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President Obama Just Made It Easier For Inmates To Find A Second Chance

On Monday, President Obama announced new regulations to help curb hiring and housing bias against ex-cons. In a huge step forward for criminal justice reform, Obama announced a series of measures, including housing assistance and educational grants, in hopes of curbing an inmate’s chances of reentry to prison. The Department of Education, according to The…

President’s uncle’s story contradicts White House account

http://twitter.com/#!/RBPundit/status/407977183982804992 Onyango “Omar” Obama, 69, today testified at a deportation hearing that his nephew, Barack Obama, stayed with him in the ’80s while a student at Harvard Law School. That story, though, contradicts the White House’s account, which says that the two men never met. http://twitter.com/#!/jtuohey21/status/407956213104914432 Maria Sacchetti, immigration reporter for the Boston Globe, live-tweeted…

A Hollywood Actor Wants People To Stop Denying A Certain Controversial Issue

These days, Tony Goldwyn is best known as Fitz Grant, the ethically challenged POTUS in the popular TV show “Scandal.” He may only play a politician on TV, but his interest in politics is becoming a more prominent theme of his work. He’s directing a new show called “The Divide,” a fictional story that delves…

WH marks chief of staff’s birthday with pic of President Ego [photo]

http://twitter.com/#!/exjon/status/407684563171692544 Is there any occasion the White House won’t turn into an ego stroke for the narcissist in chief? Whether it’s honoring Rosa Parks, Neil Armstrong, JFK or his own chief of staff, it’s all about Obama. Always: http://twitter.com/#!/FitzFox5DC/status/407711996919177216 White House photographer Pete Souza notes that Denis McDonough’s daughter is also pictured in that photo.…

President Obama: “The Death Of Michael Brown Is Heartbreaking”

The president weighs in on the death of the Missouri teenager, as violence between protesters and police continues. BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { if (BF_STATIC.bf_test_mode) localStorage.setItem(‘posted_date’, 1407875971); }); BF_STATIC.timequeue.push(function () { document.getElementById(“update_posted_time_3416040”).innerHTML = “posted on ” + UI.dateFormat.get_formatted_date(1407875971); }); View this image › Police officers in Ferguson, Mo., on Aug. 11 Mario Anzuoni / Reuters President Obama…

Obama asks UN speakers not named ‘Obama’ to avoid exceeding allotted time

http://twitter.com/#!/EFettmann/status/514791108988395520 President Obama is participating in meetings at the United Nations today, and is working to keep things on schedule while he chairs a Security Council meeting: Pres Obama urges leaders at UN Security Council meeting to keep their remarks brief. — Mark Knoller (@markknoller) September 24, 2014 After 14 min Argentina speech Pres Obama…

Secret Service surprised by man with gun in elevator with president

http://twitter.com/#!/ByronYork/status/517051150118289408 On the same day that her testimony before the House Oversight Committee had people calling for the resignation or firing of Secret Service director Julia Pierson, the Washington Examiner is reporting that the president in September rode in an elevator with an armed CDC security officer not knowing the man had a gun. EXCLUSIVE: Secret Service allowed…

GOP Congressman: Obama “Getting Close” To Impeachment

“People say, ‘should the president be impeached?’ I say, we’re getting close to that.” Video available at: http://youtube.com/watch?v=aB9BHQdCXX8. youtube.com Republican Rep. Tom Marino of Pennsylvania says President Obama is “getting close” to impeachment. “People say, ‘should the president be impeached?’ I say, we’re getting close to that,” the Marino said in a video posted on…

Sasha Obama’s Real Name Is Not Sasha And America Feels Totally Betrayed

Yes, apparently, Sasha Obama’s real name isn’t Sasha Obama. But how many of y’all know Sasha Obama’s real name?! I’ll wait… — Lynn (@_smiLYN_) March 20, 2014 In fact, her name is actually… *drumroll* *suspense music* *violin crescendo* Natasha Obama. Sasha’s real name, which wasn’t a secret (just notused), came to public attention when she…

Top 10 ‘Gwyneth Paltrow Is More Useless Than’ tweets!

http://twitter.com/#!/AJDelgado13/status/520980973140594689 As Twitchy reported, Gwyneth Paltrow was widely mocked for her creepy comments about the president when the president attended a high-dollar fundraiser at her Los Angeles home last week. Well, things haven’t let up yet. We bring you the mocktastic, #GwynethPaltrowIsMoreUselessThan! And here are some of the funniest ones we’ve seen: #GwynethPaltrowIsMoreUselessThan a snooze…

As the situation in Iraq deteriorates, Obama takes care of important things

http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/477162136964050945 Just what he needs. http://twitter.com/#!/MelissaTweets/status/477162566460768256 http://twitter.com/#!/silverkranch/status/477174522504691712 To be fair to MSNBC, they probably just can’t locate Iraq. Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/06/12/priorities-as-the-situation-in-iraq-deteriorates-obama-takes-care-of-important-things-pic/