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The Obama Morning News || August 7, 2014

Obama defends executive action . . . The Hill
President Obama defended his use of executive action on Wednesday, signaling he’s willing to take steps on immigration and tax policy if Congress fails to act.

Report: Millions exempt from Obamacare . . . Fox News
A new congressional report has estimated that more than 25 million Americans without health insurance will not be made to pay a penalty in 2016 due to an exploding number of ObamaCare exemptions. 

Dems the only ones talking impeachment . . . The Hill
Congressional Democrats have talked about the impeachment of Obama 20 times more than Republicans have on the House and Senate floors.

Dem raising millions on impeachment . . . Politico
House Democrats have their email fundraising down to a science: Cast Speaker Boehner as the leading villain, and don’t hesitate to go ALL CAPS with a subject line like this: “BREAKING: IMPEACHMENT.”

The callow president . . . Rich Lowry
The deepest truth about Barack Obama is that there is no depth to him.

Biden on illegals: These are our kids . . . Newsmax
Vice President Joe Biden says the U.S. shouldn’t think of unaccompanied children showing up at the border as someone else’s children. He says — quote — “These are our kids.”

Biden touts measure WH opposes . . . Examiner
Biden ripped into congressional Republicans for not passing a gas tax increase to shore up the Highway Trust Fund. The only problem? The White House doesn’t support a gas tax increase, either.

WH plan to help Syria rebels stalls . . . The Hill
The White House proposed a plan two months ago for the Pentagon to train and equip vetted Syrian rebel forces in that nation’s civil war. But, since then, there’s been lots of talk and not much action. 

Obama touts Africa deals . . . Politico
Obama announced on Tuesday that the U.S. government, World Bank and businesses will invest a combined $33 billion in Africa’s economy, countering China’s investments. 

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7 Responses to The Obama Morning News || August 7, 2014

  1. He rambled he was bound by the Constitution yesterday.
    For goodness gracious, I don’t care about his color.
    If I got to walk around making the worst choices in life, no one would
    want to hear the excuse of my actions when I start using color.
    I could say, well I am white and tan depending on the time of the year.
    Therefore I can do what ever I want to do.
    People would tell me I don’t care if you are red with sunburn, stop making stupid choies.

  2. Good article by Lowry — calling it like it is. Surprised to find it in Politico. Did not bother with comments, as they generally run with the left. Not useful.

    We are a country nearly in crisis on every front, with an adolescent partying, chewing gum, adolescent hanging out in the WH with dictators and progressive ideologues who scorn America — stirring up things for his own amusement.

    At Red State the other day Cg. Marsha Blackburn wrote a piece about the behavior of the Democrats while the immigration bill was being worked out. No concern with executive overreach, the abuse of law and congress,or the legalities of amnesty and immigration. Reminded me of the Dems during the Walker crisis in Wisconsin.

    At this point Barack Obama reminds me of so many of those “mad”child kings playing with toy soldiers, and in the downtime, gleefully pulling wings off of flies — sounds of Tom Hulce laughing in Amadeus.

  3. I have a question on this immigration grab, whatever it will be. He said in that dopey newser that he would love to work with Congress because change would be more “lasting.” Would an EO on immigration not be binding, or be temporary, or God forbid, not comprehensive? Or was he just throwing words out there as usual?

  4. I noticed that nowadays only democrats have the huge homes on
    MV. I am always hearing about those despicable republicans owning big homes.
    I am beginning to think they all sold theirs to the dems.
    Also he aways says he would just love to work with congress, but
    he can’t seem to find the time. He seems to want to meet them only when they have gone home for the vacations.