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Rev. Jesse Jackson called into question President Obama’s toughness this weekend in regards to his handling of the debt ceiling talks. Obama, who has been criticized by many for compromising with the stalwart Republicans, struck a deal that helped the country avert a financial crisis. Jackson, who spoke to Politico.com, said that the president is […]

Coming up today at 12 noon on The Nathan Ivey Show, I get real about the consequences facing Big Momma’s every where if the Republicans accept Obama’s deal. That’s right I said it! Obama’s proposal is bad for Big Mommas listen and learn-and our good friend The Sun asserted its dominance over the Earth this […]

WASHINGTON DC — Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee suggested to members of Congress on Friday that President Obama is being treated unfairly in debt negotiations because of his race. As Jackson and many members of the Black community see it, Republican’s reluctance to raise the debt ceiling when it has been raised numerous times for other […]

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich took a shot at President Obama calling America’s economic woes, the “Obama Depression,” on Fox and Friends Sunday morning. Gingrich’s comments come as the president is negotiating a new federal budget with Republicans, and just days after the latest job reports show few signs of economic recovery. “Housing prices have […]

 There are times when the Weekly Presidential Address ( which I watch every week) feels like more propaganda than substance.  For some, the message in this address will feel that way. For me, President Obama keeps it real on the need for the wealthy pay their fair share.  Watch the Address below, then tell me what […]

NEW JERSEY — Former Utah governor Jon Huntsman, who served as an Ambassador for the Obama administration, announced his candidacy for president of the United States today in Liberty State Park, N.J., the same location Ronald Reagan announced his candidacy in 1980. “For the first time in our history, we are passing down to the […]

According to Salon.com, Fox News host Eric Bolling apologized for racist insults he directed towards President Obama, contending he “got a little fast and loose with the language.” He went on to say that he was sorry if his remarks were interpreted as disrespectful. Bolling went on a mini-rant while criticizing the president’s meeting with […]

WASHINGTON — After much silence, the Obama administration is speaking out on the Weinergate scandal. White House press secretary Jay Carney said President Obama believes Rep. Anthony Weiner (D-N.Y.) was wrong to send a lewd photo over Twitter and then lie about it, but the continuing scandal surrounding it has become a distraction from important […]

NEW YORK — President Obama is on a mission to win back the allegiance of his most vital sources of campaign cash. A few weeks before announcing his re-election campaign, Obama met with two dozen Wall Street executives to get their thoughts on how to speed up the economic recovery. During the meeting, which lasted […]

Republican presidential candidate Gary Johnson appeared on Fox News to debate a pseudo Obama. While the impersonator was intended to be comical, host John Stossel, who posed as the moderator, said “what [the impersonator] says tonight will be almost entirely the president’s own words.” The seven-minute debate focused on the American economy. According to MediaMatters.org, […]

TALLAHASSEE — President Barack Obama has problems in Florida that he didn’t have when he won the prized state in 2008. The state’s economy is worse than elsewhere. Foreclosures are high. Property values are low. As president, Obama could be blamed. Voters’ shifting attitudes show the degree to which the atmosphere has changed since his […]

As absurd as it may seem, there is much complexity in being both Black and a critic of President Obama. As our nation’s first African American president, Obama carries a historical eminence in the Black community. For most, he appears to be an untouched, can-do-no-wrong figure that represents the progression of a race. Many Blacks […]