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Maria Shriver Talks Women’s Issues with President
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Yesterday we reported that pop star Beyonce contributed a well-written excerpt to Maria Shriver’s “The Shriver Report,” which highlights women’s issues in America. She focused mainly on the imbalance between men and women’s salaries and the inequalities within the workforce. …

Obamacare Heroin: Someone’s Idea Of A Joke?
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If you’re in the drug-trafficking business, usually there comes a time when you decide it’s not enough to call what you’re selling by its common name. In this case, heroin. The usual suspects (“Big H”, “smack”, etc.) aren’t working for …

Obama Commutes Crack Cocaine Sentence for 8 Inmates
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Thursday morning, Barack Obama further cemented his campaign to alleviate the sentences of those punished for minor, nonviolent drug offenses by commuting the sentences of 8 individuals who had been serving time for crack-cocaine cases. The eight people President Obama …

Lie of the Year Goes to Obama and Healthcare
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After winning a Pulitzer Prize due to its coverage of the 2008 political election, the website Politifact.com found international credibility and started stepping up its game. The organization became so credible, in fact, that it now decides who the biggest …

President Obama Challenges Americans To Learn Code President Obama Challenges Americans To Learn Code
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Ever since the dawn of computing, computer programming has always been a subject that has been heavily influenced by math and science. Just the thought of programming, where a person sits in front of a computer staring at lines and …

Obama Wants To Host ESPN’s “SportsCenter”
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Perhaps you want to get the latest coverage on your favorite sports team; you flip the channel over to ESPN, and bam! There he is, your former president. Because in the future, it’s very possible that Americans may get another …

Nelson Mandela, Former President Of South Africa, Dies At Age 95

Nelson Mandela was a pioneer of peace, freedom and unity. The man who served 27 years in prison due to his opposition to South Africa’s apartheid laws, and later became the president of South Africa, died today. He will be …

Obamacare’s Medicare Part D Disparities
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According to new information from U.S. News and World Report, the Affordable Care Act Medicare Part D is feasible, but extremely “wasteful.” This information comes after months of problems with Obamacare, including the failures of the ACA website. On Tuesday, …

Turkey Pardon: White House Turkey Duel Shocks the Internet

In a move that might have caused more complaints than the ObamaCare website, the White House announced a competition between two turkeys for the title of National Thanksgiving Turkey. This doesn’t sound bad until you remember that the National Thanksgiving …

Obama Heckler Complains About Immigration Laws

A young, undocumented immigrant, who is also a graduate student from South Korea, directly called out to President Obama at a speech the Commander-in-Chief was giving at the Betty Ann Ong Chinese Recreation Center in San Francisco on Monday. The …

Benjamin Netanyahu: Iran Agreement Is A “Historic Mistake”
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As Secretary of State John Kerry and President Obama celebrated a series of resolutions on nuclear proliferation that they supposedly reached with Iran, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu took the complete opposite tone. In a speech today before Israel’s cabinet, …

Prince Alwaleed Says Obama Lacks Coherent Policy

Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, the Saudi royal and self-made billionaire investor, said President Barack Obama lacks a “comprehensive and coherent foreign policy” toward the Arab world. Alwaleed made the comment at “The Year Ahead: 2014,” a two-day conference in Chicago, …

HealthCare.gov Aims to Sign Up 4 of 5 Americans

The Washington Post reported today that the Affordable Care Act’s primary website, HealthCare.gov, will be capable of getting 80 percent of Americans on an insurance plan, but that still leaves 20 percent who will remain without insurance. According to the …

Kailua, Hawaii: Tourists, Please Stop Coming Here Kailua, Hawaii: Tourists, Please Stop Coming Here

The AP reports that the Hawaiian town of Kailua has endured a lot of popular tourism lately. With even President Barack Obama and his family spending Christmas in Kailua, some of the town’s residents have decided to take a stand …

Rod Blagojevich’s Appeal Challenged by Prosecutors

Prosecutors responded to an appeal by former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich on Tuesday, urging the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to reject his bid for a new trial. Lawyers for Blagojevich filed on his behalf for an appeal of …

Obama Thanked for Stance on Redskins Moniker
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On August 3, 1990, President George H. W. Bush made one of the best proclamations of his presidency. On that day, Bush signed a bill into law which would officially make November Native American Heritage Month. As such, federal, state, …

Alonzo Mourning Tees Off with President Obama
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Former Miami Heat center Alonzo Mourning played a round of golf with President Barack Obama at Grande Oaks Golf Club in Fort Lauderdale, Florida on Saturday. Grande Oaks is where the 1980 Chevy Chase classic “Caddyshack” was filmed, and Mourning …

Obama Apologizes To Americans Losing Their Health Insurance
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President Obama on Thursday apologized to all Americans who are now receiving cancellation notices from their health insurers. His apology comes after his assurances that no one would have to give up a health plan they like. President Obama told …

WATCH: Trailer For MTV’s Six-Part Documentary Series, “Rebel Music”

The name Shepard Fairey may not mean anything to you, but chances are you’re very familiar with his work. Fairey is the renowned graphic artist who created the Andre the Giant OBEY sticker and the famous Barack Obama HOPE poster. …

Cory Booker Sworn In As US Senator

Cory Booker has officially left his old job as mayor of Newar, NJ, and has become only the second African American to be elected to the Senate since Barack Obama. Booker has already gained a quite a celebrity status as …

Obama Addresses Irritation of Healthcare Site Issues

The snags in Obama’s Affordable Care Act – which began when users were unable to even browse the new healthcare Web site – were publicly addressed by the President on Monday in Washington. Spurned by the rising dissatisfaction with the …