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Friends of Barack (FOB) The White House mob

February 6, 2011 Politisite 0

Op-Ed By Paul Westcott The Obama White House is a lot like the mob, you don’t want to deal with them but do, to make sure you’re “protected”.   Unions for example would prefer to roam free and not have to give away any of their union dues for political donations but they do, for protection.  The amount they gave away in election 2008 was over $30-million and man, are they […]

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Barack wants MuBarak to Go! White House wants Egyptian President Mubarak to Resign Immediately

February 3, 2011 Politisite 0

The Obama administration is discussing with Egyptian officials a proposal for President Hosni Mubarak to resign immediately The administration wants Mubarak to turn over power to the newly sworn in Vice President Omar Suleiman. From the New York Times: Even though Mr. Mubarak has balked, so far, at leaving now, officials from both governments are continuing talks about a plan in which, Mr. Suleiman, backed by Sami Enan, chief of […]

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White House on Egypt: ‘Now means yesterday’

February 2, 2011 Politisite 0

With this, we’re now officially past the “orderly transition” phase of nudge-nudging. Last night, Obama issued a brief public statement that included just one line about a prospective deadline for Mubarak’s exit from power: “My belief is that an orderly transition must be meaningful, must be peaceful and it must begin now,” Obama said. But White House press secretary Robert Gibbs was more explicit Wednesday. “‘Now’ means ‘yesterday,’” Gibbs explained. […]

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Obama & Mubarak & the Age of Incrementalism

February 1, 2011 Politisite 0

From The BAZ File: For the Obama administration catching up with the uprising in Egypt is like chasing a runaway locomotive on a bicycle. From its initial public support for doomed Egyptian leader Hosni Mubarak to its need to appear to be hands-off, the White House is saddled with an event it fears will end in a train wreck. President Obama had a chance tonight to outright derail criticism that […]

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Gallup: Obama wants the Bump, but the Voters won't give him the Bump

February 1, 2011 Politisite 0

Gallup Daily tracking finds no change in President Obama’s job approval rating after his State of the Union address. The president’s 50% average for the week ending Sunday, Jan. 30, matches the prior week’s rating, which was the highest weekly average for Obama since May. Those who watched or saw coverage of the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 25 generally gave it positive reviews. The speech does […]

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White House Daily Guidence and Press Schedule, January, 31, 2011

January 30, 2011 Politisite 0

THE WHITE HO– USE Office of the Press Secretary FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 30, 2011 DAILY GUIDANCE AND PRESS SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011 In the morning, the President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing and meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. These meetings are closed press. This week, the White House will hold a number of events to focus on innovation, and President Obama’s plan for […]

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Jay Carney to replace Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary

January 27, 2011 Politisite 0

We first heard a couple of weeks ago that Jay Carney was on the Short List.  Today sources Confirmed that Obama’s Pick is Carney.  Now,  Politico outright says so. President Barack Obama has settled on Jay Carney, communications director for Vice President Joe Biden and former Washington bureau chief for TIME magazine, to replace Robert Gibbs as White House press secretary, administration officials said. An announcement was planned for Thursday […]

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Was Obama's State of the Union address plagiarism?

January 27, 2011 Politisite 0

Or alternatively, are State of the Union addresses such tired exercises in rhetorical bloat that it’s difficult not to lean on others for inspiration? I mean this isn’t exactly a scandal, but I think we can yet again chalk this up to another case of if George W. Bush did the same thing we’d never hear the end of it: During his Tuesday evening address to a joint session of […]

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The Real State of the Union: Unsettling

January 25, 2011 Politisite 0

The United States continues to live far beyond its means while losing its once uniquely dynamic productive expertise and its financial independence. The standard business news narrative is that the United States is now 18 months into recovering from the worst downturn in 70 years. Private sector jobs grew in each of the past 12 months. Industrial production, real wages, after-tax incomes and personal spending are all rising with monthly […]

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On the 38th anniversary of Roe v. Wade Obama said, "I am committed to protecting this constitutional right.”

January 23, 2011 Politisite 0

The President affirmed his commitment to Woman’s Health and Reproductive Freedom.  Both terms are misnomers as there has always been reproductive freedom in America.  The problem is that some woman use Abortion as a birth control method.  On this thirty-eighth anniversary of Roe v. Wade, One must reflect, do all humans have equal protection under the law in America? President Barack Obama on Saturday marked the 38th anniversary of Roe […]