All posts tagged "barack obama"

Trump reverses protections for Americans with crippling student loan debt

One of the biggest obstacles to a healthy U.S. economy continues to be student loan debt, which an increasing number of people are defaulting on. Millions of people had not made a payment on $137 billion in federal student loans for at least nine months in 2016. That’s a 14 percent increase in defaults from the previous year.

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Cops raid couple for drinking tea and shopping at a gardening store

Back in 2012, authorities in Kansas raided the home of two CIA analysts due to suspicions that the couple was trafficking marijuana. When the SWAT team barged into the home of Robert and Addie Harte in search of a major grow operation, they failed to find any evidence of the sort, so they changed their objective to finding pot for personal use. They found nothing.

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Political correctness on college campuses is a real problem

During a recent town hall in Iowa, President Obama addressed the issue of political correctness on college campuses. He specifically called out liberal students who have protested or banned conservative speakers at commencement ceremonies.

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Chris Christie lies to voters by blaming Obama for heroin epidemic

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie linked the country's devastating 20-year heroin epidemic on President Obama in a newly released campaign ad.

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Companies continue to fire employees for legal pot use

A television anchor in Oregon just lost her job for doing something completely legal in her state. Cyd Maurer, a morning weekend anchor at Eugene's ABC affiliate KEZI-TV, said she was fired after getting into a minor accident while out on the field.

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National Security Advisor Susan Rice rebukes Russia, Brunei, and Uganda over gay rights

A top aide to President Barack Obama Tuesday singled out nations including Russia, Uganda and Brunei as the worst transgressors against gay rights -- and warned governments everywhere must outlaw discrimination.

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Dick Cheney insists 'we did the right thing' by invading Iraq

Former vice-president Dick Cheney, an architect of the 2003 invasion of Iraq, on Tuesday defended his choices at the time, and slammed the current US course as opening the door to insurgents.

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#Beeghazi!: The conservative war on Obama, science, common sense, and bees

On Friday the White House announced the formation of a task force charged with addressing the issue of rapidly diminishing colonies of honey bees and other pollinators.

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