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Obama gets his hands dirty
volunteering at local
school on National Day of
Service as Chelsea Clinton
kicks of his inauguration
celebrations in Washington

Associated Press/Daily Mail (UK), by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 1/19/2013 12:36:55 PM

President Barack Obama rolled up his sleeves to help paint bookshelves at a run-down Washington school today to mark a National Day of Service, as Chelsea Clinton helped kick off his three-day inauguration celebration. The former first daughter spoke at a summit on the National Mall to urge people to participate in volunteer projects, saying there´s a chain of service that links generations of Americans from all across the country. Meanwhile, Obama, First Lady, Michelle Obama, and their daughters Malia and Sasha, joined 500 volunteers to spruce up Burrville Elementary School.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Mike PHX, 1/19/2013 12:47:57 PM     (No. 9126589)

This lazy, shiftless bum has never done a bit of work in his life.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: BaseballFan, 1/19/2013 12:49:24 PM     (No. 9126591)

Gosh, he´s just like Jimmy Carter in SO many ways!

/s off/

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Reply 3 - Posted by: GreatPlains, 1/19/2013 12:55:00 PM     (No. 9126602)

Michelle is wearing what looks like welder´s gloves and Barry in all his goofiness is wearing thin exam gloves.
He didn´t dare get paint on his hands lest he ruin his manicure.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: uno, 1/19/2013 1:07:47 PM     (No. 9126612)

Those gloves only had to be worn for about four camera clicks. Meanwhile did anybody actually listen to what Chelsea Gardiner had to say??

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Packard Man, 1/19/2013 1:38:45 PM     (No. 9126648)

So what!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: veritas, 1/19/2013 1:40:49 PM     (No. 9126651)

Three words: Colossally. Stoopit.

1. I know he´s in no way "up to" his day job, but sheesh, that is what he should spend his time on.

2. You can bet his deigning to appear [read: making a campaign stop to keep the LoFos on board] resulted in a huge net loss of productive volunteer hours. a. shut the place down for a Secret Service sweep; b. turn everything upside down for the day for a half-hour photo-op for Stinky; c. make a bunch of real volunteers stand around pointlessly wasting their time.

3. Waitaminnit: how is it that a D elementary school got all run down? With all the "it´s for the children" miasma in the air? With the $20,000-a-year per pupil spending in DC? With the superlative social milieu of DC´s residents?

4. FTA: The former first daughter spoke at a summit on the National Mall to urge people to participate in volunteer projects, saying there´s a chain of service that links generations of Americans from all across the country.

We at Shloss Veritas are wholly disgusted by and fed up with the Leftist collectivist myth of and lust for "the commune." Real achievement is individual, for the individual´s goals.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Dante, 1/19/2013 1:45:18 PM     (No. 9126657)

It´s difficult to contemplate the mentality of people who fall for the pathetic antics of this phony, deceitful creep.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: scribe35, 1/19/2013 1:59:56 PM     (No. 9126674)

The glove used are for a proctologist to use. How fitting!!!

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Reply 9 - Posted by: farmwife, 1/19/2013 2:13:08 PM     (No. 9126700)

Gee, I hope he doesn´t give himself a hernia lifting that brush for the photo op.

Public service. Yeah, right.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: yuban, 1/19/2013 2:20:07 PM     (No. 9126717)

I thought our tax dollars took care of this.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: mackrand, 1/19/2013 2:26:14 PM     (No. 9126730)

Run down Elementary school in DC? I don´t believe a word of it. Not one word.

How do you get your hands dirty from a proctologist glove except maybe from putting them on inside out after use. I think that guy needs to go get hisself a shot of bacteriolidgy eliminator..... Them rundown schools in DC has to be a hotbed of aids and bacteriologicalally enhanced black light evading evil twin flu viruses. He needs some Geritol quick!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: nonsense, 1/19/2013 2:28:51 PM     (No. 9126735)

National Day of Service has such a communist ring to it.

I believe the new bangs are to hide the perpetual scowl. No camera person will catch her frowning during the most recent coronation.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 1/19/2013 3:12:34 PM     (No. 9126803)

the average spending per student in DC is now around $30,000/year (getting close to the cost of going to Yale minus the room/board). The average pay per teacher is $90,000/year, and has gone up 5%.

hard to understand with those numbers how a school in DC can be described as "run-down". More apt phrase might have been "mismanaged", or "plundered"

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Reply 14 - Posted by: heartsurgeon, 1/19/2013 3:22:41 PM     (No. 9126817)

you gotta read through this to believe it..
this is from the census bureau, and contains all sort of info about school expenditures

http://www2.census.gov/govs/school/10f33pub.pdf

if you read the DC school website, they basically don´t tell y ou the true about how much money they spend per student.

In actuality, the per student expenditures, and the teacher pay per student, is the highest in the country by a mile.





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Reply 15 - Posted by: Flipper3, 1/19/2013 3:29:44 PM     (No. 9126824)

With those sterile examination gloves, B.O. looks like he´s ready to give somebody a prostate exam.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: nevernaught, 1/19/2013 3:42:40 PM     (No. 9126843)

Webb Hubbell should be so proud.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: golla, 1/19/2013 4:00:59 PM     (No. 9126857)

FTA: ..."joined 500 volunteers to spruce up Burrville Elementary School. "

Whaaaa? The school has 322 students PK-5. How do they get 500 volunteers in there, and why would they need to???

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Reply 18 - Posted by: NYBruin, 1/19/2013 4:01:28 PM     (No. 9126859)

Yup, when I think of Chelsea Clinton I think of selfless volunteerism! /s

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Reply 19 - Posted by: Flipper3, 1/19/2013 4:23:55 PM     (No. 9126888)

National Day of Service. My, my, how do Barack and Michelle ever find times for themselves? They´re aLways giving to others (snort, chortle, guffaw....)

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Reply 20 - Posted by: vesicant, 1/19/2013 4:57:41 PM     (No. 9126935)

Dirty? They´ve been bloody for quite some time now.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: LanieLou, 1/19/2013 5:14:14 PM     (No. 9126959)

Big smiles on Mooch & Obozo as they paint phony bookshelves for a photo op... but not a word of compassion for the families of the Americans murdered in Algeria today. Disgusting.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: sgtfox of the jarhead clan, 1/19/2013 5:22:48 PM     (No. 9126969)

He will be sore for days after straining muscles that have never been used. Tendonitis may prevent him from holding his own crack pipe.

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Reply 23 - Posted by: lawabidingcitizen, 1/19/2013 5:55:25 PM     (No. 9127000)

Quid pro quo. Our gracious leaders launch Chelsea for her mom´s old NY senate seat and the smartest women who ever trod the earth goes quietly into the night or maybe just moves over to the U.N.

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Reply 24 - Posted by: BadgerBill, 1/19/2013 6:18:13 PM     (No. 9127016)

Gosh, no window blinds to hang?

Or girly bicycles to wheel around?

I´d like to know how soon the promotion comes to the person who told boy which end of the paintbrush to hold onto.

Classless idiots.

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Reply 25 - Posted by: whyyeseyec, 1/19/2013 6:47:38 PM     (No. 9127059)

I know when I paint a cabinet I always wear a pair of Dockers and a dress shirt....../s

I`m sure this event now qualifies Chelsea to be a senator from New York. Let`s see, she `earned` a degree from Stanford in something or other, which is weird since she was hardly ever there - then she immediately got hired on Wall St. and paid 6-figures for a job she didn`t know how to do - then NBC hired her to do interviews, which mostly consisted of asking her parents `in depth` questions. Yah, I`d say she`s ready to be a senator.

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Reply 26 - Posted by: noproblems, 1/19/2013 7:42:55 PM     (No. 9127136)

i think average american works about 100 days for the government as the government takes about 1/3 of their pay

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Reply 27 - Posted by: ColonialAmerican1623, 1/19/2013 10:05:50 PM     (No. 9127287)

Sorry to be so crude, but what a puke fest.

No shame whatsoever.

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Reply 28 - Posted by: Charactercounts, 1/20/2013 4:30:17 AM     (No. 9127496)

Is there paint on the brushes? After all, Michelle wouldn´t want to get spatters on her designer clothes or her brand new wig.

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