Daily Archives: September 18, 2011

Because he’s black

Miami Herald: Black caucus head treads line between criticizing, supporting Obama As the debate over jobs turns into the latest political tug-of-war, Rep. Emanuel Cleaver of Missouri walks a careful but candid line. As chairman of the Congressional Black Caucus, … Continue reading

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Shallow end of the gene pool

Hullabaloney: It would appear that Obama the legislative conciliator has given way to Obama the political campaigner. This is where he is at his best. This is the Obama that cleaned Republican clocks in 2008. Republicans and centrist compromise fetishists … Continue reading

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What about the fluffy bunnies?

Don Surber: Objective journalism of the day From CBS News: “(CBS/AP) WASHINGTON — House Republican leaders say they are rejecting President Barack Obama’s jobs proposals to rebuild schools and blighted neighborhoods, and help keep state and local employees on the … Continue reading

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Fore more years?

Steve Chapman at the Chicago Tribune: Why Obama should withdraw When Ronald Reagan ran for re-election in 1984, his slogan was “Morning in America.” For Barack Obama, it’s more like midnight in a coal mine. The sputtering economy is about … Continue reading

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Liar, liar, pants on fire!

Gail Collins: Rick Perry, Uber Texan YOU think of Rick Perry, you think of Texas. And more Texas. Perry the cowboy coyote-killer, the lord of the Texas job-creation machine, the g-dropping glad-hander with a “howdy” for every stranger in the … Continue reading

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With the economy in the toilet what is the White House’s top priority? W.H. pushes back hard at Suskind The White House launched an aggressive response to a forthcoming book that chronicles internal dissent and second-guessing of President Barack Obama … Continue reading

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The New York Times: The Misuse of Life Without Parole The Supreme Court ruled last year that it is cruel and unusual punishment to sentence a juvenile to life without parole when the crime is short of homicide. In the … Continue reading

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The Green Hustle

What is a “green job?” Obama’s magical thinking on green jobs On Thursday night, the president told a Democratic fundraiser in Washington that the Pass My Jobs Bill bill would create 1.9 million new jobs. What kind of jobs are … Continue reading

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