Posts tagged "barack obama"

Evening Quickies: The President Demands 90-Year-Old Betty White Produce Her Birth Certificate

Ninety years ago today, Betty White came into the world … or did she? In a 90th birthday card, the president demands that Betty produce a long-form copy of her birth certificate. She is pretty vivacious for 90. [NYMag.com]
In honor of Betty’s 90th, here’s a collection of her sexiest and funniest quotes!

Jessica Wakeman / January 17, 2012

Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Go To The White House

Yes, Brad and Angelina are Hollywood royalty, but it looks to me like they might just have some political connections as well. The gorgeous couple stopped by the White House this week, while in town for the D.C. fête of Angelina’s new film, In the Land of Blood and Honey. Apparently, Obama extended the invitatio…

Rachel Krause / January 13, 2012

The Obamas Put Our Family Portraits To Shame, Again

Stop being so damn cute, Obama family! I can’t tell whose dress I want to fight over more: Michelle’s or Malia’s. (Yes, I am envious of a 13-year-old girl’s wardrobe.) [Mrs-O.com]…

Jessica Wakeman / December 18, 2011

Barack Obama Calls Michelle “Cute”

Today President Barack Obama and FLOTUS Michelle visited with troops in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. After listening to a rousing introduction from the First Lady, President Obama noted that Michelle was both a remarkable first lady and also “cute.” Aw! He then advised the male soldiers that “Gentlemen, that’s your goal, to marry up. Punch…

Julie Gerstein / December 14, 2011

Hillary Clinton On Getting Along With Barack Obama

“I think I was struck by my early travels, where one of the most common questions I kept being asked, especially in the audience of young people at universities and elsewhere, is: How could you work with President Obama? You ran against him. Because still in democracies, even ones that we think of as fairly…

Jessica Wakeman / October 27, 2011

Sarah Palin Tries Fried Butter, Disses Barack Obama

“I’m excited to try some of that famous fried butter-on-a-stick, fried cheesecake-on-a-stick, fried Twinkies, etc. I’ll enjoy them in honor of those who’d rather make us just ‘eat our peas.'”
Sarah Palin writes to her supporters to tell them that she is heading to the Iowa State Fair and plans on chowing down on all…

Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / August 13, 2011

The President Reveals What Malia Obama’s First Car Will Be

“It’s only a matter of time until Malia gets her learner’s permit so I’m hoping to see one of those models that gets a top speed of 15 miles an hour and the ejector seat any time boys are in the car. So, hopefully you guys have some of those in the pipeline.”
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Jessica Wakeman / August 6, 2011

Barack Obama Glad Michelle Still Finds Him Cute At 50

“What I really want right now is to get a debt-ceiling deal for my birthday … I feel real good about 5-0. I’ve got a little greyer since I took this job, but otherwise, I feel pretty good. Michelle still thinks I’m cute. And I guess that’s, that’s all that matters, isn’t?”
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President Obama Says Legalizing Gay Marriage Is Up To Each State

Last night President Obama spoke at an LGBT rights fundraiser in New York City, which is noteworthy because the New York state Senate is currently on the precipice of legalizing gay marriage. In his speech, Obama addressed gay and lesbians’ fight for equal rights and said it is up to each individual state…

Jessica Wakeman / June 24, 2011

Oh, Baby! No More Tears With The President

He can’t save the economy. He can’t stop Republicans from making us barefoot and pregnant at the stove. But the Barack Obama can stop a crying baby when even the First Lady can’t get the kid to stop screeching. So adorbs! Sigh. I want the president to hold me while I cry. [YouTube]…

Jessica Wakeman / June 21, 2011

Quickies: Obama Says Weiner Should Resign & Gwyneth Paltrow Will Tell You If You’re Fat

Obama says if he were Weiner, he’d step down. Props to The New York Post headline writers for this gem. [Slate]
Arnold Schwarzenegger’s former mistress, Mildred Baena, and his love child are featured in an interview and photo spread in Hello! [Dlisted]
Hugh Hefner announced via his Twitter that his wedding to fiancee Crystal Harri…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / June 14, 2011

Barack Obama On Being A Dad

“I grew up without a father around. I have certain memories of him taking me to my first jazz concert and giving me my first basketball as a Christmas present. But he left when I was two years old. And even though my sister and I were lucky enough to be raised by a wonderful…

Rumor: Hillary Clinton Wants To Head The World Bank

Secretary of State Hillary Clinton wants to head the World Bank after leaving the State Department in 2012, several sources have told Reuters. Her press secretary denied the rumor, but Clinton publicly stated in January she wouldn’t continue as Secretary of State if President Obama is reelected in 2012 because it’s an exhausting “24/7 job.”…

Jessica Wakeman / June 10, 2011

Barack Obama Wages War On Wiener

Yes he can pound a chili dog. It’s comforting to know we have a president who takes a no-nonsense approach to everything … including lunch. [Buzzfeed]…

Ami Angelowicz / June 4, 2011

Quickies: Osama Bin Laden Loved Porn & Barack Obama Sets Up Justin Bieber

Surprise! Osama bin Laden watched porn. Navy SEALs discovered a “fairly extensive” stash in Osama’s home after he was killed. Three wives, 72 virgins after death, and porn? This guy should have been in sex therapy, not caves in southeast southern Asia. [TMZ]
The Middleton family has filed a formal petition to a UK pre…

Jessica Wakeman / May 13, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Orthodox Jewish Newspaper Explains Airbrushing Women From Situation Room Pic

The conservative Hasidic Jewish newspaper in Brooklyn that removed Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and counterterrorism analyst Audrey Tomason — the only two women in the iconic Situation Room photo of the President watching the raid on Osama bin Laden’s compound — has released a statement. Der Zeitung writes:
“Our editorial policies are guided…

Jessica Wakeman / May 10, 2011

Hasidic Newspaper Edits Hillary Clinton Out Of Famous Bin Laden Situation Room Photo

Remember that iconic photo of President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the White House Situation Room watching the raid in Pakistan which killed Osama bin Laden? (Top photo!) Well, a conservative Hasidic Jewish newspaper in Brooklyn for Hasids completely edited Hillary Clinton and the other woman i…

Jessica Wakeman / May 9, 2011

Put On Your Fascinators, We Have A Situation

Now we know what the heads of state wear on their heads in the situation room. It’s easier to think straight with a fascinator on. [The Daily What]…

Ami Angelowicz / May 5, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Sarah Palin Tweets To Obama “No Pussyfooting” On Osama Bin Laden Pic

Sarah Palin weighed in on the Osama bin Laden death photo debate on Twitter — because we all care what the former governor of Alaska thinks about it!!! — to tell President Obama, “Show photo as warning to others seeking America’s destruction. No pussy-footing around, no politicking, no drama; it’s part of the mission.”…

Jessica Wakeman / May 4, 2011

Quickies: Conan O’Brien Shaves His Beard & The 20 Best Osama/Obama Memes

Watch Will Ferrell tell Conan O’Brien’s daughter to “kiss daddy’s beard goodbye.” [Team Coco]
J.Crew included a gay couple — designer Somsack and his boyfriend, Micah — posing in pricey sweaters under the tagline “Happy Together” in their May catalog. Oh joy, something else for “family values” people to freak out about…

Jessica Wakeman / May 3, 2011
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