All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘president obama’

Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle, Confronts President Obama Over Gun Control

Taya Kyle, the widow of Chris Kyle, whose story made it to Hollywood with Bradley Cooper’s starring role in American Sniper, confronted President Obama Thursday over gun control. She told the president that gun control won’t prevent mass shootings like the recent one in San Bernardino, California. It was during an event in Fairfax, Virginia at George Mason University that …

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Sarah Palin: “Obama Wept, While We All Continue to Weep for Our Country”

In a short op-ed for Brietbart.com, former Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin has lashed out at President Obama for crying during his emotional gun control speech, delivered on Tuesday. “The whole world weeps waiting for American leadership in these troubled times as Islamic savages commit genocide against the Christians of the Middle East and terrorize innocent people in cities across …

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Zaevion Dobson Honored During President’s Speech On Gun Control

Zaevion Dobson is a name that many will not soon forget. That goes especially for the lives that Zaevion Dobson saved last month in Knoxville, Tennessee. Zaevion Dobson, in the midst of gang violence, jumped in front of a group of three friends and caught the gunfire that was speeding toward them. He gave his life for those people. In …

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Jennifer Aniston Highlights Justin Theroux’s Woman Crush Wednesday, Speaks Out Against Gun Violence in New PSA

Jennifer Aniston obviously rates high in hubby Justin Theroux’s book–after all, he married her–so it comes as no surprise to learn she’s his very first Woman Crush Wednesday icon, too. It was Wednesday–obviously–that he posted a gorgeous shot of Jennifer Aniston wearing her iconic red Oscars gown. “wcw #valentinored #xo,” he captioned the post. A photo posted by @justintheroux on …

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Elisabeth Hasselbeck Argues With White House Press Secretary Over President’s Reaction to Paris Attacks

Elisabeth Hasselbeck, co-host of Fox and Friends, entered into a heated debate with White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest on Wednesday, over President Obama’s reaction to last week’s Paris attacks. She summed up the president’s attitude as “aloof, apathetic … and quite cavalier,” and Earnest wasn’t having it. Speaking from Manila, Earnest was also asked to explain Secretary of State …

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Malia Obama: Did the President’s Daughter Play Beer Pong?

Malia Obama reportedly engaged in some normal college fun of late. The daughter of President Barack and First Lady Michelle Obama has been visiting colleges recently, and it seems she either took part in a game of beer pong during one such visit–or stood awfully close to those who were playing. It was while at Brown University that Malia Obama …

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Lindsay Lohan, Kanye West on 2020 Presidential Ballot?

Lindsay Lohan wants to join Kanye West and run for president in 2020. The troubled actress claims she’s giving a presidential bid some serious consideration. Lohan credits President Obama for inspiring her to run. In #2020 I may run for president. Through ups and downs #YESWECAN lets do this kanyewest 🇺🇸… https://t.co/brIEsOYp7w — Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) October 17, 2015 “In …

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Bristol Palin Misses the Mark When Blasting President Obama Over Ahmed Mohamed Invite

Bristol Palin clearly missed the mark when she spouted off last week at President Obama over the invitation he extended to Ahmed Mohamed to the White House. Fourteen-year-old Ahmed Mohamed, a 9th-grader at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, was arrested on Monday after showing a homemade clock he constructed to a teacher. He says he was asked whether he …

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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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Mindy Kaling Had Fling With Obama Aide

Mindy Kaling had a fling with an Obama aide that lasted a year–but she’s not telling anyone anything about him, other than his first name–Will. This is just one of the revelations the star of The Mindy Project makes in her new book, Why Not Me? In her book, Mindy Kaling goes into great detail about the romance she had …

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Bristol Palin Vents Her Anger After President Obama Restores Denali’s Name

Bristol Palin was furious after President Barack Obama confirmed his decision to restore Mt. Mckinley’s name to Denali, it’s original Native American name. “‘The Great One,’ Denali. We’ve restored its Alaska Native name.” —@POTUS: http://t.co/eAVC9RAQbv pic.twitter.com/VQgHuA8Gpl — The White House (@WhiteHouse) September 3, 2015 According to Bristol’s blog, which was written to criticize the said move of the president, there …

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Jon Stewart Secret White House Meetings: What Happened?

Jon Stewart has been twice summoned to the White House to meet with President Barack Obama. Is Stewart a Liberal operative, using his show as a base of operations through which to influence the minds of young people? That notion has sprung from, though not necessarily originated with, a recent Politico “investigation.” The unearthing of proof of Jon Stewart’s secret …

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Charlize Theron, President Obama, and A Strip Club?

Charlize Theron, President Obama, and a strip club aren’t three topics one might expect to find all strung together in the same sentence–or even the same paragraph, for that matter. But they are all vert directly related to one another, per a funny story The Mad Max: Fury Road star recently shared during a visit to Jimmy Kimmel Live. Jimmy …

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Nicole Kidman: Aussie Actress Talks About Marriage And Career With ‘Vogue’

Nicole Kidman answered 73 questions by Vogue’s cameraman as she gave a tour of her farm estate in Bunya Hill in the Sutton Forest village of New South Wales. VIDEO: Nicole Kidman takes her turn answering @VogueMagazine‘s 73 Questions! http://t.co/gfEWVEVtw9 pic.twitter.com/cai2j3BdJq — Us Weekly (@usweekly) July 21, 2015 The cameraman first asked Kidman about the coolest thing about Sydney and …

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Bill Cosby Gets Hinted Diss From Obama, But Still Keeps Medal of Freedom

Bill Cosby was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President George W. Bush. Now some people say President BArack Obama should take it back. A petition asking President Obama to revoke Bill Cosby’s Presidential Medal of Freedom has gotten tons of support, even from within Congress. Senator Kristen Gillibrand has added her voice to the effort. “The Presidential Medal …

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Lena Dunham: Malia Obama Works On Set of ‘Girls,’ May Have Helped President’s Daughter Get Internship

Lena Dunham may have been instrumental in helping Malia Obama get her summer job. Of course the fact that she’s the president’s daughter didn’t hurt either. It seems Malia is a big fan of Lena Dunham, and when the Girls actress visited the White House a while back, the first daughter admitted as much to Dunham. “She’s a fan, and …

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Jessica Lange: How She Feels About Comparison to Caitlyn Jenner

Jessica Lange has been making headlines since Monday, when Bruce Jenner came out via the cover of Vanity Fair magazine as Caitlyn Jenner. Similarities between Lange and Jenner have appeared on several TV news programs and online as well. So how does Jessica Lange–known for roles in films including Tootsie and more recently for her American Horror Story role–feel about …

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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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Racist Google Maps Searches Pointed Users at the White House

This post contains language some may find offensive. I guess it’s the trendy thing to mess with Google Maps these days. Google has apologized and fixed what appears to be some third-party shenanigans that pointed users to the White House when racist searches were made. According to the Washington Post, if you typed “nigger house” or “nigger king” into the …

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Obama Urged to Reject Encryption Backdoors in Tech-Backed Letter

President Obama is about to receive a letter signed by dozens upon dozens of companies and organizations, urging him to resist giving government agencies access to citizens’ personal data via backdoors in encrypted devices. “We urge you to reject any proposal that U.S. companies deliberately weaken the security of their products. We request that the White House instead focus on …

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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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Ben Carson Announces He is Officially Running for President

Ben Carson has officially announced he is running for president, adding yet another candidate to the Republican field. The retired neurosurgeon spoke with KOMO News on Sunday, and said he is in the 2016 race. “I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for President of the United States of America,” Carson said. “Many …

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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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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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Malia Obama: Who Taught Her How to Drive?

Malia Obama didn’t go to a nearby Washington, D.C. driving school when she became old enough to drive. Instead, people from the Secret Service taught President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama’s older daughter to drive. Michelle Obama shared that little tidbit of information when she taped an interview with Rachael Ray for The Rachael Ray Show. The episode aired …

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Obama Approves Sanctions on Cyber-Attackers

Today, President Obama signed an executive order that will allow the US government to go after those who perpetrate cyber attacks with sanctions “Cyber intrusions and attacks  – many of them originating overseas  – are targeting our businesses, stealing trade secrets, and costing American jobs,” says President Obama. “In response to these cyber threats, our government is using every tool …

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Kentucky Wins Facebook’s NCAA Bracket, Obama’s Too

If you’re having trouble finishing your NCAA tournament bracket, you could turn to the largest social network in the world or the leader of the free world for help. Facebook mined all the posts and comments about all the teams in the field and filled out a bracket based on which teams garnered the most attention. Facebook’s Final Four is …

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Obama Somehow Finds Some Mean Tweets to Read

When we heard that President Obama was stopping by Jimmy Kimmel Live, we wondered if Kimmel would have him participate in his best segment – celebrities reading mean tweets. But then we thought – hey, where will they find any mean tweets about Obama for him to read? Is there anyone saying anything mean about our Commander-in-Chief on the internet? …

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Netanyahu’s Speech To Congress: Act Of Desperation Or Political Game?

Netanyahu’s speech to Congress, which will take place on Tuesday, is certain to be a historic one. In the first place, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to Congress was not invited or authorized by the Obama administration. In fact, it was sort of a back door invitation from John Boehner in a last ditch effort to stall or stop Iranian nuclear deal …

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Newsweek Twitter Account Hacked, Posts Obama Threats

Newsweek is the latest major publication to fall victim to a Twitter hack. It appears that a group calling itself Cyber Caliphate took over the magazine’s account around 11am EST, and began tweeting out threats, supposed leaked documents, and general propaganda relating to Islamic terrorism. “#CyberCaliphate Bloody Valentine’s Day #MichelleObama! We’re watching you, you girls, and your husband,” read one …

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