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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’

Disappointed over failure to close Gitmo, Barack Obama describes the notorious prison as a disgrace and a waste of money. Read more

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. ...
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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...
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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...

Standing Rock: Determining President Obama’s Legacy to All Americans

Photo by Marc Nozell | CC BY 2.0 President Obama’s election was not only the remarkable once-in-a-lifetime event that many of us who remember the...

Palestine recognition to have ‘no major price’ for Obama, to give the nation UN...

Lame duck US President Barack Obama and the Democratic Party have “nothing to lose” if recognition is extended to Palestine in the final days...
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Video: Father of Activist Injured at Standing Rock Calls on Obama to Stop Dakota...

http://democracynow.org - We get an update from Wayne Wilansky, the father of 21-year-old activist Sophia Wilansky, who was injured during the standoff at ... Via...
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Video: Obama calling Russia ‘regional power’ was big error – EC head Juncker

Outgoing US President Obama made a big mistake calling Russia a “regional power,” the European Commission chief said in an interview. Europe, instead ... Via...

Trump demands ‘better deal’ from Cuba, threatens Obama’s thaw

US President-elect Donald Trump is demanding a “better deal” from Cuba and threatening to scrap the thaw in US-Cuban relations. Some Republicans are urging...

Obama administration to create new task force to hunt terrorists worldwide – report

The outgoing administration is reportedly seeking to create a new special operations task force that would...
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Video: Are Trump’s Plans to Expand Obama’s Surveillance State & Activate Muslim Registry Unconstitutional?

http://democracynow.org - We speak with Hina Shamsi, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's National Security Project, about President-elect Donald ... Via Youtube
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Video: The Most Embarrassing and Lowest Point Of Obama’s Presidency JUST HAPPENED

In this video Luke Rudkowski covers the breaking news of how Congress over turned Barack Obama's veto allowing victims family members to sue Saudi...

Obama may speak out if Trump threatens America’s ‘values or ideals’ while in office

President Barack Obama said he won’t hold back from criticizing Donald Trump if the soon-to-be-president does...
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Video: Obama & Putin talk Syria, Ukraine at APEC summit

Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama discussed the stalling peace process in Ukraine and continuing conflict in Syria during a brief meeting on the margins...
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Video: ‘It was difficult to work with each other’ – Putin on 7 years...

Commenting on his brief meeting with the outgoing US president, Barack Obama, Putin said they drew some conclusions on seven years of working together...

Trump’s Fascism Picks Up Where Obama’s Left Off

Photo by janeyhenning | CC BY 2.0 Donald Trump wants to deport three million illegal immigrants, and he’s willing to split up families to do...

Bizarro Obama World

Speaking in Greece on his valedictory trip to Europe as president, Barack Obama struck a familiar theme: “(W)e are going to have to guard...

Obama’s Nonexistent Legacy

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org “Trump did more than any democrat to deflate the neocon/neoliberal agenda that liberals themselves screamed was fascist when Bush...
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Video: Unwelcome again: Scuffles at anti-Obama protest as Peru hosts APEC economic summit

Anti-Obama protesters scuffle with police as the outgoing US president arrives in Peru for a major economic summit. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via...

Obama’s Hollow Legacy

Photo by Alex Barth | CC BY 2.0 Obama’s legacy is in tatters, and that is good news. Donald Trump’s victory was not just a...

Obama says he ‘can’t pardon’ Snowden unless whistleblower goes to court

President Obama gave an interview to German media outlets Spiegel and ARD during his visit to...

Obama admin nixes Arctic drilling in final plan

The Obama administration has announced its five-year plan for new oil and gas drilling leases in...

US House halts commercial airline deals with Iran approved by Obama administration

House Republicans, joined by a handful of Democrats, blocked a sale of Boeing and Airbus airliners to Iran, which was previously approved by the...

The Noose that Obama Had Wanted to Hand to President Hillary to Hang...

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org INTRODUCTION This will be a summary, update, and extension from, a 25,000-word masterpiece of historical writing: the obscure, little-noticed, but...

Obama doesn’t expect Trump to follow his approach to Russia

Published time: 17 Nov, 2016 17:13 Outgoing US President Barack Obama said that he did not expect...

Trump’s ratings rise after victory, but still not as popular as Obama

Although President-elect Donald Trump remains unpopular despite his victory, Americans don’t have buyer’s remorse about voting for him. Half of Americans are more confident...
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Video: LIVE: Greeks protest Obama’s visit to Athens

Hundreds of citizens in the Greek capital marched to the US Embassy to protest US President Barack Obama's visit to the city. He is...
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Video: AP cameramen chat as Obama and Trump meet inside the White House

Obama welcomes president-elect Trump at the White House (Live feed by AP) RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

Michelle Obama racial slur: US mayor under fire over viral Facebook post

Tens of thousands of people have signed an online petition calling for a mayor in West...

Trump praises Clintons, vows to keep parts of Obamacare in 1st post-vote TV interview

In what appears to be the continuing reinvention of Donald Trump, the president-elect used his first...

At least 1mn of Obama-approved immigrants still risk deportation under Trump

Over 1.3 million young immigrants, who have signed up for President Barack Obama’s deportation relief program...

Obama gives up hopes to pass TPP before Trump’s swearing-in

The Obama administration has given up on trying to push through the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal in a lame-duck session as hopes for...
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Video: “They Knew What was at Stake”: 2016 Latino Voter Turnout Higher for Clinton...

http://democracynow.org - "Fewer people voted in this election than voted in 2012," notes Juan González, journalist and Democracy Now! co-host, but he argues ... Via...

‘Goodbye to murderer’: Activists hang huge anti-Obama poster in Washington (PHOTO)

Published time: 11 Nov, 2016 17:36 A huge picture of US President Barack Obama with the words...

Not a Time to Praise the Obama Era

The U.S. has just seen a surprise presidential election victory by a candidate who banked his campaign on vilifying Muslims and undocumented immigrants and...
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Video: RAW: Obama welcomes president-elect Trump at White House

Barack Obama welcomes president-elect Donald Trump at the White House RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube

White House aides devastated as Obama delivers Trump congratulations speech (PHOTOS)

More than 100 aides gathered in the White House’s Rose Garden to hear President Barack Obama congratulate Donald Trump on his election victory –...
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Video: Obama’s promise of change questioned as presidency closes

As Trump becomes US President-elect, Obama's term in Oval office is almost over RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT! Via Youtube
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Video: LIVE: Obama speaks on US presidential election results

US President Barack Obama is speaking on the results of the presidential election, which saw Donald Trump beating Hillary Clinton. RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air ... Via...

Obama mocks Trump with Twitter jab

Trump’s ‘Unhinged’ Lie About Obama Doesn’t Register as News to Corporate Media

In one of his final speeches of the presidential campaign, Donald Trump went after President Barack Obama over his treatment of a Trump supporter...

Obama Is Pathetic on Human Rights in North Dakota

We’re monitoring this closely. And, you know, I think, as a general rule, my view is that there is a way for us to...

Poverty Rose in 96% of U.S. House Districts, During Obama’s Presidency

Eric Zuesse On November 3rd, Morning Consult’s Jon Reid bannered, "Poverty on the Rise in Nearly All House Districts” and he reported that, "A Brookings Institution...

Obama’s humility: ‘We really are an indispensable nation’

Humility in foreign policy “is useful trait,” outgoing President Barack Obama said, adding that America is...
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Video: Standing Rock Chair: Obama Could Stop the Dakota Pipeline Today & Preserve Indigenous...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is considering rerouting the $3.8 billion Dakota Access pipeline, amid ... Via Youtube

Obama trade chief says TPP may still pass Congress after elections – report

Although TPP has lost traction on Capitol Hill, a US trade chief indicates the 12-nation trade...

Cheyenne River Sioux Chairman Brings Pipeline Opposition to Meeting With President Obama

Vehicle lights, streaked by a long, late evening exposure, cuts through the campsite set up to protest the Dakota Access oil pipeline,...

Obamacare Architect: Obamacare Premium Increases Are ‘Going to Be Severe’ For ‘A Million People’

On Tuesday’s broadcast of CNN’s “The Lead,” Dr. Ezekiel Emanuel, one of the architects of Obamacare, stated that “There’s a million people”...

President Obama: Before the Empire Falls, Free Leonard Peltier and Mumia Abu-Jamal

Illustration by Priti Gualati Cox.   Man, I dream of just being able to paint. Go to sleep when I want, get up when I want,...
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Video: ‘Real feud’ between Obama & Netanyahu, Trump-Putin ‘bromance’ bashing – newly leaked Podesta...

Russia's president - and his alleged friendship with Donald Trump - has become a major theme in Hillary Clinton's efforts to reach the White...

US security chiefs stumped over source of global DDoS attack – Obama

US President Barack Obama has admitted security chiefs have not yet identified those behind a sophisticated cyber-attack which crippled some of the world’s biggest...

Obama’s Pivot to Asia Hits a Roadblock in the Philippines

While the mainstream media continues its obsessive reporting on the mudslinging campaign for the White House, a dramatic development in China...

Obama urged to block extradition of autistic British hacker Lauri Love

British lawmakers are calling on US President Barack Obama to halt the extradition of Lauri...

Brace Yourself: Double-digit price hike for Obamacare coming soon

The Obama administration today confirmed that the president’s signature healthcare plan will see a double-digit spike in prices of premiums next year. Many Americans...

Why Obama and Hillary Wanted Libya’s Gaddafi Toppled and Killed

(RINF) - October 20 marked the fifth anniversary of Muammar Gaddafi’s sodomized-related death - US imperial viciousness responsible for his murder and destruction Africa’s...

Bernie Sanders says Obama should ‘kill’ AT&T-Time Warner merger

Senator Bernie Sanders has criticised AT&T’s proposed $85 billion deal to buy Time Warner Media, saying...

#Podesta emails: Bill Clinton & Obama worked to influence EU’s Greece austerity deal

President Barack Obama and Bill Clinton sought to influence Greece to accept the EU’s harsh austerity...

Obama-Hillary 2 Minute Hate

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Video: “Ramshackle” Battle to Retake Mosul from ISIS Led by U.S. Despite Obama Vow...

http://democracynow.org - The fight to retake the last stronghold of the self-proclaimed Islamic State in Iraq has entered its third day with a U.S.-led...
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Video: What the NYT Left Out About Obama’s ‘Secret War’ in Somalia

With hundreds of US special ops now in Somalia, Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford recount the more than 2 decades of US involvement Visit...

Russia large & important country, with big military, should be part of solution, not...

Published time: 18 Oct, 2016 16:26Edited time: 18 Oct, 2016 16:32 President Obama says Russia is a...

Why Is Obama Threatening Russia With World War 3 Right Before The Election?

(RINF) It sure seems like an odd time to be provoking a war with Russia.  As I write this, we stand just a little...
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Video: Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Chair: Obama’s Legacy Rests on Whether He Stops Dakota...

http://democracynow.org - A federal appeals court recently rejected a bid by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe to permanently halt construction on part of the...

Sanders asks Obama to halt construction on Dakota Access Pipeline until after review

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, along with four other Democrats, asked President Obama to halt construction of...

"Obama Built the Structures for Trump": A Terrifying Legacy of Mass Deportation

Jose Juan Moreno sits in the room at the University Church on Chicago's Southside where he has sought sanctuary from Immigration and...

Obama Re-imposes Neoliberalism in Latin America

President Obama’s chief “accomplishment” in Latin America was not restoring diplomatic ties to Cuba; it was his administration’s “regime change” strategy re-imposing...

WikiLeaks emails shows Citigroup’s major role in shaping Obama administration’s cabinet

Among the many revelations from the #PodestaEmails are passages showing that even before President Obama was...

‘Limited & proportionate’: Obama vows to continue ‘self-defense’ strikes in Yemen

Washington reserves the right to strike targets in Yemen whenever “necessary and appropriate,” President Obama told...

President Obama Threatens President Putin with Nuclear War

Eric Zuesse “It’ll be at a time of our choosing,” says U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, on NBC’’s “Meet the Press,” to be aired on...

Obama (falsely) appoints Putin as KGB chief in frantic attack on Trump

In a speech detailing why the US public should not be voting Trump, President Obama flubbed...

Michelle Obama rebukes Trump's 'sexually predatory behavior'

Michelle Obama has launched a blistering attack on Donald Trump’s “sexually predatory behavior.” Read more
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Video: Obama Is Killing Yemen: A Yemeni Journalist Speaks Out After U.S.-Backed Bombing Strikes...

http://democracynow.org - On Sunday, thousands of Yemenis gathered at the United Nations building in Sana'a calling for an international investigation into the ... Via Youtube

Obama Stepped Back From Brink, Will Hillary?

The American people need to understand what’s going on in Syria. Unfortunately, the major media only publish Washington-friendly propaganda which makes it difficult to separate fact...

Obama interrupted multiple times at Clinton campaign rally in North Carolina (VIDEO)

Protesters disrupted President Barack Obama on three occasions as he campaigned for Hillary Clinton during a...

Obama’s Syria Policy and the Illusion of US Power in the Middle East

With the collapse of the US-Russian ceasefire agreement and the resumption and escalation of the massive Russian bombing campaign in Aleppo, the...

Yes, Obama, the Next President Will Drone People

It seems like an easy thing to remember, but then, so does don’t kill people. In America, the two party system dominates....
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Video: Pentagon threatening Russia behind Obama’s back. What the BBC won’t tell you about...

Bashar Ja'afari stressed that the massacre taking place in Syria was caused by foreign terrorists who were coming from Europe. He accused France and...
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Video: Obama Just Committed The Most Disgusting Veto Of His Presidency

In this video Luke Rudkowski goes off and talks about Barack Obama's recent veto of a very popular bill in the house of representatives...
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Video: Obama: US may end up with leader waging perpetual wars worldwide

Barack Obama has warned the next US president against engaging in perpetual wars with little accountability. As his own presidency nears its end, he's...
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Video: ‘Obama, you can go to hell’! Philippines’ President says he’ll ‘break up’ with...

The US and the Philippines have begun joint military exercises, just days after President Rodrigo Duterte said they would be the last such drills...

President Obama Whines About White Privilege in Newly Uncovered 1990 Footage

Never before seen video provided exclusively to Infowars shows President Barack Obama complaining about white privilege during a 1990 trip to Kenya....

Obama Successfully Gives the Internet Away to Multinational Global Entities

Obama single-handedly has doubled the National Debt, brought in hundreds of thousands of unvetted Muslim ‘refugees’, and has given away the control of...

Bill Clinton calls Obamacare “crazy system”

No couple agrees on everything, but Bill Clinton may have gone off-script when he insulted Obamacare...
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Video: Obama Vetoed 9/11 Bill to Preserve U.S. Impunity

The U.S. president's argument about the undermining of international sovereignty is real, but victims of attacks would otherwise have almost no other recourse in...

Obama Warned To Defuse Tensions With Russia

ALERT MEMORANDUM FOR: The PresidentFROM: Veteran Intelligence Professionals for SanitySUBJECT: PREVENTING STILL WORSE IN SYRIA We write to alert you, as we did President George...

‘Come on!’: Obama getting Bill Clinton onto Air Force One is the best thing...

Published time: 30 Sep, 2016 20:29Edited time: 1 Oct, 2016 13:44 It turns out Bill Clinton is...

Obama Warned to Defuse Tensions with Russia

A group of ex-U.S. intelligence officials are warning President Obama to defuse growing tensions with Russia over Syria by reining in...

PA mayor urged to resign over Obama ‘lynching’ posts (PICTURES)

A mayor in Pennsylvania is being urged to step down after posting a series of racist...

Obama’s Gift to Israel – and Lockheed

The Israeli lobby wins again! That’s the obvious takeaway from President Barack Obama’s historically large, but not quite unprecedented $38 billion “aid...
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Video: ‘Bill, let’s go!’: Obama frustrated waiting for Clinton to board Air Force One

Obama gets frustrated waiting for Bill Clinton to board Air Force One departing from Jerusalem where funeral service of Shimon Peres was held. RT...
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Video: Capitol Hill overrides Obama’s veto on ‘Sue the Saudis’ 9/11 bill

Congress overwhelmingly voted to override President Barack Obama's veto of the bill that would allow Americans to potentially sue Saudi Arabia for 9/11. This...

Terrorist groups like Daesh do not represent Islam: Obama

Obama says terrorist groups like al-Qaeda or Daesh do not represent Islam. Read more

White House to veto Obamacare mandate exemption bill

President Barack Obama is set to veto a Republican-passed bill that gives people an exemption from...

Majority of Americans say US ‘less safe’ from domestic terrorism under Obama – poll

The majority of Americans – 51% – feel that President Barack Obama’s conduct has made the...
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Video: Obama’s 9/11 veto disregards thousands of victims for sake of geopolitical interests –...

By vetoing a bill that would have allowed the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia, US President Barack Obama has disregarded thousands...

Obama vetoes bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia

President Barack Obama has vetoed the legislation that would allow families of 9/11 victims to sue...

Obama Promises to Shield Saudis on 9/11

President Obama is vowing to veto a bill that would let families of 9/11 victims sue the Saudis for their alleged...
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Video: ‘Obama saying Assad must go is one of the dumbest statements ever!’ ...

WATCH THE FULL EPISODE HERE: https://youtu.be/GtiVYA4Ayxo US President Obama's Syria policy has him caught in the crossfire between both allies and ... Via Youtube

Obama implicated in Clinton email scandal – New FBI docs

President Barack Obama used a pseudonym when communicating with then Secretary of State Hillary Clinton by...

Why President Obama Has Difficulty Garnering Respect Internationally

As President Obama gave his valedictory speech to the United Nations General Assembly and has recently returned from a farewell tour...
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Video: Did Obama Host a Summit on Migrants While Ignoring a Refugee Crisis in...

http://democracynow.org - We continue to look at the U.N. Summit for Refugees and Migrants, which produced a nonbinding declaration on developing a ... Via Youtube

Republicans Issue Good News About Obamacare

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org To Republicans, good news about Obamacare (the American President’s ‘legacy’ healthcare-reform program, called officially “The Affordable Care Act”) is...
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Video: Report: Obama Admin Paid $1 Billion to Private Prisons to Detain Asylum Seekers

The push to warehouse asylum-seeking women and children in a private facility as a deterrent violates US obligations to international law, says Mark Fleming...

Obama’s Legacy But Clinton’s Judgment

Exclusive: President Obama calls on blacks to vote for Hillary Clinton to protect the first black president’s legacy, but there are questions about Clinton’s judgment...

'Don't succumb to fear' – Obama following attacks in New York and New Jersey...

President Barack Obama assured Americans that investigations into the attacks in New York, New Jersey and...

Israeli settlements increased under Obama's watch – report

Israel’s settlement expansions have increased under president Barack Obama despite Washington’s repeated assertions that Israel’s settlements...
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Video: Activists Call on Obama to Pardon U.S. Political Prisoners

On the eve of the DNC, activists from across the country gathered in Philadelphia urging president Obama to pardon U.S. political prisoners incarcerated in...

'Personal insult' for Obama if black Americans don't vote Clinton

President Barack Obama told a predominantly black audience it would be a “personal insult” if they...
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Video: ‘Mr. Outgoing President…’: The tale of Obama’s broken promises

Barack Obama slammed Trump for his interview to RT last week, accusing the Republican nominee of trying to “curry favor” with the Russian president....
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Video: Debate: Should Obama Pardon NSA Whistleblower Edward Snowden?

http://democracynow.org - It has been three years since National Security Agency whistleblower Edward Snowden released classified NSA files to media outlets ... Via Youtube
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Video: Obama slams Trump’s appearance on RT, compares Putin to Saddam Hussein

During his speach in Philadelphia Barack Obama slammed Donald Trump for his recent interview with Larry King on RT, accusing the Republican nominee of...

House urges Obama not to pardon Snowden, claims he is ‘not a whistleblower’

US lawmakers intend to shoot down any hope for pardoning Edward Snowden, claiming that the...
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Video: Obama’s War on Whistleblowers Forced Edward Snowden to Release Documents, Says Wikileaks Editor

http://democracynow.org - On the release of Oliver Stone's new film, "Snowden," we speak with WikiLeaks editor Sarah Harrison, who accompanied NSA ... Via Youtube
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Video: Jon Rappoport “Obama Has Been A Superlobbyist For Monsanto In His 8 Year...

Please Support The Show – http://richieallen.co.uk/ https://www.facebook.com/therichieallenshow http://www.youtube.com/RichieAllenShowMedia Tune in at ... Via Youtube

Water Protectors at Standing Rock React to Obama's Intervention in Dakota Access Pipeline Battle

In a dramatic series of moves on Friday, the White House intervened in the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, less...
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Video: Water Protectors at Standing Rock React to Obama’s Intervention in Dakota Access Pipeline...

http://democracynow.org - In a dramatic series of moves on Friday, the White House intervened in the ongoing fight against the Dakota Access pipeline, less...

9/11 memorial vandalized at Obama’s alma mater

A memorial sponsored by the College Republicans club at a small, liberal arts college in California...

Erased by False Victory: Obama Hasn't Stopped DAPL

All Native struggles in the United States are a struggle against erasure. The poisoning of our land, the theft of our children, the...
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Video: Carrying The Obama Legacy: Hillary’s War On The Media

In this video, Rachel Blevins looks at how Hillary Clinton's treatment of the press throughout her campaign is setting a precedent for how she...

OBAMA Sells Human Rights and Weapons to Former Asia Enemies

US President Barak Obama took to three former enemy targets in Asia this year. His mission in Vietnam was to sell “lethal weapons”. This comes...

How Should History Measure the Obama Administration's Record on Transparency?

On Wednesday, White House press secretary Josh Earnest sent The New York Times a letter asking journalists to give the Obama administration credit...
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Video: “Millions of People in Laos Still Live in Fear” as Obama Pledges $90...

http://democracynow.org - As President Obama becomes the first American president to visit Laos, we look at the legacy of the U.S. bombing campaign there...

Obama Flinches at Renouncing Nuke First Strike

Exclusive: The U.S. threat to launch a first-strike nuclear attack has little real strategic value – though it poses a...

Obama dodges Dakota pipeline question, fails to back Native American protesters

President Barack Obama failed to support the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe’s fight against the Dakota Access...

What Obama Doesn’t Want You to Know About Uzbekistan

Evan El-Amin | Shutterstock.com Death is usually a sad event. The passing of a world leader, particularly one who brought stability to a tense part of the...

Obama says Americans too ‘lazy’ to explore the world, triggers backlash at home

President Barack Obama says Americans are so uninterested in the rest of the world because they...
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Video: ‘I will swear at you at this forum’ – Philippines President Duerte to...

In an acid comment, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a b****,” warning the US president against lecturing him over...
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Video: Great expectations: Putin & Obama to meet at #G20 summit, discuss Syrian crisis

All eyes are on Vladimir Putin and Barack Obama, who are now holding a meeting - on day two of the G20 summit in...

Philippines leader calls Obama ‘son of a b****,’ rejects lecturing from US on human...

In an acid comment, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a b****,”...
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Video: Obama urges Beijing to avoid flexing its muscles in South China Sea

The leaders of China and the US have attended a ceremony with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, while formally signing their countries up...

China must 'abide by international law' in South China Sea dispute – Obama

As China looks to assert itself internationally, US President Barack Obama is urging Beijing to be...

Protests Erupt in San Juan as Obama Forms Unelected Control Board to Run Puerto...

President Obama has appointed seven members to a federal control board that will run the finances of Puerto Rico's nearly bankrupt government...
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Video: Protests Erupt in San Juan as Obama Forms Unelected Control Board to Run...

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has appointed seven members to a federal control board that will run the finances of Puerto Rico's nearly bankrupt ... Via...

When Putin Bailed Out Obama

Three years ago, when a reluctant President Barack Obama was about to launch an attack on Syria, supposedly in retaliation for President...
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Video: Glenn Greenwald: Clinton Believes Obama Has Not Been Militaristic Enough

http://democracynow.org - Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald looks at the foreign policies of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. "You have ... Via Youtube
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Video: Too Little, Too Late: Obama/Bush In Louisiana

In this video, Rachel Blevins looks at the fact that while President Obama's initial response to the massive flooding in Louisiana looked a lot...

When Putin Bailed Out Obama

Exclusive: As pressure again builds on President Obama to attack Syria and press a new Cold War with Russia, the...
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Video: Baltimore Cops React to RNC Sheriff David Clarke and Obama’s Call for ‘Goodwill...

Retired police Neill Franklin and Michael Wood Jr. join new TRNN producer Kwame Rose and Paul Jay to discuss the recent killings of unarmed...
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Video: As Bernie Sanders Condemns Coup in Brazil, Where Are Obama & Clinton?

http://democracynow.org - Earlier this month, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders strongly denounced the impeachment of Brazil's democratically elected president ... Via Youtube

Obama’s Imperial Mideast Policy Unravels

Exclusive: President Obama’s Mideast policy is such a confusing mess that he is now supporting Turkey’s invasion of northern Syria...

Obama’s chances to sign TPP sink as Senate majority leader says no to vote

The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) may not be dead in the water, but it’s struggling to stay...

Flood-Ravaged Gulf Coast Residents Ask President Obama to Cancel Federal Offshore Drilling Lease Auction

Blake Kopcho, Sue Prevost, John Clark and Renate Heurich in the entrance to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management's office building in...
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Video: Day After Obama Tours Louisiana Flood Damage, Gov’t Holds Massive Gulf Oil &...

http://democracynow.org - On Tuesday, President Obama visited Louisiana for the first time since the devastating floods that killed 13 people and damaged ... Via Youtube
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Video: Trump’s Neo-Fascism Appeals to Victims of Obama/Clinton Economics

The failure of Obama/Clinton economic policies lends credibility to Trump's acceptance speech at the RNC, as he evokes images of “lawless black men and...
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Video: Militarization of Local Police Skyrockets Under Obama

Black Agenda Report's Glen Ford says President Obama may eliminate the 2015 ban on military grade weapon transfers to local police departments. Via Youtube

Large insurers exiting Obamacare exchanges over lack of profit – former exec

Major private insurance companies such as Aetna, which is “extremely profitable,” have fled Obamacare health exchanges,...

Fixing Obamacare: The Democrats Have to Talk About It

Michelle Stoaks takes the blood pressure of patient June Chaper at DuPage Medical Group in Lisle, Illinois, on April 6, 2016. A...

Richard Holbrooke and the Obama Doctrine

Everett Collection | Shutterstock.com   In the early morning hours of January 23rd, 2009 a U.S. spy plane killed 15 individuals in Pakistan near the Afghanistan border. It was...

Donald Trump on Louisiana: ‘Obama Ought to Get Off the Golf Course and Get...

Donald Trump took a swipe at President Obama during his campaign rally in Dimondale, Michigan on Friday afternoon following the New Yorker’s visit...

As death toll climbs in Louisiana flooding, Obama officials urge no race, color discrimination

With torrential rains and fatal flooding battering parts of the southern US, the Obama administration has...

Hillary Used the Word “Assassination” in 2008 Anti-Obama Campaign

a katz | Shutterstock.com “Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president, or you are president of the United States, words can have tremendous consequences. ” — Hillary Clinton,...

Hillary Used the Word “Assassination” in 2008 Campaign against Obama

by John V. Walsh / August 16th, 2016 Words matter, my friends. And if you are running to be president, or you are president of...

Obama gave $1bn to private prisons, bypassing law amid 2014 immigration crisis – report

The Obama administration bypassed public bidding laws to seal a $1 billion deal with the largest prison company in the US, all to handle...

Obama tells Democrats not to get overconfident about Clinton victory

US President Barack Obama has warned Democrats not to become too confident about their prospects in the upcoming presidential election. "If we are not running...
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Video: Benghazi Survivor Speaks Out Against Hillary/Obama and ISIS Funding

In this video Luke Rudkowski interviews U.S. Marine Corps veteran and Benghazi survivor John Tiegen on how he thinks Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton...
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Video: Donald Trump Claims Obama & Clinton Founded ISIS, But Bush Negotiated U.S. Withdrawal...

http://democracynow.org - As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump claims Barack Obama and Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton founded the ... Via Youtube

That time in 2008 when Hillary Clinton said Obama might be assassinated (VIDEO)

This week’s controversy over comments by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the assassination of his...

Stalling Obama’s Overtures to Russia

Washington’s foreign policy mavens are thwarting President Obama’s moves to work with Russia to resolve the Syrian war and reduce...
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Video: The Resurgent Movement for Public Education in the Obama Era

The Real News spoke to author and journalist Nikhil Goyal at last week's DNC about growing calls to reform our education system and whether...
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Video: Obama: US failed to plan for peace and security in Libya after toppling...

President Barack Obama took responsibility for not being 'sufficiently attentive' to the power vacuum in Libya after an international coalition toppled the country's ... Via...

Obama at Pentagon: Syria Mess Is All Assad’s Fault

Some presidents grow in office and some presidents grow once out of office (Jimmy Carter comes to mind). But some presidents seem...

Drop in a bucket: US still leads on prison numbers, despite Obama’s clemency

While President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of 214 offenders, the US remains a world leader...
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Video: Michael Eric Dyson vs. Eddie Glaude on Race, Hillary Clinton and the Legacy...

http://democracynow.org - On Wednesday night, President Obama addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia and implored the nation to ... Via Youtube

US ‘not sufficiently attentive’ to Libya aftermath, Obama says amid new airstrike campaign

President Barack Obama took responsibility for not being “sufficiently attentive” to the power vacuum in Libya...

Turkey Says Obama Lies — U.S. Was Behind Failed Coup

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org U.S. President Barack Obama has been resisting the demands of the Turkish government to extradite the person that Turkey...

Get a room! Hillary & Obama’s hug triggers Photoshop contest for the ages

Published time: 29 Jul, 2016 23:10 The endorsement of the first female presidential nominee of a major...
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Video: President Obama Implores Nation to Vote for Hillary Clinton: “Carry Her the Same...

http://democracynow.org - The Democratic National Convention has entered its final day. Tonight Hillary Clinton will make history when she becomes the first ... Via Youtube
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Video: Joseph Stiglitz to Clinton: Don’t Repeat Obama Mistakes of Supporting TPP, Failed Financial...

http://democracynow.org - In part two of our interview with Nobel Prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz, he says Obama's mistakes are supporting the ... Via Youtube

Obama Said Hillary will Continue His Legacy and Indeed She Will!

Leading up to Monday’s Democratic Party convention, Hillary chose Blue Dog Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia as her VP. This was followed by the...
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Video: Protesters clash with police outside DNC as Obama praises Clinton as ‘most qualified’...

President Obama praises the Democrat's nominee Hillary Clinton, to succeed him in the White House. But Anti-Clinton protesters clash with police and burn US...

‘No on TPP': Hecklers & other distractions during Obama’s DNC speech

President Barack Obama’s speech on Wednesday highlighted the need for party unity and long term commitment...

Michele Obama touts Clinton as best for children’s future

Michelle Obama’s speech at the Democratic National Convention focused on the importance of a president as...

Is the Trans-Pacific Partnership President Obama's Vietnam?

President Obama, US Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and business leaders discuss the Trans-Pacific Partnership at the US Department of Agriculture in Washington,...

Obama's Half-Brother Says He’s Voting for Donald Trump

President Barack Obama's half-brother Malik, also known as Abongo or Roy, is about three years older than his more famous half-sibling. (The...

So much for brotherly love… Malik Obama says he’d vote for Trump

Barack Obama’s half-brother Malik, once a longtime Democrat, says he is now a Republican who will vote for Donald Trump in the upcoming presidential...

Afghanistan: President Obama’s Vietnam

Exclusive: President Obama is keeping U.S. troops in Afghanistan fighting an unwinnable war for fear of the political consequences if...

Obama vetoes bill capping expenses of former presidents at $200k a year

Taxpayers will continue to foot big bills for former presidents after Barack Obama vetoed new laws...
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Video: Obama makes joke after commenting on Munich attack

US President Barack Obama commented on the Munich mall shooting in Washington DC, Thursday. After offering his condolences to Germany, the US leader ... Via...

President Obama jokes during comments on Munich shooting (VIDEO)

President Barack Obama made the White House press corps giggle while speaking about the deadly Munich...
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Video: Word for word: ‪‎Melania Trump‬ plagiarizes part of ‪Michelle Obama‬’s 2008 DNC speech

After Melania Trump's headline speech at the Republican National Convention, many noticed that what the billionaire's wife said seemed familiar, something ... Via Youtube

Obama orders review of ban on military-grade police equipment – report

President Barack Obama is reportedly going to rethink his 2015 ban on military-grade equipment sales to law enforcement after eight police officers were killed...
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Video: GOP Delegate & Schoolteacher: Melania Trump Gets a “Zero” for Plagiarizing Michelle Obama...

http://democracynow.org - On Monday night, Donald Trump's wife Melania Trump gave the keynote address. But the speech was not without controversy. Via Youtube

Obama grants EPA more power to regulate harmful chemicals … but doesn’t do nearly...

On June 22, President Obama signed into law a massive overhaul of the federal rules for regulating toxic chemicals, implementing a plan to test...

Obama responds to truck attack in Nice, France

In response to the attack killing more than 84 people in a crowd celebrating Bastille Day...

Newt Gingrich blames Obama for Nice attack, calls for screening of all Muslims (VIDEOS)

Newt Gingrich has blamed President Barack Obama for the Nice attack, claiming it was the fault...

Obama condemns Nice attack

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Video: Dallas: Five Police Officers Shot Dead; Obama Condemns “Vicious, Calculated and Despicable Attack”

http://democracynow.org - In Dallas, Texas, five police officers have been shot dead and six others wounded. They were shot while patrolling a demonstration ... Via...

Outgoing Obama wants extension of Russia nuclear treaty to thwart future changes – report

US President Barack Obama is reportedly considering offering Russia the chance to extend the New START treaty regarding the deployment of nuclear weapons. He...

Hacked messages of #BlackLivesMatter leader reveal Obama admin’s plan for ‘summer of chaos’ and...

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is coordinating with Democratic activists to so disrupt the upcoming Republican and Democratic National Conventions that martial...
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Video: ‘There is no possible justification for these attacks’ – Obama on Dallas shooting

US President Barack Obama condemned the "vicious, calculated and despicable" attack on 12 law enforcement officers in Dallas, which saw 5 officers killed and...

10 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom rules

Ten more states are suing the Obama administration over rules requiring public schools to allow transgender...

‘Now it’s war. Watch out Obama & BlackLivesMatter punks’ – ex-Congressman Joe Walsh

As the US find itself in the grip of heightened racial tensions, former Illinois Republican Congressman...

If You Like Obama, You’ll Love Trump

Oh what fun we have with the nonsense that flows out of the mouth of Donald J. Trump. The man is suffocatingly banal,...
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Video: U.S. Policies Have Not Changed: Banned Under Bush, Tariq Ramadan Speaks Out Against...

http://democracynow.org - In 2004, Tariq Ramadan accepted a job at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, and Time magazine listed him among the...

Obama Drone Casualty Numbers a Fraction of Those Recorded by the Bureau of Investigative...

The US government Friday claimed it has killed between 64 and 116 "non-combatants" in 473 counter-terrorism strikes in Pakistan, Yemen, Somalia and...

In Clinton Case, Obama Administration Nullifies 6 Criminal Laws

Eric Zuesse When the Obama Administration, on July 5th, ruled that in regard to Hillary Clinton’s privatized email system while she was Secretary of State,...

For Obama’s Secret Wars, the Record Suggests a Far Worse Reality

Armed drones became the symbol of US counter-terrorism policy under ObamaTargeted killings or assassinations beyond the battlefield remain a highly charged subject....

Anger at Obama over Immigration

President Obama’s mixed record on immigration includes deporting nearly three million people while seeking protections for some categories of undocumented...
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Video: Obama admin: Up to 116 civilians ‘accidentally’ killed in US drone strikes

The US drone strikes have accidentally killed up to 116 civilians in countries that the US is not at war with, the White House...

Poll Disputes Claim of Obama’s Weakness

Democrats’ hawkishness is fed by fear that Republicans will attack them as doves, a concern heightened by the charge that...

Obama admin says up to 116 civilians 'accidentally' killed in US drone strikes

The US drone strikes have accidentally killed up to 116 civilians in countries that the US...

Murder by drone: Obama to announce civilian death toll numbers, but there’s a catch

President Barack Obama is expected to announce the number of civilians killed by "illegal" US drone strikes Friday, but only in countries where the...

BuzzFeed’s Obama Coverage Is 99 Percent Uncritical–and Borderline Creepy

Since its launch as a scrappy clickbait site in 2006, BuzzFeed has grown to become one of the biggest names in online media and...
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Video: Benghazi Report: Congress committee slams Obama, Clinton for lack of action

In the US Congress, Republican members of the House Benghazi Committee have issued a long-awaited report into the deadly 2012 attack on American ... Via...

Obama quietly approves hundreds of offshore fracking drills in Gulf of Mexico

The Obama administration has granted hundreds of offshore fracking permits in the Gulf of Mexico, allowing...

Senate passes Puerto Rico financial rescue bill to Obama for signature

The US Senate passed a bill to financially rescue Puerto Rico, which is mired in debt....

Obama’s Idaho Attorney Again Threatens Americans Who Protest Refugee Sex Crime

Amid a national uproar, President Barack Obama’s U.S. attorney in Idaho is repacking her threat to investigate Americans who are protesting policies...

Obama: Brexit puts European integration project on hold

Britain’s decision to leave the EU has paused the project of full European integration, but will...

Edward Snowden’s legal team to seek presidential pardon from Obama

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden’s life in exile may not have to be a permanent solution. His lawyers are planning to raise the pressure on...
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Video: The Schulz Brexit breakdown – Defeat for Obama, opportunity for Trump

Ed Schultz from RT America talks about US reaction to Brexit vote result. US have 'too much at stake... too much history' with UK...

Miranda, Obama, and Hamilton: an Orwellian Ménage à Trois for the Neoliberal Age

LEE SNIDER PHOTO IMAGES | Shutterstock.com   History is written by the winners – George Orwell, February 4, 1944 “The Few” v. “The Many” Alexander Hamilton was no people’s champion....
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Video: White House displeased with Brexit but Obama says UK-US ties endure

Another concern sparked by the move is the future of the close ties between London and Washington. The US President has been quick to...
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Video: Hillary’s and Obama’s Top Man James A. Johnson Freaks Out Over Question

in this video watch former Goldman Sachs, Bilderberg steering committee member and DNC spring puller James A. Johnson freak out and run away when...
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Video: Undocumented Mother & U.S. Citizen Daughter Call on Obama to Stop Deportations Despite...

http://democracynow.org - As a split Supreme Court blocks President Obama's Deferred Action for Parents of Americans program, or DAPA, which would have ... Via Youtube
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Video: As SCOTUS Deadlocks on Obama’s Immigration Plan, Immigrants “Continue to Live in Daily...

http://democracynow.org - In a major setback for the immigrant rights movement, a divided Supreme Court has blocked President Obama's plan to shield as ... Via...

Putin Conspiracies, Obama Nonintervention Blamed for Brexit

No theory for the success of Brexit was too far-fetched–as long as the right people were blamed. (Telegraph, 6/21/16) The referendum results in favor of...

As SCOTUS Deadlocks on Obama's Immigration Plan, Immigrants "Continue to Live in Daily Fear"

In a major setback for the immigrant rights movement, a divided Supreme Court has blocked President Obama's plan to shield as many...

How Obama, Clinton, & the DNC forced fracking on the world

This week’s decision by a federal judge to strike down the Obama administration's efforts to regulate,...

Supreme Court blocks Obama anti-deportation order with 4-4 tie

The US Supreme Court split struck a blow against the White House’s immigration agenda with a...

Obama-appointed judge destroys chances of federal regulation on fracking

Imposing federal regulations on fracking – one of the Obama administration’s most ambitious targets – has...

Obama’s ‘misguided’ EU referendum intervention threatens UK sovereignty, say US lawmakers

Republican lawmakers have warned US President Barack Obama his controversial intervention into the British EU referendum debate threatens to harm the “special relationship.” Some 11...

Orlando Killer’s Father Knew Obama?

How close was presumed killer Omar Mateen to the bizarre world of Washington politics? Close enough to raise your hackles about what is really going...
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Video: ‘Dove’ Obama beats ‘hawk’ Bush in number of bombed states

While some criticize Barack Obama for his lack of military action in Syria, the war record of his presidency proves quite the opposite. RT's...

DANGER: Obama Ignores Russia’s Valid National Security Worries

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When the democratically elected President of Ukraine was violently overthrown in February 2014 and replaced by a rabidly anti-Russian...

Hillary Clinton Received Secret Memo Stating Obama Admin ‘Support’ for ISIS

Hillary Clinton received a classified intelligence report stating that the Obama administration was actively supporting Al Qaeda in Iraq, the terrorist group...

Obama goes on tirade against Trump over 'dangerous' Muslim ban, 'radical Islam'

President Barack Obama lit into Donald Trump Tuesday, turning the tables to make the impassioned case that Trump is the one who's...

Obama no longer seeking to shutter Gitmo: Report

US President Barack Obama’s administration no longer deems viable using an executive order to close down the controversial the Guantanamo Bay military prison in...

Congress, Obama call for a Financial Control Board for Puerto Rico

Via WSWS. This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission or license. Rafael Azul On June 11, US President Barack Obama devoted his weekly...
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Video: Mr. Sanders Goes to Washington: Obama Presiding Over “Not a Marriage But a...

Bill Curry, Former Clinton White House Counsel, says Sanders has built an independent political movement that is going to hold the Democratic Party ... Via...
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Video: Obama approves US troops’ broader role in Afghanistan, breaks promises

Barack Obama has reportedly approved broadening the role of US troops in Afghanistan - a decision that once again contradicts his promises to end...
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Video: Obama endorses Clinton, hails her ‘judgement’ despite Benghazi investigation

US President Barack Obama has thrown his support behind Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House. The endorsement comes despite the scandal...

NYPD tackle stunned city cyclist for approaching Obama motorcade (VIDEO)

The Big Apple can be a dangerous place for cyclists, especially if Barack Obama is in...

Another Benefit of Obamagration

Another aspect of President Obama’s “fundamental transformation” appears to be the return of tuberculosis to the United States, adding one more dimension of third...

With the Trans-Pacific Partnership, It's Obama and the GOP vs. the Democrats

President Barack Obama walks through a curtain following a tour of the DreamPlex Coworking Space in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, May...

Obama Administration Delays Release of Hillary Clinton TPP Emails Until After the Election

And with Singapore and a growing list of other countries on both sides of the Pacific, we are making progress toward finalizing a far-reaching...
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Video: Obama’s Defense of Hiroshima Mythology – RAI with Peter Kuznick (1/2)

With vague language about evil in his Hiroshima speech, President Obama essentially defended the mythology that the nuclear attack "saved lives" - says ... Via...
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Video: Okey doke: Obama struggles with his words when tackling Donald Trump in a...

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Obama Slams Door in Putin’s Face

Says if Putin doesn’t want Russia’s retaliatory forces eliminated, he’ll need to be the one to press the nuclear button first. Eric Zuesse, originally published...
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Video: Where will Obama go after leaving White House?

While some are still dreaming of moving into the White House, Barack Obama seems to be enjoying his last months in office and preparing...

Obama Tries to Ram His TTIP Down Europeans’ Throats

Eric Zuesse Like the foie gras producer ramming food down ducks’ throats in order to create diseased super-fatty livers that some humans find acceptable to...

Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars

Obama Hands Corrupt Ukraine Another Billion US Dollars Daniel McAdams, June 04, 2016 One of the downsides of the US “regime...
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Video: “I Refuse to Support U.S. Armed Drone Policy”: Army Chaplain Reads Resignation Letter...

http://democracynow.org - Former U.S. Army Reserve Chaplain Captain Chris Antal reads his resignation letter to President Obama. "I resign because I refuse to ... Via...

Obama and the Myth of Hiroshima

On May 27, Barack Obama became the first sitting American president to visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial, the site of...

Post-Gaddafi Libya’s ‘kind of a mess’: Obama regrets counting on allies too much

The US should have not relied on other members of its anti-Gaddafi coalition in 2011 to...

Obama’s Nuclear Paradox

President Obama participates in a wreath-laying ceremony commemorating the victims of the U.S. atomic bombing of Hiroshima. (Screengrab from WhiteHouse.gov) Of all the accomplishments and...

Obama’s Parting Gifts for Asia

The late “rhetorical pugilist” Christopher Hitchens sub-titled his book God Is Not Great with “How Religion Poisons Everything.” He might have added, and perhaps...
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Video: “I Want the World to Wake Up”: Hiroshima Survivor Criticizes Obama for Pushing...

http://democracynow.org - Extended interview with Setsuko Thurlow, who survived the Hiroshima atomic bombing, about the bombing of 1945 and her push to ... Via Youtube

11 states file lawsuit challenging Obama’s transgender directive

Texas and 10 other states will sue the Obama administration over a directive that forces states...

Is Obama’s Entire Foreign Policy Going Down in Flames?

(To see that 3-minute video of the Syrian war, click here.) Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org LIBYA On May 19th, the Washington Post headlined "Agreement that could lead...

Trump on Obama’s Hiroshima visit: ‘Did he ever discuss sneak Pearl Harbor attack?’

The possible Republican nominee has slammed Barack Obama for not addressing the sudden 1941 attack on...

The Speech Obama Should Have Given in Hiroshima

Barack Obama became the first U.S. President to visit Hiroshima on Friday, more than seven decades after the U.S. B-29 bomber Enola Gay dropped...

"Civil Disobedience Is Survival": Ireri Carrasco Sues Obama Administration for Denying Her DACA

In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because of...
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Video: Immigrant Rights Activist Sues Obama Admin for Denying Her DACA over Protests

http://democracynow.org - In Chicago, a migrant justice activist is suing the Department of Homeland Security for refusing to renew her DACA protection because ... Via...
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Video: Kai Bird on Hiroshima & Obama’s Calls for World Without Nukes

http://democracynow.org - President Obama has become the first sitting U.S. president to visit the Japanese city of Hiroshima since U.S. warplanes dropped the ... Via...
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Video: Obama first ever sitting US president to visit Hiroshima

Obama participates at the opening of the memorial commemorating the victims of US nuclear bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. US attack became the first...

Obama’s Hiroshima Speech Was Lovely, Frustrating, and Infuriating

President Obama’s #apology tour keeps a-rollin’ on, am I right? No, hang on. As unforgivable as Obama has been on foreign policy in myriad ways...

How Obama and Clinton Are Endangering All of Us

Eric Zuesse I am a lifelong FDR (Franklin Delano Roosevelt) Democrat and therefore am anything other than prejudiced against the Democratic Party. But, that Party...

Obama Promised Open Government, But Hasn’t Delivered Yet

President Obama took office promising to usher in an unprecedented level of transparency and accountability in the federal government. Back in 2009, when he said...

Obama in Hiroshima: A Case Study in Hypocrisy

President Obama heads to Japan this week for an historic visit to Hiroshima, site of the world’s first use of a nuclear weapon, and...
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Video: Obama Urged to Stop Funding Honduran Military as Questions Grow over US Role...

http://democracynow.org - Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson has returned from a visit to Tegucigalpa, where he met with Honduran ... Via Youtube

Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted

Obama in Hanoi: Vietnam Arms Embargo To Be Fully Lifted Peter Van Buren, May 24, 2016 What other nation on earth...

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity?

Obama in Vietnam: Diplomacy Or Deep State Duplicity? Daniel McAdams, May 23, 2016 Ron Paul’s Liberty Report: President Obama’s visit to Vietnam...

Okinawans protest murder by ex-Marine ahead of Obama’s Japan visit

Japanese authorities demanded a better response to crimes committed by US soldiers and contractors in Okinawa,...

Obama ‘confident’ TPP will be ratified in US despite intense opposition

Even though ratification of the controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has stalled in the US, President Barack Obama said he’s still “confident” the trade deal...

Medical cannabis for military veterans passes Congress, heads to Obama’s desk

Military veterans, particularly those suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), may soon get access to medical...

Obama’s Civil Rights Hypocrisy

George Zimmerman tried to sell the gun he used to murder Trayvon Martin. The fear of bad publicity prevented him from successfully auctioning the...

Bernie Sanders visits US-Mexican border, slams Obama’s deportation policies (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

During a visit to the US-Mexican border, Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders criticized America’s current deportation...

‘Biblically wrong’: Oklahoma lawmakers urge Obama’s impeachment over transgender bathrooms

Lawmakers in Oklahoma have introduced legislation calling for President Barack Obama to be impeached because of...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever...

Ron Paul: Improved Relations with Cuba and Iran Are ‘Best Things that Obama Ever Did’ Adam Dick, May 20, 2016 Speaking...

Obama Plays a Dove in NPR’s Historical Fiction

NPR‘s listicle on Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy distorts recent history. The second thing NPR wants you to know about Hillary Clinton and foreign policy—after “she’s...

Obama’s Creepy Bathroom Crusade

President Obama is spending the waning months of his administration with his grubby hands in an oddly appropriate place: the toilet. Apparently, the prez...

Obama budgets $1.3 billion for illegal minors

$17,613 per child exceeds average annual Social Security retirement benefit President Obama has set aside an estimated $1.3 billion in his wish-list...

Yemen a Major Blot on Obama’s Foreign Policy Record

The United States doesn’t seem to have a clear understanding of what it is doing in Yemen. Pictured: Yemen’s capital, Sanaa. (Photo: Richard Messenger...
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Video: Chomsky on Obama’s Visit to Hiroshima & Presidential Legacy: “Nothing to Rave About”

http://democracynow.org - This month President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, where the U.S. dropped an atomic ... Via...

Obama Ratchets-Up to Invade Russia

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org An article published May 7th by Andrei Akulov brings together mainly Western news sources, all solid, to make the case...

If Elected, Trump Unlikely to Improve on Obama’s Nuclear-Weapons Record

Donald Trump has demonstrated a willingness to use nuclear weapons if elected president. (Photo: Gage Skidmore / Flickr Commons) Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump...

North Korea, Following China and India, Pledges No-First-Use of Nuclear Weapons–So Could Obama

Astrelok | Shutterstock.com North Korea’s May 7 declaration that it would not be first to use nuclear weapons was met with official derision instead of relief and...

Who Is the More Vicious Liar: Trump, or Obama?

Eric Zuesse There was a drastic refocus by U.S. President Barack Obama away from being anti-jihadist and toward being anti-Russian, after his first Presidential term...

Obama Disastrously Backed the Saudis in Yemen, Now He’s Deploying US Troops to Deal...

The Obama administration has said little about its fresh deployment of American troops to Yemen, where the U.S. has spent the past year backing...

Barack Obama and a quarter-century of US wars

In a front-page article published on May 15, the New York Times calls attention to a significant milestone in the presidency of Barack Obama:...

How Obama Aims to Conquer Crimea

Eric Zuesse, originally posted at strategic-culture.org When U.S. President Barack Obama perpetrated his coup d’etat in Ukraine in February 2014, and even had his agent Victoria Nuland...
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Video: Russia on menu? Obama gathers Nordic leaders for summit in Washington

US President Barack Obama is hosting his counterparts from five Nordic nations in Washington. While officials were somewhat vague about the agenda, NATO's ... Via...

Obama Tells African Americans It's Their Victimhood That Ties Them Together

Speaking at the Howard University graduation ceremony in Washington, D.C., President Obama told the graduates of the historically black college to "be...

President Obama Should Meet A-Bomb Survivors, and Heed Their Call To Ban the Bomb

President Obama is considering a visit to Hiroshima during the G-7 economic summit in Japan later this month. Hiroshima is an impressively...

‘Dangerous White House propaganda’: Obama team & GOP battle over Iran media spin

Mainstream media outlets in the US had a tough week after being accused of being puppets...

Obama Broke Pledge To Demand Syrian Opposition’s Separation From Nusra Front

The gradual erosion of the cease-fire in Syria over the past month is the result of multiple factors shaping the conflict,...
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Video: Obama to Make History with Hiroshima Visit, as U.S. Quietly Upgrades Nuclear Arsenal

http://democracynow.org - President Obama will become the first serving U.S. president to visit Hiroshima, Japan, later this month. The White House said Obama ... Via...

Bundy sues Obama, Nevada officials as groups urge govt to seize his cattle

Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy is suing President Barack Obama and other officials, seeking his release from...

U.S. & Russia Reaffirm Commitment to U.N. Peace Process in Syria, Despite Obama’s Opposition

Eric Zuesse On May 9th, the U.S. and Russia issued a "Joint Statement of the Russian Federation and the United States on Syria”, saying that, "The Russian...
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Video: Why Is Obama Preparing For A Conflict With Russia Now?

In this video Luke Rudkowski gives you a full updated geo political breakdown of the latest tensions between Vladimir Putin of Russia and Barack...

Obama: TTIP Necessary So As to Protect Megabanks From Prosecution

Eric Zuesse On May 7th, Deutsche Wirtschafts Nachrichten, or German Economic News, headlined, "USA planen mit TTIP Frontal-Angriff auf Gerichte in Europa” or “U.S. Plans Frontal Attack...