Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Nice Pics

Barack Obama works on the speech that we would deliver after his strong showing on Super Tuesday in February.

U.S. Defense Secretary Robert Gates shakes hands with a reporter before a television interview in Baghdad, Iraq.

A list of names of high school students who survived the massive earthquake that struck Sichuan, China in May is scanned at a stadium housing people made homeless by the tragedy.

Investor Warren Buffett checks his watch while waiting for members of the media at the Berkshire Hathaway annual shareholders' conference.

Pope Benedict XVI arrives for a general audience on St. Peter's Square in November.

During the BLACK ERA of Gen. Pervez Musharaf a Pakistani lawyer runs away from tear gas fired by police officers during a protest in front of the residence of the country's deposed chief justice, Iftikhar Mahmood Chaudhry.

A Georgian man cries as he holds the body of his relative after a bombardment in Gori, near South Ossetia, Georgia. Five people were killed in the attack.

His holiness the Dalai Lama prostrates himself before a statue of Buddha at his residence in Dharamsala, India.

Athletes competing in the men's road cycling event race past Tiananmen Square on the first day of the Summer Olympic Games in Beijing.

Barack Obama is joined by his wife Michelle and aide Valerie Jarrett, among others, as he makes his way to a victory speech St. Paul, Minnesota. The speech would be his first after clinching his party's nomination in June.

John and Cindy McCain, joined by Florida Governor Charlie Crist (in the yellow shirt) get a tour of Everglades Safari Park in June.

A video of departing President George W. Bush plays at the Republican National Convention in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Laid off from his job at Wachovia Bank in March, Gregory Gochtovtt, 40, of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, decided to enlist in the National Guard. He shipped out to Iraq in December.

Congolese government forces stand guard along a road in the eastern Congo during renewed fighting in November.

A tire burns atop a truck used as a makeshift roadblock in Kisumu, Kenya, after the town had been cleared of ethnic Kikuyus by armed mobs in January.

A house is engulfed in flames as floodwaters and crashing waves inundate beach homes on Galveston Island as Hurricane Ike approaches the Texas Gulf Coast.

Boathouses borne by rising floodwaters collide with a railroad bridge in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, in June.

Emergency workers carry a wounded man out of a collapsed building in Mianyang, China, after it was destroyed by an earthquake in May.

Siamoy, an Afghan woman from remote Badakhshan province in Afghanistan, feeds her one-month old baby. The remote, mountain region has the highest maternity mortality rate in the world.

iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad dons 3-D glasses to watch a program about an Iranian rocket during a visit to Iran's space control center in Tehran.

Cardboard cutouts of John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin stand near the press section of the Straight Talk Air campaign plane.

Hillary Clinton departs a campaign event in Nashua, New Hampshire.

Not to be outdone by two aides who each did a pair of pull-ups, Obama does three before stepping out to address a crowd at the University of Montana.

A young supporter of the GOP ticket arrives at a campaign event on Halloween Day dressed as vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin

Cindy McCain waits while her husband works goes over a speech in a hotel room in Dallas.

Barack Obama works the phones during a campaign stop in Providence, Rhode Island.

Obama and his wife Michelle depart the stage in Grant Park after winning the Presidential election on November 4, 2008.

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