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Quote of the Day || June 7, 2013

“And by the way, some of those people who think they have listening devices implanted in their brains? Well . . . ” – Barack Obama A note from our attorneys: This is not a real quote

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Obama Schedule || Friday, June 7, 2013

8:50 am || Delivers a statement on Obamacare; Fairmont Hotel, San Jose, California 9:25 am || Departs San Jose 10:35 am || Arrives Los Angeles Noon || Delivers remarks at DNC fundraiser; private residence, Santa Monica, California 2:05 pm || Departs Los Angeles 2:55 pm || Arrives Palm Springs, California 5:00 pm || Meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping; The Annenberg Retreat at Sunnylands, Rancho

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Obama Isn’t Creating Jobs; He’s Creating Welfare

The jobs numbers for May come out Friday, and as you read them, remember, they hardly tell the full story. That’s because, as former Bush economic adviser Edward Lazear makes clear in a superb piece today in the Wall Street Journal, the proper measure of employment is not unemployment, but, well, employment. That is, the unemployment rate you will see Friday, as many of you

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Chinese Not Happy Michelle Missing Meeting

Some in China are unhappy that First Lady Michelle Obama is skipping Friday’s meeting between President Obama and newly installed Chinese President Xi Jinping, according to the Associated Press. The first lady’s absence adds to the strangeness of the meeting, with Obama and Xi staging their first formal session together out in California, where Obama will be fundraising today, instead of at the White House.

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Poll: Obamacare Less Popular Than EVER

A new Wall Street Journal/NBC poll finds that 49 percent of adults think Obamacare is a bad idea, the highest tally the two new organizations have recorded since a survey taken in March 2010, when the law was passed. And the opposition is intense. Among the 49 percent who vote thumbs down, 43 percent said they “strongly” hold that view. Only 37 percent believe Obamacare

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The Obama Morning News || June 6, 2013

NSA collecting phone records of millions . . . Guardian WH defends: It’s a “critical tool” . . . Associated Press Cincy IRS officials point to Washington . . . Wall Street Journal With Rice and Power, WH cocoons itself . . . National Journal Appointments may signal activist stance . . . Washington Post Power said U.S. should issue apologies . . . Fox News Holder: I have no intention

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