Thursday, June 29, 2017
Search

Obama - search results

If you're not happy with the results, please do another search

EPA to repeal Obama-era clean water regulation Trump called ‘one of the worst’

President Donald Trump’s administration has announced plans to scrap regulation, that protects waterways that provide one-third...

Senate won’t vote on Obamacare repeal bill this week, GOP senators say

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) will delay a vote on repealing and replacing Obamacare until...

Obamacare repeal bill would leave 22mn more uninsured: Report

US Senate Republicans are making a last-minute push for a healthcare bill that could leave millions of Americans uninsured over a decade. Read more

Trump Has Now Committed Himself to Reversing Obama’s Syria-Policy

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org Right after the U.S. government shot down a Syrian government plane in Syria, the Russian government broke off the...

22mn Americans to lose health insurance under Senate Obamacare repeal bill ‒ CBO

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) assessed the Republican-proposed healthcare bill facing the US Senate will cost...

Trump Has Been Continuing Obama’s Syria-Policy

Eric Zuesse U.S. President Donald Trump, who during the election-campaign ferociously condemned Barack Obama’s foreign policies, while asserting nothing concrete of his own, has, as...

Trump lashes out at Obama for not ‘doing something about’ alleged Russian election interference

Published time: 25 Jun, 2017 17:29 Edited time: 25 Jun, 2017 17:33 US President Donald Trump...
video

Video: GOP Attack on Obamacare Won’t Slow Calls for Dems to Back Single-Payer

Carol Paris, president of Physicians for a National Health Program, says the Republican vote to repeal Obamacare won't deter the movement pressuring ... Via Youtube

Senate Republicans release draft of Obamacare overhaul

Published time: 22 Jun, 2017 14:43 Edited time: 22 Jun, 2017 15:26 Senate Republicans released their...

Trump on Cuba: If Obama Did It, It’s Bad

There’s a lot to say about Trump reversing some of the Obama administration’s policies on Cuba. The White House recently announced it was banning...

#HoldTheFloor: Democrats grind Senate to halt in Obamacare repeal bill protest

For hours, Democrats have taken over control of the Senate floor to draw attention to the...

Trump Takes Aim at Obama's Détente With Cuba

President Donald Trump speaks about US-Cuba relations at the Manuel Artime Theater in Miami, June 16, 2017. Trump announced Friday that he was reversing...

Trump to roll back parts of Obama’s landmark Cuba policy

US President Donald Trump is expected to reverse parts of the landmark reengagement with Cuba, championed...

Media Help Republicans Gut Obamacare Behind Closed Doors

“We’re not stupid,” a Senate aide told Axios‘ Caitlin Owens (6/12/17) to explain why the GOP would not release a draft healthcare bill. Senate Republicans...

Obamacare repeal bill set for simple-majority Senate passage, but GOP not unified

Published time: 8 Jun, 2017 00:15 Legislation to repeal and replace Obamacare complies with Senate rules,...

Trump: Surveillance & unmasking under Obama administration is ‘big story’

Published time: 1 Jun, 2017 16:10 Edited time: 2 Jun, 2017 18:04 Donald Trump says the...

Obama: a Hollow Man Filled With Ruling Class Ideas

Photo by www.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 A “Hollow” Man Who Was “Unwilling to Fight the Good Fight” What on Earth motivated the Pulitzer Prize-winning historian...
video

Video: Trumbama: Is Trump morphing into Obama in terms of foreign policy?

Is Trump well on his way turning into Obama in terms of foreign policy? Miguel Francis Santiago has more. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to...
video

Video: Republican Healthcare Plan: Skimpier, Meaner Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act has become the symbol of a health care status quo that long pre-dated it, but the Democrats refusal to acknowledge...

23mn Americans to lose health insurance by 2026 under GOP repeal of Obamacare –...

Published time: 24 May, 2017 22:00 Edited time: 25 May, 2017 12:39 The nonpartisan Congressional Budget...
video

Video: Obama Calls for Investigation into Russian Hacking, Still No Evidence Made Public

Former FBI agent and whistleblower Coleen Rowley says accuracy in the report must be put above all us because the results could have grave...
video

Video: Obama’s Economic Legacy: Recovery for the Architects of Financial Crisis (2/2)

Underpinning people's rage towards the establishment is the sense that modern capitalism is no longer working, says economist Richard Wolff Help support The ... Via...

Many More People Will Die If Republicans Are Successful in Dismantling Obamacare

Janine Jackson: The US healthcare conversation has come to an odd pass. We have an elected representative who maintains that, because you can go...

Obama’s deportations broke up US families, expelled people with no criminal record – HRW

Contrary to US Barack President Obama’s statements on immigration policy, his administration mass-deported people with no...

Michelle Obama Offers Great Question To Ask Trump: 'What Is Wrong With You?'

With her focus on nutritious foods and making sure access to them was expanded to all children in the nation during her time in...

Black People and Obama’s Legacy

Barack Obama’s ascendancy to the presidency was a curse on black America’s political heritage.— Margaret Kimberley, Black Agenda Report It is no secret that the...

Mining in Alaska may return as EPA scraps Obama-era regulations

A company with a mining operation in Alaska has reached a settlement with the EPA, reversing...

The Latest Regime Bio of Obama

“Dreams from My Father was not a memoir or an autobiography;” writes Pulitzer Prize-winner David Garrow, “it was instead, in multitudinous ways, without any...

Obama-era methane waste rule stays despite US Senate vote

A US Senate resolution that would have revoked an Obama-era waste rule over methane venting and...

List of Obamacare Taxes Repealed

House Passes Obamacare Repeal

House narrowly passes Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill

Published time: 4 May, 2017 18:22 Edited time: 4 May, 2017 18:38 House Republicans squeaked by...

Obama changed Washington more than Trump: Poll

A new poll in America shows that people had been more optimistic about change at the end of Barack Obama's first 100 days rather...

Trump's USDA Rolls Back School Lunch Guidelines Championed by Michelle Obama

In one of his first orders of business, President Donald Trump's newly confirmed Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue took steps to weaken school lunch standards...

How Obama and Erdogan Moved ISIS from Iraq to Syria, to Weaken Assad

Eric Zuesse Chris Tomson of Al Masdar News headlined on Monday May 1st, “Syrian Army tank takes direct hit from ISIS guided missile in Deir...

Obama secures $800,000 for two speaking engagements

Former President Barack Obama has secured another $400,000 fee as he was interviewed for 90 minutes...

Trump invites Philippines' Duterte to Washington to develop ‘warm’ post-Obama relations

Published time: 30 Apr, 2017 04:54Edited time: 30 Apr, 2017 04:55 The US president has invited his...

Trump team did no additional vetting of Flynn beyond Obama security clearance

The White House has admitted that no other vetting was needed for former national security adviser...
video

Video: Chomsky: Like Obama, Trump Is Radically Increasing the Danger of Nuclear War

http://democracynow.org - On Monday night, Democracy Now!'s Amy Goodman spoke to world-renowned linguist and dissident Noam Chomsky at the First ... Via Youtube

Trump administration, Congress reach deals on Obamacare sticking points

The Trump administration has reached deals with a range of disparate factions in Congress to both...
video

Video: Will President Obama Grant Clemency to Leonard Peltier Before He Leaves Office?

TRNN Executive Producer Eddie Conway examines the political motivations behind mass imprisonment in the US and why so many people incarcerated can be ... Via...

Twice the price of Clinton: Obama to net $400K for Wall street speech

Former President Obama is set to net $400,000 for speaking at a Wall Street health care...

It’s Impossible to Support Single-Payer and Defend Obama-care

It’s impossible to promote single payer and defend Obamacare at the same time. It’s impossible to have a credible unity tour between Bernie Sanders and...

Turncoat Trump Endorses Obama Policy on “Dreamers”

U.S. President Donald Trump has done yet another 180-degree policy U-Turn and has announced that underage illegal invaders will be allowed to...

Obamacare Is Actually Working

Question: What do you get when you mix a barrel of fables, a sack of mendacity, and a gross of whoppers – topped with...

Obama/Trump: Contrasting Deceivers

On the surface, Donald Trump and Barack Obama may seem like polar opposites but they are alike in one fundamental...

How Trump and Obama are Exactly Alike

Photo by Pete Souza | CC BY 3.0 US   Not until faithfulness turns to betrayalAnd betrayal into trustCan any human being become part of the...
video

Video: Jeff Sessions Pushes New War on Drugs While Killing Obama-Era Police Reform Measures

http://democracynow.org - Attorney General Jeff Sessions is attempting to shake up policing in the country by limiting federal oversight of police departments with ... Via...

The Return of the Dangerous ‘Obama Did Nothing’ Narrative on Syria

One of great ironies of our oversaturated media environment is that, often, the biggest falsehoods and most transparent acts of political theater enjoy the...

‘Don’t attack Syria’ Donald Trump’s old tweets to Obama

Published time: 7 Apr, 2017 07:49Edited time: 7 Apr, 2017 08:20 US President Donald Trump’s decision to...

The Obama Spyathon

The issue of federal government surveillance of Americans has largely occupied Washington politicians and the media since President Donald Trump first accused the administration...

Judicial Watch obtained 695 Pages of Obama IRS scandal Documents

The conservative think tank, Judicial Watch, has obtained and released nearly 700 pages of Obama IRS...

Just How Bad is ObamaCare?

by John V. Walsh / April 4th, 2017 Now that ObamaCare is “the law of the land” for the foreseeable future, as House Speaker Ryan...

Trump-Obama Continuity for Nukes

The Trump administration is continuing a boycott, started by its predecessors in the Obama administration, against U.N. talks aimed at banning nuclear weapons, as...

Medicaid Saved Obamacare, and Single-Payer Universal Health Insurance May Be Back on the Agenda...

A lot of the reporting on the GOP's attempted repeal of ObamaCare has focused on the Freedom Caucus, a group of libertarian-minded representatives for...

Trump Succumbs to Bush/Obama Perpetual War

President Trump is becoming the third post-9/11 president to prosecute bloody conflicts in the Mideast and impose mass surveillance at home, with no end...

Report: Obama Returning To Politics

Obama’s Bulwark against Torture: Will It Stop Trump?

Just after President Trump’s Inauguration, a draft of an executive order was leaked which indicated his intent to seek a formal review on whether...

Bannon-Style "Administrative Deconstruction" of Obamacare Is Coming

Adviser Steve Bannon looks on as President Donald Trump speaks at a working lunch to discuss the federal budget, at the White House in...

Red states eye Obamacare’s Medicaid expansion after GOP bill failure

With the failure of the House Republicans' attempt to repeal and replace Obamacare, several GOP-led states...
video

Video: After Republican Infighting Dooms GOP Healthcare Plan, Trump Vows to Let Obamacare “Explode”

http://democracynow.org - Under President Obama, House Republicans voted more than 50 times to repeal or rewrite the Affordable Care Act. But on Friday, the...

‘Obamacare will explode’ warns Trump after Republicans pull healthcare bill

Published time: 25 Mar, 2017 17:10 US President Donald Trump is recruiting the entire population of the...
video

Video: Trump is Obama’s Legacy

Paul Street tells Paul Jay that in the first two years of Obama's first term when the Democrats controlled both houses, the president "stood...

Trump is Obama’s Legacy: Will this Break up the Democratic Party?

Photo by www.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 Nobody yet can tell whether Donald Trump is an agent of change with a specific policy in mind,...

The Obama Plot

Devin Nunes just set the cat down among the pigeons. Two days after FBI Director James Comey assured us there was no truth to President...

Trump Transition Team Was Under Surveillance by Obama Administration

This is an interesting development. Members of the Donald Trump transition team, possibly including Trump himself, were under surveillance during the Obama administration following...
video

Video: Obama used NSA & FBI to spy on Trump – veteran CIA officer

The mighty CIA has fallen victim to a major breach, with WikiLeaks revealing the true scope of the Agency's ability for cyber-espionage. Its tools...
video

Video: FBI Head: Trump Campaign Under Investigation for Ties to Russia; No Evidence Obama...

http://democracynow.org - FBI Director James Comey has confirmed the FBI is investigating whether President Trump's campaign collaborated with Russia to ... Via Youtube

Trump holds Kentucky rally amid push of Obamacare replacement, travel ban

Published time: 20 Mar, 2017 23:40Edited time: 20 Mar, 2017 23:56 Thousands gathered in Louisville, Kentucky, to...

The Trump/Obama ‘Leak War’

“Leaks” can be whistleblowers exposing government wrongdoing, but many actually are government agencies manipulating the public or punishing enemies, as...

‘Misguided’ Obama counter-extremism program ‘almost exclusively’ targeted Muslims – report

A program introduced by the Obama administration to deal with radicalization “almost exclusively” targeted Muslims, a...

FOIA fail: 'Most transparent ever' Obama administration spent $36mn to hide records in 2016

Published time: 14 Mar, 2017 21:13Edited time: 15 Mar, 2017 09:33 The Obama administration granted less than...

Judge Napolitano: How Obama Spied on Trump

By Thomas Lifson American Thinker March 14, 2017 In a startling segment on the Fox News program The First 100 Days, Judge Andrew Napolitano told viewers that...

The Time for Single Payer Has Come (So Why is Bernie Sanders Still Hawking...

It’s not a question of whether. It’s a question of when. With the accelerating collapse of Obamneycare, it’s only a matter of time. Single payer is on...

14mn Americans to lose health coverage next year under GOP Obamacare replacement – CBO

The Congressional Budget Office has some bad news for Republicans pushing repeal of Obamacare. While health...

Trump pitches Obamacare repeal in White House ‘listening session’

President Donald Trump made his pitch for repealing his predecessor’s healthcare law by bringing a number...

Obama’s half-brother trolls Barack again, reveals former president's 'birth cert’

Published time: 10 Mar, 2017 17:32Edited time: 11 Mar, 2017 13:16 Barack Obama’s estranged half-brother Malik has...

Valerie & Obama Even Live Together

The hot topic in Washington is that Jarrett has been behind the attempt to (1) investigate Trump under the pretense of National Security and (2)...

Trump administration orders resignation of remaining Obama-era US attorneys

Published time: 10 Mar, 2017 22:10Edited time: 11 Mar, 2017 12:38 All 46 US prosecutors leftover from...

‘Bomb the Sh*t Out of Them!’ – Trump Drones Yemen More in One Week...

Undeterred by the disastrous commando raid on Yemen in the first days of his Administration, where plenty of civilians were killed but the target...

Jeff Sessions open to investigating Obama’s DOJ

Published time: 10 Mar, 2017 04:08 US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is not ruling out an independent...

Rand Paul leads charge against GOP ‘Obamacare-lite’ plan, files repeal-only bill

Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is one of several Republicans who have vowed to vote against...

2 US senators ask DOJ for evidence of Obama wiretap on Trump

President Donald Trump’s accusation that former President Barack Obama ordered a wiretap on Trump Tower during...

House Republicans Unveil Bill to Repeal Obamacare

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled long-awaited legislation on Monday to repeal much of the Obamacare healthcare law, including its...

Welcome Back, Obama

Read more
video

Video: CrossTalk: Trump vs. Obama

Now for the pushback. The Deep State's war on Donald Trump enters new territory and this time the focus is on what the Obama...

The GOP Fix for Obamacare: Rich Get Tax Breaks While Millions of Others Lose...

House Republicans have unveiled long-awaited legislation to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act -- also known as Obamacare -- including its expansion of...
video

Video: The GOP Fix for Obamacare: Rich Get Tax Breaks While Millions of Others...

http://democracynow.org - House Republicans have unveiled long-awaited legislation to repeal much of the Affordable Care Act—also known as ... Via Youtube

Judicial Watch: Only Crimes in Russia Scandal Are from ‘Obama Gang’

Government transparency activist group Judicial Watch has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), the...

‘Unprecedented freedom’: Republicans present Obamacare replacement

The GOP-proposed American Health Care Act would return power to the states and offer greater choice,...

Trump Tapped? President Accuses Obama Of Spying On His Campaign: Ron Paul’s Take

Over the weekend, President Trump Tweeted the he had just learned that former President Obama had wiretapped the campaign headquarters at Trump Towers. The...
video

Video: Tapping Trump: White House asks US Congress to investigate power abuse by Obama

The White House has called on the US Congress to investigate whether the Obama administration wiretapped President Trump before the election. Former ... Via Youtube

Trump asks Congress to establish whether Obama administration abused investigative powers in 2016

Published time: 5 Mar, 2017 14:08Edited time: 5 Mar, 2017 15:50 The White House has asked the...
video

Video: ‘This is McCarthyism!’ Trump claims Obama wiretapped him before election

US President Donald Trump has accused his predecessor Barack Obama of “wire tapping” Trump Tower just before his election win in November, according to...

With No Evidence, Trump Accuses Obama of Wiretapping Trump Tower

President Donald Trump on Saturday morning accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping phones in New York City's Trump Tower before the November election. In...

‘Simply false’: Obama denies Trump allegations of WH wire tapping at Trump Tower

Published time: 4 Mar, 2017 19:01 A spokesman for former President Barack Obama has denied claims made...

‘This is McCarthyism!’ Trump accuses Obama of wire tapping Trump Tower before election win

Published time: 4 Mar, 2017 11:51Edited time: 4 Mar, 2017 15:38 US President Donald Trump has accused...

Barack Obama Advisor Valerie Jarret Moves into His New DC Home to Help Plan...

Barack Obama is turning his new home in the posh Kalorama section of the nation's capital - just two miles away from...
video

Video: Disabled Cancer Survivor Ola Ojewumi: I am Terrified by Trump’s Push to End...

http://democracynow.org - During his speech before Congress on Tuesday night, Donald Trump called on Congress to address the "imploding Obamacare ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Yes we can? Petition launched for Obama 2017 French presidential campaign

There's less than two months to go now till the French presidential elections and the list of candidates has already been drawn up. However,...

Obama’s labor secretary edges out Sanders-backed candidate for DNC chair

Democrats have voted for former US Labor Secretary Tom Perez to navigate the party out of...

DNC votes to roll back Obama ban against corporate lobby donations

Published time: 25 Feb, 2017 20:17 The Democratic National Committee has enraged social media users following a...

Did Obama Pave the Way for More Torture?

If we do not act we shall surely be dragged down the long, dark and shameful corridors of time reserved for those who possess...
video

Video: Little-Known Gov. Bank Gave $34 Billion to Overseas Fossil Fuel Projects Under Obama’s...

Boeing, General Electric, and Exxon Mobil among the beneficiaries, says researcher Susanne Rust Help support The Real News by making a donation today: ... Via...
video

Video: Trump policy on Syria: ‘More realism as opposed to Obama’s fantasy tour’

The Pentagon is deploying hundreds of US military advisers 'closer and deeper into the Iraqi formation' in the campaign against the Islamic State, as...
video

Video: Advocate: Trump’s Deportations are Possible Because Obama & Congress Failed to Protect Immigrants

http://democracynow.org - The White House is moving to greatly expand the Department of Homeland Security's authority to deport millions of undocumented ... Via Youtube
video

Video: ‘CIA leaks like a sieve, Obama’s holdovers should be probed’ – frmr Trump...

Rumors of the US President's ties to the Kremlin are based on nothing but loosely interpreted illegal leaks from rogue intelligence agents, former Trump...

Fmr Obama aide fined $90k over unethical lobbying for Uber

A former Barack Obama campaign manager turned Uber executive was fined $90,000 by the Chicago Board...

Trump signs repeal of Obama-era coal mining rule

President Donald Trump has signed his second repeal of Obama-era regulation, this time concerning coal mining. ...

IRS won’t care what your tax return says about Obamacare mandate

The IRS will no longer reject tax filings of those who do not have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in direct...

Obama Expanded NSA Powers Just Before Leaving Office

This story, from the Jan. 12, 2017, edition of the New York Times, was little-remarked upon at the time, but suddenly has taken...

Former Obama State Dept Official Explains Why They Never Said ‘Radical Islam’

A former Department of State official confessed Monday that the reason no one in the Obama administration referred to certain acts of...
video

Video: Merkel against Trump because she’s spearhead of Obama’s confrontation policy – OSCE Assembly...

Chancellor Angela Merkel has been dominating the German – and European – political landscape for over a decade. But after years of economic and...

Welcome to Trumpland: Obama’s Legacy

A new gang is in power in Washington. No one quite knows how or why, but the old gang is fighting back with all...
video

Video: ICE Raids Speed into Overdrive: Advocates Say Obama’s Deportations Reaching “100 MPH” Under...

http://democracynow.org - We are joined from Phoenix by Aarón Rayos, the husband of a mother of two U.S.-born children who is at the center...

The GOP Plan to Prevent a Repeat of Obama's Climate Action

Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Neil Gorsuch, attracted some attention last week for his opposition to a Supreme Court precedent that undergirds many of the regulations...

Drug Dealer Whose Life Sentence Was Commuted by Obama Is Caught Trafficking Cocaine

A Texas felon who was pardoned by Obama is back behind bars after he was caught 'fleeing police with two pounds of...

Recidivist drug dealer faces jail again after Obama commuted his last sentence

Published time: 7 Feb, 2017 03:34Edited time: 7 Feb, 2017 03:34 After spending 15 years in prison...

Ron Paul on Business As Usual – Is Trump’s Foreign Policy Just More Bush...

The last two weeks have been quite a disappointment for those who expected President Trump to make a clear break...

Trump train or ‘Thanks, Obama’? Both parties claim credit for January job gains

The US economy showed a dramatic upturn in January with 227,000 new jobs and a surge...

Steep decline in Obamacare sign-ups under Trump after ad takedown, executive order

Half a million fewer Americans have enrolled in Obamacare through healthcare.gov since US President Donald Trump...

Trump: ‘Iran is playing with fire, I won't be as kind as Obama’

Read Full Article at RT.com Via RT. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license.

How We the People Were Screwed by Obama’s Bogus “Recovery”

It’s amazing how Obama was able to dupe the American people into believing that the weakest expansion in the postwar era, was an “economic...
video

Video: Keiser Report: Post-Obama Era (E1027)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy discuss financialization of rents getting ... Via Youtube
video

Video: “Stolen Seat”: A Look Back on How Republicans Blocked Obama’s Supreme Court Nominee

http://democracynow.org - President Trump was only able to nominate Judge Neil Gorsuch to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia because the ... Via Youtube

Trump Proves He does not Differ from the Bush-Obama War on Muslims

Former Ronald Reagan administration official Paul Craig Roberts continues to take aim at the Left. Why this time? Apparently Roberts supports Trump’s ban on...

Side-By-Side: Obama's 2008 Speech on Race vs. Trump's 2017 Black History Month Remarks

We the people, in order to form a more perfect union... Two hundred and twenty-one years ago, in a hall that still stands across the...
video

Video: ‘Post-truth Age’: Anger at Trump’s ‘Muslim ban’, but not for Obama’s similar moves

Police in the US have used tear gas to disperse protesters in Ohio as demonstrations against Donald Trump's immigration ban continue across the country. Via...

Trump’s “Muslim Ban” First Ordered by Obama

Anti-Trump protestors have egg on their faces after it emerged that the list of Muslim countries whose citizens have been barred by...

Beyond Romanticization: Reflections on Obama in the Age of Trump

We can recognize the good in Obama's presidency, while still understanding that, regardless of his identity, Obama is still a neoliberal politician functioning in...
video

Video: Trump’s Executive Actions Reverse Obama Policies on Torture, Healthcare & Guantánamo Bay

http://democracynow.org - Today President Trump is flying to Philadelphia, where congressional Republicans are on retreat. He's going in an effort to win more ... Via...
video

Video: Shailene Woodley on Malia Obama’s Presence at Sundance Standing Rock Solidarity Event Against...

http://democracynow.org - The Sundance Film Festival has been abuzz this year with sightings of former first daughter Malia Obama. We speak to actress ... Via...

Trump admin stalls Obama’s last-moment $221mn handout to Palestine – report

Washington has reportedly frozen the transfer of the multimillion aid bound for West Bank and Gaza,...

Obama Bequeaths a More Dangerous World

Special Report: President Obama may have entered the White House with a desire to rein in America’s global war-making but he succumbed to neocon...

Obama’s Political Munchausen Syndrome by Proxy: Chelsea Manning as Bait

The malady, common among political leaders who commit heartless crimes while craving popular adulation as heroes and misunderstood saints, is ‘Political Munchausen Syndrome by...

In final presidential hours, Obama quietly gave Palestinian Authority $221mn in aid – report

Just before leaving office, President Barack Obama reportedly authorized the discreet transfer of more than $227...

A Balanced Assessment of Obama

Much commentary on Barack Obama’s presidency has focused on the shortcomings and missed opportunities, but it must be recalled how...

Trump claims cabinet has ‘highest IQ’ with education levels lower than Obama’s

President-elect Donald Trump attended a luncheon with leaders of Congress and several of his administration picks,...

Obama Slaps Hillary

President Barack Obama’s last press conference was a success, but only if you consider journalistic incompetence worthy of praise. During the one-hour affair, Obama answered...
video

Video: ‘Repeal and replace’: Donald Trump signs order to ‘ease burden of Obamacare’

On Friday night, just after his inauguration, President-elect Donald Trump signed the executive order as the new administration and Congress are working to ... Via...
video

Video: CrossTalk: Obama’s Exit

After eight years of Barack Obama how has the world changed? For better or worse? Was his foreign policy a success? And as he...

Obama’s Evil and Idiotic

As Murray Rothbard often emphasized, the free market and a peaceful foreign policy are indispensable partners. We cannot maintain a free market if the...

With First Executive Order, Trump Strikes Blow to Obamacare

President Donald Trump's very first executive order was a move toward fulfilling his campaign promise to gut Obamacare. The executive order, signed hours after Trump's...

Trump Signs First Order on Obamacare

President Donald Trump directed government agencies on Friday to freeze regulations and take steps to weaken Obamacare, using his first hours in...
video

Video: Blame Putin: Obama scapegoats Russian president for decline in relations

In his final news conference as President, Barack Obama's highlighted the worsening of Russia - U.S. relations - blaming the decline on Vladimir Putin. Via...

Obama Admits Gap in Russian ‘Hack’ Case

The hole in the U.S. intelligence community’s “high confidence” about Russia “hacking” Democratic emails has always been who gave the...

Trump signs order to 'ease burden of Obamacare' before it can be replaced

Published time: 21 Jan, 2017 00:30Edited time: 21 Jan, 2017 00:59 On his first day in the...
video

Video: CrossTalk: Obama’s Exit

After eight years of Barack Obama how has the world changed? For better or worse? Was his foreign policy a success? And as he...
video

Video: Wishful thinking: CNN dwells on possibility Obama official might take over if Trump...

The hatred shown towards Donald Trump has grown, amid much of the mainstream media's critical coverage against him. Most-recently - CNN's been reporting ... Via...

Why Did War Criminal Obama Grant Clemency to Manning?

The bona fide war criminal Barack Obama commuted the unjust prison sentence of political prisoner and courageous whistleblower Chelsea Manning (along with Oscar López...

The Bush-Obama Mafia

This week, Congress passed a budget calling for increasing federal spending and adding $1.7 trillion to the national debt over the next ten years....
video

Video: Rashid Khalidi: Obama’s Condemnation of Israeli Occupation Doesn’t Match His Last 8 Years...

http://democracynow.org - During Wednesday's press conference, President Obama warned that the expansion of Israeli settlements was making a two-state ... Via Youtube

Obama Granted Clemency Unlike Any Other President In History

In one more end-of-presidency act of clemency aimed at prisoners serving long sentences for drug-related offenses, President Obama announced Thursday that he...

On Final Day of Obama Presidency, a Look at His Mixed Legacy and the...

Today marks President Obama's last full day in office. On Friday at noon, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in Donald Trump...
video

Video: On Final Day of Obama Presidency, a Look at His Mixed Legacy &...

http://democracynow.org - Today marks President Obama's last full day in office. On Friday at noon, Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in...

Before you go, Obama: 'Has any other Nobel Peace prize winner dropped 100k bombs?'...

Published time: 20 Jan, 2017 02:17Edited time: 20 Jan, 2017 02:18 President Barack Obama’s legacy is a...

Peace Out, Obama

In the final days of his presidency, Barack Obama deployed 3,500 US troops, 87 tanks and 144 Bradley fighting vehicles to Poland, and 330 Marines...

Right a Terrible Wrong: Why Obama Should Reverse Himself and Pardon Leonard Peltier

If, as reported in the Washington Post, President Obama decided to grant clemency to military whistleblower Chelsea Manning because he felt that the 35-year sentence...

Peace out, Obama

Obama’s Bombing Legacy

Exclusive: President Obama has joked he still doesn’t know why he won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009, but his record...
video

Video: Chelsea Manning’s Attorneys: Obama’s Commutation Will Help “Save” Life of Jailed Army Whistleblower

http://democracynow.org - In one of his final acts in office, President Obama shortened the sentences of 209 prisoners and pardoned 64 individuals on Tuesday. Via...
video

Video: Jeremy Scahill on Obama’s Commutation of Chelsea Manning & Continued Demonization of Edward...

http://democracynow.org - While President Obama has commuted the sentence of Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, the administration has indicated it has ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Oscar Lopez Rivera to Be Freed as Obama Commutes Sentence for Puerto Rican...

http://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Obama also commuted the sentence of longtime Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar López Rivera, who ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Activists Call on Obama to Pardon Leonard Peltier, Warning He’ll Die in Prison...

http://democracynow.org - While President Obama shortened the sentences of Oscar López Rivera and Chelsea Manning and 207 other prisoners, Obama took ... Via Youtube

Celebrating Dr. King with the Departure of Barack Obama

With the establishment of the period when the nation would celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, no one could have anticipated...

Celebrating Dr. King with the Departure of Barack Obama

With the establishment of the period when the nation would celebrate the birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr, no one could have anticipated...

Chelsea Manning's Attorneys: Obama's Commutation Will Help Save Life of Jailed Army Whistleblower

In one of his final acts in office, President Obama shortened the sentences of 209 prisoners and pardoned 64 individuals on Tuesday. The list...

Obama Expands Surveillance Powers on His Way Out

From the Electronic Frontier Foundation: With mere days left before President-elect Donald Trump takes the White House, President Barack Obama’s administration just finalized rules to...

The long goodbye: As Trump inauguration approaches, Obama seeks to save legacy

With the clock running out on his presidency, Barack Obama is taking some last-minute steps to...

Supporters 'Ecstatic' After Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence

President Barack Obama has commuted noted whistleblower Chelsea Manning's prison sentence, and Manning will be released on May 17 of this year. While Manning was...

Obama Commutes Chelsea Manning's Sentence

In one of his final acts before leaving office, President Barack Obama on Tuesday commuted the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, the...

Obama's Controversial Policy of Immigrant Family Detention Could Expand Under Trump

As immigrant rights protests erupted Saturday in 50 cities across the country, we look at one of the most controversial policies President Obama passes...

Stuxnet leak source, activists among 273 people Obama commutes and pardons

With less than 72 hours left in office, President Barack Obama has commuted the sentences for 209 people, including Chelsea Manning, and pardoned 64...

Obama’s Hidden Role in Worsening Climate Change

It should be a scandal that leftists-liberals paint Trump as a special threat, a war mongerer – not Obama who is the first president...
video

Video: Special Report: Obama’s Controversial Policy of Immigrant Family Detention Could Expand Under Trump

http://democracynow.org - We look at one of the most controversial policies President Obama passes on to Donald Trump: family detention. Since 2014 ... Via Youtube

President Obama Grants Commutation to Chelsea Manning

WASHINGTON - The Obama administration announced today the commutation of Chelsea Manning’s sentence for disclosing classified information that raised public awareness regarding the impact of war...

Obama expands NSA spying

  ...

Final Obama Shot at Brain Enhancement

During a tumultuous period of turnover of federal agencies just prior to the inauguration of Donald Trump as the 45th President of the United...

Obama’s Failed Presidency

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org I’m a former lifelong Democrat, stating here a clear and incontestable fact: Barack Obama is a failed President. It’s true...

Obama ends economic embargo on ‘terrorism sponsor’ Sudan, prolongs sanctions against Russia, Iran

President Barack Obama has lifted trade and financial sanctions on Sudan despite its current status of...
video

Video: ‘Despite clear unconstitutionality’: Assange ready for extradition if Obama pardons Manning

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange would leave his Ecuadorian embassy refuge and accept extradition to the US if whistleblower Chelsea Manning was granted ... Via Youtube

Obamacare Repeal = $7 Million Tax Cut for Nation's Richest 400 People

Repealing Obamacare, which Republicans on Friday appear closer to doing, would deliver a sizeable tax cut for the rich, a new report shows. Released Thursday...
video

Video: Rev. William Barber on Next Steps After Obama & Dylann Roof’s Death Sentence...

http://democracynow.org - Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the North Carolina NAACP and Moral Mondays leader, joins us for an extended discussion on ... Via...

Political Prisoners Remain Behind Bars as Obama’s Term Nears End

In the last full week of Barack Obama’s eight year tenure as President of the United States of America, dozens of political prisoners still...

House approves budget measure, opens door to repeal of Obamacare

The US House of Representatives has approved a budget measure that opens the door for a...

Boris Johnson says Britain ‘first in line’ for US trade deal, defying Obama’s pre-Brexit...

Britain will be “first in line” to negotiate a new trade deal with the US, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has said after talks with...
video

Video: Barack Obama delivers farewell address as US president (Streamed Live)

COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via Youtube

Obama: The War Criminal Butcherer of Women and Children

There is no doubt that US President Barak Obama is a war criminal as are his military and intelligence officials and most of the...

Obamacare and Single Payer

In his farewell address, President Obama bluntly laid down a challenge – “If anyone can put together a plan that is demonstrably better than...

‘Same way we treat other migrants’: Obama ends ‘wet foot, dry foot’ Cuban immigration...

The Obama administration has repealed the “wet foot, dry foot” policy that has been in place...

Trumping Obamacare

When it comes to healthcare Donald Trump has a two-part plan, repeal Obamacare and replace it with something better.  As with other proposals by...

House Members Offered ‘Russian Hacking’ Briefing – Two Weeks After Obama Expelled Russian Diplomats

US House Member Justin Amash (R-MI) announced Wednesday on Twitter that the Obama administration has agreed to the request...
video

Video: If Obamacare Is Repealed, Advocates Expect “Meaner and Skimpier” Replacement for the Poor

http://democracynow.org - As Republicans in the newly sworn-in 115th Congress are moving swiftly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's ... Via Youtube

US Senate passes measure to take first step in dismantling Obamacare

US senators have passed the first measure on the way to dismantling outgoing-President Barack Obama’s much debated health care law, commonly known as Obamacare. Early...
video

Video: Will Obama Grant Clemency to Puerto Rican Independence Activist Oscar López Rivera?

http://democracynow.org - Congressmember Luis Gutiérrez says he has lobbied for President Obama to grant clemency to Puerto Rican independence activist ... Via Youtube
video

Video: We Challenged President Obama, He Listened & Acted: Rep. Luis Gutiérrez on Obama’s...

http://democracynow.org - We get response from fellow Chicagoan, Congressmember Luis Gutiérrez, on key achievements highlighted by President Obama ... Via Youtube

How Obama Spread the Mideast Fires

Exclusive: Barack Obama is one of the “coolest” American presidents, but his “team of rivals” approach to governing – trying...

Americans Start to See Through Obama CIA (Etc.) Lies Against Russia

I post here a normal, terrific, news-report from ‘Tyler Durden’ at zerohedge, but I add the link to its source (i.e., to John Harwood’s...
video

Video: Force for good? Dubious legacy of Nobel-winning Obama

As the Obama administration prepares to hand over the reins to Donald Trump, it has been keen to talk up its perceived successes over...

Obama ‘actively considering’ commuting Chelsea Manning prison sentence – sources

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning is reportedly on President Barack Obama’s shortlist for commutation, sources have told NBC’s...

Obama’s Unkept Promise on Nuclear War

Exclusive: By ratcheting up tensions with Russia, U.S. national security is raising risks of accidental nuclear war with missiles still...

Obama’s Racial Counter-Revolution and the Disappointment of Ta-Nahesi Coates

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 What’s the deal with the liberal Black novelist, political commentator, and occasional Barack Obama courtier Ta-Nahesi Coates?...

‘Believe,’ Obama Tells Nation in Farewell. ‘Not in My Ability to Bring About Change...

Appearing live on television and via a livestream online, President Barack Obama offered his official farewell address from Chicago on Tuesday night. Near his conclusion,...

Obama’s ironic farewell: US must fight for democracy, not be ‘just another big country...

In his final official remarks to the American people, President Barack Obama explained "why we cannot withdraw from global fights." He returned to Chicago...

Obama Belatedly Says No to Israel

Exclusive: If President Obama had confronted Israel over its illegal settlements earlier, he might have really achieved something, but his...
video

Video: Obama exit polls: Beloved by minorities, less so by military, criticized for broken...

Polls show the country divided about the legacy of outgoing President Barack Obama. While he is popular with minorities and Democrats, the military mostly...

Obama’s Latest Move Raises Disturbing Questions About The Future Of Elections

(RINF) - The ruling establishment has responded to Donald Trump’s election by laying the groundwork to federalize, and thus control, future elections. Read Tyler Durden’s...
video

Video: Repeal & Run? Republicans Move to Axe Obamacare, But What Will Replacement Look...

http://democracynow.org - Republicans in the newly sworn-in 115th Congress are moving swiftly to repeal the Affordable Care Act, President Obama's signature ... Via Youtube

Trump Must Expose Obama’s Abuses of Power

Photo by www.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 President-elect Donald Trump will face pervasive doubts about his legitimacy from the day he takes office.  Trump’s opponents...

Not Acting Is a Decision: The Obama Legacy's Empty Spaces

President Barack Obama delivers remarks at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida, December 6, 2016. (Photo: Doug Mills / The New York Times)...

‘Putin’s not on our team’: Obama urges Trump to trust US intelligence community

Outgoing US President Barack Obama has warned Americans and his successor Donald Trump that Vladimir Putin...

Obama: Sad and Glad to See the Back of Him

Photo by www.GlynLowe.com | CC BY 2.0 Last January, before Iowa and New Hampshire and Super Tuesday, it seemed certain that a Democrat would be...

Marines heading back to Helmand despite Obama’s promise of ‘normal’ Afghanistan embassy presence

US Marines will again be on the ground in Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, less than three years...

The Three Big Reasons Republicans Can't Replace Obamacare

Republicans are preparing to repeal the Affordable Care Act, and have promised to replace it with something that doesn’t leave more than 20 million...

Win for Whales, Dolphins as Obama Rejects Explosive Blasting for Oil

In a move praised by conservation groups, the Obama administration on Friday announced that it rejected the six pending permit applications to conduct airgun...

On Trump’s Plan to Replace Obamacare

Critics of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA, or Obamacare) have openly advocated the full repeal of the legislation since its implementation...

Obama Seized Enough Land and Water in 8 Years to Cover Texas Three Times

Last week, in one of his final moves out of the Oval Office, Obama executively designated more than 1.5 million acres of...

Britain derailed Obama’s plan to bomb Syria – US Secretary of State

Britain abruptly derailed US President Barack Obama’s plan to use military force against the Syrian...

Obama Takes In 606% More Syrian Refugees Than Last Year, 98.8% Muslim

The Obama administration’s refugee resettlement program took off in 2016 with 15,479 Syrian refugees having been admitted to the U.S, a 606% increase...

‘Force for good’: Kerry defends Obama’s international legacy

The US is "on the right path" and has accomplished much under Barack Obama, outgoing Secretary...

Obama Is the Captain of the Titanic

Over the New Year’s weekend, President Barack Obama’s chief policy adviser and closest strategist, Valerie Jarrett, told a talk show host that her boss...

Trump’s Neo-Fascism will be built on Neo-Fascism of Obama and Democrat Party

Photo by janeyhenning | CC BY 2.0 Late on the evening of December 23, when the attention of the public was fixed on the consumerist...

The Dark Side of Obama’s Legacy

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 There is a dark side to President Barack Obama’s legacy on national and international security matters that...

New Trump Immigration Memo Revives Call for Obama to Pardon All Undocumented Immigrants, Extend...

A newly revealed memo from President-elect Donald Trump's transition team sheds light on his plans to reverse immigration policies put in place by the...

Obama’s Legacy Is Death

If you had any doubt that Obama is trying to provoke a war before he leaves office, question it no more. (If you’re wondering why...

Who Wants Obama To Pardon Lawrence Franklin?

Former Defense Department analyst Lawrence A. Franklin was convicted of felonies for passing in 2004 classified military information to two...
video

Video: New Trump Immigration Memo Revives Call for Obama to Pardon All Undocumented Immigrants,...

https://democracynow.org – A newly revealed memo from President-elect Donald Trump's transition team sheds light on his plans to reverse immigration policies ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Rep. Grijalva: Power of the People Key to Stopping Repeal of Obamacare &...

https://democracynow.org – We get response from Rep. Raúl Grijalva (D-Arizona) to Republican congressmembers' efforts to make it easier for Congress to ... Via Youtube

‘Broken promises’ or ‘sick again’? New Congress draws battle lines over Obamacare

As the Republican leadership of the 115th Congress prepares to fulfill US President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign...

WikiLeaks offers $20k reward to prevent Obama govt ‘destroying US history’

WikiLeaks is offering a $20,000 reward for information relating to any destruction of records by a...

Trump gouges Obama on Gitmo as final detainee transfers announced

As President Barack Obama prepares to release 19 more Guantanamo detainees, President-elect Donald Trump tweets his disapproval. Having vowed to “load it up with...

Obama’s Deadly Afghan Acquiescence

From his first days, President Obama showed a lack of guts when confronted by powerful insiders. He backed down even...

WikiLeaks: Obama kicking out diplomats breaches intl law, Moscow should wait till Trump in...

WikiLeaks has criticized the new package of US sanctions against Russia, saying it violates international law....

New Congress Prepares to Undo Obamacare, Weigh Trump Personnel Picks

A new, Republican-controlled U.S. Congress convenes on Tuesday eager to repeal major portions of President Barack Obama's healthcare law and roll back...

Arkansas teacher resigns after racist anti-Obama rant online

An Arkansas teacher who made a series of racist comments about Michelle and Barack Obama has...

Obama, congressional Dems plot ways to keep Obamacare

Millions of Americans ‒ more than 22 million of them ‒ are wondering what will become...

Kerry’s Finest Hour: Obama Team Labels Israel an Outlaw Nation

Hallelujah! As President Obama is about to fade from the White House forever to make way for the Twitter King’s juggernaut of furniture wreckers, his...

Obama’s Parthian Shaft

One of my favorite literary expressions is the term ‘Parthian shaft.’ It refers to the favored tactic of the Parthians, a Persian people, of...

Obama Drops 502 Refugees on Nebraska in Final Weeks Before President Trump

President Barack Obama’s deputies have dropped 502 additional refugees into Nebraska during the first three months of FY 2017, according to the...

Obama Urged to Take US Nukes Off High Alert Before Trump Takes Office

A leading arms control organization is calling for President Obama to take US nuclear missiles off high alert before President-elect Donald Trump assumes office....

The Obama Regime Seeks Last-Minute War With Russia

In the final days of Barack Obama’s presidency, the warmongers in Washington, DC are hell-bent on causing as much chaos as possible. If they...
video

Video: Obama brags he’d trounce Trump in head-to-head race, pres-elect tweets ‘No way!’

In response to an assertion made by President Barack Obama claiming that he would have beaten Donald Trump if he had run for a...

Obama Orders Sanctions Against Russia, Expels Operatives, in Response to Hacking

The Obama administration announced sanctions Thursday against Russia’s intelligence services, while ejecting dozens of intelligence operatives from the U.S., as part of...
video

Video: Obama Urged to Take U.S. Nukes Off High Alert Before Trump Takes Office

http://democracynow.org - A leading arms control organization is calling for President Obama to take U.S. nuclear missiles off high alert before President-elect ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Sons of Julius & Ethel Rosenberg Ask Obama to Exonerate Their Mother in...

http://democracynow.org - Two brothers are making a last-ditch appeal to President Obama to clear their mother's name. Michael and Robert Meeropol are ... Via Youtube

Obama wants to prevent close ties between Trump, Putin: Analyst

US President Barack Obama is trying to make it impossible for Donald Trump to have good ties with Russia, says an analyst. Read more

How Trump Could Overturn Some Obama Regulations

President Barack Obama speaks at a news conference in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, November 14, 2016....
video

Video: Jameel Jaffer on Obama’s National Security Legacy & What Lies Ahead with Trump

http://democracynow.org - Part 2 of our conversation with Jameel Jaffer, director of the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University. He was ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Dive into the Syrian Abyss

The bloody Syrian war got bloodier when President Obama allowed U.S. Mideast allies and hawkish U.S. officials to supply weapons...
video

Video: Israel claims it has clear proof Obama pushed UN settlement vote

Tel Aviv says it has solid proof that the Obama administration was behind a UN Security Council resolution, calling for an end to Israeli...

‘No way!’ Trump refutes Obama’s claim that he would have beaten him in election

In response to an assertion made by President Barack Obama claiming that he would have beaten...

The Final Obama Doctrine: Racking Up the Body Count

During its final years in office, the Obama administration has devised a new form of warfare with major implications for how the U.S. government...

Trump to begin presidency by repealing 70% of Obama’s legacy – Newt Gingrich

US President-elect Donald Trump may reverse up to 70 percent of President Barack Obama’s executive orders,...

Millions more Americans able to afford healthcare under Obamacare – study

New research shows that millions of Americans have been able to afford healthcare under Obamacare, particularly...

Obama dismantling ‘Muslim registry’ enhanced after 9/11

The Obama administration is dismantling the so-called Muslim registry that logged visitors from countries with active...

Majority of jobs added under Obama administration are temp, part time – study

President Barack Obama has termed his efforts to combat unemployment and slow economic growth a success....

Cyber command, anti-US propaganda, troop increases: Obama signs defense spending bill into law

With a deadline fast approaching, President Barack Obama signed the latest National Defense Authorization Act to...

Obama Administration Dismantles Idled Muslim Registry Ahead of Trump Inauguration

The Obama administration has moved to formally end the national registry program for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries, known as the National Security Entry-Exit Registration...
video

Video: Puerto Ricans Push Obama to Free Oscar Lopez Rivera, Independence Activist Jailed for...

http://democracynow.org - Over 100000 people have signed a petition urging President Obama to grant clemency to Puerto Rican independence activist Oscar ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Using 1953 Law, Obama Indefinitely Blocks Offshore Oil Drilling in Arctic and Atlantic

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has announced a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling across wide swaths of the Arctic and the Atlantic...
video

Video: Obama Administration Dismantles Idled Muslim Registry Ahead of Trump Inauguration

http://democracynow.org - The Obama administration has moved to formally end the national registry program for immigrants from majority-Muslim countries, ... Via Youtube
video

Video: ‘Obama administration lost its game in Syria’ – Russian senator Pushkov

The Obama administration did everything it could to defend the so-called moderate opposition, which is very closely connected with the jihadist groups in Syria,...
video

Video: Marcus Garvey Inspired Millions, from MLK to Mandela; Now His Son Is Asking...

http://democracynow.org - Today we look at another request for a presidential pardon, this one from the family of Marcus Garvey, a pioneering figure in...

Obama's Permanent Atlantic Drilling Ban Excludes Most of the Southeast Coast

This week President Obama made a long-anticipated announcement that he was imposing a permanent ban on offshore oil and gas drilling in parts of...

Final Gitmo transfers under Obama will leave Trump with over 40 detainees

President Barack Obama will pass on at least 41 of the remaining 59 prisoners at the Guantanamo Bay detention camp to President-elect Donald Trump,...
video

Video: Free Leonard Peltier: Obama Urged to Grant Clemency to Native American Activist

http://democracynow.org - As President Obama's last month in office begins, Amnesty International and other groups are calling on the president to grant ... Via Youtube
video

Video: Chelsea Manning’s Attorney: “Her Life Depends on Obama Taking Action Now”

http://democracynow.org - As President Obama's term nears to a close, more than 100000 people have signed a petition urging Obama to commute the ... Via...

Obama Destabilizes Truth

Obama and his press secretary, Josh Earnest, are now leading the post-election campaign against Trump. That’s evident by their latest accusations and charges against...
video

Video: After Historic Protests, Obama Blocks Current Route of the Dakota Access Pipeline

The $4 billion dollar project could still be approved by President-elect Donald Trump who is heavily invested in the pipeline. Help support The Real...
video

Video: Obama: US took best course to resolve deadly war in Syria

Barack Obama has outlined the difficulties in juggling both the Syrian war and America's security, before admitting certain US goals have not been achieved. Via...

WikiLeaks calls on Obama to submit proof of Russian hacking for verification

Following Barack Obama’s vow to take action against Russia for its alleged hacking of the DNC...

Obama blames Russia for hacking, says response won’t be public

US President Barack Obama said Russia "in fact" had "hacked into the DNC," but that the actual voting process was not compromised. The White...

Obama: ‘Reagan would roll over in his grave’ at GOP support of Putin

In his final 2016 news conference, President Barack Obama said a recent poll showing more than...
video

Video: Obama vows ‘action’ in response to Russia’s alleged US election hack

Barack Obama has vowed to take retaliatory measures against Russia, both public and covert, accusing Moscow of compromising the “integrity” of the US ... Via...

Obama vows ‘action’ in response to alleged Russian hacking

Barack Obama has vowed to take retaliatory measures against Russia, both public and covert, accusing Moscow...

Obama Vows Action Against Russia for Alleged Hacks

President Barack Obama on Thursday vowed retaliatory action against Russia for its meddling in the US presidential election. "I think there is...

Obama's Grand Finale on Fracking Is Too Little, Too Late

An oil-drilling rig near Douglas, Wyoming, on November 22, 2013. A federal judge on June 21, 2016, struck down an Obama administration regulation on...

Forever war: Obama pulled troops from Iraq 5 years ago, but US military now...

In December 2011, President Barack Obama pulled all remaining US troops from Iraq pursuant to an agreement signed by his predecessor. Yet a new...

Officials: Obama Prioritized Defeating Assad Above Defeating Jihadists

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org SUMMARY The evidence is clear and convincing: U.S. President Barack Obama, against advice and warnings from his top military officers,...
video

Video: Will Trump Erase the “Progress” of the Obama Administration?

Tens of thousands continue to protest the election of Donald Trump to the White House, yet Glen Ford of the Black Agenda Report says...

President Obama "Actively" Pondering End of Dormant Muslim Surveillance Scheme, Ahead of Trump

The White House is reportedly thinking about scrapping a controversial immigration surveillance program that has been dormant since 2011, in the final weeks before...

DNC hack blamed on Russia may have been Obama’s false flag operation – former...

Hacking operations against America’s two major political parties during the election may have been the result of a false flag operation carried out by...

Is Obama Setting-up War With Russia By ‘Unraveling’ The Situation In Syria?

Eric Zuesse (RINF) - A 12 August 2012 U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency warning that the Obama Administration’s strategy might drive ISIS from Mosul in Iraq to Der...

Obama orders ‘full review’ of election hacks, results not to be made public

President Obama has ordered US spy agencies to prepare “a full review” of election-linked cyberattacks, but...
video

Video: Fuel to the fire: Obama grants waiver for arms supply to US-backed fighters...

US President Barack Obama has ordered a waiver for restrictions on military aid for foreign forces and other fighters supporting the US in Syria,...
video

Video: Drones better option than airstrikes & invasions in terms of casualties –...

In his final national security speech, outgoing US President Barack Obama addressed drone warfare, the rise of the Islamic State under his watch, as...
video

Video: US withdrawal of Aleppo proposals shows chaotic nature of Obama presidency – former...

US diplomats are sending mixed signals over their willingness to strike a deal with Russia on Aleppo. Washington insists contacts with Moscow are vital...

21st Century Cures Act goes to Obama after Senate passage

The 21st Century Cures Act is heading to President Barack Obama’s desk after passing the Senate....
video

Video: Keiser Report: Obamacare Helped Trump? (E1003)

Check Keiser Report website for more: http://www.maxkeiser.com/ In this episode of the Keiser Report Max and Stacy ask whether Obamacare helped Trump. Via Youtube

Requiem for the Obama Administration, Trump Edition

The problems many are now predicting under the Trump administration did not start on November 8. The near-unrestrained executive power claimed by the Obama...

Obama calls Guantanamo Bay prison ‘waste of money’

US President Barack Obama has expressed disappointment over failure to close the notorious prison of Guantanamo Bay in Cuba during his term in office,...

Obama’s 2015 Hawaiian vacation cost taxpayers over $4.8mn

President Barack Obama’s family vacation to Hawaii in 2015 cost taxpayers more than $4.8 million. ...
video

Video: Repeal of Obamacare Could Leave 20 Million Americans Without Insurance

Rank-and-file nurses and healthcare advocates will resist attempts by the Trump administration to repeal the Affordable Care Act - unless it's replaced with ... Via...
video

Video: Harry Belafonte to President Obama: Free Native Activist Leonard Peltier Now

http://democracynow.org - On Monday night, legendary musician, actor and activist Harry Belafonte joined Democracy Now! at New York City's historic Riverside ... Via Youtube

Dozens of Rights Groups Ask Obama to ‘End Cycle of Cruelty,’ Free Chelsea Manning

With just weeks left in his presidency, the call for U.S. President Barack Obama to grant clemency to U.S. military whistleblower Chelsea Manning continues...

Nine Things President Obama Could Do Before Leaving Office to Reveal the Nature of...

President Obama walks along the colonnade from the residence to the Oval Office at the White House on Election Day in Washington, November 8,...

Angela Merkel as bad for Europe as Clinton & Obama are for America

Anyone who says she admires Hillary Clinton, as Angela Merkel has said, plainly invites revulsion if not contempt. The lack of judgment broadcast by...

Obama’s Fake SS#

The media have found a creative new way to explain away Hillary’s Clinton’s crushing defeat and their own humiliation. They have dubbed the agent...