Barack Obama

Jon Queally, staff writer
In response to long-held—and increasingly elevated—criticisms of the way predominantly poor neighborhoods and communities of color have been treated by law enforcement, President Barack Obama on Monday will announce a series of federal initiatives that will include new restrictions on the kinds of military-grade equipment made available to local...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
U.S. Marines at military exercise in Pohang, South Korea April 2013. (Photo: MC1 Elisandro Diaz/Public Domain)
The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday narrowly passed a $612 billion war...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
After jumping ship to join the UK's Conservative party, former Obama campaign manager told MSNBC he's now "all Hillary all the time." (Screenshot: MSNBC)
After the surprise win of the United Kingdom's Conservative Party in Thursday's...

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Calling out abject hypocrisy, drone opponents have picked up and run with Michelle Obama's sad-eyed contribution to the #BringBackOurGirls Twitter campaign in support of nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by the jihadist Boko Haram, arguing, in the words of one revamped sign, "Your Husband Has Killed More Muslim Girls Than Boko Haram Ever Could." There was also a flood of goofy responses and furious redos of Ann Coulter's racist redo of Obama's original, thus underlining the hazards of a...