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Senator Obama voted against raising Debt Ceiling in 2006

January 5, 2011 politisite 0

But now says that not raising the Debt Ceiling while he is the President would cause crisis that could lead to catastrophe.  Robert Gibbs has an answer though, His vote meant nothing, it was going to pass anyway. On Sunday, President Obama’s top economic adviser, Council of Economic Advisers chair Austan Goolsbee, cautioned members of Congress not to “play chicken” by voting against raising the $14.3 trillion debt ceiling – […]

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New Poll: NJ Gov. Christie would Beat Obama by 3 points

January 4, 2011 politisite 0

Zogby 12/30-1/3/10; 2,073 likely voters, 2.2% margin of error 746 likely Republican primary voters, 3.7% margin of error Mode: Internet Zogby release National 2012 President: Republican Primary 27% Christie 17% Romney 16% Palin 14% Huckabee 5% Daniels 2% Pawlenty 2% Thune 2012 President: General Election 43% Christie, 40% Obama 41% Romney, 41% Obama 42% Obama, 39% Huckabee 41% Obama, 38% Pawlenty 40% Obama, 36% Daniels 45% Obama, 38% Palin 42% […]

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Obama spends nearly half his presidency outside Washington

January 2, 2011 politisite 0

On “Meet the Press” December 26, top White House adviser Valerie Jarrett said President Obama’s “biggest regret” is that the severity of the economic crisis forced him to “spend almost every waking hour in Washington focusing very hard on solving that crisis” and thus kept him from traveling the country to connect with the American people.  According to Jarrett, Obama recently told aides, “I really want to figure out a […]

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Incoming Oversight committee chair Issa set sights on Obama

January 2, 2011 politisite 0

It sounds as if incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Rep. Darrell Issa is fine tuning his investigations targets net — and some of his inquires could could touch on GOpers as well. The Hill reports: The incoming chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, said Sunday that he won’t investigate the Obama administration for offering a job to a Democratic House member to […]

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Obama Hawaiian Vacation: Cost to Taxpayers $1.4 Million Detailed

January 1, 2011 politisite 0

The President will expect the debt ceiling to increase, so you and I can pay for vacations where the President is some  4835 miles away from Washington DC. One would think the President could use one of the many resort areas the Government owns during this economic time.  Instead the President expects to live lavishly at over 700 thousand per week on our dime. Nestled in three luxury beachfront homes […]

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Tucker Carlson: Michael Vick 'should have been executed' for dogfighting

December 29, 2010 politisite 0

Cable news host Tucker Carlson on Tuesday took issue with President Obama‘s support of quarterback Michael Vick‘s stunning turnaround, saying that he thought Vick “should have been executed” for his crimes. Carlson, who is guest-hosting the Fox News program “Hannity” this week, made the remark during a discussion about Obama’s call to Eagles‘ owner Jeffrey Lurie in which the President said he was happy the team gave the troubled quarterback […]

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First Lady's Separate Hawaii Travel Costs taxpayers more than $63,000

December 28, 2010 politisite 0

Does the President and First Lady get it?  Folks are hurting and unemployment looms at 9.8 percent, but instead of leading by example and waiting a few extra days, the First lady takes a separate flight to Hawaii to begin their long vacation. This from White House Dossier The decision by First Lady Michelle Obama to leave on schedule for her two-week Hawaii vacation and not wait a few days […]

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Obama quits smoking, finally keeps promise to wife that he would quit if he ran for POTUS

December 27, 2010 politisite 0

Kudos to the President for becoming smoke free.  A difficult task for anyone who had tried to kick the habit. From CNN The president may have kicked his smoking habit once and for all. It has been about nine months since the president’s last cigarette, according to White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs. In an interview on CNN’s “State of the Union,” Gibbs said he still chews Nicorette, but that […]

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Obama Humble Like Reagan

December 26, 2010 politisite 0

Yesterday, the New York Times, as a Christmas gift to those of us who enjoy laughing until pumpkin pie and egg nog shoots out our noses, published a piece about how President Obama has a natural penchant for humility: “I think it speaks volumes about the man’s temperament,” said Robert Dallek, the presidential historian. “He doesn’t crave the spotlight the way some of these other presidents have. They needed to […]

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Obama hiring more lawyers to deal with New Republican oversight investigations

December 24, 2010 politisite 0

President Obama is planning the first major reorganization of his administration, preparing to shuffle several positions in the West Wing as he tries to fortify his political team for the realities of divided government and his own re-election. The president is studying how to maximize the power of the executive branch, advisers said, seeking insight from veterans of previous administrations and fresh advice from business leaders to guide the second […]