Posts tagged "barack obama"

No More Ice Cream For Woman Who Called Obama N-Word On Facebook

This isn’t funny, per se. But The Frisky staff still laughed when we found out a 22-year-old woman who called President Obama the n-word on Facebook and then told a news station she would not mind if he got assassinated has been fired from her job … at Cold Stone Creamery. First of all,…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2012

Barack Obama Cries While Addressing Campaign HQ In Chicago

Oh, Lord, this made me cry. Yesterday, President Obama addressed his campaign staff at their Chicago headquarters in a very touching speech. It started with how impressed he is with them and the great things they are sure to accomplish in the future. But halfway through, the president’s voice wavers and tears start rolling down his cheeks. I love…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 9, 2012

The Soapbox: The Election Is Over But I’m Still Scared

Originally appeared on Role/Reboot. Republished here with permission.

It’s over.

For a while, I managed to hold it together. There was pie to eat and wine to drink and a couch to sink gratefully into. There were friends to laugh with and sigh with, dishes to clean up, and an 8am meeting o…

By: Emily Heist Moss / November 9, 2012

Obama’s Girls Looked Gorgeous Last Night

Barack Obama came out on top in last night’s history-making election, and we couldn’t be happier (or more sedated — it takes a lot of Valium to get through that vote count). Of course, our president is the first to say that he’d never have gotten where he is without his girls behind him, and…

By: Rachel Krause / November 7, 2012

Key And Peele’s Victory Speech!

You watched President Obama’s victory speech? Now it’s time for Key and Peele’s victory speech as Obama and his “anger translator” Luther.  A lot of us would be as enthusiastic as Luther right now if weren’t so goddamn tired after last night.
Mila Kunis is going to produce a drama called “Meridian Hills” set…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 7, 2012

Watch: Governor Mitt Romney’s Concession Speech & President Obama’s Victory Speech

Considering I thought it was very possible that we might not know who won the election until this morning or even days from now, I guess I should be grateful that the thing that kept me up waaaaaay past my bedtime was waiting for Gov. Mitt Romney to deliver his concession speech and President Obama…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 7, 2012

Barack Obama Wins 4 More Years As The President Of The United States

Though a few states are still too close to call, Barack Obama’s win in Ohio has secured him the presidency for another four years, defeating Republican challenger Mitt Romney. Check out our liveblog of all the returns and check out the site tomorrow for more election coverage. Forward!

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2012

2012 Election Night Live Blog!

Well, our long national nightmare known as ELECTION SEASON is almost over. Later tonight, we will (probably) know who will be the President of the United States for the next four years. Will Barack Obama secure himself another term? Or will Mitt Romney succeed in getting me to move to Mexico? In addition to updating…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 6, 2012

The Only Election Night Drinking Game You’ll Need

How are you going to get through the next 24 hours of election news, voting and results? If you’re anything like us, you’ll need a stiff drink or three to watch the votes roll in tonight. We are nervous as heck, and this drinking game should help us, and you, relax a little bit. Until…

By: Julie Gerstein / November 6, 2012

Why Men Should Stay Home On Election Day

If only women were voting in next week’s election, Barack Obama would win … which is why men need to stay home on Election Day for the good of America. Starring Franchesca Ramsey, Sara Benincasa and other funny ladies who leant themselves to this “Totally Biased With W. Kamau Bell” skit, it’s the best case…

By: Jessica Wakeman / November 4, 2012

The Best “Obama Calling” GIFs And Memes

Somebody decided to post this picture of the president on Reddit, titling it ‘My new favorite picture of President Obama.’ People went crazy over it pretty much immediately, because Obama’s exhausted attempt at smiling is pretty goofy looking. So many great memes came out of this it was hard to pick our favorites, but we tried our…

By: TheFW / November 3, 2012

Lena Dunham On Her First Time … Voting

“Girls” creator Lena Dunham has come out as a supporter of President Obama by recording this campaign video, in which she talks about her first time … voting, that is. “Your first time shouldn’t be with just anybody,” she says. “It should be with a great guy.” Dunham goes on to say that voters should cast their ballot…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 26, 2012

Katy Perry Performs In Tight Obama/Biden Dress At Rally In Las Vegas

Katy Perry has made her presidential endorsement — in the form of a figure-hugging dress proclaiming her intent to vote for the Obama/Biden ticket on Election Day. But how is the dress to dance in, is what I want to know? Pretty easy — or at least it seems to be in these kinda ridiculou…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 25, 2012

Obama Divorce Papers? Donald Trump Claims He’s Got ‘Em

Despicable human being Donald Trump announced yesterday he has something “bordering on gigantic” to reveal about President Obama. So let’s hear it: Douglass Kass, Trump’s fellow talking head on the talk show “Squawkbox,” claims on Twitter that Trump has divorce papers between Barack and Michelle Obama.  Kass tweeted, “High above the Alps my Gnome [sic]…

By: Jessica Wakeman / October 24, 2012

Republican Kelly Clarkson Says She’s Voting For Obama — And 18 Other Celebrity Endorsements

‘Tis the season for celebrity political endorsements, and just yesterday comes another one — this time from Kelly Clarkson. Kelly says that while she considers herself a Republican, she can’t abide by Mitt Romney’s anti-gay marriage stance, and has decided to support Obama. Additionally, she said, “I’ve been reading online about the debates and I’m…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 24, 2012

Are You In One Of Mitt Romney’s Binders Full Of Women Yet?

During last night’s presidential debate, the candidates were asked what they’d do to improve the status of women and ensure equal pay. And while President Obama discussed his work on the Lilly Ledbetter act, Mitt Romney accidentally said one of the most talked about phrases of the evening. Speaking to the crowd, he said that…

By: Julie Gerstein / October 17, 2012

Honey Boo Boo Kinda Endorses Obama On “Jimmy Kimmel Live”

As you already know, Alana was in Hollywood this week for an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” which aired last night. She was hilariously adorable throughout and I couldn’t bring myself to clip just one moment. So, above, see it all, from Mama June repeatedly reminding Alana to keep her legs closed and Alana explaining…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 16, 2012

Katy Perry Nails Her Obama Endorsement

Katy Perry performed at a concert to support Obama in LA this weekend, and obviously she rocked a customized presidential manicure, complete with teeny tiny photos of Obama’s beaming smile. Pretty cute, right? And now we wait for Scott Stapp to unveil his Mitt Romney mani/pedi. [Twitter via Bust]…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / October 9, 2012

KitchenAid’s Tacky Tweet About Obama’s Grandma & Women’s Issues Go Undiscussed At First Presidential Debate

Jess is out sick today, so I’ve collected links for Today’s Lady News. I’ve used a quote from each piece as a brief summary (rather than interpreting myself) and you can click further to read more if it interests you. We’ll be back to your regularly scheduled Lady News tomorrow!

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By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / October 4, 2012

5 Dumbest Moments Of The 1st Presidential Debate

Still feeling the Rocky Mountain High from the first Presidential debate?  We sure are.  Others will fact check — we can’t — we’re dumb.  Think of us as “fun checkers.”  Isn’t that adorbz? Anyway, here are the five flat-out dumbest moments of the night with our ribbing for your pleasure:

1. Dueling Flag Pins: Guys, it’…

By: TruTV / October 4, 2012
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