Originally posted at American Thinker. On January 29, 2013, on the South Side of Chicago, while standing with friends in Vivian Gordon Harsh Park, 15-year-old teen Hadiya Pendleton was killed by two youths who shot into the group in an attempt to hit a rival gang member. At the time, …
Originally posted at American Thinker. So Barack Obama, American firebomber extraordinaire, feels he’s “been burned.” But if truth be told, it is he who has never had his “feet held to the fire” for the multitude of untruths he’s perpetrated on the entire country — let alone the world. Even the …
Originally posted at American Thinker. In order to advance his agenda, Barack Obama has become the sultan of sob stories. For every unpopular policy he endeavors to impose, the president has busloads of individuals to fit every occasion. Take for instance the president’s enthusiastic desire to curtail Second Amendment rights. …
The president claimed that before he was a Senator, he was racially profiled based on the color of his skin. Seeing as how Barry Soetoro’s race is unchanged, maybe it was the cloud of choom smoke surrounding him that singled him out.
Does it matter that blacks constitute only 13% of the population but account for 36% of all the abortions that take place every year? Where are the tears, protest signs, and New Black Panther demonstrations for the deaths of innocent children who didn’t break anyone’s nose or smash anyone’s skull against a sidewalk?
The Chicago children enrolled at that city’s Freedom School were asked to write letters to Barack Obama, demanding he protect them from violent gun deaths.
onetheless, Mrs. Obama apparently didn’t put off the children, ergo the applause. In fact, they could have mistaken her for being part of the small group of Senegalese elite, which is made up of businessmen, influential politicians, government ministers, university professors, and members of the (ahem) Socialist Party.
Now, after hearing Kathleen Sebelius make the cold comment that “someone lives and someone dies” in response to questions about why she refuses to intervene in the Sara Murnaghan emergency lung transplant case, it’s clear that anti-gun political pragmatism is at the root of concern over the saving of some lives and not others.
What happened to Michelle’s badge of honor between high school and college? The first lady, who – like her husband – has never disclosed her GPA, conveyed an odd message to the college-bound high school graduates: “[I] spent too much of [my] own time in college focusing on academic achievements.” What is up with that?
That must be why Michelle gave up her fantasy of being Beyoncé for the day, and rather than equate herself with Brian Terry and Jamie Zapata and hundreds of dead Mexicans shot with Eric Holder-provided high-power weapons, said this: “Hadiya Pendleton was me, and I was her.”