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What will Obama’s final two years as president bring?

14 minutes agoNews : The Rundown News Blog

U.S. President Barack Obama talks on the phone with Speaker of the House Boehner as Vice President Joe Biden listens in the Oval Office of the White House Aug. 31, 2013 in Washington, DC. There is growing skepticism that anything will change in Washginton during Obama’s final two years in office. Show More Summary

Barack Obama Formally Announces End To War In Afghanistan

Nearly 13 years ago, American forces first began their combat mission in Afghanistan. On Sunday, President Barack Obama marked the end point for that campaign as we know it. Although around 10,800 U.S. employees will linger to aid in...Show More Summary

Giuliani: Obama’s ‘Close Adviser’ Sharpton a ‘Poster Boy for Hating Police’

5 hours agoNews : Mediaite

Confronted by CBS' Major Garrett about the Washington Post fact checker's recent assessment that he deserved four Pinocchios for comments about President Barack Obama's supposed anti-police "propaganda," former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani doubled down Sunday morning, this time laying the blame on Reverend Al Sharpton.

Allen West denies modern-day racism: President Obama just wants blacks ‘vomiting dissension’

6 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

Former Republican Rep. Allen West declared on Sunday that President Barack Obama was responsible for creating a myth of modern-day racism by prompting a “vomiting” of dissension from black Americans. In a recent interview, the president told BET that there was a “systemic...

Elizabeth Warren: Can this scourge of Wall Street make it to the White House?

16 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

The Democrats’ new darling is, like Barack Obama, a former law professor and a gifted orator whose speeches address America’s ‘rigged’ economy. Hopes are rising that the senator will run for president Elizabeth Warren is an unlikely looking rock star. The 65-year-old Massachusetts senator, with her...

Pope to issue 2015 edict on climate change guaranteed to anger deniers

19 hours agoNews : The Raw Story

He has been called the “superman pope”, and it would be hard to deny that Pope Francis has had a good December. Cited by President Barack Obama as a key player in the thawing relations between the US and Cuba, the Argentinian pontiff followed that by lecturing his cardinals on the need to clean up...

Obama: Racism In America Has Lessened, ‘Black Lives Matter’ Protests Don’t Reflect The Nation

According to President Barack Obama, racism in America has actually lessened under the guidance of his presidency. These comments come at a time when the “Black Lives Matter” protests have spread across the nation and racial violence has increased. Show More Summary

Yes-We-Can president faces twilight of maybes

It was supposed to be a joke. "Are you still president?" comedian Stephen Colbert asked Barack Obama earlier this month.

North Korea Calls President Obama A ‘Monkey,’ Blames U.S. For Latest Internet Shutdown

North Korea has lashed out against the United States, calling President Barack Obama a “monkey” and “reckless” following another internet and mobile phone network shutdown in the country on Saturday. North Korea’s ruling body, the National...Show More Summary

GOP Figures used racist Ape imagery for Obama before North Korea did

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment)– North Korea lashed out at President Barack Obama on Saturday, blaming him for the Sony film, “The Interview,” and for the North Korean internet outage, adding…

North Korea Compares Obama to Monkey

North Korea has compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the US for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the movie The Interview. The North's powerful National Defense Commission, which is led by Kim Jong Un and is the country's top governing body, said Obama...

North Korea blasts Obama as ‘monkey’ in threat of ‘inescapable deadly blows’ over ‘The Interview

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

North Korea on Saturday blasted US President Barack Obama as a “monkey” inciting cinemas to screen a comedy featuring a fictional plot to kill its leader, and threatened “inescapable deadly blows” over the movie. The isolated dictatorship’s powerful National Defence...

N. Korea blames U.S. for Internet outages, insults Obama

yesterdayNews : The Newsroom

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea called President Barack Obama "a monkey" and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The Interview."

Malaysian PM criticized for golfing with Obama while 118,000 residents are displaced in massive floods

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Malaysia’s worst flooding in decades forced some 118,000 people to flee as premier Najib Razak came under fire after photos showed him golfing with U.S. President Barack Obama during the storms. At least five people have been killed by the rising waters and there appeared little respite on...

The Interview: Political Satire Has Rarely Even Been So 'Meh'

yesterdayNews : Reason

The Interview, the most controversial movie of the year, the ribald satire that ratcheted up tensions with a nuclear-armed psycho-state, the film that aught Barack Obama free expression is worth defending even in he face of vague threats...Show More Summary

Michelle Bachmann: Obama is supporting ‘Islamic jihad’ and laughed at me at a holiday party

yesterdayNews : The Raw Story

Former Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) accused President Barack Obama of wanting to “cut the legs” off of Israel, and of dismissing her concerns over reported negotiations with Iran, Buzzfeed reported. “I asked him to please end their nuclear program, because we have the capacity to...

Actor James Woods Suggests Obama Hasn’t Done Enough to Debunk Muslim Rumors

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

So this is getting some play Friday on the Twitters: Actor James Woods does not think President Barack Obama has done enough to debunk rumors of his secret Muslim beliefs.

Ronald Bailey Argues that Rising Inequality Does Not Justify Class Warfare

2 days agoNews : Reason

In his State of the Union message last January, President Barack Obama declared, “Inequality has deepened. Upward mobility has stalled.” The president believes that rising income inequality in the United States has slowed intergenerational income mobility, the movement of individuals and families up or down the income ladder over time. Show More Summary

President Obama meets with troops in Hawaii as end of Afghan combat mission draws near

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

KANOEHE BAY, Hawaii (Reuters) – One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay. One man in the crowd yelled...

On Christmas visit with troops, Obama lauds end of Afghanistan mission

2 days agoNews : The Raw Story

One week before the U.S. combat mission in Afghanistan draws to a close, President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, thanked American troops on Thursday during a Christmas Day visit to Marine Corps Base Hawaii in Kanoehe Bay. One man in the crowd yelled “Huah!”, a traditional cheer...

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