President Obama

President Obama Told Sasha and Malia We Gone Be Alright, But We’re Not

President Obama told Sasha and Malia the country will be ok with the new leader and an all-Republican Congress. Maybe for The Obamas. But not for us.

– Jan 23, 2017

While the Rest of the World Supports Families and Children, the U.S. is a Global Embarrassment

As the only industrialized nation on the globe that doesn’t mandate paid leave for mothers of newborns, the U.S. is a global embarrassment.

– Jun 24, 2014

In Tearful Speech, Michelle Obama Recognizes Her Own Life in Hadiya Pendleton’s

By NICK CHILES Sometimes it feels like the rest of us operate in a separate world than our lawmakers in Washington. I’ve been getting that...

– Apr 11, 2013

‘They Deserve A Vote’: President Obama Makes a Powerful Case for Gun Control

By NICK CHILES “They deserve a vote.” With those words, repeated over and over as he introduced victims of gun violence during his State of...

– Feb 13, 2013

Hadiya Pendleton: Two Charged With Murder In Chicago Teen Honor Student’s Death

Chicago police may be getting closer to getting justice for Hadiya Pendleton: two alleged gang members have been charged with first-degree murder in the death...

– Feb 12, 2013

Finally, Obama Going to Chicago to Talk About Guns and Our Dying Children

By NICK CHILES After online petition drives, blogger pleas, demands from a range of leaders such as Jesse Jackson, and millions of water cooler and...

– Feb 11, 2013

Envying Malia and Sasha’s Dad—What I Would Give for a Secret Service Detail For My Girls

By NICK CHILES I admit that I got a little thrill when I read about the lengths the Obamas went to make sure there were...

– Jan 10, 2013

Election Day Excitement: In the Words of JET Magazine, Our President is LEGEND

By NICK CHILES I appreciate the effort this nation has made in recent years to encourage more citizens to vote by creating early voting. In...

– Nov 5, 2012

President Obama Dares to Have Opinion about Nicki Minaj-Mariah Carey ‘Idol’ Feud

Apparently President Obama—the father of teen and tween daughters—is not supposed to have an opinion about pop culture, even if it’s one of the biggest...

– Oct 16, 2012

Mitt Romney Thinks 47 Percent Of the Country Are A Bunch Of Slacker Losers. #RichGuyWinning

I watched the secret video of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney telling wealthy donors at a private fundraiser that 47 percent of Americans are “dependent”...

– Sep 18, 2012