Archive for August 22nd, 2010

22
Aug
10

a very good sign

Major Garrett, chief White House correspondent for right-wing nutjob channel FOX ‘News’, works the phone while sitting on the porch of the Mansion House, press headquarters for the President’s visit. The sign reads:

Mansion House Inn believes anyone who has passed health care reform, signed economic stimulus bills, recast America’s global image, commands two war zones, won the Nobel Peace Prize, nominated 2 Supreme Court judges (and) overhauled financial regulations, deserves a great vacation. Thank you Mr. President.

Photo by Nelson Sigelman

22
Aug
10

not forgetting bo….

A home in Oak Bluffs, Mass, on Martha’s Vineyard, displays a sign welcoming President Barack Obama and the first family to Martha’s Vineyard for vacation, Sunday, Aug. 22

22
Aug
10

positive thoughts

Obama Will Triumph — So Will America

By Frank Schaeffer (December, 2009)

Before he’d served even one year President Obama lost the support of the easily distracted left and engendered the white hot rage of the hate-filled right. But some of us, from all walks of life and ideological backgrounds — including this white, straight, 57-year-old, former religious right wing agitator, now progressive writer and (given my background as the son of a famous evangelical leader) this unlikely Obama supporter — are sticking with our President. Why?– because he is succeeding.

We faithful Obama supporters still trust our initial impression of him as a great, good and uniquely qualified man to lead us.

Obama’s steady supporters will be proved right. Obama’s critics will be remembered as easily panicked and prematurely discouraged at best and shriveled hate mongers at worst.

Read the rest of the piece here

22
Aug
10

rub of the green

President Barack Obama at the Vineyard Golf Club in Edgartown, Mass, on the island of Martha’s Vineyard, Sunday, Aug. 22




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