“Contributing to the President’s campaign or being a political supporter of the President doesn’t guarantee a presidential visit, but it shouldn’t exclude you from one either,” Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest said aboard Air Force One. Absolutely Nothing wrong with ACA Law. Wrong lies with GOP garbage. O.k. November 26, 2013 07:43 am at 7:43 am | RIchard Long Fundraiser-In-Chief rubbing elbows with Hollywood elite while millions of ‘commoners’: – get their healthcare policies eliminated – have to pay higher insurance rates – still having to deal with a 7+% unemployment rate – have to face a $17 Trillion debt Let them eat cake! November 26, 2013 08:30 am at 8:30 am | Rudy NYC Layoffs at Dreamworks is not too surprising.
That picture of a chastened leader now appears to be gone. During a three-day Western swing through Seattle, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Obama touted the accomplishments of his signature law, popularly known as Obamacare, and promised the glitches were going away. Although he occasionally referred pejoratively to the “darn” website, HealthCare.gov, he made a point of shifting his message to the positive benefits his law had achieved and piling on Republicans for rooting for its failure. “Yes, we decided to fix a broken healthcare system,” Obama told workers at DreamWorks Animation on Tuesday, the final day of his trip. “I was talking to some of the studio execs here and I said, ‘You know the rollout of the healthcare marketplace was rough’ …
25, 2013 7:42 p.m. ET SAN FRANCISCOPresident Barack Obama renewed his call for the House to pass immigration legislation, framing the issue as crucial to boosting the U.S. economy in remarks that also included an unscripted exchange with a young man protesting deportations. Speaking Monday at a community center in this city’s Chinatown neighborhood, the president invoked the stories of generations of Asian immigrants, including the parents of San…
The president said, “Magic has become our prime example of somebody who was blessed with incredible fame and fortune from a sports career and understood his next step is to build institutions and businesses, and employ people.” There’s also the memories of Game Six in 1980. Earvin “Magic” Johnson, who had won a college national title at Michigan State in 1979, made his name as a 6-foot-9-inch point guard, exceptionally tall for the position. On May 16, 1980, with the Lakers leading the 76ers three games to two in a best-of-seven series, the 20-year-old Johnson was pressed into emergency duty as the team’s center, replacing the injured Kareem Abdul-Jabbar. As Obama pointed out during the fundraiser, the Lakers clinched the title as Johnson proceeded to score 42 points — to which Johnson quickly voiced another impressive stat from that night, his 15 rebounds. “I remember the stats,” Obama joked to Johnson.
As his aides reached out to senior congressional leaders for delaying the sanctions, President Barack Obama told his nation that now was the time to pursue diplomacy over conflict. Huge challenges remain. But we cannot close the door on diplomacy, and we cannot rule out peaceful solutions to the worlds problems, Mr Obama said in a speech in San Francisco. The US and five other world powers signed a deal with Iran this weekend, which seeks to cap Tehrans nuclear capabilities in return for relaxation of US-led sanctions, which had crippled the Iranian economy. Now thats the right thing to do.
He has a healthy sense of self, but he is a great friend and somebody whose counsel and advice I value and I’m incredibly grateful to be here at this wonderful institution that he helped to build.” White House Deputy Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters Monday that Obama chose the DreamWorks Animation site because of the studios track record in creating jobs, not because of Katzenbergs fundraising. Employment at DreamWorks has risen by 50% since January 2008. PHOTOS: Celebrities by The Times DreamWorks has generated billions in box-office revenue from its hit “Shrek,” “Kung Fu Panda” and “Madagascar” movies, expanding its business in China and overseas markets and branching into television with a recent partnership with the Netflix streaming service. Guided by Katzenberg, Obama got a lesson in how animators use motion capture to bring animated characters to life and had a funny exchange with actors Steve Martin and Jim Parsons, who were recording lines for the studio’s upcoming alien-invasion film, “Home.” Obama continue reading this.. greeted the actors in a small sound studio. He shook hands with Parsons but not Martin, who declined, explaining that he had a cold.