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Why has President Obama Ignored the Petition he Promised to Answer? (11 Months and Counting)

11 months and counting.

That’s how long it’s been since the official petition to pardon Edward Snowden surpassed the threshold on petitions.whitehouse.gov above which the Obama administration promised to offer a substatntive response. The Obama administration pledged that of all petitions receiving a hundred thousand petitions, “White House staff will review it, ensure it’s sent [...]

173 Broken Promises: Barack Obama Still Refuses to Respond to Huge Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden

On June 22 2013, the petition to pardon Edward Snowden surpassed a hundred thousand signatures, and has continued to gather signatures ever since.

That hundred-thousand mark is significant. It represents a promise to the American people.

“If a petition gathers enough online signatures, it will be reviewed by policy experts and you’ll receive an official [...]

Take a Tally: has President Obama kept or tried to keep all his Campaign Promises?

A rather testy President Barack Obama insists he wants you to evaluate him. The President has told you what you’re going to find:

Take a tally. Look at what I promised during the campaign. There’s not a single thing that I’ve said that I would do that I have not either done or tried to [...]

Yes, Virginia, Barack Obama’s Warrantless Wiretapping is a Broken Promise

Sometimes Democrats get upset with liberals who criticize Barack Obama’s warrantless wiretapping programs. As president, Obama has maintained George W. Bush’s regime of warrantless wiretapping against people neither accused nor suspected of crime. More than that, President Obama is currently striving to expand the warrantless surveillance regime with new powers to study even our web [...]

Barack Obama Continues Government Religious Discrimination

There is no web site for Obama’s Advisory Council on Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships. There’s no source of public information about what that council does, where and when it meets, and how American citizens can contact its members to have input on the Obama Administration’s religious policies. [...]

Transcript of Barack Obama Remarks on FISA (H.R. 6304), Freedom and Security, June 25 08

The following is my transcription of remarks made by Barack Obama at a news conference in the late afternoon of Wednesday, June 25, 2008, regarding the content of H.R. 6304, his decision to support that bill (also known as the FISA Amendments Act), and his acknowledged pledge to support the filibuster of such a bill [...]