Browsing All posts tagged under »Vice President Joe Biden«

WashPost’s Thiessen: Biden Blocked Federal Court Nominations En Masse In 1988 And 1992

February 28, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Conservative and center-right columnists often have to do far more digging than their liberal counterparts, simply because overwhelmingly left-leaning beat journalists, aka “Democrats with bylines,” provide such unbalanced reporting on current events on a daily basis. Fortunately, the Washington Post’s Marc Thiessen did the entirely necessary work of rummaging through available information about […]

Oscars So Political: Biden To Introduce Lady Gaga And Anti-Rape Song

February 26, 2016 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Once again, Team Obama can’t keep itself out of the annual Academy Awards show. The White House announced Thursday that Vice President Biden will appear to introduce Lady Gaga singing an Oscar-nominated song about sexual assault. Biden, hailed as the shepherd of the “Violence Against Women Act,” voted against both the […]

Senate Republicans Plan To Follow Joe Biden’s Advice On The Supreme Court Vacancy

February 23, 2016 by

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By Philip Wegmann ~ Months before the 1992 presidential election, Joe Biden urged fellow U.S. senators to shut down the nomination process and block President George H.W. Bush’s judicial picks from a confirmation vote. Today, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, called on the Senate to follow what he dubbed “the Biden Rules.” The lawmakers […]

Joe Biden’s Plan

February 11, 2015 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ According to FOX News: Biden to Miss Netanyahu Address to Congress “Vice President Biden is expected to miss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to a joint meeting of Congress — apparently because of overseas travel — as several Democratic lawmakers plan to sit out the address in protest. A […]

Obama Says He’ll Arm “Moderate” Syrian Militias. Biden Says There Aren’t Any

October 6, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Last month Barack Obama decided he’d get “moderate” Syrian militias to do the on-ground fighting against the Islamic State: In a crucial vote of support for the White House’s declared war on Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq, the House of Representatives voted to give President Barack Obama authority to […]

Joe ‘Gaffe-omatic’ Biden Strikes Again, Calls Africa A ‘Nation’; AP, NYT Ignore

August 6, 2014 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ They had to invent Sarah Palin’s supposedly most embarrassing gaffe when she was the vice-presidential nominiee in 2008. She never said, “I can see Russia from my house!” Comedienne Tina Fey did. As noted at NewsBusters several days ago, that hasn’t altered the folklore. You don’t have to invent gaffes for […]

Teddy Roosevelt’s Real Views On Immigration

April 2, 2014 by

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By William R. Hawkins ~ Last Thursday, Vice President Joe Biden quoted Theodore Roosevelt out of context while delivering the keynote address at a meeting of the U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Biden was pushing the Obama Administration’s desire to grant amnesty to millions of illegal immigrants by citing the alleged views of a great […]