All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Obama’

Elisabeth Hasselbeck Calls Obama ‘Aloof’ And ‘Pathetic,’ Suggests Turning Away Syrian Refugees

Elisabeth Hasselbeck is making the rounds online once again for her strong opinions on politics and the Obama administration. White House Press Secretary John Earnest appeared via video call on the early-morning talk show Fox & Friends amid global responses to the recent attacks in Paris that claimed 129 lives. While addressing questions about newly-formed alliances by Russia and the …

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Obama Announces 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit In Silicon Valley

Obama Announces 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit In Silicon Valley

President Obama just announced the 2016 Global Entrepreneurship Summit, which will take place in Silicon Valley next year. A date wasn’t given, but you can sign up for updates at GES2016.org. “Everywhere I go across America and around the world, I hear from people – especially young people – who are ready to start something of their own, to lift …

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Ahmed Mohamed, Teen Arrested for Bringing Clock to School, Gets Presidential Support

Ahmed Mohamed, Teen Arrested for Bringing Clock to School, Gets Presidential Support

Ahmed Mohamed, the Texas teen thrust in the national spotlight after he was arrested and suspended for bringing a homemade clock to school, has friends in high places. President Obama tweeted his support Wednesday afternoon, asking if Ahmed wants to visit the White House with his clock. “Cool clock, Ahmed,” tweeted Obama. “Want to bring it to the White House? …

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People Are Actually Dumb Enough to @Mention Obama When Threatening to Kill Him on Twitter

As you may know, President Obama opened up a Twitter account earlier this week. What? You’ve been following Obama on Twitter for years? Well, not really. You’ve been following his campaign non-profit and possibly the White House. More on that here. So, now that the President has an official account that’s really, actually, seriously him tweeting, this is happening: @POTUS …

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Obama Joins Twitter … For Real (At Least For Now)

Here’s the first tweet from President Barack Obama’s brand new Twitter account. Hello, Twitter! It's Barack. Really! Six years in, they're finally giving me my own account. — President Obama (@POTUS) May 18, 2015 Like heck you say, I’ve been following Obama for years. Well, kind of. This account is not really President Obama: Welcome @POTUS, the official government account …

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Obama’s Police Body Camera Initiative Kicks into Gear

On the day that Baltimore state’s attorney Marilyn Mosby charged six police officers in the death of Freddie Gray, the Obama administration has announced it’s kicking its police body camera initiative into full gear. The first step is to spend $20 million on the body cameras, according to the Justice Department. According to The Hill, “$17 million would reportedly come …

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Keegan-Michael Key Brings The White House Down As Obama’s Anger Translator

All eyes were understandably on President Obama during the White House Correspondents Dinner, but it was Keegan-Michael Key who stole the show. Before the president started his speech, he announced that he hired an “anger translator” and out came Key. The Michigan native is known for the Comedy Central show Key & Peele. The 30-minute show is popular for its …

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Cecily Strong, Of ‘SNL’ Fame, Will Host White House Correspondents’ Dinner

She has held her own against her peers at Saturday Night Live, but Cecily Strong will soon face her toughest challenge yet when she hosts this year’s White House Correspondents’ Association dinner. The 31-year-old is a surprising choice to host the annual dinner. She’s not a stand-up comedian like her SNL co-host Seth Meyer, nor is she a known host …

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Chris Christie: Parenting Trumps Being A Public Official

Chris Christie did his best to avoid getting himself into a sticky wicket during a trip to London on Monday, sidestepping questions about his disagreement with President Obama on vaccination measures in the U.S. However, he did say that his own children are vaccinated. After a sudden outbreak of the measles in 14 states, Obama warned citizens to get their …

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Dana Perino: Obama’s Speech Defies Logic, Fact

Dana Perino was as close as anyone from Fox News was going to get when it came to supporting President Obama’s executive action on immigration before his speech on Thursday. The Fox Five co-host said of his assumed plans, “I don’t think that we’ll have the answer to the constitutional question for years. And at this point, I think the …

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Dana Perino: Obama’s Plan “Defies Logic”

Dana Perino, former White House press secretary, went on America’s Newsroom after President Obama’s speech announcing his plan to grant “deferred action” status to two illegal immigrant groups. She was there to discuss, not only Obama’s announcement, but also Speaker of the House John Boehner’s reaction to the announcement. He said that Obama’s intent to impose executive action, and therefore …

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Senators Barbara Boxer And David Vitter Fight Over Obama Nominee

President Barack Obama is proposing that Jeffrey Baran, who he nominated for the Nuclear Regulatory Comission, should continue on the commission until June 2018 following the departure of Allison Macfarlane. However, the Republicans are not happy with the proposal and now Republican Senator David Vitter and Democrat Barbara Boxer are locked in a heated battle centered on Baran. “There are …

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Obama’s Net Neutrality Plan Criticized, Is Reportedly Being Considered By FCC

Earlier this week, President Obama urged the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. He said that ultimately, it’s their decision as they’re an independent agency, but added that four million people publicly commented, asking the agency to “make sure that consumers – not the cable company – gets to decide which sites they use.” …

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Cable Companies Shocked At Obama’s Neutrality Stance

Cable companies are pulling together in response to President Obama’s “stunning” Net Neutrality stance. The president recently called for much greater government regulation on the internet as a common “utility”. Fred Campbell, former head of wireless communications at the FCC and now executive director of free market tech group Center for Boundless Innovation in Technology, weighed in. He said that …

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Etsy Applauds Obama’s FCC Request On Open Internet

President Obama announced on Monday that he’s asking the FCC to reclassify the Internet under Title II of the Telecommunications Act, which would essentially render it a utility. “In plain English, I’m asking them to recognize that for most Americans, the Internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday life,” he said, noting that the FCC is …

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Should The Internet Be Reclassified As Obama Requests?

In an effort to protect an open Internet, President Obama announced that he’s asking the FCC to reclassify Internet service under Title II of the Telecommunications Act. “In plain English, I’m asking them to recognize that for most Americans, the Internet has become an essential part of everyday communication and everyday life,” he said, noting that the FCC is an …

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Stacey Dash: Blacks “Uneducated”, “Feel Worthless”

Stacey Dash made some pretty controversial remarks on Tuesday’s episode of Hannity on Fox News. The outspoken actress and Fox News correspondent was asked if she thought Obama’s policies have been helpful to the black community. Stacey Dash responded by saying, “No, not at all.” She continued, “It still keeps them stuck. They are getting money for free,” Dash said. …

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Watermelon Toothpaste Cartoon About Obama Causes Outrage

The Boston Herald is finding itself in a whole tub of hot water after a political cartoon that ran today was booed far and wide as a racist depiction of President Barack Obama. The cartoon was meant to lampoon the recent White House security incident wherein a man scaled the White House fence and made it to the doors before …

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Obama Latte Salute Outrages the Web [VIDEO]

President Barack Obama’s approval rating may take another dip after he committed a faux pas of epic proportions when he failed to put down his cup of coffee on Tuesday. The commander-in-chief was getting off the Marine One helicopter in New York when he saluted two Marines while holding a latte. Maybe suggesting that the Obama latte salute will hurt …

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Sarah Palin to Obama: War Is Hell; Go Big or Go Home

Sarah Palin has taken to her Facebook page to once again armchair quarterback the duties of the Oval Office. This time, Palin was commenting on President Obama’s speech announcing America’s plans to engage ISIS in Iraq and Syria. “War is hell. So go big or go home, Mr. President,” she wrote. “Big means bold, confident, wise assurance from a trustworthy …

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Kerry Washington on Her Baby Girl: ‘She’s Awesome’

Kerry Washington is mad in love with her beautiful baby daughter. The Scandal star keeps very private when it comes to her personal life, so the fact that she even mentioned little Isabelle Amarachi Asomugha says so much about the joy she is experiencing as a new mother. “My little girl is four months! She’s fantastic,” she gushed to E! …

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Al Franken Pens Letter To DOJ On ISIS Recruitment

Al Franken has taken a bit of a stand recently to bring attention to ISIS (also known as ISIL or the Islamic state) efforts to recruit members inside the US and to disallow those who have associations with the terror group to return to the US, according to CBS. He stated, “In my experience, no one is more upset about …

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Obama Approval Rating Hits Record Low in California

When some people think of California, they think of a state overrun with liberals. That may be true to an extent, but according to a new poll, President Barack Obama’s approval rating has hit a record low of 44.5 percent. This isn’t as low as former President George W. Bush’s approval rating got to in the state (down to 28 …

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Obama Approval Rating Hits New Low in California

With unrest increasing throughout many parts of the world and in the U.S., President Obama’s national approval ratings continue to hover in the low 40s. In addition, new polling data is showing that the president may be losing support in Democrat strongholds as well. A new poll released today by the Field Research corporation shows that Obama’s approval rating has …

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Obama Approval Rating Doesn’t Do Democrat Candidates Any Favors

A recent Rasmussen poll shows President Barack Obama’s approval rating numbers leave a lot to be desired. The numbers from the Rasmussen Daily Tracking poll as of August 27 are: Strongly Approve: 21% Strongly Disapprove: 41% Total Approve: 46% Total Disapprove: 53% If you follow that link above and scan down the daily numbers, you will see that Obama’s approval …

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Westboro Baptist Says Ebola Happened Because Africa Worshipped “Beast Obama”

Westboro Baptist Church, the outfit known for its ubiquitous “God Hates Fags” message and picketing of soldiers’ funerals, has made a cottage industry out of offensiveness and scandal. They have united entire towns against them, stirring up such resentment and fury that they have been obliged to rush out of town for fear of being overrun by enraged locals. The …

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Janelle Monae Has Secret Video Of Obama Dancing

Janelle Monae has some serious blackmail on President Barack Obama! While at the Democratic National Committee fundraiser on Wednesday, July 23, Obama revealed that Monae has a “secret” video of him dancing with R&B singer Usher. The event took place at Shonda Rimes’, the creator of the hit show Scandal and ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, home where Monae and Obama were …

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Obama Impeachment Rejected by Experienced GOP Voices

“Impeach him! Impeach the President!” shouted someone on the stand; And it’s likely they’d a-impeached him had not Boehner raised his hand. It’s good to be the king, or so the man told us. But apparently it ain’t no good to be the President of the United States, Leader of the Free World, most Powerful Man in the Room — …

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Obama Meets the Horse Head Mask Meme

President Obama has made history numerous times. He was the first black president in the United States. He got health care reform legislation through, a feat the Clintons could not accomplish. He got Osama bin Laden, a feat George Bush could not accomplish. And now, he’s come face to face with a meme. It was downtown Denver, Colorado, on Tuesday, …

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Jan Brewer: Imperial Obama Ruining America

Back in 2012, the Obama administration implemented the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The memorandum instructed Immigration officials in the United States to practice “prosecutorial discretion” when dealing with illegal immigrants within a certain age range — typically 15 to 30 — who also meet certain criteria. The result of this action has been that underage immigrants get …

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