SALON They’re back! After Paris, right-wing pundits embrace Obama as secret-Muslim-destroying-the-country theories, again Most conspiracy theories rarely die, so much as slumber, ready to be woken fresh anew when political or social circumstances arouse the paranoid. So it is with birtherism, the theory that holds that President Obama is lying about his native-born citizenship. Or that… More Fox News brings back Obama birther lies: Donald Trump, Dennis Miller and the revolting post-Paris sliming of the president
POLITICUS USA CNN called out a major lie of omission that Fox News tried to pull off by editing out key comments from remarks made by President Obama. Video via Media Matters After playing a clip of Fox News’ outrage, Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter showed viewers what Fox News left out. Transcript via CNN:… More CNN Busts Fox News For Lying About President Obama’s Remarks On Poverty
VOX Fox News deludes itself about its stance on poverty following some apt commentary from President Obama about the negative depiction of poor people in the media. After President Obama made some of the most interesting comments of his career at a Georgetown University panel on poverty Tuesday, I worried that the only thing liberals would… More Fox News: We don’t call the poor “leeches.” Jon Stewart: Let me Google that for you!
MEDIAITE One day after President Barack Obama criticized Fox News for portraying the poor as lazy leeches during a poverty forum at Georgetown University,Morning Joe host Joe Scarborough called out Obama for an “embarrassing” level arrogance and hypocrisy. “Saying that Roger Ailes’ network calls people leeches, sponges, and lazy, at a summit that’s supposed to… More Scarborough Defends Fox from Obama: When Have They Ever Called the Poor Lazy?
TheHuffigtoPost Congress Set To Hand Prez Special Powers To Make Secret Deals… Details Of Monumental Trade Pact A Mystery… Dem Leaders Revolt… Schism… O’s Biggest Fight With His Own Party In Years… Warren Furious: Allows Foreign Corporations To Evade Regulations… ‘We Are Here To Fight’… Massive Opposition… Green Groups Warn Of Environmental Threats… Alarm Over… More TRADE WARS: OBAMA VS. DEMS
CNN Panama City (CNN)President Barack Obama and his Cuban counterpart Raul Castro spoke by phone Wednesday before leaving Washington for the President’s trip to Jamaica and Panama, a White House official told CNN on Friday. Obama was set to meet face-to-face with Castro on Friday, the first time the leaders have interacted since their nations… More Obama, Castro spoke by phone ahead of Panama summit
TPM LiveWire President Barack Obama came out for eliminating the filibuster in an interview with Voxpublished Monday. He said the “routine” use of the 60-vote requirement by Senate minorities makes it arcane in an era of partisan polarization, and that it “almost ensures greater gridlock and less clarity in terms of the positions of the… More Obama: Eliminate The Senate Filibuster
The White House This was published back in May 2014 but I’m just seeing it, so I wanted to share it. How can one NOT like this president?
Think Progress In his annual end-of the-year press conference on Friday, Obama took questions from eight women and no men— a move that did not go unnoticed by journalists and others listening to his remarks. The president started the conference by joking that White House Press Secretary “Josh [Earnest] gave me the list of who’s… More Obama Only Takes Female Reporters’ Questions In Last Press Conference Of The Year
Crooks & Liars Right wing hate talker and Faux “news” regular Laura Ingraham apparently thought his little shtick of hers was so cute that she repeated it again later in the day on her radio show. While discussing President Obama’s meeting with civil rights leaders this week and the announcement that his administration is seeking… More Laura Ingraham: ‘How About We Put A Body Camera On The President?’