Posts Tagged ‘hispanic


stiff upper lip

President Barack Obama walks to his car with Secret Service Agents after a game of basketball with friends and aides on November 26,  at Fort McNair in Washington, DC

If someone elbowed the President in the mouth they should be forced to listen to the audio version of Sarah ‘North Korea’s Best Buddy’ Failin’s new book 😐

Several times

Newsflash: He needed 12 stitches on that wound 😦

President Obama had his lip treated with 12 stitches after he was hit by the elbow of one of the players joining him in a post-Thanksgiving basketball game.

” After being inadvertently hit with an opposing player’s elbow in the lip while playing basketball with friends and family, the President received 12 stitches today administered by the White House Medical Unit,” White House press secretary Robert Gibbs said in a statement. “They were done in the doctor’s office located on the ground floor of the White House.”

 The pool adds: “The medical unit that treated Obama used a smaller filament than typically used, which increases the number of stitches but makes a tighter stitch and results in a smaller scar. Obama was given a local anesthetic while receiving the stitches.”

Just wait til America’s North Korean ‘allies’ hear about this, they’ll nuke that elbow

President Barack Obama, with an ice pack over his mouth, looks out the second floor window of the White House during the arrival of the official White House Christmas tree

The culprit unveiled!

Politico: The player who elbowed President Obama in the lip during a basketball game on Friday was Rey Decerega, the director of programs for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute, the White House said.

“I learned today the president is both a tough competitor and a good sport,” Decerega said in a statement. “I enjoyed playing basketball with him this morning. I’m sure he’ll be back out on the court again soon.”

Obama’s upper lip was treated with 12 stitches after he was hit in the fifth of five games he was playing with family and friends, including Education Secretary Arne Duncan, Reggie Love and Obama’s nephew Avery Robinson.

Decerega “turned into POTUS, who was playing defense, to take a shot when the elbow hit the President in the mouth,” the White House said.

Hey, where were “the guys with guns”?

(May 2010)



educational excellence

The University of Texas Mariachi band performs in the Grand Foyer of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2010, after President Barack Obama signed the Executive Order on the White House Initiative on Educational Excellence for Hispanics in the East Room

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there is no “us” and “them” – in this country, there is only “us”

“There’s no doubt the debate over how to fix all this has been a fractured, often painful one. Some seek political upside in distorting the facts and dividing our people. Some take advantage of economic anxiety to stoke fear of those who look, or think, or worship differently – to inflame passions between “us” and “them.” Well, I have news for them: it won’t work. Because there is no “us” and “them”. In this country, there is only “us.” There is no Latino America or Black America or White America or Asian America. There is only the United States of America.”

President Barack Obama at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 33rd Annual Awards Gala, September 15


special guests

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President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama attend the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute’s 33rd Annual Awards Gala in Washington September 15


movin’ on up

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First Lady Michelle Obama delivers an address on her ‘Let’s Move!’ initiative during the 2010 Hispanic Heritage Month events of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute at Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washingtion


in the groove!







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