Monday, May 14, 2012

Obama’s Lowlights (5/14/12)

Economy – The economy added an anemic 115 thousand jobs in April, but unemployment still remained at 8.1% because the labor force decreased by 170 thousand people.

Campaign Contributions – The Obama campaign has refused to use the Address Verification System on contributions made by credit card meaning he could be accepting illegal contributions including those coming from foreign countries.

Elizabeth Warren – On why she classified herself as a Native American “I listed myself in the directory in the hopes that it might mean that I would be invited to a luncheon, a group something that might happen with people who are like I am. Nothing like that ever happened, that was clearly not the use for it and so I stopped checking it off.”

Bin Laden – The group Veterans for a Strong America had this to say about Obama gloating over the Bin Laden kill "real heroes don't take credit."

Occupy Seattle – Protestors threw bricks through the home windows belonging to Mayor Mike McGinn.

DOJ - Chairman of the House Oversight Committee Darrell Issa has filed more than 60 pages of contempt charges against Attorney General Eric Holder for withholding documents over the Fast and Furious program.

Obama Campaign - The Obama campaign has a cringe-inducing propaganda slideshow called “The Life of Julia” intended to illustrate how the Obama Administration's policies will give government help to a young woman as she is educated, works, starts a family and retires. In essence, Julia is a parasite living off the wealth of others her entire life. Liberals, especially feminists, should be offended by this propaganda film – it is demeaning to all women. Also, Obama claims he officially opened his campaign this past week. That is hilarious, he has been campaigning and attending campaign fundraisers since he first took office. In other news, a campaign fundraiser with George Clooney raised 12 million dollars.

Russia - Russia’s most senior military officer said that Moscow would strike and destroy NATO missile defense sites in Eastern Europe before they came online if the U.S. pushes ahead with deployment.

Guancheng Chen - The Chinese government stated Chinese activist Guangcheng Chen could apply to study abroad “like other Chinese citizens,” Chen called Congress and requested free passage to America.

Global Warming – Leon Panetta had this to say when speaking to environmentalists “The area of climate change has a dramatic impact on national security. Rising sea levels, severe droughts, the melting of the polar caps, the more frequent and devastating natural disasters all raise demand for humanitarian assistance and disaster relief.”

CalStrs - The California State Teacher's Retirement System (CalSTRS) is suing Wal-Mart in order to encourage corporate governance reform.

Gay Marriage – Biden commits Obama for gay marriage: "I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties. And quite frankly, I don't see much of a distinction-- beyond that," Biden replied.

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