Archive for January 16th, 2014

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14

A President At Work

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Pete Souza: President Obama talks on the phone w PM Cameron of UK today in Oval Office.

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It was true yesterday, it is true today, and it will remain true tomorrow: Pete Souza is a genius with a camera.

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16
Jan
14

A Tweet Or Two

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16
Jan
14

Afternoon blog roundup

Welcome to our new TOD feature: Afternoon Blog Roundup, where I troll the newsy goosey blogs and find nuggets for your delectation.

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Obamacare Derangement Syndrome causes Terri Lynn Land to attack Michigan GOP over Medicaid expansion

Terri Lynn Land wants to represent the state of Michigan in the United States Senate but she is clearly so unhinged by her raging case of Obamacare Derangement Syndrome that she’s lost the ability to comprehend what’s being said about healthcare any longer. It’s gotten so bad she’s now attacking her own Republican colleagues and appears to be completely unaware that she’s doing it.

In other words, she’s not worthy of even RUNNING for the U.S. Senate much less being a member of it.

With this sort of inadvertent inter-Party warfare going on, it’s little wonder Land has yet to secure the endorsement of the Michigan Republican Party or any major Republicans. The only thing she appears to have going for her is a huge personal bank account and the support of the Koch brothers front group, Americans for Prosperity.

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Do you pay too much for your penis pump?

If you do, you’re in the same boat as Medicare:

“Vacuum erection systems — commonly known as “penis pumps” — cost the Medicare program $172 million over a six-year period, roughly double the amount the average American consumer would have paid at the retail level, according to a report released Monday…”

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16
Jan
14

Education Comes To The White House

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President Barack Obama kisses First Lady Michelle Obama as he takes the stage to speak about college education at the White House. The Obamas met with representatives of colleges, universities and philanthropic groups at the White House on Thursday to talk about steps to get more low-income students to attend college. The event is part of Obama’s pledge to try to narrow the gap between rich and poor.

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New Orleans student Troy Simon introduces First Lady Michelle Obama during an event on expanding college opportunity, in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building

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Jan
14

What About Me?

President Obama kisses first lady Michelle Obama as he takes the stage to speak about college education at the White House, January 16

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