How the Obama presidency exposed Republican deficit delusions

US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at the Apollo Theatre in New York on 19 January 2012.

The GOP’s entire identity is based on a lie: How the Obama presidency exposed Republican deficit delusions |Salon For six years, Republicans have pilloried Obama for out-of-control spending. But there’s one big problem with that … by:Bob Cesca |Friday, Oct 16, 2015 02:50 PM EST |RePost: 10/17/2015 4:48:20 AM| Following the first Democratic debate, Fox News and the broader conservative ecosystem erupted in a coordinated effort to paint the Democrats as […]

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Spotlight: Obama calls House immigration bill extreme, vows action

Obama calls House immigration bill extreme, vows action >by Mark Felsenthal| WASHINGTON Fri Aug 1, 2014 5:21pm EDT | Re-Post 08/02/2014 |   (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday immigration legislation on track to pass in the House of Representatives is unworkable and will force him to act on his own to address pressures from a surge of illegal immigrants on the southwestern border. “House Republicans, as we […]

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Spotlight: Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’

Obama says that after 9/11, ‘we tortured some folks’ >by Roberta Rampton and Steve Holland | WASHINGTON Sat Aug 2, 2014 7:05am EDT | Re-Post 08/02/2014 | (Reuters) – President Barack Obama said on Friday the CIA “tortured some folks” after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, and that the White House had handed over to Congress a report about an investigation into “enhanced interrogation techniques.” “We did a whole lot […]

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Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Spotlight: Steven Hill

No Wonder So Many Are Disillusioned by Our Politics — We’ve Got an 18th Century Political System >by Steven Hill | AlterNet |  November 26, 2012  |   It’s time for American patriots to roll up our sleeves and get to work to reform our political institutions. The following is an excerpt from the Introduction to 10 Steps to Repair American Democracy: A More Perfect Union, 2012 Election Edition by Steven […]

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Exposed: Romney’s behavior at 2nd Debate: ‘is rude, it’s inexcusable’

Romney’s behavior at 2nd Debate: ‘is rude, it’s inexcusable’ >by Samuel Warde on Oct 18 2012| Re-post DLU Oct 20 2012| James Lipton, host of “Inside the Actor’s Studio,” joined Chris Matthews to discuss Romney’s flagrant disrespect for the Office of the President of the United States and for Pres. Obama personally. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy MITT ROMNEY: I don’t think anyone […]

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Exposed: Romney’s behavior at 2nd Debate: ‘is rude, it’s inexcusable’

Romney’s behavior at 2nd Debate: ‘is rude, it’s inexcusable’ >by Samuel Warde on Oct 18 2012| Re-post DLU Oct 20 2012| James Lipton, host of “Inside the Actor’s Studio,” joined Chris Matthews to discuss Romney’s flagrant disrespect for the Office of the President of the United States and for Pres. Obama personally. Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy MITT ROMNEY: I don’t think anyone […]

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Your tipsheet: Tax fairness

>by Stephanie Cutter, BarackObama.com [info@barackobama.com]| Thu 9/27/2012 9:34 PM | Friends — Mitt Romney agreed it’s “fair” that millionaires and billionaires like himself pay a lower tax rate than many middle-class families do. That’s not our spin — that’s straight from Romney. On “60 Minutes” this week, he actually agreed that it’s “fair” that he got to pay a lower tax rate on the millions he made last year than […]

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Leaked Document Reveals That The President of the United States Holds Executive Power

 >by Sarah Wood | June 15, 2012 | Political Shake | [I’m behind the eight ball on this…meant to get this out earlier! Gbismarc!] A few years back, some information was released to the public that may be bothersome to some, excite others, and prove obvious to the rest of the world. This information was the official election results from the 2008 United States Presidential Election. It would seem that […]

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Obama’s DREAM Act Game-Changer

 Obama’s DREAM Act Game-Changer >by Adam Serwer | Fri Jun. 15, 2012 8:13 AM PDT | In a major campaign and policy development, the Obama administration is set to issue a Department of Homeland Security directive that would prevent DREAM Act-eligible undocumented immigrants from being deported.* According to the Associated Press: Under the administration plan, illegal immigrants will be immune from deportation if they were brought to the United States before they […]

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