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President Barack Obama is the coolest leader in the history of the World. Proof: President Obama touched the very heart of industrial pop culture when he announced the following for the 2012 Kennedy Center Honors: Buddy Guy, Dustin Hoffman, David Letterman, Natalia Makarova, and Led Zeppelin. But in fairness to President Obama, the selection of these great artists...

The Presidential Inauguration is upon us, and this blogger attended the last one, the historic first time an African American was sworn in as President Of The United States, and of course, that was Barack Obama. Now, four years later, President Obama has successfully won reelection thanks to the largest grassroots campaign in history, and in the process becoming...

Ok, now that Election 2012 is history, it’s time to pick out our winners and losers. Some of them will be unexpected people you’ve never heard of, others will be characters, of several kinds. It all will be interesting. And without any further ado, as they say, here we go: Winners: Buffy Wicks: My friend who’s the National Operation Vote Director,...

Ezra Klein, the designated policy wonk for the Washington Post, was just on MSNBC’s Martin Bashir’s show, where he openly called New York real estate mogul and television celebrity Donald Trump a “hilarious clown,” much to the delight of Bashir, who smiled in anticipation of the buzz-worthy blast. The context was Trump’s Twitter tweet...

The YouTube Channel “ERB” or Epic Rap Battles Of History is one of the best channels on YouTube not called Zennie62. In this installment, it’s President Obama versus Mitt Romney. And if you recognize the man who’s playing President Obama, it’s Alphacat on YouTube, Iman Crosson, who made this rap video just after President Obama announced...

President Obama’s Presidential Debate Rope-A-Dope Strategy is paying off. Governor Mitt Romney’s being exposed as telling lies last night. But the biggest lie is the one not noticed by a number of people. Here’s what Romney said at the 35th minute of the debate: The second topic, which is you said you get a deduction for taking a plant overseas....

Want an example of the GOP conservative who’s feeding some of the most racist rhetoric coming out of the Republican Party?  It’s a guy named Sean Medlock, who uses the Twiter fake name of Jim Treacher to toss racist comments at people. Even the President of The United States. In the wake of the event at the Republican National Convention where two GOP...

Newark Mayor Cory Booker, a guest on NBC’s “Meet The Press” Sunday to talk about his support for President Barack Obama, instead talked about his support for Bain Capital and private equity firms. In the process, Mayor Booker almost totally blew the Obama Campaign’s message. The question is why? Why would Mayor Booker do that? I believe...

According to a study released by the Pew Research Center For The People and The Press, the leaders in where Americans get their news are cable, local TV news, network news, the Internet, and local papers. But what’s interesting in the Pew study, is how its own author of the online article explaining its results is so bent on showing what they claim is the reduced role of young people and social media, that the writer just plain misses by a freaking country mile clear and obvious major changes in how we get our news, even over...

UPDATE: Herman Cain Drops Out Of The Race Herman Cain. Certain COP operatives want him out of the GOP Presidential Race, and much of the media wants him out of the GOP Presidential Race. And all are bracing themselves for what they want, which is for Mr. Cain to leave the race after a tidal wave of accusation of sexual harassment and an alleged extra-marital affair. The fact is Herman Cain’s not going to drop out of the race, and anyone with 20-20 vision can see that. Herman Cain’s going to announce that he has a new...

UPDATE: Kelly explains pepper spray comments. Just about over a day after the November 18th UC Davis Police action against UC Davis students in non-violent protest, where UC Davis Police Lt. John Pike grabbed a bottle of pepper spray and started covering kneeling students with it, Fox News Anchor Megyn Kelly made a silly statement. On Fox News’ “The O’reilly Factor,” Kelly said that pepper spray was basically just a “a food product essentially,” and went on to basically imply that it was hamless...

Well, how is this for the blind leading the blind, or more appropriately like picking like: Former Governor Mitt Romney said he’s considering selecting New Hahmphire Senator Kelly Ayotte as his GOP Vice Presidential Running Mate. That makes a lot of sense because like Governor Romney on health care reform, Senator Ayotte is a known flip-flopper, in her case, on Global Warming, gun control, earmarks, and (drum roll, please) heath care. Democratic Hub has a great breakdown of some of Kelly Ayotte’s flip flops, excluding Global...

So a poll says Romney Leads Obama In Michigan? So Did John McCain in 2008, and he lost in a landslide. A lot of buzz has been created by the mainstream media in reporting a rather questionable poll done by EPIC-MRA out of Lansing, Michigan and for The Detroit Free Press and TV stations WXYZ, WOOD and WJRT. The poll interviews just 600 “likely voters” out of over 7 million registered Michigan voters, and failed to show how the field of survey respondents was contacted – that’s a big red flag because it means...

This video has gone viral because it not only shows that GOP Presidential Candidate Herman Cain is not ready to be President Of The United States, the Republican Presidential field isn’t ready, and by light years. Cain appearing before the Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel, was asked if he agreed with President Obama’s approach in the run-up to the eventual liberation of Libya. Rather than just explain that he did, which a number of Republicans in the House and Senate did, Cain found himself struggling with 1) the fact...

The GOP Debate last night on CNN was insane, and Anderson Cooper seemed to enjoy every moment. The candidates ran amok at certain points, most notably Mitt Romney and Rick Perry. The two had some back and forth banter and Romney even put his hand on Perry at one point. It got very intense and rather unprofessional. The focus that stayed on those two was mostly due to the fact that they seemed so childish up on stage interrupting one another; CNN analysts who interviewed those in attendance believe that the way that Perry presented...

Not in 2012. The debate last night showed there’s still room for national-caliber candidates, which is probably why Ambassador Huntsman is set to jump in. While Huntsman comes as no surprise to pundits, he needs the national exposure now if he’s to have name recognition to run for 2016. And that’s what last night was all about, because unseating an incumbent President in a bid for a second term is harder than it may seem. Just look at the previous administration. All but two of last night’s debaters appear to be...

According to Wolf Blitzer on the CNN Situation Room, Eric Holder was just officially confirmed as U.S. Attorney General by the Senate, 75 for to 21 against.  Holder becomes the first African American AG. Related Blogs Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

It was so cold on Inauguration Day that I sought refuge and found it at the L’Enfant Plaza Hotel, where Lynn Lashbrook, the Director of Sales and the staff was all too kind and helped thousands of freezing lobby visitors. Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...

More at Barack Oblogger I can personally attest to the hard work and determination of Lonnee Hamilton, who’s been a valued contributor to my blog network, and a tireless worker. To learn that she was in the tunnel is saddening to me. Here’s part of her account: : “I’m one of those Obamaites some people hate. Since the day he announced his candidacy, I have been working full-bore to get this man elected. I’ve been a volunteer and a staff member. My family has been brought to the verge of economic collapse due...

TPM Election Central | Talking Points Memo | Franken Camp: Coleman Is Desperate, Knows He’s Going To Lose: “In a press briefing just now, a very exuberant Franken campaign put forward a clear message about today’s big news that the wrongly-rejected absentee ballots can be counted, which the Coleman campaign is trying to halt by going to court: Norm Coleman is desperate, because he knows he’s going to lose. The shift in tone from the Franken camp, compared to their more defensive posture in previous calls, reflects just...

Obama Preserves Political Capital for Stimulus Plan – WSJ.com: “WASHINGTON — Barack Obama’s transition team is resisting Bush administration overtures to coordinate more on the financial-sector rescue, convinced that neither the lame-duck President George W. Bush nor the president-elect has the clout to win a smooth congressional release of more bailout funds. With the first $350 billion of the bailout money nearly allocated, transition aides are pressing Treasury officials to convene a bipartisan meeting on Capitol...

In a revealing online article, The New Republic’s Gabriel Sherman writes about the changing relationship between the press and the Obama camp, proving in the process, there’s no media love for the Obama staff. Share this:StumbleUponLinkedInRedditTumblrPocketTwitterFacebookGooglePinterestEmailPrint...