The Sandalman

Posted in Barack Obama, Politics as usual on August 2, 2010 by stonegrigio



True American Idols

Posted in Politics as usual on July 26, 2010 by stonegrigio

In My Perfect World

Posted in Politics as usual on July 19, 2010 by stonegrigio

President of the United States

Shocker!

Posted in Elena Kagan, Politics as usual on July 16, 2010 by stonegrigio

Elena, who woulda thunk!
U.S. President Barack Obama's Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan reacts during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, June 29, 2010. Kagan on Tuesday defended her decision to limit military recruiting at Harvard and rejected Republican charges she would be a liberal judicial activist. REUTERS/Jason Reed  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW)
This is how it started out.
Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan speaks during her Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing in Washington, June 29, 2010. REUTERS/Jason Reed (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
Then I discovered the joy of softball!
WASHINGTON - JUNE 29: Supreme Court nominee Elena Kagan answers questions from members of the Senate Judiciary Committee on the second day of her confirmation hearings on Capitol Hill June 29, 2010 in Washington, DC. Kagan is U.S. President Barack Obama's second Supreme Court nominee since taking office. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
Now it’s gotten out of control. Can’t wait to get into that black robe so it’ll have plenty of room to breathe.

Eric Holder Joins the Discussion

Posted in Eric Holder, Politics as usual on July 16, 2010 by stonegrigio

You know what they say, Eric, the size of a man’s chin determines the size of his, uh, mustache…
WASHINGTON - JANUARY 15: Attorney General nominee Eric Holder testifies during his confirmation hearing in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill on January 15, 2009 in Washington DC. Holder has been nominated by President Elect Barack Obama to be Attorney General and if confirmed will be the first African-American Attorney General of the U.S.  (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
It’s, you know, average.
WASHINGTON - MARCH 16:  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies before the House Appropriations Committee's Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee about the Department of Justice FY 2011 budget on Capitol Hill March 16, 2010 in Washington, DC. Holder faced tough questions from the subcommittee about the collapse of support for his desire to bring 9/11 mastermind Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and others to civil criminal trial in New York City. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
But if I concentrate real hard…
WASHINGTON - APRIL 23:  U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder testifies during a hearing before the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee of the House Appropriations Committee on Capitol Hill April 23, 2009 in Washington, DC. Holder testified on his department's FY2010 budget request.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Then Jan Brewer comes around, and this is about all it can manage.

Fascinating, but…

Posted in Politics as usual, Robert Gibbs on July 16, 2010 by stonegrigio

TMI, Gibbsy. TMI.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs delivers the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on April 21, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom
Ususally, it’s around yay big.
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs speaks to reporters in the briefing room at the White House in Washington June 3, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
But when it’s really happy…
White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs delivers the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington on January 26, 2009. (UPI Photo/Kevin Dietsch) Photo via Newscom Photo via Newscom
And when answering a question from that dreadful Fox News reporter.

Michelle Obama’s Secret Hand Sign

Posted in Michelle Obama on July 14, 2010 by stonegrigio

Try it…it actually takes a bit of effort. So gangsta!!!
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama waves before her departure from Benito Juarez airport in Mexico City April 15, 2010. REUTERS/Henry Romero (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS)
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (R) and Margarita Zavala, the wife of President Felipe Calderon wave to the crowd during a visit to the Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City April 14, 2010. Michelle Obama met Zavala on Wednesday in her first solo trip as she sought to trumpet close ties between the neighboring countries as they try to boost trade and fight violent drug cartels. REUTERS/Eliana Aponte (MEXICO - Tags: POLITICS)
WASHINGTON - JUNE 24: U.S. first lady Michelle Obama (L) and Russian first lady Svetlana Medvedeva (R) wave goodbye to students at the the Duke Ellington School of the Arts June 24, 2010 in Washington, DC. Obama and Medvedeva watched a performance by the school's students featuring dancing and singing. (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
First Lady Michelle Obama arrives to help pack Healthy Lifestyle Kits for District of Columbia area children at a Congressional service event at the Kennedy Recreation Center in Washington on June 8, 2010. UPI/Alexis C. Glenn Photo via Newscom
U.S. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama leave after dinner at Komi restaurant in Washington May 7, 2010. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS)
First Lady Michelle Obama attends a Cinco de Mayo reception in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington on May 5, 2010. UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool Photo via Newscom
First Lady Michelle Obama waves to graduating seniors from Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School during their commencement ceremony at Howard University in Washington on June 3, 2009. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg Photo via Newscom

Graduate Martina Partee flashes a peace sign as she stands next to First Lady Michelle Obama for a photo during the commencement ceremony for graduating seniors from Washington Mathematics Science Technology Public Charter High School at Howard University in Washington on June 3, 2009. UPI/Roger L. Wollenberg Photo via Newscom
A for effort, young lady, but keep working at it. You’ll get it right one day.

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