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The President’s Day

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Pete Souza: President Obama plays w Ella Harper Rhodes, daughter of Deputy NSC advisor Ben Rhodes, today in Oval Office

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President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House

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President Barack Obama applauds baseball Hall of Famer Willie Mays and Monte Irvin

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Pitcher Madison Bumgarner laughs as President Barack Obama mentions him

President Barack Obama, accompanied by San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer, right, holds an autographed baseball given to him by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2015, where the president honored the 2014 World Series baseball champions. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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Outfielder Hunter Pence reacts in a funny manner as President Barack Obama speaks about the memes that cropped up using Hunter’s name

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President Barack Obama receives an autographed baseball used during the World Series

President Barack Obama, joined by, from left, San Francisco  Giants Hall of Fame baseball players Monte Irvin and Willie Mays, Giants CEO Larry Baer, and team manager Bruce Bochy, holds an autographed baseball given to him by San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner during a ceremony in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2015, where the president honored the team and their 2014 World Series baseball victory. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

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39 Responses to “The President’s Day”


  1. 1 hopefruit2
    June 4, 2015 at 9:31 pm

    First. 🙂

  2. June 4, 2015 at 9:33 pm

    Love ya Nerdy, thank yoooooou – no need for a 2015 photo contest, it’s been won already by that top pic 🙂

  3. 7 jackiegrumbacher
    June 4, 2015 at 9:38 pm

    That gorgeous photo tells you everything you need to know about our President’s ability to relate to everyone, no matter how young, old, rich, or poor. I can’t think of any other president in history who would have the self-confidence and empathy to do this.

  4. June 4, 2015 at 9:39 pm

    Congrats, HF!

    Chips, I posted a version of this earlier….what do you think about this latest revelation?

    WWC next week…

  5. June 4, 2015 at 9:43 pm

    LL, the Snowden of TOD 😈 😮

  6. June 4, 2015 at 9:48 pm

    OPSEC isn’t the Islamic State group’s strong suit. Airmen at Hurlburt Field, Florida, used social media posts by the insurgent group to track the location of an Islamic State group headquarters building. Twenty-two hours later, three joint direct attack munitions destroyed the target, said Gen. Hawk Carlisle, commander of Air Combat Command, at a June 1 speech in Arlington, Virginia.

    “The [airmen are] combing through social media and they see some moron standing at this command,” Carlisle said at the speech, which was sponsored by the Air Force Association. “And in some social media, open forum, bragging about command and control capabilities for Da’esh, ISIL, And these guys go ‘ah, we got an in.’ “So they do some work, long story short, about 22 hours later through that very building, three JDAMS take that entire building out. Through social media. It was a post on social media. Bombs on target in 22 hours. “It was incredible work, and incredible airmen doing this sort of thing.”

    • June 5, 2015 at 12:03 am

      The downside of the “instant gratification” generation — they DON”T KNOW HOW T KEEP THEIR MOUTHS SHUT! This feel good, Oooorah, kick-ass, All-American story plays well out in the heartland; however, this Marine reads it and thinks Ops-Sec! Why the hell broadcast how we found the target????

  7. 16 idon
    June 4, 2015 at 9:55 pm

    u gotta love this story. amazingly awesome.

  8. June 4, 2015 at 9:56 pm

    Evening all. What a great picture! How many ways can we love PBO?

  9. June 4, 2015 at 10:11 pm

    Wowzers:

  10. June 4, 2015 at 10:19 pm

    Do that dam idiot Lindsey Graham think he will be elected President because he hate President Obama? If you disagree with the President that is fine, but no need to disrespect him nearly everytime you open your mouth. I can’t even stand to look at Lindsey.

  11. 22 GGail
    June 4, 2015 at 10:43 pm

    Golden State is one scrappy team.

  12. 25 MightyPamela
    June 4, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    What happened? Nearly an hour since the last comment, uh oh, have I been blocked? 😦

  13. 26 JER
    June 4, 2015 at 11:46 pm

    • 27 JER
      June 4, 2015 at 11:54 pm

      In a story last month in the Boston Globe, Rauch explained what his new venture is all about, and why the focus has been on inexpensive, healthy food rather than profits. “Our job at Daily Table is to provide healthy meals that are no more expensive than what people are already buying,” Rauch said. “We’re trying to reach a segment of the population that is hard to reach. It’s the working poor who are out buying food, but who can’t afford the food they should be eating.”

    • 29 Nena20409
      June 5, 2015 at 11:10 am

      A great idea.
      Bless him.

  14. June 5, 2015 at 12:10 am

    The Warriors take game one! Love the Dubs!

  15. June 5, 2015 at 12:17 am

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  17. June 5, 2015 at 1:33 am

    PERIOD.

    FOREVER, PERIOD.

    good night TOD.

    #FORWARD Together

  18. 37 amk for obama
    June 5, 2015 at 3:10 am

    furst ….

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    ….

    pic is awesome.

  19. 38 sherijr
    June 5, 2015 at 7:18 am

    I just read the news about your husband, Africa. I am deeply sorry for your loss, I will keep you and your son in my heart and in my thoughts (((((((((Africa & Son)))))))))). Please take care of yourselves.


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