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Who pays when Obama travels to criticize Republicans?

Who pays when Obama travels to criticize Republicans?

January 19, 2016


Filed under Business

By Anita Kumar and Lesley Clark McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — When President Barack Obama travels on official business this election year — even if he delivers an overtly partisan speech bashing Republicans — the costs will largely be paid for by the taxpayers. The Democratic Par...

Obama rejects Keystone pipeline, citing no meaningful boost to economy

Obama rejects Keystone pipeline, citing no meaningful boost to economy

November 9, 2015


Filed under National

By Sean Cockerham McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama on Friday rejected the Keystone XL pipeline, moving to bolster his environmental legacy after reviewing for seven years what has become the nation’s most heated political dispute over climate change, jobs and...

New proposal by Obama calls for scaling back of standardized-testing prep

October 26, 2015


Filed under National

By Richard A. Serrano Tribune Washington Bureau (TNS) WASHINGTON — The Obama administration executed a significant about-face in its education policy Saturday, calling for a cap on the amount of time students spend taking standardized tests. The move comes amid growing opposition from teachers an...

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Figure it Out, Mr. President

Joe Lose

February 6, 2015


Filed under Opinion

The savages of ISIS continue to bring their brand of radical Muslim terror across the middle east.  These pathetic excuses for humans are beheading, shooting, burning, and burying people alive, all in the name of Islam.  You won't hear our President admit that, though.  His entire administration refuses...

More Like “NObamacare.” None For Me, Thanks!

Joe Lose, Writer

March 27, 2014


Filed under Columns

With only four days left until the individual mandate deadline for Obamacare...  Oh, I'm sorry, Nancy Pelosi.  We're not supposed to say "Obamacare" anymore, are we?  But we'll get to that later.  The individual mandate for Obamacare states you must sign up and pay for health insurance.  Doesn't...

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

China Protests As Obama Meets With Dalai Lama

February 22, 2014


Filed under National

By Anita Kumar McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama welcomed Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama to the White House on Friday even as China warned that the meeting would hurt the relationship between the two nations. Obama spoke to the Dalai Lama for ne...

Ask Angela : The Truth About Hockey, Music, Obama, and Girls

Ask Angela : The Truth About Hockey, Music, Obama, and Girls

Ask Angela

February 13, 2014


Filed under Ask Angela

Dear Captain Quantrill, Yes, I see you are full of burning questions. First of all I don’t actually follow The Olympics, or even hockey for that matter, but seeing that the U.S., Russia, Finland, Canada, Sweden and Switzerland have all won their first match, I’d say they have a good chance of...

Advocates On Each Side Of Pot Debate Pressure Obama To Take Stand

Advocates On Each Side Of Pot Debate Pressure Obama To Take Stand

February 6, 2014


Filed under National

By Rob Hotakainen McClatchy Washington Bureau (MCT) WASHINGTON — With more than half of all federal prisoners serving time on drug charges, the Obama administration says it’s time to free more low-level drug offenders. “This is where you can help,” Deputy Attorney General James Col...

Brittany Hinkel, Shift Editor, Cartoonist

November 15, 2012


Filed under Opinion

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