Obama Unveils ‘New Approach’ On Cuba As Former Foes Chart New Course

  President Obama announced today the most significant change in U.S. policy toward Cuba in more than 50 years, paving the way for the normalization of relations and the opening of a U.S. Embassy in Havana. Obama said “we will end an outdated approach that for decades has failed to advance our interests and instead we will begin to normalize relations between our two countries.” He added: “These 50 years have shown, isolation... Read More

Jay Electronica Blasts President Obama On Twitter

Roc Nation rapper Jay Electronica felt the need to get some thoughts off his chest yesterday, so the New Orleans native used his Twitter timeline to chastise the powers that be – specifically, the media, gun manufacturers, and President Barack Obama. [ALSO READ: Jay Electronica Mentions Kendrick Lamar, Drake, Wale & 50 Cent In Cryptic Tweets] The “Exhibit C” emcee sent out a series of tweets addressing individuals that constantly mention... Read More

Obama Announces Funding For 50,000 Police Body Cameras

In an announcement today, the White House has pledged $263 million in new federal funding for police training and body cameras, set aside by executive order. The money includes $75 million allocated specifically for the purchase 50,000 cameras for law enforcement officers across the country. The training portion of the funds would go toward instructing police in the responsible use of paramilitary equipment like assault rifles and armored personnel... Read More

Obama To Announce Student Loan Debt Relief, Expansion Of ‘Pay As You Earn’

By executive order, President Obama extended on Monday afternoon eligibility for an income-based monthly federal-student-loan repayment program to all holders of student debt. The move expands the number of student-loan debtors qualified for the monthly pay cap by about five million. Original story begins here: Weighed down by more than a trillion dollars of student loan debt, millions of young Americans are struggling to find jobs their costly college... Read More

Obama Respond To Donald Sterling Racist Comments (Video)

WASHINGTON— President Barack Obama said Sunday that comments reported to have been made by the owner of the NBA’s Los Angeles Clippers basketball team were “incredibly offensive racist statements.” The NBA is investigating an audio recording posted online of Clippers owner Donald Sterling allegedly telling his girlfriend not to post photographs of herself with black people and not to bring African-Americans to Clippers games,... Read More

Obama Funny Or Die Zach Galifianakis Interview

President Barack Obama makes his debut on comedian Zach Galifianakis’ web-based talk show “Between Two Ferns” Tuesday. White House aides told the New York Times the president is appearing on the show to encourage young people to enroll in Obamacare through Healthcare.gov. Obama cracked several jokes throughout the video, telling Galifianakis running for president a third time would be like making a third “Hangover”... Read More

Photographer Of The Obama Selfie During Nelson Mandela Memorial Speaks Out: ‘Her stern look was captured by chance’

It was the click heard round the world. Now the photographer who captured the picture of President Obama posing for a selfie during Nelson Mandela’s memorial service is speaking out, insisting Michelle Obama wasn’t upset at her husband’s display. “Photos can lie,” Roberto Schmidt, the AFP photographer responsible for the shot, wrote in a blog post “The story behind ‘that selfie.’” Schmidt says the First Lady herself had been... Read More

Obama Set To Pursue Diplomacy On Iran And Syria

President Obama said on Tuesday that Iran’s diplomatic overture in recent weeks could provide a foundation for an agreement on its nuclear program, but he warned that “conciliatory words will have to be matched by actions that are transparent and verifiable.” Speaking to the United Nations General Assembly, Mr. Obama sounded a cautiously optimistic tone about the prospects for diplomacy, saying he had instructed Secretary of State John Kerry... Read More

Obama Health Care Starts “The Mark Of The Beast” Aka RFID Chip In Wyoming

The “Obamacare” RFID chips are currently being given a test run on the proud and patriotic citizens of Hanna, Wyoming. Over the last two weeks a special piece of legislation has been passed making it mandatory for anyone who receives welfare, or any other form of government assistance to be implanted with these new identification chips. Even select government employees and officials have been ordered to receive the new sub-dermal device, which... Read More

Kris Jenner Responds To President Obama’s Kim Kardashian & Kanye West Comment (Video)

It’s hard enough to believe that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are subjects that President Obama has to even think about in passing, let alone discuss during interviews, and yet they are. On Friday’s episode of her talk show “Kris,” Jenner responded to Obama’s critique of the over-the-top lives of West and Kardashian and the effect they have on today’s youth, when he explained, “Kids weren’t monitoring... Read More

NAACP Reaches Out To Obama For Calm After Zimmerman Acquittal

Just when we thought the George Zimmerman/Trayvon Martin case was over after Zimmerman’s acquittal, the Obama Administration has taken the steps needed to file federal charges, thus sidestepping the well established double jeopardy, against Zimmerman. Unidentified sources within the Administration have confirmed that Obama, and Justice Eric Holder at the Department of Justice have filed charges against Zimmerman for “violating Trayvon Martin’s... Read More

Gays Gain The Center From Obama While The Blacks Get Push To The Back

It’s been a great week for gay activists, but Dr. Cornel West is not happy. As the postmodern professor par excellence explained to radio host Tavis Smiley last Sunday, the advances made by gays and lesbians mean that “we black folk are just being pushed to the back of the bus”: “Again this has something to do of course with what history bookswill say. The irony of the age of Obama in which black folks found themselves pushed to the... Read More

Guanatanmo Bay Experiment Treatment By Mos Def (Yasiin Bey) And Asif Kapadia (Video)

In an experiment designed to reveal the true extent of what Guantanamo Bay prisoners are going through, Yasiin Bey – better known by his previous rap pseudonym Mos Def – underwent the mandatory, standard practice of force-feeding.   What followed were distressing scenes: Guantanamo doctors inserted a tube up Bey’s nose, feeding him a fluid, presumably with enough nourishment to keep hunger-striking inmates alive. Force feeding aren’t... Read More

President Obama Comes Clean About Government Surveillance Programs

On Friday, President Barack Obama publicly defended the government surveillance programs conducted by the NSA used to collect telephone and internet data.  As the use of these programs came to light this week, President Obama looked to create some type of damage control while on his four-day trip along the West Coast.   Although this has been a topic of concern for many Americans who question their right to privacy,  fully being aware that... Read More

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