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Flashback: Obama 2012: ‘We refused to let Detroit go bankrupt’

Just in case you had forgotten

Al-Qaeda militants kill Syrian rebel commander – FSA spokesman

Infighting and mounting radicalisation among Syrian rebels prompts U.S. hesitation about providing further support

Kal Penn is to Barack Obama what Marilyn Monroe was to John F. Kennedy

Kal Penn is to Barack Obama what Marilyn Monroe was to John F. Kennedy

We reserve judgement on this, it comes from an openly “gay” political commentator who may have his own agenda. However, that doesn’t mean it should be entirely dismissed

Obama's limo: Heavy armor, blood bank, night vision

Obama’s limo: Heavy armor, blood bank, night vision

The fact that the president is provided with vehicles as heavily armoured as troop transports in occupied Afghanistan says much about the widening gulf between Americans and their president

Presidential Rule by Deception:

For sheer span of broken promises, of systematic lies in pursuit of wars and financial manipulation in the name of peace and social justice, Obama has set the standard of political deception and demagogy far beyond past US President.

Obama's Africa trip will cost taxpayers $100 mln

Obama’s Africa trip will cost taxpayers $100 mln

While a $16 trillion debt is forcing cutbacks in other areas, President Obama’s upcoming trip to Africa will cost U.S. taxpayers an estimated $100 million

By arming al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama's transformation into Bush is now complete

By arming al-Qaeda in Syria, Obama’s transformation into Bush is now complete

So much for the campaign promises of “chamge”

Standing to the right of John McCain, known terrorist and kidnapper Mohamed Nour, pictured in Syria earlier this year. Click to enlarge

Hawkish US Senator McCain met with infamous kidnapper in Syria

On his recent trip to Syria, Sen John McCain was photographed with known terrorists. One of whom was involved in the abduction of Lebanese pilgrims who identified him standing next to the Senator in press photos

Obama's CIA Background May Explain His Totalitarian Approach

Obama’s CIA Background May Explain His Totalitarian Approach

According to the May 6th New Yorker, when asked at a Situation Room meeting why the US was building a second air force in the form of a CIA drone fleet, Obama replied, “The CIA gets what it wants”

Untold Truths About the Planned War on Iran

Dynamite documentary: Press TV talks to former White House insider Gwenyth Todd about the push for war with Iran. She has subsequently escaped to Australia to avoid FBI prosecution. Essential viewing

War with Iran: The Hidden Story the US Navy Does Not Want You to Know About

War with Iran: The Hidden Story the US Navy Does Not Want You to Know About

Slightly old but still highly relevant background to the Press TV interview with Gwenyth Todd, one time Political Adviser to the US Navy’s 5th Fleet and former US National Security Council staffer

No ‘chest beating’ on Iran, but Obama to issue challenge, sources say

Will use upcoming trip to the Middle East to issue “clear and direct” challenge to Tehran

Hilary Clinton: Profile of Imperial Arrogance and Lawlessness

Stephen Lendman looks the woman who served as the 67th Secretary of State and may still become the next U.S. President

Hagel offers himself as secretary of Israel’s defense

Proving why he was nominated as secretary of defense and confirming Zionist control of Washington

‘Aaron’s Law’ Proposed on Reddit in Honor of Aaron Swartz

Talk about cynicism and moral bankrupcy: instead of demanding a proper investigation into Aaron Swartz’s death US lawmakers are calling for new laws to honour him

Chuck Hagel & the "Fear of the Jews"

Chuck Hagel & the “Fear of the Jews”

The Zionist Lobby made a show of opposing the appointment of Chuck Hagel as Secretary of Defense. Is this a sign of Obama’s independence, or an artifice to make him look independent?

After reassurances on Israel, Iran, Hagel wins key senators’ votes

Chuck Hagel’s chances of becoming defense secretary received a critical boost on Tuesday when two leading Senate Democrats said they would to vote to confirm him

Obama’s drone gang vs. Neocon battalions

Military intrigues swirl around Obama at start of second term, writes Webster Tarpley: The drone gang confronts the gulf of Tonkin cabal

A significant defeat for the Zionist lobby?

It’s not an established fact yet, but Hagel’s nomination makes it a looming possibility. Alan Hart explains

Israel Pushes Washington to Give Iran an Ultimatum

Given Chuck Hagel’s nomination as Secretary of Defence – after he opposed the war in Iraq – Israel may find the current Obama administration less than enthusiastic about embarking on another military endeavour on its behalf