Daily Archives: September 2, 2011

Countdown to 300,000 hits

It’s Friday and this is a three-day weekend – drinks are on the house! This is an open thread.

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Stand still and let him hit you!

Seriously. Jonathan Capehart: Obama’s fight — for respect […] Still, the hard-core move by Obama to address the nation before a joint session of Congress on Sept. 7 — the same night as a Republican presidential debate — resonated with … Continue reading

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The long game

From the comments here at the Hole: Is the consensus here to vote for whoever the Republican candidate is in 2012, or are there some Republican candidates that would make you vote for Obama or stay home? Commenter Gayle over … Continue reading

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So much for Mr. Clean Jeans

ABC News: Investigators Probe White House Role in Massive Energy Loan House investigators said they have uncovered evidence that White House officials became personally involved in an Energy Department review of a hot-button $535 million loan guarantee to the now-failed … Continue reading

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What he should have done

From back in July: Obama’s Economists: ‘Stimulus’ Has Cost $278,000 per Job When the Obama administration releases a report on the Friday before a long weekend, it’s clearly not trying to draw attention to the report’s contents. Sure enough, the … Continue reading

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“It’s your fault for believing me”

Obama: From ‘yes we can’ to ‘it takes time’ Obama lowers bar on rhetoric in his campaign speeches When he ran for the presidency in 2008, Barack Obama sprinkled his campaign speeches with ambitious catchphrases such as “the fierce urgency … Continue reading

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The Republicans Are Worse!™

WH official: Obama struggling in polls because voters don’t know GOP opponents President Obama is struggling in the polls against would-be Republican challengers because voters don’t know the GOP contenders well enough yet, a top White House official said Thursday. … Continue reading

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