CVS Caremark To Stop Sale Of Cigarettes: President Obama’s Statement

CVS Caremark has posted this note on its website from Larry Merlo, CVS Caremark President and CEO: CVS/pharmacy will stop selling cigarettes and all tobacco products at its more than … Read More

Nintendo Chief Stays on, Health Business Planned – ABC News

ABC NewsNintendo’s president vowed to stick to the company’s old ways, refused to resign or cut product prices despite its dismal earnings, but said Thursday the video game maker plans … Read More

Former Microsoft Exec Picked to Fix – PC Magazine

PC MagazinePresident Obama today announced that former Microsoft executive Kurt DelBene will serve as a senior advisor on As part of the “One Microsoft” effort, outgoing Microsoft CEO Steve … Read More

White House taps new chief for health care website – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWASHINGTON — Kurt DelBene, former president of the Microsoft Office Division, will replace Jeff Zients as the administration’s point person on, the Department of Health and Human Services … Read More

President Obama Press Conference On Government Shutdown: Transcript

President Barack Obama said that he had a chance to speak with House Speaker John Boehner Tuesday morning and said “and I told him what I’ve been saying publicly, that … Read More

President Obama Statement On Government Shutdown

This statement by President Obama on the antcipated Government Shutdown came from The White House at 6:17 PM EST: THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ______________________________________________________________________________________ For Immediate … Read More

Oakland’s Michael A Lenoir 114th President Of The National Medical Association

Oakland’s Michael A. LeNoir, M.D., a well-known practicing Pediatrician and Allergist in the San Francisco Bay Area, was installed as the 114th president of the National Medical Association during the … Read More

President Obama’s Speech At The 50th Anniversary Of The March On Washington

President Obama’s Speech, courtesy of The White House. This is a transcript of the full speech given by President Barack Obama today, Wednesday, August 28th, 2013, and to commemorate the … Read More

President Obama On The Economy: Transcript And Video

President Obama gave a massively excellent speech on the American Economy on Wednesday. Here’s the video and the transcript: 2:13 P.M. CDT THE PRESIDENT: Hello, Galesburg! (Applause.) Well, it’s good … Read More

President Obama’s 23 Proposals And Executive Actions For Gun Control, Full Doc

President Obama, with Vice President Joe Biden at his side, stated the case for signing 23 proposals and executive actions toward new, stronger gun control actions. But you’re probably wondering … Read More

7.8 Percent – US Unemployment Rate Below 8 Percent

7.8 percent. The U.S. unemployment rate is now at 7.8 percent, and has gone below 8 percent for the first time since January 2009, the month of President Obama’s inauguration. … Read More

Mitt Romney, Paul Ryan Show Latino Issues In Videos

Mitt Romney has had his “Bittergate” moment, and the fundraiser where someone ran a hidden video camera while the former Governor of Massachusetts basically ran his mouth about everything from … Read More

President Obama Was Right To Publicly Defend Sandra Fluke From Rush Limbaugh

I just finished reading an interesting blog post on Rush Limbaugh, Sandra Fluke, and President Obama, written by an Oaklander named Aaron Bady (which means he lives not to far … Read More

My thoughts on Trump versus Romney

I think it’s safe to assume that there will remain a certain non-trivial segment of the electorate that isn’t so much “for” anything as they are, to put it in … Read More