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Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:11 PM

Ok, You Probably know that our President is pretty good with Babies.. but WOW! This Facebook Post!!!

you mom's will especially like this one



Last Friday (11/2/12) President Obama was speaking at our local high school. I took my 10wk old son with me. I did pack some formula in the bag as I knew the place would be packed and was unsure about breastfeeding in front of thousands. My son is an eater and seeing as we were there about 4hrs he had no problem devouring the 8oz I packed. So there I was front row with a hungry baby. I knew I didn't want him to start crying, as the President had just begun to speak, so I covered him up with his blanket and let him go to town. I noticed the President glance at me while speaking and give a little smile. I thought surely I imagined it. Then, when he was done speaking he came down to do the usual crowd greeting, shaking hands and whatnot. As soon as he got close enough, he pointed to me and gestured his hands in the "hand me the baby" manner. So I handed my son over! He danced with him a second and kissed him on his forehead. As he was handing him back he smiled, nodded at me, and said good job. Everyone has been asking why he told me good job and I just giggle. Here I was worried about breastfeeding in front of all those people and the only person who noticed was The President of the United States, and he supports it! Best feeling EVER!

http://www.facebook.com/Wemakemilk

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Reply Ok, You Probably know that our President is pretty good with Babies.. but WOW! This Facebook Post!!! (Original post)
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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:13 PM

1. Beautiful

I like this man

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:15 PM

2. Awesome.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:16 PM

3. If nobody else kicks this, I will!

Beautiful! Absolutely beautiful!

R&

on edit: well, I am glad others see this as wonderful as me. iPhone typing is slow and I think this thread is going to go big!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:16 PM

4. Great story! Makes me smile. n/t

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Response to RebelOne (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:00 PM

35. Makes me tear up! n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:17 PM

5. And the Republicans

wonder why we love him so much.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:18 PM

6. Beautiful story.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:18 PM

7. kicking this puppy like a soccer ball! (nt)

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:19 PM

8. The President is a true Lightworker.

 

He ennobles us all.

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Response to SubgeniusHasSlack (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:25 PM

13. +1

Nice to see you recognize that too

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Response to SubgeniusHasSlack (Reply #8)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:02 PM

38. +2 !!

I agree. Lightworker, sent by god, Wise leader over many lifetimes, Ascended Soul......however you picture it, I agree.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:19 PM

9. The definition of "pro-life": Barack Obama.

Show me a fundie who enjoys babies more than that man.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:21 PM

10. I have the feeling that POTUS absorbs energy from his audiences........including sweet little babies

There's nothing like seeing a new baby and mom that just lifts up your soul. The feeling is just as great when you get to hold one and cuddle him/her and catch a whiff of baby scent.

...love it LOVE IT!!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:23 PM

11. I was envious of my friend for getting close enough to rub cheeks with Obama

at a campaign stop. That is a whole other thing, tho.

Thanks (to the facebook poster) for doing what comes naturally without embarrassment and with presidential approval!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:24 PM

12. I think I just ovulated.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:27 PM

15. Oh my.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:42 PM

21. Hahahaha

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:42 PM

22. no let down ;)

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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #22)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:18 PM

45. I feel tingly ... ya know.

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Response to Arugula Latte (Reply #45)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 09:10 PM

76. lol, me too, and I'm a guy! oy, my shirt!



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Response to Schema Thing (Reply #76)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:58 PM

95. Gotta get some o' them pads for your bra, er, well, you can tape 'em on.

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:58 PM

32. that makes two of us!



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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:17 PM

89. BWAHAHAHAHAHHA!!!!!!

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Response to Brickbat (Reply #12)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:57 PM

107. LOL!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:25 PM

14. That is a beautiful and wonderful story!

I"m not a bit surprised he supports breastfeeding...

Good job to both the mom and President Obama!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:29 PM

16. This is great!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:32 PM

17. i said 'awwwwww' hubby says "did you see a puppy?"

"no I saw the Prez with a 10wk old baby"

hubby says "I'd be more likely to vote for him if it was a puppy"

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:32 PM

18. I saw this PBO baby pic over at The Obama Diary

and wondered what the story was behind it because the President held him so tenderly and with such love. Thank you for sharing It is a beautiful thing to behold

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:38 PM

19. Kissing a baby AFTER an election...

That's sincerity

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Response to unapatriciated (Reply #19)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 07:31 PM

71. The story is dated 11/2/12, unless there's a typo. n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:42 PM

20. I love him even more

and I didn't think that was possible! God sent him to heal our nation, the world and I couldn't be prouder. Michelle is one lucky lady!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:44 PM

23. That made me cry. Thanks for the post. nt

 

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:50 PM

24. Mitt would have fainted!

That was a great story. It made my day!

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #24)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:57 PM

30. mitt would have got confused...

.... And tried to best feed him himself....

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Response to trailmonkee (Reply #30)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:28 PM

80. Heck, Mitt would have cut in line for it if he was hungry. nt

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Response to CTyankee (Reply #24)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:00 PM

34. Mitt has kids and grandkids yet seems so awkward around them

Obama seems to get energy from the little ones

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Response to Skittles (Reply #34)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:38 PM

65. What sticks in my mind is after the last debate Romney's little grandson

made a beeline for PBO and Mitt dragged him away. Spoke volumes. And Republicans wonder why Romney lost and why we admire the President so much.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #65)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:09 PM

72. yup!



Ann had to hold back his older brother from rushing to PBO.

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Response to Botany (Reply #72)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:12 PM

78. Look at the expression on that little kid's face. I'll bet The Mittster never saw

that look except maybe when he bought him something. How could he when Mitt tripped his mom to win a family foot race, shoved his dad's face in butter, shoved his brother's face in whipped cream, and always insists on taking cuts in the family dinner line? I'll bet deep down they despise him--sounds like a tyrant.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #78)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:16 PM

88. When that kid accepts the party's nomination forty some-odd years from now, they'll slap that pic up

on the Jumbotron!

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Response to Botany (Reply #72)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:53 PM

108. The Kids Like the Future

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:52 PM

25. I wish someone would compile a book containing pictures of Obama with kids. It would be awesome.

President Obama is a Real Man. If more men were like the President when it comes to kids, this world would be a much better place. I hope Sasha & Malia realize how very lucky they are. I was lucky too.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #25)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:50 PM

55. That's my thought.. that there will be a book by someone with

a compilation of all the photos taken of PBO, on the trail, in the White House, and wherever they're found, with the wee ones. It would be an Awesome Coffee Table book!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:53 PM

26. Yip...

... he knows how to hold tiny babies too. How telling. That's two precious human beings right there. How wonderful that you was able to get this historic photo for your son.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:56 PM

27. How very sweet. Good man

our President. Very good man.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:57 PM

28. I just love your next to last sentence!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:57 PM

29. Awwww jeeze.... could I love him any more?

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:58 PM

31. Great story!!

and picture!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 04:59 PM

33. Aw, shit. Leaking again.

This guy is such a straight arrow ... he makes me wish I was gay so I could lust after him. (If I had any libido left.)

There's almost no daylight between his 'family values' and mine. He's SO much more about love than hate ... so much more about respect than condescension ... no wonder the Reich Wing hates him. He's like sunlight to those vampires.

I'm so damned glad I've lived long enough to see a man like him elected (and re-elected) President, I feel blessed.

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #33)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:02 PM

37. TahitiNut

TahitiNut

He is indeed a great man no doubt asbut it anymore..

Diclotican

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #33)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:40 PM

67. "Like sunlight to those vampires" - love it!!

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Response to TahitiNut (Reply #33)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:59 PM

109. Um...

I know you mean tears, but "leaking" in a post about breast feeding brings up a completely different image!!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:01 PM

36. trailmonkee

trailmonkee

He is just an class act the good President.. WOW.. And how natural the whole thing comes - he act as it is his own little kid he is holding.. He care even for the tiny ones - who i think is a good thing..

Diclotican

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:05 PM

39. Aaaaand menopause delayed by another six months.

Thanks, Mr. President and tiny fuzzy-headed baby!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:05 PM

40. He's so cool isn't he!

My son had a very good appetite too. I always took a light blanket with me so when I fed him publicly I would just throw it over him and my shoulder. It was so great! No need to carry bottles or formula. It's very liberating. And it can be done in a way that no one is offended.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:09 PM

41. Both of them are just beautiful

Obama and the little baby. The man does know how to hold a tiny baby...support the neck and you don't have to hold the head!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:12 PM

42. Made my day!

I didn't realize before that our Pres has beautiful hands.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:15 PM

43. Wow!

More power to that mom!

My kids hated being covered by blankets. If I had been in that situation, I would have inadvertently flashed the President.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:17 PM

44. Very cool

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:21 PM

46. kiss and recommend. Beautiful picture. N/T

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:22 PM

47. He's the one who knows what it's all about

and how to do it.
Mitt would have tied the baby to the roof of the car.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:25 PM

48. Classy all the way, as usual

I was giddy for a few days last week after the election, and he's the reason why. (I had to hold it in as best I could, since most of my co-workers are conservative. I could tell they were all kinda bummed by Pres. Obama's big win, too.) I hate to think what would've happened to us all, long-term, if Meat Robot Mitt had won.

Can you imagine what he's going to be like as a grandfather? Since he obviously loves kids so much, he'll probably be over the moon the whole time!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:30 PM

49. This is very heartwarming

Thanks for sharing this.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:30 PM

50. I'm not a mother (MAYBE someday)

but that made me tear up! No reason for any woman to be ashamed of breatfeeding in public, but to have the president acknowledge it, I don't have words!

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Response to meeshrox (Reply #50)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:01 PM

59. I think

it shows his humanity in ways few of his opponents ever could. Mittens would have had Ann get all embarrassed (if she was there) and then call the SS to have her removed as if a rude heckler. In Utah, they had court battles and horrible public embarrassments of moms breastfeeding at malls and other public places, tucked away in a secluded corner. in one incident the poor mom was quietly attending her child and a female mall security guard went up to her, whipped the blanket off the child and started yelling at her and charged her with profanity or some foolishness. I don't think mittens would have handled it well at all either.

Now the president has two lovely children and a lovely wife, all of whom understand life in a realistic manner. I bet he has rarely had a child scream while he was holding them or continue to do so once he held them for a moment.

He is a real man who understands that children aren't just a happenstance article that accompanies the female faction, he realizes that men play a role in the lives of children, even new ones. And he had no misgivings about doing that, he sure made that mom who was feeling awkward, feel much better about doing what she needed to do. That was just plain sweet.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #59)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:16 PM

60. Indeed!

Hearing these stories about the president makes my heart swell with pride!

Welcome to DU!

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Response to meeshrox (Reply #60)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:28 PM

61. Thanks,

I'm finding that I'm already spending way too much time here though. Oh well...

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #61)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:31 PM

63. At least we're in good company!

I get sucked into the vortex periodically, but my sanity is renewed each time. It's not such a bad way to spend time, good people and good conversation!

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Response to meeshrox (Reply #63)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:49 PM

68. So true.

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Response to 2naSalit (Reply #68)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:02 PM

77. me too... little too much time

beats sittin' in from of the tube though

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:38 PM

51. OMG that's terrible!

He's eating that baby's brain!

This is an adorable picture.

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Response to WillParkinson (Reply #51)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:44 PM

53. you can't see from this angle... but he is actually cleaning his ear out with his tongue

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Response to trailmonkee (Reply #53)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:50 PM

56. I can totally understand that...

It makes it easier to insert the straw.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:40 PM

52. In sharp contrast to the shrub with the "DON'T LET THE BIG MONKEY EAT ME!" pic.

 

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:45 PM

54. Oh, that is so sweet.. I can imagine, "Best feeling EVER"!

Another moment in history of a beautiful connection. It's natural.. you don't let your baby go hungry because you're in public.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:52 PM

57. Hearts speek through generations to the heart family, whoever they are. nt

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 05:56 PM

58. rec!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:30 PM

62. That will be a highlight for your family for generations

I'll be long gone when the baby is my age, and so will Obama, but what a photo to treasure for your family history.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:33 PM

64. Our President is the best man we could hope for ever

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:40 PM

66. Aww what a great story

Our President is not only a great President he is a great man!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 06:52 PM

69. OMG this just did me in.......the best photo

EVER!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 07:16 PM

70. Nice Hair!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:21 PM

73. Imagine GWB trying to pull this off?

It would be like a scene out of a bad Chevy Chase movie--trying to figure out which side to hold up and how to get the thing to stop crying.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:50 PM

74. KICK!

And Obama is sensible!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 08:52 PM

75. Oh DEM Dads! There is hope for the male of our species!!

DEM men make better Fathers and Husbands because they let their kids and wives and other people be who they are and do what they do best without making a huge F***ing deal about it.

The world is a lot less uptight because men are evolving into understanding women just a tiny bit. Lord knows we still can't figure ourselves out fully. But like a lot of DEM men Obama is comfortable with the complexities of life and enjoys the sweet moments of connection with others that happens when you aren't busy being judgemental and confrontational about every little thing.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:26 PM

79. Have you ever noticed that when a DUer quotes post from Facebook, Kos, or some other site

here on DU, a lot of the people who respond to the post automatically assume the stuff was written by the DUer who has quoted it from elsewhere, so they respond to the DUer as though it is about him or her rather than the original writer?

You'd think after a dozen or so of those things people would start to understand that these items are quotes of material from other places, not original pieces by the OP.

I understand when the OP doesn't bother to make the fact clear, but trailmonkee made it clear enough that he/she found the item on Facebook and was quoting it here--yet half the posters assume that trailmonkee is the woman in the story with the breastfeeding baby.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #79)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:40 PM

82. haha!! I know.... my wife would freak out if she thought I was breast feeding...

(I am a guy by the way)

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Response to trailmonkee (Reply #82)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:45 PM

90. Oh--that's great!! But man or woman--the fact is that you made it

quite clear in the OP that you were quoting what someone else wrote on Facebook.

I guess it wouldn't get to me so much, except it happens over and over and over again--and it never seems to sink in that an OP is not necessarily posting his/her own story, or that when he/she specifically says he/she found it somewhere else, that's a sign that it probably is not his/her own story.

I also think it wouldn't get to me so much except that I teach college English, and by this point in the semester, I am getting a bit frustrated by the careless reading habits of my students. I put instructions into writing and make them available online, and I do everything possible to make sure that the instructions are clear and easy to follow--but half of my students still get the most basic things wrong.

I want to bang my head on the desk sometimes.

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #90)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:50 PM

91. DU is soooooooo much better than some other sites though....

.... you see dozens of similar posts with no reference all the time on twitter and facebook and nobody ever references things?

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #90)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 09:10 AM

105. tblue37, I can relate. :/ n/t

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #79)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:43 PM

84. and I even referenced 'this facebook post; in the op title....

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Response to trailmonkee (Reply #84)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:54 PM

93. Yeah, I know. That's what I meant when I said that you made it so clear that you were quoting a

story you found on Facebook. I think from now on you might need to include, in big bold red, purple, or blue font, something like:

***PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT MY STORY! I AM QUOTING SOMETHING I FOUND ON FACEBOOK!!***

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Response to tblue37 (Reply #93)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:51 AM

99. or how about

'I am not going to spend a half hour writing out, bold-ing, highlighting, capitalizing, underlining and/or asterisk-ing a note about this post being originally from facebook'

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:28 PM

81. Awesome!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:43 PM

83. Breastfeeding rocks!

All you nursing moms, please don't ever feel like you can't feed your baby in public. All of us eat IN PUBLIC. Adults, kids, bottle-fed babies...go for it!

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Response to AllyCat (Reply #83)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:51 PM

86. +1,000 nt

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 10:45 PM

85. I'm not a kiddie person

but that made me smile..

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:04 PM

87. The Obamas and breastfeeding

Big time breastfeeding activist and breastfeeding counselor here...

The Obama administration is incredibly breastfeeding friendly. By the way, this fact has been attacked often by right wingers. Anyway, Michelle has spoken about breastfeeding her daughter(s). She has talked about how she feels it's an important step in reducing childhood obesity. I believe she has made statements about wanting to see breastfeeding rates increase in the African American community (where it's lower than other communities). Michelle is very supportive of the "Baby Friendly Hospital" initiative, which has the goal of higher success rates when it comes to breastfeeding right after birth.

There is a child nutrition bill that Obama signed that provides WIC with more resources to encourage and support breastfeeding (they have counselors and they also rent out breast pumps). Increasing breastfeeding rates among WIC recipients actually lessens the tax burden on the public (they spent about $850 million for formula in 2010).

Under Obama, the IRS now provides deductions for breast pumps. Again, this is something the right wing attacked.

ObamaCareS has language stating that employers must give moms time an space to pump during the workday. ObamaCareS also covers breastfeeding counseling and supplies.

So, it's a VERY breastfeeding friendly administration and that's a GOOD thing.

And he always looks so damn natural with babies.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:51 PM

92. very nice n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Mon Nov 12, 2012, 11:55 PM

94. WOW.

 

A man/husband/father who 'gets it.'

Thank you for posting.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:16 AM

96. The face of America is real.

TY, Mr. President.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:17 AM

97. K&R n/t

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 12:48 AM

98. President people cares about people with babies.....Romney cares about people with checks.

Well that's not really fair.........Romney also cares about cash.

One of the Presidents biggest strengths is he genuinely cares about people.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 01:54 AM

100. One of the things that makes me love and respect our president is that he is a real person, a mensch

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 02:49 AM

101. made me smile so wide

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 06:26 AM

102. Perhaps because I despised him so, but

i donít remember an pictures of bush with children where both he and the child liiked comfortable, And, I donít remember any pictures at all with Mitt and children interacting together.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 07:02 AM

103. That is one precious photo. The story ain't bad either.

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 08:40 AM

104. He hasn"t changed has he.

Since the time we first elected him. As a mixed race person myself I understand,what he went throught in life.
and its so wonderful to see him give your beautiful little son warm caring embrace. I think about all the repubs nasty comments about him and take it personally, its too late for the R-Haters to take down the RomMoney signs now cause sunlight is a great disinfectant,Even when they crawl under there rocks we know who they are...

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 11:34 AM

106. Dang, he's amazing with that!

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Response to trailmonkee (Original post)

Tue Nov 13, 2012, 03:48 PM

110. Good job. nm

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