Obama Furiously Orders Another Study Of Veterans Administration

By: Wednesday May 21, 2014 10:02 am

President Barack Obama is apparently very “angry” about the scandal surrounding the Veterans Administration he has presided over for five years. The VA has often been in the spotlight for dysfunction going back to the Walter Reed scandal of the Bush Administration. A scandal Obama campaigned on for president as something that would not happen [...]

As Hedge Fund Managers Rake In Record Pay Obama’s Economic Advisor Attacks Piketty

By: Monday May 12, 2014 10:29 am

2013 was a great year for high-tier hedge fund managers, even ones who pled guilty to securities fraud. The 25 highest paid hedge fund managers made over $21 billion in 2013, more than twice as much as all the kindergarten teachers in America combined. Whether those 25 men provided as great a benefit to our country [...]

Ukraine: Fighting Heats Up In Slovyansk And Odessa

By: Tuesday May 6, 2014 5:12 am

As Kiev’s “anti-terrorist” operation continues the bodies are beginning to pile up on both sides making it increasingly hard to deny that Ukraine is, in fact, in a civil war. Kiev and pro-Russian forces are exchanging gunfire and casualties in Slovyansk while pro-Russian riots break out in Odessa in the aftermath of the massacre there. [...]

White House Brings In Oligarchy Heirs To Discuss Future

By: Monday April 21, 2014 8:48 am

Though President Obama noted wealth inequality as the defining issue of our time and said “I realize we are not going to resolve all of our political debates over the best ways to reduce inequality and increase upward mobility this year or next year or in the next five years”, less than a year later [...]

Obama Revises Iraq War Stance To Justify Ukraine Position As Observers Call For ‘Toning Down Sanctimony’

By: Thursday March 27, 2014 5:54 am

Yesterday President Barack Obama tried to claim that the United States government’s actions in the 2003 Iraq War were legal and different than Russia’s actions in Crimea because the US had “sought to work within the international system.” Apparently merely seeking to work within the international system is some kind of get out of jail [...]

President Obama Denounces Russia, Defends Iraq War As Legal

By: Wednesday March 26, 2014 11:50 am

President Barack Obama gave a speech today in Brussels where he denounced Russia and defended the  2003 Iraq War as legal and done while working within the international system.  The speech comes after the Crimea was annexed by Russia under a controversial referendum and American neoconservatives have criticized the Obama Administration as naive and ineffective. [...]

James Risen Says Obama Is ‘Greatest Enemy Of Press Freedom’ Of This Generation

By: Tuesday March 25, 2014 8:13 am

James Risen of the New York Times has labeled President Barack Obama as the “greatest enemy of press freedom that we have encountered in at least a generation” for Obama’s repeated attacks on the First Amendment. Risen, currently fighting the Obama Administration in court over revealing a source, said that Obama wants to essentially destroy [...]

Obama Administration Continues To Fight Against Transparency

By: Monday March 17, 2014 8:36 am

Despite promising to be the most transparent administration in history, the administration under President Barack Obama has fought against disclosing public records and sought to slow and restrain the process of releasing records it had to. Another broken promise. An analysis by the Associated Press revealed the lack of transparency which – paired with the [...]

Director Of Office Of Research Integrity Resigns, Calls It Worst Job He’s Ever Had

By: Friday March 14, 2014 9:32 am

The Director of the Office of Research Integrity (ORI), David Wright (no relation), has resigned. His resignation letter reads as a comprehensive indictment of the federal bureaucracy which he worked for and called “remarkably dysfunctional” raising questions over the future of American research and innovation. Wright had the job for 2 years and came to [...]

Ukraine’s Interim Prime Minister Says Country Is Part Of ‘Western World’

By: Thursday March 13, 2014 6:04 am

WASHINGTON (AP) – Ukraine's PM vows to never surrender, says, 'Ukraine is and will be part of the Western world' — Josh Lederman (@joshledermanAP) March 12, 2014 Ukraine’s opposition Prime Minister, Arseniy Yatsenyuk, decided to stop hiding his strings and all but admit that he is trying to align with and serve US and EU [...]

Guantanamo Hunger Strikes Now Called ‘Long Term Non-Religious Fasts’

By: Wednesday March 12, 2014 7:45 am

No one does Orwellian wordplay better than the US national security state. According to a new report from Vice officials at the Guantanamo Bay “enhanced interrogation” camp have relabeled hunger strikes as “long term non-religious fasts.” They have even, according to documents released under a FOIA lawsuit, couched the hunger strikes in the benign language [...]

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