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Nelson Mandela: Sheriff’s Department in SC Refuses to Lower Flag

Nelson Mandela’s death last week seemed to unify people around the world as leaders from many nations mourned the great man’s passing. Even on Facebook, there are still posts popping up in the asking people to take a moment to remember the former South African president. President Obama issued an executive order to fly flags at half-staff, something that doesn’t …

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Top Gun Inspiration Rises to Highest Ranking Female

“I don’t know anything about flying airplanes.” Christine Fox, Kelly McGillis’ inspiration for her character in “Top Gun,” has been named acting deputy defense secretary by President Obama, which makes her the highest ranking woman ever at the U.S. Defense Department, according to Yahoo News. She is “a brilliant defense thinker and proven manager,” Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said. Fox …

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Obama Letter Says He Did Not Ridicule “Tea Baggers”

While responding to a concerned citizen about the Affordable Care Act, president Obama allegedly used a derogatory term “tea baggers.” The president gave a handwritten response to a note he received from one Thomas J. Ritter, a school teacher in Texas who had written to Obama to complain about Obamacare and political issues in general. “This bill has caused such …

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Obama Interrupted By Heckler During Immigration Speech

President Obama was heckled on Monday by a young man during his speech on immigration reform in San Fransisco. The young man was calling on the president to stop deportation. “Mr. Obama, my family has been separated for 19 months now!” yelled a young man who stood with others behind the president. Obama continued to speak but the young man did …

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Obamacare Delayed: 2015 Enrollment Will Now Start After 2014 Elections

After a slow start to the enrollment of Obamacare, the Obama administration is set to delay enrollment for 2015 by one month from October 15 to November 15. This means that while the 2015 enrollment period had been set to begin Oct. 15, 2014 and end Dec. 7, it will now begin Nov. 15, 2014, and end Jan. 15, 2015. …

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U.S., Afghanistan Agree to Terms For Security Pact

A deal has been tentatively reached between U.S. and Afghanistan for a security pact, according to the New York Times. Reports say that the Afghan leader would accept wording allowing American-led raids on Afghan homes under “extraordinary circumstances”, or in order to save the lives of American soldiers. The breakthrough came during a phone call by Secretary of State John …

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JFK Grave Site To Be Visited By Obama And Clinton

The 50th anniversary of the former US president, John F. Kennedy will be commemorated on Friday, November 22.  Before the commemoration, President Obama, accompanied by Bill and Hillary Clinton will visit JFK’s grave site on Wednesday, USA today reports. An administration official revealed that Obama will make a visit to the Eternal Flame at Arlington National Cemetery accompanied by Michelle …

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JFK Assassination Changed Secret Service

Times have changed for the Secret Service since the ill-fated day of November 22, 1963, when John F. Kennedy was shot. Riding in the back of a convertible is absolutely unthinkable these days, after numerous assassination attempts since JFK have made it impossible for a president, or even a candidate, to be unprotected during appearances. When Kennedy was shot, his …

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Obama Makes Announcement on ACA Fix

President Obama announced a new proposition for a fix to the issue that has lost many Americans the insurance that they were perfectly fine with, and has even his own party turning against him, according to the New York Times. The fix could not come a moment too soon for the President, as Democrats have been expressing some frustrations over …

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Redskins: Obama Thinks Team Should Change Its Name

President Obama’s comments against the Washington Redskins received much approval from Native American leaders led by Ray Halbritter of the Oneida Nation. The tribe leaders used the meeting at White House on Tuesday to express their gratitude for Obama’s stand against the team’s controversial name. Obama’s meeting with the tribal leaders was closed to reporters. The developments in the meeting were …

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Obama Apologizes To Americans Losing Their Health Insurance

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 NBC news that he failed to do enough to ensure that the law did not force the termination of insurance …

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Obamacare CMAs: Country Music Awards Go Political

By now we’ve seen Obamacare mocked by, well, pretty much everyone. SNL got their jabs in, Jon Stewart skewered the healthcare plan on his show (“Democrats can’t spin this turd,” Stewart said) and now it has served as fodder for a skit during the Country Music Awards. Maybe that comes a little out of left field since the CMAs are …

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