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 ...

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

President 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 ...

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.

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 ...

The Comforting Fictions of Obama's Farewell Speech - Reason

Obama sounded the same haughty notes on his way out as he did on the way in. David Harsanyi | January 13, 2017. EMAIL · SHARE · Facebook; Twitter; Tumblr; StumbleUpon; Digg; Delicious; Reddit; Google; Linkedin; Kindle. PRINT. Watching President ...

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 BEST ADVICE - TIME

KEENAN: 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 ...

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? Play Video. Play. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. Progress: 0%. Fullscreen. Mute. This is a modal ...

5 Things You Learn Working at the White House - TIME

Everyone learns on the job, but when you work at the White House the lessons are plentiful and often unexpected. Here is a selection of lessons White House staffers who worked for Barack Obama say they learned as they navigated their jobs over the last ...

How to Stay Sane While Working in the World's Most Powerful Office - TIME

Everyone craves some balance between work and a personal life. But how do you balance your job and personal life when you are always on call because you work for the President of the United States? White House aides to President Obama gave us some ...

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 ...

David J. Johns: Thanks for Making Me Feel All the Feels, President Obama - The Root

President Barack Obama wipes away a tear as he speaks during his farewell address in Chicago on Jan. 10, 2017. JOSHUA LOTT/AFP/Getty Images. The illustrious poet Maya Angelou taught me that most often, people will forget what you say; they may ...