Posts Tagged ‘Correspondents



03
May
14

The 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner, Part 3

First Lady Michelle Obama leaving the White House

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6:0 EDT: Live streaming of the red carpet arrivals on C-Span and CNN

8:0 EDT: The President and First Lady arrive at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

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Also at White House Live

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03
May
14

The 2014 White House Correspondents’ Dinner

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6:0 EDT: Live streaming of the red carpet arrivals on C-Span and CNN

8:0 EDT: The President and First Lady arrive at the White House Correspondents’ Association Dinner

White House Live

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Meanwhile, check Pete Souza’s latest gems: here

03
May
14

The White House Correspondents Dinner 2009-2013

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2009

The Comedian: Wanda Sykes

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What The President Wore

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What The First Lady Wore

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Text of the President’s remarks here

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2010

The Comedian: Jay Leno

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What The President Wore

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What The First Lady Wore

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Text of the President’s remarks here

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Continue reading ‘The White House Correspondents Dinner 2009-2013′

25
Jul
13

Some Light Relief: Back in April…

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Whyyyyyyyyy on earth, I hear you ask, are we getting a post of photos from the WHCD when it took place as long ago as flippin’ April? Well, I only found these today – hey, better late than never, right? We’ve seen same/similar before, but there were a few new to me, so feast your eyes.

You can see them all here – but they have no captions, so I have no clue who some of the people are in a few of the pics near the bottom of the post.

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President Henry …. what a lovely thought :???:

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A kiss from General Ray Odierno:

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I don’t mean to be unkind – well, I do – but I always think if you morphed Laurel and Hardy in to one, you’d get Ed Henry:

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08
May
13

Did Christians apologize for Timothy McVeigh?

Here’s a bio on Dr. Seema Jilani:

Seema Jilani is a physician who specializes in Pediatrics, and concentrates on International Health Care. She has worked in Israel, Palestine, Sudan, Lebanon, Egypt and the Balkans. She has been a freelance journalist for Pacifica Radio for eight years. Her radio documentary, Israel and Palestine: The Human Cost of The Occupation, was nominated for The Peabody Award. Dr. Jilani’s work has been published in The Guardian, The Independent, Newsweek, The Washington Post and McClatchy Newspapers.

Dr. Jilani also blogs on Huffington Post, and yesterday posted the most extraordinary piece, detailing the unmasked bigotry she suffered at the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.

Left without keys to her room, she tried to get into the ballroom to find her husband and retrieve her keys. Security staff disdainfully told her “no”, saying she had no ticket—something which didn’t seem to preclude Caucasian attendees easily passing through the security cordon.

Finally, the truth came out:

When I asked why the security representatives offered to personally escort white women without tickets downstairs while they watched me flounder, why they threatened to call the Secret Service on me, I was told, “We have to be extra careful with you all after the Boston bombings.”

Continue reading ‘Did Christians apologize for Timothy McVeigh?’




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