Sorry, Conservatives: Republican Leadership Isn’t Going To Block Loretta Lynch

Sorry, Conservatives: Republican Leadership Isn’t Going To Block Loretta Lynch

A senior aide tells BuzzFeed News that if Obama’s attorney general pick passes a committee vote (which seems likely), Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will not stop a full Senate vote — despite calls to block nominees over Obama’s executive actions. View this image › Attorney General nominee Loretta Lynch Kevin Lamarque / Reuters WASHINGTON — […]

High school high? Obama tells students he can’t remember his graduation experience

High school high? Obama tells students he can’t remember his graduation experience

There is being funny, which we all appreciate, and then there is a point where it's unpresidential. https://t.co/XSqKRjUeu5 — Kathleen McKinley (@KatMcKinley) June 11, 2014 Leave it to Barack Obama to cross that line. Delivering the commencement speech today at Worcester Technical High School in Massachusetts, President Role Model shared something special with the graduates: […]

Pic: Twitter users creeped out by Obama mural in Burma

Pic: Twitter users creeped out by Obama mural in Burma

This Obama mural in Burma is way creepy. pic.twitter.com/N0kSKVKG — jon gabriel (@exjon) November 19, 2012 Oh, dear. The beautiful child farthest from the mural looks to be pointedly staring ahead. “Don’t make me look, don’t make me look, I can’t see you.” Creepy seems to be the operative word here. Yikes. -> RT @exjon: […]

Jesse Jackson ready to “go to war” over Trayvon Martin

Jesse Jackson ready to “go to war” over Trayvon Martin

http://twitter.com/#!/wsvn/status/183954395229196290 From the Orlando Sentinel: Preaching before an estimated 1,600 people Sunday, the Rev. Jesse Jackson said the death of Trayvon Martin could be a tragic moment or the beginning of a movement. “How do we go from a moment to a movement that creates fundamental change?” Jackson told the capacity crowd at the Macedonia […]

Michael Steele: ‘Shame on Republicans’ who didn’t attend inauguration

Michael Steele: ‘Shame on Republicans’ who didn’t attend inauguration

http://twitter.com/#!/SheSheGo/status/293412890701074432 The former RNC chair stopped by MSNBC today to castigate Republicans who didn’t make an appearance at President Obama’s coron- er, inauguration: “Shame on those Republicans who had to ‘leave town’ and were not here to be part of this day.” Michael Steele, former GOP Chairman — Stephanie Thompson (@Stefaniya) January 21, 2013 Oof! […]

Rapper Busta Rhymes is thrilled that his president is black; Updated

Rapper Busta Rhymes is thrilled that his president is black; Updated

http://twitter.com/#!/BustaRhymes/status/266279887214616576 Mr. Rhymes failed to explain how the content of Barack Obama’s character qualifies him for another term as America’s commander in chief. *** Update: Ah. We spoke too soon. Busta eventually laid out a cogent case for choosing Obama over Romney: 4 all u stupid muthafuckas that loves 2 twist up shit, I voted […]

Senators Urge Obama And NATO To Increase Military Assistance To Ukraine

Senators Urge Obama And NATO To Increase Military Assistance To Ukraine

In a draft letter to President Obama obtained by BuzzFeed News, Sens. Rob Portman and Dick Durbin write that “sanctions alone are unlikely to deter Putin.” Republican Senator Rob Portman and Democratic Senator Dick Durbin are calling on President Obama and NATO to “move quickly” to increase military assistance to Ukraine in a draft letter […]

Issa’s Throwback Thursday photo gives Obama’s suit a run for its money

Issa’s Throwback Thursday photo gives Obama’s suit a run for its money

And just like that, the tan suit is no longer today's top political fashion faux pas https://t.co/7O419kxgMO — Lachlan Markay (@lachlan) August 28, 2014 Move over, Obama’s tan suit. There’s a new sartorial sheriff in town: Stars and stripes in this #tbt. 'Merica. pic.twitter.com/FEPQGm06m2 — Darrell Issa (@DarrellIssa) August 28, 2014 Oh, my! @lachlan At […]

Chris Matthews calls Mitt Romney ‘arrogant’ for running against Obama

Chris Matthews calls Mitt Romney ‘arrogant’ for running against Obama

For those of you betting when Chris Matthews would announce it was racist to simply run against Obama, if you picked today, see the cashier. — TheModernMan (@AceofSpadesHQ) September 15, 2012 The Right Scoop has the clip, which depicts Chris Matthews’ disgust at Mitt Romney for, well, even daring to run against President Obama at all. […]

Breitbart.com, Ace shred Atlantic writer for branding Malkin a xenophobe

Breitbart.com, Ace shred Atlantic writer for branding Malkin a xenophobe

Anyone not tuned into @AceofSpadesHQ ongoing destruction of Trig Palin smearing co-captain @conor64 is missing a thing of unnatural beauty. — John Nolte (@NolteNC) March 21, 2013 It’s not just a woman’s prerogative to change her mind; it’s also Conor Friedersdorf’s. In his Atlantic column today, Friedersdorf got himself all bent out of a shape over […]

Money out of politics? Unions spent $4.4 billion between 2005 & 2011

Money out of politics? Unions spent $4.4 billion between 2005 & 2011

In it we find that unions spent $4.4 billion—with a b!—on electioneering between 2005 and 2011. What's that about big $ corrupting politics? — Sonny Bunch (@SonnyBunch) July 10, 2012 Remember when AFL-CIO president Richard Trumka said money is “dangerous to democracy”? Or how ’bout the time President Obama lamented that “special interests and super […]

Medal of Honor recipient Romesha throws first pitch for the Nationals [pics]

Medal of Honor recipient Romesha throws first pitch for the Nationals [pics]

RT @Nationals: Throwing out the #OpeningDay first pitch, SSG Clint Romesha, @USArmy, Medal of Honor Recipient pic.twitter.com/qHjvcgIWUo — Mary Chastain (@mchastain81) April 1, 2013 Organizing for Action attempted to ruin baseball’s opening day with a photo of a mom-jeans-clad President Obama. But nothing can destroy America’s pastime! The Washington Nationals made opening day even more […]

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