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Cop protecting Obama shoots self in leg

A police officer assigned to guard President Barack Obama during his visit to India accidentally shot himself in the leg, news sources report. According to QMI Agency, the incident took place at the Taj Mahal Hotel in Mumbai, where the president and First Lady Michelle Obama were staying. The hotel…

Obama: India trade deals to create 50,000 jobs for US workers

President Barack Obama announced Saturday 10 billion dollars in trade deals with India to create 50,000 US jobs, on a visit that began with an emotional tribute to victims of the 2008 Mumbai attacks. Kicking off a four-nation Asian tour weighted towards prying open new markets for US goods, Obama…

Obama-Claus steals Christmas in Tea Party children’s book

“Are you familiar with the beloved holiday tale of how President Barack Obama destroyed Christmas with his union-boosting, New World Order-establishing, God-hating policies?” begins Gawker, highlighting a copy of a Tea Party book aimed at children. “No? Let’s take a look at this Tea Party’s christmas picture book, The Liberal…

Republicans to target Afghan withdrawal timetable

WASHINGTON — Fresh from their historic elections romp, US Republicans served notice Wednesday that they would target President Barack Obama’s July 2011 deadline to start withdrawing US troops from Afghanistan. Republicans, who retook the House of Representatives on Tuesday and sliced deep into the Democrats’ Senate majority, have long criticized…

Live video: Obama holds post-election press conference

The White House announced Tuesday that President Barack Obama would hold a press conference at 1 p.m. Eastern Time. The White House did not say what the president would talk about but he is expected to address results of Tuesday’s midterm elections where the Democrats lost control of the House…

For 2010 elections, it’s all about the economy, exit poll shows

Voters were intensely worried about the future of the economy Tuesday and unhappy with the way President Barack Obama and Congress have been running things. They didn’t hold a favorable view of either the Republican or Democratic parties, according to an Associated Press analysis of preliminary exit poll results and…

Woman sells written letter from Obama to pay for her house and medical bills

A 28-year old economically distressed woman who received a handwritten note from President Barack Obama assuring her that things will get better is now selling it to pay for her house and medical bills. Jennifer Cline of Monroe, Michigan wrote to Obama months ago telling him she and her husband…

Fox affiliates run infomercial in swing states suggesting Obama funded by Hamas, wants to ‘kill some crackers’

Numerous Fox affiliates and an ABC affiliate are broadcasting a vicious 25-minute infomercial that accuses President Barack Obama of harboring “hostility” towards America and ties him to malicious rhetoric. The ad, called “Breaking Point,” was paid for by The National Republican Trust PAC, and since Friday has run in Iowa,…

Democrats shrank US spending, deficit in last fiscal year, figures show

The US deficit shrank nine percent last fiscal year but still topped one trillion dollars, the government said Friday in a report seized on by Democrats’ rivals weeks ahead of mid-term elections. For the 2010 fiscal year that ended on September 30, the government had a budget shortfall of 1.294…

President Obama’s Kenyan half-brother marries teen girl

President Barack Obama’s polygamist half brother in Kenya has married a 19-year-old woman more than 30 years his junior. Malik Obama, 52, told a Kenya news station that the teen quit school and wanted to get married. He appeared on video taken by a hidden camera, although he knew he…

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