Obama To The Next First Family: We’re Working On Fixing The WiFi

AP Photo / Shawn Thew TPM LIVEWIRE President Barack Obama said Sunday in a very lighthearted interview that he’s working on improving the White House’s wireless Internet connection for the next first family. Obama, speaking with his wife, Michelle, told CBS News’ Gayle King that they were trying to improve the estate’s WiFi before leaving… More Obama To The Next First Family: We’re Working On Fixing The WiFi

Republicans So Mad At Barack Obama For Saying Muslims Are Human Beings, As If!

Typical. WONKETTE There goes Barry Barack Hussein The Muslim Obama again, showing everybody what a Muslim-loving Muslim from Muslimistan he is! If you were born on a turnip truck five minutes from now, you probably don’t know how Obama destroyed American freedom on Wednesday, by speaking at a mosque and actually saying Muslim Americans are… More Republicans So Mad At Barack Obama For Saying Muslims Are Human Beings, As If!

Letters to the President from Young Muslim Americans

WHITE HOUSE ON TUMBLR letterstopresidentobama: Two teenagers in Texas wrote to the President about being Muslim in America. Today, President Obama will make his first visit to a mosque in America to reaffirm our nation’s tradition of religious freedom. Before watching his speech, read these letters from two young Muslim Americans. H. from Texas wrote… More Letters to the President from Young Muslim Americans

President Obama Is Right to Visit Baltimore Mosque

President Barack Obama tours the prayer room at the National Mosque in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 27, 2014 | SOURCE: AP/Carolyn Kaster CENTER FOR AMERICAN PROGRESS President Barack Obama’s first visit to a U.S. mosque during his presidency comes at a critical moment amid the rising tide of anti-Muslim bigotry that has infected American political… More President Obama Is Right to Visit Baltimore Mosque

Obama’s About to Make Muslim-Haters’ Heads Explode

Reuters THE DAILY BEAST This was bound to happen: Barack Hussein Obama’s first-ever visit to a U.S. mosque as president. The right-wing freakout was bound to happen, too. The anti-Muslim bigotry from the right in America is so predictable it’s actually boring. They’re like Pavlov’s dog, but instead of salivating, they instinctively attack anything Muslim.… More Obama’s About to Make Muslim-Haters’ Heads Explode

Obama Wants More Girls And Kids Of Color To Learn Computer Science

MARK LENNIHAN/ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HUFFINGTON POST The White House has a new plan to get students involved in the important subject. The United States has a problem with access to computer science programs in schools. In nine states, not a single African-American student took an AP computer science exam last year. Significantly fewer girls took… More Obama Wants More Girls And Kids Of Color To Learn Computer Science

Elizabeth Warren Criticizes Obama’s Admin For Being Lax On Corporations

AP Photo / Stephan Savoia TPM LIVEWIRE Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) criticized the Obama administration for being soft on “corporate criminals” in a Friday column for The New York Times. “The failure to adequately punish big corporations or their executives when they break the law undermines the foundations of this great country,” Warren wrote. “Justice cannot… More Elizabeth Warren Criticizes Obama’s Admin For Being Lax On Corporations

President Obama Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Federal Prison

Nicholas Kamm—AFP/Getty Images TIME U.S. President Barack Obama has announced a ban on solitary confinement in federal prisons for juveniles and as a punishment for low-level infractions. The practice leads to “heartbreaking results” and diminishes the chance of rehabilitation, Obama wrote on Monday in the Washington Post. “The United States is a nation of second… More President Obama Bans Solitary Confinement for Juveniles in Federal Prison

Republican candidates’ reactions to State of the Union: ‘I just yelled ‘you lie!’ really loud’

DAILY KOS The Republican presidential candidates’ reactions to the State of the Union speech given by the person who currently holds the job they’re angling for can best be summed up by Rand Paul, still steaming from the news that his poll numbers are too low for him to qualify for the next varsity debate.… More Republican candidates’ reactions to State of the Union: ‘I just yelled ‘you lie!’ really loud’

Obama Gives His Final State Of The Union Address

ASSOCIATED PRESS THE HUFFINGTON POST It’s all about the 2016 race. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union address will unmistakably attempt to frame the choice facing Americans as they select his successor, doling out an optimistic vision of the country’s future in contrast with what he sees as the pessimism… More Obama Gives His Final State Of The Union Address