Lays Single White Rose Prior to Climate Change Summit NOV 30, 2015 – President Obama is in France for the 2015 climate change summit, and took time out to visit the site of the biggest tragedy, laying a single white rose with French President Hollande and his wife paying respects to the victims. President Obama wants […]
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“We the People have the awesome power to make our union more perfect.” Obama Writes in NY Times AUG 12, 2015 – President Obama, inspired by the great (but depressing) piece by Jim Rutenberg, “A Dream Undone – Inside the 50-year Campaign to Roll Back the Voting Rights Act” that shows the waves of voter suppression laws […]
Jack Black, Morgan Freeman and Others Support Global Zero Project July 29, 2015 – Tackling a tough issue with brevity and comedy, celebrities like activist-musician Jack Black and actor Morgan Freeman have gotten together and made a great video for Global Zero Project in support of the Iran nuclear deal currently being voted on by the US […]
Obama Commutes Sentences, Gives NAACP Speech, and Will Visit Federal Prison July 15, 2015 – President Obama launched a tour this week to address America’s federal courts and prison system, even calling it an “injustice system”. President Obama wants us to completely overhaul our federal courts and prisons, and get rid of mandatory minimum sentencing […]
Obama Delivers Powerful Eulogy for Senator Clementa Pinckney June 27, 2015 – President Obama delivered a powerful and moving eulogy centered around “Grace” for South Carolina state senator Clementa Pinckney yesterday, and the clip of him singing “Amazing Grace” and the crowd joining in is going viral and taking the Internet by storm. It is […]
“Paradise – Keystone Pipeline” and “Now is the Time” Help Stop XL Extension FEB 25, 2015 – President Obama vetoed the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, an issue that JTMP fought against since the beginning. JTMP sponsored an anti-Keystone Pipeline event in front of the White House back in November of 2011, and activist-musician […]
PAISLEY PLAYS 1 HOUR SURPRISE CONCERT BEFORE OBAMA SPEAKS MAY 28, 2014 – Country star Brad Paisley, who has been angering a huge swath of the ultra-rigthwing conservative country music crowd with his songs such as “Welcome to the Future” that sings about a black kid in the South asking a white girl out to a […]
AUG 4, 2012 – Hank Williams Jr. is doubling down on his extremist rhetoric. Performing at the Stockyards Music Festival he said President Obama "is a Muslim, hates the military, hates America, hates cowgirls, hates cowboys, hates fishing, loves gays, and we hate him!"
JTMP has been blogging about Hank Williams Jr. and his extremist rhetoric, most recently he lost his Monday Night Football gig playing the opening theme music, when he compared Obama to Hitler. Read more on HuffPo here. (photo credit: CC/Andrea Klein)
Photo Credit: Shakira.com
Shakira has been appointed to the Presidents Advisory Council on Excellence in Hispanic Education along with Nancy Navarro and Kent P. Scribner. Shakira has been a tireless advocate and activist around the world for children's education recently. Shakira was born in Columbia, and always remembered the need for better education for children especially for those in poverty, and now uses her fame to really help a cause that is near and dear to her.
In a statement President Obama said, “I am grateful that these impressive individuals have chosen to dedicate their talents to serving the American people at this important time for our country. I look forward to working with them in the months and years ahead."
To read the full statement, go to Shakira.com.