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Obama’s 6-Year Assault on the Courts

As a candidate for President of the United States, Barack Obama promised to restore balance to the Constitution, after what many argued was a period of executive overreach, infringing on civil liberties and the balance of powers. When he launched his campaign, he even referred to his past career as a “civil rights lawyer,” and a constitutional law teacher. Once in office, however, Obama expanded executive powers even further, and led a 6-year assault on judicial independence.

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Five years on: why Obama will always cherish the Gulf Oil Spill

Five years ago today the Guardian was celebrating one of the most glorious moments in left-wing history since the erection of the Berlin Wall. I refer, of course, to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill – a tragedy which the Guardian

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Obama: Climate Change Will Cause ‘More Frequent and More Severe Droughts’

In an interview with National Geographic, President Obama stressed the importance of California’s conservation efforts amid a fourth year of drought, laid out his expectations for this year’s climate conference in Paris, and reiterated America’s commitment to a “low-carbon future.”