House Republicans finally rolled out their alternative to Obamacare today! Hah, gotcha, no, not really: Republicans failed in their latest futile attempt Tuesday to kill President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, a Groundhog Day vote by the House that was solely an exercise in election-year political messaging. Tuesday’s near party-line vote to override Obama’s […]
January 16 marks the anniversary of the drafting by Thomas Jefferson of the Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom in 1786, which became the impetus for the religious freedom clause in the Bill of Rights. Presidents since have declared January 16 to be National Religious Freedom Day. In keeping with this tradition and as he [...]
The last seven years in office have provided Barack Obama with no shortage of happy memories — from that time he killed bin Laden and the night of his reelection to the day he handed over American sovereignty to the secret one-world government. But thanks to the reporting of Twitter... More »
While a tearful President Obama announced a series of welcome executive actions on gun control yesterday, the White House also rang in the New Year with actions unconscionably ugly: as The Nation reports, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) reported quietly — on Christmas Eve no less — that it would begin raiding and deporting thousands of Central […]
While it may be less common these days to send a holiday greeting via snail mail, the White House has yet to let go of its nearly 90-year tradition. Starting with Calvin Coolidge in 1927, the long-standing practice requires each sitting...Show More Summary
"Political correctness" is a phrase bouncing around as much these days as "Happy Holidays" (which many ;see as a raging example of PC culture gone mad). Discussions of Safe Spaces, Trigger Warnings, and student activism have boiled over in college communities. Show More Summary
Before 1863 each state scheduled its own day of thanksgiving at different times, generally states in New England. But on Oct. 3 of that year President Abraham Lincoln gave a proclamation setting a National Day of Thanksgiving. “The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields and healthful skies. To these bounties,... Read More
Stop the newsreels, for it’s time to sing a lustful, off-key rendition of the Marilyn Monroe birthday song, not to the president of the world, but to the VICE PRESIDENT of the world, Old Handsome Joe Biden! He turns 73-many-years-old today, and he is still a dreamboat. Let’s go ahead and get this picture out
Vice President Joe Biden is celebrating his 73rd birthday on Nov. 20. According to the White House, he is spending the day with his family in Wilmington, Delaware. To celebrate, watch some of his best moments below. We're hoping he's...Show More Summary
Alabama Sheriff Larry Amerson isn't happy that the federal government is taking away his tank. "Today is a sad and frustrating day for us here at the sheriff's office," he told the AP. In January, President Obama issued an order to demilitarize local police units. Show More Summary
Former boxing champion turned president of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya is not happy with Miguel Cotto just four days before the 35-year-old is set to fight Saul "Canelo" Alvarez for the WBC middleweight title. Alvarez, a boxer...Show More Summary
It’s a new day in Washington! House Speaker Paul Ryan told reporters Friday that President Obama is untrustworthy on the issue of immigration, a sign the House is not about to take up any kind of comprehensive immigration bill under Ryan’s watch. It would be “ridiculous” to bring up legislation aimed at overhauling the […]
They say money can’t buy you happiness but it can buy you power. Well, in the case of Scott Walker, it couldn’t buy him power but it still could buy him a participation trophy with the word “President” inscribed on it if that would make him feel better. Read more...
Happy EGX Saturday! After a couple of busy days it's properly ramping up at Birmingham's NEC, and we're starting off the weekend's developer sessions with a talk by none other than Sony Computer Entertainment's president of worldwide studios Shuhei Yoshida. Show More Summary
Happy National Wildlife Day! The holiday, now in its tenth year, serves to celebrate and raise awareness around endangered animals throughout America's wild lands. It's fitting, then, that America's president is just getting back from his tour of Alaska, a state that's home to some of America's wildest lands and......
• Uncle Joe had a good time today in Pittsburgh: As speculation swirls about a 2016 presidential bid, Vice President Joe Biden received a hero’s welcome at a Labor Day parade here Monday in his first major political outing since the death of his son earlier this summer. Biden gave no hints about a third […]
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President Barack Obama turned 54 Tuesday, and the occasion sparked social media fanfare from other very familiar faces.
Post by Adriana Velez. It's President Barack Obama's 54th birthday today! It looks like he's got a busy day filled with official duties. But we hope he has time to reflect on the coming year. In fact, we came up with a handy to-do (and not-to-do) list for Obama that we hope he'll consider. Show More Summary
On this day 54 years ago, the long foretold Barack Hussein Obama was born in a remote field in Indokenyamuslimstan, the love child of the Prophet Muhammad and Beyoncé, who is a lot older than she looks. Everybody was so excited! Three...Show More Summary