Obama

SCOTUS Puts Clean Power Plan On Hold

by Steve MacDonald February 9, 2016

On a 5-4 vote the US Supreme Court has blocked implementation of the Presidents Clean Power Plan while legal challenges work their way through the courts. Let us hope that the legal system drags this one out until at least the end of January 2017. If the GOP doesn’t screw this election up we might […]

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On this, Rubio is right and Jeb! can’t fix nothing

by Skip February 8, 2016

Shot: Marco Rubio: Let’s dispel with this notion that Barack Obama doesn’t know what he’s doing. He knows exactly what he’s doing.” Chaser: Jeb Bush: “My pledge to you: When I’m president I will not blame Barack Obama for a single thing,” he told listeners at the Nashua Country Club in Nashua, N.H. “The day that […]

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Obama’s DOJ respecting our founding philosophy of Federalism? Hardly

by Skip February 8, 2016

Shot: New law requiring ID for voters in the Granite State Residents of the Granite State participating in the upcoming New Hampshire presidential primary can expect a change in voting procedure, as a recently implemented voter identification law will require voters to present a valid photo ID at their polling station. Chaser: US attorney’s office […]

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“Hillary has announced her pick for Veep: Karl Marx” – sign petition to support that?

by Skip February 4, 2016

Heh! An economic advisor for both Hillary and Obama for many years… Poor ACTUAL Communist Bernie Sanders – his hero is supporting his opponent! (H/T: Junk Science)

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BlogHeadline of the Day – Fitting, indeed

by Skip February 4, 2016

FITTING: NJ considers renaming school with 25.6% student proficiency after President Obama …The site notes only 25.6% of third graders are proficient in reading and writing. “F”

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It had nothing to do with him being a one term Senator

by Skip February 2, 2016

“Seven years ago, we made a huge mistake,” Christie said at Wellman’s Pub in West Des Moines. “We elected a first-term United States senator to the presidency of the United States. Somebody who had never managed anything more than a 30-person Senate staff, and who never had made a decision of consequence that they were […]

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Another Thin-Skinned, Egotistical, Autocrat?

by Mike February 2, 2016

Michael Ramirez nails the concern some of us have over a Trump presidency. We salute the way Trump has smashed the Overton Window of permissible discourse, but we’re afraid he’ll just be an Obama of a different color!

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Data Point – Electric Obama

by Skip January 30, 2016

I’ve blogged a number of times on how badly Obama’s promise to transform our car buying behaviors (as that’s what Progressives do with their I know better than you what is best for you “tell”. And then we, who make up the Free Market decision makers (aka, telling the Central Planners to go….do something else) […]

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[Scary] Blogline of the Day – aw, crapola!

by Skip January 27, 2016

Clinton considers nominating Obama to Supreme Court. And you think that Judicial overreach / fiat is a problem now??? (H/T: Instapundit)

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FBI Ready to Indict Hillary

by Steve MacDonald January 26, 2016
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Newsmax, Daily Caller, The Blaze, Fox, NY Daily News, “I have friends that are in the FBI and they tell me they’re ready, they’re ready to indict, they’re ready to recommend an indictment and they also say that if the Attorney General does not indict, they’re going public.” “So one way or another… she’s going […]

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Noted political intellectual Joy Behar calls Obama a socialist, I guess

by Skip January 24, 2016

If you don’t know, comedienne Joy Behar is the reigning doyenne “The View”, that overwhelming hot bed of daytime chatter, said this of Democrat Socialist Bernie Sanders (emphasis mine): “He calls himself a socialist. He’s just a liberal. He’s a liberal. He’s as liberal as Obama.” Well now, that pretty much pegs Obama, doesn’t it?  After […]

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Club for Growth on Obama’s SOTU

by Steve MacDonald January 21, 2016
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Doug Sachletben from Club for Growth joins us to chat about Obama’s last State of the Union address.

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Did Iran Seize Navy Boats in International Waters?

by Steve MacDonald January 17, 2016
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About those “Marine” Castaways captured in Iranian waters. So how did they get more than 70 miles and 90 degrees off their course, (some “short cut”) which at their speeds of more than 40 mph would have taken over an hour one way, and fall into the 12 mile limit of the Farsi Islands claimed […]

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Meet The Press – Stephanie Cutter sees no difference between Socialists and Liberal Democrats

by Skip January 17, 2016

On Meet The Press today, Steve Schmidt (of the failed McCain campaign) brought out that 43% of Iowa Democrats self identify as Socialists and not as capitalists.  I didn’t know that but it is an eye-popping statistic lending credence that the Democrat Party has gone far more Left than the Republicans have gone  Right.  After […]

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Podcast – January 16th, 2016

by Steve MacDonald January 16, 2016
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In a GrokTALK! Exclusive Jorge Mesa-Tejada explains what really went down at that Hampstead committee meeting as opposed to what the other NH media has been reporting. Kevin Kervick is back in NH to discuss Campus culture, Students for Common Sense, and Campus carry. And Doug Sachletben (Club for Growth) joins us to talk about the State of […]

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SOTU tweeting tonite

by Skip January 12, 2016

Per usual with these political TV events, I’ll be trying to let my thoughts be known.  If things work out the way I want, follow them at our Twitter feed: @GraniteGrok UPDATE: Yeah, this is a pretty good summary: UPDATE: Steve Green concludes his SOTU drunkblogging with a quick one (appropriately enough): This was Obama’s […]

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Rush: Obama’s gun Executive Orders will not stop:

by Skip January 12, 2016

Emphasis mine: “Obama stressed the need for executive gun control as a way to lessen “mass violence” in America, and he coupled the emphasis on “mass violence” with a need to expand background checks–as if doing the latter will reduce the former. But Limbaugh was not fooled, and he pointed out five things Obama’s gun controls […]

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Breaking: Iran “makes nice” on Obama, captures 2 small US Navy boats

by Skip January 12, 2016

It is not clear why type of craft were taken by the Iranians but reports say 10 sailors were being held.  Iranian Supreme Leader must be laughing his ass off.  Wonder what this will mean for the SOTU tonite. As one site said: “The Carterization of Obama is complete” Couple of links: AP Instapundit

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Notable Quote – yes, the press corp agrees with Obama

by Skip January 10, 2016

As if we didn’t know already, but here is a confirmation: “I wanted him to actually address people who disagree with him, not just people who agree with him that so often happens at, you know, a presidential news conference.” -Anderson Cooper, CNN host, admitting the press corp is composed of people like Obama (H/T: […]

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by Skip January 8, 2016

GOP DEBATES ON CNN CRUSH OBAMA’S TOWN HALL RATINGS: “The President’s two hour-long appearance with Anderson Cooper on Thursday managed 2.4 million viewers. In comparison, a staggering 23.1 million people tuned in for CNN’s GOP debate in September.” I wonder what Obama thought (“Gack, I’m losing to THOSE losers??”).  Not exactly an ego booster to […]

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Report: Obama’s Ring Has The First Part of the Shahada Inscribed On It.

by Steve MacDonald January 8, 2016

Obama has been wearing the same ring for thirty years, as a single man, and then as his wedding ring. According to this report, it is inscribed with the first part of the Islamic Shahada: “There is no god except Allah.” “…newly published photographs of Obama from the 1980s show that the ring Obama wore […]

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Obama Lies, Now Let us See Who Believes Him

by Steve MacDonald January 5, 2016
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This is an enormous lie, but I expect that from Obama. What I’m more interested in seeing is who in New Hampshire repeats it and who does not knowing they can be easily shown as a fool and a liar to boot. "A violent felon can buy the exact same weapon over the internet with […]

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Blogline of the Day – Obama working hard for….who?

by Skip January 4, 2016

The White House continues to push extraordinary administrative measures and executive orders on behalf of the rest of the world’s workers Obama – still believing “wealth is better spread around” with these new E.O.  ‘Cept, he is finally telling us that it is ALL of America that’s the HAVES and he’s just giving our 1% […]

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Hey, Obama and Hillary (NH Dems) – here’s yer “Gun Lobby”

by Skip January 4, 2016

For we ALL are the gun lobby and just not some really small number of manufacturers (what, you’re ALSO against good jobs at good wages??) and lobbyists that the Left is always trying to Alinsky: RULE 12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and isolate the […]

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Molon Labe, y’all! This is what you call “a backbone”

by Skip January 4, 2016

Obama wants to impose more gun control. My response.#? COME & TAKE IT @NRA #tcot #PJNET https://t.co/RUPbcev5jY pic.twitter.com/8VNwisj966 — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) January 1, 2016 Texas governor challenges Obama to ‘come and take’ the Lone Star state’s guns as the president prepares to take executive action Texas Gov Greg Abbott criticized President Barack Obama’s plan […]

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What Obama’s Resolution SHOULD Be

by Mike January 2, 2016
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Texas Governor to Obama: Come and Take it

by Kimberly Morin January 1, 2016

Obama wants to impose more gun control. My response.#? COME & TAKE IT @NRA #tcot #PJNET https://t.co/RUPbcev5jY pic.twitter.com/8VNwisj966 — Greg Abbott (@GregAbbott_TX) January 1, 2016

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BlogHeadline of the Day – won’t have him to kick around anymore

by Skip January 1, 2016

Blue State Blues: Only One More Year to Blame George W. Bush That’s because EVERY Community Organizer needs a scapegoat.  Given that Obama was not sufficient to stand up on his own and take his own lumps, Presiden “It’s always somebody else’s fault” picked on Bush like a common street bully: He served the maximum […]

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EPA hates Santa

by Skip December 27, 2015
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A touch of class (and concern) at Christmas time – or a lack thereof

by Skip December 25, 2015

“[H]ere’s the thing: In December, we never left Washington, D.C., until the day after Christmas. Never. Mr. Bush and his wife, Laura, would always depart the White House a few days before the holiday and hunker down at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland,” Curl wrote in a 2013 column that was republished Thursday. […]

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