Posts Tagged ‘august



26
Aug
11

west wing week: mailbag day, summer edition 2011

24
Aug
11

vacation?

President Barack Obama receives an economic briefing from Brian Deese, Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, in Chilmark, Mass., August 24

23
Aug
11

wow….

23
Aug
11

easy rider

Spectators and members of the media watch the Obama family take a bike ride in Manuel F. Correllus State Forest, Martha’s Vineyard, August 23

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21
Aug
11

i’ll have a bye-bye-bin-laden-mubarak-gaddafi sandwich please

President Obama visits Nancy’s seafood restaurant in Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, August 21

MVT: POTUS emerged from Nancy’s at 8:24 pm, holding FLOTUS’s hand.

Then ducked into SUV and motorcade made quick one-minute trip to home near waterfront in Oak Bluffs where Valerie Jarrett is staying and where the first family is expected to stay for dinner. WH says they are dining with friends.

21
Aug
11

axelrod & gibbs

21
Aug
11

sunday

CBS News Senior Business Correspondent Anthony Mason sat down with President Barack Obama in his home state of Illinois for an interview that is scheduled to broadcast on “CBS Sunday Morning” this Sunday, August 21 at 9:00 a.m. ET.

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From Meta:

Here you go. I’m just copying my tweets here. You can either just RT (I’m @metaquest) or just copy the links for your own tweet:

See for yourself without MSM @CBSSunday filters: Day 1 in Cannon Falls, MN http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOZji2w-i30 #mediafail

See for yourself without MSM @CBSSunday filters: Day 1 in Decorah, IA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKY3E1bekxs #mediafail

See for yourself without MSM @CBSSunday filters: feedback from MN attendees of rural bus tour http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LV4DsKyKtvI #mediafail

See for yourself without MSM @CBSSunday filters: Rural bus tour, Day 3 – Alpha, IL http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MRDaZEv5EBw #mediafail

See for yourself without MSM @CBSSunday filters: Rural bus tour, Day 3 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z-ZyBzqUt18 #mediafail

OMG, look at the angry hordes during PBO’s rural bus tour: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iiubs0zCloc Doesn’t fit @CBSSunday pre-fabricated doom & gloom scenarios

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Excellent Meta ;-)

19
Aug
11

par for the course

Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass., Aug. 19

19
Aug
11

west wing week: ‘get on the bus’ (august 19, 2011)

18
Aug
11

‘the stone of hope’

USAToday: Amid preparations to unveil a national memorial in honor of Martin Luther King Jr., a majority of Americans say King’s dream of racial equality has been realized in the USA, although a gulf between blacks and whites persists over how much remains to be done.

Just over half of Americans polled say Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream of racial equality has been fulfilled, and another one in four of those surveyed say major progress has been made toward it.

A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll finds both pride and division on race relations. Nearly everyone – 90% of whites and 85% of blacks – says civil rights for blacks have improved in the USA during their lifetime, although whites are more likely to see the progress as far-reaching.

…. Dawn Scott, 50, a caregiver for seniors from Bloomfield, Conn., who is black, says racism continues but cites the election of the nation’s first African-American president as evidence of King’s legacy.

“If he was alive, seeing what Barack (Obama) did, he’d be the proudest man on Earth,” she says of the civil rights leader….

Obama is scheduled to speak at the Aug. 28 dedication of the King memorial, a 30-foot-8-inch granite sculpture set amid cherry trees on the northwest shore of the Tidal Basin.

VK News: On Sunday, August 28, 2011, the 48th anniversary of the “March on Washington” and Dr. King’s historic “I Have A Dream” speech, thousands will gather in Washington, D.C. to honor the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a special dedication of the MLK Memorial, The “Stone of Hope which is 30-foot statue of Dr. King located on the National Mall.

17
Aug
11

holy cow!

President Obama visits the Whiteside County Fair during livestock judging, Aug. 17, in Morrison, Ill.

President Barack Obama hugs Norma Haan, 68, at the Whiteside County Fair

16
Aug
11

out and about

….. visiting DeWitt Dairy Treats, Aug. 16, in DeWitt, Iowa

Jay Carney

President Obama pats Brady, a golden retriever, while visiting the Grasshopper antique store in LeClaire, Iowa

President Obama autographs a man’s t-shirt as he visits LeClaire, Iowa

President Obama tosses a bag of popcorn to members of the media in LeClaire

… meeting members of the girls junior volleyball team at Maquoketa High School, Iowa

A girl on the cross country running team smiles and looks back at her friends after meeting President Obama at Maquoketa High School




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