Obama talking about how he plans to throw the most inspirational party ever

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By Alicia Thompson in Video on Friday 29 March 2013

I thought this video was hilarious. It shows a young Barack Obama talking about how he plans to throw the most inspirational party on campus ever.

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Obama: a sculpture by Douglas Jennings

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By Sunil Pawar in New Art on Sunday 23 December 2012

Douglas Jennings is a leading figurative sculptor based in the UK. His statues can be seen worldwide, from The Royal Collection at Buckingham Palace to high profile public commissions including the celebrated statue of Johnny Haynes at Fulham Football Club Stadium and his widely acclaimed portrait of President Barack Obama.

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Barack Obama: pop singer

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By Low Lai Chow in Video on Wednesday 13 June 2012

These moonlighting American presidents. There’s Abraham Lincoln, vampire hunter. And now we find Barack Obama, pop singer. He’s been hitting a rough patch on the political side lately, but he’s at least hitting some right notes on these spliced-up pop song mashups by an enterprising YouTube user who’s also hawking tees along with the laughs. […]

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Create your own Obama action figure

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By Casper Johansson in New Products on Tuesday 19 January 2010

First there was the Michelle Obama action toy, now comes this unpainted six-inch tall customizable Barack Obama action figure which you can really believe in. Yes, you can!

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Michelle Obama action figures

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By The Uncool Hunter in New Products on Wednesday 28 October 2009

Next month, the company, Jailbreak Toys, will launch the action figure of the First Lady — Michelle Obama, The peculiarity is that her arms will be revealed. The 6″ tall action figure will be sold for $12.99 and will be the counterpart of to Barack Obama’s action figure and their daughters’, Sasha and Malia.

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Dan Lacey’s Obama paintings

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By Melissa Banigan in New Trends on Monday 14 September 2009

I am very rarely rendered speechless, but Dan Lacey’s paintings of our President, shown nude whilst riding ‘bare-backed’ on unicorns, is enough to make even the most proficient wordsmith stop short.

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Daft Punk stop motion animation featuring Dalek

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By Zolton in Video on Wednesday 8 July 2009

This brilliant mixed-media stop motion music video was made to celebrate the inauguration of Barack Obama, features the work of toy artists Dalek, Bill McMullen and Kubrick, and takes Adam Freeland’s remix of Daft Punk’s Aerodynamic to another level altogether.

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Amateur portraits of Barack Obama

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By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Friday 30 January 2009

It’s been a while since we’ve had a global leader who also happens to be a folk hero. The amateur portraits of our new Commander-in-Chief posted at the <a href=” http://referencelibrary.blogspot.com/2009/01/obama.html”>Reference Library</a> reflect the reverence so many have for him.

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Create Your Own Inauguration Speech

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By Francis Andrews in Cool Websites on Thursday 22 January 2009

They say he’s the best orator of our time. He delivers his message with an eloquence difficult to find in these days of jumbled political spiel. So if you suffered a mild twinge of jealousy at Obama’s inauguration on Tuesday, cast away your tied tongue and get to work on a new skill by creating […]

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Obama Action Figure

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By Gerry Mak in New Products on Thursday 22 January 2009

Sure, President Obama is just as human as the rest of us, and there is a certain excessiveness to the extent to which he’s been idealized, but I’d rather have a President the world views as a secret agent ninja than one the world views as a bumbling, ignorant fool. Can you imagine an action […]

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Shepard Fairey’s guest edited issue of LAEM

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By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 20 January 2009

Tomorrow we’ll be sending out a special Shepard Fairey Guest Compiled issue of our free weekly email publication to our email subscribers, featuring the work of his favorite artists, photographers and music. Fairey’s iconic image of Barack Obama was recently the cover of Time Magazine’s Person Of The Year issue, but he was well known […]

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