Posts Tagged ‘President Barack Obama’

Although many have wondered about his birthplace, President Obama is indeed a natural-born U.S. citizen. State officials in Hawaii confirmed again that he was born in Honolulu. One question: Since when is “African” a race? Your baby could one day become the president of the United States, too. Speak your peace.

Sherri Goforth, an aide to Sen. Diane Black (R-TN), was given a “strong letter of reprimand” after embarrassing the GOP by sending a mass e-mail with a racist picture attached mocking President Barack Obama. Following racist humor related debacles originating in Tennessee such as ‘Barack the Magic Negro,’ Goforth forwarded a ‘historical keepsake photo’ of […]

Officials at Arizona State University apparently believed President Obama is accomplished enough to speak at Wednesday’s commencement exercises, but not enough to warrant an honorary degree — an honor sometimes bestowed upon the keynote speaker. Our brilliant president, however, handled the seemingly intentional insult with his usual grace and class. I come here not to dispute […]

President Obama pledged yesterday to help consumers caught between a credit card and a hard place by creating a credit-card law that does away with sudden and huge rate increases, exorbitant late fees, and confusing fine print. “I trust that those in the industry who want to act responsibly will engage with us in a constructive […]

Washington Post columnist Eugene Robinson won the Pulitzer Prize Monday for his commentaries on the 2008 presidential campaign. He says he had to face the challenge “to believe what we were seeing and hearing and experiencing and not what we were expecting.” Apparently, even Robinson didn’t expect President Obama to win. The Pulitzer Prizes are determined and […]

President Obama was nominated this year for two British Book Awards in London. His 2004 biography “Dreams From My Father” won the biography prize. He was also nominated for author of the year for his New York Times #1 best-seller “The Audacity of Hope,” published in 2006, but lost to Aravind Adiga for the novel “The White Tiger.” Write on.

According to a recent CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll, President Obama is representing the country very well on the international stage. Seventy-nine percent of survey respondents believe other countries will now view the U.S. more positively, while only 19% believe the country will be viewed more negatively. Go Brother! Speak your peace.