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Americans Losing Confidence in All Branches of U.S. Gov’t

Confidence hits six-year low for presidency; record lows for Supreme Court, Congress WASHINGTON, D.C. — Americans’ confidence in all three branches of the U.S. government has fallen, reaching record lows for the Supreme Court (30%) and Congress (7%), and a six-year low for the presidency (29%). The presidency had the largest drop of the three branches this year, down seven percentage points from its previous rating of 36%. These data […]

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Obama statement on Border Security and Immigration Reform

REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT ON BORDER SECURITY AND IMMIGRATION REFORM Rose Garden THE PRESIDENT: Good afternoon, everybody. One year ago this month, senators of both parties –- with support from the business, labor, law enforcement, faith communities –- came together to pass a commonsense immigration bill. Independent experts said that bill would strengthen our borders, grow our economy, shrink our deficits. As we speak, there are enough Republicans and Democrats […]

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Flashback: P&G sought to Replace McDonald due to poor duty performance

President Obama’s answer to dealing with poor duty performance at the Department of Veterans Affairs is a man, Robert McDonald who was considered for removal as CEO at Procter and Gamble for poor duty performance. Procter & Gamble Co. (PG) board members are dissatisfied with Chief Executive Officer Robert McDonald’s performance and are discussing a possible leadership change, according to people familiar with the situation. Some P&G directors are talking […]

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President Obama Schedule week of June 30, 2014

On Saturday and Sunday, the President has no public events scheduled. Schedule for the Week of June 30, 2014 On Monday, the President will welcome back to the White House Chilean President Michelle Bachelet. The visit will highlight our close relationship with Chile and our strong partnership with the Bachelet Administration on advancing peace and global security, social inclusion, and free trade. The President looks forward to consulting with President […]

Obama’s Economy? Golden Gate gets Suicide Barrier after Record 46 die in 2013

There is a dark duality about the Golden Gate Bridge. Majestic and macabre, the bridge is an architectural wonder that also happens to be a magnet for suicides. It is the most-used suicide spot in the United States, second in the world. “People come from all over the world to go onto this bridge,” said Sergeant Kevin Briggs, a retired police officer who used to patrol the Golden Gate. “Not […]

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Obama: Boehner’s Lawsuit is a Stunt

House Speaker Boehner’s lawsuit against Obama lacks teeth but nonetheless expresses frustration and anger with a president who is out of control, seemingly drunk on his own power, arrogance and ideology. Boehner’s lawsuit expresses a displeasure with Obama’s over-reach with his executive powers, the same powers that Obama has mistaken for legislative powers, the ones that belong to Congress. It’s a pity, Obama lacks the ability to execute and so […]

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Boehner v. Obama Pen

Speaker John A. Boehner, R-Ohio, told Republicans Tuesday he could have an announcement within days on whether the House will file a lawsuit against President Barack Obama, challenging the executive actions that have become the keystone of the administration. The lawsuit could set up a significant test of constitutional checks and balances, with the legislative branch suing the executive branch for ignoring its mandates, and the judiciary branch deciding the […]