Category Barack Obama
Obama’s ‘hidden hand’ in Biden’s surge tells us all we need to know about what kind of president he’ll be
Darius Shahtahmasebi Get short URL Joe Biden speaks at his Super Tuesday night rally in Los Angeles © Reuters / ELIZABETH After a rough run and even some mainstream media criticism in therapeutic doses, Joe Biden won big on Super Tuesday. His former boss Barack Obama is rumored to be behind it – which speaks […]
Glen Ford Black folks want protection from the wild white hordes, but they won’t get it from the corporate Democrats that passed preventive detention without trial (Obama); allowed the FBI to re-fashion COINTELPRO with its “Black Identity Extremist” category (under Obama); oversaw the loss of half of (already miniscule) Black household wealth (Obama); saved […]
Damn! Why haven’t I seen this before?
Given what I had seen in November 2016 and early 2017, I thought this would have happened much sooner. (See my debate with the Abagondites.) Russiagate Investigation Now Endangers Obama — Strategic Culture Foundation by Eric Zuesse Former US President Barack Obama is now in severe legal jeopardy, because the Russiagate investigation has turned 180 […]
The Impeachment’s Moral Hypocrisy — Truthdig RSS Chris Hedges The impeachment process was a nauseating display of mortal hypocrisy. The sound bites by Republicans and Democrats swiftly became predictable. The Democrats, despite applauding the announcement of the voting results before being quickly silenced by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, sought to cloak themselves in gravitas and […]
by Ted Rall Barack Obama, who won the 2008 presidential election on a “hope and change” platform, has apparently cooled on the idea of Democrats standing for bold action to address the country’s problems. In what was viewed as a rebuke of the progressive wing of his party, Obama warned that voters don’t want to […]