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Category Archive: Barack Obama

May 09 2012

Fox, you simply could not be more predictable!

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It’s only surprising that they didn’t Photoshop horns onto his head. Clearly what this calls for is some Photoshoppery of our own. Let’s get the mockery started!

Feb 26 2010

Obama aides to meet with atheists

Thanks, Guy Harrison, for bringing this Miami Herald article to our attention: …several administration officials will sit down quietly for a morning meeting at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on the White House campus with about 60 workhorses from the coalition’s 10 member groups, including the American Atheists and the Council for Secular Humanism. Tina …

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Sep 07 2009

Obama’s education speech: a quick one

So, Obama’s upcoming speech to students is now online, and it looks as if all the right-wing hysteria about how this is going to be an exercise in Marxist Hitler Youth Indoctrination (or whatever scary buzzwords conservatives have figured out how to pronounce this week) is, surprise surprise, a tad overblown. It’s a nicely composed …

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May 13 2009

Obama disappoints religious right repeatedly

This isn’t new news, but I’m cleaning up loose ends since I promised to post these stories to the blog on the last show. Dobson ‘Disappointed’ Obama Skipped Day of Prayer Ceremony Evangelical author and radio host James Dobson said that he is “disappointed” that for the first time in nearly two decades there was …

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Mar 09 2009

Stem cell research at last

I’m pleased, as is anyone in the pro-science camp, at Obama’s expected reversal of Bush’s ban on federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. I especially appreciate these comments he made. “Promoting science isn’t just about providing resources, it is also about protecting free and open inquiry,” Obama said. “It is about letting scientists like …

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Jan 21 2009

America Hating Theocrats Pray For Failure

Hey everybody, let’s all pray for the failure of the new president! Wait, you silly fundie, haven’t you heard that it is treasonous to criticize a sitting president in a time of war? OOOOOHHHHH! I’ve been waiting to say that for a long time. …But seriously, folks, I’d like to say a few words about …

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Jan 20 2009

Today makes me go wOOt

Hey gang. Did you hear? George W. Bush is not the president any more! He’s gone! Out! Everybody exhale. That frackin’ miserable useless failure has joined the expanding ranks of our nation’s many unemployed! We have a new guy. I like him. I have high, but realistic hopes for him. I do think there has …

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Dec 18 2008

Obama’s first big screwup

Everyone is bitching about Barack Obama’s ill-advised choice to ask pop-pastor Rick Warren to deliver the invocation at his inauguration. I agree. Bad move, bad choice, total pandering. Warren talks a moderate game, but his views are not basically less conservative than the more blustery evangelicals out there. Warren’s support of Proposition 8 (aka Proposition …

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