Category Archives: President Obama

President Barack Hussein Obama & First Lady Michelle Obama: Portriats Unveiled at Smithsonian National Gallery

How’s this for BLACK HISTORY MONTH? ICYMI Because we can’t get enough of our POTUS & FLOTUS. I’m old school. While sound bytes of events have their place and meanings, I like to sit back and savor the whole enchilada. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Positive News From The Obama Foundation

FYI: Minority-Led Firms Will Build Obama Library Author: Dorothy Tucker January 6, 2018 10:56 AM (CBS) — In a move that promises to challenge and change Chicago’s construction landscape, the Obama Foundation has announced who will build its presidential library. … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Biden: McConnell stopped Obama from calling out Russians

Former Vice President Joe Biden blamed Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for refusing to sign a bipartisan statement condemning Russia’s interference in the run-up to the 2016 presidential elections. Biden, speaking at an event hosted by the Council of Foreign … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | 44 Returns to Campaign Mode

Yesterday was exhausting. So, I will take joy wherever it springs forth…and, yesterday, 44 came to campaign in Virginia and New Jersey. Tell it 44!! "I appreciate your memes, but I need you to get out and vote." — Barack … Continue reading

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Saturday Open Thread

Enjoy your weekend with family and friends. ICYMI Video: President Obama drops in on our Obama Foundation community meeting last night via live video. pic.twitter.com/u3JN3NRUgF — The Obama Foundation (@ObamaFoundation) September 15, 2017 "It will be a symbol of excellence, … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread

Top of the week to you! ICYMI- Some great TENNIS! How they got there: PBO, we LOVE YOU!

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Friday Open Thread

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA! Yes, I said it.

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