Tag: Barack Obama

Obamas Mail Thanks and Promises To Be “Right There”

Obamas[Washington]Mrs And Mr Obama Mail Thanks and Promises To Be Right There
Barack Obama in his final Mail+Tweet as the 44th President of the United States today thanked his countrymen, saying serving them was the “honour of his life”.
“It’s been the honour of my life to serve you. You made me a better leader and a better man,” Obama said in a tweet before he left the Oval Office to welcome his successor Donald Trump at the White House.
“I won’t stop; I’ll be right there with you as a citizen, inspired by your voices of truth and justice, good humour, and love,”
“As we look forward, I want our first steps to reflect what matters most to you. Share your thoughts with me,” he said asking people to connect with him through his personal webpage
.After Trump is sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, the official twitter account of the US President would be in the possession of the new President.
Obama’s tweets as President would transit over to @POTUS44.
“It’s been an honour to serve. And to all those fighting for a better future, I’ll see you on the other side. Thanks,” his Press Secretary Josh Earnest said in his final tweet.
The First Lady Michelle Obama also posted a brief video on her tweeter feed “taking it in one last walk through the People’s House” as she is seen walking with the First Dogs.
“For future updates from Mrs Obama, be sure to follow @MichelleObama,” she wrote.
“Being your First Lady has been the honour of a lifetime.
From the bottom of my heart, thank you,” she said in her final pinned tweet signed as “mo” which stands for Michelle Obama.
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Drop Off Expired Drugs At LegalSites On 22nd Oct:Take-Back Day Take Back Day

[Washington DC]Drop Off Expired Drugs At LegalSites On 22nd Oct:Take-Back Day
USA Observes Take Back Day On 22nd October On This Particular Day Americans Are Permitted to Drop Off Unneeded or Expired Prescription Drugs
Nearly 130 people in the U.S. die every day from a drug overdose, and most of those involve prescription opioids or heroin. The majority of people of people who misuse prescription drugs report that they obtained the drugs from family or friends.
But this weekend one can do something about it and help protect own family and friends.
This Saturday, October 22, is National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, organized by the Drug Enforcement Administration
More than 6.4 million pounds of medication have been collected at past Take-Back Days.
There will more than 5,000 collection sites nationwide, and thousands of state, local, and tribal law enforcement officers will join with parents and community leaders to safely, conveniently, and responsibly dispose of expired or unwanted prescription drugs.
The Office of National Drug Control Policy has been working with Federal agencies and communities to make it easier for communities to set up permanent disposal programs locally. And following the President’s call to action last year, private organizations have taken steps to make it more convenient to safely dispose of unneeded drugs throughout the year.
President Obama has made clear that addressing the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic is a priority for his Administration. Take-Back Day is a critical part of the Administration’s efforts to address the opioid epidemic.
Michael Botticelli,Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy says On Saturday, you can help make your community safer by participating in Take-Back Day in your area.

President Obama, in his Report Card, Shows Incredible Economic Recovery

[Washington DC]President Obama in his Report Card Shows Incredible Economic Recovery
Over the past eight years, USA made incredible progress in Its economic recovery.
President Obama Says Businesses have created more than 15 million new jobs since early 2010.
Twenty million people now have the security of health coverage thanks to the Affordable Care Act.
The policies Barack Obama put in place since the recession have started to pay off in real ways for American families. Charts shows
Last year, across every race and age group in America, incomes rose and the poverty rate fell.
Folks’ typical household incomes rose by about $2,800 — which is the fastest rate on record.
3.5 million people lifted out of poverty, including one million children — the largest one-year drop in almost 50 years.
Poverty went down across all racial and ethnic groups. Now, inequality is still too high.
President Obama has called Congress to raise the minimum wage high enough so that if somebody is working full time, they’re not living in poverty.

Obama Urged Rattled Americans To Find “Open Hearts”:Dallas Killing

[Dallas,USA]President Obama Urged Rattled Americans To Find “Open Hearts” For Each Other:Dallas Killing
Obama addressed the families of the fallen and the Dallas community to honor the five police officers who died in the line of service last Thursday
President Obama Paid Tributes to Dallas Police Officers shot in racial attack
President Barack Obama urged Americans rattled by a week of violence and protests to find “open hearts” and new empathy in a speech that seesawed between honoring police officers for their bravery and decrying racial prejudice that can affect their work.
On the night of July 7, 2016, a lone gunman targeted the police in Dallas who were keeping people safe during a peaceful protest. At least eleven officers were shot, five were killed, and others were injured — including two civilians.The shooter died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Obama sought to reassure the nation that he understands the impact of the unsettling events of the past week – including the killing of two black men by police officers as well as the Dallas attacks.
President Said “Dallas, I’m here to say we must reject such despair. I’m here to insist that we are not as divided as we seem. And I know that because I know America. I know how far we’ve come against impossible odds,” he said.

President of India Expresses Shock Over Killing Of Innocents in Orlando

[New Delhi]President of India Expresses Shock Over Killing Of Innocents in Orlando
The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee expressed shock and deep sadness over the deadly attack against innocent civilians in Orlando, USA.
In a message to his Counterpart in USA, Barack Obama, the President had said “I was shocked and deeply saddened to hear of the deadly attack against innocent civilians in Orlando earlier today.
I offer my deepest sympathies to all those who have been affected by this terrible tragedy.
India condemns terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. We believe that there can be no justification for such senseless acts of violence.
This event is yet another grim reminder that the world must come together to address, comprehensively and urgently, the scourge of terrorism, its perpetrators and also those who support or harbour them.
The people of India stand by the people of the United States of America in their moment of grief and mourning. We pray for the families that have lost loved ones and for the swift recovery of the injured”.

President Obama Prescribes Help To Addicts By Making Conversation Public

[Washington,DC]President Obama Prescribes Help To Addicts By Making Conversation Public
President Barack Obama And Macklemore Discusses Disease That affects Many Americans ,Addiction
In this week’s address,Grammy Award-winning artist Macklemore joined President Obama to discuss a disease that affects far too many Americans: addiction.
Macklemore opened up about his own experience, his life in recovery, and the loss of a friend who overdosed on prescription drugs at a young age – emphasizing that substance use disorder affects people from all walks of life.
To underscore the importance of Macklemore’s story, the President noted that we can help those suffering in private by making the conversation public, and we should do everything we can to make treatment available to everyone who needs it.
The President noted that while the House of Representatives passed several bills on opioids this week, without more funding to expand treatment, these bills will not be enough to provide Americans the help they need. President Obama said there is hope, and that when we treat substance use disorder as the public health problem it is, more people will get the help they need.

Prez Obama’s Daughter Malia ,Before Schooling,To Take a Gape Year

[Washington]President Obama’s Daughter Malia ,Before Schooling, To Take a Gape Year
As per Statement Issued from the East Wing Of White House The President and Mrs. Obama announced that their daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 as a member of the Class of 2021.
Malia will take a gap year before beginning school.
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Modi Hazir Ho On 9th May:Metropolitan Magistrate On Tricolor

[New Delhi] Modi Hazir Ho On 9th May:Metropolitan Magistrate On Tricolor
A Delhi court today took cognisance of a complaint against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allegedly “insulting” the national flag last year on the international yoga day and during his visit to United States.
“I take cognisance of the complaint. Fix the matter for May 9,” Metropolitan Magistrate Snigdha Sarvaria said while ordering recording of pre-summoning evidence on that day.
The complainant Ashish Sharma, who has sought direction to the police to file an FIR against Modi, has claimed that he had committed an offence under the provisions of Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971 and has also violated the Flag Code of India.
He claimed that Modi had insulted the national flag not once but several times. He alleged that the PM had “disrespected” national flag at the event of Yoga Day at the India Gate on the international yoga day by using it as a handkerchief.
“He (Modi) was again careless at the time of handing over the national flag to Barack Obama, President, USA, when he signed over the national flag which is against National Flag Code, 2002,”

Obama Directs Counterterrorism+Homeland Security Officials To Destroy ISIL

[Washington DC]President Barack Obama Directs Counterterrorism+Homeland Security Officials To Destroy ISIL
President Obama met with key members of his counterterrorism and homeland security team to discuss efforts following the horrific March 22 ISIL terrorist attacks in Brussels.
The President was briefed that there is currently no specific, credible intelligence of any plot to conduct similar attacks here in the United States.
The President’s team also updated him on recent expanded information-sharing with international partners and ways that the United States is working to disrupt and counter external plots emanating from ISIL-controlled territory.
Additionally, the President received briefings on ongoing efforts to address ISIL’s use of the Internet to recruit followers, incite them to violence, and mobilize them to engage in attacks in the United States and abroad.
The President directed his team to continue to intensify efforts to degrade and destroy ISIL and to ensure that the United States is doing everything possible to disrupt any ISIL external plotting efforts, including by continuing our strong leadership in the Global Coalition to Counter ISIL

US Flag Flown at Half-Mast :Honor To Victims Of Attack On Brussels

[Washington DC]– Honoring the Victims of the Attack in Brussels, Belgium
Honoring The Victms Of The Attack In Belgium’s Brussels
President Of The USA Made Proclamation
“As a mark of respect for the victims of the senseless acts of violence perpetrated on March 22, 2016, in Brussels,Belgium, by the authority vested in me as President of the United States by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, I hereby order that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and upon all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, March 26, 2016. I also direct that the flag shall be flown at half-staff for the same length of time at all United States embassies, legations, consular offices, and other facilities abroad, including all military facilities and naval vessels and stations.