Archive for the ‘Obama’ Category

Bob Woodward wonders if the president might not have overplayed his fiscal cliff hand by saying he will not sign a bill that doesn’t raise taxes on the top 2% of earners. That is a red line, and, you know… there’s so many Republicans in the house that that is against doctrine… Advertisements


You know how liberals remind us all the time how the big, bad bully United States has no right to be bossing around the rest of the world? So why are they so eager to pass the UN Disabilities treaty? Ratifying the treaty would have given the United States greater standing to push other nations […]


I don’t object to a Detroit City Councilor telling the president to pay up for receiving the city’s votes. After all, that’s how the president does politics, no? There ought to be a quid pro quo… After the election of Jimmy Carter, the honorable Coleman Alexander Young, he went to Washington, D.C., and came home […]


Why are Democrats so determined not to deal with the fiscal crisis? Listen to Grover Norquist explain the president’s fiscal cliff proposal.


Who would have thought John Heilemann would mock Senator Lindsey Graham for being (some speculate) gay? Just after 6am, on “Morning Joe” this morning, Joe, Mika and guest John Heilemann were talking about yesterday’s New York Times article about “the three amigos” Senators John McCain, Joe Lieberman and Lindsey Graham, who have bonded over the […]


General Petraeus was back before congress today for short, classified briefings, on the Benghazi coverup. Members of the committees said there is some confusion about CIA talking points that evolved to exclude the involvement of terrorists. CBS News obtained the CIA talking points given both to Rice and members of the House intelligence committee on […]


In politics, stating the obvious creates a firestorm. Mitt Romney does it again as he explains the Democratic system of winning votes – using tax payer dollars to pay off their special interest voters. Chuck Todd offers the NBC/MSNBC response.