Alabama Crimson Tide at the White House Monday

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On Monday, April 15th, tax day actually, President Barack Obama will welcome the BCS National Champion Alabama Crimson Tide at the White House to honor their 15th national championship and their exceptional 2012-2013 season.  I’m sure Crimson Tide at the White House day might include a mention or two of the Tide’s utter destruction of Notre Dame in a title game which ended at the coin flip.

The POTUS will also continue his tradition of honoring championship sports teams, but I’m guessing this will be a hard media credential to obtain.

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White House shows sense of humor in rejecting Death Star Petition

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More than 34,000 people signed an official petition asking President Barack Obama to build the Death Star, the moon sized space station with the ability to eradicate entire planets. Here are some hilarious excerpts from the Official White House Response to Secure resources and funding, and begin construction of a Death Star by 2016.

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President Obama’s Carrier Classic Pregame Speech (Video)

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As you know, President Barack Obama is a huge college basketball fan. (He’s also the most impressive of my 619 Twitter followers by the way) On Veteran’s Day, the Commander-in-Chief addressed the crowd of 8,100 who took in the Michigan State Spartans vs North Carolina Tar Heels game, the first to ever be played on an aircraft carrier.

And not just any carrier, the same exact one that launched the strike which captured and killed Osama bin Laden.

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Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates Receives Football Foundation Award

The National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame announced today Robert M. Gates, former U.S. Secretary of Defense, as 2011 recipient of the NFF Gold Medal. The organization’s highest honor, the Gold Medal recognizes significant career success, and those who have excelled in amateur sport, particularly football.

Like I’ve said numerous times before, the game of football is a metaphor for war, playing football can serve as a stand-in for military service, and the business of football and the military-industrial complex are completely intertwined and have been since day one.

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