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“So, yes, maybe I have lost a step. But some things are beyond my control. For example, this whole controversy about Jaz-Z going to Cuba — it’s unbelievable. I’ve got 99 problems and now Jay-Z is one. That’s another rap reference, (Laughter.)” – President Obama
“I am very mindful that mere words cannot match the depths of your sorrow, nor can they heal your wounded hearts. I can only hope that it helps for you to know that you are not alone in your grief…that our world too has been torn apart. That all across this land of ours, we have wept with you. ” – President Obama – Speaking in Newton, Connecticut, at a vigil for families of the victims and other students from Sandy Hook Elementary after the massacre that left 20 children and 6 adults dead.
“What’s up?! Ohio make some noise!” the rapper greeted the crowd, before kicking things off with “Public Service Announcement.” “Are we ready to move forward, Ohio?” asked Jay-Z between verses. He then jumped into a remix of “99 Problems,” substituting Mitt in the chorus to proclaim the GOP candidate as not a problem and rapping over AC/DC’s “Back In Black” for a verse. Jay-Z kept the momentum going with a swerving rendition of “On To The Next One,” getting the crowd hyped before ripping into an aggressive take on “Run This Town.” The rapper took a short break to catch his breath before calling for an “Encore,” and introduced Barack Obama in Columbus, Ohio. “Four years ago we voted for hope and change,” Jay-Z said. “That change is also on the way, we know it’s not an overnight thing, but we absolutely want to move forward.”
“Obama delivered the knockout punch like this was a rap battle. Only thing that would have made this better is if he had thrown the mic on stage and walked off.” … In my opinion, President Obama won the debate last night. He was confident, assertive, and took a stand for the 47% of Americans that Romney spoke so poorly of. Make sure to cast your votes early if you can. I’m looking forward to November 6th when our next President will be decided. It is my hope that President Obama is re-elected. Here is the video of his closing speech for last night….
Presented in this post is the [White House Correspondents Dinner: ABC'S Top 10 Best Jokes from President Obama and Jimmy Kimmel] Also Video of President’s Obama speech where he gets serious and talks about the sacrifices of the Press. President Obama states, “(This is In honor of) …A Free Press that isn’t afraid to ask questions, to examine, and to criticize. In service of that mission, you make sacrifices…So whether you are a blogger, or a broadcaster, or whether you take on powerful interests here at home, or put yourself in harm’s way overseas, I have the greatest respect and admiration for what you do…I never forget that our country depends on you. You help protect our freedom, our democracy, and our way of life.”
“In another life, I’d stay in Orlando for the NBA All-Star weekend, but these days I have a few other things on my plate.” – President Obama speaking at the University of Miami.