JOHN LEGEND UNHAPPY WITH PLANNED BUDGET CUTS

   POLITICO GLENN THRUSH Some Democrats think a federal government shutdown will be a major political boon to their party –- akin to the decisive Clinton-Gingrich war of 1995 — but President Barack Obama isn’t one of them.       White House officials are deeply concerned that even a short … [Read more...]

THE OBAMA’S CELEBRATE 50 YEARS OF MOTOWN

The 50 year legacy of MOTOWN is celebrated at the White House.  During the day First Lady Michelle Obama hosted one of a her musical workshops with this series on Motown.  On hand for the event MOTOWN Founder Berry Gordy, Singer Smokey Robinson and John Legend.  After the interactive workshop John … [Read more...]

PRESIDENT OBAMA ON LIBYA

Speaking from the White House, the President says the violence in Libya is "outrageous" and "unacceptable," and that his Administration is looking at the "full range of options we have to respond to this crisis." In a related note, oil analysts are speculating 5 dollar a gallon of gasoline in the … [Read more...]

BLACKS HURT ECONOMICALLY BUT MORE HOPEFUL THAN OTHER AMERICANS

  Economy poll: African Americans, Hispanics were hit hardest but are most optimistic By Michael A. Fletcher and Jon Cohen Washington Post Staff Writers Sunday, February 20, 2011; 12:03 AM   Despite severe losses during the recession, the majority of African Americans see the economy improving … [Read more...]

THE MEDAL OF FREEDOM CEREMONY

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PRESIDENT OBAMA’S BUDGET PRESS CONFERENCE

      All right. April Ryan. Caught you by surprise, April.     Q You did, sir. Thank you. Mr. President, I want to focus in on the least of these. You started your career of service as a community organizer and now we are hearing from people like -- organizations like the CBC is saying … [Read more...]

THE LACK OF LOVE FOR PRESIDENT OBAMA’S FY 2012 VALENTINES DAY BUDGET PROPOSAL

President Obama's Valentines day budget is not getting love form both sides of the aisle. tHE gop wants 100 billion dollars in cuts.  Some demcrats are upset with what he is cutting.   President Obama's $3.73-trillion, 216-page budget for FY 2012 makes across the board cuts with the budget ax … [Read more...]

WEEKLY ADDRESS ON THE VALENTINES BUDGET

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PRESIDENT OBAMA MARKS THE HISTORIC CHANGE OF POWER IN EGYPT

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LET’S MOVE ANNIVERSARY WITH FIRST LADY MICHELLE OBAMA

  February 8, 2011 First Lady Taking Health Work Global By SHERYL GAY STOLBERG Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Associated Press Last year, Michelle Obama, right, and Mexican first lady Margarita Zavala ran with students during a visit to an elementary school in Silver Spring, Md. WASHINGTON - … [Read more...]