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President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

President Obama Basketball Injury, 12 Stitches Required

White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs has confirmed that President Barack Obama suffered a basketball injury on Friday. President Obama traveled to the Fort McNair location for an early Friday morning game of "five on five" basketball when he suffered an injury. The President was hit with an...

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Aesop's Fables by Aesop

Aesop's FablesBy Aesop Translated by George Fyler Townsend The Wolf and the Lamb Wolf, meeting with a Lamb astray from the fold, resolved not to lay violent hands on him, but to find some plea to justify to the Lamb the Wolf's right to eat him. He thus addressed him: "Sirrah, last year you...

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

White House Announces 9 Pardons by President Obama

The White House announced Friday, December 3, 2010 that President Barack Obama has pardoned 9 people of for a wide range of crimes. Though officials in Washington, DC, did not comment on why Obama chose to pardon the people of their crimes, White House spokesman Reid Cherlin offered a statement...

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

16 of Michael Jackson's Greatest Non-Musical Achievements

The news of Michael Jackson's death rocked the world on June 25, 2009. Since his death all of the major television networks have aired special tributes highlighting his musical legacy. Those tributes are fitting for the man who was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice and whose 1982...

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

15 Films That Inspired Real Life Crimes

The issue of copycat crime is a fascinating one that raises deep questions in the fields of psychology, philosophy, criminology and jurisprudence. Are filmmakers – if not legally, at least morally – responsible for their creations that motivate people to commit crime?

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Osama Bin Laden Warns Obama

Osama bin Laden warns President Obama to not execute Khalid Sheikh Mohammad, alleged mastermind behind the 9/11 attacks in New York City. Al Jazeera TV received a new audiotape in which Osama, top Al Qaeda leader, issues an ominous threat: "The White House has declared its wish to execute (Mohammed)....

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Sonia Sotomayor Swearing in

The long wait is over. Sonia Sotomayor was sworn in as the 111th US Supreme Court Justice today. She did not get sworn in at the White House which is a break in tradition urged by President Obama to mark a sign of independence from the partisan nonsense that generally is associated with Right vs...

50 Best Bill Clinton Quotes

50 Best Bill Clinton Quotes

William "Bill" Clinton was the 42nd President of The United States. Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III on August 19, 1946 in Hope, Arkansas to William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., and Virginia Dell Cassidy. When Clinton was three months old, Clinton's grandparents, Eldridge and Edith Cassidy,...

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Obama Plan at Health Care Summit

Obama's plan, comprised of House and Senate healthcare plans, is the focus of today's Healthcare Summit. Obama is convinced that the plan he created and posted Monday on the White House website is a perfect compromise between the gap in House and Senate plans. Obama's the fence sitting middleman...

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Obama Meets With Bill Clinton and Warren Buffet

Obama meets with Bill Clinton and Warren Buffet on Wednesday, July 14, 2010.  The President met with the U.S. former president and the investor to discuss plans for creating jobs and instilling sound economic policies. In an official White House statement, Obama turned to Clinton in an attempt...