The President

The President (169)

Saturday, 19 January 2013 15:25

Obama’s endless fundraising

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The election may be over, but the glad-handing continues. So much for the president's pledge to keep donors at bay

Wednesday, 16 January 2013 16:46

King: I Have a Dream. Obama: I Have a Drone.

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A simple twist of fate has set President Obama’s second Inaugural Address for January 21, the same day as the Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday.

Saturday, 12 January 2013 15:24

Why Has Obama Pardoned So Few Prisoners?

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Six and a half years ago, I drove out to Lompoc federal penitentiary in the hills outside Santa Barbara to interview Weldon Angelos, a young man who had received the improbable sentence of fifty-five years without parole for selling marijuana, ostensibly while carrying a small pistol in an ankle holster.

Here's a history quiz to use with people you run into today: Ask them who ended slavery.

Wednesday, 19 December 2012 13:28

Social Security and the Obama Cave-In

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The deal between the White House and congressional Republicans includes changes to the cost-of-living formula that amount to needless cuts for seniors.

The 2013 Presidential Inauguration, brought to you by Bank of America.

Monday, 19 November 2012 20:28

Obama Weaves Web of Deceit on Gaza War

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When Barack Obama finally spoke out publicly about the Israeli assault on Gaza, at a press conference, he wove an astonishingly thick web of deception and distortion.

In a conference call with key supporters Tuesday night, President Obama urged Democratic activists to stay engaged in the coming budget negotiations concerning the so-called "fiscal cliff" but also telegraphed plainly his intent to give away much in his showdown with Republican lawmakers

Don't celebrate yet: From global warming to the fiscal cliff, the left will need to fight to keep Obama accountable

Thursday, 08 November 2012 15:26

Five Things to Watch for in Obama’s Second Term

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The devil’s in the details, but so are the angels. Here are five things on Obama’s agenda you’ll want to keep an eye on—and get active in, too.

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