Tag: Obama

Despite budget cuts, NEIU trustees approved $30k speech for Obama advisor

Those who don't follow Illinois politics, might not know about all the budget cuts which universities across the state have had to made in...

President Trump shunned by universities that welcomed President Obama for commencement...

During President Obama's first term, it was announced by the end of March that the president would be speaking at three commencement ceremonies: University...

Trump Signs Executive Order to Undo Obama’s Clean Power Plan

President Trump signed an executive order at the Environmental Protection Agency Tuesday afternoon, which will unravel the climate change agenda plan put in place by...

President Trump announces final approval for Keystone XL Pipeline construction

The intersection of energy and the environment was perhaps one of the most controversial environmental issues of the 2016 election cycle with fiery protests and federal backlash...

Student Newspaper Says Ben Carson’s Ability Lies in “Token Blackness”

  "Ben Carson blunders when referring to slaves as immigrants" writes Dana Jones, a student columnist at the University of Houston in today's Cougar, the school's...

What does Trey Gowdy think about Trump’s wiretapping claims?

In the past week, President Trump has made headlines for making bombastic claims via Twitter against former President Obama for wiretapping his phones during...

Presidential Wiretapping: The Real Issue

On Saturday, March 4th, President Donald Trump tweeted accusations that Barack Obama had wiretapped his phone before the election. Former employees from the Obama...

To Replace or Not to Replace: The ObamaCare Question

In the light of the recent Republican wins in the House of Representatives, the Senate, and the White House, one hot button issue has...

Trump accuses Obama of wiretapping phones during campaign

Accusations against the Donald Trump administration since his election on November 8 have been ongoing for the last several months. There have been numerous...

American College of Pediatricians: Normalizing Gender Dysphoria is Dangerous and Unethical

President Trump recently reversed the Transgender bathroom directive put in place by Obama which forced schools to allow those who believe they are of...

House Votes to Overturn Obama Rule Forcing States to Fund Planned...

The House of Representatives voted this past Thursday to overturn a rule that was put in place by Obama that forced states to fund...

Trump’s Executive Order on Sanctuary Cities and the Left’s Defiance

One of the hottest topics this past election cycle was illegal immigration and what we were going to do about it. Trump said build...

Push begins to make Barack Obama’s birthday a holiday in Illinois

Regardless of the political ramifications of President Barack Obama's legacy, the impact he has had as the first black President is certainly undeniable. For...

Drug Dealer Arrested Again — Even After Obama Commuted His Sentence

President Obama commuted 1,715 prisoners sentences while in office. One of the prisoners was Robert Martinez-Gill. Gill was originally arrested in 1990 for cocaine...

Here’s What You Need to Know About Trump’s Religious Freedom Executive...

“Proposed Trump Executive Order Could Curtail LGBT Rights." That is the headline to an ABC News article regarding a draft of an executive order on...

Trump’s Executive Order on Refugees – Truths, Lies and Hypocrisy

This past Friday President Donald Trump signed an executive order temporarily suspending all refugee admissions for 120 days in order to improve the vetting...

U.S. House votes to end taxpayer funding of abortion

The No Taxpayer Funding of Abortion Act (HR 7) introduced by Rep. Chris Smith (R-NJ) passed by a vote of 238 to 183. The bill...

Navy Sailor who was jailed for taking pictures in a submarine...

Kristian Saucier, a former navy sailor, received a one-year jail sentence under the Obama administration for taking pictures inside a United States submarine. Saucier...

The Obama Years – A Legacy of Scandals

There has been much talk, mostly from the Left, of how Donald Trump will be a divisive and dangerous president but what many don’t...

Department of Education Report: Billions spent on new programs with no...

One of the centerpieces of the Obama Administration was its commitment to improve the schools of the United States. With a focus on those...

From 2016 to Inauguration Day

Tomorrow is the day many have been waiting for: the end of an era with Obama, and a new beginning with Trump. The 2016 election...

Dear President Obama

Dear President Obama,  I was 12 when you were sworn in. I had joined my parents in support for McCain, and I was told you...

How will President Obama’s legacy be viewed in years to come?

President Obama is leaving office with a fairly high approval rating by the American people. According to Pew Research, 58% of people approved of the...

President Obama reduces Chelsea Manning’s sentence

President Obama announced on Tuesday that he will be commuting the majority of Chelsea Manning's remaining prison sentence. Manning was sentenced to a 35-year prison...

In last days, Obama eliminates “wet foot, dry foot” Cuban policy

One decisive issue over the previous several months and years has been regarding what America should do in regards to Syrian refugees. With millions...

How effective was Obama’s tenure as POTUS?

We've reached the end of an era. Our first black President. The man that was supposed to bring new hope to America who declared, "Yes We...

Seriously, thank you, President Obama

At 8:00 Central Time, in front of a packed crowd of 25,o00 at McCormick Place in Chicago, President Barack Obama gave his farewell address,...

President of peace? Obama drops 26,171 bombs during final year in...

When Barack Obama took the heart of the nation with his election in 2008, it appeared that drastic changes would be coming to Washington....

Wall To Be Built Around Obama’s New Multi-Million Dollar Property

"Build bridges not walls," the left always says. And so the double standard continues with the latest development in Obama's plan to relocate to a multi-million...

Obamacare repeal vote already passed in the Senate

It is no secret that a top priority for virtually every Republican is to repeal Obamacare. With Republican control of the House of Representatives,...

Barack Obama Blames Me For No Peace in the Middle East

In a final dagger in the back of one of America’s closest allies, the Obama administration refused to veto the much-discussed U.N. Security Council...

Russian Hacking Exposed

On December 29th, both the FBI and the Department of Homeland Security released a “Joint Analysis Report” or JAR, that links the Russian Government to a...

Russia fires back against US sanctions on Twitter

With less than one month in office, the Obama Administration has taken unprecedented actions to impose sanctions on Russia, due to their alleged involvement...

Israel to defy U.N.

The govornment of Israel has announced that it plans to build 5,600 new housing units in East Jerusalem, according to The New York Times. The statement...

Update: President Obama to Break Israeli Relations

Last Friday, the Security Council voted 14-0 in a decision to denounce Israeli settlements on terrain occupied by Palestine as a “flagrant violation” of international...

President Obama to Break Israeli Relations

On Friday Dec. 23rd the Security Council voted on whether or not Israeli settlements should be banned. Barack Obama, against the better judgement of...

Corrupt Blago seeks pardon in last days of Obama Administration

In 2011 former Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich was sentenced to 14 years in prison for attempting to sell the US Senate seat which had...

US does not veto anti-Israel resolution on UN Security Council

Many, especially on the right have been quick to argue that the Obama Administration has been the most anti Israel Presidential Administration. Over the last...

Pentagon reports indicate Iran adding further to war arsenal

The Iran Nuclear Deal, which was pushed heavily by the Obama Administration has been at the centerpiece of controversy. Questions have loomed constantly as...

Sources: Obamacare taxes may not completely go away… at least not...

A central tenant of the platform of President-elect Trump, as well as virtually every other Republican has included repealing Obamacare. President Obama's signature legislation has been...

Congress: Obama Admin Fired Top Scientist to Advance Climate Change Plans

A new congressional investigation has found that the Obama administration fired a top scientist and intimidated staff at the Department of Energy in order to...

Senate Judiciary Committee refers Planned Parenthood for criminal charges

The Senate Judiciary Committee is recommending criminal charges against Planned Parenthood and several of its affiliates. On Tuesday, Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) sent a...

Heroin deaths surpass gun homicides for the first time in the...

Heroin and opioids related deaths in the United States continue to rise at alarming rates. "Opioid deaths continued to surge in 2015, surpassing 30,000...

Is there change on the horizon for Cuba after the death...

The death of the murderous Cuban Dictator Fidel Castro has put Cuba on the front page of all the headlines recently not because Cuba...

Former Nobel secretary expresses regret of Obama award

The Nobel Peace prize is one of the, if not the most prestigious honor to receive across the world. It is typically given to...

President Obama: Fox News is partially responsible for the Democratic loss...

President Obama recently did an exit interview with Rolling Stone magazine, wrapping up his time as President of The United States. Obama discussed topics...

White House will send officials to Castro’s funeral

Earlier this week, many who are vocal opponents of the past actions of Fidel Castro's regime were thankful that neither President Obama nor Vice...

President Obama reacts to Castro’s death by extending a hand of...

The Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro, passed away late Friday night at the age of 90. Politicians over the world have given their comments on...

President Obama awards Presidential Medal of Freedom to Michael Jordan, Ellen...

On Tuesday, President Obama awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for the last time. The medals were given to 21 individuals, including Michael Jordan,...

Obama Admin Fines Police Dept for not Hiring Non-Citizens

Denver County’s sheriff office has been slapped with a fine by the Department of Justice (DOJ) because it refused to hire non-citizens as deputies. From...

WikiLeaks: Obama supported a wall on the border

A leaked internal memo from Barack Obama’s 2008 campaign says that fencing at the US-Mexico border could help cut down on illegal immigration. The memo, which...

WATCH: Obama meets with President-elect Trump

Not only did real estate mogul Donald Trump surprisingly make his way through the Republican primary to win the nomination, he was eventually able to shock...

Could the Senate refuse to confirm a SCOTUS Justice throughout a...

Since Conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's passing in February, many Republicans have come under fire for refusing to hold hearing for President Obama's...

Is Michelle Obama looking to run for Senate?

With First Lady Michelle Obama having an increasingly large role on the campaign trail for former First Lady Hillary Clinton this year, talk has...

Obama Administration continues to ease restrictions on Cuba as the regime...

We all know that Obama is somewhat of a communist who can't seem to do anything right especially when it comes to foreign policy. Well,...

WATCH: NBC correspondent believes UN climate deal is designed to stop...

With the destruction created by Hurricane Matthew, a renewed push to raise awareness about natural disasters, especially hurricanes has been ongoing. With the new Paris...

Could Iraq sue the United States based on the 9/11 law?

A week ago, Congress controversially voted to override President Obama's veto of a bill which allows for the families of 9/11 victims to sue...

Obama: Syrian instability due to climate change

An ongoing issue across the world and influencing American policies has been involving the disastrous civil war in Syria. As a result of the...

10 years ago today: Notable votes on bipartisan border fence bill...

A major, divisive issue this election cycle has been involving illegal immigration. Specifically, what should be done at our Southern border? Obviously, there are those...

California democrats believe that Russia is influencing the 2016 election

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, vice chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, and Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee are claiming that Russia...

Congress votes to override Obama’s veto of 9/11 bill

Ever since the previously redacted documents involving the terror attacks of September 11, 2001 were released, there has been a renewed push to allow...

Reports: Despite agreement, Iran has ballistic missiles with target of Israel

Tuesday, a Commander in Iran's Revolutionary Guard said that Iran does in fact have missiles that could hit the State of Israel. The intention of why...

Fact check: Obama and “Child Born Alive” bill

In 2012, a number of Presidential candidates came under fire for what appeared to be a misrepresentation of President Obama's record while in the...

Obama and Putin’s stare down to end all stare downs

So a variety of world leaders met in China for the annual G20 summit. Among them were President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin....

Israeli PM Netanyahu declines Obama’s invitation to White House

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was scheduled to meet with President Obama later this month while in Washington D.C. however the trip has been...