For anyone who looked at Barack Obama and Joe Biden and thought, “man, these guys look cool. They’d make a dynamic crime-busting duo,” Andrew Shaffer is your man with the plan. The catty, witty author behind “Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love” and “Literary Rogues: A Scandalous History of Wayward Authors” – to say nothing of his Trump satire, “The Day of the Donald” – hit Amazon and the New York Times’ best seller list with “Hope Never Dies: An Obama Biden Mystery.” To celebrate this landmark (and its tale of intrigue and investigatory smarts when it comes to solving the current opioid epidemic), Shaffer appears at the Free Library of Philadelphia’s main branch, July 30. “I started brainstorming for this a week after they were out of office, and wrote it during the summer and fall of 2017 while they were out of the public eye,” states Shaffer as to when and how much of … [Read more...] about Barack Obama and Joe Biden are men of ‘Mystery’ to this author
Sports NBA LeBron James LeBron James said that he hoped the opening of a school in his hometown would help to unearth the “future Barack Obama.” On Monday, the LeBron James Family Foundation will cut the ribbon of an I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. Intended to help kids at risk, the school would initially enroll third- and fourth-graders, but there are plans in place to enroll students from first through eighth grade, too. LeBron James of the Los Angeles Lakers attends a quarterfinal game of the 2018 NBA Summer League between the Lakers and the Detroit Pistons at the Thomas & Mack Center on July 15 in Las Vegas. On July 30, the LeBron James Family Foundation opened its I Promise School in Akron, Ohio. Ethan Miller/Getty Images The opening will be presented at a news conference scheduled by James, which also marks his first public appearance since signing for the Los Angeles Lakers at the beginning of the month. Recommended Slideshows 76 In … [Read more...] about LeBron Hopes to Unearth ‘The Future Barack Obama’ as His Foundation Opens School
U.S. NEWS 07/30/2018 05:03 pm ET Updated 9 hours ago Twitter users wondered what the former president and vice president talked about: "Maybe a crumbling DNC?" By Michelle Lou Former President Barack Obama and his administration’s vice president, Joe Biden, appeared in public together on Monday, grabbing lunch at a bakery in Washington. “Look who stopped by @DogTagBakery for lunch today!” the Georgetown establishment tweeted. As part of its business model, the bakery focuses on providing disabled veterans, military spouses and military caregivers civilian work experience and lessons on entrepreneurship, according to its website. Look who stopped by @DogTagBakery for lunch today! Thank you @BarackObama and @JoeBiden for supporting our mission of empowering veterans with service-connected disabilities, military spouses, and military caregivers! #BakingADifference #veterans #milspouses #caregivers pic.twitter.com/bLHttsgXJF— Dog Tag Bakery … [Read more...] about Barack Obama And Joe Biden Reunite For Lunch In D.C.
Former President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden were spotted together shopping for goodies at a bakery in Washington, D.C., on Monday. Their surprise stop at Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown led to a frenzy among onlookers, all trying to take photos with the political luminaries. Obama and Biden, known for the close friendship that developed during their White House tenure, were photographed buying treats at the bakery, which has a special mission. Dog Tag Bakery says it's dedicated to "empowering veterans with service-connected disabilities, military spouses and caregivers." According to their website, the shop is all about "baking a difference." After they made their purchases, the former president and VP smiled for photos and shook hands with patrons and fans. Pictures of them circulated on social media. "Some great guys stopped by," one Instagram user wrote. "It was wonderful to see them and also for the awesome folks at Dog Tag to get this nice … [Read more...] about Barack Obama, Joe Biden spotted together at Washington, D.C., bakery
by KEVIN CONNELL, ABC7 News Barack Obama, Joe Biden have lunch together at DC bakery, Monday, July 30, 2018. (Dog Tag Bakery) WASHINGTON (WJLA) - Barack Obama and Joe Biden’s bromance still appears to be alive and well. The former president and former vice president were spotted having lunch together Monday at Dog Tag Bakery in Georgetown. “Look who stopped by @DogTagBakery for lunch today!” the bakery wrote on Twitter. “Thank you @BarackObama and @JoeBiden for supporting our mission of empowering veterans with service-connected disabilities, military spouses, and military caregivers!” Both Obama and Biden ordered a ham-and-cheese sandwich and ate their meal in the establishment, as seen in a video posted on Dog Tag Bakery’s Facebook page. A Twitter user showed in a photo that Obama and Biden ate their meal at a booth. Obama – and possibly Biden – also spoke to the patrons, then were cheered by a crowd of onlookers. For Obama … [Read more...] about Barack Obama, Joe Biden have lunch together at D.C. bakery