Category Archives: Barack Obama

How President Obama Used Social Media to GOTV

Hey everybody. Did you vote this year? Or did you assume your vote wouldn’t make a difference? Voter turnout for 2012 fell to 118 million from 2008’s impressive turnout of 131 million, with only 60% of eligible voters actually exercising … Continue reading

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Republicans Complaining that Obama is a Celebrity?

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Video: Barack Obama United Auto Workers speech

President Obama was fired up at the United Auto Workers conference today, speaking about the choice he made to bet on America’s auto industry—and why he knew we couldn’t just “let Detroit go bankrupt.” Continue reading

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Obama won’t endorse raising retirement age or reducing Social Security benefits

This really should have been a given, not a cliff hanger.  At a time when people are hurting economically, when food prices are rising, housing prices continue to tank and gas prices going through the roof, lowering social security benefits … Continue reading

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Video: President Obama and Jay Leno trade jokes at the 2010 White House Correspondents Association

I don’t know who wrote Obama’s jokes, but he was a lot funnier than Leno in my opinion. But, in all fairness, Leno may have been funnier if his video bites had been included in this video. Then again, maybe … Continue reading

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Political thoughts from Sage

I don’t often make posts that are strictly my opinions and thoughts, but after seeing a joke posted elsewhere about the possible death of President Obama I thought I would address a few things.  Please excuse me if it rambles. … Continue reading

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Obama and the Supremes Stand Up for Slavery

I’m going to post this without any real comment until I do some more research. Dred Scott Redux: Obama and the Supremes Stand Up for Slavery While we were all out doing our Christmas shopping, the highest court in the … Continue reading

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Obama poll on Facebook

Really?  A poll on Facebook asking if the President of the United States should be killed?  Why in the world has this poll been left up for over a month? The poll has been removed from Facebook, which was the … Continue reading

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Mr. Bomford, the owner of the birth certificate used to fake the Kenyan bc speaks out

David Jeffrey Bomford found himself in the unlikely position of being in the center of a controversy over whether or not it was his birth certificate (posted on a genealogy forum) that was used as the template for the faking … Continue reading

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Obama to offer benefits to gay partners of federal employees

President Obama has taken a lot of criticism for not pushing gay rights more, but much of what the gay community is asking for is a legislative process. This offering of benefits to gay partners of federal employees is something … Continue reading

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