Archive for September 17th, 2014

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Sep
14

Night owl chat – The Velvet Underground

The old joke is that 3,000 people bought “The Velvet Underground & Nico”—and half of them formed bands because of its influence. A bit of Lou Reed, John Cale, and friends.

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17
Sep
14

Chat Away

@petesouza: President Obama w kids at Tinker Elementary school, MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa

17
Sep
14

A Tweet Or Two

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A perfect example of inequality in two tweets.

There’s this:

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Then this:

If you spend $98 on a toilet brush, raise your hand and slap yourself repeatedly.

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17
Sep
14

Kids Love President Obama

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President Barack Obama leans over to allow Caleb Edwin, right, touch his hair during his visits to a first grade classroom at Gen. Clarence Tinker elementary school at MacDill Air Force Base

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President Barack Obama reaches over to touch the spiked hair on Blake Diego, during his visits to a first grade class at Gen. Clarence Tinker elementary school at MacDill Air Force Base

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17
Sep
14

President Obama At MacDill Air Force Base

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 President Barack Obama speaks at US Central Command (CentCom) at MacDill Air Force Base

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President Barack Obama sits next to Commander of Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin III during in a briefing from top military leaders while at U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida

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President Barack Obama participates in a briefing from top military leaders while visiting U.S. Central Command at MacDill Air Force Base. From L-R are: United States Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco, National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice, U.S. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel, Obama, Commander of Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin III and U.S. Special Operations Commander Joseph Votel.

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President Barack Obama greets members of the military upon his arrival at MacDill Air Force Base

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President Barack Obama greets Gen. Lloyd Austin, commander of U.S. Central Command, as he arrives at MacDill Air Force Base

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President Barack Obama touches the spiked hair style of a child while visiting the Clarence Tinker elementary school children while at MacDill Air Force Base

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17
Sep
14

Rise and Shine

On This Day – Pete Souza: “I was struck by the young boy’s look as he watched the President speak at a health care reform rally at the University of Maryland in College Park.” Sept. 17, 2009

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Today (all times Eastern)

9:45: The President participates in a briefing at U.S. Central Command; U.S. Central Command, MacDill Air Force Base, Tampa, Florida

10:50: Tours the Joint Operations Center at U.S. Central Command

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11:50: Delivers remarks, Short Fitness and Sports Center, MacDill Air Force Base

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2:15: Departs Tampa

4:15: Arrives Joint Base Andrews

7:05: Delivers remarks at a picnic for Members of Congress, South Lawn

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* First Lady Michelle Obama visits St Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis today. She will visit with patients in the hospital’s activity room and then later tour the hospital and visit with children receiving treatment. The event will be closed to the public, and only the visit in the activity room will be open to the media.

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* VP Biden visits Des Moines, Iowa today to help kick off a voter registration tour by “Nuns on the Bus.”

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The Week Ahead

Thursday: On Thursday morning the President will participate in an Ambassador Credentialing Ceremony in the Oval Office.

In the afternoon, he will host President Petro Poroshenko of Ukraine at the White House.

That evening, the President will attend a DNC event in Washington, DC.

Friday: The President will participate in an event with the DNC’s Women’s Leadership Forum in Washington, DC.

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On This Day

Senator Barack Obama at Cashman Ballpark in Las Vegas, NV, September, 17, 2008

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PeteSouza: “This is a rare look inside the President’s Treaty Room office in the private residence of the White House. He was making a call to Poland Prime Minister Donald Tusk.” Sept. 17, 2009

President Barack Obama greets the crowd prior to his remarks at a rally on health insurance reform at the Comcast Center, University of Maryland in College Park, Md., on Sept. 17, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama console Paul and Janet Monti, parents of Army Sgt. 1st. Class Jared C. Monti in the Blue Room following a Medal of Honor ceremony in the East Room of the White House on Sept. 17, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

President Barack Obama hosts a screening for a documentary on the National Parks directed by Ken Burns and written and co-produced by Dayton Duncan in the Family Theater at the White House, Sept. 17, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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President Barack Obama looks out the window of the Oval Office, Sept. 17, 2013 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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MoooOOOooorning!

17
Sep
14

Early Bird Chat

On This Day: President Barack Obama helps his niece, Savita, as she begins to walk towards the President’s personal aide Reggie Love in the Oval Office, Sept. 17, 2009 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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MoooOOOooorning – Happy Wednesday!

 




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