Tag Archive for Barack Obama

Obama Wants Trump & Pentagon Abundantly Funded, Requests $11.6 Billion in Extra War Funding on the Way Out

  Read David Swanson’s take on the war supplemental: Another $11.6 Billion for Obama/Trump Wars? Hell No! November 16, 2016. President Obama waited until after the election last week to propose an unpopular idea. He asked Congress for $11.6 billion extra — outside the huge existing military budget — for wars. Here’s his letter including all…

Time to Pardon Ethel Rosenberg – by Filmmaker John Sayles

John Sayles, the independent filmmaking genius behind Matewan, Eight Men Out, and Lone Star, posted this about Ethel Rosenberg recently. This is a historic injustice which President Barack Obama is uniquely well-positioned to at least partially correct with a presidential pardon. Grand jury testimony recently made public has now proven that Rosenberg’s brother lied on the…

Full Text of Obama’s Keystone XL Statement on November 6, 2015

Washington Post transcript Full text: President Obama’s remarks on the Keystone XL pipeline “If we want to prevent the worst effects of climate change before it’s too late, the time to act is now.” —President Obama #ActOnClimate — Barack Obama (@BarackObama) November 6, 2015 By Washington Post November 6 at 12:24 PM President Obama’s full…