Posts tagged as: Barack Obama

Obama has ‘no regrets’ about comments on mosque near ‘Ground Zero’

Obama has ‘no regrets’ about comments on mosque near ‘Ground Zero’

US President Barack Obama says he has “no regrets” about comments he made supporting Muslims’ right to build a mosque near the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. While concluding an economic talk with residents in Ohio on Wednesday, Obama was asked about the remarks. Fierce criticism from Republicans and others [...]

Obama qualifies support to mosque at Ground Zero

Obama qualifies support to mosque at Ground Zero

On Saturday, US President Barack Obama sought to draw a distinction between supporting a Muslim group’s right to build a mosque two blocks from Ground Zero in New York—a right he championed in a speech the night before—and thinking the project is a good idea. He told reporters in Panama City, Fla., “I was not [...]

Obama favors mosque near ground zero

Obama favors mosque near ground zero

Breaking his silence on a political tempest that has left the United States divided, President Barack Obama on Friday took a strong stand in favor of building a mosque near the site where Muslim terrorists flew airplanes into the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Obama framed the issue as one of religious freedom [...]

Report finds Medicare stronger, social security worse in short run

Report finds Medicare stronger, social security worse in short run

Medicare’s trustees projected on Thursday that the program will remain financially solvent for 12 additional years, until 2029, because of the cost-cutting measures in President Barack Obama’s recently enacted health care legislation. The report said that the financial outlook for Social Security is “little changed from last year.” It added that, in the short run, [...]

Obama/Hitler billboard removed by Iowa tea party group

Obama/Hitler billboard removed by Iowa tea party group

After holocaust survivor groups and many on the organized Left objected, the North Iowa Tea Party has removed a billboard comparing President Barack Obama’s socialism to Adolf Hitler and Vladimir Lenin. “Radical leaders prey on the fearful & naive,” claimed the billboard, and had Obama’s “Democrat Socialism” between Hitler’s “National Socialism” and Lenin’s “Marxist Socialism.” [...]

Senate passage of Wall Street overhaul hailed by Obama (video)

Senate passage of Wall Street overhaul hailed by Obama (video)

For passing a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations, President Barack Obama applauded the Senate on Thursday and said he looks forward to signing the law next week. In remarks at the White House late Thursday afternoon, Obama said, “Because of this reform, the American people will never again be asked to foot the bill [...]

Justin Bieber outshines Lady Gaga

The 16-year old Justin Bieber is the online sensation these days. Besides Bieber, “googling” himself, an abundant population of the world’s teenagers, including males, are searching the net, looking for articles, new blogs, anything Bieber related readings, you name it. Bieber outraces  Lady Gaga as the most search celebrity in the internet. And, according to Network World, [...]

No rift between US and Israel

No rift between US and Israel

Declaring that any talk of a rift is unfounded, US President Barack Obama and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sought to soothe rocky relations Tuesday. The US-Israeli bond is unbreakable, said Obama. As the two leaders addressed reporters in the Oval Office, Obama said, “The United States is committed to Israel’s security. We are committed [...]