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Never Forget: The Destruction Of Occidental College 9/11 Memorial

Khanh Ho | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Khanh Ho

Can we see how this concern about forgetting is uppermost in the minds of young students as they enter into the Back To School Season? After all, everything in our culture is telling them to forget. Even memorials themselves are memorials that are at base memorials of forgetting.

Analysis: President Obama and US-Saudi Relations

Halim Shebaya | Posted 04.22.2016 | World
Halim Shebaya

I discuss US-Saudi relations as President Barrack Obama visits Riyadh for the GCC summit.

Trudeau and Obama Make Handsome Pair,Paris Climate Agreement a Key Factor

Anna Wilding | Posted 03.11.2016 | DC
Anna Wilding

WASHINGTON, DC (Herald de Paris) -- The White House was resplendent in its early blossom glory, as President Obama joined Prime Minster of Canada, Justin Trudeau, for a press conference in the White House Rose Garden today.

Tribal Nations Take Pride in President Obama's Efforts

Anna Wilding | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Anna Wilding

The bright proud colorful flags of Indian Tribes were evident among the buoyant spirits and ebullient smiles of those members of Tribal Nations that assembled at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center for the 7th Annual White House Tribal Nations Conference.

Joe Biden Passionate at Summit on Climate Change on Road to the UN Summit in Paris 2015

Anna Wilding | Posted 11.19.2015 | Politics
Anna Wilding

Vice President of the United States of America, Joe Biden, gave passionate closing remarks at the Summit on Climate Change and the road Through Paris, on Monday the 19th of October, at the White House.

10 Issues Obama Should Raise With Pakistan's PM Nawaz Sharif

Malik Siraj Akbar | Posted 10.21.2015 | World
Malik Siraj Akbar

Pakistan continues to betray democratic values and snub commitments that are essential to democracy. On Thursday, Obama should raise the following ten issues with the leader of the country whose ruling elite thrives on American taxpayers' money.

First Ladies' Legacies

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.27.2016 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Studies show that college freshmen are familiar with First Ladies, even if they can name few other women throughout U.S. history who were not celebrities or sports figures.

Barack Obama Has Left the Building

Mario Almonte | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Mario Almonte

The President of the United States is tired. Barack Obama, who came into office with so much hope and promise in 2009, is now simply marking time in the White House, steeling his resolve against years of bitter, relentless defeats that have stripped away his once-inspiring loftiness of purpose.

David Lohr

The Racist Police E-Mails You Didn't Read | David Lohr | Posted 06.29.2015 | Crime

The release of racist and offensive emails by city officials in Ferguson, Missouri, touched off a firestorm of criticism across the country this week,...

Common Core Standards: What to Make of This Problem

Khanh Ho | Posted 11.17.2014 | Education
Khanh Ho

Common Core Standards is the equivalent of a steamed burrito in a plastic pocket--enough nutrition but not enough nutriment. Those who are truly feeding their minds, and those of their children, are not seeking their intellectual calories from what, essentially, are empty warming trays of mystery meat.

Republican Group Attacks 'Barrack Obama'

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel and Sam Stein | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

The National Republican Senatorial Committee sent an email Tuesday afternoon urging supporters to help it "fire Harry Reid" by winning a GOP majority ...

Madam President

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 08.30.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Although many countries around the world have had a woman as the leader of their government, the U.S. has never had a woman president. Women were running for president, though, even before women had the right to vote.

Scalia's Original Originalism on Presidential Appointments

Victor Williams | Posted 06.28.2014 | Politics
Victor Williams

As he considers Noel Canning, will Scalia recall his 1991 broad Freytag reasoning? His originalist perspective should not change just because Barack Obama is now signing the commissions.

Obama Legalizes Limited Hemp Farming

The 420 Times | Posted 04.13.2014 | Politics
The 420 Times

Maybe the Prez is mellowing out just a little. He actually signed a bill into law that grants limited legal status to the outlaw industry of hemp production.

Happy News Year: 'The News Dissector' Looks Beyond The Top Stories of the Year to Examine the News System

Danny Schechter | Posted 03.04.2014 | Media
Danny Schechter

At year end, the news agenda fills up with stories on top stories, a chance for networks to repackage footage or highlight favorite newsmakers. These...

Let's Talk Turkey About Obama's Presidential Pardon Record

Adam Banner | Posted 02.04.2014 | Crime
Adam Banner

Despite President Obama's turkey pardon speech urging "compassion for those in need," his presidency has been marked by a dearth of compassion and mercy for those serving long sentences for minor drug crimes.

GOP Can't Re-gift the Same Platform in 2016

Jake_Reiner | Posted 01.12.2013 | College

. How Republicans will rebound in 2016 is the big question. Will it involve major policy shifts or will they merely repackage the same platform with the same rhetoric?

Sheryl Crow Wants a 'Woman in the White House' (Audio Exclusive)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2012-11-01-ScreenShot20121101at1.08.33PM.pngHere's a brand new song that Sheryl Crow just wrote in light of the current political atmosphere. This is the first time anyone has heard the new track, and she's also offering a free download.

Kathleen Turner's Voice Could Save Your Life...

Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W. | Posted 12.05.2014 | Politics
Mark O'Connell, L.C.S.W.

... and I don't mean the sultry, breathy, whiskey-and-cigs, sex-goddess reverberations that generated seismic body heat, romanced the stone and enamor...

The Romney Foreign Policy Team's Mission Impossible

Rajan Menon | Posted 11.01.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

So who's got the worst job on Mitt Romney's campaign team? My pick: the head of his national security brain trust, former World Bank chief Robert Zoellick, followed by Romney's lead foreign policy speechwriter (whoever that is).

Disenfranchise the Disabled? Republican Laws May Deny Vote to the Blind

Don C. Reed | Posted 09.17.2012 | Politics
Don C. Reed

Are you, or is someone you love, among America's thirty-five million voters with a disability? If so, you hold power in the 2012 elections. If the...

Why Israel Won't Rush to War With Iran

Rajan Menon | Posted 05.15.2012 | World
Rajan Menon

An Israeli attack on Iran will have consequences that are multiple, prolonged, and pernicious. But it's hardly a foregone conclusion that it will occur; indeed, it's less likely than generally assumed.

Obama's Thanksgiving Menu: Turkey, Pie And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

President Obama is spending Thanksgiving at the White House with friends, family and staff. According to the White House, the menu will consist of: ...

Maricopa County's "Bull Conner" Wreaks Havoc On The U.S. Constitution And Arizona Economy

Jim Gonzalez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Gonzalez

Now that the courts are finally beginning to bring some sanity and constitutional muster to the laws of Arizona, it is time for Arizonans to show Sheriff Arpaio the door.

Who Are the Czars, and Where Did They Come From?

Avelino Maestas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Avelino Maestas

The "czar" situation is a little more nuanced than the current email meme. There are no formal "czars" within the framework of government, and the term itself was created by the media.