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Posts Tagged ‘Obama

Obama to sign off on National Defense Authorization Act

December 23, 2011

President Obama will soon into law a bill that puts the United States not immeasurably far behind North Korea in contempt of constitutional protections for its citizens, or constitutional restraints upon criminal behavior sanctioned by the state. A couple of months ago came a mile marker in America’s steady slide downhill towards the status of […]

The Countdown to War with Iran part of Obama’s second term

November 25, 2011

Like the late Saddam Hussein of Iraq and Qaddafi of Libya, Iran’s President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has committed the same deadly mistake when has ordered in 2009 the replacement of the US dollar by the euro in calculating the value of the country’s Oil Stabilization Fund (OSF). On October 28, 2011, the Washington post newspaper, a […]

Why is the US moving troops into Africa?

October 22, 2011

With Libya secured, an American invasion of the African continent is underway. On 14 October, President Barack Obama announced he was sending United States special forces troops to Uganda to join the civil war there. In the next few months, US combat troops will be sent to South Sudan, Congo and Central African Republic. Obama’s […]

Muammar Qadhafi killed in another political kudo for Obama

October 20, 2011

After enduring years of Republican attacks for a feckless and weak foreign policy, Obama has scored a couple of dramatic victories abroad in recent months. In May, U.S. Navy SEALs killed Al Qaeda mastermind Osama bin Laden in a daring nighttime raid inside Pakistan. And just last month, a U.S. drone strike in Yemen killed […]

Martin Luther King hijacked by Corporate and Political Elites

October 5, 2011

From an interview with Reverend Jeremiah Wright, Obama’s former pastor: On October 16, President Obama will preside over the dedication of the Martin Luther King memorial on the Mall in Washington. Through participating, The President will lend himself to the venal cabal of the corporate and political elites who have hijacked King’s image. Obama mocks […]

Anwar al-Awlaki American Muslim cleric

October 4, 2011

On September 30 Barack Obama used his asserted new power of the president and had two American citizens Anwar al-Awlaki and Samir Khan murdered. Anwar Awlaki was a moderate American Muslim cleric who served as an advisor to the US government after 9/11 on ways to counter Muslim extremism. Awlaki was gradually radicalized by Washington’s […]

US Federal Debt will now be $16.7 trillion

August 3, 2011

Speaker John Boehner (R.-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R.-Ky.) have reportedly agreed to give President Barack Obama the authority to borrow as much as an additional $2.4 trillion—thus allowing Obama to get past the November 2012 election without having to seek another increase in the legal limit on the federal debt. The New […]

Quality of Life under the Obama Republican debt deal

August 3, 2011

Polluted water, smoggy skies, crumbling bridges, less education funding, more unhealthy Americans: the impact of the debt deal’s massive cuts. The Obama-GOP plan cuts $917 billion in government spending over the next decade. Nearly $570 billion of that would come from what’s called “non-defense discretionary spending.” That’s budget-speak for education and job training, air traffic […]

Wars against six countries during Obama presidency

July 6, 2011

If I could publicly ask our beloved president one question, it would be this: “Mr. President, in your short time in office you’ve waged war against six countries — Iraq, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Somalia, Yemen and Libya. “This makes me wonder something. With all due respect: What is wrong with you?” It should be noted that, […]

US Congress conflicted on Libya military campaign

June 24, 2011

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives delivered a mixed message on America’s role in the NATO-led Libya campaign today, opposing a resolution expressing support for the war while also voting down a bill restricting American involvement in the conflict. In short, the House appeared unable to speak with clarity on President Barack Obama’s controversial effort to […]