Friday, July 30, 2021

Tag: Barack Obama

Why is Barack Obama the best?

Looking back at the flaws of past presidents, one can understand why Obama is the best. Because by comparison, he looks sterling.

Climate crisis made worse by presidential mis-leadership throughout this century

This dereliction of consistent misleadership has put the planet on a dangerous path of climate crisis.

Progressive Briefing for Monday, September 10

"How much perjury is too much perjury from a Supreme Court nominee?"

Joe Arpaio tells CNN that Obama’s birth certificate was phony and...

CNN let AZ Senate candidate Arpaio have airtime to push false birther claims, but will they give time to Democratic primary candidates?

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau director announces resignation

Richard Cordray has become the latest high-ranking U.S. official to step aside in frustration with the Trump administration.

All 5 living former U.S. Presidents come together for Harvey relief...

“As former presidents, we wanted to help our fellow Americans begin to recover.”

Rare setback for the GOP assault on Obama-era regulations

President Trump has already signed 13 repeal measures since assuming office.

Yes, Obama’s $400,000 speech is a problem

What’s to be done? Run candidates who have no interest in flattering the ultra-wealthy or becoming wealthy themselves.

The drastic effects of Donald Trump’s reversal of Obama-era climate regulations

Under Trump the emissions will rise, and so will the damage to future generations.

Obama from the rearview mirror

The resistance to Trump needs to be combined with a call for a new direction that embraces bold reforms.

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Planet’s vital signs are reaching dangerous ‘tipping points’ amid climate crisis, scientists warn

“We need to stop treating the climate emergency as a stand-alone issue—global heating is not the sole symptom of our stressed Earth system.”

Maine becomes first state to make corporations pay for recycling

“While we’re first in the U.S., we’re not going to be the last.”

Police sergeant suspended after kicking handcuffed woman’s head on video

The Atlanta Police Department has not yet released the names of the police officer, sergeant, or the victim who was not charged with a crime.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Here’s why the CDC recommends wearing masks indoors even if you’ve been fully vaccinated...

The shifting recommendations don’t mean that the old ones were wrong, necessarily, only that conditions have changed.