Posts Tagged “Barack Obama”

It’s the news media, Stupid!

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It’s the news media, Stupid!

It’s the news media, stupid! Playing golf or politics with people’s suffering in the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton presidential election. The hypocrisy is screaming out loud By Ray Hanania The flood damage in Louisiana is considered one of the worst American natural disasters since Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane Katrina in 2005. More than…

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Enthusiastic “welcome back” greets Tony Rezko

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Enthusiastic “welcome back” greets Tony Rezko

More than 250 friends, family and government officials celebrated the release of Tony Rezko from Federal custody recently in Chicago. Rezko said he has no regrets but maintained his innocence of charges  By Ray Hanania More than 250 friends, family, political activists, and government officials attended a special “Welcome Home” celebration on May 12 to…

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Obama Appoints Merrick Garland For Supreme Court Seat

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Just hours before the Rose Garden ceremony to announce the Supreme Court nomination, word leaked that Merrick Garland will be the man chosen for the epic showdown between the White House and Senate Republicans. Garland, 63, is the chief judge on the powerful U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. He has…

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Cruz Attacks Trump While Iowa Gov. Attacks Cruz

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With Days Until Iowa’s Caucus, Ted Cruz is Pushing Hard Against Trump’s Conservative Credentials. Meanwhile, Iowa’s Governor Has a Beef With the Senator’s Stance Against Corn-Based Ethanol Words are flying between politicians as Iowa’s caucus approaches. Just hours after Texas Sen. Ted Cruz reinforced his attacks against Donald Trump, Iowa’s governor said the senator should…

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Early Polling Rarely Leads To Reality

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Around Christmastime in 2011, libertarian stalwart Ron Paul’s campaign was riding high. With just over a week before the Iowa caucus, the Texas Republican had a slim majority over Mitt Romney and all the momentum. The wild swing of the campaign season before that point showed candidates taking the lead in the polls for around…

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Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline

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Obama Rejects Keystone Pipeline

The Obama Administration rejected the proposed Keystone XL pipeline, ending the Canada-to-Texas project that has been as much a part of the president’s time in office as anything. Secretary of State John Kerry stated the project designed to pipe oil between the two countries was not in the national security interest of the U.S. and…

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Obama, Putin Fail To Resolve Problems over Syria

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Obama, Putin Fail To Resolve Problems over Syria

U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin did not come to any breakthrough over Syria after their first meeting in more than two years, signs that the “reset button” strategy of Obama’s first term has not been successful. The two leaders met after both leaders tried to upstage each other at the tradition…

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Seen on American Daily News: Trump Could Be Speaker (Sort of)

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Seen on American Daily News: Trump Could Be Speaker (Sort of)

With news of John Boehner stepping down as Speaker of the House at the end of October, speculation has exploded of who will be the next leader of Congress‘ lower chamber. Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-California) appears to be the odds-on favorite to win a promotion from House Majority Leader, but another odd name has appeared…

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Trump Fires Back At Critics After Muslim Firestorm

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More than a day after Donald Trump raised a firestorm over his response to a reporters question he has fired back at his critics on Twitter. Letting his supporters defend him on television and radio for most of the day Friday, Trump took matters into his own hands on Twitter saying there would be no…

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No Aloha for Obama in Hawaii

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No Aloha for Obama in Hawaii

President Obama was born in Hawaii, something that under other circumstances would be considered a big deal for any state in the union. But President Obama is African American — Black — and Hawaii is very conservative, the hub of the remnants of the old Pearl Harbor military heritage. And apparently they don’t think too much…

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