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Fri Jun 14, 2013, 11:59 PM

So Cute~ The Father's Day Luncheon at the White House.. BAM!




President Barack Obama attends a Fatherís Day luncheon to celebrate the importance of strong families and mentoring in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC on June 14 , 2013. Fathers and their children as well as students and leaders from the Becoming a Man (BAM) program at Hyde Park Academy in Chicago attended the event. UPI/Olivier Douliery/Pool

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Joyce Jones: For young men whoís(whose) fathers arenít around or very engaged in their lives, having the president of the United States as a periodic substitute is probably a pretty big deal. And when he invites you to the White House for lunch, thatís an even bigger deal.

http://www.bet.com/news/national/2013/06/14/obama-celebrates-father-s-day-early.html

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/06/14/the-best-job-ive-got/

BOG

FYI, This Is The Barack Obama Group

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Reply So Cute~ The Father's Day Luncheon at the White House.. BAM! (Original post)
Cha Jun 2013 OP
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #1
Cha Jun 2013 #8
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #11
mimi85 Jun 2013 #10
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #12
Cha Jun 2013 #34
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #36
Cha Jun 2013 #37
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #39
Tarheel_Dem Jun 2013 #2
Cha Jun 2013 #7
freshwest Jun 2013 #13
Cha Jun 2013 #15
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #40
Tarheel_Dem Jun 2013 #16
tavalon Jun 2013 #3
Cha Jun 2013 #6
LineLineReply .
Jamaal510 Jun 2013 #20
tavalon Jun 2013 #22
Cha Jun 2013 #25
freshwest Jun 2013 #4
Cha Jun 2013 #5
tavalon Jun 2013 #9
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #14
tavalon Jun 2013 #17
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #19
tavalon Jun 2013 #21
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #24
Cha Jun 2013 #30
Cha Jun 2013 #29
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #31
Cha Jun 2013 #32
Rhiannon12866 Jun 2013 #33
Cha Jun 2013 #26
awoke_in_2003 Jun 2013 #18
Cha Jun 2013 #23
awoke_in_2003 Jun 2013 #42
calimary Jun 2013 #27
Cha Jun 2013 #28
calimary Jun 2013 #41
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #35
Cha Jun 2013 #38
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #43
Cha Jun 2013 #44
sheshe2 Jun 2013 #45
LeftInTX Jun 2013 #46

Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 12:03 AM

1. He is so great with the little kids!

Always makes me smile!

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:20 AM

8. Daddy in Chief,

Rhiannon..

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Response to Cha (Reply #8)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:44 AM

11. Hello, my friend! Love the pix!

He really is a terrific Dad. You can see it in his expression when he's with little kids and babies...

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:37 AM

10. Kids just love him!

He does have that magic touch with little ones. He'd be a great babysitter.

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Response to mimi85 (Reply #10)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:47 AM

12. Little kids can tell who's one of the good ones...

They just seem to be drawn to him and vice versa. It's not every guy who can quiet a crying baby, but he's got the touch.

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #1)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 05:43 PM

34. Dad in Chief!



http://theobamadiary.com/2013/06/15/dad-in-chief/

I'm still at it, Rhiannon.. I'd never seen this pic before

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Response to Cha (Reply #34)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:20 PM

36. Neither have I!!!!!!

Thanks Cha!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #36)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:21 PM

37. We're talking

CUTE, here.

she

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Response to Cha (Reply #37)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:29 PM

39. Seriously Cute~

Cha~

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 12:13 AM

2. The kiddies are adorable.

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Response to Tarheel_Dem (Reply #2)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:19 AM

7. Not only that, Tarheel..

The grownups are pretty cute too.

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:52 AM

13. Yep, love the BAM shirts and those happy faces.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:10 AM

15. They look so unabashedly Happy to

to be there, fresh.. and I'm like "Yeah!" .. I can see that.

I've never used that word before word(unabashedly) before but it seemed so perfect.

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Response to freshwest (Reply #13)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:32 PM

40. Hi freshwest~~~~

Stopped in for a few minutes....at my sisters. I am so trying not to be rude to her...

I just had to say hi....be back soon!

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:19 AM

16. You betcha!




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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 12:24 AM

3. I would never diss our President's golden touch with the kids

He loves 'em. They love him back.

The last guy always looked like they disgusted him. Funny the children looked at him the same way.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:18 AM

6. So true, tavalon

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Response to tavalon (Reply #3)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:40 AM

20. .

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #20)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:46 AM

22. Ew, warning next time, please.

God, that man is Fugly.

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Response to Jamaal510 (Reply #20)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 03:16 AM

25. That baby smelled something..

Bad!

Perfect reminder of what tavalon was refering to, Jamaal. I think a lot of us remember that shot. The baby spoke for us!

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 12:43 AM

4. Love all the pictures, but that last one is a winner. Such a tender touch with those little babies.

Oh, and the video is great! Thanks, Cha!

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Response to freshwest (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:17 AM

5. The last pic is my

fave too, fresh. "Tender touch" is right.. like he feels how fragil they are and sending the proper Love Beams!

PBO's a baby schoomzer~

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Response to Cha (Reply #5)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 01:31 AM

9. As a NICU nurse, I can never pass by the cute baby pictures

and one of the things I like about the way our President holds babies is that he truly holds them instead of the way most politicians use them as props. I've never seen Obama do that. He holds them the way a truly connected father who often held his own daughters as babies would hold them.

I truly love that about him. It's one of the reasons I often say, even if I don't like what he's doing politically, he is a man with a good soul. It comes out when he holds children.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #9)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:06 AM

14. Compare and contrast:

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #14)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:22 AM

17. Exactly!

Baby as political prop and baby being interacted with and well. President Obama doesn't give a flying fluke whether this makes a good political picture (it actually does), he's paying attention to the baby. I love that.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #17)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:32 AM

19. I love that, too...

And the babies can tell.





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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #19)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:45 AM

21. That last one is breathtaking

That is a man who knows how to nurture children. There is no way, no how that he left the child rearing to his wife. That was clearly a team effort and he has kept up his skills. So has Mrs. Obama, of course.

Yeah, I love the way these two interact with kids, their own and others.

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Response to tavalon (Reply #21)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 03:06 AM

24. I know. How many little ones that age would be that comfortable with a stranger?

The man obviously loves babies. Both of the Obamas are just wonderful with kids, love to watch the First Lady, too, especially when she brings Bo...


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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #24)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:04 AM

30. Thanks for adding Michelle, Bo, and kids

to the thread, Rhiannon!

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #14)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:03 AM

29. A coincidence? romney and bush

affect babies the same way? I don't think so.

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Response to Cha (Reply #29)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:40 AM

31. Both Bushes had issues with the littlest Americans, LOL.

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Response to Rhiannon12866 (Reply #31)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:48 AM

32. Now those are important historical references, Rhiannon..

Wonder if they ever lament picking up or taking them from their parents?

Might be Easy for them to brush off but people who are into reality know too well what we have here.

Is that an SS guy at the other end of the poor little crying baby?

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Response to Cha (Reply #32)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:55 AM

33. To me, it signifies something important that small children can sense

Character, trust, qualities like that. They could tell whether they were just being handed off for a photo op. If only the parents - and those watching - had taken the hint... *sigh*

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Response to freshwest (Reply #4)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 03:18 AM

26. P.S.. the Vid was wonderful, fresh.. "The best job I've got"

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:29 AM

18. The guy knows how to handle children...

That does say something about his character.

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Response to awoke_in_2003 (Reply #18)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 02:55 AM

23. Yes, I'm afraid

it does, awoke in 2003..

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Response to Cha (Reply #23)

Sun Jun 16, 2013, 02:16 AM

42. ...

back at you, Cha

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 03:59 AM

27. Great photos in this thread! Really love them!!!

Thanks everybody for posting!

So many troubles. This is such a welcome little break.

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Response to calimary (Reply #27)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 04:01 AM

28. Exactly, calimary!



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Response to Cha (Reply #28)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 08:13 PM

41. Those photos are just really dear.

Really appreciate them!

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:18 PM

35. Kicked and Recommending!


windows screenshots tool



photo sharing


Hitting and running....back while I can!

Happy Fathers Day~ Mr President~

Thanks Cha!

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #35)

Sat Jun 15, 2013, 07:29 PM

38. Good job, she!





Plenty Mahalos to Chips for these exquisite rare pics of Daddy and the Girls

You're Welcome, sheshe

BOG

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Sun Jun 16, 2013, 11:17 AM

43. Thank you Cha and Chips too~

What a sweet Fathers Day Thread!







To our Father In Chief!



Thank you~

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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #43)

Sun Jun 16, 2013, 01:32 PM

44. You're welcome, she.. and Mahalo to you and

everyone for making it so~


Sasha Obama holds a campaign sign during her fatherís 2004 bid for the U.S. Senate

http://theobamadiary.com/2013/06/16/chat-away-176/

BOG

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Response to Cha (Reply #44)

Sun Jun 16, 2013, 07:58 PM

45. Oh My!

Where did Chips find all these fabulous pictures!

Oh dear Sasha~ what a sweet heart!

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Response to Cha (Original post)

Thu Jun 20, 2013, 03:12 AM

46. He's a natural...



We're so lucky to have him. After he has finished serving his term, the complainers are finally going to realize what a good thing we've got.

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