doing that today. And wouldn’t you know it? They elected a Republican!
Had Dems left well enough alone in 2004, today wouldn’t have happened. They thought they were being clever back then, but little did they know that they were merely setting themselves up for a future humiliation, the likes of which they could never envision. Karma’s a female dog, no?
Well, this is Ted Kennedrunk’s seat we’re talking about here, right? Details:
Chris Van Hollen of Maryland, chairman of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee said THIS about Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat…“Why would you hand the keys to the car back to the same guys whose policies drove the economy into the ditch and then walked away from the scene of the accident?”
Mary Jo Kopechne was unavailable for comment.
B.O. the elitist, snarking on MA Senate candidate Scott Brown:
Forget the ads. Everybody can run slick ads. Forget the truck. [Laughter] Everybody can buy a truck.
While “everybody can buy a truck”, it takes a certain je ne sais quoi to be able to adeptly knock down reporters perceived to be hostile to one’s socialist agenda. Now that is mad skills, baby! At any rate, add “trucks” to the list of things that rural Americans “cling to” like guns and religion, I guess.
“Mr. President, unfortunately in this economy, not everybody can buy a truck,” Brown said in a statement. “My goal is to change that by cutting spending, lowering taxes and letting people keep more of their own money.”
Exit observation: Funny that B.O. is cracking on Brown driving a truck made by Government Motors, no? Great salesmanship, sir.
Whether you have the day off or not, I hope you have a wonderful day. Please remember to honor Dr. King and the sacrifices he made to achieve the remarkable progress we’ve seen and enjoyed since his time.
Dude got away with it back in the day. However, you can paint a tiger, but the stripes are still there, aren’t they?
A former chief United Nations weapons inspector is accused of contacting what he thought was a 15-year-old girl in an Internet chat room, engaging in a sexual conversation and showing himself masturbating on a Web camera.
Scott Ritter of Delmar, N.Y., who served as chief U.N. weapons inspector in Iraq from 1991-98 and who was an outspoken critic of the second Bush administration in the run-up to the war in Iraq, is accused of contacting what turned out to be a Barrett Township police officer posing undercover as a teen girl. (Affidavit). [...]
According to reports, Ritter was charged in a June 2001 Internet sex sting in New York, but that case was dismissed.
He had been charged with attempted child endangerment after arranging in an online chatroom to meet what he thought was a 16-year-old girl at a Burger King restaurant. The girl turned out to be an undercover policewoman.
Ritter said the criminal charge was a smear campaign in response to his criticizing U.S. policy in the Middle East. …
Of course. The charge has jack squat to do with Ritter hunting for weapons of mass destruction in a teenie bopper’s undergarments, does it?
Maybe Ritter can lobby to be prosecuted by Martha Coakley, in which case he can rest easy that his perversion will go unpunished…in this lifetime, anyway.
Stuff like this would normally sink a campaign. But this is Taxachusetts, so you can’t predict. Details:
In October 2005, a Somerville police officer living in Melrose raped his 23-month-old niece with a hot object, most likely a curling iron. Keith Winfield, then 31, told police he was alone with the toddler that day and made additional statements that would ultimately be used to convict him.
But in the aftermath of the crime, a Middlesex County grand jury overseen by Martha Coakley, then the district attorney, investigated without taking action.
It was only after the toddler’s mother filed applications for criminal complaints that Coakley won grand jury indictments charging rape and assault and battery.
Even then, nearly 10 months after the crime, Coakley’s office recommended that Winfield be released on personal recognizance, with no cash bail. He remained free until December 2007, when Coakley’s successor as district attorney won a conviction and two life terms.
Coakley, now the Democratic candidate for US Senate, has made much of her record prosecuting crimes against children, and says her office handled this investigation appropriately. But the case stands out as one in which she drew criticism for not being aggressive enough. Indeed, the case gave rise to Coakley’s last competitive election.
Exit question: If the late Ted Kennedrunk can allow a woman to die a slow watery death and escape both criminal prosecution and electoral retribution, is there similar hope for Martha Coakley?
Quote of the day, “Martha Coakley trashes Red Sox fans in an effort to endear herself to MA voters” edition
Is this woman trying to lose the MA Senate special election? Details:
Coakley bristles at the suggestion that, with so little time left, in an election with such high stakes, she is being too passive.
“As opposed to standing outside Fenway Park? In the cold? Shaking hands?’’ she fires back, in an apparent reference to a Brown online video of him doing just that.
No, instead Martha was in DC for a fundraiser that saw one of her advisors/volunteers shove a Weekly Standard reporter to the ground. Apparently, that’s more important than gladhanding the peasants down at the ballpark.
The woman who said there are no terrorists in Afghanistan has apparently found where the terrorists really are. Details:
Attorney General Martha Coakley’s crackdown on Bay State gardening clubs for failing to file financial disclosure forms has left some green thumbs fearing arrest – and many sore at the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate.
Linda Jean Smith, president of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts, has been besieged with calls from frightened, angry members after a prickly Jan. 4 letter from Coakley’s office declared many of them were breaking the law for failing to file their financial records for the past four years.
“One club president asked me if she was going to be led away in handcuffs,” said Smith, adding that many members are in nursing homes or in Florida. “These ladies are confused.”
Way to aim for the little old ladies demographic, Martha.
Coakley supports a pullout of Afghanistan, and now we see why: Having a presence in Afghanistan only diverts us from the real threat here at home.
Exit question: If she gets elected to the Senate, should I notify her or DHS about my neighbor who grows magnolias in his back yard? He kind of creeps me out, you know.
Apparently, yeah. But hey, it’s Massachusetts, so I’ll believe it when I see it.
Actually, according to the ditz who is running as the Dem candidate from the state, it’s spelled “Massachusettes” in a new ad. Boy, that publik edyookashun sistem up dar mus beez a gud one!
Additionally, Coakley (the Dem) thinks that there are no longer any terrorists in Afghanistan. That piece of news will come as a huge surprise to the families and friends of the eight CIA agents that were just killed there not even two weeks ago.
Despite the ignorance, this is still Massachusetts (no additional “e”, Ms. Coakley), a state that repeatedly sent a pickled-liver woman-killing blueblood to the Senate for five decades. Let’s try not to get our hopes up, shall we?
Of course it is. You are fully entitled to backhand black America across the kisser if you have a “D” following your name.
Exit question: Are only “light-skinned” blacks allowed to attend, and will they be required to drop the “Negro dialect”?
Absolutely hilarious, yet sad and scary, photoshop. Hat tip to Moonbattery.
Like I asked last week: You get the feeling that B.O. is incompentent in dealing with terrorism? Yeah, me too. Instances like this only add to that sentiment:
A federal judge tosses a Club Gitmo detainee’s confession as coerced.
The Panty Bomber was “singing like a canary“, until he was read his Miranda “rights”. He then lawyered up and clammed up.
Even his dog washers at the NYT are beginning to think he bears a strong resemblance to Jimmy the Dhimmi Carter…and like the rest of normal America, they know that’s not a good thing.
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