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Amanda Carpenter, others disgusted by Obama’s latest threat to bypass Congress

http://twitter.com/#!/Thelmavrh/status/423128745570889729 As Twitchy reported, President Obama has predicted that this year will be “a year of action in which to maximize the economic recovery.” http://twitter.com/#!/JimAcostaCNN/status/423129541867884544 But all that recovering won’t be easy. He may have to take some extra action. You know, take matters into his own hands. With the aid of his trusty pen and phone, of course: http://twitter.com/#!/mitchellreports/status/423141517121703936 http://twitter.com/#!/ShawnaNBCNews/status/423136172001329152 “Not just going to be waiting for legislation”? What the hell? Who does the president think he is? Sen. Cruz’ speechwriter and senior communications adviser Amanda […]

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Oh snap! CBS News’ Mark Knoller zings Obama’s book purchases

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/406852639658217472 CBS News correspondent Mark Knoller took to Twitter to report on President Obama’s Small Business Saturday shopping trip. http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/406854107891503104 http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/406856112130899968 Obama picked up over a dozen books, but Knoller noticed something glaringly absent from the list provided by the White House. http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/406857550416445440 Funny ’cause it’s oh-so-true! Obama can always borrow “Web Sites for Dummies” from his pal Kathleen Sebelius, but he’s got other books to get to first. http://twitter.com/#!/SamLitzinger/status/406860587054804992 Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/11/30/oh-snap-cbs-news-mark-knoller-zings-obamas-book-purchases/

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‘Found a strategy?’ Obama to attend 3 fundraisers and wedding of MSNBC host

http://twitter.com/#!/SMadurski/status/505327965794598912 President Obama might have “no strategy” to deal with ISIS, but when it comes to fundraisers, those plans are etched in stone: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/505327582632771584 http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/505328161069215744 The ISIS strategy can wait, apparently, but a plan for fundraising? Formulated! http://twitter.com/#!/garyalan82/status/505327968806510592 http://twitter.com/#!/GlendaMcRose/status/505328343072653312 http://twitter.com/#!/RCannon74/status/505330418925977601 http://twitter.com/#!/dascottfamily/status/505330076553334784 http://twitter.com/#!/BethRushing/status/505330557455466496 And after three fundraisers Friday, is it back to the White House to hammer out an ISIS strategy? Not so fast: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/505328508290498560 Priorities! (note: see update below) http://twitter.com/#!/JoeC1776/status/505329743903064065 http://twitter.com/#!/jasonhsv/status/505332951018930176 Odds are very good. Update: Obama will return to DC after attending tonight’s fundraisers. He will […]

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Secret Service surprised by man with gun in elevator with president

http://twitter.com/#!/ByronYork/status/517051150118289408 On the same day that her testimony before the House Oversight Committee had people calling for the resignation or firing of Secret Service director Julia Pierson, the Washington Examiner is reporting that the president in September rode in an elevator with an armed CDC security officer not knowing the man had a gun. EXCLUSIVE: Secret Service allowed a breach during Obama’s Sept. 16 trip to Atlanta. http://t.co/f4RlC4YzFq by @susancrabtree — Ryan Teague Beckwith (@ryanbeckwith) September 30, 2014 According to the Washington Examiner: A source familiar with the case said […]

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Whoops! Did Ellen Page inadvertently suggest Obama should get out of politics?

http://twitter.com/#!/VanLee23/status/453903807445868544 Oversimplify very much. Ellen Page is totes disgusted with the gender pay gap in America, you guys. And this morning, she took to Twitter to share her frustration: http://twitter.com/#!/EllenPage/status/453891314224869376 Can she get an “amen”? Even though she doesn’t know what “begs the question” means? You bet! http://twitter.com/#!/Elvan_Demi/status/453891609168732160 http://twitter.com/#!/Kegluneq1103/status/453893273883779072 http://twitter.com/#!/Hey__Its_Kate/status/453893192937533440 http://twitter.com/#!/weirdandbadass/status/453891896020975616 If only she weren’t Canadian … http://twitter.com/#!/ImAPolarPopKid/status/453894455615963137 http://twitter.com/#!/piotrRasputn/status/453902956971032578 http://twitter.com/#!/RatedRen34/status/453899277492711424 http://twitter.com/#!/Springe11r/status/453897166604337152 http://twitter.com/#!/JTCornish/status/453892346107551744 http://twitter.com/#!/EqualityDepot/status/453892704762478592 Smart take! Here’s another: http://twitter.com/#!/JohnJohnsHunter/status/453906979371900928 Wow. Don’t stop now, guys! http://twitter.com/#!/MeowOmgACat/status/453892832399740928 http://twitter.com/#!/apearlpicnic/status/453915288044462080 http://twitter.com/#!/newageamazon/status/453891679628836864 That’s nice. http://twitter.com/#!/deepseawitch/status/453895555215659008 Wendy Davis? If anyone needs us, we’ll be […]

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Spirit Airlines scores with Obama ‘selfie’ ad

http://twitter.com/#!/Chris_Moody/status/411203353058615296 It’s a clever advertisement, but where did Spirit Airlines get the idea that wifey was angry? Oh yeah, those photos. Related: Funeral selfies? Obama’s selfie face, FLOTUS’ furious face at #MandelaMemorial [pics] Meme-tastic! ‘That moment’ when FLOTUS’ furious funeral selfie face scores [pics] New angle on Obama’s memorial selfie adds to the drama Spirit Airlines plays off Rob Ford scandal with ‘we’re not smoking crack’ ad Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/12/spirit-airlines-scores-with-obama-selfie-ad/

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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 to President Obama obtained by BuzzFeed News. “With grave concern over escalating Russian aggression in Ukraine, we urge the U.S. and NATO to rapidly increase military assistance to Ukraine to allow it […]

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