THE WEEKLY PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS

President Obama praises the Senate for restoring the pay-as-you-go law and discusses his proposal for a freeze in discretionary spending.  The Presdient also calls for a bipartisan Fiscal Commission to hammer out further concrete deficit reduction proposals. … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA ADDRESSES THE GOP RETREAT AND TAKES QUESTIONS

Baltimore was the setting for the GOP retreat where President Obama addressed event goers of the opposing party. In efforts to foster bi-partisanship, President Obama also answered questions from Republican U-S House members. The entire event was televised, translating into the transparency of … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FIRST STATE OF THE UNION ADDRESS

[Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA ON THE STATE OF BLACK AMERICA

President Obama delivers his first State of the Union Address in the well of the House just a year after taking office. The address will cover domestic and foreign policy during a time of recession and two wars.   Terry Edmonds, head speechwriter for then President Bill Clinton, says the message … [Read more...]

THE HAITI DONORS CONFERENCE IS MARCH IN NEW YORK CITY

The Haitian Donors conference is set for March in New York City. The framework of a 10 year Haitian international rebuild plan was set in Montreal, Canada with representatives from the United States, Haiti, Spain, France, Brazil, Canada, and the European Union. The United States leads in donations … [Read more...]

MAYOR RAY NAGIN SAYS HAITI RESEMBLES NEW ORLEANS

Over 122 people have been rescued from the rubble in Haiti since the 7.0 earthquake more than a week ago. 40 plus of those rescued were saved by American rescue personnel. Those who have traveled to the disaster scene contend there is death and destructions amid a hope for life and a city … [Read more...]

DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. BUST LOOKS ON IN THE OVAL OFFICE

          Well, here's another way President Obama has put his historic stamp on the presidency. With no fanfare or media attention, President Obama  added to the Oval Office: a 12 5/8" bronze bust of civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr. The work, titled "Martin Luther King Jr. … [Read more...]

HAITI: THE POOREST COUNTRY IN THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE RAVAGED BY A 7.0 EATHQUAKE

For more information regarding the status of United States citizens, please contact American Citizens Services at (888) 407-4747. The Pentagon is working on aid for Port-Au-Prince, Haiti after a 7.o earthquake and over 25 afthershocks in the Capitol City. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says … [Read more...]

REID SAYS SORRY FOR ‘NEGRO DIALECT’ REMARK ABOUT OBAMA DURING PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN

Senate Democratic leader sorry for 'Negro dialect' remark From Political Editor Mark Preston CNN WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid apologized Saturday for making disparaging remarks about Barack Obama during the presidential campaign.    Journalists Mark Halperin and John … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA ORDERS PLUGS FOR HOLES IN INTEL AND AIR TRAVEL

  President Barack Obama makes a statement regarding the security review of the attempted terror attack on Christmas Day in the East Room of the White House January 7, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Samantha Appleton)     Obama orders up more air security, intel sharing By EILEEN … [Read more...]