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Jun
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The President’s Day

US President Barack Obama arrives for a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Barack Obama arrives for a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy’s Falcon Stadium in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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US President Barack Obama congratulates cadets during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama speaks during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cadets celebrate during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. US President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the academy. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama arrives for a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cadets celebrate after taking their oath during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. US President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the academy. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama congratulates cadets during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama(L) watches as cadets arrive during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cadets celebrate after taking their oath during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. US President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the academy. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama congratulates cadets during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cadets celebrate during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. US President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the academy. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama congratulates cadets during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Cadets celebrate during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. US President Barack Obama gave the commencement speech at the academy. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

US President Barack Obama is presented a painting during a graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy's Falcon Stadium June 2, 2016 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. / AFP / Brendan Smialowski (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)


113 Responses to “The President’s Day”


  1. 1 Dudette
    June 2, 2016 at 7:24 pm

    Hey! 😀

  2. 4 Dudette
    June 2, 2016 at 7:25 pm

    😀 😀 😀

  3. 14 desertflower
    June 2, 2016 at 7:33 pm

    Dudette!!! Happy Furst Place:)

  4. June 2, 2016 at 7:37 pm

  5. 17 desertflower
    June 2, 2016 at 7:38 pm

    Hillary. 🙂 I’m with her!

    ” Donald Trump’s ideas aren’t just different; they are dangerously incoherent. They’re not even really ideas, just a series of bizarre rants, personal feuds, and outright lies. He is not just unprepared, he is temperamentally unfit to hold an office that requires knowledge, stability, and immense responsibility. This is not someone who should ever have the nuclear codes, because it’s not hard to imagine Donald Trump leading us into a war just because someone got under his very thin skin.”

    A smart woman totally cutting to the chase…he won’t be able to contain himself. I don’t see how this charade will last till November.

    http://www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/war_stories/2016/06/hillary_clinton_s_anti_trump_speech.html

  6. 23 Dudette
    June 2, 2016 at 7:42 pm

  7. 25 Nerdy Wonka
    June 2, 2016 at 7:45 pm

  8. June 2, 2016 at 7:47 pm

    CSPAN: HILLARY CLINTON NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY ADDRESS (40 minutes)

    Hillary Clinton National Security Policy Address Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke in San Diego, California. She laid out her national security vision for keeping Americans safe at home and continuing to play a leading role on the world stage.

    http://www.c-span.org/video/?410484-1/hillary-clinton-lays-national-security-priorities

  9. 32 Dudette
    June 2, 2016 at 7:49 pm

    • 33 SUEDUVALLSMITH
      June 2, 2016 at 8:18 pm

      DONALD TRUMP IS VULGAR..HE IS SATAN’S AMBASSADOR!..HE AND MY SPOUSE FIT WELL TOGETHER!

  10. June 2, 2016 at 8:01 pm

  11. 35 MadameSoph
    June 2, 2016 at 8:08 pm

    It’s on! That HRC FP speech today was just the beginning! Just wait until PBO and company get on the road 🙂

    I bet DT is wringing his tiny orange hands as we type….

    Gonna give these out as convention watch party favors this year 🙂

    http://www.bubblegenius.com/terrific-classy-yuge-set

    • 36 arapaho415
      June 2, 2016 at 10:15 pm

      GE MS.

      They got the color right, LOL.

      Thankfully the conventions were moved up this year, and so will be over before the First Family goes on their annual August vacation.

  12. 37 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    June 2, 2016 at 8:17 pm

    I WATCHED PBO WITH ALL THE GRADUATES BEFORE I LEFT TODAY..HE IS SO UNSELFISH AND COMPASSIONATE..STANDING THERE TO CONGRATULATE EACH AND EVERY ONE OF THEM……………………………SUCH A BLESSING TO ALL OF US….MY ROOMMATE HAS ADMITTED TO SUPPORTING TRUMP,,GUESS HE’LL HAVE TO LEARN THE HARD WAY!……………………..SUCH A BEAUTIFUL TIME WORKING WITH CHURCH FRIENDS THIS AFTERNOON…………….I’M HOPING WE CAN MAKE A DFFERENCE!…HAVE A BEAUTIFUL EVENING MR. PRESIDENT,,THERE ARE ALOT OF GRADUATES TODAY WHO WILL NEVER FORGET YOU.

  13. June 2, 2016 at 8:17 pm

  14. 41 Judith Fardig
    June 2, 2016 at 8:28 pm

    Thanks heavens that pilot who crashed his plane after flying over the Air Force Academy graduation is okay. Scary!

  15. June 2, 2016 at 8:34 pm

    POTUS scores again and again:

    • 43 99ts
      June 2, 2016 at 8:56 pm

      He can answer any question meta – Hillary is probably 2nd best, but some way behind – the rest of them are over the horizon somewhere – too busy campaigning to have any policies – let alone knowledge

      He should never be allowed to leave.

    • June 2, 2016 at 9:03 pm

      Bravo POTUS, for that answer. BRAVO.

  16. 45 DAVE BENCOE
    June 2, 2016 at 8:36 pm

    While I’ve been for Hillary the whole way, I’m not a big fan. I greatly respect her knowledge and ability, but shake my head with how clumsy she and her husband are at handling the cr*p thrown at them. (The President is SO much better at it, IMHO.) But today she was AWESOME in how she totally filleted that POS drumpf and scraped the cuttings into the garbage. A Tour de Force!

  17. 47 99ts
    June 2, 2016 at 8:37 pm

    I apologize if you have seen these tweets – but some joy out there today

    The fall in November will be massive 🙂 🙂

  18. June 2, 2016 at 8:52 pm

    No we don’t !!!!!

  19. June 2, 2016 at 9:01 pm

    President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama will select the Obama Library architect by the end of June.

  20. 55 vcprezofan2
    June 2, 2016 at 9:20 pm

  21. 57 FoxfireTX
    June 2, 2016 at 9:21 pm

    Thank you NW for this fabulous recap and these glorious photos! GE to everyone at TOD. A great couple of days for the Dems. First PBO eviscerating Trump in the way only he can do it, followed by HRC with her best speech yet. Good luck GOP, you’re going to need it to survive. As to Bernie, I was so over him months ago and now just find him disgusting. After all the haranguing about Hillary’s speeches, he still has not released his tax returns (even while attacking Trump for not releasing his) and now is not going to release his fundraising numbers for last month. He is totally done and the sooner we never hear from again the happier I will be. He has destroyed any place for himself in this party in the future.

  22. 58 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 9:23 pm

    and he double confirmed it with his ‘reply’ tweet.

  23. 60 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 9:23 pm

  24. 61 HZ
    June 2, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    Thank you NW for all that you do for TOD. Give Chips my loving hugs please.HZ

  25. 64 GGAIL
    June 2, 2016 at 9:28 pm

    Looks like it was a beautiful day for PBO 😊

  26. June 2, 2016 at 9:29 pm

  27. 71 JER
    June 2, 2016 at 9:31 pm

    LIVE NOW: Hillary Clinton in Perris, California – http://www.cbsnews.com/liveFeed/widget.shtml

  28. 73 jacquelineoboomer
    June 2, 2016 at 9:49 pm

    A Navy Blue Angels pilot was killed in a crash of his F/A-18 aircraft in TN today. So tragic!

  29. June 2, 2016 at 9:54 pm

    Guess this is Bernie’s response to Hillary’s FP speech…

  30. 75 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 10:00 pm

    from bob fucking dole to paul fucking ryan, every gop ‘establishment’ rethug has fallen in line just weeks after mouthing off about the corrupt clown of a carnival barker.

    the loony left can learn something from that.

  31. June 2, 2016 at 10:06 pm

    THE RACHEL MADDOW SHOW 6/2/16

    Clinton clobbers Trump with his own words

    Rachel Maddow reviews Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s foreign policy speech in which she highlighted past statements of Republican Donald Trump to the point of mockery. Duration: 19:05

    http://on.msnbc.com/20WtRHd

  32. 77 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 10:17 pm

    how a bbc became a teann

    Missing Japanese boy found alive

    ryan to vote for trump

    prince died of overdose

    zilch on hillary speech.

    • 78 arapaho415
      June 2, 2016 at 10:22 pm

      gm amk.

      IMHO, it’s good that bbc has the story about the missing Japanese boy. A good news story to offset the appalling US election and other bad news around the world.

      Have read that the terrain the boy was abandoned in is home to a kin of Grizzly Bears — glad to hear he wasn’t attacked by one of those ferocious creatures.

  33. June 2, 2016 at 10:21 pm

    First Lady to deliver commencement address Friday June 3rd at the City College of New York. It starts at 10:30am.

  34. 81 jacquelineoboomer
    June 2, 2016 at 10:23 pm

    Madeleine Albright, you’ve got Bette Davis eyes.

    🙂

  35. 82 arapaho415
    June 2, 2016 at 10:28 pm

    GE TODville.

    @ddale’s twitter timeline on Trump rallies are a hoot — an incredulous Canadian, is apparently able to better speak his mind than US MSM.

    On the Golden State Warriors vs. Cleveland Cavs game tonight:

    more…

    • 83 arapaho415
      June 2, 2016 at 10:29 pm

      And…

  36. 84 desertflower
    June 2, 2016 at 10:33 pm

    If the bug doesn’t get you, we can make sure the poisons do!

  37. 86 desertflower
    June 2, 2016 at 10:37 pm

    Oh dear…..

    http://www.politicususa.com/2016/06/02/donald-trump-married-women-work.html

    In the latest installment of Donald Trump’s misogyny, a 1994 interview has resurfaced where the presumptive GOP nominee said allowing a married woman to work is a bad idea.

    “I think that putting a wife to work is a very dangerous thing. If you’re in business for yourself, I really think it’s a bad idea,” Trump said. “I think that was the single greatest cause of what happened to my marriage with Ivana.”

    In the same interview, Trump also expressed a similar feeling about his second wife, Marla Maples – the woman he had an affair with while married to his first wife.

    “I have days where I think it’s great,” Trump said of his marriage to Maples. “And then I have days where, if I come home — and I don’t want to sound too much like a chauvinist — but when I come home and dinner’s not ready, I go through the roof.”

  38. 91 desertflower
    June 2, 2016 at 11:21 pm

    Great news.

    http://www.nbcnews.com/health/health-news/teen-births-fall-yet-again-hit-new-low-n584556

    The birthrate for teenagers has dropped 64 percent from its peak in 1991, the agency said. The 2015 rate was the lowest since the federal government began tracking teenage births in 1940.

    “We’re reaching record lows every year,” Brady Hamilton, one of the authors of the study, told Reuters. “These declines are absolutely astounding.”

    The number of teen births fell to 229,888 last year from 249,078 in 2014, the CDC said.

    “THESE DECLINES ARE ABSOLUTELY ASTOUNDING.”
    The agency has cited a decline in teenage sexual activity and an increase in the use of birth control as factors in the steady drop in teen births.

  39. 92 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 11:25 pm

    warriors 92-86 over cavs. under 5 min left.

  40. 94 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 11:35 pm

    wars 104-89. under a min.

  41. 97 amk for obama
    June 2, 2016 at 11:38 pm

  42. 98 MightyPamela
    June 3, 2016 at 12:05 am

    New Moon approaching, on Saturday, 4th June. I’ll be back in the morning with the stats. Thank you all, for all the wonderful years of solidarity and camaraderie, intelligent conversation and kind support. Through President Barack Obama, and the exceptional FL Michelle Obama, we have held a time for all eternity in our hands bd hearts. Thank you for the laughter and the tears. Goodnight.

  43. 102 magapie
    June 3, 2016 at 12:28 am

    Good night.

  44. 103 amk for obama
    June 3, 2016 at 12:31 am

  45. 104 rikyrah
    June 3, 2016 at 7:34 am

    Good Morning 😊, Everyone 😃

  46. June 3, 2016 at 7:43 am

    Good morning dear TOD family!!

    Chips – keeping you and your mom constantly in my thoughts. Hope all is well.

    And, so very true ….

    “Speaking on the occasion, UN Women country representative Jamshed Kazi stated, “This comprehensive report captures different facets of women’s economic empowerment from the relations between malnutrition and lesser opportunities in the workforce to the extra burden of humanitarian crises on women. Kazi said provision of safe and affordable transport and accommodation options is imperative to encourage economically inactive women to join the formal workforce.

    “Providing equal opportunities for quality education is also critical for women and girls to improve their employment options,” said Kazi.

    Danish Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Helle Nielsen said that investing in girls and women is the most effective investment in development, reaching far beyond the individual women. “Investing in women’s economical participation is a direct way to gender equality, poverty reduction and inclusive economic growth, but for the world to experience progress, we need to give girls and women the equal opportunities to which they are entitled. This will not only benefit girls and women but societies at large”, said Nielsen.

    The envoy explained that women spend approximately 90 percent of their salaries on their children and the health, education and well-being of their family, while men only spend 30 to 40 percent.”

  47. June 3, 2016 at 7:44 am

  48. June 3, 2016 at 7:48 am

    While the push to remove #DAESH from Mosul and elsewhere in Iraq continues to build momentum …. folk are looking to the future and the central role the Kurds will have in the stabilization and resurgence of the region ….

  49. June 3, 2016 at 7:56 am

    My wish for all of you, as well ….

    bbl ….

  50. 113 SUEDUVALLSMITH
    June 3, 2016 at 9:51 am

    THIS ENTRE DAY..THIS GRADUATION…PBO’S COMPASSION..JUST MADE ME CRY HAPPY TEARS ALL DAY!


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