Navy Seals Killed Bin Laden; Barack Obama Kills The American Economy

Update: There is no bounce until we say there is a bounce.

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As Bill Clinton said “Give me a break. This whole thing is the biggest fairy tale I’ve ever seen.” Bill was talking about Obama’s phony claims in 2008 to be the “antiwar” candidate and smears against Hillary Clinton as a warmonger (come to think of it drone Obama sounded a great deal like a warmonger last night as the hypocrite Dimocratic Obama fan club got over being peaceniks and applauded death, destruction, and war). Joe Biden even bragged that Obama killed Bin Laden and that GM was something other than a ZOMBIE corporation. Today there is another volume of freaky fractured fairy tales published.

In February of this year we published an article called “Obama’s Government By Purposeful Disaster: Iran, Nukes, The Economy, Payroll Tax Cut, Social Security, Contraception, And Crony Capitalism Solyndra/LightSquared”. This is what we wrote about Obama economic policy:

“It becomes increasingly impossible to question the notion that Barack Obama is purposefully destructive. [snip]

Consider: The more the economy deteriorates the more Barack Obama profits politically. Americans forced in desperation from even bothering to look for jobs leads to a drop in the unemployment rate and Barack Obama smirks a clown smile and goes on yet another vacation.”

That quote is as fresh today as it was then. Last night at the insane asylum Joe Biden and Barack featured their bumper sticker slogan “Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive” as a begging point for reelection. Left unmentioned by both of the deceptive charlatans was that it was Navy Seals who sent Bin Laden for his never ending interview with Tim Russert in the hot place and that GM is not doing well at all. GM IS A ZOMBIE CORPORATION – alive but dead, like the American economy. “Obama’s Economy In Ditch With GM” was the title of an article we published in August and is a decent primer for those wanting to delve deeper into the catastrophe which is the Obama stewardship of the American economy and the ZOMBIE corporation which is GM.

Now, before we delve any further into what Thomas Carlyle called “the dismal science” let’s take a few moments to consider Prince Harry and his naked escapades turned tabloid fodder. Young Prince Harry went to Las Vegas, lost his inhibitions, his clothes, his “common” sense, his privacy, and his grandma’s forbearance.

Prince Harry screwed up royally. Today we learn that Harry is back in the front lines of Afghanistan fighting the Taliban as an Apache helicopter pilot. Harry is not complaining, he wanted to get back in the fight. It’s the correct decision for all.



Clearly Prince Harry is not ready to be let loose in Las Vegas without losing many things and causing some considerable pain to his countrymen and women. There’s been enough of a little touch of Harry in the night. So now Prince Harry has been removed from a place he does not belong, where he does not function well for Great Britain, and sent to work where he does belong and where he does well. This is a refreshing attitude from our British cousins. We don’t hear Prince Harry begging for four more years in Vegas. He screwed up and has been yanked from Vegas with the same lack of ceremony as Michelle Obama yanks off sleeves.

Last night Prince Joe, instead of taking a page from Prince Harry, had the effrontery to ask for more time in Vegas office for himself and the clown prince of corruption and incompetence. Why oh why would anyone give this dumbfounded duo any more time to defecate on the living room carpets?

It was Barack Obama, at the height of his flim-flam powers, that stated he would be held “accountable”. If he did not have the economy humming, by deadlines that have long since passed, Obama said he would be a “one-term proposition”:



And it was wonderful Bill Clinton, who made a deal in 2010 with the American people as he campaigned for candidates that supported Hillary Clinton in 2008, deadlines included. Bill made the deal – “Give us two more years, if it doesn’t work you have another election in just two years, you can vote us all out then.”



Times up. The deadline is over.

Enough of this government by disaster. In August 2012 the unemployment rate dropped to 8.1% because Americans are in such a depression that many are not bothering to look for work anymore and therefore these desperate millions are no longer counted – they have become invisible. To add injury to insult, fewer than 100,000 jobs were created:

“The national unemployment rate dropped to 8.1 per cent, down from 8.2 per cent, but this was only because so many people gave up looking for work. If the participation rate had not dropped so precipitously, unemployment would have risen to 8.4 per cent.

Factory employment fell by the most in two years and temporary-help companies eliminated positions for the first time in five months. The 69.9 per cent labor force participation rate for men is at lowest level recorded since the US government began tracking it in 1948.

According to James Pethokoukis of the American Enterprise Institute, the unemployment rate would be 11.4 per cent if the labour force participation rate had remained what it was when Obama took office in January 2009.

President Barack Obama was made aware of the figures before he took the stage to deliver his prime-time address at the Democratic convention on Thursday night, which could account for his sometimes grim demeanour as he spoke.”

That’s why Barack Obama did not mention the rate of growth among the unemployed last night. Clown Prince does not see the invisible to him millions.

As James Pethokoukis wrote, for the unemployed, for those looking for work, it was an awful, awful August jobs report.

The August jobs report and the American economy under Obama are so bad they make Barack Obama’s public masturbations last night appear tolerable. Not that last night went well for the clown prince. Even Big Media acolytes had to admit they need higher dosages of Hopium delivered by syringe:

CNN’s Wolf Blitzer: “A Lot Of Stuff We’ve Heard Before.” [snip] (CNN, 9/6/12)

CBS’ Bob Schieffer: “It Just Didn’t Have That Spark.” SCHIEFFER: “But this as not the kind of speech that Bill Clinton made last night. It just didn’t have that spark.” (CBS, 9/6/12)

NBC’s Savannah Guthrie: “An Excitement Gap Between The President’s Speech And Bill Clinton’s Last Night.” [snip] (NBC’s “NBC News Live,” 9/6/12)

CNN’s Brianna Keilar: “Don’t Think I’m Going Out On A Limb To Say Clinton Was Wayyyyyyy Better Than Obama.” (Twitter.com, 9/6/12)

Miami Herald’s Marc Caputo: “Lacked Clinton’s Magic.” [snip] (Twitter.com, 9/6/12)

NBC News’ Andrea Mitchell: “Wasn’t A Whole Lot Of New Policy…” [snip] (NBC, 9/6/12)

CNN’s Anderson Cooper: “A State Of The Union, Almost, In Terms Of Kind Of Going Down A Checklist…” [snip] (CNN, 9/6/12)

ABC News’ Rick Klein: “Strange Silence Prevailing In The Arena.” [snip] (Twitter.com, 9/6/12)

The Washington Post: “A Mixed First-Term Record … Rhetoric Has Not Been Enough To Overcome The Problems The President Faces.” [snip] (The Washington Post, 9/6/12)

Politico: “Obama And Vice President Joe Biden All But Ignored The Affordable Care Act.” [snip] (Joanne Kenen, “Obama’s DNC Speech All But Ignores ‘Obamacare’,” Politico, 9/6/12)

The Washington Post’s “The Fix”: “Certainly Not Among The Best He Has Ever Delivered…” [snip] —”

Anyone notice how Barack Obama suffers by comparison to Bill Clinton? After the nostalgia for the 1990s and after some time to come down from Bill’s tour-de-farce performance on Wednesday, Americans will sober up and realize Barack Obama is not Bill Clinton and that Barack Obama needs to be sent packing back to crime ridden Chicago where he is in his element. It’s why we advise that Romney/Ryan supporters employ the ultimate putdown if they want to unemploy Barack Obama:



  • Barack, you’re no Bill Clinton!
  • We have to applaud Clinton Eastwood: Mission accomplished. Clint, in an echo of Bill today said “President Obama is the greatest hoax ever perpetrated on the American people Bill Clinton and Clinton Eastwood agree Barack Obama is either a hoax or a fairy tale.

    As we wrote in the comments last night, Mitt Romney is about to begin a “carpet bombing” ad campaign to rout Barack Obama and his crime lords from Washington, D.C. and back to crime ridden Chicago with its penitentiaries bursting with Barack Obama supporters like Tony Rezko and Rod Blagojevich (Rod was once an Obama supporter – at least when he was splitting the bribe money with Barack).

    Today, back on the campaign trail we have heard from Romney on jobs report: If last night was the party, this morning is the hangover.

    A hangover indeed. We warned in 2008 that after the Hopium comes the hangover. After the party, the hangover. And the hangover is very bad indeed. Almost makes you wish you were as dead as Osama Bin Laden after the Navy Seals sent Osama to his pitchfork torments.

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    1. This guy has to go:

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/09/todd-akins-ads-disappear-from-missouri-airwaves/

      Todd Akin’s campaign ads are disappearing from Missouri airwaves.

      NewsChannel 5 has learned from the NBC affiliate in Columbia that Akin’s latest round of political ads are being pulled because of lack of payment.

      KOMU-TV’s policy is to pull political ads that are not paid in full.

      At NewsChannel 5, Akin’s campaign has stopped buying commercial time. His last ad aired on Wednesday.

    2. jbstonesfan
      September 7th, 2012 at 3:04 pm

      Not being negative

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      The freakin’ HuffingtonPOST…….really?

    3. fun day today here in NH. dick-head @ strawberry banke and mitt romney in nashua. i hope R2 follows and taunts the phony from coast to coast all the way to november 6th.

    4. Obama’s cold leftovers from 2008 are hard to swallow at DNC in 2012

      CHARLOTTE, N.C. — There is nothing sadder than a politician without his balloons. It’s like a cowboy, hair slicked down, without a hat. It’s especially sad when the cowboy was all hat and no cattle to begin with.

      That was President Obama on stage Thursday night accepting his party’s nomination for re-election. He was tiny, like a stick figure with graying hair. He looked tired, not very hopeful. What a letdown it was from four years ago.

      In Denver, lines of hungry people snaked for miles around Mile High Stadium; 80,000 piled in. It was like a rock concert or an NFL game. People left in tears.

      For this week’s event, he gave up his Greek columns. He planned, however, to once again deliver his nomination acceptance speech in a stadium under his lucky stars. But that got scrubbed at the last minute, and it was moved indoors to a much smaller venue.

      The campaign said they took it indoors over concerns about lightning strikes — the very symbol of bad luck. Others speculated they moved it inside because the campaign realized they could not fill the much larger stadium.

      So, when they moved it inside, there was no time to fill the thousands of balloons necessary for the usual balloon drop inside the arena. Instead, Obama accepted his re-nomination to all the spunk and enthusiasm of a few confetti cannons spitting out not nearly enough ribbons of red, white and blue to make up for the absence of balloons.

      Then the upbeat country song blaring from overhead skipped, stopped and had to be started over again. It all felt broken.

      Obama’s speech was little more than cold leftovers from four years ago. Cold leftovers that have been rewarmed so many times that they are nearly inedible, unrecognizable anymore.

      After three days of hearing how Obamacare and the stimulus program are the reasons to re-elect Obama, he managed not to mention either one of them in his speech. Not once.

      He also did not mention his once-fierce rival Hillary Clinton, though he could not avoid ad-libbing a line about Bill Clinton.

      Obama 2008 hung so heavy in the room that Obama 2012 could not avoid mentioning that cool, hip, promising fellow that so many of us fell for.

      “So you see, the election four years ago wasn’t about me,” Obama 2012 said. “It was about you. My fellow citizens, you were the change.”

      So, let’s get this straight: You build a small business from scratch, and you didn’t build that. But Obama blows through $5.4 trillion of your money in four years with nothing to show for it, and you do own that?

      A Republican friend of mine who got swept up in the Obamamania four years ago emailed me after the speech. “You were the change you were disappointed by!” he wrote, darkly.

      http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2012/sep/7/hurt-obamas-cold-leftovers-2008-are-hard-swallow-d/

    5. JbStonesFan, that Gallup poll is what we warned about after the VP selection. We said at the time that Romney would be fine for the two weeks post announcement, post RNC convention – until the DNC convention when the Obama counterattack would begin. The counterattack took place and it is possible that there has been a very big bump for Obama. But as we always say, don’t rely on polls after a major event (the rock thrown in the lake).

      The question now is not what the Gallup poll says at this point, the question is what happens next. As was written yesterday the “God” and “Jerusalem” issue provides Romney with a big opportunity. If Romney seizes on that he can win Florida. If Romney does not act (nor any of his ally organizations) on the DNC horror show which Big Media has already declared a dead issue, then we are in for some tough times.

      Remember though that the Gallup poll you cite is “presidential approval”, the horse race numbers have yet to substantially change:

      Gallup also shows an uptick for Obama in their tracking of the presidential vote preference question. Results released Friday show Obama with a 3-point lead over Republican nominee Mitt Romney (48 to 45 percent). That result represents an upward movement of just a single percentage point for Obama and a single point down for Romney, but it is the first change in Gallup’s numbers in 9 days. From Aug. 28 to Sept. 5, Gallup has shown Obama ahead of Romney by a single percent point (47 to 46 percent).

      As Gallup further states:

      The bigger question, of course, is whether this change is just a momentary “bump” in Gallup’s numbers, or if it represents a meaningful change in voter preferences that will persist beyond convention week.

      Romney has thus far held his fire and it is only today that he is launching a very modest air war. The relatively small ad buys should not confuse anyone as a sign of weakness. The chances are that the Romney campaign wants to first gauge the effect of their ads out on the field and then dramatically expand them.

      As we get more reliable Gallup numbers (be especially wary of the numbers to come out this weekend) starting Wednesday we’ll feel confident in our choice to either cry or laugh. We’ll also wait for other pollsters to chime in as many have wisely avoided polling during this “rock in the lake” period.

      We suggest the eyeballs get off the polls and onto the moves made by the campaigns, such as this:

      “Officials who track such spending report that Romney has purchased about $4.5 million in new advertising for the next several days. [snip]

      Romney’s campaign says it will run 15 separate ads spread across Colorado, Florida, Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia.

      Anyone notice the states that are missing? What this tells us is that Romney is seeing exactly what we are seeing (and warning about with hysterical screams of horror and fury) and these are the pathways Romney sees to the nomination.

      We think that Nevada and Colorado are pretty much gone due to no Rubio on the ticket but it is possible that some headway might be made in these states if Christian voters are given the information they need about “God” and Dims in Charlotte. We think that Nevada and Colorado are feints or tests to see if Romney is still viable there. As we see it the states that Romney will have to win (and he understands and agrees with us if these small ad buys are evidence, which they are) are Florida, Iowa, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Ohio and Virginia. Lose any of these and it is over (with the exception of NH but then you must get Wisconsin which is still not in the Mitt column).

      Thus far no Wisconsin, Michigan, Pennsylvania are on the schedule. We think this is wise. Get the above states then think about these three. As we have screamed, this race is still all about Florida, Florida, Florida.

      As to Bill Clinton, forget about him. The economic numbers are much more important. Today’s economic numbers can be made to melt away any Obama “bump” if Romney runs ads quick – which Romney is doing right now on a modest scale. Next week, after Wednesday, all hell will break lose and we will be hungry mice waiting to feast on the cheese of campaign finance reports – specifically the flaccid Obama numbers.

      Keep hope alive. 🙂

    6. Testing the polls here in Obamaland, riding public transportation where there were buttons, t-shirts and HoppyChangy stickers on everything in 2008…

      …this morning on the way to work was no excitement, no giggles, no one showing that their dude, their guy, their hero spoke last night begging for their vote.

      Only one twentysomething, AA mother with her child and mate…she had on a black, well worn sweatshirt…full face of Baracko and MO…one on each boob.

      No comments, no high fives…nada from anyone to her.

      That’s the bounce that Barry got from his worthless job performance and speech.

    7. Democrats overwhelmingly believe Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have similar views on how to fix the economy. Few Republicans and unaffiliated voters share that assessment. Among all voters, 59% see Clinton as a better president, while 19% prefer Obama. Democrats are evenly divided.
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      And there in a nutshell is a problem with BC supporting the fraud. No, Indies and Repubs may not be buying it, but many of those Hillary supporters who voted for the fraud in 08 will again, cause of BC.
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      Friday, September 07, 2012

      The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Friday shows Mitt Romney attracting support from 46% of voters nationwide, while President Obama earns 45% of the vote. Four percent (4%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided.

      These updates are based upon nightly interviews and reported on a three-day rolling average basis. As a result, virtually all of the interviews for today’s update were completed before President Obama’s prime-time speech last night at the Democratic National Convention.

      Scott Rasmussen’s syndicated newspaper column notes that with the convention distractions behind us, the election is still all about the economy.

      As projected earlier in the week by the Rasmussen Employment Index, today’s jobs report was disappointing. Twenty-one percent (21%) of workers report than their firms are hiring, while 23% report layoffs. That’s the second straight month in which reported layoffs top hiring.

      Concern about job security is rising. Just 62% of workers believe it will be their choice when they change jobs. That’s down 12 points from July and down 19 points from May. It’s the lowest level of confidence measured in more than three years.

      Democrats overwhelmingly believe Bill Clinton and Barack Obama have similar views on how to fix the economy. Few Republicans and unaffiliated voters share that assessment. Among all voters, 59% see Clinton as a better president, while 19% prefer Obama. Democrats are evenly divided.

      Matchup results are updated daily at 9:30 a.m. Eastern (sign up for free daily e-mail update). See daily tracking history.

      What America Thinks, a nationally syndicated television show hosted by Scott Rasmussen, will debut this weekend on more than 60 stations nationwide. Democratic strategist Michael Murphy came straight from the convention in Charlotte to join Scott on the set for the inaugural show. Murphy and Weekly Standard Editor Bill Kristol will discuss the state of Election 2012 and how the economy will drive the results. With other guests, Scott explores how both parties have missed the mark on the health care issue and the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Western Europe.

    8. One more point about the polls we left out in the earlier comment: we are being extremely consistent in our analysis. Those that were upset with us when we dismissed the crap “online” polls and others showing Romney “moving ahead” or the “race shifting to Romney” in the previous three weeks should know that we take the same dismissive attitude towards polls that will show “movement”, “momentum” towards Obama through the weekend (this will happen and we won’t take them seriously. We’ll take a glance at the polls again after Wednesday).

      We treat Gallup with a bit more respect but we will take our cues from reliable data. Reliable data means to us data that we can compare to other data which are reliable. We’ll feel confident when all the polls are polls of likely voters and when those polls have a better sample of the voters, not the recent samples which show obscene bulges for Obama Dimocrats.

    9. Reagan, “A Time for Choosing” speech, 1964, relevant today as then. Chuck Norris has made an ad out of it per ACE.

      Are you willing to spend time studying the issues, making yourself aware, and then conveying that information to family and friends? Will you resist the temptation to get a government handout for your community? Realize that the doctor’s fight against socialized medicine is your fight. We can’t socialize the doctors without socializing the patients. Recognize that government invasion of public power is eventually an assault upon your own business. If some among you fear taking a stand because you are afraid of reprisals from customers, clients, or even government, recognize that you are just feeding the crocodile hoping he’ll eat you last.
      If all of this seems like a great deal of trouble, think what’s at stake. We are faced with the most evil enemy mankind has known in his long climb from the swamp to the stars. There can be no security anywhere in the free world if there is no fiscal and economic stability within the United States. Those who ask us to trade our freedom for the soup kitchen of the welfare state are architects of a policy of accommodation.

      They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong. There are no easy answers, but there are simple answers. We must have the courage to do what we know is morally right. Winston Churchill said that “the destiny of man is not measured by material computation. When great forces are on the move in the world, we learn we are spirits-not animals.” And he said, “There is something going on in time and space, and beyond time and space, which, whether we like it or not, spells duty.”

      You and I have a rendezvous with destiny. We will preserve for our children this, the last best hope of man on earth, or we will sentence them to take the first step into a thousand years of darkness. If we fail, at least let our children and our children’s children say of us we justified our brief moment here. We did all that could be done.

    10. Dana Milbank of the Washington Post, what Obama reads in the morning:

      http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/dana-milbank-obama-lowers-the-bar-on-hope-and-change/2012/09/07/dbf3ea82-f8dc-11e1-8b93-c4f4ab1c8d13_story.html?hpid=z4

      Obama the demigod comes down to Earth

      It began, like the Obama presidency itself, with the loftiest of hopes and the greatest of expectations.

      The Democratic National Convention was to have opened here Monday with a festival at the Charlotte Motor Speedway, where, convention officials said, some 100,000 people would participate in a Labor Day festival that demonstrated the party’s openness and inclusion.

      After a couple of nights at the Time Warner Cable Arena, the convention was to have closed with President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Bank of America Stadium, where convention officials were planning to squeeze nearly 6,000 seats onto the field to expand the stadium’s capacity beyond its usual 74,000.

      But the speedway event was canceled — ostensibly because of logistical problems but more likely because convention fundraising was running low. Then the Democrats canceled the stadium event in favor of the smaller arena — ostensibly because of “severe thunderstorm” concerns but more likely because they couldn’t be sure enough people would come to fill the stadium.

      In fact, the forecast hadn’t called for severe weather, and conditions were fine Thursday night. The change caused thousands to be turned away, and the crush of crowds at the arena led authorities at one point to lock down the building for a second straight night – leaving some delegates on the street while lobbyists enjoyed the proceedings inside.

      It was quite a comedown from that heady night in Denver four years ago when Obama accepted the nomination in front of about 80,000 at Invesco Field. The candidate, on a stage set resembling a Greek temple, spoke about remaking the nation and the world.

      The demigod turned out to be entirely human, and his results were disappointing. On Thursday night, as Obama admitted to “failings,” Democrats who dreamed of the biggest and the best in 2008 were learning to accept good enough.

      To appreciate the transformation, I spent some time Thursday afternoon in the convention hall with the Indiana delegation. Four years ago, as the Obama wave was building, Indiana was in play (it eventually went to Obama) and the delegation was seated prominently. This year, Obama isn’t contesting Indiana, and the delegation was assigned to the back, in between solidly red Alabama and Idaho.

      “It was just so moving, so emotional, to be just one individual in a sea of Democrats,” delegate Bionca Gambill of Terra Haute told me, recalling that night at Invesco Field. “There were a lot of people in tears.” But this year, “you don’t have that magic,” she said. “We need to find some of that energy. I don’t think we can find 100 percent of it.”

      A few rows back, Leona Glazebrooks of Indianapolis had similar recollections. “We felt confident, we felt good: A new generation was coming,” she said. Now, she said, “I’m worried. . . . Can you elect someone when employment isn’t under 8 percent?” [snip]

      As The Post’s Tom Hamburger and Peter Wallsten reported, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel dropped his honorary co-chairmanship of the Obama campaign so he could help plug Obama’s fundraising gap by raising big-dollar contributions for the pro-Obama super PAC. On the convention floor, Democrats bled from a self-inflicted injury as delegates squabbled over the platform’s inexplicable omission of the phrase “God-given” and language recognizing Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

      At the start of his indoor acceptance speech, Obama tried to recalibrate expectations, telling delegates that at the 2004 convention he “spoke about hope, not blind optimism, not wishful thinking, but hope in the face of difficulty.” He returned to the theme later, cautioning: “I won’t pretend the path I’m offering is quick or easy. I never have. . . . And the truth is, it will take more than a few years for us to solve challenges that have built up over decades.”

      It was a markedly different tone from that night in Denver four years ago, when Obama spoke of “the change we need right now” at that “defining moment” when he vowed to remake Washington. Had he mentioned years and decades back then, the drop in expectations might not have felt so steep.

    11. The numbers that matter:

      http://www.deadline.com/2012/09/tv-ratings-nbc-wins-last-night-barack-obama-presidential-nomination-democratic-national-convention-americas-got-talent-hits-series-low-big-brother-up-rookie-blue-finale-way-up-big-bang-theory/

      President Obama accepted his party’s nomination last night and NBC returned to take the top spot in coverage of the Democratic National Convention. But then the numbers were staked in the network’s favor: NBC, which didn’t broadcast any of Wednesday’s DNC because of its NFL season opener, doubled up on Thursday, beginning its broadcast live from Charlotte at 9 PM EDT — an hour before ABC and CBS. NBC’s coverage earned a 2.1/6 rating in fast nationals. That was up from last week’s one-hour live broadcast of the closing night of the Republican National Convention but down 5% from its 9:53-11:02 PM EDT coverage four years ago at the DNC in Denver. ABC landed a 1.0/3 rating last night, about flat with the final night of the RNC but down a steep 50% from its 10-11:07 coverage in 2008. CBS’ coverage last night received a 0.9/2, down from last week’s RNC and falling 31% from its 2008 broadcast on the comparative night. NBC drew 8.03 million viewers in the 10-11 PM ET slot compared with ABC’s 3.67 million and CBS’ 3.03 million. Coverage wasn’t time-zone adjusted and the numbers will likely change later in the day. NBC won the night among adults 18-49 and in total viewers.

    12. Dana Milbank of the Washington Post
      Obama the demigod comes down to Earth…..

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      The only thing worse that could have happened to the Dim convention, would have been for Bill Clinton to cancel on his speech and to offer up his replacement at the last minute, Clinton Easton and his favorite chair.

    13. Wow, politico is punching their tarnished calf pretty hard. Headlines:

      Obama fell flat

      Obama: Jobs numbers ‘not good enough’

      Downsizing the dream

      Analysts say Obama came up short

      Plouffe not expecting bounce

    14. Question: where is Mrs. O’leary’s cow when we need her–to finish the job?

      When Mrs. O’Leary’s
      Cow kicked the lantern
      In Chicago town
      They say that started the fire
      That burned Chicago down
      That’s the story that went around
      But here’s the real low down
      Put the blame on Bo-Mo-Jar & Grease
      The destroyers of worlds

    15. Et tu Politico?:

      http://www.politico.com/news/stories/0912/80925.html?hp=t1

      Barack Obama was flat.

      A surprisingly long parade of Democrats and media commentators who didn’t think much of the speech described it less as a failure than a fizzle—an oddly missed opportunity to frame his presidency or the nation’s choice in a fresh or inspirational light.
      [snip]

      The reaction among even many progressive commentators was less effusive.

      “Let’s be blunt. Barack Obama gave a dull and pedestrian speech tonight, with nary an interesting thematic device, policy detail, or even one turn of phrase,” wrote Michael Tomasky, the editor of the progressive journal Democracy, at The Daily Beast, in a line that was representative of other commentary.

      James Carville, who wanted something bolder, was disappointed. “Certainly not the best speech of this convention,” Carville tweeted minutes after Obama left the podium with wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia.

      The speech “got the job done. But I didn’t feel any real passion in the delivery. It felt more like an actor soldiering through his lines,” wrote Kevin Drum at Mother Jones. “There was nothing memorable, nothing forward looking, and nothing that drew a contrast with Romney in sharp, gut-level strokes. Obama was, to be charitable, no more than the third best of the Democratic convention’s prime time speakers in 2012.”

    16. THIS IS AN ABSOLUTE SHOCKER:

      http://www.politico.com/blogs/charlie-mahtesian/2012/09/obama-clocks-briefest-speech-in-years-134832.html

      President Barack Obama’s convention speech ranks as the shortest acceptance speech by an incumbent in 36 years.

      According to C-SPAN research, Obama’s speech clocked in at 38 minutes and 23 seconds, the briefest nomination acceptance speech by a president since Gerald Ford in 1976.

      It seemed as if this thing went on for hours and hours, if not months. Shortest speech? Time grinds to a halt when you’re tortured.

    17. Milbank is a laughing hyena. Obama is no demigod. He is a demagogue. Obama is not coming down to earth. He has lost control of the airship and is careening down to terra firma like the bloody Red Baron in his final fatal descent.

    18. President Barack Obama’s convention speech ranks as the shortest acceptance speech by an incumbent in 36 years
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      Brevity is the soul of wit.

      Except in his case.

      In his case, he says everything he wants to, but he has nothing to say.

      He has an agenda which he does not wish to talk about,

      Because he knows we would not accept it.

      His plan is to say little now, and when/if elected to govern by executive order.

    19. Compromise??? His ideas of compromise are: “I won”, “they can come along for the ride, but they have to sit at the back of the bus”, “get in their face”, that’s why there’s no working together in Washington? 😯

    20. The Washington Post’s “The Fix”: “Certainly Not Among The Best He Has Ever Delivered…”
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      I disagree. It was no different than his other speeches–same platitudes, same strawmen, same derth of creative ideas. Same revival tent environment, same devil worshippers in the audience, same iconography, same slobbering media people. Oh sure, the ampitheater was smaller, the rain they hoped for did not come, the on again off again position on God, the natering nabobbs of negativity–but those are trivial details. The reason big media says it is different is because this time they were listening and discovered for the first time that there is no there there. Empty chair, empty suit, empty rhetoric–nothing new here.

    21. Any suggestion that Bill is not being sincere turns them off to anything else I might say after that.

      ===================

      That idea does tend to produce a credibility problem, yes.

      A more credible approach might be, “Obama is better than the GOP, but he isn’t trying hard enough. Vote Green.”

    22. He is a demagogue. Obama is not coming down to earth. He has lost control of the airship and is careening down to terra firma like the bloody Red Baron in his final fatal descent.

      😆 Good image.

    23. Just curious. Has anyone done the analysis of the effect of turnout differences. I have read articles that talk about the voter enthusiasm gap but I have not seen any sensitivity analyses. Also, have there been any studies on the likely effectiveness of the GOTV capabilities?

    24. From BAR:

      “What Obama Has Wrought”

      ***
      “Frankly, who wants to be the one to point out, in the middle of the festivities, that Michelle Obama was just a Chicago Daley machine hack lawyer who was rewarded with a quarter million dollar a year job of neutralizing community complaints against the omnivorous University of Chicago Hospitals? She resigned from her $50,000 seat on the board of directors of Tree-House Foods, a major Wal-Mart supplier, early in her husband’s presidential campaign. But, once in the White House, the First Lady quickly returned to flaking for Wal-Mart, praising the anti-union “death star” behemoth’s inner city groceries offensive as part of her White House healthy foods booster duties.

      She also serves on the board of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs, the corporate foreign policy outfit to which her husband dutifully reported, each year, in his pucker-up to the presidency. The Obamas are a global capital-loving couple, two cynical lawyers on hire to the wealthiest and the ghastliest…
      ***
      “George Bush could not have pulled off such an evisceration of the Bill of Rights, if only because the Democrats and an aroused street would not have allowed it. Bush knew better than to mount a full-court legislative assault on habeas corpus, and instead simply asserted that preventive detention is inherent in the powers of the presidency during times of war. It was left to Obama to pass actual legislation nullifying domestic rule of law – with no serious Democratic opposition. ”
      ***
      “The Obama administration, with the Federal Reserve functioning as a component of the executive branch, has funneled at least $16 trillion to domestic and international banking institutions, much of it through a virtually “free money” policy that could well become permanent. This ongoing “rescue” of finance capital is unprecedented in sheer scope and in the blurring of lines between Wall Street and the State. The routine transfer of multi-billions in securities and debts and assets of all kinds between the U.S. Treasury, the Federal Reserve and corporate accounts, has created de facto structures of governance that may be described as institutional forms of fascism.”
      ****
      “With Obama, the corporate rulers have found the key that fits their needs at a time of (terminal) crisis. He is the more effective evil.”

      It is “interesting that neither “party” ever talks about the “big bucks”. $20+ trillion given to banks, hedge funds, etc., crickets from the GOP and Dems; Goldman given a pass by Holder on the multi-billion dollar fraud deal with John Paulson, not one WTF?, etc.,etc.

      The $785 billion stim pkg. that get the street theater from the Repubs is chump change, especially when $388 billion went for worthless tax cuts. Bernake et al are likely to move more trillions to the financial sector but we won’t know because it will be a Fed secret.

      The interesting thing is that there is no one of political consequence who is calling bullshit on what is going on; that is unheard of in American politics.

    25. Employment growth remained weak in August, with just 96,000 new positions created

      ====================

      Jobs created is a good thing to look at. Also look at jobs lost, and how many were government jobs lost by GOP ‘waste cutting’.

    26. On the Confluence

      [snip]

      ……Obama faithful that look delusional and out of touch, sticking with a dying party that has gone out of its way to shed what it thinks are its losers. Good luck to them. No matter what happens this fall, they have managed to fulfill the hopes and dreams of the right and I want no part of that.

      In the meantime, the rest of us will have to put up with the “You have to vote for Obama or the bad guys will win!” crowd freaking out for the next 8 weeks. I am not afraid of what is to come. As long as friends stick together and work for a better way to live, we will weather the bad stuff. The last thing I will ever do is voluntarily surrender my principles in order to satisfy the mob.

      http://riverdaughter.wordpress.com/

      LOTR quotes along with thread.

    27. That quote is as fresh today as it was then. Last night at the insane asylum Joe Biden and Barack featured their bumper sticker slogan “Bin Laden is dead and GM is alive” as a begging point for reelection. Left unmentioned by both of the deceptive charlatans was that it was Navy Seals who sent Bin Laden for his never ending interview with Tim Russert in the hot place and that GM is not doing well at all. GM IS A ZOMBIE CORPORATION – alive but dead, like the American economy. “Obama’s Economy In Ditch With GM” was the title of an article we published in August and is a decent primer for those wanting to delve deeper into the catastrophe which is the Obama stewardship of the American economy and the ZOMBIE corporation which is GM.
      ————————–
      Now that is high prose. Russert and Bin Laden. Not as far fetched as it might seem. Just as we have loons like the lawyer who sought a shortcut to celebrity by proclaiming that he would defend Bin Laden pro bono because he believes even the meanest creature deserves a defense, and by the way make sure you spell my name right, there is a marked tendency by those in big media who see themselves as grand interlocuturs on the world stage, above any government, to seek out and interview the worst people on earth, terrorists, heads of state, murderers, and the flotsom and jetsome of the human race, and look for their human side, inner child and that kind of crap. Therefore, while we can all imagine an idyllic coming together between dirtbag Russert, and the giant Obama slayed with a mere rock and a slingshot to hear him tell the story, if Russert had lived then it is not unlikely that he would have interviewed Osama in life and given him the platform to encourage terrorism which we do not need. Better they should do their thing the other side of the grave, in the sulferous zones where they belong since they are in pare deliecto.

    28. Riverdaughter: “The last thing I will ever do is voluntarily surrender my principles in order to satisfy the mob.”

      ====================================

      Thanks for the quote from Riverdaughter.

      For those who haven’t been reading her lately, her principles she is talking about are LIBERAL principles, and she has been strongly pushing a third party liberal vote.

      Also, from http://riverdaughter.wordpress.com/2012/09/06/commence-the-defensive-whining-about-clinton/
      “Some of us don’t even recognize the Obama that Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Bill Clinton talked about last night. THAT Barack Obama is a fictional character and we all know it.”

    29. Shadowfax
      September 7th, 2012 at 7:18 pm
      Obama’s empty chair on Mt. Rushmore
      ———————
      Love it. All we need next to it is Tellebama.

    30. How about a new exhibit in the Smithsonian. For Washington, we could have his Revolutionary War uniform, the boat he used to cross the Deleware etc. For Lincoln, we could have the Bible he used to take the oath, the Gettysburg Address, etc. And for Obama–A Greater than Washington or Lincoln (old dead white men, as Michelle would say) we could have the empty plush lounge chair, telebama in waiting, iconography and a zipper high kneeling pad for Brian Williams, George Stephanopolis, Chuck Todd, David Brooks, etc. Beside the Obama exhibit would be a money slot, to pay off his campaign debts which could not be sluffed off on taxpayers.

    31. Wbboei, Shadowfax, there are a lot of funny stories burping out like a baby on Pepsi this week. But by far the funniest, or saddest really, story is one that goes along with that Obama campaign excuse about how they were trying to keep the rally attendee numbers low on purpose. We mean this one:

      http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2012/09/07/why-obama-went-low-key-in-his-democratic-convention-speech.html

      Why Obama Went Low Key in His Democratic Convention Speech

      The president’s more subdued rhetoric is being derided by pundits—but it was carefully vetted with groups of voters. Howard Kurtz reports exclusively on the Obama team’s decision not to swing for the fences in Charlotte.

      Barack Obama’s team wanted an earthbound speech, and they got it.

      While the pundits are generally calling the president’s Thursday night address mediocre, Obama and his advisers had taken great pains to avoid soaring rhetoric that might have been derided as empty.

      Wanna know what is sadder than such a ridiculous excuse? This is an out and out confession that Obama’s speech sucked. Sucked big. Sucked loud. Sucked not proud. It sucked. Now imagine poor little Obama, with all his childhood issues of being dumped by just about everyone the more they got to know him. Now even the Obama campaign admits Obama sucks. It’s sad. Is so sad, we’d like to play a Friday night song video, but we can’t find anything pathetic enough to play.

      It’s said. So sad. Sometimes “Boob” is the hardest word.

    32. admin
      September 7th, 2012 at 8:05 pm
      ——————————
      very good.

      The Obama campaign had best be leery of baseball analogies. When they talk about not swinging for the fences (as you say, an unintended admission that the speech was a failure), they invite other baseball analogies like a big swing and a miss, as reported by Krauthammer and Fleisher separately.
      ——————————

      BARACK OBAMA, AKA “BAMBI” AT BAT

      Ten thousand eyes were on him as he rubbed his hands with dirt;
      Five thousand tounges applauded as he wiped them on his shirt.
      Then, while the writhing pitcher ground the ball into his hip,
      Defiance gleamed in Bambi’s eye, a sneer curled Bambi’s lip.

      And now the leather-covered sphere came hurtling through the air,
      And Bambi stood a-watching it in haughty grandeur there,
      Close by the sturdy batsman the ball unheeded sped —
      “That ain’t my style,” said Bambi. “Strike one,” the (racist) umpire said.

      From the benches, black with people, there went up a muffled roar,
      Like the beating of the storm waves on a stern and distant shore.
      “Kill him; kill the (racist) umpire!” shouted Matthews from the stand;–
      And it’s likely they’d have killed him had not Bambi raised his hand.

      With a smile of Muslim charity and Sharia Law great Bambi’s visage shone;
      He stilled the rising tumult; he bade the game go on;
      He signaled to the pitcher, and once more the spheroid flew;
      But Bambi still ignored it, and the (racist) umpire said, “Strike two.”

      “Fraud,” cried called all the Obots, and big media echoed “Fraud,”
      But one scornful look from Bambi, and the multitude was awed.
      The saw his face grow stern and cold; they saw his muscles strain,
      And they knew that Bambi wouldn’t let that ball go by again.

      The smile is gone from Bambi’s lip; his teeth are clenched in hate;
      He pounds with cruel violence his bat upon the plate.
      And now the pitcher holds the ball, and now he lets it go,
      And now the air is shattered by the force of Bambi’s blow.

      Oh! somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;
      The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light.
      And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;
      But there is no joy in hell hole Chicago –Barack Obama has Struck Out.

    33. Appreciate the poll analysis administrator. It is, however, amazing to me that with
      unemployment numbers still over 8% , less than expected job growth, and a genuine
      demoralized feeling by most working class Americans, that Romney is not up by
      7-10% points. I admittedly was one of the Romney supporters because he was the best
      of the worst group of candidates perhaps in GOP history. He has shown, regrettably,
      very poor communication skills,ma very weak campaign team, and in his first critical
      decision, he blew it by not picking Rubio who is young, dynamic and would have
      secured a close victory in Florida. Ryan will be good in the debates and is a numbers
      cruncher(see Bill Clinton’s “arithmetic”), but Romney needed much more. He may surprise us in the debates, but he certainly was bland in the GOP debates. Mitt is really going to have to fight nasty if he hopes to win. The question is will and can he do it?

    34. Admin – Wanna know what is sadder than such a ridiculous excuse? This is an out and out confession that Obama’s speech sucked. Sucked big. Sucked loud. Sucked not proud. It sucked. Now imagine poor little Obama, with all his childhood issues of being dumped by just about everyone the more they got to know him. Now even the Obama campaign admits Obama sucks. It’s sad. Is so sad, we’d like to play a Friday night song video, but we can’t find anything pathetic enough to play.

      It’s said. So sad. Sometimes “Boob” is the hardest word.

      ———–
      Yes admin, without some well deserved humor over Barry’s downward spiral, this would all be too darn pitiful to tolerate.

      “Weird Al” Yankovic- “You’re Pitiful” With Lyrics


    35. I read from somewhere that the favorability poll was based on adults and NOT registered voters. At the same time, the match up poll was based on registered voters and NOT likely voters. Is this true? Did gallup use registered voters for the favorability polls previously and registered voters for the match ups? Did they just change the screen just for this poll?

    36. jbstonesfan
      September 7th, 2012 at 8:54 pm
      ——————————
      If the dim convention is any indication, the Obama campaign team is looking pretty incompetent too. Several times this week I wondered out loud whether those bozos could run a whore house in a gold rush. The issues over the stadium, God, Israel, flat speech by Obama, no new ideas, bitter partisanship etc. were all self inflicted wounds, which stirred doubts among the big media whores. Did you happen to see the Jay Cost piece I posted this morning?

    37. rickya
      September 7th, 2012 at 10:09 pm
      I read from somewhere that the favorability poll was based on adults and NOT registered voters. At the same time, the match up poll was based on registered voters and NOT likely voters. Is this true? Did gallup use registered voters for the favorability polls previously and registered voters for the match ups? Did they just change the screen just for this poll?

      ————-
      what you are really asking is whether the blackmail efforts orchestrated by Axelrod and Holder are working.

    38. Rickya, there are several Gallup surveys all of which we think are not particularly helpful at this point.

      Try this for answers to your questions:

      http://hotair.com/archives/2012/09/07/bounce-obamas-job-approval-at-52-in-gallup-highest-since-bin-laden-raid/

      And since the job approval number suddenly looks rosy, it stands to reason that O’s lead over Mitt could widen over the next few days as the pre-convention data is replaced with post-convention bounciness. Nor is this the only poll today to show an uptick for O. After the Republican convention, Romney bounced out to a four-point lead over Obama in Rasmussen’s daily tracker. Today at Ras, O’s back within one. Assuming Gallup’s right that there’s a bounce in motion, that tiny lead is likely to be erased this weekend.

      Why not go full eeyore in honor of the occasion, then? Four reasons. One: O just took a roundhouse from that terrible, terrible jobs report. That’s bound to temper some of the new, Clinton-fueled enthusiasm for him. Two: Gallup’s and Rasmussen’s surveys are based for the most part on interviews conducted before O’s own widely panned speech last night. If the public was as underwhelmed by it as the commentariat, the bounce may well deflate early. Three: Gallup’s poll is of registered voters, which always skew Democratic. A 48/45 Obama lead among registereds is a de facto tie among likelies, which is precisely what Rasmussen’s finding. O’s back to even, not out to a lead. And four: Romney’s finally beginning his massive attack-ad offensive against Obama in eight key swing states today. When push comes to shove, it doesn’t much matter how O’s doing in the national daily trackers. It’s the swing-state polls that count.

      [snip]

      Update: A few readers have e-mailed to note that Gallup’s job approval number is based on a sample of adults, not registered voters. Right; it’s the head-to-head with Romney, where O now leads by three, that’s based on a sample of registereds. Apologies if that wasn’t clear. The point is, if we’re seeing his job approval rise among adults, that’ll probably have some similar but lesser effect among registereds and then a similar but still lesser effect among likelies. Not a huge bounce, but a little something.

    39. JBStonesFan, only 7-10%? Obama should only be getting 7-10 votes total. 🙂

      We’ve been pounding the drums for a much tougher campaign as you know. Here’s an article (excerpts, the whole thing is a good read) by a Republican/conservative that agrees to a great extent with the tougher approach and is also very nervous about the “nice” strategy (check out the section on Big Media):

      http://www.nationalreview.com/corner/316225/are-republicans-fooling-themselves-stanley-kurtz

      Are Republicans Fooling Themselves?

      Overall, the Democrats put on an effective show. With the possible exception of the McGovern convention, this was the most left-leaning Democratic gathering in memory. Some of that may have been counterproductive, particularly on social issues. To the extent that Republicans dismiss this convention as either a failure or relatively meaningless, however, I think we’re fooling ourselves.

      This election could go either way. If Obama squeaks by, he will have done so with the help of a Democratic party that has taken a large, open, and disturbingly leftist turn. I think we’re missing the significance of that. [snip]

      Conservatives can puncture these arguments all we like, but we can’t cut through the media filter. More than that, the conservative case can’t break through the left-controlled education system that has profoundly shaped the Millennials. True, youth unemployment is giving many second thoughts about Obama, yet it’s been more a matter of sapping Millennial enthusiasm than of changing attitudes and ideas.[snip]

      Only the Romney campaign can cut through the cultural, educational, and media filters and force a debate over the Obama Democrats’ bogus redefinition of the American dream. The media can ignore what conservatives say, but they still have to cover the candidate. With the exception of his welfare ads, however, the Romney campaign has avoided an assault on Obama’s ideology. Romney’s entirely plausible strategy is to downplay the ideological battle (Ryan nomination notwithstanding).

      As the Romney campaign sees it, the tiny sliver of remaining undecided voters consists of mildly disillusioned former Obama supporters, or at least voters who personally like Obama. Coaxing these folks to “break up” with their erstwhile beau means not making them feel like they were fools to buy into Obama’s vision to begin with. That cuts against any effort to unmask the president’s overweening leftist ambitions. Let’s just say that the president’s a nice guy who’s in over his head instead. [snip]

      I can’t say for certain that Romney’s strategy is wrong. But I do think it’s far riskier than we realize. Treating Obama as a nice guy in over his head, rather than a smart leftist who knows exactly what he’s doing, leaves the Democrats’ bogus narrative about government unanswered. America is changing, and Republicans are naive to rely on the public to simply recognize the problems in the Democrats’ claims without significant help from our nominee.

      Republicans won big in 2010 by defining Obama as an overweening ideologue. Yet that was the Tea Party’s doing, not the Republican establishment. In those days, Romney even jumped on the tea-party bandwagon with some surprisingly cutting observations about Obama’s leftism. Obama may not have pivoted after the 2010 election, but Republicans did. They toned down their attacks on the president’s ideology, and to some extent helped to build up the very wall of “likeability” they now fear to scale, even as the president rejected the Clintonian way and stayed to the left. Were Republicans smart to hold their fire? Romney did try out the argument that Obama is moving us toward European-style social democracy during the primaries, but he’s dropped that now in favor of the kinder and gentler “break up” approach.

      Republican reticence on these issues has been going on for a while. Beginning with John McCain in 2008, the party establishment has done a weak job of challenging the core Democratic narrative of the causes of the financial crisis. [snip]

      I don’t have access to the Romney campaign’s focus-group and survey data. Maybe they’re right to try to pry away those erstwhile Obama supporters in only the gentlest of ways. Yet I worry that the Romneyites are fooling themselves. Technocrats and fixers from a state where liberals dominate, they are neither inclined or prepared to show how the Obama Democrats are slowly redefining American exceptionalism into the European social democratic dream. Romney may squeak by on bad unemployment numbers and gentle coaxing of undecideds, but patriotic veneer the Democrats have managed to slap on their leftism is worrisome. If Obama wins, it will be because we allowed him to get away with it.

      We feel your Floridian pain. As you know we have even written ads for the Romney campaign which detail exactly how to strip away at “likeability”. We think it is necessary to state clearly that Obama is “nasty”. Unfortunately, we don’t run the campaign.

      We do hope and expect, as we wrote in the article about the platform fight that this issue if communicated to Christians and Jews might be the key to win Florida and in many other states (Iowa for instance with its large Catholic population). As we thought about it some more a smart move would also include Mosques but from an opposite approach. We read that the Palestinian Authority is angry with the new platform language and so are many Palestinian activists and supporters here in the United States. Hey, it couldn’t hurt.

      We just a little wheel that turns bigger wheels that turn ever bigger wheels. We fight on.

    40. jbstonesfan

      Dude, we are all freaked out and have no crystal ball…well admin comes the closest to it though.

      It’s difficult for some of us to keep pulling ourselves up by the bootstraps when you hold those scissors in your hand. 😉

    41. I received a call from a pollster today.

      They ask me six questions

      Did i watch the DNC convention
      Am i a democrat or republican
      Who did i vote for in the last election
      who would i be voting for in Nov
      What speaker impress me the most
      What year i was born

    42. posted on theulstermanreport.com –
      amazing footage in the youtube link –
      quick – before it disappears

      e. scott
      September 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm
      Remember when we were told to watch Fox News on a Sunday night that was going to air something about Obama and we watched but never saw anything! Well, read below and click on the video to see why it got pulled before it could air.

      Now we know why Fox News never broadcast it as they had originally planned to. This piece was pulled.

      *I encourage you to please send this to everyone on your email list ASAP.*
      *Remember all the notices we kept getting to watch Fox News on Sunday at 9PM? What Happened?*

      *This is the clip that got pulled due to pressure from the Administration.*
      Obama Puts Heat on Fox News to Prevent Sean Hannity from airing this piece.
      *This is a video that Sean Hannity of FOX News has been trying to show that we are told has consistently been blocked by the Obama Administration for several weeks. It was a matter of time until the internet picked it up.*
      *Watch it now before it gets pulled from the Internet!*

      http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=tCAffMSWSzY#t=28

    43. posted on the ulsterman report – check out the link!
      e. scott
      September 7, 2012 at 10:43 pm
      Remember when we were told to watch Fox News on a Sunday night that was going to air something about Obama and we watched but never saw anything! Well, read below and click on the video to see why it got pulled before it could air.

      Now we know why Fox News never broadcast it as they had originally planned to. This piece was pulled.

      *I encourage you to please send this to everyone on your email list ASAP.*
      *Remember all the notices we kept getting to watch Fox News on Sunday at 9PM? What Happened?*

      *This is the clip that got pulled due to pressure from the Administration.*
      Obama Puts Heat on Fox News to Prevent Sean Hannity from airing this piece.
      *This is a video that Sean Hannity of FOX News has been trying to show that we are told has consistently been blocked by the Obama Administration for several weeks. It was a matter of time until the internet picked it up.*
      *Watch it now before it gets pulled from the Internet!*

      http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=tCAffMSWSzY#t=28

    44. As for Florida, O will be 20 miles north in West Palm Beach this weekend. O has 77 campaign offices in FL, Romney 50.

    45. jbstonesfan

      I am hoping that at some point R2 will cut the ‘nice guys’ crapola and turn into a combo of Trump and Christie.

      Mitt has to shed those Mormon undies and put on his jackboots and fight.

      I wonder how Lincoln won? He was a nice guy too.
      WBB, any history on that?

    46. Why don’t we all get together on this and make a concerted effort to convince the poobahs in the Romney campaign to ease off on the gentlemanly behavior and treat these Obunga people like the dirty fighters they plainly are? Maybe the Romney ad campaign will be tougher and more direct, but I fear that this Mr. Nice Guy tactic is knocking our brains out.

      Only a few months to go and Romney, to my mind, has not spent any time showing that the Dims are so utterly invested in widespread trouble for ordinary people. What these people are doing with the finances of our country is a profound threat to our present and our future.

      It is outrageous that the Republican strategy appears to be so supine and flaccid when compared with the viciousness of the Dims. It is past time to haul out the heavy howitzers and fire away. Voters need to see much more sharply the colossal differences between Romney’s new vision of what we can be and four more years of the dire social revisionism that is powered by false emotion and the adulation of celebrity.

      If Romney cannot come across with more fire he is going to lose this thing. He has to show clearly that Obama can’t do what needs to be done and the stakes are enormous for all of us.

    47. jbstonesfan

      I was thinking the same thing of Trump and Christie and hope they just were waiting for the conventions to end, giving the two candidates their time, then the ads to start and be asked to start their attacks.

    48. blue

      Besides what admin has been posting to the GOP, what do you propose?

      I was part of the PUMApac attack group that tried to get McCain and those on Fox to speak up for the corruption in 2008, to go on the attack and only Sarah went for the throat and she and her family paid a dear price for that.
      I don’t think Ryan is a sissy, so hopefully he will encourage Mitt to be more forceful…or we are toast.

    49. Thanks, Admin for the info.

      Will Gallup start polling data among likely voters instead of registered voters now that the conventions are over?

    50. admin
      September 7th, 2012 at 8:05 pm

      But by far the funniest, or saddest really, story is one that goes along with that Obama campaign excuse about how they were trying to keep the rally attendee numbers low on purpose.

      Why Obama Went Low Key in His Democratic Convention Speech

      The president’s more subdued rhetoric is being derided by pundits—but it was carefully vetted with groups of voters. Howard Kurtz reports exclusively on the Obama team’s decision not to swing for the fences in Charlotte.

      Barack Obama’s team wanted an earthbound speech, and they got it.

      While the pundits are generally calling the president’s Thursday night address mediocre, Obama and his advisers had taken great pains to avoid soaring rhetoric that might have been derided as empty.

      Wanna know what is sadder than such a ridiculous excuse? This is an out and out confession that Obama’s speech sucked. Sucked big. Sucked loud. Sucked not proud. It sucked.
      &&&&&&

      Lemme get this straight.

      Ofukker has always been a one trick pony: deception.

      Soaring rhetoric in public, behind the scenes snuff jobs. No talent or ability or even care in trying to govern, to pass laws, to make the world a better place.

      So what is a one-trick-pony without the one trick? Ya know, The Soaring Uplifting Rhetorical Masterpiece of a speech.

      Yeah, on the way to winning batting titles, home run titles and MVPs, Arod likes to deliberately “tone things down by going 0 for 6”.

    51. bstonesfan
      September 7th, 2012 at 8:54 pm

      Appreciate the poll analysis administrator. It is, however, amazing to me that with
      unemployment numbers still over 8% , less than expected job growth, and a genuine
      demoralized feeling by most working class Americans, that Romney is not up by
      7-10% points.
      &&&&&&

      I know you are the “realist” of this team here, but I think you buy too hard into the b.s. being deliberately fed into the the public drinking water.

      “Obama gets huge bump!!!”

      “Clinton makes Obama second term inevitable”.

      Yadda yadda.

      C’mon, msnbc, nbc, cnn, etc. we know they are all on the dole. We know they twist the numbers. They create a media echo chamber, and you take it at face value.

      When someone at a bar starts bragging, “I got a ten incher, and I banged three married broads last night”, I take it with several grains of salt as I order another margarita.

      MSN’s JOB is to “sell the inevitability”. If you want to believe RCP polls that factor in the skewed over-sampled polls, that’s your business.

    52. Republicans won big in 2010 by defining Obama as an overweening ideologue. Yet that was the Tea Party’s doing, not the Republican establishment.

      =====================

      So the same voters who bought that definition in 2010, do they need to be sold it all over again? Or will they keep their 2010 opinion of Obama, so now Romney might try a different definition for some other voters?

    53. F Scott Fitzgerald once remarked to Hemmingway the rich are different, to which Hemmingway replied yes they have money, to which Fitzgeral replied no with or without the money they are different.

      Case in point: 1950s fashion icon, socialite, wife of the founder of CBS and Vogue magazine editor Babe Paley.

      Obama does this dinner with Ann Winthow of Vogue, and she with a gaze blank and pittiless of the sun is so accustomed to dealing with servants that she does not realize how out of touch she appears to the common herd.

      What is it about Messiah Obama that appeals to this human relica of Madam Tussard’s wax museum?

      Is it his metrosexual man personna (Kaines wife described him thusly), or is it the fact that the elites are smitten by this fraud, and having him over for beer and skittles would make her the envy of all her rich friends.

      I do not pretend to know. But rich or not, the axiom of PT Barnum holds true: a fool and his money are soon parted.

    54. No one should freak out about anything… yet.

      Fact is we are feeling pretty good about several items on the Mitt “must to do” list. At this point we believe Virginia will join North Carolina in the Romney column. If not for certain events and certain non-events this past week we would be much more concerned about must win Virginia. [Clue: the “non-events” we are talking about did not happen on Monday and Thursday and that is a very big problem for the Obama campaign.]

      Florida of course remains our #1, #2, and #3 worry. However as our previous article indicated there is a pathway to clear that hurdle now and someone or someones is sure to take our advice, or else and most likely, they thought of it on their own. This is not very complicated stuff once you get to the point we are now in with all the preliminaries out of the way.

      As to polls, we’ll repeat that they are all pretty much crap until after Wednesday when we see the effects in swing state of the modest Romney ad buy and the subsiding of the distortions caused by both conventions. Polls of adults are useless and polls of registered voters are close to useless. Online polls we disregard whether they favor Romney/Ryan (as they did last week) or Barack/Biden as they surely will this weekend.

      Usually after Labor Day every poll company switches to likely voter samples but this year the polling companies might not do so until very late and we would not be shocked if they don’t at all although this would be unprecedented. Registered voter polls favor Obama and the poll companies might be scared to make the change especially in light of all the rumors that Gallup was intimidated with legal action by Axelrod and DOJ. See: http://www.examiner.com/article/david-axelrod-allegedly-intimidated-gallup-poll-staffers The rumor does not have to be valid to scare these companies.

      In the meantime, as we wrote to Roberta and Shadowfax a few days ago this is what we will be looking at (and writing about) and will continue to look at:

      http://www.hillaryis44.org/2012/08/31/once-in-a-blue-moon/#comment-390653

      http://www.hillaryis44.org/2012/08/31/once-in-a-blue-moon/#comment-390656

      And remember, money makes the world go ’round – which makes this ever so interesting for those of us who love campaign finance reports. Our advice is forget the speeches, follow the money:

      http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2012-09-07/democrats-said-to-end-convention-15-million-short.html

      Democrats Said to End Convention $15 Million Short

      Democrats ended their convention in Charlotte $5 million short of their budget even after being forced to draw down a $10 million line of credit from Duke Energy Corp. (DUK), according to a Democratic Party fundraiser.

      That will leave a $15 million bill that eventually will have to be paid by President Barack Obama’s campaign or the Democratic National Committee, according to the fundraiser, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal deliberations.

      The Charlotte Host Committee ended the convention with more than $5 million in immediate obligations and may require a direct cash infusion from the Obama campaign to pay vendors, said the fundraiser.

      The $10 million line of credit to Duke Energy will need to be repaid next year, said a second person familiar with the matter, who also spoke on condition of anonymity. Duke Energy Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jim Rogers is co-chairman of the host committee.

      Those debts could siphon off advertising money in the campaign’s final months, as Democrats face a cash disadvantage. [snip]

      “It is always easier to raise corporate dollars in advance of a convention because of the visibility and profile that corporate sponsorship can offer,” said Tony Corrado, a professor of government at Colby College in Waterville, Maine, who specializes in campaign finance. “After a convention, once the signs are down and the politicians have left, raising money is a much more difficult task.”

      Behind the scenes this convention has been a huge disaster and in front of the cameras it wasn’t such a pretty sight either.

      One last point to make everyone smile: with all the cash problems how much do you think renting and setting up that unused Bank of America stadium cost in terms both of cash and human labor?

    55. After the first batch of states, come these:

      http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/right-turn/post/romney-will-play-in-michigan-and-wisconsin/2012/09/07/aa804e1a-f8e0-11e1-8b93-c4f4ab1c8d13_blog.html

      Michigan

      * 21 offices across the state

      * More than 1 million voter contacts

      * Sixth most voter contacts in the country

      * Knocked on more than 100,000 doors

      Pennsylvania

      * 23 offices across Pennsylvania

      * More voter contacts last week than any other week this cycle

      * More than 1.5 million voter contacts

      * Fourth most voter contacts in the country

      * Knocked on more than 200,000 doors

      Wisconsin (as of July 1)

      * Consistently in the top five states for number of voter contacts

      * 500,000th volunteer phone call made this week

      * Will knock on the 150,000th door this week

      * 20 “victory centers,” or campaign offices

      * More than 4 million voter contacts during the recall

    56. This is disgusting. Ohio Democrat Sherrod Brown accused Jewish Republican Josh Mandel of using the “big lie” strategy in his campaign. The term “Big Lie” was coined by Adolf Hitler and is commonly associated with Nazi propaganda.

      http://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2012/09/gross-dem-candidate-accuses-jewish-republican-oppenent-of-being-candidate-of-big-lie-a-nazi-term/

      And don’t anyone try to excuse him by claiming he didn’t know. If I know it is a Nazi term, then Sherrod Brown surely knows it!

      Using the term on a Jewish opponent and running the ad just before the Jewish High Holy Days of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is no accident.

    57. “The term “Big Lie” was coined by Adolf Hitler and is commonly associated with Nazi propaganda.”

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      Politicians of all sides are often accused of using the ‘Big Lie’ technique — because it is often used. Just because the Nazis used a weapon, does not mean that no one else uses it.

    58. Polling is being rigged to manipulate the public perception that this election is close. It is not. Falsely claiming that Obama is personally popular which has been enforced with threats, name calling, and political or personal oblivion if anyone dares point out that Obama is a failure has been the primary tool used to prevent a complete collapse of his favorability. 2010 clearly proved the public hates his policies. The marketing hype which invented personal virtues and abilities that were obvious lies to anyone who bothered to look at Obama the dud is now biting him. The promises to solve all ills was the spiel of a huckster. The polls are falling in spite of manipulation (lies, damned lies and statistics) and the leaked information about Gallup being bullied by Axelrod and DOJ shows that they know this manipulation is all they have to prevent complete collapse. They are caught in their own web of lies.

      The information about the convention fundraising and bill paying shortfall is disastrous for a braggart like Obama. His fundraising ability was one of the primary virtues sold to party hacks in why they should support him in 2008 instead of Hillary. He was a money man, big bucks, generous and it was all a pack of lies. He has stuck his campaign and the DNC with a big debt because he cannot bring in the bucks fast enough and he has to have the most expensive crap for his ego and over hyped campaign. They are not getting the freebies (media and union labor) like 2008 and have to really pay campaign workers this time. Mom and Dad are not financing his campaign staff this time around because they cannot afford to do so. Screw ups, debtors, and duds do not attract the big bucks. The news that Obama had to finance his convention coronation party with a personal pay day loan from a utility company like Duke is even more humiliating since he openly advocates against them with his green energy scams. His big fundraising is over. This is why he looked like he was going to start crying or faint during parts of his boring double talk of a begging sermon speech. He is becoming increasingly helpless, broke, and ridiculed. By November 6th he is only going to be thinking about getting out of town.

    59. Barack Obama is keeping his promise to lower the sea levels, and he’s starting with the drought- plagued Midwest where Lake Michigan water is being shipped by the boatloads over to China! By using a little-known loophole in the 2006 Great Lakes Compact, Obama minions are allowing Nestle Company to export precious fresh water out of Lake Michigan to the tune of an estimated $500,000 to $1.8 million per day profit. By draining the precious jewel of the Great Lakes in the middle of America, our federal water managers are allowing the export of our water out of our country across thousands of miles of oceans into the Asian basin plagued by huge population centers that are suffering from their constant lack of fresh water. How’s that for cutting America down to size?

      http://www.westernjournalism.com/barack-obamas-war-on-americas-fresh-water-supply/

      Isn’t this a crime? It certainly should be!

    60. If O loses the election, I wonder how long it will be before people start releasing information on him that we all want to know. But then if they do, they could be in a whole lot of trouble for Concealing it. I would think they would wait 10 years or so before devulging it.

      I personnally feel anything of importance on O that people have concealed should result in some strick legal actions. Remember the time in jail that the women spent who would not testify against Bill. She said she had no information to give, and to this day she has stood by it. Our legal system handed out a fairly stiff sentence to punish someone who said they had no information. If people out there had information on O and held it from the American people, they should throw the book at them. Oh well, I can dream.

    61. Carl Levin is a lying dick head. He was one of those who sold Hillary out at the RBC hearing, as I recall. He is now spreading rumors that Romney has an offshore back account worth over $100 million. No hard evidence, just hearsay. Here is the verdict on Levin from some who live in his state. They appeared at Breitbart.
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      I can’t stand Levin. For years he has pranced around the country wearing those silly glasses down on his nose so he will appear to be some great statesman.

      Truth is he’s just another hate filled, lying, blood sucking, power hungry Democrat that will do nearly anything to defeat Romney.

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      bobdog

      He makes Chuck Schumer look like a warm, caring human being.

      I speak in relative terms.

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      JamesBenson

      Schumer is another one who likes to wear those glasses down on his nose. They think it makes them look smart.

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      3901

      Granholm, aka da Mole, wore her glasses the same way while she was blowing all of us away in Michigan.

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      michigan1209

      He tries to emulate Benjamin Franklin. However he more closely emulates Scrooge.

      He like his relative is a sorry sack of human excrement who has nothing in mind except to feather his own nest at your expense.

      TERM LIMITS, drug tests and IQ tests would sure help right the wrongs of American politics

    62. Liar Liar….1 Day it took for the flip.

      Surprise! HHS pilot program to send 2 million poor seniors from Medicare into … voucher programs

      http://hotair.com/archives/2012/09/08/surprise-hhs-pilot-program-to-send-2-million-poor-seniors-from-medicare-into-voucher-programs/

      I know that every campaign promise Barack Obama makes has an expiration date … but this is ridiculous. The confetti is barely off the floor at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina after Obama’s acceptance speech, and already we find out that he’s flip-flopped. Remember this part of the speech, in which he attacks the Paul Ryan plan to apply free-market reform and cost controls to Medicare?

      And I will — I will never turn Medicare into a voucher.

      No American should ever have to spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies. They should retire with the care and the dignity they have earned. Yes, we will reform and strengthen Medicare for the long haul, but we’ll do it by reducing the cost of health care, not by asking seniors to pay thousands of dollars more. And we will keep the promise of Social Security by taking the responsible steps to strengthen it, not by turning it over to Wall Street.

      Expiration date — the very next day:

      In his convention speech in Charlotte, President Obama vowed to block the Republican Medicare reform plan because “no American should ever have to spend their golden years at the mercy of insurance companies.”

      But back in Washington, his Health and Human Services Department is launching a pilot program that would shift up to 2 million of the poorest and most-vulnerable seniors out of the federal Medicare program and into private health insurance plans overseen by the states.

      The administration has accepted applications from 18 states to participate in the program, which would give states money to purchase managed-care plans for people who are either disabled or poor enough to qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid. HHS approved the first state plan, one for Massachusetts, last month.

      Bear in mind that Ryan’s plan made the vouchers optional; seniors could choose the traditional government-run Medicare plan or opt for a private insurance plan from a federal exchange of approved insurers. Ryan also allows all seniors to choose, and didn’t force the poorest seniors to take the voucher option. Not only will Obama push just the poorest seniors into this plan, in some states they’d have to know to opt back in to traditional Medicare:

      read on…..

    63. “Remember the time in jail that the women spent who would not testify against Bill. She said she had no information to give, and to this day she has stood by it.”
      ********
      Susan McDougal:

      “Susan’s defense lawyer, Mark Geragos, stated that her ex-husband told her that deputy independent counsel W. Hickman Ewing Jr. would be able to “get Clinton with a sex charge” before the 1996 election if she agreed to lie and say she had had an affair with Clinton.”

      IIRC, she got 2 years for not “cooperating”

    64. I see Jessee Jackson is up to his old tricks. He says Romney has zero interest in black people. What he fails to mention is that Obama has zero interest in zero black people either unless he can use them as props. What Jackson is really referring to is the special grievance he has been promoting over his lifetime, which prevents him from being the legitimate heir to Martin Luther King. King preached colorblind society, and rejected the theories of Malcolm X, Elija Mohammed and Stokley Carmichael which advocated the special grievance which can never be resolved, because if it were resolved then they would lose their leverage. Tom Sowell has properly identified that kind of philosophy as the source of so many problems in the black community. I think the real question here is not whether a politician cares about Italians Norwegians Irish Blacks or whoever. I think the real question is does the politician favor equal opportunity and economic policies which promote jobs, based on merit. Jackson is an extornionist. By definition, he fails that test. Consequently, nothing he says can be accepted at face value./

    65. IIRC, she got 2 years for not “cooperating”
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      No. She got two years for whatever crime she committed, which would have been plea bargained down to nothing if she had cooperated. What I do not know is what was the underlying charge–what did she do in the Whitewater affair? If I recall, Jim did not go to jail, and he was the promoter. Can you refresh my recollection on any of this?

    66. This does illustrate something that should scare anyone: a politically motivated prosecutor. I have met them and they are dangerous. As the saying goes, their discretionary powers are such that they could indict a ham sandwich. If I were in Susan’s position, Mark would not have been my first, second, or third choice for counsel. I might have sought the assistance of a Republican lawyer like Ted Olsen–but not Ted Olsen, to take some of the partisan edge out of it, and to undercut Starr who went way out on a limb, and embodied the very kind of prosecutor I refer to.

    67. neetabug
      September 8th, 2012 at 11:46 am
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      Hope not neetabug. In some respects, Jackson’s brand has been rendered obsolete by Obama. Years ago, I made a major hiring mistake, and selected someone I thought I knew and found out later that I did not. He claimed that Jackson approached the head of his company and threatened to tarnish his brand if he did not accede to Jacksons demands which went well beyond what the law at that time required. This subordinant of mine was a pathological liar, but in this case, it may have been an exception.

    68. The man is truly delusional, as are his drone Obots. The drones who follow him scare me just as much as the Oturd himself.


    69. I want to mention something, every friday or saturday, many small business owners get together to catch up etc. I met with them last night, and every single one of them is beyond depressed and frankly thinking of just selling everything off should Oturd get re-elected. Even those who were optimismitic no longer are, its no longer worth the effort, espcially as Barry and the dems demonize. Stunned me, since more than a few were sort of still fighting on. Now, it seems there’s just this resignation, this defeatness.

      If Oturd gets in again, there will be no recovery, this is not North Korea, you cannot force people to create companies, etc, it is the individual who is the driving force and central to prosperity, once that partnership is no longer based on that fact, there is and will be no engine for economic growth. This will be a govt centered economy, that has never worked in history, and Barry want to do that here. Good luck with that.

    70. Tim

      Tell your business friends to hang on. They have to get out there and fight. Just sitting and talking is not going to help.

      DON’T GIVE UP

    71. ismellarat

      ……*This is a video that Sean Hannity of FOX News has been trying to show that we are told has consistently been blocked by the Obama Administration for several weeks. It was a matter of time until the internet picked it up.*
      *Watch it now before it gets pulled from the Internet!*

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      How can the administration prevent Fox/Hannity from showing this? This was not a private conversation… it was openly recorded before a large audience.

    72. Citizens United has produced another documentary – this time with Andrew Breitbart. This film gets to the roots of the Occupy Movement and is so controversial that the distributors are having a difficult time finding movie theaters willing to show it.

      http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/09/07/Occupy-Unmasked-FoxNews-Explosive

      I’m glad that I saw ‘2016’ and if ‘Occupy Unmasked’ comes to my area I will definitely be going to see that one too.

    73. jbstonesfan: this ones for you. Notice in particular the interview with Wasserman Schultz, and you will see how detached from reality she is. The whole purpose of the interview was to insist that Obama believes Jerusalem is the proper capital, and he took affirmative steps to see it was put back in the platform, even though the language on Hamas was not re instated. That is a lie. Obama approved the initial draft, and his policies are consistent with the initial removal of Jerusalem. http://legalinsurrection.com/2012/09/not-all-democrats-are-anti-israel-but-almost-all-anti-israelis-are-democrats/#comments
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      Not all Democrats are anti-Israel, but almost all anti-Israelis are Democrats

      Posted by William A. Jacobson Saturday, September 8, 2012 at 9:33am

      Dems platform changes worse for Israel than originally thought.

      All the attention this week was focused on the removal of “God” and reference to Jerusalem as Israel’s capital from the DNC platform. Those terms were reinserted based on the rused that two-thirds of delegates approved, when it was clear that there was not the-thirds support on the voice vote.

      But the initial removal of Jerusalem from the platform was not the only problem, as reported by The Times of Israel, Jewish Democrats still unhappy with corrected party platform, which omits clauses on Hamas, refugees and borders:

      The platform was handled “by children,” one Jewish leader in Charlotte who asked to remain anonymous told The Times of Israel.

      In the kind of scathing critique that reporters heard from multiple sources this week, the longtime Jewish activist said, “The people responsible for the platform did such a terrible job working on the wording because they did not conduct an inclusive process with members of the [pro-Israel] community. That’s what led to this problem, and those people should be held responsible.”

      What’s more, some pro-Israel activists are far from satisfied even with the corrected language in the platform.

      Said longtime Democrat and prominent law professor Alan Dershowitz: “I would like to see the president make statements over the course of the coming weeks which re-affirm what was said in the 2008 platform, not only with regards to Jerusalem, but in regard to the borders, the refugees and with regard to Hamas,” he said. Off-the-record, other Jewish Democratic insiders echo the objections.

      The 2008 platform had demanded “the isolation of Hamas until that organization renounces terrorism and accepts other requirements of the peace process,” insisted that “any settlement of the so-called ‘refugees’ question in a final settlement make a future Palestinian state, not Israel, the destination for Palestinian ‘refugees,’” and noted “that it’s not realistic to expect [the] outcome of negotiations to be a full and complete return to the armistice lines of 1949.”

      But not to worry, Debby “Alternative Universe” Wasserman-Shultz say all the controversy arose from a mere technical oversight:

      Actually, the real universe is that the Democratic Party is the home to antil-Israelis. Not all Democrats are anti-Israel, but almost all anti-Israelis are Democrats.

      Update: Joel Engel reminds me of this column he wrote before the 2004 election for The Weekly Standard:

      The evidence is overwhelming that acceptable anti-Semitism has moved from right to left on the political continuum, and that its philosophical home now resides in the Democratic party,…

    74. neetabug
      September 8th, 2012 at 12:20 pm

      will do. unfortunately, their businesses themselves are basically either contracting or about to even more.

    75. Shadow, I think also a very big part of how we know Obama is in financial difficulties is the fact he is not passing any money at all down the line to the DCCC or DSCC, not one dime. They are on their own and they are furious about it.

      He has to release his fundraising figures by Monday, Romney topped over 100+ million again. Wonder what theirs is.

    76. Heck, lets so even further, forget elections, let the Obot MSM just annoint him King.

      “Obama: Forget All Those One-Term Promises I Made…”


    77. What angers me the most, not one damn MSM Obot holds OTurd to account. Its all on tape, and they say nothing.

      “If you like your doctor and insurance you will get to keep it” WRONG
      “RationCare will cut the deficit”. WRONG
      “Premiums will go down.” WRONG

      and so so many others, and not one damn MSM calls Oturd out on it.

    78. Moon

      I agree, and many of the delegates said they switched from Hillary to Barry at the end of the primary because they were threatened that they wouldn’t get re-election funding from the DNC if they didn’t.

      They must live in an alternative universe if they don’t vote against him in November.

    79. Obama approved the initial draft

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      Aw, yanno, it’s hard to get every detail when you’re texting it in from the golf course.

    80. Leanora
      September 8th, 2012 at 12:28 pm

      Citizens United has produced another documentary – this time with Andrew Breitbart. This film gets to the roots of the Occupy Movement [….]

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      That’s the same Citizens United who made a nasty movie about Hillary.

      http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/21/AR2010012103582.html
      “David Bossie, a veteran Republican campaign operative who made his mark investigating the Clintons
      [….]
      And after it became clear that Bossie’s longtime enemy Hillary Rodham Clinton would run for president, Citizens United released another flick: “Hillary: The Movie.” Featuring a who’s-who cast of right-wing commentators, the 2008 film takes viewers on a savaging journey through Clinton’s scandals.”

    81. “Remember the time in jail that the women spent who would not testify against Bill. She said she had no information to give, and to this day she has stood by it.”
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      Susan McDougal:

      “Susan’s defense lawyer, Mark Geragos, stated that her ex-husband told her that deputy independent counsel W. Hickman Ewing Jr. would be able to “get Clinton with a sex charge” before the 1996 election if she agreed to lie and say she had had an affair with Clinton.”

      IIRC, she got 2 years for not “cooperating”

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      This is correct. I think the formal charge agaist Susan was something like “contempt of court” for refusing to answer. All she would say was that Starr should recuse himself.

      Susan explained later that her husband (or ex?) was having mental problems and was making up a lot of stories to please Starr. She refused to get involved.

      Another woman Starr threatened with jail was Julie Hyatt(sp?) Steele, who admitted lying to Isikoff to support a friend, Willey, about a sex story, but later recanted.

      Monica’s mother was also threatened with jail if she did not say what Starr wanted.

    82. PS. One account of such threats was titled “Starr’s Collateral Damage” but I don’t have time to look it up.

      Must go now.

    83. Leanora
      September 8th, 2012 at 8:50 am

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      Maybe environmental regulations need more teeth? Are the Republicans likely to give them more teeth — or to ‘pull the plug’ on the Environmental Protection Agency as most of the GOP candidates promised early in the primaries?

      The article is pretty transparent. It relates some claimed facts about what some private comopanies are trying to do — but adds phrases like ‘our federal water managers are allowing’. As though the private corporations weren’t the ones trying to do this. (Which is probably not as drastic as the article paints it, either.)

    84. Mortimer Zuckerman: Those Jobless Numbers Are Even Worse Than They Look
      Still above 8%—and closer to 19% in a truer accounting. Here’s a plan for improvement..
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      Don’t be fooled by the headline unemployment number of 8.1% announced on Friday. The reason the number dropped to 8.1% from 8.3% in July was not because more jobs were created, but because more people quit looking for work.

      The number for August reflects only people who have actively applied for a job in the past four weeks, either by interview or by filling an application form. But when the average period of unemployment is nearly 40 weeks, it is unrealistic to expect everyone who needs a job to keep seeking work consistently for months on end. You don’t have to be lazy to recoil from the heartbreaking futility of knocking, week after week, on closed doors.

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      .How many people are out of work but not counted as unemployed because they hadn’t sought work in the past four weeks? Eight million. This is the sort of distressing number that turns up when you look beyond the headline number.

      Here’s another one: 96,000—that’s how many new jobs were added last month, well short of the anemic 125,000 predicted by analysts, and dramatically less than the (still paltry) 139,000 the economy had been averaging in 2012.

      The alarming numbers proliferate the deeper you look: 40.7% of the people counted as unemployed have been out of work for 27 weeks or more—that’s 5.2 million “long-term” unemployed. Fewer Americans are at work today than in April 2000, even though the population since then has grown by 31 million.

      We are still almost five million payrolls shy of where we were at the end of 2007, when the recession began. Think about that when you hear the Obama administration’s talk of an economic recovery.

      The key indicator of our employment health, in all the statistics, is what the government calls U-6. This is the number who have applied for work in the past six months and includes people who are involuntary part-time workers—government-speak for those individuals whose jobs have been cut back to two or three days a week.

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      A recruiter, left, talks to a job seeker during a career fair in Houston in August.
      .They are working part-time only because they’ve been unable to find full-time work. This involuntary army of what’s called “underutilized labor” has been hovering for months at about 15% of the workforce. Include the eight million who have simply given up looking, and the real unemployment rate is closer to 19%.

      In short, the president’s ill-designed stimulus program was a failure. For all our other national concerns, and the red herrings that typically swim in electoral waters, American voters refuse to be distracted from the No. 1 issue: the economy. And even many of those who have jobs are hurting, because annual wage increases have dropped to an average of 1.6%, the lowest in the past 30 years. Adjusting for inflation, wages are contracting.

      The best single indicator of how confident workers are about their jobs is reflected in how they cling to them. The so-called quit rate has sagged to the lowest in years.

      Older Americans can’t afford to quit. Ironically, since the recession began, employment in the age group of 55 and older is up 3.9 million, even as total employment is down by five million. These citizens hope to retire with dignity, but they feel the need to bolster savings as a salve for the stomach-churning decline in their net worth, 75% of which has come from the fall in the value of their home equity.

      The baby-boomer population postponing its exit from the workforce in a recession creates a huge bottleneck that blocks youth employment. Displaced young workers now face double-digit unemployment and more life at home with their parents.

      Many young couples decide that they can’t afford to start a family, and as a consequence the birthrate has just hit a 25-year low of 1.87%. Nor are young workers’ prospects very good. Layoff announcements have risen from year-ago levels and hiring plans have dropped sharply. People are not going to swallow talk of recovery until hiring is occurring at a pace to bring at least 300,000 more hires per month than the economy has been averaging for the past two years.

      Furthermore, the jobs that are available are mostly not good ones. More than 40% of the new private-sector jobs are in low-paying categories such as health care, leisure activities, bars and restaurants.

      We are experiencing, in effect, a modern-day depression. Consider two indicators: First, food stamps: More than 45 million Americans are in the program! An almost incredible record. It’s 15% of the population compared with the 7.9% participation from 1970-2000. Food-stamp enrollment has been rising at a rate of 400,000 per month over the past four years.

      Second, Social Security disability—another record. More than 11 million Americans are collecting federal disability checks. Half of these beneficiaries have signed on since President Obama took office more than three years ago.

      These dependent millions are the invisible counterparts of the soup kitchens and bread lines of the 1930s, invisible because they get their checks in the mail. But it doesn’t take away from the fact that millions of people who had good private-sector jobs now have to rely on welfare for life support.

      This shameful situation, intolerable for a nation as wealthy as the United States, is not going to go away on Nov. 7. No matter who wins, the next president will betray the country if he doesn’t swiftly fashion policies to address the specific needs of the unemployed, especially the long-term unemployed.

      Five actions are critical:

      1. Find the money to spur an expansion of public and private training programs with proven track records.

      2. Increase access to financing for small businesses and thus expand entrepreneurial opportunities.

      3. Lower government hurdles to the formation of new businesses.

      4. Explore special subsidies for private employers who hire the long-term unemployed.

      5. Get serious about the long decay in public works and infrastructure, which poses a dramatic national threat. Infrastructure projects should be tolled so that the users ultimately pay for them.

      It’s zero hour. Policy makers need to understand that the most important family program, the most important social program and the most important economic program in America all go by the same name: jobs.

    85. Thanks wbboei. Wasserma-Shultz is belved by the condo commandos down
      here and can get away with anything. The sad part is she really thinks Obama
      supports Israel.
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    86. On Drudge headline is O 49% R 45%.
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      As expected, in the aftermath of the DNC Convention. The reason was because it was a pure emotional appeal. Not a logical one.

      I think I have mentioned an attorney named Vanderveer. He came to Seattle at the turn of the nineteenth century. This was the end of the Alaska Gold Rush and Seattle was a boom town, with all the social ills that come with it. But he saw another side of life–the plight of the working class, and that is what impressed him. He was an honest man of the left, and that put him at odds with the corrupt family which owned an operated the Seattle Times newspaper, which persists to this day. He ran for Seattle Prosecutor, he won, and the owner of the times, Colonel Blethan used his newspaper to destroy him. He was offered a job as corporation counsel for the Great Northern Railroad and declined. Throughout his life he kept a safe distance from capitalists. But what he really was, more than anything was a great lawyer. And what made him great was his conviction, which was rare at that time, because the prevailing style and custom of trial lawyers of that era was Obama-like speeches to the jury. Vanderveer rejected that approach because he said he wasn’t any good at it, but more important because fiery florid speeches have no staying power. He reasoned that what sticks and what stays with the jury when they retire is logic–at leas that would give his friends on the jury powerful arguments which they would take to the jury room. In the current context, logic beckons the anti Obama forces to argue, even to a skeptical audience, that Obama’s track record belies his rhetoric at every turn. And over the next 60 days, that will be the deciding factor. Consequently, a four point jump in ratings now is not relevant, except to the extent that it provides a baseline for the well funded Romney attacks which are coming. If you want to worry about something worry about the ground game and cheating.

    87. Wasserma-Shultz is belved by the condo commandos down
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      Are they delusional, unstudied, or afraid to admit they are wrong. Or all of the above?

    88. Gallup poll, hmm, I guess it pays to threaten gallup, plus its registered voters, not likely. I trust Rassmuseum polling, they are the only ones who use likely all the way through the primaries and general.

      Of course there will be a slight bounce, but Rassmuseum still has Romney slightly ahead. and frankly none of this matter, it comes to maybe 7-8 states that’s it, 2 of which are already going to Mittens, Indiana, and NC. They only need 4 of the remaining to get to 270, not to mention, at the state level, close to 70% of the governors will be repub, and state leg. will be massively repubs, which thankful has the tea party as its grassroots.

    89. Obama will ALWAYS be at war with the Tea Partiers, Republicans, Christians, Entrepreners, the South, Bitter Clingers, Gun owners And American taxpayers

      That’s the REAL enemy
      😆 😆 :lol;

    90. Gallup polling numbers are comprised of registered voters, NOT LIKELY VOTERS. Likely voter polls are more accurate so I don’t believe the spread is that big (49%-45%). Has anyone checked the D/R/I composition of the Gallup poll? IIRC Rasmussen has them just two points apart today. Rasmussen uses likely voters for their polls.

    91. and huh, 3050 registered voters and Gallup does not disclose the makeup of the poll. DOJ threats must have gotten to them. No makeup of the poll samples disclosed, I don’t trust it. And DOJ launched a lawsuit against Gallup Inc. Coincedence? I don’t think so.

    92. I will take admin’s advice and not pay attention to any polls until Wed. No use getting worked up about it at this point.

    93. Sorry SHV. If the reason she went to jail was contempt of court, then it was not a plea bargained deal. My error.

    94. Real Unemployment at 19%

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      Beneath the surface of Friday’s jobs report lies the reality of just how disastrous the Obama economy truly is.

      Consider the following 11 economic facts:

      1. When you include the underutilized labor figure with the eight million Americans who have lost hope altogether and stopped looking for a job, real unemployment now stands at just under 19 percent.

      2. If the labor force were the same as when President Obama took office in January 2009, the unemployment rate reported on Friday would be 11.2 percent.

      3. A record 88,921,000 Americans are no longer in the labor force. To be included in that figure, an individual must be over 16 years of age, a civilian, not in a mental hospital or nursing home, and have stopped hunting for a job for at least four weeks.

      4. The average American lost 40 percent of their wealth from 2007 to 2010.

      5. Every fifth man in America is out of work.

      6. One out of two Americans are now low-income or below the poverty line.

      7. Over the past four years, 400,000 food stamp recipients a month have been added to the welfare dole.

      8. In 2006-2007, 90 percent of college graduates landed jobs. Under Obama, just 56 percent find work after college.

      9. A gallon of gasoline cost $1.84 when Obama entered office. Today, a gallon of gas costs $3.77.

      10. Every fourth home mortgage in America is underwater.

      11. Under Obama, healthcare costs have skyrocketed 18.9 percent.

      The latest Gallup tracking poll shows Mr. Obama leading Republican challenger Mitt Romney 49 to 45 percent.

    95. Obama’s Convention Bounce Will Deflate Quickly

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      by Mike Flynn8 Sep 2012, 8:58 AM PDT62post a comment

      Yesterday, Gallup reported the first real discernible signs of a convention “bounce” in Obama polling. Over the course of the week, Obama’s job approval rating moved up 7 points. In Gallup’s daily tracking Friday, 52% of adults approved of the job Obama was doing. In a head-to-head match-up, Obama led Mitt Romney by 3 points, 48-45. It is clear that up to that point in the convention, Obama was enjoying a bounce. It also seems clear, however, that his bounce will deflate rather quickly.

      Gallup’s daily tracking of job approval is based on a rolling three-day average. Friday’s number, then, is based on interviews conducted Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Obama didn’t speak until well after 10pm EDT, so most of the interviews on Thursday would have been conducted after he spoke. As a result, Friday’s number is based largely on feedback to speeches by First Lady Michelle Obama and former President Bill Clinton. These speeches were the high-point of the DNC’s convention. While Clinton’s speech was largely a work of fiction, his performance of it was outstanding.

      Given two solid speeches and the media’s loud howls of approval one would expect a bump in the polls for Obama. What Friday’s number doesn’t reflect, however, are Obama’s lackluster and pedestrian performance in his acceptance speech and the dismal Friday jobs numbers.

      How bad was Obama’s speech? Just 15 minutes after he finished, Rachel Maddow and her crew spent all their time talking about Mitt Romney and Afghanistion. Virtually every media pundit was forced to admit that, at best, it wasn’t one of Obama’s best speeches.

      Combine that with the very bad jobs report on Friday and we should expect to see Obama’s job approval number come down very rapidly next week.

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      PS: I can’t fail to stress again that Gallup’s job approval number is based on interviews with adults. While this might be of fleeting interest to a sociologist, it really doesn’t tell us much about the upcoming election. Polls of adults skew heavily in favor of Democrats. Beyond that, it isn’t particularly useful to put too much weight on a number based on a not-insignificant number of people who won’t be voting

    96. Pundits Wrong Again: Dismal August Jobs Numbers ‘Not Baked In Cake’

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      Every time one of these new catastrophic jobs reports comes out, the left-wing media scrambles to immediately spin and downplay the damage the news will do to Obama’s reelection chances. What they always say is that America’s anemic job growth is already “baked in the cake.” And what they mean is that the fact Obama can’t create jobs has already penetrated and been taken into account in the polling and therefore this latest round of horrible news won’t move the polls one way or another.

      Putting aside the nauseous fact that these elite pundits talk exactly the same, and like the high school cool kid-wannabes they really are, all latch on to cool news phrases like “already baked into the cake” — that doesn’t mean they’re wrong.

      But I’m not sure they’re right this time.

      The news reported in the wake of yesterday’s devastating jobs report was vastly different from previous months. And as a result, what voters are learning about Obama’s failed economy is not good news for President FailureTeleprompter.

      Because it’s my job, after the August jobs number were released, I intensely monitored news coverage all across the media spectrum. And it was not only fascinating to watch the corrupt media handed news so bad for Obama they couldn’t spin it in his favor, but I also witnessed the media report a new and vital piece of information to voters — who, by the way, are just now starting to pay attention.

      With New Media and Twitter activists watching and ready to pounce should they attempt to spin it any other way, the corrupt media had no choice but to accurately report just how and why the August unemployment rate dropped from 8.3% to 8.1%.

      And with that reporting, a new phrase entered America’s collective conscious: “the labor force participation rate.”

      Last month a staggering number of Americans threw up their hands and gave up looking for work; 368,000, to be exact. In a word, despondency is the only reason the unemployment rate fell last month.

      Because this figure is so glaring, the corrupt media was forced to report the damning fact that hundreds of thousands giving up the look for work is what lowered last month’s unemployment rate. Suddenly, voters who are just now starting to tune into what’s happening, learned for the first time that the “labor participation rate” is not only plummeting but having a counter-intuitive effect on the unemployment number.

      Unemployment hovering above 8% for almost four years is bad enough, but now voters are finally being told that this already unacceptable statistic is artificially low because our job situation is so bad people have moved from not being able to find a job to not even trying.

      Many voters also learned for the first time that if the labor participation rate was the same as when Obama took office, the current unemployment rate would be 11.4%. Some even learned that America’s labor participation rate plummeted to 1981 levels — even though the population has increased by somewhere around 80 million since 1980.

      Because of yesterday’s jobs report, even the Obama-worshipping media at CNN and MSNBC reported this devastating fact — and by my accounting, reported it for the very first time.

      Judging by the polls taken before voters were educated on the “labor participation rate,” it looks as though Obama enjoyed a small two to four point poll-bounce from the Democratic convention.

      Let’s see what happens after the seasoning of “the labor participation rate” is added to that already baked cake.

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    97. Tied in key swing states (including florida) after the dnc convention and BEFORE the withering republican media barage begins. I think Bill’s influence will peter out, even though he does ads. They know he is not the president, and if they have been paying any attention, they know Bill and Obama are polls apart, and this is just banal politics.
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      Race tightening in CBS/NYT/Q-polls of FL, OH, WI
      posted at 9:21 am on August 23, 2012 by Ed Morrissey
      Those swing state polls continue to narrow for Barack Obama. While a new CBS/NYT/Quinnipiac series on three key states show Obama in the lead, in two of the three the races have dropped into a virtual tie. Even in the third, the sample suggests that Mitt Romney may be closer than the poll states:
      New CBS News/New York Times/Quinnipiac University poll numbers from three important swing states show a tight presidential race getting tighter.
      The poll shows President Obama’s lead in Florida is down to just three points. Mr. Obama had a six-point lead there at the end of July.
      The president is still leading Mitt Romney by six points in Ohio. In Wisconsin, home state of Romney’s running mate Rep. Paul Ryan, Romney’s now in a virtual tie with the president with just two points between them.
      Let’s just cut to the chase. What do the partisan splits in the samples look like? Let’s lay out all three states and compare the D/R/I of this poll to 2008 and 2010:
      Florida: 34/28/32; 2008 37/34/29, 2010 36/36/28
      Ohio: 34/26/34; 2008 39/31/30, 2010 36/37/28
      Wisconsin: 32/28/33; 2008 39/33/29, 2010 37/36/28
      Once again, we have a significant under-representation of Republicans in all three states, especially against the 2010 model. And yet, Barack Obama doesn’t seem to be faring too well even with the boost.
      Perhaps that’s because Obama keeps talking about everything except what actually concerns voters most in this election (via JWF):
      A majority of voters in the crucial battleground states of Florida, Wisconsin and Ohio say the economy and health care are “extremely important” issues with regard to how they will cast their votes this fall, according to a new Quinnipiac University/CBS News/New York Times poll.
      The survey, conducted from August 15-21, suggests that voters in all three states consider the economy the most important issue in this election: 60 percent of likely voters characterized that issue as “extremely important” in Florida, while 59 percent in Ohio and 54 percent in Wisconsin said the same.
      The top five in all three states:
      The economy
      Health care
      Medicare
      Budget deficit
      Taxes
      Curiously, abortion, gay marriage, and Seamus the Roof-Ridin’ Dog didn’t make the cut. If Obama wants to keep talking about this holy trio of Democratic agenda items, he’s likely to need D+20 sample bumps to keep himself competitive by November 2nd … er, 6th.

    98. Admin: here is the article I referred to the other day. If this is true, it needs to go viral.

      Obama’s daughter spends spring break in Mexico

      Agence France-Presse June 5, 2012
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      Malia Obama.Photograph by: Archive photo , Getty ImagesOAXACA, Mexico – The elder daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama is spending her spring break in the historic Mexican city of Oaxaca in the company of 12 friends, a state police official said.

      The young tourists, including 13-year-old Malia Ann Obama, are staying at a downtown hotel in this city famous for its colonial architecture and well-preserved native American traditions, the official said.

      “We are here to block access to the hotel by other people and escort the vehicles that are carrying the visitors to tourism sites,” the police official told AFP under the condition of anonymity.

      Malia Obama and her friend are guarded by 25 U.S. Secret Service agents as well as Mexican police, the official noted.

      The group, which arrived in Oaxaca Saturday, has already visited the architectural zone of Mitla and the tree of El Tule believed to have one thousand years.

      The sightseeing plan also includes visits to Monte Alban known for its archeological research sites and Oaxaca’s famous artisan quarters.

      © Copyright (c) Postmedia News

      http://www.edmontonjournal.com/travel/Obama+daughters+spends+spring+break+Mexico/6323773/story.html

    99. Drudge new numbers: O 47 R 43. . New poll showing bounce despite weak
      jobs report. Some suggesting this will remain the same or increase in the next
      few days. Very upsetting.

    100. Tim, thievpolls are the main headlines on almost every site I visit. I am not
      citing them to be negative. While I agree that we have to wait a week
      or 2 to see if they hold, the trend is disconcerting. Also, while Romney
      is narrowing the gap in swing states, he is still behind in Fl, Ohio( by 5!)
      and tied in Wisconsin! How does he not pull ahead in Wisconsin with Ryan
      on the ticket? Also, with 9/11 coming up, you know O is going to use
      the bully pulpit to “bring us together” despite our differences and he
      will, IMO, get an additional bounce. These are troubling times my friend.

    101. jbstonesfan
      September 8th, 2012 at 10:29 pm

      the point is to create inevatilibity. Did you look at the specifics of the reuters/ipos poll? 1457 likely voters, no indication of the polling sample. Of course there is a bump after the convention, how long will it last? not much. 4 points isn’t that much especially as its under 50 points. Yes, indeed they are troubling times, but people have gone through even harder times trying to open, expand businesses, real facts matter, not some polling, not imaging. You work in the lawyering business, you must know how presentation of certain info sways opinion one way or another. This is what polling is used for as well.

      For everyone of these polls that shows Oturd slightly ahead, there is another one that shows the opposite, the obot MSM will only cite the ones that favor the messaih. Most are still using registered voters, still. And it will only get worse from the MSM. Reuters used likly voters, yet gave no polling samples, was it +8% dems, +10% dems, who knows? I couldn’t find that info.

      I remember the WI race, the MSM desperately tried to create inevatibity of a walker loss, until about 2 weeks before the recall election, it was everywhere, Walker will lose, only Rassmesum, I believe had Waslker in the lead.

      Polls are now seen as an election tool, not a real gauge of the race. There are a few that are worth looking at, but even those details have to be looked at further.

      the 9/11 speech, no it won’t bring anyone together, he will try, but it won’t work.

    102. Malia Obama.Photograph by: Archive photo , Getty ImagesOAXACA, Mexico – The elder daughter of U.S. President Barack Obama is spending her spring break in the historic Mexican city of Oaxaca in the company of 12 friends, a state police official said.

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      Just a guess I made at the time, but I’d bet this was some sort of school event for the class, and either they had to leave Malia out of it or add SS protection for her (which inclulded the other students). Keeping it quiet made sense, particularly after the earthquake, as she could have been a valuable hostage.

    103. We discussed our view of the current situation and the poll situation in the early morning hours of yesterday.

      http://www.hillaryis44.org/2012/09/07/navy-seals-killed-bin-laden-barack-obama-kills-the-american-economy/#comment-391768

      We won’t take any of the polls seriously just yet. There are polls and there are polls. We won’t take “Obama leads” polls nor this one seriously either even though it has Romney doing well:

      http://www.examiner.com/article/mitt-romney-10-percent-lead-unskewed-data-from-arg-poll

      The American Research Group (ARG) poll of the race between Mitt Romney and President Obama released today shows a 49 percent to 46 percent lead for the former governor of Massachusetts. The poll of 1200 likely voters, surveyed between September 4-6, has a margin of error of 3 percent. Over-sampling of Democrats by eight percent, the survey sample included 38 percent Democrats, 34 percent Republicans and 28 percent independent voters.

      The sampling of the ARG poll differs with the partisan data measured from hundreds of thousands of voters by Rasmussen Reports, which measures the partisan percentages at 37.6 percent Republicans, 33.3 percent Democrats and 29.2 percent independents. This indicates a degree of over-sampling of Democrats by eight percent, a plus four margin for Democrats as opposed to the plus four margin of Republicans among the likely voting electorate.

      The ARG survey has Democrats favoring Obama by a 85 percent to 11 percent margin while Republicans surveyed in the poll favor Romney by a 92 percent to five percent margin. ARG found independent voters to support Romney by a 49 percent to 44 percent edge.

      If this data is weighted for the appropriate percentage of independents as shown by the Rasmussen data, the survey indicates a far larger and growing lead for Mitt Romney. Analysis of the data by those criteria would lead to a result showing Romney leading with a 53 percent to 43 percent margin over President Obama. That would be a lead of 10 percent, larger than any for Romney reported by any recent national poll.

      The information published by ARG on the survey stated, “A total of 46 percent of likely voters say they would never vote for Obama in the general election and 43 percent of likely voters say they would never vote for Romney in the general election.”

      Additionally, ARG reported, “A total of 87 percent of those likely voters saying they would vote for Obama say they would never vote for Romney. A total of 89 percent of those likely voters saying they would vote for Romney say they would never vote for Obama.”

      This survey is not the only such poll recently to be skewed by over-sampling Democrats to skew the results in favor of Barack Obama. Earlier this week, the latest CNN/ORC poll was similarly skewed. Last month on the Fox News segment “Campaign Insiders” today, Democratic pollsters Pat Caddell and Doug Schoen both confirmed their belief that major polls are skewed in favor of the Democrats by over-sampling of Democratic voters when the surveys are conducted.

      Links to polls at the link.

      We’re posting this silly poll to counteract the other silly polls.

    104. tim
      September 8th, 2012 at 4:40 pm
      Gallup poll, hmm, I guess it pays to threaten gallup, plus its registered voters, not likely.
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      tim,

      I checked that poll at RCP and it isn’t even “registered” voters, it is “all voters” poll. Interesting since they have been polling only “likely voters” since the start of the conventions.

      Also, I went to their website featuring this poll and there is no background on how the poll number were derived.

      Yep, that lawsuit is definately unnerving them to do their job appropriatedly.

    105. jbstonesfan
      September 8th, 2012 at 9:42 pm
      Drudge new numbers: O 47 R 43.
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      swing states are what matter

    106. VotingHillary
      September 9th, 2012 at 1:04 am

      Its strange, one set of numbers says “registered adults”, then when you go to their site, its almost like they switched from likely to registered, and this happened after the convention, normally the trend goes the other way, from registered to likely, not the other way, like it did in this case. I’m convinced the impendeing lawsuit from the Obot DOJ intimidated them.

      So far Rassmesuem is the only one who has used likely voters consistently.

    107. Well now, perhaps this will shiver the timbers of the godless motherfuckers who support Obama–they really are that you know. Spend five minutes with them, and you will see what their game is: to bankrupt the middle class, to enslave us to a bureaucratic order, and to diminsh our stature in the world. The word for this is tyranny. Throughout the ages, men and women of courage and conscience have fought against tyranny. And for the American people to accept tyranny by actually voting for it because are blinded by celebrity and seduced by lies and contrained by groupthink is madness.
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      http://www.noquarterusa.net/blog/71522/holy-mother-of-god/

    108. ADMIN: is this new information, or is it the old information you referred to. I alluded to this last blog, and you referenced a prior event and indicated it was not worth chasing. Is this what you were referring to? It is behavior worthy of Paris Hilton, only the taxpayers are paying for it. And it is no excuse that the subject is a child, a black child, or the child of the Obama who big media has declared off limits. The usual excuses do not work. This reflects one more decision to tell the American People fuck you we will spend your money and put you in debt to China to for our own hedonistic goals. It is as simple as that.

      wbboei
      September 8th, 2012 at 8:32 pm

    109. jbstonesfan: before you get too depressed by the polls, it may be useful to understand what is really going on right now and WHY it is happening. The following article sheds new light on the how and the why of it:
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      By: Erick Erickson (Diary) | September 9th, 2012 at 07:41 AM | 0

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      Is it just me or does there seem to be some organized spin out over the weekend to call the election for President Obama now?

      Check out the Politico for the best of these, but everyone is out doing it.

      Here’s the thing — I have a theory that polling is taking longer to respond to events because of the overwhelming flow of information these days. I think, objectively, Mitt Romney did himself a disservice and Bill Clinton helped Barack Obama. The polling we are seeing right now is a reflection of Romney’s performance at the Republican National Convention and the build up to Bill Clinton.

      And, right on cue, the cymbal clashing wind up monkeys of the Gang of 500 are banging cymbals for Barack Obama.

      But let’s not kid ourselves — this spin has everything to do with Friday’s economic report.

      The Obama campaign is masterful at playing puppet master to the Washington press corp and, to push the jobs report aside, they’ve gotten their friends at the Politico and elsewhere to declare the election over and ignore the jobs report.

      But if my 10 day rule bears out, let’s see what the polling suggests a week from now after the Romney camp has reminded the American people of the jobs report.

    110. I hesitate to post this link here, but I thought this was a very interesting and revealing read. I forgot it was under Clinton that Glass Stegal was repealed, the senate was repub, most of those who sponsored that bill, Phil Gramm etc have no doubt got nice jobs with the “too big to fail” financial entities. But Clinton was the one who refused to veto the repeal of Glass Stegall, which kept commercial and investment banking seperate, as was the purpose since the Great Depression of the ’30s. In my book, both parties are to blame for this, both Bill Clinton and the sponsors of this bill in the Senate in the late 90’s.

      http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-bill-clinton-myth

    111. But Clinton was the one who refused to veto the repeal of Glass Stegall [….]

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      Wasn’t that passed with a veto-proof majority?

    112. Wasn’t that passed with a veto-proof majority?

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      That is the proposition advanced by Cannon but he is a lying left wing scumbag. Nothing he says should be accepted as true. But what he claims is that Clinton voted for it the first time around and then there was 90% approval. I doubt that is true. However, in Clinton’s defense, there was an consensus in academia and elites that the elimination of Glass Steegel would promote economic growth and this was the opinion of leading intellectuals like Lestor Thurow, from whom I first became aware of it. Bill greatly regrets signing Glass Steegle and that leads me to believe he could have stopped it, but concurred with the consensus that it would be good for the country. I spoke to one of his subcabinet ministers a year ago–he is the one who wrote about the super rich–the davos man who he claims control the world. He told me that during the Clinton era they were so focused on growing the economy that they fixated on the top line, and failed to pay enough attention to the numbers underneathe that tell the real story. His intellectual thesis is that there is an inevitable interplay and balance between national governments and big business, and over the past twenty years big business has become too powerful. He was not complimentary toward Obama because he said, in effect, that Obama is in the hip pocket of big business. And the rest of the political landscape reflects that as well. The world becomes the oyster of ex Nazis like George Soros, who want to tear down borders, anestetize the people with narcotics, take away our guns, and create an efficient global market.

    113. wbboei
      September 9th, 2012 at 11:11 am

      Clinton didn’t veto it because Clinton approved of the repeal, Rubin, Greenspan, Summers that whole crowd from Clinton’s team approved of it, Clinton approved it as well, which is why he could get so many dems, house dems to vote for the repeal. To some of the dem’s credit as well as some repubs, they did not vote for it, in the house.

      But there was no veto, it was passed with Clinton’s approval as well as the Gramm-leach sponsors. In my book, both clinton as well as the senate repubs (and many house dems) are to blame for the repeal of Glass stegall.
      There is a professor, Dr william black (his interviews are on youtube), who was absolutely furious and screaming in the 90’s for not repealing this, clinton, the repubs in the senate, many many house dems, ignored all of it, because people like Sandy weil, the ex-chairmen of Citigroup wanted to consolidate all financial services, and so wanted those barriers between commericial and investment banking gone. I excuse neither clinton nor the senate repubs for the repeal of glass stegall, both are to equally blame for this, as are Robert Rubin, Alan Greenspan and Larry summers — you’ll recall the Time magazine cover…. there’s a reason they got that cover, they’ll be a-ok with their millions, while the taxpayer has to face the brunt of clintons/senate repubs mistakes.

      http://www.time.com/time/covers/0,16641,19990215,00.html

    114. Most people cannot think beyond their own parochial interests. It is unfortunate, but it is manifestly true. That is especially true of big media. The reason are bootlickers they are is because they are the economic beneficiaries of statist policies. If he wins it preserves their power, their perks and their wealth in a contracting economy. They have no regard for the rest of us. Like the elites on the Titanic, they want to build their own gold plated life board and sip champagne while the rest of us drown in icy water. If we listen to them, then we are suckers.

    115. To be clear, this is not class warfare. It is not a broad indictment of all elites. I do not believe the kingdom of God will be at hand when the last capitalist is strangled. The Bolshevik Revolution suggests that if we do that the worst it yet to come. It is, instead, an indictment of a subgroup of the elite class who control public opinion. They are the ones who should be burned in effigey.

    116. And sandy weil is a democrat, just look up who he donates to (he loved chris Dodd). For me at least, I no longer look at dem vs repub, if a dem uses his lobbyist influence to make the rules so the he or his interests are favor, I have a major problem with that, it is crony capitalism, pure and simple. And of course the repubs do this all the time too, theirs get more press coverage. The DNC convention, sponsored by Duke energy, I have no issues with that, except you have hypocrites like warren get up there and yell that “the system is rigged”, of course it is, both sides rig it, the dems just pretend they don’t.

      The only difference is the MSM and the DNC likes to pretend that they are the party of the “middle class”, they aren’t. Those roles switch from one side to another. The tea party is one of the few entities so far that seems to see crony capatilism for what is it, the OWS in its infancy had the same views, they are of course now gone off the deep end, completely against capitalism, free enterprise, etc.

      free enterprise is a good thing, success is a good thing, profits are a good thing, capitalism is a good thing. Crony capitalism is a very bad thing, and both sides engage in it, dems just pretend they dont.

    117. Could this be one of the ‘October surprises’?

      The huge defense layoffs are being kept quiet and if layoffs were ‘allowed’ the jobs record would sink the election for Barry even further!!!

      Defense contractors hesitate over layoff notices before election

      The major defense contractors are keeping their cards close to the vest on whether to issue mass layoff notices prior to the November elections.

      The threat of sequestration, an issue that has morphed from a pressure campaign on Congress into a political fistfight, has the defense industry and its observers in suspense. But sources close to the industry say that when the chips fall, Lockheed Martin may be the only company that sends out layoff notices en masse before Election Day because of potential cuts to the defense budget under sequestration.

      Some other companies may still issue notices to a smaller, more targeted group of employees, while yet others may not send out any, particularly after the Labor Department said it would be “inappropriate” for defense contractors to do so in a guidance in July.

      The timing raises the stakes even higher, as companies could be issuing the notices on the Friday before the election, if they tie them to sequestration’s Jan. 2 start date, because the law requires 60 days advanced notice.

      “They seem to be looking for reasons not to do it,” said one top defense industry source. “Many will not, and they’ll use that Labor memo as cover so they won’t have to do it.”

      Lockheed CEO Bob Stevens first raised the prospect of mass layoff notices in June, when he said the lack of guidance from the Obama administration could compel the company to issue layoff notices to all 123,000 employees because it was unknown where the cuts would fall.

      The next month, the Labor Department issued its guidance to defense contractors calling the need for mass layoff notices “inappropriate” under the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification (WARN) Act.

      While the defense industry is united in its opposition to sequestration, there has been some division behind the scenes over just how dangerous the cuts would be, which has played into the layoff-notice debate.

      Lockheed is still evaluating the Labor guidance and WARN Act with its legal team and hadn’t made a determination yet, said Chris Kubasik in an interview with The Hill. Kubasik, who will replace Stevens as CEO of Lockheed in January, also made clear that the company wasn’t about to back off.

      “Philosophically, we follow the law. My understanding is that sequestration is the law,” Kubasik said. “Until the law is changed I think it would be irresponsible for us to do anything other than comply with it. And that’s what we’re doing.”

      http://thehill.com/blogs/defcon-hill/industry/248313-defense-contractors-hesitate-over-layoff-notices-before-election

    118. Here’s an overview of the Glass Steagall ‘repeal’ negotiations. Clinton threatened to veto an earlier version, and after much negotiation, the final version was passed by an overwhelming majority in both houses.

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glass%E2%80%93Steagall_Act

      Btw, we who want the banks to stop speculating, might consider Elizabeth Warren’s call for “back to boring banking” as more important than the dog on her car.

    119. Gingrich: Bill Clinton’s Dem convention speech was ‘eerily anti-Obama’

      Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich on Sunday defended his 1990s adversary former President Clinton, arguing that Clinton’s Democratic convention speech was actually a condemnation of President Obama’s record.

      Gingrich attributed 80 percent of the post-convention bounce Obama received to Clinton, but he said the underlying theme of Clinton’s speech was “eerily anti-Obama.”

      “Here’s Clinton saying, I reformed welfare because I worked with Republicans — you didn’t Mr. Obama,” Gingrich said on CNN’s “State of the Union. “He didn’t say it that way, but think about it.

      “I had the longest period of economic growth in history. You didn’t Mr. Obama,” he said. “I got to four balanced budgets by working with Republicans. You didn’t Mr. Obama.”

      Gingrich said the speech was a condemnation of the fact that Obama “learned nothing” from the 2010 “shellacking” when Republicans retook the House, compared to Clinton bringing in Dick Morris in 1994, implementing his triangulation strategy and winning re-election in a rout.

      Gingrich, who fought Clinton through two government shutdowns, also defended Clinton’s record as president to attack Obama.

      “The economy worked, people had jobs,” Gingrich said. “What it does is it actually shrinks Obama. You have a real president and then you have this guy who’s a pretend guy.”

      http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/248323-gingrich-clinton-speech-eerily-anti-obama

    120. tim
      September 9th, 2012 at 11:22 am
      ——————————–
      Either way it is unfortunate. But when it comes to that issue, it is only a matter of time before big media discovers in the course of their diligent research into all things Obama, that even though Obama was at Occcidental at the time Glass Steegle was abolished, that Obama gave a spellbinding speech to his classmates about the evils for abolishing Glass Steegle, and the harm it would later inflict on working people. The students watched in a trance which was so deep that when they finally came out of it, they could remember neither Obama or the speech he delivered. The reason they did not “report” (Q: is that really what they do?) this earlier is because he has given so many other Periclean speeches in the meantime that a diamond like this is easily lost in the shuffle.

    121. wbboei
      September 9th, 2012 at 11:55 am

      In agreement with you wbbeoi. we have no real press, we have a bunch of drones that follow him around like some cult. Very tragic, very unfortunate.

    122. “The economy worked, people had jobs,” Gingrich said. “What it does is it actually shrinks Obama. You have a real president and then you have this guy who’s a pretend guy.”

      Pretty much accurately sums it up. Clinton is intellectually curious about policies, etc, he may be wrong on occasion, but at least people can have real policy fights with him without being called a racist.

      I understand now OTurd, wants to “appoint” Clinton the “cabinet member of “‘plaining” stuff”. Yea, we have some loser who basically wants to be a president just for name, no real leadership, no real understanding of how anything works, and if you oppose him, well of course you’re a racist.

    123. Lockheed is still evaluating the Labor guidance and WARN Act with its legal team and hadn’t made a determination yet, said Chris Kubasik in an interview with The Hill. Kubasik, who will replace Stevens as CEO of Lockheed in January, also made clear that the company wasn’t about to back off.

      “Philosophically, we follow the law. My understanding is that sequestration is the law,” Kubasik said. “Until the law is changed I think it would be irresponsible for us to do anything other than comply with it. And that’s what we’re doing.”
      ————————-
      Let me see if I understand this. At the presumed behest of Jarrett and Axelrod, FAA supervisors are warning government employees that they will lose their jobs if Romney is elected. Meanwhile, at the apparent behest of Jarrett and Axelrod, Lockheed and others are being told to violate federal law and now warn employees of impending lay-offs if Obama is re-elected. This kind of ruse is wonderful–until you get caught. In some respects, this reads like the story of the bank robbers who succeed up to a point, and then instead of retiring pull one last heist whereupon they get caught and pay the ultimate price. This time, the world is watching their every move, and inside information delivered anonymously can be a path to personal wealth. You see, the gate swings both ways, Obama.

    124. Romney has Clint eastwood, Oturd has Kal Penn? (btw, who is kal penn? I have never heard of him)

      http://washingtonexaminer.com/actor-kal-penn-my-friends-are-better-off-under-obama/article/2507429#.UEywNJWuXwx

      “Penn wrote before telling supporters that Obama has made the nation better off during his presidency. “I have so many friends who are better off thanks to the work our president has done — some who’ve returned home from war, others who’ve been able to go to college, and one friend who got a job working in Detroit’s auto industry.””

      lol. Yea, I really believe that.

    125. A winning strategy for Rimney would be to not only criticize Obamacare but offer a few concrete plans that would actually lower the cost of healthcare for Americans..and that would have to be something more than the gooblygook about more competetion…selling across state lines, etc. They should stress a few options such as re-importation of drugs, liability limits for Doctors, allowing children to stay on their parents healthcare, etc. They must give people some positive alternatives.

    126. Hmmm. …..What Kal describes happens even in a down economy. Sure, there are still people going to college, but he doesn’t mention they will have not jobs when they are done. Soldiers come home from “war” all the time. It’s called finishing your term of duty. And lastly, that 1 job in the auto industry. Boy..that will make a dent in the tens of thousands that have been lost, and the thousands that will be lost when GM goes under again.

      My wife was in tears this morning because she just can’t believe so many people are so blind. She and I are blessed to have jobs, but work twice as hard as we did 4 years ago and make less money. She, as a small business owner (Day Care provider) has had to keep her rates the same as 5 years ago just to stay in business.

    127. Romney has Clint eastwood, Oturd has Kal Penn? (btw, who is kal penn? I have never heard of him)

      This guy is a small time actor who played a minor character on the tv show House, then his character was killed off the series when he went to work to promote Baray. That’s all I know of his 15 minutes of fame. He ended his term with Barry awhile back, not sure why.

    128. tim
      September 9th, 2012 at 12:15 pm
      Romney has Clint eastwood, Oturd has Kal Penn? (btw, who is kal penn? I have never heard of him)
      ———————————-
      Well, then you just haven’t been paying attention. Not just Kal Penn, but THE Cal Penn. He is a star . . .

      If the obot’s stupid but proper
      If he makes the dialogue flash
      If the obots way with a ditty
      Makes the ditty seem like a smash
      If his bullshit all adds up to a
      Pan of Mahr
      The chances are
      The obot’s a star
      (but only at the DNC convention, who, like Obama have “lowered the bar”/)

      You still do not know him? Well he has a long list of accolates.

      Why he was a character actor in House. Now he is Cinderella. And, best of all, he did not do it for the country. He did not do it for future generations. He did not even do it for love. He did it for himself and his friends.

      I know exactly who he is and what he is all about. He is a sucker basking in his hour in the sun.

      But like you, I had never heard of him.

    129. “He is a sucker basking in his hour in the sun.”

      LOL. thanks wbboie and shadowfax, looks like a drone Obot thru and thru.

    130. Gallup today has empty chair at 50, down two points from yesterday’s rise to 52. Bounce did not last very long!
      ——————————-
      Sic transit gloria mundi. All glory is fleeting. And most fleeting of all is the glory which is predicated on lies and failure. As the roar of the crowd subsides, and the grease paint is washed away:

      But then I saw the morning sky
      Hi ho the tale was all a lie
      The world it is
      The old world yet—
      19% unemployment, marginal gdp, downgraded s&p, 16 trillion debt, small businesses dying faster every day faster than world war II vets–A TRACK RECORD OF FAILURE ON EVERY FRONT.

      Let those who have eyes to see, see. Not Hollywood pretenders like Kal Penn obviously. But the American People.

    131. I still remember how angry I was when the Obot jerks at CNN, who are still there now, openly and repeatedly kept saying Hillary had dropped out on the very day of the SD “democratic” primaries. I have no doubt in my mind, it occured to them to ask the Hillary camp, but they chose not to, all to benefit their Messaih. And Hillary won anyways.
      They did the same type things to Mccain/Palin.

      Same crap, different election cycle.

    132. One thing I did learn for sure from the DNC convention (which I swear to you, I did not watch–a remarkable act of forbearance, but I ran out of malox):

      Michelle Obama is the Queen Mother of the country.

      She cares about you, and me and the rest of us.

      Not a sparrow falls to earth but she is not there to save it.

      If Ed McMahon were still around he would have the gall and termity to ask: how much does MO care about us?

      Enough wear a $75,000 let them eat cake dress to the event.

      Enough to send Malia on a lavish spring break vacation with all her friends and 25 secret service agents in tow.

      Enough to send their dog on a separate airplane, rather than on top of the car, where the view is best.

      Enough to have a Cecil B DeMille cast to cater to her every need.

      And enough to tell us how much she cares.

      Years ago, there was a Teamster named Jesse Carr. He had a choke hold over the Alaska pipline project and he squeezed like hell. He had more power than the then governor of Alaska Jay Hammond, who I thought very higly of. His wife had a set net site on the Naknek River and I used to see her there. But Jesse channelled Michelle Obama in this sense. I was having lunch with him one day, and out of the blue he slammed his hands with gold nugget cuff links down on the table, and screamed “what good is power if you do not abuse it?”

    133. a few concrete plans that would actually lower the cost of healthcare for Americans..and that would have to be something more than the gooblygook about more competetion…selling across state lines, etc. They should stress a few options such as re-importation of drugs[….]

      ==================

      Yes to those two. Re-importation was stopped by Obamacare. McPalin wanted selling across state lines, which seems a good idea to me.

    134. “The economy worked, people had jobs,” Gingrich said.

      =================

      Until the Republicans got in in 2001.

    135. “I had the longest period of economic growth in history. You didn’t Mr. Obama,” he said. “I got to four balanced budgets by working with Republicans. [….]”

      ==================

      Until the Republicans took over in 2001 and immediately trashed the economy with no Democrat to fight them.

    136. Former Science Advisor To Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu And Founder Of Israel Science And Technology Declares Obama Birth Certificate Forged: Slams U.S. Congress, U.S. Senate, And U.S. Courts Lack Of Action

      http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2012/09/israel-science-and-technology-confirm.html

      “Long-Form Birth Certificate of Obama is a Forged Document”

      There were articles about the phoney bc on the Russian sites a few months ago. And of course, Sheriff Joe Arpaio and his team proved it to be a forgery. Now this Israeli scientist.

      Everyone knows he is an imposter! Americans must look like such fools to the rest of the world!

    137. What is Biden thinking, that is wrong on so many levels, its like a biker chick lapdance with a dirty old man stuffing a $100 dollar bill in her pants.

    138. Thanks leanora. The article was conclusive. It is a big media cover-up plain and simple. The reason? To protect their own asses at the expense of the country. Give me their checkbooks and I will reduce their net worth by the amount of taxpayer money Michelle spends on herself, which will make them paupers like the rest of us. Then watch how quickly their tune changes, I guarandamnted you. But the comments reflected a refreshing candor on a subject big media did their level best to bury. For example:

      Anonymous said…[Reply]
      “Birthers” was the label the media, etc gave us who had done tons of homework when we saw all the flaws. They wanted that word to be a pock mark on us to try to shut us up, but the evidence was so solid, that we knew we were right (even though we din’t have a computer/graphics degree) Most of us were proud to be Birthers- not because we wanted the President to be a fraud, but because we knew that ridicule and putting on airs that we were all crazy loons was exactly the tactics that Saul Alinsky wrote about in “Rules for Radicals” The MSM and their reporters were exactly what the Founders warned us about: when the Free Press (whose job it is to act as watchdogs over the 3 branches of government) – when they cease being forthright and honest jorunalists, that is the start of the end of our country and our freedoms. —–Reports didn’t want to report the news from the the March 1st and July 17th news conferences, because it would be a thorn in the side for the one that were running interference for. So, news is only news when the media decides what the masses should know about. What a totally corrupt media we have. No wonder people are forced to go online and use other media outlets. WND had been on top of the BC issue and all the lawsuits since the spring of 2008. The American people will be shocked when all those things took place and they were left out the loop. The fraud that took place was a bad thing for our country. But how the media skirted around it and wouldn’t report it almost on a daily basis. Moreover, they- along with the Presidents press secretaries flagrantly participated in the riducule of reporter Kinsolving when he asked a question about it. It was such an embarrassment as well as a travesty to have to watch. The bulk of the MSM need to be tarred & feathered for how they schemed to micromanage the covering-up. And it’s a sorry day for our country when Russia’s Pravda news not only had the details of what was happening, but admonished our media for keeping it all under wraps to help out the one they wanted to protect. They also dissed our Congress for not having hearings. A terrible blight on our country has taken place these last 4 years because of how the media allowed the cover-up to play out. Not only do the forgers need to be dealt with legally, but the media should be exposed for what it did. When the rest of America finally learns of the media’s premeditated and orchestrated deception, most will turn away and seek out the alternative media outlets.

      September 9, 2012 2:13 AM

      Anonymous said…[Reply]
      Well, well, well Touche!!

      Obama took the Capitol of Israel out of his platform and now he will have his October Surprise!

      the jewish voting bloc dominos are about to fall.

      Israel is not his friend, la di dah, la di dah!

      if romney wants the florida jewish seniors, he will have to react to this!

      September 9, 2012 2:45 AM

      Anonymous said…[Reply]
      Obama must eat oscar mayer weiners, because a HIGHER AUTHORITY IS NOW RESPONDING TO HIS APOSTASY.

      NOW HE WILL EXPERIENCE THE 11TH PLAGUE, AND THE ATHIEST AXELROD WILL CRAWL BACK INTO HIS HOLE.

      ATONEMENT IS NOT AN OPTION. HE WILL BE BANISHED TO WANDER IN THE WILDERNESS FOR 40 YEARS.

      September 9, 2012 2:51 AM

      Anonymous said…[Reply]
      JohnnyP says:

      It’s likely that Netanyahu knows this, yet he remains silent.

      What an October surprise it would be if Bibi announced he was a birther. In my dreams.

      September 9, 2012 2:54 AM

      wheresobamasbirthcertificate.com said…[Reply]
      Make no mistake the facts are in the truth is the truth. Whatever the outcome of the election this will continue. We are not powerless the stamps are the only way we have to pursue this, yes we are taking other means however the stamps are spreading the message. I have dedicated all of my spare time to this. I urge you to join me and others put it on every bill, letter, eyc… Put it right back in their face. I am calling on all patriots please this is for us and our children’s future. Let’s stop this charade. Let’s get to the root of the corruption.
      wheresobamasbirthcertificate.com
      http://www.wheresobamasbirthcertificate.com/blog

    139. Perhaps that’s because Obama keeps talking about everything except what actually concerns voters most in this election (via JWF): [….]
      The top five in all three states:
      The economy
      Health care
      Medicare
      Budget deficit
      Taxes
      Curiously, abortion, gay marriage, and Seamus the Roof-Ridin’ Dog didn’t make the cut.

      =======================

      Neither did Obama’s birth certificate, arguments about the word ‘God’ etc in the platform, the Catholic Bishops’ claims about ‘religious freedom’, flag pins, Juanita Brodderick, OWS, or balloons.

    140. Now had Paul Ryan had that biker chic sit on his lap, the deafening screams from the lefties of degradation of women and the republicans “war on women” would have been in the stratosphere. The media would have had his head for breakfast but because its dopey Ole Biden getting a bit of a lapdance, he’ll get a pass.

    141. Obama did a Biden

      In Florida

      Obama : “3 Proud words….Made in the USA”

      and now you know why the economy is in the crapper because the guy in charge can’t count to four on his fingers.

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