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Barack Obama

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    March 21, 2014

    President Obama Greeted by Animal Costume-Wearing Keystone XL Pipeline Protesters

    President Barack Obama left South Florida on Thursday night after attending a fund raiser at the home of former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning, but not before being greeted by dozens of people protesting the Keystone XL Pipeline. Protesters, some wearing costumes representing everything that's wro ... More >>

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    March 20, 2014

    President Obama to Be Met by Keystone XL Pipeline Protesters Dressed as Sea Creatures

    Protesters dressed in scuba gear, a polar bear costume, and as various sea creatures are gathering in Pinecrest near former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning's house Thursday afternoon. President Obama is scheduled to have a fundraiser at Mourning's home, and members of groups like 350 South Florida, ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Obama Gives Dania Beach Ice Cream Parlor Shoutout, May Cancel Trip to Florida

    In case you didn't know, President Obama is hitting up Florida this weekend, giving terrorist fist bumps shoutouts to Dania Beach ice cream shop owners and looking to push his health-care initiative. But if the proverbial crap begins to hit the proverbial fan in the Ukraine, POTUS may well cancel t ... More >>

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    March 6, 2014

    Jaxson's Ice Cream, Caffe Luna Rosa Up Minimum Wage: President Obama Pleased (Video)

    It looks like businesses all over the country are taking President Obama's proposal to raise workers' minimum wage to $10.10 to heart. The President, who proposed upping the minimum wage to $10.10 during his January 2014 State of the Union address, has also taken his fight on the road, talking abo ... More >>

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    February 12, 2014

    Charlie Crist Says Race Was Reason GOP Got Mad Over His Hugging Obama

    Remember when Charlie Crist hugged President Obama and all the GOPers lost their damned minds over it? It happened back in May of 2009 right here in Florida and pretty much signaled the end of Crist's relationship with his fellow Republicans forevermore. Well, Crist appeared on The Colbert Report ... More >>

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    January 15, 2014

    Barack Obama Welcomes Miami Heat to the White House For Second Consecutive Year

    President Barack Obama welcomed your NBA champion Miami Heat to the White House Tuesday afternoon, reliving the glory that was the 2012-13 season, Ray Allen's Game 6 shot, and poking fun at Mario Chalmers. Obama, who is known for being a big basketball fan, and has hosted LeBron James and Dwyane Wa ... More >>

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    November 28, 2013

    President Obama Pardons Popcorn The Turkey (Video)

    The votes have been counted and Popcorn the turkey is a free bird. In his annual turkey pardon, President Obama stood outside the White House, accompanied by his daughters, Sasha and Malia, and told a group of press and invited guests that "the office of the presidency brings many awesome and solem ... More >>

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    November 11, 2013

    Barack Obama and Alonzo Mourning Played Golf at Ft. Lauderdale's Grande Oaks Golf Club

    President Obama was in town over the weekend, and caught a round of golf with former Miami Heat star Alonzo Mourning at the same course where Caddyshack was shot. Mourning told the Sun Sentinel that the two had been planning a round, and were even set to play over the summer in Martha's Vineyard ... More >>

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    September 4, 2013

    Marco Rubio Says None of This Syria Stuff Would Be Happening If He Was In Charge

    When last we heard from Marco Rubio concerning the situation with Syria, he was busy saying he was all for military action, but Obama is leading from behind, so now it's probably still a good time to strike, but if only Obama had done it sooner... er something. Well, Golden Boy is back to clarify h ... More >>

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    September 3, 2013

    Marco Rubio, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz Agree on Syria in Very Different Ways

    As President Obama has weighed the decision on whether or not to use military force against Syria, and is looking to rally support from Congress, Florida polticos have been somewhat silent about the issue (except for Rep. Tom Rooney, who is none too fired up about the idea of military strike against ... More >>

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    August 21, 2013

    Don Shula Trolls Obama at White House Gathering

    As You may have heard, the 1972 Perfect Season Miami Dolphins were honored at the White House by Barack Obama on Tuesday. Obama mostly joked and joshed with the players, but also noted that the '72 team was a juggernaut, that they ran over opponents with two 1,000 yard rushers -- the first NFL team ... More >>

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    July 25, 2013

    President Obama Hitting Up Florida to Talk Economy

    President Barack Obama is currently on his Let's Talk About the Economy, You Guys Tour 2013, and his latest stop takes him to Jacksonville on Thursday. Obama will be speaking on the state of the economy at the Jacksonville Port Authority. The crux of his speeches thus far -- in Illinois and Missou ... More >>

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    April 23, 2013

    Obama Rides, Praises Broward Students' Science Project Bike

    Kionna Elliot, 18, and Payton Karr, 16, of Northeast High School in Broward unveiled their science-fair project in the East Garden of the White House on Wednesday afternoon.And the result was not only a display of pride from students repping our hometown but it also gave us a fantastic image of Pres ... More >>

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    April 17, 2013

    Obama Says Marco Rubio Has Been a "Positive Force" on Immigration

    Barack Obama took to the TV and told the world that Marco Rubio "has been a very positive force" in the immigration debate. Hmm.Obama is up to no good. He has to be. Why else would he suddenly be praising the GOPers' Goldeny Golden-Touch Golden Boy of the Golden Future Rubio? What say you, Admira ... More >>

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    March 1, 2013

    How Barack Obama Should Now Respond to Rick Scott's Letter: Shut Up

    Earlier this week, Rick Scott decided a tweet just wasn't enough. Nor was a Facebook message. Nor an email. Rick instead did something wild. He wrote a letter, slapped a stamp on it, and shipped it across the land to Barack Obama in the White House using something called the "U.S. Postal Service." ... More >>

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    February 19, 2013

    Marco Rubio Rejects His Own Immigration Proposal, Because of Barack Obama

    Shining Beacon of Light Marco Rubio called President Obama's first draft on immigration reform "dead on arrival" yesterday, saying that the president's bill "repeats the failures of past legislation" and that the bill will die as soon as it enters the hallowed halls of Congress just like every past, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2013

    Obama Supports Florida's Bid to Host Gay Games

    Barack Obama is super down with The Gays. And, in another showing of being so, he's thrown his support behind Florida's bid to host the 2018 Gay Games via a letter to the organizing committee. The Gay Games have yet to pick a host nation for 2018. Orlando joins London, Paris, Amsterdam, and Lim ... More >>

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    January 28, 2013

    Obama Welcomes Miami Heat to the White House

    President Obama welcomed the Miami Heat to the White House on Monday afternoon to honor the team for kicking everyone's ass in the 2012 NBA Finals. Obama cited a pickup game some of the members of the Heat participated in with the president on his birthday as the real reason the Heat were able to g ... More >>

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    January 22, 2013

    Obama's Inaugural Speech Mentions Gays, Long Voting Lines

    If you found yourself saying, "Hey! He's talking about me!" during Barack Obama's inaugural speech, it's because you either waited in line to vote for many hours or you're gay or both! During the speech for his second inauguration, Obama made references to two items that are of great importance to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 21, 2013

    Barack Obama's Speech: Three Things To Expect

    Today, a less popular, but in some ways, stronger Barack Obama will become our president for four more years -- well, kinda. Sure, he already took the oath yesterday, but that was just the wedding ceremony without the reception. Today's the party. So what can we expect? Exactly that: a party. If hi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 17, 2013

    Florida Rep. Trey Radel Hints at Impeaching Obama Over Gun Control

    President Obama held a press conference where he unveiled 23 executive actions on gun control yesterday. And, naturally, the GOPers are up in arms and want the President impeached because gun control is tyranny and bad for liberty and un-American and other butthurt reasons. Among those that are hin ... More >>

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    January 16, 2013

    Obama Unveils Sweeping Gun Control Proposals

    With Florida now numero uno in concealed gun permits and with thousands showing up to the gun show in Fort Lauderdale this past weekend comes today's news conference held by President Obama that aims to anger lots and lots of Floridians who just want to be able to buy themselves an assault rifle so ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 7, 2012

    Palm Beach Democrats Meet, Squabble, Pick New Leaders

    They may have just won a national presidential election, helping carry Florida for Obama and glorying in the defeat of the despised Allen West, but the Palm Beach Democratic Party executive committee was surprisingly prickly at its reorganizational meeting last night. It's the family squabbles that ... More >>

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    November 30, 2012

    Rush Limbaugh Says Fiscal Cliff Is Obama's Plot to End the GOP

    One of the wonderful things about Obama's winning reelection is watching the GOPers immerse themselves in doing what they do best: making loud noises and saying crazy shit that makes even certifiably crazy people say, "Whoa. Thassome crazy shit." But amid the thicket of Benghazi ramblings and other ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Three Men Arrested for Stealing Obama Signs, Yelling Racial Slurs, According to FHP

    Three Orlando men were none-too-thrilled that Barack Obama won reelection as Black President last week, so they decided to drink their sorrows away, then also go drive through a mostly black neighborhood stealing Obama campaign signs while yelling out racial slurs at people, according to the Florida ... More >>

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    November 12, 2012

    Florida Residents Petition White House to Secede From United States

    Man, some people really, really can't stand having a black dude for president. So, in light of Barack Obama resoundingly winning reelection by virtue of both the electoral college and the popular vote and in the process winning traditional GOP strongholds Ohio and Florida, some brave American heroe ... More >>

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    November 9, 2012

    Rush Limbaugh Says Obama Won Women Voters Because He Treats Them Like Vaginas

    Pill-poppin' conservative blowfish blowhard Rush Limbaugh, like all the other GOPers in the past few days, is seriously butthurt over Barack Obama's resounding reelection this past Tuesday. In rummaging through the Conservetard devastation handed to them (they couldn't win Ohio or Florida... nut-ja ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 8, 2012

    Marco Rubio Won the 2012 Election, Apparently

    Barack Obama won both the electoral votes and the popular vote (and he did it without Florida, which is looking like it will go to him anyway!) Despite those things that reelected our president and will have him serve a second term, the real winner of the 2012 election was Marco Rubio. This accordi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 7, 2012

    Barack Obama Has Mostly Won Florida, But It's Still Not Official

    It's Wednesday afternoon, the day after Election Tuesday, and Florida is still lagging on declaring a winner between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney.SORRY, YOU GUYS. While Obama won reelection after gaining 303 electoral votes, Florida continues to Florida things up by not yet knowing the final tally ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    At Last, The Psychics Have Spoken: Barack Obama Will Win Today

    According to a recent New Times poll of Broward County psychics, there's a general consensus among the spirits that Barack Obama will win a second presidential term over Mitt Romney. Though, as one of the three psychics we interviewed cautioned, "the cards are tight." Indeed. There are apparently ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 6, 2012

    Obama, Romney Tweet Their Election Day Snacks

    Though the polls officially close in Florida in just a few minutes, this is where the game really begins. We suggest getting a beer and some popcorn and settling down for a long night of speculation, talking heads, and incessant chatter to fill up the dead air that is the waiting game on election ni ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    Barack Obama in Hollywood Yesterday: We'll Miss You Candidate Barry (Kinda Sorta)

    We'll miss a lot of things about covering Barack Obama's addresses -- all that hopey changey stuff, the enthusiasm, the fact that we're not cheering another old white dude -- it just gets us. But what we won't miss? Yesterday. Yesterday, Obama said all of the things one might expect him to say. He ... More >>

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    November 5, 2012

    Seminole Hard Rock Wine and Food Festival in Pictures

    Poor President Barack Obama. Obama was stumping to would-be voters on one of his last campaign events before the Tuesday election at nearby McArthur High School when he could have been among the thousands of happy people enjoying a gorgeous Sunday afternoon at the Seminole Hard Rock Wine and Food Fe ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 5, 2012

    Obama and Romney All Over The Polls In Florida

    As we gear up for another colossal clusterfuck big election day here in Florida, the polls, all eyes will be on how badly we fuck up this election things turn out in our key swing state on Tuesday. A few months ago, Florida polls gave Obama a modest lead, and then things switched to a solid Romney ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2012

    Obama Wins; Local Power Brokers Back to Business as Usual

    It's over -- the election, that is -- and we're already back to business as usual in Palm Beach County: favorable official treatment of questionable businesses, hypocritical maneuvering by powerful lawyers, and rampant dissembling by deep-pocketed merchants of crap.What's that you say? Election Day ... More >>

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    November 1, 2012
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    November 1, 2012

    Obama and Romney Hitting Up Florida For The Home Stretch

    Polls are tight in Florida as the presidential election mercifully grinds down to its final days, and anything can and will happen in the Sunshine State, because that's just how we roll. A Quinnipiac University/New York Times/CBS News Poll have Barack Obama and Mitt Romney in a virtual tie in Flori ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 1, 2012

    Obama Rang Your Doorbell Last Night? Halloween Masks Predict President

    Now that all the candy's been handed out and the toilet paper cleaned off the trees and the egg yolk scrubbed off of front doors, it's time to see who our next president is going to be. While presidential Halloween masks are probably the most unoriginal, uncreative, and lamest of all costumes, thos ... More >>

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    October 25, 2012
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    October 24, 2012

    Dream Defenders Protest Presidential Debate at Lynn University

    Both Obama and Romney have promised to overhaul the country's cumbersome and costly immigration system. Yet there was little talk about how they would actually do so over the course of three debates.The Dream Defenders were one of the groups protesting the debate at Lynn University, and they sent al ... More >>

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    October 23, 2012

    Presidential Debate Protests: Sit-in On Yamato Road, Mass Arrests at the Lynn Debate

    It wasn't just Obama and Romney who had something to say last night in Boca Raton. Hundreds of citizens (and some non-citizens) showed up to speak their minds on the election and the issues of the day. Fifteen of those who spoke out went to jail for their troubles. It was all fun and games for the ... More >>

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    October 22, 2012

    Celebrity Sex, Benghazi, and Jobs: What The Broadwalk Wants Asked at the Debates

    This evening, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney will look to destroy one another in an epic battle of banter at Lynn University in Boca. It's a safe bet that moderator Bob Schieffer won't throw too many curveballs and the questions will be similar to everything that's already been asked in the ... More >>

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    October 17, 2012

    Obama-Romney in Palm Beach: The GOP Suffers a Knockout

    They were back in force again last night, some 40 strong local GOPers to cheer on the Romster at the Palm Beach Ale House. No red-white-and-blue boaters as at PrezDebate I, but balloons on the tables in red and blue with white stars. Almost cheerful enough to make up for a roomful of 16 TV screens f ... More >>

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    October 15, 2012

    Mitt Romney Closes Gap on Latino Voters In Florida, Still Lags Nationwide

    Apparently, Barry Obama's debate performance was so craptacular, The Mittbot has gained some points with Latino voters in Florida. According to a ImpreMedia & Latino Decisions tracking poll released Monday, Obama's lead among Hispanic voters in Florida has slipped from 72% last week to 67% this ... More >>

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    October 10, 2012

    Romney Volunteer Tells Florida Elderly That Muslim Obama Will Get Rid of Medicare

    With the election a mere weeks away and the polls tightening ever so much, campaign workers and volunteers are burning the midnight oil to get their man a November victory. They're knocking on doors, registering folks to vote, and making phone calls to educate the masses on the qualities of their c ... More >>

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    October 5, 2012

    Allen West Thinks Obama Cooked Today's Unemployment Rate Numbers

    In case you haven't heard, the unemployment rate went down to 7.8 percent -- the lowest in four years -- thanks to the addition of 114,000 jobs September and big upward revisions for July and August. Politically, it's good news for Obama, since he's been taking a beating after his bland debate pe ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Mitt Romney Wins Debate by Way of Lies, Lies, and More Lies

    Wake up this morning and the consensus is that Mittington Willard Romnom RoboRomney Mittbot won the first presidential debate over Velvet Thunder Barack. Most pundits on Twitter and your mother agree. Romney was feisty, aggressive, kind of a dick, and on the offense. Meanwhile, Obama was a big ... More >>

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    October 4, 2012

    Debate 2012: Romney and Obama Attack; Jim Lehrer Loses Control -- the Media Room View

    Editor's note: This piece was originally published by our sister paper's news blog Latest Word on Denver Westword. It's written by Sam Levin, an editorial fellow who's been keeping tabs on both candidates in the swing state of Colorado for the past few months. President Barack Obama and former Mass ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Matt Drudge "Unearths" Another Dumb Video of Obama Saying Stuff

    When a video of Mittington Mittbot saying rich douchey things about the majority of Americans to other rich people surfaced a couple of weeks back, Matt Drudge released a 14-year-old video of President Obama saying "redistribution" a lot of times. When that failed to anger America and force an impea ... More >>

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    October 3, 2012

    Marco Rubio Gets After Joe Biden's Latest Gaffe

    Crazy Uncle Joe was campaigning in Charlotte on Tuesday and did that thing where he said stuff that makes Democrats smack themselves on the forehead. Speaking of Mitt Romney and how he and Paul Ryan would raise taxes on the middle class, Biden said, "How they can justify... raising taxes on the mid ... More >>

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