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Posted by: thepinetree on 12/02/2023 08:40 AM Updated by: thepinetree on 12/02/2023 08:40 AM
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President Biden at the National Christmas Tree Lighting

Washington, DC...Five, four, three, two, one! (Applause.)  (The President and First Lady light the National Christmas Tree.)  All right. They’ve got it.  Merry Christmas, everybody! (Applause.)  Jill and I are honored to welcome you. (Inaudible.)  (“Deck the Halls” is played.)  All right. Again, Merry Christmas, everyone. Have a seat, if you’d like.  Jill and I are honored to welcome you to the National Christmas Tree Lighting.


President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden attend the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, Thursday, November 30, 2023, on the Ellipse in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Oliver Contreras)





Thanks to the Interior Secretary Deb Haaland and the National Park Service Foundation. (Applause.) They’re the one doing this.

And a special thanks to tonight’s host, Mickey, and all those incredible performers we have here tonight.

This is a great tradition — one, as has been pointed out already, we’ve honored over 100 years, where presidents and the people come together to usher in the holiday season.

Earlier this week, Jill and I announced the theme — Jill announced the theme of this year’s holiday at the White House: “Magic, Wonder, and Joy.”

Three words that capture the essence of Christmas and the holidays to rediscover for ourselves the simple joys of the season, from familiar songs to favorite recipes; to open the hearts with simple acts of kindness, especially to those — those going through hard times; and to strengthen the bonds with family and friends, as well as with our faith and our community; to remember we’re a great nation because we’re a good people.

That’s what I see all across America, including tonight.

Joining us are 43 members of Team USA who represented our nation at the Invictus Games this past September. (Applause.) Give them a hand.

Jill and Prince Harry went to the first Invictus Games in ’14. And Invictus Games in Ontario, I was there in ’16, in Toronto. Anyways, there’s been great, great, great effort that we’ve seen.

And, you know, these athletes were incredible: wounded warriors from service branches — every service branch — in the essence of who we are as Americans.

We look to one another, and we look out for one another. We leave no one behind. And for our best, we are united at our best.

We are the United States of America.

We begin another holiday season. Let’s remember how blessed we are as Americans for the gift that is our nation.

So, Merry Christmas, America.

May God bless you all. And may God protect our troops.

Merry, merry Christmas. (Applause.)

6:10 P.M. EST


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No Subject
Posted on: 2023-12-02 09:00:00   By: Anonymous
 
Happy Easter now the Bunny can show me the way off the stage.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2023-12-02 09:45:33   By: Anonymous
     
    I got your bunny hanging Trumpster!

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2023-12-02 10:34:59   By: Anonymous
       
      I/2 incher doesn't hang!

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        Re:
        Posted on: 2023-12-02 10:38:39   By: Anonymous
         
        Sniveler are you going to the Valley Springs Parade tonight :-), Anti

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          Re:
          Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:10:47   By: Anonymous
           
          Anti, I will not be attending tonight just came back from Harbor Freight I had to purchase a wheel barrow tire tube to sit on I'm tender real tender back there, Sorry Sniveler :-(

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    Re: Happy Easter
    Posted on: 2023-12-02 09:50:13   By: Anonymous
     
    The courts just paved the way for lawsuits against Trump regarding his actions on January 6th.
    Treason.
    Sued by Capitol Security.
    Loses the 2024 Presidential Election.
    Loser.

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      Re: Happy Easter
      Posted on: 2023-12-02 10:06:57   By: Anonymous
       
      AND, thanks to Bubba, soon to be looser!!

      HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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No Subject
Posted on: 2023-12-02 09:33:56   By: Anonymous
 
Have you ever been to one of the VALLEY SPRINGS Christmas Paride it is by far the biggest S__T SHOW in Calaveras County LOW RENT Cheap and down right hillbilly scum bags LOL

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2023-12-02 09:44:48   By: Anonymous
     
    You mean East Stockton?

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      Re:
      Posted on: 2023-12-02 13:43:47   By: Anonymous
       
      Good place to purchase Meth.

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2023-12-02 13:44:56   By: Anonymous
     
    Sounds like Live Oak Dr.

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No Subject
Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:05:54   By: Anonymous
 
Hey Joe where you hiding this weekend?

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    Re:
    Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:19:43   By: Anonymous
     
    The Oval Office

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      Re: in the oval office
      Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:31:51   By: Anonymous
       
      Haha. Biden is the biggest joke since Obama. Both have just about destroyed this country. Obama and his wife Mike. Haha!!

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        Re: in the oval office
        Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:41:22   By: Anonymous
         
        Leave Joe alone he's getting a Prevagen IV

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          Re: in the oval office
          Posted on: 2023-12-02 11:43:05   By: Anonymous
           
          ^ make it a double

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            Re: in the oval office
            Posted on: 2023-12-02 14:42:54   By: Anonymous
             
            This old fuk needs to eat sh*t and die!

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              Re: in the oval office...and die
              Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:04:28   By: Anonymous
               
              Only if you show him how.

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        Re: in the oval office...Mike
        Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:08:24   By: Anonymous
         
        Come out of the closet. You're obsessed with sacks and men.

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        Re: in the oval office...the biggest joke. Trump
        Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:22:35   By: Anonymous
         
        Trump trying to end ObamaCare. Hey Dotards, the big Orange baby really cares about you.

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          No Subject
          Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:50:40   By: Anonymous
           
          Frankly, I just need 11,780 votes. To be the dumbest mother fu—er on the planet.

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            Re:
            Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:54:52   By: Anonymous
             
            Trump prefers people that were not captured. America prefers presidents that are not facing ninety one felony counts. And soon to be in prison. I would call that captured.

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              Re:
              Posted on: 2023-12-02 15:59:33   By: Anonymous
               
              Trump was going to replace Obama care with something far better. He claimed his new plan would be out in two weeks. That was only six years ago.

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                Re:
                Posted on: 2023-12-02 16:44:12   By: Anonymous
                 
                J-JACKASS
                R-RACIST

                B-BASTARD
                I-IDIOT
                D-DEMENTED
                E-EGOTISTICAL
                N-NASTY

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                  Re:
                  Posted on: 2023-12-02 20:37:07   By: Anonymous
                   
                  Sniveler does need Obama Care for his ass...,,,

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                    Re:
                    Posted on: 2023-12-03 06:01:01   By: Anonymous
                     
                    Anti needs Obama Care to pay for his Mental Health issues. But they have tried everything. Sadly nothing has helped. He is still crazy as fu—. Completely out of his mind.

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