Tag: President Barack Obama

Stephen Colbert Helps Welcome Home The Troops

It’s hard to imagine a more touching moment. Soldiers who have been deployed in Iraq return to applause, cheers and the open arms of loved ones. On August 19, 2010, the last American combat brigade left Iraq. The final members of this 4,000 member unit made their way out of the country and into Kuwait Read More…

What’s Affecting You? Healthcare Reform

Healthcare reform has been debated for years, and as of March 2010 a new bill was signed into law by President Barack Obama. A few revisions to the policy have since been approved by the House and Senate, and the modified document is expected to receive the Presidential signature next week. This bill is intended Read More…

November Is National Adoption Month!

Right now there are approximately 130,000 kids in foster care programs throughout the United States. These children are hoping to find a place they can call home, and people to call family. Adults all over the country are attempting to expand their families by adopting a young person from a foster home. The process can Read More…

A Nobel Peace Prize … For Future Efforts?

Barack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” The announcement was greeted with mixed reactions; some argued that the President has done nothing to earn this prestigious honor, and others felt that he was the most deserving candidate. The selection of Obama Read More…

Obama’s Unique Gift: A Heart Shaped Potato

On Monday, September 21, 2009, President Barack Obama made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. His visit resulted in a more serious interview than you would usually expect from Letterman, but the two men also found a little time to laugh. Before Obama took the stage, an audience member informed Letterman that Read More…

Social Networks in the News: Facebook Grows & Obama Gets Tweeted

There are dozens of Social Networks available to people all over the world, and two of the most popular are making big news … again. Facebook is in the spotlight for its impressive growth, and Twitter for a message that only had a short lifespan. Facebook has more registered users than some countries have people. Read More…