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Celebrating Our Cultural Legacy: Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2009 White House Debut

Today is Barack Obama’s last full day in the White House. If that saddens you as it saddens me, here is a consolation. Lin-Manuel Miranda performed a nascent version of “Alexander Hamilton” at a White House poetry jam in 2009. It’s a national treasure, part of a rich cultural legacy hosted by the Obama White House. The WhiteHouse.gov clip belongs to the public domain. I hope the barbarian billionaire populists who take over tomorrow do not purge it from the Internet. Continue reading






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Obama Ladies Bid Paris Adieu

U.S. first lady Michelle Obama and daughter Malia at the Pompidou Centre in Paris on June 7, 2009. [Photo source: AFP] PARIS (AFP) — US first lady Michelle Obama and daughters Malia and Sasha flew out of Paris on Monday … Continue reading






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Grabbing a Bistro on the Postcard Side of Paris

Gendarmes hold back people at a street corner in the 7th Arrondissemen as the Obamas arrive for dinner at La Fontaine de Mars on June 6, 2009. [Photo source: Associated Press /NPR] According to Obama Foodorama (no kidding, there is … Continue reading






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Ooh La La… Hero’s Welcome for Obamas in Paris

Barack Obama à Notre-Dame, arrivée du cortège. Uploaded by papyrazzi – Up-to-the minute news videos. Daily Motion: Arrivée du cortège du président américain Barack Obama à Notre-Dame. Filmé vers 20h rue Lagrange, face au café Panis. According to AFP: PARIS … Continue reading






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Brave Beacon in a Sea of Red

Tom Roberts sent this photo of his artist studio in Loudon, Tennessee. He volunteered the studio for Obama campaign headquarters for Loudon County. Tom writes: The building, across from the county courthouse, faces motorists  heading north on highway 11, and … Continue reading






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