Originally posted on SI.com:
HONOLULU (AP) – President Barack Obama rounded up a new golf partner Thursday: New Zealand Prime Minister John Key.
The two leaders teed off on a sunny and breezy morning at a course at a military base on Oahu, the Hawaiian island where Obama is renting a vacation home. New Zealand media has reported that Key owns a home in Hawaii.
The golf outing put Key in rarified company. Obama is an avid golfer, but prefers to limit his playing partners to a close circle of friends and advisers. Among those who have also scored invitations to play with Obama in the past are former President Bill Clinton and House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio.
Rounding out the foursome Thursday were Max Key, the prime minister's teenage son, and Marvin Nicholson, Obama's personal aide.
Media access to Obama's rounds is typically restricted, though reporters and photographers were permitted to briefly watch…
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Originally posted on Global Grind:
Our nation’s leader has enjoyed the perks of the White House and then some.
President Obama sat down with WABC Tuesday and shared some of the coolest aspects of his title:
“I think the coolest thing is that if there’s somebody interesting who’s doing anything -– a scientist, a sports figure, a writer, anybody in the world –- if I want to call ‘em up and talk to ‘em, they will answer my phone call. And that’s a pretty cool thing,”
That statement was a response to a question from a reporter’s daughter, who said she thought the coolest part of being president would be spending time with Beyonce and Jay Z.
“You can tell your daughter that that is a view shared by Malia and Sasha,” Obama said.
Barack has a point; he’s inarguably the most famous man in the world. That is pretty damn cool.
SOURCE: HUFFINGTON POST
Originally posted on K Soul 94.5:
The body is more than 60 percent water and Blood is 92 percent water and your brain and muscles are 75 percent water. Okay you get the picture right. Michelle Obama announced this week her newest healthy living campaign.
She wants you to consume more water and to stop consuming sugary drinks.
That sounds like a great idea.
The National Institute of Health recommends that you drink at least eight, 8-ounce glasses of water a day.
CNN reported that the First Lady is under fire by her critics and that she is “over-selling” the benefits of water. REALLY?
Originally posted on The Urban Daily:
“You know, I did see The Butler, and I did tear up. I teared up just thinking about not just the butlers who have worked here in the White House, but an entire generation of people who were talented and skilled, but because of Jim Crow, because of discrimination, there was only so far they could go. And yet, with dignity and tenacity, they got up and worked every single day, and put up with a whole lot of mess because they hoped for something better for their kids.”
Who said the President of the United States doesn’t enjoy life’s guilty pleasures such as going to the movies? President Obama recently shared his thoughts about “The Butler” with radio legend Tom Joyner. “The Butler” stars Oprah Winfrey, Forest Whitaker, Cuba Gooding Jr.and other notable celebs.
“All of the acting was terrific, and I…
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With the prices of gas these are the times of slavery.
Originally posted on Praise 1300:
President Obama argued Republicans are unwilling to negotiate a balanced deal to avoid the impending devastating budget cuts because they believe that “nothing is important enough to raise taxes on wealthy individuals or corporations.”
Obama made the remarks during an interview with Reverend Al Sharpton on his radio show “Keepin’ It Real” as part of his ongoing campaign to help explain the impending and unpopular sequestration budget cuts to Americans.
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Originally posted on Twitchy:
As Twitchy reported yesterday, very special snowflake Adrianne Curry couldn’t contain her glee over receiving very special spam from President Obama. The Obama campaign has resorted to using direct messages to solicit donations and whatnot, but for Adrianne, it was different. It was like he was talking only to her.
Today, she’s not feeling quite so lovey-dovey. You see, evidently, Adrianne was stoned at the time the DM graced her inbox, and when she sobered up and found out that Twitchy had written about her experience …
She was less than…
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Originally posted on Twitchy:
This is what was going on in New York City yesterday as families continued to struggle with post-Hurricane Sandy devastation.
Here’s what food lines in lower Manhattan look like today.
So of course President Obama headed to Manhattan to ensure local leaders have the resources they need.
Nah, just kidding. The campaigner in chief jetted off to Vegas, baby!
If Sandy had happened and two or three days later Bush was in Vegas campaigning.. All media hell would break loose.
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