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CURL: ‘I’m not Barack Obama’ is Democrats’ election mantra – Washington Times


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CURL: 'I'm not Barack Obama' is Democrats' election mantra
Washington Times
Then, looking straight into the camera, she says it again, in case you missed it: “I'm not Barack Obama. I disagree with him on guns, coal and the EPA.” At the end, cutting to a picture of Mr. McConnell holding a shotgun up, the gun nut scolds him

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 11:37 pm

Barack Obama weighs in on Scotland vote – Politico


Politico

Barack Obama weighs in on Scotland vote
Politico
President Barack Obama repeated his hope Wednesday that Scotland remain part of the United Kingdom, as Scots prepare to cast their votes Thursday in an independence referendum. “The UK is an extraordinary partner for America and a force for good in …
Barack Obama tells Scotland: stay unitedTelegraph.co.uk
Why is Barack Obama Lecturing Scotland About Its Independence Vote?ConservativeHQ
Barack Obama urges Scots to vote NoCITY A.M.
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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 9:06 pm

Barack Obama silences generals on US ground troops in Iraq – Telegraph.co.uk


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Barack Obama silences generals on US ground troops in Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk
Mr Obama's Democratic allies recoiled at the prospect of deploying ground troops and the New York Times ran an angry editorial declaring: "There is no way to read this other than as a reversal from the firm commitment Mr. Obama made not to immerse the …
In Tampa, Obama rules out ground troops vs. ISIS: 'We're not going to do this Tampabay.com
Barack Obamas dirty warPolitico
Obama Rules Out US Troops in Iraq, SyriaTIME
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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 8:44 pm

Obama Falls to Bush-Level Approval Ratings – TIME


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Obama Falls to Bush-Level Approval Ratings
TIME
The New York Times/CBS News survey released Wednesday showed that 50% of Americans disapprove of Obama's job performance, while 40% approve. By comparison, in September of 2006 56% of Americans disapproved of Bush's job performance.
Republican Group Attacks 'Barrack Obama'Huffington Post
GOP Gains Strength and Obama Gets Low Marks, Poll FindsNew York Times
House Republicans say yes to ObamaPolitico
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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 7:55 pm

Barack Obama silences generals on US grounds troops in Iraq – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Barack Obama silences generals on US grounds troops in Iraq
Telegraph.co.uk
Mr Obama's Democratic allies recoiled at the prospect of deploying ground troops and the New York Times ran an angry editorial declaring: "There is no way to read this other than as a reversal from the firm commitment Mr. Obama made not to immerse the …

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 6:14 pm

DREAMers Ask Hillary Clinton About Barack Obama’s Immigration Executive … – Latin Post


Latin Post

DREAMers Ask Hillary Clinton About Barack Obama's Immigration Executive
Latin Post
During a 94-second video, DREAM Iowa's Monica Reyes and DRM Action Coalition's Cesar Vargas and Erika Andiola asked Clinton about the inaction on immigration by Congress and Obama. The 2008 Democratic presidential candidate was in Indianola, …

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 5:55 pm

Robert Gates: Barack Obama traps himself on ISIL – Politico


Robert Gates: Barack Obama traps himself on ISIL
Politico
Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates on Wednesday said the U.S. will need troops on the ground to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant and spoke out against President Barack Obama's contention that the U.S. aims to degrade and destroy the …

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Posted on 17 September 2014 | 4:27 pm

Ebola outbreak: Barack Obama ‘to pledge US troops to fight virus’ – BBC News


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Ebola outbreak: Barack Obama 'to pledge US troops to fight virus'
BBC News
US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. It is understood the US military will oversee building new treatment centres and help train medical staff. There
Obama: US ready to take the lead in Ebola fightCNN
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Posted on 16 September 2014 | 5:01 am

Charles Krauthammer: Barack Obama narcissist – Politico


Charles Krauthammer: Barack Obama narcissist
Politico
Conservative columnist — and former psychiatrist — Charles Krauthammer took time Monday for presidential couch analysis, saying President Barack Obama is not manic but, rather, a narcissist who “talks like the emperor, Napoleon.” “So I decided when I
Krauthammer: Obama a 'Narcissist,' 'Lives in a Cocoon'Breitbart News
Krauthammer: Obama 'Clearly A Narcissist,' 'Lives In A Cocoon Surrounded By Daily Caller

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 9:40 pm

The SS Barack Obama is sinking fast – Fox News


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The SS Barack Obama is sinking fast
Fox News
The rising clamor over the beheading of two Americans, and rapidly sinking polls, forced President Obama to reassure the nation last week he had a plan to deal with the Islamic State. He did some of what he had to do, but only some, and so most

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Posted on 15 September 2014 | 8:18 pm

Obama News – Yahoo!News

Iran’s Rouhani: Islamic State beheadings a concern for mankind: NBC

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denounced Islamic State’s beheading of innocent people, saying the militant group’s shameful actions violate Islamic principles, NBC News said in excerpts of an interview released on Wednesday. “From the viewpoint of the Islamic tenets and culture, killing … innocent people equals the killing of the whole humanity,” Rouhani told the television network, according to NBC. …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:58 am

NEW EVIDENCE: VA Inspector General Made False Report on Veteran Deaths In Phoenix

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) at the Department of Veterans Affairs briefed congressional staff with numbers on veteran deaths in Phoenix that were much higher than the ones included in the official OIG report.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:46 am

Journalists criticize White House for ‘secrecy’

Journalists criticize White House for 'secrecy'Editors and reporters meeting in Chicago raised concerns Wednesday about what they described as a lack of access and transparency undermining journalists' work, several blaming the current White House …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 1:10 am

House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

Secretary of State John Kerry settles into his seat as he arrives to testify on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, during a Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the US strategy to defeat the Islamic State group. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria.

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:56 am

House votes to arm Syrian rebels

Mitc McConnell speaks to reporters at the Capitol in WashingtonBy Patricia Zengerle and Richard Cowan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. House of Representatives approved President Barack Obama's plan on Wednesday to train and arm moderate Syrian rebels, but questions remain over whether it will give them the advanced weapons they say they need to defeat Islamic State militants. …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:42 am

Divided, Scots prepare to vote on fate of the UK

Campaigners wave Scottish Saltires at a 'Yes' campaign rally in GlasgowBy Guy Faulconbridge and Alistair Smout EDINBURGH (Reuters) – Just hours before Scotland's independence referendum, the fate of the United Kingdom rests on hundreds of thousands of wavering Scottish voters, as opinion polls showed supporters of the 307-year union just a whisker ahead of secessionists. In an intense final day of campaigning on Wednesday, leaders of both sides beseeched Scots to seize the reins of history in a vote that has divided families, friends and lovers but also electrified this country of 5.3 million. …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:26 am

U.S. to begin Ebola hospital equipment lift to Liberia

Lindborg testifies before a House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee hearing on "global efforts to fight Ebola"? on Capitol Hill in WashingtonBy David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The first planeload of hospital equipment in the U.S. military's battle against West Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak will arrive in Liberia on Friday, a senior administration official said on Wednesday. The United States hopes its expanded effort to contain the spread of the virus will help rally other countries in ramping up the global response to the epidemic, U.S. aid official Nancy Lindborg told a U.S. House of Representatives committee. …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:25 am

Liberia hopes U.S. Ebola pledge will spur others to act

Liberian President Johnson-Sirleaf speaks during an interview with Reuters in BrusselsMONROVIA (Reuters) – Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday she hoped U.S. President Barack Obama's decision to send 3,000 troops to West Africa to battle the worst Ebola outbreak on record would spur other countries to help. "On behalf of the Liberian people and in my own name, I want thank President Obama and the American people for scaling up the American response," Johnson Sirleaf said in an address to Liberians. "We remain in touch with the leaders of other governments to take similar steps and join us in partnership to end this disease," she said. …

Posted on 18 September 2014 | 12:15 am

U.S. says Scottish independence vote could have economic impact

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – The United States will closely follow the Scottish independence vote on Thursday because it has potentially big economic consequences, a top Obama administration official said. “We think a strong, united UK is important as the UK has been one of our best and most reliable partners for a very long time,” Treasury Secretary Jack Lew told students on Wednesday. “It’s an internal debate within the UK right now but obviously there are potentially significant economic ramifications,” he said. “We’re all watching with great interest what happens tomorrow. …

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 11:45 pm

Obama calls for ‘united’ Britain

The Union Flag and Saltire, the national flag of Scotland, are flown above the Treasury building in central London on September 17, 2014Washington (AFP) – On the eve of Scotland's historic independence referendum, US President Barack Obama issued a plea for Washington's key ally Britain to remain "strong, robust and united."

Posted on 17 September 2014 | 11:39 pm