Archive for May 23rd, 2012


Catching up


The U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs

More photos at the Denver Post


President Obama embraces Tami Graham as he is introduced to supporters at a campaign fundraiser in Denver


President Obama leaves Buckley Air Force Base in Aurora, Colorado, en route to California



Tonight (all times Eastern)

9:10: PBO arrives Mountain View, California

10:20: Delivers remarks at a campaign event at a private residence, Atherton

12:10: Delivers remarks at a campaign event at Fox Theatre, Redwood City

CNN live streaming has the 12:10 event in their schedule (but check the time, it varies wherever I look)

Check CBS live streaming too



11:30: Attends a campaign event at the The Fairmont Hotel, in San Jose

1:00: Departs San Jose en route Newton, Iowa

4:00: Arrives in Des Moines

4:55: Tours TPI Composites, a wind manufacturer

5:15: Delivers remarks on urging Congress to act on the ‘To Do List’

6:55: Delivers remarks at a campaign event

9:20: Departs Des Moines en route Joint Base Andrews

11:30: Arrives at Joint Base Andrews

11:45: Arrives at the White House


“I want to know if my hair is just like yours”

NYT: For decades at the White House, photographs of the president at work and at play have hung throughout the West Wing, and each print soon gives way to a more recent shot. But one picture of President Obama remains after three years.

In the photo, Mr. Obama looks to be bowing to a sharply dressed 5-year-old black boy, who stands erect beside the Oval Office desk, his arm raised to touch the president’s hair — to see if it feels like his.

…. The boy in the picture is Jacob Philadelphia of Columbia, Md. Three years ago this month, his father, Carlton, a former Marine, was leaving the White House staff….

When the pictures were taken and the family was about to leave, Mr. Philadelphia told Mr. Obama that his sons each had a question…

Jacob spoke first.

“I want to know if my hair is just like yours,” he told Mr. Obama, so quietly that the president asked him to speak again.

Jacob did, and Mr. Obama replied, “Why don’t you touch it and see for yourself?” He brought his head level with Jacob, who hesitated.

“Touch it, dude!” Mr. Obama said.

As Jacob patted the presidential crown, Mr. Souza snapped.

“So, what do you think?” Mr. Obama asked.

“Yes, it does feel the same,” Jacob said.

….Jacob, now 8, said he indeed does want to be president. “Or a test pilot.”

More here


Brilliant find, BWD


“We’re NOT going back”

Denver, May 23


Heads up: PBO at Denver campaign event

President Obama greets supporters upon his arrival in Denver, Colorado


5:35 ET The President delivers remarks at a campaign event at the Hyatt Regency, Denver

CBS live streaming

CNN live streaming 


Colorado Springs Commencement

President Barack Obama gives a boy a high five upon his arrival in Colorado Springs


White House live

CBS live streaming (this link is working)

CNN live streaming (sound problems)



President Obama salutes as he arrives to deliver commencement address at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs

…. with Air Force Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz

President Obama receives a painting of Air Force One from the US Air Force class of 2012 during their graduation ceremony at the US Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs



Thanks amk


Rise and Shine

President Obama walks out of the White House as he travels to Colorado Springs for the U.S. Air Force Academy graduation ceremony


7:00 AM: PBO departs the White House

10:30: Arrives in Colorado Springs, Colorado

12:0: Delivers the commencement address at the United States Air Force Academy

3:30: Departs Colorado Springs en route Denver

4:0: Arrives in Denver

5:35: Delivers remarks at a campaign event (listed for coverage by CNN live streaming)

6:35: Departs Denver en route Mountain View, California

9:10: Arrives in Mountain View

10:20: Delivers remarks at a campaign event



Morning everyone 😉







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