Tag Archives: Barack Obama

White House Celebrates Fifth Anniverary Of Affordable Care Act Passage

Via press release: On the five-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act, one thing couldn’t be clearer: This law is working, and in many ways, it’s working even better than anticipated. After five years of the Affordable Care Act, more than 16 million uninsured Americans have gained the security of health insurance – an achievement that has cut the ranks …

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Obama Congratulates Netanyahu

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President Obama Reads Mean Tweets

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President Obama Speaks At Selma,
Gives Nod To Battle For LGBT Rights

Via the New York Times: In an address at the scene of what became known as “Bloody Sunday,” Mr. Obama rejected the notion that race relations have not improved since then, despite the string of police shootings that have provoked demonstrations. “What happened in Ferguson may not be unique,” he said, “but it’s no longer endemic. It’s no longer sanctioned …

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Unemployment Hits Seven Year Low

Via the New York Times: The economy gained fresh momentum last month as the Labor Department reported on Friday that employers added 295,000 workers in February, far exceeding expectations, and the unemployment rate took another dip. But wage gains continued to lag, rising only 2 percent from a year earlier. The unemployment rate fell to 5.5 percent, its lowest since …

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Liberty Counsel: God Will Destroy America Over Obama’s Treatment Of Israel

“I believe God is sending a warning to America to stop siding with Israel’s enemies. President Obama and Secretary of State Kerry are actively campaigning against the interests of the nation of Israel – our greatest ally and the only democracy in the Middle East. Prime Minister Netanyahu has become a political target to the Obama administration for speaking the …

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12 Year-Old’s Anti-Obama Rant Goes Viral

Via Talking Points Memo: The right may have found its next Jonathan Krohn in a Georgia teen who took to YouTube this weekend to accuse President Obama of not loving America. CJ Pearson, a middle-schooler who already has his own political organization called Young Georgians in Government, kicked off the video saying that he wanted to eschew political correctness and …

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Obama Gets Goofy For Buzzfeed

Via the Washington Post: The #Millennial-friendly Web site BuzzFeed has taken over for Zach Galifianakis as the White House’s preferred video venue for encouraging young people to sign up for health insurance. You remember the Galifianakis video, of course; Obama’s self-deprecating appearance on the fake interview show last year was credited with a big boost in traffic (however short-lived) to …

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Tony Perkins Slams Obama On Marriage Evolution Story Told By David Axelrod

“It’s a good thing President Obama doesn’t work for NBC — or else he might have been suspended for lying too! Like the NBC’s Brian Williams, voters would have a difficult time narrowing down all the untruths to one. This President has told so many whoppers that Burger King should name a sandwich after him! David Axelrod, a former political …

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Obama Speaks On War Powers Request

I’ve replaced the live stream with a recording.

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Obama Asks Congress For War Powers

Via TIME Magazine: President Barack Obama asked Congress Wednesday to formally authorize military force against the Islamic State group, arguing the militants could pose a threat to the U.S. homeland if their violent power grab goes unchecked and urging lawmakers to “show the world we are united in our resolve to counter the threat.” The president elected on a promise …

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Obama Welcomes Coming SCOTUS Ruling To End “Patchwork” Marriage Laws

Via Buzzfeed: President Obama Tuesday welcomed the Supreme Court’s signals that marriage equality is on the verge of becoming the law of the land, adding that he expected local Alabama officials resisting the shift to be swept aside by federal courts. The Supreme Court Monday morning refused to put on hold a federal court ruling striking down Alabama’s ban on …

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David Axelrod: Obama Was “Bullshitting” When He Said He Opposed Gay Marriage

Former White House advisor David Axelrod claims that President Obama lied about his opposition to same-sex marriage in order to help his 2008 election chances. Axelrod makes the claim in his new book. “I’m just not very good at bullshitting,” Obama told Axelrod, after an event where he stated his opposition to same-sex marriage, according to the book. Axelrod writes …

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Bill Donohue Slams Obama: Catholic Church Had Little To Do With Inquisition

“The Crusades were a defensive Christian reaction against Muslim madmen of the Middle Ages. Regarding the other fable, the Inquisition, the Catholic Church had almost nothing to do with it. The Church saw heretics as lost sheep who needed to be brought back into the fold. By contrast, secular authorities saw heresy as treason; anyone who questioned royal authority, or …

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Eric Erickson: Obama Is An Atheist

Erickson writes at RedState: Barack Obama is not, in any meaningful way, a Christian and I am not sure he needs to continue the charade. With no more elections for him, he might as well come out as the atheist/agnostic that he is. He took his first step in doing so yesterday in a speech reeking with contempt for faith …

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Perkins Attacks Obama Over Comments Made At National Prayer Breakfast

Last night Perkins sent this press release: In a speech that I can only describe as surreal, the President went on to liken Christians to the monsters behind ISIS and American racism. “And lest we get on our high horse and think this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and the Inquisition, people committed terrible …

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Obama’s Budget Gives Social Security Benefits to Gay Couples Nationwide

Via Talking Points Memo: In his fiscal 2016 budget, released Monday, President Barack Obama proposed allowing married same-sex couples to receive spousal Social Security benefits, regardless of which state they live in. Currently, married same-sex couples lose their benefits it they move to a state that does not recognize their unions. “The budget proposes to amend the Social Security Act …

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Matt Baume: Marriage News Watch

Clip recap: “There’s a big fight underway right now in Alabama, with a Judge overturning a marriage ban and state officials refusing to obey his order to issue licenses. Anti-gay politicians are threatening to ban all marriage licenses if the Supreme Court rules in favor of equality. And one lawmaker even wants to send clerks to jail if they issue …

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Tweet Of The Day – Democratic Party

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LIVE: YouTube Stars Interview Obama

UPDATE: I’ve replaced the live stream with the recording.

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