The Last 24™: The White House.


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The Last 24™: The White House.

 

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President Obama Gives the Commencement Address at Worcester Tech in Massachusetts

 

 

 

This afternoon, President Obama traveled to Worcester, Massachusetts to deliver the commencement address at Worcester Technical High School.

 

In his remarks, the President congratulated the graduates on their accomplishments, letting them know that they stand out among other high schools across the country:

 

I’m here today because there is nothing ordinary about Worcester Tech or the Class of 2014.  You have set yourselves apart.  This high school has set itself apart.

Over the past four years, some of you have learned how to take apart an engine and put it back together again.  Some of you have learned how to run a restaurant, or build a house, or fix a computer.  And all of you are graduating today not just with a great education, but with the skills that will let you start your careers and skills that will make America stronger.

“The thing I really want to do,” he said, “is make sure that what we’ve learned here at this high school we can lift up for the entire nation. I want the nation to learn from Worcester Tech.”

 

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Remarks by the President at Worcester Technical High School Commencement Ceremony (Full Transcript)

 

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A Step Toward Cleaner Air and Healthier Communities

 

 

Last week, the Environmental Protection Agency released a vital component of the President’s Climate Action Plan – proposed common-sense carbon pollution standards for existing power plants. Since air pollution from power plants can worsen asthma and other breathing problems, EPA’s guidelines will help protect the health of vulnerable Americans, including children and the elderly.

 

In a big step forward, yesterday the American Medical Association’s House of Delegates, a body representing more than 500 medical associations and organizations, voted to formally reaffirm their support for carbon pollution standards for power plants and committed to submit comments on the EPA’s proposal underscoring the need to keep strong standards that protect public health. AMA’s vote puts them alongside other public health organizations that have taken leadership on this issue, including the American Thoracic Society and the American Lung Association.

 

In addition to cutting carbon emissions from the power sector by about 30 percent from 2005 levels by 2030, EPA’s plan will also decrease that sector’s emissions of particulate matter, nitrogen oxides, and sulfur dioxide by about 25 percent. From the soot and smog reductions alone, for every dollar invested through the Clean Power Plan, American families will see up to $7 in health benefits.

 

In the first year that these standards go into effect, up to 100,000 asthma attacks and up to 2,100 heart attacks will be prevented. These standards will also help more kids to be healthy enough to show up to school – with up to 72,000 fewer absences in the first year. The benefits increase each year from there.

 

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President Obama: “There’s No Advanced, Developed Country on Earth That Would Put Up with This”

 

 

 

During yesterday’s Tumblr Q&A at the White House, the President answered a question on the epidemic of gun violence in America.

 

“My biggest frustration so far,” he said, “is the fact that this society has not been willing to take some basic steps to keep guns out of the hands of people who can do just unbelievable damage.” Talking about the increasing frequency of school shootings across the country, the President noted that the U.S. is the only developed country where this is routine.

 

“The country has to do some soul-searching about this,” President Obama said. “This is becoming the norm, and we take it for granted in ways that, as a parent, are terrifying to me.”

 

He also stressed that the only thing that is going to reverse this alarming trend is public opinion. “If public opinion does not demand change in Congress, it will not change.”

 

Until there is a fundamental shift in public opinion in which people say, enough, this is not acceptable, this is not normal, this isn’t sort of the price we should be paying for our freedom, that we can have respect for the Second Amendment and responsible gun owners and sportsmen and hunters can have the ability to possess weapons but that we are going to put some commonsense rules in place that make a dent, at least, in what’s happening — until that is not just the majority of you — because that’s already the majority of you, even the majority of gun owners believe that. But until that’s a view that people feel passionately about and are willing to go after folks who don’t vote reflecting those values, until that happens, sadly, not that much is going to change.

 

President Obama noted that he has issued more than 20 executive actions this year to try to tighten up some of the rules in the law, but it’s not possible to get even the slightest restrictions through Congress right now, “and we should be ashamed of that.”

 

President Obama’s Tumblr Q&A at the White House

 

 

 

President Obama Answers the Question “Where Do You See Yourself in 10 Years?”

 

 

 

Remarks by the President in Q&A with David Karp, CEO of Tumblr (Full Transcript)

 

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#LunchWithFLOTUS: The First Lady’s Twitter Q&A on Healthy School Lunches

 

 

Today, millions of kids across America are eating better school meals because of healthier lunch standards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Thanks to the hard work of school chefs and food service workers around the country, 90 percent of our schools are now meeting modern nutrition standards — and the USDA is working to provide greater flexibility and more assistance to help the remaining schools catch up.

 

As part of her Let’s Move! initiative, First Lady Michelle Obama has helped raise awareness around the importance of our kids eating healthy and getting the nutrition they need — and now she’s taking to Twitter to answer your questions.

 

Tomorrow, Thursday, June 12, at 2:30 p.m. ET, join the First Lady for a Twitter Q&A on school nutrition and healthy school lunches on her Twitter handle, @FLOTUS.

 

Here are the details:

 

  • Ask your questions now and during the live event on Twitter with the hashtag #LunchWithFLOTUS
  • Follow the Q&A live through the @FLOTUS Twitter handle
  • If you miss the live Q&A, the full session will be posted on WhiteHouse.gov and Storify.com/whitehouse

 

Learn more about the First Lady’s initiative to encourage healthy eating at Letsmove.gov/eat-healthy, and then join the First Lady for a Twitter chat on @FLOTUS on Thursday, June 12 at 2:30 p.m. ET.

 

Upcoming Guidance for First Lady Michelle Obama

Thursday, June 12, 2014

 

Washington, DC * 3:30 PM – The First Lady will join local students and school nutrition directors from across the country to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden.  In 2009, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and wellbeing of our nation—a conversation that evolved into her Let’s Move! initiative.  Since Mrs. Obama launched Let’s Move! in 2010, parents, business leaders, educators, elected officials, military leaders, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders, and kids themselves have stepped up to improve the health of our nation’s children.  And thanks to these efforts, we are moving toward a healthier new norm all across the country.

 

To help with this summer’s harvest, the First Lady invited local school children whose schools are successfully implementing national school lunch standards.  Children from these Washington, D.C. schools joined Mrs. Obama in April for the spring garden planting and will now have the opportunity to harvest the produce they recently planted:

 

  • Cleveland Elementary School
  • Friendship Public Charter School
  • Kimball Elementary School
  • Bancroft Elementary School
  • Harriet Tubman Elementary School

 

Mrs. Obama is also inviting school nutrition directors from Orlando, FL, Dallas, TX, and West Virginia to participate in the harvest.  These school nutrition directors have seen success in their new school lunch programs thanks to the standards put in place by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.  Today, thanks to the hard work of school chefs, food service providers, and school nutrition directors across the country, 90 percent of schools are now meeting modern nutrition standards, including the schools in attendance at the harvest.  Because of these improvements, consumption of fruits, vegetables and whole grains has significantly increased, and over 600,000 kids are now getting a nutritious breakfast.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided greater flexibility and is working to give more assistance to help the remaining schools meet these standards.

 

The following school nutrition directors will participate in this summer’s garden harvest:

 

  • Lora Gilbert, MS, RD, FADA, SNS, Senior Director, Food and Nutrition Services, Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
  • Richard Goff, MBA, Executive Director, Office of Child Nutrition, West Virginia Department of Education
  • Dora Rivas, MS, RDN, SNS, Executive Director, Food and Child Nutrition Services Department, Dallas Independent School

 

This event will be livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

 

First Lady Michelle Obama and Epicurious Announce Winning Recipes in Townwide “Healthy Lunchtime Challenge”

 

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Thoughts on Fatherhood in the 21st Century

 

 

This was originally posted on the Huffington Post, and is part of a series of essays about the issues facing working families in the 21st century, leading up to the White House Summit on Working Families on June 23, 2014.

 

You can learn more about the Summit and how you can get involved at www.workingfamiliessummit.org.

 


 

Growing up, if I wanted to play catch, I often had to play it alone. Sometimes I’d even aim at a tree for lack of person with a glove at the other end of the yard. I admit, the tree wasn’t a very good replacement. But when you’re a kid — and you don’t have a dad to play catch with — you’ll toss a ball at anything. Even if that thing is a 40-foot-tall oak and unlikely to toss the ball back.

 

In this respect, I’m probably not unique. Far too many children grow up without a dad in their lives, like I did. And for many, the effects cut deeper and last longer than being forced to have a one-way game of catch.

 

I’m a father now. My daughter was born 10 years ago, and my son soon after. And one of my greatest challenges, having never grown up with a father myself, is figuring out what a dad is supposed to do. I got the memo about taking out the garbage. And I change more light bulbs than Thomas Edison. But when it comes to preparing your kids for the slings and arrows of life, that’s something I’ve only learned about fairly recently.

 

And here’s the key: I only learned about it because I was able to make the time.

 

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Statements and Releases – June 11th, 2014

 

Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice Keynote Address at the Center for a New American Security Annual Conference

 

Remarks by National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice
“The Strength of American Leadership, the Power of Collective Action”

Keynote Address at the Center for a New American Security Annual Conference
Washington, DC

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Thank you so much Richard for that kind welcome.  And, to my good friends and former colleagues— Michele Flournoy and Kurt Campbell— I can’t help but note how well-rested you both look.  I’m only a little bitter.  Still, I want to thank you for your stellar service to our country both from inside government and now, again, as leading thinkers on national security.

 

CNAS, which you founded, does a remarkable job of preparing our next generation of national security leaders.  That work is critical, because our nation needs bright, dedicated young women and men who care deeply about our world.  We need a diverse pipeline of talent ready and eager to carry forward the mantle of American leadership.  So, thank you all.

 

As President Obama told West Point’s graduating class two weeks ago, the question is not whether America will lead the world in the 21st century, but how America will lead.  No other nation can match the enduring foundations of our strength.  Our military has no peer.  Our formidable economy is growing.  We are more energy independent each year.  Our vibrant and diverse population is demographically strong and productive.  We attract hopeful immigrants from all over the world.  Our unrivaled global network of alliances and partnerships makes us the one nation to which the world turns when challenges arise.  So, American leadership is and will remain central to shaping a world that is freer, more secure, more just and more prosperous.

 

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At West Point, President Obama outlined how America will lead in a world that is more complex and more interdependent than ever before.  As we move out of a period dominated by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we will lead by drawing on every element of our national power.  That power starts with our unparalleled military might, used wisely and when necessary to defend America’s core interests – the security of our citizens, our economy, and our allies.  We will lead by strengthening effective partnerships to counter an evolving terrorist threat.  We will lead by rallying coalitions and marshaling the resources of our partners to address regional and global challenges.  And, we will lead by standing firm in defense of human dignity and equality, while steering the course of history toward greater justice and opportunity for all.

 

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The Last 24™: Videos.


 

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Surge in child immigrants crossing U.S.-Mexico border

 

 

 

Secretary Hagel Testifies on Bergdahl Prisoner Exchange: President Obama Made Final Decision

 

 

 

June 11 House Armed Services Hearing on Bowe Bergdahl Exchange

 

 

 

A billboard on display before it was announced he'd be released in exchange for five detainees at Guantanamo.

 

 

Defense Secretary Scolds Rep. Over Bergdahl’s Health

 

 

 

Leave Bowe Bergdahl Alone!

 

 

 

There’s a War Within The Republican Party

 

 

 

Cantor Announces Plans to Resign Leadership Post

 

 

 

Trucker in Tracy Morgan Crash Arraigned in NJ Court

 

 

 

Sun releases massive solar flare – NASA video

 

 

 

Brad Paisley Reunites With Army Officer

 

 

 

Senator Warren’s Remarks After “Bank on Students” Vote

 

 

 

Raw: Rio Statue Lit Up in Colors for World Cup

 

 

 

Obama Makes Starbucks Run

 

 

 

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TheObamaCrat™ Wake-Up Call For HuMpDaY The 11th Of June: Where In The World Is Barack?


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HuMpDaY The 11th Of June: Where In The World Is Barack? Worcester, Massachusetts.

 

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Will Soon be Unemployed.....

House Majority Leader Eric Cantor Will Soon be Unemployed…..

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Even primary winner was surprised he beat Eric Cantor

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

Little-known challenger Dave Brat beat House Majority leader Eric Cantor in a primary race. CNN’s Dana Bash reports.

 

 

 

It's been a blast, hopefully you won't need an un employment benefit extension....since you voted not to extend unemployment benefits.

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Primary Shock: House Majority Leader Loses

 

Published on Jun 10, 2014

David Brat, an economics professor with Tea Party backing, shocked the Republican party on Tuesday by defeating House Majority Leader Eric Cantor in a primary in their suburban Richmond, Virginia district. (June 11)

 

 

 

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White House Schedule – June 11, 2014

 

THE WHITE HOUSE
Office of the Press Secretary
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
HuMpDaY June 11th, 2014

 

THE WHITE HOUSE GUIDANCE & SCHEDULE
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In the morning, the President and Vice President will receive the Presidential Daily Briefing in the Oval Office. This meeting is closed press.

 

Later in the morning, the President will meet with the United States Sentencing Commission in the Roosevelt Room. This meeting is closed press.

 

In the afternoon, the President will travel to Worcester, Massachusetts. The departure from the South Lawn is open press and the arrival at Worcester Regional Airport is open to pre-credentialed media.

 

Later in the afternoon, the President will deliver the commencement address at the Worcester Technical High School graduation ceremony. The President’s remarks are open to pre-credentialed media.

 

In the evening, the President will attend a DSCC event in the Boston area. There will be print pool coverage of the President’s remarks.

 

Later in the evening, the President will depart Worcester, Massachusetts en route Washington, DC. The departure from Worcester Regional Airport is open to pre-credentialed media, while the arrival on the South Lawn is open press.

 

 

Wednesday, June 11 2014 All Times ET

 

10:00 AM: The President and Vice President receive the Presidential Daily Briefing, Oval Office.

 

10:50 AM: The President meets with the United States Sentencing Commission, Roosevelt Room.

 

1:45 PM: The Vice President delivers the keynote address at the North American Energy Summit, Goldman Sachs – New York City.

 

1:50 PM: The President departs the White House en route Joint Base Andrews, South Lawn.

 

2:05 PM: The President departs Joint Base Andrews, Joint Base Andrews.

 

3:20 PM: The President arrives Worcester, Massachusetts, Worcester Regional Airport.

 

4:00 PM: The President delivers remarks at the Worcester Technical High School Commencement, Worcester Technical High School – Worcester.

 

7:00 PM: The President delivers remarks and answers questions at a DSCC event, Private Residence – Weston.

 

8:20 PM: The President departs Worcester, Massachusetts en route Andrews Air Force Base, Worcester Regional Airport.
9:45 PM: The President arrives Joint Base Andrews,Joint Base Andrews.

 

10:00 PM: The President arrives the White House, South Lawn.

 

 

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On Thursday, the President will hold a bilateral meeting Prime Minister Tony Abbott of Australia at the White House; the Vice President will also attend. The two leaders will discuss a range of issues of mutual interest, such as the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Australia’s leadership of the G-20 this year, the future of Afghanistan, and the growing bilateral defense relationship, including the rotation of U.S. Marines through Darwin.  They will also address some of the most serious security issues that confront both Australia and the United States, including Syria, Russia’s actions in Ukraine, North Korea, and the security and stability of the Asia Pacific region. In the afternoon, the President will welcome the WNBA Champion Minnesota Lynx to the White House to honor the team and their victory in the WNBA Finals.

 

 

On Friday, the President and the First Lady will travel to the Cannonball, North Dakota area to visit the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation. Following their visit to Indian Country, the President and the First Lady will travel to Palm Springs, CA.

 

 

On Saturday, the President will deliver the commencement address at University of California, Irvine on the 50th anniversary of the dedication of the UC Irvine campus by President Lyndon B. Johnson. UC Irvine does outstanding work at the undergraduate and graduate level in science and research, humanities, and professional studies, and the President looks forward to speaking with the graduates in June. Following these events, he will return to Palm Springs, CA. The President and the First Lady will return to Washington, D.C on Monday.

 

 

Upcoming Guidance for First Lady Michelle Obama

Thursday, June 12, 2014

 

Washington, DC * 3:30 PM – The First Lady will join local students and school nutrition directors from across the country to harvest the summer crop from the White House Kitchen Garden.  In 2009, Mrs. Obama planted a vegetable garden on the South Lawn to initiate a national conversation around the health and wellbeing of our nation—a conversation that evolved into her Let’s Move! initiative.  Since Mrs. Obama launched Let’s Move! in 2010, parents, business leaders, educators, elected officials, military leaders, chefs, physicians, athletes, childcare providers, community and faith leaders, and kids themselves have stepped up to improve the health of our nation’s children.  And thanks to these efforts, we are moving toward a healthier new norm all across the country.

 

To help with this summer’s harvest, the First Lady invited local school children whose schools are successfully implementing national school lunch standards.  Children from these Washington, D.C. schools joined Mrs. Obama in April for the spring garden planting and will now have the opportunity to harvest the produce they recently planted:

 

  • Cleveland Elementary School
  • Friendship Public Charter School
  • Kimball Elementary School
  • Bancroft Elementary School
  • Harriet Tubman Elementary School

 

Mrs. Obama is also inviting school nutrition directors from Orlando, FL, Dallas, TX, and West Virginia to participate in the harvest.  These school nutrition directors have seen success in their new school lunch programs thanks to the standards put in place by the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act.  Today, thanks to the hard work of school chefs, food service providers, and school nutrition directors across the country, 90 percent of schools are now meeting modern nutrition standards, including the schools in attendance at the harvest.  Because of these improvements, consumption of fruits, vegetables and whole grains has significantly increased, and over 600,000 kids are now getting a nutritious breakfast.  The U.S. Department of Agriculture has provided greater flexibility and is working to give more assistance to help the remaining schools meet these standards.

 

The following school nutrition directors will participate in this summer’s garden harvest:

 

  • Lora Gilbert, MS, RD, FADA, SNS, Senior Director, Food and Nutrition Services, Orange County Public Schools, Orlando, FL
  • Richard Goff, MBA, Executive Director, Office of Child Nutrition, West Virginia Department of Education
  • Dora Rivas, MS, RDN, SNS, Executive Director, Food and Child Nutrition Services Department, Dallas Independent School

 

This event will be livestreamed at www.whitehouse.gov/live.

 

 

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White House LIVE!!! Streaming Schedule

 

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June 11, 2014 1:45 PM EDT
Vice President Biden Gives the Keynote Address at the North American Energy Summit
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New York, New York

 

 

June 11, 2014 4:00 PM EDT
President Obama Speaks at the Worcester Technical High School Commencement
Worcester, Massachusetts

 

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President Obama’s Tumblr Q&A at the White House

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

President Obama takes to Tumblr in an event at the White House moderated by Tumblr Founder and CEO David Karp. The President answered questions in the State Dining Room from folks across the country on the importance of education, college affordability, and reducing student loan debt.

 

 

 

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President Obama visiting Worcester to speak at H.S. graduation

 

Pres. Obama to deliver Worcester Tech. commencement address

 

Published on Mar 20, 2014

A Worcester school underwent a transformation and is now getting some big-time recognition from Pres. Barack Obama.

 

 

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WORCESTER, Mass. (WWLP) – Many high school graduates quickly forget who spoke at their graduation ceremony, but it is unlikely that the class of 2014 at Worcester Technical High School will have trouble remembering. President Barack Obama is headed to central Massachusetts Wednesday, to give some parting words of wisdom to Worcester Tech’s graduates.

 

The president will speak at Wednesday afternoon’s commencement ceremony at the DCU Center in downtown Worcester, and shake the hands of graduates as they accept their diplomas. Following the president’s remarks, he will head to the Boston area, where he will participate in an event for the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee. He will return to Washington later in the evening.

 

22News reporter Yoojin Cho will be at the DCU Center, and you can watch President Obama’s remarks to the graduates live on WWLP.com at around 4:00 P.M.

 

Principal Sheila Harrity has been named National High School Principal of the YearU.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan has visited the school; and its class motivational speaker was former Secretary of State Colin Powell.

 

 

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Statements and Releases – June 10, 2014

 

Statement by the President on the Presidential Election in Israel

 

Remarks by the President at Signing of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act and the 65th Infantry Regiment Congressional Gold Medal

 

Readout of the President’s Call with Egyptian President al-Sisi

 

Notice — Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

 

Message to the Congress — Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to Belarus

 

REPORT: Taking Action – Higher Education And Student Debt

 

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 1726, H.R. 3080

 

Statement by the Press Secretary on H.R. 724, H.R. 1036, H.R. 1228, H.R. 1451, H.R. 2391, H.R. 2939, H.R. 3060, H.R. 3658, H.R. 4032, H.R. 4488, S. 611

 

 

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Obama “Biggest Frustration” Shootings discusses gun legislation after shooting in Troutdale, Oregon

 

Published on Jun 10, 2014

The President discusses gun legislation after shooting at a high school in Troutdale, Oregon.

 

 

 

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How the Oregon shooting events unfolded

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

A 14-year-old student was killed in an Oregon school shooting. CNN’s Sara Sidner reports.

 

 

 

When is enough death from gun violence, enough death from gun violence to make the whores of the NRA in Washington, D.C. who work on Capitol Hill….vote for gun control/gun reform? There have been 74 school shootings since Sandy Hook Elementary School was the scene of a school massacre. When is enough blood money under the table to allow guns in the hands of everybody, enough money?

 

When does MY right to the pursuit of life, liberty and happiness trump YOUR right to have weapons of death in your basement, or in the back window of your pickup, or slung across your back in Target?

 

Shooter, Student Dead After School Shooting

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

Authorities near Portland, Oregon say a teen gunman killed a student and wounded a teacher before apparently killing himself on Tuesday. (June 11)

 

 

 

Who has to die next to convince politicians nationwide on the state and federal level, that people with guns kill people, that there is NO good guy with a gun?

 

If I see a person with a weapon slung over their backs where I publicly do business, I’m going to snatch that weapon off that sumbitch and beat their ass with that weapon.

 

Yes, I carry bail money with me.

 

Save The Babies. Save The Children. It’s Time For Gun Sense In America

 

Published on May 29, 2014

Common sense gun reforms and responsible gun control laws are needed now. Whose child will be next? How many more have to die? Does your second amendment rights trump my U.S. Constitutional rights to life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness?

 

 

 

Obama’s Bowe Bergdahl Trade Was The Right Call

 

Published on Jun 11, 2014

President Obama made the right decision to trade five Guantanamo Bay detainees for Bowe Bergdahl, the last American POW from the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

 

 

 

Political funny: Obama’s latte

 

 

 

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TheObamaCrat™ Wake-Up Call: Manila The Philippines. The Beauty, The Style & The Grace.


 

By Jueseppi B.

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The White House Schedule For Monday & Tuesday, April 28th & 29th, 2014

 

On Monday, the President will participate in the signing of major commercial agreements with American businesses. There will be travel pool coverage of the signing.

 

Later in the morning, the President will depart Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia en route Manila, Philippines. The Presidents departure from the Rmaf Subang Air Base and arrival at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport are open press.

 

In the afternoon, the President will participate in the official arrival ceremony at the Malacanang Palace with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. The President’s arrival ceremony is open press. Following the official arrival ceremony, the President will participate in the guest book signing with President Aquino. There will be travel pool coverage of the signing. Later in the afternoon, the President will participate in a restricted and expanded bilateral meeting with President Aquino. There will be limited pool spray of the restricted meeting, and there will be a travel pool spray at the top of the expanded meeting. Following these meetings, the President joins President Aquino for a joint press conference. The press conference is open press.

 

In the evening, the President will meet with employees and family members of the United States Embassy to the Philippines. This event at the Sofitel Hotel is closed press. Later in the evening, the President will return to the Malacanang Palace to attend the state dinner with President Aquino of the Philippines. There will be travel pool coverage of the state dinner toasts. The President will remain overnight in the Philippines.

 

 

On the Rhodes: Departing Kuala Lumpur and Malaysia

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

Ben Rhodes, Deputy National Security Adviser for Strategic Communications, checks in from the tarmac in Kuala Lumpur as the President leaves Malaysia for the Philippines during his trip to Asia in April 2014.

 

 

 

All times are Malaysia or Philippines time, which are each 12 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time

 

1:35 AM: The President arrives in Manila, Philippines. Local Event Time: 1:35 PM. Ninoy Aquino International Airport – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

2:10 AM: The President participates in the official arrival ceremony held by President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. Local Event Time: 2:10 PM. Malacanang Palace – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

2:25 AM: The President participates in the guestbook signing with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. Local Event Time: 2:25 PM. Malacanang Palace – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

2:35 AM: The President participates in an expanded bilateral meeting with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. Local Event Time: 2:35 PM. Malacanang Palace – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

3:45 AM: The President participates in a joint press conference with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. Local Event Time: 3:45 PM. Malacanang Palace – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

5:30 AM: The President meets and greets with Embassy personnel. Local Event Time: 5:30 PM. Hotel Sofitel – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

7:20 AM: The President attends the state dinner with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines. Local Event Time: 7:20 PM. Malacanang Palace – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

2:00 PM: The Vice President delivers remarks at George Washington University. George Washington University.

 

 

9:10 PM: The President participates in the COMET electrical vehicle viewing. Local Event Time: 9:10 AM. Philippines, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Hotel – Manila.

 

 

10:15 PM: The President delivers remarks to the troops. Local Event Time: 10:15 AM.Fort Bonifacio – Manila, Philippines.

 

 

11:05 PM: The President participates in a wreath laying ceremony. Local Event Time: 11:05 AM.The Manila American Cemetery.

 

 

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On Monday, The President will leave for The Philippines in the morning. The President will have a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Benigno AquinoLater that evening The President will attend a State Dinner hosted by President Benigno Aquino.

 

On Tuesday, The President will view an electric vehicle in The Philippines called “The Comet.” The President will visit Fort Bonifacio, where he will deliver remarks to U.S. and Filipino service members and veterans. The President will lay a wreath at The American Cemetery. Later in the evening The President will return to Washington, D.C

 

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Monday, April 28, 2014

  • The President travels to Manila, Philippines, and participates in an arrival ceremony atMalacanang Palace
  • Later that afternoon, President Obama meets with President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines
  • President Obama participates in a joint press conference with President Aquino
  • The President greets members of the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
  • Later that evening, the President attends a State Dinner with President Aquino at Malacanang Palace

 

 

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • In the morning, President Obama delivers remarks at Fort Bonafacio
  • Later that morning, the President participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Manila American Cemetery
  • The President travels back to Washington, D.C.

 

 

 

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Arrival of US President Barack Obama 4/28/2014

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

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28 April 2014

US President Barack Obama arrives at the Ages Hangar, Balagbag Ramp in Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) at 1:25PM on board Air Force One for a two-day state visit in the country.

 

President Obama together with his delegation was welcomed by Vice-President Jejomar Binay, US Ambassador Philip Goldberg, Foreign Affairs Secretary Albert Del Rosario, Interior and Local Government Secretary Mar Roxas, Philippine Ambassador to US Jose L. Cuisia Jr. and Philippine Air Force Military Commanding General Maj. Gen. Jeffrey F. Delgado.

The US President is expected proceed to Malacañang to meet President Benigno S. Aquino III for bilateral talks to forge new agreements that will strengthen the country’s partnership to the US being one of its closest allies in Asia. President Aquino will also host a State Dinner at the Palace in honor of President Obama, showcasing the country’s top Filipino cuisine, traditional dances and performance arts.

 

Early on, the Civil Aviation Authority of the Philippines (CAAP) has issued a notice-to-airmen (Notam) advising aircraft to expect delays with the closing of NAIA terminals from 12:30pm to 1:30pm on Monday and Tuesday in preparation for the President Obama’s arrival and departure time. Following the Notam, the CAAP has also issued a no-fly zone in Malacañang complex all throughout the visit of the US President as part of the security protocol for a visiting head of state.

 

US President Barack Obama’s visit to the country is the first and will be the last leg to complete his four-nation Asia Pacific Tour where he visited South Korea, Japan and Malaysia.

 

 

 

Welcome Ceremony for US President Barack Obama 4/282/2014

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

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Dinner in honor of H.E. Barack Obama, President of the USA – President Obama (Toast Remarks)

 

 

 

Joint Press Conference 4/28/2014 – President Benigno S. Aquino III And President Barack Hussein Obama

 

 

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President Obama Speaks at Fort Bonifacio

 

 

 

Malaysia Part Two

Published on Apr 27, 2014

Come with me as Barack Hussein Obama lands in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. President Obama attends a working lunch with Prime Minister Najib Razak.
The President delivers remarks at the Malaysian Global Innovation and Creativity Center.
Later, the President participates in the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative Town Hall at the University of Malaysia.

 

 

 

 

Obama signs Malacañang guest book

 


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Published on Apr 28, 2014

Watch Rappler’s full coverage of the first day of Obama’s visit here: http://rplr.co/obamainph

Obama signs the guest book at Malacañang

 

Where In The World Is Barack: Tokyo, Japan

President Barack Obama starts a four-nation Asian swing. President Obama’s fifth trip to Asia during his time in office will underscore a continued focus on the Asia-Pacific region and commitment to his vision of rebalancing to the world’s largest emerging region. The President’s visit to Japan, the Republic of Korea, Malaysia, and the Philippines will focus on our major priorities in the region: modernizing our alliances; supporting democratic development and commercial ties; investing in regional institutions; and deepening cultural and people-to-people ties.

 

 

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Speeches and Remarks – April 28, 2014

 

Remarks by President Obama and President Aquino III of the Philippines at State Dinner

 

Remarks by President Obama at Commercial Deals Signing Ceremony

 

Remarks by President Obama and President Benigno Aquino III of the Philippines in Joint Press Conference

 

 

Statements and Releases – April 28, 2014

 

Readout of National Security Advisor Susan E. Rice’s Meeting with Malaysian Opposition Leaders

 

Statement by the Press Secretary on Ukraine

 

Statement by the President on Yom HaShoah

 

FACT SHEET: U.S.-Philippines Partnership for Growth

 

FACT SHEET: United States-Philippines Bilateral Relations

 

Obama visits Philippines; U.S. announces defense pact

 

Thomas Maresca , Special for USA TODAY

 

MANILA — The U.S. and the Philippines have agreed on a new 10-year defense pact that will allow increased presence of U.S. troops in the Philippines, White House officials said Sunday.

 

The deal came in advance of President Obama’s arrival in the Philippine capital, Manila, on Monday, the last stop on his four-country Asian tour.

 

 

Obama, Aquino Discuss New Security Agreements

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

President Obama joined President Benigno Aquino III in a joint press conference Monday in Manila. The two leaders addressed new defense deals allowing US military greater access to Philippine bases.

 

 

 

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Where In The World Is Barack™: Manila, Philippines. Arrival. Joint Press Conference. Videos. Photos.


 

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Obama arrives in Manila

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

Watch Rappler’s full coverage of the first day of Obama’s visit here: http://rplr.co/obamainph

US President Barack Obama lands and arrives in Manila for his first visit to the country. He is greeted by Vice President Jejomar Binay, Interior Secetary Mar Roxas, and Foreign Affairs secretary Albert Del Rosario

 

 

 

 

Raw: President Obama Arrives in the Philippines

 

Published on Apr 27, 2014

Obama wraps up his four-nation tour of Asia with a stop in the Philippines. Obama had made earlier stops in Malaysia, Japan and South Korea. (April 28)

 

 

 

 

Official arrival ceremony for Obama

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

Watch Rappler’s full coverage of the first day of Obama’s visit here: http://rplr.co/obamainph

The official arrival ceremony for US President Barack Obama held in Malacañang by President Benigno Aquino III

 

 

 

 

Aquino, Obama joint press conference

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

Watch Rappler’s full coverage of the first day of Obama’s visit here: http://rplr.co/obamainph

Philippine President Benigno Aquino III and US president Barack Obama hold a joint press conference

 

 

 

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Raw: Obama Welcomed to Presidential Palace

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

President Obama arrives at the Presidential Palace in Manila with a welcome ceremony and signs President Benigno Aquino III‘s guest book.

 

 

 

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President Obama Speaks at Fort Bonifacio

 

 

 

 

Obama signs Malacañang guest book

 

Published on Apr 28, 2014

Watch Rappler’s full coverage of the first day of Obama’s visit here: http://rplr.co/obamainph

Obama signs the guest book at Malacañang

 

 

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The White House Schedule For Monday & Tuesday, April 28th & 29th, 2014

 

All times are Malaysia or Philippines time, which are each 12 hours ahead of Eastern Daylight Time

 

 

9:15 am MYT || Participates in the signing of major commercial agreements with American businesses; Ritz-Carlton, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.


10:20 am || Departs Kuala Lumpur.


1:35 pm PYT || Arrives Manilla, Philippines.


2:30 pm || Begins meetings with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines; Malacanang Palace, Manila.


3:45 pm || Participates joint press conference with President Aquino.


5:30 pm || Meets and greets with Embassy personnel; Hotel Sofitel, Manila.


7:20 pm || Attends a state dinner with President Benigno Aquino of the Philippines; Malacanang Palace, Manila.

 

 

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On Monday, The President will leave for The Philippines in the morning. The President will have a bilateral meeting and joint press conference with President Benigno AquinoLater that evening The President will attend a State Dinner hosted by President Benigno Aquino.

 

On Tuesday, The President will view an electric vehicle in The Philippines called “The Comet.” The President will visit Fort Bonifacio, where he will deliver remarks to U.S. and Filipino service members and veterans. The President will lay a wreath at The American Cemetery. Later in the evening The President will return to Washington, D.C.

 

 

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Monday, April 28, 2014

  • The President travels to Manila, Philippines, and participates in an arrival ceremony atMalacanang Palace
  • Later that afternoon, President Obama meets with President Benigno S. Aquino III of the Philippines
  • President Obama participates in a joint press conference with President Aquino
  • The President greets members of the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines
  • Later that evening, the President attends a State Dinner with President Aquino at Malacanang Palace

 

 

Tuesday, April 29, 2014

  • In the morning, President Obama delivers remarks at Fort Bonafacio
  • Later that morning, the President participates in a wreath-laying ceremony at the Manila American Cemetery
  • The President travels back to Washington, D.C.

 

 

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