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Obama applauds Sony's decision to release The Interview

President Barack Obama may be vacationing in Hawaii, but he didn't miss a chance to support Sony's decision to screen The Interview on Christmas after all, in limited theaters. "The president applauds Sony’s decision to authorize screenings of the film," spokesman Eric Schultz said Tuesday. Show More Summary

Blago brother says in book feds tried to make him 'pawn'; Rod refuses to see him

The brother of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich says in a new book that prosecutors tried to use him as a pawn to get his younger sibling on charges he sought to sell or trade an appointment to President Barack Obama's vacated U.S. Senate seat.

President Obama Is SUPER Happy About Sony's Decision To Release The Interview! Free Speech FTW!

Looks like someone is extremely happy about The Interview's release and it ain't Kim Jong-un! It's President Barack Obama! When the news broke that Sony decided that it WOULD release the Seth Rogen and James Franco-headed movie, everyone let out a collective cheer with the news. [ Related: James Franco & Seth Rogen Break Their Silence! ] Sure it [...]

US Warming Toward Cuba: Right Time, Right Place, Right Man

Once again President Barack Obama has stepped up and boldly done what previous presidents could not or would not do. And for the historic breakthrough on defrosting our relations with Cuba, his timing could not be better This president...Show More Summary

President Obama Applauds Sony's Decision to Allow 'The Interview' to Play - Read the Statement

President Barack Obama and the White House have released a statement after Sony decided to let independent movie houses screen The Interview. “The President applauds Sony’s decision to authorize screenings of the film. As the President made clear, we are a country that believes in free speech, and the right of artistic expression. The decision [...]

Obama applauds Sony’s decision to show ‘The Interview’

3 days agoNews : The Raw Story

President Barack Obama is pleased Sony has decided to release “The Interview” in some theaters, after earlier bowing to pressure from a cyberattack blamed on North Korea, the White House said on Tuesday. “The president applauds Sony’s decision to authorize screenings of the...

Obama applauds Sony’s decision to release ‘The Interview’

Sony Pictures Entertainment decided to screen “The Interview” in a limited number of theaters beginning Christmas Day. Photo by Getty Images. HONOLULU — President Barack Obama is applauding Sony Pictures Entertainment’s decision to screen...Show More Summary

America Finally Stops Letting Nazi War Criminals Collect Social Security

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Today, President Barack Obama signed the "No Social Security for Nazis Act," into law, which is a law that prevents Nazis from receiving Social Security, which, um, how was this not already a law?

On Cuba, Obama Goes Long and Castro Holds On

It's hard to overstate the sense of relief and joy that was felt in both Washington and Havana as Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro simultaneously announced a breakthrough in their two countries' long-running hostilities. There was, of course, much anger and hand-wringing as well and a host of questions about what happens next. Show More Summary

On Cuba, Obama Goes Long and Castro Holds On

It's hard to overstate the sense of relief and joy that was felt in both Washington and Havana as Presidents Barack Obama and Raúl Castro simultaneously announced a breakthrough in their two countries' long-running hostilities. There was, of course, much anger and hand-wringing as well and a host of questions about what happens next. Show More Summary

Cuba Will Not Revoke Political Asylum for US Fugitives Who US Government Wants Extradited

Cuba will not revoke political asylum for Americans, such as Assata Shakur, who have fled the United States, the Associated Press reports. Since President Barack Obama announced a shift in US policy, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, New Jersey state police and the FBI have seized upon the shift as an opportunity to force Cuba [...]

Cuban dissidents shaken by U.S. rapprochement, seek new tactics

3 days agoNews : The Newsroom

By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's decision to end five decades of enmity with Cuba has shaken the island's political dissidents, dividing their ranks and forcing them to rethink tactics. Throughout the Cold...Show More Summary

Kevin Hart Won’t Say Whether He’d Ever Work with Sony Again

3 days agoNews : Mediaite

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart has been the subject of many of the recently-released Sony Pictures leaked emails. Producer Scott Rudin’s racially-charged comments about President Barack Obama’s movie preferences were tied to Hart's Ride Along series.

Obama gives democracy the shaft

Thomas Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace writes: “U.S. assistance to advance democracy worldwide is in decline. Such spending has shrunk by 28?percent during Barack Obama’s presidency and is now less than $2?billion per year. Show More Summary

A NEW LOW: Only 15% of Active Duty Service Members Approve of Obama’s Job Performance

Different Presidents – A Different Corps Obama versus Bush– The military loves a principled warrior – And despises a weak-kneed appeaser. A New Low for B.O…. Only 15% of active duty service members approve of Barack Obama. 55% disapprove. Military … Continue reading ?

Gov. Christie Criticizes President Obama’s Cuba Deal

Gov. Chris Christie attacked the terms of President Barack Obama's deal to normalize relations with Cuba, one of several critiques the New Jersey Republican had of the president's foreign-policy approach during a live television interview.

New York Times Calls For Obama Administration To Investigate Cheney And Other Bush Officials For Torture

3 days agoNews : Jonathan Turley

The New York Times has published a blistering editorial calling upon President Barack Obama to fulfill our obligations under domestic and international law and investigate and prosecute those responsible for the torture program under the administration of President George W. Bush. The American Civil Liberties Union is also calling for the appointment of a special […]

Assata Shakur’s Journey in Her Own Words

When President Barack Obama announced that the U.S. was restoring full diplomatic relations with Cuba, talk immediately turned to the fate of Assata Shakur, who evokes a sense of victory among some African Americans, primarily because she escaped imprisonment while serving a life sentence for a murder that many believe she did not commit. Show More Summary

U.S. moves to block distribution of graphic photos of military’s brutal detainee abuse. Again.

4 days agoNews : The Raw Story

“There was never going to be a perfect time to release this report,” President Barack Obama said earlier this month after the Senate Intelligence Committee unleashed its long-awaited “torture report,” which describes the harsh treatment of detainees at secret CIA prisons in devastating detail. “One...

Obama: Canada, not America, benefits most from Keystone XL Pipeline

In what has to be one of the most ignorant economic arguments to date, President Barack Obama told Americans that Canada would benefit most from the U.S. building the Keystone XL pipeline, which spans several U.S. states. Fox News reported the following: “Obama, who was speaking at a year-end news conference, said the controversial pipeline was not […]

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