Tag Archive for Barack Obama

President Trump’s Decision to End the Dreamer Immigrant Program in Doubt

By Kimberely Blackburn Delta Digital News Service JONESBORO – President Donald Trump announced his decision to discontinue the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a decision placing those brought to the United States as children by undocumented immigrant parents, often known as “dreamers,” at risk for deportation. Trump’s decision comes after lawmakers from 10 states…

The Democrats Win the Summer

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The Big Picture – By Glynn Wilson – The Democratic National Convention was a HUGE success, to borrow a term from Bernie Sanders. Compared to Trump’s D-list convention, the show in Philedelphia was a star studded Hollywood affair complete with fireworks, red, white and blue balloons with stars on them, and with Sanders himself placing…

It Takes a Movement to Change America

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By Robert Reich – In 2008, when then-Senator Barack Obama promised progressive change if elected President, his primary opponent, then-Senator Hillary Clinton, derided him. “The skies will open, the light will come down, celestial choirs will be singing and everyone will know we should do the right thing and the world will be perfect,” she…

A Sincere Reason Joe Biden Decided Not to Run for President

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By E.J. Dionne Jr. – WASHINGTON, D.C. – It was a withdrawal speech that sounded like an announcement speech, and it perfectly captured the aching ambivalence of Joe Biden. He wanted to run for president. He had his issues. He had President Obama’s record and was proud to defend it. And the man who noted…