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 […]

VP Biden: Obama Could Use Executive Action to Restrict Gun Ownership by Americans

January 14, 2013 by

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By Jim Kouri, CPP. ~ Vice President Joe Biden said on Wednesday that President Barack Obama could use executive action and bypass Congress to further restrict gun ownership by private citizens. Biden on Wednesday had heard personal stories of gun violence from representatives of victims groups and gun-safety organizations as he drafts the Obama administration’s […]

A Most Obnoxious Biden

October 13, 2012 by

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By Alan Caruba ~ The Biden-Ryan debate will be the subject of millions of words written and spoken, but, if remembered at all will likely be remembered for Vice President Biden’s obnoxious behavior. One was reminded of the Bush-Gore debate of 2000, but Biden’s behavior went beyond Gore’s boorish sighing and pacing. Those with any […]

ABC, NBC Morning Shows Decline to Fact Check Biden Whoppers

October 13, 2012 by

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By Scott Whitlock ~ The ABC and NBC morning shows on Friday showed no interest in fact checking some of Joe Biden’s misstatements during Thursday’s vice presidential debate. CBS This Morning partially debunked some of Biden’s claims, ignoring the Vice President’s suggestion that he opposed the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. During the debate, Biden […]

Biden’s the Gaffe King, Not Ryan

September 5, 2012 by

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By Brent Bozell ~ Within minutes of Paul Ryan concluding his convention speech in Tampa, the media attacks were launched. Why, the man is loose with the facts! He only spews vitriol and nonsense! DNC political director Patrick Gaspard quickly sent out a fundraising appeal: “Paul Ryan’s speech to the Republican Convention tonight wasn’t grounded […]

Salon Writer Describes Joe Biden as the ‘Practically Perfect Vice President’

August 19, 2012 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ When you read the title of Jonathan Bernstein’s Salon article, “Joe Biden: The ‘practically perfect’ vice president,” you figure he must be joking. However, when you begin reading his story you can see that Bernstein was serious…or was he? Your humble correspondent considers himself to be a good judge of the […]

The ‘Chains’ of Progressive Politics

August 19, 2012 by

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By Frank Salvato ~ The uproar over the “chains” comment made by Vice President Joe Biden continues, and rightly so. The comment Mr. Biden made while addressing a predominantly Black audience at a campaign rally in Danville, VA – a town on the border of swing states Virginia and North Carolina – was not only […]

Gaffe Alert Level Three: Joe Biden Press Shop Literally Trying to Edit Media Reports

August 17, 2012 by

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By Matthew Sheffield ~ The controversy surrounding Vice President Joe Biden’s offensive claim that Republicans want to enslave black Americans has become such a concern to the Obama White House that the veep’s staff have resorted to trying to directly censor the news coverage about him. In what is widely believed to be an unprecedented […]

BFD: A Biden Fabulist Dud

July 28, 2012 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ Vice President Joe Biden, America’s textbook Beltway barnacle, still labors under the illusion that he is America’s middle-class Everyman. And now, he’s gone and dragged his adult children into the land of Democratic make-believe. This is a BFD: a Biden Fabulist Dud. As usual with White House class-warfare demagoguery, reality doesn’t […]

Egypt Drifts Away from Democracy

June 17, 2012 by

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By James Phillips ~ Egypt has been plunged into confusion by the judicial coup mounted against the recently elected parliament, which was dissolved by a ruling of Egypt’s Supreme Constitutional Court. The Egyptian army undoubtedly acted behind the scenes, using the court as a sock puppet to limit the power of the Muslim Brotherhood, which […]

VIDEO: Biden Claimed Coal Power Is More Dangerous Than Terrorism

May 12, 2012 by

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By Lachlan Markay ~ Video from 2007 shows then-Sen. Joe Biden (D-DE) claiming that coal power and corn syrup are more deadly than terrorism. The remarks will likely prove a headache for an administration that is trying to distance itself from its anti-coal image. As Scribe reported on Friday, the Obama campaign adjusted its website […]

The Myth of “Middle-Class” Uncle Joe

March 16, 2012 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ This has got to be the bazooka of all Joe Biden blowhardisms. The nation’s vice campaigner in chief went on the attack against Republicans this week, clad in full populist armor. “These guys don’t have a sense of the average folks out there,” said The Everyman. “They don’t know what it […]

Liberal Columnist Kirsten Powers Slams Biden ‘One-Child’ Remark

August 26, 2011 by

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By Ken Shepherd Joe Biden’s recent remark in which he said he “fully understand[s]” China’s reasons for their 32-year-old one-child policy is an absolutely “appalling statement coming from an American leader.” “What’s next? Will he say he isn’t ‘second-guessing’ and ‘fully understands’ that women are stoned for adultery in Iran?” Who said that? Michele Bachmann? […]

Who’s Policing Amtrak Joe Biden’s Rail Boondoggles?

February 10, 2011 by

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By Michelle Malkin At Philadelphia’s 30th Street Station on Tuesday, lifelong government rail promoter Vice President Joe Biden unveiled a $53 billion high-speed train initiative and half-joked: “I’m like the ombudsman for Amtrak.” As with most gaffetastic Biden-isms, the remark should prompt more heartburn than hilarity. Just who exactly is looking out for taxpayers when […]

White House: Americans Not Smart Enough To Know How Good We Are

October 18, 2010 by

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By Scooter Van Neuter WASHINGTON (SR) – President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden separately delivered a message yesterday that Americans are essentially too stupid to grasp how effective their administration has been. Speaking to a crowd at George Washington University, Obama blamed the public’s dissatisfaction with his administration on the “24/7 news cycle.” […]

Joe Biden Is No Laughing Matter

October 12, 2010 by

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By Alan Caruba “The first two vice presidents were elected president outright, and twelve more veeps would end up, by hook or by crook, in the White House, running things. The vice presidency has supplied a third of our presidents. For that reason alone, it’s worth losing sleep over.” That’s what Jeremy Lott wrote in […]

How Privileged Liberals Pay For Their Houses

September 26, 2010 by

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By Michelle Malkin Like millions of Americans, Delaware Republican Senate nominee Christine O’Donnell has had trouble covering her mortgage  and other bills over the years. Her opponents consider this a scandal of disqualifying proportions. But there’s a bigger disgrace: It’s all the sanctimonious Democrats who have exploited their entrenched political incumbency to pay for multiple […]

Premature Biden

March 31, 2010 by

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By Glenn Foden Actually, Joe was merely channeling Nostradamus and predicting the future. Glenn Foden contributes cartoons at NewsBusters and does editorial cartoon work for CNSNews as well as the Business and Media Institute and the Culture and Media Institute. See and Read more Quality Material at NewsBusters