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President Obama Disapproves NC Ban On Homosexual Marriage
President Barack Obama’s campaign says he’s “disappointed” with North Carolina’s constitutional amendment banning gay marriage.
President Obama’s Jobs Plan Said To Be $300 Billion Package
It looks like Representative Maxine Waters didn’t receive her hopeful wish of a trillion dollar jobs plan, but let’s see what Obama has for us.
President Barack Obama is expected to propose $300 billion in tax cuts and federal spending Thursday night to get Americans working again.
According to sources familiar with the White House deliberations, the biggest measures in the president’s proposals for 2012 are expected to be a one-year extension of a payroll tax cut for workers and an extension of expiring jobless benefits; totaling about $170 billion.
Opponents are Against Free Birth Control They Say Will Kill Generations to Come
As of this week, Obama Care is stating health insurance companies will now be required to provide women free birth control, in keeping with the new Obama administration guidelines, reported by HelloBeautiful.com.
The new guidelines, which the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) labeled “historic,” will require new health insurance plans to include women’s preventive services including FDA approved contraceptives, breast feeding support, and well-women visits — all without charging a co-payment, co-insurance or a deductible — beginning August 1, 2012.
President Obama Addresses Debt Ceiling Deal Agreement Reached
President Barack Obama and Republican congressional leaders reached historic agreement Sunday night on a compromise to permit vital U.S. borrowing by the Treasury in exchange for more than $2 trillion in long-term spending cuts.
Officials said Republican Speaker John Boehner telephoned Obama at mid-evening to say the agreement had been struck.
Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid said that both his party and opposition Republicans gave more ground than they wanted to. He said it’ll take members of both political parties to pass the measure.
Military Says Will Not Recognize Same Sex Marriage or Offer Benefits to Couples
In the eyes of the military, homosexual marriage will not be recognized and couples will still be denied most of the benefits the Defense Department gives to heterosexual couples to ease the costs of medical care, travel, housing and other living expenses, says the report from Huffington Post.
Tennessee Bill Bans Teaching Homosexuality in K-8 Public Schools
On Friday, a bill was passed by a Tennessee senate that would forbid teachers and students of K-8 public schools from discussing that some people are gay. Supporter of the bill say “it is intended to give teachers clear guidance for dealing with younger children on a potentially explosive topic.” Many call it the “Don’t say gay bill.
How Can a Mayor Steal From the Poor?
It’s bad enough that this country, let alone city to city do not provide enough resources for the homeless and poor of our country. Why is there headlining news that Mayor Sheila Dixon of Baltimore, Maryland has been convicted of stealing gift cards that were intended to be given to the poor of that city today?