Category: Obama

Barack Obama Advised LeBron James, NBA Players on Playoff Boycott
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Barack Obama Advised LeBron James, NBA Players on Playoff Boycott

Ex-President Barack Obama involved himself in the deliberations of the NBA players who led last week’s boycott over the Jacob Blake shooting, according to reports. Obama presided over the conference call when a group of players, including LeBron James and Oklahoma Thunder player Chris Paul, hashed out their demands and statements ahead of last Wednesday’s…

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Barack Obama: Joe Biden Goals ‘Not that Different’ from Bernie Sanders
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Barack Obama: Joe Biden Goals ‘Not that Different’ from Bernie Sanders

Former President Barack Obama said in a recent interview that former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) had the same goals, despite appearing ideologically different. “If you look at Joe Biden’s goals and Bernie Sanders’s goals, they’re not that different, from a forty-thousand-foot level,” Obama said. “They both want to make sure…

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Report: Dem Says Obama Warned that Biden Could Still ‘F*ck Things Up’
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Report: Dem Says Obama Warned that Biden Could Still ‘F*ck Things Up’

Former President Barack Obama warned during the Democrat primary that his former Vice President Joe Biden could “f*ck things up,” an anonymous Democrat said according to a report in Politico. The line was originally attributed to an anonymous Democrat source cited by Politico‘s Marc Caputo from a conversation the Democrat claims to have had with…

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Michelle Obama Replays Theme of Children ‘Thrown into Cages’
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Michelle Obama Replays Theme of Children ‘Thrown into Cages’

Michelle Obama used her prime time convention speech on Monday to revive 2019 claims that President Donald Trump’s border agents threw children “into cages.” Americans “watch in horror as children are torn from their families and thrown into cages,” she said, reviving a claim that produces a strong emotional reaction among Democrat-leaning voters. A fact…

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Michelle Obama: Trump Administration Hypocrisy Giving Me ‘Low-Grade Depression’
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Michelle Obama: Trump Administration Hypocrisy Giving Me ‘Low-Grade Depression’

Wednesday, on her new podcast former first lady Michelle Obama, said she is “dealing with some form of low-grade depression,” because of the quarantine, racial strife, and “seeing this administration, watching the hypocrisy of it, day in and day out.” Obama said, “I’m waking up in the middle of the night, cause I’m worrying about something,…

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Obama Soliciting Funding for Vote-by-Mail Effort
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Obama Soliciting Funding for Vote-by-Mail Effort

Former President Barack Obama sent out an email blast yesterday soliciting individuals to donate money to fight “voter suppression” by advocating vote-by-mail, early voting, and online voter registration. The message was sent out by Obama on behalf of All On The Line, a campaign launched by the National Democratic Redistricting Committee (NDRC) which was formed…

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Barack Obama to 2020 Graduates: Hope Is a ‘Hammer’ to ‘Break the Glass’ for Action
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Barack Obama to 2020 Graduates: Hope Is a ‘Hammer’ to ‘Break the Glass’ for Action

President Barack Obama delivered another online commencement speech on Sunday, specifically addressing the protests in reaction to the death of George Floyd. He acknowledged the disruptive period of protest in the lives of young graduates but urged them to have hope. “You don’t always need hope when everything’s fine,” he said. “It’s when things seem…

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Obama Defends Protesters: ‘This Country Was Founded on Protest’
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Obama Defends Protesters: ‘This Country Was Founded on Protest’

Former President Barack Obama defended widespread protests in America’s major cities on Wednesday, in a virtual town hall about changing the “systemic racism” of police departments. Obama said: Just remember this country was founded on protest. It’s called the American Revolution, and every step of progress of this country. Every expansion of freedom, every expression…

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