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#1 May 17, 2013
No money for Meals on Wheels for old folks.
No money for schools.
No money for Autistic children.
But no problem putting on the 11th White House bash with stars galore.
He be da Rock Star Prez, ya know?
Amid scandals, White House announces star-studded concert in East Room
Amid sequester and scandal in Washington, the White House announced Friday that the president and first lady will be hosting another concert as part of their In Performance at the White House series later this month.
The event will be held in the East Room of the White House and honor singer and songwriter Carole King, who will be awarded the 2013 Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. King will be the first woman to receive the award, the White House noted in their announcement.
The program to be streamed on the White House website and broadcast on PBS stations the evening of May 28 will also feature performances by Gloria Estefan, Billy Joel, Jesse McCartney, Emeli Sandé, James Taylor, Trisha Yearwood and King herself.
In 2002, Carole King sang Youve Got a Friend for Cuban dictator Fidel Castro at a warming-relations dinner in Havana.
The Gershwin Prize commemorates George and Ira Gershwin, the legendary American songwriting team whose extensive manuscript collections reside in the Library of Congress, the press announcement explains.The prize is awarded to musicians whose lifetime contributions in the field of popular song exemplify the standard of excellence associated with the Gershwins.
Past winners of the Gershwin award have included Stevie Wonder in 2009, Sir Paul McCartney in 2010, and Burt Bacharach and Hal David in 2012.
Carole King: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize In Performance at the White House will be the eleventh In Performance at the White House program that Barack and Michelle Obama have hosted.
#3 May 17, 2013
It is good to be King!
#5 Jun 11, 2013
You said the sequester would have no effect ???
Look at the hypocrite crowd !
Of course, I can't "argue" with your reality ???
Teabagger reality ?? WHOOO HOOOO !!! THE COLORS ~!
Trashy quote-You forgot Little Teddy's software company (Nazca) that took $500,000 from the City of Minneapolis
Trashy quote-He stole $550,000 from the citizens of Minneapolis when his software company failed to deliver on the contract.
REALITY-Though the county has paid $314,000 to Nazca Solutions Inc.
#6 Jun 11, 2013
#7 Jun 11, 2013
BOEHNER: Well, no, he didnt want the cuts, but uh, uh, oh, we have the sequester as a result of his demands. And I, uh, told my colleagues in the House that the sequester will stay in effect until theres an agreement that will include cuts and reforms that will put us on a path to balance the budget over the next ten years.
Speaker Boehner has been trying to blame President Obama for the sequester for months, but sequestration is a Republican idea (long-touted by their budget hawks), which was presented as a last ditch option to the Republicans taking the country hostage over the debt ceiling.
Yet Boehner admits that the President didnt want the sequester cuts.
#9 Jun 11, 2013
barry's world view, socialist muslim dictator.
#10 Jun 11, 2013
Clint's world view, changing monikers and slurring the president "has value" ???
Since: Sep 11
#12 Jun 11, 2013
Isn't it interesting that all the programs allegedly affected by the sequester, created, submitted and signed by the white house, are all of the ones that tug at the heart strings.
Yet, DHS has tons of money available to purchase more ammo than they can even use. NSA has plenty of funding to spy on American citizens. And yes, there is lots to go around for gala events.
This administration (along with the last several predecessors) is a complete disgrace. And with each new election cycle, it gets progressively worse. All three branches are lost to greed and corruption.
#13 Jun 11, 2013
Let me guess, a gun nut pretending the government DOESN'T NEED AMMO ????
I'd offer to explain how a gun works, but you're clearly senile.....
PS- Be sure to blather and actually change facts/reality, when you do .... dojo dimwit.
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