Tag: Obama

Betsy DeVos to Pull Back Civil Rights Protections for Black Students Under the Guise of ‘Safety’

Photo: Getty Betsy DeVos continues her methodical dismantling of civil rights protections for vulnerable students, this time setting her sights on Obama-era guidelines put in place to protect black students from being disproportionately disciplined at school. As the Washington Post reports, a school safety commission formed shortly after February’s school […]

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Illegal Immigration Under Trump On Track to Hit Highest Level in a Decade

Illegal immigration at the United States-Mexico border is expected to hit the highest level in a decade next year, as border-crossings surged to record levels last month. Last month, illegal immigration at the southern border soared to the highest level for a single month since April 2014, marking the most southwest border crossings since President […]

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Koch Brothers: Congress Must ‘Seize’ Lame-Duck Session, Pass DACA Amnesty

The GOP megadonor billionaire Koch brothers are asking the Republican-controlled Congress to “seize” upon the lame-duck session to pass amnesty for more than a million illegal aliens enrolled and eligible for President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. The Koch brothers’ network of libertarian organizations — including the LIBRE Initiative, Freedom Partners, and […]

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Illegal Alien Accused of Attempting to Murder Cops in U.S. is DACA Recipient

An illegal alien charged with attempted capital murder after allegedly firing at Washington County, Arkansas, police officers was in the United States as a recipient of President Obama’s Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program. Luis Cobos-Cenobio, a 29-year-old illegal alien, was arrested and charged with attempted capital murder and other charges after dash cam […]

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After Suggesting 2018 Election About ‘Law and Order,’ Trump Touts Weaker Penalties for Drug Traffickers

In the 2016 presidential election, “Law and order” became a hallmark of President Trump’s campaign, wherein he would routinely blast weak-on-crime politicians. On Wednesday, Trump reversed course on his “Law and order” platform, announcing that he would support the First Step Act, which is set to reduce sentences for drug traffickers and immediately release 4,000 convicted […]

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Watch–Ted Cruz to DACA Illegal Alien: ‘Violating the Laws Has Consequences’

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) — running to keep his U.S. Senate seat against Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) — told an illegal alien enrolled in the President Obama-created Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program that DACA illegal aliens are not above U.S. immigration law. Rather than backing down to the DACA illegal alien when asked […]

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Pence to Obama: Economy Booming Because Trump Administration Rolling Back Failed Obama Policies

Vice President Mike Pence had a message for former President Barack Obama at the Values Voter Summit Saturday: the American economy is booming because the Trump administration is rolling back Obama administration policies. “It’s been two years of promises made and promises kept, and we’re just getting started,” Pence told the conference audience in Washington, […]

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The Deep State Exposed: Investigation Uncovers Foggy Bottom Anti-Trump Leak Factory

It was mid-May, about six weeks after Trump appointee Mari Stull began her new job as senior adviser at the State Department’s Bureau of International Organization Affairs. As senior adviser at the bureau, Stull was in charge of making sure President Trump’s agenda was represented at the many international organizations the U.S. participates in and […]

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Washington Examiner: Obama Prosecuted Staff Leakers, Gave Lie-Detector Tests, ‘Paranoid’

Paul Bedard writes in the Washington Examiner about a report from the Committee to Protect Journalists laying out the Obama administration’s “paranoid” attacks on the media and leakers, including the use of lie-detector tests on its own staffers: Should President Trump need a model to use to track down leakers inside his administration like the […]

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Fact Check: Obama’s Speech Attacking Trump at University of Illinois

President Barack Obama returned to the political fray on Friday morning, delivering a speech at the University of Illinois, which gave him an award for “ethics in government.” Leaving aside, for now, the question of whether Obama deserved an ethics award, all should agree that the University of Illinois had no business giving one. That […]

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Obama: GOP Has ‘Embraced Wild Conspiracy Theories,’ ‘Paranoia’

Friday speaking at the University of Illinois, former President Barack Obama accused the Republican Party of embracing “wild conspiracy theories like those surrounding Benghazi, or my birth certificate.” Obama said, “So Neither party has had a monopoly on wisdom. Neither party has been exclusively responsible for us going backwards instaed of forwards, but I have […]

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Less Than 20,000 Refugees Resettled in U.S. with One Month Left in Fiscal Year

Less than 20,000 refugees have been resettled in the United States so far in FY 2018, with just one month left in the fiscal year. At this rate, fewer than 22,000 refugees will be admitted into the country in FY 2018, which ends on September 30 – the lowest number of refugee arrivals in more […]

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Majority of Blue Collar Workers: We’re Better Off Under Trump than Obama

The majority of blue collar American workers say they are better off today with the economy under the direction of President Trump than they were during the Obama years, a new poll reveals. In a Harris Poll of more than 1,000 blue collar U.S. workers in fields such as construction, manufacturing, maintenance, and agriculture, a […]

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Mark Levin: John McCain Funeral Coverage ‘Seems a Little Over the Top’

Conservative talker Mark Levin told listeners of his nationally syndicated radio show Thursday that media coverage of the late Sen. John McCain’s memorial services “has gone on a little too long,” and “seems a little over the top.” Transcript is as follows: And I say this with the deepest of sincerity – and I don’t […]

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Flashback: Media Didn’t Care When Obama Scrubbed Security Clearances

The establishment media did not care when the Obama administration called for the aggressive scrubbing of security clearances back in 2013. According to our media today, revoking security clearances of those who are no longer in government is the stuff of banana republics, of dictators, and a full-blown assault against the First Amendment. But when […]

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Chuck Schumer Threatens to Sue Obama National Archivist for Kavanaugh Documents

WASHINGTON, DC – Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer is threatening to sue the National Archives for not giving Democrats documents on Judge Brett Kavanaugh, despite the fact that Archivist David Ferriero — who denied the request — was appointed by Barack Obama. As Breitbart News reported Thursday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chuck Grassley (R-IA) has requested […]

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Obama Center Breaks Pledge Not to Remove Trees in Jackson Park

The Obama Presidential Center has already started destroying dozens of age-old trees in Chicago’s Jackson Park, despite a pledge not to start removing trees until all legal paths are cleared. The City of Chicago, the park district, and the Obama Center agreed to wait until a handful of lawsuits have developed before beginning preparations for […]

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Rand Paul: John Brennan’s Security Clearance Is a Danger

Clear evidence concerning the bias of multiple, high-ranking current and former intelligence community officials should make us think twice about letting retired intelligence officials keep access to classified information, especially if they become talking heads on television after leaving public service. There is a great danger that vital, secret details may be revealed on television, […]

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Exclusive: Father of Slain Parkland Teen ‘Laser Focused’ on Stopping Obama School Discipline Program

Andrew Pollack had dedicated himself to making schools safe following the death of his 18-year-old daughter, a senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, who was one of 17 people shot and killed by a deranged former student in February. Pollack’s grief, in fact, drives him to continue his mission to prevent killers […]

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Stephen Colbert: Trump a ‘Racist, Horny Old Burger-Goblin’ Threatening to Take Security Clearances

Late Show host Stephen Colbert ripped President Donald Trump’s threat to revoke Obama alumni security clearances on Tuesday, calling him a “racist, horny old burger-goblin who steals children from poor people.” “I’m so happy to be with you, you not crazy people,” Colbert said in his opening monologue, which almost always involves taking shots at the president. […]

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