Archive for September 2nd, 2015

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Sep
15

The President’s Day In Alaska

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9:50 EDT: President Obama Delivers Remarks at the Kotzebue School, Alaska

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President Obama performs a traditional Yup’ik dance at a school in Dillingham, Alaska

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President Obama reacts as a fish he is holding releases milt, the sperm-containing fluid of a male fish, while visiting with Commercial and Subsistence Fisher Kim Williams on Kanakanak Beach

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“He was happy to see me” 😆

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President Obama: “Glad this was the only Bear I met in the park.”

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Hmmmmmm ….. pie

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Free as a bird

02
Sep
15

A Tweet or Two

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Shonda Rhimes domination of TV is WONDERFUL because it looks like the America of 2015

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02
Sep
15

Entertained to Death

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I will not hide it: I’m something of a pop culture maven. Not, perhaps, through active participation. But being at all aware in this culture it does tend to seep into you, if only through osmosis. And as a librarian, I make a concerted effort to keep abreast of things high and low, so that I can converse with and serve my patrons.

I’m certainly not one of those scolds who thinks pop culture has no place in the world. Most of us have grown up enmeshed in it, and have, for the most part, come out no worse for wear. I enjoy my sports, and I enjoy my movie spectacles.

However, we have entered a period of convergence, where the juggernaut which is popular culture collides with and circles around a concerted 50 year effort to make the electorate uninformed, apathetic, and downright hostile to its prime duty, which is to pay attention, educate itself, and govern itself.

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02
Sep
15

#IranDeal: Veto Proof!

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02
Sep
15

Early Bird Rise and Shine

President Obama looks at Bear Glacier, which has receded 1.8 miles in approximately 100 years, while on a boat tour to see the effects of global warming in Resurrection Cove, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2015, in Seward, Alaska

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Today (Alaska Daylight Time)

10:45: The President departs Anchorage, Alaska

11:55: Arrives Dillingham, Alaska

12:15: Meets with local fishermen and families; Kanakanak Beach, Dillingham

1:35: Attends a cultural performance; Dillingham Middle School

2:45: Departs Dillingham

5:05: Arrives Kotzbue, Alaska

5:50: Delivers remarks; Kotzebue School

8:0: Gets a tour of the Kotzebue Shore Avenue Project

8:30: Departs Kotzebue

10:05: Arrives Anchorage

10:30: Departs Anchorage en route Washington

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On This Day: President Obama in Boulder, September 2, 2012 (Photograph by Scout Tufankjian)

President Obama in Boulder, September 2, 2012 (Photograph by Scout Tufankjian)




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