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White House Responds To Death Star Petition: “No.”
January 15, 2013 – 9:16 am | No Comment
White House Responds To Death Star Petition: “No.”

The White House finally responded to a petition that crossed the threshold on the We The People website: a demand that the US build a Death Star, based on the military base from Star Wars.
In …

Anti-Gay Pastor Drops Out Of Obama Inauguration
January 11, 2013 – 9:49 am | No Comment
Anti-Gay Pastor Drops Out Of Obama Inauguration

Rev. Louie Giglio, a Georgia-based pastor scheduled to deliver the benediction at President Barack Obama‘s second inauguration, has withdrawn following the discovery of controversial remarks he once made about homosexuality.
ThinkProgress first found the mid-90′s sermon, …

Will A $1 Trillion Dollar Coin Prevent The Debt Ceiling Fight?
January 8, 2013 – 10:21 am | One Comment
Will A $1 Trillion Dollar Coin Prevent The Debt Ceiling Fight?

 
Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has a solution for the looming stalemate over raising the debt ceiling. And it sounds like something out of the latest Ocean’s Eleven movie: mint a $1 trillion coin made …

Westboro Baptist Church Petition Becomes Most Popular Ever For White House
December 28, 2012 – 10:34 am | No Comment
Westboro Baptist Church Petition Becomes Most Popular Ever For White House

A petition to declare the Kansas-based Westboro Baptist Church a federally-designated hate group has become the most popular initiative yet on the White House’s We The People platform. Garnering over 280,000 digital signatures (as of …

Do You Find This Obama Effigy Racist? The Guy Who Made It Surely Doesn’t
December 28, 2012 – 10:18 am | One Comment
Do You Find This Obama Effigy Racist? The Guy Who Made It Surely Doesn’t

So Danny Haflet of Kentucky thought it would be cute to put a life-size image of President Obama eating a watermelon in front of his house. While you may immediately shout “That’s Racist!”, Haflet would …

What About Binghamton?
December 27, 2012 – 10:34 pm | No Comment
What About Binghamton?

In his remarks to the Newtown community, President Barack Obama said, “this is the fourth time [during his presidency] we have come together to comfort a grieving community torn apart by a mass shooting.” His …

Petition To Deport Piers Morgan Crosses Threshold To Get White House Response
December 26, 2012 – 11:16 am | One Comment
Petition To Deport Piers Morgan Crosses Threshold To Get White House Response

A petition to deport CNN host Piers Morgan has now garnered far more signatures than needed to earn a response from the White House. The petition, posted on the White House’s “We The People” site, …

John McCain Skips Benghazi Briefing To Complain About Lack Of Benghazi Info
November 16, 2012 – 9:43 am | No Comment
John McCain Skips Benghazi Briefing To Complain About Lack Of Benghazi Info

Sen. John McCain has been a vocal critic of Barack Obama and his administration’s handling of the attacks on the American consulate in Benghazi. But on Wenesday, Sen. McCain skipped a high level classified briefing …

President Obama Cries While Thanking Staff
November 9, 2012 – 9:43 am | 5 Comments
President Obama Cries While Thanking Staff

A new video from the campaign of Barack Obama shows the recently re-elected president growing emotional while speaking at his campaign headquarters in Chicago.
Speaking to a group of volunteers mostly in their 20s and 30s, …

Barack Obama Wins Re-Election; A New Day For Liberals?
November 7, 2012 – 5:57 pm | One Comment
Barack Obama Wins Re-Election; A New Day For Liberals?

Barack Obama wins re-election despite one of the most contentious, expensive elections in modern history? Check.
He overcomes lies and mislaid blame about the economy to become the first president re-elected with such high unemployment since …

Chris Rock Has A White President For You: Barack Obama
November 3, 2012 – 4:23 pm | No Comment
Chris Rock Has A White President For You: Barack Obama

Chris Rock recorded a special election-week message for Jimmy Kimmel Live, which is filming in Brooklyn this week (both comedians are Brooklyn natives). In the spot, Rock assuages the fears of undecided Caucasian voters, telling …

Editor’s Pick: Beyonce Rocks Pretty Political President Barack “BAMA” Earrings
November 2, 2012 – 10:27 am | One Comment
Editor’s Pick: Beyonce Rocks Pretty Political President Barack “BAMA” Earrings

Just call her the next Oprah Winfrey.
Unless you’ve been under a rock, you are fully aware that Beyonce Knowles is a huge supporter of President Barack Obama. The international pop superstar has raised millions towards …

“It’ll Be Over Soon”: Little Girl Cries Over Never-Ending Election Coverage
November 1, 2012 – 2:41 pm | No Comment
“It’ll Be Over Soon”: Little Girl Cries Over Never-Ending Election Coverage

A 4-year-old Coloroado girl struck a nerve with the nation as her lament over incessant election coverage goes viral. Abigael Evans became an internet sensation when her mother posted a YouTube video of her crying …

An Awesomely Bad Fake Obama Birth Video
October 27, 2012 – 11:28 am | No Comment
An Awesomely Bad Fake Obama Birth Video

 
Someone who respects the intelligence of Americans even less than Mitt Romney “leaked” a video to Vice of “Barack Obama being born in Kenya.” It’s even more obviously, hilariously fake than you’re imagining.

Publishing an interview …

Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama
October 26, 2012 – 4:29 pm | One Comment
Colin Powell Endorses Barack Obama

Appearing on CBS’ This Morning this week, former Secretary of State  and retired general Colin Powell endorsed Barack Obama for a second term, emphasizing the president’s handling of the economy.
Powell, who was a leader of …

Jay-Z Endorses President Obama In New Video
October 16, 2012 – 9:41 am | No Comment
Jay-Z Endorses President Obama In New Video

Tonight’s debate between the President and Mitt Romney is an important one and while Jay-Z‘s new video is primarily about people exercising their right to vote, he makes it clear his support is wholly behind …

Vietnam Vet Republican Senator Endorses Obama “For A Second Term As Our Commander-in-Chief”
October 9, 2012 – 3:51 pm | No Comment
Vietnam Vet Republican Senator Endorses Obama “For A Second Term As Our Commander-in-Chief”

Former Sen. Larry Pressler, Republican of South Dakota, endorsed President Barack Obama for reelection yesterday in a resounding op-ed on the Huffington Post. Even more compelling is the basis of almost his entire endorsement: the …

Watch Mitt Romney Debate Himself
October 9, 2012 – 9:41 am | No Comment
Watch Mitt Romney Debate Himself

After last week’s one-sided presidential debate, many critics of Barack Obama‘s lackluster performance wondered why the president didn’t simply call out Mitt Romney, forcefully when necessary, on his many flip flops and flat-out lies about …

How Did Your Presidential Debate Drinking Game Go?
October 4, 2012 – 9:39 am | No Comment
How Did Your Presidential Debate Drinking Game Go?

Last night was important for many reasons, but every single news outlet, blog, and website from across the political, social, and topical spectrum seemed to agree on one thing: drinking games should be had.
And since …

Samuel L. Jackson Tells Voters To “Wake The F**k Up”
September 28, 2012 – 9:54 am | No Comment
Samuel L. Jackson Tells Voters To “Wake The F**k Up”

Last year, Samuel L. Jackson produced an instant YouTube hit when he made an audio recording of the obscene children’s book parody, Go The F**k To Sleep. But in 2012, Jackson is concerned that supporters …

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