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Obama's 400-pound gingerbread house

Article: Obama's 400-pound gingerbread house

As I posted earlier this week Simon Doonan did venture down to DC this week to assist and oversee the holiday decorating at the White House. The Washington Post has some photos of what Doonan and the Obamas did, and I must say, they’re pretty safe and traditional. Which I guess is appropriate for the…

First Ladies showing some skin

Article: First Ladies showing some skin

This morning’s Today Show had Matt Lauer discussing Michelle Obama’s legs and the appropriateness of the First Lady wearing shorts. Yes, sadly, this is news. But wait a minute Mr. Newscaster. Mrs. Obama is not the first First Lady to show some skin. Some have shown even more.

National fist bump day

Article: National fist bump day

Today marks the one year anniversary of Barack Obama greeting his wife Michelle with a gesture that rocked the traditional political establishment and the mainstream media. The Washington Post called it “the fist bump heard ’round the world” and to commemorate that occasion, today has been designated National Fist Bump Day. Oh yeah, then-Senator Barack…

First Lady Donates Historic Magnolia Seedling to People's Garden

Article: First Lady Donates Historic Magnolia Seedling to People's Garden

WASHINGTON, DC, February 20, 2009 (ENS) – First Lady Michelle Obama carried an historic magnolia tree seedling from the White House to the Department of Agriculture Headquarters building on Thursday to be planted in the first of many community gardens that will be grown at USDA facilities worldwide. The seedling comes from a tree on…

Day of Service Touches Hearts Across America

Article: Day of Service Touches Hearts Across America

WASHINGTON, DC, January 19, 2009 (ENS) – Hundreds of thousands of people participated in more than 11,000 service events across the country today to honor President-elect Barack Obama’s request to Americans of all ages to help fellow citizens in celebration of the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday and of his inauguration as the 44th President…