Posts Tagged ‘t

09
Apr
13

“Rather than Hail to the Chief, we’re going with that…”

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Full introduction:

20
May
11

west wing week: ‘the commencement at booker t’ (may 19, 2011)

17
May
11

random round-up

President Barack Obama meets with King Abdullah of Jordan in the Oval Office, May 17, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

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Thanks Team Obama

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Completely random old video:

Japan, November, 2010

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Completely random old pic:

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More randomness:

November, 2005

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And from Donna:

:shock:

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Video Queen Donna is on a roll!

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Hey, I’m just in a random mood :???:

17
May
11

morning people

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Today:

11:15 The President meets with King Abdullah II of Jordan

12:05 The President and King Abdullah deliver statements to the press

2:50 The President hosts a White House reception in honor of Jewish American Heritage Month

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Photo from Florida, 2008

Florida Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz, whom President Obama has picked to lead the Democratic National Committee, introduced the president at the first of two DNC events in Washington last night.

“How about my new DNC chair, Debbie Wasserman Schultz,” Obama said, to applause. “She is tireless, tireless. And she’s got the most adorable kids, and I don’t know how she keeps up with everything.”

“But as Michelle said, if you want something done, put a woman in charge. So, all right, everybody got….women, you got a little too excited on that.”

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16
May
11

heads up …. then heads down for some sleep ;-)

The President is giving a speech at a DNC event at 9:25 ET – not sure where it’ll be shown, but try CNN

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President Obama greets graduates before he delivers the commencement address at the Booker T. Washington High School graduation at Cook Convention Center in Memphis

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President Obama listens as Memphis Mayor A.C. Wharton speaks during a meeting with elected officials and families affected by the floods in Memphis, Tenn., May 16 (Pete Souza)

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President Obama returns to the White House after a trip to Memphis, May 16

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A souvenir button of U.S. President Barack Obama is seen in a store in Moneygall, Ireland, May 16

Obama bread for sale in a shop in Moneygall :???:

Yep, Moneygall again

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The sound/synching is terrible in this clip, but it’s worth the pain to hear Richard Clarke’s remarks – thank you Loriah

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President Obama speaks at a Democratic National Committee event in Washington, May 16

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See you tomorrow ;-)

16
May
11

‘you’re ready to make your mark on the world’

Booker T. Washington High School, May 16

16
May
11

‘that’s just pollen’

Commercial Appeal: BTW students Cassandra Henderson and Christopher Dean accompanied President Obama for a surprise drop-in private chat with the assembled senior class, behind curtains away from the main ballroom arena. Principal Alisha Kiner tried to relax them with some knock-knock jokes and quips about seniors crying at graduation. The students were unaware Obama was going to join them before the commencement, and they erupted into cheers – and some sobs – when he walked out smiling……

….Another huge roar went up as he put down the microphone to mix with the students – most of them with “Honors” sashes. One girl was sobbing and Obama gave her a reassuring, sympathetic look, leaned down and put his hand on her neck to comfort her. Next to her another girl was crying, and Obama went down the row.

Then the students noticed the usually steely principal’s eyes watering up. “No, no,” she said. “You know, that’s just pollen.”

Full article here

Thank you Northanger ;-)

There are lots more video clips from today at the WMCTV site (here)




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