CreepingJesus

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pantslessprogressive:

motherjones:

“And understand this: If American workers are being denied their right to organize and collectively bargain when I’m in the White House, I’ll put on a comfortable pair of shoes myself, I’ll walk on that picket line with you as President of the United States of America. Because workers deserve to know that somebody is standing in their corner.”

— Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), 2007

Ah yes. The magic of campaign promises.

(Source: youtube.com)

nationaljournal:

Yeah, the President accidentally said a naughty word today.

Shit.

newshour:

President Obama on Egypt: ‘We Oppose Violence As a Response to This Crisis’

Where high speed rail works best

Infrastructure experts at America 2050 have prepared a comprehensive study on how best to implement President Obama’s high speed rail initiatives. The above map shows where, they conclude, high speed rail would work best. Click here to download the full report. (PDF)

I gave Obama a “B.” (Click the pic to vote… and read Cillizza’s analysis.)

I gave Obama a “B.” (Click the pic to vote… and read Cillizza’s analysis.)

"Our troops come from every corner of this country. They’re black, white, Latino, Asian, Native American. They are Christian and Hindu; Jewish and Muslim. And yes, we know that some of them are gay. Starting this year, no one will be forbidden from serving the country the country they love because of who they love."



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PRESIDENT OBAMA, on the repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.

John Boehner didn’t applaud here.

(via inothernews)



Boehner: “I call this the coke finger.”

Boehner: “I call this the coke finger.”

inothernews:

Vice President and House Speaker Looking Bored, Pt. 1.

They both tweeting.

inothernews:

Vice President and House Speaker Looking Bored, Pt. 1.

They both tweeting.

It looks as though the weed-smokers’ plan to hijack President Obama’s YouTube question forum, and bombard it with questions about marijuana and the War on Drugs, is going off without a hitch. In fact, every single question on the first page of questions is about marijuana. (See pic above)
If you don’t know, President Obama will answer citizen’s questions on YouTube after Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. Click here to submit your own question.

It looks as though the weed-smokers’ plan to hijack President Obama’s YouTube question forum, and bombard it with questions about marijuana and the War on Drugs, is going off without a hitch. In fact, every single question on the first page of questions is about marijuana. (See pic above)

If you don’t know, President Obama will answer citizen’s questions on YouTube after Tuesday night’s State of the Union address. Click here to submit your own question.

sirmitchell:

oligatory politics post. If you think the health care bill is bad, please watch this…

I love Weiner.