Monday, November 15, 2010

Obama should not seek reelection in 2012, Obama’s G-20 performance worst ever, ObamaCare: Union Waiver Favors Pile Up, Hmmm: 'Death Panels' to Help Balance Budget? Democrats Culture of corruption: Rangel (and Pelosi) on trial, Police called on kids' cupcake sale

Opinion - One and done: To be a great president, Obama should not seek reelection in 2012- Washington Post
By Douglas E. Schoen and Patrick H. Caddell

President Obama must decide now how he wants to govern in the two years leading up to the 2012 presidential election.

In recent days, he has offered differing visions of how he might approach the country's problems. At one point, he spoke of the need for "mid-course corrections." At another, he expressed a desire to take ideas from both sides of the aisle. And before this month's midterm elections, he said he believed that the next two years would involve "hand-to-hand combat" with Republicans, whom he also referred to as "enemies."

It is clear that the president is still trying to reach a resolution in his own mind as to what he should do and how he should do it.

This is a critical moment for the country. From the faltering economy to the burdensome deficit to our foreign policy struggles, America is suffering a widespread sense of crisis and anxiety about the future. Under these circumstances, Obama has the opportunity to seize the high ground and the imagination of the nation once again, and to galvanize the public for the hard decisions that must be made. The only way he can do so, though, is by putting national interests ahead of personal or political ones.
My Two Cents...

Obviously with the name of my blog and all that I have said about this president it is clear that I have great disdain for the man. I’ve said more times that I can count I’ve never liked or trusted him and nothing he has done as president has shocked or surprised me. However he could go a long way in harvesting some respect if dude decides not to run for reelection in 2012. Because as the last line in this teaser says: “The only way he can do so, though, is by putting national interests ahead of personal or political ones.”

By deciding not to run would not necessarily be seen as a failure in the eyes of many but it is clear if by some miracle or a massive dose of American stupidity that this man is somehow given another four years this country is fucked. Bowing out gracefully would be seen as noble and unselfish.

Now I’m no fool, Obama is an arrogant fuck and he does not give a shit about this country, so any talk of him fading in the sunset in 2012 is just a pipe dream, unless the Democrats force him to step aside and in doing so would or could permanently alienate the Negro vote for years to come. Just sayin.’


Left, Right agree: Obama’s G-20 performance worst ever - Hot Air

First, let’s hear from the usual suspects. The Wall Street Journal looks at Barack Obama’s performance at the G-20 summit as well as his trip to Seoul and pronounces it the worst ever for an American President. The editors are disgusted by the performance, but in the end say failure was the right outcome:
Has there ever been a major economic summit where a U.S. President and his Treasury Secretary were as thoroughly rebuffed as they were at this week’s G-20 meeting in Seoul? We can’t think of one. President Obama failed to achieve any of his main goals while getting pounded by other world leaders for failing U.S. policies and lagging growth.
The root of this embarrassment is political and intellectual: Rather than leading the world from a position of strength, Mr. Obama and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner came to Seoul blaming the rest of the world for U.S. economic weakness. America’s problem, in their view, is the export and exchange rate policies of the Germans, Chinese or Brazilians. And the U.S. solution is to have the Fed print enough money to devalue the dollar so America can grow by stealing demand from the rest of the world. …

Police called on kids' cupcake sale...

NEW CASTLE — When Andrew DeMarchis and Kevin Graff, two 13-year-olds from Chappaqua's Seven Bridges Middle School, set up shop at Gedney Park on a fall weekend last month, they were expecting a tidy profit.

Instead, the two wannabe entrepreneurs selling cupcakes, cookies, brownies and Rice Krispie treats baked by them for $1 apiece got a taste of cold, hard bureaucracy .

New Castle Councilman Michael Wolfensohn came upon the sale and called the cops on the kids for operating without a license.

The boys' parents are incensed and can't believe a Town Board member would handle the situation that way.

"I am shocked and sad for the boys. It was such a great idea, and they worked hard at it," said Laura Graff, Kevin's mother. "But then some Town Board member decided to get on his high horse and wreck their dreams."

KURTZ: Vicious Infighting at NBCNEWS over OLBERMANN...

Car dealership offers free AK-47 for truck buyers...

Latino kids now majority in California's public schools...

Troubled California begins $14B bond sale...

Mum on Obama, Bush hails Clinton as friend...

Woman Loses Access to Her Own Driveway in Tax Dispute...

Woman poses as dead mother to get benefits...


Video: TSA body-searches a three-year-old girl - Hot Air


Paul Krugman Recommends 'Death Panels' to Help Balance Budget - Newsbusters

Although he was likely taking a swipe at former governor Sarah Palin with the reference, Paul Krugman on Sunday recommended "death panels" as a means of helping to balance the federal budget.

In a Roundtable discussion on ABC's "This Week," the New York Times columnist said of what recently came out of the President's deficit commission, "Some years down the pike, we're going to get the real solution, which is going to be a combination of death panels and sales taxes"
White House hands out 111 Obamacare waivers...

List peppered with unions...

Waiver-mania! The ever-expanding Obamacare escapee list - Michelle Malkin

ObamaCare: Union Waiver Favors Pile Up - Red State

Union bosses fought tooth and nail to nationalize America’s health care—even, in many cases, to the detriment of their own members. Now, instead of chewing on and swallowing what they bit off, unions are getting waivers to the very plan that they shoved down everyone else’s throat.
Docs brace for big Medicare pay cuts...


Obamacare's so bad that even HHS isn't eager to enforce it - Betsy's Page

The NYT reported last week on all the waivers that the Department of Health and Human Services has given out. Apparently they have come to realize how bad this bill is that they're supposed to be imposing on companies so they're allowing those companies to get waivers to delay companies doing what many predicted would happen once the bill was enacted - they'd just drop their own coverage and throw employees onto the public programs.
As Obama administration officials put into place some of the new rules that go into effect under the federal health care law, they are issuing more waivers to try to prevent some insurers and employers from dropping coverage and also promising to modify other rules because many of the existing policies would not meet new standards.

Last month, federal officials granted dozens of one-year waivers that were aimed at sparing certain employers, including McDonald’s, insurers and unions who offer plans that sharply limit the coverage they provide.


Culture of corruption: Rangel (and Pelosi) on trial - Michelle Malkin

The most ethical, transparent House ever is operating in its usual cloaked manner. WaPo reports: “The logistics of the cases are somewhat unclear because the ethics committee tends to operate in deep levels of secrecy. The prosecution will be represented by staff lawyers for the committee who handled the two-year investigation of Rangel; the congressman is expected to deliver an opening statement that would likely mirror much of his August floor speech. It is unclear whether witnesses will be on hand or if committee lawyers will just read transcripts, and, if witnesses are present, whether Rangel will cross-examine them under oath.”

Silly Nigga Shit!

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee ... one of Congress' premier race pimps ... believes that right-wing talk radio hosts are abusing the First Amendment! - Boortz

"Frankly I believe they're abusing the First Amendment, they're the crowd who calls fire in a crowded theatre."

The fact that Texas continues to re-elect this woman into office speaks volumes as to the intellect of the citizens in her district. Remember .. this barking moonbat thought we had place astronauts on Mars. This is only the beginning. The left is going to step up their attacks on talk radio. They blame us for a lot of their losses. To fools like Sheila Jackson Lee the First Amendment means nothing. All they can see right now is their quest to silence those who criticize them and their leftist agenda. Gawd that makes them angry that they can't use their precious imperial federal government to silence anyone who challenges their liberal mindset.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Re: "right-wing talk radio hosts are abusing the First Amendment!"
If you want to have some fun with the Anti-talk radio folks, do what I do. Just proudly and loudly proclaim that Rush is "just too liberal" for you. After they restart their heart and put their eyeballs back in their head they will beat a hasty retreat!