| Political Talk|| IRS: Uninsured face fine of nearly $2,500.00 - pistolpete23 on 7/24/14 at 7:28 pm|
[quote]The Internal Revenue Service said Thursday individuals who fail to get health insurance this year will be fined a maximum of $2,448 and families with five or more members can be fined up to $12,240. Under the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, people are either required to obtain heal...
| Political Talk|| Obama: I don't watch the news because I usually know what they're reporting - pistolpete23 on 7/23/14 at 3:04 pm|
Mr. Obama told supporters [at a Democratic fundraiser] that he doesn’t watch the news because, “Whatever they’re reporting about, usually I know.”
That contrasts with the explanations that the president and his aides have given from scandals in the past few years ranging from long wait times and ...
| Political Talk|| Hillary earns 12 million since leaving State Dept. - pistolpete23 on 7/21/14 at 1:18 pm|
[quote]Hillary Clinton has earned at least $12 million in 16 months since leaving the State Department, a windfall at odds with her party’s call to shrink the gap between the rich and the poor. Clinton’s income since her resignation as secretary of state in February 2013 is derived mostly from her ...
| Political Talk|| Obama on foreign policy: " Be patient in a complex world" - pistolpete23 on 7/16/14 at 9:46 pm|
[quote]President Obama made an unscheduled visit to the White House press briefing room Wednesday to address the nation on a host of foreign policy crises testing his administration. Obama’s visit was timed to coincide with the nightly newscasts and allowed the president to project the image that h...
| Political Talk|| Russia 'to reopen Cold War Cuban listening post used to spy on America' - pistolpete23 on 7/16/14 at 9:28 pm|
| Political Talk|| WH Press Secy Claims Obama Admin Is the 'Most Transparent in History' - pistolpete23 on 7/14/14 at 5:25 pm|
| Political Talk|| White House: Immigrant children facing danger will "likely"stay in U.S. - pistolpete23 on 7/14/14 at 5:08 pm|
[quote]“These children will — and other immigrants who are attempting to enter the country without documentation — will go through the immigration process and that means their claims of asylum will be considered by an immigration judge and by asylum officials,” White House press secretary Josh Earne...
| Political Talk|| Holder plays the race card again - pistolpete23 on 7/13/14 at 11:38 am|
[quote]Attorney General Eric Holder said Sunday he and President Obama have been targets of “a racial animus” by some of the administration’s political opponents.[/quote]...
| Political Talk|| Obama: "I don't have to run for office anymore, so I can just let it rip" - pistolpete23 on 7/10/14 at 7:08 pm|
[quote]And rip he did, after days of Republicans beating him up for not doing anything on the border but refusing to pass the money to pay for what he wants to do on the border. For months, Democratic polling has shown that when Obama says “Congress,” people hear “Republicans.” Thursday, he made tha...
| Political Talk|| "Do you want to hit this?" Obama laughs off weed offer - pistolpete23 on 7/9/14 at 9:01 pm|
| Political Talk|| Cruz sends Obama directions from fundraiser sites to the border - pistolpete23 on 7/9/14 at 4:30 pm|
[quote]“If President Obama wants to have a real border meeting with @GovernorPerry, here are a couple suggested detours,” Cruz tweeted on Tuesday. The maps show driving...
| Political Talk|| Boehner disagrees with Palin on impeaching Obama - pistolpete23 on 7/9/14 at 10:49 am|
[quote]House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio) disagrees with Republicans calling for the impeachment of President Obama. Former GOP vice presidential candidate Sa...
| Political Talk|| Female White House staffers got smaller raises than men - pistolpete23 on 7/8/14 at 5:50 pm|
[quote]Salary data released last week revealed average male staffers at the White House earn about 13% more than their female counterparts. The White House responded by pointing out six female staffers received high profile promotions in the past year. However, according to data collected by the con...
| Political Talk|| Obama: migrant children must go - pistolpete23 on 7/7/14 at 9:36 pm|
[quote]The White House on Monday insisted most of the thousands of unaccompanied minors flooding across the border will be deported. The firm position came as President Obama was set to travel to Texas, the center of a growing firestorm over the nation’s inability to prevent illegal immigrants from ...
| Political Talk|| Since when did the DMV Express offices start charging extra for express service? - pistolpete23 on 7/7/14 at 6:13 pm|
Went to renew my DL today at one of the express offices...1st option put name on list wait time 45 mins. 2nd option put name on express service list pay extra $14.00 wait time 15 minutes....one hell of a racket they've got going.
ETA: Is it even fricking legal what they're doing? :banghead:...
| Political Talk|| Happy Birthday!!! Former President G W Bush - pistolpete23 on 7/6/14 at 8:07 pm|
| Political Talk|| Obama “We have not seen more consistent job growth since the ’90s,” - pistolpete23 on 7/3/14 at 2:56 pm|
[quote]“It should be a useful reminder to people all across the country that given where we started back in 2008, we have made enormous strides, thanks to the incredible hard work of the American people an...
| Political Talk|| St.George incorporation issue won't be on November ballot - pistolpete23 on 7/1/14 at 5:58 pm|
| Political Talk|| Obama to call for infrastructure funding - pistolpete23 on 7/1/14 at 6:33 am|
[quote]President Obama will urge Congress to fund the rapidly depleting Highway Trust Fund by eliminating corporate tax breaks during a speech Tuesday in Georgetown. The president will argue “that by closing unfair tax loopholes for companies that ship profits overseas, we can invest in rebuilding ...
| Political Talk|| ISIS displays Scud missile - pistolpete23 on 6/30/14 at 7:06 pm|
| Political Talk|| Obama to send 200 more troops to Iraq - pistolpete23 on 6/30/14 at 5:19 pm|
[quote]President Obama is sending up to 200 additional U.S. troops to Iraq, the White House announced Monday. The troops will reinforce security at the U.S. diplomatic facilities and at the Baghdad International Airport, and is in addition to the 300 troops requested earlier this month. “This for...
| Political Talk|| 'Oh snap' Hillary's reaction when asked to sign book to Christopher Stevens - pistolpete23 on 6/20/14 at 12:54 pm|
[quote]Daily Surge’s Jason Mattera is being hailed a hero Thursday for his “beautiful ambush journalism.” He caught up with Hillary Clinton and po...
| Political Talk|| Hard drive to Lerner's computer thrown away - pistolpete23 on 6/18/14 at 10:14 pm|
[quote]Ex-IRS official Lois Lerner’s crashed hard drive has been recycled, making it likely the lost emails of the lightening rod in the tea party targeting controversy will never be found, according to multiple sources. “We’ve been informed that the hard drive has been thrown away,” said Sen. Orrin...
| Political Talk|| Suspect in border agent Brian Terry's death extradited from Mexico - pistolpete23 on 6/18/14 at 9:36 pm|
[quote]It was a bloody confrontation more than three years ago in the desert brush of Arizona about 11 miles from the border with Mexico. When it was over, U.S. Border Patrol Agent Brian A. Terry was dead and two weapons found at the scene would shine a light on a botched gun-tracking operation know...
| Political Talk|| Obama not asking Congress permission on Iraq - pistolpete23 on 6/18/14 at 6:47 pm|
[quote]Updated 5:09 p.m. | President Barack Obama is still considering what to do about Iraq, but he told the top congressional leaders Wednesday that he doesn’t think he needs Congress’ permission to act. “We had a good discussion,” said Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., arriving back...
| Political Talk|| Will Obama seek approval for Iraq strike? - pistolpete23 on 6/12/14 at 6:45 pm|
[quote]"We would have to get back to you on how that would proceed if that decision were made," press secretary Jay Carney said.[/quote]
| Political Talk|| Obama the World is less violent than it has ever been - pistolpete23 on 6/12/14 at 4:00 pm|
[quote]At a White House event on Wednesday where he took questions from Tumblr users, President Obama addressed what he will be doing 10 years from now. DAVID KARP, TUMBLR CEO: There are plenty of young people out there today who are watching your career incredibly closely. They’re thinking about t...
| Political Talk|| Bergdahl "washed out" of the Coast Guard before joining the Army - pistolpete23 on 6/12/14 at 5:53 am|
[quote]Three years before Army. Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl disappeared from his small military outpost in eastern Afghanistan, he enlisted in the Coast Guard and left after 26 days due to psychological reasons, according to a new Washington Post story published Wednesday. The story reports exclusively that...
| O-T Lounge|| Shark numbers closer to normal near Orange Beach - pistolpete23 on 6/9/14 at 10:29 pm|
[quote]After a joint helicopter flight conducted by News 5 and City of Orange Beach officials, aerial pictures show most of the sharks that have gathered in the Perdido Pass area have left. However, the City of Orange Beach is keeping its double red flag warning up until at least Tuesday morning w...
| Political Talk|| Obama chomps on gum during D-Day ceremony - pistolpete23 on 6/6/14 at 8:25 pm|
[quote]Obama was caught on camera chewing gum while clapping during the welcome for Her Majesty the Queen. He kept chewing throughout the ceremonies, also managing to anger France. French twitter blew up (not to mention British a...