Category Archives: Obama

May 21, 2017

REVEALED: Barack Obama Talked Directly with Mark Zuckerberg About Facebook Concerns

Former president Barack Obama spoke directly with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the latter’s drafting of a 5,700-word manifesto outlining the company’s future goals.

Obama was one of the instigators of the “fake news” panic that has put Facebook in the establishment’s CROSSHAIRS following the election of Donald Trump. Obama has repeatedly addressed the issue and even discussed it privately with European leaders prior to leaving office.

According to a major New York Times Magazine feature on the future of Facebook, he is also holding private discussions with Mark Zuckerberg.

Earlier that day, Zuckerberg’s staff had sent me a draft of a 5,700­ word manifesto that, I was told, he spent weeks writing. The document, “Building Global Community,” argued that until now, Facebook’s corporate goal had merely been to connect people. But that was just Step 1. According to the manifesto, Facebook’s “next focus will be developing the social infrastructure for community — for supporting us, for keeping us safe, for informing us, for civic engagement, and for inclusion of all.” If it was a nebulous crusade, it was also vast in its ambition.

According to the piece, Zuckerberg — after a “pause” — admitted that he had been in talks with former president Obama during the drafting of the manifesto.

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May 19, 2017

Obama & Jerry Brown Hid Salton Sea Water Deal Until After Elections

California Gov. Jerry Brown and the Obama administration quietly signed onto the “Salton Sea Management Program” to cut water to Imperial Valley farmers — just before the November elections.

The Salton Sea, at 35 miles long by 15 miles wide, and up to 45 feet deep, is currently California’s largest lake. For millennia, it has gone through 400–500 year cycles of filling up and then drying-out.

The only reason it is a lake today is that the California Development Company in 1905 tried to reduce silt buildup in the Colorado River by cutting a notch in the river’s bank. But the notch quickly expanded and caused a two-year flood that filled the entire dry Salton Basin, which is just 5 feet higher than Death Valley, America’s lowest point.

With California, Nevada and Arizona continually fighting over the allocation of Colorado River water for the last century, the only reason the Salton Sea did not dry up again and drive away migratory bird populations was due to irrigation runoff from Imperial Valley farmers.

The bird population has been protected over the last decade by environmentalists, who negotiated a temporary agreement with the Imperial Irrigation District (IID), holder of the largest Colorado River water entitlement, to send some irrigation water to Southern California coastal cities through January 2018.

The Imperial Irrigation District also agreed under the Quantification Settlement Agreement in 2003 to sell increasing amounts of water to the Coachella Valley Water District and the San Diego County Water Authority. Water deliveries totaled 141,000 acre-feet in 2016, but will jump to 303,000 acre-feet by 2026.

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May 13, 2017

Obama Once Said The American Dream Is To ‘Be Donald Trump’

The paper argued that black Americans should “shift away from rights rhetoric and towards the language of opportunity.”

A recently unearthed essay co-written by Barack Obama in 1991 stated that the American dream is to be Donald Trump.

Penned while the former president was a graduate student at Harvard Law — with the help of fellow classmate Robert Fisher — “Race and Rights Rhetoric” summed up the American mindset as “a continuing normative commitment to the ideals of individual freedom and mobility, values that extend far beyond the issue of race in the American mind.”

“The depth of this commitment may be summarily dismissed as the unfounded optimism of the average American—I may not be Donald Trump now, but just you wait; if I don’t make it, my children will.”

The excerpt of that previously unpublished law school paper found its way inside Rising Star: The Making of Barack Obama, the new 1,460-page biography written by Pulitzer Prize winning historian David Garrow that focuses on Obama’s early years.

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April 29, 2017

Video: Students despise Obama policies…when credited to Trump

In anticipation of the 100-day mark of Donald Trump’s presidency, Campus Reform asked students at George Mason University to evaluate some of the president’s accomplishments. The students predictably blasted things like the “Apology Tour” and stimulus package, even comparing them to Nazi policies, at least until learning that they were actually accomplished during President Obama’s first 100 days.

Saturday will mark Donald Trump’s 100th day in office, an important milestone for U.S. presidents ever since the flurry of panicked flailings with which Franklin Roosevelt began his administration.

While supporters of President Trump point to his slew of executive orders and the confirmation of Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch as markers of his success, detractors claim Mr. Trump has accomplished very little since taking office.

Throughout the year, Campus Reform has shown how liberal professors and students across America have been quick to oppose the President’s actions—often without understanding important details about them.

Hoping to tease out whether such reflexive opposition to Trump is based on policy disagreements or simply distaste for Trump himself, Campus Reform headed to George Mason University to ask students their opinions about the first 100 days.

Except, the “Trump accomplishments” we referenced were actually all things President Obama had done during his first 100 days in office.

Would they agree with the actions because they were actually liberal policies enacted by President Obama, or would they shoot them down because of their perceived association with Donald Trump?.

We quickly discovered that the students we spoke with were quick to voice their displeasure with the “accomplishments” we told them about, no matter how liberal they really were.

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April 27, 2017

Obama’s Big Brother “Nudge Squads”

The U.S. government created a disinformation program to propagandize, to embarrass, to frame, and to discredit its enemies — everyday Americans, not criminals and terrorists.

“The [Obama] administration’s war on leaks and other efforts to control information are the most aggressive I’ve seen since the Nixon administration, when I was one of the editors involved in The Washington Post’s investigation of Watergate. The 30 experienced Washington journalists at a variety of news organizations whom I interviewed for this report could not remember any precedent.”

The quotation above is taken from a special investigative report published in 2013 by the Committee to Protect Journalists entitled The Obama Administration and the Press. The author of the report, Leonard Downie, Jr., a former executive editor of the Washington Post, lamented the fact that President Obama had repeatedly broken his “promise that his administration would be the most open and transparent in American history.”

“In the Obama administration’s Washington, government officials are increasingly afraid to talk to the press,” Downie said, pointing to the administration’s “Insider Threat Program” that greatly stepped up the use of lie-detector tests and scrutiny of federal employee telephone and e-mail rec­ords. The program, he reported, “requires all federal employees to help” by “monitoring the behavior of their colleagues.”

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April 22, 2017

After Billionaire Yacht Party, Obama Announces Community Organizing Speech

Former President Barack Obama announced plans to return to the public sphere, delivering a conversation at the University of Chicago about community organizing.

“This event is part of President Obama’s post-presidency goal to encourage and support the next generation of leaders driven by strengthening communities around the country and the world,” a media release from Obama’s staff announced.

Obama’s remarks are open to the media, but the advisory warns that the University would not be able to accommodate all requests.

Obama is also scheduled to receive a Kennedy Award in Boston in May and will appear in Germany for a conversation on global affairs with Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The New York Times reports that Obama will also begin delivering private paid speeches.

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March 21, 2017

America a 3rd world country? Ben Shapiro & Ann Coulter Immigration, Homosexuality, Obama, & More (Video)

Ben Shapiro interviews Ann Coulter regarding immigration and why she hates president Obama. When you put Ben Shapiro and Ann Coulter together you get fireworks as both of these individuals are very polarizing.

March 6, 2017

The Spy Who Shagged Himself – Intellectual Froglegs (Video)

We are up against the most radical lefties that have EVER been in power in America… they detest what America stands for—- that’s why Obama wanted to ‘fundamentally change’ it…and now they have been rejected by the American people and they’ve completely lost their minds.

Anyone surprised Obama won’t go away? I didn’t think so. And neither are we surprised to find that our former lawless President abused even more of his executive powers as he walked out the door…leaving landmines and booby traps for Trump at every turn.

Equally as offensive is the behavior of our media…which is merely an extension of the ‘establishment’ or ‘Deep State’ as they call it.

Thank God for Donald Trump. I know of no other human that could survive the brutal pounding he receives daily from our national media.

As Newt Gingrich accurately pointed out, 80-90% of the media are ‘the opposition party’…These people are not journalists, they are propagandists.

Trump has NONE of the benefits Obama enjoyed… no political media, no sports media, no Hollywood, no print media, no Entertainment Industry…. with just a handful of friendly media, Trump has us.

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March 5, 2017

Did President Obama Spy On Donald Trump? | True News – Stefan Molyneux (Video)

On March 4th, 2016, President Donald Trump published a series of tweets alleging that former President Barack Obama and his administration spied on him during his presidential campaign. President Barack Obama’s carefully worded statement to President Trump’s accusations have only added fuel to the political fire engulfing the highest office in the United States.

March 4, 2017

Donald Trump Questions ‘Sick Guy’ Barack Obama for ‘Wire Tapping’ His Campaign

President Donald Trump accused former President Barack Obama of wiretapping his campaign headquarters during the election in a series of messages on Twitter.

“Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower just before the victory,” he wrote on Twitter. “Nothing found. This is McCarthyism!”

Trump questioned whether it was legal for Obama to be wiretapping a presidential candidate while he was still in office.

“How low has President Obama gone to tapp (sic) my phones during the very sacred election process,” he wrote. “This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad (or sick) guy! Is it legal for a sitting President to be ‘wire tapping’ a race for president prior to an election? Turned down by court earlier. A NEW LOW!”

Trump is likely referring to calls from talk radio hosts Mark Levin and Rush Limbaugh to investigate the nature of the Obama administration’s investigations of his campaign aides for their communications with Russia, as Breitbart News editor Joel Pollak reported.

As former Heat Street editor Louise Mensch reported the day before the election, “sources with links to the counter-intelligence community” confirmed that a FISA court had granted a FISA court warrant in October to monitor activities in Trump tower. They were previously denied a request in June, according to the report as well as a report in the Guardian.

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