Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Obama Welcomes Gay Games Participants

“I know some of you have come from places where it requires courage, even defiance, to come out – some times at great personal risk. You should know that the United States stands with you and for your human rights – just as our athletes stand with you on the field at these Games. After all, the very idea of ...

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President Obama Turns 53 Today

Twitter critics are out in force because the DNC’s Organizing For Action is using the president’s birthday to harvest emails, which you must submit in order to send one of the above messages.

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Rove: Obama Loves Impeachment Talk

Via Politico: Karl Rove is playing a bipartisan blame game when it comes to talk about impeachment. “[President Barack Obama] is playing with the American people by suggesting a constitutional crisis where none exists,” Rove said Tuesday on Fox News’ “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren.” “Shame on him and shame on those people in the administration who participate ...

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US House Votes To Sue Obama

Via the Los Angeles Times: The House vote to sue President Obama is the first such legal challenge by a chamber of Congress against a president and a historic foray in the fight over constitutional checks and balances. Wednesday’s nearly party-line vote followed a feisty floor debate and offered a fresh example of how the capital’s hyper-partisanship has led both ...

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Missouri Heckler Screams At President Obama: Jesus Is The Lord Of Israel

Via Mediaite: During his speech in Kansas City, Missouri Wednesday, President Barack Obama was once again confronted by some good, old-fashioned heckling. In the video of the event that streamed on the White House website, it was a bit hard to hear what the woman was screaming, but it appeared to be something along the lines of “Jesus is the ...

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GOP Mum On LGBT Executive Order

Anti-gay and Christian groups have been screaming their heads off about President Obama’s signing of the executive order protecting the LGBT employees of federal contractors from workplace discrimination. But the GOP hasn’t uttered an official peep. Perhaps nobody better illustrated this point than House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio). HuffPost asked him Thursday if he had any reaction to Obama’s LGBT ...

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CNN Poll: One-Third Say Impeach Obama

Via Politico: According to a CNN/ORC International poll released Friday, 33 percent of Americans think the president should be impeached and removed from office, compared with 65 percent who say they don’t support impeachment. Fifty-seven percent of Republicans say they support impeaching Obama, compared with just 35 percent of independent voters and 13 percent of Democrats. When asked about when ...

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Pastor Robert Jeffress: Obama’s Executive Order Will Lead To Taxing Churches

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GOP: Obama Attends Fundraisers Instead Of Attending To International Crises

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TEXAS: ExxonMobil Agrees To Comply With LGBT Employment Executive Order

After many years of refusing to include LGBT employees in their anti-discrimination policies, ExxonMobil, the world’s largest energy corporation, has announced that it will comply with the executive order signed by President Obama just 48 hours ago. Via the Associated Press: Exxon, which according to government records won more than $480 million in federal contracts in 2013 and more than ...

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AFA Email Campaign To Obama: Your LGBT Executive Order Has Stolen Our Religious Freedom To Be Total Douchebags

From the American Family Association: Defying the Constitution, which gives only Congress the authority to make laws, President Obama decreed that anyone who does business with the federal government must adopt written policies that specifically mandate special protections for “sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, or national origin.” Obama’s love affair with homosexuality will impact some 24,000 companies with 28 million ...

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WATCH: Obama Signs Executive Order

LGBT history made in a room full of LGBT activists.

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Bryan Fischer Has Executive Order Sadz

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HRC Praises Obama’s LGBT Record

DADT, hate crimes, marriage, and much more.

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LIVE VIDEO: President Obama Signs LGBT Employment Executive Order At 10AM

UPDATE: The ceremony has concluded.

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LEAKED: Draft Text Of President Obama’s LGBT Workers Executive Order

This morning President Obama is expected to sign the executive order banning federal contractors from discriminating against LGBT employees. Chris Geidner at Buzzfeed has an advance, but unconfirmed, copy of the text: EXECUTIVE ORDER Further Amendments to Executive Order 11478, Equal Employment Opportunity in the Federal Government, and Executive Order 11246, Equal Employment Opportunity By the authority vested in me ...

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President Obama To Sign Anti-LGBT Bias Executive Order On Monday

Via Chris Johnson of the Washington Blade: President Obama is set on Monday to take executive action to prohibit discrimination against LGBT employees working for federal contractors and the federal government, the Washington Blade has learned. In a conference call with reporters on Friday, senior administration officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Obama plans to amend existing executive ...

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Obama Speaks About Airliner Attack

This afternoon President Obama held a press conference on the shooting down of the Malaysian airliner. Here’s an excerpt of his statement via a transcript provided by the White House: Here’s what we know so far. Evidence indicates that the plane was shot down by a surface-to-air missile that was launched from an area that is controlled by Russian-backed separatists ...

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REPORT: Airliner Shot Down Over Ukraine

Story developing…

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Editorial Of The Day

From the editorial board of the New York TImes: President Obama should resist a pressure campaign by some religious groups to weaken a promised executive order that would prohibit federal contractors from discriminating against gay men, lesbians and transgender people in their hiring practices. Emboldened by the Supreme Court’s addlebrained Hobby Lobby decision, several groups wrote to Mr. Obama on ...

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