Quotes of the day

posted at 10:01 pm on January 10, 2013 by Allahpundit

Dear President Obama:

I am writing to you today as a strong supporter of women’s rights. We cannot advance justice for women in the United States and around the globe without women’s leadership at all levels of government.

I am concerned that the current trend in your cabinet appointments has excluded women and people of color. Women, especially women of color, are being disproportionately affected by current debates over the federal budget, education policy and access to health care, and their perspective needs to be represented among your top advisers. There is no doubt that qualified women exist for each and every position you will be called to fill, so there is no excuse to consign the vast majority of decision-making power and authority to men.

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President Barack Obama suffers from Groucho Marx syndrome: He favors those in the club he doesn’t belong to. Otherwise how to explain why he is fighting for Chuck Hagel to be secretary of defense but didn’t for Susan Rice to be secretary of state?

At the rate he is going, Obama is going to have a Cabinet that looks more like the Augusta National Golf Club than America. The four top Cabinet posts will probably go to white men: John Kerry at State; Jack Lew at Treasury; Hagel; and the replacement for Attorney General Eric Holder at Justice — the short list of which consists of, you guessed it, men.

Obama to Mitt Romney: Could you please send me your binders full of women?

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Obama promised women “contraceptives and free abortions” to get their votes, but “never promised women would have seats of significance at the table of power,” Huckabee said.

“You remember back during the Democratic [National] Convention, how he accused the Republicans of waging a war on women? And a lot of women must have believed it because he got 55 percent of the female vote, Mitt Romney 44 percent,” he said.

“Give ’em contraceptives and abortions. But don’t worry about positions of authority. They shouldn’t be asking for such things,” the former presidential candidate said.

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Last summer, National Journal surveyed 717 women professionals in the beltway, and their answers make it clear: Women feel there are more opportunities for men in this town. Here are the highlights:

73 percent of the women said that men have more opportunities to get ahead than women do.

Half said they had personally experienced discrimination at work because of gender.

60 percent said it is harder for women to rise to positions of leadership…

The number of women and men employed on Capitol Hill is roughly equal, but more than twice as many chiefs of staff are men. The disparity is even starker among Republican members, who employ more than four times as many men than women in their top staff spots. In offices headed by Democrats, the number of male and female chiefs of staff is almost equal in the House, while men still outnumber women 2-to-1 in the Senate.

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There is an insatiable desire, in the hearts of Republicans, to shame Democrats when they give big jobs to white dudes. It happened when Obama chose Joe Biden for vice president. It happened on January 3, when the Washington Free Beacon became one of the first sites to publicize that “Obama and dudes” photo — five days before the New York Times story (by much-missed former Slatester Annie Lowrey). On Twitter, conservatives have groused about the “hypocrisy” of Democrats, who made fun of Mitt Romney’s claim that he had “binders full of women” when he needed to make hires…

It’s just a huge distraction. The reason “binders full of women” sounded risible was that Romney was asked this question: “In what new ways to you intend to rectify the inequalities in the workplace, specifically regarding females making only 72 percent of what their male counterparts earn?” He dodged the policy question and reminded moderator Candy Crowley that he’d personally tried to hire some women. Previously, Romney’s campaign had tried to deflect questions about contraceptive coverage and pay equity by asking everyone to get very angry at Hilary Rosen, who said that Ann Romney had “never worked a day in her life.” Tokenism and personalization have very, very little to do with the policies that make the average woman more likely to avoid unwanted pregnancy or keep her job when she decides to have a baby and needs maternity leave. Democrats made this point when they voted for male Violence Against Women co-sponsor Joe Biden instead of noted female politician Sarah Palin. And the utter lack of attention now paid to the VAWA holdup in Congress (no stories about it in the Washington Post’s print edition) is a sister to the concern trolling.

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Another reason why this is particularly ridiculous is that on the whole, Obama’s Cabinet is actually fairly diverse. We have two Asian Cabinet members: Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. Attorney General Eric Holder, an African-American, is staying on for Obama’s second term. Also staying on are Kathleen Sebelius at Health and Human Services and Janet Napolitano at Homeland Security. Do these people not count? And in spite of the fact that Holder, Shinseki, and Chu are not white men, does the fact alone that they are men make them not count?

There is, of course, one more reason why this whole thing is completely ridiculous. Obama still has Commerce and Labor secretaries to appoint. Commerce has had an acting head since last year, and Labor Secretary Hilda Solis stepped down this week. Obama hasn’t announced their replacements yet, so maybe we all should reserve judgment on the makeup of Obama’s second-term Cabinet when it’s finalized.

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I can’t believe that Mike Huckabee and Elaine Chao (Bush’s former labor secretary) have reportedly taken President Obama to task for not having a “diverse” enough set of Cabinet appointments for his second term.

You can call him a hypocrite for insisting on selecting the best-qualified applicants while his Justice Department is telling the Supreme Court that it’s not a good idea for universities to do so, but hypocrisy is, after all, the tribute that vice pays to virtue. And Obama is, for once, being virtuous in insisting on hiring the best-qualified candidates, regardless of race, ethnicity, or sex (they are not the people I’d choose, but that’s a different story).

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Diversity as a numbers game is arguably necessary but surely insufficient. You can add up the numbers of African-Americans and women and gays and say “This looks right. This is just,” but surely there are other ways to define identity…

There’s always going to be something lacking. The larger question for a president is whether there’s a diversity of ideas and experiences as well as races and genders. Hiring more Ivy Leaguers who vacation on Martha’s Vineyard — whether they take a house in African-American-rich Oak Bluffs, like Valerie Jarrett, or own in whiter up-sland like Steve Rattner — isn’t really widening your horizon that much. Leaving aside whether or not the president should have fought for Susan Rice, is her background (National Cathedral School, Stanford, Rhodes scholar) so much more diverse than that of John Kerry (St. Paul’s, Yale, Boston College)?…

[I[f we can’t see past the most obvious categories of diversity — race, gender, sexual orientation — then we’re missing a lot. It’s not how we’d want to be viewed, and its too simplistic a way of looking at the Cabinet.

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This is the media’s idea of “holding Obama accountable.” In other words, in the media’s fevered, left-wing mind, hitting Obama for not playing the identity politics game is the media’s idea of holding his feet to the fire — you know, because he wasn’t liberal enough…

It’s all theatre. Through this growing, coordinated criticism, the media is deliberately pushing the idea that identity politics is a virtue above and beyond one’s qualifications. And that’s their only opposition to these nominees: gender and skin color (remember when such a thing was called “discrimination?”). And yet, the media refuses to oppose the likes of a Chuck Hagel over his record and statements surrounding Israel and Iran. Good heavens, the media can’t even bring itself to criticize Hagel for his opposition to abortion in cases of rape and incest — something any other Republican would be vilified for.

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“I can tell you, from working in Democratic politics, and having worked in the Clinton White House and so on, that this is something that Democratic women will complain about behind the scenes. If you look at pictures of President Bush, Condoleezza Rice is always by his side. You look at a picture after 9/11, it has Karen Hughes, Mary Matalin, Condoleezza Rice in the picture. Bill Clinton’s inner circle were all men, pretty much mostly white men. And I think the issue is that if you’re going to go out and claim that you are the party of women, I mean give me a break. There is no women? It’s ridiculous.”


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Wot no binders full of women? What is Obama thinking eh? Lol

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:02 PM

Wot? Obama NOT liberal enough? Pffffftttt!!!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:03 PM

Op Pics soon changed tho didnt they, anything to appease the angry women of the left lol…

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:04 PM

The absolute fact is that the democrat party is totally controlled by the White Liberal Men Elite and all the crap about diversity is only smoke and mirror… Even Obama is just a spokesman for the White Liberal Men Elite… also known as the Limousine Liberals…

mnjg on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

“Americans dreaded democracy and contrived their constitution against it.” Lord Acton

Just reminding what it is there for!

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

This topic will rapidly descend into personal chit chat and video music sharing.

I guarantee it!! ;-)

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

I thought they were crazytalking before…sheesh!

Who is John Galt on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Was it ever explained why an atheist would adopt a pseudonym that included Allah? I suppose it is ironic in that sense. It’s a cool name and I’ve never seen it explained. I actually discovered HotAir due to someone referencing AP and being intrigued by the mystery. Thanks all.

Donald Draper on January 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

“Hold on a minute, sweetie…”

-Bark

Reap it, libs, this is your Hope and Change.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:09 PM

You know what Obama needs? A binder full of bath salts, that’s what.

Curtiss on January 10, 2013 at 10:09 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Yes it will, and unfortunately I will only be able to lurk, due to uh, well, hard to explain but lets just say that the government would frown on me participating from where i will be at this afternoon:)

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen!! :-)

I am sure we shall have a good time on HA this evening!!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

This topic will rapidly descend into behavior that leads to much regret & heartache for all involved.

/

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Digest this, especially you hypocritical leftards. Spontaneously combust from hypocrisy alone, all of you.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Misogynist in Chief?

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:12 PM

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:10 PM

Oh I am so sorry!

Thank you for your service :-)

Make the best of it tho…

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:12 PM

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Oh I sincerely hope not!

That would be such a shame if it does :-(

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Oh I sincerely hope not!

That would be such a shame if it does :-(

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:13 PM

Good evening Scrumpy, actually I hope not either, hence adding the / tag.

:)

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

Obama Fluked the leftards. He lied to all of you, fools.

All who brung Obama, may he make you and yours suffer horrific pain. He hates the middle class and doesn’t care one iota about the poor, while he and Michelle are supported by this gang. Oh, how sweet it is!!!

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM


To date, not a single financial executive has been indicted in what is widely seen as probably the biggest financial fraud in history, and the biggest banks responsible for the disaster are now even bigger, their trading practices every bit as mysterious. As a result, a number of experts say that, as incredible as it sounds, they may pose an even greater systemic risk to the American economy than they did before.

This shall happen…

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

On diversity, who cares what Rangel has to say. Rangel s/b in jail.

Is Valerie Jarrett white or a man?

Is Holder white?

Is Obama white?

Is the HHS dictator a man?

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:14 PM

There was a good bit of flirting going on after I left!! ;-D

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:17 PM

Pic of the Day: Obama’s War on Women Continues

Resist We Much on January 10, 2013 at 10:16 PM

Why is the moron the only goof sitting down? He is the most senseless idiot on Earth.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Donald Draper on January 10, 2013 at 10:08 PM

Go here https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Allahpundit

and scroll down to Allah in the House.

Back in the Dark and Ancient Days of the Internet (say ten years ago), AP was well known for his humor and photo shop skills.

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Give ’em contraceptives and abortions. But don’t worry about positions of authority. They shouldn’t be asking for such things,”

lol…they voted with their lady-parts?

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

The absolute fact is that the democrat party is totally controlled by the White Liberal Men Elite and all the crap about diversity is only smoke and mirror… Even Obama is just a spokesman for the White Liberal Men Elite… also known as the Limousine Liberals…

mnjg on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

.
MOST politicians are nearly “totally controlled” by the One World Globalists, who are (coincidently) predominantly “White Liberal Male Elites”.

listens2glenn on January 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:10 PM Love the name. Any relation to Frances Marion? Be safe and thank you.

indypat on January 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

What percent of Democrats are white men? It’s funny that the Democrats want demographic representation empowerment everywhere except in the Democrat Party. You could introduce a bill requiring political parties to be represented demographically equal to their voting base and it would be impossible for white Democrats not to go along with it. White Democrats need to move aside and empower other groups.

Buddahpundit on January 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM

The left has to handle their pseudo ideology with officious, worthless issuances.

1) Democrats get passes, trophies, passes and tributes.

2) Republicans are issued tokens, dictates, citations and arrest warrants.

IlikedAUH2O on January 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Very very interesting!! Thanks for the linky

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM

Back in the Dark and Ancient Days of the Internet (say ten years ago), AP was well known for his humor and photo shop skills.

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

His wit, sarcasm, cutting down the idiocy of the idiotic fanatic muzzies, like no other, destroying Dan Rather.

Pity that the photo shop skills are no longer on display. He was a true master, not only of the excecution, but the concept.

He is the Witmaster of them all but lately has been subdued.

In the blogworld, with all his fleas, there’s only one AP.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:22 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:12 PM

Thanks, and its ok, I just ask that you keep Axe away from any porn and the glade.

Schade,
Enjoy yourself tonight my friend, I have to go to a bunch of meeting this afternoon where people with shiny stuff on their collar tell me how they have it all under control. Color me skeptical there! hey one other thing, I am thinking we need to expand on this you sitting in a big rocker at the glade, may be a good start for Mrs. MarshFox(not her real name) :) Plus we have to feature RWM as either the new and improved Iron Lady, or Ayn Rand!

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:23 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM

Hey, Scrumpy, you’re welcome!

(Although it does make me feel old when someone asks about the origin of AP’s name! :) )

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:24 PM

White Folk’s Greed Runs a World In Need…

… Oh, wait!

Seven Percent Solution on January 10, 2013 at 10:24 PM

In the blogworld, with all his fleas, there’s only one AP.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:22 PM

Very true.

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:25 PM

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:23 PM
Thanks, and its ok, I just ask that you keep Axe away from any porn and the glade.
Plus we have to feature RWM as either the new and improved Iron Lady, or Ayn Rand!

How on earth can I do that? lol…

Axe is Axe ;-)

YES!! RWM IS the Iron lady of HA!! She knows her stuff and isn’t afraid to speak up!! I admire her and her chutzpah!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

Charles Krauthammer
Opinion Writer

The meaning of Hagel
********************
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By Charles Krauthammer, Thursday, January 10, 7:43 PM

“This is my last election. After my election, I have more flexibility.”

— Barack Obama
**************

http://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/charles-krauthammer-the-meaning-of-hagel/2013/01/10/12a37c48-5b5f-11e2-9fa9-5fbdc9530eb9_story.html

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

They could do a show like Red State and feature what leftist men do to their women.

I have Thanksgiving with Che and his comely young wench.

But leftist guys are so…well look at our POTUS..ain’t he sexy?

A few decades ago, he could be..beret wearing!

Samuel Jackson still does it today. He knows.

Comedy gold.

IlikedAUH2O on January 10, 2013 at 10:26 PM

This topic will rapidly descend into personal chit chat and video music sharing.

I guarantee it!! ;-)

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Buga buga, time to melt your brain

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:18 PM

Thanks, I had no idea.

Donald Draper on January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM

I was told to add..

The comely wench is not related to me.

I would be in jail if I were a male relative of hers.

IlikedAUH2O on January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM

A womans place is in the kitchen and she should go there right after work.J.Biden.

docflash on January 10, 2013 at 10:29 PM

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM

Help me I am melting!! Lol… nice pick to start off the evening!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:30 PM

Obama to Jarret: Val, who is the most damaging person I can appoint to the position?

Jarret: You mean besides yourself? How about (Insert nominee)?

Obama: Sounds good! Let’s do it!

can_con on January 10, 2013 at 10:30 PM

MOST politicians are nearly “totally controlled” by the One World Globalists, who are (coincidently) predominantly “White Liberal Male Elites”.

listens2glenn on January 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

I agree… The power of the White Liberal Men Elite increased by many folds since 1992… weakened a bit from 2001-2008 and then became vastly more powerful in the last 5 years… The incredible irony is that half of the people who vote democrat are minorities and the majority of the second half is made of “feel-guilty” whites… But yet they are all empowering without knowing the White Liberal Men Elite… That is how stupid the democrat base is….

mnjg on January 10, 2013 at 10:30 PM

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:23 PM

Good one, I wish you luck, surviving the fools in your meetings. I used to suffer them by letting the mind wonder to bigger/better plans. It took a lot of control.

On the glade, heh, the moon goddess is in charge.

The good RWM can be anything she wants to. I’m jus glad she’s on our side.

Ayn Rand, in 1957, published the truest fiction, ever. Sadly, we live it, and it’s just the beginning.

Be well my friend and hang in there. It won’t be long.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:31 PM

jus glad = just glad

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

indypat on January 10, 2013 at 10:20 PM

Long story there, I am from what is commonly referred to as the Delmarva Peninsula, known for its marshy hunting areas, in which I literally grew up, my grandfather was a big history nut, FM was one of his favorites, and well I was always slipping away like a fox to the marsh, there is more but that is really the short version. Plus my “Pop” well he was a firm believer in the type of warfare that FM and Dan Morgan Robert Rodgers and the others waged, instead of straight up infantry tactics. He was a Marine, so it all fits I guess why I got that name.

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Womanly Leadership
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Valerie Jarrett: Why Obama Being “Womanly” is a Good Thing
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Uploaded on Mar 14, 2010

March 14, 2010 — As part of the Women in the World Summit,

President Obama’s senior adviser, Valerie Jarrett, sat down with 60 Minutes’ Lesley Stahl to discuss important political issues and the challenges women face in the workplace. In this clip, Indian magazine editor Shoma Chaudhury noted that the presidents leadership style promotes cooperation and “turning down the temperature” of conflicts around the world, earning him respect abroad. Jarrett said she would share the praise with her boss, whod be pleased.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GZQE2i9gxPk

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Illogical, But “Sane” Reaction Over Guns Leads To Logical, But Insane Conclusion

Evening Scrumpy, Schad, and Axe (and everyone else, too)! What have you drafted me into doing? I’m in whatever it is. lol

Resist We Much on January 10, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Donald Draper on January 10, 2013 at 10:27 PM

You’re welcome!

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Think harpy!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpy

In Greek mythology, a harpy (Greek: ἅρπυια, harpyia; Latin: harpeia) was one of the winged spirits best known for constantly stealing all food from Phineus. The literal meaning of the word seems to be “that which snatches” as it comes from the Greek word harpazein (ἁρπάζειν), which means “to snatch”.

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I am blinded!! lol…

Not watching that one!! Sorry!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Most people don’t know that Ayn Rand was going to start her book with “Who is Scrumpy?” but later changed it to “Who is John Galt?”

True Story.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

The InFamous…..”Sweetie:!!

Obama – Sweetie Comment May 15
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Uploaded on May 15, 2008

Obama calls reporter sweetie and then aplogizes later.
Barack Obama sweetie comment comments May 15.
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http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SYkPpThfp7k&feature=related

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

What these fools don’t realize is that Obowma really wants the economy to crash, he really wants to neuter our military, he really wants our standing in the world to be punished…

… and he will sacrifice anyone to do it.

Seven Percent Solution on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

jus glad = just glad

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

just glade? (:

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

I am blinded!! lol…

Not watching that one!! Sorry!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

Scrumpy:

No Guts …No Glory..(snark):)

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:37 PM

Most people don’t know that Ayn Rand was going to start her book with “Who is Scrumpy?” but later changed it to “Who is John Galt?”

True Story.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Awesome! And Leo Tolstoy wanted to call his novel “War, What Is It Good For?”

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Evenin’ Sparky :-)

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:32 PM

Think harpy!

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harpy

In Greek mythology, a harpy (Greek: ἅρπυια, harpyia; Latin: harpeia) was one of the winged spirits best known for constantly stealing all food from Phineus. The literal meaning of the word seems to be “that which snatches” as it comes from the Greek word harpazein (ἁρπάζειν), which means “to snatch”.

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:35 PM

INC:Lol,hehe!:)

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

What percent of Democrats are white men? It’s funny that the Democrats want demographic representation empowerment everywhere except in the Democrat Party. You could introduce a bill requiring political parties to be represented demographically equal to their voting base and it would be impossible for white Democrats not to go along with it. White Democrats need to move aside and empower other groups.

Buddahpundit on January 10, 2013 at 10:21 PM

According to the 2012 exit poll a total of 34% of voters where White Men… 62% voted for Romney and only 35% voted for Obama… So the white men who voted for Obama made up 12% of the total electorate or approximately 24% of the voters who voted for Obama…

http://www.foxnews.com/politics/elections/2012-exit-poll

mnjg on January 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

Here’s the thing.

When GWB was picking his cabinet it was all about qualifications.

Two prime examples:

SecState- Powell (dubious choice but mandatory) and Rice for the second term.
Defense- Rumsfeld for the first and part of the second with Gates for the remainder.

These choices may have been have been unpopular but clearly legitimate.

The rat-eared pig is nominating people without any real qualification. The left attacked GWB for having an Asian Secretary of Labor (Elaine Chao) even as they fire Hilda Solis for a second term even though she did her job to the best of her ability.

The rat-eared pig is past his last election. Expect the real Obama to emerge and use the power of his office to do whatever damage he can to this nation because at his heart he is a Kenyan Muslim and not one of us.

Happy Nomad on January 10, 2013 at 10:39 PM

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Yep. That’s my understanding from reading the archives. (:

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:40 PM

where = were…

mnjg on January 10, 2013 at 10:41 PM

Resist We Much on January 10, 2013 at 10:34 PM

Ok, absolutely my last post need to get back to work, but you are such a great Lady you deserve an answer. I think it is well worth considering that we here at HA, nominate you as the second coming of both the Iron Lady and Ayn Rand! I also think that my wife could use your personality in one of her characters, in her books. She is, a brilliant author in her own right, just be aware though she writes naughty romance novels:)

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

And Leo Tolstoy wanted to call his novel “War, What Is It Good For?”

22044 on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

LOL~

INC on January 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:38 PM

Its Tea Time at our secret spot. Mrs Sparky (that is her real name) is out of town so I’m free to ramble around.

Just kidding. There is no Mrs Sparky except for B9.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

MarshFox on January 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

Oh I have to ask her name!! (I like naughty) ;-) reading it that is!

Be safe!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:44 PM

Present

KCB on January 10, 2013 at 10:44 PM

just glade? (:

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Pretty sure someone with the initials SP was caught frolicking au natural there last night.

It’s all over the net.

(shame!)

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:42 PM

B9 doesn’t come around much any more in the evenings… I miss her…

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Evening Scrumpy, Schad, and Axe (and everyone else, too)! What have you drafted me into doing? I’m in whatever it is. lol

Resist We Much on January 10, 2013 at 10:34 PM

thatsafactjack is in charge of the Glade drafting. In last night’s QotD she made me “Magistrate of the Glade”. Before I accepted I requested that you be in charge of keeping the enemies out. Before any leftard gets any violent ideas, I meant that you do this verbally, as you are so perfect at it. I’m of course in favor of you holding one or more positions, exactly according to your own choosing :)

p.s. for the specifics you need to read col 3 from last night, following the word “magistrate” :)

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Hi Ken and Tim!!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

You will make an excellent magistrate!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Hey Scrumpy!

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Another reason why this is particularly ridiculous is that on the whole, Obama’s Cabinet is actually fairly diverse. We have two Asian Cabinet members: Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Veterans Affairs Secretary Eric Shinseki. Attorney General Eric Holder, an African-American, is staying on for Obama’s second term. ….. And in spite of the fact that Holder, Shinseki, and Chu are not white men, does the fact alone that they are men make them not count?

…I don’t know what the problem is!
None of the people mentioned have a Wenis !…they are all just JugEars…. bwitches!

KOOLAID2 on January 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:47 PM

Hey Gorgeous!

KCB on January 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Pretty sure someone with the initials SP was caught frolicking au natural there last night.

It’s all over the net.

(shame!)

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

Gonna have to get an entire HazMat team in their to decontaminate and disinfect the place, it’s gonna have to be quarantined for weeks… o_O

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

What these fools don’t realize is that Obowma really wants the economy to crash, he really wants to neuter our military, he really wants our standing in the world to be punished…

… and he will sacrifice anyone to do it.

Seven Percent Solution on January 10, 2013 at 10:36 PM

Seven Percent Solution:

All because of Colonialism,and issues with his Mother,
er Women!

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Who gets to be appointed Glade Czar?

BTW, polyester is not allowed in the Glade. I will be checking.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM

It’s all over the net.

(shame!)

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:45 PM

You typed this as if Sparky would worry? All of here is on the net, intentionally and eternally. Go to Hades all you tyrants!!!

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Who gets to be appointed Glade Czar?

BTW, polyester is not allowed in the Glade. I will be checking.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:50 PM

Don’t care, but I suggest that Jackie appoint you the Glade Jester.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:51 PM

Girl…

KCB on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

This place gets mighty strange after hours.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

This place gets mighty strange after hours.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

ROTFLMAO… Oh you have noooo idea…. ;p

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

KCB on January 10, 2013 at 10:48 PM

Good tune!!

Hi yourself handsome ;-D

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Gonna have to get an entire HazMat team in their to decontaminate and disinfect the place, it’s gonna have to be quarantined for weeks… o_O

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Lolz.

Everyone should read SWalker’s blog every day. He is da blogger extraordinaire.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

This topic will rapidly descend into personal chit chat and video music sharing.

I guarantee it!! ;-)

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:05 PM

Some of you need to realize that this comment section is not your personal chat room. Many, many people come to this site to read about politics, and enjoy reading comments related to the articles. Some of you regulars feel the need to great each other, say g’night, share personal stories and generally behave as if you are in some kind of chat room. I’m sure most people dont care to have to scroll through all your inconsiderate chit chat. It is getting old, and you guys really need to stop and be more respectful of others who read this site. This comment section is not your personal chit chat hotline.

Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen!! :-)

Hello there, ladies and gentlemen.
Hello there, ladies and gents, are you ready to rock?
Are you ready or not?

I am sure we shall have a good time on HA this evening!!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:11 PM

Gonna Have a Good Time Tonite

\m/

Anti-Control on January 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

This place gets mighty strange after hours.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

ROTFLMAO… Oh you have noooo idea…. ;p

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Strange indeed…

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:54 PM

This place gets mighty strange after hours.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

ROTFLMAO… Oh you have noooo idea…. ;p

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Feature, not a bug.

KCB on January 10, 2013 at 10:54 PM

Gonna have to get an entire HazMat team in their to decontaminate and disinfect the place, it’s gonna have to be quarantined for weeks… o_O

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

A SuperFund Site at the glade….somebody call the EPA!1!!1

Tim_CA on January 10, 2013 at 10:54 PM

What’s the problem? It extremely doubtful that Obama would nominate someone who opposed his reelection, so this is just what the affected women voted for.

Democrats just need to face the fact that Obama won. Deal with it.

malclave on January 10, 2013 at 10:55 PM

What a bunch of nags! How many years has it been, and these beotches are still screaming????

Oh, yes. I can be critical. I’m a woman.

And these women are repulsive. Really…. what do they do in their spare time? Do they peer into their private parts with mirrors in hand?

Ugh! I couldn’t stand their blather 30 years ago, and I can’t believe they are still infatuated with their vajyays… or whatever they they’re going on about.

It’s all so repulsive, and frankly most of these women are incredibly ugly.

So….. screw them.

I have some time tonight, and I’m more interested in how Scrumpy is doing. How is Mr. Sam? I hope he’s being a true Beagle Boy and being a loving little critter with a wonderful houndy voice. ;)

And, how are the guys doing out there? The MEN in our lives.

Life would be desolate without you. I hope you know that, and that some of us do really love you.

Cody1991 on January 10, 2013 at 10:55 PM

Gonna have to get an entire HazMat team in their to decontaminate and disinfect the place, it’s gonna have to be quarantined for weeks… o_O

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:49 PM

Lolz.

Everyone should read SWalker’s blog every day. He is da blogger extraordinaire.

SparkPlug on January 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

I should be appointed to the position of the Glades Technomage

SWalker on January 10, 2013 at 10:55 PM

[I[f we can’t see past the most obvious categories of diversity — race, gender, sexual orientation — then we’re missing a lot. It’s not how we’d want to be viewed, and its too simplistic a way of looking at the Cabinet.
_______________________

MeanWhile,Pelosium got done caught,PhotoShopping in
Ladies of Colour,in her Diversity Thingy!!

Pelosi Under Fire for Photoshopping Democratic Congresswomen Into Pic — Can You Tell How?
Jan. 4, 2013 1:57pm
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WASHINGTON (TheBlaze/AP) — A photo of the Democratic congresswomen taken Thursday on the Capitol steps has been making its rounds on the Web with House minority leader Nancy Pelosi saying the group of 61 women “makes history as the largest number of women ever in a party Caucus.” But there were only 57 women present for the actual photo, the missing four were photoshopped in.

On Friday, Pelosi defended the altered picture that was posted on her Flickr photo-sharing site.
(A lot More…………)
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http://www.theblaze.com/stories/pelosi-under-fire-for-photoshopping-democratic-congresswomen-into-pic-can-you-tell-how/

canopfor on January 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

Anti-Control on January 10, 2013 at 10:53 PM

Hi there!!

Scrumpy on January 10, 2013 at 10:56 PM

This place gets mighty strange after hours.

Bishop on January 10, 2013 at 10:52 PM

Good one, this is the understatement of the new century!

It really annoys bluegill that it does.

Schadenfreude on January 10, 2013 at 10:57 PM

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