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  • Obama Demands All South Carolina TV Stations Pull Ads Against Biden

    02/26/2020 8:09:21 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 155 replies
    thehill.com ^ | 02/26/20
    Former President Obama's attorneys say they plan to file a cease-and-desist letter over a pro-Trump group's television ad in South Carolina that attacks former Vice President Joe Biden by using a portion of Obama's book Obama is also demanding that all South Carolina television stations immediately stop running the ad from the Committee to Defend the President, which is aimed at supporting President Trump's reelection bid. The ad uses excerpts from Obama's 1995 memoir, "Dreams from My Father," in an effort to get the attention of black voters in the state. "Joe Biden promised to help our community. It was...
  • Obama says women are "pretty indisputably" better than men

    12/16/2019 6:52:44 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 90 replies
    CBS "News" ^ | December 16, 2019 | BY MELISSA QUINN
    Former President Barack Obama asserted that many of the world's problems can be attributed to old men refusing to relinquish their power and said women are "pretty indisputably" better than men. "Now women, I just want you to know, you are not perfect, but what I can say pretty indisputably is that you're better than us," Mr. Obama said during a speech at a private event in Singapore, according to BBC News. The former president, who left office in January 2017, added that if women ran every nation in the world, there would be "significant improvements across the board on...
  • Obama to 2020 Democrat: Biden "really doesn't have it"

    11/26/2019 7:50:41 AM PST · by Red Badger · 78 replies
    www.washingtonexaminer.com ^ | by Mike Brest | November 26, 2019 10:42 AM
    Former President Obama reportedly told a 2020 Democratic presidential candidate that his former Vice President Joe Biden doesn't have what it takes to win the Oval Office. Obama, 58, has remained relatively quiet during the first part of the Democratic primary; however, he has met with many of the candidates privately. In one particular meeting, the former president took a dig at his own vice president, according to Politico. "With one candidate, he pointed out that during his own 2008 campaign, he had an intimate bond with the electorate, especially in Iowa, that he no longer has. Then he added,...
  • Michelle Obama unveils all-star lineup for 2020 get-out-the-vote push (Pander 2020)

    11/07/2019 8:19:28 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11 07 2019 | Judy Kurtz
    Michelle Obama is revealing her new celeb-packed "voting squad" aimed at encouraging Americans to head to the polls in 2020. "Last year, we went big. Millions of new voters made their voices heard for the first time. Now the stakes are even higher," Obama says in a video released Thursday as part of her When We All Vote campaign. "That's why I've been reaching out to some friends to expand my voting squad for the year ahead," she adds in the clip, released almost exactly a year before the 2020 presidential election. The star-studded video features some big names, including...
  • Obama Endorsed Candidates Falter in Virginia, Despite Democrat Statehouse Sweep

    11/06/2019 10:27:48 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 4 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 11/06/2019 | Haris Alic
    Former President Barack Obama may live a stone’s throw away from Virginia now, but his sway over the state’s political landscape came up short on Tuesday. Obama, who lives in the elite Washington, DC, enclave of Kalorama, has taken an interest in Virginia politics since leaving the White House. In 2017, the former president endorsed a slate of Democrat candidates running for Virginia’s top three statewide offices. The following year, Obama actively actively hit the campaign trail to see Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA), a former chairman of the Democratic National Committee and failed vice presidential candidate, reelected.
  • Obama to Lefties: Get Over Being 'Woke'

    10/30/2019 9:59:59 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 77 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 30, 2019 | Timothy Meads
    Have you ever wondered how far left the Democratic Party has gone since 2008, let alone 2016? Well, as an example, former President Barack Obama likely would have been chased off the campaign trail had he made some recent comments of his as a 2020 Democratic primary candidate. On Tuesday, President Obama told an audience at the Obama Foundation Summit that they need to get over being "woke" and realize that simply judging people and "casting stones" does not equate to activism. "This idea of purity and you’re never compromised and you’re always politically woke and all that stuff, you...
  • Trump accuses Obama of treason for ‘spying’ on his 2016 campaign

    10/25/2019 10:16:20 AM PDT · by be-baw · 117 replies
    October 25, 2019 ^ | Paul Bedard
    President Trump has ratched up his claim that the Obama White House spied on his 2016 campaign, charging in a new book that it was a “treasonous” act by the former Democratic president. “What they did was treasonous, OK? It was treasonous,” he told author Doug Wead for his upcoming book, "Inside Trump's White House: The Real Story of His Presidency." “The interesting thing out of all of this is that we caught them spying on the election. They were spying on my campaign. So you know? What is that all about?” said Trump. “I have never ever said this,...
  • Obama to deliver remarks at Cummings's funeral

    10/23/2019 9:37:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 39 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/23/19 | Rachel Frazin
    Former President Barack Obama will reportedly speak at the funeral of late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-Md.). "On Friday, @BarackObama will attend the service for @RepCummings," tweeted Obama spokesperson Katie Hill. She added that Obama "will deliver remarks about the remarkable life and legacy of one of this country’s finest public servants” at the request of Cummings's wife and Maryland Democratic Party Chair Maya Rockeymoore Cummings. SNIP Cummings will lie in state at the U.S. Capitol on Thursday. The funeral service will be held in his hometown of Baltimore on Friday.
  • Obama Headlining Democrat Redistricting Fundraiser at Alex Soros’s Home

    10/22/2019 4:51:45 AM PDT · by MarvinStinson · 8 replies
    breitbart ^ | 21 Oct 2019 | JOSHUA CAPLAN
    Barack Obama will headline a fundraiser for the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) at Alex Soros’s New York City home on Monday evening. Also expected to attend the event are the group’s founder and chairman, Eric Holder, and former Virginia governor Terry McAuliffe. Founded in 2016, the NDRC is a super PAC aimed at positioning Democrats favorably in the round of redistricting after the 2020 census. Earlier this year, Obama’s political advocacy group, Organizing for Action (OFA), folded itself into Holder’s group and launched a campaign called “All On The Line” aimed at promoting redistricting reform. In August, the group...
  • Obama meets De Niro for dinner after the former president signed a $90m deal to produce Trump...

    10/22/2019 5:13:11 AM PDT · by RummyChick · 55 replies
    dailymail ^ | 10/22/2019 | Sophie Tanno
    Former US president Barack Obama was seen arriving at the Greenwich hotel in New York City before dining with Robert De Niro. The dinner came after it was confirmed last month that Obama has inked a ninety-million-dollar deal to produce a Netflix series about calls for President Donald Trump's impeachment. Actor De Niro has been a vocal critic of Trump in the past and has even stated he 'should not be president, period.' The former US leader looked smart in a black suit and sunglasses while holding a takeaway coffee as he arrived at the hotel on Monday. He was...
  • Barack Obama Is Still Dressing More Presidential Than The Current President

    09/30/2019 3:31:11 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 69 replies
    Esquire ^ | September 30, 2019 | Murray Clark
    44's wardrobe passes the litmus test for a third term Heads were scratched when George W. Bush rode to a second term in 2004. Despite Iraq, and despite having the linguistic capability of a GCSE creative writing class, the 43rd president clung onto another four years. That's because, allegedly, he was the man most voters would prefer to have a beer with: 57 percent of them according to a Zogby/Williams poll in the autumn of that year. And though his time in the White House is up, Barack Obama is still dressing the part of post-office beer buddy, too. At...
  • Barack Obama Swipes at Donald Trump Habit of Watching TV and Social Media

    09/19/2019 1:15:57 PM PDT · by mplc51 · 73 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Sep 2019 | Charlie Spiering
    Former President Barack Obama implicitly criticized President Donald Trump’s media habits in a speech on Wednesday. During a Splunk tech conference, Obama said it was helpful as president to have a diverse staff offering a wide range of advice on the issues of the day. “The other thing that is helpful is not watching TV or reading social media,” he added pointedly, according to Axios. He warned about people living in “filter bubbles” of information, made worse by social media. “That’s not healthy for a democracy and it’s not healthy between countries,” he said. “That’s how wars get started and...
  • Israeli Election Pits Trump, Obama Pollsters Against Each Other

    09/16/2019 10:31:27 AM PDT · by CondoleezzaProtege · 7 replies
    Jersualem Post ^ | Sep 16, 2019 | Gil Hoffman
    Tuesday's election will not only be a contest between Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Blue and White leader Benny Gantz but also between their American pollsters. John McLaughlin stood beside Netanyahu in a video he posted on Friday explaining why Otzma Yehudit would not cross the 3.25% electoral threshold. In explaining why he was so sure, Netanyahu pointed at McLaughlin and said that he was the pollster for US president Donald Trump. Blue and White's American strategist Joel Benenson also made the news this past week, when Netanyahu accused him of being behind a false report in Politico accusing Israel...
  • Trump Calls For Obama Book Deal, Netflix Deal and “Congressional Slush Fund” be Investigated

    09/16/2019 9:39:30 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 54 replies
    GP ^ | 09/16/2019 | Cristina Laila
    Trump (and the American people) still have not forgotten about the Congressional slush fund used to pay off sexual harassment claims against lawmakers, and on Monday the president called for the slush fund to be investigated.
  • Biden: ‘Hell Yes!’ I Would Appoint Barack Obama to the Supreme Court (VIDEO)

    09/05/2019 10:30:15 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 59 replies
    GP ^ | 09/05/2019 | Cristina Laila
    2020 Democrat hopeful Joe Biden told “The Late Show” host Stephen Colbert Wednesday night that he would nominate his former ‘boss’ Barack Obama to the US Supreme Court. “Would you appoint him [Obama] to the Supreme Court?” Colbert asked Biden. “Hell…yes!” Biden said with a creepy grin on his face. “I don’t think he’d do it but…he’s fully qualified.”
  • Barack Obama's Production Company Runs Into a Trademark Problem

    On Aug. 20, Barack and Michelle Obama's Higher Ground Productions made a move to save its name. That day, the company went to the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office and demanded cancellation of someone else's earlier trademark registration for "Higher Ground Enterprises."
  • Michelle Obama tweets about girls' ability to go #BacktoSchool

    09/05/2019 9:01:17 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/05/19 | Justine Coleman
    Former first lady Michelle Obama encouraged her followers to remember during the back-to-school season that girls around the world have limited access to attend school. Obama shared a photo from her school days as part of #WorldChairtyDay, while urging others to post #BackToSchool photos, support the Girls Opportunity Alliance and donate to its GoFundMe page. "As students here in the U.S. head back to school, let's remember that more than 98 million adolescent girls around the world don't have that opportunity," she tweeted Thursday. The Girls Opportunity Alliance is run by the Obama Foundation. They reported that out of 750...
  • Dem Rep. Connolly: ‘Eats Away’ at Trump That Obama ‘Added Luster to the Presidency’(LOL!)

    08/22/2019 11:32:36 AM PDT · by rktman · 63 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 8/22/2019 | Pam Key
    Thursday on CNN’s “Right Now,” Rep. Gerry Connolly (D-VA) said President Donald Trump criticizes his predecessor former President Barack Obama because it “eats away” at Trump that Obama “added luster to the presidency.” Keilar asked, “The president referenced former President Obama several times yesterday when he had this extended Q & A session on the south lawn with reporters. He blamed him on a variety of topics. He does this a lot, but there seemed to be this uptick of it yesterday. Why do you think he does that? Connolly said, “Well, I think the contrast bothers him. President Obama...
  • REPORT: Obamas Buying $15 Million Martha’s Vineyard Mansion

    08/22/2019 10:40:51 AM PDT · by mplc51 · 124 replies
    It sure pays to be a DC grifter. The Obamas are reportedly purchasing a 29-acre, 7,000 square foot $14.85 million mansion in Martha’s Vineyard. The home is currently owned by Boston Celtics co-owner Wyc Grousbeck. The Martha’s Vineyard estate (pictured below) was previously listed for $22 million, but the Obamas are paying less than the current listing price according to “multiple island sources.”
  • Obamas To Release Anti-Trump Movie On Netflix

    08/21/2019 7:55:43 AM PDT · by ManHunter · 57 replies
    Summit News ^ | 21 AUG 2019 | Steve Watson
    Ahead of the 2020 election, the Obamas are set to release a documentary via Netflix that has been described by Politico as anti-Trump. The movie, scheduled to be released this week, titled American Factory, focuses on the economy in the heartland of the US. The documentary, which debuts on Netflix on August 21, never mentions President Donald Trump by name—but its message is clear: Trump’s promise to reinvigorate the industrial heartland is going to take a lot more than a campaign slogan. There are no easy solutions. And if some manufacturing jobs do come back, they’re going to look nothing...