Archive for May, 2012



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May
12

Rise and Shine

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Cagle

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BuzzFeed: Romney Campaign Releases “With Mitt” iPhone App, Misspells “America”:

God Bless Amercia!

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Today: The President will sign the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank at the White House. This important step will help American businesses create jobs here at home and sell their products around the world – all at no cost to taxpayers. Last year marked the highest level of financing in the Bank’s 77-year history, as they supported thousands of U.S. companies, hundreds of thousands of jobs, and brought us closer to the goal the President set of doubling our nation’s exports by the end of 2014. Also today, the President will host a Jewish American Heritage Month reception at the White House.

10:30: PBO attends an annual hurricane preparedness briefing

11:40: Signs the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank

2:00: Jay Carney briefs the press

5:00: PBO hosts a Jewish American Heritage Month reception

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Morning everyone 😉

29
May
12

Beloved

President Barack Obama talks with Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient Toni Morrison in the Blue Room of the White House, May 29, 2012. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

29
May
12

The First Lady on The View

29
May
12

Medal of Freedom

Toni Morrison

Bob Dylan

Madeleine Albright

John Glenn

John Paul Stevens

Dolores Huerta

Pat Summitt

John Doar

William Foege

29
May
12

Heads up: Medal of Freedom ceremony

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Information on the recipients here

29
May
12

Heads up: Jay Carney’s press briefing

White House live

29
May
12

Rise and Shine

Steve Benen: Mitt Romney will join Donald Trump tonight in Las Vegas for a fundraiser, just a few days after the reality-show host reiterated his support for the ridiculous “birther” conspiracy theory. Asked by reporters yesterday whether Trump’s ugly, borderline-racist antics gives him pause, Romney seemed unconcerned.

“You know, I don’t agree with all the people who support me and my guess is they don’t all agree with everything I believe in,” Romney said. “But I need to get 50.1% or more and I’m appreciative to have the help of a lot of good people.”

That’s not much of a response. By Romney’s reasoning, decency is irrelevant – he should partner with anyone, no matter how vile, so long as it furthers his ambitions and gets him more votes.

…. cowardice is once again getting the better of Mitt Romney … he has been presented with several opportunities to show he’s capable of leadership, but he’s so afraid of what conservatives might say, he just doesn’t have the intestinal fortitude to do the right thing.

No Profile in Courage Award for you, Mitt.

Full post here

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Today – 3:25: The President and First Lady honor recipients of the 2011 Medal of Freedom in a ceremony

The following individuals will be awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom: Madeleine Albright, John Doar, Bob Dylan, William Foege, John Glenn, Gordon Hirabayashi, Dolores Huerta, Jan Karski, Juliette Gordon Low, Toni Morrison, Shimon Peres, John Paul Stevens and Pat Summitt.

Information here

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Wednesday: The President will sign the reauthorization of the Export-Import Bank at the White House and later will host a Jewish American Heritage Month reception.

Thursday: PBO will welcome George W Bush and Laura Bush to the White House for the official unveiling of their portraits.

Friday: PBO will visit Honeywell’s Golden Valley facility in Golden Valley, Minnesota for an event on the economy. Afterwards, he will attend a campaign event in Minnesota before traveling to Chicago in the evening to attend campaign events. The President will spend the night in Chicago.

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Morning everyone 😉

28
May
12

GOPolitico & GOP-Gallup: It’s a love thing!

28
May
12

More from Memorial Day

President Barack Obama is reflected in the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall as he delivers remarks during the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War commemoration ceremony in Washington, D.C., May 28. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

President Obama stands with his arm around Vietnam War widow Rose Mary Sabo-Brown after he and first lady Michelle Obama laid a wreath with her at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall

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Arlington Cemetery

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President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama greet the U.S. Navy’s first contingent of women submariners to be assigned to the Navy’s operational submarine force, in the Blue Room of the White House, May 28, 2012. The 24 women were accepted into the Navy’s nuclear submarine program after completing an intensive training program and serve on ballistic and guided missile submarines throughout the Navy. Also attending were ADM Mark Ferguson, left, Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, right. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

28
May
12

Memorial Day

Arlington National Cemetery, Memorial Day




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