Posts Tagged ‘logan

24
Apr
17

President Obama On Civic Engagement

President Barack Obama speaks during a meeting with youth leaders at the Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago to discuss strategies for community organization and civic engagement in Chicago, Illinois

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18
May
13

EuroTravesty

Today was a dark day in European history – Ireland finished last in the Eurovision Song Contest ….. out of 26 countries ….. with this epic tune.

They got five points, just 276 fewer than the winners, Denmark.

Their only votes came from Cyprus (2), Sweden (2) and the UK (1) – nothing from Greece, for example, which Ireland will remember next time there’s a European Union vote on bailing them out.

This is the musical equivalent of the fall of the Roman Empire, because Ireland have won more Eurovision Song Contests than any other country in the entire, total and complete history of Europe.

What’s gone wrong? Democracy, that’s what. Before the break up of the Soviet Union, everything was fine, Ireland kept winning, but then about 95,000 new Eastern European countries won independence, got to enter the Eurovision Song Contest, didn’t like Ireland’s music, gave them no votes, and that was that.

So tonight I say: “Mr. Gorbachev, put that wall back up.”

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25
Jun
12

Someone to look up to….

President Obama greets a crowd at Logan International Airport in Boston, Massachusetts, on June 25

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Next up:

7:35: President Obama delivers remarks at a campaign event at Symphony Hall, Boston

18
May
11

secret service: “slow down mr president, pleeeeeeease!”

President Obama greets wellwishers upon arrival at Logan International Airport in Boston May 18

….greeted by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick

08
Mar
11

online

President Barack Obama walks across the tarmac after stepping off Air Force One at Logan International Airport in Boston, March 8

08
Mar
11

boston-bound

President Obama steps off Marine One before boarding Air Force One at Andrews Air Force Base, March 8




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