| Political Talk|| Hispanics Abandoning the President in Droves? - Jbird on 12/5/13 at 4:41 pm|
Last December President Obama boasted a 53 percent (average) approval rating. Eleven months later, however, only 41 percent on average now approve of the job he’s doing as president -- a remarkable reversal. Millennials, in other words, mustn’t be the only ones losing faith in their presi...
| Political Talk|| Nelson Mandela is dead - Jbird on 12/5/13 at 3:48 pm|
News is breaking....
| Political Talk|| Prez remembers his uncle - Jbird on 12/5/13 at 12:54 pm|
President Obama acknowledged on Thursday that he lived with his Kenyan uncle for a brief period in the 1980s while preparing to attend Harvard Law School, contradicting a statement more than a year ago that the White House had no record of the two ever meeting.
On Thursday, a White House official...
| Political Talk|| Chris Matthews: I’m Going to Ask Obama ‘Some Easier Questions’ - Jbird on 12/5/13 at 11:50 am|
Hardball huh? No gag reflex with this a-hole.
Chris Matthews joined MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts Thursday to discuss his upcoming interview with President Obama, saying he would ask the President some “easier questions” before getting into “fun stuff”.
MATTHEWS: [I’ll] get into questions that I wan...
| Political Talk|| House Dem mistakes satire - Jbird on 12/4/13 at 2:46 pm|
There was an awkward moment at today's House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on Obamacare when a New York Democrat rapped GOP critics with quotes from a satirical New Yorker feature, The Borowitz Report.
Rep. Carolyn Maloney, while calling it her own “distinguished comedic think...
| Political Talk|| As god is my witness I thought turkeys could fly - Jbird on 11/28/13 at 9:20 am|
The greatest turkey skit evah!
| Political Talk|| US mulls bypassing Karzai on security pact - Jbird on 11/27/13 at 11:28 am|
Obama trying to stay in Afghanistan much like he tried to stay in Iraq, fricking warmonger.
In response to Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s refusal to sign a security agreement with the United States this year, U.S. officials are considering trying to bypass the Afghan leader, reports the Los Ang...
| Political Talk|| banks warn Fed int cut could force them to charge depositors - Jbird on 11/25/13 at 9:41 am|
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| Political Talk|| Dems worry leaders in denial on Obamacare - Jbird on 11/25/13 at 8:08 am|
Democratic leaders claim the bungled launch of Obamacare is just the latest news sensation — a media-stirred tempest that looks in the heat of the moment like it could upend the midterm election, but ends up fizzling well before voters head to the polls.
Some party strategists say they’re in deni...
| Political Talk|| Older aides see O-Care costs eat checks - Jbird on 11/22/13 at 8:27 am|
frick em I hope they all go broke.
Older congressional staff say their out-of-pocket healthcare costs will rise three or four times after they enter the ObamaCare insurance exchanges.
The economic shock has led Democratic chiefs of staff to call for changing the rules so that their staffers won’t...
| Political Talk|| Cornhusker kickback King now helping Odrama - Jbird on 11/21/13 at 9:00 pm|
fricking disgusting Libs.
Former Nebraska Sen. Ben Nelson, who voted for Obamacare after securing the “Cornhusker kickback” for his state, met with President Barack Obama Wednesday to talk about how to fix the law.
Nelson retired from the Senate in January and almost immediately boosted his sal...
| Political Talk|| Dem Senator Harkin wants more rules changes - Jbird on 11/21/13 at 2:10 pm|
Insanity. fricking idiocy.
Harkin said it was a “good day” for the Senate and called for more reforms.
“I predict the sky will not fall ... but I do predict that our government will work better,” Harkin said.
Harkin said he’d support further rule changes that would prevent a single senator fro...
| Political Talk|| Report warned of HealthCare.gov flaws last spring - Jbird on 11/18/13 at 9:56 pm|
This administration is flat out criminal.
The administration was warned last spring that its website didn’t meet key requirements for a successful rollout, including relying too heavily on outside contractors, according to a copy of a “Red Team” report prepared for the Centers for Medicare and Me...
| Political Talk|| States divided over complying with Obamacare ‘fix’ - Jbird on 11/18/13 at 8:28 am|
So who will take the fall for this debacle, Odrama supporting regulators or eeevvviiilll insurers?
State regulators aren’t rushing to President Barack Obama’s rescue after the White House’s attempt to fix the rising wave of canceled health insurance policies
Few state insurance commissioners b...
| Political Talk|| Obama presser in game - Jbird on 11/14/13 at 10:33 am|
Any predictions since we know he will be late....
| Political Talk|| Tensions escalate between Democrats, White House - Jbird on 11/13/13 at 1:18 pm|
Rats jumping off the sinking Odrama ship.
Democrats are on the verge of abandoning President Barack Obama on vital elements of his signature health care law at a time when his poll numbers have been sliding with three years left to go in his second term.
House Democrats used a closed-door meet...
| Political Talk|| Let Todd Work! - Jbird on 11/11/13 at 6:54 pm|
What a fricking joke this President and his idiots have become.
On the evening of November 8th, Todd Park was subpoenaed by Congressman Darrell Issa to testify in front of Congress about whether or not Healthcare.gov was prepared on launch day. Now, instead of continuing to fix Healthcare.gov (a m...
| Political Talk|| Carville: 'Fundamental' problems with Obama - Jbird on 11/11/13 at 9:19 am|
Democratic strategist James Carville warned Monday to “stop putting the nails in the coffin” for the Obama presidency.
“I think we can stop putting the nails in the coffin here. We can admit that there’s some real, deep, fundamental problems with this president. But I think we’re throwing the di...
| Political Talk|| Detroit to delay plan to enroll retirees in Obamacare exchanges - Jbird on 11/5/13 at 10:41 am|
Something seems so funny about this.
The city of Detroit will delay its plan to move retiree healthcare onto the Affordable Care Act exchanges because of problems that are plaguing the roll-out of the online insurance marketplaces, an attorney representing the city said in bankruptcy court on Tuesd...
| Political Talk|| Affordable Care Act could prompt leaders to hire substitute teachers - Jbird on 11/5/13 at 8:57 am|
Own it baby own it!
City school leaders could decide next month to get substitute teachers from an employment agency due to cost concerns related to the Affordable Care Act.
“We’ve got a tough decision to make and this is new ground for us,” Superintendent Mark Lineburg said. “We’re trying to...
| Political Talk|| Voting problems in Virginia - Jbird on 11/5/13 at 7:16 am|
So it begins.
Problems appear to already be happening on election day in Virginia. Two callers from Loudon County called into WMAL's Morning's on the Mall radio show and told hosts Larry O'Connor and Brian Wilson that the electronic validation system across the county was down when they showed up...
| Political Talk|| Obama stumping for obamacare supporter - Jbird on 11/4/13 at 9:25 am|
Odd Odrama didn't mention his signature legislation, even though McAuliffe supports it and it happens to be one of the main themes of the Virginia race.
Now why wouldn't he support his legislation against the onslaught from the racist rightwing nutbag running against his boy?
President Obama c...
| Political Talk|| Obamacare losers could pack political punch - Jbird on 11/2/13 at 10:45 am|
This could be a fun ride.
But the ones who are making the most anti-Obamacare noise are part of this group (think of the self-employed, small business owners, freelance writers, musicians and taxi cab drivers) that share one politically pertinent common denominator. Their complaints — amplified in ...
| Political Talk|| Healthcare shocker for college dolts - Jbird on 11/2/13 at 7:55 am|
So a life lesson they needed to learn, voting for the cool mack daddy hurts.
It was a health care shocker for college students in New Jersey who found out that they can’t buy low-cost health insurance at their schools because of the Affordable Care Act.
Many students have found themselves in h...
| Political Talk|| Another Obama bundler making bank - Jbird on 11/1/13 at 11:02 am|
Nothing to see here, nothing at all.
A tech firm linked to a campaign-donor crony of President Obama not only got the job to help build the federal health-insurance Web site — but also is getting paid to fix it.
Welters and his wife, Beatrice, have shoveled piles of cash into Obama’s campaign ...
| Political Talk|| Another former Obama administration figure pleads the 5th - Jbird on 10/31/13 at 11:54 am|
Transparency from the Saviors Henchmen.
In an increasingly familiar scene, a high-ranking former agency official went to Capitol Hill and pleaded the Fifth Amendment on Wednesday.
This time, it was a former assistant secretary at the Department of Veteran Affairs who refused to testify to a Ho...
| Political Talk|| 141 reasons Obamacare sucks - Jbird on 10/31/13 at 10:22 am|
I know a blog but still fun to scroll through.
Here are 141 reasons why hypocrite politicians and unions that support Obamacare want exemptions for themselves.
After Obamcare was passed, unions that supported its passage requested and received special exemptions
Within months after Obama...
| Political Talk|| U.S. military commandos made it to Benghazi - Jbird on 10/30/13 at 10:39 pm|
This is gonna get good!
For months, administration officials have claimed no special operations forces were dispatched from outside Libya to Benghazi during the Sept. 11, 2012, al Qaeda terrorist attacks on the U.S. diplomatic mission and CIA annex because none was within range.
But sources dire...
| Political Talk|| ‘bad apple insurers’ - Jbird on 10/30/13 at 5:02 pm|
There it is, the Savior's it isn't my fault theme.
Fact-checkers and journalists have ruled that Obama wasn't being truthful when he claimed that people who liked their insurance could keep it. Obama during a speech in Boston sought to cast the issue Wednesday as trying to weed out "bad apple ins...
| Political Talk|| political WYHI - Jbird on 10/30/13 at 4:27 pm|
[img]http://www.washingtontimes.com/multimedia/image/court-caroline-bidenjpg/[/img]Caroline Biden, the niece of Vice President Joseph R. Biden, arrived at a Manhattan court for the charge of hitting a police officer wearing a black dress, black heels – and a black eye.