The Obama Diary

#GoodTrouble

#GoodTrouble

**** Jacqueline OBoomer The boy from Troy It was more as though He were recounting a dream And I cried like a little child does After experiencing a bad dream When I heard John Lewis Speak to those assembled At the My Brother’s Keeper event In Miami on Dr. King’s birthday. He spoke of his […]

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Presidential Jam Session

Presidential Jam Session

Pete Souza: This story is better than the photo. Back in 2011, the President invited Bono and Alicia Keys to lunch in his private dining room adjacent to the Oval Office. Bono asks where he should sit. Potus says sit wherever there’s a chair. Bono sees a guitar case in the corner, a campaign memento […]

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Orator In Chief

Orator In Chief

**** Jacqueline OBoomer: Orator-in-Chief He wrote what he saw “in Lincoln’s eyes” And to some of us reading it was no surprise That we were certainly in for a treat When Barack H. Obama rose to his feet Remember when we heard him speak At that Democratic National Convention His remarks got rave reviews in […]

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