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Farewell to Lawlessness - City Journal;

Farewell to Lawlessness - City Journal

City JournalFarewell to LawlessnessCity JournalThe media spun President Obama's Tuesday night farewell address as a call to unity. But the speech's setting and Obama's words about the Constitution were a reminder of how his presidency deepened divisions within the nation. In the modern era, ...and more »

Donna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to Heart - TIME;

Donna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to Heart - TIME

TIMEDonna Brazile: I Pray America Takes Barack Obama's Legacy to HeartTIMEChange is a two-way street. As America begins to cope with the jarring changes coming in the near future, it will be useful and wise for our leaders to remember the lessons of the last eight years, and to consider the ways President Obama's ...and more »

A Farewell to Fare Well..I'm Just Saying - Guardian Liberty Voice;

A Farewell to Fare Well..I'm Just Saying - Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceA Farewell to Fare Well..I'm Just SayingGuardian Liberty VoicePresident Barack Obama's Farewell address to the people in his hometown of Chicago and the millions of viewers who watched it on the many media outlets around the country was scintillating. Yes, it was brilliant, exciting, skillful and clever! This ...and more »

Looking Back on Barack - Project Syndicate;

Looking Back on Barack - Project Syndicate

Project SyndicateLooking Back on BarackProject SyndicateBASEL – Any assessment of Barack Obama's eight-year US presidency should start at the beginning: his first inauguration, on January 20, 2009. The US economy was in free-fall: financial markets had seized up, GDP was shrinking, and employment was ...and more »

Obama says farewell? Don't kid yourself: Kevin O'Brien - cleveland.com;

Obama says farewell? Don't kid yourself: Kevin O'Brien - cleveland.com

cleveland.comObama says farewell? Don't kid yourself: Kevin O'Briencleveland.comObama still preaches hope in his final speech as president OBAMA Makes plea for engaged electorate President Barack Obama wipes his tears as he speaks at McCormick Place in Chicago on Tuesday, giving his presidential farewell address. But he'll find ...and more »

The Future of Russia Sanctions: The Awkward Edition - The National Law Review

The Future of Russia Sanctions: The Awkward EditionThe National Law ReviewOn January 10, 2017, Senate Republicans and Democrats introduced bi-partisan legislation called the “Countering Russian Hostilities Act of 2017,” which would impose broad sanctions on Russia. The Act would codify the sanctions President Obama ...and more »

Americans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It Continue - Huffington Post;

Americans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It Continue - Huffington Post

Huffington PostAmericans Approve Of Barack Obama's Legacy But Don't Necessarily Want To See It ContinueHuffington PostThe president is leaving office on a high note, but many hope his successor will take a different direction. By Ariel Edwards-Levy. 590. 63. This piece is part of a series on Obama's legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week.and more »

LETTERS: On President Obama, Obamacare and Trump - Monitor

LETTERS: On President Obama, Obamacare and TrumpMonitorThis is to set the record straight for Jake Longoria's Wednesday letter, “Final days in office.” President Barack Obama cannot afford, for the country's sake, to stay quiet during the last days of his presidency. He comes out of his eight years as ...and more »

Barack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusion - The Guardian;

Barack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusion - The Guardian

The GuardianBarack Obama's original sin: America's post-racial illusionThe GuardianIn the first hours of the new year in 2009, just weeks before Barack Obama was to be inaugurated as the next president, shots rang out in Oakland, California. A transit officer named Johannes Mehserle shot an unarmed 22-year-old black man who lay ...and more »

Obama's Farewell Address Was a Campaign Rally in Disguise - National Review;

Obama's Farewell Address Was a Campaign Rally in Disguise - National Review

National ReviewObama's Farewell Address Was a Campaign Rally in DisguiseNational ReviewBarack Obama formally ended his presidency the way he came in, talking to adoring fans about how lucky we are to have him in our lives. Indeed, given the hand-wringing over how Obama's successor is all about entertainment and theatrics, it was ...and more »

Barack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobs - BBC News;

Barack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobs - BBC News

BBC NewsBarack Obama legacy: The president and the tale of US jobsBBC NewsEconomists and economics reporters do like their charts and graphs. And if they were all forced to pick just one with which to tell the story of the Obama presidency, many would plump for the bar chart of "non-farm payrolls". The non-farm payrolls ...and more »

Energy Freedom 2017 - Forbes;

Energy Freedom 2017 - Forbes

ForbesEnergy Freedom 2017ForbesPresident-elect Donald Trump's plan to make America truly great inspires a simple but profound New Year's resolution: Bolster America's energy sector to unleash the U.S. economy. As Trump takes on that goal, he should keep four main tenets in mind: ...and more »

We Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White House - Huffington Post;

We Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White House - Huffington Post

Huffington PostWe Can't Forget All The 'Scandals' Of The Obama White HouseHuffington PostThis piece is part of a series on Obama's legacy that The Huffington Post will be publishing over the next week. One of the lowest points of Barack Obama's presidency came in late spring 2013, when the White House was involved in a trio of ...and more »

Thank You, President Obama - MTV.com;

Thank You, President Obama - MTV.com

MTV.comThank You, President ObamaMTV.com“It has been the greatest honor of my life to serve as your president,” President Obama said during his farewell address on Tuesday night. No, President Obama, I thought. It has been the greatest honor of my life to have you serve as my president.and more »

Growing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the Years - TIME;

Growing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the Years - TIME

TIMEGrowing Up Obama: Malia and Sasha Through the YearsTIMEIn his farewell speech on January 10, after he professed his love and gratitude for his wife Michelle Obama, President Obama thanked his children, acknowledging what is surely one of the most unusual and rare upbringings one could imagine: growing up ...and more »

THE BEST ADVICE - TIME;

THE BEST ADVICE - TIME

TIMETHE BEST ADVICETIMEKEENAN: It wasn't right at the start, but I remember the first time I flew with the President on Marine One. You still want to do your job, especially when you're around him, so I was replying to emails. He just kind of put his hand on my arm and said ...and more »

The Obamas changed how the world sees black families. That's their legacy - The Guardian;

The Obamas changed how the world sees black families. That's their legacy - The Guardian

The GuardianThe Obamas changed how the world sees black families. That's their legacyThe GuardianWhen was the last time we readily believed in the words of a politician? Simple – listening to Barack Obama give a tribute to the sheer brilliance of his wife, Michelle, at his farewell speech. Call it schmaltzy or sentimental, their love, even from ...and more »

With Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better president - The Guardian;

With Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better president - The Guardian

The GuardianWith Barack Obama's exit the US is losing a saint. But a sinner may make a better presidentThe GuardianIf a good man like Barack Obama fails to deliver on his promises, is it inevitable that a bad man like Donald Trump will do worse? Play Video. Play. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Fullscreen. Mute. This is a modal ...and more »

Is the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault? - The Guardian;

Is the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault? - The Guardian

The GuardianIs the rise of Donald Trump really President Obama's fault?The GuardianThe Donald Trump dossier, and his response to it, dominated media coverage yesterday, thus eclipsing the farewell speech by President Barack Obama. It also meant that there has been relatively little analysis of the claims made by Obama about his ...and more »

Obama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects Fear - Daily Beast;

Obama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects Fear - Daily Beast

Daily BeastObama Rallies the Faithful and Rejects FearDaily BeastHis powerful parting message: Don't retreat into despair, because forming a more perfect union doesn't happen on its own, but as a result of hard work. John Avlon. 01.11.17 1:29 AM ET. CHICAGO — The president decided to end it where it all began, his ...and more »