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05
Jul
12

20 Reasons Why We Fight For This Fella

The Inspiration:

The Energy:

The Pride:

The Warmth:

The Diversity:

The Belonging:

The Hope:

The Belief:

The Support:

The Patriot ….. not a single offshore account:

The Optimism:

The Determination:

The Future:

The Unity:

The Commitment:

The Pride:

The Man:

The Respect:

The Direction:

The Love:

And that was all in just one day

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Friday:

9:40: President Obama tours Summer Garden Food Manufacturing

10:45: Delivers remarks at a campaign event

1:50: Delivers remarks at a campaign event

3:10: Departs Pittsburgh

4:10: Arrives Joint Base Andrews

4:25: Arrives at the White House

4:55: Holds an event at the White House with construction workers and college students to sign HR 4348

06
Jun
12

“It felt the same”

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Jonathan Capehart article here (and another here)

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President Barack Obama bends over so the son of a White House staff member can pat his head during a family visit to the Oval Office May 8, 2009. The youngster wanted to see if the President’s haircut felt like his own. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

23
May
12

“I want to know if my hair is just like yours”

NYT: For decades at the White House, photographs of the president at work and at play have hung throughout the West Wing, and each print soon gives way to a more recent shot. But one picture of President Obama remains after three years.

In the photo, Mr. Obama looks to be bowing to a sharply dressed 5-year-old black boy, who stands erect beside the Oval Office desk, his arm raised to touch the president’s hair — to see if it feels like his.

…. The boy in the picture is Jacob Philadelphia of Columbia, Md. Three years ago this month, his father, Carlton, a former Marine, was leaving the White House staff….

When the pictures were taken and the family was about to leave, Mr. Philadelphia told Mr. Obama that his sons each had a question…

Jacob spoke first.

“I want to know if my hair is just like yours,” he told Mr. Obama, so quietly that the president asked him to speak again.

Jacob did, and Mr. Obama replied, “Why don’t you touch it and see for yourself?” He brought his head level with Jacob, who hesitated.

“Touch it, dude!” Mr. Obama said.

As Jacob patted the presidential crown, Mr. Souza snapped.

“So, what do you think?” Mr. Obama asked.

“Yes, it does feel the same,” Jacob said.

….Jacob, now 8, said he indeed does want to be president. “Or a test pilot.”

More here

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Brilliant find, BWD




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