By Jueseppi B.
Thanksgiving Decision: Cobbler or Gobbler?
On Wednesday, President Obama will pardon the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey and this year, for the first time ever, the American public will get its say. People all across the country are flocking to cast their vote.
Born on the same day on a farm in Rockingham Country, Virginia, Cobbler and Gobbler may look alike, but they’re no birds of a feather. Cobbler craves cranberries, is known for his strut, and enjoys the musical stylings of Carly Simon. Gobbler, a patient but proud bird, loves to nibble on corn and enjoys any music with a fiddle.
Which of two turkeys will be named the 2012 National Thanksgiving Turkey? Go to the White House Facebook page and “Like” and “share” their post to cast your vote. No matter what choice you make, both birds will enjoy a happy life at George Washington’s Mount Vernon Estate and Gardens after the ceremony, but only one can be the National Thanksgiving Turkey.
So help us choose:
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First Lady Honors National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards Recipients
The First Lady honored 12 of the nation’s most outstanding arts and humanities programs for young people. These programs are recipients of the President’s Committee on the Arts and Humanities National Arts and Humanities Youth Program Awards.
Shop Small on Saturday, November 24th 2012
In between the Black Friday sales and the Cyber Monday deals is Small Business Saturday (November 24th) – a day set aside to support the small businesses that play a vital role in creating jobs and economic opportunities all across the country.
President Obama Promises Support for the People of Burma
When President Obama arrived in Rangoon on Monday, he became the first sitting president ever to visit Burma — the Asian nation bordering Thailand, China, and Bangladesh.
All times are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
1:15 AM: The President attends an East Asian Summit Plenary Session
3:00 AM: The President attends an East Asian Summit Retreat Session
4:50 AM: The President meets and greets with United States Embassy personnel
5:35 AM: The President departs Phnom Penh, Cambodia en route Washington, DC
Two of my all time favorite photos featuring The President:
The future are in good hands.
America has never been about what can be done for us. It’s about what can be done by us, together, through the hard and frustrating but necessary work of self-government. That’s the principle we were founded on.”
~ President Barack Obama, November 7, 2012~
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