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In the last days of President Obama’s Presidency, an extraordinary number of commutation and pardons of felons, spies, and even terrorists took place. From pardoning drug dealers, turkeys, and even commuting the sentence of Chelsey Manning, a known spy of the war against terror, Obama has outdone himself.

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Obama warns Trump against threatening core US values

(Source: www.channelnewsasia.com)

WASHINGTON: Barack Obama vowed to speak up if Donald Trump threatens core US values and reassured Americans “we’ll be okay” on Wednesday (Jan 18), in a political swansong after eight years as president. 802 kata lagi

Current Affairs

Sing it, Mr. President.

Every president has their moment.  For John F. Kennedy it came early, on the steps of the Capitol delivering his inaugural address. For George W. Bush it came through tragedy, finding him atop a smoldering pile of twisted steel in New York City with a bullhorn in his hands. 814 kata lagi

Politics

Obama: The False Messiah exits stage Left

I remember talking to a friend in the aftermath of the Obama Election in 2008.

Being a progressive she was euphoric, as I can certainly understand, about the loquacious Senator from Illinois. 1.129 kata lagi

Politics As Usual

Obama divisive with lawmakers

“The president was never good at reaching across the aisle. So when the composition of Congress changed relative to what it was in his first two years, he wasn’t able to accommodate that very well,” said Andrew Busch, a presidential scholar at Claremont McKenna College in California. 27 kata lagi

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Jan 19 edition

(Source: www.straitstimes.com)

Barack Obama signals issues on which he will not stay silent

Outgoing President Barack Obama at his last press conference, two days before handing over power to President-elect Donald Trump, underlined the importance of a free media and also outlined what issues may prompt him to speak out as a private citizen. 484 kata lagi

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