Barack Obama

Bill Ayers: All U.S. Presidents in This Century, Including Obama, Should Be Tried for War Crimes

Remember Bill Ayers, the guy Sarah Palin accused then-candidate Barack Obama of “palling around” around? Um, guess what? Bill Ayers now says President Obama should be tried for war crimes. So much for that so-called friendship. Sitting down for an episode of RealClearPolitics’ “Morning Commute,” Ayers told host Charlie Stone […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Sarah Palin
President Obama Will Rile Senate Republicans With 3 Nominations to Federal Court of Appeals D.C.

President Obama Will Rile Senate Republicans With 3 Nominations to Federal Court of Appeals D.C.

President Obama and the Senate are heading for a showdown when he accelerates “his efforts to put a lasting imprint on the country’s judiciary by simultaneously nominating three judges to an important federal court, a move that is certain to unleash fierce Republican opposition and could rekindle a broader partisan struggle […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, President Obama
Black Voter Turnout Significantly Higher Than White Turnout in 2012 Presidential Election

Black Voter Turnout Significantly Higher Than White Turnout in 2012 Presidential Election

Black Americans turned out to vote in the 2012 presidential elections in higher numbers than whites, which reflects a deeply polarizing election in which blacks strongly favored incumbent President Barack Obama. Census data and exit polling show that whites and blacks will remain the two largest racial groups of eligible […]

President Obama Should Put Sens. Max Baucus, Mark Begich, Mark Pryor & Heidi Heitkamp on Blast Over Gun Control

President Obama Should Put Sens. Max Baucus, Mark Begich, Mark Pryor & Heidi Heitkamp on Blast Over Gun Control

It’s time for a political demonstration over lawmakers voting the way the National Rifle Association wants just because they are beholden to them. Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev are living proof that something must be done about preventing terrorists from getting guns in their hands. I say President Obama needs to […]

President Obama to Visit Africa, a Continent He Has Largely Ignored During First Term

President Obama To Visit Africa:  Secretary of State John Kerry said President Obama will visit Africa, though he didn’t give a time frame for such a trip. I am very surprised that President Obama hasn’t really paid much attention to the African continent, while China is playing a greater role […]

President Obama’s $3.8 Trillion 2014 Budget Takes Knife to Medicare & Social Security

President Obama’s $3.8 Trillion 2014 Budget Takes Knife to Medicare & Social Security

You know something stinks when both Democrats and Republicans are in agreement. That something is President Obama’s $3.8 trillion 2014 budget. Yeah, it’s a heckuva budget alright, with cuts galore for entitlement programs — Social Security benefits, etc. So, his debt reduction plan will be on the backs of the […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Politics
President Obama Goes 2 for 22 Shooting Hoops, Like Record on Reducing High Black Unemployment Rate

President Obama Goes 2 for 22 Shooting Hoops, Like Record on Reducing High Black Unemployment Rate

President Obama goes 2 for 22 on the basketball court on the White House grounds today during the Easter Egg hunt. Um, that’s sort of like his average with the black community, though we came out and voted for him in droves. Yeah, I’ll say it, I am very disappointed […]

Hey Michele Bachmann, George W. Bush is Most Expensive Ex-President with Over $1.3M

Hey Michele Bachmann, George W. Bush is Most Expensive Ex-President with Over $1.3M

As Rep. Michele Bachmann continues to spew lies about President Obama’s ‘lavish lifestyle’ at the taxpayers’ expense (four personal chefs and a dog walker for Bo), Politico reports that former president George W. Bush is the most expensive ex-president. According to Politico, “The costliest former president? George W. Bush, who clocked in […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Politics
President Obama on Justification of Drone Program:  “I Am No Dick Cheney on Drones”

President Obama on Justification of Drone Program: “I Am No Dick Cheney on Drones”

President Obama reportedly said he was “no Dick Cheney on drones” during his visit on Capitol Hill with House Democrats. Um, the right wing is now in freak-out mode as though Dick Cheney was ever anyone to emulate. He was proud of the interrogation techniques used by the Bush Administration, […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Politics
President Obama on Justification of Drone Program:  “I Am No Dick Cheney on Drones”

President Obama on Justification of Drone Program: “I Am No Dick Cheney on Drones”

President Obama reportedly said he was “no Dick Cheney on drones” during his visit on Capitol Hill with House Democrats. Um, the right wing is now in freak-out mode as though Dick Cheney was ever anyone to emulate. He was proud of the interrogation techniques used by the Bush Administration, […]

by Janet Shan· · Barack Obama, Politics