Does Obama’s New York trip offer a glimpse into his post-White House life?

THE WASHINGTON POST He still has almost two years left in office, but the outlines of President Obama’s post-White House life might be starting to take shape. On Monday, the president will speak at the New York City launch of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance, a nonprofit that is spinning off a White House initiative… More Does Obama’s New York trip offer a glimpse into his post-White House life?

10 things you need to know today: October 28, 2014

The Week New Jersey releases quarantined Ebola nurse Kaci Hickox, creeping lava nears a Hawaii town, and more 1. Quarantined Ebola nurse allowed to leave New Jersey New Jersey officials on Monday discharged a nurse, Kaci Hickox, who had been forcibly quarantined when she arrived at the Newark airport after treating Ebola patients in West… More 10 things you need to know today: October 28, 2014

Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire 12-21-2013

Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire Obamas Arrive in Hawaii for Vacation [The Caucus] 12/21/2013 7:33:22 AM After an end-of-the-year news conference, President Obama and his family touched down in Hawaii, his boyhood home, for a … Monkey Cage: ‘Father Christmas’: The week in one song [Politico] 12/21/2013 8:00:27 AM With the holiday five days away, I give you Christmas, as… More Taegan Goddard’s Political Wire 12-21-2013

Birther Movement Capitalizes On Loretta Fuddy’s Tragic Death

Well, we can’t say we didn’t see this coming… The Huffington Post As the Obama family is likely packing for their annual vacation to Hawaii, the birther movement is pouncing on yet another conspiracy theory about the President’s Hawaii birth certificate. On Wednesday afternoon, Loretta Fuddy, the director of Hawaii’s Department of Health, died in a… More Birther Movement Capitalizes On Loretta Fuddy’s Tragic Death

Official who OK’d Obama birth papers dies in crash

My friend who emailed this to me wrote: “Birthers are gonna go nuts with this one!”  You  bet they will… USA Today Hawaiian Health Director Loretta Fuddy was killed in a small plane crash off Hawaii. The Hawaiian health official who verified the authenticity of President Obama’s birth certificate died in a small plane crash.… More Official who OK’d Obama birth papers dies in crash

State Rep. Uses Sledgehammer To Destroy Homeless People’s Possessions

It occurs to me that this politician can find other ways to rid homelessness in his state.  Using this Machiavellian tactic for a photo-op or two is not on the list. Think Progress Much like Batkid, Hawaii has found its own superhero. Except that instead of protecting the powerless from harm, he roams the streets with… More State Rep. Uses Sledgehammer To Destroy Homeless People’s Possessions

10 things you need to know today: September 10, 2013

  The Week Syria says it will hand over its chemical weapons, Nadal wins the U.S. Open, and more 1. Syria says it will hand over its chemical weapons President Obama is calling Russia’s push for Syria to cede control of its chemical weapons a potential breakthrough, “if it is real.” Russia embraced the idea after… More 10 things you need to know today: September 10, 2013

Yahoo News Calls Kenya ‘The Country Of Obama’s Birth’

I will never cite “Yahoo News” as a source again.  Period…end of discussion.  Yahoo’s reported “correction” and apologies do not affect my decision. The Huffington Post Apparently someone has been listening to too many birthers. In an article about President Obama’s upcoming trip to Africa, a Yahoo News reporter referred to Kenya as “the country of… More Yahoo News Calls Kenya ‘The Country Of Obama’s Birth’

TIME Exclusive: President Obama’s 1979 Prom Photos

Wait for it…wait for it, I gauarantee you Obama haters and conspiracy nuts will have a field day deciphering this evidence of Obama’s youth activities. Time This article appears in this week’s magazine underneath the title, “Obama’s Grand Old Party.”  Tucked away in someone else’s shoe box of adolescent artifacts, there might be a picture of you… More TIME Exclusive: President Obama’s 1979 Prom Photos