‘Everything will be fine now’: White House unleashes pro-refugee hashtag

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The Obama administration insists that the Syrian refugees they want to bring to the United States consists of “widows and orphans,” and in order to convince everybody that’s the case, the White House has upped their social media PR game: Yep, there it is: The promise of hashtag, part 462! Read more: http://twitchy.com/2015/11/18/everything-will-be-fine-now-white-house-unleashes-pro-refugee-hashtag/

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Chuck Todd somehow misses president’s four mentions of word ‘Syria’

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http://twitter.com/#!/Quintic5/status/508697650183802880 Let’s hope that Congress pays closer attention to the president as he lays out his ISIS strategy this week than Chuck Todd did Sunday on “Meet the Press.” Viewers listening closely noticed that Todd told the president, “You’ve not said the word, ‘Syria,’ so far in our conversation,” after the president had mentioned it four […]

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Track star Mo Farah latest celeb to tweet #FreePalestine

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http://twitter.com/#!/Mo_Farah/status/496739448366071808 Mo Farah, the phenomenal distance runner from Great Britain, stepped into the Israel-Palestine conflict by tweeting the #FreePalestine hashtag earlier today. A photo he posted to Instagram — one of the best thing he has ever seen, he claims — shows Portuguese soccer player Cristiano Ronaldo posing with other Palestintian sympathizers. It’s not the first time he has expressed […]

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Hey Obama, these arrested ISIS suspects posing as refugees don’t look like ‘widows and orphans’

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During a press conference in the Philippines yesterday, President Obama mocked Republicans who are opposed to allowing refugees into the U.S. without careful vetting first: The president has also scolded Republicans for “being scared of widows and orphans.” And of course Obama’s fans in the media have picked up on that: Widows and orphans? In […]

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