Barack Obama Tag Archive

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A Bookmark For Friday June 26, 2015: Dignity, Grief And Amazing Grace

A day that requires its own bookmark before it gets swept away by the noise and irrelevance that these days too swiftly sweeps most things...

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Oslo City Hall

If you’ve already watched Barack Obama’s Nobel acceptance speech today (if you haven’t, at least give it a read), you...

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Freedom Fries

In defense of war crimes

Remnants of Bush/Cheney (even Cheney himself) infested TV shows over the past few days to demonize the Obama administration for releasing...

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Letters to the President

The White House receives tens of thousands of emails, faxes and letters a day. Of those, 10 reach and are read by Barack Obama. Interesting...

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The Chavez Effect

According to this post by Jake Tapper of ABC News, just after Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez gave Barack Obama a copy of Open Veins of...

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Ammo Shortages in the USA

From NPR: “It started the day that Obama got elected,” Johnny Dury, who owns Dury’s Gun Shop in San Antonio, tells...

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Obama Wines

Keeping with the St. Martin’s day theme and before I forget, notes on a few wines that were uncorked before the champagne during the...

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LJ Pic of the Day (Obama newspapers)

As if I need to collect more things. Obama’s immediate impact on the world economy: I spent about 30 euros today on newspapers...

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U.S. Election reception, Ljubljana

A few shots from a U.S. Election reception hosted by the U.S. Embassy at the Hotel Union in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Tuesday night. Above a...

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Ljubljana 5:09 am

Ljubljana, Slovenia, 05-Nov-2008 Ljubljana 5:09 am, originally uploaded by pirano....

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Kenge Kenge’s Obama For Change

Via World Music Network comes this song by Kenyan band Kenge Kenge, their humble tribute to Kenya’s current favorite son of the...

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Europe

Obama Fans in Europe, Take Note

If Europeans could vote in the US election one week from today, the outcome would closely resemble that of the Economist’s world...

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Alaska’s Largest Paper Endorses Obama

Looking inwards? The Anchorage Daily News, the largest paper in Sarah Palin’s home state, today endorsed Barack Obama. Not quite as...

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Semper Fidelis

From FotoEdge’s flickr stream, shot in Liberty, Missouri, population 30,000, a town presumably fitting Sarah Palin’s definition...

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Shock! In a Global Election, Landslide in the Making for Obama

What if the whole world could vote? The Economist, hardly a leftist commie rag, is inviting the world to do just that. Extending the...

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Strongsville, Ohio

Video shot outside of a McCain-Palin rally yesterday in Strongsville, Ohio, about 20 miles (32 km) southwest of Cleveland. Q: Is Obama a...

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45 Second Prez Debate II Revue

If I don’t find something better to do at 3 am, these debates are gonna kill me. Winner? The major network focus groups all picked Obama....

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Man of Constant Sorrow for Obama

Probably not uplifting bumper sticker material, but nifty nonetheless. Just heard this from an old friend who has The BluegrassRave...

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Freedom Fries

… a good start

It’s pretty amazing what a PiranCafe endorsement can bring, isn’t it? True, the Iowa Caucuses may mean little in the bigger...

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It begins today…

… in Iowa, the moment the world’s been waiting for — the process that will finally relegate the George W. Bush era into...

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