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Flashback: Obama Kicked Heckler out of White House: “You’re in my House” (Video)

Posted by FactReal on November 8, 2018

CNN called it an “awful situation” that someone had interrupted then-president Obama at the White House in 2015. Obama responded, “Hey, listen you’re in my house. It is not respectful when you get invited to somebody’s– you’re not going to get a good response from me by interrupting me. Shame on you.”

Later Obama kicked out the heckler from the White House.

Attendees celebrated how Obama handled the heckler.

2015 REPORT: Obama Kicks Transgender Demonstrator Out Of LGBT Pride Reception: “You’re In My House”
RealClear Politics reported on June 25, 2015:[1]

At an LGBT Pride Month reception at the White House on Wednesday afternoon, a transgender woman interrupted him, yelling, “President Obama, release all LGBTQ immigrants from detention!”

“Okay you know what. No, no, no. Hold on a second” the president said. “Hey, listen you’re in my house. It is not respectful when you get invited to somebody’s– you’re not going to get a good response from me by interrupting me. Shame on you.”

Fusion’s Jorge Rivas identified the woman as Jennicet Gutiérrez, a founding member of the immigrant rights organization FAMILIA TQLM. She said in a statement:

2015 REPORT: CNN called it “an awful situation that a heckler interrupted Obama:”[2]
CNN’s Wolf Blitzer started his report by saying, “Awful situation: A heckler interrupting the President of the United States…”


The Trump administration is being attacked:
– for suspending Acosta’s pass to the White House for placing his hand on a female staffer to block her from doing her job.
– for Trump calling a rude reporter “rude.”
– because Trump is not a leftist and loves his country.

Pay attention to Acosta’s left hand

Watch the female White House intern’s arm going down when CNN’s Jim Acosta presses his hand on her arm.

Leftists and others [who have not seen the FULL video of CNN’s Jim Acosta interaction with Trump yesterday (about 1.5 minutes)] are attacking the White House for suspending Acosta’s press pass.

C-Span video shows:
1. Trump gave Acosta plenty of time to ask his accusatory questions.
2. After 1:20 minutes Trump says “that’s enough” and points at another reporter.
3. Acosta rudely continues peppering Trump with questions.
4. Trump tells Acosta again, “That’s enough.”
5. The female White House intern tries to take the mic back from Acosta to pass it to the other reporter. (Normally, other reporters surrender the mic at this point – but not Acosta)
6. Acosta refuses to hand over the mic.
7. Acosta presses his left hand against the left arm of the female intern.
8. Acosta hogs the mic & refuses to surrender it – denying others the opportunity to ask questions to the president.

(Rewind the C-Span video from the start)

Now, people are saying the video posted by Sarah Sanders is “doctored” but the person behind the video says he just zoomed in
(see tweets below):

Jim Hoft reports: The White House video originally posted by Paul Joseph Watson at Infowars — WAS CLEARLY NOT DOCTORED!.

The person claiming to be behind the WH video, Paul Joseph Watson, tweeted:

Here’s the video that proves I did not “doctor” or “speed up” the Acosta video, as some media outlets claim. I merely zoomed in.

Nice try to distract from Acosta’s behavior, but this kind of dishonesty is why the media has a massive trust issue.

Please correct your stories.

[Disclaimer: We don’t follow InfoWars or PrisonPlanet, but embedded their tweet here because they are saying they are the authors of the zoomed video being used by the White House.]

[1] – RealClear Politics: Obama Kicks Transgender Demonstrator Out Of LGBT Pride Reception: “You’re In My House” (June 25, 2015)
[2] – CNN: “Obama shuts down White House heckler: ‘You’re in my house!'” (June 25, 2015)


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Trump Mocking? Obama Mocked the Tea Party Anti-Tax Protests

Posted by FactReal on October 4, 2018

On April 15, 2010, Obama mocked and dismissed the Tea Party protests: “You would think they’d be saying thank you.”

Obama was laughing at millions of Americans for attending Tea Party rallies asking government to be fiscally responsible. Americans were concerned about the trillion of dollars Obama’s policies were adding to the budget. Even the liberal Newsweek reported then that huge tax increases would be needed to close the “growing gap between the government’s promises and the existing tax base.” Obama found that funny.

The Left and the media have been demonizing the Tea Party movement since it started. The media today are attacking Trump claiming he mocked Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. But did he? Wasn’t Trump just going over the many inconsistencies of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony?]

Real Clear Politics[1] gave the details of what Obama said on April 15, 2010:

AP: President Barack Obama said Thursday he’s amused by the anti-tax tea party protests that have been taking place around Tax Day.

Obama told a fundraiser in Miami that he’s cut taxes, contrary to the claims of protesters.

“You would think they’d be saying thank you,” he said.

Allahpundit[2] responded to Obama:

Let’s see. For starters, he’s lying: He has raised some taxes, contrary to his campaign pledge two years ago. But more than that, he seems almost to be laughing at people for being concerned about deficits. Did we or did we not learn just last night that a majority of tea partiers think their taxes are fair? They’re not some fanatic “zero tax” movement, in other words. They’re willing to pay what they’re paying now; what they want is a government small enough to make ends meet with what they’re paying. By The One’s logic, if he lowered the top marginal income tax bracket to one percent, we should expect tea partiers to fall on their knees and shout hallelujah even though it would mean annual deficits many times the trillion-dollar leviathans we’re currently saddled with. Anyone think that would happen? Anyone except Obama not yet grasp that conservatives want fiscal responsibility, not lower taxes at any and all costs?

Newsweek[3] painted the bleak picture: (Hat tip: Malkin)

By all estimates, the budget outlook is daunting. The latest projections of the Congressional Budget Office reckon the cumulative deficits under President Obama’s policies to be $12.7 trillion from 2009 to 2020. In 2020 the estimated annual deficit will be $1.25 trillion, or 5.6 percent of the economy (gross domestic product), despite assumed “full employment” of 5 percent. And the deficits get larger with every succeeding year. Given unavoidable uncertainties, these precise projections are likely to prove wrong. But their basic message seems incontestable: there’s a large and growing gap between the government’s promises and the existing tax base.

How big a tax increase would be needed to close the gap? Well, huge. To put things in perspective, all federal taxes (income, payroll, and excise) averaged 18.1 percent of GDP from 1970 to 2009. Under CBO’s assumptions about Obama’s policies, taxes in 2020 would already be slightly higher, at 19.6 percent of GDP. But on top of that, there’d need to be a further tax boost approaching a third to balance the budget, because spending is projected at 25.2 percent of GDP. Needless to say, this would be the largest tax burden in U.S. history, even including World War II.

[1] Obama On Tea Partiers: “You Would Think They’d Be Saying Thank You”

[2] Obama Mocks Tea Partiers: You Should Thank Me For Cutting Taxes

[3] Newsweek: APRIL 15, 2010: THE BEST TAX DAY OF YOUR LIFE (April 14, 2010)

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Trump Mocking? Joe Biden Called Trump Supporters ‘Dregs Of Society,’ ‘Virulent’ [Video]

Posted by FactReal on October 3, 2018

In 2018, Democrat Joe Biden called Trump supporters ‘virulent dregs of society.’

But the media today are going wild claiming Trump was mocking Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. [But wasn’t Trump just going over the many inconsistencies of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony?]

On September 15, 2018, Democrat Joe Biden attacked Trump’s supporters:

Despite losing in the courts, and in the court of public opinion, these forces of intolerance remain determined to undermine and roll back the progress you all have made.

This time they —not you— have an ally in the White House. This time they have an ally. They’re a small percentage of the American people—virulent people, some of them the dregs of society.

Report from video:

Former Vice President Joe Biden unleashed a vicious attack on supporters of President Donald Trump. His remarks came at the [pro-LGBT] Human Rights Campaign’s annual dinner at the Washington Convention Center on September 15, where [he] added that Trump has been using the White House as a literal bully pulpit.

The Daily Wire reported:

Those who try to excuse this kind of prejudice in the name of culture, I say, ‘Prejudice is prejudice and humanity is humanity — it is a crime,'” Biden said, urging those in the room to continue to oppose Trump. “Our work is not yet done by any stretch of the imagination. The stakes are much too high.”

And then he went even further. “This is deadly earnest, we are in a fight for America’s soul,” Biden said.

Biden’s wife, Jill, also got in on the act before introducing her husband.

“There is nothing that makes either of us more angry than a bully. There’s nothing that’s more unfair or unjust than people using their power to try to make other people feel small, to tell them who they are or what they are capable of, to say their identity doesn’t belong,” she said.

There is nothing that makes us want to pick a fight more than that,” she said.

Joe Biden Calls Trump Supporters ‘Virulent People,’ The ‘Dregs Of Society’

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Trump Mocking? Obama’s AG called us Cowards [2009 Video]

Posted by FactReal on October 3, 2018

In 2009, Obama’s Attorney General Eric Holder offended the whole nation by saying that we are a ‘Nation of Cowards.’

But the media today are going wild claiming Trump was mocking Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford. [But wasn’t Trump just going over the many inconsistencies of Christine Blasey Ford’s testimony?]

Holder said on February 18, 2009:

Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial, we have always been, and we, I believe, continue to be, in too many ways, a nation of cowards.

As reported:

Attorney General Eric Holder described the United States Wednesday as a nation of cowards on matters of race, saying most Americans avoid discussing awkward racial issues. […].

“Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and I believe continue to be, in too many ways, essentially a nation of cowards,” said Holder, nation’s first black attorney general.

Race issues continue to be a topic of political discussion, Holder said, but “we, as average Americans, simply do not talk enough with each other about race.”

Heather MacDonald wrote in February 2009, “Nation of Cowards?
So says Eric Holder, but what’s really cowardly is racial dishonesty.”

Attorney General Eric Holder, a Clinton administration retread, …Holder recently told his Justice Department employees that the United States was a “nation of cowards” for not talking more about race. […]

Is he nuts? Leave aside for a moment Holder’s purely decorative call for a “frank” conversation about race. The Clinton-era Conversation also purported to be frank, and we know what that meant: a one-sided litany of white injustices. Please raise your hand if you haven’t heard the following bromides about “the racial matters that continue to divide us” more times than you can count: Police stop and arrest blacks at disproportionate rates because of racism; blacks are disproportionately in prison because of racism…

Heather MacDonald goes on to cite facts and statistics.

Mona Charen wrote, “An honest “national conversation” about race is not what the grievance-mongers want.”

In 2009 Eric Holder dismissed America as a “nation of cowards” because we wouldn’t, he argued, have a “national conversation” about race. It’s a slander wrapped in a farce. We talk of race unremittingly. That’s the farce. The slander is hydra-headed.

No honest conversation about race is possible when accusations of racism replace reasoned arguments. Washington Post columnist Richard Cohen, who mentioned high rates of crime among black males, was rewarded with the label of “racist” within minutes by some (The Atlantic, Slate) who presumably agree with Holder that we are too timid when discussing race.


When you consider the steady stream of agitprop churned out by the RGI [racial-grievance industrial complex], it’s amazing that race relations aren’t worse. The RGI has circulated falsehoods about black-voter “disenfranchisement” in the 2000 presidential election, about a spate of “racially motivated” arsons at black churches, about George W. Bush’s “indifference” to the lynching of a black man in Texas, about voter-ID laws being a conspiracy to suppress the black vote, about Republicans’ opposing the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (MSNBC recently ran a picture of George Wallace that ID’d him as a Republican), about “racial profiling” by New Jersey state troopers, and about “racist” killings of black immigrants by New York cops. Each of these is an outright falsehood. There was zero voter disenfranchisement in 2000, George W. Bush signed the death warrant of the killer in Texas, Republicans were more in favor of the Voting Rights Act than Democrats, the tragic shootings of two black men in New York were mistakes, and on and on.


The federal criminal penalties for crack, passed in the 1980s, were a response to the devastation crack was causing in black neighborhoods. The huge spike in crime during the 1980s — and the vast victimization of inner-city blacks — was primarily attributable to crack addiction. If it was racist to impose these penalties, why were members of the Congressional Black Caucus the first to champion the legislation? Heather Mac Donald noted in City Journal that the laws on crystal meth have a similarly “disparate impact” . . . on whites. “In 2006, the 5,391 sentenced federal meth defendants (nearly as many as the crack defendants) were 54 percent white, 39 percent Hispanic, and 2 percent black.”

From 1976 to 2004, 65 percent of executions involved whites, though whites committed only 47 percent of murders. Evidence of anti-white bias in the system? You could make such a case, and it would have as much validity as the manufactured panic about anti-black bias in America.

-Nation of Cowards? So says Eric Holder, but what’s really cowardly is racial dishonesty. (February 19, 2009)

– Holder, Racism, and Our ‘Nation of Cowards’ (July 19, 2013)

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Funny: Women Test Joe Biden’s Shotgun vs AR-15 (Video)

Posted by FactReal on February 27, 2013

This video is in response to Joe Biden’s stupid advice to women: ‘Buy a double-barrel shotgun; an AR-15, it’s harder to aim.’

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Obama’s Unqualified RINO Approved by Senate for Defense Secretary

Posted by FactReal on February 26, 2013

Allahpundit explains the crazy votes:

The final vote: 58-41, which is a bit closer than the 71-27 margin on cloture earlier today. There are 15 Republicans who think voters are too dumb to realize that the cloture vote is the one that assured Hagel’s confirmation and that, by voting yes on that and no on the meaningless final vote, they can pretend that they “opposed” Hagel. And in fairness, they’re probably right; most voters likely are that dumb. But let’s name those 15 anyway:

Alexander Ayotte Blunt Burr Chambliss
Coburn Collins Corker Flake Graham
Hatch McCain Murkowski Sessions Thune


I can’t believe a single one of those 15, let alone the scores of Democrats who voted for this guy, seriously believes he’s prepared to run the Defense Department…The next time McCain and Graham pound the table about defense cuts or O’s foreign policy, remember that they both voted to send Chuck Hagel on to the final vote. That’s how serious they are.

As for Republicans voting yes, there were four: Cochran, Johanns, Shelby, and … Rand Paul, who voted no twice on cloture. That’s the most bizarre vote array on a nominee I could imagine.

Liberatarian Rand Paul Voted for Chuck Hagel
Allahpundit writes:

Here’s Paul’s reasoning:

“I voted no because I wanted more information and I think that part of what the Senate does is try to get information about the nominees,” Paul told reporters …“There are many things I disagree with Chuck Hagel on…but the president gets to choose political appointees,” Paul said. […]

If “the president gets to choose political appointees” is sufficient reason to vote yes, then (a) we should get rid of the Senate’s advise-and-consent responsibility and (b) at the very least we should not be filibustering nominees, as Rand Paul voted to do twice. Even if he did that purely to squeeze the White House for more information, why would he vote yes on the final vote when they never gave him that information? And if the president’s entitled to his nominee of choice, why would Paul demand more info about Hagel in the first place? Just rubber-stamp him. Vote yes on every vote, no questions asked.

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