Posts Tagged ‘Obama’

Nobel PrizeBarack Obama was awarded the 2009 Nobel Peace Prize for his “extraordinary efforts to strengthen international diplomacy and cooperation between peoples.” The announcement was greeted with mixed reactions; some argued that the President has done nothing to earn this prestigious honor, and others felt that he was the most deserving candidate.

The selection of Obama has stirred a lot of conversation. Many people have suggested that he hasn’t done anything to promote peace, and some have claimed that his actions have actually extended the length of one war and helped start another. People who feel he was the right choice think that he has opened the door to bring about international peace and generated a new feeling of hope that has been absent from the world for far too long.
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Obama’s Unique Gift: A Heart Shaped Potato

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

PresidentObamaOn Monday, September 21, 2009, President Barack Obama made an appearance on the Late Show with David Letterman. His visit resulted in a more serious interview than you would usually expect from Letterman, but the two men also found a little time to laugh.

Before Obama took the stage, an audience member informed Letterman that she had a very unique item with her: a potato shaped like a heart. The woman was very proud of her unusual potato, and excited to be given the spotlight on national television. This moment soon passed, and the veteran talk show host brought things right back on track.

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