Tag Archives: POTUS

Politicast: Immigration Off the Back Burner  

On Thursday June 27 the U.S. Senate voted in favor of the Gang of Eight’s immigration reform bill that emphasizes border control and gaining citizenship for current undocumented immigrants. But even with immigration reform in…

On the Eco Front: The Keystone Pipeline – Obama’s Last Environmental Lifeline?  

Chris Gorski writes—an Op-Ed discussing the Keystone Pipeline and what’s at stake for President Obama’s environmental legacy. By Chris Gorski— Even for the most skilled political analyst, it’s difficult to fully define what a successful president actually…

Politicast: Around the (Middle East) World with Secretary of State

After accompanying President Obama to Israel, the Palestinian Authority and Jordan, newly-minted Secretary of State John Kerry made his way to Iraq, back to Jordan then Afghanistan to make nice with their leadership and reinvigorate…

Politicast: Day 2 of the Same-Sex Marriage Hearings    

Today the Supreme Court is holding its second hearings on same-sex marriage equality with the case United States v. Windsor, No. 12-307, challenging the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act with justices toiling over the timing,…

Confessions of a Flick Fiend: Olympus Has Fallen is Worth It    

Gerard Butler is the savior of POTUS in the film, Olympus Has Fallen, now in theaters. If you remember the rock solid King Leonidas of 300, you’ll appreciate the die hard American in this counter-terrorism…

Politicast: Five Points in Obama’s Speech to Israel    

In President Obama’s speech to Israeli students at the Jerusalem Convention Center, Thursday March 21, He discussed specifics about the relationship and joint American-Israeli efforts to establish peace between Israel and Palestine, as well as…

Politicast: Facebook, Microsoft and Private Prisons Lobby for Immigration    

Major players in the tech world and the largest private prison company in the country are lobbying for the reformation of US immigration policy.  By Naima Abdi— Facebook, Intel, Microsoft and Corrections Corporation of America…