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Obama Schedule || Thursday, May 29, 2014

10:00 am || Receives the Presidential Daily Briefing 11:10 am || Delivers remarks at the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit; East Room 2:55 pm || Participates in a clinic as part of the Concussion Summit; South Lawn All times Eastern Live stream of White House briefing at 12:30 pm

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Obama Assigns Troops to Global Warming Detail

President Obama today told the graduating class at West Point that they will be forced to respond to the effects of global warming: Keep in mind, not all international norms relate directly to armed conflict.  We have a serious problem with cyber-attacks, which is why we’re working to shape and enforce rules of the road to secure our networks and our citizens.  In the Asia

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Obama: George Washington is Old Hat

Uhh, is it a good idea to be quibbling with George Washington while speaking at West Point? Addressing the graduating class of the United States Military Academy, President Obama today lumped George Washington in with modern isolationists and quite clearly said the general’s thinking no longer applies: At least since George Washington served as Commander-in-Chief, there have been those who warned against foreign entanglements that do not touch

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Michelle: Republicans “Playing Politics” with Kids’ Health

Really? Is every move in opposition to an Obama – him or now, her – a cynical political power grab driven by corporate interests? How disappointing Tuesday to hear First Lady Michelle Obama rip a page out of her husband’s worn and tired menu of insults and charge that Republicans oppose her school lunch program because they care mainly about politics and far less than Obama about

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Video || Sharpton vs. the Teleprompter, Vol. 2

Just a little morning fun from one of President Obama’s closest allies and advisors in the media, Al Sharpton. In case you missed it, here is volume one. H/T to the Washington Free Beacon’s David Rutz, who watches a lot of Al Sharpton so we don’t have to.

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The Obama Morning News || May 28, 2014

Obama seeks to recast U.S. foreign policy . . . Associated Press Obama, who speaks at West Point today,  is seeking to recast U.S. foreign policy as an endeavor aimed at building international consensus and avoiding unilateral overreach. King: Obama’s timetable helps Taliban . . . Newsmax  Obama made a “big mistake” in announcing a timeline for U.S. troops to withdraw from Afghanistan, says Rep. Peter

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