Tag Archives: Obama

Green Shadow Cabinet mobilizes against White House Cabinet on Syria

Tuesday, September 3, 2013
Jill Stein speaks out for non-violent U.S. role in Syria

As the White House seeks authorization from Congress for illegal, aggressive war by the United States, polling continues to show that the majority of the American people oppose the use of our military to “punish” the Syrian government. Meanwhile, members of the Green Shadow Cabinet are working in concert with others in the peace movement to turn public opinion into political consequences.

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Green Shadow Cabinet: Obama’s higher education plan will victimize students further

August 26, 2013

Prof. Kimberly King, Secretary of Education

On the morning of August 22nd, President Obama released a new plan that would actually decrease funding for higher education by tying it to so-called “performance” evaluations, cost-cutting efforts, decreased regulations, and would threaten students with financial aid cuts.

In what amounts to an extension of harsh neoliberal federal policies such as No Child Left Behind (NCLB) and Race to the Top (RTTT) that have led to the massive corporatization of k-12 public schools, including excessive standardized testing, an explosion of unregulated charter schools that take public dollars, and an increase in rates of college remediation while decreasing critical thinking skills coursework, President Obama’s new proposal essentially blames the victims of massive cuts to public education spending for raising tuition as state funding has been slashed.

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LP: Are drone strikes in Yemen convincing its civilians that the U.S. government is the most dangerous terrorist?

From LP.org

For Immediate Release

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Are drone strikes in Yemen convincing its civilians that the U.S. government is the most dangerous terrorist?

The Libertarian Party calls for an immediate end to drone strikes in Yemen
The Libertarian Party calls for an immediate end to drone strikes in Yemen.

“Yemenis perceive the U.S. drones strikes, which are killing peaceful citizens, to be acts of terrorism,” said Geoffrey J.

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Green Shadow Cabinet: Under Obama, tyranny is the new transparency

August 19, 2013
Marsha Coleman-Adebayo, Director of Governmental Transparency and Accountability

Many of the mechanisms that have been reserved to hunt down and eviscerate the lives of African Americans are now being used to destroy white lives.”

Bradley Manning and Edward Snowden may never get the opportunity to meet and compare notes about reshaping the world’s understanding of the US surveillance-cloaked-as-national-security-state.… Read more ...

LP: Libertarian response to question about whether President Barack Obama’s vacation is overly extravagant

Posted on LP.org on August 15, 2013:

President Obama’s vacation on Martha’s Vineyard,
which cost taxpayers an estimated $250,000–$500,000,
is chump change compared to what the federal government spends
every hour ($434,132,420.00) of every day ($10,419,178,082.00).

Libertarian Party Executive Director Carla Howell on PressTVFrom statement made by Carla Howell, Director, National Libertarian Party to PressTV:

“When President Obama is at work, he raises taxes, raises government spending to dangerous levels, and causes further unemployment in America.

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Freedom Socialist Party: Obama Unmasked

Published on the Freedom Socialist Party website

Obama unmasked

Megan Cornish
August 2013

Inset photos, top to bottom: mother and son meeting at the U.S.-Mexico border fence (photo by Celso Mireles); surveillance cameras in Portland, Ore.; Predator drone firing a missile (artist’s rendition);

The president helped end the “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy that locked LGBT military service members in the closet.Read more ...

Darrell Castle: Moral Equivalence With Russia

MORAL EQUIVALENCE WITH RUSSIA

(August 9, 2013) – Darrell Castle talks about President Obama cancelling his summit meeting with Vladimir Putin. Castle was the 2008 vice-presidential nominee of the Constitution Party  and is considering seeking the CP’s nomination for president in 2016. A draft page has been started to urge him to run; it can be found here.… Read more ...

Darrell Castle: The “Warhawk Syndrome” – Perpetual War for Perpetual Peace?

Posted on the Constitution Party’s Facebook page July 26th:

Is it Perpetual War or Perpetual Peace?

SENATOR GRAHAM AND GOVERNOR CHRISTIE:
Darrell Castle talks about recent statements made by Senator Lindsey Graham and Governor Chris Christie. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate.

https://soundcloud.com/castle-report/senator-graham-and-governor

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Jack Rasmus: Obama’s Speaking Tour: More ‘Talk the Talk’ again

July 24, 2013

Jack Rasmus, Chairman of the Federal Reserve

This coming week and next, President Obama is reportedly planning to make a series of speeches on the economy. The deeper purpose of his coming speaking tour, however, is to stake out his position for the upcoming budget and deficit cutting battle that this writer has been predicting will occur within the next few months, as both the new budget year begins October 1 and a new ‘debt ceiling’ extension deadline concurrently approaches.

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Green Shadow Cabinet: President’s sale of ambassadorships is illegal, corrupt

July 12, 2013

The United States currently has 187 ambassador positions to nation states and international organizations.  Under the Obama administration almost one-third of those positions are being filled by political appointees — people who are not career diplomats, have never served a day in the Foreign Service, and have had no training, or assessment of skills required of career officers.

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Darrell Castle: A Bad Week for the President

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Darrell Castle talks about the many things that happened last week that made it a tough week for President Obama. Castle was the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate. Currently, their is Facebook page urging him to seek the CP’s 2016 presidential nomination, which he is considering.

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Darrell Castle on Syria, the G-8 Summit, and Obama and Catholic Schools

Darrell Castle, the Constitution Party’s 2008 vice-presidential candidate, recently recorded three new podcasts of “The Castle Report”. He talked about President Obama’s announcement that chemical weapons had been used by the Assad regime in Syria, arms shipments to Syrian rebels, the recent G-8 summit, and Obama’s speech in Belfast, Ireland, where he called for ending Catholic education.… Read more ...