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Obama Statement on the Passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

September 19, 2020 Politisite Aggregator 0

Sixty years ago, Ruth Bader Ginsburg applied to be a Supreme Court clerk. She’d studied at two of our finest law schools and had ringing recommendations. But because she was a woman, she was rejected. Ten years later, she sent her first brief to the Supreme Court — which led it to strike down a state law based on gender discrimination for the first time. And then, for nearly three […]

5 Things President Obama Wants To Discuss With The Pope

March 28, 2015 Politisite 0

President Barack Obama is slated to meet with Pope Francis in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 23, and Obama already has a list of topics he hopes to discuss. In a press release Thursday, the White House laid out some of the president’s ideal subjects for the talk, and said that Obama “looks forward to continuing” conversations he and Pope Francis began during their initial meeting at the Vatican in March […]

Netanyahu Wins Israel Election Despite Obama’s Best Efforts

March 18, 2015 Politisite 0

Despite the Obama White House best efforts to derail an election win by Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in the Israeli election, Likud won 30 seats   (Reuters) – Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu won a come-from-behind victory in Israel’s election on Wednesday after tacking hard to the right in the final days of campaigning, including abandoning a commitment to negotiate a Palestinian state. In a four-day pre-election blitz, Netanyahu made a […]

Whistleblower Retired Admiral Reveals New Benghazi Evidence

January 17, 2013 Politisite 767

In his words Lyons says that the attack on Benghazi was a bungled kidnapping attempt to be perpetrated upon Ambassador Stevens. This was to appear to be a hostage exchange for a terrorist prisoner who was to be released in trade for a supposedly captured US ambassador. The trade would have been for Omar Abdel Rahman an international prisoner, known as the Blind Sheikh.

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President Obama White House Daily Guidance and Press Schedule for Friday September 2, 2011

September 1, 2011 Politisite Aggregator 0

In the morning, the President and the Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. In the afternoon, the President will meet with Treasury Secretary Geithner in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with senior advisors in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press. President Obama White House Daily Guidance […]

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O'Reilly Obama Oh Really? Super Bowl Interview who scored a touchdown?

February 6, 2011 Politisite 0

Think of two very skilled fighters getting in the ring for a little exhibition warm-up bout. Both like the payday of big exposure they will get, but neither really wants to lay a glove on the other or draw blood. They just want to show off their moves, flick a few fast jabs across the other’s brow and dazzle the rubes out there in the cheap seats with their prowess. That […]

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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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No Earmarks for Harry! Senate Democrats signal defeat on Pork

February 1, 2011 Politisite 0

Signaling defeat, at least for the moment, Senate Democrats said Tuesday they won’t allow any earmarks in spending bills this year. “The handwriting is clearly on the wall,” said Appropriations Committee Chairman Daniel K. Inouye, Hawaii Democrat, in announcing the move. While much of the rest of Washington was moving away from earmarks, Senate Democrats had resisted, with their leader, Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada, defending them even after President Obama said […]

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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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Judge uses Obama's own words against him on Health Care Individual Mandate

January 31, 2011 Politisite 0

In ruling against President Obama‘s health care law, federal Judge Roger Vinson used Mr. Obama‘s own position from the 2008 campaign against him, arguing that there are other ways to tackle health care short of requiring every American to purchase insurance. “I note that in 2008, then-Senator Obama supported a health care reform proposal that did not include an individual mandate because he was at that time strongly opposed to […]