PRESIDENT OBAMA WILL SOON ADDRESS THE ISSUE OF YOUTH VIOLENCE

This week, the First Couple is in Denmark promoting Chicago and its positives to lure the 2016 Summer Olympic Games there.  Yet, concerns mount over youth crime in the city following the beating death of an Honor Student killed when he walked into a gang fight while on his way home from school.  … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND NATO TALK ON THE STRATEGY ON AFGHANISTAN

NATO leader agrees war strategy should be reviewed WASHINGTON - As the White House began Tuesday to debate in earnest the increasingly unpopular Afghanistan war, NATO's secretary-general said President Barack Obama is right to delay troop decisions until a possibly revamped approach is … [Read more...]

THE ECONOMIC GAP IS WIDENING WITH THE MIDDLE CLASS AND POOR FAMILIES HIT HARDEST

Associated Press Writer 11:33 AM EDT, September 29, 2009 WASHINGTON (AP) - The recession has hit middle-income and poor families hardest, widening the economic gap between the richest and poorest Americans as rippling job layoffs ravaged household budgets. The wealthiest 10 percent of Americans - … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA MAKES AN OLYMPIC APPEAL FOR CHICAGO

President Obama will be making a personal pitch for the 2016 Olympic Games to be held in Chicago. It is a first for any United States President to make an appeal of this nature. The President will join Mrs. Obama in making direct pitches to the IOC. Those familiar with her speech say it will not … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA AND HIS FIRST UNITED NATIONS GENERAL ASSEMBLY

President Obama makes his first trip to the United Nations for his first General Assembly Session as president. The primary focus engaging with the world body to keep America safe from nuclear threats and terrorism. The presidents schedule is full during his time in New York before heading to the … [Read more...]

THE WHITE HOUSE SAYS, IT IS NOT ABOUT RACE BUT PASSIONS IN POLITCS

  The White House acknowledges an up tick in passions during recent political debates, especially on the issue of Health Care and Insurance Reform. White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs believes we all have to check our emotions. Gibbs. at the same time, discounts race has anything to do with … [Read more...]

MRS. OBAMA ON INSURANCE AND HEALTH CARE REFORM

Mrs. Obama pushes Insurance Reform Mrs. Obama is the latest voice in support of President Obama's Health Care Reform push. This time Mrs. Obama discusses Insurance Reform and personal experience she believes is one of the many examples to justify the push for reform.           … [Read more...]

THE PRESIDENT AND THE JACKASS COMMENT

Richard Prince Journal-isms Reporter Tweets Obama's Off-the-Record "Jackass" "President Obama called musician Kanye West a 'jackass' during an interview Monday with CNBC, an ABC News anchor reported to his followers on Twitter. But the tweet caused some red faces at ABC, and the network soon … [Read more...]

FORMAL DISAPPROVAL OF CONGRESSMAN JOE WILSON

OPENING REMARKS:   Mister Speaker, this Resolution addresses an issue of great importance to current and future members of this august body-the proper conduct of its members. Despite statements made by various leaders of the other party, this is not about partisan politics or ‘inappropriate … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA ACCEPTS THE APOLOGY

Inside the Beltway, they want to elevate the conversation on Health Care Reform without distraction. South Carolina Congressman Joe Wilson has apologized for his outburst calling the President a liar. White House Officials and the Republican Party want an end to the story as President Obama … [Read more...]