DAY 101 BRINGS THE DICK GREGORY REVIEW OF THE FIRST 100

President Obama's first 100 days in the White House is now history.  Day 101 was sobering as President Obama announced the bankruptcy of American automaker, Chrysler to be coupled with plant closings.   The Obama administration believes there is still hope for the financially strapped car maker.  … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S 100 DAY PRESS CONFERENCE

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PRESIDENT OBAMA IS BEING UPDATED ON THE SWINE FLU OUTBREAK

There are now 40 confirmed cases of a deadly swine flu strain in the U.S. While U.S. cases have been minor, health officials are urging people to take precautions.  Meanwhile, mexico is considered the epicenter for swine flu - Mexican officials are canceling classes at schools nationwide and … [Read more...]

SWINE FLU, A PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY, DECLARED BY THE OBAMA ADMINISTRATION

The U.S. is declaring a public health emergency with the spread of the fatal Swine Flu infections.  Sunday, Homeland Security Chief, Janet Napolitano confirmed 12 million doses of the drug Tamiflu are being released from a federal stockpile to combat the outbreak in the United States.  So far, … [Read more...]

THE PRESIDENTS WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS

Prepared Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address April 25, 2009   Good morning. Over the last three months, my Administration has taken aggressive action to confront an historic economic crisis. As we do everything that we can to create jobs and get our economy moving, we're also building … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA BOYCOTTS THE WORLD RACISM SUMMIT

President Obama is Boycotting the United Nations World Racism Summit as he feels the last event was filled with hypocrisy against Israel.  The Pope supports the summit as he believes it will help eliminate racism.  The conference begins today in Geneva.  President Obama spoke from Trinidad in the … [Read more...]

THE LAST DAY OF THE PRESIDENT’S MEXICO TRINIDAD TRIP IN VIDEO

The Presidential trip to Mexico and Trinidad is complete. The two nation trip concluded with a press conference in Trinidad on the Hilton Hotel rooftop. On the Press Charter, heading back home to Washington D.C., there were birthday celebrations for two on the plane, one of the birthday boys, … [Read more...]

THE FLAVOR OF TRINIDAD

As the president meets with leaders of the Western Hemisphere, some reporters are stationed at the press file center across the street working on stories and taking in the culinary flavor of Trinidad. Coo Coo and Callaloo made from corn meal and spinach on lunch menu. Activities for the … [Read more...]

WORKING OUT RELATIONS

President Barack Obama is meeting with World leaders dealing with issues of the global economy, security, energy and the climate at the Summer of the Americas.  Since traveling to Mexico and Trinidad, Mr. Obama has allotted 66 million dollars for helicopters for anti drug efforts, a hundred million … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S WEEKLY RADIO ADDRESS

Remarks of President Barack Obama Weekly Address Saturday, April 18, 2009 It's not news to say that we are living through challenging times: The worst economic downturn since the Great Depression.  A credit crisis that has made that downturn worse.  And a fiscal disaster that has accumulated over a … [Read more...]