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Video || Obama statement on the Death of Mandela

“He belongs to the ages,” Obama said. Today he’s gone home, and we have lost one of the most influential, courageous, and profoundly good human beings that any of us will share time with on this Earth. He no longer belongs to us. He belongs to the ages. I assume Obama’s invocation of Edwin Stanton’s comment upon Lincoln’s death, Now he belongs to the ages,

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Nelson Mandela Dies

Nelson Mandela, who led the fight in South Africa to end Apartheid, Died today at 95. Mandela had been in failing health for some time, though the death of such an historic and beloved figure will no doubt come as an awful shock to many. The question for the White House now is whether President Obama will attend the funeral. My assumption would be that

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Uncle Omargate

Strike another blow for White House credibility. One day in August 2011, Obama’s Uncle Omar, who was in the United States illegally, was pulled over for drunk driving and inconveniently exclaimed, “I think I’ll call the White House.” The White House denied the two had ever met. But now Omar, who was granted asylum Wednesday, says they did meet. And it turns out, Omar is

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Obama Serves Up a Fresh Heaping of Class Warfare

President Obama Wednesday decided to rally his beleaguered troops with a special post-Thanksgiving serving of class warfare, heading to his political brain trust at Washington’s Center for American Progress to proclaim income inequality “the defining challenge of our time.” In fact, it’s what got him into the politics business, he said. I believe this is the defining challenge of our time:  Making sure our economy

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Economy Grew 3.6 percent in Third Quarter

The economy grew at an annual rate of 3.6 percent from July through September, a decent increase which is nevertheless not likely to continue through the remainder of 2013. The latest estimate is sharply higher than the 2.8 percent growth initially reported. But much the upward revision was due almost entirely to inventory building, which accounted for nearly half of the total GDP growth. Analysts

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Obama Slated to Depart for Hawaii

President Obama and his family will once again be taking a Hawaiian Christmas vacation, departing in two weeks – on or about December 20 – and returning January 5, according to Hawaii News Now. That means that on January 1, at the very moment people across the country will be losing their insurance as a result of Obamacare, the president will be enjoying a festive

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The Obama Morning News || December 5, 2013

More may lose coverage by Jan. 1 than gain . . . Politico Obamacare costing Dems white women . . . National Journal Millennials say they won’t enroll . . . Washington Times Obamacare Medicare cuts soon to be felt . . . Daily Caller Bad new site glitch threatens payments . . . Fox News Reid gives staff an exchange exemption . . . Fox

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Video || Obama Puppy Knocks Down Little Girl

Two-year-old Ashtyn Gardner of Mobile, Alabama had just expressed her support for free markets when Sunny, the Obamas’ year-dog Portuguese Water Dog, attacked. Okay, that’s not true. This is actually quite adorable. The unstable toddler got a little bump, went down, got back up, and immediately received an apologetic kiss.

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