At last night’s Republican debate, presidential candidate Ted Cruz declared that, “The world is getting much more dangerous. We’ve had seven years with Barack Obama in the oval office, a commander-in-chief that is unwilling even to acknowledge the enemy we’re facing. This is a president
Fact Check: Barack Obama has a Funny Way of Showing Desire to “Confiscate Every Gun in this Country”
“I am convinced that if this president could confiscate every gun in this country, he would.” — Marco Rubio, GOP Presidential Debate, January 14 2016 How’s Barack Obama’s plan to “confiscate every gun in this country” coming along? Let’s take a look at the volume
The United States military, in a bombing attack against the Islamic State, killed 26 civilians in Syria yesterday. 7 of those killed were children.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for widespread discrimination against Muslims. He has declared that, if he is elected President, he will require all Muslims to be registered in a federal government database, to carry identification cards conspicuously declaring their religious status, will use
When politicians want the American public to ignore a story, they release the news on Friday. When they want to release news that they’re afraid will cause a huge uproar, they release the news on a Friday before a holiday weekend – like the Friday
Two years ago, President Barack Obama shoved his audacity of hope into the garbage disposal, making a deal with Republicans to create drastic budget cuts in domestic social programs. Obama assured us that it was a carefully crafted compromise that would ensure that the government
The viral image of outrage of the moment: Is the image accurate? Ten seconds — literally ten seconds — on a search engine yields headlines to directly to the contrary: President Obama: Violence Against Police Is Completely Unacceptable, September 1 2015 “I also promised that I
So, President Barack Obama is taking a hike on a melting glacier in Alaska this week. That’s nice. He’s giving speeches about the urgency of addressing climate change. That’s nice. In 2008, though, Obama promoted ridiculous “clean coal” propaganda from the fossil fuels industry. In
Right wing activists have tried to bring the presidency of Barack Obama down by claiming that he was born in Kenya, that he was raised by Marxists, that he wears a Muslim ring and uses Muslim hand gestures. They’ve even claimed that Barack Obama’s mother
These politicians say they appreciate whistleblowers, but demand vigorous criminal prosecution of people who blow the whistle. Could the message be more clear?
On Tuesday, July 28 2015 — two years, one month and six days after it reached the threshold triggering a required response — the presidential administration of Barack Obama has finally responded to a petition calling for the pardon of surveillance whistleblower Edward Snowden. Snowden, you