Obama kept reform Muslims out of summit on extremism

Charles Hoskinson The Washington Examiner 2/21/2015

The White House excluded members of a prominent group of reformist Muslims from its terror summit this week, apparently because President Obama rejects their argument that such groups as Islamic State of Iraq and Syria are actually motivated by Islam.

A group of 23 prominent Muslim reformers signed a […]

Earnest: President Will Veto Any Spending Plan that Limits Exec. Action

Barbara Boland MRC TV 12/1/2014

…“Sen. McConnell, the incoming Senate Majority Leader, said himself just a week or so after the election, ‘We will not be shutting the government down or threatening to default on the national debt,’” said Earnest. “I think that’s a pretty clear statement from among one of the most influential Republicans […]

‘That’s the Good Thing: as a President, I Can Do Whatever I Want’

Caleb Howe The Right Scoop 2/10/2014

…Aside from the obligatory “what if Bush had said it”, it’s particularly tone deaf for President Obama to make such a remark within earshot of reporters. The President’s ongoing “phone and pen” declarations, his assertions that he will enact his agenda “with or without” congress, make him especially susceptible […]

White House refuses to rule out nuking filibuster rules for legislation too

Allahpundit Hot Air 11/22/2013

Via Mediaite, which clipped this because of Jon Karl’s cheeky allusion to O dumping Hindenburg pilot Kathleen Sebelius near the end. That’s cute, but I’m more interested in what Josh Earnest (pinch-hitting for Jay Carney) says before that. Karl wants to know whether the White House opposes going full thermonuclear by […]

House of Representatives votes to defund Obamacare, keep government running

Becket Adams The Blaze 9/20/2013

The U.S. House of Representatives voted 230 -189 Friday morning to strip all funding from Obamacare, the 42nd vote of its kind to come to the floor.

“This is hurting our constituents. This is hurting the American people,” House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) told reporters afterward, surrounded by fellow House […]

Warren Buffett: Scrap Obamacare and Start Over

Jeffrey H. Anderson The Weekly Standard 9/17/2013

You know things are bad for President Obama when even Warren Buffett has soured on Obamacare and says that “we need something else.” Money Morning writes:

“Healthcare costs in the United States are like a tapeworm eating at our economic body.

“Those words come from famed investor Warren […]