Tag Archives: Barack Obama

Greece’s Tsipras Briefs Obama on Bid for Eurozone Loan

Paris, France.  Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras spoke to U.S. President Barack Obama by telephone on Tuesday shortly before an emergency eurozone summit and briefed him on Greece’s request for a rescue loan, a Greek government official said, as reported by Reuters. Alexis Tsipras. Photo courtesy of Frangisco Der. The official said Obama had voiced […]

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Obama to Visit Pentagon to Refine Islamic State Strategy

Washington, D.C.  U.S. President Barack Obama makes a rare visit to the Pentagon Monday to confer with national security advisers about refining their strategy to defeat Islamic State militants wreaking havoc in Iraq and Syria. Obama, who has conceded the U.S. lacks a “complete strategy,” is scheduled to meet with Defense Secretary Ash Carter at […]

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Past and Present: Celebrating July Fourth at the White House

Washington, D.C. On July 4, 1776, Congress adopted the Declaration of Independence, and the Liberty Bell rang a sound of freedom at Independence Hall. Since that day, affectionately known as America’s birthday, the White House has celebrated liberty and justice for all each summer. It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, […]

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Barack Obama: A Hard Day’s Work Deserves a Fair Day’s Pay

By Barack Obama, 44th President of the United States Washington, D.C.  It’s been a good few days for America. On Thursday, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the Affordable Care Act. It is here to stay. And, Democrats and Republicans in Congress paved the way for the United States to rewrite the rules of global trade to […]

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Obama Eulogizes Church Shooting Victims in Charleston

Charleston, S.C. President Barack Obama has delivered a eulogy for the pastor killed with eight other African Americans inside a church last week in Charleston, South Carolina. Obama said, “we are here to today to remember a man of God who lived by faith.” He described the Reverend Clementa Pinckney of the Emanuel African Methodist […]

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Supreme Court Upholds Key Part of Affordable Care Act

Washington, D.C.  Today, in a 6-3 decision, the Supreme Court upheld a critical part of the Affordable Care Act, historic health care reform that the President signed into law five years ago. Now, millions of Americans who got covered in health insurance marketplaces can stay covered, no matter where they live. The President made the […]

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Your Health and Our Environment: How Can We Protect Both?

Washington, D.C.  On Tuesday, the White House will convene a Summit to bring together health and medical professionals, academics, and other stakeholders to empower people and communities with the information and tools they need to protect public health in the face of climate change. The national dialogue will be focused on highlighting the impacts of […]

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President Obama Message on the Occasion of Ramadan

Washington, D.C.  As the new crescent moon brings in the holy month of Ramadan, Michelle and I send our warmest greetings to all those observing the month of fasting in the United States and around the world. Ramadan is a time in which families and communities come together for iftars and prayers in festive gatherings that […]

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Why We Should Be Worried that the Bangladeshi Government Has Ignored All Recent Blogger Deaths

Why We Should Be Worried that the Bangladeshi Government Has Ignored All Recent Blogger Deaths

U.N. Recommends Taxing Tobacco to Curb Deadly Global Epidemic

Rice University Study: Smartphones May be Detrimental to Learning

Greece’s Tsipras Briefs Obama on Bid for Eurozone Loan

Ban: Education ‘Essential to Vision of a Life of Dignity for All’

Nervous Investors Unload Chinese Stocks