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Obama Blames need for Recess Appointments on GOP

February 11, 2010 politisite 0

President Obama waited nearly seven months to nominate candidates for his administration, but now he blames Republicans for not getting his nominees through in a timely manner.  Obama threatens to use a tool called, ‘recess appointments’ when Congress goes on vacation later this month.  Senate Majority leader Harry Reid was dead set against recess appointments when George W. Bush used them while he was president but with the flip of […]

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They Lied? Iron Chef confesses vegetables not from White House garden

February 10, 2010 politisite 0

They Lied? Iron Chef confesses vegetables not from White House garden For months, the Food Network ran ads about a forthcoming episode of “Iron Chef America,” its flagship chefs plus secret ingredient versus time competition. The show would take place at the White House garden, with Michelle Obama making a cameo and plugging her responsible-eating initiative. The network promised it would be its biggest episode ever. The buildup matched the […]

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Axelrod Wanted 'SPAM' White House E-mail to Go “Viral”

August 14, 2009 politisite 0

The Obama White House has engaged in an attempt to mimic the vibrant opposition to its healthcare agenda by sending out an e-mail from White House Senior Advisor David Axelrod. “Dear Friend,” the August 13 message began, “This is probably one of the longest emails I’ve ever sent, but it could be the most important.” Axelrod explained that the e-mail was designed to counter opposition “viral emails that fly unchecked […]