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Obama Criticized For 'crusades' Remark: What Did He Really Mean? (+video) - Csmonitor.com

Obama: Scaling Back College Savings Benefits Wasn't Worth It - ABC News

Walzer writes. Instead, I know that crusading fervor isnt essential to the Christian religion. Nevertheless, the comments became a flashpoint from news studios to church pews. It stirred those Americans who have long believed Obama is not a Christian at all, but himself a Muslim. As a boy, Obama attended public schools in Jakarta, where he studied both Islam and Catholicism. He has always identified himself as a Christian, but even there hes been suspect by some.
Source: http://www.csmonitor.com/USA/DC-Decoder/2015/0207/Obama-criticized-for-Crusades-remark-What-did-he-really-mean-video

http://www.obamastudentloanforgiveness.net "It wasn't worth it for us to eliminate it," Obama said. "The savings weren't that great. So we actually, based on response, changed our mind and are going to be paying for the two years of free community college with other sources." Obama's remarks were his first on the matter since the White House announced the shift last week. They came in response to a question from a woman from the crowd of nearly 400 who said she uses the accounts to help her grandchildren. The president mixed politics with the personal as he touted his higher education agenda while talking about his own experience as a one-time student and the father of a daughter on her own college hunt. In response to a questioner who asked about help paying the rising costs of books, Obama said he understood the problem all too well after having to buy his own at undergraduate and law school.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/obama-tout-community-college-plan-indiana-town-hall-28767483

Obama: US Must Resist Urge to 'Overreach" Abroad - ABC News

The president's comments came in response to a question from a woman who said she uses the accounts to help her grandchildren. The president mixed politics with the personal as he touted his higher education agenda while talking about his own experience as a one-time student and the father of a daughter on her own college hunt. In response to a questioner who asked about help paying the rising costs of books, Obama said he understood the problem all too well after having to buy his own during undergraduate and law school. "I addition to the bonds of love, we had the bonds of debt. Our net worth was negative," Obama said.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Health/wireStory/obama-scaling-back-college-savings-benefits-worth-28783792

Obama: Scaling Back College Savings Benefits Wasn't Worth It - ABC News

"less secure and at greater risk." For much of his presidency, Obama has sought to recalibrate the focus of U.S. foreign policy away from the Middle East and toward fast-growing regions like Asia and Africa. He's made numerous trips to Asia, in particular, and National Security Adviser Susan Rice announced Friday that Obama would be hosting state visits this year for Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Chinese President Xi Jinping. In one area where Obama has overlap with Republicans, he reaffirmed his support for free trade agreements with Asia, as well as Europe. Obama's updated security strategy comes amid fresh fears of cyberattacks following the hacking of Sony, which the U.S.
Source: http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/wireStory/obama-us-resist-urge-overreach-abroad-28774496