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"First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama drink Guinness beer as they meet with local residents."

The poor chump writing the line doesn't know it's stout. Can't be an Irishman.:laugh:
 

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Drink it they may, but neither looks happy about the experience. MAybe if it was served with a garnish of fresh, organically grown arugula...
 

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Drink it they may, but neither looks happy about the experience. MAybe if it was served with a garnish of fresh, organically grown arugula...
yup, and it looks like the guys in the back are laughing at him and the Mrs.
 

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Probably a Black and Tan...half Guiness..half Colt 45...I believe that's pc considering the history.
 

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"May they be in hell an hour after the devil knows they are dead" Old Irish toast. (did I get that right?
 

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No, that is the Irish lads having a good time. They are welcoming a long away "homey".


Barack Obama's Irish Roots
Apr 14, 2011 6:44 PM EDT
The Irish village of Moneygall is preparing to welcome an American president whose ancestor was a native son. Obama's planned May visit has excited locals—and prompted more racial awareness, writes Tom Sykes.

President Obama set down in Dublin Monday as part of a six-day European trip that will include a stop in Moneygall, the tiny town where his great-great-great grandfather was born. In anticipation, the 350 people who live there have painted their homes and opened a coffee shop called “Obama’s café.” Tom Sykes on the president's Irish roots.

The great, but generally unvocalized, astonishment of the people of Moneygall is not so much that one of their descendants is president of the United States, but that one of their descendants is black. You see, a lad going off to America and doing well for himself … well, all the folks in the pub drinking their pints of Guinness can get their heads around that story; sure, wasn't JFK the most famous Irishman of all?



But a black man? From Moneygall? What?

Moneygall, a very, very small village on the edge of a very, very large Irish bog, is the hometown of Barack Obama's great-great-great-great-grandfather, Joseph Kearney, an Irish wigmaker who emigrated to Ohio in 1849. As such, it will host the president on his current trip to Ireland.
 

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...Running us into 6 Trillion dollars of more debt in 4 years.............Yeah, he's from Money-gall.
 

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No, that is the Irish lads having a good time. They are welcoming a long away "homey".


Barack Obama's Irish Roots
Apr 14, 2011 6:44 PM EDT
The Irish village of Moneygall is preparing to welcome an American president whose ancestor was a native son. Obama's planned May visit has excited locals—and prompted more racial awareness, writes Tom Sykes.

President Obama set down in Dublin Monday as part of a six-day European trip that will include a stop in Moneygall, the tiny town where his great-great-great grandfather was born. In anticipation, the 350 people who live there have painted their homes and opened a coffee shop called “Obama’s café.” Tom Sykes on the president's Irish roots.

The great, but generally unvocalized, astonishment of the people of Moneygall is not so much that one of their descendants is president of the United States, but that one of their descendants is black. You see, a lad going off to America and doing well for himself … well, all the folks in the pub drinking their pints of Guinness can get their heads around that story; sure, wasn't JFK the most famous Irishman of all?



But a black man? From Moneygall? What?

Moneygall, a very, very small village on the edge of a very, very large Irish bog, is the hometown of Barack Obama's great-great-great-great-grandfather, Joseph Kearney, an Irish wigmaker who emigrated to Ohio in 1849. As such, it will host the president on his current trip to Ireland.
well then, I guess his name is O'Bama
 

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That is pretty funny. When I taught in Taiwan we had an administrator that had a rare double surname Ou-Yang. Naturally enough the Irish would tease him about being an O'Yang and pinch him on St. Patrick's Day for not a wearin' of the green. It used to irritate him fiercely. " I'm not Irish!", he would fume. One year he had a three piece Kelley green satin suit made and wrecked revenge for all the past years taunts.:laugh:

 

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That is pretty funny. When I taught in Taiwan we had an administrator that had a rare double surname Ou-Yang. Naturally enough the Irish would tease him about being an O'Yang and pinch him on St. Patrick's Day for not a wearin' of the green. It used to irritate him fiercely. " I'm not Irish!", he would fume. One year he had a three piece Kelley green satin suit made and wrecked revenge for all the past years taunts.:laugh:

A pity there was no truth in the song, but what can you expect from the Erse - there is no truth in them, sort of like Pravda...
 

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Ah Bro Clyde the Irish have the best songs-truth be damned in good story telling.
 

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Ah Bro Clyde the Irish have the best songs-truth be damned in good story telling.
Absolutely, 'lakes. No disagreement at all. The best stories have (at best) just a tincture of truth and the rest is up to the story-teller. There is a reason the Blarney Stone is in Ireland...
 

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Back to the original posting--just remember those two stouts cost the US taxpayer about $500,000 each and those two louts have cost us billions...
 

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Slightly ot...just got an e-mail describing how much the Obungles hate the military and everything associated with it. Final quote: "A military man voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders".
 

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No, that is the Irish lads having a good time. They are welcoming a long away "homey".


Barack Obama's Irish Roots
Apr 14, 2011 6:44 PM EDT
The Irish village of Moneygall is preparing to welcome an American president whose ancestor was a native son. Obama's planned May visit has excited locals—and prompted more racial awareness, writes Tom Sykes.

President Obama set down in Dublin Monday as part of a six-day European trip that will include a stop in Moneygall, the tiny town where his great-great-great grandfather was born. In anticipation, the 350 people who live there have painted their homes and opened a coffee shop called “Obama’s café.” Tom Sykes on the president's Irish roots.

The great, but generally unvocalized, astonishment of the people of Moneygall is not so much that one of their descendants is president of the United States, but that one of their descendants is black. You see, a lad going off to America and doing well for himself … well, all the folks in the pub drinking their pints of Guinness can get their heads around that story; sure, wasn't JFK the most famous Irishman of all?



But a black man? From Moneygall? What?

Moneygall, a very, very small village on the edge of a very, very large Irish bog, is the hometown of Barack Obama's great-great-great-great-grandfather, Joseph Kearney, an Irish wigmaker who emigrated to Ohio in 1849. As such, it will host the president on his current trip to Ireland.
How many damn towns have "claimed" this hoser, anyhow? I think that's at least 3 or 4.
 

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"First lady Michelle Obama and President Barack Obama drink Guinness beer as they meet with local residents."

The poor chump writing the line doesn't know it's stout. Can't be an Irishman.:laugh:
Crooks, scammers & thieves always have a taste for the best of everything.
 

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Slightly ot...just got an e-mail describing how much the Obungles hate the military and everything associated with it. Final quote: "A military man voting for Obama is like a chicken voting for Colonel Sanders".
Thats why the plane carrying those military votes from overseas crashed.
 
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