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2013-05-21 10:07:56 AM  
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quickdraw: For those of you too lazy to click on the link somebody in some country you never heard of tried to give Obama a mask that Obama wasn't allowed to accept.

Except that the somebody (the king) didn't *try* to give Obama the mask, he gave him the mask. And Obama *did* accept it, but not for himself. He accepted it on behalf of the country and it's in the National Archives, not sitting on his dresser.

I won't get into the symbolism behind the President of the United States, a man mired in scandal who cloaks himself in secrecy and won't even truly put to rest long-standing questions about the nature of his birth, accepting a "mask" on behalf of his nation, though. That's a discussion for another time.
2013-05-21 11:46:28 AM  
4 votes:
His Excellency Ali Bongo Ondimba sounds like something Glenn Beck would call Obama.
2013-05-21 11:50:38 AM  
3 votes:

Jackson Herring: great, everyone beat me to the bongo thing

You're a day late and a dollar fart
2013-05-21 12:58:38 PM  
2 votes:
They know hats, in Burundi.

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2013-05-21 12:24:07 PM  
2 votes:

quickdraw: For those of you too lazy to click on the link somebody in some country you never heard of tried to give Obama a mask that Obama wasn't allowed to accept.

/you're welcome

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Thanks, Fartbongo!
2013-05-21 12:07:07 PM  
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2013-05-21 02:49:04 PM  
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Obama plans to wipe off conservatives by crashing the moon into the South.

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2013-05-21 01:36:21 PM  
1 vote:
it's a very large mask you seee

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2013-05-21 01:21:25 PM  
1 vote:
Was it Majora?
2013-05-21 12:48:46 PM  
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2013-05-21 11:39:34 AM  
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Now Obama will be unstoppable.
2013-05-21 10:47:12 AM  
1 vote:

ManateeGag: They are nickle and diming this president something fierce.  Do you want the exact cost of his cheese burger next?

well when you factor in the cost of his halal butcher, chef, food taster, cheeseburger czar and security i'm thinking 0bong0 is somewhere around $232,000 taxpayer dollars per cheeseburger.
2013-05-21 09:58:42 AM  
1 vote:
From another article.

Former French President Nicolas Sarkozy (the biggest spender on the list) gave Obama an Hermes golf bag worth $7,750

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