Tag: White House

White House rallies public, private efforts to prepare for devastating earthquakes

Spurred by renewed fears of the fabled “Big One” shattering the West Coast, the Obama administration on Tuesday promoted stronger earthquake-preparedness efforts as part of a first-of-its-kind White House summit.   Private foundation grants will fund new research at universities in California and Washington state, the Forest Service will streamline the placement of seismic monitoring […]

U.S. Fortifying Europe’s East to Deter Putin

WASHINGTON — President Obama plans to substantially increase the deployment of heavy weapons, armored vehicles and other equipment to NATO countries in Central and Eastern Europe, a move that administration officials said was aimed at deterring Russia from further aggression in the region.   The White House plans to pay for the additional weapons and […]

White House Disputes North Korea’s Claim of Hydrogen Bomb Test

The United Nations Security Council condemned North Korea for its nuclear test on Wednesday, but there was no evidence yet that the North’s most powerful backer, China, was willing to stiffen sanctions in a way that could push the unpredictable country to the point of collapse or slow its nuclear progress.   As the question […]

Houston Equal Rights Ordinance fails by wide margin

The hotly contested election has spurred national attention, drawing comment from the White House and the states top officials.  Largely conservative opponents of the law allege that it would allow men dressed as women, including sexual predators, to enter womens restrooms.  Supporters of the law, including Mayor Annise Parker, argue that it extends an important […]

White House Turns to Threats as ObamaCare Enrollments Stall

Now that ObamaCare is failing in the exact way its critics predicted more than 5 years ago, the White House is preparing to use threats to increase ObamaCare enrollment numbers next year. The threat, of course, is the ObamaCare tax.   Next year the annual fine for not buying President Obama’s overpriced health insurance will […]

White House: Iran Missile Test Violated Resolution

The United States admitted on Tuesday that a recent Iranian missile test was a violation of a UN resolution, but said that would not affect the implementation of the nuclear deal signed with world powers.   Speaking to reporters and quoted by The Associated Press (AP), White House spokesman Josh Earnest said there are “strong […]

White House Reveals End Game for Massive Immigration

The Obama administration is launching a campaign to accelerate the conversion of millions of immigrants to citizenship. The nation’s immigration agencies will spend big bucks on “outreach” activities and the Naturalization process will be streamlined.   The goal is to add several million new citizens to the voter rolls by November 2016.   If you […]

White House says Obama would veto any bill that blocks Iran deal

U.S. President Barack Obama will veto any legislation that prevents the successful implementation of the Iran nuclear agreement reached in July, the White House said on Wednesday.   The announcement was in response to a Republican bill introduced in Congress that would prevent the president from providing sanctions relief to Iran until $40 billion dollars […]

White House Invites Several Opponents of Catholic Teaching to Greet Pope Francis

In a stunning show of political indecorum, Obama has invited a series of individuals who publicly flout Catholic teaching, including a pro-abortion religious sister, a transgender woman and the first openly gay Episcopal bishop, along with at least two Catholic gay activists.   The White House was illuminated in gay pride colors on June 26, […]

Handcuffed for Making Clock, Ahmed Mohamed, 14, Wins Time With Obama

HOUSTON — Ahmed Mohamed’s homemade alarm clock got him suspended from his suburban Dallas high school and detained and handcuffed by police officers on Monday after school officials accused him of making a fake bomb. By Wednesday, it had brought him an invitation to the White House, support from Hillary Rodham Clinton and Mark Zuckerberg, […]