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Morning Coffee: 05.18.09

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Yesterday, President Obama handled his speech to Notre Dame’s graduating class with sheer grace.  As always, he held his own, despite the resistance from several students, preists and professors against his pro-choice views.  According to the New York Times and Associated Press,  over 23 protesters were arrested over the weekend after demonstrating against his honorary degree and speaking invitation.  [New York Times]

While Barack was heading to Notre Dame, Michelle was doing her thing on the West Coast.  On Saturday, she delivered her first commencement speech at the University of California-Merced.  The LA Times posted a few pieces of her speech.  [LA Times via the YBF]

Slovenia-based lingerie company, Lisca just introduced a new bra that lifts when a woman’s body temperature rises from arousal.  How clever!  [The Sun (UK]

The Nigerian government just launched a new campaign under the slogan  “Nigeria: Good People, Great Nation” in an effort to improve the country’s tarnished image.   [Global Post]

In the latest pageant news, The Miss Tiffany Universe transsexual beauty pageant took place in Thailand on Saturday.  Huffington Post ran a few photos [Huffington Post]

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