Barack Obama

Barack Obama

is the 44th and current President of the United States. He is the first African American to hold the office
Barack Obama was born on August 4, 1961 in Hawaii, the son of immigrants to the U.S. He attended Occidental College for two years before transferring to Columbia University in New York, where he became interested in a career as a social activist.After graduation, Obama found work as a community organizer, which led him to Chicago. Obama was hired to head this organization and served in this capacity for over three years. However, realizing the limitations of working at such a localized level, Obama enrolled at Harvard Law School. At Harvard, Obama excelled, eventually becoming the President of the Harvard Law Review, the first African American ever to hold this position. After he graduated from Harvard, Obama wrote a book, Dreams from My Father, based on his family's experiences. He went to work at the Chicago law firm of Miner, Barnhill & Galland, On advice from friends, Obama ran for a vacant State Senate seat in 1996, and was successfully elected to represent the 13th Legislative District. In 2000, Obama ran for a seat in Congress but lost to incumbent Bobby Rush. In 2004, Obama successfully ran for a seat in the United States Senate representing Illinois, becoming only the fifth African American Senator in United States history.In addition to his legislative duties, Obama teaches classes in constitutional law at the University of Chicago and continues in his law practice. Obama and his wife, Michelle, are the parents of two daughters. Source:
Global warming is not just the greatest environmental challenge facing our planet - it is one of our greatest challenges of any kind.More Barack Obama quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've now been in 57 states? I think one left to go?More Barack Obama quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I will tell you, when 20 6-year-olds are gunned down and Congress literally does nothing, yeah that's the closest I came to feeling disgusted.More Barack Obama quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We can't expect to solve problems if all we do is tear each other down. You can disagree with a certain policy without demonizing the person who espouses it.More Barack Obama quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is enough oil out there for world demand. It is true that a lot of what's driving oil prices up right now is not the lack of supply. There's enough supply.More Barack Obama quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
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Nielsen has announced that a technical error led to months of incorrect ratings. Employees at Nielsen suspected there was a glitch when an infomercial for adult diapers nabbed 84 billion viewers.

There was an Ebola scare on a USAirways flight after a man sneezed and joked that he’d just come from Africa. But don’t worry, doctors examined the man, and he tested negative for a sense of humor.

TSA agents in New York have begun taking passenger’s temperatures to see if they have Ebola. When asked about concerns that Ebola is transmitted via saliva, a rep for the TSA said, “Saliva? I thought it was called Ebola!”

In Detroit, a man is offering to trade his house for an iPhone 6. You can learn all about it on the next episode of “Flip this Phone.”

President Obama has announced that he wants to close Guantanamo Bay. The president is hoping to accelerate the prison’s closure, in time to repurpose it as a Spirit Halloween Superstore.More Jokes about Barack Obama [01/02/2018 12:01:02]
He'd be called "Baraka Obama"More Jokes about Barack Obama [01/02/2018 12:01:02]

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