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    50 Things you didn't know about Obama


    • He collects Spider-Man and Conan the Barbarian comics
    • He was known as "O'Bomber" at high school for his skill at basketball
    • His name means "one who is blessed" in Swahili
    • His favorite meal is wife Michelle's shrimp linguini
    • He won a Grammy in 2006 for the audio version of his memoir, Dreams From My Father
    • He is left-handed – the sixth post-war president to be left-handed
    • He has read every Harry Potter book
    • He owns a set of red boxing gloves autographed by Muhammad Ali
    • He worked in a Baskin-Robbins ice cream shop as a teenager and now can't stand ice cream
    • His favorite snacks are chocolate-peanut protein bars
    • He ate dog meat, snake meat, and roasted grasshopper while living in Indonesia
    • He can speak Spanish
    • While on the campaign trail he refused to watch CNN and had sports channels on instead
    • His favourite drink is black forest berry iced tea
    • He promised Michelle he would quit smoking before running for president – he didn't
    • He kept a pet ape called Tata while in Indonesia
    • He can bench press an impressive 200lbs
    • He was known as Barry until attending college when he asked to be addressed by his full name
    • His favorite book is Moby-Dick by Herman Melville
    • He visited Wokingham, Berks, in 1996 for the stag party of his half-sister's fiancé, but left when a stripper arrived
    • His desk in his Senate office once belonged to Robert Kennedy
    • He and Michelle made $4.2 million last year, with much coming from sales of his books
    • His favorite films are Casablanca and One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
    • He carries a tiny Madonna and child statue and a bracelet belonging to a soldier in Iraq for good luck
    • He applied to appear in a black pin-up calendar while at Harvard but was rejected by the all-female committee.
    • His favorite music includes Miles Davis, Bob Dylan, Bach and The Fugees
    • He took Michelle to see the Spike Lee film Do The Right Thing on their first date
    • He enjoys playing Scrabble and poker
    • He doesn't drink coffee and rarely drinks alcohol
    • He would have liked to have been an architect if he were not a politician
    • As a teenager he took drugs including marijuana and cocaine
    • His daughters' ambitions are to go to Yale before becoming an actress (Malia, 10) and to sing and dance (Sasha, 7)
    • He hates the youth trend for trousers which sag beneath the backside
    • He repaid his student loan only four years ago after signing his book deal
    • His house in Chicago has four fire places
    • Daughter Malia's godmother is Jesse Jackson's daughter Santita
    • He says his worst habit is constantly checking his BlackBerry
    • He uses an Apple Mac laptop
    • He drives a Ford Escape Hybrid, having ditched his gas-guzzling Chrysler 300
    • He wears $1,500 Hart Schaffner Marx suits
    • He owns four identical pairs of black size 11 shoes
    • He has his hair cut once a week by his Chicago barber, Zariff, who charges $21
    • His favorite fictional television programs are Mash and The Wire
    • He was given the code name "Renegade" by his Secret Service handlers
    • He was nicknamed "Bear" by his late grandmother
    • He plans to install a basketball court on the White House grounds
    • His favorite artist is Pablo Picasso
    • His speciality as a cook is chilli
    • He has said many of his friends in Indonesia were "street urchins"
    • He keeps on his desk a carving of a wooden hand holding an egg, a Kenyan symbol of the fragility of life
    • His late father was a senior economist for the Kenyan government
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    • He says his worst habit is constantly checking his BlackBerry
    lol Welcome to Pinstack, Mr. President!
    Proof of absence is not absence of proof.

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    Good Try
    nice to very intresting

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    PM Me

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    thats cool as crap

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    • He says his worst habit is constantly checking his BlackBerry

    Very nice! Wonder if he knows about Pinstack....I'd be cool to have the President of the US on your bbm list!

    ~via BB (

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    Maybe he already has signed up *Looks around*

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