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Trump and Biden are both free-speech snowflakes

SACRAMENTO – Before embracing any new law, I recommend a simple rule of thumb – one that would solve innumerable problems if everyone, on the Right and Left, embraced. Imagine that new power wielded by your most loathsome political enemy. If you’re still good with it, then move forward. In most instances, my usual response is, “Oh, never mind.” “If Congress doesn’t bring fairness to Big Tech, which they should have done years ago, I will do it myself with Executive Orders,” Donald Trump recently...
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10 Steps For Building The Resilience To Move From Trauma To Triumph

by Kristin Harper, author of “The Heart of a Leader: Fifty-Two Emotional Intelligence Insights to Advance Your Career“ This year has brought more than its fair share of trauma — a global pandemic, quarantine, unexpected isolation, sudden deaths, massive job losses, a videotaped murder at the hands of a police officer, a global protest against systemic racism, and more. Many of us might fear we’ll never bounce back from the resulting challenges and hard times. But contrary to popular belief, aft...
Tags: Startups, Leadership, Obama, Personal Development, Atlantic Ocean, Desmond Tutu, Feldman, Kravetz, Professionalisms, Leading People, David Feldman, Linda Graham, Kristin Harper, Lee Daniel Kravtez, Diane Contu, Succeed LLC


'Starve the Postal Service': Obama criticizes Trump for sweeping changes at the USPS

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for attempting to stall funding for the U.S. Postal Service.         [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Usps, Usa Today, Donald Trump, Trump, U S Postal Service


Obama: GOP ‘So Scared’ Of People Voting That They’re ‘Undermining’ American Life

When pressed on which election concern keeps him up at night, former President Barack Obama quickly identified the Trump administration’s attack on the postal service. “What we’ve never seen before is a President say ‘I’m gonna actively kneecap the postal service to discourage voting, and I’m gonna be explicit about the reason I’m doing it,'” Obama told his former campaign manager David Plouffe on the latter’s podcast “Campaign HQ.” Trump said Thursday on the Fox Business Network that his ani...
Tags: News, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Pennsylvania, Gop, House, Usps, Nancy Pelosi, Fox Business Network, Trump, Philadelphia Inquirer, Chuck Schumer, David Plouffe, 2020 Elections, Kate Riga


Obama denounces Trump bid to deter voters with attack on post office

USPS warns mail-in votes might not arrive in time to be countedObama: president trying to ‘actively kneecap’ postal serviceThere are growing fears over the handling of November’s US presidential election after it emerged that the US Postal Service (USPS) has warned it cannot guarantee mail-in votes will be counted in almost every state in America and Barack Obama accused Donald Trump of trying to “discourage people from voting”.In letters to 46 states, and the District of Columbia, the USPS has ...
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Obama condemns Trump attempt to 'kneecap' USPS to discourage voting – live

Ex-president attacks Trump’s ‘explicit’ effort to deter votersPresident gives brief statement on Kevin ClinesmithTrump’s brother hospitalized – reportCDC: death toll set to reach 200,000 by Labor DaySurge in cases among children fuels fears over school reopeningsSign up to our First Thing newsletter 9.28pm BST Meghan Markle highlighted voting rights as an issue she is particularly passionate about during a conversation Friday at the 19th Represents, a summit to commemorate the 100th annivers...
Tags: Business, Obama, White House, US, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US Postal Service, US politics, Usps, Edward Snowden, Donald Trump, Latin America, Caribbean, Guyana


Major US postal workers union endorses Biden for president

By BRIAN SLODYSKO | Associated Press WASHINGTON — A major union representing U.S. postal workers has endorsed Democrat Joe Biden for president, a move that comes as President Donald Trump has acknowledged starving the postal service of money in order to make it more difficult to vote by mail in November’s election. The National Association of Letter Carriers, which represents 300,000 current and retired workers, said Thursday that Trump has long been hostile to the Post Office. His administratio...
Tags: Politics, News, Obama, Washington, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Associated Press, Postal Service, Biden, Donald Trump, Presidential Election, Kamala Harris


Jared Kushner responds to Obama's USPS criticism

CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks Jared Kushner about President Obama's recent criticism of President Trump's handling of the US Postal Service and mail-in voting plans.
Tags: News, Obama, Cnn, US Postal Service, Usps, Stories, Trump, Christiane Amanpour, Jared Kushner


Jared Kushner responds to Barack Obama's criticism

CNN's Christiane Amanpour asks Jared Kushner about President Obama's recent criticism of President Trump's handling of the US Postal Service and mail-in voting plans.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Cnn, US Postal Service, Stories, Trump, Christiane Amanpour, Jared Kushner


Obama condemns Trump for trying to 'actively kneecap' the US Postal Service – live

Ex-president attacks Trump’s ‘explicit’ bid to discourage votingPresident gives brief statement on Kevin ClinesmithTrump’s brother hospitalized – reportCDC: death toll set to reach 200,000 by Labor DaySurge in cases among children fuels fears over school reopeningsSign up to our First Thing newsletter 8.17pm BST According to the Washington Post, the USPS had warns 46 states, and Washington DC that some mailed ballots may not arrive in time to be counted for November election.From the Post:So...
Tags: Business, Florida, Obama, Washington Post, Barack Obama, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US Postal Service, US politics, Washington Dc, Usps, Edward Snowden, Postal Service, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris


Obama takes on Trump administration in direct terms over USPS

Former President Barack Obama took on President Donald Trump's attempts to stall funding for the United States Postal Service in a podcast published Friday, slamming his predecessor's opposition to the much-needed funds as a craven attempt to boost his chances of winning in November.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Usps, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, United States Postal Service


Kushner Panders To Trump’s New Racist Birther Crusade Against Harris

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner refused to say on Friday whether or not the Trump campaign accepts that Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is an eligible candidate for vice president following remarks by President Donald Trump on Thursday that she may not “meet the requirements.” The President had claimed during a news conference on Thursday that he had heard a rumor that Harris — a U.S.-born citizen — may not have been born in the United States. During a CBS interv...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Obama, Cbs News, White House, India, Barack Obama, United States, Hawaii, Kenya, Cbs, Jamaica, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic


Empirical SCOTUS: If Ginsburg were to leave the court, her departure might resemble Thurgood Marshall’s

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s health is in the news again this year. She announced last month that she was being treated with chemotherapy — the fourth time since 1999 that she has battled cancer. After she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in 2009, she resisted pressure to retire from the Supreme Court under the Obama administration. With multiple hospital stays this year and the cancer recurrence, many question how long she will be able to stay on the court and whether her tenure will outla...
Tags: Supreme Court, Law, Obama, Senate, Barack Obama, Georgia, Reagan, Donald Trump, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Kennedy, Trump, Marshall, Bush, Thomas, Antonin Scalia, John Roberts


Obama: Trump is trying to 'actively kneecap' and 'starve' the postal service

Former President Barack Obama took on President Donald Trump's attempts to stall funding for the United States Postal Service in a podcast published Friday, slamming his successor's opposition to the much-needed funds as a craven attempt to boost his chances of winning in November.
Tags: Obama, Barack Obama, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, United States Postal Service


Kushner Won’t Outright Reject Racist Conspiracy Theory About Kamala Harris

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner refused to say on Friday whether or not the Trump campaign accepts that Democratic vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris is an eligible candidate for vice president following remarks by President Donald Trump on Thursday that she may not “meet the requirements.” The President had claimed during a news conference on Thursday that he had heard a rumor that Harris — a U.S.-born citizen — may not have been born in the United States. During a CBS interv...
Tags: News, Minnesota, Obama, Cbs News, White House, India, Barack Obama, United States, Hawaii, Kenya, Cbs, Jamaica, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, Democratic


Sen. Ron Johnson: My Biden Probe Will ‘Certainly’ Help Trump Win

Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) said this week that his investigation into Vice President Joe Biden “would certainly help Donald Trump win reelection,” as the probe continues to face down widespread allegations that it is laundering Russian disinformation. Politico first reported the interview on Thursday evening. “The more that we expose of the corruption of the transition process between Obama and Trump, the more that we expose of the corruption of those agencies, I would think it would certainly h...
Tags: News, Minneapolis, Obama, Washington, Senate, Russia, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, Wisconsin, Capitol Hill, Republican, Johnson, Biden, Donald Trump, Ron Johnson


Barr Says Durham Probe Timing Will Be Dictated By ‘Developments In The Case’

Attorney General Bill Barr delivered his most solid prediction yet on incoming developments from the Durham probe a day after he said they were trying to get parts of the investigation wrapped before Election Day. “What’s dictating the timing of this are developments in the case. And there will be developments. Tomorrow, there will be a development in the case,” he told Fox News’ Sean Hannity Thursday night. “You know, it’s not an earth-shattering development, but it is an indication that thi...
Tags: News, Obama, Fbi, Biden, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Fox Business Network, Durham, Trump, Democratic, HANNITY, House Judiciary Committee, Barr, John Durham, Obama Biden, Fox News Sean Hannity


POWER PLAYERS: Meet the 15 execs at Mastercard driving an ambitious push into new businesses built on cybersecurity, data, and analytics

Mastercard is one of the world's largest payment networks, but it's increasingly looking outside of its bread-and-butter businesses of processing debit and credit-card transactions. Its card-related revenues are down as spending slowed amid the coronavirus pandemic, according to its second-quarter earnings. Beyond cards, Mastercard is looking for new revenue opportunities, especially when it comes to monetizing the wealth of data it has. Here are the 15 execs at Mastercard leading the charge a...
Tags: UK, New York, Obama, White House, Digital, US, Trends, Paypal, Harvard, American Express, Deloitte, North America, Bin, Turner, Mastercard, Global Cities


Trump Ignites Yet Another Racist Conspiracy Theory, Aimed This Time At Kamala Harris

President Donald Trump on Thursday fanned the flame surrounding a false racist conspiracy theory that Senator Kamala Harris (D-CA), the Democratic vice presidential nominee who was born in California, was not eligible to serve as vice president because her parents were immigrants. Trump told reporters during a White House news conference Thursday that he had “heard” rumors that Harris, a Black and Asian American woman, who is a U.S.-born citizen does not meet the requirements for the vice pre...
Tags: News, Obama, California, White House, India, Global, Barack Obama, United States, Hawaii, Kenya, Jamaica, Oakland, Donald Trump, UC Berkeley, Kamala Harris, Trump


‘The President Was Not Encouraging’: What Obama Really Thought About Biden

Behind the friendship was a more complicated relationship, which now drives the former vice president to prove his partner wrong.
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As he struggles in the polls, Trump reaches for the racist playbook again

The US president began his political career with the ‘birtherism’ lie about Obama. He’s doing the same once more“Mr President,” a reporter asked on Thursday. “After three and a half years, do you regret, at all, all the lying you’ve done to the American people?”A disbelieving Trump asked: “All the what?” Continue reading...
Tags: Obama, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Trump, US elections 2020


President Trump spent years pushing lies about the birthplace of President Obama. Now Kamala Harris is the target.

President Donald Trump spent years pushing lies about the birthplace and presidential eligibility of President Barack Obama, the first Black president.
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Trump reacts to questioning of Harris citizenship

Harris was born in 1964 in California to an Indian mother and a Jamaican father. According to the article, her parents were not permanent residents at the time of her birth. "So I just heard that. I just heard it today, that she doesn't meet the requirements. And by the way, the lawyer who wrote that piece is a very highly-qualified, a very talented lawyer. I have no idea if that's right. I would have thought, I would have assumed the Democrats would have checked that out before sh...
Tags: News, Obama, California, Barack Obama, Hawaii, Trump, HARRIS


Trump’s EPA Dumps Methane Emissions Rule For Oil, Gas Fields

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s administration is undoing Obama-era rules designed to limit potent greenhouse gas emissions from oil and gas fields and pipelines, formalizing the changes Thursday in the heart of the nation’s most prolific natural gas reservoir and in the premier presidential battleground state of Pennsylvania. Andrew Wheeler, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator, signed the rollback of the 2016 methane emissions rule in Pittsburgh as the agency toute...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Obama, California, White House, California News, ExxonMobil, Joe Biden, Ap, Pennsylvania, United States, Wyoming, Wheeler, Epa, North America, Biden


What Kamala Harris, Joe Biden's VP Pick, Means For Tech (slashdot)

An anonymous reader quotes a report from CNET: After months of speculation, Joe Biden has picked California Sen. Kamala Harris to be his vice-presidential running mate in the race for the White House. The choice fulfills a pledge from Biden, the Democrats' presumptive nominee for president, to name a woman to his ticket as he seeks to unseat Donald Trump in the November election. [...] Here's what we know about Harris' stance on tech issues: A California senator and former candidate in the 202...
Tags: Google, Facebook, News, Obama, Congress, California, Washington, White House, Joe Biden, Biden, Donald Trump, Cnet, Kamala Harris, Trump, HARRIS, Sen Elizabeth Warren


VP candidate Kamala Harris left an ‘imprint’ while visiting Clippers, Doc Rivers says

Asked Wednesday what he thought about Joe Biden’s pick for running mate, Doc Rivers gushed, “It’s just beautiful.” On Tuesday, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee answered the most highly anticipated question of his campaign when he announced that California Sen. Kamala Harris will join him on the ticket. If the Biden-Harris candidacy is successful, she would become the first woman, the first Black American and the first South Asian American to serve as the nation’s vice president. “...
Tags: John Lewis, Obama, California, Sports, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, United States, Nba, Dallas, Donald Trump, Rivers, Kamala Harris, Orlando, Oklahoma City, LA Clippers


Trump Eliminates Major Methane Rule, Even as Leaks Are Worsening

The weakening of Obama-era efforts to fight climate change amounts to a gift to many oil companies. Researchers warn that the decision ignores science.
Tags: News, Obama, Environment, Global Warming, Greenhouse Gas Emissions, Wheeler, Natural Gas, Environmental Protection Agency, Methane, Trump, Oil (Petroleum) and Gasoline, Regulation and Deregulation of Industry, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, Andrew R


Fact check: Obama did not resettle 70,000 Somali immigrants in Minnesota

The claim that Rep. Ilhan Omar's district received a majority of resettled Somali refugees is false.
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'We’re living like it’s not happening': Michelle Obama opens up about menopause

The former first lady used her podcast to also draw attention to other issues affecting women such as weight, ageing and imageMichelle Obama made a point of breaking taboos about women’s health in the latest episode of her new podcast, talking about going through menopause in the workplace, weight, ageing and image.In a conversation with Samantha Malone, a longtime friend and Washington DC-based obstetrician and gynecologist, the former first lady shared a story about having a hot flash while on...
Tags: Obama, Women, Barack Obama, Life and style, US news, Washington Dc, Michelle Obama, Samantha Malone


Barr On Durham Probe: ‘We Are Trying To Get Some Things Accomplished Before The Election’

Attorney General Bill Barr said Wednesday that while he didn’t want to do anything to “affect the election,” he’s trying to get parts of the Durham probe completed before then. Before the House Judiciary Committee last month, Barr declined to promise that he wouldn’t release the report before the election. “We are gonna proceed with this investigation and not put it on hold right now during election season,” Barr said Wednesday on an interview on “The Buck Sexton Show.” “We’re all aware of th...
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