Washington, DC - President Barack Obama: "Michelle and I wish a joyful Christmas to Orthodox Christians in the United States and around the world.  During this sacred season, we celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ and reflect on the commandment that we love one another as He has loved us. 

Imperial, California - No more griping about having to answer your cell phone because the boss is calling, at least not in France, reports the Association of Mature American Citizens.

Washington, DC - In this week’s address, President Obama reflected on the significant progress we’ve made since he took office in 2009. Over the past eight years, we’ve turned the recession into recovery; 20 million more Americans have health insurance; we’ve brought 165,000 troops from Iraq and Afghanistan; we took out Osama bin Laden; and we brought nearly 200 nations together around a climate agreement that could save the planet for our kids. The President reminded us that this extraordinary progress wasn’t inevitable – it was the result of tough choices, and the hard work and resilience of the American people. It will take all of us working together to sustain and build on all that we’ve achieved – that’s how we keep America moving forward.

Washington, DC - At year-end, efforts are being made to disrupt the transition process of President-elect Donald Trump by rowdy crowds of disgruntled protestors.  In response, Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens published the following opinion article today:

Washington, DC - Before we start making New Year’s resolutions for 2017, let’s assess last year’s pledges. In announcing Operation Collection Protection, a coordinated federal-state-local initiative to take on illegal debt collection practices, we made two promises: 1) to continue our commitment in the courtroom, if necessary; and 2) to foster close working relationships with law enforcement partners across the country. Here’s what we have to report.

Washington, DC - More than 6,000 Sailors from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 10 are scheduled to arrive at their homeports Dec. 30 after completing a highly successful seven-month deployment.