Farewell to Lawlessness - City Journal

The 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, ...

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

Change 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 ...

Looking Back on Barack - Project Syndicate

BASEL – 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 ...

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

Obama 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 ...

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

The 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.

LETTERS: On President Obama, Obamacare and Trump - Monitor

This 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 ...

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

In 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 ...

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

Barack 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 ...

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

Economists 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 ...

Virgil: Trump's Nationalist Vision vs. the Gospel of Globalism - Breitbart News

It's an obvious fact: Donald Trump hasn't even been sworn in as the 45th President, and yet, already, he's setting the national agenda. Through Twitter, other social media, and the occasional public appearance, he's still doing what he did throughout ...

Energy Freedom 2017 - Forbes

President-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: ...

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

This 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 ...

Thank You, President Obama - MTV.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.

A look back at Barack Obama's presidency - Newsday

President Barack Obama speaks on Jan. 19, 2012, during a campaign event at The Apollo Theater in Manhattan. Photo Credit: AFP / Getty Images / Jewel Samad. advertisement | advertise on newsday. Barack Obama swept into the White House on a ...

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

In 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 ...

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

When 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 ...

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

If 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? Barack Obama's farewell speech: 'Yes we did' · US politics · Opinion ...

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

The 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 ...

Farewell, my black president: Barack Obama sounds a note of hope, and a note of warning - Salon

CHICAGO — Somewhere in another dimension of the multiverse, I hope that President Barack Obama returned home to Chicago to give his farewell address. As his music began, Obama walked up to the podium and paused. He looked to the crowd at the ...

12 Little-Known Facts About Michelle Obama That Will Make You Love Her Even More - Huffington Post

It's never a right time to say goodbye, but unfortunately our time with Michelle Obama as First Lady of the United States is coming to an end. Throughout her eight years as first lady, we've witnessed her passion for ensuring young girls across the ...