Surf’s up: Aussies gift Obama with presidential surfboard

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http://twitter.com/#!/markknoller/status/477165112923787264 Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot must have been paying attention when President Obama said he’d be drinking out of a coconut as soon as possible after the next inauguration ceremony. http://twitter.com/#!/DCDude1776/status/477102891015356417 http://twitter.com/#!/unami22/status/477105083998425088 Related: Benched: Obama gives China’s leader patio furniture as parting gift, goes golfing White House issues correction, apology over Churchill bust story   […]

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Wanna See How The Treasury Department Can Give A Broken Congress The Finger?

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A creative, somewhat arbitrary solution to a dumb, extremely arbitrary crisis.  Tired of partisan economic brinksmanship? Pressure your congressional representatives to vote to raise the debt ceiling before it’s scheduled to expire Feb. 28, 2013 — and support the #MintTheCoin Twitter movement in case they don’t.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/wanna-see-how-the-treasury-department-can-give-a-broken-congress-the-finger

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