All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘president obama’

Obama: Sony ‘Made a Mistake’ by Canceling The Interview

President Obama has officially weighed in on Sony’s decision to pull the new film The Interview, due to threats made by a hacker group which previously exposed company documents. “Sony’s a corporation. It suffered significant damage. There were threats against some of its employees,” he said “I am sympathetic to the concerns that they faced. Having said all that, yes, …

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Derek Jeter Golfs With President Obama…Who Won?

Former Yankee shortstop and future Hall of Famer Derek Jeter traded swings with President Obama last Saturday in Las Vegas. The dynamic duo played 18 holes at Shadow Creek, an exclusive golf course in the desert built by Steve Wynn and Tom Fazio. Obama and Jeter were joined by Las Vegas Sun newspaper owner Brian Greenspun and businessman/Democratic donor Stephen …

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Turkey Pardoning Is Still a Thing, and You Can Vote on Twitter

America’s weirdest tradition is once again playing out on social media today, as the White House has enlisted the Twitterverse to help it decide which turkey to pardon this year at the annual holy shit we’re still pardoning turkeys event. This year we have 47-pound ‘Mac’ going up against 49-pound ‘Cheese’. You might think that Cheese would have the advantage, …

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C-SPAN Caller Calls The President a ‘N––ger’ on Live TV

In don’t tell me we no longer have a problem with race in this country news, a C-SPAN caller called the President of the United States a “n-gger” on live television. The conversation started off reasonably enough. “I would just like to say, that the Republicans – and I’m a Republican – please do not overreach,” said the caller. “I …

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Obama Walkout An Indication Of Decline In Support?

Obama supporters walked out on him while he spoke at a rally in Maryland’s Prince George’s County on Sunday. Could Obama supporters who walked out be an indication of his shrinking support base as the mid-term elections draw near? During his speech on Sunday, he said, “There are no excuses. The future is up to us. If you want better …

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Ted Nugent Gun Rant: Who’s He Threatening, Exactly?

Ted Nugent is a loudmouth. Political news cycles have seen Nugent’s name and rants pop up from time to time ever since President Obama was elected. And we could go back way before that. “You probably can’t use the term `toxic cunt’ in your magazine, but that’s what [Hillary Clinton] is. Her very existence insults the spirit of individualism in …

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Boston Herald: Obama Cartoon Was Honest Mistake, Not Racist

Twitter has been aflutter over a cartoon that recently appeared in the Boston Herald, and the newspaper, as well as the cartoonist behind the controversial ‘funny’, have made apologies. The cartoon, meant to poke fun at the recent Secret Service breach which saw an armed intruder make it wa(aaaaa)y too far into the White House, depicted said intruder sitting in …

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Watermelon Toothpaste: Boston Herald Cartoon Explained

Watermelon toothpaste may seem like a rather benign topic for a cartoon, but when it’s paired with subject matter that surrounds an African-American man, it takes on an entirely different meaning. When that man is the President of the United States, it causes a problem for the artist…and the publication that distributed it. The Boston Herald issued an apology today …

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White House Petition Site We The People Has Seen Over 363,000 Petitions in Three Years

We the People, the White House’s oft-beleaguered but still culturally relevant and surprisingly popular online petition site, just turned three. So, how’s it doing? Pretty good, in terms of participation. The White House has just released the numbers and in three years, We the People has seen 363,908 total petitions, garnering 21,882,419 total signatures, from over 15 million total users. …

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White House Evacuated Following Bizarre Incident

Which politician would you logically expect to be the most secure individual on the planet? Many of us would quickly answer President Barack Obama. Following a bizarre incident where an individual somehow got too close for comfort, some tough questions must now be asked. According to reports Obama and his daughters left the White House in a helicopter bound for …

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Unlocking Your Cellphone Is Now Legal – Again

Today, President Obama will sign a bill into law that The White House calls “a win for American consumers, a win for wireless competition, and an example of democracy at its best.” It’s the Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, and it will allow consumers to unlock their cellphones to work on other carriers. “The most important part of …

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Between Two Ferns’ Obama Bit Gets Emmy Nod

Thursday’s Emmy nominations, though dominated by HBO (per usual), featured a striking number of nods for Netflix, whose hit series House of Cards and Orange Is The New Black garnered 13 and 12 nominations, respectively. One nomination for Rick Gervais’ Derek and five for two Netflix original documentaries brought the grand total to 31 nominations – something that must absolutely …

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