December 19, 2014

Sunday Afternoon Thread: ICYMI President Obama speaks at the CBC Awards Dinner

President Obama addresses Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Dinner- DC

  Transcript: THE PRESIDENT:  Hello, CBC!  (Applause.)  Thank you so much.  Everybody, have a seat.  It is good to be with you here tonight.  If it wasn’t black tie I would have worn my tan suit.  (Laughter.)  I thought it looked … [Read more...]

Thursday Evening Thread: ICYMI – Attorney General Holder Announces Federal Probe into Ferguson

Published on Sep 4, 2014 Attorney General Eric Holder announced Thursday that the Justice Depart will investigate the practices of the Ferguson, Missouri police department. The investigation follows the August shooting of an unarmed, black … [Read more...]

Monday Evening Thread: President Obama addresses Iraq and Ferguson (Video)


President Obama meets with Attorney General Holder to receive an update on the situation in Ferguson, MO (Aug 18, 2014) President Obama announced on Monday that Attorney General Eric Holder would travel to Ferguson, Missouri to meet with … [Read more...]

Sunday Afternoon Thread: Flashback – Obama’s Fathers Day Speech 2008

On June 15, 2008, then Senator Barack Obama addressed the congregation of the Apostolic Church of God in Chicago, IL. 5 months later, the Senator would become the President of the United States. … [Read more...]

Monday Evening Thread: 5 Years Ago Tonight, Do You Remember?

I reminisce I reminisce! Share your story! What were you doing 5 years ago tonight? Where were you? What were your feelings and thoughts that night? … [Read more...]

FLASHBACK: Putin Was For Targeted Airstrikes Before He Was Against Them


In an NY Times op-ed published yesterday, President Vladimir Putin is all like, "Military strikes are bad. Really bad. President Obama is mean!", and so-called progressives like Katrina vanden Heuvel and Prof. Jelani Cobb are eating it up like tasty … [Read more...]

Wednesday Evening Thread: This Or That


P.O.U. commenter, Town, breaks it down like a fraction....   You go to McDonald's and order a cheeseburger. They give you a McWrap instead. What do you do? … [Read more...]