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President Obama tells undocumented transgender Jennicet Gutierrezas that the White House is not her house.

So President Obama silenced a heckler by telling her "This is my house", sorry, um, no. Immigrant and LGBTQ rights activist Jennicet Gutierrezas was vetted by security and was a guest of the president, to engage as a host would hope his guests might. The theme was Gay Pride! According to Obama, an invitation to the White House means you eat his hors d'oeuvres and drink his booze and shut your mouth or be thrown out. I doubt President Obama was saying anything more important than Gutierrezas, who spoke up for the plight of transgender deportees. In fact Obama misspoke. To his First Daughters he can say "you'll follow my rules when you live in my house", but to a fellow American it's not his house but OURS. 43983

“Going postal” takes aeronautic twist: Campaign reform whoop-whoop de doo

Common American highschoolers have eclipsed what used to be the purvue of disgruntled post office workers: GOING POSTAL. Norwegian post-adolescent Anders Breivik could even be said to have "killed it". So leave it to a mail carrier to set the new trend in making a mess of things to make a point. Retired mailman Doug Hughes thought outside the semi-automatic box to conceive an unconventional package delivery system for his letters to Congress. Hughes piloted a gyrocopter unto the White House grounds as his take on Mister Smith Goes to Washington and we wish him all the best. Hughes has a website The Democracy Club and because he didn't kill anyone, or because his issue is merely campaign finance reform, the site was not taken down and the media is not calling his material a manifesto. Whoop-whoop whoop-whoop-de-doo. The White House nevertheless sidestepped the topic. When asked what President Obama thought of Hughes' stunt to call for campaign finance reform, the president was said to remark: "what's a gyrocopter?"

Hey, let’s go? Are you frigging kidding me Mr. President?

I got the strangest email from President Obama over the weekend... Maybe it impressed you too. Its subject was "Hey". Probably his ghostwriter phoned it in. It began: "Eric -- I need you with me on this one." Okay, what's the issue? Oh, money. Can you say I need you with me about money? If you're saying ante up I suppose, but poker's not a team sport. "Tonight's deadline is our biggest yet, and I need everyone pitching in. Give $3 or whatever you can: [www.etc]". Why? --is the question that springs to my mind. As a sign of good faith it would help if our president was pitching in, doing whatever he can. He finished "Let's go," signed "Barack". LET'S GO?! Even being told APRIL FOOLS wouldn't wipe that exhortation of its implied extortion.

Sarah Palin mouthing off with more racist crap

So, who is surprised by that? Anyway, she now believes that she has some kind of say over who can or cannot be a guest at the White House. This time in response to a Rapper. The AP (Arrogant Propaganda) News has it that "Obamas defending having a rapper as guest" WTF? There's not a damn thing to defend. It's THEIR freakin' house, until President Obama leaves office. Simple Sarah hasn't got a God-Damn thing to say in the matter. Hell, George Bush entertained Murdering War Criminals like Cheney and Ollie North. Reagan too. Hell, Bush even had HER arrogant racist bitch ass at the White House. And the SUBJECT? A Negro singer. Wait a minute... how is that NOT racist again? Reagan had Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles as guests. People on whom Mrs. Palin depends for politico-religious opinions, like Pat Robertson, are only slightly less Klan-like in their attitude since the 60s... That crap about the Vodun connection to the Haitian earthquake, he used to say that about Ray Charles' music. ALL Rock, Blues, Jazz, Swing... supposedly to lure White Kids into the Negro Lifestyle of drugs, wild sex... and voodoo. It's looking like the

Yes it was the iconic reaction shot

The White House Situation Room group photo of everyone fixated on the live video feed of Operation Geronimo was "iconic" alright, in composition virtually Alfred Aisenstaedt's original. Your eye is drawn to center right where Hillary Clinton recoils not sure what to think, she's a foil to the uniform enthusiasm. Scanning the background as we read a page, Biden knows they're going to hell, Obama is the everyman caught mid-gasp, he reflects us. The rest are the upraised arm, cheering with ass-kicking glee. In Paris they were watching St. George slay the dragon, puppets no less --how far we've come-- though Punch & Judy would have been analogous enough: a Navy Seals home invasion, Fort Benning School of the Americas style; a night-visioned, take-no-prisoners death squad, riding in on not just the proverbial black helicopters, but apparently a black-budget three-rotor model never yet publicly unveiled, literally, bin Laden was shown it and they had to kill him. 24130

US tells Wikileaks: “do the right thing” though deaf to the concept otherwise.

What does it mean to have the criminal US regime tell you to "do the right thing?" As if a spokesmen for a morally bankrupt war machine assert any inherent understanding of right and wrong. But this request was expressed more like "gimme you lunch money." If you doubt this is meant more as an offer Julian Assange cannot refuse, the follow up statement explained that the US government would explore whatever other means it has to make Assange comply. It reminds me of George Bush snickering as he declined to elaborate on what eventually was exposed to be a CIA assassination program.

NY Times pretends the Afghanistan War Logs is news that does not fit

Is it surprising that the US newspaper of record, the NYT which prints all the news that's fit, should declare of the Wikileaks Afghanistan War Logs: there's nothing much new there? Oh REALLY? Point me to a NYT headline that read US Death Squads, or Civilian Casualties: We DO Body-Counts, or Insurgents Armed With Heat-Seeking Missiles, or War Crimes Being Committed Daily. Are we to accept that the NYT knew about these, but thought wisest not to report them? The only revelation which has been known, Pakistan Directs Taliban, is the leak they're running with, because those reports are founded on intelligence, ie dubious conjecture, to discredit the others based on first hand accounts, and to rationalize more attacks on Pakistan. 19219

Camp OUT NOW delayed for St Pats

PEACE OF THE ACTION and Cindy Sheehan had to delay their March 13 start by two days, to accommodate the Washington DC's St. Patrick's Day. Parade organizers objected to sharing the National Mall with an antiwar protest encampment. Deja vu? Camp OUT NOW will raise their tents on March 15 on the lawns between the White House and the Washington Monument, to protest America's ceaseless war-making. Sheehan and co will direct civil disruptions of DC activities and don't plan to strike the tents until troops -and drones- are OUT. Join them!

Call the White House for carry out

If you think you can influence Obama to get out of Afghanistan, by all means CALL THE WHITE HOUSE NOW! That's 1-202-456-1111. Rita Ague reports: "Hi Sisters and Brothers in Peace and Justice Movements: After many attempts, I got through to the White House at 12:45 PM Mountain Time. I said I spoke for many in Colorado and for numerous organizations, including my fully disabled vet brother. I mentioned how many are unable to get through on this heavy call-in day. 11873

Barack Obama: Next Year in Jerusalem

President Obama and family marked the start of the Jewish Passover by hosting a traditional Seder ceremony at the White House, apparently in fulfillment of a campaign promise. Last year Obama participated in a similar dinner with Jewish campaign workers, and when reciting the Haggadah which ends with the wish "Next Year in Jerusalem," Obama tacked on "Next Year in the White House." If we assume he didn't need to add that wish this time, did the White House prayer end: Next Year in Jerusalem? 7407

President Obama can’t even buy a dog

NATO CONFERENCE, STRASBOURG- The subject came up again --how cute-- when President Obama took questions from European students in Strasbourg, about whether the White House has gotten its dog. Obama's answer was still "not yet," sidestepping more substantive topics. Let's play into Obama's sleight of hand for a moment because there is something telling about this dog-less pony show. Everyone thought it was our sky-high expectations which made Obama appear stuck at the gate. We count the days for his administration to do this, and undo that, meanwhile Barack Obama can't even buy a dog. 7228

Mister Obama, your house is surrounded

WASHINGTON DC- With the White House protected, we can presume, by every manner of Secret Service telemetry, how necessary is it to add beat cops at 45 degree angles? Has this become the customary US welcome to tourists and citizens who gravitate to the White House gate?

Obama presidential address to Congress addressed to dueling teleprompters

Have you noticed that Obama rarely looks forward when he speaks, not even by a fraction of 45 degrees? I think this censored camera shot which gives viewers President Obama’s point of view, the perspective exposes his complete reliance on the teleprompters. That’s why Obama turns his head completely from side to side, never facing forward, never appearing to address the majority of the audience who must obviously be in front of him. Anyway, it’s just an observation, but the mannerism has spoiled me for watching Obama make speeches, and I particularly question his use of the teleprompters for his press conference appearance.

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