CATEGORY: June 2011

Pawlenty Lashes Out On Economic Policy

Article by Sandra Jackson of Where Is My Vote? According to the former Minnesota governor, Tim Pawlenty, and now a Republican Presidential candidate, has not minced words when it came Obama’s and the Republican Party’s stand on foreign policy. He blamed the quick withdrawal of United States troops from Afghanistan on the ‘isolationist sentiments’ of the Republican party that... [Read more]

Disapproval Of Obama Economic Policy Hits New Low

Article by Rose Ibraham of Green Party U.S. With the Presidential election only a year away, the buildup to Election Day in November next year and its winner will depend on whether or not Obama will be able to conjure up an economic recovery as a decade long war in Afghanistan wraps up. There is no doubt that President Obama is in a fragile position when it comes to taking care of the economy at home... [Read more]

Investor Jim Rogers Calls For Obama’s Resignation Due To Inflation

Article by Hrant Kevorkian of Where Is My Vote? Billionaire Jim Rogers, in making scathing remarks, against Obama suggested that he should resign due to his administration’s inability to cut spending and stem the unprecedented increase of the inflation rate. In making a comparison to the civil unrest (violence and rioting) in Greece among other parts of Europe, he predicted that the United States... [Read more]

Obama’s Popularity Rises In Europe, Not At Home

Article by Mike Soibatian of Green Party U.S. Obama’s Irish ancestry goes back to the village of Moneygall, and their respect for him is possibly embodied in the form of a fake-bronze bust that Ollie Hayes has set up in his saloon. But that’s not all; the pub also displays memorabilia most notably in the form of a picture which shows Obama holding a pint Guinness. Of course, all this interest... [Read more]

Withdraw Out Of Afghanistan: Calculated Move?

Article by Zaven Kevorkian of  Where Is My Vote? In a decade long war with Afghanistan which was sanctioned by the Bush’s administration, the efforts of Obama to put an end to the war has gotten underway. In an announcement, he revealed that 33,000 surge troops would be withdrawn from Afghanistan by May or June 2012 that he had sent in after much deliberation in late 2009. Some experts consider... [Read more]

President Obama Signs Missouri Emergency Declaration

The President today declared an emergency exists in the State of Missouri and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by flooding beginning on June 1, 2011, and continuing. The President’s action authorizes the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), to coordinate all disaster relief efforts which have the... [Read more]

Obama Administration Announces 14 Initial Partners in the Better Buildings Challenge

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Secretary of Energy Steven Chu announced today at the Clinton Global Initiative America meeting in Chicago the 14 initial partners committing to the Better Buildings Challenge.  The Better Buildings Challenge is part of the Better Buildings Initiative that President Obama launched in February to catalyze private sector investment in commercial building upgrades and make... [Read more]

Presidential Nominations Sent to the Senate

NOMINATIONS SENT TO THE SENATE: Deborah A. P. Hersman, of Virginia, to be Chairman of the National Transportation Safety Board for a term of two years.(Reappointment) Thomas Charles Krajeski, of Virginia, a Career Member of the Senior Foreign Service, Class of Minister-Counselor, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Bahrain. Robert... [Read more]

Remarks by the President at a DNC Event in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you, everybody.  Thank you.  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Thank you.  Thank you.  Everybody have a seat. I think I’m going to use this instead.  Is this working?  There you go. Well, what a spectacular evening, and thank you all for taking the time to be here.  I want to, first of all, obviously thank Rhonda and David for not only hosting this incredible... [Read more]

Remarks by the President and Secretary Gates at Armed Services Farewell Tribute in Honor of Secretary Gates

THE PRESIDENT:  Thank you very much.  Admiral Mullen, thank you for your eloquent words, but also for your extraordinary service.  As you near a well-deserved retirement, thank you for four decades of incredible service — to you and Deborah. Members of Congress, Vice President Biden, Deputy Secretary Lynn, members of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, service secretaries and distinguished guests,... [Read more]

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