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Tee Time

Aileen Mahoney, 8, shows the special wave she plans to use to get the attention of the president as he passes by in his motorcade in Martha’s Vineyard


… at Farm Neck Golf Club in Oak Bluffs, Martha’s Vineyard. President Obama’s foursome included Marvin Nicholson, Robert Wolf, and Sam Kass.

Thank yoooooooou LP for the extra pics

Newsie stuff in the morning, I think we all needed a break today – especially when we had Donna Dem’s birthday to celebrate!

Chat away evening/night owls.


He Is Not A Suspect


‘Don’t Shoot, I’m Just Young, Black and Walking’ (NY today) – @DCFashionista1



Enough is Enough



The Taliban, America-style



Nice Neighbors!

Say hello to Alisa’s neighbors! Thank you Alisa, love this.


President Obama with Federal Emergency Management Agency administrator Craig Fugate at FEMA Headquarters in Washington, Oct 28 (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)


Back in a while, chat away


rain or shine

Mary Beth Brotski and Teri McClain chat across the street from the Paramount Theatre Sunday in Seattle. The women, who found their positions at about 7:30 a.m., were the first ones holding signs for President Obama, who will be attending an event at the theatre later in the day


okay, i’ve been cruel….

GOVCHRIS1988 finished me off: “Please tell me the page changed, or else I am going to the eye doctor first thing in the morning because I’m colorblind.”


Confession: I have been playing around with the banner, too much time on my hands – hang in there, I’ll stop playing soon!




This is tricky – and way more important – than the debt limit negotiations.

Red is winning – which is a shock on a Dem site. 😯

But when I wake up in the morning I’ll bow to the majority – democracy rules!


Okay, it’s back to red we go!

Will play around with it again later today, I just have to find change we can all believe in!



‘fantastic 4’

ThinkProgress: At the main square in Benghazi, people have been gathering to celebrate the end of the rule of Muammar Qaddafi. As euphoric Libyan rebels advanced into Tripoli on Sunday, there were scenes of jubilation in the rebels’ de facto capital, Benghazi, where thousands celebrated in the streets.

One large sign in the middle of the square in Benghazi features a picture of the “Fantastic 4” (from right to left): Obama, French President Nicolas Sarkozy, British Prime Minister David Cameron, and U.S. Ambassador the U.N. Susan Rice. The text on the sign reads: “God Bless You All. Thanks For All.”

Thanks Tulips

Men take part in Friday prayers behind a banner honoring U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Susan Rice, British Prime Minister David Cameron, France’s President Nicolas Sarkozy and U.S. President Barack Obama, at the main square of the rebel-held town of Benghazi, Libya, Friday, Aug. 12



Lexington (The Economist): I am on holiday for three weeks in a faraway corner of Cornwall, but the momentous news from Libya has reached even here. Barack Obama received a lot of stick for his cautious approach to the uprising in Libya. Liberals traumatised by Iraq could not believe he had started another war. Republicans mocked him for “leading from behind”. But with the collapse of Muammar Qaddafi’s regime now in prospect, his critics ought to eat at least some of their words.

Like many others, I had strong misgivings, but the president remained supremely calm throughout and the speech he made in March looks pretty good in light of what has now happened. The intervention could not have taken place without America’s technological help; it was conducted mainly by allies; it had the blessing of the UN Security Council and the Arab League; and for those reasons it has generated almost no blowback from the Arab world. In short, a job well done – though I don’t expect his Republican critics to be willing to admit this.



vote ian dress (in 2042)

Ian Dress, 8, holds a sign separating himself from protesters while waiting for President Barack Obama to pass on his way to the Rural Economic Forum at the Northeast Iowa Community College in Peosta, Iowa, Aug. 16

Thank you LOL 😉

And don’t forget to vote for Amber in 2050:

“Does Daddy make you watch Fox News?”


No, Amber’s dad looks like he has a brain.




Thanks to everyone who got in touch to let me know you’re having problems with the site – since yesterday it’s been weirdly glitchy for some of you, eg the photo and title aren’t showing up in the banner on top and something has gone wrong with the ‘Latest Comments’ section in the sidebar too.

I can’t figure out what the problem is (but I’m working on it!) – I’m using Firefox and everything looks okay, so I’m wondering if it’s an issue with Internet Explorer? Anyone who is having these problems, could you let me know in the comments what browser you’re using? Thank you!







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