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Obama Launches

Posted on February 18th 2009 by Arthur in Politics, Websites & Tools

President Obama signed the $787,000,000,000 economic stimulus bill in Denver yesterday. And, as promised, the new website was launched immediately. I love how the new President is using new media like You Tube videos, blogs and social network sites to get his message across and to keep the American people in the loop on everything he does. On this new website American taxpayers will be able to see where the money from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act is going. It is still pretty empty, but the site will soon display information visually, through maps, charts, and graphics to what projects all this money is going. screenshot


Humongous Photo of Obama’s Inauguration

Posted on January 23rd 2009 by Arthur in Photos, Politics

Check out this huge picture of Barack Obama’s inauguration in Washington DC as he gave his speech. It’s a whopping 1,474 megapixels! You can zoom in and see all the faces of the people in the audience. I’ve been trying to find Oprah because I didn’t see her all day while watching the coverage on TV and I was wondering if she was even there. Can you find Oprah?

Huge photo of Obama's inauguration at


Topps Barack Obama Trading Cards

Posted on January 22nd 2009 by Arthur in Politics

Barack Obama is one electable collectible President. You can buy anything with his face on it, from Obama sneakers and skate boards to action figures and dog bowls. Ty Inc has even released two new Sasha and Malia beanie babies this week!

At Target (in the comics section) I came across President Obama trading cards from Topps that I hadn’t seen before. Obama is already a comic book hero in the latest Spider-Man issue, so trading cards were to be expected. Each packet sells for $1.99 and contains six trading cards and one sticker. There are a total of 90 different cards and 18 stickers. The cards contain educational, in-depth information about the President and his family, quotes, key moments from the campaign and profiles of Cabinet members.

Here are pictures of the pack I bought:

Topps President Obama Trading Cards

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20 Unusual Portraits of Barack Obama

Posted on January 19th 2009 by Arthur in Funny, Photos, Politics

Artists around the globe have been inspired by Barack Obama’s message of hope and change and many have made works of art featuring Obama’s portrait. The most famous one has been the iconic HOPE poster by Shepard Fairey, but many other artists and supporters of the campaign have made more unusual portraits using different materials like butter and beans. Here’s a collection of twenty of these unique portraits featuring the 44th President of the United States. Let’s hope that after tomorrow people continue to be inspired by all the good work that Obama will deliver and continue to make more of these weird portraits to honor the man.

1. Obama made of nanotubes by the University of Michigan

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2001 Obama appearance on Chicago TV tonight

Posted on January 16th 2009 by Amy in Chicago, Illinois, Life in America, Politics

Back when he was an Illinois state senator, Barack Obama made an appearance on WTTW Channel 11’s restaurant review program “Check, Please!” The show never aired… until tonight. Local viewers can check out the full episode on Channel 11 tonight at 8pm or the rerun on Tuesday (that’s Inauguration Day!!) at 4pm. Meanwhile, here are two clips from the shelved episode.

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Woo hoo!

Posted on November 5th 2008 by Amy in Politics

President Obama

Reasons to vote Republican this November

Posted on June 12th 2008 by Amy in Personal, Politics, Pop culture

The tagline at I’m Voting Republican ( is You’ll Get What You Deserve. Here are some good reasons to vote Republican this November.

Read more about the segments in the commercial here.

Are you still voting Republican? If not, you might like some of the funny, original Obama t-shirts for sale at Leftique.