Category Archives: President

Ben Rhodes

Ben RhodesBen Rhodes, a deputy national security advisor, claims to have a mind meld with President Obama. He says, “I don’t know anymore where I begin and Barack Obama ends.”

Somewhere after Obama ends and Rhodes begins, he claims to have manipulated the media to advance the administration’s narrative of the Iran deal.

The 38 year old aspiring novelist, with no national security experience, bragged that the White House press corp is young, inexperienced, and easily fooled.

Eli Lake at Bloomberg View say the narrative on the Iran deal began long before Rhodes got into the act.

Separation of Powers

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In January 2014 President Obama decided to go it alone. He said he had a pen and a phone and if Congress wouldn’t act he would.

Congress refused to act to allocate funds to reimburse insurance companies for Obamacare costs. The president used his pen to sign an executive order to disburse the money anyway. The House of Representatives sued.

Separation of Powers

In House v. Burwell, Congress argued that the executive branch violated the Constitution’s separation of powers. District Court Judge Rosemary Collyer agreed. The case will be appealed.

Meanwhile the president is allocating school bathrooms.

 

Bathroom Battle

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Title IX used to mean women get as many athletic scholarships as men. Politico reports the Obama administration wants to expand the meaning of Title IX to allow males who identify as female to use the women’s facilities in schools that receive federal funds.

Ed Whalen in National Review calls this a legal absurdity. He says, using the administration’s reasoning, “An athlete who is biologically male in all respects must be allowed to compete for a position on a women’s sports team if he identifies himself as female.”

The Justice Department considers LGBT bathroom rights a civil rights issue. Loretta Lynch called the North Carolina bathroom law Jim Crow legislation and sued.  North Carolina responded by suing the Feds.  David French says, “The executive branch has gone rogue by amending federal law through unconstitutional action.”

On the other hand, CNN has a picture of a transgendered person who sure looks like he belongs in the men’s room.

 

Guccifer

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An unemployed Romanian taxi driver named Marcel Lehel Lazar goes by the handle Guccifer. In his spare time he hacks the email of famous people. In 2013 he read email sent by Sidney Blumenthal to Hillary’s home brew account. For his troubles Lazar has been arrested and extradited to the U.S.

In a recent prison interview he told Catherine Herridge, of Fox News, that he hacked Hillary’s server. “It was easy,” said Guccifer.

The thinking is if a Romanian cab driver can do it, maybe the Chinese, Russians, and others can do it too.

So, while “Lucifer in the Flesh” is out of the presidential race, Guccifer is still a factor.

Trump Evolves, Lying Ted Colludes

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Donald Trump’s new advisor, Paul Manafort, told party leaders they would see his man evolve into a candidate of more “depth“.  That was until The Donald decided Lying Ted and John Kasich were colluding against him. He said, “it shows how pathetic they are.”

I got the idea for this one when I heard Rush Limbaugh ruminating on how Ted Cruz must feel to find himself outflanked by Trump and joined at the hip to cranky Kasich the insider.

Cruz was the original outsider candidate. There’s a Senate full of Republicans who hate him as proof.

Jeffrey Lord, a Cruz fan, has a column about this came to pass. He thinks Cruz should have teamed with Trump. Instead he blew it by going mainstream with Kasich.