Thursday, May 04, 2017

Barack and Michelle Obama to donate 2 million dollars to summer jobs program in Chicago.

Courtesy of The Hill: 

Former President Barack Obama announced Wednesday that he and his wife, Michelle, are donating $2 million to summer jobs programs in Chicago. 

“One of the things that we’ll be starting this year is Michelle and I are personally going to donate $2 million to our summer jobs programs here in the community,” he said at the South Shore Cultural Center. "[It's] so that right away young people can get to work and we can start providing opportunities to all of them.” 

The former president used the event to unveil plans for a 200,000-square-foot campus on Chicago’s South Side that will house the Obama Presidential Center. Obama said the center will be used to "train the next generation of leadership, the Michelle Robinsons of today and the Barack Obamas of today."

Gee, what a hypocrite.

What does he think he is doing supporting the future leaders of tomorrow like he always said he was going to do once he was out of office?

Wasn't it just a few days ago that people were tearing out their hair over the fact that Obama is receiving a $400,000 speaker's fee to talk about health care?

Oh wait, apparently they are still tearing their hair out.

So I guess that since Chaffetz's foot is all better now thanks in part to Obamacare, he feels free to make a huge ass out of himself again.

Is being a huge ass considered a preexisting condition?


  1. If Chaffetz is successful in going after presidential pensions, it should apply to congresspersons also. That might put a little ol' dent in the lobbying dollars.

    1. Anonymous10:41 AM

      And wasn't it once of them to recuse themselves from the horrors of the bill they just passed? hey Jason, hypocrite much?

  2. Anonymous8:47 AM



    Donald Trump's malignant narcissism is toxic: Psychologist

    Mental health professionals have a 'duty to warn' about a leader who may be unfit to serve.

    If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic. A delusion is “a

    (PSYCHOTIC) ...If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic.

    A delusion is “a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact.”...

    (SOCIOPATHIC TENDECIES?) ...It’s often hard to know, because as Harvard psychoanalyst Lance Dodes put it, Trump tells two kinds of lies: the ones he tells others to scam them, and those he tells himself. “

    He lies because of his sociopathic tendencies," Dodes said....

    (NARCISSISM SELF-IMPORTANCE)... His narcissism is evident in his “grandiose sense of self-importance … without commensurate achievements.” From viewing cable news, he knows "more about ISIS than the generals” and believes that among all human beings on the planet, “I alone can fix it.”....

    (HYPOMANIA, BIPOLAR GENES)....Trump, like many successful people, shows biological signs of hypomania — a mild and more functional expression of bipolar genes that manifest in energy, confidence, creativity, little need for sleep, as well as arrogance, impulsivity, irritability and diminished judgment. As is often typical, when Trump has achieved great success, his hypomania has increased with disastrous consequences....


    1. Anonymous9:03 AM

      Very surprised that USAToday printed this story; they are usually so bland. In the copies I've seen at the airport.

    2. Anonymous1:19 PM

      The pos pussy is suffering bigly

    3. Anonymous1:20 PM

      Republicans in our house have just committed political suicide. na na na na hey hey hey GOODBYE!! "you people" are over and out.

    4. Anonymous1:23 PM

      Stocks are falling just like those that voted to repeal our health insurance. The filthy liars are doomed.

  3. Anonymous8:52 AM

    Breaking News:

    White House needs major sewer line upgrade since current piping cannot keep up with all the shit Trump and staff are flushing daily.

  4. Anonymous8:54 AM

    Obama said the center will be used to "train the next generation of leadership, the Michelle Robinsons of today and the Barack Obamas of today."

    Is it too late to send Trump over to the Obama's New center to train him to be a leader?

    1. Anonymous10:42 AM

      He'd have to be a human being chance. There may be hope for the little Kushners, but I doubt it.

  5. Anonymous9:53 AM

    OT: Russia

    1. Anonymous10:01 AM

  6. Anonymous9:53 AM

    Well, since members of Congress are exempt from all the bad things in the AHCA they just passed, Chaffetz will probably keep his gig in Washington. How dare he threaten President Obama's pension! No one threaten George Bush's pension when he charged wounded veterans' groups huge amounts to speak at their functions, especially given the fact that he sent them into harm's way for no reason at all. Where was Chaffetz then?

  7. Anonymous10:17 AM

    After the health care vote today, there is a bus waiting outside the Capital steps to drive the Republicans to their Victory Party/Photo Op at the White House so Trump can gloat, strut around and take credit for bringing down President Obama.

  8. Anonymous10:22 AM

    HR passed Trump Care

    Republicans are at the Capital singing


    1. Anonymous5:55 PM

      You got that wrong, it was the Democrats singing, referencing the republican’s reelection chances once their constituents find out how they are screwed.

      As for Chaffetz, good luck, does he plan on cutting out Dick Cheney and GW Bushes pensions also or is it only the black guy?

  9. Anonymous10:25 AM

    Rethugs passed this just to get something through

  10. Anonymous10:28 AM

    Tea bags are thee worst example of American and human I have ever witnesses in my lifetime.

    1. Anonymous11:13 AM

      I don't consider them human.

  11. Anonymous10:33 AM

    Trumps hackers are making calls. They claim that apple online support has noticed activity and request that we not use our computers or device until further notice. REALLY? I just love dealing with con artist from the trump liars club of idiots. We must let them have it bigly......Calling all comments against trump and stumps to appear EVERYWHERE FROM ALL DEVICES. #Steven Colbert is a Hero to Americans. #Donald Trump is not the USA President #don johns resignation. #get out of our whitehouse or get impeached.

  12. Anonymous10:36 AM

    Republicans don’t really like the health care bill they’re about to pass

    But many lawmakers see the legislation as the best chance to get momentum to repeal Obamacare.


    05/04/17 11:50 AM EDT

    Republicans are excited about repealing Obamacare. They are not as excited about their legislation that will do it....

  13. Anonymous10:36 AM

    So Donald john trump will allow religion to discriminate against those that are not brainwashed on birth control pills and those that do not LIE like him on his golf course and a river of blood running through it. What an asshole.

  14. Anonymous10:37 AM

    What religion is don practicing now? Scientology?

    1. He doesn't practice any religion. That would mean worshiping a being greater than him and in his mind, there is no such thing.

  15. The celebration is on for wingnuts.

    1. Anonymous12:33 PM

    2. Anonymous1:21 PM

      From FB>"Mark Trahant on the Impact of the just-passed AHCA on Indian Health:
      "But as I have been reporting: “The bill would still wipe out Medicaid as we know it. Medicaid represents 13 percent of the Indian Health Service budget (or $808 million).” Indian Country’s biggest concern right now ought to be Medicaid, Medicaid and Medicaid. There are now 30 million children covered by Medicaid; more than half of all Native children.
      The last version of the bill sticks with its revision of Medicaid by capping the costs.
      The crazy part of this equation is “why?” The Senate is not going to pass this bill. Several Republican Senators, including Alaska’s Lisa Murkowski, have said they support Medicaid as a state decision. This bill will, however, put House Republicans on the record. Alaska’s Rep. Don Young has been listed throughout this process as an undecided or a “lean no.” No other state will lose as much in this legislation as Alaska. So the choice will be a vote for the party or one for constituents."
      As we know now, Don Young voted "YES"!

  16. Anonymous10:44 AM

    U.S. stocks fall after House passes healthcare bill; S&P 500 healthcare sector pares gains

  17. Anonymous11:07 AM

    At that time, many health plans considered pregnancy a pre-existing condition

  18. Anonymous11:09 AM

    Oh I get it. Rush rush rush everything against Americans.
    Yep. Don loves the civil war days and wants his own. He loves DICKtators, so putin, kim in, and the lastest rico phllipeniso are his bestest friends now. Trump knows his scam is coming to an end and so he intends to divide the nation as much as possible and hide behind his FAKE lying plate at his national golf course of useful idiots hell bent on war. Yep old dunce pussy pus face is fighting mad that he will be impeached and calls for his civil war of morons to help him. #notourpresident.

  19. Anonymous11:14 AM

    Trumps hackers are working overtime. Putin is helping too. Old don is worried and sick he is getting prosecuted in every court hearing and his soon to be impeachment. He is scrambling to hurt as many americans as possible so we will beg him to stay. What a freak lying asshole.

  20. Anonymous11:33 AM

    Fuck Mike Pence. A snake in the ground. Beware!

    1. Anonymous12:36 PM

      "The House of Representatives passed a health care bill on Thursday that would block Medicaid funds to Planned Parenthood, which could strip birth control access and preventive health care from an estimated 390,000 low-income women."

  21. Anonymous11:54 AM

    Hurry up with the Health Care speeches, Trump at his age has to go pee!

  22. Anonymous12:49 PM

    I didn't see one African-American House Republican Congress person standing behind Trump at the Republican White House Health Care Photo Op. Either they left them in the back of the bus or there are none?

  23. Anonymous12:51 PM

    In the beginning when Trump spoke in the WH Rose Garden about TrumpCare, there was a lot of I, I, I's....

    And then Trump said: "I've been a politician for a short amount of time,

    "How am I doing?"

    How are you doing? You and your fucking kids stop using our tax dollars for your excessive boondoggles.

    Fuck you!

  24. Anonymous12:56 PM

    I seen First Lady Ivanka in the audience celebrating her father's short win.

    Where was 47 year old Second Lady Melania?

    How come she's not celebrating with her 70 year old husband?

    1. Anonymous12:06 PM

      Because, ugh.

  25. Anonymous3:29 PM

    "Is being a huge ass considered a preexisting condition?"

    No. Being a huge ass is just cosmetic and easily concealed with dark clothing. Being a huge asshole, on the other hand, is incurable and terminal. See "Drumpf, Emperor".


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