Today, we must affirm that our future will be determined by people like Chris Stevens, and not by his killers. Today, we must declare that this violence and intolerance has no place among our United Nations.President Obama • Denouncing a recent spate of anti-American violence in North Africa and the Middle East, which followed large protests of the anti-Islam “film” ‘Innocence of Muslims’, during his speech before the United Nations General Assembly. President Obama also called upon world leaders to do more to prevent such violence, even when its not popular to do so. “I know that not all countries in this body share [the United States’] understanding of the protection of free speech,” he said, adding, “The notion that we can control the flow of information is obsolete. The question, then, is how we respond. And on this we must agree: There is no speech that justifies mindless violence.” source
I don’t think there’s any way on the face of the Earth Mitt Romney wins the presidential…Has anybody ever thought Mitt Romney would be president of the United States? Come on.Nancy Pelosi, in an interview with reporters. She added that Romney “wanted to be president of the United States, but he’s never had any call to service, any aspirations. He just wanted to be president.” Earlier this month, Pelosi made similar comments.
ABC’s Diane Sawyer talks to Bob Woodward about his new book inside last summer’s debt ceiling crisis.
“It’s so serious that they couldn’t tell the world how bad it was at the time.”
Good interview; in it, you learn about Boehner’s chain-smoking and the seriousness of the issues Obama faced with the debt ceiling situation.
We can choose a future where we export more products and outsource fewer jobs. After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we’re getting back to basics, and doing what America has always done best: We’re making things again.Barack Obama • On the economic recovery.
(Source: The Wall Street Journal)
I categorically deny that I ever characterized Republican policies as harmful to Israel. Bipartisan support is a paramount national interest for Israel, and we have great friends on both sides of the aisle.Michael Oren, Israeli ambassador to the United States • Denying allegations he called Republican claims, that President Obama appears weak when it comes to support of Israel, “dangerous” during private discussions with Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Rep. Wasserman Schultz, a Democrat from Florida’s 20th congressional district, reportedly made the claim during a training session for Jewish Democrats at the 2012 Democratic National Convention on Monday. source
Roundhouse kicks for “Amercia”: Chuck Norris is worried, you guys. He’s worried about America, and wants his fellow Evangelical Christians to know that they’re the only ones who can save the day. With a little help from his wife, Ronald Reagan, and some Chuck Norris Facts (seriously…read the video’s description), Chuck Norris takes two minutes to remind voters about the existential threat to the United States that is President Barack Obama. source