Obama tells worker wage increase needed to offset cut hours due to O-care

http://twitter.com/#!/crousselle/status/429336605082787840 At a Google Hangout question and answer session, a worker told President Obama that his hours had been cut due to Obamacare. Obama’s solution? http://twitter.com/#!/bennyjohnson/status/429336301654253568 What? http://twitter.com/#!/mjrod/status/429342837394526208 Obama has economic advisors? Raise the minimum wage to counter the economic effects of Obamacare? How about just repealing for starters? http://twitter.com/#!/TheRealPebo/status/429348251935178752 There really is no deciphering […]

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Obama’s excuse for rampant illegal immigration is quite the #SelfIndictment

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http://twitter.com/#!/profpundit/status/483689747584663552 All this time, we’ve been wondering how illegal immigration has gotten so bad. At this afternoon’s press conference, President Obama revealed the answer: http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/483689081034260481 Oh, so that’s what it is. Well, rules are hard … and nobody understands that better than the reluctant rule breaker in chief: QFE: "The system is so broken that […]

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News to us! Jay Carney says Obama learned of VA scandal from media reports [video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/JayCaruso/status/468451610214285313 A pretty lousy kind — and, according to press secretary Jay Carney, the kind that’s currently occupying the White House. Confronted about the developing Veterans Affairs scandal during today’s press briefing, Carney reassured the press corps — and thus the country — that President Obama only found out about it recently. From the news, natch: http://twitter.com/#!/webbersteinhoff/status/468450431459667968 Transcript: […]

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Darrell Issa subpoenas John Kerry; Citizens request fresh Hillary testimony

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Dear @DarrellIssa Why subpoena John Kerry and not Hillary? He wasn't even peripheral to #Benghazi She was all over it. #priorities — FredZeppelin (@FredZeppelin12) May 02, 2014 Rep. Trey Gowdy will reportedly head up a House special select committee on Benghazi. That news comes the same day that Rep. Darrell Issa, head of the House […]

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‘Proud socialist’ Kshama Sawant joins ‘McPoverty’ picket line in Seattle

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http://twitter.com/#!/workingwa/status/436621686138748929 The same group that turned a Martin Luther King Jr. Day march into a protest for a $15 an hour minimum wage was at it again today in Seattle, Wash., calling for a one-day citywide boycott of McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Burger King. http://twitter.com/#!/workingwa/status/434371885791711232 Council member Kshama Sawant, who describes herself as a proud socialist, again […]

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‘Calm down, America’: Joan Walsh assures us we’re no less safe than before 9/11

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http://twitter.com/#!/jgagnone/status/509745275460935681 A lot of us are understandably concerned about the threats posed by ISIS and other terrorist fanatics. But Joan Walsh thinks we’re just victims of “hype and fear”: http://twitter.com/#!/joanwalsh/status/509744459928453120 Here’s more of her trademark of common sense: Both the CNN and NBC polls indicate that the single biggest factor behind the surge of fear […]

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Joe Biden’s pledge to follow ISIS ‘to the gates of hell’ dosed with reality

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http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/507225569629458433 Joe Biden did some tough talking this morning: http://twitter.com/#!/Carter_Cattle/status/507222236303212544 President Obama has said his administration doesn’t have a strategy in place to deal with the ISIS threat, but Joe Biden knows exactly what he’d like to see happen: http://twitter.com/#!/douglasernst/status/507234712864423936 In other words, Biden was like this, shotgun and all: http://twitter.com/#!/charliespiering/status/507203478595194880 However, Iowahawk and others […]

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‘Irony is dead’: Matt Yglesias has a bit of a self-awareness problem

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http://twitter.com/#!/Slublog/status/522763922345295872 Welp, JuiceVox-ers gonna JuiceVox! Everything is political. Even Ebola. Even shark attacks. Because people are dumb. http://t.co/7hgSyPOpDz — Matt Yglesias (@mattyglesias) October 16, 2014 Bless. His. Heart. It's adorable when @mattyglesias calls other people dumb. pic.twitter.com/2h1iisM5IP — Sean Davis (@seanmdav) October 16, 2014 I'm sure that you completely missed the irony of this tweet […]

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The absurdity never ends: Lincoln’s birthday, now with more President Ego [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/KellyBelly14/status/433742755248873472 On Wednesday, it appeared that the White House social media team just wasn’t that into Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. After all: http://twitter.com/#!/redsteeze/status/433714045825187840 And anyway, it was retired basketball player Bill Russell’s birthday and the White House has priorities and stuff. http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/433706428683923456 http://twitter.com/#!/sparty_marty/status/433658731620868097 Eventually the White House Twitter team figured out how to honor Lincoln in […]

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