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Sep
22

Obama Scholars: New Class


102 Responses to “Obama Scholars: New Class”


  1. 1 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 10:01 pm

    Lol.

  2. 2 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 10:05 pm

    Peeps wanted to take more selfies with her than with other her.

  3. 3 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 10:08 pm

    Not a great start. Isn’t being a blue blood is all about being polite? William will make a better king.

  4. September 10, 2022 at 10:09 pm

    Obamas unveil their portraits, and it feels like a reunion
    Barack and Michelle Obama, joined by dozens of former staffers, return to the White House for a celebratory moment

    “Thanks for letting us invite a few friends to the White House,” Obama said to the Bidens. “We will try not to tear up the place.”

    “We trusted him, all of you in this room,” Biden said of the man who elevated him to the vice presidency. “We believed in him. We counted on him — and I still do. Mr. President, that’s why the country elected you twice. It’s why you’ll be considered one of the most consequential presidents in our history.”

    “Traditions like this matter, not just for those of us who hold these positions, but for everyone participating in and watching our democracy.” (fmr First Lady Obama)

    Tyler Pager: (https://www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/09/07/obama-white-house-portr

  5. 6 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 10:10 pm

    We all crushed her.

  6. September 10, 2022 at 10:11 pm

    Remarks by President Biden on Rebuilding American Manufacturing Through the CHIPS and Science Act

    SEPTEMBER 09, 2022
    Intel Groundbreaking Site
    New Albany, Ohio

    (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/09/09/remarks-by-president-biden-on-rebuilding-american-manufacturing-through-the-chips-and-science-act/)

  7. September 10, 2022 at 10:12 pm

    A Picture Says A Thousand Crimes

    The Department of Justice reveals more evidence against Donald Trump, Republicans try to run from their extreme abortion positions, Joe Biden caps off a big few weeks with a primetime speech, White House Infrastructure Czar Mitch Landrieu talks about the President’s infrastructure roll out, and Dan and Jon play another round of Take Appreciator.

    Audio: (https://crooked.com/podcast/a-picture-says-a-thousand-crimes/)
    —fab interview, imo Mitch Landrieu is something else.

  8. September 10, 2022 at 10:13 pm

    Prince William’s official statement released today:

    “On Thursday, the world lost an extraordinary leader, whose commitment to the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth was absolute. So much will be said in the days ahead about the meaning of her historic reign.”

    I, however, have lost a grandmother. And while I will grieve her loss, I also feel incredibly grateful. I have had the benefit of The Queen’s wisdom and reassurance into my fifth decade. My wife has had twenty years of her guidance and support. My three children have got to spend holidays with her and create memories that will last their whole lives.

    She was by my side at my happiest moments. And she was by my side during the saddest days of my life. I knew this day would come, but it will be some time before the reality of life without Grannie will truly feel real.”

  9. 12 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 10:36 pm

    lol. #indieref is coming up, you punk.

  10. September 10, 2022 at 10:38 pm

    All herein from the Shakester:

    “The king is but a man, as I am; the violet smells to him as it doth to me; the element shows to him as it doth to me; all his senses have but human conditions; his ceremonies laid by, in his nakedness he appears but a man; and though his affections are higher mounted than ours, yet, when they stoop, they stoop with the like wing.”
    (Henry V (4.1.155-166))

    “Kent. Where’s the king? Gent. Contending with the fretful elements; Bids the wind blow the earth into the sea, Or swell the curled waters ‘bove the main, That things might change or cease; tears his white hair, Which the impetuous blasts, with eyeless rage, Catch in their fury and make nothing of; Strives in his little world of man to outscorn The to-and-fro-conflicting wind and rain. This night, wherein the cub-drawn bear would couch, The lion and the belly-pinched wolf Keep their fur dry, unbonneted he runs, And bids what will take all.”
    (King Lear)

    “You have but mistook me all the while… I live by bread like you, taste grief, feel want, need friends. Conditioned thus how can you call me king?”
    (Richard II, Act 3 Scene 2)

    Hamlet:
    “O God, I could be bounded in a nutshell, and count myself a
    king of infinite space—were it not that I have bad dreams.”
    Guildenstern:
    “Which dreams indeed are ambition, for the very
    substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream.”

    “This blessèd plot, this earth, this realm, this England This nurse, this teeming womb of royal kings, . . . This land of such dear souls, this dear dear land.”
    (Richard II)

    “Here I and sorrows sit; Here is my throne, bid kings come bow to it.”
    (KIng John, Act 3, scene 1).

    “For thy sweet love remember’d such wealth brings That then I scorn to change my state with kings.”
    (Sonnet 29)

    “Th’ abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.”
    (Julius Caesar (2.1.19-20))

    “When daffodils begin to peer, With heigh! the doxy, over the dale, Why, then comes in the sweet o’ the year; For the red blood reigns in the winter’s pale. The white sheet bleaching on the hedge, With heigh! the sweet birds, O, how they sing! Doth set my pugging tooth on edge; For a quart of ale is a dish for a king.”
    (The Winter’s Tale, Act 4, scene 3.)

    “Time’s glory is to command contending kings, To unmask falsehood, and bring truth to light.”
    (Shakespeare, poem.)

    “Fairest Cordelia, that art most rich, being poor; Most choice, forsaken; and most loved, despised! Thee and thy virtues here I seize upon: Be it lawful I take up what’s cast away. Gods, gods! ’tis strange that from their cold’st neglect My love should kindle to inflamed respect. Thy dowerless daughter, king, thrown to my chance, Is queen of us, of ours, and our fair France: Not all the dukes of waterish Burgundy Can buy this unprized precious maid of me. Bid them farewell, Cordelia, though unkind: Thou losest here, a better where to find.”
    (King Lear, Act 1, scene 1.)

    “I heard a bird so sing, Whose music, to my thinking, pleased the king”.
    (Henry IV, Part 2; Act 5, scene 5.)

    “Strong reasons make strong actions let us go If you say ay, the king will not say no.”
    (King John, Act III, scene IV.)

    “There’s such divinity doth hedge a king. That treason doth but peep to what it would.”
    (Hamlet, Act IV, scene V.)

    “The quality of mercy is not strain’d, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath: it is twice blest; It blesseth him that gives and him that takes: ‘Tis mightiest in the mightiest: it becomes The throned monarch better than his crown; His sceptre shows the force of temporal power, The attribute to awe and majesty, Wherein doth sit the dread and fear of kings; But mercy is above this sceptred sway; It is enthroned in the hearts of kings,
    It is an attribute to God himself; And earthly power doth then show likest God’s When mercy seasons justice.”
    (The Merchant of Venice, Act IV, scene I.)

  11. 14 amk for obama
    September 10, 2022 at 11:22 pm

    They should, but will they? A complete moron is leading GA sen poll, ffs.

  12. September 10, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    Remarks by Vice President Harris During Call with International Space Station Astronauts

    SEPTEMBER 09, 2022
    Via Teleconference
    Johnson Space Center
    Houston, Texas

    (https://www.whitehouse.gov/briefing-room/speeches-remarks/2022/09/09/remarks-by-vice-president-harris-during-call-with-international-space-station-astronauts/)

  13. 18 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 12:18 am

    my attorneys got attorneys.

  14. September 11, 2022 at 12:23 am

    Hello wish list:

    Would like to see label: “BIDEN INFRASTRUCTURE” on building projects that will take shape years from now.

    Loved how New Orleans Mayor Landrieu talked about Biden ‘electrifying the economy’ and finally delivering the internet to “children who may the ones to take us to Mars.”

  15. September 11, 2022 at 1:05 am

    Sadly my lieges, ladies and lords, dem rock and rollers,
    i must here take leave of you and exit stage right with gratitude and good wishes, for it has indeed been a great honor. Let’s go for launch in Nov, we got this…!!

  16. 21 Dudette
    September 11, 2022 at 10:02 am

    Never forget 😔

    • 22 Dudette
      September 11, 2022 at 10:04 am

      The Obamas remarks remembering 9/11

    • 23 jacquelineoboomer
      September 11, 2022 at 7:44 pm

      Three fine representatives at the three sites of 9/11 today: President Biden, Vice President Harris, First Lady Jill Biden. So proud.

  17. 24 Dudette
    September 11, 2022 at 10:16 am

    RBG had it right

  18. 25 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:24 am

    who knew voting against my self interest would boomerang on me with disastrous consequences. bet she will be still voting for that repugnant lame (sic) thug, come nov.

  19. 26 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:26 am

    exactly.

  20. 27 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:27 am

    she can join these dems as an act of repentance.

  21. 28 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:32 am

  22. 29 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:33 am

  23. 30 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:33 am

    LOL.

    • 31 jacquelineoboomer
      September 11, 2022 at 7:49 pm

      Ya gotta laugh (“there’s humor in tragedy”) !!! I’m for that, when it doesn’t really hurt somebody! 🙂

  24. 32 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:34 am

  25. 33 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 10:37 am

    J6 was worse since it came from local terrorists led by a traitorous treasonous terrorist.

  26. 34 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 7:28 pm

    lol.

  27. 35 jacquelineoboomer
    September 11, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    Can you just imagine being able to claim you are an “Obama scholar”? Oh my.

  28. 36 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    da youngest ever world number one. go carlos.

  29. 37 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    I better not to show this to mine. he is an annoying asshole as it is.

  30. 38 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 8:33 pm

    Lol.

  31. 39 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 8:41 pm

    Wouldn’t it be sweet schadenfreude karma if the russians had their own J6 to oust their corruptest war criminal thug?

  32. 40 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    Brit pm’s travel with just one pilot cop and another car behind.

    Queen’s cortege has two pilot cops and just 5 to 6 cars behind.

    While the treasonous traitor thug travels to his nazi hatefests with buncha black suburbans and cops. All paid for by taxpayers. Ridiculous.

  33. 41 amk for obama
    September 11, 2022 at 11:23 pm

    twitter is all aflutter with the treasonous traitorous thug’s visit to DC as if it’s a bfd.

    Nope, the perp walk would be the bfd.

  34. 42 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 6:42 am

    priorities, ffs.

    Also. Too. Don’t understand dem sen, gov and cong candies begging for more follows, more retweets, blah, blah, blah. Elections are not won on twitterdom, ffs.

  35. 43 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 6:44 am

    for once, I agree with this guy. (tg he stopped doing the thug is going to prison tweets ad nauseum)

  36. 44 Dudette
    September 12, 2022 at 12:05 pm

    I love them so much! 😭❤️

    • 45 Dudette
      September 12, 2022 at 1:05 pm

      💕

  37. 46 Dudette
    September 12, 2022 at 1:06 pm

    Ugh!

  38. 47 Dudette
    September 12, 2022 at 1:09 pm

    Election Day is fast approaching. Y’all ready?

  39. 48 Dudette
    September 12, 2022 at 1:11 pm

    Buckle up. Keep your eyes open. Rethugs are relentless. We must be too!

  40. 49 Dudette
    September 12, 2022 at 4:41 pm

    PBO visits the Harvard basketball head coach Tommy Amaker and friends

  41. 50 jer44
    September 12, 2022 at 5:09 pm

    Hopewell Chin’ono
    @daddyhope
    The complications of marrying black when in the Royal Family, how the British press haunted Prince Harry and his wife Meghan.

    He speaks about how he was let down by his own family, something he was not allowed to say too.

    Press thugs like
    @piersmorgan
    continue to insult them.

    Video here: https://twitter.com/i/status/1569080953368199176

  42. September 12, 2022 at 6:30 pm

    He is indeed a Saint
    😇😇

  43. 55 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 8:54 pm

    How about you pick just one or two surefire cases that cans his fugly ass forever with zero chance of parole?

  44. 56 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 9:02 pm

    Every fucking sentence is insanity. Weak ass system.

  45. 57 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 9:46 pm

  46. 58 amk for obama
    September 12, 2022 at 10:45 pm

    For all the left’s mockery of the traitorous thug’s team, they sure seem to be able to game the system in their favor.

  47. 59 Dudette
    September 13, 2022 at 3:48 am

    I don’t even have to say it, do I?
    😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭😭

  48. September 13, 2022 at 8:58 am

  49. 61 whenpamelawandered
    September 13, 2022 at 12:27 pm

    https://freemovieswatch.tv/watch-movie/watch-three-thousand-years-of-longing-free-online-81580.8901747

    Released 2022-08-24

    Idria Elba. Tilda Swinton. ~ enough said

    💙🕊💛

    • 62 whenpamelawandered
      September 13, 2022 at 12:29 pm

      A-hem

      Autocorrect fail, big time

      IDRIS ELBA

      fixed it 😽

      • 63 jacquelineoboomer
        September 17, 2022 at 6:34 pm

        Oh, we knew who you meant, honey bunch. IDRIS ELBA! ❤

        • 64 whenpamelawandered
          September 18, 2022 at 1:38 pm

          Fascinating story, leaves an indelible imprint in the memory! 💙🕊💛

        • 65 whenpamelawandered
          September 18, 2022 at 1:45 pm

          JO’B ~ I left this for you and Dudette on a much earlier thread, not sure you caught it, but here it is, the days we lived through, marched through, believed so deeply we had a chance to change things.. anyway, love to you dear! Enjoy. 🎥

  50. 66 ggail44
    September 13, 2022 at 4:26 pm

    THIS!!!

    Brian Tyler Cohen
    @briantylercohen
    Just a reminder that the person crafting national legislation stripping you of your reproductive rights, Lindsey Graham, has no children, no significant other, no family, but is perfectly content to tell you how and when you should have yours.

  51. 67 pkayden
    September 13, 2022 at 6:52 pm

    Today, Republicans introduced a national abortion ban.Democrats celebrated delivering for the people, lowering prescription drug costs, and passing the most consequential climate legislation in history.The contrast has never been clearer.— MeidasTouch (@MeidasTouch) September 13, 2022

    https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js

    • September 14, 2022 at 7:09 pm

      Like someone stated on Twitter…This law is specifically introduced to target the blue states…because most of the red states are on their way to banning Abortion…

  52. 69 ggail44
    September 13, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    Elie Mystal
    @ElieNYC
    Please stop calling Lindsey Graham’s National Abortion Ban a “late term” abortion ban just because that’s what he calls it.
    He’s lying about what it is. YOU DON’T HAVE TO REPEAT LIARS JUST BECAUSE THEY WANT YOU TO, media people.

  53. 70 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 9:18 pm

    bj is impeachable but treasonous insurrection is not scummy pos ken fucking starr is dead. Good riddance.

  54. 71 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 10:14 pm

    Lol. Call out the bs master.

  55. 72 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 10:47 pm

    Nazis losing their shit over kids cartoon movie is peak nazi.

  56. 73 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 11:26 pm

    Yup. And it’s never too late.

  57. 74 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 11:39 pm

    Hawt! From cold.

  58. 75 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 11:42 pm

    And they call us pedos.

  59. 76 amk for obama
    September 13, 2022 at 11:43 pm

    Where the fuck is charlie?

  60. September 14, 2022 at 3:27 am

    I just had to drop this classic right here! With love to my TOD Fam!💞

  61. 78 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 4:02 am

    Lol. The corrupt fucking uncouth asshole got burnt to ashes. Go Joe.

  62. 79 whenpamelawandered
    September 14, 2022 at 8:41 am

    This came in late last night, I’m up way too early, but want to drop it here to be shared. Copied and pasted from an Explorer’s Club monthly newsletter I’ve subscribed to for years. They want us all to spread the word, sounds like an exciting and wonderful opportunity for the younger generation.

    Okay, back to bed for me!
    💙🕊💛💙🕊💛

    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    EXPEDITION FUNDING

    Matthew Henson Scholarship Supports Cold Weather Expedition Training

    Illinois-based PolarExplorers announced the open application period for the 2023-2024 Matthew Henson Scholarship which honors the legacy of polar explorer Matthew Henson (1866-1955) by inspiring people of color – particularly emerging outdoor guides or people with current positions or future goals of leadership in the outdoor industry – to embrace cold weather adventures, and to build the necessary skill set to thrive (and not just survive) during cold weather expedition travel.

    This two-year scholarship, awarded annually, provides two consecutive years of fully subsidized participation in PolarExplorer’s Polar Shakedown Training. “The first year focuses on skill development and an overview of cold weather expedition travel,” says Annie Aggens, director of PolarExplorers. “The second year dives into leadership development and hands-on experience guiding in the extreme cold.”

    The scholarship is open to all people of color who are passionate about wilderness travel and outdoor leadership, who aspire to have a career in the outdoor industry, and who are looking to increase their skill set to include cold weather camping and leadership.

    Qualified applicants should have previous experience with backcountry camping, the desire to inspire others, a strong commitment to developing positive relationships, an appetite for a steep learning curve, and a level of fitness that can accommodate long days of hard work.

    Applications are due by December 1, 2022. The scholarship recipient will be notified by December 15, 2022. The dates for the 2023 training are January 30 to February 4.

    Learn more:

    http://www.polarexplorers.com

    • 80 whenpamelawandered
      September 14, 2022 at 9:16 am

      Here is the preceding article:

      “Forgotten Explorers Recognized at Bowdoin College

      J.R. Harris, chair of the DEI committee of The Explorers Club shed light on the stories of explorers forgotten by history while advocating for inclusion in the outdoors during a lecture at Maine’s Bowdoin College on Sept. 7.

      The lecture entitled “Sambo or Superman: The Rocky Road to Recognition,” focused on the dangers of leaving important figures in the history of the outdoors, such as Matthew Henson, an African-American man, and four Inughuit hunters who accompanied Robert Peary on his expedition to the Arctic, to be unrecognized or misrepresented, according to Maile Winterbottom writing in the Bowdoin Orient (Sept. 9).

      One of the key points of the lecture was a story Harris told about Henson (see next story) and the Inughuit hunters who had been on Peary’s expedition and not recognized until recently.

      “While Peary returned home a hero, Henson’s considerable accomplishments were largely belittled and endured even by Peary himself,” Harris said. “Peary went on to become president of The Explorers Club, but Henson was denied membership until 1937, when he was made an honorary member almost 30 years after his dash to the pole, and 17 years after Peary’s death in 1920.”

      Henson was not the only person to go unrecognized on Peary’s mission to the Arctic. The four Inughuit hunters who aided Peary on his expedition had been largely forgotten by history until last spring when they were given charter membership by The Explorers Club.

      Bowdoin’s Peary-MacMillan Arctic Museum is dedicated entirely to all things Arctic. It is named after Arctic explorers and Bowdoin graduates Robert E. Peary (Class of 1877) and Donald B. MacMillan (Class of 1898).”

      Read the story here:

      https://bowdoinorient.com/2022/09/09/j-r-harris-gives-lecture-on-representation-in-the-outdoors/

  63. 81 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 8:49 am

    It’s all fine, but where is the beef aka indictments?

  64. 82 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 9:00 am

    Are the O’s going to E to see QE?

  65. 83 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 9:05 am

    guessing the crown of thorns is annoying?

  66. 84 whenpamelawandered
    September 14, 2022 at 12:04 pm

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_dignitaries_at_the_state_funeral_of_Elizabeth_II

    Wikipedia is making continual updates as changes become available

    It will just fine with me if PBO and MO attend as private citizens, although they will certainly need a secret service detail

    Anyway, I hope I get to watch it. We stayed up all night to watch Princess Diana’s service live. Gosh, what a long time has passed

    💙🕊💛

  67. 85 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 9:51 pm

    True.

  68. 86 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 10:55 pm

  69. 87 amk for obama
    September 14, 2022 at 10:56 pm

  70. 88 jacquelineoboomer
    September 14, 2022 at 11:29 pm

    This is such a shame on our country, to treat human beings this way.

  71. 89 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 6:48 am

    fuck the florida nazi thug

  72. 90 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 10:21 am

    Serena. Federer. Nadal.
    The Golden Era is coming to an end.

  73. 91 Dudette
    September 15, 2022 at 10:22 am

    Thanks for everything King Roger!

  74. 92 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 11:06 am

    From this farce of a joke called fourth estate?

  75. 93 ggail44
    September 15, 2022 at 11:41 am

    Santiago Mayer
    @santiagomayer_
    Last I heard, grabbing someone off the street and shipping them elsewhere was considered human trafficking.

  76. 94 ggail44
    September 15, 2022 at 11:44 am

    Football

    Ken Olin
    @kenolin1
    Yep.
    Good ol’ Brett Favre didn’t take a knee.
    He just took $5,000,000 from the poor.

  77. September 15, 2022 at 12:53 pm

    • 96 jacquelineoboomer
      September 17, 2022 at 6:31 pm

      Heard about that but forgot to look to see if it were showing live on the teevee or if there were a video after! Thanks for the reminder.

  78. 97 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 9:30 pm

    the treasonous traitorous thug gets his way yet again. garland is playing eleventeenth dimensional chess my foot. a fucked up weakass system from top to bottom.

  79. 98 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 9:33 pm

  80. 99 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 9:38 pm

  81. 100 amk for obama
    September 15, 2022 at 10:19 pm

    Prince Harry, who served in the British Army for 10 years and was deployed to Afghanistan twice, lost his military titles when he and his wife Meghan Markle stepped back from their senior royal roles in March 2020.

    His spokesperson said: “Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex will wear a morning suit throughout events honouring his grandmother. His decade of military service is not determined by the uniform he wears, and we respectfully ask that focus remain on the life and legacy of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.”

    https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-62844663

    But the others’ ‘services’ will be, even that of the pedophile ‘prince’? what a farce of a joke.

  82. 102 amk for obama
    September 20, 2022 at 7:38 am

    Lol @ takes things that aren’t theirs back to their colony.


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