Tuesday, June 2, 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Obama should have repealed the 1917 Espionage Act in addition to...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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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law urge officials to withdraw law enforcement, National...

“We are sounding an alarm regarding the potential deployment of the National Guard, state police and local law enforcement on Tuesday as voters prepare to cast ballots in primary elections."

Democratic senator offers amendment ending transfer of military equipment to police forces

“The cycle of police brutality sparking unrest, and that unrest being met by the militarized police is increasingly familiar in modern American society.”

Trump’s sleazy life: A mockery of Jesus’ core values

If we collect Jesus’ core moral humanism—and his teachings address humanity, Trump and the Trumpist “belief system” provide stunning opposition, forcible enough to slam Christians in the face.

Houston police launch investigation into mounted officer trampling protester on video

“We are aware of a video circulating showing one of our mounted patrol horses and a citizen. We are currently reviewing the circumstances behind the incident.”