Rudy Giuliani Doesn’t Believe Pres Obama “Loves America”

Rudy Giuliani has become a vile, disgusting human being desperate for attention!

The former mayor of NYC obviously misses the spotlight. I mean is there any other reason why Rudy would go out of his way to make ridiculous statements about the President Obama?

Wednesday night Rudy spoke at a dinner for Wisconsin Governor and possible 2016 presidential candidate Scott Walker, and made the following statement.

“I do not believe, and I know this is a horrible thing to say, but I do not believe that the president loves America,”

“He doesn’t love you. And he doesn’t love me. He wasn’t brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up through love of this country.”

“with all our flaws we’re the most exceptional country in the world. I’m looking for a presidential candidate who can express that, do that and carry it out.”

If you want to disagree with the president’s policies, fine. That is to be expected from conservatives, but to challenge the president’s patriotism is just over the top. The failed presidential candidate continued his despicable behavior Thursday claiming he just wants a president who loves America.

Giuliani continued to not only double-down, but he triple-down as he explained that his mention of Obama not being “brought up the way you were brought up and I was brought up”, was not racist because Obama was raised by “a white mother”.

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Rudy, please STFU!

 

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

 

President Obama Enjoys Light Moment During Early Voting in Chicago

President Obama has had a rough 2014, if it’s not Republicans, Syria, Putin, Russia, ISIS (ISIL), the Secret Service and Ebola; the president has not had many funny moments.

In a rare moment Pres Obama was able to enjoy a lil humor while early voting in Chicago.

With the mid-terms looming and Republicans poised to take-over the Senate, there may not be many more funny moments for Obama in his remaining years as president.

By the way, props to Mike Jones for cracking the joke with president. I mean when will you ever have another chance to have a moment with the President of the United States.

 

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

President Obama Will Move Forward With Executive Orders

In his State of the Union Address President Obama stated he will use the powers of the Executive Branch to move forward if congress fails to act.  The 1st Executive Order he will sign will raise the minimum wage for federal contractors.

Of course, as soon as Republicans heard this they quickly ramped up Talking Points about President Obama ignoring the Constitution and using executive orders in a way that is unrepresented.  Except the president using Executive Orders is perfectly legal and constitutional.  As a matter of fact according to the Washington Post

Through 2013, Obama signed 167 executive orders, according to the Federal Register, which tracks such things. That’s fewer than every president in the same time period dating back to Harry Truman. In fact, George H.W. Bush signed just about as many (166) in a single term as Obama did in his first five calendar years as president. And in less than a full term in the White House, Gerald Ford eclipsed Obama’s total.

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Republicans either choose to ignore what past presidents have done or they just don’t know.

If you are the opposing party of the president you will hate executive orders but at least be honest about it.  And please stay away from making statements that will force me to question if you ever passed a social studies class….

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Source: Washington Post

The Mitt Romney Documentary

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“Mitt”, the documentary released on Netflix was supposed to be a look at Mitt Romney behind the scenes of the 2008 and 2012 campaigns. While you get an interesting look into Mitt leading the into debates against President Obama, there is not a whole lot the documentary offers you into who Mitt Romney really is.

There was a couple of interesting moments between Mitt and his inner circle (family) before and after debates. You get a glimpse inside the Romney camp after the 1st debate, where their confidence was sky-high. The 2nd debate it falls apart for Team Romney, the confusion about concerning Benghazi and whether or not the president called it an act of terror the next day in the Rose Garden; seemed to shake Romney up after the debate.

Other than that no other interesting parts as you have a brief moment of Mitt discussing taxes and the burden on small business, but that’s it. No real insight into the 47% blunder or any other major moments on the campaign trail.

I will say that the Mitt Romney in this documentary is the Mitt that should have been seen on the campaign trail. The Mitt in the documentary was a lot more real than the Mitt campaigning.

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

What To Expect From the State Of The Union

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When President Obama gives the State of the Union on Tuesday, he will have the challenge of trying to get his 2nd term back on the right track.

With the roll out of Obamacare being a disaster and the whole, “If you like your health care plan, you can keep it,” debacle; the president’s approval numbers took a nose dive. Currently, President Obama is hovering around 46% approval, which is not that bad….

The problem is that while Obama is at 46% approval, when you ask Americans in the recent WAPO-ABC News poll about how they feel Obama is handling the economy and the direction of the country. The numbers are not good!

“Just 37% say they have either a good amount or a great deal of confidence in the president to make the right decisions for the country’s future, while 63% say they do not. Those numbers are the mirror image of what they were when he was sworn into office in 2009 and lower than at any other time the question was asked by The Washington Post and ABC News

If only 37% have confidence that President Obama will take the country in the right direction; how can the president get the people to back his strategy on eliminating the income inequality gap?

This State of the Union will have to be more than just a great oratory speech. It will need substance that President Obama will be able to building on for the next couple of weeks; the president is in need of positive momentum. Of course, the Republican House will not look to help Obama in any way.

For the president to gain the trust of the people, he will need to present a plan forward where progress can be measured. If he talks about pie-in-the-sky goals with little to no substance, there will be a collective rolling of the eyes from Americans throughout the country. The American people are ready for action, and if Obama wants to be on the right side of this debate his actions will speak louder than his words.

As always….
If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN!!!

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Here we are folks, GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN!!!

House Leadership has stated they will not offer up any more Continuing Resolutions (CR) to avoid a government shutdown tonight (9/30/2013).  The United States government will basically be run by a skeleton crew of folks who have been deemed “essential personnel”.

While I did not want to see a government shutdown, I have to say that I am pleased that Democrats have stood up and decided to tell Republicans NO!  Sometimes you have to take a step back to take 2 steps forward.  Up to now it has not worked for Democrats to compromise on CRs and raising the debt limit and we have received in return is running gov’t 1 crisis after another.

That is no way for the gov’t of the United States to be run

It’s my belief that Republicans have always wanted a government shutdown since the day after President Obama won re-election.  For 4 years Republicans tweeted daily a countdown of the last time the Senate passed a budget.  So when the Senate finally passed a budget (I will admit Dems should have been passed a budget a long time ago) you would think House Republicans would be thrilled and anxious to start debate on that budget.  Instead Republicans refused to go to conference to hammer out a budget deal and decided to continue to run gov’t by CRs.  Because with CRs Republicans could negotiate (and I use that term loosely) draconian cuts to spending and now they are looking to defund or delay Obamacare.  Passing a budget would only take away the negotiating power of Republicans and that is something they do not want to lose, without that power they would not be able to achieve their #1 goal and that’s obstructing President Obama and government from moving forward.

Now with the government shutdown, who will blink first??

More info concerning Gov’t Shutdown; http://tv.msnbc.com/2013/09/30/government-shutdown-bilks-taxpayers/

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

President Obama Seeking Congressional Approval for Military Action

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When I wrote that President Obama had to speak to the American people about Syria; I never thought he would announce that he will be working with Congress. Obama announced today the he wants military action against Syria, but he will seek congressional approval for that action.

Ummm, ok….

Obama on several occasions has made it clear that any action against Syria would focus on their use of chemical weapons. He has also stated that it would not be an “open-ended” scenario as there will be no “boots on the ground”. And inaction would threaten the security of not only our allies (Turkey, Israel etc) but it would threaten U.S. security as well.

So why seek any approval?

I believe the president is being partly political in seeking approval. Many Republicans and Democrats have publicly stated a need for the president to present his case for military action against Syria along with thorough debate. The flip side is that many of those requesting debate are also reluctant to vote on authorization (I know shocker congress not willing to do something). With the president seeking approval he’s basically telling congress you can’t have your cake and eat it too.

Seeking approval from congress in my opinion is unnecessary and this is potentially setting a bad precedent for future presidents. Obama is also basically saying his decision for military action in Libya without authorization from Congress was wrong!

How is Libya different Syria?

And what if congress says no to military action in Syria? What will Obama’s next move be?

He’s on record saying he wants military action against Syria; will he ignore congress?

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

President Obama Must Speak on Syria….

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President Obama must speak on Syria and the reason why the United States has to act against Syria’s use of chemical weapons; and he must speak directly to the people.  Today the president once again briefly commented on Syria and this is just not enough, it’s not enough when you are talking about taking military action that would impact the US not only in the international community but also domestically.

Polls show the American people want to know more before any action is taken, but in all honesty I don’t know if that is going to happen.  The plans are already set with 5 destroyers loaded with more than 200 cruise missiles ready to launch, and action can happen as soon as Saturday with the last of the UN Inspectors leaving Syria.

IMO, the president should wait for the UN Inspectors’ final report and then address the nation presenting what the inspectors discovered.  I fully support military action (limited with no boots on the ground) but no more sending out Secretary of State John Kerry, it’s time for the president to tell us what’s next!!!

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

Pres Obama on Syria: “Must Be Held Accountable”

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Tonight (Wednesday August 28th) in an interview on ‘PBS News HourPresident Obama spoke about Syria (Assad Regime) and how they “Must Be Held Accountable” for using chemical weapons against the opposition and civilian population.  The president made it clear that it is not acceptable for any nation to use chemical weapons, it goes against “international norms”.

He also stated that no final decision has been made on what type of action will be taken against Syria, but he let it be known that he is not interested in any kind of “open-minded” conflict.

“I have no interest in any kind of open-ended conflict in Syria, but we do have to make sure that when countries break international norms on weapons, like chemical weapons that could threaten us, that they are held accountable”President Obama

As Pres Obama meets with his advisers you would have to believe (or hope) that they are not only discussing military targets in Syria but that they are also talking about what type of retaliation could result in launching missiles at Assad.

With the president setting a “red line” for Syria and Syria now crossing that line the United States has to send Assad a message with force behind it.

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!

My thoughts on President Obama and his speech on Trayvon Martin

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First I like to commend President Obama for once again speaking on subject he wishes he did not have to speak on. The president touched on some very key points that are a reality no matter how much certain people like to ignore it. There’s nothing racist about the president commenting on what it is like to be a Black man in America.

Joe Scarborough (Republican) stated earlier this week,

“if you don’t know anyone whose been stopped for driving while black, you have no black friends.”, “it’s that simple…”.

Does the above quote make Scarborough a racist???? Of course not!

So please stop telling me to “move on” or “get over it” because we have a Black president or because slavery was a long time ago.

No!

We remember 9/11 and December 7th (Pearl Harbor) as “a date that will live in infamy” so that we never forget. Would we EVER tell survivors or their families to move on???

I love the United States, including its “warts”. Talking about this nations past and present sins does not make me any less patriotic than any self-proclaimed “Patriot” or Sean Hannity.

So thank you Mr President for saying what you said on a national stage!

From Oscar Grant to Trayvon Martin (and unfortunately many others), there is no room for error when you are Black…

As always….

If there is something to be said, “It’s On Broadway” to step up and say it!!