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Missouri town poised to name rodeo clown who mocked Obama as its ‘person of the year’

A Missouri town is poised to name a rodeo clown who gained national attention for mocking President Barack Obama as its person of the year. Sedalia’s Person of the Year contest was inspired by Time magazine’s well-known list, topped this year by Pope Francis, and was the idea of KXKX-FM…

John McCain ‘pleads guilty’ after linking Obama to Hitler — but thinks it’s hilarious

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) was visibly amused on Sunday when he was asked if he had been wrong to say that President Barack Obama’s handshake with Cuban President Raul Castro was like shaking hands with Adolf Hitler. At the memorial service for former South African President Nelson Mandela, the U.S.…

White House scoffs at Seymour Hersh claims that Obama lied about Syrian WMDs

The White House has flatly denied a new report by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh that claims the Obama administration manipulated intelligence reports to support its case for military intervention in Syria. Hersh, who exposed the My Lai massacre during the Vietnam War and reported American mistreatment of detainees at…

Is Obama the anti-Christ? It’s irresponsible not to speculate, birther pastor says

A birther minister who gained Internet notoriety for his claim that the Bible foretold Barack Obama as the anti-Christ says he doesn’t deserve the mockery. Carl Gallups advanced the theory, based on Aramaic translations of biblical texts, that Jesus spoke the current president’s name when he prophesized in Luke 10:18…

All is not lost: Three reasons not to count President Obama out

The roll-out of the Affordable Care Act has hatched a spasm of obituaries for Obama’s second term, and more than a few for Liberalism as We Know It. That’s right, Error 404: Ideology Not Found. At best, pundits have surmised that Obama’s popularity will never recover. Comparisons between the implementation…

‘New Voyager’ Rouhani follows Obama onto YouTube

A music video has surfaced on YouTube hailing Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in a similar way to a famed 2008 paean to his US counterpart Barack Obama. In the video, which has been retweeted on the Iranian president’s unofficial Twitter account, Rouhani is shown along with traditional musical instruments, banned…

Obama holds fundraiser at Magic Johnson’s home in Los Angeles

President Barack Obama was in Los Angeles Monday for private fundraisers, including one at basketball star Magic Johnson’s home, rubbing elbows with Hollywood stars like Diane Keaton and Tom Hanks. The president, on a three-day West Coast tour largely dedicated to campaign fundraising, was due at the home of the…

Obama awards Medal of Freedom to Bill Clinton, Oprah Winfrey and others

President Barack Obama on Wednesday celebrated American legends of politics, sports, letters, science and the arts including Bill Clinton and Oprah Winfrey in awarding his country’s highest civilian honor. The Presidential Medal of Freedom ceremony was lent added poignancy as the award was first minted by John F. Kennedy, who…

Obama’s approval rating plummets amid health care debacle

President Barack Obama’s approval rating has fallen sharply because of the botched launch of his signature health care plan, says a poll out Tuesday. His overall approval rating stands at 42 percent, dropping six points in a month in the Washington Post-ABC News poll, his lowest rating yet. Opposition to…

Tea party activist says his rally will send Obama to Iran and usher in new right-wing government

Right-wing activist Larry Klayman is so sure his long-planned “second American revolution” will succeed Tuesday that he’s calling for a “Constitutional congress” to plan for life after President Barack Obama. The founder of Judicial Watch says he’s gathered a coalition of conservative and libertarian activists to demonstrate beginning at 10…

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