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Cool Obama on NBC's "Saturday Night Live"



The COOL Obama!? What is this? A working title for the upcoming movie "Shaft Takes the White House!"

By the way, that must be the White part of him!

The Black part is the intellectual who can take on all challengers. Can you dig it?

I quit smoking about 40 years ago. I had tried twice unsuccesfully to quit, going without smoking for a period of one month and then again for six months, only to go back to that bad habit.

The third time was the "charm", my daughter Linda, who was about 12 then and we were at the height of the smoking "health scare" period.

She saw me light up one day and said "Daddy, do you want to die". That did it!

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