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Chelsea Manning files bid for Obama pardon: lawyer

Lawyers for Chelsea Manning filed a request for a pardon from President Barack Obama on Tuesday following the soldier’s 35-year jail sentence for the biggest intelligence leak in US history. “Private Manning’s pardon request was filed today by our office,” attorney David Coombs said on Twitter. The lawyer had indicated…

Pro-Assad hackers target Marine Corps recruiting website

Pro-Syrian regime hackers posted messages on a US Marine Corps recruiting website on Monday, urging troops to defy orders from President Barack Obama. The hackers showed photos of people in American uniforms holding hand-written signs saying they would not fight for Al-Qaeda in Syria. “Obama is a traitor who wants…

Syrian foreign minister accuses Obama of being ‘confused’

Syria on Sunday said US President Barack Obama has grown “hesitant… and confused”, after he postponed a threatened military strike on Damascus pending a vote in Congress. “President Obama was clearly hesitant, disappointed and confused when he spoke yesterday,” Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal Muqdad told reporters, in the Syrian regime’s…

WATCH LIVE: President Obama addresses the nation about the crisis in Syria

President Obama says that there is no potential for “boots on the ground” or a “long-term campaign” in response to Syria’s use of chemical weapons. Watch the video, courtesy of NBC News below:…

NSA inspector general admits to ‘willful violations’ of agency’s authority

Inspector general’s admission undermines fresh insistences from president that breaches of privacy rules were inadvertent US intelligence analysts have deliberately broken rules designed to prevent them from spying on Americans, according to an admission by the National Security Agency that undermines fresh insistences from Barack Obama on Friday that all…

Christian TV host: FCC colludes with Obama to ‘molest and visually rape your children’

A disgraced former Navy chaplain on Thursday alleged that “demonic spirits” were influencing Federal Communications Commission Director Julius Genachowski, who was working “in collusion” with President Barack Obama, to “molest and visually rape your children.” Chaplain Gordon James “Chaps” Klingenschmitt told his Pray in Jesus Name Internet Show viewers that…

Fox & Friends demand President comment on allegedly racially-motivated ‘thrill kill’ murder

Thursday morning, the hosts of Fox & Friends demanded that President Obama address the allegedly racially-motivated murder of Australian baseball player Chris Lane. After playing tape of Fox’s own White House correspondent, Ed Henry, questioning deputy press secretary Josh Earnest at length about the case on Wednesday, Steve Doocy expressed…

Cruz heckled during ‘Defund Obamacare’ event: ‘You have health care, so can we!’

Hecklers confronted Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a Tuesday Heritage Action event in support of defunding President Barack Obama’s health care reform law. After Cruz told members of the Dallas audience that he would be willing to shut down the government to in order to stop Obamacare, at least two…

Hurricane Sandy task force calls for stronger homes to withstand worsening storms

A taskforce created by President Obama in the wake of superstorm Sandy has issued a report with 69 policy initiatives centered around one major recommendation: to construct stronger buildings in anticipation of more extreme storms. The report, published on Monday by the Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force, had 69 policy…

Obama has not delivered on May’s promise of transparency on drones

An escalation of drone strikes in Yemen highlights the fact that the US public is still in the dark about this use of lethal force The past two weeks have seen an escalation in drone strikes more dramatic than any since 2009. The media estimate that more than 37 people have…

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