Category Archives: Barack Obama

Did Obama Embellish His Mother’s Deathbed Fight?

Saturday, July 16, 2011 A new book challenges President Barack Obama’s carefully constructed mythology about his late mother’s deathbed fight with her health insurance company. Throughout the 2008 presidential campaign, then-candidate Barack Obama regaled audiences with the story of how … Continue reading

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The Chimp’s Letter to Obama

Monday, January 26, 2009 H/T to my friend Betsy at Mock, Paper, Scissors

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Satellite Image of Inauguration

Wednesday, January 21, 2009 This is very cool. Here is a half-meter resolution image of the US Capitol and National Mall taken by the GeoEye-1 satellite Tuesday morning during President Obama’s inauguration. Two million people from this altitude look like … Continue reading

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Frenzy in Washington DC

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 The Mall was virtually full by 8AM and the areas around the Washington Monument and Lincoln Memorial nearing capacity. District Fire Chief Dennis L. Rubin said, “We’re really at a frenzy” coping with the crowds. He … Continue reading

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Official Inaugural Schedule of Events

Tuesday, January 20, 2009 Good morning. Today is inaugural day. The day billions of people around the world and millions in the U.S. have been anxiously awaiting for the past 8 years. Here’s the official inaugural schedule of events: • … Continue reading

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HBO Blames Obama Team for Rev. Gene Robinson Diss

Monday, January 19, 2009 HBO is having none of it. They’re punting the blame squarely back to the Obama inaugural team for scheduling the openly gay Rev. Gene Robinson’s invocation prayer before the start of the broadcast feed. AfterElton has … Continue reading

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Obama’s Speech at the Lincoln Memorial

Monday, January 19, 2009 President-elect Barack Obama has extraordinary oratory skills. What a startling contrast to the bumbling, stammering, incoherent, George Bush.

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