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    President Barack Obama gestures during a meeting on the response to the BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico, at the Tarmac Field House at Louis Armstrong International Airport in New Orleans, La., June 4, 2010. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

    This official White House photograph is being made available only for publication by news organizations and/or for personal use printing by the subject(s) of the photograph. The photograph may not be manipulated in any way and may not be used in commercial or political materials, advertisements, emails, products, promotions that in any way suggests approval or endorsement of the President, the First Family, or the White House.

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    1. H.Koci [deleted] 59 months ago

      What kind of watch is that?

    2. ania_206 59 months ago

      love this shot. such a neat detail to focus on. body language without revealing the expression of the face.

    3. the teacher of photo [deleted] 59 months ago

    4. Brent A. Sudeck 59 months ago

      Not a Rolex... a Jorg Gray www.jorggray.com/
      His is a special Secret Service edition of the watch which is only available in the Secret Service Employees Store (notice the SS logo).
      Though you can buy a similar one by Jorg Gray.

    5. zincink 58 months ago

      What time it is? It is time for BP to pay up.. Oooo fancy bokeh

    6. Sweetie Pie - The Great American! [deleted] 58 months ago

      i only wish this was true:


      mediamatters.org/research/201006280049

      Beck falsely claims financial reform bill would let government shut down Fox News

      Glenn Beck falsely claimed that under current financial regulatory reform legislation, the government can "grab" companies it thinks are "a danger to the nation," including Fox News and Clear Channel. However, the bill would allow the government to seize banks and "nonbank financial" institutions -- not "any company," as co-host Pat Gray put it -- only if they "pose a significant risk to the financial stability of the United States."

      Beck's claim: Under financial bill, Fox News, Clear Channel could be taken over

      Beck, Gray falsely claim bill would let government take over non-financial institutions. On his radio show, Beck stated that while "Obama did inherit a bad situation," "he has made it 1,000 times worse and created a situation to where the state can grab power like crazy." He then pointed to the financial reform bill as an example of government's "frightening" power, saying that under the bill, "they can grab companies" that "they think" are "a danger to the nation." Gray added: "[T]hat's any company that they deem big enough to harm the economy, they can take control over."

      From the June 25 broadcast of Premiere Radio Networks' The Glenn Beck Program:

      BECK: Yeah, Barack Obama did inherit a bad situation. Now, what has he done with that situation? He has made it 1,000 times worse and created a situation to where the state can grab power like crazy. What is in this new financial bill, they can grab companies. They think that it is a danger to the nation? They can just grab it and shut you down. That's a little frightening with that power.

      GRAY: And that's not companies who've taken stimulus, that's any company --

      BECK: Any company.

      GRAY: -- that they deem big enough to harm the economy --

      BECK: Any company.

      GRAY: -- they can take control over.

      BECK: Now, let me ask you this. Could you say that Fox News?

      GRAY: Yes.

      BECK: You darn right you could.

      GRAY: Yes.

      BECK: Could you say that talk radio is?

      GRAY: You bet.

      BECK: Of course you can.

      GRAY: You could take control of Clear Channel.

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