Tagged: Barack Obama

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President Obama speaks at the NMAAHC Opening

President Barack Obama, speaking at the opening of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, “We’re not a burden on America, or a stain on America, or an object of pity or charity for America. We’re America. And that’s what this museum explains, the fact that our stories have shaped every corner of our culture.”

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video: Obama/It Gets Better

Following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s Message to LGBT Youth comes one from President Obama* [transcript]: While I’m glad this is getting a lot of national attention now, I agree with critics of the MSM who decry the particularly bright...

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celebrity: presented without comment

Former/Ousted Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich: I’m blacker than Barack Obama. I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little laundromat in a black community not far from where we lived. I saw it all...

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sports: Woman of Steel, Society of Kleenex

I just had a thought about the whole Caster Semenya thing. I won’t go into how ridiculous the controversy seems, but this line kept sticking out to me: Semenya is not accused of trying to cheat, but of perhaps unknowingly...

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quotes: wait, who said that?

This page has been giving me the laughs I’ve sorely needed all day. MightyGodKing has taken some pictures from the recent political campaign and matched the images of a popular everyman with the words of another. I think it works...

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news photos: politics is a force of nature

I thought this was an odd picture on the cover of today’s Express with the quick blurb about the Prez-elect picking a nominee for the Dept. of the Interior, but I couldn’t figure out why. It just came to me....

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Sinfest: Hall of Justice

Once again, Sinfest knocks it out of the park. There were a lot of political cartoons going around about the historic event, but I kinda prefer my illustrated political commentary from Tatsuya Ishida. Since I’m sure people who read this...

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Yes We Ca-zzzz…

I’m working on about 3 or so hours sleep, the celebrations didn’t die down for quite a while on the street outside. Not that I’m complaining, but I am having a hard time deciding whether today in the office will...

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Shoeless Hump Day

I can’t say for certain whether today will be a good day or a bad one. I got up a wee bit later than usual as I was having a dream that contributed to me thinking I’d gotten up when...