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  • Obama Sings ‘Amazing Grace’ During Eulogy of Rev. Clementa Pinckney (Watch)

    Jun 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 14 Comments

    *President Barack Obama was moved to sing while eulogizing the Rev. Clementa Pinckney on Friday, suddenly breaking out in the hymn “Amazing Grace.” Rev. Pinckney, the South Carolina state senator and pastor of Emanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston, was among nine people gunned down during the church’s Bible study session last week. “Grace” was the central theme of […]

  • Obama on Gay Marriage Ruling: ‘Justice Arrived Like a Thunderbolt’ (Watch)

    Jun 26, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *In a decision for the history books, a divided Supreme Court ruled Friday that states cannot ban same-sex marriage, cementing a new civil right that would have seemed unthinkable just years ago. Gay and lesbian couples were already permitted to marry in 36 states and the District of Columbia. The court’s 5-4 ruling means the remaining […]

  • Supreme Court Has Spoken: Obamacare Is Here to Stay

    Jun 25, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *The Supreme Court sided Thursday with the White House in a critical Obamacare case, ruling that the law’s health insurance subsidies can continue to flow to residents of states that are using HealthCare.gov. The 6-3 decision in King v. Burwell preserves the structure of the Affordable Care Act and delivers a second major blow to […]

  • Obama to Deliver Eulogy at Rev. Pinckney’s Funeral Friday

    Jun 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *For the second time three weeks, President Barack Obama will speak at the funeral of a dear friend. He and Vice President Joe Biden will attend the funeral services for the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, according to a White House official. Rev. Pinckney and eight other members of his Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C. were gunned […]

  • Rick Perry Calls Mother Emanuel Massacre an ‘Accident’

    Jun 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *GOP presidential candidate Rick Perry called this week’s Charleston Church shooting an “accident” in a recent interview — a description his spokesman later characterized as a slip of the tongue. Perry was trying to slam President Obama’s gun control message in the wake of the South Carolina tragedy, a “knee-jerk reaction,” when prompted by a […]

  • Obama Uses N-Word to Discuss Racism; Media Becomes Unraveled (Watch)

    Jun 22, 15 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *President Barack Obama used the n-word during an interview released Monday while making the point that racism hasn’t disappeared in this country just because the word “nigger” is no longer socially acceptable. “Racism, we are not cured of it. And it’s not just a matter of it not being polite to say nigger in public,” […]