Obama and his family spend every holiday season in Hawaii. The Hawaii-born president usually spent the holidays with his grandmother, Madelyn Dunham, and his sister Maya Soetoro-Ng, who taught at La Pietra.
The first family is expected to stay on Windward Oahu through the New Year (see photos above)
President Barack Obama has plenty of work to do before Christmas, but he and his family have still made time to buy gifts and sing carols, and they even plan to leave out milk and cookies for Santa. (AFP, this morning)
Yes, indeed... He works so hard all year long... He has been working so hard since his election.
President Barack Obama reads the Christmas book "The Polar Express" to children during a visit to a Boys and Girls Club in Northeast Washington December 21, 2009.REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS SOCIETY)
Let's consider for instance what he did last week... He impressed the world... He went to Copenhagen, to save the planet. He was so interested in environmental issues that he stayed there... Only a couple of hours ! !
As a result, the whole world started to understand that the man they viewed as a Messiah might well be a simple and ordinary politician, submitted to the pressure of powerful lobbies...
Demonstrators hold a picture of U.S. President Barack Obama and signs during a demonstration outside the Bella Center, the venue of the U.N. Climate Conference in Copenhagen, Denmark, early Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009. Obama said the United States, China and several other countries reached an 'unprecedented breakthrough' Friday to curb greenhouse gas emissions after a frenzied day of diplomacy at the U.N. climate talks.(AP Photo/Peter Dejong)