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America No Longer Fattest Nation! Cupholder Layoffs Expected

July 10, 2013


At a recent healthy lunch event for children hosted by Michelle Obama at the White House, one of the kids asked President Obama his favorite food and the president answered, “Broccoli.” If any of the children had asked his favorite hobbies, I wonder if he would have answered, “Homework and going to bed early.” But […]

What did Obama say to the Queen?

May 28, 2011


“Why did we even split up?  Let’s never fight again.” “Can you introduce me to Elton John?” “Fergie asked me to ask you if you were mad at her.  She can’t think of what she might have done to upset you.” “That Pippa can really hang a bridesmaid’s dress, what, what?” “I don’t want to […]

Scenes from the Special Relationship

May 25, 2011


US President Barack Obama is visiting the United Kingdom as part of an official state visit.  Past leaders of both countries have been fond of using the term “special relationship” to describe the US-UK bond.  I’ve never been sure how to interpret “special relationship”.  It’s the kind of vague label that a high school guy […]