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Joe, as you know, my popularity numbers have been dropping faster than a free-falling safe. I’ve tried all the usual stuff like blaming my predecessor for everything, making up personal experience stories and flat out lying. The economy is in the toilet, and we are fighting so many wars that they even want me to give back my Peace Prize. I’ve tried the liberal-standard “deny, deflect, delay” schemes and nothing has worked, so I’m in a bind. You know we even got the kids a dog and he really likes peeing in the Rose Garden. Michelle is really fond of all the servants, and I’m hooked on being able to play golf on all the best courses and not having to worry about inconvenient tee times. My Messiah image is getting shopworn, and people are talking about me being a one-term president.
You, on the other hand, have been a constant source of much amusement with your gaffes and have earned the reputation of being the village idiot. Hillary said, “It takes a village.” People can’t wait to see which foot you will put in your mouth next.
The price of gold rose on February 28, as a drop in the value of the American dollar coupled with gains made by the euro pushed the precious metals market skywards.
Millions of dollars in White House money has helped to fund New York Police Department programs that placed entire American Muslim neighborhoods under constant surveillance.
The rising cost of gas has prompted a public outcry in the U.S., something that the White House has looked to push back against as an adviser defended President Barack Obama over the pain at the pump argument made by the GOP.
In 2008, following a court case that challenged the restrictive gun laws in Washington, D.C., the Supreme Court ordered local government officials to make it possible for law-abiding residents to own a gun.
Seven States filed a lawsuit to block the Federal government’s requirement that religious organizations provide health insurance coverage that includes access to contraception for women, free of charge.
A Federal judge in San Francisco ruled that the U.S. government cannot deny health benefits to the wife of a lesbian court employee by relying on legislation from 1996 that bars government recognition of same-sex unions.
The Afghan President’s office announced that it had received a letter from President Barack Obama apologizing for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.
The newly formed Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) launched an inquiry into fees that were charged by banks when consumers overdraw their accounts, a practice that lands financial institutions billions of dollars.
The President Barack Obama Administration plans to unveil a corporate tax reform plan on February 22, lowering the top income-tax rate for corporations while eliminating deductions.