These are the 7 most inspiring lines from Obama’s triumphant return to politics.

October 8, 2018

Photo by Scott Olson/ Getty Images. Barack Obama is back. We’ve missed you, Mr. President. In a speech at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Obama officially returned to politics in a pointed talk about why people need to vote in this year’s midterm elections. You can watch the full lecture here. It was the first time Obama has mentioned President Trump by call since leaving agency. And he made…

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Heres the perfect response to Kavanaugh defenders who say he was just a kid.

October 7, 2018

via U.S. Senator David Perdue/Wikimedia Commons The scary truth about political tribalism is that it can cause people to rationalize truly terrible acts. Over the past two years, political tribalism has led conservatives to chalk up Donald Trump’s admission that he sexually assaults women to “locker room talk.” It’s also given people reason to defend an alleged pedophile, Alabama senatorial candidate Roy Moore. It’s hard to believe that anyone would…

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Kamala Harris just magnificently stumped Supreme Court nominee with a simple question about women’s rights.

October 5, 2018

via Mobilus In Mobili/Flickr Donald Trump’s appointment of conservative justice Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court has many abortion-rights advocates fearful. If Kavanaugh is confirmed, the Court will have a conservative majority and could overturn the protections guaranteed to women via the 1973 Roe V. Wade ruling. On the first day of Kavanaugh’s senate hearing, he was evasive about whether he believes Roe V. Wade could be overturned, calling it…

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Think young voters don’t have power in this country? Think again.

October 3, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections are rapidly approaching, and many — especially first-time voters — believe that they will make an impact on our government. After the devastating Parkland, Florida shooting in February, young people came out in droves to protest America’s existing gun laws and call on all lawmakers to do something about them. When little action was taken, the protestors threatened to unseat them in the 2018 midterm elections,…

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Trump supporter who complained about a lawn sign gets schooled by a 7th grader.

September 19, 2018

Sometimes it’s important to recollect where “the member states national” political debate has landed. As the world took inventory of President Trump’s firstly 100 Periods in office( including us here, here, and here ), there passed an amazing time of thoughtful rebuttal. The occurrence took place in one of the more traditional and less incendiary of places: the local newspaper. The issue at hand? A Winchester, MA man identified John…

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Howard Stern predicted exactly what would happen to Trump as president.

September 4, 2018

Donald Trump genuinely seemed to loathe being president. Almost as far as is people seem to dislike him being president. In an interview with Reuters, Trump all but recognise the pain truth, saying: “I loved my previous life. I had so many things proceeding. This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier.” And while the weight of the office has clearly caught Trump…

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Trump wanted to look tough posing with bikers. It backfired in a major way.

September 3, 2018

Notice anything wrong with this picture? Brendan Smialowski/ Getty Images. And no, we’re not just talking about Trump’s duck face pose . During his latest vacation, the president posed for photos with supporters calling themselves “Bikers for Trump” during a visit to the Trump National Golf Club in New Jersey. Motorcycles are cool, there’s no denying that. But Trump has a developing history of taking beloved things – football, LeBron…

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Barack Obama stars in a new video about protecting our democracy. It’s a must-watch.

August 7, 2018

Photo by Spencer Platt/ Getty Images. He’s putting his load behind an issue that’s vital to election outcomes but doesn’t often get a lot of attention. A recently released three-minute political video starred a very familiar political face: Barack Obama. The video was created by the National Democratic Redistricting Committee( NDRC ), a group run by former Attorney General Eric Holder, whose mission is to prevent partisan gerrymandering. Gerrymandering, is…

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They brought a $20M check to the White House to free every separated family.

July 23, 2018

In late June, a campaign launched by three Facebook employees turned into a massively viral excitement, heightening more than $20 million to help reunite households differentiated at their own borders by U.S. immigration officials. Now, the organization that received those funds is putting them to use to try and free every single father currently in detention. On July 10, the nonprofit Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services(…

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London’s mayor was asked where he’d take Trump in his city. His answer nails it.

July 19, 2018

If Mayor Sadiq Khan could take President Donald Trump anywhere in his metropoli to hear London’s better, where would it be? Khan, the city’s first Muslim mayor, was recently asked the issue raised by Time Out ahead of Trump’s visit to the U.K. and NATO Summit. And it would have been easy for the 47 -year-old politician to grab the possibilities of and lambast Trump with a snarky commentary or…

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This church wanted to make a bold point about family separation. It succeeded.

July 12, 2018

Image courtesy the Christ Church Cathedral. They wanted to make a statement about distinguishing households. The content is clear. The Trump administration’s household breakup policy has stirred unity and outrage over protecting the most vulnerable among us. Not everyone was moved by images and tales of families torn apart. Some have even quoth the Bible to justify the policy. A faith in Indianapolis decided to make a statement by putting…

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Dan Rather had the perfect response to Trump’s complaint about ‘a lack of civility.’

July 12, 2018

At 86, Dan Rather has been around long enough to have serious perspective. The former CBS evening news anchor has observed two seconds life as a forceful voice of reason in the Trump era, transmitting largely to his growing legion of Facebook followers. Rather’s latest true bomb came as President Trump and his supporters complained of “a lack of civility” following the completion of White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee…

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25 of the best signs from Families Belong Together demonstrations around the country.

July 8, 2018

Cities all over the country were fitted with involved citizens on Saturday, June 30, 2018, as thousands of demonstrators paraded together to support reuniting families torn apart at the U.S.-Mexico border. In May and June, thousands of families were divided apart after the Trump administration issued a zero-tolerance immigration policy that resulted in several thousand children being taken away from their parents and held in detention centers. Families Belong Together,…

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Illegal immigration myth buster: A lawyer sets the record straight on taxes and benefits.

July 6, 2018

Some people believe that undocumented immigrants exploit our system and get loads of free welfares. It’s not true. There’s a lot of embarrassment about migration, which is understandable. It’s a complex issue, with a lot of grey area. But there are a lot myths being perpetuated about undocumented immigrants that create an unnecessarily murky picture of the reality. One of those myths is that people migrate to the U.S. and…

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A mass shooting in its newsroom didn’t stop the Capital Gazette from publishing today.

July 2, 2018

On June 28, 2018, a gunman opened fire in newsroom of the Capital Gazette newspaper in Annapolis, Maryland, killing five people. Among the dead were four members of the paper’s editors and reporters and a sales assistant. After such a heinous tragedy , no one would have been able to blamed the working paper for shutting down for the day. No one would have blinked an eye if everyone who…

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When Trump lashed out at Fallon, the late-night host responded with something much better.

June 30, 2018

It was the fuzz scuffle felt in all regions of the world. When Donald Trump appeared on Jimmy Fallon’s late-night show in the lead-up to the 2016 election, the host treated him in a manner that most thought was a little too friendly, especially when Fallon began to play with the candidate’s hair. The public was none too happy, with both onlookers and the media calling out Fallon for his…

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Melania’s jacket prompts thousands to declare ‘I really do care’ about separated families.

June 26, 2018

On Thursday, June 21, Melania Trump’s “I Really Don’t Care. Do U? ” jacket mailed shockwaves across social media. As she was boarding an aircraft following a astonish visit to a U.S.-Mexico border facility, the first lady was photographed wearing a jacket that spoke “I Really Don’t Care. Do U? ” Melania Trump. Photo by Chip Somodevilla/ Getty Images. People were understandably upset. The stories surrounding households distinguished after attempting…

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Reagan’s daughter spoke up about what her dad would say about Trump. It’s not good.

June 11, 2018

Photo by Hulton Archive/ Getty Images. Ronald Reagan’s legacy is polarizing, to say the least. The 40 th U.S. chairwoman was a staunch conservative who, among many things, slashed taxes for the wealthy, lured evangelicals to the Republican party, bulked up military spending, and did, well …. pretty much nothing in response to the AIDS crisis ravaging many U.S. metropolis. His presidency, for better or worse, changed America. All the…

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Obamas moving remembrance of the flawed but fierce Barbara Bush is a must-read.

May 15, 2018

On April 17, 2018, America lost its 41 st first lady and the mother of its 43 rd chairwoman. Barbara Bush passed away at her Houston home at the age of 92. A well-known — but shortcoming — first lady, she used her platform to advocate for increased household literacy. Photo by Tom Pennington/ Getty Images. In a thoughtful presentation of bipartisanship and respect, Barack Obama, ever a champ of…

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Local anchors had to read a sneakily pro-Trump script on-air. This is scary.

April 24, 2018

There ’ s a curious video going around featuring several neighbourhood news anchors speaking from an identical script. “We’re concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news narratives besetting home countries, ” the reporters say in their recorded segments. “The sharing of biased and false-hearted report has become all too common on social media.” Watch the video yourself ( tale persists below ): Click here to see if you…

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