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Republicans should be smart about fighting Obama on immigration

I'm not a huge fan of Barack Obama's decision to go the executive, rather than legislative, route on immigration reform. And I was definitely not a huge fan of Thursday night's speech, which seemed almost deliberately unconvincing. But there we are; they happened. So what should Republicans...

Obama's USDOE: Appointed to Privatize. Period.

President Barack Obama pretends to be a friend of public education, but it just is not so. Sure, the White House offers a decorative promotional on K12 education; however, if one reads it closely, one sees that the Obama administration...Show More Summary

Robert Rector: Amnestied Illegal Immigrants to Cost Taxpayers $2 Trillion Over Their Lifetime

The undocumented immigrants granted amnesty by President Barack Obama’s executive orders will likely cost taxpayers $2 trillion, according to Heritage Foundation poverty expert Robert Rector. “The net cost — which is total benefits minus...Show More Summary

Obama urges peaceful protest in Ferguson after grand jury decision

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

The White House said on Monday President Barack Obama urged any protests in Ferguson, Missouri, to be peaceful after a grand jury’s decision on whether to indict a white police officer in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager. The grand jury in the St. Louis suburb has made its...

Just how high is Latino support for Obama’s executive actions?

While Republicans may be hoping that the public will be displeased with Barack Obama for taking executive action on immigration without congressional approval, few of them would have gone so far as to predict that Latinos would feel the same way. For Latinos, everyone assumed, the substance would be more important than the procedural questions. […]

Watch Live: President Obama Awards Meryl Streep and Others the Presidential Medal of Freedom

President Barack Obama is awarding the Presidential Medal of Freedom to 19 people on Monday, including Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder and Stephen Sondheim. It’s the country’s highest civilian honor. Watch the ceremony above live.

Watch: President Obama Presents Medal of Freedom to Tom Brokaw, Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, and 16 Others (LIVE)

President Barack Obama will present the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 journalists, artists, public servants and activists this afternoon. Recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom will include legendary NBC anchor, Tom Brokaw, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Show More Summary

Fox’s Ed Henry Asks Josh Earnest About Al Sharpton’s Unpaid Taxes

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

Amid questions about President Barack Obama's executive action on immigration and the departure of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel during Monday's White House press briefing, Fox News' Ed Henry slipped in a question about Al Sharpton's unpaid taxes.

The presidential Peter Principle: Barack Obama, the Tea Party and the coming GOP incompetents

Under-exposed candidates with unproven records, but fresh faces. We get incompetence because we value wrong skills

Obama to award Presidential Medal of Freedom

2 days agoNews : The Newsroom

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation's highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others.

Ironically Fox News Says Quoting Scripture Is Out of Bounds"

Some conservatives are incensed that President Barack Obama quoted scripture in his speech on Thursday about immigration reform, Media Matters for America reports, and RawStory expands. "Scripture tells us that we shall not oppress a stranger, for we know the heart of a stranger -- we were strangers once, too," the president said Thursday night. Show More Summary

Catholic Bishops 'Welcome' Obama Executive Amnesty

In a statement on Thursday, the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB) said it “welcomes” President Barack Obama’s executive amnesty action. Bishop Eusebio Elizondo, auxiliary bishop of Seattle and chairman of the bishops’...Show More Summary

Watch LIVE: President Obama awards the Presidential Medal of Freedom Stevie Wonder, Meryl Streep, Tom Brokaw, and 16 others

Watch the award presentations live at 2:15 p.m. ET. WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is presenting the nation’s highest civilian honor to 19 artists, activists, public servants and others. The distinguished group receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom includes actress Meryl Streep, Ethel Kennedy, widow of the late Sen. Show More Summary

Watch: Hagel Formally Announces His Resignation as Defense Secretary

Monday at the White House, after a few words from President Barack Obama thanking him for his service, outgoing Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel was visibly emotional as he announced he is stepping down from his post. Follow Pam Key on Twitter @pamkeyNEN

Jarrett: Boehner Asked Obama For Help Avoiding Conservatives' Ire

House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) requested that President Barack Obama avoid making a “very public push” on immigration during the midterm primaries, according to White House Senior Adviser Valerie Jarrett. Speaking to the Chicago Sun-Times'...Show More Summary

Hagel Latest Defense Secretary to Clash With White House

Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel is the third defense chief to leave office during President Barack Obama's administration -- and the most recent to experience a sometimes tumultuous relationship with the White House.

President extends US combat role in Afghanistan for another year: report

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Barack Obama has extended the combat role for US troops in Afghanistan for another year, in a classified order he signed in recent weeks, the New York Times reported Friday. Previously, the president had said US-led NATO combat operations would finish at the end of this year. The NATO follow up...

US voters crave ‘that new car smell,’ Obama says of 2016

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

Barack Obama says voters in the United States are going to want “that new car smell” when the 2016 presidential campaign comes along to choose his successor. Obama’s former secretary of state Hillary Clinton is strongly fancied to run on the Democratic ticket for the White House,...

VIDEO of Obama Pushing Trayvon “Hoodie” Narrative While Discussing Racial Tensions in Ferguson is Disgusting!

We continue to witness the most irresponsible and divisive President in the history of the United States. President Barack Obama fans the flames of simmering tension in Ferguson during his

Chuck Norris Targets Obama for 'Religious Neutering;' Actor Dares President to Mention God This Thanksgiving

Days after Chuck Norris criticized Barack Obama in an op-ed entitled "Neutering Religious Holidays," the actor issued a "dare" to the Commander-in-Chief to cite his faith this Thanksgiving holiday.

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