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Medal of Freedom Recipients

President Obama Names Presidential Medal of Freedom Recipients (see here)

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Ernie Banks

Known to many as “Mr. Cub,” Ernie Banks is one of the greatest baseball players of all time. During his 19 seasons with the Chicago Cubs, he played in 11 All-Star Games, hit over 500 home runs, and became the first National League player to win Most Valuable Player honors in back-to-back years. He was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1977, his first year of eligibility.

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Ben Bradlee

Ben Bradlee is one of the most respected newsmen of his generation. During his tenure as executive editor of The Washington Post, Mr. Bradlee oversaw coverage of the Watergate scandal, successfully challenged the Federal Government over the right to publish the Pentagon Papers, and guided the newspaper through some of its most challenging moments. He also served in the Navy during World War II.

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Bill Clinton

President Clinton was the 42nd President of the United States. Before taking office, he served as Governor and Attorney General of the State of Arkansas. Following his second term, President Clinton established the Clinton Foundation to improve global health, strengthen economies, promote health and wellness, and protect the environment. He also formed the Clinton-Bush Haiti Fund with President George W. Bush in 2010.

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Daniel Inouye (posthumous)

Daniel Inouye was a lifelong public servant. As a young man, he fought in World War II with the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, for which he received the Medal of Honor. He was later elected to the Hawaii Territorial House of Representatives, the United States House of Representatives, and the United States Senate. Senator Inouye was the first Japanese American to serve in Congress, representing the people of Hawaii from the moment they joined the Union.

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Daniel Kahneman

Daniel Kahneman is a pioneering scholar of psychology. After escaping Nazi occupation in World War II, Dr. Kahneman immigrated to Israel, where he served in the Israel Defense Forces and trained as a psychologist. Alongside Amos Tversky, he applied cognitive psychology to economic analysis, laying the foundation for a new field of research and earning the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2002. He is currently a professor at Princeton University.

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Richard Lugar

Richard Lugar represented Indiana in the United States Senate for more than 30 years. An internationally respected statesman, he is best known for his bipartisan leadership and decades-long commitment to reducing the threat of nuclear weapons. Prior to serving in Congress, Senator Lugar was a Rhodes Scholar and Mayor of Indianapolis from 1968 to 1975. He currently serves as President of the Lugar Center.

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Loretta Lynn

Loretta Lynn is a country music legend. Raised in rural Kentucky, she emerged as one of the first successful female country music vocalists in the early 1960s, courageously breaking barriers in an industry long dominated by men. Ms. Lynn’s numerous accolades include the Kennedy Center Honors in 2003 and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 2010.

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Mario Molina

Mario Molina is a visionary chemist and environmental scientist. Born in Mexico, Dr. Molina came to America to pursue his graduate degree. He later earned the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for discovering how chlorofluorocarbons deplete the ozone layer. Dr. Molina is a professor at the University of California, San Diego; Director of the Mario Molina Center for Energy and Environment; and a member of the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology.

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Sally Ride (posthumous)

Sally Ride was the first American female astronaut to travel to space. As a role model to generations of young women, she advocated passionately for science education, stood up for racial and gender equality in the classroom, and taught students from every background that there are no limits to what they can accomplish. Dr. Ride also served in several administrations as an advisor on space exploration.

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Bayard Rustin (posthumous)

Bayard Rustin was an unyielding activist for civil rights, dignity, and equality for all. An advisor to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., he promoted nonviolent resistance, participated in one of the first Freedom Rides, organized the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, and fought tirelessly for marginalized communities at home and abroad. As an openly gay African American, Mr. Rustin stood at the intersection of several of the fights for equal rights.

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Arturo Sandoval

Arturo Sandoval is a celebrated jazz trumpeter, pianist, and composer. Born outside Havana, he became a protégé of jazz legend Dizzy Gillespie and gained international acclaim as a dynamic performer. He defected to the United States in 1990 and later became an American citizen. He has been awarded nine Grammy Awards and is widely considered one of the greatest living jazz artists.

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Dean Smith

Dean Smith was head coach of the University of North Carolina basketball team from 1961 to 1997. In those 36 years, he earned 2 national championships, was named National Coach of the Year multiple times, and retired as the winningest men’s college basketball coach in history. Ninety-six percent of his players graduated from college. Mr. Smith has also remained a dedicated civil rights advocate throughout his career.

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Gloria Steinem

Gloria Steinem is a renowned writer and activist for women’s equality. She was a leader in the women’s liberation movement, co-founded Ms. magazine, and helped launch a wide variety of groups and publications dedicated to advancing civil rights. Ms. Steinem has received dozens of awards over the course of her career, and remains an active voice for women’s rights.

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Cordy Tindell “C.T.” Vivian

C.T. Vivian is a distinguished minister, author, and organizer. A leader in the Civil Rights Movement and friend to the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., he participated in Freedom Rides and sit-ins across our country. Dr. Vivian also helped found numerous civil rights organizations, including Vision, the National Anti-Klan Network, and the Center for Democratic Renewal. In 2012, he returned to serve as interim President of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.

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Patricia Wald

Patricia Wald is one of the most respected appellate judges of her generation. After graduating as 1 of only 11 women in her Yale University Law School class, she became the first woman appointed to the United States Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, and served as Chief Judge from 1986-1991. She later served on the International Criminal Tribunal in The Hague. Ms. Wald currently serves on the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

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Oprah Winfrey

Oprah Winfrey is one of the world’s most successful broadcast journalists. She is best known for creating The Oprah Winfrey Show, which became the highest rated talk show in America for 25 years. Ms. Winfrey has long been active in philanthropic causes and expanding opportunities for young women. She has received numerous awards throughout her career, including the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award in 2002 and the Kennedy Center Honors in 2010.


118 Responses to “Medal of Freedom Recipients”


  1. 1 Allison
    August 8, 2013 at 10:04 pm

    Fantastic people.

    • 2 Allison
      August 8, 2013 at 10:05 pm

      Well done, Mr. President!

    • August 8, 2013 at 10:06 pm

      An amazing collection of truly brilliant people, Allison.

    • August 8, 2013 at 11:00 pm

      Well done yourself Allison.

    • 5 nathkatun7
      August 8, 2013 at 11:38 pm

      Congrats. on #1, Allison. Indeed this a group of extraordinary people from different walks of life. I am elated to see some one from San Diego in the group. Dr. Mario Molina is a brilliant scientist and an environmentalist. I’ve also followed the career of Rev. C.T. Vivian, one of the most courageous leaders of the Black freedom struggle. Dr. Vivian, for more than half a century, has been a dedicated practitioner of the philosophy and discipline of nonviolence, and a passionate advocate of the Right to Vote for all people.

  2. 6 vitaminlover
    August 8, 2013 at 10:06 pm

    yes they are fantastic. Congratulations, Allison.

  3. 8 amk for obama
    August 8, 2013 at 10:11 pm

    A good collection of politics, academics, public movements, arts and science.

    Now Bill, will you STFU till 2016 ?

  4. August 8, 2013 at 10:12 pm

    Thank you, Chips.

    Please forgive my bringing these items from the bottom of the previous thread, but want to be sure all TODers (and lurkers) read them.

    FYI Syria ….

    “Jordan let a Syrian opposition leader cross into Syria from its territory for the first time on Thursday, signalling greater backing from an Arab ally for the opposition battling against President Bashar al-Assad.

    The president of the opposition Syrian National Coalition crossed into Syria to attended Eid al-Fitr holiday prayers at a mosque in the contested border province of Deraa.

    The brief visit of Ahmad Jarba to Tel Shehab, which would likely have required approval from Jordanian authorities, was seen by Syrian opposition sources as reflecting a shift in Amman towards more public support for Assad’s opponents.”

    http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/08/08/us-syria-crisis-opposition-idUSBRE9770SR20130808?feedType=RSS&feedName=worldNews&rpc=76

    “Al Arabiya

    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s motorcade, which was heading to perform Eid al-Fitr prayers on Thursday in Anas bin Malik Mosque in Damascus, was targeted, but state television showed him unharmed and the government denied the attack.

    Tahrir al-Sham rebel brigade, a unit of the Free Syrian Army, said several artillery shells were fired at Assad’s convoy after the opposition had secret information on his movements in al-Amaween Square located in the heart of the Syrian capital.

    Head of Tahrir al-Sham, General Firas al-Bitar, told Al Arabiya that he cannot verify whether Assad was wounded or not as there were two convoys, one of them being a decoy.

    Bitar said his fighters fired 120 mm artillery at the convoy.”

    http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/middle-east/2013/08/08/Syrian-rebel-general-Assad-s-convoy-targeted-but-leader-not-injured-.html

    Just a matter of when, not if.

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    Terrorist threats, Embassy Closures & Taking it to the Enemy, HARD … Thank you President Obama

    In case anyone doubted the extraordinary leadership of President Obama and skill of his National Security team:

    “Yemen oil industry the target of Al Qaeda terror plot

    Hakim Almasmari
    Aug 8, 2013

    SANAA // Yemen’s government thwarted an audacious terrorist plot to kidnap foreign workers and take control of the country’s oil facilities.

    It is the first indication of the nature of the threat posed by Al Qaeda that prompted the closure of US diplomatic missions in Yemen and across the region since Sunday.

    Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula had planned to seize oil and gas export facilities in Yemen on Sunday, said Rajeh Badi, a spokesman for the prime minister’s office.

    The plot also involved smuggling explosives into Sanaa on Sunday to carry out attacks in the capital, and was uncovered with western and Arab help, Mr Badi said.”

    http://www.thenational.ae/news/world/middle-east/yemen-oil-industry-the-target-of-al-qaeda-terror-plot

    In case anyone wonders how robust the response has been ….

    “Terror alert: Drone strikes in Yemen, arrests in Saudi Arabia

    print

    By Carol J. Williams

    4:27 p.m. CDT, August 8, 2013

    As a security alert kept millions on edge throughout the Muslim world, suspected U.S. drone attacks in Yemen killed 12 alleged militants Thursday, and Saudi security forces arrested two foreign men they say were plotting suicide attacks in the region.

    The drone strikes and the arrests in Saudi Arabia of a Yemeni and a Chadian — reported to have issued “messages of incitement and hatred” through social media — reflected the intense vigilance pervading police and military forces across the Middle East, Africa and South Asia at the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

    The three drone strikes in Yemen brought the total since July 27 to eight and the death toll to 34. The stepped-up pace of targeted killings may be thinning the ranks of Al Qaeda-aligned extremists, but it has also intensified anger among Yemeni citizens who consider the aerial bombardments a violation of their sovereignty and a reckless practice that at times kills innocents.

    The latest drone strikes were reported by the Yemen Post, among other media, which took note of the growing public alarm over the rockets fired from unmanned aircraft.”

    http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/la-fg-wn-yemen-terror-alert-drones-arrests-20130808,0,6525815.story

    Emoprog trash like Hayes, Greenwald, etc., have no clue and are treacherously harmful to Americans, btw. Fortunately, PBO and our NS team don’t give a shit about their incessant whining.

    #TrustBarack He’s Taking Care of YOU, 24×7

    • August 8, 2013 at 10:22 pm

      #LandslideDEMS2014 – President Obama Has Earned It

    • 17 nathkatun7
      August 9, 2013 at 12:10 am

      Thanks, Bob for sharing the info. The emoprogs don’t seem to care about the threat posed by groups like AQAP. Of course they have the luxury of not being held responsible in the event of a terrorist attack here or on any American embassies and consulates. the situation in Syria is horrendous. I hope Syria’s strongman, Bashar al-Assad, will be deposed soon. By the way, great tweets pushing back against people worshiping Snowden.

      • August 9, 2013 at 12:59 am

        “The emoprogs don’t seem to care about the threat posed by groups like AQAP. Of course they have the luxury of not being held responsible in the event of a terrorist attack here or on any American embassies and consulates.”

        Precisely, nath.

        Fortunately, our President really cares for each of those wonderful Americans and works day and night to protect them and all of us.

        Thank you!

    • 19 jackiegrumbacher
      August 9, 2013 at 7:46 am

      Thank you, Bob. Critical information like this is never widely reported, so most Americans are kept in the dark about how effective the US response is to terror threats around the world. We repeatedly hear sarcasm about the alerts from those who know nothing, but have an irrational need to ‘tar’ the President and make him seem petty and small-minded. Of course, it is our media that seems petty and small minded, while PBO soars above it all and does his job because, as you say, he does not care about the “incessant whining.” I cannot imagine the breadth of consequences had Al Qaeda succeeded in Yemen. Truly frightening.

  5. August 8, 2013 at 10:13 pm

    what a collection of accomplished people!

  6. August 8, 2013 at 10:26 pm

  7. August 8, 2013 at 10:28 pm

    Also, this:

    Alec Baldwin will be subbing for @Lawrence’s Fridays off:

    According to our source, the so far untitled show will air Fridays at 10 p.m. ET and will feature a large dose of Baldwin’s outspoken liberal politics

    http://www.mediaite.com/tv/alec-baldwin-set-to-host-new-msnbc-primetime-show/

  8. August 8, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    You know, I think I deserve a Medal of Freedom for creating this quite spectacular (and highly sophisticated) internet set-up that now allows me play in cyber-space :cool:

    • 25 mtmarilyn
      August 8, 2013 at 10:46 pm

      Wow, Chips. I guess I am impressed. May I ask what it does?

    • August 8, 2013 at 10:49 pm

      IN_DEED you do, Ms Chips!!! That’s an impressive implementation of a wireless access point :D :D :D :D

      • August 8, 2013 at 10:53 pm

        Thank you Bob. Frankly, after I got it working last night I felt like

        but without the pipe.

        • 34 mtmarilyn
          August 8, 2013 at 11:01 pm

          I do think you are a genius if you got it to work. I can’t get the my Sirius radio to work with it’s attenna. I’ll have to learn how you did it. Can you do it again?

          • August 8, 2013 at 11:04 pm

            Marilyn, I should confess: the guy who sold the magic box to me told me “an idiot” could get it to work. So, there was quite an incentive to set it up right so it wouldn’t fail :???:

            • 36 mtmarilyn
              August 8, 2013 at 11:08 pm

              Oh, Chips that so sounds like me when I ask how something works. Sometimes this idiots gets it and sometimes I don’t. Oh well, we know you are a genius and not all genius are handy.

            • 37 jacquelineoboomer
              August 8, 2013 at 11:42 pm

              Ha. I’m thinking many of you younger women wouldn’t remember when every neighborhood had a mom-and-pop hardware store (long before the chains like Home Depot or Lowes or even Ace came along). All of the shelves inside were dusty, and they weren’t really the type of place you wanted to be in your nice clothes, but I digress. Every time a woman (such as myself) would enter, you could just see the delight in the eyes of the one, two, three or four guys standing around, waiting to see what she’d (I’d) be asking. One now sees the same look when one (non-geek, man or woman) goes into a computer store, looking for some gadget to communicate with Albert Einstein, out in the heavens on some cloud or in cyberspace. Brings back memories. Not fond memories; just memories. :)

              • August 9, 2013 at 1:43 am

                Not just fond memories where I live. My neighborhood still has that type of hardware store. And I love it, because the guys that run the place can answer all your questions as well. Beats the experience I had at Walmart, where we had to hunt down a clerk and then wait for someone to actually show up and help.

              • 40 jackiegrumbacher
                August 9, 2013 at 7:52 am

                Oh, JOB, I used to love those stores, especially the smell of dust, old metal and “fertilizer” type products. And you did get service! Someone would actually take the time to tell you why one screwdriver was better than another and how you could make your toilet work again, even if they did it with a slight smirk.

                • 41 Dudette
                  August 9, 2013 at 8:04 am

                  Ah yes, I remember it well! :-)

                • 42 jacquelineoboomer
                  August 9, 2013 at 2:09 pm

                  Yes, JackieG, I came to love those stores, too, once I got the hang of what question to ask – or got a little more maturity and confidence and no longer cared what the “smirker” was thinkin’.

    • August 8, 2013 at 11:31 pm

      Is the magic box a hotbox? I might have the name wrong. Classy wooden hanger. Are you at the Joan Crawford hotel? ;)

    • 45 donna dem 4 obama
      August 8, 2013 at 11:31 pm

      Pure genius Ms. Chips ;)

    • 46 yardarm756
      August 8, 2013 at 11:34 pm

      You coulda used a few Velcro strips, eh? :-)

    • August 9, 2013 at 6:06 am

      hahahahaaha….be sure to apply for a patent….

    • 48 Gazelle
      August 9, 2013 at 9:55 am

      Aha! So that’s what a Dingle Dongle looks like! I visualized something so different! Phew! LOL!

  9. August 8, 2013 at 10:32 pm

    Some media type (actually think it was upChuck Todd) said that these were American equivalents of being knighted.

    So very happy to all recipients, and am bursting with joy for Ernie Banks, who gave those of us who followed the National League in the 1960s a reason to smile. The hapless Cubs didn’t deserve him, but he brightened up everyone and every place he visited.

    Congrats to all.

    • August 8, 2013 at 10:39 pm

      Not to belabor the point, but the always cheerful, grateful for life, Ernie Banks and Magic Johnson were REAL role models in their day, and both continue to give back and continue that effort.

      Can today’s pro-Sports “heroes” take a lesson from their living classy counterparts?

  10. 51 utaustinliberal
    August 8, 2013 at 10:39 pm

    Great collection.

  11. 52 mtmarilyn
    August 8, 2013 at 10:49 pm

    This is a great selection of great people. Several I have never heard of before. So thankful to read about them. Thank you PBO for bringing them to our attention. Now to really read more info about all of them. Ernie Banks is such a gentleman. So thankful to see him honored.

  12. August 8, 2013 at 10:53 pm

    A very distinguished group of recipients. Thanks Chips.

  13. 56 mtmarilyn
    August 8, 2013 at 11:10 pm

    Off to watch some football with my husband. I know what we will be doing on Thurs nights and Sundays.

  14. 57 Walking_on_ Sunshine
    August 8, 2013 at 11:15 pm

    Ha! I love this years MOF picks. Civil rights and women’s rights leaders. Love it :)

  15. 58 Dudette
    August 8, 2013 at 11:16 pm

  16. 65 Dudette
    August 8, 2013 at 11:22 pm

  17. August 8, 2013 at 11:22 pm

    So, I’ve been busy as hell this week (and it will continue into next week). I cursorily saw Hayes giddy with glee over saying that now John Lewis was an “emoprog”, but didn’t have time to delve much into it. But, knowing what I know about the respective characters of Rep. Lewis and Mr. Hayes, I didn’t jump to conclusions. And, mirabile dictu, it turns out that the emos shot their wads prematurely again. Jesus, THIS is why no one takes them seriously: they jump to conclusions, and then are shown for the charlatans they are once inconvenient things like facts come out.

    Not that they care, of course. They’re like crack addicts chasing that original high. They fester in anger, and anything which gives them that hit they’ll take, even if they’re shown to be fools afterwards. They care nothing for truth, just the righteousness of the “cause”.

    Miss you all, hope to be back in full force after next week.

  18. August 8, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Oh, and to my L.A. peeps: if you haven’t prepared for The Big One hitting, DO SO!!! We had an all staff training day today, and one of the presenters was the County Sheriff’s disaster preparedness team. They went into what we could expect once the San Andreas fault finally gives out. Scared the shit out of me.

  19. August 8, 2013 at 11:25 pm

    Thanks all, for your love and support today. The service was inspirational and comforting. My brother was a kind soul who was a father not only to my nieces and nephews, but to so many other young folks who needed a strong father figure in their lives as well. He also modeled an example of service being a church deacon that has been echoed in the lives of his kids. One’s a fireman, the other a sports coach and former policeman, another a policewoman. The rest I’m not so sure what they do yet. And I say yet, because I plan to get closer to them now.

    My mother has held up well due to your prayers and her faith.

    Now back to my messy house (I’m in the process of moving furniture and painting). And supporting Obama.

  20. August 8, 2013 at 11:33 pm

    Great work on this Chips. Stories behind the names matter as much as the names.

  21. 80 Dudette
    August 8, 2013 at 11:56 pm

    • 81 99ts
      August 9, 2013 at 12:14 am

      First time I had read a link to the Hill that was not aggressively pro GOP. Thanks Dudette – I usually ignore the Hill but have much faith in your late night links :) I find the level of voter suppression in some parts of the US anti the whole idea of parliamentary democracy.

  22. 82 jacquelineoboomer
    August 9, 2013 at 12:05 am

    Twitter isn’t being too kind to Alec Baldwin!

  23. 83 yardarm756
    August 9, 2013 at 12:13 am

    All hands turn into your bunks!

    • 84 Dudette
      August 9, 2013 at 12:35 am

      The SandMan has been throwing bricks at me Yardarm! Will have to take your advice a little early (for me) tonight! :-)

  24. 85 Dudette
    August 9, 2013 at 12:36 am

    I leave you with this gorgeous piece by the Great George Duke (may he rest in peace) with Eric Benet.

    Goodnight Friends!

  25. August 9, 2013 at 12:44 am

    Genetics works …

    … never forget it.

    #LandSlideDEMS2014 – President Obama Has Earned IT & WE MUST DELIVER

    Yes We Can

  26. 89 Layla
    August 9, 2013 at 6:17 am

    Good morning all…hope everyone has a wonderful day! Off to work I go!

  27. August 9, 2013 at 6:20 am

  28. 91 globalcitizenlinda
    August 9, 2013 at 6:50 am

    wondering if PBO will soon announce the name of the person he is choosing to be the next Fed Chair.

    wasn’t the last time he announced that Dr. Bernanke was going to keep his job was when PBO was vacationing in Martha’s Vineyard?

  29. 92 Henry Healy
    August 9, 2013 at 7:34 am

    Happy Birthday Chips!

  30. 96 LDS
    August 9, 2013 at 7:43 am

    Good morning TODers!
    Ms. Chips, I just love your “new invention”. It is what my Mother used to tell us girls, ” if you want anything done right, do it yourself.”
    And you did. It looks weird, but as along as it gets the job done……

    Thank you for the pics of the Medal of Freedom Recipients as well as the background information.
    It is such an honor to wake up knowing that you have the smartest President on earth. I sleep better and worry less.
    If only this could last forever.
    I sometimes have to ask myself,”Is it Friday, yet?”
    Everyday feels like Friday knowing that President Obama Is Managing America Well.

    Mr. Bobfr, thank you for posting all of the information we will never see from the GOP media.
    I hope POB drop the mic on the so-called WHPC today. I know he is anticipating some of the dumbest questions ever.
    I have so much respect for the President and Jay Carney to have to go through this torture. And it is not that they cannot handle them, but is there ONE who can ask just one intelligent question?

    Then to make matters worse, MSM gives these idiots top spots on prime time television and their own shows further boosting their egos and their salaries. Do they not care that WE see through all of this propaganda BS? All these years wasted. All the lies, hypocrites and more lies…
    Mr. President, you are a breath of fresh air. Enjoy your vacation, sir. You have earned it.
    Have a great weekend everyone!

  31. 97 LDS
    August 9, 2013 at 7:47 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MS. CHIPS!
    LIVE LONG AND PROSPER!
    (yes, I am shouting……you saved me from right- wing nut jobs and crazy ass emoprogs due to this blog)
    Than you.

  32. 98 Dudette
    August 9, 2013 at 7:59 am

    • August 9, 2013 at 8:08 am

      HAPPY, HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Chips. I had forgotten you are a Leo—-just like me. :) :) Hope your day is BLESSED!!!!! You deserve the BEST!!!!!!!!!!!!! We love you. ((((((((HUGS)))))))))

  33. August 9, 2013 at 8:11 am

    Mooooooorning everyone!!! Yikes, I woke to all these beeeeeautiful birthday greetings, but you’re a little early!!! Still four days to go – but hey, let the party start now!!! Thank you, you lovely people! Okay, time to get to work on R&S!

  34. 108 Dudette
    August 9, 2013 at 8:12 am

  35. 110 Dudette
    August 9, 2013 at 8:18 am

    Wow! Found this on the TL of a guy I’m following! This is how you lead right here!! LOVE IT!

  36. 112 Linda
    August 9, 2013 at 8:59 am

    I would love to know Ben Bradlee’s opinion of Bob Woodward.

  37. 113 JER
    August 9, 2013 at 9:00 am

    • 114 jackiegrumbacher
      August 9, 2013 at 9:23 am

      It’s long past time for this. Bi-partisan committees should work on House districts in each state. This business of gerryrigging every ten years is absolutely absurd. Running the country isn’t a game. These shenanigans have to stop.

  38. August 9, 2013 at 9:13 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHIPS!

  39. 116 Allison
    August 9, 2013 at 9:17 am

  40. August 9, 2013 at 9:19 am

    HAPPY BIRTHDAY MS CHIPSSSSS…Wishing you many Blessings!!


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