Tag: obama

NEWS

The U.S. Continues To Grind Cuba

The Trump administration is playing no ease up on Cuba as it continues to pressure the Caribbean island to “reform or perish.” The U.S. latest move is to have all private charter flights between the United States and Cuba suspended, in a bid to increase economic pressure on the island. U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo tweeted that “the Castro […]

TALKING BOOKS

Former U.S. President Obama Shares Favorites

Former U.S. President Barack Obama is again sharing his annual lists of favorites. “This has become a fun little tradition for me, and I hope it is for you, too,” Obama noted. “This year’s list includes everything from explorations of class dynamics and relationships, to an inspired reboot of a classic graphic novel, to a portal back to one of […]

EDITORIAL

President Obama vs. Noam Chomsky

President Barack Obama, in his bid for reelection in 2012, told a group of mostly college-aged students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill that he knows first-hand about the burden of student loans because he only managed to finish paying off his student loans eight years ago. “Michelle and I, we’ve been in your shoes,” Obama told […]

Culture

Michelle Obama Gets Grammy Nomination For Audiobook

Michelle LaVaughn Robinson Obama, American lawyer, university administrator, writer, and first lady of the United States from 2009 to 2017, continues to create milestones as she could soon earn a Grammy award as part of her bragging rights. The former first lady was recently nominated for the best spoken word album award for her work on the audiobook of her […]

LIFESTYLE

The Obama’s 2019 Summer Playlist Is Out

Former President Obama has unveiled his and former first lady Michelle Obama’s 2019 summer playlist on Twitter and Instagram. “With summer winding down, here’s a sampling of what Michelle and I have been listening to — some new, some old, some fast, some slow. Hope you enjoy,” Mr. Obama posted on the social media outlets. The playlist featured 44 songs which some pundits have […]

NEWS

Stephen Miller — Trump vs “The Squad”

Senior White House adviser Stephen Miller, in an interview exchange with Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace, said voters have a choice between a leader who will seek to strengthen America’s western values or someone who will morph the country into Venezuela. He noted that “Anybody who’s running for office, right, left, or center, always points out where they think America can do […]

NEWS

Former President Barack Obama — “It’s Not Racist”

Former President Barack Obama, while addressing a town hall meeting in Berlin, Germany, posited the view that “it’s not racist” to say immigrants in the U.S. should learn English.  “Should we want to encourage newcomers to learn the language of the country that are moving to? Of course. Does that mean that they can never use their own language? No. […]

LIFESTYLE

President Obama Continues Tradition Of Sharing Favorite Year-End List

President Obama, recently took to his Facebook page to share the books, music, and movies that not only held his interest but also were his favorites of 2018. The President noted, “As 2018 draws to a close, I’m continuing a favorite tradition of mine and sharing my year-end lists. It gives me a moment to pause and reflect on the […]

NEWS

Barack And Michelle Obama Get Most Admired Man/Woman Titles

According to a Gallup poll, Former U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama takes the crown for being the most admired woman in the U.S. thus ending the 17-year reign of Hillary Clinton, the ex-presidential candidate, secretary of state and former first lady. However, Mrs. Clinton is still a force to be reckoned with as she was placed third after talk-show host […]