Posts tagged "state of the union"

America’s Bubbe Ruth Bader Ginsburg Pre-Gamed Too Hard Before The State Of The Union

Professional badass, semi-pro glove-wearer Ruth Bader Ginsburg caught a few Zs at last month's State of the Union, ostensibly because the overwhelming amounts of UV rays emanating from John Boehner's orange face would make anyone drowsy. And now our favorite Supreme Court justice has given us the real reason she was nodding off: Notorious RBG wa…

By: Beejoli Shah / February 13, 2015

Republicans Come Out Swinging For The 1% In State Of The Union Responses

In last night's State of The Union speech, President Barack Obama finally got it together to start proposing some of the things the American people thought they voted him in to do in the first place. He detailed his plan to offer free community college, to raise taxes on the rich to pay for childcare,…

By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 21, 2015

Emma Sulkowicz Will Attend The State Of The Union Address

Columbia University artist Emma Sulkowicz, who has been carrying her dorm mattress in protest of campus rape, will be attending the State of the Union Address. [ArtNet] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie has published a new short story! Go read it! [Medium] Here’s a roundup of all the ridiculous abortion bills on the docket in America. [The

By: Rebecca Vipond Brink / January 20, 2015

Michelle Obama Wears Azzedine Alaia To State Of The Union Address

Michelle Obama wore an A-line, emerald green Azzedine Alaia dress with a matching jacket last night for the State Of The Union Address. Already she's getting shit for wearing a Tunisian designer instead of an American one. [Fashionista, People] Kanye West has reportedly settled with the 18-year-old who called Kim a "n****r lover," prompting Ye…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 29, 2014

Recap: President Obama’s State Of The Union Address

Missed the State Of The Union address last night?  Well, here's a guide of some major points for those of you who still want to know where we're at.  The economy continues to dominate President Obama's agenda, given how the first 20 minutes were a mixture of economic policies from spending cuts to boosting the…

By: Sarah Gray / February 13, 2013

What Obama’s “State Of The Union” Address Said, And Didn’t Say, About Women

You may have watched President Obama's "State of the Union" address in person. Me? I watched the first episode of season one of "Keeping Up With the Kardashians." (It had been a long day.) Reading the "State of the Union" address online this morning, I'm once again proud of my president and the country I…

By: Jessica Wakeman / January 26, 2011

Celebs Weigh In On Obama’s State Of The Union

Last night, while I was watching President Barack Obama's State of the Union address, I went on Twitter so I could publish my opinion about it. Now, I love politics and not many things can tear me away from the news when something important is happening. But John Mayer managed to do just that with…

By: Nikki Dowling / January 28, 2010