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July 30, 2014

"He's so handsome, oh my God!" a woman exclaimed. "I'm paying for her food," Pres Obama said.


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At Arthur Bryants: "He's so handsome, oh my God!" a woman exclaimed. "I'm paying for her food," Pres Obama said.
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July 30, 2014

Welcome to Kansas City President Obama...



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July 29, 2014

Last surviving Enola Gay crewman dies in Stone Mountain


Handout photo of Capt. Theodore Van Kirk, center, as he and the rest of the crew return from the mission over Hiroshima, Japan Aug. 6, 1945. He was the navigator. Next to the left is Col. Paul Tibbetts, flight commander.


The last surviving crewman of the Enola Gay, the B-29 that dropped the atomic bomb over Hiroshima, died overnight at his Stone Mountain home.
Theodore “Dutch” Van Kirk, 93, was the navigator on the Aug. 6, 1945 flight that dropped the “Little Boy” atomic bomb.

With the 2010 death of Morris Jeppson, Van Kirk became the only one of the dozen crew members left.

For a number of years, he lived at a retirement community in Stone Mountain where by chance he found himself sharing the place with James Starnes, an Atlantan who had a front-row seat at history. Starnes was the navigator on the USS Missouri and the mighty battleship’s officer of the deck on Sept. 2, 1945 who greeted Japanese officials boarding to officially surrender.
“We were two individuals who happened to be at historic dates,” said Starnes, who said his friend died Monday after being hospitalized for a few weeks. “The passing always hurts so much. I told someone today that this was the first time I shed a tear for someone in a long time.”

More here: http://www.ajc.com/news/news/last-surviving-enola-gay-crewman-dies-in-stone-mou/ngqZR/

July 29, 2014

Toon: Clap if you think global warming is a hoax...



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July 29, 2014

Wow, what a beautiful drawing...


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July 29, 2014

Toon: Obama made us do it...



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July 29, 2014

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July 29, 2014

Keep the kids....

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