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Penn left House for White House Leaving White House for Hollywood

April 3, 2010 Politisite 0

House should have thought of a better way to rid itself of Penn than suicide.  Penn is killing himself off at the White House to return back to acting. The White House isn’t confirming a report that actor Kal Penn is leaving the Obama administration. Entertainment Weekly reported Friday that Penn, best known for his roles in the “Harold and Kumar” films and on the popular medical drama “House, M.D.” […]

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White House openness accountability? When will Obama have a press conferance?

March 8, 2010 Politisite 0

The White House today held a closed-press bill signing, which means no reporters or photographers were present, then released their own version of the event on White House video. Why should you care? Because if the White House truly supports a free press, then they will live up to their promises of openness and accountability, and quit substituting official press releases for news coverage. This latest tactic is of a […]

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What no bipartisanship? Reid Kills Jobs bill White House endorsed

February 12, 2010 Politisite 0

It only took a couple of hours for the White House to endorse the new, bipartisan stimulus plan launched by Sens. Max Baucus and Charles Grassley yesterday — and a few minutes after for Harry Reid to kill it.  The move angered Democrats in both the Obama administration and on Capitol Hill as Reid sent conflicting signals, surprised his colleagues, and might have touched off a leadership crisis if Reid […]

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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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Gibbs uses White House Briefing to Mock Sarah Palin

February 9, 2010 Politisite 0

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs comes to daily briefing with notes scribbled on his hand to Mock Sarah Palin. Palin didn’t use a teleprompter at the Teaparty convention but had put a couple of notes on her hand to make sure she made brought the points up in her speech and Q &A. These are called ‘talking points’. Gibbs came out with a grocery list and ‘hope and change’ […]

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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 […]