Tag: Obama

OBAMA: “When ignorant folks advertise ignorance–you don’t have to do anything–just let them talk”

President Obama on Sunday said that Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s racist comments show that 151115racism still lives in the U.S.

“When ignorant folks want to advertise their ignorance, you don’t really have to do anything, you just let them talk. That’s what happened here,” Obama said when asked about Sterling’s comments during a press conference with Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak, according to CNN. more democraticunderground.

American scholars and activists denounce Obama’s meeting with Al-Sisi

President Sisi with David CameronAt the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, President Sisi met with world leaders including Barack Obama, the Britain’s David Cameron (pictured), and France’s Francois Hollande

Scholars and activists for the Working Group on Egypt at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, one of Washington’s most influential think-tanks, published an open letter on Thursday to US President Barack Obama calling upon him to rethink his collaboration with the Egyptian president and coup leader, Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi. more middleeastmonitor

Obama Praises Reforming Myanmar

“For too long, the people of this state, including ethnic Rakhine, have faced crushing poverty and persecution. But there’s no excuse for violence against innocent people, and the Rohingya hold within themselves the same dignity as you do, and I…

George Bush Accidentally Votes For Obama

Former U.S. president George W. Bush accidentally voted for Barack Obama today at a polling place near his Crawford, TX home. According to local reports, the two-term Republican was confused by the instructions on his electronic voting machine and mistakenly cast a…