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Obama at Johnson Publishing HQ, publishers of Ebony and Jet. Pool report

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President-elect Obama held a meeting at Johnson Publishing Co., publishers of Ebony magazine, Thursday afternoon. The office had four blow-ups of Ebony covers featuring Barack Obama and/or Michelle Obama on the cover in their front windows.

Johnson Publishing is just a few blocks south of Obama's transition headquarters. He left HQ at 3:30, spend about a half-hour at Johnson, leaving at 4:07. We just returned to HQ. Obama press aide Samantha Tubman said we can expect to be here for about an hour.

Abdon M. Pallasch
Chicago Sun-Times

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Sounds like Chicago is Obama's MidWEST WING!

I LIVE IN CHICAGO ALL MY LIFE 56 YEARS I AM SO PROUD OF PRESIDENT ELECT OBAMA. I NOTICED HIM 20 YEARS AGO I THINK THOSE OF US WHO WATCHED KNEW HE WOULD DO GREAT THINGS JUST LOOK ALL PEOPLE WHO HAS GROWN TO LOVE AND TRUST HIM. HOW PROUD HIS MOTHER AND GRAND PARENTS WERE AND WOULD HAVE BEEN HAD THEY BEEN AROUND TO SEE HIM BECOME PRESIDENT OF HIS COUNTRY HOW GREAT. WITH THAT SAID THERE ARE THOSE WHO WILL NEVER LIKE OR LOVE HIM AS WE DO FAIR WARNING HE IS OUR SON WE WILL STAND WITH HIM TO THE END. WE WILL ALSO PRAY AND KEEP PRAYING FOR GOD TO TAKE CARE AND WATCH OVER HIM AND THAT WONDERFUL WIFE MICHELLE AND THOSE CUTE AND SMART DAUGHTERS THEY WILL MAKE ALL OF US PROUD TO BE AMERICAN.

MR. JOHN H. JOHNSON IS SMILING DOWN FROM HEAVEN
WITH GLEE FOR THE VICTORY OF PRESIDENT ELECT
BARACK OBAMA!

What's the point of reporting that President-elect Obama went to a meeting and then returned to HQ without reporting on the purpose and/or outcome(s) of the meeting? If you're going to continue to provide posts like this one, heck, why not ask some more hardball questions:

---- Did he use the bathroom before or after the meeting?

---- Did he stop for a drink of water en route or was he already sufficiently hydrated?

---- Was he wearing loafers, sandals or wingtips?

Inquiring minds want to know -- NOT!

McCarthy---are you missing an "h"?
Know why it's important? Because Ebony has had financial problems, and gee, maybe just maybe having an African American in the news for something other than the stereotypically negative crap we usually see in the media looks strange now--but maybe it might be a BIG story in media circles?

My Open Letter to Obama
http://americancommondefencereview.wordpress.com/my-commentaries/

Will Obama meet with me to discusa my two Second Amendment as a human right cases?

HANG IN THERE DON, I THINK THE MAN HAS MORE ON
HIS PLATE AT THE CURRENT TIME!
SEE YOU AT THE INAGURATION!

NAME A COMPANY THAT DOESN'T HAVE FINANCIAL
PROBLEMS, IT'S GOOD THAT MR. JOHNSON'S DAUGHTER
HAS CARRIED ON THE LEGACY OF HER PARENTS!
FOR AN AFRICAN-AMERICAN MAGAZINE TO EVEN BE ON
MICHIGAN AVENUE IS AN ACCOMPLISHMENT IN ITSELF!
EBONY-JET FASHION FAIR IS AN EYE OPENING SHOW!
EBONY AND JET, TWO QUALITY MAGAZINES NOT ONLY FOR
AFRICAN-AMERICANS BUT ALL AMERICANS!
PICK UP A COPY THIS MONTH, IT WILL BE HISTORIC!

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