Post Tagged with: "U.S. politics"

President Barack Obama: “It is a Great Pleasure to Visit Jamaica”

President Barack Obama: “It is a Great Pleasure to Visit Jamaica”

President Obama in Jamaica President Obama, who is on a two day visit to Jamaica, wishes for the deep relationship between the island and the U.S. will remain for generations. He arrived in Jamaica on April 8 ahead of his trip to Panama for the Seventh Summit of the Americas. […]

by · April 9, 2015 · Politics
Hubris: Dick Cheney Takes On President Obama in New Book

Hubris: Dick Cheney Takes On President Obama in New Book

Dick Cheney, the least credible person in the U.S. is set to take on President Obama in a new book, entitled “Exceptional: Why the World Needs a Powerful America.” His daughter, Liz Cheney, who couldn’t even win a senatorial seat, is the co-author. According to the Associated Press, the book “contends that Obama […]

by · April 7, 2015 · Politics
Sen. Claire McCaskill Tweets Duke Players “Just Doing Semester Tryout for NBA”

Sen. Claire McCaskill Tweets Duke Players “Just Doing Semester Tryout for NBA”

Sen. Claire McCaskill Duke tweet Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO) sent a controversial tweet mocking Duke University winning the NCAA basketball championship, saying she was “rooting for team who had stars that are actually going to college and not just doing semester tryout for NBA.” Congrats to Duke,but I was rooting […]

by · April 7, 2015 · Today's Headlines
Obama Family Attends Easter Service at Historic Alfred Street Baptist Church

Obama Family Attends Easter Service at Historic Alfred Street Baptist Church

President Obama, along with wife Michelle and daughters Sasha and Malia, attended Easter service at the historic Alfred Street Baptist Church in Alexandria, Va. Rev. Dr. Howard John Wesley told the congregation, “How fitting that on the day that we celebrate the rising of our Lord and Savior, we also […]

by · April 5, 2015 · President Obama
LOL: Kansas Bans Spending Welfare Payments on Cruise Ships, Swimming Pools

LOL: Kansas Bans Spending Welfare Payments on Cruise Ships, Swimming Pools

“Kansas welfare recipients will be unable to get more than $25 per day in benefits under a new law sent this week to Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s desk by the state legislature,” the Huffington Post reports. “The bill also prohibits welfare recipients from spending their benefits at certain types of […]

by · April 5, 2015 · Politics
Michele Bachmann Compares Obama to Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

Michele Bachmann Compares Obama to Germanwings Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz

(OPINION) — Former Congresswoman Michele Bachmann is still a raging lunatic. She is comparing President Obama to deranged Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz, who killed 150 people, by “deliberately” crashing the plane in the French Alps. This is why the Republican Party is losing credibility…fast. On Tuesday, Bachmann posted on her […]

by · April 2, 2015 · Politics
IN Gov. Mike Pence Says Religious Freedom Law Needs "Clarification" (Photo Credit: Wikipedia)

IN Gov. Mike Pence Says Religious Freedom Law Needs “Clarification”

Indiana religious freedom law INDIANA RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW:  Indiana Gov. Mike Pence (R) said the religious freedom legislation that he signed in private needs “clarification” and a “fix” after outrage and protests erupt over perception that the LGBT community could face discrimination. Never mind the fact that Gov. Pence got […]

by · March 31, 2015 · Gay Rights
President Obama to Make First Official Visit to Kenya

President Obama to Make First Official Visit to Kenya

President Obama will make his first official trip to Kenya in July. The White House said he will attend the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will be attended by business leaders, governments and international organizations. Obama visited Kenya as a senator but never as the president. President Obama’s father was born […]

by · March 30, 2015 · African News
California AG Kamala Harris Seeks to Block “Kill the Gays” Ballot Initiative

California AG Kamala Harris Seeks to Block “Kill the Gays” Ballot Initiative

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is seeking to block the “kill the gays” ballot initiative that authorizes the killing of gays and lesbians. Matt McLaughlin, a Huntington Beach attorney, paid $200 to file the “Sodomite Suppression Act.” Harris, a U.S. Senate candidate issued her first public statement about Sodomite Suppression Act: […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Gay Rights
SCOTUS Tosses Alabama Redistricting Plan Ruling to Pack Black Voters in Certain Districts

SCOTUS Tosses Alabama Redistricting Plan Ruling to Pack Black Voters in Certain Districts

The U.S. Supreme Court throws out ruling that upheld Alabama’s redistricting plan that would pack certain districts with mostly black voters. The case has been sent back to a lower court. On a 5-4 vote, the court threw out a lower court ruling that had upheld the plan, saying it […]

by · March 25, 2015 · Black Politics