Wednesday, August 12, 2020

Tag: President Obama

Obama insider confirms former president ready to back whoever wins 2020...

"...and whoever emerges from the primary process, I will work my tail off to make sure that they are the next president."

Did Barack Obama bring us Donald Trump?

I read an analysis by Bert Wolfe about Barack Obama.  It made me sad to read it, even though it was perfectly...

“It wasn’t a golden age”: Cornel West says democrats have to...

Harvard professor Cornel West joins us from Detroit, where he attended both nights of the Democratic debate. He talks about the troubling...

Trump’s hurricane of hate

Trump will only back down if faced with massive grass-roots pressure.

How Obama took foreign policy forward – and back

When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.

Obama should have repealed the 1917 Espionage Act in addition to...

Obama and Holder have bequeathed yet another tool of authoritarianism to the incoming Trumpian troglodytes.

Obama’s covert drone war in numbers: ten times more strikes than...

It is possible attacks will resume with the change in presidency in January.

BREAKING: President Obama commutes Chelsea Manning’s sentence

The commutation was part of Obama’s Tuesday announcement of 209 commutations and 64 pardons.

Utah’s new national monument marks big win for the protection of...

By permanently protecting an area rich in indigenous cultural history, Obama has shown that some things are worth more than money.

The U.S. should back Russia’s Syria ceasefire

For all its shortcomings, Obama’s seemingly improvised Syria strategy has taken advantage of unexpected opportunities. This could be the latest.

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Trump just admitted on live television he will ‘terminate’ Social Security and Medicare if...

"We just heard it straight from Trump's own mouth: If reelected, he will destroy Social Security."

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”

Alert! Social Security and Medicare are in critical danger

Trump launches attack on key programs for the elderly...

Conservative group board members make millions in pandemic aid yet lobby against unemployment benefits

“If these groups are concerned the government is spending too much during this historic crisis, they are welcome to return their taxpayer-funded bailouts.”

An ‘unethical experimentation on children’: Digital rights groups oppose facial recognition in schools backed...

"The research shows that prematurely deploying the technology without understanding its implications would be unethical and dangerous."