Fox News Poll: Most Americans say Obama is fully engaged in his job and on top of things

In the interest of maintaining my sanity, I don’t spend my every waking hour watching Fox News Channel. But I’ve often suspected that the talking heads at FNC downplay or ignore certain findings in the polls commissioned by their network if those findings don’t comport with the overall Fox philosophy. Such was the case, I’m guessing, with a Fox poll conducted last week in which a majority of Americans agreed with the statement that “President Obama is fully engaged in his job and on top of things” rather...

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Boehner resurrects widely debunked nonsense about Obama’s so-called apology tour

Poor John Boehner! In a pathetic effort to curry favor among the far-right elements of his own Republican House caucus, he’s trotting out an oldie-but-a-baddy — the claim that Barack Obama traveled the globe in 2009 apologizing for America. Boehner’s remarks came in an interview this past Friday on a TV station in North Dakota (see HERE). The ever-embattled House speaker no doubt figures that most Americans, especially those in his party, have forgotten (or never knew) that the apology-tour crap has been widely debunked....

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Obama’s rate of vacation days is now barely one-third that of Bush’s

In a thinly-veiled effort to portray Barack Obama as a lazy black man, the right-wing noise machine is obsessed with the president’s vacations. The truth of the matter, however, doesn’t fit the caricature, as we see HERE: Just how many vacations has Obama taken since January 2009? How does he compare to his two-term predecessor, George W. Bush? The authoritative figures come from CBS News Correspondent Mark Knoller. Knoller has meticulously chronicled presidential data since 1996 with an attention to detail that has made...

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A second national poll shows that most Americans oppose Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama

It probably won’t matter to congressional Republicans that Americans generally disagree with THIS FOOLISH STRATEGY: A majority of Americans disapprove of the House Republican lawsuit against President Barack Obama, which charges that he overstepped his authority in failing to enforce the Affordable Care Act in a timely manner, according to a new CBS News poll. The House of Representatives voted last week along party lines to authorize Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) to file a suit forcing the president to enforce the law — in...

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Big surprise: Fox News doofus blames Obama for death of U.S. general in Afghanistan

Steve Doocy, one of the dimmer bulbs on Fox News Channel (a distinction not  easily achieved), is RESPONDING to a tragedy in Afghanistan exactly as he would be expected to: There was a tragic incident just outside Kabul yesterday at the National Military Academy of Afghanistan, where a man dressed in Afghan military uniform opened fire. At least 15 were injured and at least one American was killed: two-star Major General Harold J. Greene, who was there to help train Afghan soldiers… In an unusually callous display, Fox News’ Steve Doocy...

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