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#Barack Obama

# barack-obama - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Obama is not impressed that he hasn't been given €1 billion to fight Zika
# Zika Virus
# Zika Virus

Obama is not impressed that he hasn't been given €1 billion to fight Zika

May 21st 2016, 1:33 PM 11,888 Views 16 Comments

The House and Senate have advanced bills to fight the virus.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 10 May, 2016

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology
# War And Peace
# War And Peace

Barack Obama is set to make history by visiting Hiroshima, but there'll be no apology

May 10th 2016, 7:41 PM 12,900 Views 110 Comments

No sitting US President has ever visited the city.

# barack-obama - Sunday 1 May, 2016

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner
# Obama Out
# Obama Out

Obama drops the mic and roasts Trump at his final White House Correspondents’ Dinner

May 1st 2016, 7:51 AM 52,656 Views 51 Comments

The annual gag-fest for politicians and journalists was held last night.

# barack-obama - Saturday 23 April, 2016

Barack Obama was granted an exclusive audience with an 'adorable' future king
# Prince George
# Prince George

Barack Obama was granted an exclusive audience with an 'adorable' future king

Apr 23rd 2016, 2:55 PM 42,208 Views 58 Comments

The US President had a busy couple of days in the UK.

# barack-obama - Friday 22 April, 2016

Obama tells Britain it would be "back of the queue" if it leaves the EU
# Brexit
# Brexit

Obama tells Britain it would be "back of the queue" if it leaves the EU

Apr 22nd 2016, 7:00 PM 14,197 Views 45 Comments

Obama said Britain was “at its best when it is helping to lead a strong Europe”.

# barack-obama - Monday 18 April, 2016

Here's Barack Obama coaching Steph Curry and beating him at Connect Four
# Follow The Leader
From The42
# Follow The Leader

Here's Barack Obama coaching Steph Curry and beating him at Connect Four

Apr 18th 2016, 5:30 PM 5,237 Views 0 Comments

It’s as brilliant as it sounds, trust us.

# barack-obama - Saturday 2 April, 2016

Obama calls for more to be done to prevent nuclear attack by Islamic State "madmen"
# Global Summit
# Global Summit

Obama calls for more to be done to prevent nuclear attack by Islamic State "madmen"

Apr 2nd 2016, 9:15 AM 11,555 Views 54 Comments

The American President said, “Just the smallest amount of plutonium – about the size of an apple – would kill and injure hundreds of thousands of innocent people.”

# barack-obama - Monday 28 March, 2016

Fidel Castro has just had a right go at Barack Obama
# Thanks For Nothing Barack
# Thanks For Nothing Barack

Fidel Castro has just had a right go at Barack Obama

Mar 28th 2016, 6:49 PM 53,774 Views 45 Comments

Obama last week became the first US president to visit Castro’s Cuba since the communist leader came to power in 1959.

# barack-obama - Monday 21 March, 2016

Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years
# Let's Be Friends
# Let's Be Friends

Barack Obama becomes first US president to visit Cuba in nearly 90 years

Mar 21st 2016, 10:50 PM 12,524 Views 40 Comments

US President Barack Obama met with President Raúl Castro in Havana today.

# barack-obama - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba
# Cold War Foes
# Cold War Foes

Obama aims to end decades of hostility with historic visit to Cuba

Mar 20th 2016, 6:52 PM 11,561 Views 24 Comments

It’s the first time a US president has visited the Communist country in almost 90 years.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 16 March, 2016

Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event
# Not Tonight Mate
# Not Tonight Mate

Secret Service regrets "administrative input error" that kept Gerry Adams from White House event

Mar 16th 2016, 10:21 PM 88,128 Views 307 Comments

The Sinn Féin president was left waiting for 90 minutes by security personnel checking his documents, before deciding to leave.

Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

Sliced bread, crisps, and cufflinks: The gifts that Enda gave the Obamas

Mar 16th 2016, 1:41 PM 25,760 Views 56 Comments

A special Bord Bia hamper, a book on 1916 and, of course, the bowl of shamrock were among the gifts presented at the White House yesterday.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

Joe Biden thinks Enda Kenny would get 80% of the vote if he ran in America
# Top Of The Mornin
# Top Of The Mornin

Joe Biden thinks Enda Kenny would get 80% of the vote if he ran in America

Mar 15th 2016, 3:00 PM 27,454 Views 125 Comments

The US vice president reckons the caretaker Taoiseach has done “a hell of a job”.

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever
# Race To The White House
# Race To The White House

Trump, violence and one of the nastiest presidential campaigns ever

Mar 15th 2016, 6:05 AM 25,001 Views 119 Comments

Rowdy standoffs between pro- and anti-Trump protesters — often with a racial edge to them — appear to have become the norm at rallies.

# barack-obama - Sunday 6 March, 2016

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history
# Rags To Riches
# Rags To Riches

These are the childhood homes of some of the most powerful leaders in history

Mar 6th 2016, 4:00 PM 45,527 Views 22 Comments

Some came from very humble beginnings.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

A Republican presidential candidate has said Obama was "raised white"
# Ben Carson
# Ben Carson

A Republican presidential candidate has said Obama was "raised white"

Feb 23rd 2016, 7:57 PM 16,021 Views 48 Comments

Ben Carson has described Obama as an “African” American.

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison
# War On Terrorism
# War On Terrorism

Barack Obama is really trying to close Guantanamo Bay prison

Feb 23rd 2016, 6:48 PM 9,787 Views 26 Comments

“This is about closing a chapter in history,” the US President said today.

# barack-obama - Monday 22 February, 2016

Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas
# Lifelong Dream
# Lifelong Dream

Take a break and watch this 106-year-old dance with the Obamas

Feb 22nd 2016, 11:00 AM 13,167 Views 18 Comments

Virginia McLaurin fulfilled a dream of visiting the White House.

# barack-obama - Sunday 21 February, 2016

#ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you'll see today
# Potus
From The Daily Edge
# Potus

#ObamaAndKids is the cutest hashtag you'll see today

Feb 21st 2016, 10:25 AM 9,077 Views 1 Comment

It will nourish your weary soul.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 17 February, 2016

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death
# Supreme Court
# Supreme Court

Obama asks Republicans to 'rise above the venom' after judge's unexpected death

Feb 17th 2016, 8:27 AM 14,655 Views 37 Comments

Since Antonin Scalia’s death, White House lawyers and advisers have been scrambling to refine and vet a list of potential replacements.

# barack-obama - Sunday 14 February, 2016

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle
# Justice
# Justice

How the death of this Supreme Court judge has sparked a huge political battle

Feb 14th 2016, 1:36 PM 18,026 Views 49 Comments

The coming months will see clashes between Republicans and Democrats as Obama tries to confirm a successor before he leaves the White House.

# barack-obama - Friday 22 January, 2016

Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA
# Column
From The42
# Column

Championship changes? No We Can't - Even Obama would struggle to lead reform in the GAA

Jan 22nd 2016, 12:28 PM 13,369 Views 27 Comments

TV3′s Tommy Martin believes the organisation is at a crossroads as the divide grows between grassroots and the elite level.

# barack-obama - Saturday 9 January, 2016

Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama's pet dogs
# Fdotus
# Fdotus

Secret Service foils plot to kidnap President Obama's pet dogs

Jan 9th 2016, 3:11 PM 14,982 Views 24 Comments

The man arrested over the plot told agents he was ‘Jesus Christ’.

# barack-obama - Friday 8 January, 2016

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns
# Imaginary Fiction
# Imaginary Fiction

Obama at CNN town hall meeting: I am not out to get your guns

Jan 8th 2016, 9:04 AM 7,732 Views 38 Comments

The US president took on the gun lobby in a forum televised on prime-time CNN last night.

# barack-obama - Sunday 3 January, 2016

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much
# Mass Shootings
# Mass Shootings

Obama and Hilary want crackdown on gun violence ... Trump, not so much

Jan 3rd 2016, 3:09 PM 9,939 Views 46 Comments

Republicans aren’t so keen on the President’s plans.

# barack-obama - Saturday 2 January, 2016

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim
# US Politics
# US Politics

US mayor says sorry to Muslims for calling Barack Obama a Muslim

Jan 2nd 2016, 5:12 PM 15,651 Views 43 Comments

He continued his criticism of President Obama.

# barack-obama - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey
# The Apes Of Wrath
# The Apes Of Wrath

Russian supermarket apologises for product showing Barack Obama as a monkey

Dec 10th 2015, 9:47 PM 21,239 Views 45 Comments

A souvenir calendar chopping board featured a photo of the US president, as the youngest in a family of chimpanzees.

# barack-obama - Monday 7 December, 2015

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial
# Al Qaeda
# Al Qaeda

The accused '9/11 Five' remain in Guantanamo and probably won't ever get a real trial

Dec 7th 2015, 6:10 PM 19,935 Views 88 Comments

Attempts to put them on trial in New York for the terrorist attacks backfired.

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address
# Poisoned Minds
# Poisoned Minds

"This was an act of terrorism": Obama in rare Oval Office address

Dec 7th 2015, 7:20 AM 10,690 Views 42 Comments

The US president has vowed to defeat the threat posed by IS.

# barack-obama - Monday 30 November, 2015

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'
# Paris
# Paris

Bataclan tributes: 'Each of these numerous bouquets laid here carries much sadness'

Nov 30th 2015, 7:57 AM 5,934 Views 19 Comments

World leaders are flocking to the scene of floral tributes left outside the Bataclan.

# barack-obama - Thursday 26 November, 2015

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence
# God Bless America
# God Bless America

White House goes into lockdown after a man wearing a USA flag hops the fence

Nov 26th 2015, 9:48 PM 16,376 Views 15 Comments

It’s not the first time it’s happened in recent times.

# barack-obama - Saturday 21 November, 2015

One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests
# Hot N Cold
# Hot N Cold

One police force is using Katy Perry tracks to disperse protests

Nov 21st 2015, 11:15 AM 12,485 Views 8 Comments

Philippine officials used the left-field tactic while Barack Obama was in town.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

9 things we learned from Barack Obama's interview with GQ
# Life In The White House
# Life In The White House

9 things we learned from Barack Obama's interview with GQ

Nov 18th 2015, 3:32 PM 17,124 Views 20 Comments

The US President says he’s quit smoking

# barack-obama - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of 'playing like a girl'
# Play Like A Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Play Like A Girl

Barack Obama brilliantly redefined the meaning of 'playing like a girl'

Oct 28th 2015, 8:16 AM 5,623 Views 5 Comments

And inspired the slickest Vine ever.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 21 October, 2015

He's out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president
# Not Happening
# Not Happening

He's out: Joe Biden is NOT running for US president

Oct 21st 2015, 5:24 PM 9,975 Views 16 Comments

The US vice president has decided not to challenge Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton.

# barack-obama - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House
# Smiles All Around
# Smiles All Around

Remember the kid arrested over a clock? He just paid a visit to the White House

Oct 20th 2015, 8:07 AM 11,560 Views 53 Comments

The Texas teenager was arrested after a homemade clock he brought to school was mistaken for a bomb.

# barack-obama - Wednesday 14 October, 2015

Barack Obama crashed this couple's wedding and hugged the bride
# Legend
From The Daily Edge
# Legend

Barack Obama crashed this couple's wedding and hugged the bride

Oct 14th 2015, 8:15 AM 4,858 Views 3 Comments

Ah, bless.

# barack-obama - Saturday 10 October, 2015

No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home
# Martha's Vineyard
# Martha's Vineyard

No one wants to buy the Obamas' former holiday home

Oct 10th 2015, 5:30 PM 28,527 Views 17 Comments

The mansion’s multi-million dollar price tag has already been chopped.

# barack-obama - Thursday 8 October, 2015

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'
# The Divide
# The Divide

Rupert Murdoch under fire over tweet about 'real black President'

Oct 8th 2015, 5:13 PM 12,632 Views 28 Comments

It’s been suggested the media mogul may need a Twitter editor (at the very least).

# barack-obama - Friday 2 October, 2015

Three people killed in separate US shooting
# Florida
# Florida

Three people killed in separate US shooting

Oct 2nd 2015, 9:26 AM 14,395 Views 59 Comments

The shooter died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.