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Sly Stallone declines job in Trump administration (but for a good reason)

President-elect Donald Trump has been eyeing some big name talent to head up the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). Recently, Trump had the “Eye of the Tiger” for Sylvester Stallone. On Monday, the Rocky star announced that he was flattered, but he’d have to pass on a job in the Trump administration to focus […]

Muslim admits to faking hate crime, while Trump voters are attacked [VIDEO]

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In just a span of four days, liberals went from criticizing Donald Trump for not being able to accept the results of the election to losing their minds when he won. Liberals have taken to protesting, rioting, crying, attacking people, and faking hate crimes to show that Trump promotes hate. Faking hate crimes is a […]

Comedian-in-Chief: Obama nails WHCD jokes, mocks Hillary’s youth appeal [VIDEO]

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President Obama earned laughs even before he opened his mouth for his last correspondence dinner, as he came out to the stage with Cups (You’re Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone). “You can’t say it, but you know it’s true,” he addressed the crowd with. Obama made several thinly veiled shots at Donald Trump seconds into his […]

Dept. of Energy wants you to dress in ‘green’ costumes for Halloween

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How badly does the Obama administration want you to be green? Well, the Department of Energy posted “5 Energy Halloween Costumes You Can Make at Home.” As the Washington Examiner sees it, the “Gov’t haunts Halloween.” As the Department of Energy writes: Here at Energy.gov, we take Halloween seriously — very seriously. Maybe it has […]

60 Minutes: Obama believes he’s improved, could win third term

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President Barack Obama sat down for a 60 Minutes interview Sunday night. The interview had a focus on Obama’s presidency winding down. And that’s also what’s getting a bulk of the attention. In an unaired clip, Obama discusses what he believes is an improved job performance with interviewer Steve Kroft: The nice thing about being a veteran […]

Vatican not pleased with White House guest list for Pope’s visit

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How does this line-up sound? Gay and dissident Catholics, transgender activists and friends, the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, and a nun who widely advocated for Obamacare, despite opposition from the U. S. Bishops. Does that sound like the dream team for Pope Franics’ visit to the White House? It did to the Obama administration. […]

Mt. Denali officially recognized by the federal government again and Ohio lawmakers are not happy

FILE - This Aug. 27, 2014 file photo, clearer skies provided this view of one of the faces of North America's tallest peak, Mount McKinley in Denali National Park and Preserve, Alaska. North America's tallest mountain will again be known by its Alaska Native name. President Barack Obama announced Sunday his administration will change the name of Mount McKinley to Denali to honor Athabascans, central Alaska Indians whose territory stretches 500 miles, from the Brooks Range south to Cook Inlet. (AP Photo/Becky Bohrer,File)

The Obama administration’s decision to recognize the original name of Mount McKinley and officially refer to the mountain as Denali has Ohio politicians in a tizzy. Since 1917, the federal government has referred to the mountain as McKinley, after Ohioan and 25th president William McKinley. The Alaskan government, however, restored the original name of Denali in 1975. House Speaker […]

Obama will leave the Democratic Party in its worst shape since the 1920s

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When President Obama was elected in 2008, Democrats were riding high. Not only did he make history by becoming the first black president, he was also a new young face for their aging party and he helped usher in a wave of support across the country. That didn’t last long. His legacy for the Democratic Party […]

Obama has used the fewest pardons since James Garfield

President Barack Obama follows through on a swing while golfing, Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

For all the talk on criminal justice reform, President Obama has rarely used pardons to correct bad convictions. “President Obama has been more stingy with this power than any president in American history. It betrays a rampant political cowardice in his administration, and a callous disregard for human rights,” Ryan Cooper at The Week noted. The […]

White House launches ‘Letters to President Obama’ Tumblr

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Between tee times and starring in internet videos, President Barack Obama supposedly finds time each day to read at least ten letters from “folks across the country,” and the White House is making sure everyone knows about it. The White House launched a Tumblr Thursday titled, “Letters to President Obama,” to publicly display some of these […]

Warriors’ Stephen Curry: ‘Competitive’ Obama talks a lot of trash during golf games

NBA basketball player Stephen Curry, left, returns a club to the cart as President Barack Obama, right, prepares to drive while golfing Friday, Aug. 14, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

Ever since the Golden State Warriors’ Stephen Curry became the NBA MVP, he’s been getting some sweet perks. One of those, the basketball star told Jimmy Kimmel Tuesday, was getting to play golf with President Obama. Or at least he thought it was a perk until he found out how “competitive” the president was. “The […]

Obama wants his celebrity friends to help him raise $1 billion for his presidential library

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It seems President Obama wants to mirror his presidential library after the national debt and make it the most expensive in history. According to the New York Times, Obama is looking to raise $1 billion — double what former president George W. Bush raised for his library and the start of the Bush Foundation — for his […]

First openly transgender official hired at White House

This handout photo provided by the National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) shows Raffi Freedman-Gurspan in Washington. The White House announced Freedman-Gurspan's appointment Tuesday as an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel. Transgender advocates say she is the first openly transgender official to serve in the White House. (National Center for Transgender Equality via AP)

The White House has hired its first openly transgender staff member. The White House announced Raffi Freedman-Gurspan’s appointment on Tuesday. Freedman-Gurspan is an outreach and recruitment director for presidential personnel in the Office of Personnel. Transgender advocates say she is the first openly transgender official to serve in the White House. Freedman-Gurspan previously was a […]

Guess who’s a fan of Florence and the Machine? White House releases Obama’s vacation playlists

President Barack Obama smiles as he sits in a cart while golfing Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, at Farm Neck Golf Club, in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on the island of Martha's Vineyard. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

In case you thought that all President Obama was doing on his 17-day vacation to Martha’s Vineyard was playing golf, the White House has cast those worries aside. Obama is also jamming out to the sweet tunes of Justin Timberlake and Florence and the Machine on Spotify. The @POTUS account tweeted out two versions of “The President’s Summer […]

Bush 41 and 43 help Afghanistan war veteran propose to his girlfriend

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Former Presidents George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush helped make an Afghanistan veteran’s dream come true Monday when they assisted in his marriage proposal. A group of veterans and their mothers, whose stories are featured in the book “Unbreakable Bonds: The Mighty Moms and Wounded Warriors of Walter Reed,” were invited to the Bush […]

Kanye West fans ask Obama to issue an executive order for an early album release

Kanye West performs during the closing ceremony of the Pan Am Games Sunday, July 26, 2015, in Toronto. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Anticipation for a new Kanye West album has led to activism, as fans appealed to President Obama to take executive action. Time reported that a White House petition called for a mandated album release on Aug. 21 because “Kanye West has kept us thirsty for too long” and “his producer Mike Dean has been teasing people […]

Jeh Johnson won’t have to testify in immigration case

United States Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson speaks while SEC Commissioner Mary Jo White listens during a news conference in Newark, N.J., Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2015. An international group of hackers and stock traders made $30 million by breaking into the computers of newswire services that put out corporate press releases and trading on the information before it was made public, federal prosecutors said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson just dodged a bullet. He will not have to testify in court in the legal battle between President Obama and 22 states over the executive actions on immigration. U.S. District Judge Andrew Hanen previously threatened to bring Johnson and other top administration officials in to explain why the feds continued […]

Pentagon manual labels journalists as possible ‘unprivileged belligerents’

Marine One, with President Barack Obama, first lady Michelle Obama, and their daughter Sasha aboard, lifts from the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Aug. 7, 2015, en route to Andrews Air Force Base, Md., and onto Martha’s Vineyard, Mass., for a family vacation. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

A new Pentagon manual raises new concerns about how the executive branch views press freedom, especially during times of war. The “Department of Defense Law of War Manual” covers how the United States interprets what is permissible during wartime. In a section defining journalists, the manual notes that they could also be “unprivileged belligerents.” Scott […]

Poll: Obama wouldn’t win a third term in 2016

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Despite his confidence in his campaigning skills and popularity, a new poll found that President Obama wouldn’t win a third term if he ran today. Obama recently claimed 2016 would be an easy victory for him. “Under our Constitution, I cannot run again. I can’t run again.  I actually think I’m a pretty good President […]

Obama kicks off Martha’s Vineyard vacation by golfing with comedian Larry David

President Barack Obama, left, plays golf with Cyrus Walker, cousin of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, center, and Larry David on the first hole at Farm Neck Golf Course in Oak Bluffs, Mass., on Martha's Vineyard, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

President Barack Obama kicked off his 17-day vacation in Martha’s Vineyard Saturday by having a few laughs on the golf course with Seinfeld co-creator and Curb Your Enthusiasm comedian Larry David. David joined Obama along with former UBS chairman of the Americas Robert Wolf and Cyrus Walker, a cousin of White House senior adviser Valerie Jarrett, […]