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A week ago President Barack Obama gave the commencement ...
by KingOneEye
Comment Count 214 comments on Sat May 15, 2010 at 02:14 PM PDT with 208 Recommends
By now you may have heard that ASU is not planning to confer an honorary degree on President Obama when he gives the commencement speech there in June. A few local media outlets have written about ...
by dawnt
Comment Count 374 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 03:38 PM PDT with 158 Recommends
Michelle Obama was originally scheduled to appear in Topeka for a joint event for all high school graduates of 2014. The day is important in Kansas history and American history, as it represents ...
by Chris Reeves
Comment Count 101 comments on Thu Apr 24, 2014 at 08:54 AM PDT with 88 Recommends
He wasn't the most famous person to address Oregon university graduates this year--that honor went to FLOTUS, at Oregon State where her brother coaches basketball--but it's a good bet Michelle didn'...
by torridjoe
Comment Count 47 comments on Mon Jul 09, 2012 at 09:17 AM PDT with 83 Recommends
In the face of protests from some students and faculty, former Bush National Security Adviser and Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice withdrew as featured commencement speaker at the upcoming ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 42 comments on Wed May 07, 2014 at 12:37 PM PDT with 50 Recommends
I'm sure everyone is aware that some right wing Catholics and Republicans are protesting Notre Dame because it is inviting Barack Obama to speak at their commencement.
by RustbeltDemocrat
Comment Count 30 comments on Thu Apr 09, 2009 at 05:06 PM PDT with 46 Recommends
From the beginning, the feigned outrage among social conservatives over Barack Obama's invitation to deliver the commencement address ...
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 41 comments on Mon May 18, 2009 at 08:53 AM PDT with 36 Recommends
That's the headline in an email from the Cardinal Newman Society (CNS), announcing their opposition to having President Obama give the commencement address at the University of Notre Dame on May 17. ...
by JohnKWilson
Comment Count 136 comments on Fri Mar 20, 2009 at 05:06 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
I hadn't seen this diaried (much to my surprise), but if I'm wrong, please let me know and I'll delete... On my ride into work today, I heard excerpts from John Legend's moving commencement address ...
by PeaceNerd
Comment Count 29 comments on Tue May 19, 2009 at 01:26 PM PDT with 31 Recommends
As many of you know, I've been taking the Food Stamp Challenge in which me and three of my colleagues are trying to live on $21.00 a week, which is the average benefit of a food stamp recipient. You ...
by Congressman Tim Ryan
Comment Count 17 comments on Mon May 21, 2007 at 10:24 AM PDT with 28 Recommends
As protesters greeted President Obama's supposedly controversial commencement address at Notre Dame,
by Jon Perr
Comment Count 15 comments on Sun May 17, 2009 at 11:57 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 11 comments on Mon May 21, 2012 at 06:15 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Mitt Romney today delivered the commencement address at Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. What his remarks lacked in brevity, they more than made up for in tedium. Having spent 37 years in ...
by cassandracarolina
Comment Count 66 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 02:17 PM PDT with 22 Recommends
Falwell: "What we saw on Tuesday, as ...
by TarantinoDork
Comment Count 17 comments on Sat May 12, 2012 at 07:53 AM PDT with 17 Recommends
THE WHITE HOUSE Office of the Press Secretary ________________________________________________________________ For Immediate Release June 14, 2014 REMARKS BY THE ...
by Transcripts Editors
Comment Count 5 comments on Sat Jun 14, 2014 at 03:00 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Cross-posted at Eclectablog.com . Sometimes blogging has its privileges. My wife, a fabulous photographer ,
by Eclectablog
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Apr 30, 2010 at 05:26 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Arizona State University President Michael M. Crow, still basking in the glory of his school’s biggest public relations coup since the Sun-Devil basketball program’s 1994 point-shaving ...
by real satire
Comment Count 12 comments on Fri Apr 10, 2009 at 02:30 PM PDT with 12 Recommends
We went to the Georgia State University commencement exercises today, as our family member was graduating (congratulations family member!) Jimmy Carter gave the commencement speech,
by orange dog
Comment Count 11 comments on Sat May 07, 2011 at 07:34 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
(Note: No, I do not condone everything Secretary Albright ever said or did. No, I am not some starry-eyed and naive unequivocal Albright supporter. Yes, I do respect her for her education, ...
by Elsinora
Comment Count 29 comments on Mon Jun 09, 2008 at 02:14 PM PDT with 11 Recommends
This is the season of graduations. College graduations, high school graduations, even elementary school graduations. Turns out, our glorious leader, despite being accused of profound inexperience ...
by elropsych
Comment Count 52 comments on Sat May 16, 2009 at 07:12 AM PDT with 10 Recommends