Tag: Obama

Healthcare: A right that cannot be gambled with

The Affordable Cara Act is under threat of being repealed under Trump's presidency. SPECIAL TO THE ORACLE One of the major policies created by the Obama administration was the Affordable Care Act (ACA), which many dubbed “Obamacare.” The universal health insurance ensured nearly 20 million Americans had coverage. Now, that […]

Diapers not a luxury for the rich

Despite the many pressing issues facing our nation, such as states creating anti-LGBT legislation and the growing threat of terrorism, America’s politicians have been focusing on a plan President Barack Obama has in the works to make diapers affordable for low-income families. Last month, Obama announced the White House would […]

First step to peace or matter of politics?

It had been nearly 90 years since a U.S president had set foot on Cuban soil, but President Barack Obama made a historic visit on March 20, in anticipation of finally ending a Cold War-era estrangement between the U.S. and Cuba.  Obama spoke in Cuba about his call for Congress […]

U.S. should reconsider mending relations with Cuba

President Barack Obama’s upcoming trip to Cuba is quickly approaching. This month, Obama will be the first U.S. president to set foot on Cuban soil since President Calvin Coolidge 88 years ago. Obama made the announcement Feb. 18 on his Twitter account. “Next month, I’ll travel to Cuba to advance […]

Obama takes crucial step in curing cancer

During President Barack Obama’s final State of the Union Address, he revealed one of his last agenda items regarding the search for a cure for cancer. This national effort to eradicate a disease plaguing the lives of millions has been a long time coming. Vice President Joe Biden has been […]