Talks Between Dominican Republic Party Leader, Joe Biden Raise Questions

Critics question U.S. commitment to democracy in the Caribbean
US Vice President Joe Biden / AP

Vice President Joe Biden and a top State Department official in recent months talked with a Dominican Republic party leader accused of accepting bribes from a prominent drug trafficker and facilitating one-party rule on the island, raising questions about the U.S. commitment to promoting democracy in the Caribbean and combating the illicit drug trade, critics say.

Obama: Like a Boss?

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Many have noticed that the Democratic National Committee chose an interesting week (given the ongoing problems at the Veterans Health Administration and the Obama administration’s passive response thus far) to unveil this cool Obama sticker.

It may soon become a “meme” (pronounced MEEM), for example:

Who Said It: Joe Biden? Or a Racist?

Cliven Bundy (left) and Joe Biden

Check out the following two statements on the subject of illegal immigration. One was said by Vice President Joe Biden, and the other was said by a racist. See if you can tell the difference:

Rachael Ray Joins the Obama Administration

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Daytime television celeb Rachel Ray will join the Obama administration, the White House announced Thursday. President Obama plans to appoint the Food Network star to the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition.

VP Biden to Attend ‘Creativity Conference’ with Alleged Child Abuser

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Vice President and selfie-taker Joe Biden is scheduled to appear at a “Creativity Conference” next month with Bryan Singer, the acclaimed Hollywood director who is being sued for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. The event, which is hosted by Microsoft, ABC News, and the Motion Picture Association of America, is part of the festivities surrounding the White House Correspondent’s Association Dinner.