Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Is Obama Smart?

Is our President really smart?

President Obama recently came out in favor of the Mosque near ground zero in New York. Shortly thereafter the White House had to issue a clarification which was then followed by an elaboration of the clarification. Now we know if you listen to liberals how smart Obama is. But shouldn’t we know?

Perhaps we should put less effort into forcing the release of President
Obama's original long-form birth certificate, and more effort into forcing
release of his IQ. Anyone want to take my bet that it'll be lower than
George W. Bush's?

Perhaps we should require a candidate’s college GPA, their college board’s score, and their IQ to be released to the public. If nothing else, if someone really was the “village idiot” they would have to be public with it and it is unlikely we would elect them.
US breast cancer drug decision 'marks start of death panels

America's health watchdog is considering revoking its approval of the drug Avastin for use on women with advanced breast cancer, leading to accusations that it will mark the start of 'death panel' drug rationing.

US regulators will delay consideration of the colon-cancer drug Avastin
as a treatment for breast cancer

A decision to rescind endorsement of the drug would reignite the highly
charged debate over
US health care reform and how much the
state should spend on new and expensive treatments.

Avastin, the world’s best selling cancer drug, is primarily used to treat colon cancer and was approved by the US Food and Drug Administration in 2008 for use on women with breast cancer that has spread.

It costs $8,000 (£5,000) a month and is given to about 17,500 women in the
US a year. The drug was initially approved after a study found that, by
preventing blood flow to tumours, it extended the amount of time until the
disease worsened by more than five months.

Obama’s fund raising speeches

This week's fundraising speeches across the nation have a shorter brag
list and a more stridently ......partisan tone, aimed at congressional
who, if summer polls are any indicator, only need to keep
breathing in order to regain control at least of the House on Nov. 2.

The Democrat is trying to portray Republicans in Congress as
obstructionists, as if American voters gave the GOP lopsided majorities in both
houses in the 2008 elections, instead of the other way around.

If Republicans were such obstinate obstacles, why didn't Democrats
approve healthcare last year when they had 60 Senate votes and the GOP was
helpless to halt it? Obama doesn't discuss the dissension among

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