JERUSALEM—Anyone who showed up today to hear Bill Clinton accept the Presidential Medal of Distinction, Israel’s highest honor, might have expected the firebrand orator, the fierce campaigner who so adeptly served as id to Barack Obama’s superego last fall. Show More Summary
NYU had its 2013 commencement yesterday, and it was all about marriage equality, and it was stirring. DOMA plaintiff Edie Windsor was given the school's Presidential Medal, and Prop. 8 lawyer David Boies was the keynote speaker. Mr. Boies received...
I know the world is very depressing, so I thought you might like something to make you feel good today, so how about that Sally Ride? The female astronaut was just given the presidential medal of freedom. According to our friends atShow More Summary
To coincide with the tribute to U.S. Astronaut Sally Ride's life that occured at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in D.C. last night, President Obama has awarded Ride — the first American woman to ever make the voyage into space — with the Presidential Medal of Freedom. Show More Summary
Sen. Barbara Mikulski, Billie Jean King and Maria Shriver appeared at the tribute to the late astronaut. [ more › ]
The White House and NASA say they will honor America's first woman in space, Sally Ride, by giving her a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom and putting her name on the camera she helped get installed on the International Space Station. Word of the memorials came as NASA cel …
Sally Ride, the first female astronaut in space who came out in July 2012 in her obituary, will be awarded a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom, the White House announced today. "Dr. Ride’s partner, mother, and sister were notified last...
From the White House: President Barack Obama announced he will award a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom to Dr. Sally Ride, the first American female astronaut to travel to space. The Medal of Freedom is the Nation’s highest civilian honor, presented to individuals who... -
President Obama announced Monday his intent to bestow a posthumous Presidential Medal of Freedom to astronaut Dr. Sally Ride, the first American woman in space, whose obituary revealed was survived by her female partner of 27 years. read more
One respected her more than any other world leader. One gave her the Presidential Medal of Freedom...and another celebrated Meryl Streep's portrayal of her on film.
His name is Ben Carson. He is a graduate of Yale and the University of Michigan Medical School. He is the director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins. He won the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2008 for his contributions to medicine and his work in education. Show More Summary
MSNBC host and commentator Touré fired a clear and distinct shot at Dr. Ben Carson Friday hammering the African-American Presidential Medal of Freedom winner for daring to challenge the Obamadoxy parroted by Touré and progressive journalists bent on supporting the President's policies at all costs. Show More Summary
enlarge Before taking apart this SRWT, a little background. President Obama will be awarded the Israeli Presidential Medal of Distinction during his visit to Israel next month, according to a report in the Times of Israel. Obama will be the first sitting U.S. Show More Summary
Since my February 13 article on the emerging national campaign to get President Obama to award the Presidential Medal of Freedom to Fred Ross, momentum has spread like wildfire. In just 3 weeks, 163 volunteer organizers in 21 states have organized a broad multi racial and generational coalition from the constituencies Ross long fought for. Show More Summary
Israeli President Shimon Peres announced on Monday that he will award President Obama with the Presidential Medal of Distinction during his visit to the Jewish State next month. In a statement, Peres — who was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by Obama last year — said the current U.S. president “is a true friend [...]
When US leader Barack Obama visits Israel in March of this year, he will receive the prestigious Israeli Presidential Medal Of Distinction. The award was announced by Israeli President Shimon Peres in recognition of President Obama’s...Show More Summary
You know that universal wingnut talking point that President Obama is "antisemitic" and despises Israel? Well, here's the reality: On Israel Trip, Obama to Get Medal. (CNN) - When President Barack Obama visits Israel next month, he'll...Show More Summary
Sadly, Pretend President Willard M. Romney was overlooked. As pretty much every Republican in elective office will tell you, President Barack Obama is the most anti-Israel president in American history. Or: When President Barack Obama...Show More Summary