Barack Obama: Four more years

American President Barack Obama

“It doesn’t matter whether you’re black or white or Hispanic or Asian or Native American, or young or old, or rich or poor, able, disabled, gay or straight – you can make it here in America if you’re willing to try…” Quoted from Obama’s victory speech.

Barack Obama & White House photos

American President Barack Obama doing his job and having some fun in the White House. Photos released via White House’s official Flickr

Barack Obama, President of the United States of America
Obama speaks during a prime time news conference

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Japan’s Obama City celebrates Obama’s victory

Obama, a small seaside city in Japan, is celebrating Barack Obama’s victory in the 2008 US Presidential Election. Obama (小浜) means little beach/shore in Japanese…

The small city in Fukui Prefecture, with an estimated population of 32k, has been garnering plenty of media attention around the world for namesake reason since Barack Obama announced his intention to run for presidency in early 2007.

Obama City is hopeful that Obama’s victory would boost their tourism and economy. The number of visitors has increased by 20% since the Obama-Obama link was heavily publicised in the media last year.