Tag: Barack Obama

Trump bans transgender people from serving in military

Photo courtesy of Shealah Craighead, Wikipedia President Trump has reversed one of the Obama’s administration’s policy that allowed transgender military personnel to openly serve while having access to mental health and medical care. The policy, which was implemented on April 12, is in essence, an updated “don’t ask, don’t tell” […]

Ramapo professor lectures on Supreme Court history

Photo courtesy of Joe Ravi, Wikipedia The U.S. Supreme Court is a subject of excitement or apprehension depending on who is talking. Over the years, the Court has dominated public attention and news coverage, and was even a major influence on the 2016 election. To provide some political history on […]

National Portrait Gallery unveils historic Obama portraits

Photo courtesy of @MichelleObama, Instagram On Feb. 12, a historical presidency was capped off by the unveiling of two historic portraits, as the National Portrait Gallery unveiled and installed their newest works, the portraits of 44th President, Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama. In many ways, these portraits […]

Donald Trump Should Take Kim Jong-un Seriously

Photo courtesy of Wikipedia President Donald Trump has been aware of the nuclear dangers emanating from North Korea long before securing the presidential nomination. Despite these forewarnings, America now finds itself dealing with a nuclear crisis four months into Trump’s presidency. According to the Los Angeles Times, Barack Obama “warned […]

Kaepernick Causes National Anthem Controversy

Photo courtesy of FootballSchedule, Flickr San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s decision to sit during the national anthem has sparked a huge debate. Kaepernick said he felt that black people in the country are oppressed. “To me, this is bigger than football, and it would be selfish on my part […]