Will Benghazi become President Obama's Watergate? Or perhaps the IRS scandal?
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Earl Ofari Hutchinson argues in a piece at EURweb that the four alleged scandals faced by the administration don't pass the smell test for a public flogging of the president because there is no clear cut evidence that he had any knowledge...Show More Summary
President Obama will talk about the legality of drones in a Thursday address, according to a White House official. Obama’s speech will be an attempt to fulfill his State of the Union pledge to be more “transparent” with the public about the controversial drone program that has become the centerpiece of the White House’s efforts [...]
After several days of scandal flame-fanning by Republicans, President Obama’s approval ratings are actually up just a tick. The latest wrinkle in Benghazi gate is that President Obama may not have been in the White House situation room during the attacks. Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer, on Fox News, said that the precise location of the [...]
Barack Obama gave the commencement address to Moorehouse College graduates today reminding them that racism still persists in America. The Washington Post reported: President Obama on Sunday summoned the graduates of historically black Morehouse College to “transform the way we … Continue reading ?
Holding Steady: Last week certainly wasn’t the best of Barack Obama’s presidency, but a new poll shows that the trio of political scandals that have rocked his administration haven’t negatively impacted his approval ratings, at least not yet. Show More Summary
Atlanta, GA – President Barack Obama delivered a commencement address to Morehouse College on Sunday, stressing the importance of personal responsibility to the school’s historically-black, all-male graduating class. “My whole life, I’ve tried to be for Michelle and my girls what my father wasn’t for my mother and me,” Obama said, referring to his own [...]Show More Summary
there's the almost ritual expectation by the public that second term presidents will be dogged by some scandal. This was the case with Eisenhower, Nixon, of course, Reagan, Clinton and George W. Bush. This shouldn't surprise.
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) says President Barack Obama’s 2014 budget would add $5.2 trillion in deficits over the next ten years and contains nearly $1 trillion in new taxes. The Obama budget, which was delivered two months...Show More Summary
Tax agency scandal thrusts Tea Party back into spotlight (via AFP) Left adrift in the wake of President Barack Obama’s November election victory, the anti-tax Tea Party is predicting renewed popularity and relevance — thanks to the scandal now rocking the IRS. The federal tax agency admitted this week that it inappropriately screened conservative groups, [...]
In a crowded field, Chicago billionaire, bundler, sub-prime banker and union buster Penny Pritzker is clearly the worst nominee that President Barack Obama has chosen for his second term cabinet. Though the position for which she has...Show More Summary
President Barack Obama plans to offer an overview of his administration’s counterterrorism policy in a speech Thursday, addressing such issues as the legality of the covert drone program and his pledge to close the Guantanamo Bay detention center.
(Paul Mirengoff) Andy Borowitz of the The New Yorker provides this somewhat fictitious account of our president’s reaction to the current series of scandals: President Obama used his weekly radio address on Saturday to reassure the American people that he has “played no role whatsoever” in the U.S. Show More Summary
And now, Drudge Report is getting into the false quotation game. This morning, President Obama gave the commencement speech at Morehouse College, a historically African-American university; it was an inspiring speech calling on members...Show More Summary
Whether President Obama is truly responsible for any "scandalous" governmental behavior or not, his reaction to never-ending GOP outrage, obstruction, and disrespect has been worse for him than any "scandal" Republicans link him too—appearing...Show More Summary
President Obama delivered a rare, very personal speech during the commencement ceremony at the historically black college.
PRESIDENT OBAMA: You are the mantle of Frederick Douglass and Booker T. Washington and Ralph Bunche and Langston Hughes and George Washington Carver and Ralph Abernathy and Thurgood Marshall and, yes, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These men were many things to many people and they knew full well the role that racism played in their life. Show More Summary
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives is set to cut parts of the $80 billion-per-year food stamp program. Some have labeled President Barack Obama the “food stamp president” because of the rise in food stamps during his presidency. According to the Associated Press, the House Agriculture Committee is taking a closer look at a [...]
Click here to view this media White House Senior Adviser Dan Pfeiffer on Sunday told Fox News host Chris Wallace that it was "offensive" to suggest that President Barack Obama had allowed last year's attacks in Benghazi that killed four...Show More Summary