President Obama’s father had made plans to have the future president adopted, according to a new book.
When Obama’s mother, 18-year-old Ann Dunham, was five months pregnant, Barack Obama Sr. had notified immigration officials they had plans to give “the baby away” to the Salvation Army.
“Subject got his [US citizen] wife [pregnant] and although
President Obama speaks during one of his first economic briefings on January 22, 2009. Also pictured are Vice President Joe Biden, then-budget director Peter Orszag, then-chief of staff Rahm Emanuel and then-Director of the National Economic Council Larry Summers. (Pete Souza, The White House)
President Obama will be briefed by his economic team in
At some point during the first two years of his administration, President Obama stopped receiving the daily economic briefing that he requested when he took office.
Former White House press secretary Robert Gibbs announced at his own first daily briefing reporters that Obama asked for the daily economic briefing, described then as comparable to the
President Barack Obama and House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) will finally hit the links for a round of golf – and al fresco negotiation – on June 18, a White House official told POLITICO.
Obama’s offer — and Boehner’s acceptance — came six months after White House press secretary Robert Gibbs suggested the two could
Oh, you weren’t talking about the president, but just his press secretary? My bad.
The White House press operation should be a well-oiled machine – and under Carney’s predecessor, Robert Gibbs, it sometimes gave the impression of being just that. But with Carney at the helm, it is more like that of a rinky-dink City
Looking for a booming job market? Look no further than the website USAJobs.com, where the federal government lists all its job openings. There are thousands of positions, many with six-figure salaries, and no apparent sign of budget belt-tightening.
Here is a sampling of some of what’s listed:
The Air Force is offering up
by Llewellyn King of OilPrice.com
Who, How and Why: $140 Oil and $5 Gas
According to a loosely-organized apocalyptic Christian movement, May 21, 2011 will be the “end of days.”Â On or about that same date, the price of oil in the United States will begin to climb to $4 a gallon, according to two
Perhaps it was the long flight back from Hawaii. But President Obama’s first full day back on the job suggested a slight case of tone deafness.
In bidding a sort-of farewell to White House spokesman Robert Gibbs, he noted the “relatively modest pay” for which Gibbs has labored.
In fact, he earns $172,200 in a
1- He promised you TRNSPARENCY= you got sealed documents, refusal to release records,stonewallin, 3AM votes. 2- He promised you a stronger America= You got him apologizing for America, under cutting America, bowing before potentates, Apology Tours .(( Kennedy gave us Apollo, Obama has given OUR Apology.)) 3- Obama promised you new respect for
The moratorium was put in place in response to the massive BP oil leak, and put a stop to drilling at 33 exploratory wells.
Now a New Orleans judge has overturned the six-month ban, saying the Interior Department failed to provide adequate reasons for it.
White House spokesman Robert Gibbs says president Barack Obama