PRESIDENT OBAMA’S WEEKEND ADDRESS ON NATIONAL SECURITY

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President Obama on the Afghanistan-Pakistan Annual Review: “A Very Difficult Endeavor” but “Significant Progress”

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THE EXPLANATION AND BACKING OF THE TAX CUT COMPROMISE

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FUNDING FOR PIGFORD 2 AND COBELL IS NOW LAW

  WASHINGTON - American Indians and black farmers will be paid $4.6 billion to address claims of government mistreatment over many decades under landmark legislation President Barack Obama signed Wednesday.   The legislation "closes a long and unfortunate chapter in our history," Obama said. … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA DEFENDS HIS COMPROMISE DECISION

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PRESIDENT OBAMA BUSH ERA TAX CUTS

      Republicans achieve top goal in Obama tax-cut plan By CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press Charles Babington, Associated Press .WASHINGTON - Republicans control neither the House nor the Senate - and certainly not the White House. But they largely dictated the terms of President Barack … [Read more...]

SHIRLEY SHERROD AND THE USDA WORKING TOGETHER

The Cobell and Pigford II signing Ceremony is locked in for Wed. December 8, 2010 on the White House campus where President Obama will sign H.R. 4783 the Claims Resolution Act of 2010. Sources contend some persons associated with the Cobell and Pigford II lawsuits will also meet with the President … [Read more...]

MIXED EMOTIONS ON THE CONGRESSIONAL APPROVAL TO FUND THE BLACK FARMER SETTLEMENT

The House of Representatives surmounted the final hurdle to fund the Cobell and Pigford II discriminations settlements brought by Native Americans and African Americans  on land misuse issues and USDA discrimination in the farm loan program.   Black farmers were awarded the monies 15 years ago and … [Read more...]