Thursday, May 6, 2021

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Obama should have repealed the 1917 Espionage Act in addition to...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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2 Denver police officers suspended for use of force during George Floyd protests

“Once I dispersed the fogger, the female immediately put her window up and put her head down to read her phone. I realized that I made a mistake and walked away from the female and her car.”

The Clean Transit for America Plan unveiled to Senate

“Too many buses spew dirty diesel. That hurts the workers, that hurts the commuters, that hurts everyone.”

The true meaning of the Afghan “withdrawal”

Will the nightmare of Saigon's fall return in Kabul?

Public health crisis looms as California identifies 600 communities at risk of water-system failures

A new report puts into focus for the first time the scope of the state’s drinking-water problems and what it will take to fix them.

New lawsuit challenges ‘fast-track’ permits used for oil and gas pipelines nationwide

For nearly a decade, pipeline companies have relied on the contested Nationwide Permit 12 when their projects cross waterbodies in the U.S.