Blog Posts - President Obama



Morning Buzz | Republican Approval of SCOTUS Hits a 15-Year-Low

In today's buzz, GOP approval of SCOTUS has hit a 15-year-low, plus an organization that composts the dead.

The Drill Down 385: Over the Glass Cliff

This week, the Internet comes to low-income housing, Reddit’s woes are far from over, is it finally time to kill Adobe Flash? We say farewell to a gaming legend ... and much much more [...] The post The Drill Down 385: Over the Glass Cliff appeared...
by Geeks of Doom on Jul 17, 2015

OVERTIME PAY - The New Rules

"‘Managers used to be middle-class jobs’:  Labor Secretary Perez on expanding overtime pay" PBS NewsHour 6/30/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  President Obama is calling for a substantial expansion of who’s eligible to earn overtime pay.  Hi...
by Mage Soapbox on Jul 6, 2015

Barack Obama fails to comply with court order, has not rescinded illegally issued amnesties

 Back in February Federal Judge Andrew Hanen issued an injunction halting part of Barack Obama’s Executive immigration but in May the Department of Homeland Security admitted to breaking that injunction. Of course nobody did a damn thing abou...
by America's Watchtower on Jul 1, 2015

The Supreme Court strikes down part of the EPA’s climate change agenda

 We all remember after the Congress failed to pass cap and trade legislation that Barack Obama quipped, “there is more than one way to skin a cat.” Of course well all knew what that meant: he intended to use the EPA to implement through...
by America's Watchtower on Jun 29, 2015

HOSTAGES - President Obama and an Insider's View

"Shifting policy, Obama pledges U.S. will ‘stand by’ families of hostages" PBS NewsHour 6/24/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  As the number of American hostage deaths have surged in the past year, some families have spoken out about being threatened wit...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 26, 2015

SUPREME COURT - On the Affordable Care Act

WE (the American people) WON!"Chief Justice Roberts: Congress passed ACA to improve insurance markets, not destroy them" PBS NewsHour 6/25/2015GWEN IFILL (NewsHour):  For the second time, the president’s signature health care program has survi...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 26, 2015

The Congress hands Barack Obama fast-track authority on the Trans-Pacific Parnership

  Today the Senate passed a stand-alone TPA bill and sent it to the President’s desk for his signature. This bill will give Barack Obama fast-track authority on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal he has been negotiating in private, as we...
by America's Watchtower on Jun 24, 2015

Don Lemon Called “Uncle Tom” During Live Newscast in Carolina (vid)

One thing that can truly be said about black folks, we are very keen. We can see past a lot of the... Click link above for story...
by Radio Facts on Jun 19, 2015

Facebook Shitstorm

If you’ve read Scribblegal in the past, you’re probably aware of my political viewpoints. I’m a proud liberal and if I thought there were a hell, it would freeze over before that changed. I’m for raising up the bottom, equaliz...
by Writing Life on Jun 15, 2015

OPINION - Shields and Brooks 6/12/2015

"Shields and Brooks on Obama trade bill defeat, deploying more troops to Iraq" PBS NewsHour 6/12/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks join Judy Woodruff to discuss the week’s news, in...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 15, 2015

WAR ON ISIS - President Obama Newest Plans

"One year since Mosul’s capture, White House rolls out plan to send more military trainers" PBS NewsHour 6/10/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  One year ago, the Islamic State group shocked the world as it captured Iraq's second largest city.  Today,...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 15, 2015

PATRIOT ACT - Authority Update

COMMENT:  This highlights the misunderstanding of what metadata is.  In the past I worked for a company that made telephone equipment that collected metadata, so I KNOW what it is.  Metadata does NOT contain names or addresses, it cont...
by Mage Soapbox on Jun 1, 2015

President authorizes sending 130 additional US military personnel to Iraq

Breaking: #SecDef Hagel announces that additional assessment team will be sent to #Iraq — U.S. Dept of Defense (@DeptofDefense) August 12, 2014 Marie Harf, deputy spokesperson for the State Department, announced Tuesday evening that President O...

The Drill Down 374: Fus Ro D’oh

This week, Russian hackers read Obama’s emails, the internet responds to the Nepal quakes, Comcast loses Time Warner Cable, Skyrim gamers are steamed about paying for mods, and much much more [...] The post The Drill Down 374: Fus Ro D’oh app...
by Geeks of Doom on May 1, 2015

Area 51- It all seems alien to me.

Area 51, there I’ve said it.  I don’t see any agents at my door (yet), I can’t see any black cadillac SUV’s in the parking lot,  my official level of government security clearance has not visibly been reduced (can’t go...

U.S. SENATE - Human Trafficking vs Confirmation of Loretta Lynch

"Was the human trafficking compromise worth delaying vote on Loretta Lynch?" PBS NewsHour 4/21/2015ExcerptSUMMARY:  Senate negotiators struck a deal to tweak the human trafficking bill that has held up the confirmation proceedings for President...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 27, 2015

The Revolting Truth with Andrew Klavan: ‘Obama’s Clown-Car Diplomacy’

 Here is the latest The Revolting Truth video by Andrew Klavan entitled “Obama’s Clown-Car Diplomacy.”   Enjoy:...
by America's Watchtower on Apr 10, 2015

The Drill Down 371: You’ve Been Served

This week, the Apple Watch has arrived, so has HBO Now, a divorce over Facebook, the Russians invade the White House, Star Wars arrives on digital, and can the NSA see your dick pics?... and much much more [...] The post The Drill Down 371: You’...
by Geeks of Doom on Apr 10, 2015

Some previously deported illegal immigrants will be flown back into the United States on the taxpayers’ dime

 Yes you read that headline correctly. This has to do with the surge of “unaccompanied minors” who flooded over the border in 2014 and who were subsequently deported. They will now be flown back over the border on our tax dollars. Here i...
by America's Watchtower on Apr 7, 2015


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