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  • President Barack and Michelle Obama leaves Washington boarding Air Force One(last time)

    01/21/2017 9:54:58 PM PST · by Morgana · 45 replies
    colorstarmedia ^ | January 21, 2017 | colorstarmedia
    President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama departs Washington After saying goodbye to President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama boarded Marine One to depart Washington putting an end to his 8 year presidency.
  • The Long (And Dreary) Goodbye ... (Good review of Obozo's last gasp farewell address)

    01/12/2017 4:52:13 AM PST · by Zakeet · 13 replies
    American Spectator ^ | January 12, 2017 | Larry Thornberry
    The great detective writer Raymond Chandler’s final Philip Marlowe novel is titled “The Long Goodbye.” Perhaps Chandler was looking forward to Barack Obama’s look-at-me-I’m-still-important address Tuesday night. It was a dirge that went on at No-Doz length. Unfortunately, I missed the address in real time because I had a conflict. I had to flea-powder the cat. As for addresses, it was sufficient for me that Obama’s will soon no longer start with 1600. But I learned Wednesday morning that Obama established a new NCAA record for adios speech length, speaking longer than Ronald Reagan, George W. Bush, and Bill Clinton...
  • Obama's Speech Tonight Is An Embarrassment to America

    01/10/2017 6:52:56 PM PST · by Stayfree · 112 replies
    Self | January 10, 2917 | Stayfree
    This speech by our White House sociopath is so disjointed, obtuse, full of self-love that it is almost embarrassing to watch someone dig such a deep hole of self-depravity that I had to take a break and puke. Once the patriotic members of our press have read the transcript of his pitiful rambling, he will be shoved down the toilet he deserves.
  • Vanity-Obama insures destruction of the Democrat Party!!!

    01/11/2017 5:33:09 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 11 replies
    I did not watch the Obama "Farewell Speech" last evening....but I did get good glimpse of the folks that attended. Based on that demographic....the downfall of the current Democrat Party continues unabated. Having a smattering (17,000) of White liberal low life and wealthy African-Americans in the Obama cheering tent does not bode well for Obama's Democrat Party. (Trump gets 20,000 folks, when he snaps his fingers). First, Obama, does have a legacy....but, it is not positive...it's called Donald J. Trump!!! Second, the lack of low income Blacks, Hispanics and other minorities was quite notable. And...there was not a "blue collar...
  • HAPPENING NOW [LIVE THREAD] - Obama Last State-Of-The-Union [Farewell] Address

    01/10/2017 6:02:14 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 555 replies
    CSPAN ^ | 1-10-2017 | TCRLAF
    Live in Chicago
  • Obama Farewell Speech Tickets Gobbled Up Fast

    01/10/2017 1:39:07 AM PST · by Libloather · 33 replies
    CHICAGO (CBS) — Thousands of people lined up outside McCormick Place in the bitter cold Saturday morning to get free tickets to President Barack Obama’s farewell speech next week. The Obama administration finished distributing the tickets in less than three hours after the first ones were given out. Lines snaked through two buildings, and outside onto the plaza, with many people arriving before dawn. Some huddled under blankets over their heavy winter clothing, to keep warm amid single-digit temperatures. People waiting for tickets said they wanted to be part of history. “It’s well worth it. I got my golden ticket,...
  • Politics Vanity: Obama Farewell Speech Tickets Available, Saturday, 8:00 AM...Chicago!!!

    01/06/2017 8:08:27 AM PST · by JLAGRAYFOX · 42 replies
    Get ready...folks.....Obama Farewell Speech Tickets to be handed out to the public on Saturday at 8:00 AM in Chicago!!! One ticket per person...free of charge!!! Millions of Obamabots are frothing with glee...."NOT" over getting tickets and attending the great send off...which I suspect will mirror the miserable one Obama just received from the USA military forces!!! Hint...folks...I will not be in that waiting line!!! Methinks...Barry is in for a rude awakening!!!!
  • Obama to deliver farewell speech in Chicago - 1/10

    01/02/2017 6:17:07 AM PST · by Libloather · 109 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/02/17 | Allie Malloy
    (CNN) President Barack Obama will deliver his farewell address to the nation on January 10 from his home city of Chicago, the President announced in a statement Monday. "I'm thinking about them as a chance to say thank you for this amazing journey, to celebrate the ways you've changed this country for the better these past eight years, and to offer some thoughts on where we all go from here," Obama wrote. President Obama said he was following the precedent set by George Washington, who penned a farewell address to the American people over 220 years ago.
  • Harry Reid bids farewell to Senate after 30 years (Gives lengthy speech, VIDEO AT LINK)

    12/09/2016 7:05:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 33 replies
    MSN via AP ^ | 12/09/2016 | ERICA WERNER
    WASHINGTON — Minority Leader Harry Reid bid farewell to the Senate Thursday after 30 years in the chamber and more than a decade as top Democrat, a remarkable run during which he shepherded key Obama administration legislation including the sweeping health care law. But Reid leaves with his Democrats stuck in the minority despite his best efforts, and Republicans and President-elect Donald Trump making plans to repeal President Barack Obama's signature law as their first order of business next year. In an uncharacteristically lengthy and personal farewell speech on the Senate floor, Reid warned of "a new gilded age" ahead...
  • Report: Advisers Working On Mid-January ‘Farewell Tour’ for Obama

    12/07/2016 9:21:30 AM PST · by PROCON · 51 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Dec. 7, 2016 | IAN HANCHETT
    On Wednesday’s broadcast of “Fox & Friends,” Fox News Chief National Correspondent reported, “I’m hearing this morning that, quietly behind the scenes, advisers to President Obama are working on sort of a farewell tour in mid-January.” Henry said, “I’m hearing this morning that, quietly behind the scenes, advisers to President Obama are working on sort of a farewell tour in mid-January. I’m told there’s at least three cities, that President Obama will be giving major speeches in arenas. one of them is Chicago, his sort of adopted hometown. they’re looking at the United Center there, where the Chicago Bulls play.”
  • A bittersweet farewell to the Obamas at their last White House Easter egg roll

    03/29/2016 6:22:22 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 18 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 29, 2016 | Petula Dvorak
    Zilch. Every. Dang. Year. We’ve entered the White House Easter Egg Roll lottery for years now, hoping each time that we would be one of 35,000 families lucky enough to get tickets to play on the South Lawn, to post those glorious Facebook pictures in front of the South Portico.
  • The FRiday Night Movie - The Shootist (1976)

    08/21/2015 9:14:23 PM PDT · by DemforBush · 28 replies
    Zippcast ^ | N/A | N/A
    <p>Saddle up, and maybe have the tissues nearby. The Duke bids farewell to his friends and his fans in his final role as JB Brooks, an aging gunfighter dying of cancer...</p>
  • Gatorade Made in New York ft. Derek Jeter

    09/18/2014 5:57:57 PM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 8 replies
    youtube ^ | 9/18/14
    Ahead of his final playing days, Derek Jeter soaks in the atmosphere on a walk in the Bronx.
  • Monty Python live (mostly), review: poignant and predictable, but tremendous fun

    07/20/2014 5:53:47 PM PDT · by Hillarys Gate Cult · 31 replies
    Telegraph UK ^ | 20 Jul 2014 | Ed Power
    Watching the livestream of Monty Python's last ever performance on GOLD, it was impossible not to experience a tingle of sadness. So this was it, the final performance by the most influential comedy troupe of all time. Forty-odd years since Monty Python's Flying Circus revolutionized television humour and unleashed a legion of surreal catchphrases John Cleese, Eric Idle, Terry Gilliam, Terry Jones and Michael Palin departed the stage at London's O2 Arena to the strains of their darkly hilarious (or is it hilariously dark?) anthem Always Look On The Bright Side Of Life. Watching the swan-song was a 15,000 live...
  • Country music legend Ray Price leaving hospital for Mount Pleasant home, leaves final message...

    12/12/2013 12:22:32 PM PST · by a fool in paradise · 42 replies
    KLTV ^ | Updated: Dec 12, 2013 12:02 PM | Marshall Stephen
    From East Texas Medical Center: Country Music Hall of Fame member and American country music singer Ray Price, 87, plans to leave East Texas Medical Center in Tyler today to go to his home in Mt. Pleasant for home hospice care. Price was diagnosed in 2011 with pancreatic cancer, and despite aggressive treatment, the cancer has recently spread to his liver, intestines and now his lungs. He has been in and out of hospital care for the past few months and was recently readmitted with complications. Price and his wife of 45 years, Janie, have decided to not pursue any...
  • A Reformed Farewell to Benedict XVI

    02/28/2013 6:52:42 AM PST · by Gamecock · 418 replies
    Out Of The Horses Mouth ^ | 28 Feb 2013 | Michael Horton
    Taken from the highest ranks of the clergy, popes should be among the best living pastors, biblical scholars, and theologians. That this has often not been the case is obvious enough throughout history, as any well-informed Roman Catholic will concede. (More than a few instances of corruption and heresy may be found on the Protestant side as well.) However, Benedict XVI has regularly been impressive on these counts. Living alongside Protestants in Germany, he often engages Reformation views with more sympathy and knowledge than most—especially more than many Protestants who convert to Rome and trade on caricatures of the evangelical...
  • Hillary's State Dept. Farewell Speech Features Muslim Woman Wearing Burqa

    02/01/2013 12:36:29 PM PST · by Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America · 22 replies
    February 01, 2013 | Obama_Is_Sabotaging_America
    During Hillary Clinton's farewell speech before all employees of the State Department today, it was impossible not to notice the 'burqa lady' employee deliberately positioned behind her:
  • Ronald Reagan's 1989 Farewell Address to the Nation

    12/28/2010 5:41:53 AM PST · by Reaganite Republican · 7 replies · 4+ views
    Reaganite Republican ^ | December 28, 2010 | Reaganite Republican
    "A shining city on a hill..." President Ronald Reagan's last address from the Oval Office, January 11th, 1989 _________________________________________________________________ "I've spoken of the shining city all my political life, but I don't know if I ever quite communicated what I saw when I said it. But in my mind it was a tall proud city built on rocks stronger than oceans, wind-swept, God-blessed, and teeming with people of all kinds living in harmony and peace, a city with free ports that hummed with commerce and creativity, and if there had to be city walls, the walls had doors and the...
  • Lobbyists to host Schwarzenegger farewell party

    12/06/2010 1:14:32 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 3 replies
    AP on Mercury News ^ | 12/6/10 | AP
    SACRAMENTO -- Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger is leaving office just as he came in -- with a party paid for by outside interest groups. Schwarzenegger's spokesman, Aaron McLear, said the governor plans to attend .. but is not involved in the planning. The California Chamber of Commerce and the NAACP, both Schwarzenegger supporters, are among those seeking contributions for the Dec. 16 event at the Sacramento Convention Center. The Sacramento Bee reported that one appeal is seeking tax-deductible donations of $25,000 "for this memorable evening."
  • The Farewell Dossier (How the CIA blew up the Trans-Siberian pipeline with pirated software)

    09/23/2010 10:49:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies · 2+ views
    Damn Interesting ^ | 26 March 2007 | Alan Bellows
    In 1982, operatives from the USSR’s Committee for State Security– known internationally as the KGB– celebrated the procurement of a very elusive bit of Western technology. The Soviets were developing a highly lucrative pipeline to carry natural gas across the expanse of Siberia, but they lacked the software to manage the complex array of pumps, valves, turbines, and storage facilities that the system would require. The United States possessed such software, but the US government had predictably turned down their Cold War opponent’s request to purchase the product. Never ones to allow the limitations of the law to dictate their...