I HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH THIS!

As reported in the New York Times, Honest Tea is now all but the official drink of the White House:

Mr. Obama has also maintained the longstanding presidential tradition of weekly lunches with his vice president. For Mr. Obama, lunch generally means a cheeseburger, chicken or fish in his small dining room off the Oval Office. There is also a new addition to White House cuisine: the refrigerators are stocked with the president’s favorite organic brew: Honest Tea, in Mr. Obama’s preferred flavors of Black Forest Berry and Green Dragon.

☞ Now, if we could only get the Republicans on board with this.

BIPARTISANSHIP

It’s way too early to give up on bipartisanship, so there’s a fine line to be walked when it comes to criticizing Republicans for rejecting it. But in his latest nationally syndicated column, Bill Press expresses the frustration the Administration must feel. And don’t miss Frank Rich.

RECESSION HUMOR

“The economy’s getting worse. Home Depot announced that they’re laying off 7,000 employees… which is interesting because I’ve been to Home Depot, and I didn’t even know they had employees.” – Jimmy Kimmel

US AIR SURVIVORS: SO GRATEFUL TO BE ALIVE, THEY MAY SUE

What is going ON here, people? I don’t even know where to start. (“You’re going to crash me into the water, and you’re going to tell me all I get is [$5,000 and] and an upgrade?” asked Antonio Sales, 20, who was traveling with the University of South Carolina’s track team. “That’s more of an ‘OK, you’re not dead, I’ll give you something to hold on to.’ It’s not enough at all.” Teammate Gabrielle Glenn, 20, was more blunt: “That’s it. They should sue.”)

CHRISTIAN GROUP AFFIRMS: ONLY ONE PATH TO HEAVEN

Sorry, Jews, Muslims, Buddhists, Hindus – as made clear here, God has no room for you in Heaven. He may have worked some miracles for Moses; but that was then, this is now. It’s not enough that you lead a life of constructive citizenship, kindness, integrity, and love. If you want in, there’s only one way.

LOOKING FOR A WAY TO HELP?

The President puts it in context in 30 seconds. And then you can enter your zip code here. Or create your own event and recruit your own volunteers here.

 

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