Obama Biscuits

 

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Get a cookie with President Barack Obama’s image on the bag: the “Obama Biscuit.” 
 
The United Biscuit Ltd., the Ghana – based maker of the cookie, generates 2.8 million biscuits a day during peak production, which accounts for about 60% of the factory’s output. The round cookie stamped with the company’s logo comes in regular, ginger flavor and the latest, ChocObama. Its package bears an image of Obama, and can be found in small roadside shops across Ghana, Africa.
 
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A Father’s Day Gift for Barack Obama

 
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First Lady Michelle Obama and her daughters Sasha and Malia went to the L.A. Lakers game Thursday night. The girls wanted to get their dad a jersey as a gift for Father’s Day. So AEG president Tim Leiweke — whose suite they were sitting in– had the gift shop make a customized Obama jersey. Lakers Coach Phil Jackson (and former coach of Obama’s hometown team, the Chicago Bulls) signed the jersey after the game.

First Lady Michelle Obama previews Governors’ Ball

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First Lady Michelle Obama greeted music students Sunday to a preview of the White House’s annual Governors’ Ball featuring Harry Connick, Jr.
 
While introducing Connick and his band, she stressed the importance of community service.
 
“These guys aren’t just playing music and earning money and performing, but they’re community leaders, too,” Obama said. “And that’s really important for you guys, too, because it’s not just if you can sing and dance, but what do you give back?”

Blagojevich apologizes for ‘I’m blacker than Barack Obama’ comment

BlagojevichObamaFormer Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich apologized Monday for comments that he made in a Feb. issue of Esquire magazine where he said:

“I’m blacker than Barack Obama.  I shined shoes. I grew up in a five-room apartment. My father had a little Laundromat in a black community not far from where he lived. I saw it all growing up.”

Blagojevich later said:

“It was a very stupid thing to say.  Obviously, I’m not blacker than President Obama.  I was speaking metaphorically, and it was, again, a stupid way of saying it.”