Posts tagged "Obama"

What is Sequestration & Why Politicians Are a Bunch of Windbags

I try to keep my head buried in the sand when it comes to politics, mostly because I can’t stand to see the people we elected act less mature and collaborative than my kindergartener. But this week we all have no choice but to pay attention, because of a major standoff taking place between the... Read more »

Hadiya Pendleton Is Killed in Chicago Days After Performing at Obama Inauguration

This letter is by my friend and colleague, Tamara Kaldor. Dear Chicago Parents, President Obama, Governor Quinn & Mayor Emanuel, This morning, I awoke to the news that Hadiya Pendleton, a 15 year-old Chicago girl, had been murdered by a spray of bullets in a neighborhood park. Only days earlier, she had performed at President Obama’s inauguration ceremony.... Read more »

Beyoncé Lip-Synced at Obama Inauguration: Who the Hell Cares

Beyoncé Lip-Synced at Obama Inauguration: Who the Hell Cares
The true scandal behind Obama’s Inauguration has emerged, and no, it’s not Michelle Obama’s eye roll courtesy of John Boehner or Sasha Obama’s yawn. Word has it that Beyoncé lip-synced all or part of the national anthem. Holy shit. Now I’d like to say that people who are upset about this need to get a life. I mean, really, who cares that... Read more »
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What Obama Can Learn From Kim Kardashian

I know, I should be happy. President Barack Obama is not sexist. He does not have binders full of women. And our country recently elected its greatest number of women senators, 20 to be exact. So why does the news today that Obama’s newly chosen economic advisors and inner circle are dominated by men make so... Read more »

Can I Get a Recount? Why The 2012 Presidential Election Should Continue Indefinitely

Can I Get a Recount? Why The 2012 Presidential Election Should Continue Indefinitely
Many of you are eager to find out whether Obama or Romney will win the 2012 Presidential Election, which apparently has been one of the most expensive and nastiest in history. I have to admit that I’m not ready for the fun to end. Trust me, no one is more surprised by this development than... Read more »