President Obama Releases Long-Form Birth Certificate to Silence ‘Birthers’

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“We do not have time for this kind of silliness,” President Obama told reporters at the White House. And, with that a chapter was reduced to a footnote in our country’s history. This morning, the White House released copies of the president’s long-form birth certificate,  immediately shutting down a particular brand of politics that has… Read more »

President Obama’s Sister Says He Was Born in Hawaii, Now Shut Up About It

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Conservative conspiracy kooks, including a certain real estate celebrity with a hideous toupee, have feasted on wild tales of where President Obama was born and how his birth certificate was allegedly manufactured. Enough, says Obama’s half sister Maya Soetoro-Ng. And perhaps she was even speaking to Donald Trump. “He was born in Hawaii,” she said to Piers Morgan… Read more »

President Obama to Use Facebook for Town Hall Meeting

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Having proven its merit as a business tool, social media is figuring more heavily into the 2012 presidential election. Focusing on the country’s economy and budget, President Obama will host a town hall meeting using Facebook on April 20. Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s CEO and Forbes’ youngest billionaire, will be featured during the meeting. Obama will… Read more »

Racist Hate Signs About President Obama Found at University of Kentucky

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Obama has just officially launched his bid to obtain a second term to serve as president of the United States. To date, he is involved in four military operations in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya and Somalia (albeit the latter is not as publicized) and has managed to bring overall unemployment down, although the rate for African Americans continues to… Read more »

Oprah Winfrey Unlikely To Publicly Support President Obama in 2012 Presidential Election

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In 2008, talk show host Oprah Winfrey made waves as a key supporter of President Obama during his campaign run. But now, according to insiders, Winfrey won’t be such a public supporter during President Obama’s current 2012 reelection campaign. Instead, she’ll support the president from behind-the-scenes. “For 2012, much has changed for Oprah. She now… Read more »

President Obama Gets Flack From Newt Gingrich for Libya Policy

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In what appears to be a less than graceful grab for media attention, 2012 Republican hopeful Newt Gingrich has reversed his March 7 statements that the United States should enter Libya by force to remove Moammar Gadhafi. During that statement, Gingrich criticized the White House for not launching air strikes to neutralize Libya’s air force,… Read more »

President Obama Awards Medal of Freedom to John Lewis, Bill Russell, Maya Angelou and 12 Others

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WASHINGTON – Before President Obama awarded the Presidential Medals of Freedom, he noted how the towering Bill Russell, introduced this special day as “William F. Russell,” took great pains to represent the Boston Celtics in exemplary fashion, despite the gaping emotional wounds he suffered at the hands of savage racists, and pushed forward to become… Read more »