Do I blame the Republicans for Murthy’s confirmation? Absolutely.
President Obama insisted that he hasn’t given up on gun control, but he said he’s had difficulties getting changes passed through Congress.
Is our President patently dishonest or is he simply ill-informed about this, one of his fundamental platform issues? My opinion? He’s a very smart man.
President Barack Obama granted clemency to 20 individuals — consisting of eight commutations and 12 pardons — who are mostly serving time on non-violent drug charges.
Some days, it’s the only thing that makes sense: head to a gun shop and buy as much gear as you can carry. Now, before you think I’ve gone off the deep end, reflect on the world’s condition.
The president plans five areas of veteran focus, including mental health care, homelessness, digitizing VA records and improved training for the detection of PTSD and suicide prevention programs.
Angry demonstrations have continued since Sunday, more often forcing police engagement. However, many say police have been escalating the scene with their presence and aggressive tactics by shooting tear gas and rubber bullets. Police have reportedly arrested protestors, activists, political leaders and even journalists.
In this week’s address, President Obama commemorated Memorial Day by honoring the brave men and women in uniform who have given their lives in service to our country.
The new executive actions aim to strengthen the federal background check system, specifically in areas regarding mental health.
“Perhaps these apologists, hooligans, outlaws, lawyers, and elitists (or more accurately the A-HOLEs) simply recognize their own mental instabilities and fear that a rational, law-abiding, and armed American might be forced to shoot an A-HOLE in self-defense.”