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From The Hill comes a report that Michelle Obama's failure to wait for her husband before leaving for vacation has cost the taxpayers $63,000, FLOTUS Chows At The Taxpayers' Trough:First lady Michelle Obama didn't feel like waiting around cold, boring old Washington, D.C., for her...

This is not the post you probably were expecting from me given my harsh -- and as always prescient -- criticism of Republicans in the lame duck session.  I was screaming "capitulation!" before screaming "capitulation!" was fashionable.Notwithstanding the lame duck session, give Mitch McConnell some credit...

I've written before about Barack Obama's penchant for creating strawman arguments, in which Obama presents an exaggerated and misleading characterization of Republican proposals in order to make Obama's own policy seem like the only reasonable choice.Most typically, Obama will frame the sentence beginning with words similar...

How many of you would have left an important work meeting with the excuse that you didn't want to keep your wife (husband) waiting?Only the boss would do that, right?Isn't that attitude part of the problem here?--------------------------------------------Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal...

to solidify his new Republican base:Obama lights the National Christmas Tree, says 'Merry Christmas' three times--------------------------------------------Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTubeVisit the Legal Insurrection Shop on CafePress!...

Imagine my surprise when I saw the Memeorandum headline Joe Biden / Washington Post - Obama: On The Way To A Failed Presidency?:Could it be?  Another Biden gaffe?  And in The Washington Post, of all places.Nah, just a screw up by Memeorandum's algorithm.  The op-ed actually...

...Curious as to when you think the count should start.Don't bother with January 20, 2009, too obvious and predictable, but if you must know, that would make it Day 679.For suggestions, include start date and event which started it (and number of days, if you...

The fiasco of Obama's visit to Rhode Island -- which led Frank Caprio, the Democratic candidate for Governor, to tell Obama to "shove" his endorsement -- holds tremendous potential to split the Democratic base.Obama came to Rhode Island to raise funds for the national Democratic...

Post-2008, Obama does not have a good record of bringing home the vote for candidates for whom he stumps.This appears to be repeating itself in Rhode Island.As I posted early this morning, Obama is in Rhode Island campaigning for David Cicilline, the Democratic nominee in...

Obama will be appearing on the Discovery Channel television program Mythbusters, according to an AP report (h/t Pundette):President Barack Obama will appear on an episode of “Mythbusters,” a television show that uses science to determine the truth behind urban legends.The White House says the episode will...

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For the first time in my adult life, I am really worried.“The leader of the free world can’t figure out how to get the umbrella on the other side.” (@RoseDanna)(Photo and quote via Tammy Bruce)--------------------------------------------Related Posts:Neuroscientist Paralyzed By LoveCaption This Arkansas Primary Result in 28...

Obama still is on vacation.  Goodly for him.When do we get a vacation from the Democrats' relentless expansion of the federal government into every facet of our lives?The massive pieces of legislation passed in the past 18 months were just the opening shots.  Now come...

On Friday, Barack Obama dropped a political bombshell with wide ranging implications for the U.S. war on terror and relations with the Muslim world.  Obama then disappeared from the domestic political scene, as a fury of recriminations reverberated throughout the political sphere and blogosphere.  Obama...

From Public Policy Polling, a Democratic-leaning pollster which is the new pollster for DailyKos: -------------------------------------------- Follow me on Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube ...

to write about today, because I don't want to be the 8,245th person to opine on the mosque, again and again. I'm pretty sure that somewhere along the way in his journey through various positions, Obama stopped at my position before moving on, although I'm...

Robert Gibbs used the term the "Professional Left" in attacking left-wing critics of Obama.I like the term. It carries with it a sense that opposition to Obama from the left does not primarily come from bloggers in underwear sitting in their parents' basements.Some 1st Tier...