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Hundreds of Gun Rights Activists Protest Obama During Visit With Oregon Shooting Families
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, gun rights activists, shooting, USA )

- 51 days ago -
Both anger and gratitude lined the streets as a presidential motorcade made its way to Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, where a gunman killed nine and injured seven before killing himself last week.
President Obama Grants Medal of Honor to Civil War Hero
Offbeat  (tags: Civil War, Medal of Honor, Battle of Gettysburg, President Obama, USA )

- 388 days ago -
The US has bestowed its highest military honour on a soldier killed in the Civil War Battle of Gettysburg. First Lt Alonzo Cushing fought for the Union Army in the 1863 battle, often viewed as a turning point in the war.
President Obama Takes A Surprise Walk
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, walk, White House, Department of Interior, shaking hands, tourists, picture taking )

- 556 days ago -
The President was heading over to the nearby Department of the Interior and decided to break with tradition: He walked over instead. On the way there, he got to chat with all sorts of people from roadside vendors to tourists.
US President Obama Calls for Death Penalty Review
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, Eric Holder, death penalty, review )

- 574 days ago -
US President Barack Obama plans to ask Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate problems surrounding the application of the death penalty.
Nelson Mandela Death: A Rare Saintly Politician
Offbeat  (tags: Nelson Mandela, President Obama, tribute, USA )

- 722 days ago -
In his tribute, President Obama said that as a youngster, like millions of others, he drew inspiration from Nelson Mandela - his first ever political action was a protest against apartheid.
Meeting President Obama Gets You The Ultimate School Excuse Note (PHOTO & VIDEO!!)
Offbeat  (tags: President Obama, kindergartner, Alanah Poullard, hand-written excuse, video )

- 799 days ago -
Some kids have to forge notes when they miss school. Others, like 5-year-old kindergartner Alanah Poullard (and 11-year-old Tyler Sullivan, and 10-year-old Kennedy Corpus), have theirs hand-written by President Obama.
Diane Sawyer's Election Coverage Gets Noticed on Social Media
Offbeat  (tags: Diane Sawyer, President Obama, twitter-rumors, Diane drunk?, celebration, people magazine )

- 1117 days ago -
Barack Obama supporters had plenty to toast to Tuesday night when the President claimed victory over Republican candidate Mitt Romney. Also saying cheers to the end of a tight election season: Diane Sawyer? Amid the nail-biting unveiling of the
Obama Stands By 'Revenge'
Offbeat  (tags: Politics over Civility, Progressives, Seeing Political Opponents as Enemies, Barack Obama, Voting for Revenge, Obama, Hatred as a Political Motivation, President Obama, Incivility, Democrats )

- 1119 days ago -
According to Mark Knoller at CBS News, Obama's campaign press secretary, Jennifer Psaki, says the President has "absolutely no regrets" about suggesting his supporters use voting as a tool of vengeance against Mitt Romney.
The Daily Show With Jon Stewart - Guest: President Obama,
Offbeat  (tags: americans, culture, funny, Jon Stewart, President Obama )

- 1137 days ago -
October 18, 2012 - Barack Obama Samantha Bee explains why women voters are turned off by the debates, and President Obama weighs in on the election, Libya and Joe Biden's swimwear. Full interview with President Obama.
Farm Sanctuary: Power to End Abuse of Sick Pigs and Protect America's Health Lies in President Obama's Hands
Offbeat  (tags: downed cows, farm sanctuary, president obama, petition, farm animals, protection, heatlh )

- 2086 days ago -
Today, on the one year anniversary of President Barack Obama's federal ban on sick and injured cattle entering the U.S. food supply, Farm Sanctuary, the nation's leading farm animal protection organization, will hand-deliver a petition to the U.S. Depart
ACTION: PLEASE VOTE: Ideas for Change in America: Obama, Introduce Esperanto as a Second Language Subject in Schools.
Offbeat  (tags: Action: Vote, American schools, President Obama, lessons, international language, Esperanto, global communications, International diplomacy )

- 2096 days ago -
In this time of global communications and encouragement of international diplomacy by the American government, implementing lessons on the international language, Esperanto, in American schools would be a grand gesture of goodwill towards the internation
Cherokee Nation Plays Active Role in National Drug Control Strategy
Offbeat  (tags: Cherokee, drug control, President Obama )

- 2108 days ago -
WASHINGTON - Several Cherokee Nation representatives joined forces with other tribal, state and local officials from around the country recently in a meeting with federal officials to discuss President Barack Obama's 2010 Drug Control Strategy, the federa
Friend Testifies Maryland Man Wanted to Kill Obama
Offbeat  (tags: plot, assassination, President Obama, bomb )

- 2144 days ago -
GREENBELT, Md. - A former friend of a young Bethesda man facing sentencing for having bomb-making chemicals says the man "intensely disliked" President Barack Obama (web | news | bio) and plotted to assassinate him
Obamas Give Out Treats, Fruit to White House Trick-or-Treaters
Offbeat  (tags: trick or treat, White House, President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama )

- 2220 days ago -
The first lady was dressed as a leopard, with a smear of eyeliner, fuzzy ears and a spotted orange-and-black top. The president was dressed as a middle-aged dad, with a black cardigan, checkered shirt and
President Obama Calls Kanye West a 'Jackass' for VMA Stunt, Rapper Begs Forgiveness on Jay Leno Show
Offbeat  (tags: rapper, jackass, President Obama, bizarre )

- 2267 days ago -
When it comes to Kanye West, it seems that President Obama is thinking what the rest of the country is thinking.

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