10:00 am || Departs White House 11:10 am CT || Arrives Galesburg, Illinois 11:55 am CT || Delivers remarks; Knox College; Galesburg, Illinois 2:50 pm CT || Departs Galesburg 3:20 pm CT || Arrives Warrensburg, Missouri 4:20 am CT || Delivers remarks; University of Central Missouri, Warrensburg, Missouri 5:15 pm CT || Departs Warrensburg 8:30 pm CT || Arrives White House All times Eastern except
President Obama appears set to move boldly beyond prosecuting discriminatory housing practices into an entirely new arena: holding state and local official responsible for integrating areas that don’t, in the eyes of the administration, have enough minorities. Get ready folks. We’re moving from a society based on equal opportunity for all to one requiring equal results for all. And you think I’m overdoing when I
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In 2011, President Obama failed to make a serious effort to keep residual U.S. forces in Iraq, pulling them all out instead. He used the complete withdrawal for political gain, trumpeting that he had ended the war. And now we are starting to reap the potentially awful consequences of his failure. On Monday, hundreds of prisoners escaped from Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison, many of them
President Obama dropped a little bit of hubris into his remarks Monday to a meeting of his mass movement, Organizing for America, asserting that he has offered up “some pretty good speeches in the past.” Obama, who spoke during a Washington gathering of OFA activists, offered himself the pat on the back as he discussed his upcoming speech Wednesday at Knox College in Galesburg, Illinois.
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