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The President’s Day

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President Barack Obama holds a news conference to announce John B. King Jr. as the next Education Secretary to succeed outgoing Education Secretary Arne Duncan

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02
Oct
15

Chat Away

The Only Adult in the Room 🙂

02
Oct
15

President Obama Holds A Press Conference

3:30 EDT: President Obama holds a press conference

02
Oct
15

Two Words

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Fuck you.

Those are my two words.

Fuck you to gun fetishists who think that their “right” to own an arsenal trump my right to make it through the day without being shot dead.

Fuck you to Second Amendment absolutists who claim that any common sense restrictions on guns are a blow to liberty.

Fuck you to those who reread that same Second Amendment. Want to read it? Here it is.

A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.

The “right to bear arms”, in the plain meaning of the text, is a corollary to the necessity of a militia. The last time I checked, people aren’t exactly being called up to join volunteer brigades.

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02
Oct
15

Early Bird Rise and Shine

On This Day: President Barack Obama views the Hoover Dam during a stop at the 1,900-foot long structure which spans the Colorado River at the Arizona-Nevada border, Oct. 2, 2012 (Photo by Pete Souza)

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Today

The President has no public events scheduled for today – there’s some speculation that he might hold a press conference, we’ll see.

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Pete Souza: “Just a really sad day. The President reacts in exasperation while glancing at cable tv coverage of the mass shooting in Oregon today. Homeland Security Advisor Lisa Monaco had just updated him on the situation.




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