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Obama Says Marijuana “Not More Dangerous” Than Alcohol
January 21, 2014 – 10:18 am | One Comment
Obama Says Marijuana “Not More Dangerous” Than Alcohol

In a wide-ranging profile in The New Yorker published this week, President Barack Obama shared some thoughts on marijuana legalization. While arguing both for and against the issue to some degree, media has latched onto …

Why Did President Obama Take a “Selfie” With Two Prime Ministers At Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service?
December 11, 2013 – 9:58 am | No Comment
Why Did President Obama Take a “Selfie” With Two Prime Ministers At Nelson Mandela’s Memorial Service?

It seems that everyone loves “selfies” these days. From your little sister, who posts a new selfie on her Facebook wall every single day, to your favorite celebrity, who has taken over your Instagram feed …

Beyonce Is Crowned Bing’s Most Searched Person Of 2013 In The U.S.
December 4, 2013 – 1:41 pm | No Comment
Beyonce Is Crowned Bing’s Most Searched Person Of 2013 In The U.S.

Beyonce runs the world (wide web).
The 32-year-old international pop superstar topped Bing’s list of the most-searched celebrities in the U.S. during 2013. The honor is most likely a combination of her highly-publicized Pepsi halftime show …

Obama Apologizes To Americans Who Lost Their Health Care Plans
November 8, 2013 – 5:26 pm | No Comment
Obama Apologizes To Americans Who Lost Their Health Care Plans

President Barack Obama has apologized to Americans who have lost their current health care insurance plans, despite his repeated statements that this would not happen. Though lost plans will generally replaced by better ones, and …

Who Really Loses From Obama’s Health Care Lie?
November 1, 2013 – 4:12 pm | One Comment
Who Really Loses From Obama’s Health Care Lie?

President Obama was caught in a tough position this week when media picked up on reports of consumers receiving cancellation notices of their health insurance, after he had repeatedly promised, “If you like your insurance, …

Stacey Dash Regrets Voting For President Barack Obama “Just Because He Was Black”
October 4, 2013 – 12:53 pm | No Comment
Stacey Dash Regrets Voting For President Barack Obama “Just Because He Was Black”

Stacey Dash continues to talk politics because—let’s face it—if she stopped people would likely stop talking about her.
The 46-year-old actress, who made headlines when she publicly endorsed Mitt Romney last year, is once again making …

Jay Z Talks Barack, Blue Ivy & His Influence On Beyonce In Vanity Fair: “She’s Gangsta Now!”
October 2, 2013 – 1:07 pm | 2 Comments
Jay Z Talks Barack, Blue Ivy & His Influence On Beyonce In <i>Vanity Fair</i>: “She’s Gangsta Now!”

Blue Ivy is definitely Daddy’s little girl.
She may call Beyonce mom, but when it comes to musical tastes it seems Blue has a special place in her heart for Jay Z. Shot by fashion photographer …

Kris Jenner Disses President Obama While Defending Kim Kardashian: She’s The “Hardest Working Lady In The World!”
August 15, 2013 – 10:43 am | 6 Comments
Kris Jenner Disses President Obama While Defending Kim Kardashian: She’s The “Hardest Working Lady In The World!”

The leader of the free world has nothing on the leader of the Kardashians! Kris Jenner just had some strong words for President Obama over comments he made blaming Kim Kardashian and Kanye West with America’s obsession …

Black Dem Grandma Gets Five Years Prison For Voter Fraud; Young White Republican Has Charges Dismissed
July 20, 2013 – 10:19 am | No Comment
Black Dem Grandma Gets Five Years Prison For Voter Fraud; Young White Republican Has Charges Dismissed

This week saw two high-profile voter fraud cases from the 2012 presidential election come to very different ends. A former poll worker in Cincinnati was convicted of falsely voting multiple times in several elections, including …

Jay-Z Interview w/ Angie Martinez
July 10, 2013 – 11:53 am | No Comment
Jay-Z Interview w/ Angie Martinez

Hot 97 releases full video footage of Jay-Z’s sit down with Angie Martinez yesterday. Where he spoke on fatherhood, Miley Cyrus, texting Barack Obama, and a possible Watch the Throne sequel. He also revealed that …

Hagel, Obama Urge Military Academy Grads To Help End Sexual Assaults
May 25, 2013 – 3:39 pm | One Comment
Hagel, Obama Urge Military Academy Grads To Help End Sexual Assaults

Speaking at the commencements of the Naval and Military academies respectively this week, President Obama and Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel both told graduating officers that sexual assaults in the armed forces is an epidemic …

Obama Shows An Edge At The White House Correspondents Dinner
April 30, 2013 – 8:37 am | No Comment
Obama Shows An Edge At The White House Correspondents Dinner

The trajectory from hope to more pragmatic rhetoric in the Obama presidency has been well documented. Someday, someone may track this change through the President’s humor. Appearing at last week’s White House Correspondent’s Dinner, the …

Jay-Z Claims Obama Approved Cuba Trip; White House Denies
April 12, 2013 – 10:31 am | One Comment
Jay-Z Claims Obama Approved Cuba Trip; White House Denies

Jay-Z fired back at critics of his recent vacation to Cuba with his scathing new song “Open Letter,” where he claims President Barack Obama himself approved the trip. The White House unequivocally denied the lyric.
In the song, …

Obama: “Shame On Us If We’ve Forgotten” Newtown
March 29, 2013 – 10:33 am | 2 Comments
Obama: “Shame On Us If We’ve Forgotten” Newtown

President Barack Obama appeared forceful and emotional yesterday as he spoke about gun control amid falling support for the measures. The president directly connected the push for new laws with the shooting last December in …

President Obama Confuses Star Wars And Star Trek, Loses Some Nerd Cred
March 2, 2013 – 10:17 am | 19 Comments
President Obama Confuses <i>Star Wars</i> And <i>Star Trek</i>, Loses Some Nerd Cred

EDIT 3/2/13, 7:52pm: I guess those who live in glass houses…
Speaking about the failure to reach a deal with Congressional Republican leaders to avert the sequester, President Barack Obama insisted he would not force his …

Chris Christie Not Invited To CPAC; Conservative Amnesia Erases 2012 Christie Love
February 26, 2013 – 9:28 am | One Comment
Chris Christie Not Invited To CPAC; Conservative Amnesia Erases 2012 Christie Love

Several outlets are reporting that one-time conservative darling Chris Christie has not been invited to speak at this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). The news reinforces that the New Jersey governor is growing estranged …

Tim Cook, Intel, And IBM Get Shout-Outs At SOTU
February 13, 2013 – 10:51 am | No Comment
Tim Cook, Intel, And IBM Get Shout-Outs At SOTU

President Obama‘s State Of The Union touched on many issues, but the economy still weighs heaviest on the minds of most Americans, and it showed in the speech. As he did last year, Obama held …

MLK Visits Obama On Saturday Night Live
January 28, 2013 – 11:46 am | No Comment
MLK Visits Obama On <i>Saturday Night Live</i>

This past weekend, Saturday Night Live imagined the meeting of two men who had very important days on January 21: President Barack Obama (Jay Pharoah), and Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr (Keenan Thompson). However, …

The Daily Show With Jon Stewart: “Tyrants Are More… Tyrannical”
January 19, 2013 – 9:16 am | One Comment
<i>The Daily Show</i> With Jon Stewart: “Tyrants Are More… Tyrannical”

With President Barack Obama‘s announcement this week regarding gun control initiatives, the right unleashed a predictable tirade against this “assault on the Second Amendment.” But even more manufactured are the renewed claims of Obama’s “dictatorship” …

Chris Christie Calls NRA Ad “Reprehensible”
January 18, 2013 – 10:27 am | No Comment
Chris Christie Calls NRA Ad “Reprehensible”

(6:24pm Update: I fell for the NRA’s misinformation. The school that the Obama daughters attend, Sidwell Friends, does not have a single armed guard. The Washington Post‘s Fact Checker gave the NRA’s ad their worst …

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