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Obama: ‘We know what to do’ to increase incomes of working-class Americans

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http://twitter.com/#!/kausmickey/status/516808093410140160 Here’s the full quote: But our work is not done when too many children live in crumbling neighborhoods, cycling through substandard schools, traumatized by daily violence.  Our work is not done when working Americans of all races have seen their wages and incomes stagnate, even as corporate profits soar; when African-American unemployment is still […]

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Has George Takei found a dog Obama wouldn’t eat? [pic]

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http://twitter.com/#!/GeorgeTakei/status/416678290808930304 Well, Obama said the dog he ate was tough, so a little chewiness shouldn’t faze him. *** Related: Twitchy coverage of George Takei Top tweets about Obama eating dog meat; Plus: best #obamadogrecipes and Romney/Obama camps spar #ObamaAteADogLyrics: ‘Who let the dogs out … of the oven?’ Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/27/has-george-takei-found-a-dog-obama-wouldnt-eat-pic/

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‘Am I missing something?’ NYT just gave us a brand-new POTUS! [screenshot]

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http://twitter.com/#!/AntDeRosa/status/515239336347201536 Sometimes it’s best not to go with a “first draft.” Allow The New York Times to demonstrate why: Live video: Watch Obama resignation press conference here: http://t.co/OsOMUCzZGi — NYT First Draft (@nytpolitics) September 25, 2014 Oof. The tweet’s been deleted, but not before a squillion people saw it: Am I missing something……. RT @nytpolitics: […]

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Is the press turning on President ‘Petulant’?

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A quick glance at some of the comments from the press on President Obama’s press conference in Turkey yesterday suggest that the Washington Post calling him “petulant” was not an isolated criticism. The Washington Post’s Eugene Robinson says Obama sounded “defensive”: NBC reports that French media sees a disconnect between Obama referring to Paris as […]

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5 Gitmo detainees released to United Arab Emirates

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Breaking news out of Cuba where we’re seeing reports that five Yemeni detainees at GuantnamoBay were released on Friday and sent to the United Arab Emirates (the news of the transfer was just released tonight): This makes 20 for the year: And107 still in custody: Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/15/catch-and-release-5-gitmo-detainees-released-to-united-arab-emirates/

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Heh: Pat Sajak has a good excuse for missing out on Obama’s latest O-care speech

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http://twitter.com/#!/patsajak/status/407972573851303936 Teehee! We watched and felt like we’d sat through the same speech a million times before. Talk about a snooze-fest. Pat’s DVR did him a favor! http://twitter.com/#!/BonkPolitics/status/407972893763461120 http://twitter.com/#!/repub9989/status/407972992640368640 http://twitter.com/#!/DaDustDevil/status/407973481620328448 Snort. *** Related: Twitchy coverage of Pat Sajak Read more: http://twitchy.com/2013/12/03/heh-pat-sajak-has-a-good-excuse-for-missing-out-on-obamas-latest-o-care-speech/

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Some people noticed something peculiar about Obama’s American flag pin

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http://twitter.com/#!/JanneyBoston/status/509872044620914688 Apparently they didn’t notice the echo either. But viewers of the president’s befuddled mess of a speech also noticed another peculiarity, which they found super distracting: His crooked American flag pin. http://twitter.com/#!/JessicaTaylor/status/509872981737480192 http://twitter.com/#!/2jrains/status/509870654729228289 http://twitter.com/#!/ClintCarpenter/status/509870126464634881 http://twitter.com/#!/MKlimuntowski/status/509874227445760000 http://twitter.com/#!/ManCandyCountry/status/509871559918776321 Perhaps it was apropos, really: http://twitter.com/#!/jillianmeitrodt/status/509869967492513793 Heh. Related: See Katie Pavlich flog Obama with one simple post-speech question Did […]

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