Category: Executive Office

Obama commutes Manning’s sentence, pardons former Gen. Cartwright, omits Bergdahl

Obama commutes Manning’s sentence, pardons former Gen. Cartwright, omits Bergdahl

By COREY DICKSTEIN | STARS AND STRIPES WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has commuted the 35-year sentence of Army Pvt. Chelsea Manning, convicted of stealing thousands of pages of classified material and sending them to WikiLeaks, and pardoned retired Marine Gen. James Cartwright who pleaded guilty to lying to the...

Trump, Putin, & Dalai Lama know it, but Obama and Clinton OWN it

Trump, Putin, & Dalai Lama know it, but Obama and Clinton OWN it

By Judi McLeod Donald J. Trump did not bother taking time to sprinkle Mary Poppins’ legendary ‘Spoonful of Sugar’ over his statement asserting that President Barack Obama and his planned replacement Hillary Clinton were the founders of ISIS. The unchurched but still sanctimonious mainstream media demand politically correct statements from...

HERSH: Pentagon leaders conducted secret alliance with Assad, Putin to undermine Obama…

HERSH: Pentagon leaders conducted secret alliance with Assad, Putin to undermine Obama…

AGENDA 21 RADIO Seymour M. Hersh US intelligence sharing in the Syrian war Barack Obama’s repeated insistence that Bashar al-Assad must leave office – and that there are ‘moderate’ rebel groups in Syria capable of defeating him – has in recent years provoked quiet dissent, and even overt opposition, among...

BROOKINGS: OBAMA — USES BAD DATA TO PUSH ‘PRESCHOOL FOR ALL’

BROOKINGS: OBAMA — USES BAD DATA TO PUSH ‘PRESCHOOL FOR ALL’

by CHRISS W. STREET The Brookings Institution found that President Obama is using bad data to justify spending an extra $120 billion on “Preschool for All.” Research by the left-leaning think tank discovered that advocates of the policy, which would extend a new entitlement for all low- and moderate-income four-year-olds over the next decade,...

Obama Faces Fight In U.S. Congress Over Iran Deal

Obama Faces Fight In U.S. Congress Over Iran Deal

http://www.rferl.org/ By RFE/RL WASHINGTON — With a landmark deal to curb Iran’s nuclear program reached between Tehran and world powers, U.S. President Barack Obama’s administration now faces potential hurdles in the U.S. Congress, where lawmakers offered reactions to the deal ranging from wariness to outrage. Congress will now have 60...