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“President Barack Obama inherited a wreck of an economy, put a floor under the crash, and laid the foundation for millions for good new jobs” Those were the words of former president Bill Clinton, last night at the Democratic National Convention. The former president gave this speech, as he nominated the president in a rousing […]

This Summer a singer by the name of Crystal Lucas-Perry recorded a support song and shot a music video promoting getting registered to vote and supporting President Barack Obama. Recently the music video has sky rocketed with hits and the video is now set to go viral. Maybe people are getting the voting spirit. Check […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Hollywood loves the Next Big Thing, and four years ago, that was Barack Obama, the equivalent of a breakout movie star. SEE ALSO: How Ron Paul Got A Free Pass “He is `The One,'” said Oprah Winfrey, his biggest and most influential celebrity champion. “The best candidate I’ve ever seen,” said […]

HONOLULU (AP) — Leaving behind a year of bruising legislative battles, President Barack Obama enters his fourth year in office having calculated that he no longer needs Congress to promote his agenda and may even benefit in his re-election campaign if lawmakers take little action in 2012. Devoid of any major policy pushes, much of […]

Video of President Obama calling America a “bit lazy” is the new engine behind GOP attacks. Republican presidential candidates Mitt Romney and Rick Perry both ripped Obama this week for his remarks, which he made during a speech during last week’s Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation conference in Hawaii. Although Obama was referring to America’s pursuit of […]

Three years ago to the day on November 4th, 2008, Barack Obama was elected the first African American President of the United States. The day was historic for many not just in the United States, but across the globe as people of African descent rejoiced America turning the page and electing one of its own. […]

Open your eyes: this is the revolution. Yesterday, the Republican-controlled House of Representatives spent an entire legislative session debating a hollow abortion bill.

A fast-food restaurant in Beijing called Obama Fried Chicken was derided in America yesterday as a racist rip-off. Its sign shows a grinning caricature of President Obama’s head on a skinny version of Colonel Sanders’ body. Below it, written in Chinese, is the slogan: “We’re so cool, aren’t we?” “It’s insulting, offensive and plays to […]

President Barack Obama got a standing ovation at the 15th Annual Human Rights Campaign Dinner, where he made some jokes and took some jabs at his rising presidential rivals. One of the most-talked-about moments was when the president assailed the GOP presidential candidates for staying silent after a gay soldier was booed at a debate. […]

President Obama’s approval rating is at an all-time low as concerns for his re-election grow. With a bad economy and an even worse job market, morale in the “Yes We Can” believers has taken a big hit in the past three years. Even though there are now more women serving on the Supreme Court than […]

I’m criticized incessantly at my Factotum-type day gig—well, actually not at the gig, because I’m the HNIC there, but every month we have this thing, a Manager’s call, where bosses from sites around the country phone in and discuss topics. I dread these things like the Black Death. Without fail, there’s some nit to pick […]

President Obama received some bad news this week: A recent Gallup Poll found that the approval rating for the president has dropped below 40 percent for the first time ever. A full 54 percent of Americans disapprove of the job the president is doing. This revelation puts President Obama into George Bush territory. Bush’s approval […]