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  • Obama delivers a new veiled slap at Trump us-versus-them'

    06/09/2017 1:52:28 PM PDT · by yoe · 38 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | June 6, 2017 | David Martosko
    (rest of headline) he warns – in Canada – that America could descend into 'extreme nationalism and xenophobia and the politics of us-versus-them'Former U.S. president (Barack Obama) delivered an extended, vicious coded critique of his successor Donald Trump on Tuesday in (Canada) speaking to an audience of 6,000 fans at an event hosted by the Montreal Board of Trade. He bashed the rise of 'extreme nationalism and xenophobia and the politics of "us-versus-them",' a clear slap at Trump in the preferred language of American liberals. 'In times of disruption we may go backward instead of forward,' he warned. 'We're going...
  • Chris Wallace: Donald Trump Is Acting Like He Is "Kind Of The Commander-in-Chief Already

    12/11/2016 1:26:57 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 91 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | December 9, 2016 | Tim Hains
    'Fox News Sunday' host Chris Wallace told network anchor Shep Smith on Friday that it looks to him like Donald Trump is effectively the president already. Wallace said that Trump has done so much more than president-elects generally do before their term begins that he is giving off the impression that Barack Obama has retired early. "He’s almost more the president than the president is," Wallace said. "He’s not waiting until he actually takes the oath of office on January 20th," he concluded. "He’s kind of the Commander-in-Chief already." Trump visited victims of last week's terrorist attack at Ohio State...
  • Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP)

    08/18/2016 4:29:24 PM PDT · by jessduntno · 4 replies
    Treasury Dept. ^ | Today | US Treasury
    After the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the United States Department of the Treasury initiated the Terrorist Finance Tracking Program (TFTP) to identify, track, and pursue terrorists – such as Al-Qaida – and their networks. The U.S. Treasury Department is uniquely positioned to track terrorist money flows and assist in broader U.S. Government efforts to uncover terrorist cells and map terrorist networks here at home and around the world.
  • Berlin Says U.S. May Be Spying on Merkel’s Phone

    10/23/2013 5:50:42 PM PDT · by bkopto · 15 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | Oct 23, 2013 | Anton Troianovski, Jared A. Favole
    Germany said it believed that U.S. intelligence agencies may be spying on Chancellor Angela Merkel’s cellphone, an intrusion that it said would constitute a “grave breach of trust” between the longtime allies. Ms. Merkel called President Barack Obama on Wednesday and made clear that such surveillance among allies would be “fully unacceptable,” her spokesman, Steffen [...]
  • President Barack Obama calls Paris to apologise for NSA

    10/23/2013 12:06:11 PM PDT · by bkopto · 28 replies
    The Australian ^ | Oct 23, 2013 | staff
    FRANCE has demanded an explanation from Washington of a report that the US swept up 70 million French telephone records and text messages in its global surveillance net, even recording certain private conversations. The fallout prompted a phone call yesterday from US President Barack Obama to French President Francois Hollande, and, the White House said, an acknowledgement by the US leader that the episode raised "legitimate questions for our friends and allies" about how surveillance capabilities are employed. Mr Hollande's office issued a strongly worded statement afterward expressing "profound reprobation" over US actions it said intruded on the private lives...
  • Obama: 'The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States'

    02/15/2013 11:25:12 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 79 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | February 15, 2013 | Daniel Halper
    Obama: 'The Problem Is ... I’m Not the Emperor of the United States' Daniel Halper February 15, 2013 1:42 PM In a Google hangout last evening, President Barack Obama explained that his problem is that he's "not the emperor of the United States": "This is something I’ve struggled with throughout my presidency," said Obama. "The problem is that I’m the president of the United States, I’m not the emperor of the United States. My job is to execute laws that are passed."
  • Obama shares tales of childhood bullying [his "big ears" and unusual name.......]

    03/10/2011 10:08:27 AM PST · by Sub-Driver · 44 replies
    Obama shares tales of childhood bullying * From correspondents in Washington * From: AFP * March 11, 2011 4:35AM US President Barack Obama has confessed to being taunted as a kid over his "big ears" and unusual name, as he opened a White House summit on preventing bullying. "Bullying isn't a problem that makes headlines every day, but every day it touches the lives of people all across the country," Mr Obama said overnight, noting a growing movement among young people to combat youth harassment. "If there is one goal of this conference, it is to dispel the myth that...
  • Royal Wedding --- Live Thread

    04/09/2005 4:11:02 AM PDT · by Dog · 1,237 replies · 23,827+ views
    This is the royal wedding live thread...if one has been started and I missed it please let me know and I'll ask this be deleted.
  • Charles accuses Britons of 'torturing' him over Camilla affair: paper (Poor baby alert)

    02/27/2005 4:28:21 AM PST · by shubi · 77 replies · 1,286+ views
    AFP ^ | 2/26/2005
    LONDON (AFP) - Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has complained that his future subjects have "tortured" him over his relationship with Camilla Parker Bowles, a newspaper reported. The Mail on Sunday said the prince's comments to BBC journalist Gavin Hewitt, included in a new book, will fuel concern at the public's growing disenchantment with the monarchy and the prince's suitability to become king. While at first refusing to discuss his relationship with Parker Bowles, Charles is pressed further and then snaps: "I thought the British people were supposed to be compassionate. I don't see much of it,"...