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Pelosi: Democrats Will Take Congress, White House In 2016

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi says Republicans’ days are numbered. Their days are numbered. I know that in two years, I know we’ll have a Democratic Congress and a Democratic president,” she told reporters at her weekly press conference.“I’d like it to be in two months,” she added. Asked if she was conceding that Republicans [...]

Intelligence? President Obama Missed ~60% Of His Daily Briefings

Just days after President Obama infuriated some in the intelligence and defense communities with comments that "they underestimated what had been taking place in Syria," The Government Accountability Institute, a watchdog non-profit organization, found that as of Sept. Show More Summary

"Not A Good Sign" Argentine Stocks, Bonds Crash As Central Bank Chief Resigns

Just a day after Argentine President Cristina Kirchner, in a televised speech, accused central bank employees of helping local bankers to speculate against the Argentine peso in hopes of forcing the government to devalue the currency, Juan Carlos Fabrega - the head of Argentina's Central Bank - has quit. Show More Summary

Facebook Lunatic Returns With Escalated Threats Toward President Obama

On the day that the head of the Secret Service resigned for amazing lapses in security around the President, it seems fitting that Everest Wilhelmsen would reappear with a renewed call to 'remove the usurper' from the White House. Yes, he's a nut. Show More Summary

REPORT: OBAMA SKIPPING OUT ON DAILY INTEL BRIEFINGS

A new Government Accountability Institute (GAI) report concludes that President Obama has attended only 42.1% of his daily intelligence briefings (known officially as the Presidential Daily Brief, or PDB) in the 2,079 days of his presidency through September 29, 2014. The GAI report also included a breakdown of Obama’s PDB attendance record between terms; he attended […]

Secret Service chief Julia Pierson resigns after major security breaches

The move comes one day a report that an armed man with a criminal record shared an elevator with President Obama

Happy 90th birthday, President Carter

On this day in 1924, James Earl Carter was born in Plains, Georgia, making today the 90th birthday of our nation’s 39th president (1977-81) and Georgia’s 76th governor (1971-75). Foreign policy accomplishments included returning the Panama Canal to Panama, the Camp David Peace Accords between Egypt and Israel, and the SALT II treaty with the [...]

House Democrat: Secret Service Director Should Resign

The Secret Service is made up of dedicated professionals who risk life and limb every single day to protect our president and his family. They...

Was President Obama Directly in Danger While in Atlanta?

The Washington Post reports on the latest Secret Service security breach, which happened just a few days ago here in Atlanta. A security contractor with a gun and three convictions for assault and battery was allowed on an elevator with President Obama during a Sept. Show More Summary

New York Times Surprised That Republicans Don’t Want to See Obama Murdered

10 hours agoNews : Reason

Swear to God, this is the lead paragraph of a New York Times article by Peter Baker: President Obama must be touched by all the concern Republicans are showing him these days. As Congress examines security breaches at the White House,...Show More Summary

Phil Griffin on MSNBC Daytime: ‘Tough Stretch’ but ‘In This for the Long-term’

On the same day ratings showed a 7-year low for MSNBC, TVNewser spoke to network president Phil Griffin at a luncheon for new morning anchor Jose Díaz-Balart. “I think we’ve done a lot of good stuff,” Griffin told us regarding the changes...Show More Summary

Real Madrid in despair: Is Florentino Perez the man to blame?

By Munasib Hossain – Facebook page here. Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has come under wide criticism in recent days following the unpopular exits of Xabi Alonso and Angel Di Maria but is the 67-year old really to blame for Madrid’s recent woes ? The shocking departures of two of Real’s finest acquisitions in Angel […]

Twenty ways to be different from Obama

It is a truism that an unpopular president tends to beget his opposite (Jimmy Carter gave us Ronald Reagan, for example). If so, then what could we expect from President Obama’s successor? 1. A president who every day, rain or shine, sits down for an intelligence briefing in person. 2. A president who promptly fires an […]

White House BRAIN Conference

September 30 is the last day of the fiscal year for the US government. So it's no coincidence that President Obama's BRAIN Initiative 1 ended the year with a bang. The NIH BRAIN Awards were announced on the last possible day of FY2014, coinciding with the White House BRAIN Conference. Show More Summary

Morning Reads for October 1, 2014

How fitting that these no. 1 reads are on day number 1. I missed Trane’s birthday last Wednesday so here is “My Favorite Things” from the Olatunji Concert.  On a more relevant birthday note: happy 90th to Georgia’s best President, Jimmy Carter. I hope I can be as active and on top of things as he is […] The post Morning Reads for October 1, 2014 appeared first on Peach Pundit.

Obama has intelligence briefings only 42% of days in office

WASHINGTON — President Obama has received a face-to-face intelligence briefing 42% of the days he’s been in office, a conservative watchdog group said Tuesday.

Fox’s Kurtz to O’Reilly: Press Turning on Obama Because It’s ‘In Thing to Do’

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Bill O'Reilly has noticed that the press corps has been a lot tougher on President Obama and Josh Earnest these days. Howard Kurtz said it's because that's just "the in thing to do."

Afghanistan Finally Signs Security Agreement with United States

On the first day of his government, Afghanistan's new president ratifies a long term security accord with America.

Armed man allowed to ride in an elevator with Obama

Secret Service agents unknowingly let a man with a gun ride in an elevator with President Barack Obama. File photo by Saul Loeb/AFP/Getty Images On a day when the Secret Service is being scrutinized for allowing a man with a knife to...Show More Summary

Moving on…

Today is my last day as the vice president for communications and policy outreach at CGD. It’s been almost 10 years to the day since I joined CGD as director of communications in the modest offices at 1776 Massachusetts Ave. In thatShow More Summary

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