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Transgender public employees to get discrimination protections

Attorney General Eric Holder The Obama administration once again moves America forward on protections for transgender workers. Months after President Obama signed an executive order prohibiting federal contractors from discriminating...Show More Summary

Judge Rules Obama's Abuse Of Executive Orders Is "Unconstitutional"

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via Armstrong Economics, A federal judge, Judge Arthur J. Schwab of the Western District of Pennsylvania, used a deportation decision to probe the constitutionality of President Obama’s executive order on...Show More Summary

Russia Says It Won't 'Cave In' To New Western Sanctions

7 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

The reaction comes after President Obama signed an executive order on Friday slapping economic sanctions on Crimea, a day after the EU approved similar measures.

Newswire: David Fincher prepping HBO shows about 1980s music videos and 1950s cops

With HBO recently ordering a Martin Scorsese, Terence Winter, and Mick Jagger-produced drama about a record executive, struggling to find a new purpose amid the explosion of disco and punk in the 1970s, it’s now considering another show that will look at how that search ultimately didn’t matter. Show More Summary

On Immigration, Republican Lawmakers Lag Behind Latino Voters

On November 20, President Obama issued an executive order on immigration that will allow up to 5 million people to live free from the fear of deportation. The president's actions -- though temporary, and by no means a substitute forShow More Summary

Obama Holds a Press Conference In Order to Feel the Sustaining Adulation of His Devotees

I don't know what he'll be talking about, though I imagine he wants to be praised for his Cuba executive action....

Truth-telling on executive orders from the 2016 field

Executive orders are not usually big subjects in presidential elections. However, no president has so used and abused executive power to override and modify legislation as President Obama has. Moreover, his decision to circumscribe our own counterterrorism efforts (e.g., ban use of enhanced interrogation, limit circumstances under which drones can be used to kill terrorists) […]

Turkish court releases anti-Erdogan editor, but orders TV exec's arrest

The editor of a popular opposition newspaper in Turkey has been released in Istanbul after he was arrested on Sunday. However, a court order has been issued for the arrest of a television executive See also: 'Twitter, Mtwitter!': Turkish...Show More Summary

United States Of Newspeak – Obama Spins Executive Orders As "Presidential Memoranda" To Avoid Scrutiny

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, If there’s one thing we have learned about Barack Obama, it’s that he is a master of deception and absolutely loves to lie to the public. He seems to enjoy conning the plebs to such a degree, I think he actually receives blasts of dopamine every time he does it. Show More Summary

Deadly Women: Suzanne Margaret Basso killed her lover, Louis “Buddy” Musso, along with 5 others;executed on 2/5/2014

Louis “Buddy” Musso Louis “Buddy” Musso Six accused of killing over broken ornament State orders trial for 6 in murder of disabled man Man faces life term for his role in murder Man is convicted in beating death case Man gets life sentence in torture-slaying case Woman Executed In Texas For 1998 Torture Killing crimelibrary: […]

Obama Admin to Protect Transgender Rights in Public Employment

2 days agoNews : Mediaite

President Barack Obama issued an executive order Thursday to prohibit transgender discrimination in public employment, another unilateral move by the administration in the wake of the 2014 midterms.

Forget Obama's Executive Orders; He's Wielding Power by Presidential Memoranda Instead

2 days agoNews : Reason

Forget all the hullabaloo around Barack Obama's executive orders, says USA Today's Gregory Korte. The president's real action revolves around a different type of action that's just as powerful but less understood. President Obama has...Show More Summary

Goodlatte: Court's 'Unconstitutional' Executive Amnesty Opinion 'Good Sign'

The recent court opinion declaring portions of President Obama’s executive actions on immigration to be “unconstitutional” bodes well for future litigation against the president’s recent order, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte tells Breitbart News. Show More Summary

5 Ways to Profit From Obama's Cuba Announcement

The historic executive order issued by President Obama heralds a new era of eased relations between the United States and Cuba. After over 50 years of iciness between the two neighbors, Obama's order establishes official diplomatic ties, reduced some travel and financial restrictions, and paves the...

Obama Calls Cuba Open for Business, But Not Everyone's Happy About It

For Cuban-American Entrepreneurs, the president's executive order stirs old resentments. But others are hopeful.

Obama is making record use of 'presidential memoranda'

A review by USA Today shows that the president has issued 198 "presidential memoranda," more than any U.S. president in history. Presidential memoranda are quite similar to executive orders — in fact, they're almost identical in that...Show More Summary

About That Judge Who 'Ruled' Immigration Order Unconstitutional

On Tuesday, a federal judge "ruled" that President Obama's executive actions on immigration are unconstitutional. He wasn't ruling on a case, just issuing his opinion. Judge Arthur J. Schwab of the United States District Court for the Western District of Pennsylvania has a controversial history. Show More Summary

Eager Judge Declares Obama's Immigration Plan Unconstitutional

This guy. How badly did he want to make headlines? Late last month, President Barack Obama announced that he would use executive orders to push through certain immigration reforms. Republicans screeched. Congress bemoaned the trampling of their authority. States' attorneys general filed a lawsuit. Even a few members of the......

Conservative Judge Blasts Obama’s Immigration Orders as Unconstitutional

A federal judge in Pennsylvania ruled Tuesday that the president's executive actions on deferred deportations was unconstitutional, but did not strike the orders from taking effect. Image: Shutterstock The post Conservative Judge Blasts Obama’s Immigration Orders as Unconstitutional appeared first on RH Reality Check.

A Definite End to Indefinite Detention Is Within Reach

This piece originally appeared in Foreign Policy on December 10, 2014. On his first full day in office as president, Barack Obama signed an executive order to close the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Nearly six years later, his administration has finally begun delivering on its promise. Show More Summary

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